San Diego Real Estate and Lifestyle News

May 24, 2016

The Best of the Best! | Hot Listings 2.0

Things have been very busy in the Stage Presence Homes offices.  We have had a ton of listings and a ton of sales!  What we are seeing is that the inventory of Ramona homes for sale is still low and that homes that are getting listed are not sitting for very long on the market.  Currently there are only 113 active homes on the market in Ramona.  The average number of days these homes have been on the market is 79.  We have 6 of these homes for sale and they are some GREAT ones! Wanna peek?  

 

We have to start off with the SPECTACULAR 19240 Rangeland Road! This home is beautiful!  So many extras on this house there are TOO MANY to list.  Pool, breathtaking views, this stunning home is a must see! Check out the virtual tour to see all the pics or click the link above to get the details!

 

Next the oh so beautiful 1280 Avenida Naranja.  This home sits atop a beautiful property with beautiful views.  Pool, small vineyard, and fruit trees.  This home is beautiful and is just waiting for you!

 

25617 Bellemore Drive is another beautiful home that is move in ready!  This single story home has lots of space and upgrades galore! With a beautiful backyard, covered patio with BBQ Island and horse barn.  Check out the details by clicking the link above or the virtual tour below.

 

 

Are you a horse lover?  If you are then 25625 Bellemore Drive may be the perfect home for you!  This beautiful home is a horse lovers dream.  Sparkling pool, enclosed gazebo with fireplace, garden and VIEWS! Get more details about this home at the link above or check out the virtual tour below.

 Next on our list is 23625 Atex Court This 4 bedroom 3 bath San Diego Country Estates home has a beautiful backyard perfect for outdoor entertaining, with great views of the mountainside.  You will love this home.  All of the details can be found at the link above.

 Now this is a place you don't want to miss.  15615 Vista Vicente Unit 22 is a beautiful detached Par 28 condo that is HUGE!  There is so much space here and beautiful views from the balconies.  You NEED to go a check this place out! It really is great with a ton of extra storage space as well!  Check out the details of this condo at the link above or take a peek at the virtual tour below!

 

As you can see these are some really great homes!  If one of these homes speaks to you give us a call today to set up a private showing.  Or if you have a home to sell give me a call today and I would be happy to sit down and map out a game plan for you.

If you have any questions please feel free to call anytime!

May 19, 2016

Cruising into a Rodeo Weekend in Ramona!

Cowboys and Classic Cars~

 

What an exciting week it is turning out to be!  As I have been gathering all of the cool stuff going on this weekend I am getting so excited!  It is a weekend like this that Ramona really shines!  From our AMAZING Cruise Night to the Ramona Rodeo, this weekend we are pulling out all the stops to make it a great one for the ENTIRE community!!

 

 

Tonight there are a couple great events happening. First our AMAZING Chamber of Commerce is having their Chamber Mixer tonight!  Tonight’s mixer will be at the Chamber Building on Main Street and will be hosted by our great Ramona Real Estate Association!  This event is open to the public and will run from 6pm-8pm.  Here is what is great about attending this event, not only will you be able to network with Ramona Business professionals but you will also be at a great location to watch our next event of the evening the AWESOME American Graffiti Cruise Night.  I have a feeling that this cruise is going to be a great one!  Tonight’s cruise will have the usual lineup of cool cars but in addition to that there will be a whole team of bikers out tonight flying American Flags in honor of Memorial Day coming up!  Our last event for the evening is the start of the Ramona Rodeo with events starting at 8pm with free admission tonight!!

 

I’m a foodie so this part is my favorite!!! Here are tonight’s Cruise Night Specials:

Pamo Valley Winery Tasting Room

Stop by the tasting room for some of their famous Sangria.  $5 for a glass tonight!  Then you can grab a plate of street tacos from Pepe’s Produce, plates are $5.  You can also still purchase a ladies blingy tank top or tee in the tasting room for $20.

Brushworx By Buzz

Looking for some pin striping??? Well tonight is the night!  Brushworx Chris Ahlgren will be set up tonigh between Pamo Valley Winery and The Bike Shop to take care of any of your pin striping needs.

Ramona Mainstage

Ramona Mainstage is serving up $5 beers, hot dogs, and nachos for you tonight.  Stop by and grab a seat out front!

 

Ramona Café

Tonight and every Thursday Cruise Night, Ramona Café and Turtle Rock Ridge Winery are pairing up to treat you to something special!  Grab dinner and a glass of Cruise Night Blue Sangria!  You get a refillable glass for $12 and refills for $8.  Be sure you grab some yummy food and pie while you are there and maybe you should grab a cinnamon roll for the morning just to be safe J

 

Ramona Family Naturals

Ramona Family Naturals will be serving Italian Flatbread with kielbasa and tri-colored peppers.  How yummy does that sound!!!

 

Packards Coffee Shop

Tonight Packards will be serving up some yummy soup!  Hot dogs and Mac n' Cheese and a yummy apple crisp for dessert...you can't go wrong!

 

Ramona Skatepark

Regardless of where you end up tonight please make a special trip over to Packards Coffee Shop where Ramona Skatepark will be selling popcorn.  Each bag sold is a donation that goes towards getting Ramona’s skatepark built for our kids!  Help them out and throw in and extra dollar or two!

