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5 Things You May Not Know About Weston

Posted on 06 Jun, 2019

Are you looking for a new home in a community that works for you and your family? Are you interested in Weston but have some questions about the community? Here are five things you may not know about Weston. Also, check out the FAQ page for more frequently asked questions about Weston.

What exactly is Weston?
Weston is a master-planned community of approximately 415 homes located on 204 acres of land in east San Diego. It’s an environmentally sensitive community balanced by open space, energy efficiency, habitat preservation and the protection of wildlife corridors and trails adjacent to and throughout the community.

Where is Weston located?
Weston is located in Santee, California. On a map of greater San Diego, Santee is located midway between Encinitas and Chula Vista, and 15 miles east of La Jolla. Weston’s location provides easy access to State Routes 52 and 125, and Interstate 8.

Who are the builders in the Weston community?
Pardee Homes is the builder for the Sandstone and Lake Ridge neighborhoods within Weston, as well as the developer of the master-planned community itself. Established in 1921, Pardee Homes is recognized for superior master-planning concepts, quality construction and energy-efficient building practices.

TRI Pointe Homes is the builder for the Prism and Talus neighborhoods within Weston. Based in Irvine, California, TRI Pointe Homes Southern California designs, constructs and sells innovative single-family homes and condominiums.

Does the Weston community have an amenity center on premises?
Yes, Weston has a resort-style amenity center called Boulder Ridge. The center features a clubhouse, sparkling swimming pool, outdoor lounge seating and more – the perfect spot for weekend get-togethers. And, your backyard will be home to a future 5-acre park, the gateway to East County’s striking Mission Trails Regional Park.

How does Weston affect the surrounding wildlife and landscape?
Ninety-five acres of the Weston site will be preserved as permanent open space. Weston will include an improved 2-mile public trail located near the adjacent open space and parks, providing more opportunities for active recreation.


Discover Santee.
Weston’s great location means you’re never far away from outdoor recreation and everyday essentials. Santee Trolley Square, only 3 miles away, is an outdoor center with shopping, dining and entertainment options. Plus, easy access to the highways means you’re close to work and school. Santee provides residents access to a large selection of highly rated schools, including West Hills High School, rated 8/10 by GreatSchools, right across the road.

Easy access to San Diego.
Only 18 miles from downtown San Diego, you can explore the city when you want to and then return to the comfort and beauty of your brand-new home at Weston. In the evening, you can take a trolley into San Diego for the amazing SoCal food scene and not have to worry about parking. There are also great date night options in the area. During the day, explore the hidden gems in San Diego, all less than 30 miles from Weston. And, when you want to take your furry family members out for some fun, check out one of the nearby dog parks.

Live smart at Weston.
Weston is ahead of its time in energy-efficiency. The LivingSmart® program at Weston ensures every home is built with the health and well-being of you and your family, as well as the planet, in mind. For example, every home in Weston has a rooftop solar system to help reduce home electric costs. This program features five areas of advancement that will improve your everyday life for years to come, while taking better care of our planet.

Find your new home at Weston and experience all that this master-planned community has to offer, as well as the attractions of Santee and nearby downtown San Diego.

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