What to do in Historic Downtown Murrieta?

Hey y’all, welcome back to La Cresta Life. Today, I took us on a field trip right down to Old Town Murrieta about 15-20 minutes down the hill from La Cresta. Our main street through Murrieta, (they call it Historic downtown Murrieta, sometimes people call it Old Town Murrieta) is the old Hwy 395 and…

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Does La Cresta have a Micro-Climate?

Hey, y’all!  Welcome back to La Cresta life. You know, I’m often asked about the weather up here on the Santa Rosa Plateau. So today I’m going to explain how our micro-climate works. We’re up here on the Santa Rosa Plateau about 2,000 feet higher than the valley floor. The Temecula Valley includes Temecula, Murrieta,…

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What Cowboy Activities are there in La Cresta?

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life. Today, we’re going to talk about what cowboys and cowgirls do up here on the hill. We have a club up here called the Santa Rosa Plateau Riding Club. It’s open to Residents who ride and those who don’t ride. I haven’t had horses up here in…

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Plateau Buying: Pre-Construction

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life! Today, we are doing something really different. We’re here at a construction site …and it has everything to do with real estate. So stay tuned. Wow, this real estate market is so hot in La Cresta. Jake and I have a beautiful family that’s been trying to…

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TIPS: Listing Photoshoot Day

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life! For all of you listing clients out there, this is one of the most critical things that we do. We hire professional photographers to get drone, video, still shots, and make your home look wonderful. Let’s go inside. We got a little lucky on this one. We…

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Kelly’s “Nickel Tour” of Santa Rosa Plateau

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life !  Today, I’m going to tell you all about the way I like to show new Buyers the Santa Rosa Plateau. I call it my “Nickel Tour”. The reason for my Nickel Tour is that I hear from my buyers all the time when they are looking…

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Plateau Inspections: Darn Pests

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life. Today, We are opening escrow and we are doing a pest inspection at one of the cutest houses. Very established Vineyard beautiful wine comes from this place and the new owners are super excited. We’re going to talk to her pest inspector and see what we can…

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Restaurants near La Cresta

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life today, I’m showing you a little bit is why I don’t generally go down the hill because I sure do love right here right here with a spectacular view of here in La Cresta that I’m going to take you down the hill and I’m going to…

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Shopping near La Cresta

Hey y’all, welcome back to the La Cresta Life. Today, we are showing you some of the things down the hill, specifically we’re going to look at restaurants and grocery shopping today and you’re going to see how close they are. So we got us a Rite Aid, we are only five minutes from down…

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Plateau Inspections Solar & Generator

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life. My partner and I just sold this beautiful home in Santa Rosa West today. I was lucky enough to get to join the inspector. We’re going to go check out how the solars working. So this particular home has solar PV, which is solar photovoltaic. It also…

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Birthdays – Santa Rosa Plateau Style!

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. We are doing birthday is right up here on the plateau. This one’s the drive-by. This is what our community is all about. One of our great local residents is such a wonderful man. He’s turning 80 today, and we’re still not Gathering. So what is our community do?…

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Nuts & Bolts…Buying a Fixer

Welcome back to La Cresta life today in our nuts and bolts series. We’re going to learn about buying a fixer. So the marriage between buying the perfect house, which is very very rare to find and building one from scratch is to buy a fixer by one that’s got good bones and do what…

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Vineyards & Wine of the Santa Rosa Plateau

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. Today, we’re talking about vineyards on the Santa Rosa plateau. We’re standing at a Vineyard owned by a producer called Plateau Vineyards. It’s a winery here on the plateau. Remember, there’s no commercial wineries. Everything is done by appointment. So this is not an area that’s going to get…

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Nuts & Bolts…Buying Land on the Plateau

Welcome back to La Cresta life this week. We’re going to go nuts and bolts and start looking for land. There are several things you want to look for when you’re looking for land. You want to look for Access. You just saw the road that we came in on was not paved, doesn’t mean…

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Plateau Trail Tips

Welcome back to La Cresta life. Today, I’m going to give you the tip on the trail on the Santa Rosa plateau. One of the most important things about the trails on the Santa Rosa Plateau is that it is for residents and invited guests only. So all the more reason to become a resident…

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Where is La Cresta? What is La Cresta Life?

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life. This is the place where you’re going to learn all about La Cresta on the Santa Rosa Plateau. Stay tuned and we’ll tell you all about it. So, La Cresta and the communities of the Santa Rosa Plateau. There are five HOA’s and one Community Service District.…

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4th of July in La Cresta

Hi  y’all welcome back to La Cresta Life. Today is 4th of July. EPIC day today at the plateau. Unfortunately, Covid had a different story for us, and we didn’t get our parade–so we decided to go out. I got my mama with me. We decided to go out and we’re gonna make our own…

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Meet our Neighbor…Deluz!

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta life. I just couldn’t help myself today. I was driving through an adjacent Community adjacent to La Cresta and the Santa Rosa Plateau. It’s a beautiful area called Deluz and today I am just going to show you around a little bit. You’re just going to love it, it…

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Meadow Oaks on the Santa Rosa Plateau

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. Today, we’re in Meadow Oaks. Welcome to La Cresta Life. So technically we are in Tenaja. Tenaja is not an HOA, it’s a community service district. So, there’s a little pocket here called Meadow Oaks. They have their own gate, it’s guarded with a real live person and it’s…

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Tenaja on the Santa Rosa Plateau – the Horsey Side

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. We’ve been to the other side of  Tenaja where you can see the ocean. Today, we’re going back to Tenaja–the horsey side. Welcome to La Cresta life. So we’re here on the horsey side, as opposed to the ocean side that we saw the other day. Then we’re going…

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The Trails at the Santa Rosa Plateau

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. So far we’ve been to La Cresta, La Cresta Highlands, Santa Rosa West, and now, we’re heading to The Trails. This is the Trails and this is an HOA that I told you about and this entire area was developed all at once by a developer. So it’s just…

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Santa Rosa West on the Santa Rosa Rosa Plateau

Hey y’all. Welcome back to La Cresta Life. Today, We’re going to Santa Rosa West and other community here on the Santa Rosa Plateau. Stay tuned for all the goodies. It is so quiet out here. Santa Rosa West has a number of things that make it really special while it’s right here with the…

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La Cresta Highlands – Where Ronald & Nancy Reagan rode

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. Today I’m taking you to La Cresta Highlands. This is where Ronald and Nancy Reagan used to ride. Welcome to La Cresta Life the prettiest streets up here it’s one of my favorites. It’s got a lot of ancient oaks many of them are Engelmann Oaks which are a…

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Cruising La Cresta, where distancing is fun!

Welcome back to La Cresta Life. We’re going to get a little air today. We’re going to ride Scout. That’s my ATV that seats 6.  Come on down. Let’s go for a ride. Well, I didn’t even make it out of the driveway because  I wanted to tell you where we’re going. This is La…

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What is La Cresta Life?

I’m coming to you today from the heart of La Cresta on the Santa Rosa Plateau… Otherwise known to me as Paradise. La Cresta Life is the place where you will learn all about life here. In this episode, I’ll be introducing you to this Southern California equestrian community, offering some basic logistics and some…

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Santa Rosa Plateau Trails Update

Some of the recreational trails on the Plateau have remained closed after the September 2019 Wildfire. Now, during this COVID-19 situation, all trails are closed. We will update upon any openings and wish you safe and peace. *Stay updated at https://wildlife.ca.gov/Lands/Places-to-Visit/Santa-Rosa-Plateau-ER Once the trails are reopened, be sure to come up and enjoy. These are…

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