Mount Merritt Community of Homes in El Cajon
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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 Mount Merritt

Mount Merritt is a community in El Cajon, California that offers beautiful views and close proximity to freeways, malls, stores, restaurants, and recreation.

Mount Merritt offers many amenities and a variety of floor plans. This community is served by the Cajon Valley Union School District and the Grossmont Union High School District. Students may attend facilities like Anza Elementary School and Emerald Middle School as well as Valhalla High School. There are also several private institutions like the Christian Unified Schools, Holy Trinity Catholic School, and St. Kieran Catholic Schools. Nearby colleges include Grossmont, Cuyamaca College, and San Diego Christian College.

There are several parks in this vicinity like Wells Park and John F. Kennedy Park. And golf enthusiasts have their pick of venues like the Sycuan Golf Resort, the Cottonwood Golf Club, and the Steel Canyon Golf Club. To the north is Lake Jennings which offers camping for tents or RVs, picnicking, boating, and hiking. This lake has some of the best fishing in the region with 37,000 pounds of channel catfish and trout stocked each year.

Residents are close the 8 Freeway which lead to many shopping centers like Parkway Plaza, Plaza De Las Palmas Shopping Center, and Broadway Plaza. Rancho Fresh Mexican Grill.

Because El Cajon is surrounded by mountains and situated in a valley, it got its name from the Spanish word meaning “the box.”

This is also the home of Taylor Guitars, the nation’s number one acoustic guitar manufacturer. Notable residents include several major league baseball players, musician Frank Zappa, Olympic diver Greg Louganis, motocross racer Rick Johnson, and television producer James Wong.

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