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36 Naval Base San Diego Housing Options (2022 Edition)
36 Naval Base San Diego Housing Options36 Naval Base San Diego Housing Options

36 Naval Base San Diego Housing Options (2022 Edition)

Introduction

Can you believe that you’re lucky enough to get orders for Naval Base San Diego in America’s Finest City? Now that you’ve received your orders for one of the premier naval installations, you may be stressing about finding a place to live, especially one that’s affordable. House hunting under any conditions can be overwhelming, but it’s amplified when you’re moving to somewhere you’ve probably never been before and you don’t have a lot of time to do research for yourself. We’ve put together this useful guide to help you find out about all the best housing options available for you on and around the base.

Suggested Read: Naval Base San Diego: In-Depth Welcome Center

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You can follow this link to look up your Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for your rank and ZIP code. This will help you create your budget and guide your home search.

To learn more about what goes into your military BAH rate, visit our in-depth guide here.

Naval Base San Diego Barracks

The Commander, Navy Region Southwest Family Housing Welcome Center at Naval Base San Diego is responsible for assigning military housing and providing community housing referrals to all military families stationed at Naval Base San Diego, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Marine Corps Recruit Depot. It is recommended that each service member and their family check-in to the CNRSW Family Housing Welcome Center upon arrival to San Diego. For more information, please visit CNRSW Family Housing or call the CNRSW Family Housing Welcome Center at 1 (619) 556-8443.

CNRSW Family Housing Welcome Center
2625 LeHardy Street
Bldg. 3544
Naval Base San Diego, San Diego, CA 92136
Phone: 1 (619) 556-8443

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The Housing Service Center should be your first stop. This office offers relocation services and personalized housing services for military personnel and their families as they get settled into their new surroundings.

Naval Base San Diego Housing Service Center
Bldg. 3544
625 LeHardy St.
Naval Base San Diego, CA 92136
Phone: 1 (619) 556-8443

The Housing Service Center provides housing support for all military families and unaccompanied personnel moving to or departing from the San Diego region. In addition to U.S. Navy personnel, the center also provides housing assistance to service members assigned to MCAS Miramar, MCRD and USCG Sector San Diego. The goal is to help service members—either unaccompanied or those with families—locate suitable, affordable and safe housing.

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Benefits of Living in Naval Base San Diego Housing

  • No commute or wait at the gate (for communities on base).
  • Convenient access to the commissary, exchange and recreation facilities.
  • No security deposit.
  • No credit check.

Features of San Diego (Naval Complex) Neighborhoods•

  • Most communities are pet-friendly.
  • Kitchens with all major appliances.
  • Washer and dryer connections.
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance service.
  • Modern and conveniently located community centers.
  • Outdoor gathering and common areas.
  • Luxury swimming pools.

Lincoln Military Housing Options

Lincoln Military Housing offers a variety of apartments and single family homes on and off base for enlisted service personnel stationed at Naval Base San Diego, Naval Base Point Loma, Naval Base Coronado, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Privatized housing boasts more than 35 pet-friendly neighborhoods with many benefits and amenities.

Residents in Naval Base San Diego Family Homes can enjoy the convenience of on-site management and maintenance, business centers and a calendar full of resident activities and events.
Because housing is spread throughout the city of San Diego, school-age children living in Naval Base San Diego Family Homes must attend schools associated with their address. Many public schools close to Lincoln Military housing locations belong to the San Diego Unified School District.

For more information on schools at and around Naval Base San Diego, check out our in-depth guide here.

Applying for base housing is easy, but don’t hesitate to call 1 (619) 556-7667 if you have questions.

Naval Base San Diego Family Homes
Bldg. 3544
625 LeHardy St.
Naval Base San Diego, CA 92136
Phone: 1 (858) 300-7493

Hours

  • Monday through Friday: 0800 to 1700
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Naval Base San Diego On Base Housing Options

1. NAS North Island

Ranks: E1-E9; W1-W3; O4-O9

This historical community is right on base at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, across the bay bridge from downtown San Diego. The private on-base beach is just a short drive from the property. The Spanish-style homes of Naval Air Station North Island each feature a gas range, refrigerator, garbage disposal, microwave, dishwasher, and washer and dryer. Neighborhood amenities include two tot-lots with picnic areas. There is a bowling alley, swimming pool, fitness center, golf course, commissary, NEX and multiple restaurants located on base for resident use.

