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San Marcos is a northern suburb of San Diego, California, located about 35 miles directly north of the downtown area and about five miles inland from the Pacific shores. In 2010, the city was estimated to be home to a population of just under 85,000. It borders Carlsbad to the west, Escondido to the east, Encinitas to the south and Vista to the north. It makes up an area of about 24 square miles. The community is a progressive community and is home to several higher education institutions. Therefore many of the residents are either employed in education and its sectors or are students.

The largest employers in San Marcos include Hunter Industries, UPS, Wal-Mart, TriStaff, Costco, Oncore Manufacturing Services, Teamwork Athletic Apparel and Lusardi Construction, all of which employ at least 300 workers. Median annual household income in San Marcos was estimated by the San Diego Association of Governments to be around $63,500 in 2005.

Public schools in the community are part of the San Marcos Unified School District, which includes 11 elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, a charter high school, an independent study high school and a continuing study high school. There school district serves more than 17,000 students from here as well as parts of Vista, Carlsbad, Escondido and other areas in the region. San Marcos is also home to the 30,000-enrollment Palomar Community College and California State University, San Marcos, which has about 9,000 students studying 44 undergraduate programs, 10 graduate programs and a doctorate in education. The community also houses the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, a physical and occupational therapy graduate-level school.

The community has a number of attractions and things to do, with its Old California Restaurant Row one of the most popular restaurant destinations in the northern part of San Diego County. The community has a number of stores, shopping centers, a factory outlet mall, and Lake San Marcos, home to several golf courses and a recreational center.

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Newest San Marcos Properties for Sale

$1,150,000
2 Beds 2 Baths NDP2401674 MLS ACTIVE Status
Discover resort living at its finest in this exquisite single-story family home nestled within the prestigious Fairway community at Lake San Marcos. Boasting the largest floor plan with 1,906 Sq.Ft of living space, this residence features 2 bedrooms plus an office, 2 baths, and an inviting atrium courtyard. The spacious kitchen with a breakfast area offers sweeping views of the adjacent Executive golf course, while the expansive living room with a gas fireplace seamlessly merges with a formal dining area under cathedral ceilings. Retreat to the master bath, complete with a soaking tub and shower, and unwind in the comfort of several ceiling fans throughout the home. New carpet adorns the master bedroom and office, adding a touch of luxury. Ample storage space is provided with lots of storage cabinets in the 2-car attached garage. Step outside to the rear patio with an aluminum patio cover and indulge in the beautiful outdoor panorama. The Fairways community offers a host of amenities including a heated pool and spa, meeting room, common areas, and meticulously maintained landscapingall covered by the HOA. Enjoy leisurely walks around the neighborhood with the assurance of 24-hour security patrols and street lighting. Indulge in culinary delights at the nearby well-known Amalfi Italian restaurant or unwind at the esteemed Lake House resort. With a small annual fee to be a member of the Lake San Marcos community, homeowners will receive an exclusive privileges such as access to tennis courts, pickleball courts, boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming pools, spas, a clubhouse, me

1538 Hermosita Dr., San Marcos

$1,024,900
3 Beds 2 Baths SW24042237 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to 952 La Tierra Drive, a beautifully remodeled retreat nestled in the scenic hills of San Marcos! This inviting single-level home boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a host of upgrades that make it the epitome of modern comfort. Step inside to discover an open and airy floor plan, where natural light pours in through large windows, illuminating the newly renovated interior. The spacious living area is perfect for both relaxing evenings and lively gatherings, while the adjoining bonus room offers versatile space ideal for a home office, playroom, or entertainment area. Entertain with ease in the newly revamped kitchen, complete with sleek countertops, stainless steel appliances, and ample cabinet space. From here, French doors lead to a covered patio, where you can dine al fresco or simply unwind while enjoying the tranquil mountain views that grace the terraced landscape. This home is not only aesthetically pleasing but also offers peace of mind with a brand new roof, water heater, and furnace, ensuring years of worry-free living. Nestled near Lake San Marcos, residents of this community enjoy access to an array of amenities, including golf courses, tennis courts, and scenic walking trails. The lake itself provides opportunities for boating, fishing, and leisurely strolls along the water's edge, making it a cherished retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Conveniently located near shopping centers, dining options, and top-rated schools, 952 La Tierra Drive offers the perfect blend of tranquility and convenience. Whether you're exploring the nearby vineyards, hiking trail

