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University City July 24, 2022
51
Listed
22
Avg. DOM
$745.62
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$925,000
Med. List Price
51 Properties
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$2,799,000
Neighborhood: University City
5
Beds
5
Baths
3,706
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
1
Day on Site
220019252
MLS
One of a kind custom Mediterranean Modern home. Nearly "New construction" just completed (July 2022). Tastefully designed open floor plan, with an abundance of privacy In a superb University City...
$1,925,000
Neighborhood: La Jolla Colony
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,366
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
2
Days on Site
220019201
MLS
Panoramic canyon views. Prime sought after south facing canyon location. Popular gated community 'Valencia in La Jolla Colony. Vaulted ceilings, 4br, 3ba, 1br/office/bath on main level, 3 car...
Coming Soon on 07/30
3890 Nobel Dr #607 San Diego, CA 92122
$480,000
Neighborhood: University Town Center
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,153
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
2
Days on Site
220019204
MLS
Beautiful recently remodeled 1,153 SqFt, 2 Bdr-2 full Bath suite at the luxurious Pacific Regent of La Jolla. Near shopping & restaurants, major medical facilities and transportation. This 6th floor...
Open 7/24
4156 Camino Lita San Diego, CA 92122
$849,000
Condo: Genesee Highlands
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,472
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
3
Days on Site
220019055
MLS
Welcome home to this beautifully remodeled UTC townhome! Home features new kitchen cabinets with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout, new...
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,254
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
3
Days on Site
305705266
MLS
This is a One-of-a-Kind in UC! An entertainers Delight! A Gorgeous single level 5-bedroom home with 3 full baths in this fabulous University City Neighborhood - stunning from the moment you walk-in....
$1,989,000
Neighborhood: University City
7
Beds
4
Baths
3,217
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
3
Days on Site
220019059
MLS
Welcome home to this extraordinary opportunity to own one of the largest canyon rim UC homes to be offered in years. At over 3,200 square feet, the spacious yet intimate property is ideally located,...
$799,900
Neighborhood: Utc - La Jolla
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,221
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
3
Days on Site
220019088
MLS
Do not miss your chance to make a UTC townhome your very own! This 3BR residence has plenty of private outdoor space with both a covered patio area and oversized second floor deck: take advantage of...
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,881
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
3
Days on Site
305463072
MLS
Back on the Market!!! Refreshed and ready to move in !!! Looking for an Architectural Contemporary Condo in the heart of UTC? This one has plenty to offer, 2bd/2.5 bath + den/office, spacious and...
Open 7/24
6809 Lipmann St. San Diego, CA 92122
$1,199,888
Neighborhood: University City
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,254
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
4
Days on Site
220018852
MLS
Single level home on a large corner lot in the spectacular community of University City, San Diego, CA. Home features updated & open kitchen, modern windows, newer roof & AC unit. Freshly painted...
$1,399,999
Neighborhood: University City
4
Beds
4
Baths
2,371
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
4
Days on Site
220018942
MLS
Ready for Views? They're in abundance at this much loved home on market first time! Renovation possibilities are endless in this stellar neighborhood. 1 bedroom / 1 full bath downstairs on garage...
$829,900
Neighborhood: La Jolla Colony
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,004
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
5
Days on Site
220018722
MLS
Upgraded 2b2b end unit with granite countertop, nice flooring, elegant plantation shutters & private balconies. vaulted ceilings and spacious & bright floor plan with a lot of natural lights. The...
$1,450,000
Condo: La Florentine
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,282
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
5
Days on Site
220014636
MLS
Beautiful townhome in the great gated community of La Florentine at the Renaissance in UTC La Jolla. Corner end unit in private and quiet area. Spacious open floor plan called "La Rosa" with 2,282 sq...
$550,000
Neighborhood: University City
1
Beds
1
Baths
768
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
6
Days on Site
220018635
MLS
Top floor condo with a community elevator located in the gated Pines of La Jolla complex which is situated in the heart of UTC and within a short distance of world renowned La Jolla beaches!! Enter...
$699,000
Neighborhood: University City
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,054
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
9
Days on Site
305699875
MLS
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!!! Gorgeous 2BR/2BA Pines of La Jolla condo located in a beautiful gated community. Enjoy this end unit on the roof top with high ceilings in the living room area, and an open...
1
Beds
1
Baths
554
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
9
Days on Site
220018459
MLS
This desirable ground floor unit (no stairs!) has been well maintained & features matching kitchen & bath granite counters, cherry wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances (new SS refrigerator!),...
$475,000
Neighborhood: La Jolla Colony
1
Beds
1
Baths
685
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
10
Days on Site
220018321
MLS
1 bed 1 bath with spacious loft (guest room or home office) in the desirable La Paz community in La Jolla Colony with laminate wood flooring. Open concept layout with vaulted ceilings and huge...
$899,900
Neighborhood: University City
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,305
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
10
Days on Site
220018409
MLS
Rarely available single story twinhome in much sought after Pennant Village! Great Location with a very private back yard that backs to the canyon! Real clean and well maintained unit with upgraded...
$1,495,000
Neighborhood: University City
