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Cardiff By The Sea Real Estate

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 homes for sale in Cardiff CA. 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
April 2, 2020
29
Listed
51
Avg. DOM
$789.75
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,949,000
Med. List Price
29 Properties
Page 1 of 3
$3,950,000
Subdivision: Cardiff
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,517
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
10
Days on Site
200003136
MLS
Start Living your beach life the moment you collect the keys to this 4600 square foot , totally renovated ocean view home. Live in the 4 bedroom 3 and 1/2 bath and rent out the oversized studio (last...
$1,299,000
Subdivision: Poinsettia Heights
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,188
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
10
Days on Site
200014364
MLS
Located in the Cardiff community of Poinsettia Heights, this bright and beautiful home offers easy living just mins from picturesque beaches and the 5 fwy. Enjoy 3 comfortable bedrooms, 2 full baths,...
$1,199,900
Subdivision: Composer District
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,653
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
12
Days on Site
200014075
MLS
Value Range: $1,199,900 - $1,249,900 Welcome to Cardiff. This home is ready for you to call home. All new pool equipment including pump, filter, and heater! Home now has central A/C and much more!...
$1,825,000
Subdivision: Poinsettia Heights Unit 2
4
Beds
4
Baths
3,007
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
15
Days on Site
200013582
MLS
Newly Remodeled Dream Home in Cardiff-by-the-Sea! With sweeping ocean views, this homes features 4 Bedrooms & 4 Bathrooms throughout 3,007 sq ft of living space PLUS a big backyard. Designed around...
$889,000
Subdivision: Sea Village Circle
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,272
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
16
Days on Site
200013428
MLS
Nestled in the beautiful town of Cardiff by the Sea. Great location, close to restaurants, shopping, schools and a few of the best surf spots California has to offer. Property features upgrades...
$899,900
Subdivision: Park Place
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,176
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
17
Days on Site
200013250
MLS
Wonderful upgraded ocean view twin home located in the highly desirable coastal community of Cardiff By the Sea. A rare opportunity to own a home in Cardiff for under a million $$. Outstanding...
$3,375,000
Subdivision: Composer District
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,123
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
20
Days on Site
200012869
MLS
Luxury Coastal Home located in the exclusive area of Cardiff by the Sea. Beautiful open floorplan offers 15ft ceilings and large gourmet kitchen. Step out the 8ft double glass doors to a large open...
$2,325,000
Subdivision: Cardiff
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,790
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
22
Days on Site
200012451
MLS
Seller will entertain offers between $2,090,000-2,395,000. Gorgeous Craftsman-style home skillfully built w/ the finest materials, eco-friendly (OWNED SOLAR), low maintenance, privacy to live as a...
$585,000
Condo: Park Place Bluffs
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,258
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
22
Days on Site
200012464
MLS
Beautifully maintained two-story end-unit townhome located in the highly desirable neighborhood of Park Place Bluffs in the picturesque community of Cardiff by the Sea. This amazing property features...
4
Beds
4
Baths
3,330
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
27
Days on Site
302463171
MLS
Ocean views immediately upon entering the front door! San Elijo Lagoon & panoramic ocean views will swiftly capture your attention. Complete remodel and meticulously re-created! 2nd story grand...
$1,375,000
Subdivision: Cardiff By The Sea
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,772
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
29
Days on Site
200010986
MLS
Live the Beach life everyday! Beautiful Twin home has seaside charm enhanced by whitewater panoramic ocean views! 3 Bedrooms spaced to enhance privacy. Each Bedroom with own Bath- two are on the...
$619,000
Condo: Park Place
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,258
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
29
Days on Site
200011221
MLS
Enjoy everything that Cardiff By The Sea living has to offer! This open floorplan corner unit, with nobody above or below, and a nice private back yard, will provide you with the ultimate town home...
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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.