Descanso San Diego CA Real Estate – including, Homes, Townhomes, Condos, and Multifamilies for Sale Search

Updated every 5 minutes with the latest real estate for sale in Descanso San Diego CA - including homes, townhomes, condos, and multifamilies - as posted by Descanso real estate agents and brokers - over 30% more listings than Zillow, Realtor, Trulia, and Redfin.

Get Signed Up Now to receive new listings, price changes, and recent sales prices - with the ability to get instant, daily, weekly, bi weekly, or monthly email updates.    

By creating your FREE account you can:

  • Get New Property Email Alerts

  • Price Change Alerts

  • Detailed Property Info

  • Virtual Pictures

  • Track Recent Active, Pending, and Solds

Get Signed Up Now and get the latest Descanso tax and HUD foreclosures, REO properties, bank owned homes, and short sales being offered at HUGE price reductions and significantly lower than retail value.  

Descanso November 27, 2021
8
Listed
36
Avg. DOM
$371.59
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$744,000
Med. List Price
8 Properties
$799,000
Subdivision: Descanso, Alpine Valley
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,866
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
4
Days on Site
210032091
MLS
Unique Whimsical Castle Perched on a Hill Top Just Minutes from Alpine- Built in 1930, this architectural beauty delivers gleaming wood floors, original stonework, exposed beamed vaulted ceilings,...
9
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
8,791
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
17
Days on Site
303035325
MLS
Amazing opportunity to create a multi family compound. 4 flat stunning acres, 8700+ SF house with a kitchen large enough to feed the neighborhood! Beautiful mountains surround this home. Many areas...
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,320
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
19
Days on Site
305006112
MLS
Cozy, country home nestled in the beautiful mountain community of Descanso! Enjoy beautiful sunrises and spectacular sunsets from your large deck! This home offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, with...
$689,000
Subdivision: Descanso
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
30
Days on Site
210030077
MLS
Beautiful Descanso home with stunning Views!!!!! This charmer has it all! Enjoy quiet secluded Country living and snow fall while only being about 45 mins away from San Diego beaches. Features...
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
4,350
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
36
Days on Site
304997755
MLS
THIS IS LIVING! Gorgeous custom built Mediterranean style home with incredible VIEWS & Large 6 Car detached garage is truly the epitome of Luxury living, Country style. Home sits at the end of the...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,587
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
44
Days on Site
304992918
MLS
You can get your castle with spectacular mountain and meadows views. 3 bedrooms 2 baths. Recently remodeled open kitchen. Perfect location, 0.25 ac. topography level. Enjoy your tavern in the turret....
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,634
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
59
Days on Site
304433267
MLS
Country living at its BEST! Beautiful equestrian property on nearly 9 acres, of all usable land, with access to riding trails right from your own property! Enter this beautiful property with tree...
3
Beds
2
Baths
825
Sq.Ft.
1928
Year Built
88
Days on Site
304413903
MLS
Charming cabin perched up above the surrounding area offering views from a tranquil setting. This property comes with TWO APN#'s which total to nearly 1/4 acre and has a driveway which leads to a...

Descanso Information and Highlights

Here's a quick rundown of our list:

Descanso Information and Highlights

Descanso, located in the Cuyumaca Mountains within the Mountain Empire, is a small town southeast of San Diego that does its name justice. This small hamlet’s Spanish sobriquet can be loosely translated as “rest” or, more to the point, “rest from labor.”

This sleepy bucolic shire just east of Alpine and west of Pine Valley, is every nine-to-five worker ant’s dreamy oasis. The gold ring after a harried existence slaving away at that volcanic forge that is San Diego. The second you nestle into its boundaries, a weight is instantly slapped off your shoulders. Its caps and peaks, its natural wonder, its micro-climate worming its way into your body and rejuvenating your existence.

The 50-minute commute to San Diego, for most residents is a godsend. A way to truly put a barrier between themselves and the hurly burly lifestyle of big city reality.

Descanso’s year-round climate is one of its most enduring qualities. Its ocean moderated weather system is hard to beat, gifting its residents with many outdoor activities and natural amenities.

Meanwhile, Descanso, due in part to it’s natural vistas and panoramas, has acquired a fame spurned on by numerous magazines article. In 2011, Descanso was voted the second Best-Rested City in The U.S, while a year later, it garnered the laurels of America’s Most Playful City.

