About Clairemont, San Diego Real Estate
Lush canyon town with plenty of open space
Nestled on a prominent terrain of sandstone coastal mesas and gaping canyons that teem with vegetation and wildlife, Clairemont is a beautiful place to call home. The town’s family-friendly atmosphere with good schools and incredible local amenities have made this charming suburb a popular destination for families. Boasting dramatic views of both Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean with lots of outdoor spaces to soak in the sunshine, this neighborhood lies only 30 minutes from the city and 15 minutes to the waterfront. At its core is an inclusive community with people from all ethnicities and walks of life, united by a shared sense of community spirit and the continental dishes at its diverse restaurants. Ranch homes dot the landscape, alongside townhomes and detached single-family homes.
What to Love
• Tecolote canyon natural park
• Family-friendly community
• Served by excellent schools
• Diverse and inclusive town
• Eclectic shopping and dining
A suburban town with magnificent terrains, Clairemont exudes the laid-back vibes of charming coastal towns. It's fast becoming popular with young families and centrally located to iconic shopping centers with major retailers like Target, Home Depot, and other big chain grocery stores close to homes. A paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, fun activities abound across Clairemont’s various open spaces, from trail hiking to mountain biking, picnics in the park, and bird watching.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
Clairemont Town Square radiates with commercial activity, flaunting a cluster of restaurants, national retail anchors, chic boutiques, and more. Catch an exciting flick at its Reading Cinemas Movie Theatre for a dose of entertainment and dash by Krispy Kreme for chocolate glazed donuts and a cup of coffee. Isa.Bella Pizza serves yummy salads, Thai chili wings, and pasta alongside a local favorite — the Margherita pizza. These savory delights are paired with cider, beer, wine, or water on the eatery’s stylish patio.
The Balboa International Market features an extensive selection of Mediterranean treasures in a San Diego Market, including a great deli and restaurant. Shaka Coffee holds a reputation for roasting all beans locally. Dive in for the heavenly taste of their aromatic coffee, and stop for tacos, tortas, and burritos at the Vallarta Express Mexican Eatery. Clairemont Surf Shop is your one-stop for all skateboarding and surfing gear, and if you're looking for where to purchase a bike in time for your next hiking adventure on the trails, Q Bikes has got you covered.
Things to Do
Strewn with beautiful parks and coming alive with bright festivals each year, Clairemont is a haven of exciting activities. Set out for a walk along the oak-shaded nature trail in the Mt. Etna Neighborhood Park and bring your kids to the playground at MacDowell Neighborhood Park, after which you can spread out a picnic on the lush lawns.
What do you say about a movie under the star-lit sky? Book ahead at Cinema Under the Stars to enjoy a cozy evening at the movies with zero gravity recliners, cabana seating, heat lamps, blankets, and pillows. Perfectly suited to a romantic date night!
Balboa Park is another popular attraction, home to several museums, and performing arts venues clustered here. Kids can enjoy a visit to the San Diego Zoo, or hold a family picnic at the gardens.
Lovers can enjoy a quiet and romantic evening at the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, the gentle sway and magnetic view of the sunset is sure to strengthen bonds. Break out your dancing shoes and head to Nara Ultra Lounge or Raised by Wolves for a magical nighttime experience. These are two of the most visited bars/lounges by the younger populace, and you can stay happening with the live music, food, and exuberance of Fall Fest!
Served by the San Diego Unified School District, schools in Clairemont boast a high standard, ranking amongst some of California’s most prestigious. Top educational opportunities include:
• The Child’s Primary School
• Alcott Elementary School
• Marston Middle School
• Clairemont High School