San Diego North County Inland

When you hear about 4S Ranch, Carmel Valley, Poway, Scripps Ranch and Rancho Bernardo, you know one is talking about San Diego’s North County Inland Communities.  With warmer climates, an abundance of beautiful upscale homes (ranging in price from $225,000 to several million dollars) and estates in a family-friendly environment, this area has a lot to offer new home owners and current residences.  Most North County communities are just a mere 30-minute drive to the Gaslamp District giving you convenience access to “America’s Finest City.”  North County is a great place to live, work, raise a family or simply enjoy your retirement.

4S Ranch is one of the upscale inland communities in San Diego’s North County.  4S Ranch is located 25 miles north Point Loma and is 13 miles east of Pacific Beach.  Residents are drawn to this neighborhood because of the schools, parks and miles of great homes that line this area.  Since 4S Ranch is considered one of the “newer” communities in North County, you’ll find a sense of pride within the residents where it pertains to their neighborhoods, and basically the area itself.  4S Ranch is a quiet, safe neighborhood where people are outdoors enjoying the beautiful climate and relaxed lifestyle.

Carmel Valley is also considered one of the newer communities in North County.  This coastal neighborhood is another high-end, master-planned community and home to approximately 50,000 residents.  With its close proximity to Interstate 5, it makes it easy to breeze down the Interstate 5 for the 20 minute ride to Ocean Beach, the Little Italy, Mission Valley or even Mission Beach.  Sometimes referred to as the “sister-city” of Del Mar, Carmel Valley has close access to the beautiful beaches nearby. This family-friendly residential area has a mix of single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and multi-million dollar estates.  

Poway is one of the most popular area’s in the county and considered to be “The City in the County.”  It lies just east of Interstate 15, giving you complete access to the 30-minute commute to Downtown San Diego and all its attractions.  Poway has the unique distinction for being one of the best school districts in all of San Diego County; in fact, the Poway Unified School District has grown to more than 30 elementary, middle and high schools.  The area has so much to offer residents with its affordable housing to spacious ranch style multi-million homes, parks, recreational areas and miles of open space.

Scripps Ranch is located just east of Interstate 15, and is one of San Diego’s North County’s most affluent, upscale communities.  Taking pride in each neighborhood, residents love the seclusion and privacy of this family-oriented residential area.  The peaceful atmosphere of Scripps Ranch attracts many new home buyers.  With an abundance of open space, Scripps Ranch lends itself to many neighborhood parks, ball fields, nature trails and wildlife preservation.   With Lake Miramar in close proximity, so many outdoor activity options are available, not only to residents, but visitors too.  The lake is available for fishing and boating and of course, there’s always a family picnic to be seen on any given day.  Lake Miramar is surrounded by a five-mile running/biking path for all those who are inclined.

Rancho Bernardo is an upscale city  with so much to offer.  Simply known as RB to many residents of San Diego, this quiet community is only a 30-minute drive to Kensington, the Gaslamp District, La Jolla and all of the San Diego attractions.  Rancho Bernardo is one of the largest retirement residential area's in the county.  It is located in the northern hills and boasts beautiful homes and estates, all in a family-friendly safe environment.  With so many shopping and dining options along with a multitude of business opportunities and great schools, Rancho Bernardo tends to be a very attractive community to live for any size family.

San Diego North County Inland