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: $1,303,569  County Average: $1,323,679

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $501  County Average: $530

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 28  County Average: 41

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1992  County Average: 1984

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 48  County Average: 54

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Agua Hedionda Alta Mira II Arroyo Vista
Bay Collection BEACH Bressi Ranch
Calavera Hills Carlsbad Carlsbad Village
Harbor Pointe La Costa La Costa Estates
La Costa Greens La Costa Oaks La Costa Ridge
La Costa South La Costa Valley Lanai II
Mar Brisa Meadowridge Olde Carlsbad
Omni La Costa Resort Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Rancho Carrillo
Rancho Carrillo Haciendas Robertson Ranch Sandpiper
Seaside Estates SERENATA Southern Preserve
Spyglass Hills Terramar The Foothills
The Ranch Toll Brothers Robertson Ranch Viadana

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Views, views, views!!! welcome to the 16th fairway of the omni la costa golf course...



conveniently close to coaster train station, shops, Carlsbad village, dining. a must see! solar panels are owned and convey with property....



Gorgeous home in the beautiful gated community of sanderling in aviara...



award winning schools in the area including la costa canyon hs, oak crest middle school, and la costa heights elementary! the Carlsbad forum is only 2 miles away, along with the newest shopping center in north county the la costa town square is only 1 mile away!...



Upgraded & remodeled 1 br condo by omni la costa resort...



Approved tentative map for 4 estate home lots and open space in area $1...



washer, dryer & fridge live the beach lifestyle Carlsbad has to offer! total of 3 parking spaces: one garage, one assigned, and one for guest with permit. hoa covers water, termite, landscaping, common area maintenance, limited insurance, sewer, trash, gated community, pool, & jacuzzi....



close to the Carlsbad lagoon, hiking trails, calavera park, mall, shops, theaters, gourmet dining and downtown Carlsbad village. so much to do in this seaside city; sun, surf, kayak, sup, golf, skateparks, art, museums and legoland. convenient coaster/amtrak train stations and freeways will take you wherever you want to go....



Come home to a breath of fresh air! located just 2...



award winning toll brothers is now offering the hottest luxury master planned community in coastal Carlsbad approximately 3 miles to the beach. private resort style community center complete with pool, spa, covered cabanas, outdoor fireplace and outdoor kitchen. in addition we offer 5 parks within and trail systems....



light and bright home with new flooring, recessed lighting, granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances. this is a really great opportunity to be in Carlsbad for under $500,000!! gated community with pool, spa, and tennis courts....



Beachfront units in village of Carlsbad. if real estate is all about location, this property wins the prize...



Find a treasure in this custom built beauty in la costa estates...



2bd/2ba condo, west of i-5. 4 blocks to beach in Carlsbad! ocean peak from balco...



Fantastic sit down ocean from the first and second floor...



close to entertainment and a short drive to coastal Carlsbad....



excellent investment opportunity! you must see this one! Carlsbad schools....



House, pool, jacuzzi, fitness center minutes from Carlsbad beach....



Exquisite la costa ridge view property featuring a large entertainer's lot of nearly 10,000 sf, panoramic views, bocce ball area, putting green, built-in wet bar, designer firepit, multiple water features, courtyard & more...



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 firep...



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Brent Conley
2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA
760-473-5435