Located halfway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles along Ventura's Golden Coast is a charming seaside town called Port Hueneme. Best known for its beautiful beach and 126 year old lighthouse, Port Hueneme offers its 22,000 residents a small town quality of life with the benefits of being close to the city. Port Hueneme, along with neighboring Point Mugu, houses over a thousand military and civilian personnel in a Naval Base in addition to its enclaves of gated communities and rows of beach bungalows. The Port and Anacapa Island, which counts among the Channel Islands within view just twelve miles offshore, mark the southern entrance to the Santa Barbara Channel and the Port of Hueneme is the only deep water harbor between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The resulting economy has ensured a thriving fiscal environment for the town. Business opportunities as much as real estate have turned sight-seers into locals countless times over the years. Much of the real estate in Port Hueneme features waterfront views and beach homes in resort-style communities. Some even offer views of the Channel Islands.
Port Hueneme is committed to maintaining its historical and natural authenticity as well as ensuring a positive future. With its affordable real estate, quality schools and a true wealth of recreational opportunities, it's easy to see how one could fall in love with Port Hueneme, the Pearl of Ventura County's Gold Coast.
Port Hueneme's real estate includes beach and waterfront properties, military base or suburban living, new home subdivisions, retirement communities, gated and planned neighborhoods, golf and tennis communities and even resort-style enclaves. Condominiums, town homes and single-family detached homes are all available in this picturesque coastal village. The bulk of Port Hueneme's buildings are about 30 years old, with plenty of new construction mixed in.
The current median price for a home for sale in Port Hueneme is about $440,000, which will purchase a contemporary 2-3 bedroom home on a hillside overlooking the water and Channel Islands. Condominiums in Port Hueneme start as low as $100,000, which buys a 2-bedroom penthouse near the marina. Bank-owned properties such as a single-family one level Manor unit close to the beach can be found for $160,000. Custom built homes and those with beach or waterfront locations and beautiful views all go for between $400,000 and $800,000 with a few million dollar estates located throughout.