The San Diego neighborhood of Encanto is actually comprised of several individual communities, including Chollas View, Lincoln Park, Emerald Hills, Valencia Park, Encanto, Broadway Heights, and Alta Vista.  The encompassing district can be divided into North and South Encanto, with the main thoroughfare Broadway dividing the two enclaves.  Situated just south of the Martin Luther King Junior Freeway, with I-805 to the west, the community of Encanto is characterized by its rolling hills and wide open spaces. Several commercial buildings line many major streets and low-density residential housing is typical for this area of San Diego County.  The neighborhood is currently undergoing a revitalization, and the Chollas Creek Enhancement Project is spearheading a progressive restoration that strives to protect native vegetation in the area.

Residential housing in the Encanto community ranges from buildings constructed as early as 1915 to new homes built from 2004-2006.  Many homes and lots enjoy significant view opportunities, including glimpses of Coronado Island and majestic downtown San Diego, due to the changes in topography throughout the neighborhood.  Residents of Encanto live in apartments, townhouses, and modest single-family homes that sell from $90,000 for a studio up to $265,000 for a four-bedroom house.  The median sales price for a single family home in Encanto is $201,000.  The average price per square foot is $171.

Encanto residents value strong community involvement and the city provides many services and opportunities to enjoy fellowship with neighbors and enhance personal well-being.  The Encanto Recreation Center offers sports programs like Youth Soccer and Men’s/ Women’s Basketball, and also hosts several events and classes throughout the year.  Families enjoy sponsored Teen Nights, a Spring Easter Egg Hunt, and cooking and craft lessons.  The Recreation Center features a tot lot for little ones and mom’s to gather during the day, and a picnic area for relaxing with neighbors or soaking up the scenery of the area. Encanto’s school-aged children are served by the Solana Beach School District for grades K-6, and the San Diego Unified School District for grades PreK-12.  Residents are part of a multi-racial group that includes Latinos, African-Americans, Phillipinos, and Caucasians.

Encanto is served by an efficient public transportation system that includes a San Diego Trolley Station, which offers a central hub near Euclid and Market Street.  Residents arrive into exciting downtown San Diego in a short 15 minutes aboard the San Diego Trolley.  Dining options in Encanto include fast food eateries, bakeries, and international-themed casual restaurants.  Big-chain and independent grocery markets, convenience stores, and retail outlets line the streets of this slow-paced community.  Government services, like a local post office are also available.   Situated less than 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean, residents of Encanto are close to beaches in the popular North County area, as well as fantastic destinations in the south, such as the beautiful Mission Bay.

Residents who choose to buy a home in Encanto are able to afford a larger home for a relatively low price, as compared to many surrounding San Diego neighborhoods.


Newest Encanto Real Estate Listings

530 65th Street Unit #309, Encanto CA 92114


530 65th Street Unit #309, Encanto

This end unit offers: Brand new range & microwave, tile floors through out entire unit freshly painted, nice views, private balcony. Easy access to trolley and freeways. ...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140053484
  • Bldg. Wyndham

261 65 Th St., Encanto CA 92114


261 65 Th St., Encanto

Owner's pride, newer roof, air conditioner unit, granite counters, newer refrigerator, range, floors, water heater, dual payne windows with trim, tile bathrooms, sliding ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140053246

6779 Mezin Way, Encanto CA 92114


6779 Mezin Way, Encanto

This 1,268 square foot home has 4 bedroom and 1.5 bathroom. Home was recently painted throughout. This home is immaculate, ready to move in....no detail has been overlo...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140053161

312 Cardiff Street, Encanto CA 92114


312 Cardiff Street, Encanto

This cozy home is move in ready. Perfect starter home or for those starting a family. Wood Laminate Flooring, Kitchen Cabinets and Stainless Steel Appliances are approx 2...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140053100

8167 San Felipe, Encanto CA 92114


8167 San Felipe, Encanto

Cute house in a family friendly neighborhood. Fully fenced extra large backyard has a shed, covered picnic area and even a chicken coop! Mature fruit trees and plants. In...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140053019

6653 Mallard, Encanto CA 92114


6653 Mallard, Encanto

This is a cash flow property on a HUGE lot! At a half acre, there is room for 2 families or a family and two tenants paying a nice portion of the mortgage. Or, a nice inv...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052870

1975 Paradise St, Encanto CA 92114


1975 Paradise St, Encanto

Large 4 bedroom family home with very nice views from rear. House has 2 full bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, central heating & air, new carpet, 2 attached garages, large corner...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140052867

Encanto CA 92114



Great home with some repairs needed. Home features an additional room for exercise/multi-purpose, a laundry room and nice view from the backyard. Agent & buyer to verify ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052628

356 Northgate Street, Encanto CA 92114


356 Northgate Street, Encanto

Pride of ownership really shows in this canyon rim home. Open living space with well laid out floor plan. Nice upgrades including granite countertops, beautiful hardwoo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052543

6346 Akins, Encanto CA 92114


6346 Akins, Encanto

Currently used as a church,month to month .great property with 5 offices 2 bathrooms one kitchen and a large area for gatherings or anything you want.zoned for r-6

  • Beds
  • Baths
  • MLS 140052518

7419 Skyline, Encanto CA 92114


7419 Skyline, Encanto

A place to call home! This stunning property has been recently remodeled with hard wood flooring, carpet, designer paint, new bathrooms. Enjoy the sunset from the brand n...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052307

5120 Trinidad, Encanto CA 92114


5120 Trinidad, Encanto

Corner Lot, new kitchen cabinets, new appliances, new flooring, new bath cabinets, new hardware and lighting throughout. This home has the great home feel, plenty of par...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052269

330 Ledgewood, Encanto CA 92114


330 Ledgewood, Encanto

Wonderful Family Home! Nicely renovated with 4 beds/2.5 baths. New kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counters, SS appliances with large pantry and laundry room. Ne...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140052169

5841 Mariposa Place, Encanto CA 92114


5841 Mariposa Place, Encanto

Welcome home to this gem! This freshly renovated home is turnkey ready in one of the finest parts of 92114. Where do we start: Brand new roof with manufacturer's warranty...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052123

882 Sawtelle Avenue, Encanto CA 92114


882 Sawtelle Avenue, Encanto

FHA & VA eligible!! Remodeled & MOVE IN ready 1 story home! HUGE flat lot - room for a pool! Panoramic mountain view canyon lot!! New interior & exterior paint. New force...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140052065

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