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

184 Latimer St, Encanto CA 92114


184 Latimer St, Encanto

First time on the market in over 30 years and the envy of the neighborhood, this is the house you've been waiting for. This home offers a downstairs Master bedroom, a rem...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057295

425 68th St, Encanto CA 92114


425 68th St, Encanto

Great investment property, brings in over $2,050/mo in rent! Huge lot, more than half an acre! Flip potential. Panoramic views from patio. Plenty of parking. Perfect for ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057256

544 Encinitas Ave, Encanto CA 92114


544 Encinitas Ave, Encanto

Short Sale - This 1157 sq ft property features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and it has a large backyard. Due to current condition of the home financing is not available. Cash ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057207

5975 Creighton Way, Encanto CA 92114


5975 Creighton Way, Encanto

Come see this cute single story house in Encanto Skyline neighborhood, quite street and on the Cul-de-sac. This property features with new laminate/tile floor, recessed l...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140057053

157 Coolwater Drive, Encanto CA 92114


157 Coolwater Drive, Encanto

Gorgeous turn key property...beautiful single level home with oversized yard that has renovated form start to finish...completely upgrade from new designer kitchen,new ba...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056948

7549 Black Oak, Encanto CA 92114


7549 Black Oak, Encanto

Great corner lot! Home has a nice open floorplan with Living, Family and Bonus room! The kitchen has been remodeled with completely new cabinets, new granite counters, ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056946

425 Meadowbrook Unit #102, Encanto CA 92114


425 Meadowbrook Unit #102, Encanto

Beautiful move in ready condo with a 2 car attached garage and many upgrades. This property has everything you want. Great community for a family.

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140056853

703 59th St., Encanto CA 92114


703 59th St., Encanto

Beautiful MOVE-IN ready house with lots to list, NEW: roof, stucco, windows, doors, gate & fences, paint inside and out, carpet & laminate through out, kitchen cabinets, ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056789

7381 Minerva Dr, Encanto CA 92114


7381 Minerva Dr, Encanto

3 bedroom, 2 bath single level home with hardwood floors in most rooms. Features include new water heater, new garage door and opener. There is an enclosed patio/sunroom....

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056735

467 Ringwood Dr, Encanto CA 92114


467 Ringwood Dr, Encanto

Completely Remodeled! All New Kitchen and Bathrooms! Beautiful new designer paint colors, dark wood floors, custom tile, All new Windows, Doors and trim moldings. Corner ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056707

363 Northgate St, Encanto CA 92114


363 Northgate St, Encanto

Move in ready 3BR beautifully remodeled and ready to call home! Open and bright floor plan with neutral colors and inviting atmosphere! Features include: Dual pane windo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056673

1479 Gibson Street, Encanto CA 92114


1479 Gibson Street, Encanto

Remodeled throughout - like a new home! 3 Bed, 2 Bath. Large lot in quiet rural-like North Encanto. All new kitchen featuring stainless appliances, granite counters and ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056607

521 Omeara St., Encanto CA 92114


521 Omeara St., Encanto

Beautiful remodeled single story home! Newly painted, new tile, new carpet, kitchen w/ new cabinets, new granite countertops with backsplash, new stove, and new s.s. sink...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140056532

424 Ringwood Dr., Encanto CA 92114


424 Ringwood Dr., Encanto

Just remodeled with custom wood kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops, new stainless steel appliances, new travertine & tile floors throughout except 2 bedrooms with car...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140045977
  • Bldg. Highland Park Estates/Lomita

2020 Oriole St, Encanto CA 92114


2020 Oriole St, Encanto

Entertaining all offers at $399k-$449k! Extraordinary modern home located in the hills of the highly desirable Broadway Heights neighborhood, surrounded by custom homes o...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140056301

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