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    Moving to San Diego? Tour These Gorgeous SoCal Homes!

    If this is your first time to get military orders to San Diego, there’s something you should know — there’s no place like it.What are you looking to get out of a duty station? If it’s a vibrant culture, large military community, impeccable food, outdoor adventures (to include hiking mountains, surfing, or running on the beach), or an endless amount of activities, you'll be quite happy here.

    But there are lots of different ways to enjoy your time in Southern California.You can live in the heart of the city and rent a condo, find an older home with character, or pursue more space and head to the suburbs.

    But even life on the outskirts of San Diego isn’t the same as it is in other cities. The culture and lifestyle extend many miles to encompass the entire region.

    Moving to San Diego? Tour These Gorgeous Southern California Homes

    1) Loads of Upgrades and Privacy

    4904 Art Street — San Diego, CA

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO465008

    For Sale: $650,000

    For Rent: $3,400/mo. 

    San Diego home for rent or sale


    Built with character you can’t fake and tasteful upgrades, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is one you’ll want to call home sweet home. The open floor plan and a corner lot is perfect for anyone and great if you have kids. 

    Art St. 4 San Diego home

    With large windows, a stunning stone fireplace, and beautiful hardwood flooring throughout most of the home, the living room is the best welcome when you walk in the door. 

    Art St. 2 San Diego home


    Enjoy a little space to yourself in this remarkable white kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and a window to let in natural light. 

    Art St. 3 San Diego home

    The master suite offers privacy with views of the lush trees right outside. 

    Art St. 6 San Diego home

    And the outdoor living space is one you can’t beat. With Saltino and Talavera tiles on both the front entryway and back patio and artificial turf blanketing the backyard, it’s not only gorgeous, it’s also low maintenance! 

    Bonus: Keep the heat out in the summer and the chill out in the winter with dual paned windows and glass sliding door. 

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    2) Fully Furnished and Move-In Ready

    136 Brightwood Avenue — Chula Vista, CA 

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO1439991

    For Rent: $1,995/mo.

    Furnished home for rent San Diego

    If you’re looking for a move-in ready rental, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom home might be the perfect fit for you. Your first impression is sure to be a good one when you walk up and see the beautifully landscaped front yard. 

    As the front unit of a duplex, you get the luxury of living in your space and the perks of sharing some of the responsibility. For starters, the property is fully furnished, plus utilities like water, trash, high-speed internet, and cable are included in the rental price! So not only do you get to enjoy these services, but there’s no need to worry about setting up or transferring them into your name. 

    San Diego home for rent

    The space is newly remodeled and features hardwood flooring throughout.

    San Diego home

    Bonus: The kitchen is trendy with a vintage flair, featuring all white cabinets, granite countertops, beautiful white backsplash, and stainless steel stove.

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    3) Perfect Location and Beach Views

    806 Ada Street — Chula Vista, CA 

    MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO467404

    For Sale: $479,990

    Chula Vista home for sale

    You’re buying more than a stunning place to live with this four-bedroom, three-bathroom home. You’re investing in a lifestyle. 

    Chula Vista home for sale interior

    With features like hard flooring, great lighting, high ceilings, and an open floor plan, it’s easy to envision this space as your home. 

    Chula Vista home for sale kitchen

    The kitchen is spacious and finished with all the right accents like quartz countertops, beautiful cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and an island. 

    Chula Vista home for sale master

    The master suite is everything you want with a walk-in closet. But the best part of all is the breathtaking view of the beach.

    Chula Vista home for sale balcony

    And the location couldn’t be better. Just minutes from downtown and near lots of shopping and restaurants, your life is complete here with luxury and convenience.

    Bonus: The property has an attached two-car garage.

    Ready to keep house hunting going? Check out all available rentals and homes for sale in San Diego by clicking the button below!

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    Danielle Keech


    Danielle Keech

    Danielle Keech is a writer and content creator for MilitaryByOwner Advertising. She writes on military life topics, highlights clients’ open houses on social media, and manages the Military PCS Facebook group. She especially enjoys covering financial topics and helping military families exercise financial responsibility and plan for the future. Danielle has been a Marine Corps spouse for ten years (and counting!) and is a momma to four littles and one fur baby. She and her pilot spouse have lived in Virginia, Florida, Texas, California, Hawaii, and, most recently, Okinawa, Japan. And yes, you guessed it, Hawaii is her favorite duty station to date! Find MilitaryByOwner's Millitary PCS group here.

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