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


7903 Anza Dr., Encanto

Large Encanto 4BR 2BA home with Garage in Lomita Village. Investor Dream opportunity.

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050859

234 Deeerock Pl, Encanto CA 92114


234 Deeerock Pl, Encanto

Traditional sale!!! Move in ready completely remodeled back in 2012, new everything, samsung appliances, new vanities, blinds and fire place for those cold days!!!

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050835

1202 Koe, Encanto CA 92114


1202 Koe, Encanto

Larger home for this area. Tax Assessor says 5 bedrooms ,3 baths ,1773 sq ft.Huge quarter acre lot. Large back yard .....great for kids and entertaining. Attached 2 car g...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140050812

1094 Stillwell Ave, Encanto CA 92114


1094 Stillwell Ave, Encanto

Great family home with a front private courtyard for entertaining and relaxation. Walking distance to Nye elementary, Valencia Park, and O'Ferrell Charter School and more...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140050799

958 Woodrow Ave, Encanto CA 92114


958 Woodrow Ave, Encanto

Totally Remodeled! Large 4bed/2bath/2car garage 1,568 sqft one level home on a large lot. Completely renovated with new kitchen, remodeled bathrooms, new windows and moul...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050766

5950 Balmoral Drive, Encanto CA 92114


5950 Balmoral Drive, Encanto

Move in ready home just renovated with permits and new master bath. The house has an enclosed lower level framed in with 8 ft plus headroom, giving the buyer the potentia...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050734
  • Bldg. West Hollywood

834 Sunnyside Ave, Encanto CA 92114


834 Sunnyside Ave, Encanto

This is a great starter home for the first time homebuyer, has a covered patio and backyard for outside entertaining . Garage was converted into the third bedroom . Clo...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140050307
  • Bldg. N/A

Encanto CA 92114



House has been used as two units. Front of house consists of two bedrooms/one bath. The back unit consists of one bedroom / one bath an. Both units have their own separat...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050176

923 Pyramid St, Encanto CA 92114


923 Pyramid St, Encanto

Enjoy this wonderful 3 bed / 2 bath starter home in a quiet neighborhood with easy access to the freeway. This great home features a three bedrooms, two baths, wood floor...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140038979

5381 Roswell St, Encanto CA 92114


5381 Roswell St, Encanto

Large corner lot home in Emerald Hills with covered carport. Quiet neighborhood. Quick access to shopping and freeways 5, 94, 805 & 15. Short commute to downtown, San D...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050171

854 Winston, Encanto CA 92114


854 Winston, Encanto

Traditional Sale. Great Family Home. Offers Custom kitchen with granite counter tops. Laminate flooring, ceiling fans. Newer double pane windows. Automatic 2 car garage. ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140050077

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

850 Leppert Crt, Encanto CA 92114


850 Leppert Crt, Encanto

Investors welcomed. Home has gorgeous view. Beautiful home in culdesac, corner house. Needs Little TLC. Buyers to verify all prior to Closing.

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140050055

1824 Jake Mills Court, Encanto CA 92114


1824 Jake Mills Court, Encanto

Welcome Home! This 4 bedroom 3 bath move-in ready home features a ground floor bedroom and bathroom, large open kitchen with granite counter tops, office, huge backyard ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140049875

526 61st, Encanto CA 92114


526 61st, Encanto

Cozy single story great opportunity for first time home buyers. Turn key home features include 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Family room includes fireplace. Kitchen is...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140049874

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