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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

3 Beds 3 Baths NDP2303993 MLS ACTIVE Status
Modern, turnkey twin home in the highly desirable neighborhood of Laurel in Old Creek Ranch. The largest floor plan in the community is 1,775 sq ft, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths + large open loft. This well-maintained home boasts many custom features including interior paint, luxury vinyl plank flooring (in the last 2 years), a custom-built mantel and updated tile around the gas burning fireplace. Other upgrades include living room built in cabinets and floating shelves, Moen vanities in all bathrooms, new water heater, water softening system, and an epoxied garage floor. Premium stainless steel kitchen appliances as well as commercial grade Maytag washer and dryer in the laundry room with storage and deep sink. The primary bedroom includes 2 walk-in closets and the home is alarm system wired. Private yard is low maintenance with tropical landscaping creating a space to relax or entertain. The house is full of light and has dual pane windows throughout. The community includes a large swimming pool, baby pool, oversized jacuzzi, showers, two BBQ areas, firepit area, tot playground and many walkways with pet stations. Less than 8 miles to the beach and neighboring La Costa, the home is centrally located within a few miles of several shopping centers, restaurants, breweries, and Carlsbads corporate region. Perfect opportunity to move right in and enjoy all the amenities the community, home and neighborhood has to offer!

2283 Durango Way, San Marcos

4 Beds 4 Baths NDP2303630 MLS ACTIVE Status
More pics coming soon. Pack your bags and bring your golf cart; this home has everything. Single Story, No HOA, low Mello Roos, Solar/paid, and a 3-car garage full of storage cabinets. As you enter the home, you will note the foyer with the formal dining to the left and a bonus area perfect for your home office on the right. The primary bedroom is spacious, with the closet offering built-ins for wardrobe organization. Moving down the hallway as you approach the kitchen, you will love the open concept while entertaining your guest as they gather in the family area by one of two fireplaces. The kitchen offers granite counters and upgraded appliances with pull-out cabinets under both the counter and in the pantry. Escort your friends to the backyard to soak up the privacy under the aluminum patio cover while you attend to your custom BBQ with refrigerator. This home has been meticulously maintained, with owners adding tens of thousands in upgrades, including added insulation with solar attic tubes, custom shutters, epoxy in the garage, new paint in the home's interior, and new carpet and custom closets in all the bedrooms. This home is on a corner lot, very private, and shy of a half-acre. The lot is easy to maintain with a combination of fruit trees, raised vegetable gardens, and drought-tolerant landscaping. Conveniently located a short golf cart ride away from the Twin Oaks Valley Golf Course and offers easy access to horse stables, restaurants/shops, CSUSM, Kaiser, Palomar Medical Center and the 78 and 15 freeways.

1358 Deerbrook Drive, San Marcos

2 Beds 3 Baths NDP2303831 MLS ACTIVE Status Larkspur Heights Calico Bluffs BLDG.
This beautiful, move-in ready townhome is located in the desirable Larkspur Heights/Calico Bluffs community on the border of San Marcos/Carlsbad. The home features 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and approximately 1,410 sq ft. As you enter the home, you will find a full bed and bath, a large storage closet, and access to the attached 2 car garage on the first floor. On the second floor you will find the open concept living/dining area, kitchen, laundry room and half bathroom. The spacious kitchen boasts granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a center island, and plenty of cabinet space. Just off the kitchen is the half bath and full size washer and dryer. The living room features laminate wood floors, a cozy fireplace, and a balcony for enjoying the hillside views. Heading up to the third level you will find a small den at the top of the stairs, perfect for a home office, and the primary bedroom with gorgeous hillside views. The primary bathroom has been beautifully remodeled and features a walk-in shower, dual vanity, tile floors, upgraded lighting, and walk-in closet. The entire third floor has newer LVP flooring and there are custom wood shutters on all windows throughout the home. HOA due are currently $320/month and the community amenities include a pool, spa, playground, and miles of adjacent hiking trails, all in a top rated school district. Your new home awaits!