2. Naval Amphibious Base

Ranks: O4-O6

This community is right on the Naval Amphibious Base, just outside of Coronado. With the Pacific Ocean to the west and the San Diego Bay to the east, this community offers the best there is in coastal living. Both beaches are just a short walk from the property. Homes feature stylish stucco exteriors and traditional tiled roofs. Inside, each spacious residence comes equipped with large living spaces, a modern kitchen, carpeting, window coverings, and a washer and dryer in a dedicated laundry room. Residences also have a large backyard and shaded patio. Neighborhood amenities include a large park, children’s playgrounds, a full-size basketball court and numerous barbecue sites. Additional on-base amenities include a fitness center and exchange.

3. Navy Sub Base Point Loma

Ranks: O6

Perched atop a hillside on Naval Submarine Base in San Diego’s Point Loma neighborhood, the community offers eight multi-story family residences ranging in size from 1,750 to nearly 3,000 square feet. These spacious historical homes have maintained their structural integrity and whimsical charm over the years. Each home includes a private sun room with stunning bay views. Additionally, homes feature central heat, updated kitchen appliances, a two-car garage and elegant historic touches throughout. Neighborhood amenities include a community patio with gas fireplace and barbecue sites for resident use. On-base amenities include a fitness center, pool, picnic areas, racquetball courts, Child Development Center and Fleet & Family Services.

Naval Base San Diego Off Base Housing Options

1. Admiral Hartman

Ranks: E6-O5

The airy three- and four-bedroom homes have front yards, fenced backyards, patios, garages with additional storage, ceiling fans, central heat and air conditioning, and large windows. Washer-and-dryer units are available in the homes. The Admiral Hartman community is tucked between Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Beach neighborhood of San Diego. Neighborhood amenities include tot lots, playgrounds, a Navy Child & Youth Programs Center, and the Admiral Hartman Park with its play equipment and basketball court. Some homes in the community even come with bay views. Admiral Hartman is situated eight miles from Naval Base Point Loma, 11 miles from MCAS Miramar and 12 miles from Naval Base San Diego

2. Aero Ridge (Murphy Canyon)

Ranks: E1-E9

Aero Ridge features bright and airy one- and two-story duplex-style homes. Homes—situated on quiet cul-de-sac roads—feature attached home-entry garages, backyards, front patios, ample storage, window coverings, and a washer and dryer. Central air conditioning and heat ensure that your home remains a comfortable temperature year round. This community is home to a newly renovated community center. It houses a fitness center, pool and party room. Additionally, the community features 13 tot lots and a basketball court for plenty of outdoor family fun. Residents enjoy easy access to the Fleet and Family Services, Navy CYP and NEX, all on site. Additionally, there are a number of excellent K–12 schools, shopping centers, an ASYMCA, and restaurants in the surrounding area. MCAS Miramar is a mere six-mile drive, Naval Base San Diego is 11 miles away and Naval Base Coronado is about 15 miles away.

3. Bayview Hills

Ranks: E1-E6

Bayview Hills is located minutes from downtown San Diego and the skyline can be seen from the property. These townhouse-style residences feature spacious two-, three- and four-bedroom floor plans and come equipped with central heat and air conditioning, large windows, an entryway, breakfast bar, gas range, ceiling fans, fenced back patio and lots of storage. The neighborhood’s many amenities include 27 tot lots, basketball courts, baseball fields, recreational activities, barbeque and picnic areas, Fleet & Family Support Services, a Navy Child & Youth Programs Center, and an on-site NEX. Bayview Hills is a mere five miles from Naval Base San Diego, ensuring a short commute.

4. Beech St. Knolls

Ranks: E1-E6

Located four miles north of the Naval Station, Beech Street apartments are ideally located for a faster morning commute. These two-bedroom / two-bathroom homes come with a number of conveniences, including a dishwasher, garbage disposal, screen doors and forced heat. Each home has a balcony or a patio for relaxing outdoors. You’ll find a number of amenities in the neighborhood, including a pool, a spa, a basketball court and an onsite laundry facility. There are also a number of top-rated K–12 schools, shopping centers and restaurants in the surrounding area. Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are all within easy driving distance.

