In sunny Southern California, just 9 miles east of Downtown San Diego, there is a remarkable city known as La Mesa. La Mesa, California is in San Diego County and home to around 57,000 residents. This beautiful community’s civic motto is “the Jewel of the Hills” and it truly lives up to its name. In Spanish “la mesa” means “the table” or “the plateau,” the La Mesa area being named for its geography. Founded in 1869, La Mesa was incorporated in 1912 and has a long, rich history.
The City of La Mesa is composed of 9.1 square miles bordered by San Diego on the north and west, Lemon Grove and Spring Valley on the south and El Cajon on the east. La Mesa is home to the Grossmont and Mount Helix neighborhoods and some very affordable real estate options. The architectural styles of the homes in La Mesa are also very diverse. You can find homes that reflect European, Native American and Southwestern influences. Many homes are single level, Spanish-style stucco homes. In the 91941 and 91942 zip codes, La Mesa’s average home price is around $539,000. That said, home prices vary depending upon the size, location, special features and architectural style of the property. The average listing price for a condo and townhome is around $258,000 and the average listing price for a single family home is around $719,000.
In addition to all of those wonderful features, La Mesa also hosts several annual events to keep residents engaged and entertained. For example, every Friday afternoon there is a Farmer’s Market in La Mesa Village, they have a Flag Day Parade, a three-night Oktoberfest, and an annual summer “Back to the 50s Car Show,” among several other events. The wonderful weather in La Mesa makes it easy to enjoy the events, along with the excellent shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation in the area. And all of these great features together make La Mesa a splendid place to live.
If you would like to buy a home in La Mesa, California, or you have questions regarding other real estate options in the San Diego area, please do not hesitate to contact us today for more information.
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