This Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego real estate spotlight focuses on a charming inland north San Diego County location with affordable housing.
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego Location
Since it borders Escondido many places to see and restaurants in Escondido get recommended here.
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego Facts
Originally, Rancho Rincon Del Diablo included Escondido in the early 19th century.
“Rincón del Diablo” in Spanish means “curve of the devil” where wicked ones live. This refers to unenlightened lands outside of Christianity.
Nowadays, many refer to this community as “Rincon Del Diablo”.
The area phone code is 760.
The zip codes include 92025 and 92027.
Its southeastern part is agricultural. Its northern and western parts contain semi-rural low-density housing
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego History
After the Mexican-American War with the California cession to the United States, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 honored all land grants. In 1872 the land received a patent by the Public Land Commission to Alvarado’s heirs.
In 1886 the heirs deeded the land to the Escondido Land and Town Company which subdivided the land and planted citrus groves and vineyards.
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo Real Estate Market
In 2018, the turnover of sold homes was 4% (103 sales) with an average sales price of $530,966. The sold homes averaged 11 years old.
In 2019, the average sales price is 75% lower than houses within a 20-mile radius.
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego Things to Do
Downtown Escondido – (Grand Avenue) to experience a renaissance. Great restaurants, galleries, and cafes. Friday nights from April to October check out the “Cruisin’ Grand” to see historic cars and hot rods sponsored by the Downton Business Association. The Cruisin’ Grand also includes DJ music and hula hoops contests for the kids. Visit the art galleries and the Mingei Museum branch displaying global handicrafts.
Escondido also has a civic center, Grape Day Park, and the California Center for the Arts. In addition, Escondido offers two theatres, an educational complex, a visual arts museum, and a conference center.
Visit the Escondido Children’s Discovery Museum inside Studio One at the Center for the Arts.
The Escondido Public Library’s Pioneer Room in the Mathes Community Center displays photos, maps, genealogical collections, oral histories, and books documenting the history of Escondido.
Magical Circle – Located in Kit Carson Park stands Queen Califia’s Magical Circle the last major work by internationally acclaimed French artist Niki de Saint Phalle, a Salvador Dali colleague.
Stone Brewing Company – Located in the Quail Hills area in Escondido.
The Orfila winery sits on the border between San Diego and Rincon del Diablo.
Escondido’s agricultural history featuring many wineries and farms in the vicinity. Many of the wineries offer tours and tasting rooms.
Valley Center offers a lavender farm with seasonal tours. Also, Native American casinos where their small casinos expanded into a major industry. See big-time Las Vegas shows in their new huge hotel-casino. Spa services and golf courses also offered.
Nearby Daley Ranch maintains a pre-colonial rural setting reminding visitors of a period when California was the New Spain and Mexico frontier. A large community of Spanish/Hispanic and local Native American tribes’ descendants live in this area.
Nowadays, Valley Center boasts an image of prosperity exo-suburban style. Since the 1990s multi-million dollar mansions and properties sprung up along with commercial and residential developments covering the formerly farm-based community.
Escondido maintains three lakes:
- Lake Wohlford located in the southeast offers boating and fishing;
- Dixon Lake located in the north provides fishing with different options for boating; and
- Lake Hodges in the south crossed by Interstate 15, the main freeway erected Lake Hodges Bridge.
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego Parks
Also known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park (a sister to the San Diego Zoo). Worldwide animals roaming in an open habitat.
Opened in the 1930s in honor of the many grape vineyards in the area. Also includes the Escondido History Center which features a blacksmith shop, barn, Victorian house, their first library, and their original Santa Fe Depot. Here’s the park features:
- Vinehenge – An interactive art project includes a children’s grapevine climbing structure with a slide;
- Heritage Walk – Displaying buildings dating back to the Escondido early days;
- 5 horseshoe pits;
- Picnic tables;
- Children’s tile art wall;
- Swimming pool – (a 25-yard pool and a children’s pool);
- Restrooms; and
- Leashed dogs allowed.
A 285-acre municipal park named after the famous Christopher “Kit” Carson the scout who guided Captain John C. Fremont during his California exploration for the federal government. The park features include:
- 5-acre Arboretum;
- Walking and hiking trails;
- 3 Ponds;
- Shaded picnic areas;
- Children’s playground;
- 3,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater; and
- Sports Center complex.
North San Diego offers many top-notch restaurants, taprooms, and bars with elegant and sunny outdoor seating. Enjoy local beers, wines, seafood, fresh fruits, and vegetables at a variety of great eating and drinking establishments.
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Restaurant considered a “hidden gem” by many reviewers. A beautiful setting! Sitting areas tucked away within the vast gardens. Features a coy pond, fire pit, and large areas for private parties.
Pho Truc Xanh provides exquisite food and fast service. Many reviewers recommend their grilled pork spring rolls and meals in bowls.
Burger Bench offers a relaxed setting with large portions with delicious shakes along with great service.
Cenote Grill offering excellent food and service.
A Delight of France Bakery for a fabulous breakfast featuring amazing almond croissant and great coffee.
Plenty of schools to choose from including:
- Light & Life Christian School a private religious elementary school (Preschool-8);
- Christian Life Academy another private religious school (grades 1-12);
- Pioneer Elementary School (grades K-5) ;
- Heritage K-8 Charter School (grades K-8);
- Oak Hill Elementary School (grades K-5);
- Farr Avenue Elementary School (grades K-5);
- Rose Elementary School (Preschool-5);
- Mission Middle School (grades 6-8); and
- Escondido Charter High School (grades 9-12).
Rancho Rincon Del Diablo, San Diego real estate spotlight offers homes on an average 75% lower price within a 20 mile-radius. With an average sales price of $530,966.
Besides lower prices, Rancho Rincon Del Diablo provides plenty of great eating and drinking spots in an area of semi-rural low-density housing.
Nearby Valley Center with farms, ranches, and Native American casinos makes a great alternative to city and suburban living.
Bordering Escondido provides extra benefits like lakes, parks, cultural centers, and outdoor events.
Lots of schools to choose from like private religious and public charters along with traditional public schools.
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Steven Rich, MBA – Guest Blogger
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