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A small community in Southern California, Del Cerro is a part of the city of San Diego and is home to about 2,300 residents. It lies in the eastern part of the city, bordering San Carlos, Allied Gardens, College Area, Grantville and the city of La Mesa in East County. It was developed in the 1960s and '70s, and has been known to be prone to some of the Southern California wildfires.  Its name means “the Hill” in Spanish.

There is currently a plan proposing to build housing in Del Cerro for faculty and staff of the nearby San Diego State University, but the plan has not yet been approved, as it is being contested on environmental grounds and is currently in court. Del Cerro is just minutes from Interstate 8, which connects it with the surrounding communities as well as downtown San Diego.

The community is adjacent to Lake Murray and the Lake Murray Park, offering residents quick access for an enjoyable place to relax and unwind during the warmest months. Annually, it holds events such as a block party with live music and a Fourth of July pool party at the private Del Cerro Park Pool. The community is served by the Mission Times Courier newspaper. There are several shopping centers located both within the community and on the fringes of town.

There are two schools located physically within Del Cerro, Phoebe A. Hearst Elementary, Lewis Middle School and Patrick Henry High School. The community also lies adjacent to San Diego State University, making it an ideal location for those who are either studying at or employed by the school. It is also just north of the USCD Child-Adolescent Psychiatry Hospital.

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Newest Del Cerro Properties for Sale

4 Beds 3 Baths 240008205 MLS ACTIVE Status
Nestled in the charming neighborhood of Del Cerro, this two-story pool home includes four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and spans just under 2500 square feet. Positioned on a generous 9,000sf corner lot, this residence has undergone meticulous updates over the years. Outside, the landscape has been transformed with Zeroscape design and low-water plants on timed irrigation. The pool area has been revitalized with Pebbletec finishing and Life decking, as well as a Caldera saltwater 7 person spa, with lighted Trex decking, flagstone accents, a gas firepit and artificial turf throughout the backyard. Pool equipment has been updated with a Pentair variable speed pump and a 455k BTU heater. Indoors, the kitchen with walk in pantry, has been revamped with hardwood cabinets, granite and top-of-the-line Bosch double oven, Maytag cooktop, Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool fridge and an under-cabinet microwave. The HVAC system and ducting have been updated, along with additional attic insulation and water softener system. Entertaining is a breeze with the dining room, living room, and family room seamlessly flowing into the outdoor living space, complete with a fully covered patio. Inside, hardwood floors, dual pane windows and sliders, shutters, and LED lighting create an updated feel. The spacious family room is equipped with Dolby 5.1 surround sound wiring, while the entire home is wired with Cat 6 for high-speed internet. Upstairs, the oversized primary suite features a private balcony, two separate closets, and an updated bathroom with dual shower heads.

5701 Lance St., Del Cerro

4 Beds 5 Baths 240008020 MLS COMING SOON Status
Welcome to Del Cerro! This is the first time this custom home has ever been on the market as it has been lovingly maintained by the same family since it was originally built. You will be instantly greeted by the gated courtyard leading to custom mahogany double entry doors. The property is truly unique as it boasts over 3,000 square feet of living space with each bedroom having its own en suite bathroom! The living room and dining room will welcome any audience featuring a wet bar, and a sliding door leading to the pool deck. The cozy family room has a traditional brick fireplace and can easily be converted to a lower-level bedroom as there is a full bathroom right next to it. The primary bedroom is huge with two walk-in closets, soaking tub, balcony access and incredible views! The 4th bedroom can easily be used as another primary bedroom suite featuring a walk-in closet and a relaxing whirlpool tub. Cool off during the warmer months in the deep in-ground swimming pool which features a slide, and solar pool heating. Views as far as your eyes can see including views of the city lights, ocean, and those amazing San Diego sunsets. Aside from the two-car driveway and garage, there is a third parking pad and side yard access for an extra vehicle, RV, or a boat. This property sits on a quiet street without an immediate neighbor across the street, behind it, or to the north side of the property which offers an abundance of privacy. This property has great bones but it has enough room for the next owner to customize it to their heart's desire as the potential is unlimited!

6240 Bernadette Ln, Del Cerro

2 Beds 3 Baths 240006262 MLS ACTIVE Status
Exceptional Property in Highly Desired Del Cerro Highlands Neighborhood, boasting panoramic views of the ocean and coastal areas ranging from Mexico, the Coronado Islands, the Downtown skyline, Point Loma Peninsula and beyond. Gorgeous, real hardwood floors offer warmth and beauty throughout. Elegantly designed custom wood décor found at every turn providing an ambiance of quality and sophistication. Separate study room framed with rich, custom hardwood walls, backlighting and ceiling beams affords the perfect respite from a busy day. Gourmet kitchen with skylight, offers high end appliances, granite counters and is adjoined by a separate and spacious breakfast nook. Beautifully appointed formal Dining room with floor-to-ceiling wall mirror has sliding French doors providing access to the rear patio and yard. Elegant Living Room features custom crown molding and woodwork, wood burning fireplace with gas starter, access to the rear yard and plenty of light from the south and west windows. Master bedroom has a sizeable walk-in closet and sliding door access to the rear yard and patio. An additional huge bonus room on the second level complete with bathroom, kitchenette and spectacular views can be utilized as a third bedroom or rented out as a separate unit with its own private entrance. All windows and sliding doors throughout the house are high quality dual-framed Anderson products and are framed by custom built wood shutters. A brick-lined circular driveway accommodating up to 6 cars, fronts a perfectly manicured, low maintenance front yard as well as an oversize 2-car

6090 Madra Ave, Del Cerro

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