Our Morena San Diego Real Estate Spotlights a neighborhood with recently approved plans for a light railroad system.
Morena San Diego Real Estate Facts
A somewhat walkable neighborhood as many errands accomplished on foot.
Locals enjoy 43 bars, restaurants, and coffee shops in this neighborhood. Residents can walk to at least two of these locales within five minutes.
Two bus lines pass through the neighborhood.
Estimated 17-minute drive to downtown San Diego.
Nearby neighborhoods include:
- Bay Park;
- Linda Vista;
- Midway District;
- Mission Bay Park;
- The Mission Hills;
- Mission Valley West; and
- Old Town.
Mid-Coast Light Rail Transit (LRT) Trolley Extension
In September of 2019, the San Diego City Council approved the Morena Corridor Specific Plan. This plan calls for the development of the Mid-Coast Light Rail Transit (LRT) Trolley extension.
View the complete Morena Corridor Specific Plan here.
This includes an Adopted Rezone Map to view here.
Morena San Diego Real Estate Market 2020
Morena Neighborhood Overview:
- Listing Prices range from $265,000 to $1.7 million;
- Monthly Rent ranges from $1,290 to $3,980;
- Median Sales Price = $444,000;
- Home Sales by square foot = $444;
- One Bedroom home average price = $265,000;
- Two Bedroom home average price = $457,000;
- Three Bedroom home average price = $480,000; and
- Four Bedroom home average price = $642,000.
A second Trulia site also provides results of resident surveys:
- Dog-Friendly by 96%;
- Good Sidewalks by 91%;
- Car needed by 76%;
- Walkable to restaurants by 66%;
- Safe to walk at night by 61%;
- Easy parking by 59%; and
- Well-lit streets by 54%.
Competitive Market Score = 74 (out of 100) making Morena “very competitive”.
Morena Neighborhood Overview – Many homes get multiple offers. Homes sell for around 2% less than listing price. Hot homes sell at the listing price and remain on the market for 11 days.
- Morena Home Prices Average = $550,000 (Up by 29.4% from last year); and
- Home Price by square foot = $409.
Morena San Diego Things To Do
These include nearby San Diego attractions like:
The San Diego Zoo an animal kingdom covering 100 acres with over 4,000 animals. Enjoy exotic animals like New Zealand kiwis, koalas, tortoises, and endangered sun bears. Watch polar bears plunge underwater and gorillas play. Take an open-air double-decker bus for a narrated tour.
SeaWorld where people interact with marine animals, enjoy rides, and learn from informative exhibits. Located in nearby Mission Beach, SeaWorld® San Diego operating since 1964 offers the entire family to pet, feed, and give training signals to dolphins. Also, wear a wetsuit to play with beluga whales in the water.
Morena San Diego Restaurants
Crushed rated 4.5 Stars (out of 5) from 2,181 reviews for their tapas, breakfast, and brunch.
Costa Brava earned 4.5 Stars from 1,657 reviews for their Spanish cuisine and Basque regional food.
Sushi Ota received 4.5 Stars from 3,696 reviews for their Sushi and Japanese food.
Luce Bar & Kitchen rated 4.5 Stars from 752 reviews for their traditional American food, including breakfast and brunch.
Mystic Grill – San Diego earning 4.5 Stars from 49 reviews for their Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Chef Jun got 4.5 Stars from 48 reviews for their Japanese cuisine and sushi.
Pacific Beach Fish Shop earned 4 Stars from 2,042 reviews for their seafood and fish & chips.
The Patio on Lamont getting 4 Stars from 1,730 reviews for their American breakfast and brunch.
Farmer’s Table Bay Park earning 4 Stars from 428 reviews for their breakfast, brunch, and pizza.
Bay Park Fish Company receiving 4 Stars from 806 reviews for their seafood and sushi.
Morena San Diego Schools
The Great Schools Organization rates the following schools in or near Morena:
Bay Park Elementary School rated a 9 (out of 10) with surveyed parents rating it a 4 (out of 5) teaching grades K-5 with around 444 students. Their students tested high on Test Scores with a 9. Also, a 9 rating for “Equity Overview” and an 8 for “Academic Progress” (how a school helps its students).
Marston Middle School rated 6 teaching grades 6-8 with around 685 students. Its students earned a 7 for Test Scores and a 6 for Academic Progress.
Clairemont High School rated 6 teaching grades 9-12 with around 1,000 students. It also earned a 7 for “College Readiness” while maintaining an 88% high school graduation rate.
This Morena San Diego real estate spotlights a neighborhood where a future light rail transit system should improve transportation to and from downtown San Diego.
Six 4.5 Star restaurants in or near the Morena neighborhood offer Spanish. Japanese, Mediterranean, and traditional American cuisine.
Nearby Bay Park Elementary School rated a 9 by the Great Schools Organization provides a good education for the Morena residents’ children.
The Morena San Diego real estate market trends for 2020 ranging from $265,000 to $1.7 million. The median sales price equals $444,000. Over 90% of the residents describe a very dog-friendly neighborhood with good sidewalks.
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Steven Rich, MBA – Guest Blogger
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(all data current as of 2/26/2020)
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