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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

$1,299,000
2 Beds 2 Baths NDP2300820 MLS ACTIVE Status
WOW! Step into this VIEW lakefront renovated twinhome that offers it all. From the private entry courtyard to the separate entrance into 2nd master bedroom to the incredible PANORAMIC LAKE VIEWS!! Upgrades galore include: solar (paid) with Tesla backup battery, new windows & sliders, remodeled kitchen with marble countertops, backsplash and hardwood around the stove, and tile floors that look like hardwood. The glass enclosed sunroom (unpermitted) brings living space to aprox 1625 sq. ft. It is the perfect setting for your morning coffee, and leads to both the new 10x30 VIEW patio deck or the Master Suite. And still more: 240 volt patio heaters, both bathrooms and laundry upgraded, quiet cul-de-sac location and privacy galore. Sellers will consider selling all furniture (or some) and the boat with a solid offer. There is an annual lakefront linear footage fee, which includes the Lake and Lodge usage. It expires in May 2024 and requires renewal. Current annual lease amount is $1,403.04. Use of all the amenities include: pools, tennis, pickle ball, paddle tennis, lake privileges, discounts at the Grill at St. Marks Golf Course and more. ENJOY all Lake San Marcos offers: 2 golf courses, 4 restaurants (2 on the waterfront), numerous clubs & organizations, fishing, boating, kayaking & paddle boarding. The list goes on. This is a MUST see. No need to preview. Seller moving to out-of-area. Call agent for details on writing a great offer.

1471 La Habra Drive, San Marcos

$725,000
2 Beds 2 Baths NDP2300742 MLS ACTIVE Status
A must see single story home! Come see this meticulously maintained, recently upgraded, light and bright, home in the highly desired Santa Fe Hills community! You'll enjoy cooking in this designer kitchen with beautiful quartz countertops, tile backsplash, white shaker cabinets with the soft close feature, and stainless steel appliances. Cuddle up by the fireplace in the family room on cool evenings. Heading to the primary suite, enjoy the tastefully remodeled bathroom that enjoys dual vanities gorgeous shower and soaking bathtub, all with soothing trendy finishes. The generous primary suite enjoys dual closets with organizers, ceiling fan and access to the beautiful backyard. Enjoy a glass of wine on either the front or rear patios with the recently installed pavers. Have a mini garden in the raised area in the private backyard. The secondary bedroom is generous, has a closet organizer and ceiling fan. Your family and guests will enjoy the hall bathroom that is fresh and trendy. Enjoy our San Diego sun and keep your privacy with the nearly new split shutters! This home is MOVE IN READY! Both the front yard and the backyard have irrigation for efficiency and ease of maintenance. The entire family can enjoy the nearby Cerro Las Posas Park which features an aquatic facility, sports fields, tennis courts and playgrounds with NO HOA fees! As you visit the neighborhood enjoy the mature tree covered pathways and great trails in the beautiful community of Santa Fe Hills.

563 Avenida Aguila, San Marcos

$1,295,999
5 Beds 3 Baths 230002009 MLS ACTIVE Status
San Elijo Hills home on private lot, situated in the highly sought-after Crest View neighborhood of San Elijo Hills, prime location on a quiet cul-de-sac street. Beautifully maintained with upgrades throughout. Breezy trail walks to Questhaven Park playground, top-rated (Middle & Elementary) schools, town center, restaurants and shops, and all of the fantastic amenities of living in the award-winning community of San Elijo Hills. Private courtyard entry welcomes you with a wrought iron gate, tranquil fountain, detractive pavers, and updated landscaping. Highlights include surround sound, curved archways, bull nose molding, a family room fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with dual ovens and butler’s pantry, ample storage spaces, bamboo flooring, one car, and a separate large two-car garage. The flowing open concept floor plan features a desirable first-floor bedroom/bathroom suite with a walk-in shower, formal living and dining room, a kitchen overlooking the breakfast nook, and a family room. The second floor features a master suite with private retreat/optional office space, two upstairs secondary bedrooms with a shared bathroom, and an ample loft space currently used as an office or bedroom. Plus an upstairs laundry room. Step outside to enjoy multiple outdoor spaces to relax. Fully fenced-in front, side, and backyard with BBQ Island perfect for entertaining. Backyard privacy with no neighbors directly behind you! Opportunities to expand rear patio. 32 solar panels enough to support electric vehicles. Zoned for San Marcos High School. Enjoy SEH HOA community events.

