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The largest city in the so-called East County region of San Diego, El Cajon, California, is home to a population of around 100,000. It lies just off Interstate 8, about 15 miles east of downtown San Diego. The community is situated in a valley among mountains, which is where it got its named, which means "the box" in Spanish. The community makes up an area of about 15 square miles.

El Cajon was incorporated as a city in 1912 after being settled from a Mexican land grant originally made in 1845 to Maria Antonia Estudillo named Rancho El Cajon. The community had a median household income measured at the 2000 census at around $36,000. That figure had risen to around $48,000 by 2005, according to a San Diego Association of Governments estimated. In 2000, it was also home to a high population living under the poverty level, with almost 17% of the population below the poverty line, including 23% of children.

As of 2009, the city's top 10 employers, all of which have at least 300 employees, were: the Grossmont–Cuyamaca Community College District, GKN Aerospace Chemtronics, the city of El Cajon, Coit Cleaners, Windowmaster, Cass Construction, the Grossmont Union High School District, Sears, the Judicial Council of California and the Eldorado Care Center. The Grossmont Hospital provides medical care.

The city has almost two dozen elementary schools, six middle schools, and six high schools. Additionally there are three higher education institutions: Grossmont College, Cuyamaca College and the San Diego Christian College. Attractions in or nearby El Cajon include the Singing Hills Golf Course, Rancho San Diego Golf Course, Steele Canyon County Park, Mission Trails Regional Park, the Grossmont Shopping Center. El Cajon itself has 17 parks, seven community recreation centers, two libraries, a performing arts center and 65 churches.

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$245,000
3 Beds 2 Baths PTP2403516 MLS ACTIVE Status Royal Estates BLDG.
Welcome to your completely and meticulously renovated home at the desirable (all ages) Royal Estates. Located at the top of the hill with spectacular views, this gem features 2 large bedrooms (with bonus room), 2 bathrooms and spacious kitchen, dining and living room. All thoughtfully designed with a bright open floor plan, The custom new kitchen is a chefs delight, boasting quartz countertops, stunning quartz island, stainless steel appliances, deep sink and plenty of cabinet space. The spacious living room includes a built-in modern electric heater with warm displays, laminate flooring throughout and in laid shelving. The hallway is adorned with a charming barn door closet, adding both style and functionality. Both bathrooms are immaculately renovated with walk-in showers, while the spacious master bathroom features a large tub ideal for relaxing after a long day. Recessed lighting, large windows and laminate flooring throughout the home enhances its modern appeal. Brand new central air conditioning/heating provide year-round comfort. Step outside to the huge sunroom with a covered screen, perfect for enjoying the panoramic views of El Cajon. Situated on a private end lot, this property offers 3 covered and 3 uncovered guest parking spaces. No expense was spared in this renovation, ensuring a luxurious and comfortable living experience. Don't miss out on this exceptional home priced to sell-it will go quickly.

12505 Royal Unit #SPC 26, El Cajon

$729,900
3 Beds 2 Baths PTP2403486 MLS ACTIVE Status
Opportunity knocks! Are you seeking a spacious home with multiple living areas and an inviting outdoor space? Look no further! This charming residence offers everything you need and more. Enjoy a living room, dining room, and a cozy family room complete with a wood-burning freestanding fireplace. Perfect for family gatherings or entertaining friends. This home boasts 3 comfortable bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, providing ample space for you and guests. No more doing laundry in the garage or trips to the laundromat with this convenient indoor laundry room. A bonus is the Owned Solar System. Situated on a desirable corner fenced lot, the outdoor area offers endless possibilities. Whether you dream of BBQs, a play structure, or a flourishing garden, this backyard has the space to make it happen. An area next to the garage may be perfect for a camper, boat, or desert toys. Car enthusiasts will appreciate the extended two-car garage, providing plenty of room for parking and a workshop. This space MAY also offer the potential for an ADU you investigate and decide! Recent Upgrades include the HVAC System replacement in 2016 for your comfort and peace of mind, the Tankless Water Heater was installed in 2021 for efficient and endless hot water, insulation was improved in 2016 to keep the home cozy year-round, and the garage door opener was replaced in 2021 for added convenience. This adorable home does need a little love, but with your imagination, the possibilities are truly endless. Whether you're looking to create your dream home or explore the potential for additional living sp

