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Lake San Marcos, San Diego County Community Information
Lake San Marcos is located 7 to 9 miles from the beach in beautiful North County San Diego, California. It is a resort-based community surrounding a lake with wonderful year round temperate climate (see Lake San Marcos average temperature here).
With social activities and tons of amenities and activities (i.e. boating, golf) and a fantastic location, Lake San Marcos is a popular retirement spot among active seniors and a great place to live for families in the San Diego area.
Lake San Marcos real estate options for all ages abound such as detached homes, twin homes that are predominantly single story homes, senior condos (Chateau Lake San Marcos), all-ages condos, and homes in 55 and over communities (Hunter Valley – Lake San Marcos, Sun Park Lake San Marcos). Find all other San Diego 55+ Communities – click here. If you prefer condos, there are also non-age restricted Lake San Marcos condominiums for sale with panoramic views of the lake at Panorama.
Some Lake San Marcos homes for sale have the coveted golf course views, greenbelt views, water/ lake views, and of course lakefront properties or waterfront properties. The Varadero neighborhood in Lake San Marcos offers a gated community with executive style homes featuring ocean and lake views.
Lake San Marcos has one of the best retirement locations in San Diego County
The average temperature of Lake San Marcos is 63.75°F. Lake San Marcos average annual precipitation is 13-16 inches of rain. Elevation is 571 (in feet). Lake San Marcos population is currently 4.8K. There are a majority of adult residents and homeowners who selected the area as the best place to live in or retire to. The population change since 2010 is a 7.8%. 71% own homes and 29% rent in Lake San Marcos CA. Source: NARPR.comLooking for 55+ communities in Lake San Marcos? Click here to find more homes for sale in San Marcos retirement communities Also check out the nearby 55+ community of Las Brisas Pacifica, a 55+ community with manufactured homes in San Marcos, CA which is close to Lake San Marcos.Popular Searches in San Marcos Real Estate
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Within the Lake San Marcos community, you may walk to many of the village shops, restaurants (i.e. Decoy Dockside), services, salons, hotel, the Lake, two golf courses, while enjoying the beautiful scenery and convenience of not having to drive. You can entertain your grandchildren and family in Lake San Marcos (kids enjoy feeding the ducks at the lake), or perhaps live close to each other in beautiful San Marcos, CA which has a plethora of great neighborhoods with great schools (i.e. Discovery Hills, San Elijo Hills, and new San Marcos homes at Rancho Tesoro).
Lake San Marcos is near major medical center/ hospitals (2.8 miles to Kaiser Permanente, 6.8 miles to Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, 12 miles to Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, 10 miles to Tri-City Medical Center in Vista).
It is a short distance to grocery shopping at (i.e .5 miles to Albertson’s at San Marcos Plaza, 2 miles to Sprouts Farmers Market at Grand Plaza), 1.4 miles to Edwards Cinema, 1.6 miles to Old California Restaurant Row.
For those looking for the best retirement places with learning opportunities and social/cultural activities, know that Lake San Marcos is only 3.5 miles to Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM) campus, 3.8 miles to Palomar Community College, 10 miles to Mira Costa College in Oceanside, 3.5 miles to the San Marcos Senior Center, 3.7 miles to San Marcos Library and San Marcos Civic Center.
For beach lovers, Lake San Marcos is within driving distance to the beach (approximately 8-9 miles to South Carlsbad Beach).
For golf lovers looking for the an active retirement community in San Diego, you have plenty of nearby golf courses. Besides the two golf courses at Lake San Marcos: #1 an 18 hole, par 58 public golf executive golf courses and #2 an 18 hole, par 71, 6400 yard championship golf course with pro-shop, putting green, driving range, and a country club with restaurant and banquet facilities, another golf course, Twin Oaks Golf Course is located about 5 miles away.
Fore those who are looking to retire in Lake San Marcos, you will find age-restricted 55+ condos and homes for sale options in Lake San Marcos at Chateau Lake San Marcos (Senior Luxury Condos with meals and services included), Hunter Valley (Single Family Homes For Sale), and Sun Park (Single Family Homes For Sale). The Meridian at Lake San Marcos offers homes for rent (Independent Living) including Assisted Living and Memory Care.
For convenience of travel, it is only 6.3 miles to nearby McLellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, 40 miles to San Diego International Airport (SAN). Highway 78 is approximately 2 miles away, and I-5 approx. 10 miles away.
Love to shop? It is only less than 3 miles to Nordstrom Rack, Marshalls at Las Posas shopping in San Marcos, 8 miles to the Carlsbad Premium Outlet Mall.