2038 Silverado Street, San Marcos

3 Beds 2 Baths NDP2303726 MLS ACTIVE Status Madrid Manor BLDG.
NEW, CRAFTSMAN HOME IN PRIME LOCATION, 55+ community in land-owned established Madrid Manor! 433A Permanent Foundation. This new home checks ALL the boxes with an open-concept, highly upgraded 3 bedroom, 2 bath perfectly situated on an elevated, quiet lot (that you own) in the back of the community! The impressive Craftsman-style curb appeal and front porch are the warmest welcome! As you step inside the home, youll instantly feel like youre in a single family home w/high ceilings, abundance of upper & lower windows, rich wood flooring and an open-concept feel thats hard to beat! Gorgeous kitchen with abundance of Cappuccino cabinets and Corian counters, island, computer desk, SS appliances, farmhouse sink, canned & pendant lighting, walk-in pantry and TONS of storage. Glass display doors, roll-out shelving and MORE! The kitchen opens to a spacious Great Room where youll be proud to entertain guests or relax to your hearts content. EXTRA WIDE hallway and doorways make it easy for walkers or wheelchairs if needed. Craftsman style doors w/solar tube & coat closet in hallway. The impressive Master Suite features two windows to enjoy cool breezes, new ceiling fan & upgraded TV connection. Master Bathroom offers a large walk-in shower w/bench, dual sinks, oversize walk-in closet, deep linen closets and Bronze fixtures and hardware! Two additional bedrooms are spacious and provide space for guests or office. Secondary bath boasts a soaking tub w/privacy glass doors, beautiful lighting and Plumbing fixtures and is conveniently located to Great room and 2 nd bedrooms. L

1401 El Norte Unit #SPC 242, San Marcos

3 Beds 4 Baths 230009177 MLS ACTIVE Status Mission 316 BLDG.
Welcome to the epitome of tech-savvy living! Prepare to be amazed by the array of cutting-edge features in this exceptional home. Stay one step ahead with smart thermostats, switches, and fans that offer unparalleled convenience and control. Feel secure with the state-of-the-art doorbell camera and builder installed security system. Breathe in pure, clean air thanks to the in-duct HALO LED air purifier, providing a healthy environment for you and your loved ones. Luxury and style define this home with its exquisite luxury vinyl and ceramic tile flooring, creating an ambiance of elegance and sophistication. LED lighting throughout the home ensures energy efficiency, while DC electric fans provide optimal comfort. The kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with an induction range for precise temperature control and energy efficiency. The extra-large refrigerator offers ample storage space. Delight in the touch activated kitchen faucet. Embrace sustainable living with owned rooftop solar panels, reducing your carbon footprint while enjoying significant energy savings. The pre-wired garage is ready for your electric vehicle charger, making eco-friendly transportation a breeze. Experience uninterrupted access with the garage door opener's reliable battery backup. Built in 2022, this home comes with a transferrable builder's warranty, offering peace of mind and protection. All major appliances are less than a year old, providing reliability and longevity. Embrace the future of living with this remarkable tech-friendly home.

245 Mission Villas Rd, San Marcos

6 Beds 6 Baths NDP2303399 MLS ACTIVE Status
Indulge in the luxurious life with this magnificent property! With its gorgeous ocean view - you'll swoon over the beautiful property located in Westcliffe/San Elijo Hills. This oasis awaits you and your family at the end of a cul-de-sac. Enjoy the tranquility of the ocean's lullaby, scenic mountain views, and stunning community surroundings. Beyond the impeccable curb appeal lies an entertainer's dream. A glass firepit, outdoor kitchen/bbq w/ a new redwood pergola, and raised seating area make this yard the place to be. We're not done yet, folks! There's more! The over 10,000 ESF lot has everything you need, including a detached casita with a full bath! With six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, this spacious property has it all. The detached casita offers your guests added exclusivity and privacy they need without interfering with the household. The master bedroom retreat is truly a sight to behold, boasting a double-sided fireplace lit up chimney, and an exercise room. On the opposite side is an exceptional master retreat for maximum privacy. There's also a convenient en-suite bedroom on the main floor. Elegance and sophistication are reflected in the superior upgrades throughout this home, including the travertine tile on the main floor, in the kitchen, and the rich master bathroom. This gourmet kitchen is every chef's dream come true, equipped with outstanding appliances, stone counters, a spacious center island, walk-in pantry, and custom built cabinetry featuring an iron butler's pantry/bar! Want to get the creative juices flowing? The custom-built office with

1417 Schoolhouse Way, San Marcos

3 Beds 3 Baths NDP2302927 MLS CONTINGENT Status
*** Golfer's Delight! Prime location in desirable Twin Oaks Valley Ranch. ** This lovely single level home features an open-plan living and dining area with vaulted ceilings that offer a feeling of openness. ** The spacious, modern well-appointed kitchen features stainless steel appliances, ample counter space and plenty of cabinets. In addition, you'll find handy sliding shelves in the pantry. A large island with gas cooktop makes for easy food prep and entertaining. A matching pub height dining set offers the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast and a view of the golf course. ** The family room features a cozy gas fireplace and lovely upper stained glass windows. A door opens to the rear patio, complete with pergola and easy care garden. ** The rear yard overlooks the golf course, providing a picturesque backdrop for your outdoor entertaining. ** The impressive primary bedroom suite features an ensuite bathroom, complete with shower, separate soaking tub, private water closet and dual sinks. The large walk-in closet includes a built-in organizer system. ** Two additional bedrooms boast lots of closet space. A second full bathroom, a half bathroom and a laundry room with sink complete the space. ** The attached two car garage offers enough space to add a workshop or parking for a golf cart. ** Additional features include Plantation shutters, blinds and ceiling fans. *** This is your opportunity to reside in a relaxed, scenic semi-rural community while still enjoying easy access to freeways, shopping, top rated schools, healthcare, recreational facilities and eateries. *** Twin

