Lake Elsinore Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Lake Elsinore is located in Southern Riverside County in the fast growing I-15 corridor. Founded in 1888, the city is named for the largest freshwater lake in Southern California. The housing market in this community consists mainly of single-family homes, a small selection of condominiums and land lots for custom building.
Situated halfway between San Diego County and Orange County, and halfway between South Corona and Murrieta, this rapidly growing community features abundant recreational opportunities, such as fishing, water skiing, wind surfing, jet skiing, kayaking, as well as the marinas, a public fishing beach, and a city-owned public beach and park. City parks provide ball fields, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, playgrounds and picnic areas. A community center and gymnasium are located at Lake Community Park where classes and activities for all ages are also held. Golfers can spend the day at The Links at Summerly, a local golf club known for its affordability. For those who like to bowl, there is a local bowling alley, known as Pins' n Pockets. Additionally, the local Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park is a great place for offroad racing. There are plenty of local hiking trails to try, as well, such as the hiking trails at the Ortega Mountains. Even those who enjoy the more wild side of recreation will be delighted to discover that Lake Elsinore offers great skydiving opportunities.
The nearby Cleveland National Forest provides areas for camping, hiking and mountain biking. The area is also home to numerous championship golf courses, a motor-cross track and sky diving facilities. The Lake Elsinore Storm, a minor league baseball team that is part of the San Diego Padres organization, makes its home at The Diamond, which was voted the number one minor league stadium. The Diamond is also used for community events, as is the Lake Elsinore Cultural Center, which also hosts stage productions. Antique stores and one-of-a-kind shops can be found at Old Town Lake Elsinore and the outlet mall features over 100 brand name outlet stores. Area students attend the award-winning Lake Elsinore Unified School District, which features many state-of-the-art facilities.
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