Santee Real Estate

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Community Profile

A suburb of the city of San Diego, the community of Santee is nestled between hills surrounded by lakes. California State Highways 52 and 125 are the main arteries of the city. Located roughly 20 miles east of downtown San Diego and the Pacific Ocean, exemplary schools, small-town friendliness, and sunny climate characterize the area. Home to Sportsplex USA, sports-oriented people should consider the city of Santee as a possible dream home destination.

Santee Real Estate

With a population of 58,000, Santee real estate has gradually transformed from simple mobile homes and single-family residences to multiple upscale properties. Some of the popular neighborhoods include Riverwalk, Carlton Hills, Cameron Park, Weston, and Riverwood Square. Riverwalk and Carlton Hills are similar neighborhoods that range in price in the mid-six-figure region. The two neighborhoods feature condos, townhouses, lofts, and single-family homes.

The more upscale Weston features larger homes that range between $1 million and $3million in price. For those looking for affordable options, the family-friendly Riverwood Square is a perfect choice. Homes for sale in Riverwood range from 900 to 1,500 square feet in size. Cameron Park is another affordable Santee neighborhood.

Convenient Location

Conveniently located between the mountains of the Cleveland National Forest and the Pacific Ocean, Santee is only 18 miles from San Diego’s premier beaches. Easy access to major State Route 52, Interstate 5 in La Jolla, and State Route 125 make the area a genuine hotspot for business professionals and their families.

Employment opportunities are plentiful as Santee has cultivated a vibrant local economy that balances commercial, retail, and residential uses. The 700-acre Town Center district forms a downtown core that consists of retail businesses, business parks, and high-density residential areas. The commercial district takes advantage of the Metropolitan Transit System trolley station and Santee Trolley Square shopping complex.

Parks and Recreation

Gorgeous Californian nature describes Santee's surroundings. The natural features surrounding the community include the San Diego River that bisects the city, the rolling hills, and the dozens of trails, rivers, and parks that are within the city limits. Let your outdoor adventures take you to the 7,200-acre Mission Trails Regional Park that contains expansive open areas, rugged hills, and large valleys. Park amenities include boating on Lake Murray, 60 miles of trails, and campgrounds.

Amid the natural surroundings, Town Center Community Park encourages healthy lifestyles. More athletic outdoor opportunities are available at Santee Boulders, a challenging rock climbing venue. Santee is also home to many spa and massage facilities for relaxing after a busy day. For a day on the greens, The Carlton Oaks Golf Course is a local favorite.

Art and Culture

The Santee Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich cultural past of the city. To learn more about Santee's colorful past, history buffs should make a pit stop at The Edge moor Barn, one of the Society’s main historical landmarks. Get entertained and informed at one of the many community events including the Santee Wine & Bluegrass Festival. Or treat the whole family to an amazing experience at the Off-Broadway Live Theater.

Educational Opportunities in Santee

If schools are important to you, two different school districts: Grossmont Union High School District and Santee School District serve Santee. Parents can also opt to send their children to nearby private and religious schools that include:

  • St. Kieran’s Catholic School
  • Christian Unified Schools
  • Holy Trinity Catholic School
  • Sierra School of San Diego
  • Warren-Walker School

Degree or certificate-seeking residents can also access San Diego State University, San Diego Christian College, and Grossmont Community College.

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