Fallbrook is a quiet community located just East of Camp Pendleton. This proximity to the famous Marine base makes is a wonderful place to live for military and non-military alike. Not that many military families actually call Fallbrook home. Fallbrook is a beautiful agricultural type of community that many people don't associate with California let alone San Diego. There is a deep heritage in this community and is really shows through the numerous activites each year that include a large portion of the residents.
Fallbrook is touted as the "Avocado Capitol of the Universe" and has a famous Avocado festival each spring. This festival has music, a street fair, and will give the avocado lover an experience they will never forget. With its very small town country atmosphere, Fallbrook takes great pride in its American heritage and every holiday you could imagine is celebrated with a gusto rarely found anymore in many cities. This close-knit, small town atmosphere is what makes Fallbrook such a unique and wonderful city. Many people remember walking down the street as a child and all the people in town knew you by name, said hello, and struck up a conversation. This is still happening in Fallbrook.
Fallbrook has many styles of home but there is a large number of historic places in town. When you are looking to buy real estate, you should keep in mind the traditions of Fallbrook and make sure your new home will fit in nicely with the local trees and plant life. Fallbrook takes great pride in being in touch with natural beauty in and around all types of property. If you have a history of ranching and farming, Fallbrook might just be your own personal paradise. The local schools can enjoy 4-H and FFA (Future Farmers of America) which is something very unique for many parts of California.
Fallbrook is located about 5 miles away from I-15 so the traffic is minimal in town and you will experience a feeling many California residents can only dream of. Gridlock, graffiti, and crime is almost non-existant and you will experience a sense of security that you might have never experienced before.
Fallbrook is located within the county of San Diego, approximately 30 minutes drive to Downtown San Diego.