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,500
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
10
Days on Site
220018420
MLS
Gorgeous, single story University City home in a prime location across from Sprout's Shopping Center, Starbucks, restaurants and many other shops & services! This home boasts a beautiful kitchen with...
2
Beds
2
Baths
956
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
11
Days on Site
305699263
MLS
Quiet, south facing courtyard home in the Villa Vicenza community of University Town Center. This two bedroom, two bath condo offers upgraded kitchen and bathroom cabinets and granite countertops....
$599,000
Neighborhood: Utc/La Jolla
1
Beds
1
Baths
835
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
11
Days on Site
220018275
MLS
La Jolla Village Park beauty in the heart of UTC. Welcome home to your resort style living with abundance of amenities including tennis courts, swimming pool/spa, recreation area, sauna, and...
$799,000
Neighborhood: La Jolla Colony
2
Beds
2
Baths
934
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
12
Days on Site
220017983
MLS
Luxury in The Heart Of University City! Your modernized condo is in the pristine Verano Community in La Jolla Colony and ready for new memories. Your private balcony is a perfect place to unwind. Or...
$625,000
Neighborhood: Utc/La Jolla
1
Beds
1
Baths
704
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
12
Days on Site
220017988
MLS
Location, location, location! Immaculate single level unit at beautiful Verano complex. Light & Bright open floor plan, great as an investment or owner occupied. New kitchen cabinets & stain-steel...
$649,000
Neighborhood: University City
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
956
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
12
Days on Site
220018017
MLS
Top floor, end unit with vaulted ceilings featuring a modern, open floor plan. Abundant natural light fills this space. Spacious living areas and bedrooms with plenty of storage. One-car garage,...
$1,429,000
Neighborhood: West End
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,094
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
12
Days on Site
220018054
MLS
Pride of ownership Abounds! This terrific home is located in the prestigious West End of UC. The property has been lovingly maintained & upgraded & features an amazing floorplan w/ separate living...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,719
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
12
Days on Site
305698377
MLS
The spacious and bright La Jolla townhome youve been looking for is finally here! Tastefully updated and very well cared for, this home must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. As you walk...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,265
Sq.Ft.
1980
Year Built
13
Days on Site
305492352
MLS
Dreams can come true with a little TLC!! This Spacious 2 story home is in a desirable University City neighborhood. The separate Living room with fireplace and adjoining dining room creates a...
$899,000
Neighborhood: University City
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,529
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
14
Days on Site
220017800
MLS
Rare 17th Floor Upgraded West Facing Unit with Ocean Views available in Pacific Regents. An elegant luxury retirement (62+ community) located just up the hill from The Village of La Jolla. This rare...
$1,299,000
Neighborhood: University City
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,064
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
16
Days on Site
220017746
MLS
Your Turn Key University City Single Level Home is now READY! Imagine beautiful new curb appeal as you drive up to your home with direct access garage, you walk into an open concept high end...
$1,599,000
Neighborhood: University City
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,554
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
17
Days on Site
220017631
MLS
SALES PRICE $1,599,000. FINEST GEM IN UNIVERSITY CITY! EXCEPTIONAL RESIDENCE CLOSE TO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO, WESTFIELD UTC SHOPPING CENTER, MULTIPLE PARKS, MARKETS AND BEACHES....
$925,000
Neighborhood: University City
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,222
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
18
Days on Site
220017426
MLS
Beautiful top floor townhome located in the heart of UTC. This bright home features 3 bedrooms, 2 newly renovated bathrooms, fresh paint and new dual pane windows throughout. The living area includes...
$1,495,000
Neighborhood: University City
5
Beds
3
Baths
1,942
Sq.Ft.
1962
Year Built
19
Days on Site
220017292
MLS
Charming single story home situated on a peaceful street in University City! The property, which boasts a freshly painted exterior and interior, features a multitude of upgrades throughout,...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,536
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
23
Days on Site
305488791
MLS
Beautiful Renewed University City property, Centrally located yet private. The Home resembles an Italian Villa. A private courtyard entry opens to the Stone Clad home. Recent remodel included...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,650
Sq.Ft.
1967
Year Built
24
Days on Site
305487905
MLS
Welcome to this impeccable and well maintained home! Easy living will be yours with this single level home in a very sought after location! You and your guests can take in the mega-views from the...
$1,149,000
Neighborhood: Utc
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,882
Sq.Ft.
1991
Year Built
24
Days on Site
220016954
MLS
Rarely on the market, this Penthouse level home is a Highly Upgraded Corner Unit with dramatic city and Ocean Views. Featuring elegant wood paneling throughout the living room, wood flooring remolded...
2
Beds
1
Baths
844
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
25
Days on Site
305485400
MLS
Remodeled in 2021, this First Floor Condo features 2 Spacious Bedrooms with Mirrored Closet Sliders, Updated Bathroom with a Shower over Tub and Small Window for ventilation, Manufactured Flooring,...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,491
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
26
Days on Site
305486265
MLS
Enjoy the ultimate California lifestyle in this spectacular west University City property. Extensively remodeled with attention to every detail. Begin by entering through the custom solid walnut door...

