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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El Cajon was incorporated as a city in 1912 after being settled from a Mexican land grant originally made in 1845 to Maria Antonia Estudillo named Rancho El Cajon.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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Newest El Cajon Properties for Sale

$1,950,000
5 Beds 6 Baths PTP2403011 MLS CONTINGENT Status
ENJOY YOUR OWN TROPICAL PARADISE AND BREATH-TAKING VIEWS from this beautifully upgraded home in the highly desired area of BLOSSOM VALLEY. This home boasts 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, plus a large bonus room perfect for a home theater. One of the bedrooms is located on the main floor and has a full bath. This room can easily be used as in-law quarters and a private outdoor entrance can be added. The kitchen is a chefs dream with a large island, granite countertops, and high end built-in stainless-steel appliances. This home features 360 degree on top of the world spectacular views! The backyard has unobstructed views of El Capitan mountain while the front yard has expansive views to the ocean and Coronado bridge, offering incredible sunset views! The resort style backyard is an entertainers dream with an oversized swimming pool with beach entry, waterfall, swim-up bar, waterslide, and a jacuzzi. Also included in this amazing backyard are horseshoe pits, a fire ring plus an outdoor kitchen that features two refrigerators, a BBQ, an ice maker, a kegerator, endless storage and an outdoor living room with two TVs and a fireplace. The allure of this backyard will have all of your friends and family asking if you will host their wedding or party. The property sits on almost 3 acres and has plenty of room to add an ADU, granny flat or a second home on one of the two large flat pads that can be utilized for in-laws, family or residual income. This home also includes solar, a solar powered front entry gate, a 4-car garage, and has plenty of parking for all your toys and room for all yo

15524 Creek Hills Road, El Cajon

$999,950
3 Beds 3 Baths 240011502 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to your own serene retreat at this custom-built home boasting panoramic, mountain-top views from every room! Sitting on nearly 5 acres, BRING YOUR DREAMS and toys as this property has room for it all – RVs, horses, chickens, and plenty of potential for building your own ADU! Complete with recent turf installation, a new floating deck and landscaping improvements, this house offers abundant room for hosting gatherings or enjoying the peace of Dehesa Valley. Reduce your monthly expenses as this home comes fully equipped with OWNED SOLAR, a private well, septic, propane, and a built-in fire sprinkler system. Both the HVAC and Solar come with remote access applications, allowing you to climate control and track solar output all from the grocery store or office! Step inside to discover a seamless blend of elegance and functionality, with tile and hardwood flooring throughout and abundant natural light in every room. Fitted with high ceilings, recessed lighting, and a well-planned layout, this house leaves nothing to be desired. Four sliding doors provide access and enjoyment to the dual balconies from the Dining, Family, and Living Rooms, along with the Master bedroom suite. Stainless steel appliances, a built-in range and bar area make this kitchen an entertainer's dream! The Master bedroom lives like its own wing of the house, offering a split bathroom design with a built-in vanity, jetted bathtub with hillside views, dual sinks, and a tiled shower.

1006 Willson Road, El Cajon

$1,299,000
7 Beds 4 Baths NDP2404309 MLS ACTIVE Status
Per county, lot split potential!! Views! Views! Views! Do you enjoy waking up to the sounds of beautiful colorful birds singing? Welcome home to this tastefully remodeled & spacious home in a beautiful Private setting in Mt. Merritt area! The home was just fully remodeled with no expense spared on beautiful finishes. Tax records shows total square footage as 2420 square feet (5 beds, 2 bath). The main home boasts 5 bedrooms & 3 full bathrooms. There are three bedrooms downstairs, 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom upstairs. There is also a detached 2 bedroom garage house/ADU up front as you approach the property in the circular driveway. Upstairs are 2 rooms, downstairs there is the living room, kitchenette and a bathroom. There is also a light-house/storage house which has the laundry room downstairs and an office or play-room upstairs. This home sits on a beautiful 26,136 square foot lot. The home is offered for sale with the adjoining 22,215 Square Foot lot included at no extra cost (permits have been obtained but not finalized for a 1200 square feet ADU to be added to the 2nd lot). Total Square Footage of the lot size to be 48,351 Square Feet. (Approx 1.11 Acre). 2 SEPERATE APN NUMBERS!!! Sale will include APN: 514-062-20-00 (Lot parallel to subject property). The pathway at the end of the driveway takes you down a few steps into a very tranquil and Private front yard. There are two large enclosed decks. This home has many unique and useful extra room/features. Newer Septic Tank was installed by the previous owner. There is an old stall down at the bottom of the lot that on

1737 Grove Road, El Cajon

$3,199,000
4 Beds 6 Baths 240010953 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to your dream Spanish estate, a sprawling 5,453 sqft single story residence that perfectly marries timeless elegance with modern luxury. Situated on a fully gated, flat acre of meticulously landscaped land, this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home offers an unparalleled living experience in absolute privacy. Step inside and be greeted by the warmth and charm of Spanish architectural details, from arched doorways to terra cotta tile floors. The open concept layout flows effortlessly, creating an inviting and spacious ambiance throughout. Each bedroom boasts its own en-suite bathroom, providing ultimate comfort and privacy for family and guests. The master suite is a true sanctuary, featuring his and hers walk-in closets and a Ritz Carlton inspired bathroom for a spa-like retreat. The heart of the home is the gourmet kitchen, complete with top of the line appliances, rich cabinetry, and a large center island, perfect for culinary adventures and entertaining. The expansive living areas include a formal dining room, a cozy family room, and a generous living room that seamlessly connects to the outdoor oasis. The backyard is a true entertainer's paradise. Dive into the huge pool, relax in the jacuzzi with a stunning waterfall, or enjoy dining in the expansive casita, which features a fully equipped kitchen, wood burning pizza oven, and bathroom. Little ones will delight in the large pirate ship play structures, ensuring endless hours of adventure. For hobbyists and professionals alike, the large detached shop provides ample space for projects and storage, complete with an