 

The Corn Lady

The Corn Lady will be out tonight with her amazing corn for all of her loyal followers.  She will be parked between Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and Main Street Rocha Church. Go get yourself some of the best corn you will EVER eat!  Do it!

 

The Kountry Kitchen

Tonight at The Kountry Kitchen you can grab a ½ lb. Cowboy Hamburger with bacon, cheddar, onion rings, and BBQ sauce served with fries for $10.99 sounds pretty yummy!  And like I’ve said before regardless of you choose to eat here, it just wouldn’t be cruise night if you didn’t order a vanilla shake to go with it!

 

Resurrected Rustic

Open late tonight until 8pm.  They have invited Carnival of Food and Shaved Iced by Mr. Scoops back tonight to dish up some eats and treats for you!  Word on the street is that they will also have Live Music by another local band tonight.  Stop by and say hi!

 

Ramona Town Radio

Ramona Town Radio will be broadcasting LIVE right outside the Chamber of Commerce building.  Have you downloaded their app yet on your phone?  Head to the app store and hit download and take Ramona Town Radio with you wherever you go!

 

 

Up The Hill Grill

Every Thursday Night you can enjoy a yummy Kielbasa Sandwich with grilled mushrooms, and cheese on a roll with fries.  And have you tried their May special Caprese Madness!  With several Caprese specials you can’t go wrong!

 

 

Spots that are Open Late Till 8 (that I know of J)

Fashionably Late Boutique

Unicorn Books and Gifts

A Classic Tale (Open until 7pm)

 

Sunshine Spirits (Open until 9pm)

After you have stuffed yourself with any one of these great specials head over to see the kick off of the Ramona Rodeo.  Cowboys and Classic cars...has a ring to it huh!

Tonight at the Rodeo - Slack Rodeo Performance - Admission is free!  

Friday Night  is when the real party gets started at the Rodeo!  Gates open at 6:30pm  with events starting at 8pm.  Following the rodeo events there will be a dance with country music by The Patrick Howard Truampus Band. The Dance will run from 10pm to 1am.  Sounds like a fun Friday night!

Kick off your Saturday with the Rodeo Parade that will run down Main Street starting at 10am.  This year's parade theme will be "America the Beautiful".

Gates open for the Rodeo at 6:30pm with events starting at 8pm.  Another fun night of dancing awaits you after the rodeo events from 10pm to 1am.

Sunday is Kids Day at the Rodeo.  Gates open at 2:30pm with events starting at 4pm.  This is the day I am most excited about as we will be out cheering on little Easton Garcia while he cowboys up and rides a sheep in the Mutton Butting event. The Junior Barrel Racing is also another event I am looking forward to.

 

 

Sounds like another AWESOME weekend in Ramona friends!  I hope that you get a chance to go out enjoy tonight’s cruise and that you find some time this weekend to catch a bit of the Rodeo.  These are truly things that make Ramona great! 

 

Have a great weekend friends!  Stay safe and have a blast!

 

May 12, 2016

Ramona American Graffiti Cruise Night!

This week has gone by so fast.  I honestly feel like it was just the weekend, hooray for that!  Especially when you know that I like to start my pre-weekend on Thursday. Thursday nights in Ramona are magical!  Have you been out to watch the “show” yet?  If not, you really should!  You will be so glad you did and you will immediately feel “connected” to the community!

As always your local merchants have really stepped up to provide a great list of specials and happenings for tonight’s festivities so you really have a lot of things to choose from if you are looking for a place to watch the cruise and or grab a meal and dessert!

So now for the info that you really came here to read:

Ramona American Graffiti Cruise Night

Pamo Winery and Tasting Room

Something different tonight at the tasting room.  Pulled pork sliders and potato salad for $5 a plate.  All profits from food sales are going to the Ramona Senior Center.  Of course you can also get a glass of their AMAZING Sangria for $5 a glass.  In addition to all of this yumminess the tasting room is offering complimentary samples of Sweet Home Jalapenos who will be on hand with their yummy Jalapenos!

Ramona Mainstage

Ramona Mainstage is serving up $5 beers, hot dogs, and nachos for you tonight.  Stop by and grab a seat out front!

Ramona Café

Tonight and every Thursday Cruise Night, Ramona Café and Turtle Rock Ridge Winery are pairing up to treat you to something special!  Grab dinner and a glass of Cruise Night Blue Sangria!  You get a refillable glass for $12 and refills for $8.  Then you can top it all off with a great slice of pie, (extra whipped cream of course)!

 

Packards Coffee Shop

Tonight Packards will be serving up an awesome Baked Potato Bar.  Don’t Potato Bars just make you happy?  I LOVE THEM! 

 

The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink

Continuing their Live Music Thursday’s tonight at The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink you can hear live music from the classic rock band Natural Selection.  You can also eat some cookies, cupcakes and enjoy a glass or two of lemonade from the Little Lemonade Ladies!  Admission is free and the music starts at 6:45pm

Ramona Family Naturals

Tonight at Ramona Family Naturals grab a BLT Flatbread and watch the cars go by.  This honestly sounds so good to me! Yum!

