San Diego Area, CA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Active adults adore the San Diego area for exceptional quality of life and diverse range of attractions. San Diego has a mild Mediterranean climate with year-round sunshine that allows for outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, and beach-going throughout the year. Numerous 55+ communities in the region offer resort-style amenities, creating a vibrant and social atmosphere for retirees. San Diego's cultural scene brims with world-class museums, theaters, and dining options. Furthermore, the area has access to top-notch healthcare facilities, ensuring that active adults can enjoy a healthy and fulfilling retirement in this beautiful coastal city.

Active adults adore the San Diego area for exceptional quality of life and diverse range of attractions. San Diego has a mild Mediterranean climate with year-round sunshine that allows for outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, and beach-going throughout the year. Numerous 55+ communities in the region offer resort-style amenities, creating a vibrant and social atmosphere for retirees. San Diego's cultural scene brims with world-class museums, theaters, and dining options. Furthermore, the area has access to top-notch healthcare facilities, ensuring that active adults can enjoy a healthy and fulfilling retirement in this beautiful coastal city.

San Diego Area Climate & Geography

There are many reasons why retirees are drawn to active adult communities in the San Diego area, and the climate is certainly high on the list. The San Diego area lies between a Mediterranean climate to the north and a semi-arid climate to the south and east. As a result, the area enjoys beautiful weather, including warm, dry summers and cool, mild winters. Many consider San Diego to have one of the best summer climates in America. Like the rest of Southern California, San Diego's coastal location provides the area with several microclimates. During early summer, the beach typically experiences a thick marine layer, creating a cloudy, foggy effect, while just five miles inland, the sun is shining brightly. The coast also serves as a moderating influence for San Diego therefore it experiences less temperature fluctuations than communities further inland.

San Diego lies on approximately 200 deep canyons and hills separated by mesas, creating a hilly landscape throughout the city. Residents of active adult communities in the San Diego area also enjoy fabulous views of the mountain peaks that include Cowles Mountain, Black Mountain, the Cuyamaca Mountains, and the Laguna Mountains. Active adults in the San Diego area can also enjoy the Cleveland National Forest which is just thirty minutes away.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment Near San Diego

The available activities in the San Diego area are plentiful. San Diego's many attractions give it a rich personality that changes from one area to the next. Downtown provides great urban activities, including shopping, dining and cultural attractions. 

The nearby coast provides easy access to surfing and is also home to several large nature preserves, like Torrey Pines State Reserve and Mission Trails Regional Park. 

Residents in the San Diego area also enjoy the city's art and history museums, as well as the San Diego symphony. History buffs can wander through the USS Midway Museum before enjoying dinner at one of the city's highly-regarded restaurants. Sports fans can enjoy a game at the park with the San Diego Padres or the San Diego Chargers. 

Many areas in the San Diego area offer their own unique attractions. Old Encinitas Historic Downtown District is one popular destination that is full of interesting boutiques and moderately-priced restaurants. Other nearby Southern California attractions include the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, the Wild Animal Park and Seaport Village.

San Diego Cost of Living & Taxes

San Diego, like the rest of the state, is more expensive than the rest of the country. On average, San Diego's cost of living is 25.7 percent more than the national average but is 4.2 percent less expensive than California as a whole. San Diego has an 8 percent sales tax, a 1.7 percent property tax rate, and taxes pension income. Residents of 55+ communities in the San Diego area can find some relief in California's tax relief programs for low-income residents, untaxed Social Security benefits, and can qualify for a $7,000 reduction in the taxable value of their property.

San Diego Health Care

San Diego area 55+ communities are near three nationally-ranked hospitals by U.S. News. The UC San Diego Medical Center has eleven specialties, including cancer, orthopedics and geriatrics. The Scripps La Jolla Hospitals are known for their cardiology treatments while Scripps Mercy Hospital is known for their treatment of diabetes.

 

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27 communities near San Diego Area

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Oaks North

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1963 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1976 - 1987
  • No Reviews
Ocean Hills Country Club - Oceanside, CA

Ocean Hills Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $700ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1632 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 1999
  • 3 reviews

Lake San Marcos

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - Mid $2Ms
  • 2000 Homes (15 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1964 - 2018
  • 1 reviews

Rancho Carlsbad

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Low $800ks
  • 504 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Oceana

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 2332 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1964 - 1984
  • 10 reviews

Seven Oaks

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1700 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1964 - 1974
  • No Reviews

Vista Del Mar

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Mid $600ks
  • 256 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1977 - 2000
  • No Reviews

Regency Villas

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $400ks
  • 132 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 1985
  • No Reviews

Costa Serena

For Sale
  • High $500ks - High $1Ms
  • 694 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1971 - 1982
  • No Reviews

Peacock Hills

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $500ks
  • 920 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1976 - 1980
  • No Reviews

Hidden Meadows

For Sale
  • Mid $700ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 1032 Homes (4 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1962 - 2005
  • No Reviews

High Country Villas

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - High $800ks
  • 546 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 1985
  • 1 reviews

Oceana Mission

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 471 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1979 - 1986
  • No Reviews

Sea Cliff

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms - Mid $1Ms
  • 303 Homes (2 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 1988
  • No Reviews

Rancho Monserate Country Club

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 232 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1970 - Present
  • No Reviews

Pacifica

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Low $700ks
  • 223 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 1980
  • No Reviews

Pilgrim Creek Estates

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 202 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1978 - 1990
  • No Reviews

Auberge at Del Sur

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms - High $1Ms
  • 196 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2017
  • 2 reviews

Rancho Hermosa

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 176 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1984
  • No Reviews

Las Brisas Pacificas

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 169 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1988 - 1990
  • No Reviews

Emerald Lake Village

For Sale
  • High $500ks - High $600ks
  • 161 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1986 - 1990
  • No Reviews

Park Encinitas

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $600ks
  • 155 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 2015
  • 1 reviews

Villa Trieste

For Sale
  • Low $900ks - Low $1Ms
  • 150 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1991 - 1995
  • 1 reviews

Camino Hills

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - High $700ks
  • 145 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 1989
  • No Reviews

Avante at Del Sur

For Sale
  • Low $1Ms
  • 119 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2018 - 2021
  • No Reviews

Nob Hill

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $500ks
  • 80 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1977
  • 1 reviews

East Ridge

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 80 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1987 - 2002
  • No Reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

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