Why Are So Many Celebrities Moving to San Diego?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Alicia Keys

Stars from Alicia Keys to Bill Gates have made San Diego their residence. What’s drawing them to the world? Here to reply Showbiz Cheat Sheet’s burning query is Andy Nelson, proprietor of Willis Allen Real Estate. Here’s a peek inside our dialog.

Showbiz Cheat Sheet: In your opinion, why are so many celebrities transferring to San Diego?

Alicia Keys |  Rich Fury/Getty Images
Alicia Keys | Rich Fury/Getty Images

Andy Nelson: I imagine many celebrities are coming to
notice that San Diego provides a lot in the way in which of life-style, panorama,
selection, and residential structure–many issues which can be additionally loved in Los
Angeles and Orange Counties.

However, San Diego comes with out the air of business
Hollywood, and whereas nationally acknowledged as considered one of America’s most lovely
cities, isn’t the primary place folks consider once they consider movie star
residences. Because it’s quieter in that sense, I believe many are seeing San Diego
as a spot the place they’ll benefit from the epitome of what Southern California has to
provide, all whereas in a quieter and way more personal atmosphere.

CS: What distinguishes San Diego houses from houses in different areas within the United States?

 Bill Gates | Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Bill Gates | Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times
Bill Gates | Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times

AN: Homes in San Diego County are as various because the
panorama upon which it’s comprised. San Diego has lovely
coastal/beachfront houses that, oftentimes, have been designed completely on the
behest of their authentic house owners. In Northern San Diego County, the place the
panorama could be extra bucolic, we discover lovely estates on loads of acreage nestled
throughout the hills and foliage of their surrounding plots. The architectural
number of houses within the county is so various. We’ve offered properties which have
ranged from modern estates, to chateau-inspired houses, to a house in La
Jolla that’s harking back to the Taj Mahal!

CS: What are some movie star residence purchases in San
Diego that caught your consideration?

AN: Most just lately, we’ve seen Bill Gates and Alicia
Keys buy houses in La Jolla and Del Mar, respectively. Aaron Rogers and
Drew Brees additionally personal houses in Del Mar. Deepak Chopra and actor Pauly Shore have
each taken up residences in La Jolla.

CS: What do you assume would be the subsequent sizzling actual
property spot for celebrities?

AN: Without query the three spots in San Diego
County which can be already turning into hotspots for celebrities: La Jolla, Del Mar,
and Rancho Santa Fe. All of those communities provide quiet and personal residing
whereas boasting sweeping ocean and/or panorama views. In addition to latest purchases,
we’ve seen celebrities taking over residence inside these communities over the
previous few years, to incorporate the McCain household, Phil Mickelson, Jason Mraz, Steve
Perry and Zandra Rhodes. La Jolla’s most well-known movie star resident, till his
loss of life in 1991, was none different Theodor Geisel, higher identified to the world as Dr.

CS: What recommendation would you give to common people who
are considering of transferring to San Diego? What ought to they bear in mind whereas they
home store?

AN: San Diego actually has one thing for everybody. If
you’re on the lookout for a beach-town kind of life-style, we’ve bought it. If you’re
on the lookout for equestrian estates, ocean views, sweeping hilltops, or
city/metropolitan kind residing, we’ve bought that too. I’d advise that folk
seeking to transfer to San Diego set up what their priorities are for the
group that can encompass their new residence, after which go search for a house in
that group.

Rancho Santa Fe is famend for its equestrian estates,
whereas Del Mar and La Jolla are identified for its quiet proximity to the ocean.
The metropolis of San Diego itself has world-renowned eating places and cultural
facilities, with many neighborhoods throughout the metropolis providing their very own distinctive
varieties within the type of delicacies, tradition, and leisure actions. My
primary piece of recommendation could be to discover a actual property agent you belief and
who is actually consultative. An agent who listens to what, precisely, you’re
on the lookout for will be capable to provide the finest steering on shopping for a brand new residence in
lovely San Diego County.

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