Homes For Sale El Cajon

Located a mere 17 miles from downtown San Diego, El Cajon, California is a quiet little gem nestled within a mountain-girt valley east of the metropolis. Research real estate market trends and find homes for sale El Cajon.  Search for new El Cajon homes, open houses, recently sold homes, and recent price reductions in San Diego. To change how the search is displayed, click the gray button next to "Sort" to display houses in El Cajon by price, number of bedrooms, or days on the market.

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El Cajon Homes November 26, 2020
103
Listed
33
Avg. DOM
$388.62
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$665,000
Med. List Price
103 Properties
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$899,000
Subdivision: Mt. Merit
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,277
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
1
Day on Site
200052635
MLS
2 separate detached houses on 1 lot with 100 feet distance between them - 2 separate kitchens & entries - 1 of the houses is 1 story with no steps to climb - Ideal for a large family or live in 1,...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,144
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
2
Days on Site
302971441
MLS
This is a great home on a quiet cul-de-sac with a fenced back yard. Fireplace in the living room. Seller states Great neighbors. Seller to find suitable housing. Call for private showing on Saturday...
$700,000
Subdivision: Fletcher Hills
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,475
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
2
Days on Site
302971491
MLS
Exceedingly rare, Fletcher Terrace opportunity! Tucked within an enclave of homes perched upon the hill overlooking the El Cajon Valley, this one-of-a-kind property is a hearts desire. Warmth and...
$565,000
Subdivision: El Cajon
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,350
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
3
Days on Site
200052484
MLS
Wonderful, updated home located in a desirable neighborhood off of Chase Ave. This single level home has had recent updates that include newer stucco, dual pane windows, newer roof, heating and air,...
$705,000
Subdivision: Fletcher Hills
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,491
Sq.Ft.
1947
Year Built
3
Days on Site
200052071
MLS
Beautifully remodeled Fletcher Hills home Feels like brand new construction! The home features an elegant master suite, walk in closet and stunning en suite bathroom, all new appliances, laminate...
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,417
Sq.Ft.
1948
Year Built
3
Days on Site
302970945
MLS
Wonderful single level home located in the charming community of El Cajon! Offering 2 bedrooms, one full bath, this floor plan opens into a large living room & separate dining room. The family room...
$589,900
Subdivision: Granite Hills
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,250
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
3
Days on Site
200052518
MLS
Wonderful TURN KEY home available for your most discriminating buyers! Beautifully remodeled and ready for your "first time" home buyer. Located close to all including viewing the fireworks from...
$1,249,000
Subdivision: Tryndall Hill
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,500
Sq.Ft.
1948
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200052211
MLS
The magic of a California moment has never been more tangible than in this private and sunny retreat. A private drive leads you up to lush landscaping & winding pathways where you enter into the home...
$428,000
Subdivision: Rancho San Diego
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,139
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200052316
MLS
Move-in-Ready Townhouse nestled in the rock-studded hills of Rancho San Diego. Dual Master Suites: perfect for a family, single person, roommates. EZ 2 learn or work-from-home. Enjoy spacious updated...
$399,000
Subdivision: El Cajon
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,188
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200052429
MLS
Welcome Home This large 2 bedroom 2 bath condo is waiting for it to be your new home New floors throughout fresh paint both bathroom sinks have new plumbing. Great location in a great area for the...
$1,500,000
Subdivision: Blossom Valley
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,045
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200052436
MLS
Set on over an acre in the coveted Blossom Valley community, this home blends exceptional design and finishes with endless views and amenities to create a truly beautiful living experience. Featuring...
$849,000
Subdivision: El Cajon
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,182
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200052450
MLS
SELLER WILL ENTERTAIN OFFERS VRM $799,000-$849,000.00. Stunning estate on HUGE Quiet 11,920sf lot. Full Solar, AC, Master Ba with Dual sinks, oversized tub, glass encased shower and walk-in closet....
Are you looking to move within CA? Check out El Cajon in this guide and find out why it should be at the top of your list for places to live.

Deciding where to live in southern California can be a daunting task. 

With its mild climate, sunny beaches, glittering cities, and wealth of cultural and tourist attractions, finding the best place to live in this part of California can seem a little overwhelming. But you might want to consider selecting El Cajon—one of the best-kept secrets in San Diego County. 

Here are some reasons why you'll want to make El Cajon your top choice for places to live in southern California. 

El Cajon: The City in the Valley

The city of El Cajon, CA is situated within a pleasant valley surrounded by picturesque foothills. Its peculiar name derives from the Spanish el cajón, "the drawer" or "the box," referring to the city's scenic valley location. 

It was originally settled by Catholic missions that discovered the valley's rich pasturelands; incorporated in 1912, El Cajon quickly acquired a reputation as an agricultural town. It was particularly noted for the production of wine and table grapes as well as citrus fruits. 

Today, beautiful El Cajon has a population of just over 100,000 inhabitants. Its weather is typically mild, somewhere between the Mediterranean climate of the coast and the arid inland conditions. But thanks to the ringing foothills, the valley tends to get plenty of rainfall. 

El Cajon Real Estate

Real estate values in El Cajon are among the highest in the nation. But compared to the other markets in southern California, El Cajon is nowhere near the most expensive. 

The median value for a home in the city is about $503,000. The largest share of the market is reserved for homes in the $350,000-$900,000 range. 

Top Attractions in El Cajon, California

If you're thinking of moving to El Cajon, you'll certainly not be lacking for things to do. With the eastern foothills so close, there's plenty of hiking and adventuring to be done. 

Here's a look at a few of the attractions the city itself has to offer:

1. The Magnolia

Southern California is noted for its entertainment venues, and El Cajon is no exception. 

The Magnolia is a renowned concert hall with exceptional acoustics. Formerly the East County Performing Arts Center, it was recently renovated and renamed and is now one of the best theaters in southern California. 

2. St. Madeleine Sophie's Center and Garden

This little two-acre plot of heaven is a Certified Organic Garden. It features flower gardens, a citrus orchard, greenhouses, ornamental trees, and many more botanical delights in a therapeutic environment. 

3. Knox House Museum

The Knox House Museum is located in a charming Victorian hotel built in 1876 amid the minor gold rush in the mountain town of Julian. The museum records the colorful nineteenth-century history of El Cajon, specializing in the wild decades just prior to the city's incorporation. 

Come to El Cajon

El Cajon is a thriving, beautiful city set amid the lovely and picturesque hills east of San Diego. If you'd like to live in El Cajon, California, contact us to see how we can help you find your next home.