San Marcos, CA

The types of community investments that San Marcos has made reveals why residents of the city enjoy a high quality of life. In this small town alone, there are 35 different parks, two pools for the whole community, nearly a dozen rec centers, and more than 60 miles of hiking trails for nature lovers. Come explore San Marcos real estate – Talk to Ted!

If you asked me about life in San Marcos, CA…

I’d tell you that its focus on community extends to public service too. In fact, San Marcos is one of the safest cities in all of San Diego County. The city invests heavily in its police force as well as its fire department.

At the same time, San Marcos puts equal effort into attracting commerce to the area. It supports local businesses but also puts a lot of thought behind how to develop the area to maximize the quality of life for its residents.

Of course, the beach attracts its fair share of vacationers and family traffic, but unlike most places along the Pacific Coast in North County San Diego, Discovery Lake is among the top two attractions in the area and the parks are number one.

Golf is among the top land activities in San Marcos with St. Mark Golf Club receiving the highest marks from visitors to the area. You can also take part in an exciting game room adventure at the Mighty Awesome Escape Room where teams compete in a variety of thrill inducing challenges.


San Marcos is home to two colleges, including Cal State and Palomar College. Its school districts have won awards. Among all of the school districts in North County San Diego, San Marcos is considered to be the top school district. Those same schools happen to be major employers in the area also.

One thing about living in San Marcos, CA…

You don’t really need a car to get in and out of San Marcos. The transportation system is among the best in all of San Diego. Being located on the 78 gives drivers fast and easy access to major arteries into and out of the city, including the 15 and the 5 freeways.

In addition to great transportation on the ground, air travel is easy from San Marcos too. Carlsbad Airport is just six miles away while San Diego’s international hub is only a half an hour away. There is even an airport an hour north in Orange County.

When looking for real estate in San Marcos, CA…

The population in San Marcos has grown by more than 135% over the last decade. Great transportation is one reason. An attractive business climate is another. But one of the main draws to this part of North County San Diego is the affordability of housing.

Homes average in the low $500,000s in San Marcos. Unlike many beachfront areas along the Pacific Coast, you will find homes to fit practically all budgets here.

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