San Diego Neighborhoods for Young Families
Raising a family can be full of tough choices: Finding the perfect place for your family to live and grow is one of the hardest and most si-highlight--primary decisions you will ever make. With the wonderfully diverse communities, great schools and plentiful opportunities that San Diego has to offer, it can be challenge to decide where to put down roots. Luckily, San Diego has many strong, community-oriented neighborhoods that can provide your family with the perfect start towards a bright and prosperous future.
San Elijo Hills
A masterfully planned community, San Elijo provides a delightful small town atmosphere while enjoying convenient access to everything that San Diego has to offer. Focused on providing a safe and friendly environment for families to live, grow and thrive, San Elijo Hills boasts a 19-acre community park with a soccer field, two baseball fields and plenty of area to play and have picnics. San Elijo Hills features it's own elementary and junior high schools; high school students are able to attend the award-winning San Marcos High School that is located nearby.
Nestled mere minutes from some of California's most breathtaking beaches, Carmel Valley is an affluent planned community with a strong emphasis on community involvement. In addition to providing an excellent residential lifestyle, Carmel Valley features a prosperous assortment of hotels and eateries and supports a well-rounded commercial district. While award-winning schools, large homes and impressive recreational facilities make this neighborhood a practical place to raise a family, the enthusiasm of an already fantastic community constantly working to evolve and improve inspires a connected, positive way of life.
Mission Hills is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in San Diego. With historic and architecturally-diverse buildings that bring back the individuality and charm of the suburban lifestyle, Mission Hills features the thriving commercial and residential areas that make any smaller town an ideal place for children to grow up. Schools in this area are in California's top 70th percentile. Nestled in a beautiful canyon landscape, this neighborhood manages to be quiet and community-oriented while still in conveniently close proximity to the many attractions, museums and cultural events of downtown San Diego.
This pristine development was designed to celebrate and facilitate a strong sense of community for all of it's residents. Ideal for families, homes in this area are part of the prestigious Poway Unified School District. Positioned next to Black Mountain Open Space Park and preserving over a 1,000 acres of coastal green space, the Del Sur community sprawls over 4,600 acres and provides over 18 miles of walking and biking trails as well as an eventual 13 community parks. This award-winning private residential community was developed with green construction methods, embracing alternative energy resources to conserve electricity and water and help ensure a vibrant, healthy community that will last for generations.