1567 Clifftop Ave, San Marcos

$1,589,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 230001980 MLS ACTIVE Status
Breathtaking panoramic views inside and out!!! Expansive lot over 2.6 acres! Rare opportunity to own a custom home perched in the highly sought after Coronado Hills. City close but country quiet with the extra space you've been dreaming of! This one of a kind estate at the top of the world features multiple decks to enjoy endless views, horse corral/arena, tons of green space, mature landscaping, fruit trees (including avocado/orange/persimmon/Mexican lime/cumquat/apple), 2 Tuff Sheds, and ample storage throughout! Unique floor plan has an open concept main level living and dining space with high ceilings, newer A/C, expansive chef's kitchen, custom built-ins, 3 entry level bedrooms (including master suite), 3 bathrooms, enclosed sun room with private balcony, and easy deck access for enjoying panoramic views, relaxing, and entertaining! Bottom level features a rarely available finished basement area complete with wine cellar, additional bedroom + bathroom, access to outdoor viewing deck, under the house access, and additional storage space. Panoramic views overlook lush valley and mountains, Lake Hodges, vivid sunrises, twinkling evening lights, and more! Have you been wanting to have your own chickens or create a garden to grow your own food? The possibilities are endless with room to do whatever you can dream! Zoned for top rated San Marcos School District, including Double Peak K-8 and Mission Hills High via greatschools. Truly a WOW FACTOR must see home!

373 Washingtonia Dr, San Marcos

$1,589,000
5 Beds 3 Baths NDP2300692 MLS ACTIVE Status Promontory Ridge, San Elijo Hills BLDG.
STUNNING PROPERTY WITH OCEAN AND LAKE VIEWS + SPACIOUS LOT AT END OF CUL-DE-SAC, IN DESIRABLE GATED PROMONTORY RIDGE, SAN ELIJO HILLS. WALKING DISTANCE TO THE TOWN CENTER. Located at the end of the desirable cul-de-sac of Stargaze Ct, a single loaded street, and offering enhanced privacy with no neighbors behind. This property features a spacious lot and beautiful upgrades throughout. 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms (incl. bedroom and full bath on 1st level) and a very desirable layout featuring dramatic high ceilings * Beautiful tile flooring and premium carpet * Gorgeous gourmet kitchen with white cabinetry--a chef's delight * Spacious pantry, Bosch double oven and microwave, Viking cooktop * Upgraded stone countertops in kitchen and all bathrooms * Family room built-in media center * Custom light fixtures & built-in cabinetry throughout * Custom paint * Waynes coating * Crown molding * 3 fireplaces * Primary bedroom with fireplace & retreat * Spa-like primary bathroom with stone counters and spacious walk-in closet with beautiful built-ins * Upstairs and front deck * First floor bedroom and full bathroom * End of cul-de-sac * Large lot * Lake San Marcos, Ocean and Greenbelt views * The large outdoor space is very private with no neighbors behind * Spacious patio space, including covered loggia, lawn and gardening space * Room for pool...oversized wrap-around yard, including side yards * Oversized garage, 2 car + storage area of about 1/2 car size, in tandem. Gated community, walking distance to trails, schools, town center, restaurants & coffee shop, stores and more! Desira

1551 Stargaze Court, San Marcos

$379,000
2 Beds 2 Baths NDP2300677 MLS ACTIVE Status Palomar Estates East BLDG.
Back on the market, no fault of the sellers, buyers could not perform, subject to cancellation. Beautiful, fully remodeled 2 bedroom, 2 bath in the highly desirable Palomar Estates East Senior Mobile Home Park (less than 10 miles to the beach) with PAID SOLAR! Great layout for a mobile home consists of a kitchen with new Frigidaire stainless steel dishwasher and 5 burner gas stove and microwave. Gorgeous quartz counters with soft closed cabinets. New floors, dual pane windows, new roof, central A/C, and recessed lighting in front room. Primary bedroom boasts lots of natural light, views and primary bathroom includes dual sinks, new fixtures and a luxurious tiled walk in shower. Outdoor patio is perfect for entertaining, morning coffee, sunsets or simply relaxing. You will enjoy the amazing views of the mountains. Lots of amenities in the park include heated pool, spa, sauna, clubhouse, dog park ,garden, tennis/pickle ball, putting green, bocci ball, weight and billiards room, car wash, RV parking and more! Great community close to the beach, shopping and freeway for your convenience. And, you will save a lot of money on your electric bill with the paid solar! NO property taxes, on registration. Space rent is $559.00/per month in a rent controlled park with City of San Marcos. 1 dog or cat or 2 cats allowed. Weight limit on dog is 20 pounds. Once in escrow, buyer will need to also get pre-approval from the park.

