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Cardiff By The Sea is a charming laid back beach town located in Encinitas with a small town casual vibe. The Cardiff Kook or Magic Carpet Ride is a can't miss 6 ft bronze sculpture.  Research real estate market trends and find Cardiff By The Sea homes for sale. Search for new homes, open houses, recently sold homes, and recent price reductions in Cardiff By The Sea. To change how the search is displayed, click the gray button next to "Sort" to display houses in Cardiff By The Sea by price, number of bedrooms, or days on the market.

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Cardiff By The Sea Homes March 5, 2021
14
Listed
19
Avg. DOM
$963.44
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,874,000
Med. List Price
14 Properties
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3
Beds
2
Baths
1,176
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
1
Day on Site
303032848
MLS
Highly desirable cul-de-sac location in Park Place, this 3 bedroom/2 bath home will not disappoint. Every space has been thoughtfully planned to bring out the best of the California lifestyle. Open...
$1,525,000
Subdivision: Cardiff-By-The-Sea
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,550
Sq.Ft.
1964
Year Built
2
Days on Site
210005542
MLS
This is the home you have been waiting for! Charming single-level on large usable lot with room for pool or additional square footage. Move-in ready, with potential to add a second story for stunning...
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,798
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
4
Days on Site
303030044
MLS
West of the 5 in the coveted Cardiff Walking District! This charming split-level home was built with entertaining in mind. A beautiful rooftop deck with peekaboo ocean views, an eat-in kitchen, and...
$3,999,000
Subdivision: Cardiff
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,872
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
5
Days on Site
303029607
MLS
Final Release. We have finally started offering tours of our last remaining estate! Birmingham & Lake is a brand new, coastal mid-century modern community built by Zephyr on a private cul-de-sac in...
$3,999,995
Subdivision: Composer District
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,586
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
10
Days on Site
210004104
MLS
Experience luxury coastal living in the Composer District of Cardiff by the Sea! The house is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac steps from the beach. This Mediterranean home has stunning ocean views...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,274
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
10
Days on Site
210004745
MLS
Offered for $785,000 - $799,000, this beautiful two-story home West of the 5 creates the ideal opportunity to live in peaceful, modern splendor, just a short distance from downtown Cardiff and the...
2
Beds
1
Baths
922
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
15
Days on Site
303023019
MLS
Single level bungalow in highly-sought-after Park Place, no neighbors above or below. Great location in the complex! Private south facing patio. New windows and slider. New patio fencing. New kitchen...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,653
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
16
Days on Site
303021652
MLS
Live 5 minutes from the Beach & Cardiff Seaside Market, the ultimate location, surf the captivating right at the Cardiff Reef, or paddle past Pipes to Swami's- the best break San Diego has to offer....
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,258
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
16
Days on Site
303016552
MLS
Remodeled 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bathrooms Townhouse with granite counter tops, new cabinets and tile in the kitchen, wood floors throughout the rest of the home. New roof shingles installed in 2020....
$2,650,000
Subdivision: Walking District
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,092
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
22
Days on Site
303018838
MLS
Endless opportunity for this large 7500sf west facing ocean view site with 3 underlying lots located in the Walking District of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The site currently has two quintessential beach...
6
Beds
6
Baths
3,280
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
22
Days on Site
303018907
MLS
Rare opportunity to acquire approved plans for high end residential development!! This shovel ready project offers the opportunity to build two brand new coastal contemporary homes. These luxury side...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,258
Sq.Ft.
1976
Year Built
31
Days on Site
303012256
MLS
Attached townhome tucked away in Park Place! Enjoy the open floorplan, outside on your private patio, your sun deck right outside your Master Bedroom, your community pool, your private resident park,...

Cardiff By The Sea Community

Cardiff By The Sea, also known as the coastal town of Cardiff is located in Encinitas, CA. This town, formally known as Cardiff by the Sea, is nestled on the California coastline between Solana Beach and Encinitas proper. Unlike the other portions of Encinitas, Cardiff has its own zip code, but it still legally operates under the umbrella of Encinitas in all other aspects. On its own, Cardiff has a population of less than 12,000 residents. 

The coastal town of Cardiff is located in Encinitas, CA. This town, formally known as Cardiff by the Sea, is nestled on the California coastline between Solana Beach and Encinitas proper. Unlike the other portions of Encinitas, Cardiff has its own zip code, but it still legally operates under the umbrella of Encinitas in all other aspects. On its own, Cardiff has a population of less than 12,000 residents. Its relatively small size helps to keep the crime rate low. These families are served by two local schools: Cardiff Elementary and Ada Harris Elementary. Older students attend high school in nearby Encinitas.

