Lakeside is located in the western foothills of the Cuyamaca Mountains about 21 miles east of downtown San Diego, and is one of San Diego County´s original western towns. Owning homes in Lakeside Ca. offers residents a peaceful, rural atmosphere. It is in close proximity to the mountains and deserts at 450 to 1000 ft. elevation. Having a mild climate and sunshine 7 out of 10 days, an average rainfall of less than 10 inches, and an average temperature of around 62 degrees, the town´s outdoor activities are abundant.
In 2018 the median sales price of Lakeside single family homes was $526,450 (the low sales price was $195,000, and the high sales price was $1,370,000). And for condos the median sales price was $245,000 (low sales price was $152,500 and the high sales price was $515,000).
Team sports, horseback riding and hiking are enjoyed year round. The four lakes, including Lindo Lake located in the center of town, enable residents to conveniently participate in water activities including fishing and boating. Lindo Lake is the only natural lake in San Diego County. Lakeside´s eight parks are a source of civic pride and enhance the country lifestyle enjoyed by families who call Lakeside home.
Despite the diverse mix of businesses, numbering approximately 1,100, Lakeside has managed to retain its spacious feel and welcoming atmosphere. Many of the businesses are home-based as family values remain a priority. The social environment of Lakeside is undisturbed by the hustle of the big city, although its close proximity to San Diego enables home owners in Lakeside to take advantage of the big city amenities with ease.
Excellent public education is offered in Lakeside’s seven elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. In addition, there are several private schools from which to choose. Lakeside is known for its annual Western Days Parade, Lakeside Rodeo, Maine Avenue Street Dance and Spirit of Christmas events.
These amenities and more make Lakeside, California an ideal place to buy your next home.