The Portico neighborhood in Pacific Highlands Ranch is in the heart of Carmel Valley, San Diego zip code 92130. Pacific Highlands Ranch is an ongoing development by Pardee Homes. The Portico real estate development was built between 2005 and 2009. Pardee has developed all of the Pacific Highlands Ranch communities. They are one of the most prolific Carmel Valley real estate developers.
Portico homes for sale include three and four-bedroom floor plans with living areas between 2,165 and 2,408 square feet. The location is excellent, just east of Torrey Pines high school, the top rated high school in San Diego County. The schools have continued to buoy the property values of Carmel Valley homes, making the 92130 zip codes one of the most resilient in the San Diego real estate market.
Portico at Pacific Highlands Ranch is known for nice finishes and interior upgrades. Many of these homes were built during a very active San Diego real estate cycle, and the Carmel Valley home buyers were not holding back on their selection of upgrades. You’ll see granite counter tops and upgraded flooring in most of the Portico homes, top of the line appliances, decorative back splashes in most of the kitchens.
The Portico houses don’t have huge yards, but they do have spacious patio areas. Many of the area home owners have finished their outside spaces with fountains and other upscale landscaping. It’s actually nice to have smaller yards to take care of when the Del Mar beaches are just a few miles away!
It’s less than a mile down the road to the Del Mar Highlands shopping center. Children can walk to school at Torrey Pines High, at the Canyon Crest Academy, or the Cathedral Catholic private school on Del Mar Heights Road. It’s just a five minutes drive to the beach, and an easy commute down I-5 to downtown San Diego. Portico offers a great living environment, and definitely worth a look while you’re shopping for homes for sale in Carmel Valley. Contact the neighborhood experts at The San Diego Realty Pros (619) 200-7612 for more information about Portico homes and Carmel Valley real estate in general.