5. Bonita Bluffs

Ranks: E1-E6

Bonita Bluffs features 75 apartment homes. These one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment-style homes all feature a private patio or balcony, gas range, dishwasher, garbage disposal and intrusion alarm. Central heat and air conditioning keeps the home a comfortable temperature year-round. The neighborhood is equipped with many outdoor amenities, including a pool and spa, tot lot, picnic and barbeque area, community room, laundry facility and fitness center. Just 11 miles from Naval Base San Diego, there is easy access to major freeways, including the 125 and 54. The surrounding area boasts nearby K–12 schools, shopping centers and recreation opportunities. The Sweetwater Reservoir, Sweetwater Summit Regional Park and Bonita Golf Course are a short drive away, promising hours of outdoor fun for the whole family.

6. Canyon View (Murphy Canyon)

Ranks: W1-O5

Canyon View features bright and airy homes with attached home-entry garages, backyards, ample storage, window coverings, and hookups washers and dryers (some homes even come equipped with washers and dryers). Neighborhood amenities include a gym, tot lots, pool, community center, party room and fitness center. Additionally, there are eight tot-lots and a basketball court for outdoor recreation. The Tierrasanta area is rich with outdoor amenities. Families enjoy hiking through the canyon on the many trails, or taking a short drive to Mission Trails Regional Park for even more outdoor adventure. Residents enjoy easy access to the Fleet & Family Services, Navy CYP, and NEX, all on site. Furthermore, there are a number of excellent K–12 schools, shopping centers, an ASYMCA, and restaurants in the surrounding area. MCAS Miramar is a mere six-mile drive, Naval Base San Diego is 11 miles away and Naval Base Coronado is about 15 miles away. Additionally, the property is located close to major freeways, including the 8, 15, 52 and 163.

7. Chesterton

Ranks: E6-E9

The Chesterton community is located in the Linda Vista area. Each single-family home features a one-car garage, additional driveway parking, central air conditioning, intrusion alarms, built-in storage and mud rooms. Homes have fenced backyards with patios and pergolas, ensuring enjoyment for the entire family. The neighborhood abounds with outdoor amenities. It boasts 10 parks, several half-court basketball courts, 10 tot-lots, walking paths and a community garden on site. A Navy Child & Youth Programs Center is located on the property and provides after-school programs. Chesterton has access to several major freeways including the 163 and the 805. It sits just nine miles south of MCAS Miramar and is 10 miles north of Naval Base San Diego. The surrounding area is peppered with must-see attractions that provide culture, education and loads of fun for the whole family. These include Skate World Roller Rink, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.

8. Chesterton Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E6

The Chesterton Townhomes feature two-car garages, additional driveway parking, central air conditioning, built-in storage, and laundry rooms with hook-ups. The townhomes also have fenced-in patios to enjoy the outdoors. The neighborhood is filled with outdoor amenities, including 10 parks, several half-court basketball courts, 10 tot-lots, walking paths and a community garden. A Navy Child and Youth Programs Center is located on the property, providing after-school programs to military families. There are also several schools nearby including an onsite elementary school. The community sits just nine miles south of MCAS Miramar and is 10 miles north of Naval Base San Diego.

9. Chollas Heights

Ranks: E1-E6

Chollas Heights consists of 412 contemporary two-, three- and four-bedroom townhome residences. All homes feature attached garages, patios, carpet, ample storage, central air and window coverings. Nestled between Chollas Park and the Chollas Lake Park, the community boasts fitness trails for strolling, biking or running, right on site. The reservoir is only a short walk from the community and offers fishing for children and outdoor recreation for all. Neighborhood amenities include barbecue areas, tot lots on every block, a military history museum, and basketball courts cultivating an inviting community feel. Shopping centers—including Target, Walmart, and Sam’s Club—fitness clubs, and restaurants are conveniently located in the surrounding area. Chollas Heights is less than eight miles from Naval Base San Diego. Additionally, the property is located close to major freeways—including the 94, 805, 125 and 15—making this location a short drive from many amenities.

10. Chollas Heights Historical

Ranks: E1-E9

Chollas Heights Historical consists of seven stunning homes built in 1914. These charming historical residences feature large windows, patios, fireplaces and many historical touches. Units do not have central air. While Chollas Heights Historical is pet friendly, only birds and fish are allowed; dogs and cats are not permitted. Nestled between Chollas Park and the Chollas Lake Park, the community is laden with outdoor recreation opportunities. Neighborhood amenities include barbecue areas, tot lots, a military history museum, and basketball courts cultivating an inviting community feel. The local elementary school is easily accessible from the property by a walking path that leads from the grounds to the school. Chollas Heights is a mere 7-1/2 miles from Naval Base San Diego, ensuring a short commute. Additionally, the property is located close to major freeways, including the 94, 805, 125, and 15 making this location a short drive from many additional amenities.

