Del Mar is Southern California's luxury second home and vacation property destination. Joy Bender and Rob Aumann with Pacific Sotheby's International Realty share Del Mar, a picturesque resort community comprised of two square miles with a population of approximately 4,200. Former residents of Del Mar include Jimmy Durante, Desi & Lucy Arnez, Dick Enburg, and Burt Bacharach. Homes for sale in Del Mar range from $1,000,000 to $50 million. Beach cottages on the sand can be found in the Del Mar Beach Colony within walking distance to local dining favorites Jake's and Poseidon as well as Powerhouse and Seagrove Park. Located within the Beach Colony, beachfront homes in the exclusive community of Sandy Lane are all privately gated. Sidewalk cafe's in the Olde Del Mar village include Crepes and Corks Cafe, Del Mar Pizza, Jimmy O's, Americana Restaurant, and Sbicca. The Del Mar Plaza is a European marketplace with gourmet ocean view dining and fine retailers. L'Auberge luxury condos in the Del Mar village include amenities from the world class 5 star hotel L'Auberge. Fine homes and estates on the hill of Olde Del Mar often have ocean views and are within walking distance to shops and dining for both the Village and the Plaza. Homes on the Del Mar Terrace are surrounded by the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Nearby Torrey Pines State Beach is best known for its beautiful golden sandstone cliffs and is ideal for scenic hiking.