San Carlos Community Info and Homes for Sale

San Carlor, CA Real Estate

San Carlos is a quiet, bedroom community comprised predominantly of houses with only a few condominium complexes.  It is situated north of highway 8 and SDSU University.

San Carlos real estate is suitable choice for first time buyers and those in the median price ranges that still want to live near the central section of town.  Housing in this community housing primarily of homes built in the 1960’s – 1970’s. Many are small single story houses that make great choices for ‘first time buyers’.

There are relatively few condos complexes but a couple of townhome complexes are worth a note here.  ‘The Cottages’ is a low-density townhome complex where homes feel more like a single family home. Across the street from the Cottages is the ‘Shadowridge’ complex with 2 -3 story floor plans and attached garages. Both of these complexes are just steps away to hiking trails.

Local recreation opportunities include hiking up Cowles Mountain, and in Mission Trails Park, a 6,000 sq ft urban park well utilized by local residents. Additional pleasures for San Carlos home buyers include fishing, bicycling, and golfing.

House prices typically start in the low $300’s and work their way up to into the $600’s. Condos begin in the $200K range . If you are looking for a quiet, stable, unassuming community with many long time owners, take a look.



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Momentum Middle School

6365 Lake Atlin Ave | (619) 644-1300

Gage Elementary School

6811 Bisby Lake Dr | (619) 463-0202

Green Elementary School

7030 Wandermere Place | (619) 460-5755

Pershing Middle School

8204 San Carlos Dr | (619) 465-3234

Springall Academy

6460 Boulder Lake Ave | (619) 460-5090

Kindercare Learning Center

7007 Golfcrest Dr | (619) 461-5771
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