11. Eucalyptus Ridge

Ranks: E1-E6

The picturesque community of Eucalyptus Ridge in the town of Lakeside lies 22 miles east of San Diego. Eucalyptus Ridge offers a wide selection of homes, ranging from two- and three-bedroom single- or three-story homes. All homes feature a private balcony or patio, central heat and air, an attached tandem garage with ample storage, screened front door, audible or monitored alarm system, and window coverings. Homes also come equipped with washer/dryer hookups (gas or electric), a gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, ceiling fans in the dining room and living room, and are cable-ready. The community features 11 tot lots, six basketball courts and a fitness center for adults. This is not a pet-friendly community.

12. Gateway Village

Ranks: E1-O4

This community of recently constructed homes is located within the historic Point Loma neighborhood. The spacious two- and three-level townhomes boast white appliances, Corian countertops, a washer and dryer, intrusion alarms, central air conditioning and fenced-in patios. Additionally, homes feature built-in computer niches, breakfast nooks and detached remote-entry garages. Neighborhood amenities include a swimming pool and wading pool, six playgrounds, a fitness center and a business center. Additionally, the recreation center, which is available for resident use, includes a game room, flatscreen TV and viewing area, plus a kitchen. There are a Fleet & Family Services and Navy Child & Youth Programs on the property. There are major grocery stores and several restaurants within walking distance of the community. The area schools are top-rated and are just a short drive away. High-tech elementary, middle and high schools are also in the area. The local elementary school is located right across the street from the community. The community is located across the street from Marine Corps Recruit Depot, less than four miles from Naval Base Point Loma, nine miles from Naval Base San Diego, and nine miles from Naval Air Station North Island. Downtown San Diego is a short four miles from the property.

13. Hilleary Park

Ranks: E1-E6

Hilleary Park is well situated in the Poway area, 13 miles from MCAS Miramar and 20 miles north of the Naval Station. This community offers apartment- or townhome-style homes, both featuring a garage, fenced-in backyard or balcony, fireplace, wall-to-wall carpeting, security alarms and window coverings. Neighborhood amenities include a popular tot lot. Conveniently located near Hilleary Park, the Poway School system boasts award-winning K–12 schools and is widely recognized as one of the finest school systems in California. With the Fashion Valley Mall, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and not-to-be-missed Balboa Park only a short drive away, Hilleary Park offers a wide variety of activities and recreation for the entire family. This is not a pet-friendly community.

14. Holly Square

Ranks: E1-E6

Located just minutes from Imperial Beach and 10 miles from base, the intimate configuration of the Holly Square homes create a special sense of place. In addition to the very latest in kitchen appliances, each home features central air-conditioning, carpeting, ceiling fans, a private patio and two-car garage. Although birds and fish are welcomed in community, other pet restrictions apply. Outdoor recreation is just minutes away, with the neighborhood’s proximity to the beach. Additionally,, there are reputable K-12 schools outside the gate, and duty stations and other services are but a short drive away. Several of the most visited attractions around the area of Imperial Beach include Mission Valley’s Fashion Valley Mall, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park with its merry-go-round, museums, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Old Globe Theater and Casa del Prado—all within easy driving distance from the community.

15. Home Terrace

Ranks: E1-E6

Home Terrace is well-situated in the community of City Heights, located northeast of downtown San Diego and eight miles from Naval Base San Diego. Home Terrace offers either apartment- or townhome-style living. With decorative fireplaces, barbecues around the property, and patios or balconies, each takes into consideration the wonderful California weather. They also have wall-to-wall carpeting, tasteful window coverings, an intrusion alarm, washer/dryer hookups and much more. Neighborhood amenities include a swimming pool and two playgrounds. And thanks to its proximity to the 94 Freeway, the community is within driving distance of the Colina Park Golf Course, two libraries, the Metropolitan Shopping Center, world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, among other scenic and recreation opportunities. Although birds and fish are welcomed in community, other pet restrictions apply.