University City San Diego Information and Highlights

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University City San Diego Information and Highlights

University City is a neighborhood of approximately 56,000 people in northwestern San Diego and home to the University of California – San Diego (UCSD). University City is often mistaken for UTC, or Westfield University Towne Center, a popular shopping center in the community.

University City is divided by scenic Rose Canyon. The older part of University City, built in the 1960s and widely known as University Square, is south of Rose Canyon and centered on Governor Drive. North of Rose Canyon is the newer part of University City and home of Westfield UTC.

History

University City was originally supposed to serve as a residential haven for the University of California, San Diego employees and students, where both college presidents and janitors would be able to live in the same community. Instead, U.C. became a middle-class community that celebrates its children and neighborhood, supportive of schools, sports leagues at Standley Park, and several houses of worship. The community is far different from the original goals of the planners in the 60s.

The community association, which was dormant for several years, was revitalized in 2001 and has been a voice for the community. Now, the newsletter comes out once a month. The street banner project has been established. Standley Park continues to act as a town hall as well as a site for activities and athletics, classes and meetings.

University City is “more than a neighborhood,” and families continue to enjoy the small town feel of South U.C. while looking to North U.C. for urban entertainment and shopping. The University of California, San Diego is still an important neighbor to us.

Location

There are two distinct parts of University City divided by Rose Canyon, featuring the Rose Canyon Open Space Preserve, and railroad tracks passing through it. South of Rose Canyon lies the older part of University City, built in the 1960s and historically referred to as University Square, centered on Governor Drive. It is a mostly residential neighborhood along Governor Drive with many single family homes. Just southwest of the Governor Drive exit from I-805 is a commercially zoned area containing office parks with low-rise buildings.

Weather

University City, San Diego, gets 10 inches of rain per year. The U.S. average is 37. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 42.

On average, there are 266 sunny days per year in University City, San Diego. The July high is around 75 degrees. The January low is 48. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 45 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The U.S. average on the comfort index is 44.

Shopping

Without a doubt, South California, where San Diego, and, ultimately, University City is located, is easily one of the most coveted places in the Continental United States. University City is a bit on the high-end side of things, but the quality and value that you’ll find here are more than made up for in the experience.

  • Sport Chalet , located in the Westfield University Towne Center – 4525 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 453-5656
  • My Sister's Closet , located in Costa Verde Center – 8610 Genesee Ave., San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 455-0045
  • Sweet Factory , located in the Westfield University Towne Center – 4545 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 658-0298
  • Nine West – University Town CTR, 4465 Lajolla Village DR.#H5, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 455-6278

Restaurants

You may end up being a lot of things in University City, but bored or hungry won’t be among them. There’s a particular romance and economical style when you happen to find things in strip malls, or, in the case of some of these restaurants, in a hotel (which is just an awesome experience, by the way!).

  • Lorna's Italian Kitchen , located in University Square Shopping Center – 3945 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 452-0661
  • Cafe Japengo , located in Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine – 8960 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 450-3355
  • Truluck's – 8990 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 453-2583
  • Eureka! , located in the Westfield University Towne Center – 4353 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 210-3444

Nightlife

People don’t eat at prime steakhouses because they can’t cook. No – instead, they eat there for an unforgettable experience among friends that they won’t find anywhere else. Welcome to the nightlife in University City, San Diego.

  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – 8970 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 535-0078
  • The Melting Pot – 8980 University Center Ln, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 638-1700
  • Michael's Lounge , located in Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine – 3777 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 552-1234 ext. 1925
  • Draft Republic , located in Costa Verde Center – 4282 Esplanade Ct, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 450-1400

Schools

University City, San Diego is served by San Diego Unified School District, a public school district.

San Diego Unified serves more than 130,000 students in pre-school through grade 12 and is the second largest district in California. The student population is extremely diverse, representing more than 15 ethnic groups and more than 60 languages and dialects.

  • University City High School – 6949 Genesee Ave., San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 457-3040
  • Curie Elementary School – 4080 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 453-4184
  • Doyle Elementary School – 3950 Berino Ct, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 455-6230
  • Spreckels Elementary School – 6033 Stadium St, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 546-1269

Landmarks

You don’t have to be a night owl to enjoy everything that University City has to offer. These aren’t just landmarks; there’s plenty of things to do that the whole family will enjoy! Cool Fact: The Birch Aquarium opened its doors to the public more than 100 years ago, in 1903!

  • ArcLight Cinemas - La Jolla – 4425 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122 – (858) 768-7770
  • Birch Aquarium – 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 – (858) 534-3474
  • La Jolla Cove – Coast Blvd, San Diego, CA 92037 – (619) 221-8899
  • San Diego Fly Rides – 1237 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037 – (619) 888-3878

Conclusion

With more to do than you can shake a stick at, University City is your home away from home. Locals love the fact that they can take the weekend off and say they went to the beach like it's no big deal. It has just the right balance between tourism and local life that, in turn, make University City a fantastic place to live! Don’t believe me? Don’t take my word for it – check it out for yourself!

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