Del Mar is truly a gem on San Diego’s north coast! Near-perfect weather year-round attracts a steady stream of repeat visitors, as well as perspective home buyers who come to Del Mar to enjoy miles of coastline, two miles of beautiful beaches, the famous Torrey Pines State Reserve, and outstanding dining and shopping in a quaint village, dotted with historical cottages and the finest in innovative architectural design.
This quaint, picturesque town also enjoys a rich history in the horse racing world and is home to the world famous Del Mar Racetrack and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The racetrack was built in the 1930’s as the brainchild of local celebrities, Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, and Pat O’Brien. Bing wrote and recorded a song to commemorate the track’s opening in 1937. “Where the Surf Meets the Turf ” is still played before the first race.
During the off-season, the site of the race track, The Fairgrounds, is home to many attractions including horse shows, trade shows, concerts, and the famous San Diego County Fair, which draws over 750,000 people from mid-June through early July, and the three-day festival, Kaaboo Del Mar.
Del Mar real estate is divided into subdivisions: Olde Del Mar, Del Mar Beach Colony, Del Mar Bluffs, Del Mar Heights, Del Mar Hills, Del Mar Village, Del Mar Woods, Rural Del Mar, Del Mar Riviera and Rancho Del Mar. The City of Del Mar, which encompasses the Beach Colony, Del Mar Bluffs, and Olde Del Mar, is distinct from the rest of Del Mar, 92014. The remaining neighborhoods have a Del Mar Post Office zip code but are governed by the city of San Diego.
Residents of Del Mar have the privilege of attending some of the finest public schools in the county and the state. Those who live west of I-5 attend schools within the Del Mar Union School District. The primary high school is Torrey Pines High School. There are also numerous prestigious private schools in the vicinity.
If you are considering purchasing or selling a home in Del Mar, contact Chuck Buss at 858-699-3302.
Del Mar Resources
City of Del Mar
Del Mar Fairgrounds
San Diego County Fair
Kaaboo Del Mar
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Del Mar Union School District
San Dieguito High School District
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Torrey Pines Golf Course
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