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Located in Encinitas, California

A Beautifully Landscaped Community of
Age 55+ Single-Story Attached Home
and 2-Story, Non-Age Restricted Condominiums,
Approximately 900 to 1050 Sq. Ft. in Size,
Priced in the High $400K to Mid $500K Price Range

The Community-

The High Country Villas communities were built between 1975 and 1985. They are beautifully landscaped communties with a total of 546 attached two or three-bedroom, single-story homes and two- bedroom homes in two-story condominium buildings. These well-maintained homes each have a single car garage.

High Country Villas has a 9-hole golf course, a community driving range, a putting green, bocce courts, a clubhouse, 2 swimming pools and a spa. It is characterized by its well-manicured trees, shrubs and flowers, greenbelts with walking trails and its hill and canyon views.





An elegant, beautifully landscaped, well-maintained community
of attached homes and 2 story condominiums.

These attributes, combined with its well-kept homes contribute to the community's, aura of beauty and serenity.

Its Great Location-

The High Country Villas retirement community is located approximately 3 miles from the Pacific coast, in the New Encinitas, section of the City of Encinitas, California (please also see a MAP of the area showing the Willowspring Dr. S. and Forestdale Dr. intersection).
The nearly constant ocean temperatures and gentle coastal breezes provide this community with a Climate that ranks among the best in the United States.
Its close proximity (approximately 2 miles) to the I-5 coastal corridor provides easy access to other North San Diego County cities, to the beautiful city of San Diego (approximately 26 miles away), and to the rest of California.
Living in High Country Villas means that you're never far from fine, moderately priced restaurants, quality shopping, movies, live theater, theme parks and other recreational sites. Only 3 miles to the west, you will find the Lumberyard shopping mall and other boutiques in the Old Encinitas Historic Downtown District (a wireless web village), and you will find scenic Highway 101 with its miles of breathtaking views of the Pacific coastline, pristine public beaches and parks, and fine restaurants (some with beachfront patios). A few minutes' drive north along the "El Camino Real Corridor," takes you to a wide choice of fine, moderately priced restaurants and nearly limitless shopping, culminating in the huge Encinitas Ranch Town (shopping) Center.
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas
is located less than 3 miles away and several other major medical centers are also located a short drive away.







A Wonderful Place for Evening Walks!

Moonlight Beach, only 3.5 miles away, is one of the many public beaches along Scenic Highway 101. Other attractions include surfers, dolphins, beautiful sunsets, and fine restaurants


A Wonderful Place to Entertain Guests!
The Birch Aquarium at Scripps is only 14 miles away and some of the most popular tourist attractions in the U.S. including Balboa Park, Sea World, The Safari Animal Park and The San Diego Zoo are located at a distance of less than 26 miles.

Home Choices-

High Country Villas offers single-floor homes in one or two-story buildings. The two-story units are part of the non-age restricted neighborhood of Country View. The homes are 1-3 bedroom, 1-2 bath units, 884 to 1036 sq. ft. in size. They each have a detached single-car garage and one open parking place. The downstairs units have one or more patios and the upstairs units have a balcony.
Some homes have golf course or greenbelt views and some have panoramic views of valleys and canyons.
The Home Owners Association maintains the exterior of the buildings, including their tile roofs and stucco siding, and also maintains the surrounding grounds including fences. As a consequence, all home exteriors and surrounding grounds are very well-maintained. In addition, many homes have been modernized on the inside with items such as newer appliances, granite countertops and smooth ceilings.



Examples of two-story Condominiums in non-age restricted neighborhoods, some with nice views


  Examples of single-story, attached homes and their 1 car garages in Age 55+ Neighborhoods

Home Availability-

Since this is the only Age 55+ community in the Encinitas area, these homes are in fairly high demand and therefore, frequently only a small number are offered for sale.
Please Contact Us and we will be happy to send you information on homes that are currently for sale and if you are ready to buy, show them to you.

Home Prices and Home Owner Fees (June, 2018)-

Home Prices:  High $400K to Mid $500K price range.
Home Owner's Fees:  Two mandatory monthly fees are required; one $265 to $286 HOA fee covers common area maintenance, exterior bldg. maintenance, limited insurance, roof maintenance and water. An additional $60 per month fee goes to the Village Park Recreation Club and is used to pay for upkeep of recreational amenities that include a 9-hole golf course, driving range and putting green, a clubhouse, 2 swimming pools, a spa and bocce courts.

Senior Activities-

Community sponsored recreational amenities Include- A 9-hole golf course, a driving range and putting green, two year-round swimming pools and a year-round spa, a bocce ball court, 4 shuffleboard courts, picnic areas and walking and biking trails. A host of around 32 different sponsored activities at the club house include: parties, potlucks, trips, movies, Bridge, Bunko, aquatic exercise, a book club, happy hours and lots of good fellowship to name a few. 

In addition to activities available within the community, the nearby beaches offer sunbathing, beach walking, jogging, surfing and ocean swimming and the neighboring cities offer a myriad of  Things to Do.

if you desire to expand your golfing adventures, you will probably want to check out the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course and   other fine nearby Golf Courses.

Also, don't overlook Encinitas' Senior Center website and our Arts and Entertainment directory to learn more about the vast array of offerings of North San Diego County and the city of San Diego.
In short, High Country Villas offers retirees a great year around climate, plentiful outdoor activities and a rich cultural life, surrounded by some of Southern California's finest coastal beauty.





A private 9-hole golf course is available to all residents. Course maintenance and Green Fees are paid for by a mandatory monthly Club Fee to Village Park Recreation Club.



This is one of the community's 2 beautiful swimming pools.

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Would You Like To-

Learn more about High Country Villas and see what homes are For Sale there and throughout North County that meet your Personal Requirements?
Tour some homes that are for sale?
Please Contact Us or Phone (760) 473-4647


Stan McNiel SRES
CalBRE #00623897
"I Listen, I Understand, I make it Work!
Associate Broker with Windermere Real Estate in Carlsbad, CA

           Stan McNiel, our Seniors Real Estate Specialist is very familiar with the High Country Villas' communities and with the other Active Adult Communities in North County. He will be happy to send you information on homes for sale in those  communities and throughout North County that meet your requirements and if you wish, show them to you.  He can also put you on a list to email you information on new listings of homes for sale when they go on the market.

Thinking of selling your home?

Stan would be happy to help you. Please contact him for a free Market Analysis that shows the current market value of your home.

Why Pick Us?

Simply put, our team specializes in helping folks like you retire to North San Diego County. We will do our best to help you find your dream retirement home. Our website provides web-tours of North San Diego County's 16 Senior Communities and information on 60 Mobile/Manufactured Home Parks. Stan McNiel is our Seniors Real Estate Specialist (See  SRES). Stan has more than 36 years of real estate experience. Ralph Anderson is our Webmaster and North County Senior Community expert. Ralph has spent the past 13 years exploring our senior communities and investigating the pros and cons about retiring to North San Diego County.
 Learn more about our team at About Ralph Anderson and Associates

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