Fire Mountain Real Estate
The name of Fire Mountain came from the Luiseno tribe who first populated the area in which you could see their fires from the top of the hill from miles away. In the 1900s it started as an agricultural center with citrus groves and avocado orchards.
Fire Mountain real estate is a funky, upscale community nestled in the southern part of Oceanside in Greater San Diego.It still retains much of its semi-rural culture to this day. Many of the homes were built during the 1970s and 1980s and is one of the most distinguished neighborhoods of Oceanside CA real estate.
Details on Fire Mountain Real Estate
The topography of the area is characterize by winding, hilly streets – most without sidewalks – with humble homes, mini-mansions and condos throughout. Many of the homes for sale in Fire Mountain have views of the downtown area and the lovely Pacific Ocean. Home price varies for Fire Mountain real estate. It can range from about $200,000 for condos up to $1,800,000 for large estates. Home size ranges from about 740 square feet to 3,671 square feet.
Major nearby freeways are I-5 and Highway 78 giving residents easy access to parks, shopping centers, and schools in both Oceanside and Carlsbad. There are two schools within the community of Fire Mountain. There is Palmquist Elementary School and Lincoln Middle School. Fire Mountain real estate is zoned for the Oceanside Unified School District. Other neighboring schools attended by Fire Mountain students include South Oceanside Elementary School, Living Waters Elementary and El Camino High School.
Parks nearby Fire Mountain real estate include Joseph Carrasco Park, formerly known as Skylar Park. This is a three-acre park with picnic areas and open space for running around. There is also the 6,000 square foot Martin Luther King Skate Park. The MLK Park also has sports fields, a roller-blade hockey rink, covered picnic areas and a playground. Buddy Todd Park is 19 acres of picnic areas with BBQ’s, playgrounds, a sports field, basketball and volleyball courts, and open green space. These are all great places to take your kids after school or on the weekend in only a quick drive.
The city of Oceanside hosts a variety of events throughout the year for residents. The Farmers Markets in Oceanside occurs every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm on Pier View Way and Pacific Coast Highway. They also host the Sunset Market on Thursday evening from 5 pm to 9 pm. Come check out local vendors and food booths as well as face painters, live music and other kid crafts. The Art Walk Oceanside happens the first Friday of each month. It has a new location each time and boasts creative arts, music, poetry, food activities, and it is free for all ages.
For shopping there is a Walmart Super Center just down the street from Fire Mountain real estate. The Camino Town and Country Shopping Center also boast a wide shopping selection. You’ll find places such as Ulta, Jamba Juice, Game Stop, Target, Boot Barn, Barnes & Noble, 24 hour Fitness, Best Buy, Stater Bros, El Torito, Jo-Ann Fabrics and Michael’s among others. The Westfield Carlsbad Mall is just over the 78 Highway for more retail shopping.
The residents of Fire Mountain carry a strong sense of community. They care, protect and preserve their community and stay highly involved in city ordinances to keep their community special. If you would like to know more about Fire Mountain homes for sale, please contact the area professionals of Juncal Real Estate at 760-994-2404.