Rancho Pensaquitos, San Diego is a lovely family community in San Diego, meaning "little cliffs". The area resides over the Los Pensaquitos Canyon Reserve, where local individuals can ride bikes, hike, and even ride horses. Local residents refer to this community as PQ, and the population is around 56,000 people. This is a great area for families, as there are two high schools, two middle schools, and eight elementary schools.
Bounded by beautiful mountain ranches, this community offers its residents a sense of country living and a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. Rancho Penasquitos is categorized as a Planned Urbanized Community, and is well known for Black Mountain and Black Mountain National Park.
The Rancho Penasquitos real estate market consists of single family homes and condominiums, and there are also townhomes available for sale. This is a large family area, so single family homes make up for most of the neighborhoods. Homes that are built on hilly areas or mesas offer an amazing view of the ocean and canyons, and there are three local retail plazas nearby that make shopping in the canyon convenient and easy. Housing is affordable for various budget types, and with it's close proximity to nearly everything in San Diego, it's a very desirable community.