Downtown Escondido Opportunity. The Escondido Historical Preservation Commission recently approved a layout design change to this property. The existing home can be moved to the front of the lot and 3 units built behind the home. This 1/5 acre perfectly flat property has street and alley access. It's a short walk to the shops and restaurants on Grand Avenue, the hub of Escondido. Property is currently experiencing the benefit os lower property taxes via the Mills Act. Current owner may carry.