Homes for Sale in Tierrasanta, San Diego, CA 92124
Tierrasanta Real Estate and Living
The Tierrasanta community is one of single family homes, condominiums and apartments. It also has three shopping centers, a research park, as well as a branch of the San Diego Public Library. The community also offers several top-ranking elementary and middle schools and one high school, all part of the San Diego Unified School District.
Tierrasanta was originally part of the Mission San Diego de Alcal?, active during the late 18th and 19th centuries. In 1941, the U.S. Military purchased the land as Camp Elliott, designated to be used as a Marine Corps training facility. In 1944 the land was transferred to the Navy and the Marines vacated the facility and were deactivated in 1946. The land was purchased from the U.S. Government by the city of San Diego in 1961. The area is now Tierrasanta and part of the neighboring Mission Trail Regional Park. Read more >
Tierrasanta is situated like and island, not directly bordered by another community. Located to the north are Mount Soledad Freeway (52) and the sprawling fields of southern MCAS Miramar. To the east lies the 5,800 acre Mission Trail Regional Park with its numerous mountain biking and hiking trails. To the west Tierrasanta abuts the bluffs running along the Interstate 15 corridor. To the south lie a number of steep canyons overlooking Mission Valley and the San Diego River. Read more >