Looking for small town charm and family friendly atmosphere with relatively moderately priced real estate near San Diego California? Consider Chula Vista (population 165,000).
At one time, Chula Vista (beautiful view) was known as the “Lemon Capital of the Nation.” Today, with its proximity to the border and the port, Chula Vista is home to aerospace and other industries.
The East Lake Development Corporation opened the first master-planned community in Chula Vista in1996.
Single family Chula Vista homes range in price from $375,000 – $4,500,000. Chula Vista Condos are priced from $289,000 to $625,000.
The largest Olympic training facility in the country is in Chula Vista. Athletes train year-round for track and field, canoe/kayak, cycling, field hockey, soccer, archery and rowing events. Coors Amphitheatre seats 20,000 and Knotts Soak City Water Park has slides, wave pools, and body flumes. There are also two National Wildlife refuges.
Chula Vista yacht harbor offers restaurants, a bayside park and 900 slips. There are five recreation centers including a youth center, senior center, two pools and womens club as well as four golf courses and seven parks with sports facilities and barbeque grills.
Old Chula Vista homes are smaller with detached garages. Newer homes are larger with up to six bedrooms and tile roofs. Many Chula Vista homes are built on mesas and have lovely views of the mountains.
Some Chula Vista homes are within gated communities, and Chula Vista business park developments are incorporating middle-income housing.
If you think Chula Vista real estate sounds appealing, please contact one of our knowledgeable and friendly San Diego real estate Agents for a list of all available property in Chula Vista California.