A Slice of France in California!

In this post: You don’t have to move to France to have a slice of Normandy!

You can move to…. St. Malo in Oceanside, California!

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It is a private community with all homes created in the French Normandy style!

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In the 1920s an architect had an idea to create this little community.

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Below, this house totally looks like it is in France! But it is not, my friends!

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This little community has been somewhat of a secret – about only 80 homes are in the community and many have stayed within the same family for decades.

It is extremely private and basically it is difficult to get in – unless you know someone living there!

 

However, sometimes there are some beach house rentals… so if you go, sneak a picture or ten and share with us!

It was hard to find pictures!

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It is modeled after Saint-Malo in France, a walled port city in Brittany.

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Below is a picture of Saint Malo in France.

 

St. Malo in Oceanside, CA. It is nestled between a lagoon and the ocean.

 

I hope you enjoyed this taste of France… in America!

4 Comments

  1. July 23, 2017 / 9:23 pm

    Angela,
    Thanks for sharing this French-inspired community and the aerial view of St. Malo.

    Judith