 

 The Corn Lady

 The Corn Lady will be out tonight with her amazing corn for all of her loyal followers.  She will be parked between Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and Main Street Rocha Church.

 

Resurrected Rustic

Have you stopped by Resurrected Rustic yet?  This store is really cool with a TON of great items!  They have extended their hours on Thursday nights to stay open late until 8pm.  They have also invited Carnival of Food and Shaved Iced by Mr. Scoops to dish up some eats and treats for you!  Word on the street is that they will also have Live Music by way of some local bands.  Stop by and say hi!

 

Ramona Town Radio

Ramona Town Radio will be broadcasting LIVE right outside the Chamber of Commerce building.  If you haven’t listened or met the team from RTR stop by and say hello to them!  While you are there grab some yummy snacks that they Chamber is selling.

 

Up The Hill Grill

Every Thursday Night you can enjoy a yummy Kielbasa Sandwich with grilled mushrooms, and cheese on a roll with fries.  And have you tried their May special Caprese Madness!  With several Caprese specials you can’t go wrong!

 

The Yogurt Barn

How lucky are you??? Tonight The Yogurt Barn is selling cones for $1 during the cruise event!  Bring the whole family down for a yummy treat!

 

Spots that are Open Late Till 8 (that I know of J)

Fashionably Late Boutique

Unicorn Books and Gifts

A Classic Tale (Open until 7pm)

Sunshine Spirits (Open until 9pm)

 

So much fun and so many awesome bites and tasty treats to choose from!  If you haven't already been out to Cruise Night...what are you waiting for.  Go!! Go Tonight!  Maybe I'll see you out there!

Have a fun evening and be safe out there!

 

 

 

 

 

May 5, 2016

Cinco de Mayo Cruise and Great Weekend Events!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

I don’t know about you but each week I get a little more excited that it is Thursday.  Obviously it is the early beginning of the weekend, but I really do LOVE Thursday nights in our town!  That feeling that builds up as you are driving down Main Street and seeing people out sitting in their chairs, families out to enjoy the evening event together.  It truly fills my heart. 

 

I also think it’s very cool how so many of our local businesses come together, create specials, and special seating for this event.  So, tonight being Cinco de Mayo our local businesses and restaurants have created an array of specials that are sure to roast your peppers!

 

Pamo Valley Winery and Tasting Room

Stop by the tasting room tonight for some $5 Sangria red or white (both are great)!  Pepe’s Produce will also be at the tasting room with their taco cart preparing some yummy street taco plates for $5.

Ramona Mainstage

Ramona Mainstage is serving up $5 beers, hot dogs, and nachos for you tonight.  Stop by and grab a seat out front!

Ramona Café

Tonight and every Thursday Cruise Night, Ramona Café and Turtle Rock Ridge Winery are pairing up to treat you to something special!  Grab dinner and a glass of Cruise Night Blue Sangria!  You get a refillable glass for $12 and refills for $8.  Then you can top it all off with a great slice of pie, (extra whipped cream of course)!

Ramona Family Naturals

If Mexican Flatbread is your thing, then you should stop over at Ramona Family Naturals to try theirs! Made with Steak, black beans, and corn you will get a tummy full of goodness for $8.99

Packards Coffee Shop

Tonight Packards will be serving Chicken Enchilada’s with rice and beans.  Only $8.95 a plate and Churros with chocolate sauce for desert.  Stay warm while watching the cars go by with a Mexican Mocha! 

The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink

Continuing their Live Music Thursday’s tonight at The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink you can hear live music from the classic rock band Natural Selection.  You can also eat some cookies, cupcakes and enjoy a glass or two of lemonade from the Little Lemonade Ladies!  Admission is free and the music starts at 6:45pm

The Corn Lady

 The Corn Lady will be out tonight with her amazing corn for all of her loyal followers.  She will be parked between Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and Main Street Rocha Church.

The Kountry Kitchen

The Kountry Kitchen will be serving up Two Louisiana Style Street Tacos that they will be serving with a side of New Mexico Black Beans.  Sounds delicious!

Resurrected Rustic

Have you stopped by Resurrected Rustic yet?  This store is really cool with a TON of great items!  They have extended their hours on Thursday nights to stay open late until 8pm.  They have also invited Carnival of Food and Shaved Iced by Mr. Scoops to dish up some eats and treats for you!  Word on the street is that they will also have Live Music by way of some local bands.  Stop by and say hi!

Ramona Town Radio

Ramona Town Radio will be broadcasting LIVE right outside the Chamber of Commerce building.  If you haven’t listened or met the team from RTR stop by and say hello to them and tell them what a great job they are doing here in Ramona!

Up The Hill Grill

Every Thursday Night you can enjoy a yummy Kielbasa Sandwich with grilled mushrooms, and cheese on a roll with fries.  They also started their May special today that really speaks to me… Caprese Madness!  With several Caprese specials you can’t go wrong!

 

After you’ve filled your tummy with all of that great food swing by Kmart for Kmart Thursdays.  From 7-10pm you can park or view some really awesome cars. 

Oh so much fun to be had tonight!  But wait…. There’s more!  The rest of the weekend still awaits us.  Here are a few other fun activities going on this weekend in your home town!

