Carmel Mountain Ranch, sometimes shortened to just Carmel Mountain, is considered to be one of the newer communities in San Diego County. The neighborhood features upper and middle class communities. The landscaping and open spaces give the area a sort of rustic feel. Carmel Mountain Ranch consists of both condos and homes. These homes, located in the 92128 zip code, have a beautiful view of both the mesas and hills of San Diego County.
One of the biggest perks of the area is the top rated schools. They are part of the Poway Unified School District which is one of the best school districts in the country. Many of the 12,000 residents who have children were first drawn to the area because of the schools.
Things to do in Carmel Mountain Ranch
The business side of the city features Carvin Corporation as well as numerous shops and retailers such as The Courtyard at Carmel Mountain Ranch. When residents are not working they have a wide variety of recreational activities to choose from including 2 exquisite golf courses and a recreational center that's shared by both Carmel Mountain Ranch and Sabre Springs. This recreational center features fitness centers, a picnic area and both basketball and volleyball courts among other things. Residents can also spend a leisurely Saturday afternoon browsing the many shops such as Pier 1 Imports and Barnes & Noble.
The majority of the homes in the area are less than 20 years old. There are both condos and homes for sale, but they don't generally stay on the market long because of the popularity of this community. As people flock to the area, more homes are being built in order to accommodate them. Carmel Mountain Ranch is conveniently located off of Interstate 15 and is west of Rancho Penasquitos. This makes it easy for residents to visit adjoining areas. There are also local bus routes to help residents get around as well as the Sabre Springs / Penasquitos Transit Station that is located adjacent to Carmel Mountain Ranch. Because of the beauty of the area and it's desirable location which is close to major interstates, Carmel Mountain Ranch is an upscale community that will continue to see growth for years to come.