Poway homes for sale are unlike those in most of San Diego’s suburban neighborhoods. Poway is a city within San Diego’s north county. Their motto is “The city in the country” and gives you a good sense of the general feel of the area. While some might assume more rural areas might be lacking in terms of schools, Poway schools generally have excellent reputations. Poway is about 30 minutes drive north of downtown San Diego. It is situated east of the 15 freeway and Rancho Bernardo, south of Escondido, and west of Ramona.
Poway’s zip code is 92064. Although primarily residential and rural in character, there are several pockets of commercial areas throughout Poway. Shopping, restaurants, and local businesses are relatively accessible for most Poway residents. Unlike many tightly packed San Diego neighborhoods, Poway tends to have much more spacious lot sizes. With it’s agricultural past, most of Poway’s development didn’t occur until the late 1950’s onward.
Many Poway homes for sale boast lots sizable enough that they are zoned and well-suited for equestrian use. If you are well east of the 15, portions of Poway can feel downright serene and country-like. If you are commuting to an area outside Poway, it is advisable to investigate your potential commute times. Some of what makes Poway more private and secluded can also add to commute times, depending on how far east you are situated from the 15 freeway. With that said, western portions of Poway are readily freeway accessible.
Poway Real Estate
Poway homes for sale are primarily single-family, detached homes. Compared to luxury communities such as Rancho Santa Fe or La Jolla, Poway is generally viewed as a more affordable area to buy a home in. With that said, there are definitely multi-million dollar luxury homes for sale in Poway as well. For home buyers looking for privacy, outdoor space, and a closer connection to nature, Poway can be a great choice.