City of Chula Vista
Chula Vista when translated means beautiful views, because of its proximity to the coastline and the mountains. The City of Chula Vista has five zip codes 91910,91911,91913,91914, and 91915.because of the large population in this area. With some many great features, it’s hard to pick out one great one. With the mean home sales price of $520,000 and mean rent of $2,600 you can still find some adorable homes here. Let’s start with two very unique features of the area. It, not every community that can boast they have an Olympic Training Center both for regular athletes and as well as the Paralympic team. The Mattress Firm Amphitheatre has seating for 20,500 and hosts many big-name concerts here. Nearby is the Aquatic San Diego. This is a theme park with shows and rides for the children. I will name a few great places to keep the family entertained. The Border Field State Park is a beautiful park and nature preserve with important wildlife habitat. On the Imperial Beach Pier, you will discover scenic views, fishing, and eating seafood. The Otay Regional Park offer Trails among rolling hills and salt ponds. The Living Coast Discovery Center is an educational experience to learn about turtles, stingrays, and sharks through the exhibits. The Tijuana National Estuary is a great place to hike around the wetland nature space. If you want fishing, camping, hiking and horseback riding the Sweetwater Summit Regional Park will be just the place. Then if you want to be a tourist you can cross the border for shopping eating and for some drinking. For those looking for a good round of golf, there is the Chula Vista Golf Course located in the foothills of the San Miguel mountains and the Sweetwater Reservoir. It is another championship course surround by equestrian and jogging trails. For those looking for more urban living check out the Chula Vista Center with department stores located here such as Macy's, JC Penny’s, Sears, and the Burlington Coat Factory. After you shop until you drop you will need to look for a restaurant and close by is BJ Restaurant and Brewhouse, Olive Garden Red Lobster and many more. Chula Vista also has many high rated schools, plus Southwestern College is a well-regarded community and technical school. For a more cultural experience, The On-Stage Playhouse is the only theater is the general area. Chula Vista as a fast-growing area with many new tracts of homes to choose from. When looking at newer construction you always need to consider the Mello Roos tax. This is a bond that has been put in place to finance the infrastructure such as schools and parks of the new communities. The bond in the past has been for twenty years and then it is paid off. The Mello Roos tax in many cases can increase the property tax by as much as 50%. Some of the newer bond's have a much longer life than the 20 years. You should research the length of time for the Mello Roos tax. Overall Chula Vista a growing community with much to offer a young family.