952 La Tierra Drive, San Marcos

$975,000
3 Beds 3 Baths NDP2400491 MLS ACTIVE Status
Stunning San Marcos Home with Owned Solar, Vaulted Ceilings, and Panoramic Views. Welcome to this wonderful one-story home in the heart of San Marcos. With its 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and sprawling 1876 square feet of living space, this home offers a seamless blend of modern comfort and breathtaking natural beauty. As you enter, you'll immediately notice the impressive, vaulted ceilings that create an open and airy atmosphere throughout the home. These ceilings not only add a sense of grandeur but also allow an abundance of natural light to flood the space, thanks to strategically placed skylights. The heart of this home is its large open kitchen, complete with a striking concrete island. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or love hosting gatherings, this kitchen provides ample space and top-notch appliances, including a newer dishwasher. The home boasts a whole house fan and a newer AC. Gorgeous wood flooring throughout the kitchen and living room area. The main bedroom features a spacious walk-in closet that connects to the laundry room and an upgraded bathroom with a separate shower and bathtub. One of the standout features of this property is its owned solar system, equipped with 19 panels and a Tesla Powerwall. Say goodbye to high energy bills and enjoy eco-friendly living with the peace of mind that comes from a reliable power source, even during outages. The real showstopper of this San Marcos gem is the panoramic views that can be enjoyed from the kitchen, family room, and bathrooms. Wake up to stunning vistas, entertain guests with a backdrop of natural beauty,

865 Linda Lane, San Marcos

$750,000
2 Beds 3 Baths NDP2401626 MLS ACTIVE Status
Don't miss the chance to make this stunning townhome yours! Located within the highly sought-after gated community of Rancho Tesoro, this beautifully upgraded home is a must-see, boasting numerous luxurious features that redefine modern living. As you step into the courtyard, one of the largest in the community, you'll find the perfect spot for relaxation and enjoying the breathtaking sunsets that grace the property. This home offers a harmonious blend of functionality and elegance, providing an ideal backdrop for everyday living and entertaining. It features premium upgrades, including a PAID OFF solar system for long-term savings. The luxury vinyl flooring adds a touch of sophistication, while the fully remodeled powder room exudes style and charm. The meticulously crafted kitchen is a highlight, with a striking backsplash, upgraded hardware, and recessed lighting creating an inviting atmosphere for culinary adventures and entertaining guests. The attached 2-car garage, equipped with storage racks, ensures ample space for parking and organization. Nestled atop a peak, the private hilltop neighborhood offers a resort-style ambiance, with amenities such as an Olympic-size pool, inviting fire pits, and a barbecue pavilion for outdoor gatherings. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the acres of open space and miles of scenic walking trails waiting to be explored. Families will love the dedicated play area for kids and the convenient dog park. Conveniently located near major freeways, including the 78 and 15, as well as popular destinations like Carlsbad Beach, business parks,

819 Blackstone Drive, San Marcos

$924,900
4 Beds 3 Baths SW24041410 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to 1796 Lindsley Park Drive, your stunning sanctuary in the heart of San Marcos! This meticulously remodeled 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home boasts exquisite craftsmanship and modern amenities throughout. As you step inside, you're greeted by a bright and airy open main living area that effortlessly flows into the kitchen, creating the perfect space for entertaining guests or relaxing with family. The kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring sleek quartz countertops, custom tile backsplash, and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. Natural light pours in through large windows, illuminating every corner of the home and highlighting the beautiful hardwood floors that run throughout. Retreat to the spacious master suite, complete with a luxurious en-suite bathroom and ample closet space. Outside, a sprawling fenced-in backyard offers plenty of room to play and entertain, with lush green grass and a charming pergola-covered patio just off the kitchenideal for dining al fresco on warm summer evenings. Located within the highly sought-after San Marcos school district, this home is conveniently situated near parks, restaurants, shopping, and freeway access, providing the perfect blend of convenience and tranquility. Don't miss your chance to make this exquisite residence your ownschedule a showing today and experience the epitome of California living at 1796 Lindsley Park Drive!

1796 Lindsley Park Drive, San Marcos

$779,900
3 Beds 3 Baths NDP2401630 MLS ACTIVE Status
Embrace the epitome of luxury living in the highly sought-after Solaire community nestled in San Elijo, boasting a prime corner location with unparalleled mountain views and exceptional amenities. This residence stands out as one of only a few units offering a coveted downstairs porch, a private sidewalk leading to the entrance, and panoramic vistas that will leave you in awe. This stunning home features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths across 1201 square feet of exquisite living space, highlighted by a direct access 2-car oversized garage ensuring both convenience and ample storage. With plenty of guest parking and no neighbors above or below, tranquility is yours to savor. Built in 2013, this residence exudes modern elegance with dual pane windows, a tankless water heater, and central AC/heat, ensuring comfort year-round. Stainless steel appliances, including a double door refrigerator, adorn the kitchen, while granite counters, designer backsplash, and modern cabinets add a touch of sophistication. The main level offers a light & open concept living room, dining area, and kitchen, along with a bedroom and nearby half bath. A conveniently located full size washer/dryer in the laundry closet and a private view balcony enhance the living experience. Ascend to the top floor to discover a master bedroom retreat boasting sensational views, dual sinks in the ensuite bath, and a spacious walk-in closet. A third bedroom with views and a stylish full hall bath complete the upper level. Conveniently located just minutes from Encinitas beaches and centrally positioned near the 5/78 Freeways

