San Marcos is 5 miles from the ocean and 35 miles from San Diego. It’s a beautiful foothill community of 28,000 homes with an appealing climate and small town feel. Lake San Marcos is a centerpiece of the city and the Lake San Marcos real estate area is a unique community. It is San Diego’s only lake front community and it offers 2 golf courses, a country club, tennis, swimming, lake recreational activities, shops, a hotel & resort and 55+ communities. San Marcos is home to dozens of parks and 60+ miles of hiking & biking trails. Shopping, dining and recreation opportunities are abundant for the 85,000 residents.
This charming city boasts contemporary cuisines, great shopping, Lake San Marcos, and is home to the Cougars of Cal State University San Marcos. Residents enjoy a pleasant San Diego climate year round and world-famous beaches are only a short drive away. Surrounded by pristine nature, engulfed in rich history, and host to a thriving, active local populace, San Marcos is the perfect destination for anyone who’s ever dreamed of living out a well-rounded lifestyle with ease. If beauty, friendliness, a seamless climate, and endless opportunity are things you look for in a community, you’re in luck with San Marcos real estate.