Carlsbad, CA Real Estate

Carlsbad CA Real Estate Overview

Carlsbad Village by the Sea…what an apt name for this charming seaside town located about 35 miles north of San Diego in Southern California. But a sleepy coastal village Carlsbad is not - there is lots going on in this growing community of over 100,000.

Carlsbad is located on the North San Diego County coast about 2 hours south of Los Angeles and 30 – 45 minutes from San Diego, depending on traffic. The main commercial and retail center is Carlsbad Village on Route 101, otherwise known as the Coast Road or Highway (some refer to it as the PCH). Here you will find the majority of the shopping and dining, although there are other areas offering these amenities as well, including the Carlsbad Premium Outlets Mall area, Bressi Village at Bressi Ranch (east of El Camino Real and South of Palomar Airport Road), and in the La Costa area (El Camino Real and Alga Road/Aviara Parkway).

Carlsbad Real Estate - Flower Fields

Carlsbad has 4 zip codes, and you will find different types of neighborhoods scattered throughout – some are large master planned communities, like Calavera Hills, The Foothills at Carlsbad, Bressi Ranch, Rancho Carrillo, La Costa Greens, La Costa Ridge, and La Costa Valley, while others are older residential areas and condo communities. Well-known and popular residential areas include La Costa (92009), anchored by the famed Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Aviara (92011 and home of the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, formerly the Four Seasons), and Olde Carlsbad, east of the village on the west-facing hills.

Like many areas in Southern California, the Carlsbad real estate market saw a dramatic shift upwards in prices, which ended around 2006. Prices have moderated quite a bit during the economic downturn until 2012 when the market shifted again from a buyer’s market to the current seller’s market with low inventory and high demand.

Carlsbad real estate covers a broad spectrum of styles, sizes and ages, in a number of neighborhoods that will appeal to a diversity of needs and a wide range of budgets. Aviara and La Costa are probably the best known residential areas of Carlsbad. Whether you desire an apartment, a new construction tract home, a gated community of luxury homes, a single story condo or a town house, ocean front and ocean view living, retirement housing, assisted living, or vacation accommodations, Carlsbad probably offers what you are seeking, in a climate many residents refer to as "paradise." Be aware that given the location Carlsbad housing is more expensive than other parts of the country, and even inland San Diego County such as neighboring San Marcos.

Carlsbad offers what many consider an idyllic lifestyle, with terrific weather most of the year, allowing for outdoor activities year-round. Carlsbad has a fine reputation as an arts community, with plenty of galleries (the city-owned Cannon Art Gallery is a gem), public art (wall murals, sculpture), the Carlsbad Sculpture Garden, multiple art fairs and festivals (ArtSplash, Art in the Village), art walks, music (the TGIF Concerts in the Parks series on 9 consecutive Friday evenings in the summer is very popular, attended by thousands) and the New Village Arts Theater in the Village.

Carlsbad also has some great shopping, in Carlsbad Village, at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets Mall at Palomar Airport Road and the 5 freeway, and the upscale Forum in South Carlsbad.

The Carlsbad Schools have a terrific reputation, but it’s important to note that Carlsbad residents are actually served by 3 school districts – Carlsbad Unified (with a second and new high school completed in 2013), San Marcos Unified, and 2 districts in Encinitas, San Dieguito Union High School District and the Encinitas Union School District. So depending on where you live in Carlsbad your children will attend one of these school districts.

Southern California is famous for its beaches, and if you are you a beach lover, Carlsbad is the place to be. Carlsbad is a popular year-round beach destination, offering essentially one long beach, but with individually-named public and state beaches, stretching 7+ miles from the Oceanside border south to Leucadia. Our Carlsbad beaches provide year-round enjoyment whether you simply prefer walking, enjoy sunning, collecting shells, chilling out, eating dinner on the beach while the sun sets, paddle boarding, kite flying, or surfing the waves. Carlsbad State Beach is one of the most popular, with camping sites on the bluff overlooking the beach.

Carlsbad Homes on the oceanCarlsbad also has a number of popular tourist attractions to enjoy year-round. Legoland may be the most famous, with visitors from around the world and their famous fireworks on July 4th. The Flower Fields have acres of blooming ranunculus and other flowers from March until May on the hills just east of the Carlsbad Premium Outlets Mall and terrific ocean views. Music lovers will certainly appreciate the Museum of Making Music, which offers a range of special events and concerts throughout the year in addition to the Museum itself.

History buffs will appreciate a visit to the Leo Carrillo Historic Park in Rancho Carrillo to explore the preserved hacienda, out-buildings, and grounds of the former home of TV Star Leo Carrillo, and of course the many peacocks who live there. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the famous Omni La Costa Resort and Spa with 2 golf courses, the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort golf course along the Batiquitos Lagoon, and the public courses at The Crossings at Carlsbad and at Rancho Carlsbad.

