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Alvarado Estates Homes For Sale

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Frank Grannis refunded over $100,000 to buyers in 2022, and we are on track to do even more in 2023!

Why do we share our commission? It’s quite simple. It’s our way of saying thank you to our clients for putting their trust in us as their real estate agent.

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About Alvarado Estates

Alvarado Estates is one of the most private communities in the city of San Diego.

Unknown to even most San Diegans, this guard-gated hillside enclave, which is situated west of San Diego State University (SDSU) on a plateau overlooking Mission Valley, is the most exclusive residential community in all of Central San Diego.

Developed in 1952, Alvarado Estates is comprised of 129 homes, each on a minimum of one acre lots.

The streets here are quiet, residents enjoy a private park and no home is more than one-story above ground.

Alvarado Estates Real Estate

  • Alvarado Estates homes for sale typically are priced between $1 million and $9 million dollars.
  • Residences offer 2,000 sq. ft. to 15,000 sq. ft. of living space.
  • Lot sizes can be as large as 4 acres.
  • Residences feature 3 – 8 bedrooms.
  • The tax rate is approximately 1.23% of the net value of a property.
  • The monthly HOA is $190.

Alvarado Estates Location

Alvarado Estates is located south of Interstate 8, north of Montezuma Road and east of Fairmount Avenue.

The community is accessed from Yerba Santa Drive, off of Montezuma Road.

The 11 private streets within Alvarado Estates include Armin Way, Avion Way, Fremontia Lane, Le Barron Road, Mesquite Road, Norris Road, Palo Verde Terrace, Toyon Road, Toyoff Way, Yerba Anita Drive and Yerba Santa Drive.

Alvarado Estates Schools

Children living in Alvarado Estates are served by the San Diego Unified School District.

4100 Normal St
San Diego, CA 92103
Hardy Elementary School
5420 Montezuma Rd
San Diego, CA 92115
Lewis Middle School
5170 Greenbrier Ave
San Diego, CA 92120
Patrick Henry High School
6702 Wandermere Dr
San Diego, CA 92120

Trust The Experience & Results Of Frank Grannis

I am a native San Diegan Realtor® with extensive Alvarado Estates market and community expertise.

I was recently honored by Real Trends and America’s Best Real Estate Agents for ranking in the top 1.5% of all real estate agents in the United States.

In addition, I have been recognized, yet again, by the San Diego Association of Realtors and the San Diego Union Tribune with the annual prestigious “Circle of Excellence” Gold Award.

Based on my consistent record of success, you can be confident that I will not only help you find the exact home that you are looking for, but you can also trust that I will do everything possible to ensure that your offer is the one that is accepted.

If you have any questions, or if you’d like to schedule an appointment to see any of the Alvarado Estates homes for sale, or if you’d like to explore the community, feel free to contact me directly at

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