San Carlos is a neighborhood in the eastern portion of the city of San Diego, just east of Del Cerro and north of the College area. With close proximity to Mission Trails State Park and Cowles Mountain, San Carlos offers residential streets with mountain views.
One of the first middle class suburbs in San Diego, San Carlos is a quiet, ordinary neighborhood filled with grocery stores, schools, and parks. San Carlos real estate primarily offers small single family homes built in the 1960’s and 1970’s. These homes, many of which are single story, may be anywhere from 1,000 – 1,600 sq ft. Over the years, generations of owners may have enlarged or modified these homes for modern living.
San Carlos home prices start in the $200’s for condos and high $400’s for houses. This community offers more affordable housing to young families on a limited budget and close proximity to all areas of town.
3 Reasons to Buy a Home in San Carlos
- Numerous small, single story homes at affordable price
- Small, quiet community surrounded by mountains
- Central to other parts of San Diego