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A secluded hilltop retreat with nature just outside your front door.
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2 Bedrooms
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Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Creatives
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Singles


What's around
  • 9 Shops
  • 12 Fitness options
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 8 Grocery stores/markets
  • 0 Banks
  • 1 Nightlife options




Montecito Heights has an average violent crime rate and a below average property crime rate for Los Angeles.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Montecito Heights LIKE?

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Sitting atop the steep hills that separate Los Angeles from the San Gabriel Valley, Montecito Heights is a quiet residential neighborhood with spectacular views. This is a secluded community with people who don't mind the fact that you can't walk to nearby shops or restaurants. Historically it has attracted artists and intellectuals. 

Housing-wise, there are a number of stunning Craftsman-style homes, but you'll also find cottages, bungalows, Tudor-style, and Spanish-style homes as well.

The northeast part of the neighborhood features the 300 acre (121 hectare) Ernest E. Debs Regional Park. The park has miles of trails with great views of the downtown skyline

Montecito Heights is bordered on the west and north by Highland Park, on the east by El Sereno, and on the south by Lincoln Heights.


Burbank: 11.3 miles / 20-35 minutes by car / 70-90 minutes by transit
Century City: 17.5 miles / 50-100 minutes by car / 110 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 6 miles / 15-40 minutes by car / 50-55 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 21.2 miles / 50-100 minutes by car / 100 minutes by transit

Montecito Heights Los Angeles Neighborhood Photo


Local Flavor   Montecito Heights LOCAL schools

Glen Alta Elementary School
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Distance:0.23 mi
Pueblo De Los Angeles Continuation School
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Distance:0.51 mi
Los Angeles Leadership Primary Academy
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Distance:0.55 mi
Hillside Elementary School
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Distance:0.55 mi
Leadership in Entertainment and Media Arts High School (LEMA)
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Distance:0.59 mi


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