Heritage at Otay Ranch is a community in the eastern region of Chula Vista, California. This neighborhood is known for its beautiful landscapes, olive groves and California mission era streets.
Otay Ranch is located about 14 miles from downtown San Diego and only five miles from the Pacific Ocean. This 530 acre community has 1,134 apartments and 1,565 single-family homes. In the center are Heritage Park, Heritage Elementary School, and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center. The Heritage Towne Center is a 38,000 square foot facility with retail, meeting places, child care, and affordable senior apartments. Residents enjoy extra-wide sidewalks, Chinese pistache trees, and picnic groves. Amenities also include an outdoor amphitheater, scenic pond, and play areas.
There are many highly rated schools in this area such as Rancho Del Rey Middle School and Otay Ranch Senior High School. There are also many private facilities to choose from including St. Rose of Lima School, Saint John’s Episcopal School, Mater Dei Catholic High School, and Lutheran High School of San Diego. The county offers several private colleges and Southwestern College is nearby.
There are many shopping centers throughout Chula Vista and nearby you will find the Otay Ranch Center which features a movie theater and many retail stores. This city has the longest running farmers market in the South Bay area. Shoppers can pick up fresh local produce, plants, and flowers. And there is an international food court. There are also several golf courses in this region.
Chula Vista is Southern California’s seventh largest city and the second largest in the San Diego area. Its economy relies on tourism and the city offers many shopping, cinema, and dining experiences. Notable venues include the Chula Vista Marina, the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Onstage Playhouse, and the Sleep Train Amphitheater. The Nature Center features exhibits of insects, rays, sharks, birds of prey, and water birds.
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