Clairemont Real Estate
Browse all Clairemont homes for sale & area real estate listings below. Clairemont is a medium-sized suburban-like community that is wholly contained within the 92117 ZIP Code. With over 80,000 people choosing to call the city home, the suburban community is conveniently situated north of downtown San Diego. For information about Clairemont real estate for sale or to schedule a private home tour, contact your San Diego real estate experts today.
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Clairemont Real Estate
Clairemont real estate was named after Marjorie Claire, the wife of one of the developers and as a whole, it covers an area of only 13 square miles. It comprises several smaller neighborhoods that include:
- Clairemont Mesa East
- Clairemont Mesa West
- North Clairemont
- Bay Ho
- Bay Park
Development of the locale dates back to the 1950s, making Clairemont one of the first planned suburbs in the country. Officially designated as parks in the 1970s, the Tecolote Canyon and the San Clemente Canyon are the only pieces of land in the community that remain undeveloped today.
Buyers looking into the area will find a treasure trove of uniquely designed Clairemont homes for sale that are well maintained. With over six decades of change and transition, the area is today an eclectic mix of single-family homes, apartments, and condos.
Educational Opportunities in Clairemont
Children of school age residing in the area can attend the Lindbergh/Schweitzer Elementary School or the Child's Primary School. Older students can learn at Marston Junior High, Clairemont High School, Health Sciences High, and Middle College School.
Nearby private school options include the Islamic School of San Diego for Muslims. Degree-seeking or certification-seeking residents have access to three colleges nearby:
- The University of San Diego
- San Diego Mesa College
- USD (a private Catholic university)
Three major thoroughfares—Clairemont Drive, Morena Boulevard, and Balboa Avenue—crisscross the region. This allows residents easy access to shopping outlets, restaurants, and other community offerings. On the western border of Clairemont is the San Diego Freeway which provides quick and easy transportation to the outlying areas.
Jobs are plentiful in Clairemont and they are diverse and varied as the housing. You will find a healthy mix of car dealerships, retail centers, and restaurants in the area along with many well-paying office jobs.
Parks and Recreation
The primary hub of activity for the community is the South Claremont Recreation Center. With three miles of trails, the Marian Bear Memorial Park is another local favorite that allows residents to walk, run, jog or ride bikes. If exercise is important to you, you can take on more challenging hikes in some of the finger canyons which wind their way through the nearby mesas.
For fresh air thrills, aim your bike towards the Krause Family Skate and Bike Park. If you want to step into the water for a splash or fishing, both vacationers and fishermen will appreciate the easy access to De Anza Cove.
Where to Shop
Shopping enthusiasts can indulge in some retail therapy at Clairemont Town Square. At the corner of Balboa and Genesee is another centrally located shopping center. Pack a picnic or stock up on groceries at a variety of ethnic markets such as La Tiendita, Balboa International, and Mitsuwa.
In your downtime, restock your pantry and wardrobe at Costco as well as the myriad businesses of Kearny Mesa. If you're looking for serious shopping satisfaction and more choices, Mission and Fashion Valley Malls to the south and UTC to the north have a virtually endless selection.
Where to Eat
Take a break from shopping and grab a bite to eat at fast-casual eateries or dine in authentic restaurants within Clairemont Town Square and Convoy Street. With dozens of restaurants serving up banh mi sandwiches, ramen, sushi, and more, Convoy Street, in particular, is widely popular as the region's "Little Asia".
Considering buying or selling in Clairemont? Let our local real estate agents assist you with the purchase of your next property or expertly negotiate the sale of your current Clairemont home. As your local San Diego real estate agents, we're experts on the market dynamics unique to the California market. We'll get to work for you today!