The average home size in the United States hovers in the mid-2000s. For some home buyers, 2500 square feet can feel like a palace. For others, 2500 square feet is tight quarters. Typical home sizes in San Diego are consistent with national averages. In this post, I will be focusing well beyond what is typical or average. Instead, we’ll be looking at homes 5, 10, or 20+ times the average home size. Join me as we explore the top 15 biggest houses in San Diego. These magnificent homes are on the market and ready to purchase right now.
Biggest Houses In San Diego
Which Neighborhoods Have the Biggest Houses in San Diego
Although unusually large homes can be found throughout the neighborhoods of San Diego, two neighborhoods stand out. Not surprisingly, some of the biggest homes in San Diego also wind up being some of the most expensive houses in San Diego. The two neighborhoods that are the most likely places to find the biggest homes in San Diego County are:
Rancho Santa Fe
Rancho Santa Fe is often ranked among the most prestigious neighborhoods throughout the United States. Here in San Diego, it certainly is on the shortlist of most coveted places to live. Rancho Santa Fe is also one of the few San Diego areas that routinely have very large lots. Most San Diego homes have lots well under an acre. Homes in Rancho Santa Fe commonly have several acres.
Aside from the space to build some of the biggest homes in San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe also has the demographics to support them. It is one of the most affluent communities in the nation. To get a sense of exactly what is happening in the local market there, visit our article on Rancho Santa Fe real estate market stats.
Browse all the current Rancho Santa Fe homes for sale if you would like to see more of the amazing real estate this community offers.
While Rancho Santa Fe offers country living in a luxury environment, La Jolla offers stunning ocean views and a beach-front resort ambiance. La Jolla’s homes are built far closer together. Despite that fact, La Jolla manages to deliver some truly magnificent and sizable estates and oceanfront mansions. La Jolla Farms is one particular La Jolla neighborhood known for some of the biggest homes in San Diego.
Like Rancho Santa Fe, you can expect to pay a premium for a fantastic location. Beachfront properties in particular are in high demand and at the top of the pricing scale in San Diego. Visit our resource detailing the latest La Jolla real estate market stats to get a sense of what is happening now in the market.
Browse all the current La Jolla homes for sale if you’re interested in seeing more of what La Jolla has to offer.
If you are considering buying or selling a home in the San Diego region, even if it’s not the biggest home in San Diego, I would love to consult with you on your plans. For sellers, you may find our free home value estimation tool helpful as a rough estimation of value. Whether buying or selling, please reach out for a free, no-obligation consultation by phone, Zoom, or in-person. I look forward to helping you with your dream home, whether it’s 2000 or 20,000 square feet!