Encinitas is one of the most desirable places to live in all of San Diego. Encinitas is located just 90 miles from Los Angeles and 25 miles from Downtown San Diego. Incorporating some smaller cities, Encinitas has the benefits of the Pacific Ocean weather combined with the convenience of excellent freeway access and business opportunities.
Encinitas consistently ranks very high on the "best places to live" list for the United States. This is because of many different factors. For the population, there is a relatively low crime rate, the school system is excellent, it is very public transportation friendly, and the weather has a yearly average of just over 70 degrees. This excellent weather is one of the reasons Encinitas is famous for its poinsettia production.
There are communities and houses of all shapes and sizes available in Encinitas. Whether you are looking for a small house, luxurious mansion, or maybe an apartment complex to invest in, you can find an enormous selection of real estate in Encinitas. Being such a desirable place to live, an investment property is almost guaranteed to be successful for you. There is real estate available on the oceanside cliffs, rolling hills, mesas, and many other types of terrain. The possibilities are limitless.
There is a ton of recreational opportunities available for people of all ages in Encinitas. There is excellent surfing and regular surf competitions, an amazing shopping district, a one of a kind botanical garden, and a lagoon that is home to hundreds of species of birds. Legoland is very close and is an excellent way to spend the day with children.
Encinitas is conveniently located right off the Interstate 5 freeway and is very close to many other freeways so if you are going to commute, you can do it with ease. You will be able to get to any other point in San Diego and even Los Angeles relatively quickly.
Encinitas is located within the county of San Diego, approximately 30 minutes drive to Downtown San Diego.