Cali Comparables: What $2.5 Million Buys You in San Diego

You set a certain budget for your house hunt — and you can’t go a penny over it. But what if you want to expand your search a wee bit beyond a specific neighborhood? We decided to play the comparison game by exploring what you can buy for a certain dollar value in various California neighborhoods with a series called “Cali Comparables”. We’re crisscrossing the Golden State to give you an idea of how far your dollar goes in certain areas.

This month we are headed to sunny San Diego with a budget of $2.5 million. Come with us to find out what is on the market!

15464 Artesian Spring Rd, San Diego


Located in the stunning San Diego Del Sur community, this property is a spacious one-story with four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and one partial bathroom. Modern designs and upscale finishes make the home feel especially luxurious. The living spaces are ideal for entertainers with an open floorplan­­– the large, gourmet kitchen looks out onto the family room with soaring vaulted, wood beam ceilings. Outdoors, the backyard has several great spaces for entertaining with a built-in barbecue, hot tub and plenty of seating.

17501 Los Eucaliptos, Rancho Santa Fe


This three bedroom, three full bathroom and one partial bathroom abode is a unique combination of Spanish and Mediterranean style architecture blended to create a luxurious design. Pull up on the long driveway to the porte-cochère and stately Mahogany front door. The home is outfitted with stunning tile accents, wood beam ceilings, and incredible stained-glass windows. The design continues into the backyard with Spanish-style pool tiles and perfectly accented patio/lounge areas.

3543 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92103


Newly remodeled, this five bedroom, four bathroom, one partial bathroom home is chic and spacious, located in the heart of San Diego. The living spaces are accented with wainscoting and crown molding details continued throughout the rest of the house. The kitchen is a posh, open layout with a large center island and simple, yet elegant cabinetry and tile backsplash. The bathrooms are especially noteworthy, each with luxurious, spa-like upgrades. Enjoy San Diego’s fabulous weather in the spacious backyard seating and fire-pit areas. Or get out and explore all of San Diego’s best attractions just down the street!

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