La Mesa, California is located about nine miles east of Downtown San Diego, has a civic motto of “Jewel of the Hills” and is just east of Southern California’s Pacific coastline. On its boarders are San Diego, El Cajon, Lemon Grove, and Spring Valley. Sitting on an area of roughly nine square miles, this California city was founded in 1869. Situated right off of Interstate 8, makes for a convenient way to get to various parts of San Diego from La Mesa.
With many places to go and events to attend right in La Mesa, makes living here feel like an everyday cool adventure. Some of these places and events include a farmer’s market held in La Mesa Village on Friday afternoons, Flag Day Parade, La Mesa Walkway of the Stars (an urban park in downtown La Mesa), Oktoberfest, Back to the 50s Car Show (held June-August on Thursday evenings), Sundays at Six (free concerts during June and July in Harry Griffen Park), Christmas in the Village, the Antique Street Fair, etc. These events and more bring residents together as a community for socializing, fun, and entertainment.
A variety of home designs are found in La Mesa. Many of these homes have a southwestern elegance. Native American and European influence is integrated and expressed in the designs of most homes you will find here, giving this area a uniquely Southwest feel. The majority of La Mesa housing you will find are single-story with windows and doors that have curved frames. Often times, these Spanish-style homes will be stucco on the outside. You will also be delighted with the stone and tile accents that are frequently placed for adornment and to embellish the interiors and exteriors of these beautiful homes. Plus, the added bonus of being just minutes away from all of the San Diego attractions too, makes living in La Mesa a great investment.
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