NORTH COUNTY INLAND SAN DIEGO

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North County Inland San Diego

North County Inland San Diego Homes For Sale

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North County Inland San Diego Location

The North County Inland San Diego region extends north to south for approximately 40 miles, from Fallbrook to Scripps Ranch.

From west to east, the region extends approximately 16 miles (Vista, Mira Mesa and Rancho Penasquitos being the three westernmost communities).

North County Inland San Diego Communities

Click on the links below to learn about the various North County San Diego communities (including real estate info, school info, etc.) and to see all available homes for sale.

North County Inland San Diego 4S Ranch

4S RANCH

North County Inland San Diego Escondido

DEL SUR

North County Inland San Diego Poway

POWAY

Sabre Springs

SABRE SPRINGS

Scripps Ranch

SCRIPPS RANCH

Valley Center

VALLEY CENTER

North County Inland San Diego Bonsall

BONSALL

North County Inland San Diego Fallbrook

FALLBROOK

North County Inland San Diego Rancho Bernardo

RANCHO BERNARDO

North County Inland San Diego San Marcos

SAN MARCOS

Shadowridge

SHADOWRIDGE

Vista

VISTA

North County Inland San Diego Carmel Mountain Ranch

CARMEL MOUNTIAN RANCH

North County Inland San Diego Mira Mesa

MIRA MESA

North County Inland San Diego Rancho Penasquitos

RANCHO PENASQUITOS

Santaluz

SANTALUZ

North County Inland San Diego Stonebridge Estates

STONEBRIDGE ESTATES

North County Inland San Diego Real Estate

The North County Inland San Diego real estate market offers pretty much everything you could ever desire (except for an oceanfront home).

Here you will find large estates, hillside enclaves, gated residences, golf course homes, master-planned communities, horse properties, condo and townhome complexes, 55+ communities and lakefront houses.

Because so much of the area is comprised of rolling hills and mountains, there are many homes throughout North County Inland San Diego that feature terrific views (even of the Pacific Ocean in the distance).

In regard to property taxes, the tax rate in North County Inland San Diego varies by city, from a low of approximately 1.09% to a high of approximately 1.15%. For perspective, the city of San Diego’s property tax rate is 1.23%.

Concerning Mello Roos, some communities (typically those that are “newer”) are assessed yearly Mello Roos. The amount of the assessment can be less than $50 a month or it can be as much as $200 – $300 a month.

As for HOA fees, this too varies from community to community throughout the region.

Typically, any condo or townhome community will assess a monthly HOA fee. The same applies to gated single-family home communities as well.

However, there are plenty of communities and neighborhoods in North County Inland San Diego (across the pricing spectrum) that are not a part of an HOA.

If you would like to know what the tax rate, Mello Roos assesment and HOA fee is in a specific community or neighborhood, this information can be found by clicking on any community link (see above).

Also, you can contact me and I’d be happy to provide that information to you, without obligation.

  • North County Inland San Diego homes for sale typically are priced between $200,000 and $20 million dollars.
  • Residences offer 500 sq. ft. to 20,000 sq. ft. of living space.
  • Lot sizes can be as large as 100 acres.
  • Residences feature 1 – 14 bedrooms.

North County Inland San Diego Living

So, what is there to do in North County Inland San Diego?

For the purposes of this guide, I’ll focus on the lakes, parks and nature preserves (all with terrific trails). But first, let’s start with what gets us outdoors…the amazing weather!

North County Inland San Diego Weather

As is the case with other parts of San Diego, most of the region typically enjoys the four seasons (Spring, early Spring, early Summer and Summer).

While a slight exaggeration, it pretty much is true!

Keep in mind that the further east you go, it will get hotter. So, there are a number of communities in North County Inland San Diego where the temperatures will average 80 degrees in the summer months. 

North County Inland San Diego Parks

North County Inland San Diego is home to many beautiful and enjoyable parks. To follow are some of the best.

4S Ranch Liberty County Park

  • Located in 4S Ranch.
  • 4 acres.
  • Ball field with a backstop, shaded sandy playground, basketball court with 3 half-court hoops.
  • Reservable gazebo with 4 circular picnic tables.

4S Ranch Sports Park

  • Located in 4S Ranch.
  • 25 acre sports complex.
  • 6 baseball/softball fields, 6 soccer/multipurpose fields, 2 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts and a roller-hockey rink.

Discovery Lake / Lakeview Park

  • Located in San Marcos.
  • 5 acre lake. is located in a quiet residential area next to a playground.
  • 0.5 mile loop.
  • There are benches.
  • No swimming or wading in the lake, but catch-and-release fishing is allowed.

Felicita Park

  • Located in southwest Escondido.
  • 346 acres.
  • 2.5 miles of multi-use trails.
  • 2 playgrounds and a number of reservable picnic areas.
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Home to some of Southern California’s largest and most beautiful ancient oaks.

Kit Carson Park

  • Located in Escondido.
  • 100 acres of developed park and 185 acres of preserved open space.
  • There are 3 lakes within the park.

Old Poway Park

  • Located in Poway. It’s a nice park no matter what.
  • Ride the Poway Midland Railroad around the park!

North County Inland San Diego Lakes

Thought that San Diego is all about the ocean? Well, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for some beautiful lakes that you can have fun on (boats kayaks, fishing, etc.).

Hodges Reservoir

  • Located in Escondido.
  • 1,234 surface acres and 27 shoreline miles.

Miramar Reservoir

  • Located in Scripps Ranch.
  • 162 surface acres and 4 shoreline miles.

Lake Wohlford

  • Located in Escondido.
  • One of the few lakes in the world that has produced a bass over 19 pounds!

North County Inland San Diego Trails

The region is famous for its open space preserves and miles and miles of trails.

Below is a list of some of the very best.

Black Mountain Open Space Park

  • Located in Rancho Penasquitos.
  • 2,352 acres.
  • 360 degree views from the 1,554 foot summit.
  • 2.5 miles of multi-use trails.

Daley Ranch Trails

  • Located in Escondido.
  • 3,058 acres.
  • 20 miles of multi-use trails (including equestrian).

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

  • Located in Escondido. 784 acres.
  • 11 miles of multi-use trails (including equestrian)
  • Picnic areas and 6 designated overlooks that provide spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and beyond.

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

  • Entry points found in Sorrento Valley, Mira Mesa and Rancho Penasquitos.
  • One of the largest urban parks in the U.S.
  • 4,000 acres.
  • 12 miles of multi-use trails.

Mt. Woodson Trail

  • Located in Poway.
  • Home of “Potato Chip Rock”.
  • 8 miles roundtrip.

Santa Margarita Preserve Trail

  • Located in Fallbrook.
  • 2 miles of multi-use trails (including equestrian).
  • Great spot for wildlife viewing and birdwatching.

North County Inland San Diego Schools

Many of the public schools in North County Inland San Diego are very good (home to the acclaimed Poway Unified School District).

If you would like to see which specific school’s serve a particular community or neighborhood, simply click a community link (see above) to find that information.

Also, you can contact me and I’d be happy to provide that information to you, without obligation.

Finding The Right Home

As a native San Diegan REALTOR® with North County Inland San Diego market and community expertise, I bring a local’s perspective to help you find the exact home that you are looking for.

If I can answer any questions, help you in any way or if you’d like to schedule an appointment to see any of the homes for sale in North County Inland San Diego or to look around the area, feel free to contact me.

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