 

Friday from 4:30- 7:30 bring the entire family out to the Ramona Elementary Spring Carnival.  There will be fun and food for everyone.  The proceeds from the carnival will go to getting the school some new playground equipment!

Pamo Valley Winery and Tasting Room will have complimentary cheese tasting with Cheeses from the Cave and Olive Oil Tastings from San Diego Olive Oil Co. from 4:30-6pm. 

Start your Saturday off by hitting up our local farmer’s market from 9am to 1pm.  Lots of great items food, candles, bread, produce from local residents and farms!  Then head across the street to Ramona Automotive for the dedication of Ramona’s newest mural.  Be at 1936 Main Street at 10:30 am to help dedicate this great new addition to Ramona! 

The Ramona Town Hall is holding a Fundraiser at 729 Main Street at 9am.  They will be selling some overstock items from high end retailers.  Stop by and grab a deal and support the Ramona Town Hall.

Fire Station 80 is holding an Open House!  Saturday from 10am to 2pm – 829 San Vicente Road.  This is great event fun for the whole family!!

Circle back around and end your weekend with the classic car scene and a Classic Car Show from 4pm – 6pm in the Albertsons parking lot!  Bring your car, kids, neighbor, family, and that guy down the street and enjoy the end of your weekend looking at great cars and visiting with great people!

Sounds like another great weekend friends!  I hope you are looking forward to it, I know I am!!!

Take a look at our Home of The Week!  This is a beautiful home on a BEAUTIFUL property! It is just waiting for the RIGHT family!  Let me know if you would like a private tour of this great home!

 

As always if you have any real estate questions please let me know!  I am more than happy to assist you! 

 

 

 

 

  

April 28, 2016

What's happening in your town? Cruise Night and Weekend Events!

Well friends it looks like the weather is going to hold out for us tonight to give us a CHILLY but still awesome Cruise Night!  Phew!  Especially since there are some awesome specials and events happening tonight!  Really starting tonight, it should be a beautiful weekend with some great FREE family events going on that you should check out!

Here are the great things happening tonight:

 

Ramona American Graffiti Cruise Night – Staging for the cruise takes place behind Ron’s Tire and Break around 6pm.  All cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, skateboards, new or old are welcome…. Pretty much everyone is welcome to cruise!  Cruising begins at 6:15pm

Now comes the hard part, finding the spot you want to grab a delicious meal and watch this fun event!

Ramona Family Naturals

Do you love BBQ Chicken Pizza as much as I do?  Well tonight Ramona Family Naturals is serving up BBQ chicken flatbread pizza.  Holy Yum!  I am excited for that one!

Packards

Packards never disappoints either!  Tonight they will be serving pulled pork sandwiches with fries and triple layer chocolate cake with strawberries for desert!

Ramona Skatepark

Regardless of where you end up tonight please make a special trip over to Packards Coffee Shop where Ramona Skatepark will be selling popcorn.  Each bag sold is a donation that goes towards getting Ramona’s skatepark built for our kids!  Help them out and throw in and extra dollar or two!

Pamo Valley Winery & Tasting Room

The tasting room is always hoppin’ on Thursday nights!  Tonight will be no different.  Grab a glass or two of their $5 Sangria (I promise you will love it!) and then enjoy some great food from Pepe’s Produce Taco cart.  All plates of food are $5.  Word on the street is that there will be amazing street tacos and bacon wrapped hot dogs!  While you are at the tasting room grab a ladies Cruise Night t’shirt or tank for $20.

Resurrected Rustic

Hmmm…they don’t serve food… well tonight and every cruise night they have invited Carnival of Food and Mr. Scoops Shaved Ice over to share their yummy food with you.  They even have Boba Tea!  In addition to the yummy food they will also have a local band playing for your musical enjoyment!  Swing by enjoy some food and check out all the great things inside their cute shop.  They have extended their hours to stay open until 8pm on Thursdays!

While you are at Resurrected Rusting walk on over to the Ramona Chamber of Commerce building and say “Hi” to Eric and Shane who will be broadcasting Live for Ramona Town Radio!  These guys are doing a great job for Ramona and would love to meet you! 

The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink will be rocking out to some great live Reggae music.  Oceans Natives will be playing and admission is FREE!  While you are there grab some cookies and lemonade!

The Kountry Kitchen

Tonight at The Kountry Kitchen you can grab a foot-long Kraut Dog with Fries and a drink or a super tasty Chipotle Burger with Fries and a drink!  Both sound pretty yummy!  And like I said last week, regardless of which special you choose, it just wouldn’t be cruise night if you didn’t order a vanilla shake to go with it!

Up the Hill Grill

The Cruise Night Sandwich will be on the menu tonight at Up the Hill Grill.  Get a grilled kielbasa with grilled mushrooms and then topped with Jack Cheese on a roll!  Yummy!

 

Cruise Night is just the start of our weekend.  Here are some other great events going on this weekend.  The best part is that all of them are free events to attend.

Friday night you can sample some ridiculously yummy cheeses by Cheeses from the Cave at Pamo Valley Winery Tasting Room.  Enjoy a glass of wine and taste some complimentary cheese from 4:30 to 6pm.

