While he considered San Diego a “busted, broken-down boom town,” what he found 16 miles north made E.W. Scripps fall in love. In fact, E.W. built a home here, which he dubbed “Miramar.”
Unlike today’s Scripps Ranch homeowners, however, the newspaperman and his half-sister purchased 400 acres on which to build – and paid only $5,000.
Today, the area is home to
Homes in Scripps Ranch, San Diego
If you’re searching online for homes in the Scripps Ranch community, use the ZIP code 92131. A quick search of MLS listings of houses for sale in Scripps Ranch will reveal a broad range of housing styles and prices.
The lowest priced homes in the area are condos and, although prices typically start in the $600,000s, you can occasionally find less expensive listings. You’ll need to move quickly when you find one of these gems as they sell fast.
Single-family homes for sale in Scripps Ranch are priced from the $600,000s to multi-millions.
Amenities near Scripps Ranch homes
Outdoor amenities abound in Scripps Ranch, from letting the little ones loose on the play equipment in a neighborhood park or getting in your circuit training at Miramar Lakeview Park to participating in organized sports at Spring Canyon Park. Getting outdoors is a pleasure when you live in Scripps Ranch.
The Scripps Ranch Recreation Center is quite popular and it offers:
- An indoor gym
- Multi-purpose room, complete with a kitchen
- Two lighted ball fields
- Outdoor basketball courts (lighted)
- Large turf area
- Picnic/Barbecue facilities
In true California fashion, Scripps Ranch offers residents several community events that bring them out in droves. Symphony in the Park, a series of outdoor concerts, is quite popular with local residents. Other events include the 4th of July parade, Christmas Tree Lighting, Summer Movies in the Park and the annual Scripps Ranch Community Fair.
Scripps Ranch Schools
Public school students who live in Scripps Ranch attend the following schools:
- Jerabek Elementary — Ranked 48 of California’s 5,650 public elementary schools
- Thurgood Marshall Middle School – Ranked 86th of 2,449 California public middle schools. In 2017 it ranked first of San Diego Unified School District’s 31 ranked middle schools.
- Scripps Ranch High — 74th of 2,001 California public high schools, but in 2017, it ranked number one of the district’s 33 high schools.
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