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Mira Mesa Real Estate

Mira Mesa was established in the 1950s as a residential area for the Naval Air Station at Miramar to the south. The neighborhood runs across the southern edge of the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve between I-15 and I-5. Eight community parks including an active teen center and a senior center are located in this neighborhood. Facilities include an ice arena and an aquatic complex.

Mira Mesa Boulevard bisects the area and provides shopping and office space. A new commercial development that includes a movie complex and a number of popular stores has recently been constructed near the I-15 intersection. A thriving group of Vietnamese restaurants and markets can be found near the intersection of Black Mountain Road.  Further west, newer business parks and office buildings take advantage of the area's easy access to both I-805 and I-5. 

The residential area attracts young families, including many military personnel stationed at the now Miramar Marine Corps Air Station.  Real estate is available in a range of prices and styles, from single-family detached homes to condominiums and apartments. The schools are good and the proximity to recreation areas and freeways is attractive.  Some homes have city or canyon views.

Real estate in Mira Mesa is diverse, with homes available in a wide range of styles and prices. Single-family detached homes in Mira Mesa Verde, Mesa Village, and Larwin View Estates are priced in the high $400,000s, with prices ranging up to $750,000 and more for large estate properties in communities including Canyon Country West and Mesa Del Sol. Condominiums and townhouses start in the low $300,000s for two-bedroom units in developments like the gated Mirabella, Canyon Bluffs, Villas at Westmore, Villas at Summit Ridge. Many of these homes boast community swimming pools, clubhouses, recreation areas and spas, and scenic greenbelt views. Prices range up to $550,000 and more for four-bedroom units featuring valley, canyon or city lights views. Land and lots available for custom construction are limited.

Sorrento Valley and Sorrento Mesa, which lie to the west of Mira Mesa and border Carmel Valley and East Del Mar, offer homes in the high $600,000s and up.  Most of the construction in this area is newer, with the housing tracts first being developed in the late 1990s.