For Sale: 20652 Elfin Forest Rd, Escondido, CA 92029. 5-bedroom 3-bath, 2949 sf, 1979 ELFIN FOREST $2,150,000 begin new search
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This is the piece of serenity that you’ve been looking for! Nestled on the hill where you will find incredible mountain views and can enjoy the rural yet urban lifestyle that Elfin Forest has to offer. Private yet close to all the amenities and in the acclaimed Rancho Santa Fe School District. Walk, bike, or ride your horse right off the property to the well maintained community trails that connect to over 784 acres of natural preserve. No HOA, & No Mello-Roos. This single story home sits atop 5.47 acres & is an absolute gardeners paradise. Complete with solar, soaring ceilings, 2 fully fenced acres, 15 different types of fruit trees, a commercial greenhouse and so much more. Turn it into your very own ranch as it is zoned for up to 50 horses or add an ADU and make it your very own multi-generational estate. The possibilities are endless as you will find multiple opportunities for investment with ample room to do whatever you can dream. This home is extremely accessible from both inland & coastal areas…only 9 miles from the Pacific Ocean & just 15 mins to the I-15 freeway. Just minutes away from San Elijo Hills Town Center, you are close to all the amenities, including a grocery store & dozens of restaurants & shops. Located in the unincorporated community of Elfin Forest whose motto “Keeping it Rural” reflects the desire of residents who have worked for decades to protect the area’s unique character. The property is surrounded by large parcels of permanently dedicated open-space. This single-story 2949 sq. ft. 5-bed, 3-bath home with a 1200 sq. ft. detached 3-car garage/workshop sits atop 5.47 acres. It is a gardener’s paradise once recognized nationally by GMA as one of the “5 Best Gardens in America”. The property includes a large 20’ x 24’ commercial Rimol® Matterhorn greenhouse, an agricultural-sized 1.5” water meter, & an insulated & air-conditioned “grow room” to nurture your plantings. You will find 15 different kinds of fruit & nut trees; macadamia, pomegranate, guava, tangerine, tangelos, lemon, limes, orange (3 varieties), peach, cherry, cherimoya, kumquat, & avocado. The property has ample acreage to expand the existing fenced arena & its adjacent two-stall barn-like structure with sink that is perfect for a tack room or feed room. With plenty of room to add a full-size barn and arena. A large concrete parking pad provides plenty of room for multiple RVs or horse trailers. It is fully electric with 400-amp service & a paid-for 7.92kW solar electric system which will cover most of your electric bills. Adjacent to the home is a redwood deck, a large stamped concrete patio, exterior lighting, & an outdoor fireplace perfect for entertaining. The home is equipped with an induction cooktop, dual-zone heat pump heating & air-conditioning, a Dimension One above ground spa, & ample room for a pool. Do not miss your opportunity to live in the highly sought after community of Elfin Forest.

Address 20652 Elfin Forest Rd

Escondido, CA 92029
Listing Status ACTIVE
Asking Price $2,150,000
Original Listing $2,150,000 @ 2023-01-24
Terms Cash,Conventional
Age Restriction N/K
Property Type Fee Simple
Pet Rule Yes
Property Restrictions None Known
Sales Restrictions N/K
Mello-Roos Fee $0
HOA Fee $0
HOA Amenities Horse Trails
Dining Area, Family Room, Kitchen
Square Footage 2949 sf
Flooring Tile
Bedrooms 5 + 0 optional
Full Bathrooms 3
Family Room 31x16
Living Room 31x16
Dining Room 14x11
Kichen 26x16
Master Bedroom 18x15
2nd Bedroom 14x11
3rd Bedroom 14x11
4th Bedroom 15x17
5th Bedroom 14x14
Directions GPS will take you to an incorrect location. Turn onto Elfin Forest Rd (black sign with a horse on it) and the driveway will be on the left. There is a sign at the driveway, turn before the sign and go up the hill.
Cross Street Elfin Forest Rd
Market Area North County
Community Area ELFIN FOREST
Neighborhood Elfin Forest
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County San Diego
Assessor Parcel# 679-080-04-00
Geographic Areas

Community College District: Mira Costa CC

High School: Canyon Crest Academy

High School: La Costa Canyon

High School: San Dieguito Academy

Middle School: Rancho Santa Fe MS

School District: Rancho Santa Fe SD

Zip Code: 92029

Highway Locator

West of I-15

East of I-5

North of I-8

North of SR-52

North of SR-56

South of SR-78

Ocean Distance 11.1 miles
Year Built 1979 (source: Assessor)
Laundry Location Laundry Room
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Zoned Area(s), Electric, Dual
Heating Electric Forced Air Unit
Water Heater Electric
Sewer/Septic Septic Installed
Fireplaces 2 (FP in Living Room, Patio/Outdoors)
Equipment Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Refrigerator, Shed(s), Solar Panels, Washer, Electric Cooking
Miscellaneous Greenhouse, Horse Allowed, Horse Trails, Livestock Allowed, Horse Property Unimproved
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Listing Source
Platform SDMLS
AOR San Diego Association of REALTORS (SDAR)
MLS Number 230001559
Courtesy of The Avenue Home Collective
Style Detached 1 Story
Material Stucco
Lot Size 4+ to 10 AC ~ 238,273 sf
Fencing Partial
Topography Rolling
Roof Concrete
Swimming Pool N/K
Patio Concrete
Total Spaces: 13
Garage Spaces: 3
Non-Garage Spaces: 10 - Driveway
View Mountains/Hills