Incorporated in 1963, the community of San Marcos is located adjacent to Escondido in Northern San Diego County, California, and falls within the 92069 and 92078 Zip codes. San Marcos is a rapidly growing city that has a population of about 76,000 residents. San Marcos is roughly 30 miles from Downtown San Diego and about 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean. The city is within easy access to major highways of Interstate 15, Interstate 5 and Highway 78.
There are about 18,100 households in the San Marcos community. With more than 30% of the land still undeveloped, San Marcos is poised for continued growth in the real estate market.
San Marcos has a good mix of residential development and popular commercial centers for shopping and entertainment. Residents have easy access to facilities such as the Edwards Stadium 18 Cinema, village boutiques, Palomar Observatory and much more. There are also many golf courses in the San Marcos and the nearby Lake San Marcos, is a great place for water sports. Residents of San Marcos also have access to the San Marcos Community Center, which contains indoor and outdoor stages, a youth area, crafts center, exercise and dance rooms, and more.
San Marcos is well known for its wide range of restaurants. Old California Restaurant Row on San Marcos Boulevard is a popular destination for food lovers of North County. This dining complex features a collection of over 20 different restaurants offering various types of cuisines and epicurean delicacies.
San Marcos is located to the east of the coastal city of Carlsbad. The community is home to several prestigious universities such as the California State University – San Marcos (UCSM), Palomar College and Coleman College.
With some of the best values in the whole of San Diego, San Marcos real estate consists of condos, townhomes and single-family homes ranging from the ordinary to the upscale. There is a mix of older and modern homes and condominiums available for sale in San Marcos. The homes and condos are available at various price points to suit a variety of budgets. Many San Marcos real estate listings are quite attractive with a lot of newer homes available for sale.
If you are considering buying or selling a home, condo, or any other real estate in San Marcos, then contact us right away. We have agents who assist home buyers and sellers in the San Marcos real estate market.