Living in Cardiff

Life in Cardiff by the Sea is all about oceanfront living. Cardiff has some of the best beaches on the west coast, with constant warm weather, awesome waves rolling in for surfers, and friendly residents. This area is known for its walkability, with many of its residents living just a short distance from town’s great shops, restaurants, and beaches. Cardiff is also known for its great surf spots, the most prominent of which are Cardiff Reef and Swami’s. Cardiff Reef can be found behind Cardiff Kook, a surfer statue that can be seen from the 101. This is a pretty laid back surf spot, but it is popular with both locals and visitors. Surfers of all experience levels can be found enjoying the long rides and steady waves found in Cardiff. When the tide is low, visitors like to explore the tide pools left behind on the reef’s low, flat rocks. Swami’s tends to be more crowded and is usually packed with some of the more serious surfers on the west coast. Its cliff top park includes a water fountain, picnic tables, and a shaded lawn. This park is the perfect spot to take a break and get out of the sun for a few minutes. Both of these surf spots are also located near top rated restaurants and bars, so you will not have to travel far to get a great meal after a full day of surfing. However, if you are looking for the best seafood in Cardiff, you should check out the Chart House or Cicciotti’s Trattoria Italiana and Seafood. The Chart House offers an unbeatable fine dining experience. The food is superb, the view is spectacular, and the staff is friendly and attentive. If you time your visit right, you might even be able to see whale spouts in the distance or a vibrant summer sunset. Cicciotti’s Trattoria Italiana and Seafood has a surprisingly diverse menu, with a ton of pasta options, including an incredibly popular ravioli, fettuccine alfredo with shrimp, chicken parmigiana and pasta salsiccia. They also offer a multitude of other seafood options and typical Italian favorites such as specialty pizzas that are made in house. This cozy restaurant has live music on the weekends, adding an additional level of ambience to an already great dining experience.

Cardiff By The Sea Real Estate

The median home value in Cardiff, CA is around $1.2 million. Like most of the real estate in coastal California, this price point is higher than that of the previous year. The homes in this community have an average sale price of over $600 per square foot, a figure that is about $200 higher than the San Diego Metro average. The homes for sale in Cardiff range from small, 2 bedroom properties to larger 4 bedroom homes with spacious stone patios, wide dormer windows, and columned walkways. While the majority of the homes for sale in Cardiff are single-family homes, there are a few communities of condos and townhomes that are great for those looking for a 2nd home or vacation home in Cardiff. The single-family homes in this area tend to range in price from a modest $400,000 to upwards of $5 million.  Popular neighborhoods include Poinsettia Heights, the Composer District, and the Walking District. Each of these neighborhoods has its own advantages and disadvantages, so explore the homes for sale in each to learn more about the various types of properties in Cardiff. The real estate for sale in Cardiff by the Sea also includes a limited amount of land that is ready to be developed. Buying land in San Diego comes with its own list of things to think about. Fortunately, our team here at Aumann Bender & Associates is prepared to help you with all of your real estate pursuits.

Cardiff Neighborhoods

The neighborhoods in Cardiff By The Sea are Composer District, Walking District, Stoneleigh, Ridgeway Heights, Crest Drive Corridor, Chopin Estates, Sandy Point, Cardiff Glen, Cardiff Sea Village, Seaside, Poinsettia Heights, Monaco By the Sea, Cardiff Vista, Cardiff Acres, and Sea Crest Vista.

Cardiff Walking District

The Cardiff Walking District is located east and south of the primary downtown area. The Walking District is one of the most walkable communities in San Diego with a laid back surfer vibe. You are within very close proximity to Seaside Market, Pipes Cafe, and both state beaches Cardiff Reef which is near the Pacific Coast Grill, and Seaside on the Solana Beach border. 

Architecture in the Walking District is diverse with Contemporary, Craftsman, and Spanish styles. Streets within the Cardiff Walking District are San Elijo Avenue, Cambridge Ave, Newport Avenue, Oxford Avenue, Glasgow Avenue, Newport Drive, Edinburg Avenue, Liverpool Drive, Montgomery Avenue, Mackinnon Avenue, Norfolk Drive, and Newcastle Avenue.

Cardiff Composer District

The Composer District is located north of Birmingham on narrow curving streets that cut across the Cardiff hillside named after famous composers such as Bach, Brighton, Chopin, Gershwin, Mozart, Rubenstein, Rossini, Haydn, Verdi, Vivaldi, and Liszt and more. Composer district homes start at $1.5M for a smaller floorplan. Architectural styles are Spanish Mediterranean, Contemporary, and Craftsman.  

Cardiff Heights

The Cardiff Heights neighborhood is located east of Highway 5.

Park Place

Park Place located east of Highway Five in Cardiff By The Sea has a community pool, large community park with sand volleyball court, walking trails, and RV parking lot.