647 Crest Dr, El Cajon

$1,299,000
5 Beds 3 Baths 240009694 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to your dream retreat nestled in the highly desired Fletcher Hills neighborhood. This exquisite two-story, nearly 3700 square foot residence boasts unparalleled luxury, stunning canyon views, and a plethora of amenities that redefine modern living. Situated on a quiet, private street, this home offers the perfect blend of seclusion and convenience. Experience the epitome of California living as you lounge by your very own pool, soaking in the warm sunshine while savoring panoramic canyon vistas. Entertain guests with ease in the expansive backyard oasis. This home boasts four bedrooms, with spacious and private optional sixth bedroom downstairs with its own backyard entrance. The possibilities for this 6th bedroom are limitless— rental, game/pool room, office, or luxurious guest suite. Indulge in the spaciousness of this 1/3 acre lot, providing ample room for outdoor recreation and relaxation. Embrace the convenience of top-rated schools nearby. This residence offers easy access to an array of amenities, including shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Home owners have the option to join the esteemed Hacienda Club community, where they can enjoy exclusive access to a tennis court, a sprawling swimming pool complete with a diving board, a clubhouse, and nearly four acres of meticulously landscaped grounds. Don't miss your chance to experience the ultimate California lifestyle in Fletcher Hills!

1979 Hacienda Cir, El Cajon

$850,000
3 Beds 3 Baths PTP2402579 MLS ACTIVE Status
Sellers may entertain VA Assumable Offers (current rate is 2.85%). Beautiful Home with Solar, Vaulted Ceilings on the 1st Floor, and Views of the surrounding Hills! This wonderful home is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and is move-in ready with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 1,634 sf of living space sitting on a generous 6,549 sf corner lot. A spacious 2-Car Garage with 2 more parking spaces available in the driveway make this home great for entertaining family and friends. As you step inside, you will enjoy this spacious home as it shows like a model. Light & Bright w/vaulted ceilings and Laminate Wood Flooring throughout the first floor. The Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite Countertops highlight the beauty of this kitchen along with a breakfast bar and room for a small table as well for those cozy meals near the fireplace located in the Family Room. Warm and inviting, enjoy family gatherings in the Living Room and Dining Room which provides plenty of space for large families. Upstairs, you will find all 3 bedrooms including the expansive Master Bedroom that leads to a nice Master Bathroom with a dual vanity for plenty of room when getting ready for work or play. The backyard is a great place for kids and pets to play as well as entertaining while enjoying views of the surrounding hills and mountains. A must see if you are looking for a great home close to Lake Jennings, Flinn Springs County Park, Schools, Restaurants, Viejas Casino and Resort, and more!

14298 Legacy Lane, El Cajon

$2,399,000
4 Beds 5 Baths 240010627 MLS ACTIVE Status
Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Blossom Valley, this stunning single story estate offers an unparalleled blend of luxury, privacy, and panoramic views although there is NO pool on this property the backyard space offers more than a buyer could ask for to build one . Situated on an expansive 21.11 acres, this sprawling residence boasts 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and a generous 4,030 square feet of living space. Upon arrival, you are greeted by a gated entry, ensuring both security and seclusion. A private driveway leads you to the heart of this magnificent property, where a meticulously designed home awaits. Every aspect of this residence exudes sophistication and comfort. Step inside to discover an inviting atmosphere with an abundance of natural light and elegant finishes throughout. The open concept living area seamlessly blends the kitchen, dining, and living spaces, creating an ideal environment for both relaxation and entertainment. The chef inspired kitchen is a culinary haven, featuring high-end appliances, custom cabinetry, and a center island perfect for gatherings. Adjacent to the kitchen, the spacious living room offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, creating a serene backdrop for everyday living. Retreat to the luxurious primary suite, where tranquility awaits. Boasting expansive windows that frame the scenic vistas, a cozy fireplace, and direct access to the outdoor patio, this sanctuary offers the ultimate in relaxation. The ensuite bathroom is a spa like oasis, complete with a soaking tub, walk-in shower, and dual vanities.

15740 Broad Oaks Rd, El Cajon

$479,000
2 Beds 2 Baths PTP2402658 MLS ACTIVE Status Vintage 81 BLDG.
Welcome to 1164 Decker Street, where modern convenience meets tranquility in this 1,232 square foot condo located on the ground level with no stairs to navigate. Nestled within a gated complex offering secure parking, this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom unit presents an ideal blend of comfort and style. Parking is not a problem as 2 reserved parking places are dedicated to the home. Step inside to discover a freshly painted interior complemented by new flooring, creating a welcoming atmosphere throughout. The heart of the living space features a cozy fireplace, perfect for chilly evenings or adding ambiance to your gatherings. The custom shower in the primary bathroom adds a touch of luxury, providing a spa-like experience within the comfort of your own home. Step outside to your private patio, perfect for relaxing and tranquility. Enjoy the soothing ambiance created by the bubbling fountain just out your front door, enhancing the serenity of your surroundings. The thoughtful layout boasts in-unit washer and dryer connections for added convenience, allowing for effortless laundry days. With low HOA fees, this condo presents one of the best homeownership values in San Diego County, offering a desirable combination of affordability and square footage. Don't miss the opportunity to make this your own serene oasis. Come inside today and experience the unique allure of 1164 Decker Street.

1164 Decker Street Unit #A, El Cajon

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