Calavo Gardens is a community of homes in La Mesa California
Calavo Gardens is a community of homes in La Mesa California

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Tom Bashe is an associate broker at Coldwell Banker Residential, a full service Real Estate Brokerage specializing in Residential Real Estate Sales in Southern California. He began his career in real estate prior to graduating high school and was a licensed real estate agent before he received his high school diploma. In 2006, at the ripe old age of 21, Tom became one of the youngest Real Estate Brokers in the industry. In the 11 years since, his team has successfully sold hundreds of properties ranging in price from just over $50,000 to just under $5,000,000. He specializes in selling Single Family dwellings, condos, townhomes, multifamily dwellings, land and estates.

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About Calavo Gardens

Calavo Gardens is a popular community in La Mesa, California. Residents enjoy many amenities and are close to services, freeway access, and recreation.

Calavo Gardens is comprised of mostly medium and large single family homes as well as apartment complexes. Floor plans for the houses offer three to five bedrooms. A portion of homes were built between 1940 and 1969 while others came about between 1970 and 1999. The majority of real estate here is owner occupied.

This community is served by La Mesa-Spring Valley School District and the Grossmont Union High School District. Students may attend facilities like Monte Vista High as well as highly ranked Fuerte Elementary School and Hillsdale Middle School. Private institutions include Warren-Walker School, Mt. Helix Academy, and Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran. There are institutions of higher learning nearby like the National University, La Mesa.

The Damon Lane County Park is nearby and there are several golf venues including the Sun Valley Golf Club and the Mission Trails Golf Course. Freeway access is within minutes and there are shopping centers like La Mesa Springs Shopping Center, Lake Murray Square Shopping Center, and the Grossmont Shopping Center.

There are many cultural venues in this city like the La Mesa Walkway of the Stars which celebrates the work of local volunteers. There is also Oktoberfest, Back to the 50s Car Show, Sundays at Six, and the Flag Day Parade. The Farmer’s Market sells local produce and is held every Friday afternoon.

La Mesa is a city that is located nine miles east of San Diego’s downtown district. Its motto is “the Jewel of the Hills.” Its name means “the table” or “the plateau” in Spanish. La Mesa was founded in 1869 and incorporated in 1912. The official flower is the bougainvillea.

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