Weather

The best way to describe the weather in.. is with the usage of a non sequitur explanation. “The climate in is rather lighthearted.” The Mediterranean atmosphere of the whole San Diego area is one of the best and healthiest ecosystems in all of the United States. Summers are warm, yet dry while Winters are mild and stable. Precipitation occurs only in the months between November and March. Allergy season doesn’t even factor in. Recent data has discovered that this sort of atmosphere promotes a cell reproduction and can actually extend a person’s lifetime; humidity and temperature fluctuations being the bane of a healthy system.

Recreation

Descanso’s many natural booty, its heavy coffers laid sprawled with the bounty of the land, has drawn in the crowds and seduced the overseas and domestic migrants. Its attractive suburbs, many green areas and its well-endowed art boutiques constantly manage to gift its residents with an endless array of recreational opportunities.

Hiking, biking, trail running and horse-back riding are frequent pastimes in the area.

Shopping

Descanso is a small community that loves and appreciates its uniquely quaint and overly homely demeanor. It turns a cold shoulder on such big city fare as brand stores and big box monstrosities, and embraces the family owned and operated business. Small antique shops; cute fruit stands; General Stores named after families who have existed in the area for countless generations. Descanso’s charm comes from the fact that it is a town proud of its heritage.

  • Walker's Hat Shop - Descanso, CA - (619) 445-4033
  • Perkins Market - 24680 Viejas Blvd - (619) 445-2578
  • Raintree Market - 9300 Highway 79 - (619) 445-4537

Restaurants

Dining options in Descanso are limited. Most of its residents preferring to sit and share a family meal in the comfort of their homes, or at the neighbors backyard over a fiery barbecue. Nonetheless, Descanso’s two restaurants and bistros are rather well versed in the necessary arts. There stock fresh and meaty, their apple pies orgasmic in their taste.

  • Veronica’s Kitchen - 24680 Viejas Grade - (619) 445-3804
  • Descanso Junction Restaurant - 8306 Hwy 79 - (619) 659-2199

Demographics

The 2010 Census indicated that Descanso’s population verges around 1.500. A density of 74 people per square mile. Caucasian whites being the prime racial component, with sprinklings of Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and Hispanics.

Schools

The area near Descanso was voted as number 3 of the Most Competitive Public College systems in the West Coast. It has a bevy of Public Schools and private institutions. All willing and able to bequeath your tike with the best educational experience available. Every teacher has, approximately, 20 students to his or her charge. Meanwhile, within Descanso’s borders you’ll discover a wonderful Elementary School.

  • Descanso Elementary School - Descanso, CA 91916.

Landmarks

Descanso’s local attractions swirl into the natural section of the points of interest catalogue. Lakes, mountain regions, Native American Reservations, groves and creeks. Descanso’s valleys and canyons are majestic sights to behold and their beauty is second to none.

  • Laguna Mountains.
  • Lake Cuyamaca.

Conclusion

Descanso is the perfect spot to find and nurture a good night’s rest. Its atmosphere, its local scenery and its peaceful citizens offer the weary worker the right doze of environment to rapidly defrock that day’s worries. Once you enter its paradise like valley and splendrous surroundings, you’ll discover yourself neck deep in a world unlike any you’ve ever experience before. Each minute, a constant reminder and affirmation that you’ve made the right choice by moving in.

Descanso Mortgage

Whether you are a first time home buyer, need down payment assistance, were in the military or are now, want to buy in the country side, put down as little as 3%, or much more than that, I have access to the top mortgage programs in the State with over 40 wholesale lenders at my disposal. You will get much lower rates and fees than any local credit union or bank. 

See Top Programs Now!

Descanso Property Alert

Be the first to know when new Descanso short sales, foreclosures, deeply discounted homes, and brand new hot properties come onto the market before anyone else - over 30% more listings than Trulia, Zillow and Realtor.  

Get Signed Up Now!

Descanso Home Valuation

Do you own a home in Descanso and want to find out instantly and completely free what it is worth in today's market - with absolutely no cost or obligation?

Get Your Instant Value Now!

Descanso Market Statistics

Stay up to date with the latest sales prices, market times, days on market, number of homes sold, and over 12 of the most up to date housing statistics going back over 16 years. 

See the Latest Comparable's Now!