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South Park

When you purchase a home in South Park, San Diego, expect to be welcomed. This lively community is home to a group of residents diverse in income, age, sexual orientation, and race. It’s even friendly to dogs – as evidenced by one of the few designated dog parks adjacent to a residential area.

As with neighborhoods such as Hillcrest and North Park, South Park is considered a pedestrian area, with residents enjoying quiet tree lined streets and a walkable business district comprised of small, owner operated establishments. You won’t find many chain or franchise businesses in this area. Instead, you’ll find several churches and a wide variety of small businesses.

Is this your kind of community? Then click here to tell us your preferences – we’ll get back to you soon with a list of homes that meet your requirements and are currently for sale in South Park.

South Park is also home to the Albert Einstein Academy Charter School for German language immersion, the Balboa Municipal Golf Course, and a playground along 28th Street.

To promote those businesses and introduce residents and visitors to the shops and cafes of South Park, the business community hosts quarterly “Walkabouts.” During these Walkabouts, held on Saturday evenings in March, July, October, and December, shops are open late, refreshments are served, live music entertains, and a free trolley carries attendees from Beech Street to Grape Street to Juniper Street.

South Park was one of San Diego’s first suburbs and is now considered to be one of its major historic urban communities. It has long been proposed for registry as an official historic district. Construction began in 1906 and continued on into the 1930’s. Another building surge in the 1950’s utilized the few lots still empty after 1941.

Thus, the homes in South Park are primarily Craftsman and Spanish Colonial Revival styles. They include works by Irving Gill, William S. Hebbard, and Richard Requa – noted California architects of their time. Homes are primarily single-family, with a few small apartment buildings and bungalow courts. The median selling price of homes in South Park took a giant leap during 2012 – and average prices are now well above prices overall in San Diego.

When you want to experience old San Diego charm, a cohesive, welcoming community, and yet be close to everything, let us help you find a home in South Park. Just click here to tell us your preferences and we’ll conduct a search for your perfect home.

You can also reach us by writing td@tomdunlap.com or by calling 619-325-4170.


 

Do you have a home in South Park that you’re thinking of selling?

 
Your first question is probably “What is my home worth?”

Only an in-depth market analysis prepared by an agent who has viewed your will give you a precise figure, but you can get an instant estimate right now.

Simply CLICK HERE, Enter your home’s address, verify a few details, and your estimate of value will be on its way to your in-box. Along with it you’ll find a neighborhood map, plus a list of homes that have sold recently – with addresses and selling prices.

Then, when you’re ready to take the next step, call 619-325-4170 or write td@tomdunlap.com. We’ll be glad to provide you with a complete analysis.