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9230 Tropico Dr, La Mesa, CA, 91941


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4 Bedrooms
3 Full Baths
2,318 SqFt
Schools Nearby


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9230 Tropico Dr, La Mesa$1,390,000

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Property Highlights

Home TypeSingle Family Residence
ParkingDirect Access, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener
Garage5 spaces
Year Built1951
HeatingElectric, Forced Air, Zoned
CoolingElectric, Other, Whole House Fan, Zoned
MLS #230018522SD
Lot Size0.45 Acres
StatusSale Pending

About 9230 Tropico Dr

Welcome to your private La Mesa retreat, featuring a downstairs master suite and nestled on a spacious lot. This secluded haven offers a gated entryway and sits on a park-like, usable property. Natural light floods the interior, accentuating the original hardwood flooring and creating a warm, inviting atmosphere.As you step inside, you'll be captivated by the exposed wood beam ceiling, fireplace, and easy access to the backyard from the family room. The gourmet kitchen boasts a center island with a wine bottle rack, stylish cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, white countertops, and a generously sized dining room nearby.Nestled at the base of Mt. Helix, this home is a paradise unto itself. Relax by the pool, enjoy the built-in BBQ and bar on hot summer days, and unwind in the hot tub by the fire pit on cooler evenings. A central sound system allows you to enjoy music both indoors and outdoors.This home is move-in ready, featuring dual central A/C and mini-split systems for efficient heating and cooling. The master suite spans two levels, offering versatility for various uses, whether it's a workout room, media center, or your private sanctuary.The fully fenced and gated yard is low-maintenance and includes mature pomegranate, lemon, lime, avocado, and macadamia nut trees, with plenty of room for more. Additional highlights include a five-car garage, RV parking, and ample storage for hobbyists and DIY enthusiasts.This extraordinary property combines natural beauty with comfortable living, making it a unique retreat. Don't miss your chance to call this La Mesa gem your home

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Year Built: 1951
  • Stories: 2
  • Living Area: 2,318 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Big Block Realty, Inc.
  • Office Phone: (800) 550-3209
  • Listing Agent: Benjamin Bodde

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator
  • Interior: Bedroom on Main Level

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Total Bedroom Count: 4

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • Private Pool: No

Parking Information:

  • Garage Space: 5 spaces
  • Parking: Direct Access, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot Size: 0.45 Acres


Utilities Information:

  • Heating: Electric, Forced Air, Zoned
  • Cooling: Electric, Other, Whole House Fan, Zoned

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • Monte Vista High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Spring Valley Middle School, Public District Grades 7-8
  • Murdock Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-6


Directions Information:

  • Directions: Cross Streets: Edgewood & Bancroft Cross Street: Bancroft Dr.

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $1,390,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $600/SqFt

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $10,126
  • Tax Year: 2021
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9230 Tropico Dr vs La Mesa


+141 Days


+$580K More


+$64 More


This property is $580K more than the Median Sold Price and $64/SqFt more than other homes in La Mesa, CA.

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MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: CRMLS
  • MLS Number: #230018522SD

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Big Block Realty, Inc.
  • Office Phone: (800) 550-3209
  • Listing Agent: Benjamin Bodde

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Listing History

Mar 29, 2018Home Sold
Feb 01, 2002Home Sold
Oct 15, 1999Home Sold

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Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Murdock Elementary School

  • 4354 Conrad Dr

  • 0.72 miles

  • Public District Grades KG-6

Middle School

  • Spring Valley Middle School

  • 3900 Conrad Dr

  • 0.83 miles

  • Public District Grades 7-8

High School

  • Monte Vista High School

  • 3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd

  • 2.12 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $116,892. The most common annual income of people living in La Mesa, CA is between $100k-200k. Typical family type is married, no kids. Residents of this area typically have post secondary degree education.

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Living In Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, La Mesa

What are the common housing types in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, La Mesa?

The average year of construction for dwellings in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix is 1967. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this community is an important part of its character. About three quarters of the units in the community are occupied by homeowners and one quarter are rented. This community is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.

What are the advantages of living in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, La Mesa?

Casa de Oro-Mount Helix is very good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are rather challenging to reach since they aren't well-spread out. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore.

Are essential services in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, La Mesa convenient?

In this community, residents will often be able to access primary schools by walking. However, it can be difficult to get to high schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. As far as eating is concerned, getting to the nearest supermarket by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in this community. Residents can enjoy approximately 40 restaurants and coffee shops as well.

How do Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, La Mesa residents get around?

Driving is a great means of transportation in this community. Nearby highways, such as Martin Luther King Jr Freeway, are quite easy to access from anywhere in Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, and it is especially convenient to park. However, residents using public transit may experience very few choices in this community by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of this community, even though running common errands is convenient by walking.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 9230 Tropico Dr

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 9230 Tropico Dr property is $1,390,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 9230 Tropico Dr is a house located in La Mesa, California, 91941.

Is this property for sale now?

Sale Pending: 9230 Tropico Dr is Sale Pending (Pending), which means that the seller has accepted an offer but the sale is not finalized.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 9230 Tropico Dr are:
Murdock Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 7/10
Spring Valley Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10
Monte Vista High School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2021 is $10,126 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on March 29, 2018 for $810,000. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 9230 Tropico Dr has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 9230 Tropico Dr is 2,318 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 9230 Tropico Dr is 1951.

Rocket HomesCaliforniaSan Diego CountyLa Mesa919419230 Tropico Dr

This home is located at 9230 Tropico Dr in La Mesa, CA and zip code 91941 in the Casa de Oro-Mount Helix neighborhood. This 2,318 square foot home, which was built in 1951, sits on a 0.45 acre lot. Features: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since September 22, 2023 and is currently priced at $1,390,000.

Over 13 listings were sold over their listed price in January 2024 in La Mesa, CA. In the same period over 15 listings were sold below the listed price and 3 listings were sold for the listed price. The inventory of homes for sale in La Mesa, CA between December 2023 and January 2024 increased by 15.1%. In January 2024, listings were on the market for 17 days. During the same period, the median list price in this real estate market was $810,000.

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