The small North County community of San Elijo Hills is a luxurious community that looks out over the grand Pacific Ocean. The ocean-view town has earned a number of prestigious homebuilding and development industry awards for the spectacular spectrum of construction builds. The variety of sizes, prices, and lifestyle options has made San Elijo Hills one of the most customizable places to live in Southern California. Twenty-seven small neighborhoods collectively form the San Elijo Hills community: Acacia, Atherton, Azure, Calistoga, Cambria, Carmel, Cedar Crossing, Copper Creek, Creekside Cottages, Crest View, Luminara, Mariners Landing, Masterpiece, Meridian, Morgan's Corner, Palisades, Promontory Ridge, Sagewood, Saverne, Springfield, Symphony, Village Square, Waterford, WestCliffe, WestRidge Cottage Homes, WestRidge Village Homes, and Woodley's Glen.
Situated just north of the city of San Diego, San Elijo Hills is actually the highest point in the region in terms of elevation from sea level. The San Eljio Hills Towncenter provides the essentials of daily living and is located in the heart of the community. The convenient urban center includes most of the essentials that one would expect in a traditional small town. The towncenter serves as a place where residents gather, meet a friend for coffee, or run errands just around the corner from home. Towncenter’s first retail stores included Isabelle Briens French Pastry Café, Chevron gas station, a convenience store, and car wash. A large Albertsons store was opened in 2008. The students of San Elijo Hills are actually served by the San Marcos Unified School District. The district includes ten campuses that have won state achievement awards.
Recreation is an important part of the San Elijo Hills’ residential lifestyle. More than fifty percent of the land in San Elijo Hills has been reserved for walking trails bike paths, and animal conservation habitats. Eighteen miles of trails, 1,100 acres of open space, a regional park for horseback riding and hiking, and a 19-acre community park with baseball diamonds, softball fields, play structures, and courts, are just some of the most popular places San Elijo Hills residents look to work out, exercise, and stay active. Additionally, a Bark Park is designated for dog owners to take their canines to walk, play, and exercise themselves in the same confines of a gated area.