If you’re looking for your dream home to buy in San Diego, you will want to consider buying property or a home for sale in the Encinitas community of Leucadia.
Named for the Ionian Island of Lefkada, the quaint North San Diego County community was formed in the late 19th century by a group of British spiritualists who were looking for religious freedom.
Streets pay homage to the culture with names such as Hymettus, Daphne, Phoebe, and Neptune. This old-fashioned beach town, which ranks as the top beach community for surfing on the California coast, is situated on Coast Highway 101 just south of Carlsbad.
The main thoroughfare in Leucadia is lined with a grove of eucalyptus trees and visitors will immediately feel nostalgia for the community’s history and culture.
Transportation by passenger train is available to downtown San Diego, but many residents and visitors to Leucadia choose to travel by bicycle. The area is a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy all sorts of different outdoor adventures and activities. The coastal region offers the perfect combination of climate and geography for anyone looking to be more active outdoors.
Surfing is probably the most popular local activity and beach hours are extended to offer surfers a variety of surfing opportunities. Grandview Beach on the town’s north side is a popular locale to catch the waves!
Leucadia is one of four communities within the City of Encinitas that was incorporated in the mid-1980s. It offers a wide variety of restaurants and eateries as well as bars and nightlife, surf shops and other hangouts. Outdoor cafes are a great way to take in the beauty of this California coastal town. Shopping opportunities also abound with boutiques, and sporting good stores.
Visitors and residents alike enjoy the local markets and small hotels as well as the influx of new businesses cropping up.
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