Palomar Mountain Real Estate

Explore Palomar Mountain

Browse homes for sale in Palomar Mountain including cabins, mountain homes, and land for sale. Palomar Mountain sits at one of the highest elevations in Southern California, 6,142 feet. Operated by Caltech, the Palomar Observatory features a 200-inch Hale telescope that set records for its time. The observatory remains a popular tourist destination and is open daily pending clear access roads. Check parks.ca.gov for travel information. Camp Palomar – a popular place for school trips – has been repurposed for firefighter training as of May, 2022.

Palomar Mountain Lifestyle

Palomar mountain is a tight-knit community of outdoor enthusiasts, star-gazers, homesteaders and multi-generational families. The outdoor lifestyle on Palomar Mountain make it an ideal place for families and hiking enthusiasts to like to explore nature. The people on Palomar Mountain have great respect for the history of the area – which dates back to the Wavamai native community living on the idyllic land. The name Palomar directly translates to “place of pigeons” by the Spanish pioneers who settled on Palomar mountain in the mid-19th century. Joseph Smith settled on Palomar Mountain in 1869 and renamed it “Smith Mountain” until 1901 when he was famously murdered by a hired hand.

Palomar Mountain Real Estate

Palomar Mountain home prices range from $375K – $1.5M with a median home price of $850K. Sales continue to deplete supply in the already limited Palomar Mountain real estate market. Expect home prices to continue to increase over the next year pending any recession or black swan event. This seller’s market promotes a consistent shift in market action and is attractive to real estate investors.

Palomar Mountain Cabins

Mountain cabins in Palomar make for great recreational homes, weekend getaways, destinations for special events and vacation rentals like VRBO or Airbnb. Log cabins and suspended single family mountain homes are popular designs for the area. Palomar mountain also has large lots ideal for multi-generational properties, luxury mountain homes with expansive views, and vacant land for sale ideal for development or preservation.

Browse Palomar Homes For Sale

  • Listing For Sale Pending
    Fry Creek Retreat

    Palomar Mountain, CA 92060

    $299,000

    Escape to your own secluded haven amidst the breathtaking beauty of San Diego County’s Palomar Mountain. Tucked away in...

      Lot Size14.10 Acres
  • Active Listing For Sale
    Historic Palomar Mountain Lodge

    Palomar Mountain, CA 92060

    $1,599,000

    You are invited to step back into a century of history at The Lodge on Palomar Mountain! A once-in-a-lifetime...

    • Bed10
    • Baths8

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