Encinitas is more than just a community in California with six miles of beach. This San Diego community has been dubbed America’s premier Surf City and Flower Capital of America. As you may have guessed, Encinitas lies on the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. What you may not know is that the beaches of Encinitas are nestled between the Elijo Lagoon to the south and the Batiquitos Lagoon to the north.
In 1986, the city of Encinitas was incorporated and at that time, five communities were included in the city. Each of these communities offers their own unique personality including Historic Encinitas, New Encinitas, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Olivenhain, and Leucadia.
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More About Encinitas California
Homebuyers can easily find the perfect home within the various communities with an Encinitas Real Estate Agent showing the opportunities and possibilities. Historic Encinitas offers wide streets and sidewalks along Highway 101 Corridor and the beaches. New Encinitas offers a newer Encinitas with condos and shopping centers. Cardiff-by-the-Sea is of course the area on the hillsides overlooking the sea as the name implies. Encinitas homes here are quaint and certainly have awesome views. Olivenhain is the area offering homeowners a bit more land with their home for their horses to have room to run and play. Leucadia is the neighborhood known for the eucalyptus tree lined streets.
What you can expect to see and do in Encinitas is a wide array of great outdoor activities including all the water sports you can think of as well as visiting the Quail Botanical Gardens home to desert gardens, bamboo groves, California fauna and flora, a tropical rainforest, an undersea succulent garden, subtropical fruit garden, and Mediterranean landscapes.
The beaches of course are the most popular destinations with Encinitas having 10 public beaches. Surfers love Swami’s beach as does those that love the awe-inspiring view from the rugged cliffs. Families spend the day at Moonlight Beach while nude sunbathers visit the Boneyard.
Encinitas has a wide array of homes from tiny bungalows to large ranches, from cottages on the beach to ranchettes with room for horses. If you are looking for a large family style home or a maintenance free condo, you will find the one to fit your needs as well as your lifestyle just by speaking with an Encinitas real estate Agent.
For those that want to get away from city life but still want to be near enough to commute to work, Encinitas could be your dream come true. San Diego is 25 miles away while Sorrento Valley is only 10 miles away. If you want a quality education system, then you will be glad to know that Encinitas schools rank in the 80th – 90th percentile.
To find out more about property opportunities in Encinitas contact one of our courteous Encinitas Homes professionals today at 866-426-7334 or complete the contact form below.