"The chain of the Queens Necklace"
Via Del Monte winds from Via Corta at the Malaga Cove Plaza and the Historic Malaga Cove Library through the heart of Palos Verdes Estates and is lined by luxury homes with among the most dramatic Queens Necklace views on the peninsula. Homes on the downhill side of lower VDM, below Via Somonte feature larger usable lots that boarder parkland and are a short walk, via a rural trail from the plaza. Houses further up have less usable ground due to the slope, but have great views. Roughly half way up, an open space allows motorist and cyclist to see the entire LA basin and the coastline all the way to Point Magoo.