San Marcos Real Estate
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San Marcos is located in the beautiful foothills of northern San Diego County and is just a 35-minute drive south to downtown San Diego and a 15-minute drive west to the shores of the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Miles of trails in the local hills and the gorgeous Lake San Marcos (which offers several age 55+ communities) provide outdoor experiences for the young and the young at heart alike.
Home to Palomar College and California State University San Marcos, the City has become the heart of education in northern San Diego County, and its award-winning high school is one of the top 100 in the U.S.
A dedication to parks and community services is another priority for San Marcos. In addition to its rich recreational and cultural programs for children, teens, adults and seniors, the City is in the process of constructing and opening an additional five new parks, which will bring the total number of parks in San Marcos to 17.
Popular shopping and dining destinations include Creekside Marketplace, Nordahl Center, Grand Plaza and Old California Restaurant Row. San Marcos is considering future developments like the San Marcos Downtown Creek District, Palomar Station and University Village in order to provide residents and visitors alike with quality regional shopping, dining and entertainment.
San Marcos features an effective and efficient transportation system with the SPRINTER commuter rail line and excellent bus service, and also has easy access to Interstates 5 and 15. The Carlsbad/Palomar regional airport is only 6 miles away.
Home to award-winning San Elijo Hills and other master-planned communities, San Marcos is emerging as a leader in providing quality housing with a wide range of prices and designs.