Why We Love Santee, California

Tucked away in San Diego County, nestled among rolling hills and picturesque landscapes, lies the charming city of Santee, California. Often overshadowed by its more prominent neighbors, this hidden gem offers a unique blend of suburban tranquility, outdoor adventures, community charm and a wonderful Cornerstone Communities neighborhood that make it an ideal place to call home.

Natural beauty and outdoor recreation. One of the most alluring aspects of life in Santee is its abundance of natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities. With its mild climate and diverse terrain, Santee is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. The city boasts an extensive network of parks, trails and open spaces, providing ample opportunities for hiking, biking and exploring. Nearby Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve offers fishing, boating, and Mission Trails Regional Park features miles of scenic trails, rugged landscapes.

Family-friendly community. Santee is renowned for its strong sense of community and family-friendly atmosphere. Residents take pride in their city and actively participate in local events, festivals and community initiatives. From the annual Santee Street Fair and Bluegrass Festival to summer concerts in the park, there’s always something happening in Santee to bring neighbors together. Families are drawn here for its top-rated schools, safe neighborhoods and abundance of recreational activities for children of all ages.

Convenient location. Despite its tranquil setting, Santee offers easy access to all the amenities and attractions of the greater San Diego area. Situated just a short drive from downtown San Diego and the beach communities along the coast, Santee residents enjoy the best of both worlds – the peace and quiet of suburban living with the excitement and opportunities of a major metropolitan area nearby. For commuters, Santee is conveniently located near major freeways and public transportation routes.

Thriving local economy. Santee’s economy is thriving, thanks in part to its diverse mix of retail, dining and entertainment options. The city’s bustling commercial districts are home to a wide array of shops, restaurants and businesses, providing residents with shopping, dining and entertainment close to home. In recent years, Santee has experienced significant economic growth, attracting new businesses and investment to the area from boutique shops and craft breweries to tech startups and healthcare facilities.

Cornerstone Communities is building modern, innovative new construction homes across the county. Stunning eco-friendly townhomes are currently available in Santee at Laurel Heights. Additional new communities are also underway in Otay Mesa, La Mesa and Poway for 2024. To learn more, visit our website at https://www.cornerstonecommunities.com/laurel-heights/.

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