VALLEY CENTER

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Median Price $400,000
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Valley Center Real Estate

Valley Center is a quiet community of around 15,000 residents located in the rolling foothills of North San Diego County. San Diego is just 40 miles to the south. The area -- just north of Escondido -- is part of the Rincon Valley and features hilltop estates, horse ranches, avocado groves and other agriculture.  Residents enjoy country living with easy access to all of Southern California’s amenities.

The real estate market in Valley Center offers Spanish and California-style ranch homes as well as contemporary designs. More than 90% of the land is zoned for lot sizes of two acres or more, ensuring a large number of estate sized homes and horse properties. Single-family homes start in the mid-$200,000s and range up to $3 million and more for custom luxury estates with spectacular views of the surrounding foothills and mountains.

Valley Center is just a short drive to nearby Escondido and numerous parks, lakes, the sports center, more than a dozen golf courses, great restaurants, wineries, and shopping centers. Escondido is also home to the California Center for the Arts. Located nearby are the San Diego Wild Animal Park and the Lawrence Welk Resort.   Lake Wohlford and Lake Dixon provide trout and bass fishing as well as hiking and picnic opportunities.  Valley View Casino offers opportunities for gaming and dining.