South Escondido Homes For Sale

Escondido is a city located in a shallow valley of citrus groves and avocado trees surrounded by rocky hills. Escondido is an inland city, about 18 miles from the Pacific coast, and is the second most populous community in San Diego’s North County with over 150,000 residents (2014 estimate). It is 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego and 100 miles south of Los Angeles.

The name Escondido comes from the Spanish word for ‘hidden’, and it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego having been incorporated in 1888. The area was part of a Mexican land grant called Rancho Rincon del Diablo in 1843, before being annexed by the United States following the Mexican-American war of 1848. Ownership of the grant changed hands several times after the US takeover and the deed ultimately wound up in the hands of the Escondido Land u0026amp; Town Company in 1886. While Escondido was an agricultural community for much of its history, all that came to an end in the 1970s when most of the arable land was repurposed for housing developments.

Today most of Escondido’s workforce is employed in a diverse range industries from education, healthcare and retail to manufacture, administration and science. The city’s top employers include Escondido Union School District, Palomar Medical Center, the City of Escondido and the Escondido Union School and High School Districts.

Escondido offers all the amenities of metropolitan living but in a quiet suburban setting – small town friendliness combined with the diversity and vibrancy one only finds in big cities. House prices are affordable too, with the median Escondido listing price being $495,000 as of July 2016 – compared to $629,000 for all of San Diego.

In 2001 Money Magazine named Escondido the Best Place in the West in which to retire and Ladies Home Journal ranked the city number eight in their Top Ten Cities for Government feature. Escondido also has a reputation of being family and kid friendly thanks to its many city-run youth programs. Escondido Union, the Escondido Union High and the San Pasqual Union school districts serve the community with 19 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and 7 high schools.

A Connected City

Escondido is well connected to the metropolitan San Diego, making commuting a breeze. Route 78 and Interstate 15 runs through the heart of Escondido offering on-ramp access to commuters travelling west to San MarcosVistaCarlsbad and Oceanside, north to Riverside and south to downtown San Diego. The local bus service is provided by the North County Transit District (NCTD). Escondido Transit Center is the hub and offers connections to both the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System and the Riverside Transit Agency.

Escondido is also linked to Southern California’s light rail network via the Sprinter line which connects it to Oceanside. The city is also listed as a stop along the planned Southern to Northern California high-speed rail system.

What to do in Escondido

Escondido is not only home to 15 parks and 3 lakes, but is also rich in local history and culture. Attractions include the Children’s Discovery Museum,  California Center For The Arts, Roynon Museum of Paleontology, Escondido History Center, the 3000 acre Daley Ranch and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Also popular are tours of the local wineries and craft breweries as well as the year-round golfing, hiking, biking and fishing. Escondido’s historic downtown is always worth a visit and there’s always something happening!


Current Homes For Sale in South Escondido San Diego

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,399,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,812
SQFT
2626 Old Spanish Trl
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,224,700
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,276
SQFT
2070 Zlatibor Ranch Rd
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,399,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,786
SQFT
2421 Oak Canyon Place
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$575,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,824
SQFT
2015 Sunset Dr
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$353,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,208
SQFT
170 W Vermont Ave #5
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$550,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,767
SQFT
345 E Felicita Ave (Off)
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$409,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,664
SQFT
1651 S Juniper #218
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$754,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,090
SQFT
154 Sierra St
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
$975,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,868
SQFT
1535 Baltimore Pl
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$400,000
Land For Sale
Active
4.89
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
S Clarence S
Escondido, CA 92029
South Escondido Subdivision
$725,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,171
SQFT
2655 Cita Ave
Escondido, CA 92029
South Escondido Subdivision
$417,500
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,576
SQFT
1211 S S Juniper St
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$849,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,197
SQFT
3278 Via Ribera
Escondido, CA 92029
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$4,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,300
SQFT
2856 Sunset Hls
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$768,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,418
SQFT
3672 Camino Del Pilar
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
$949,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,238
SQFT
3650 Via Calabria
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$598,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,596
SQFT
2439 Bernardo Avenue
Escondido, CA 92029
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$885,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,829
SQFT
1044 Calle De Alcala
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
$1,485,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,234
SQFT
14084 Summit Crest
Escondido, CA 92025
South Escondido Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$795,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,180
SQFT
1453 Eagle Glen
Escondido, CA 92029
South Escondido Subdivision
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