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Lake San Marcos

Lake San Marcos Homepage:  Lake San Marcos is one of the unsung, and great places to live in San Diego. There are more than 20 neighborhoods, many right on the shores of Lake San Marcos. The lake itself is a real jewel. Originally built in 1946, this 80 acre lake is home to bass, crappie, blue gill and catfish. The new owners of the lake have done great things to improve the community. There is a new Lakehouse hotel, which gets 4 star ratings right on the water. The hotel offers all types of watercraft rentals. The lake has become a great playground for many. See the new gate area, Varadero homes.

Ocean Hills Country Club

Ocean Hills Country Club Homepage : This website is the top source of real estate home information for Ocean Hills Country Club buyers and Ocean Hills Country Club sellers. It has over 12 pages of useful Ocean Hills retirement living information including all current listings of Ocean Hills real estate. You can find street maps, floor plans, villages, frequently ask questions, and articles especially written for senior, 55 plus, Ocean Hills buyers and residents. These Ocean Hills homes are located south of Highway 78 between Carlsbad and Vista. Many of these Ocean Hills homes have golf course or ocean views. See Ocean HIlls homes sales comparisons by model floor plan for 2011.

Other Over 55 Communities

There are many other 55 (55+) communities in San Diego North County. In Oceanside there are also Oceana  homesEmerald Lake VillagePilgrim Creek , Peacock Hills, and Villa Trieste homes.  Other Oceanside over 55 homes not included are Pacifica, Costa Serena,  and Rancho Hermosa.   In Carlsbad there are Rancho Carlsbad homes and Camino Hills.    Encinitas has High Country Villas HomesSan Marcos has Las Brisas  and also, in San Marcos, but not designated as over 55, is Lake San Marcos which offers mostly single level homes and tends to be a favorite with the over 55 senior crowd.  Oaks North homes and Seven Oaks homes are both in the inland community of Rancho Bernardo.


Carlsbad Homepage: Carlsbad is a picturesque community about 34 miles north of San Diego and just north of Encinitas. Its downtown runs along the ocean and is just north of the popular Carlsbad State Beach.  The Carlsbad area is surrounded by rolling hills, lagoons such as Agua Hedionda and Batiquitos lagoons, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is the home of major tourist attractions such as Legoland and the Flower Fields. There is a wide selection of Carlsbad real estate and Carlsbad coastal homes including condos, multi-million dollar ocean view estates, and 55 + communities like Rancho Carlsbad. There are also great planned developments like Rancho Carrillo homes and Bressi Ranch homes. Carlsbad is also home to the world famous La Costa Resort and Spa and gorgeous La Costa.


Oceanside Homepage: Just to the north of Carlsbad and about 37 miles from San Diego is the city of Oceanside CA. This city also runs along the Pacific Ocean and spreads inland for many miles. The Oceanside area provides homes for our heroes. Camp Pendleton is the largest marine training facility and the busiest military base in the United States. Gary Harmon, a Navy veteran himself, is proud to help our military personnel find Camp Pendleton Off-Base Housing. Oceanside has great beaches, beautiful Oceanside Harbor, and the famous Oceanside Pier. In the northern area of Oceanside is the San Luis Ray River valley and Mission San Luis Ray which was established in 1798. There is a great variety of Oceanside real estate and Oceanside homes for sale including (over 55) communities like Ocean Hills Country Club Homes, Emerald Lake Village, Peacock Hills, Pilgrim Creek, Villa Trieste Homes and Oceana Homes.

San Marcos CA

San Marcos Homepage: Located between Oceanside and the Escondido is the city of San Marcos. San Marcos is the home of Palomar Junior College and California State University at San Marcos. Along San Marcos boulevard is the much visited “Restaurant Row”. In the southwest part of the city is Lake San Marcosand San Elijo Hills Homes. While not a San Diego, senior, over 55, 55+, homes community, Lake San Marcos offers many single level homes perfect for the 55 plus buyers. This lakeside resort community offers two golf courses and a new gated, upscale, neighborhood of Varadero homes. There is a wide variety of San Marcos Real Estate.


Encinitas Homepage: Located south of Carlsbad along the Pacific Ocean and spreading inland is the unique city of Encinitas. The beaches, such as Swami’s and Moonlight are popular surfing spots with fantastic waves.) Encinitas schools rank high on state test scores. Encinitas real estate is some of the most expensive real estate per square foot in all North County. One large area of Encinitas homes for sale that offers a variety of upscale housing styles surrounded by lush golf courses is Encinitas Ranch. A great beach community is Cardiff-by-the-Sea. If you are looking for senior, over 55 retirement living, try High Country Villas Encinitas.

Vista CA

Vista Homepage: Inland from the Pacific Ocean seven miles and along Highway 78 is the thriving city of Vista. Vista, like most of the cities in the North County, got its history and start from the settlements around the San Luis Rey Mission. Vista CA Real Estate is found both North and South of Highway 78 and between the cities of Oceanside and San Marcos.


Escondido Homepage: North of San Diego about 30 miles and inland is one of the North County’s largest cities. Escondido is home to the famous and much visited Wild Animal Park. It is also home to 3 of San Diego county’s lakes. Escondido is located in a beautiful valley surrounded by boulder covered mountains and avocado trees. Escondido homes for sale have some of the best views and some of the largest lots of any San Diego North County homes.
For more information or to get a personal tour of any North County Home, contact Gary Harmon your San Diego North County realtor.
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