On Saturday you can start your day off by heading to the Farmers Market at the Kmart parking lot.  It runs from 9am to 1pm and there are always lots of great vendors out with some really great stuff.

Another great event going on Saturday from 9am to 4am is the Spring in Your Own Backyard Craft and Gift Fair at the Ramona Community Center.  This great even benefits the Ramona Senior Center.  Swing by and check out all of the great crafts and goodies that our local crafters have created for this special event.

Then head over to the Ramona Old West Days.  This event runs from 9am to 5pm Saturday and 9am to 3pm Sunday at the Ramona Fair Grounds.  Admission is Free and it is a great event for the whole family!  Take a walk back in time and see what it was like for the pioneers, mountain men, and Buffalo Soldiers.  There will be reenactment teams there competing for prizes for historical skits and also some great costume contests.

If you are in the market for a new home, we have two great open houses going on this weekend on Saturday. 

First 1140 Ramona Street From 12-3pm

 

And 1330 Somerset Ct.  From 12-3pm

 Come by and see these great houses and say Hi!

 

Finish your weekend off with the Classic Car Show at the Albertsons parking lot.  Join in on the fun from 4-6pm!

 

All in all it looks like it is going to be another great weekend in Ramona!

 

As always I hope that you have a great weekend!  If I can assist you with anything or answer any questions you have real estate related please don't hesitate to call!

April 21, 2016

Thursday Nights in Ramona...and a Couple Fun Things This Weekend!

 

 


 

Cruise Night and a Fun Weekend Ahead!

 

Thursdays just make me happy!  It’s the start (early start) of the weekend, the weather is beautiful and of course soon the cars will be streaming down Main Street out for a cruise.  Cruise Night really brings a nostalgic feel to our town.  People smile at each other and everyone comes together for this great event.  There are probably not many towns in Southern California where pretty much the entire town turns up on Main Street for two hours just to sit and watch cars drive by, but ours does!  How awesome is that!!!

 

Here is the rundown for tonight’s cruise night specials and a few cool events in town this weekend that you should check out!

 Cruise Night 6:15-Dark

There are some GREAT specials tonight.  Honestly you are going to have a hard time deciding where to grab food and watch.

Ramona Family Naturals

Ramona Family Naturals will be serving a Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Flatbread tonight.  Doesn’t this just look and sound amazing!  Swoon!

Stop by grab a bite to eat and sit outside and enjoy your evening!

Pamo Valley Winery & Tasting Room

Tonight at the tasting room you can enjoy a complimentary cheese tasting from Cheeses from the Cave from 4:30-6pm and enjoy an amazing glass of their FAMOUS Sangria for $5.  Starting around 6pm Pepe’s Produce will be on hand serving street tacos.  There will also be some cute ladies T’s and Tanks for sale in the tasting room for $20

Up The Hill Grill

Up the Hill Grill will be serving their Cruise Night Sandwich tonight.  Kielbasa, with grilled mushrooms, topped with Jack Cheese on a roll!  They will also have drink specials.  Head over early to grab a seat at their outside patio!

The Kounty Kitchen

Tonight at the Kountry Kitchen enjoy a Chicago Style Foot Long Hotdog with Fries and a Drink for $8.99 or a Patrami Burger with Fries and a drink for $10.99.  Of course if you are going to eat one of these yummy meals I think in honor of Cruise Night you should order a milk shake too!

Packards Coffee Shop

Packards is in the business of serving up comfort foods on Cruise Night!  Tonight they will be serving meatloaf, mashed potatoes, buttery garlic green beans with yummy strawberry short cake for desert!  Holy Moly!

Ramona Skatepark

Ramona Skatepark will be out in front of Packards Coffee Shop selling popcorn tonight.  Head over and grab a bag and make a donation to the Skatepark!  Let’s build this!

 

The Corn Lady

I have it on good authority that The Corn Lady will be out tonight parked between Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and Main Street Roca Church. 

Ramona Town Radio

Ramona Town Radio will be out tonight broadcasting live from the Chamber of Commerce.  Head of and say hi to them as you’re out and about tonight!

D’Carlos

I’m super excited that D’Carlos is participating in the events of Cruise Night.  Tonight at D’Carlos you will want to head out to the patio where I’ve been told they will be doing BBQ up right.  Serving steak sandwiches, Bratwurst Sandwiches, and some other yummy specials.  Plus, it is going to be such a beautiful evening to eat out on the Patio!

Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink

Tonight you can head over to Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink to hear some great live reggae music.  Ocean Native will be playing starting around 6:30pm.  Enjoy some cookies and lemonade while you are there.

After the Cruise is over you can head over to Kmart and park your car and see a mini car show of sorts where everyone is invited to bring their car and lift up your hood and show off your ride!

 

Other cool events this weekend!

Friday

Pamo Valley Winery & Tasting Room will be having complimentary cheese tasting with Cheeses from the Cave from 4:30-6pm.

Saturday

As the weather is warming up and Spring is upon us look for more and more of our local farmstands to be open and filled with great produce for you.  Go check ‘em out!  There is also our local Farmers Market from 9am to 1pm in the Kmart parking lot.