Did we say it is ideally located for retirement and active living? Lake San Marcos is close to just about everything including churches, services, schools, banks (San Marcos High School is right around the corner) restaurants, breweries, and literally so much more.
Lake San Marcos Activities
There is something to do for everyone at Lake San Marcos from water activities such as boating, kayaking, paddle-boating, fishing (rentals available at The Marina LakeHouse Hotel and Resort), swimming (there are two swimming pools at Lake San Marcos) to walking, hiking, golf (Lake San Marcos has two 18-hole golf courses, renamed the St. Mark Golf Club), dining (Decoy Dockside Dining has an excellent Sunday Brunch and an elegant dining room upstairs and a floating lakefront bar for refreshing drinks). Check out more of our latest Lake San Marcos real estate photos on this Facebook page.
Please be sure to watch our Lake San Marcos real estate video tour to learn more about this attractive retirement community in North San Diego.
Lake San Marcos is a great option for those looking for a nice active and retirement community in North County San Diego with all-ages housing options. Questions? Please call us at 760-798-9024 to get connected to a Lake San Marcos real estate agent.
Lake San Marcos homes for sale that are located in 55 and over communities
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|Lake San Marcos Resident Owned 55+ Communities with Traditional Built Homes and Condos||Description||Estimated HOA Fee* Subject to change||HOA Phone#|
|Chateau Lake San Marcos||$1,937* per month||760-471-0083|
|Hunter Valley Lake San Marcos||$330* per month||760-746-9127|
|Sun Park Lake San Marcos||$107* per month||760 801-8405|
|Lake San Marcos Real Estate||Description||Listings||# Units||HOA Phone# 760-744-4306|
|Condo I||Lake San Marcos Condos||25|
|Condo II||Lake San Marcos Condos||10|
|Condo III||Lake San Marcos Condos||52|
|Country Greens||Lake San MarcosSingle Family Homes or Duplex Homes (some on Executive Golf Course)||108|
|Fairway Knolls||Lake San Marcos 2 story condos with recreation||104|
|Fairways||Lake San Marcos single family zero lot line homes – many on the Executive Golf Course||128|
|Highland Casitas||Consists of 4 buildings in Lake San Marcos||10|
|Hunter Valley||55+ Lake San Marcos Single Family Homes with Recreation||81|
|Lions Gate||Lake San Marcos single family zero lot line homes – many on the Executive Golf Course||47|
|LSM Gardens||Lake San Marcos Condos with swimming pool||24|
|LSM Villas||Consists of one and two story buildings in Lake San Marcos||65|
|Mall I||Lake San Marcos single family homes and duplex homes with swimming pool and boat dock||17|
|Mall II||Lake San Marcos single family homes and duplex homes with swimming pool and boat dock||38|
|Mall III||Lake San Marcos single family homes with swimming pool and boat dock -33 with water frontage||55|
|Mall IV||Lake San Marcos single family homes with swimming pool and boat dock -30 with water frontage||55|
|Panorama||Lake San Marcos condos with beautiful panoramic views||168|
|Seaglass||Lake San Marcos condos built by DR Horton – 2 story condos||42|
|Sun Park||55+ Single Family Homes with recreation and boat dock||74|
|Sunrise Point||Lake San Marcos Condos – Duplex Homes – 83 waterfront||124|
|The Chateau||55+ Senior Condos – Independent – Active Living in mostly 3 story buildings||137|
|The Colony||Lake or Fairway View Oriented Homes||123|
|The Meridian||Lake San Marcos Apartments for Rent – Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care||250|
|Varadero||Lake San Marcos Gated Community with Single Family Homes (some with ocean views)||105|
|…More Lake San Marcos Homes|
|The Highlands Area||135|
|Lake San Marcos Single Family Homes with Lake Frontage||75|
|Windsor Rose Development||59|
|Single Family Homes on Golf Course||397|
|Single Family Homes on Public Streets||22|
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Other non- age restricted Lake San Marcos Real Estate for sale available may be found at the following communities:
The Colony (Lake San Marcos homes with lake or fairway views) , Condo I, II, III, Country Greens (Lake San Marcos Duplex Style or Single Homes), Fairway Knolls (Lake San Marcos Two-Storey Condos), Fairways, Highland Casitas, Lions Gate, LSM Gardens, LSM Villas, Mall I,II, III, IV, Panorama, Seaglass (newer built Lake San Marcos condos located near the entrance of the community), Sunrise Pointe (Lake San Marcos duplex condos (approx. 83 Lake San Marcos waterfront homes out of 124 units ), and Varadero ( a gated community at Lake San Marcos). Didn't see any Lake San Marcos real estate for that you like today? Sign up here for homes for sale email alerts so you don't miss out on new Lake San Marcos listings.
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