For people looking to move to San Diego that are turned off by the high house prices, Encanto offers an alternative to the County’s more well-known areas. Quaint looking, yet suburban feeling areas dot the neighborhood offering a homey vibe for would-be residents.
As one of the most affordable places to live in San Diego, Encanto’s median sale price can get up to 69% cheaper than the California average. There is a variety of small to medium-sized homes in Encanto that make it just right for first-time buyers or small, just starting families.
The medium-sized community in Encanto is both economically and culturally diverse. Helping to support this diversity are all the events that are held annually and local institutions that can be found in the area. A great example of this is the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts, which features exhibitions containing works by and about African Americans.
Historically, Encanto was one of the first places where Asian Americans, African Americans, and Mexican Americans were allowed to own their own homes and businesses according to the Encanto’s Area Community Plan. As a result of this, the food and establishment choices in the neighborhood are reflective of the amazing diversity of Encanto’s people and its history. Some of the great local eateries are Cali Comfort BBQ, Coop’s BBQ, Birriera La Loteria, Islander Grill, and Homestyle Hawaiian, all of which are top-rated dining establishments and showcase the diversity of Encanto.
Encanto also has amazing scenery, a quality that figures into development plans for the area. So, if you are planning to put down roots here, the future is bright for Encanto.
The bottom line is, Encanto is an enchanting, family-friendly neighborhood that has tons of upside and is more affordable than your typical San Diego neighborhood.