University Canyon - San Diego, CA

Quick Facts

Price Range
Low $700s - High $800s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1985 - 1988
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University Canyon Overview

University Canyon is an active lifestyle community in San Diego, California. This established community offers attached homes featuring modern designs and spacious layouts. Homeowners can enjoy an active and low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to the community’s charming amenities and tranquil setting. University Canyon’s central location also allows residents to enjoy easy access to daily necessities and local attractions.  

Homebuyers looking for homes for sale in San Diego, CA will love what University Canyon has to offer. 

University Canyon Amenities & Lifestyle 

Residents of University Canyon have access to well-appointed amenities such as an exercise room, outdoor pools, patios, and a spa. The community also boasts plenty of natural space as well as barbecue areas where neighbors can mingle with friends.  

Members of the community can enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of common area maintenance. With more free time, homeowners can spend quality time with family or spend their afternoons lounging by the pool. 

University Canyon Homes & Real Estate 

University Canyon was built between 1985 and 1988 and has a total of 389 attached homes. These two-story attached homes range from 1,110 to 1,522 square feet and have one to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and an attached one- or two-car garage. 

Homes feature high ceilings, open layouts, carpet or tile flooring, recessed lighting, gourmet kitchen, granite countertops, and plenty of cabinet space. The master suite is spacious and features dual vanities, sliding glass shower doors, and a walk-in closet. Homes also include private patios or courtyards. Some homes may also include dens, guest suites, gas fireplaces, hardwood flooring, updated appliances, and skylights.

Surrounding Area

University Canyon is located in San Diego, putting residents in easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities. 

Residents of University Canyon are also close to any daily conveniences they may need including Vons, Whole Foods Market, and Ralph’s. Pharmacy needs can be met at Rite Aid and CVS.

University Canyon is also close to multiple health care providers including UC San Diego Health, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, VA San Diego Healthcare System, and Achieve Medical Center. 

When homeowners are looking for entertainment or dining options in the area they can travel along Friars Road, which is home to several restaurants, bars, and retailers. 

There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including the Junipero Serra Museum, San Diego Natural History Museum, The San Diego Art Museum, and San Diego Zoo. 

Members of the community who want to get outside can find plenty of options to explore in the area. There are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from including Tecolote Canyon Natural Park and Nature Center, Fiesta Island Park, and Mission Bay Park. Golfers can also find multiple courses to tee off at, such as Riverwalk Golf Course, Presidio Hills Golf Course, The Loma Club, and Tecolote Canyon Golf Course.

Those who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. University Canyon is a 15-minute drive to Downtown San Diego and a 20-minute drive to Encinitas and Del Mar, providing easy access to everything these cities have to offer. For longer trips, San Diego International Airport is only 15 minutes away. 


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University Canyon Amenities

Amenities at University Canyon include:

  • Exercise Room
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Outdoor Patios
  • Spa
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Barbecue Areas

University Canyon Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

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