Escondido Homes for SaleFounded in 1888, Escondido, California, is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. Meaning "hidden" in Spanish, Escondido is located in a shallow valley topped by rocky hills. It is 30 miles northeast of San Diego, about 100 miles south of Los Angeles and sits 18 miles inland. Escondido has been named by Money Magazine as the Best Place in the West to retire, and has been named a Kid-Friendly City. It was also ranked eighth by the Ladies Home Journal for the top ten cities for government. Escondido has a resident population of about 145,000.
Escondido Homes for Sale and Real EstateEscondido offers a wide range of homes at all price levels. The city features historic homes and bungalows in the Old Escondido Neighborhood and large estates in more rural areas. It is considered one of the most affordable places in North San Diego County to buy a home. The city is experiencing much growth lately and new communities are popping up around town, such as Hidden Trails at the east end of East Valley Parkway. In fact, Escondido has some of the newest construction on average in the country. There are several unincorporated communities surrounding Escondido that are considered part of the city.
Escondido NeighborhoodsEscondido is divided into many neighborhoods, including:
Escondido Economy and Employment OpportunitiesEscondido is emerging as an economic leader of the Inland North San Diego County region. The city is rapidly growing and with that growth there are new industries coming to town with job opportunities. The top employers in Escondido are:
Escondido AttractionsDowntown Escondido has become a go-to destination for entertainment and recreation in Escondido. In addition, the city has many beautiful parks, special events, seasonal festivals and cultural attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy, including:
Escondido Transportation and CommutingThere are two highways that provide easy access to Escondido - Route 78 and I-15. Local bus service for Escondido is offered by North County Transit District; Escondido Transit Center is the hub and connects to the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System and the Riverside Transit Agency. The Sprinter Light Rail system connects to the Coaster, the Metrolink Orange County Line and the Metrolink IEOC Line. Amtrak rail service is through the Pacific Surfliner rail line. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport.
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Keller Williams Realty
Heritage Realty & Fin. Srvcs.
Realty One Group
Coldwell Banker Res-San Diego
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Ardent Real Estate Services
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