16. Howard Gilmore Terrace

Ranks: E1-E6

Resting atop a hill in the La Mesa community, Howard Gilmore offers scenic views and a panoramic skyline. In addition, the community is full of hard-to-beat amenities. Spacious attached garages, ceiling fans, large windows, patios, and intrusion alarms are integrated into each townhome. Several units within the property are handicap accessible. Also, all units have centralized air conditioning. Neighborhood amenities include a pool, fitness center, 10 tot lots and reputable K-12 schools. Lake Murray is a short 5-mile drive from Howard Gilmore and promises outdoor recreation enjoyment for the whole family. Local shopping centers will meet all of your needs with grocery and health food stores, pharmacies, hardware stores, banks, and numerous restaurants. Howard Gilmore is less than 10 miles from Naval Base San Diego with easy access to major freeways including the 94, 8, and 125. A trolley station is within walking distance. While birds and fish are welcomed in the community, other pet restrictions apply.

17. La Mesa Park

Ranks: E1-E6

La Mesa Park neighborhood amenities include a barbecue area, a popular tot lot and open-air park. La Mesa Park has wonderful K-12 schools located nearby in the La Mesa/Lemon Grove area. A premier location, La Mesa Park is within walking distance to the trolley station and provides easy access to 94 East and 125 North. The Plaza Bonita Mall, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and not-to-be-missed Balboa Park, all close by, guarantee a wide variety of activities and attractions for the entire family. While birds and fish are welcomed in community, other pet restrictions apply.

18. Lofgren Terrace

Ranks: E1-E6

Perched atop a knoll in San Diego County’s city of Chula Vista, the community of Lofgren Terrace boasts spectacular views of southern San Diego. Townhome style houses are situated on minimal access roads and quiet cul-de-sacs. These multi-level townhomes are spacious and modern with updated kitchens, bathrooms, central heat and air conditioning and stylish interior touches. Carpeting, ceiling fans, large closets, and window coverings are integrated throughout each home. Homes include second story laundry rooms with washer and dryer hookups and built in storage, making laundry day easier. Attached garages have remote control doors and direct access to the home. They are lined with storage shelves and include a separate storage room. Neighborhood amenities include a pool, gas grilling area, covered picnic benches, tot lots, and basketball courts all cultivating an inviting community feel. Lofgren Terrace is 12 miles from Naval Base San Diego, ensuring a comfortable commute for your service member. There is easy access to major freeways including the 805 and 125.

19. Orleck Heights (Murphy Canyon)

Ranks: E1-E9

The charming homes in this community are one and two story, duplex style homes. Each two, three and four bedroom home features an attached garage, spacious layout, ample storage, backyard, central air conditioning, and a washer and dryer. Neighborhood amenities include a fitness center, community room, pool, dog park, conference rooms, business center, skate parks, and more. There is a wide array of sport courts right on the property including baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a sand volleyball court. Residents enjoy easy access to the Fleet & Family Services, Navy CYP, and NEX, all on site. In addition, there are a number of excellent K-12 schools, shopping centers, an ASYMCA, and restaurants in the surrounding area. Centrally located, Orleck Heights is an easy commute to military bases in San Diego. MCAS Miramar is a mere 6 mile drive, Naval Base San Diego is 11 miles away and Naval Base Coronado is about 15.

20. Paradise Gardens

Ranks: E1-E6

Paradise Gardens offers one, two, and three bedroom units equipped with either a private patio or balcony, garbage disposal, gas range, and washer and dryer hookups. Central air conditioning and heat ensure your home remains a comfortable temperature year round. Neighborhood amenities include tot lots and barbeque areas for resident use. The nearby Paradise Hills Recreation Center offers outdoor recreation opportunities for the whole family. Paradise Gardens is situated for an easy commute. It is located just over 5 miles from Naval Base San Diego, and about 10 miles from Naval Air Station North Island.

21. Park Summit

Ranks: E1-E6

Park Summit is situated in the very desirable enclave known as Hillcrest and perfect for couples looking for an urban lifestyle. The spacious homes offer the very best in apartment-style living, featuring top-of-the-line kitchens with a range, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal and washer/dryer hookups. Each two bedroom residence has stylish interiors with wall-to-wall carpeting, window coverings, forced heat and come cable-ready. Mission Valley’s Fashion Valley Mall, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are all within a short drive from the community. While birds and fish are welcomed in community, other pet restrictions apply.

