Houses For Sale In Carlsbad CA
Carlsbad is a North County San Diego seaside resort town with 7 miles of coastline, and many tourist attractions such as Legoland & the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. Research real estate market trends and find houses for sale in Carlsbad CA. Search for new homes, open houses, recently sold homes, and recent price reductions in Carlsbad. To change how the search is displayed, click the gray button next to "Sort" to display houses in Carlsbad by price, number of bedrooms, or days on the market.
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Carlsbad dunes and sea walls that create natural boundaries for quiet stretches of beach make Carlsbad one of the best places to live for beach lovers. From viewing the ocean from atop hundred feet cliffs to kayaking in Carlsbad Lagoon, your ideal Carlsbad home awaits you.Dunes and sea walls that create natural boundaries for quiet stretches of beach make Carlsbad one of the best places to live for beach lovers.
Carlsbad is a fairly new and growing city yet its history as a settlement dates back to mid 1760s when Spanish explorers landed in the area. Today, it is just now getting its wings as a modern day city with schools, stores, homes, and restaurants going up all the time. Year after the year the city has grown until now the population of Carlsbad is well over 110K people. Though it is a very affluent community where the average home is listed at double the statewide average, the atmosphere is very laidback and easy - likely attributable to the Zen SoCal surfer culture. Speaking of surfers, the area has more than its fair share of pristine beaches. What attracts pro and amateur surfers to Carlsbad mostly though is the sparseness of the beaches. Unlike many of the beaches in San Diego where tourists and residents are flooding to the beach on the weekends, Carlsbad beaches offer seclusion.
Some of the Best Beaches
Drive north up the Pacific Coast Highway and eventually you will run right into the City of Carlsbad. This small affluent town is made up of largely quiet families and outdoor explorers. Whether strolling the beaches or driving along the coast, you are never far from some of the best beaches in San Diego County in Carlsbad. Any time of year, you will see serious surfers looking for the best place to hang ten right here in Carlsbad. Yet surfing is not the only past time for this active and vibrant community. There are plenty of places to water-ski, to paddle board, and to kayak. Perhaps the best feature of Carlsbad beaches is their thin crowds. Unlike places closer to the heart of San Diego, Carlsbad beaches are much more secluded and less populated than most other beaches in San Diego. Plus Carlsbad is home to the State Beach where you can go fish or boat out into the ocean.
Schools in Carlsbad
School aged Carlsbad residents attend schools that are part of the Carlsbad Unified School District. Overall, the schools in Carlsbad are among some of the best not just in San Diego County but statewide and across the country ranking 8 out of 10 on the overall quality of Carlsbad schools. There are over 10K students in the school district, which includes students from San Marcos and Oceanside who are also part of the Carlsbad Unified School District. Though some of the schools date back to the founding of the school system in Carlsbad in the early 1870s nearly all of them have been thoroughly renovated and updated to reflect today’s technologically advanced learning environment. There are a total of eight different elementary schools in Carlsbad, four Middle Schools, two high schools, and two alternative schools. For those with children who rank a good education as one of the top factors for buying a home, settling in Carlsbad is one the best choices you can make.
For fun residents of Carlsbad generally hang out at the beach or take hikes along the many walking trails that encompass the neighborhoods. The Agua Hedonia Lagoon is a popular destination for fishers and nature enthusiasts. The protected area is well maintained and preserved and the discovery center teaches visitors about environmental responsibility. There are many future projects planned for the City of Carlsbad including a new community center, a complete renovation of the Westfield Mall in Carlsbad, and a new water plant, which should bring in plenty of new jobs. New restaurants and shops are springing up every day and is a location worth considering for investors.
Oceanfront property in Carlsbad can be found in Terramar. The most upscale inland Carlsbad neighborhood is The Ranch which has horse trails. Finally Aviara, Bressi Ranch, and La Costa are the primary communities of Carlsbad. Aviara is a master planned resort community within Carlsbad overlooking the Batiquitos Lagoon anchored by the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort and Country Club. Aviara neighborhoods include Aldea, Aviara Point, Avocet, Azure Cove, Bella Lago, Cantala I and II, Carina, Isla Mar, Mar Fiore I II and III, Tramonto, Trevira, and Viaggio. La Costa is a community that broke ground in 1965 designed around the La Costa Resort and Spa. Property ranges from estates to country club homes, to affordable condos. Bressi Ranch is a newer community that has a Village Club with community events, 2 pools, a spa, outdoor fireplace and barbecue.
Casero by Lennar is a single and two-story solar home community of twenty six residences in Carlsbad. Casero floorplans are 2,798-4,180 square feet of living space, four to five bedrooms, three to five baths and have 2-bay garages. A Sunstreet Energy Group™ state-of-the art solar systems is the most exciting innovation for Casero.
53 Melrose is a newer development by DR Horton adjacent to La Costa Ridge of fifty three homes ranging from approximately 2,025 to 2,411 sq. ft. and three to five bedrooms.
Arroyo Vista is a Carlsbad subdivision east of Rancho Santa Fe Road in Carlsbad.
Carlsbad Beach Villas
Located one block from the beach, Carlsbad Beach Villas are a collection of twenty one Mediterranean residences developed by Architect Lii Vine with a community pool.
Laguna Riviera is an enclave of homes with no HOA or mello roos located within walking distance to Kelly Elementary, Laguna Riviera Park & Aqua Hedionda Lagoon.
Sea Cliff is a beautifully landscaped residential community of three hundred homes on an eighty acre piece of land around a park area with two lakes. Built between 1984 and 1990 Sea Cliff has two pools and spas, two tennis courts, a club house for indoor meetings & activities, and a pavilion for outdoor parties and events.
Built in the late 1990’s Seabright is a neighborhood adjacent to the Poinsettia Community Park in close proximity to Pacific Rim Elementary School. Seabright floorplans range in size from about 2400 SF up to 3362 SF, single story and two story, with three to five bedrooms.