1745 Turnberry Drive, San Marcos

2 Beds 2 Baths NDP2303419 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to a Gorgeous Turnkey home that has been fully remodeled! It was completed using high-quality materials which included updated luxury vinyl plank wood floors throughout, a re-done gourmet kitchen with updated cabinetry and granite countertops, recently replaced light fixtures, and newer LED recess lights to the whole house. Additional features include a re-designed fireplace mantle, wine cooler, as well as stainless steel GE appliances. A washer and dryer are also included. There is fresh interior and exterior paint, a recently installed Solar-lease, and an outlet for an electric vehicle in the attached garage. The vaulted ceilings enhance the main living areas and flood with natural light. The primary suite features a large, mirrored closet and walk-in closet, with custom shutters. The remodeled bathroom ensuite features a large shower with a glass door and travertine tiles, dual vanity, granite countertops with plenty of drawers, and a built-in closet. The second bedroom has a large closet and a wide-ranging mountain view. The knockout remodeled hall bath has a dark granite vanity and a newer glass shower door with blow-away tiles. Enjoy sitting under the rear covered patio with the golf course view. This beautiful home is located on the corner lot with the tenth hole tee-off just behind the property and has only one side neighbor. HOA fee includes private recreation with pool, spa, clubhouse, and 24-hour security patrol. Membership in the Lake and Lodge is available for an additional fee.

1402 Hermosita Dr, San Marcos

4 Beds 4 Baths SDC0000632 MLS ACTIVE Status Brighton Glen BLDG.
Luxury living in the Brighton Ridge private community of San Marcos. Expansive layout featuring 4+ bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, upstairs loft area, office/game room and 3 car garage. This spacious 4,228 sq ft corner lot is nothing short of amazing. Open floor plan with custom mosaic tile entry, large windows, high ceilings, custom woodwork cabinetry, new shutters in dining/living room and stunning staircase are evident upon entry. Primary bedroom with walk in closet, new shutters throughout and ensuite bathroom, features extra space fitting for additional office, nursery, exercise area or even another bedroom. Additional updates include new Subzero refrigerator, water filtration system, EV charger, fire sprinklers, LED lighting, keyless entry on all doors, alarm, new fixtures and more. Relax in your secluded backyard with a BBQ gas grill, gas fireplace, large sitting area and privacy setting Cypress trees. Exterior upgrades include automatic sprinklers/drip system to keep the colorful succulents, citrus & olive trees, spring flowers and landscape lush and green throughout the year. Sitting on a 40,0775 sq ft lot, the backyard is large enough to fit a pool and spa for an even more resort style living in the future. Enjoy easy living as schools, shops, entertainment, walking paths, hiking, biking, and freeways are just minutes away. While bordering Carlsbad and West San Marcos, there are NO Mello Roos or Special Assessments. Come and tour this beautiful home before it's gone.

1636 Brighton Glen Rd, San Marcos

4 Beds 4 Baths 230008178 MLS ACTIVE Status
WELCOME to your Home! Conveniently located between I-5 & I-15 in a sought out community in San Marcos. Close to Schools, Stores, Restaurants, Amenities and Carlsbad Beaches. Exceptional home boasts so many upgrades almost impossible to list all. From the beautiful curb appeal & location in a cul de sac w/ widened driveway completed in pavers to the gorgeous upgraded flooring. There's so much to love about this home. Experience the Sound of Music from the built-in Surround sound speaker system that goes to the master bedroom, kitchen area, ormal living room & dining room. Rain gutters throughout, plantation shutters, crown moldings throughout, granite counters & upgraded kitchen cooktop burners & range and specially made Arch entryway to the kitchen & formal dining area specially designed. This home is also equipped with Solar, Water Softener & Drinking Water Filtration System. Step into your CA Room through a 4 panel accordion glass sliding doors that opens to the beautiful backyard. Backyard done with exquisite pavers with built in BBQ area with heaters in the gazebo for the cooler Ca nights. Enjoy the soothing sound of the lighted waterfalls from the top of the hill to bottom that can be viewed & heard from the breakfast area & master bedroom. Invite friends over for weekend bbq's in your beautiful backyard setting with a relaxing sound of the waterfalls & everyone will surely have a good time. Backyard also complete with mature fruit trees like pomegranate & lemon trees. Side yard big enough to store your toys ie utv, atv/quads & has space to add a big swimming pool.

908 Hydra Ct, San Marcos

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