La Mesa, located in San Diego County, sits directly east of San Diego, Ca in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Its agricultural roots and gorgeous views help make it a growing community that pays close attention to the comfort and well being of its residents. The town of around 60,000 boasts excellent schools and a commitment to maintaining the quaint character the residents have fallen in love with. The La Mesa homes for sale include a wide variety of styles from the historic original houses built in the early 1900’s to more modern sub divisions.
Close by is Mt. Helix, a small community about 15 minutes from downtown San Diego. With a population of approximately 20,000 is maintains its small town feel while boasting schools ranked in the top 10% of California. The name Mt. Helix comes from the hill it occupies overlooking La Mesa. If you are looking to buy one of the many Mt. Helix homes for sale you’ll be happy to see the wide variety offered. The architectural styles range from modern contemporary to rustic cabinets, most with beautiful views as they sit nestled in the hill side.
The bulk of the residents that purchase La Mesa homes work in San Diego and make use of all the wonderful city has to offer. If you enjoy sports, hiking, the cultural arts, politics or simply a wonderful meal there is much to do in San Diego. Fortunately La Mesa also offers a wide range of activities closer to home including 14 public parks and numerous sponsored events catering to the young and old. The La Mesa Village Farmer’s Market is a Friday tradition that brings shoppers out to socialize and enjoy the bounty available in the perfect climate.
Overlooking La Mesa, Mt. Helix is a large hill full of fun, nature and a thriving community. Take a drive up the hill to enjoy the 360 degree view of San Diego and the beautiful bay. On the way you will enjoy seeing the wide variety of Mt. Helix homes that house both tourists and residents year round. The beautiful, hilly terrain houses a wide variety of wild life and Mt. Helix Park. The park is a great family place and hosts a summer theatre in its amphitheatre. If you are visiting La Mesa be sure and make the drive up Mt. Helix to enjoy the gorgeous view!