Solvang

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Solvang

This charming and authentic Danish-American village is a special place enjoyed by all ages. You will be enchanted by Old-World Danish architecture, folk dancing, music, galleries, shops, and authentic bakeries. Flowers decorate the streets of this quaint town of Scandinavian culture.

Climate

On average, there are 287 sunny days per year in Solvang. The July high is around 81 degrees. The January low is 40.  This region is known for its pleasant climate that is ideal for growing wine grapes. In the coldest winter months, the average daytime temperature highs are around 66 degrees, and during the summer, the average highs are around 93 in August.

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Culture

There are many places to discover in Solvang: Hans Christian Andersen Park, Elverhoj Museum of History and Art, Wildling Museum of Art & Nature, Motorcycle Museum, Trolley & Carriage, Antiques, and Nojoqui Falls. Enjoy a live concert or theater performance under the stars at Solvang Festival Theatre. Take the family to Hans Christian Andersen park, or try some U-pick seasonal berries for a taste of local produce. Annual Events include Taste of Solvang, Danish Days, and Julefest.

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Schools

Solvang contains six primary schools. Both elementary schools test scores are far above the state average. There is one private school in nearby Santa Ynez with a class average size of 6:1. There are five colleges within 50 miles.

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Market

The median home value in Solvang is $738,652. Home values increased 3.6% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.9% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Solvang is $401, which is lower than the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Metro average of $485.

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Lifestyle

Solvang boasts five authentic Danish bakeries and over 30 restaurants–most of them in the Solvang Village–that offer international and American favorites. Check out the Solvang Village Farmers Market or seasonal farm stands for just-picked produce and flowers. There are 20 wine-tasting rooms that represent over 120 Santa Barbara County wineries.

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Solvang Real Estate

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