Sunday

Here is a fun and FREE event that will be fun for the whole family!  Head out and help Celebrate Maven the Mustang’s First Birthday!  With a fun party at TheraPony!  TheraPony joins other rescues and sanctuaries across the country for ASPCA’s #HelpAHorse Day to compete for a chance at receiving a grant that will help TheraPony continue to do their life-saving work.  Please swing by and bring the family to 835 Magnolia Heights in Ramona from 10am to 6pm.

You can also head over to the Alberstons Parking Lot at 4:30 to see a Classic Car Show.  Bring the family by and say hi, or bring you ride out to show it off!

 

OPEN HOUSES!!!!

We will be having two open houses this weekend if you are in the market for a new home.

Saturday from 1pm to 4pm stop by 1280 Avenida Naranja to see this beautiful home.  Priced for sale at $749,900 this beautiful home has a pool, small vineyard, chicken coop and property to do so much more

 

Saturday from 12pm to 2pm stop by 1140 Ramona Street.  This home is so cute and has a lot of upgrades.  You need to stop in and see this one!  This home is priced at $449,000 and is close to schools and town.  Plus if you buy this house you will never have to wonder where you will watch the 4th of July fireworks because this home is the perfect spot!

 

As always, please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help you in any way!

 

 

Have a great weekend Ramona!  I hope to see you at one of these great events!

April 18, 2016

Hot Listings!

I’m so excited right now!!  We have so many great listings and have more on the way!  I wanted to take a moment to share them for you in one place with videos so you can really see what we have to offer right now.

If you see something you like, please give me a call and I would be happy to schedule a private tour with you!

 

1280 Avenida Naranja

You will LOVE EVERYTHING about this home!  I know I do!!

 

This home has beautiful Panoramic VIEWS!  Single story home with a beautiful pool, on a little over 4 acres.  This home is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. With 4 large bedrooms, custom shutters throughout the home, and high deco tray ceilings.  The kitchen features high end granite counter tops, stainless appliances, island, and a breakfast nook.  With a formal dining room, family room, and living room, finished single car garage off of the living room, plus this home has a separate attached 2 car garage.  You will love the extras this home has!!  Enjoy the small vineyard, fruit trees, and it even has a chicken coop!  If you are a horse lover, there is a lot of room for horses on this beautiful property as well.

Priced at $749,900

 

 

16525 Sombra Del Monte

 

This gorgeous West End Home is one you really need to see!!  Sparkling Pool, on a quiet tree lined street. It has a beautiful and spacious master bath with carrera tile walk in shower, separate sunken tub surround, custom furniture style dual vanity, new wood flooring in bedrooms, beautiful open kitchen, granite slab counters, stainless appliances, new can lighting & light fixtures & large walk in pantry. New energy efficient vinyl windows & doors. Pool, spa, waterfall & slide. There is also a HUGE 1280 sf. detached garage/workshop that every man will LOVE!!!  This home also has well & city water.

Priced at $710,000

 

 

 

 

23625 Atex Court

 

Enjoy the panoramic views & sunsets, this spacious 2 story home has open floor plan, formal living & dining areas & beautifully designed yard. Large master suite has 6x10 alcove for home office, or sitting room & trex deck to sit out & enjoy the views. Newly re-finished master bath w/ walk in shower, kitchen features newer cabinets & solid surface counters. Newer vinyl energy efficient windows. Beautiful covered flagstone patio, view deck, potting shed, fruit trees, 3 car garage.  You will want to see this one in person!

Priced at $489,500 

 

1140 Ramona Street

 

You are going to LOVE this BEAUTIFULLY  updated home!!! It is move in ready! Gorgeous kitchen with refinished cabinets, granite slab counters, stainless sink & appliances. New vinyl windows, new roof & gutters, new fixtures, ceiling fans & lighting throughout. Newly painted inside and out. Large master bedroom w/ walk in closet, vaulted ceilings give the home a spacious feel, great views off the front of the house- especially for fireworks! 1/2 acre lot. Very close to schools & town.  This one is a winner!  Go see it in person!

Priced at $465,000

 

 

24411 Barona Mesa Road

 

Beautiful VIEWS!! This is a great home that needs some work to be a showpiece again. Large open floor plan, sparkling pool, beautiful vaulted ceilings w/ wood in living areas. Large kitchen needs some updating, large bedrooms & baths. Beautiful views of the mountains & golf course off the deck, seller has bid for repairing deck & damage to ceiling in bonus room. Split levels, lots of stairs, loft room could be bedroom 5.  This is a great house in a great location!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Priced at $465,000 

 

 

1330 Somerset Ct.

 

Here is another great home on a cul-de-sac, no HOA's. 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, living & family rooms. ALL bedrooms upstairs. Fireplace insert in family room New carpet, laminate flooring in upstairs hall, tile floors downstairs, only the family room is carpeted; gas stove, 3 car finished garage with tons of quality cabinets that convey. Backyard is easy maintenance with gorgeous stone patio, planter boxes and fire pit, great for entertaining. Small storage room off back of garage. Great backyard for entertaining!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Priced at $443,500 

 

15841 Davis Cup Lane

 

Spacious and open floor plan, vaulted ceilings. Master suite is upstairs, updated kitchen with stainless appliances, tile backsplash, potfiller at stove. Newly painted, updated flooring in kitchen, dining and living areas. Wood burning stove with updated rock fireplace surround and mantle. Front deck off living area and large back patio off kitchen/dining area. There is a 3% down conventional loan that will work on this unit for financing.

