Cali Comparables: What $6 Million Buys in San Diego County

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 week we are exploring sunny San Diego. Let’s find out what a budget of $6 million can buy!

6658 Niemann Ranch Road, Rancho Santa Fe


This lavish resort-like home features amazing amenities, stunning detailing and sweeping views. Enter the five bedroom, five full-bathroom and two partial-bathroom home through the elaborate wrought-iron gates and courtyard, complete with a fountain. Indoors, the home has no shortage of architectural detail. The large wood beam ceilings, impressive fireplaces and woodwork make this home feel magnificent and grand. Outdoors, there is a seating area and fireplace, built-in barbecue and resort-style pool with a waterfall and slide. Other amenities include a wine cellar, bar and media room.

431 San Antonio Avenue, San Diego


Situated on the sands of Kellogg Beach, this home is right in the heart of gorgeous Point Loma. With three bedrooms and three full bathrooms, the home is just a stone’s throw from the ocean. There are no bad views outdoors, with plenty of seating areas and space to enjoy California sunsets. The home is a cozy Spanish style abode with brick fireplaces, rustic flooring and beamed ceilings. The charming beach home is a hidden gem with rare beach frontage.

 17762 Vineyard Lane, Poway

$2,975,000 – $3,295,000

Located in Poway, this five bedroom, five full-bathroom and one partial-bathroom home is a spacious estate perfect for entertainers. The entryway is a stunning glass and wrought-iron creation, with windows from floor to ceiling. The living spaces are roomy, and lead into the modern and updated kitchen. The home also has amazing amenities including an Olympic-sized tennis court, built-in barbecue, theater room, media room and gym. The outdoors is reminiscent of a luxury resort with a 40 foot pool and spa along with plenty of seating areas, all surrounded by lush greenery.