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Find the newest homes for sale at Rancho Penasquitos below! The Rancho Peñasquitos real estate market offers plenty of opportunities for home buyers in search of lots of living space and room to grow. Single-family homes dominate the housing market here, and despite many of these homes having been built in the 1970s and 80s, most feature an array of recent updates that should appeal to anyone looking for that perfect turn-key home. For more information about any homes for sale in Rancho Penasquitos, or to schedule a private showing, call your local San Diego real estate specialists - Beer Home Team - Keller Williams Realty at (858) 465-7899. Rancho Penasquitos Community
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Located against the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, Rancho Peñasquitos occupies a large part of northeastern San Diego, and today, it’s home to more than 55,000 residents. The name Rancho Peñasquitos was derived from the first Mexican Land Grant in San Diego County, while Peñasquitos means “little cliffs” in Spanish. In its early days, the Rancho Peñasquitos community was little more than a cattle ranch and way station for emigrants traveling on the Southern Emigrant Trail, but since residential development started to pick up in the early 1960s, its been a highly sought-after destination for home buyers looking for a peaceful atmosphere and home prices that tend to be relatively affordable for the area.
The Rancho Peñasquitos community is predominantly residential, with 51 percent of the area designated for residential housing development. Another 34 percent is strictly reserved for parks, open spaces and natural preserves, while only two percent of Rancho Peñasquitos is commercially driven. What little business does occupy a place in Ranch Peñasquitos is located near the Ted Williams Freeway, at either Rancho Peñasquitos Boulevard or Black Mountain Road.
In addition to the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, which runs alongside much of the Rancho Peñasquitos southern border, Black Mountain Open Space Park is also located on the opposite side of the neighborhood, offering perhaps the best hiking, biking, and outdoor recreation on San Diego’s vast northeast side.
On clearer days, which seem to be the norm around the San Diego region, visitors of the park are able to scan the horizon to take in breathtaking ocean and mountain views in nearly every direction, making it one of the more heavily visited attractions east of Interstate 5.