Priced at  $235,000

 

So as you can see we have some great homes available right now!  If you see something you like please give me a call and we will set up a private showing for you!

If you have any questions or if I can help you in any way please don't hesitate to call me, I am never too busy to assist you!

April 14, 2016

Weekend Kick Off

After a dismal rainy start to our beloved Cruise Night I am calling for a kick off re-do!  So let’s say that Ramona American Graffiti Cruise Night officially kicks off tonight at 6:15pm.  Obviously we are so excited to have this event back up and running and for all of the great cars to be cruising through town, but I’m personally also excited about all of the yummy dinner specials happening all through town.  What a cool thing to happen every Thursday!  Great cars and great food!  Here is a rundown of what is happening in town tonight and where you can get the yummiest food!

 

Pamo Valley Winery and Tasting Room

Tonight at Pamo Valley you can get their amazing Sangria for $5 a glass, then grab some street tacos that will be provided by Pepe’ Produce.  You get 3 street tacos for $5, or you can sink your teeth into a yummy bacon wrapped hot dog! 2 for $5! 

Pamo Valley will also have some really cute ladies cruise night T’s and tanks available for purchase for $20 in the tasting room.

 

Up the Hill Grill

Up the Hill Grill has brought their Cruise Night Sandwich back and will be serving it tonight!  Kielbasa, grilled mushrooms, topped with Jack Cheese on a roll.  They will also be serving Mimosas and Micheladas!  Sounds heavenly!

 

Ramona Family Naturals

Ramona Family Naturals will be serving two steak tacos with rice and beans.  Grab a plate and sit out front and watch the cars roll by!

 

The Corn Lady

The Corn Lady will be out and serving up her AMAZING corn to all of her loyal followers!  She will be parked between Ramona Food and Clothes Closet and Main Street Roca Church.  I’m sure that there will be a LONG line waiting so get there early!

 

The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink

The Vapor Trail and Vapor Ink will be having a live Reggae band tonight and will be serving lemonade and cookies.  Admission is free so swing by and say Hi!

 

Ramona Skatepark

Ramona Skatepark will be serving root beer floats outside of Packards Coffee Shop for a $1 donation that goes toward building Ramona a NEW Skatepark. No matter where you eat tonight or watch the event, please head over to Packards and get yourself and kids a root beer float and support Ramona Skatepark!! 

 

Packards

Tonight’s dinner special at Packards sounds as yummy as ever!  Chicken Tortilla Soup, Gilled Panini’s and Chocolate Mint Cheese Pie and Pumpkin Bread.  Holy Cow! 

 

A Classic Tale

If you aren’t looking for food but for some fun in addition to watching the cars, head over to A Classic Tale and get your color on!  Adult coloring hour starts at 6pm.  You can color and watch the cars at the same time! 

 

Ramona Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber will be out front selling refreshments tonight and will also be hosting Ramona Town Radio who will be broadcasting live from the Chamber offices on Main Street.  Head over and say Hi!

 

Tonight sounds like an amazing night am I right!  Don’t miss out on this really awesome event!  Just bring some chairs, pick a spot, grab some food, and have a blast!

 

Ramona also has some other really cool events going on this weekend that you may want to check out:

 

Lasagna Night at Turtle Rock Ridge Winery and Vineyard. ~ This event is always a hit and sells out quickly.  Call the winery today to reserve a spot for dinner tomorrow!

Ramona Valley Vineyard Association Meet the Winemaker Weekend!  This event sounds really cool and is running both Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm.  Meet our local winemakers and listen to them speak on making wine, growing grapes, and other wine related topics.  This event will be fun and informative!

Here are the event locations and times:

Saturday - April 16th @ 10 a.m.
Location: Highland Hills Winery, 18545 Rangeland Rd.
Speaker: Rich McClellan
Topic: Irrigation

Saturday - April 16th @ 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mahogany Mountain, 14905 Mussey Grade Rd.
Speakers: Michael & Kim Hargett
Topic: A year of Wine Making

Saturday - April 16th @ 1 p.m. 
Location: Poppaea, 25643 Old Julian Highway
Speaker: John Saunders
Topic: Tuning wine chemistry

Saturday - April 16th @ 2:30 p.m.
Location: La Finquita, 23123 Vista Ramona Rd.
Speakers: Charlie Koehler & Meredith Dow
Topic: The Art of Wine Paring

Saturday - April 16th @ 4 p.m.
Location: Lenora, 251 Steffy Ln
Speaker: Eric Metz
Topic: The Basics of Making Wines

Sunday - April 17th @ 10 a.m.
Location: Hellanback Ranch, 17287 Oak Hollow Rd.
Speaker: John York
Topic: Wine Making Boot Camp

Sunday - April 17th @ 11:30 a.m.
Location: Vineyard Gant James, 25260 E Old Julian Hwy
Speaker: Susanne Sapier
Topic: Varietals for the Ramona AVA

Sunday - April 17th @ 1 p.m.
Location: Turtle Rock Ridge, 18351 Woods Hill Ln.
Speaker: Ian Vaux
Topic: Trellising Systems

Sunday - April 17th @ 2:30
Location: Hatfield Creek, 1625 Hwy 78
Speaker: Norm Case
Topic: Critter & Weed Control

Sunday - April 17th @ 4 p.m.
Location: Ramona Ranch, 23578 Hwy 78
Speaker: Micole Moore
Topic: Canopy management for great wines

 

Don’t forget about our local farmers market on Saturday from 9am to 1pm in the Kmart parking lot, and the Classic Car Show Sunday evening from 4pm to 6pm in the Alberstons parking lot between Chase Bank and Bank of America.  I don’t know about you but I will probably stay in town all weekend and hit up several of these fun events!