Carlsbad offers a wonderful lifestyle for residents and visitors alike. Not only is it a popular vacation destination year-round, but people from across the generations have made Carlsbad THEIR village by the sea. Why not make it yours?!




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Carlsbad CA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Carlsbad: $1,500,482  County Average: $1,626,265

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $508  County Average: $631

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 29  County Average: 43

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1992  County Average: 1984

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 51  County Average: 63

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Agua Hedionda Arroyo Vista Beach
Calavera Hills Carlsbad Carlsbad Village
Evans Point Heron Bay Isla Mar
La Costa La Costa Oaks Old Carlsbad
Olde Carlsbad Omni La Costa Resort Rancho Carrillo
Robertson Ranch Robertson Ranch The Bluffs SERENATA
Southern Preserve Terramar Toll Brothers Robertson Ranch

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with expansive ocean views down to la jolla and up to Carlsbad this property is a diamond in the rough. the house is primarily single story, with a second story loft on the north end of the building. make it your dream home or build two houses on this r-2 lot. your opportunity awaits!...

Costa verde tuscan home in the vistas collection by toll brothers...

Walk to the omni la costa resort and spa for dinner, play golf or enjoy a massage...

Charming detached home located in the quiet community of shady hollow...

Beautiful single story custom home up the street from la costa resort & spa...

Premier home on large .32 acre premium view lot! this masterpiece is tastefully upgraded & meticulously maintained, peacefully situated in the hills of much desired rancho carrillo’s exclusive community...

the beach, downtown, shopping, restaurants, lego land, Carlsbad flower fields, the outlet mall, etc, etc. two king size beds and 2 roll away', sleeps 6. discount's for 30 days or more....

Welcome to buena vista village Carlsbad. this home has a view master bedroom with intimate cozy fireplace...

lakeshore gardens is an active 55+, luxury manufactured home community located in Carlsbad, steps to the beach the park is located on 54 acres of land, has 384 home sites, & 10 small lakes. there is lush landscaping, greenbelts & mature trees throughout, giving the community a park-like feel. extensive water fowl call this home, including gray herons, egrets, ducks, cormorants & more. the ponds are home to turtles & many fish. nature lovers have the best of all worlds here! the approximate 14,000 sq. ft, 2 story club house was beautifully & tastefully updated just a few years ago, giving it a high end country club feel. the upper level houses the offices, lobby, card room with fireplace,...

flexible floorplan would work for extended family. located on one of Carlsbad's most coveted streets with easy access to beach, shopping, schools and all!...

la costa valley has also more parks than any other subdivision in Carlsbad. 5 minutes from la costa resort and 10 mins to the beach. there is a community garden and rv storage parking as well. inventory is rare in la costa valley, property won't last long....

1037 goldeneye view is located on the west side of the street, with west facing views and backs up to the canyon providing space and privacy from neighbors, as well as incredible views of painted sunsets, the pacific ocean, and seasonal favorites like Carlsbad flower fields and lego land fireworks. the home sits back off the street making way for a long driveway, front grass area and adding privacy. upon entering you will notice the high ceilings and windows bringing in an abundance of light over the formal living room and dining room. the kitchen and great room offer an abundance of windows perfect for those sunsets and filling the room with natural lighting. you will also find plenty of granite countertop space, stainless steel appliances, a desk station and tile flooring in a versailles pattern that finish out the lower level of the home. don’t forget about the optional bedroom that’s perfect for an office or a guest bedroom with a bathroom and shower right outside the door. upstairs, overlooking the formal living room, is a homework station with a desk and lots of room to spread out. make your way through two additional bedrooms, bathroom and then into the large, cozy master suite which offers refinished wood floors, a fireplace, room for seating and sunset and ocean views from the large windows. the master...

***magnificent double staircase entry awes and inspires***brand new construction*** come see toll brother's luxury, gated, robertson ranch community - the bluffs...

great Carlsbad neighborhood and just a short walk to beach, shopping, dining, resorts and more! desirable Carlsbad school district. room dimensions & square footage are approximate, per builder & assessor`s record. ** property will be professionally cleaned prior to tenant move-in **....

On the la costa golf course! gorgeous!! available now to june 14th 2018, october and november 2018...

the highlight of the second level is the grand, master suite – with its luxe, en-suite bathroom, roomy walk-in closet and private balcony, overlooking south Carlsbad state beach. wake to the sound of the shore break, breathtaking displays of inshore dolphins and the occasional migrating whale pod, and retire to your own private sunsets, on the back patio. you can decide whether the perfect vantage point is the custom fire pit or the secluded spa....

Enjoy luxury living in this 1 bedroom top floor end-unit...

This is one of the rarest opportunities in north county san diego...

Fully furnished, spacious, single story villa available for vacation or short term lease april 16th thru may 31st, 2018, sept...

Gorgeous fully furnished home in the gated community of marea in aviara...

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Brent Conley
2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA