Welcome to North of Montana
Affluent beachfront neighborhood known for its picturesque views and relaxed living
Named for its location directly north of Montana Ave., North of Montana is an affluent neighborhood in Santa Monica. Also known as NOMA, this beachfront community is filled with beautiful homes located on spacious lots ranging from 7,000 ft.² up to 16,000 ft.² These homes are modern and chic, with impeccable landscaping.
North of Montana is a prime area to buy property for many reasons. La Mesa Drive is home to some of Los Angeles County’s most sought-after homes. For instance, the community contains some of the city’s highest-rated elementary schools. Franklin, Roosevelt, and Carlthorp are all within the neighborhood. Young families will surely benefit from a quality education for their children while residing in the area. In addition, the neighborhood is one of the safest in Santa Monica, with low crime rates being a result of the area’s defense against crime.
Located mere blocks from the famous Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier, North of Montana is a hidden gem. A mix of urban and suburban, most residents in this neighborhood own their own homes. Many retirees come to North of Montana in search of a peaceful atmosphere. Residents lead active, healthy lifestyles, and it’s not unusual to see them enjoying a run surrounded by the lovely scenery or other outdoor activities.
The beach—within walking distance—is another major selling point. Residents can enjoy a stroll down blocks lined with restaurants, coffee shops, and boutique shops on their way to the ocean. While 3rd Street offers shopping, dining, and a more fast-paced style, residents also have access to the fitness clubs, art galleries, and boutiques Montana Avenue offers, as well as local eats and nightlife. Montana Avenue
boasts 10 blocks of upscale retailers, such as J Jill, Williams Sonoma, and Heist Jewelry. NOMA has some of the best shopping and dining in Santa Monica, with a wide variety of cuisine. R+D Kitchen
is one favorite for New American-style eats.
The area’s security has created one of the most tranquil environments in the city. The residential nonprofit neighborhood organization North of Montana Association
pushes the agenda of the neighborhoods and helps maintain the high quality of life that residents value. Locals have all the perks of Downtown Santa Monica while also enjoying the serenity of laidback, beach-style living.