Like always, if you have any questions or need any assistance with any of your Real Estate Needs please don’t hesitate to call me.  I am never too busy to assist you!

 

Have an AMAZING weekend my friends!

 

 

 

 

April 11, 2016

24411 Barona Mesa Road PRICE REDUCED!

Price Reduced on this great house!! YOU MUST SEE IT!!!

AMAZING VIEWS!! This is a great home that needs some work to be a showpiece again. Large open floor plan, sparkling pool, beautiful vaulted ceilings w/ wood in living areas. Large kitchen needs some updating, large bedrooms & baths. Beautiful views of the mountains & golf course off the deck, seller has bid for repairing deck & damage to ceiling in bonus room. Split levels, lots of stairs, loft room could be bedroom 5.   Looking to flip?  This could be a great home for you!!!

 

This home is listed for sale at $465,000.  If you would like a private showing of this FANTASTIC home, call me today!

April 6, 2016

Weekend Events - Cruise Night is Back!

Friends it’s here!  The day that so many of you have been waiting for!!! Cruise Night begins tonight April 7th RAIN OR SHINE! Let’s hope that the weather cooperates so that we can enjoy all the fun of sitting out and watching the cars go by!  I can honestly tell you that once Cruise Night starts something magical happens in Ramona.  People start changing.  There is less complaining, more people talking about how much they love this town and everyone seems to just get along.  Yes my friends the time has come! 

 

As has become the tradition with Cruise Night our local businesses are gearing up to help bring you a great evening with lots of specials and choices of places to eat and watch this event.  Here is a rundown of what is happening in town tomorrow night.

Cruisers can begin staging and lining up at Ron’s Tire & Brake.  Cars typically start arriving between 5:30 and 6pm and begin cruising at 6:15.

Here are some of the specials that are happening in town:

Packards

From 5pm to 8pm Packards will be serving Grilled Paninis with chips, Bacon Mac’n Cheese, Hot Dogs, and will also be serving some Anniversary Cake!

Ramona Family Naturals

Ramona Family Naturals will be serving Steak Sandwiches and roasted vegetable flatbread from 5pm to 8pm.  They will have seats where you can sit, eat, and watch the event.

Pamo Valley Winery Tasting Room

One of our favorites Pamo Valley Winery Tasting Room which seems to always be jumpin’ during Cruise Night will be serving their yummy Sangria for $5 a glass and complimentary pizza to their patrons.

Ramona Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber will be hosting Ramona Town Radio who will be broadcasting live from the Chamber offices on Main Street and will be selling refreshments.  Swing by and say hi!

Marmalade On Main

I’ll be honest.  I don’t know if they are having any specials for Cruise Night, but since they just opened last week pretty much everything on their menu is special.  So if you can call and get a reservation or you get lucky and get there early, please go and support this new local business!  BTW- Their food is amazing!

A Classic Tale

A Classic Tale will be open late on Thursday evening with some great in store specials and will also be having adult coloring hour starting at 6pm.  Stop by and say hi.  Annnnddd…. In the event of rain, they do have an awning the you can sit under and watch the cruise.

 

Some other great events happening this weekend that you should check out:

 

Relay for Life – This is a great fundraiser/event happening this weekend to fight back against cancer!  It runs from 8:00am Saturday morning and goes straight to 8:00am Sunday morning.  Stop by and encourage all of the amazing people that will be walking! 720 9th Street ~ Wilson Stadium

Ramona Music Festival –  This Saturday from 4pm-10pm at the Ramona Rodeo Grounds you can come out and listen to some really great music and dance the night away.  There will be a variety of different music types playing ranging from Rock to Country and they will also have a full Mariachi Band.  This event has a little something for everyone.  Be sure to stop by and enjoy some music, grab some food and have a great time.  There will be raffles and auctions as well!  This is a must do, and it is for a good cause.  This is a fundraising event put on by the Ramona Rotatory and Kiwanis Club.

Ramon Artist Open Studios Tour – This is a really cool event featuring local artists.  Studios will be open this Saturday and Sunday.  You can buy tickets at the Ramona Chamber of Commerce, The Java Hut in SDCE, and at any of the studios on the tour, $10 per person and include a full color brochure with map.

 

The season of fun has officially kicked off and I know that there is sure to be something happening here in Ramona for everyone!  So go out and enjoy your Community Ramona!

As always, if you have any questions or need any assistance with any of your Real Estate needs please feel free to contact me as I am never too busy to help you!

 

 

Make it an AMAZING weekend Friends!