2252 Indus Way, San Marcos

$539,800
2 Beds 2 Baths 240004213 MLS ACTIVE Status Madrid Manor BLDG.
Premium lot and Custom home in the sought after Madrid Manor 55+ community. Seller takes pride in the remodeling of this home with 2x4 construction, heavy pressure treated wood underneath the deck and additional insulation. The updates include a new roof, windows, tankless water heater, HVAC and most importantly owned Solar reducing the electric bill under $10 month. This unique home offers 2 luxury suites. Jr Suite with its own kitchenette, large bedroom and its own private entry. Perfect for in- laws, roommate or tenant. Main suite is beautifully designed to offer you a large kitchen/dining area with updated appliances and flooring throughout. Main bedroom and luxury bathroom have faux electric fireplaces. Bathroom has custom tile flooring and large vanity. Need office space? It's here built in granite counter desk. There are three sheds on the property for your storage needs. The covered, composite wood deck runs over 60 ft for you to enjoys views of the foothills sunrise and sunsets. A perfect setting for private time or entertainment. Park amenities include poo/spa tennis /pickle ball courts, putting greens, exercise room, walking trails, billiard room, ping pong, card room, library, clubhouse with full kitchen hosting monthly breakfast and luncheons. Madrid Manor is Close and convenient to shopping, freeways, and restaurants public transportation available within walking distance. The home gets an ocean breeze limiting your use of AC. You OWN the land no rent or lease. This Home is A MUST SEE!

1401 El Norte Pkwy Unit #195, San Marcos

$1,250,000
5 Beds 4 Baths NDP2401528 MLS ACTIVE Status
This beautiful home has one of the most desirable floor plans in the community of Santa Fe Hills, sitting on an elevated lot providing a wonderful breeze throughout the year. This gorgeous home features 4 spacious bedrooms with 2.5 bathrooms, and an added bonus studio that has its own private entrance, kitchenette and full bathroom, making this a 5 bed and 3.5 bath home! SOLAR IS OWNED. The main kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances , and a large breakfast island. Beautifully crafted bamboo wood floors throughout the entire home , A/C and heating with a full house exhaust fan , plus ceiling fans in every room. Laundry room located on the 2nd level, and a 2 car garage . The floorplan also offers a separate dining room, living room with fireplace , and another room that can be used as a home office, kids playroom, bonus living room or whatever you desire. The backyard has a pergola for perfect shade in the summer, and fruit trees throughout the property that include( avocado , pear, orange, banana, fig, lemon, passion fruit, and guanabana trees) . Short 3 min walk to the nearest elementary school, public parks, Palomar College and Cal state university are just a few blocks away! Home is located on a quiet street with plenty of parking, and NO HOA. Close to fwy 78, Restaurant Row, Grand Plaza shopping center off Las Posas Rd, and about 20 minutes to the closest beach. Dont miss out on this amazing property with all these features, I can assure you it wont last long!

1036 Tesoro Avenue, San Marcos

$1,785,000
5 Beds 5 Baths NDP2401493 MLS ACTIVE Status
Entertainers view and pool home on a popular double cul-de-sac street! This exquisite San Elijo Hills 5-bedroom plus retreat (ideal for home office/gym), 4.5 bathroom home spans an impressive 3535 square feet and has beautiful mountain views and a stunning pool and spa. This Cape cod-style home is inviting with brick exterior and a spacious balcony in the front. Newly painted throughout, theres a grand entry with a winding staircase, a living room with fireplace and a dining room. The remodeled kitchen and family room has wide plank luxury vinyl flooring and the gorgeous chefs kitchen has a large granite center island, custom backsplash, stainless steel appliances, Bosch dishwasher, custom walk-in pantry and a bright kitchen nook with tons of cabinetry. Theres an electric fireplace with a shiplap wall and custom built-in shelving. Step out of double French doors with sidelights to a private sanctuary with a gazebo, view glass, pool with waterfall features and a spa perfectly situated to enjoy southern views. The energy-efficient home has an owned solar system, 3 Tesla Powerwall batteries, pool solar, tankless water heater, smart thermostat and an electric car outlet in the 3 car tandem garage. The main level boasts a bedroom and full bathroom, offering flexibility for guests or multigenerational living in addition to the guest powder room. Each of the upstairs bedrooms is designed to provide comfort and privacy and one bedroom has an ensuite bathroom while theres also an additional bathroom with dual sinks joining two of the bedrooms. The primary bedroom has double French d

