Exceptional and rare investment opportunity located in the Deer Springs area of the City of San Marcos ideal for a variety of potential uses. Situated on two parcels totaling 2.70 +/- flat and usable acres with majestic trees sits a vintage Southwest style three bed, two bath starter home featuring 1,437 esf of living space with a detached garage/workshop and two spacious outbuildings which may be used as additional workspace or storage. This desirable expansive homesite offers many uses, including: residential, hobby farm, agricultural, cottage business, or potential rental income. Property has its own private water well and septic system with two electric meters and propane. Favorable A70 zoning and L animal designator will allow for many agricultural endeavors. This charming and rare acreage provides a peaceful, rural setting within minutes of the burgeoning City of San Marcos. Canopy of mature trees such as sycamore and eucalyptus add to the aesthetic beauty and serenity with ample space to develop and create your vision. Enjoy family friendly recreational activities at the nearby Walnut Grove Park. Commuters will appreciate the convenient and expedient access to the interstate freeway system. Welcome to Country Life in the City! Adjacent half acre parcel also available for purchase.