22. Pomerado Terrace

Ranks: E1-E9

Pomerado Terrace is located in the Scripps Ranch neighborhood. Each two bedroom apartment and three bedroom townhome features an attached garage, gas range, intrusion alarm, laundry room with washer and dryer hookups, storage shed, and either a back patio or balcony. Central air and heat ensure that homes stay at a comfortable temperature year-round. With green trees and expansive grassy areas, the community of Pomerado has an open, relaxed feel. The neighborhood abounds with family-friendly amenities and recreation, such as playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, barbeque areas, and a small clubhouse for resident use. Pomerado Terrace is a mere 3 miles from MCAS Miramar ensuring a short commute for your service member. The community is conveniently located close to Interstate 15, guaranteeing easy access to many amenities. Reputable K-12 schools are nearby and local shopping amenities are a short drive away.

23. Prospect View

Ranks: E1-E6

Located in the city of Santee in San Diego County, the Prospect View community is 16 miles from the Naval Air Station. The two and three bedroom townhome-style homes feature an enclosed balcony or patio, one or two car garage with ample storage, a screened front door and an audible or monitored alarm system. Homes are cable-ready and have washer/dryer hookups (gas or electric), a gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, window coverings, central heat and air and ceiling fans in the dining and living rooms. Neighborhood amenities include several tot lots and basketball courts. A trolley and a bus line offer an easy ride to the local shopping center and restaurants. Also in close proximity, Santee Lakes Regional Park affords numerous ways for residents to enjoy the great outdoors.

24. Ramona Vista

Ranks: E1-E6

The gated community of Ramona Vista is located within the historical town of Ramona, 25 miles northeast of MCAS Miramar. These exclusive homes offer the very best in apartment-style living, featuring kitchens with a range, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal and a laundry facility. Homes also feature private balconies or patios, an air conditioning unit in the living room, window coverings, screen doors and a security alarm. In addition to the numerous top-rated K-12 schools, the Ramona Vista Community features great shopping, dining and attractions such as the nearby San Diego Wild Animal Park.

25. River Place

Ranks: E1-E6

River Place is nestled in the hills of Santee, near the San Diego River and within walking distance to the historic Mission Trails. River Place is 15 miles from the Naval Station and only 20 miles northeast of San Diego. Comprised of mostly two story homes, residences in River Place feature an enclosed balcony or patio, one or two car garage, central heat and air, screened front door, washer/dryer hookups (gas or electric), gas stove, dishwasher, an audible or monitored alarm system and window coverings.The community has a full-sized pool with a Jacuzzi hot tub, three tot lots and a renovated community center. A trolley and a bus line offer an easy ride to local shopping centers and restaurants.

26. Santo Terrace (Murphy Canyon)

Ranks: E1-E9

Santo Terrace is in the upscale Tierrasanta neighborhood of San Diego. Each spacious home features an attached garage, central A/C and heat, washer and dryer, gas range, and ceiling fans throughout the home. Neighborhood amenities include a fitness center, 20 tot lots, basketball courts, tennis courts, a pool, and business center. A large community room comes equipped with ample seating, a flat screen TV, pool table and foosball table. Residents enjoy easy access to the Fleet & Family Services, Navy CYP, and NEX, all on site. In addition, there are a number of excellent shopping centers, an ASYMCA, and restaurants in the surrounding area. Centrally located, Santo Terrace is an easy commute to Naval Base San Diego, Naval Base Coronado and MCAS Miramar.

30. Silver Strand I

Ranks: E6-E9

Silver Strand I is tucked away in Coronado, right across the San Diego Bay Bridge. Homes feature stylish Spanish exteriors with traditional red tiled roofs and stucco walls. Standard features include a one car garage, patio with gated yard, updated kitchen appliances, washer and dryer hookups, carpeting and window coverings. Several single story homes are handicap accessible. Neighborhood amenities include a community pool, tot lots, barbecue sites, basketball courts, volleyball court, and a Navy CYP. Residents enjoy easy access to the walking and biking paths located just outside the community’s entrance. Silver Strand I is just over 2 miles from Naval Amphibious Base Coronado and less than 5 miles from Naval Air Station North Island.

31. Silver Strand II

Ranks: E1-E6

The Silver Strand II community offers the best there is in coastal living, with beaches just a short walk from the property and some homes come with stunning bay and downtown San Diego views. Townhouse style homes feature Spanish exteriors with traditional red tiled roofs and stucco walls. Standard features include a one car garage, gated patio, updated kitchen appliances, washer and dryer hookups, carpeting and window coverings. Several single story homes are handicap accessible. Neighborhood amenities include a community pool, tot lots, barbecue sites, basketball courts, volleyball court, and a Navy CYP. Residents enjoy easy access to the walking and biking paths located just outside the community’s entrance. Downtown San Diego is less than 10 miles from the property and offers many additional amenities. Silver Strand II is just over 2 miles from Naval Amphibious Base Coronado and less than 5 miles from Naval Air Station North Island.