650 Rancho Santa Fe Unit #263, San Marcos

$314,950
2 Beds 2 Baths NDP2300486 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome in to this homey and immaculate 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo in the beautiful Chateau Lake San Marcos! Soak up the warmth and character of this largest of the models, the 1,034 sf Bordeaux floorplan, with dual pane windows throughout, a gas fireplace in the living room and crown moulding in most rooms. Enjoy a peek of the lake and local hills view from TWO balconies-- one on each side of this corner, second-floor unit. The Chateau at Lake San Marcos is independent or assisted living retirement living at its best! Chateau Lake San Marcos offers exceptional services with their caring staff, beautifully maintained grounds and gourmet meal dining. Monthly fee (for one resident) includes: one meal credit per day, all inclusive transportation, every-other-week housekeeping, linen service, water, trash, free scheduled transportation, concierge assistance, and access to all Lake San Marcos Community Association clubs, events and activities. Monthly $2855.75 HOA Fee is based upon one person living in the home. With a second resident it would be $3,642.50 per month. Participate in coordinated activities and the resident-controlled homeowners association, as desired. Complex is gated and has nighttime security. Other community amenities include: dog park, lap pool/spa (heated year round), large covered patio area for gatherings, fitness center, library, computers with internet access and fireplace lounge in the entry to the remodeled community center. Events are published monthly and you can tune into the Chateau's own cable television station. The Chateau is a great place to live

1616 Circa Del Lago Unit #C212, San Marcos

$1,299,000
4 Beds 3 Baths NDP2300385 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to this beautiful ocean view home in the sought after Santa Fe Hills community of San Marcos with no HOA. With two primary suites, a large upstairs den, and 3 full baths, make this home is perfect for a large family. The entertainers backyard with a large pool and jacuzzi spa is ideal to enjoy sunsets with family and friends or enjoy a quiet evening to yourself. The main primary suite has clear ocean views that do not disappoint. The large bathroom leads you into the oversized primary walk-in closet that you can almost get lost inside. The large open floorplan is designed with family in mind. Downstairs has a formal front living room space and formal dining. As you enter the family room and open concept kitchen you are invited by plenty of counter space with beautiful granite counters and a large farmhouse style sink that overlooks your pool and sunsets to the West. Equipped with a large center island and pantry space, this kitchen is perfect for any chef. A downstairs secondary bedroom just off of the full guest bathroom is great for family guests. The additional primary suite upstairs with its adjoining full bathroom is perfect for guests, or for a large family needing two primary bedrooms. The large upstairs den is great for entertaining, a nice private living room for guests, or an optional workout space. This home is waiting for your family to enjoy all this community offers.

790 Via Barquero, San Marcos

$729,990
3 Beds 3 Baths NDP2300328 MLS ACTIVE Status
Brand new, and recently completed. 3 bed/2.5 bath outstanding location in the community and convenient to all the great things that make San Marcos such a desirable place to live. Tri-level attached condo, with bottom level access and side by side two car garage. Second level offers spacious great room with luxury laminate plank floors, high ceilings, and an open kitchen. White thermofoil cabinets with brush nickel pulls, name brand black/stainless appliances, granite counters, and sizable kitchen island with breakfast bar. Also off the second level, cozy balcony with a community view. Third level, three bedrooms and 2 full baths, along with laundry closet. Landing area open for a work space or additional storage area. Community offers all units certified Energy Star Build, and homeowner owned 8 panel solar system- NO LEASE. Enjoy the benefits of an all electric home, with innovative technology included. The home also includes Water Wise features and Wifi connected Phyn Plus system to help monitor your water usage. Neighborhood amenities include a Bar-B-Q, Bocce Ball Court, fenced dog run area, community green & tot lots, and plenty of guest parking. You will be minutes from Highway 78 & Interstate 15, with close access to Cal State University San Marcos and soon to open Kaiser Hospital, a lite rail SPRINTER Station, supermarkets, & popular restaurants. Just 15-20 minutes to the Coast! You could not find a more convenient place; come enjoy the San Marcos lifestyle!

215 Mission Villas Road, San Marcos

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