Don’t let the name Bankers Hill fool you, this classic neighborhood in San Diego is anything but stuffy. In fact, with plenty of hip restaurants, boutique shops and a close proximity to major attractions such as Balboa Park and Downtown San Diego, this pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Uptown San Diego. Enjoy panoramic views of Balboa Park and the San Diego Bay thanks to the rolling hills that are so prominent in the 92101 and 92103 zip codes.
One thing to note about living in Bankers Hill is that you are in the direct flight path of airplanes landing in Lindbergh Field. You can expect to hear the roar of the airplanes as they descend onto San Diego International Airport. With that said, the roar is part of the charm of living in Bankers Hill. You also get a coastal breeze to go with the roar, as well as magnificent harbor views, an urban-chic culture, and a calmness and low crime rate that is not often found in neighborhoods this close to Downtown San Diego.
Much of the homes for sale in the 92101 and 92103 zip codes are condominiums and apartments, though it is not unusual to find an architectural masterpiece tucked within the neighborhood. Beautiful, historical Victorian homes, New England style homes and artists lofts are scattered within this hip and young-at-heart neighborhood.On the Park West side of the neighborhood, you can live within a stone’s throw of Balboa Park, one of the most beautiful parks in America rivaling Central Park in NYC.
Commuters heading to work will appreciate easy access to Interstate 5 and Highway 163. Once you are home, you can forget about having to drive anywhere. This pedestrian friendly neighborhood features plenty of dining and entertainment options and is within easy walking distance to Little Italy and Hillcrest, too. The Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant is a local hot spot known for their excellent burgers and truffle fries, perfect for a casual date night. Feel free to grab a cocktail at The Balboa, which also plays host to up-and-coming local bands on the weekends. If you are looking to build up your vinyl record collection, you will love M-Theory Records, which features a nice selection of vinyl records to stock up on.
Children can get take advantage of attending one of the best elementary schools in San Diego – The Museum School. Kids in the K – 12 grades can benefit from attending the Balboa City School, which provides a small class size to go with exciting and interesting learning opportunities to prepare children on their road to success. The top rated San Diego High School is another excellent schooling option for students. Adults can continue their education at the nearby San Diego City College or at the California Western School of Law.
Become a part of a vibrant community ……. Bankers Hill.