32. Terrace View Villas

Ranks: E1-E6

Terrace View Villas is a gated community featuring 236 apartment-style homes. The one and two bedroom units come equipped with an electric range, dishwasher, garbage disposal, intrusion alarm, living room air conditioning units, and either a private patio or balcony. As an additional bonus, each unit comes with an outside storage closet to house any additional belongings. Neighborhood amenities include a swimming pool, hot tub, play areas, sport courts, tot lots, barbecue areas, a family park and three no-cost laundry facilities. Carport parking is available. Conveniently located 6 miles north of Naval Base San Diego, Terrace View Villas promises a short commute. Additionally, there is easy access to the 805, 15 and 94 freeways.

33. The Village at NTC

Ranks: E1-E6

The recently constructed homes of The Village at NTC are nestled within the historic Point Loma neighborhood. The spacious two and three bedroom townhomes are situated on 50 acres of the former Naval Training Center. These stylish homes boast white appliances, Corian countertops, a full-sized washer and dryer, and central air conditioning. Additionally, each home comes standard with a built-in computer niche, a breakfast nook, and a detached one or two car remote-entry garage. Neighborhood amenities include sport courts, tot lots, a swimming pool with a wading pool and spa, on-site NEX and gas station, gym and community center. The community center houses a community room, game room, business center, kitchen, media room, fitness center, and conference room for resident use. The community is located less than 3 miles from Naval Base Point Loma, 9.5 miles from Naval Base San Diego, and 10 miles from Naval Air Station North Island.

34. The Village at Serra Mesa

Ranks: E1-O4

The homes at Village at Serra Mesa feature updated appliances, including gas stoves, refrigerators, and microwaves as well as other tasteful touches throughout. Each home also comes with a built-in computer niche, a washer and dryer, central heat and air conditioning, and a detached one or two car remote-entry garage. Neighborhood amenities include multiple gas and charcoal barbeque areas, large pool, children’s wading pool and nearby seating area, nine tot lots, large family park, and two full-sized basketball courts. Residents enjoy easy access to the on-site Navy Exchange Mini Mart, Fleet & Family Support Center, and Navy Child and Youth Programs Center. The community is located 7 miles from MCAS Miramar, 9 miles from Naval Base San Diego, 11 miles from Naval Base Point Loma, and 12 miles from Naval Air Station North Island. The community enjoys easy access to major freeways including the 163, 805, 8, 52 and 15 providing easy access to the many San Diego amenities.

35. Vista Ridge

Ranks: E1-E6

These spacious three to four-bedroom homes in North County of San Diego were completed in 1998 and feature garages, private fenced-in yards, central heat and air conditioning, kitchen appliances, washer/dryer hookups, and built-in ceiling fans. You’ll find dozens of stores and restaurants nearby including Carlsbad Outlet and North County Fair. The neighborhood also features a number of top-rated K-12 schools. You can also enjoy several exciting tourist attractions, including the San Diego Wild Animal Park, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park — with its museums, theaters, arts and crafts and the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.

36. Woodlake

Ranks: E1-E6

The quaint community of Woodlake lies 25 miles east of San Diego in a peaceful, country-like setting in Lakeside. Woodlake is a gated community comprising two story, two to three bedroom homes. Each home comes cable-ready and features a garage, gated patio, central heat and air conditioning, washer/dryer hookup (gas or electric), gas stove, dishwasher, screened front door, an audible or monitored alarm system. Neighborhood amenities include a pool, spa, two tot lots, barbecue/picnic area, and basketball court. Lakeside hosts many popular events such as a rodeo, chili cook-off, parade, and children’s art show. K-12 schools, ample shopping and dining are located nearby.

Conclusion

While uprooting your life to move to a new place can be stressful, there are so many great housing options to be found near Naval Base San Diego. Depending on your rank and family’s needs, there’s sure to be a home that’s perfect for you in America’s Finest City. Base housing is a hot commodity so start looking and put your name on the waiting list as soon as you can. We know you’ll enjoy living here in your new home!

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