1583 Glencrest Drive, San Marcos

$699,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 240003877 MLS ACTIVE Status Campana At Rancho Coronado BLDG.
MOVE-IN READY top-floor single level condo with an attached one-car direct access garage located within the highly desirable gated community of Campana at Rancho Coronado. This amazing residence features a quiet location within the complex with fresh paint, crown molding, central AC, new ceiling fans, new gas hot water heater, and built-in stereo surround sound. An open floorplan with vaulted ceilings and large windows bask the home in an abundance of natural light. A beautifully appointed kitchen offering new quartz countertops and backsplash, recessed lighting, a newer refrigerator, and breakfast counter seating that opens to the living area. There is a nook at the top of the stairs perfect for an office or sitting area. Outdoor living extends to a private balcony just off the living room. A spacious primary suite offering a large walk-in closet and its own en-suite bathroom. Each bedroom is located on opposite sides of the great room for ultimate privacy. The washer and dryer are located in the garage with lots of storage shelving for ease of daily living. Great community amenities include a sparkling pool and spa, recreation area, and tot lot. Conveniently located, just minutes away from shopping, dining, parks, great schools, Cal State San Marcos, Palomar College, Highway 78, Interstate 15, plus so much more. VA approved complex. FHA approval expires soon. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

254 Aurora Ave, San Marcos

$1,790,000
5 Beds 4 Baths PTP2400857 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to your dream home! This stunning property, nestled in a peaceful cul-de-sac, boasts an array of upgrades that redefine luxury living. The remodeled kitchen is a chef's delight, featuring state-of-the-art appliances, custom cabinetry, and exquisite countertops. As you step inside, brand new flooring spans the entire residence, providing a seamless and elegant transition between rooms. Fresh paint throughout the home creates a bright and modern ambiance, complementing the tasteful design choices. The beautifully remodeled bathrooms are a true retreat, showcasing high-end fixtures, designer tiles, and a spa-like atmosphere that enhances the overall sense of opulence. The entertainment possibilities continue outside in the backyard oasis, designed with the entertainer in mind. The meticulously landscaped space includes a spacious patio and an inviting BBQ island and cozy fire pit, perfect for al fresco dining and evenings spent under the stars. The thoughtfully designed layout ensures privacy while maximizing the use of outdoor space, making it an ideal setting for relaxation or socializing. This property also has a CASITA a separate space perfect for an office, accommodating guests, or unlocking income potential. This additional dwelling space enhances the property's functionality, catering to various lifestyle needs. Beyond the aesthetic appeal, this property offers the practicality of a cul-de-sac location, ensuring a quiet and safe environment for residents. With a perfect blend of style, comfort, and functionality, this real estate gem invites you to experience a

873 Hailey Court, San Marcos

$1,565,000
4 Beds 3 Baths SW24031099 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to 3201 Grand Ave. This beautiful and unique property has a lot to offer. It's waiting to become your new home! Here are the property details: Property sits on 1.14 Acres w/ 2 split parcels. Both lots have been Engineered for building. 3 Bedrooms plus office 3 Baths 560 sq ft Detached shop or can use as 1 car garage Separate entrance for both lots with electric gates Concrete driveway on vacant lot recently put in. 40 Storage container included with house Full RV Hookups can accommodate 1 RV Storage business included $1,500- $2,000 monthly Approximately 20 x 40 Custom Playground with white Vinyl picket fence. Includes putting green, Swing set/play structure, Trampoline, Gazebo, Sandbox/ Horseshoe pit/ Cornhole. New Landscaping Steel Roof 100% Paid for Solar Driveway has pavers Attached Laundry room and Storage 12 x 24 Outdoor Living Room Slate Flooring/ with TV Custom built solid wood patio cover with skylights 350 sq ft approximate wrap around composite deck with composite railing. New Stainless Steel Barbecue Island Canvas Electric retractable awning over patio Cul-de-sac Beautiful Ocean View Dual Pane Vinyl Windows with Custom Blinds throughout the entire house Central Air and Heat as well as Central Vac 2 Bedrooms have split heating and cooling units Fenced Dog run With artificial turf Exterior painted 2 years ago Chicken Coop Entire House Waterboy water filtration system and newly installed sprinkler system for all of the plants Termite service in March 2019 Office with Custom built-ins/ Murphy Bed from California Closets Master

3201 Grand Avenue, San Marcos

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