Temecula Homes for Sale
Temecula is a common tourist destination located in Riverside County, California that is known to many as a resort destination. Located just 58 miles north of San Diego, Temecula is best known to locals for its Wine Country and features many wineries throughout the town's borders. Temecula was first inhabited by the Temecula Indians, also known as the Luesenos, you can visit the town's museum to see artifacts from the tribe as well as learn about their history as the town grew to what it is today. Today, Temecula is home to 114,742 people, many of whom were a part of the town's rapid growth in the last 30 years.
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Temecula is a part of the Temecula Valley Unified School District, ranked as the highest Academic Performance in all of Riverside County. Local high schools have been awarded medals for the “Best High Schools,” by multiple news outlets. In addition to its award-winning public schools, Temecula also offers 9 private schools, 6 charter schools, as well as a community college, Mt. San Jacinto College. National University, University of Redlands, Concordia University, San Joaquin Valley College, as well as California State University San Marcos all have education centers within Temecula city limits. As a large golf community, Temecula also houses a vocational school for aspiring golfers, Professional Golfers Career College.
Things to do in Temecula
Wine Country - Best known for its Wine Country, while daily tastings are available, Temecula also hosts an annual Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival where you can enjoy wine tastings, live entertainment, vendors, and of course, hot air balloon rides. In addition, you can also enjoy a wide array of festivals such as the Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival, Temecula Street Painting Festival, Temecula Bluegrass Festival, Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival, Taste of Temecula Valley, and the Temecula Greek Festival.
Old Town - The historic district of Temecula is home to the Saturday farmers market as well as many historic buildings and dozens of local shops and boutiques. Aside from shopping, Old Town is also home to some of the town's parades, shows, and even houses the Temecula Valley Museum where you can explore the town's history.
Golf - Not only is there a vocational school for aspiring golfers, but there are many local golf courses for you to practice your swing. Celebrities are often spotted among one of the many golf courses and golf resorts.
Temecula Real Estate
Temecula’s real estate ranges from 1 bedroom condos to ranches and villas. While some 1 and 2 bedroom condos can be purchased for $275,000, the average home price in Temecula is right around $615,000. Nearly all the homes in Temecula will have their own HOA fees, although these may change based on amenities offered. If you’re in the market for a larger estate, Temecula has large single-family homes, ranches and villas that range from $1,200,000-$5,999,000.
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