Dawn to Dusk

San Diego Country Estates, commonly referred to as the Estates, is located in the San Vicente Valley, bordered on all sides by rolling hills with the exception of the prominent Mount Gower, located in Cleveland National Forest. There are only three main entrances and exits into the estates via the San Vicente Road, Old Julian […]

Backyard Coyotes

“Really, you live in Ramona? That’s way out there, in the mountains, isn’t it?”   I hear that quite often, when the conversation comes to where I live. We actually live in the San Diego Country Estates, which are composed of several neighborhoods associated with the unincorporated community of Ramona, California. Regarding “the mountains”, we […]

San Vicente Valley

The San Diego Country Estates are composed of several neighborhoods associated with the unincorporated community of Ramona, California. At an elevation of 1,516 ft (462 m) the Estates are located southeast of Ramona and 38 miles (61 km) northeast of San Diego. Long before the development of the Estates, the area was inhabited by the […]