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


6063 Fulmar, Encanto

Lovely home perched on a hill with wonderful views! Special features include a bonus room, fireplace, pool, easy access to freeway. Needs work but this home has lots of p...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140058114

5276 San Jacinto Pl, Encanto CA 92114


5276 San Jacinto Pl, Encanto

Great turn-key starter home in the Valencia Park Neighborhood! This over-sized property boasts high ceilings, large rooms, an open floor plan, new paint, and recently rem...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140058053

304 Rexview Drive, Encanto CA 92114


304 Rexview Drive, Encanto

Traditional sale!.......beautiful single story 3 bedroom/2 bath home. Features a large family room with fireplace for relaxing and gatherings. A must see. Private fenc...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057965

1410 Woodrow Avenue, Encanto CA 92114


1410 Woodrow Avenue, Encanto

FHA & VA welcome! This home is located in a great neighborhood! Remodeled 1 story home on a huge corner lot! New heater, new roof, new custom kitchen cabinets, new granit...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057959

7755 Woodbine Way, Encanto CA 92114


7755 Woodbine Way, Encanto

Wonderful neighborhood for a family. Close to school, freeway and shopping. Beautiful remodeled home. Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, new carpet/paint t...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057944

451 Sawtelle Ave., Encanto CA 92114


451 Sawtelle Ave., Encanto

TOTALLY UPGRADED, MOVE-IN READY HOME!!! This entire adorable home has been updated with high quality finishes. Upgrades include the following NEW items: kitchen cabinets,...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140057908

7423 Woodridge, Encanto CA 92114


7423 Woodridge, Encanto

This home will not last so don't pass it up. This home is walking distance to Daniel Boone Elementary School. If you want a property that is move in ready then this hom...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057883

7038 Tuther, Encanto CA 92114


7038 Tuther, Encanto

FHA/VA Buyers encouraged! Beautiful move-in ready 2 story 4 bedroom/2 bath with huge usable yard and fantastic views of hills/mountains and twinkling night lights. 2 bedr...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057844

410 Lausanne Dr, Encanto CA 92114


410 Lausanne Dr, Encanto

Nice home in established neighborhood. This House has great potential. Additional large Den with a fireplace. Can also be used as a bedroom if you choose. The lot is ov...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140057773

5705 Trinidad Way, Encanto CA 92114


5705 Trinidad Way, Encanto

Nice centrally located home with great potential. Home sits on a elevated lot so nice views throughout. Updated windows and slider. Wooden floors and some updates in k...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057744

8686 Innsdale, Encanto CA 92114


8686 Innsdale, Encanto

Great short sale opportunity on this 3 bed / 2 bath home in San Diego. Lot's of potential. Bonus room added on that's not included in the square footage. Open floor pl...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057729

1474 58th, Encanto CA 92114


1474 58th, Encanto

A beautiful home located in the Alta Vista neighborhood in San Diego. The backyard has a spectacular view of the harbor from the horizon and city lights view at night. Hi...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057727

5812 Roswell, Encanto CA 92114


5812 Roswell, Encanto

Beautiful newly remodeled San Diego home ready for move in today! This home has been completely remodeled with a custom kitchen with granite counters, 2upgraded bathrooms...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050063

Encanto CA 92114



Great investment for first time buyers or investors with a convenient location. Very well maintained property with new kitchen cabinets and granite counter tops Great te...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths
  • MLS 140057674
  • Bldg. Nk

713-717 62nd St., Encanto CA 92114


713-717 62nd St., Encanto

Please do not disturb tenants! Shortsale Approved @ $333K B2VABCOE

  • Beds 3
  • Baths
  • MLS 140057605

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