Lions Gate, a neighborhood in Lake San Marcos, California



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·         Lion’s Gate is a neighborhood located between Rancho Santa Fe road and the St. Mark executive golf course (accessed via Camino Del Arroyo Drive).

·         Nice neighborhood, one block away from the St. Mark executive golf course, and 8 miles from the beach

·         Ocean breeze over Batiquitos Lagoon/Carlsbad and up San Marcos Creek canyon.

·         46 single-story, 2 to 3 bedroom single family homes, 1,409 to 1,940 square feet, with attached 2-car garages (although most garages do not have inside access to the homes).  Built 1987 to 1989.

·         Homes on the west side of upper Camino Linda Drive have beautiful sunset and distant ocean views (8 miles).

·         Homes on the east side of lower Camino Linda Drive and the east side of  El Paseo Drive border St. Mark executive golf course.

·         Many homes have beautiful mountain views, both close by and far away (the latter often snow covered).

·         The HOA has easements to maintain the front yards, and owns “Phil’s Hill”, a private small park area with beautiful views of the ocean.




      Community Recreation Center

·         A Community Recreation Complex with a Recreation Service Manager’s Office

·         The Pavilion, Club and Billiard Rooms

·         Four tennis courts

·         Three paddle tennis courts

·         Two swimming pools


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      Lake San Marcos Community Association

·         Includes the publication “Quail Call”, which includes much community information, including activities and clubs, including Fitness Clubs and facilities.


      LSM Security Patrol
      (760) 744-0811


Lake San Marcos is a hidden gem, located in the heart of North San Diego County – just minutes to the ocean with easy access to all major freeways. This resort-style, master-planned community was built around an 80 acre lake, 2 golf courses and recreational facilities with many homes featuring amazing mountain, lake or even ocean views.  Unlike many of the newer communities, Lake San Marcos has been established for decades and has no Mello-roos taxes.  With most homes being single-story and a wide range of styles, sizes and prices, Lake San Marcos truly has something for everyone. Come see for yourself, today!


Four restaurants:  Dockside casual dining and Decoy fine dining on the lake, The Grille at St. Mark golf course, and the Tap-In Tavern at the St. Mark Executive golf course.  Also available is the Cellar Room for private parties.



Two golf courses:




Lake San Marcos - The Lake is a mile and a third long with over 1/3 of lake being surrounded by avocado grooves and beautiful nature.  A majority of the lake is 7′ to 8′ deep with the back half dropping down to over 20′ near the dam. Whether you prefer fishing, paddle-boarding, kayaking or cruising in a boat Lake San Marcos has everything you’re looking for.  All fishing is catch and release.


Lake San Marcos Marina – Rent boats, kayaks, paddle-boards, and gondola rides.


Lakehouse Hotel & Resort offers endless ways to have more fun! Located in sunny Southern California, Lakehouse is close to the San Diego attractions, but if you prefer to stay at the resort there is plenty to do. Enjoy fresh air with a sunset cruise, dip in the pool or a game of tennis. Keep on the move with personalized golf instruction or pool volleyball. Relax and renew with a book from our fully stocked library or a customized massage. Let our concierge arrange an adventure or lounge with breakfast in bed. The hotel features 2 pools, a hot tub and an ADA compliant pool lift.





Indoor and outdoor wedding venues.




State-of-the-art meeting space, discounted room rates, free WiFi and business center services.



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Key Words:   Lions Gate, Lake San Marcos