555 June Way, El Cajon

$1,375,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 240013548 MLS ACTIVE Status
This stunning Fuerte Farms ranch-style home is eagerly awaiting its new owners! Thoughtfully designed, it boasts four bedrooms and three full bathrooms, with the primary suite situated on one side of the house for optimal privacy. The remaining three spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms are located on the opposite side. One guest bathroom offers outdoor access, perfect for poolside convenience, while another connects directly to a guest bedroom, making it ideal for multigenerational living. The home has ample storage in each bedroom and throughout the residence. The living and dining rooms feature custom wood flooring that is truly impressive, complemented by a wall of windows that frame picturesque views. The home's infrastructure has been meticulously updated, including a comprehensive array of owned solar panels and three Tesla backup batteries, a newer roof, a central vacuum system, dual-zoned HVAC, whole-house water filtration, updated attic insulation, newer garage doors with backup batteries, and more. The pebbletec-bottom pool is fully fenced and primed for summer enjoyment. Situated on a generous 1.24-acre lot, the property includes a variety of fruit trees, a raised garden bed, a gated side yard with an outdoor shower, and a large level pasture equipped with water and electricity. This exceptional home offers a blend of comfort, convenience, and modern upgrades within a charming community. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to tour this home and discover your new home!

11978 Paseo Fuerte, El Cajon

$549,900
2 Beds 2 Baths 240013460 MLS ACTIVE Status Corsica BLDG.
Welcome to luxury living in the heart of El Cajon with this stunning 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo. Step through the main door and be greeted by a beautiful travertine entry that exudes elegance and sophistication. The main door also provides convenient access to the garage, making it easy to come and go. The interior has been recently updated with fresh paint and brand new carpeting throughout, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring gleaming granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a custom tile backsplash that adds a touch of style and personality. The master bedroom is a true retreat, boasting a large closet and a private bathroom that has been beautifully customized with travertine flooring and floor-to-ceiling tile in the shower. The second bathroom is equally impressive, with quality vanities and basin sinks that add to the overall luxury of the space. This condo is conveniently located just minutes from the freeway, providing easy access to all that El Cajon has to offer. You'll be near plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, making it the perfect place to call home. Other notable features include full-size laundry, a finished attic, and vaulted ceilings that add to the spacious feel of the home. The complex also offers a range of amenities, including a pool and tennis court, as well as the option to rent an RV space for those who love to travel. Don't miss your chance to own this incredible condo in El Cajon.

1380 Washington Ave Unit #8, El Cajon

$1,179,000
5 Beds 3 Baths PTP2403410 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to your dream home in a highly sought-after neighborhood, perfectly situated next to Shadow Mountain Community Church. This beautifully maintained property offers an open floorplan that seamlessly connects each living space, creating an inviting atmosphere for both relaxation and entertainment. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by a formal living room that flows effortlessly into a separate family room, complete with a cozy fireplace. The family room opens to a modern kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, making it a perfect spot for culinary enthusiasts. Adjacent to the kitchen, you'll find a charming dining room, ideal for hosting family dinners or intimate gatherings. This home boasts spacious bedrooms, including a large primary bedroom with a luxurious walk-in closet. Additionally, an attached ADU with a separate entrance provides flexible living options, perfect for guests, extended family, or rental income. The outdoor space is an entertainer's paradise. A large backyard showcases a sparkling pool and a shaded patio, perfect for summer barbecues and relaxing afternoons. The property also includes gated 90 ft RV parking, multiple sheds for additional storage, and beautifully landscaped grounds that add to the home's curb appeal. Additional features include a solar system for energy efficiency and a 2-car garage providing ample parking and storage space. Dont miss the opportunity to own this exceptional home that combines comfort, style, and functionality in one of the most desirable locations. Schedule your private tour today and experience the best

215 Vista Del Escuela, El Cajon

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