Encinitas Real Estate

Located in North County San Diego, Encinitas is one Encinitas homes for sale of California's best surfing and beach towns known for it's historic Highway 101 beach culture dating back to the mid-1900s. Research Encinitas real estate market trends and find Encinitas homes for sale.  Search for new homes, open houses, recently sold homes, and recent price reductions in Encinitas. To change how the search is displayed, click the gray button next to "Sort" to display houses in Encinitas by price, number of bedrooms, or days on the market.

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Encinitas Homes March 4, 2021
51
Listed
45
Avg. DOM
$1,101.34
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$2,268,000
Med. List Price
51 Properties
Page 1 of 5
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,155
Sq.Ft.
1984
Year Built
1
Day on Site
303029581
MLS
Lovely ocean views welcome you from the kitchen, living room and master bedroom of this highly upgraded contemporary condo. The 30 west-facing deck is perfect for outdoor living or enjoying the...
$3,500,000
Subdivision: Olivenhain
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,170
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
1
Day on Site
303032105
MLS
Amazing panoramic "see forever" views from this 1.7 acre site in the heart of Olivenhain. Endless possibilities! Retain whole site as a family compound or potential split for up to 3 half acre...
$2,595,000
Subdivision: Sandalwood
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,550
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
2
Days on Site
210005581
MLS
Perched high on the hill in the exclusive gated community of Sandalwood in Encinitas, this resort style home will make you feel like you're on a perpetual vacation. Solar powered and energy...
$2,550,000
Subdivision: Encinitas
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
5,068
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
2
Days on Site
210005582
MLS
Like new rustic farmhouse minutes to the beach! Impeccably designed for elegant and yet comfortable coastal living.This 5 bed/5.5 bath plus office and bonus room has no detail overlooked. Built in...
$2,268,000
Subdivision: Encinitas Ranch
5
Beds
4
Baths
4,612
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
3
Days on Site
210005481
MLS
OCEAN VIEW & LAKE VIEW & GOLF VIEW & SUNSET VIEW ! Private Gated, Nestled in the heart of Highly desired Encinitas Ranch, this luxury house offers the best quality. 3 car garage, and 2 more...
9,151
Sq.Ft.
3
Days on Site
210005485
MLS
Set back on a Palm Tree-Lined Street among Boutique Offices and Luxury Mixed-Use Projects, 740 & 748 N Coast Hwy 101 Offers a Unique Opportunity to Acquire Two Contiguous Parcels Primed for a Trophy...
$3,495,000
Subdivision: Bella Vista
6
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,983
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
4
Days on Site
210005239
MLS
Breathtaking, single level, PANORAMIC views from this elevated custom built home @ end of cul de sac. Single level, spanish contemporary home w 2 MBDs, 3rd BD w separate entry & 4th BD perfectly...
$935,000
Subdivision: Cambria At Encinitas
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,543
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
4
Days on Site
303029413
MLS
Amazing home in the heart of Encinitas California. This beautiful detached home in features a two car garage , two additional parking spaces in driveway, plenty of street guest parking and has an...
$1,199,900
Subdivision: Encinitas
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,004
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
6
Days on Site
303023508
MLS
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Encinitas home is located on an 8,000 sq. ft. cul de sac lot in the desirable Quail Gardens neighborhood. Double entry doors lead into the light...
$1,349,000
Subdivision: Sea Bluffe
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,329
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
7
Days on Site
303027601
MLS
Beautifully remodeled home nestled in the highly desirable beach community of Sea Bluffe. Escape to the beach and enjoy vacation living all year at SD County's best low density gated and guarded...
$3,100,000
Subdivision: West Of 101
4
Beds
4
Baths
2,400
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
7
Days on Site
303027671
MLS
Experience ocean living at its finest. This Luxury Cape Cod Coastal home was built in 2019 and is located west of the 101 in Encinitas on the quietest street west of pacific coast hwy. This true...
$8,950,000
Subdivision: Leucadia/Beach Front
4
Beds
3
Baths
4,500
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
7
Days on Site
303027962
MLS
Ocean Front! Private Stairs to the Sand! Newly remodeled in 1998 (Plans available) - down to the studs (full electrical work, plumbing and major updates). This Craftsman Home offers a private...

Encinitas CA

Encinitas is located on the northern side of San Diego County, CA. It is a moderately sized city that has around 60,000 residents. The city of Encinitas was incorporated by a majority vote in 1986, unifying its five sub-communities under one legal entity. The neighborhoods that make up Encinitas are Leucadia, Cardiff by the Sea, Olivenhain, historic Encinitas, and new Encinitas.  Its name comes from the Spanish word that translates to “little oaks.” Encinitas is located about 25 miles north of San Diego and just under 100 miles south of Los Angeles.

Encinitas's central location allows its residents to easily access both major metropolitan areas. Encinitas also has its own thriving job market, with many of its residents working locally. In fact, the residents of Encinitas have an average commute time of less than half an hour, a number that is in line with the national average. People who spend less than an hour commuting each day tend to have a better work/life balance and are generally happier overall. Spending less time commuting means that you will have more time to enjoy everything that Encinitas has to offer. The Encinitas 101 Main Street Association is focused on preserving the area’s unique atmosphere. The town’s rich history and beach vibe combine to make it a unique coastal community. Downtown Encinitas is a hotspot for culture, arts, shopping, and dining. It is also the site of the famous Hansens Surf Shop. This is the oldest and largest surf shop in San Diego, making it a must stop shop for anyone visiting Encinitas.

Living in Encinitas

Each of Encinitas’ neighborhoods has its own unique characteristics, but all five are excellent places to live, work, and play. Leucadia is one of Encinitas’ coastal towns, named after the Greek island Lefkada. This area is known for its great surfing and friendly culture that focuses on waterfront living. Its beaches are more secluded than those of the other, nearby towns. This makes it a top choice for those looking to live a more laid back lifestyle without sacrificing any of the luxury of oceanfront living. The homes in this neighborhood line the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, giving them a top notch view without being too close to the crowds of surfers and beachgoers.

Cardiff by the Sea is one of the most famous surf spots on the west coast, with surfers traveling from around the United States to surf the perfect waves of Cardiff Reef. This seaside community is filled with upscale homes and condos that are as picture perfect as the nearby beaches.

Olivenhain lies on the east side of Encinitas, right next to Rancho Santa Fe. This neighborhood is primarily composed of single-family homes on spacious lots. Most of the homes in Olivenhain are on lots that range in size from 0.5 acres to 5 acres, allowing their owners to have plenty of space and privacy from their next-door neighbors. These homes are built on winding roads that lace their way through the region’s rolling hills.

As a whole, the residents of Encinitas will have plenty of opportunities to participate in cultural activities and artistic events. One of the best known dance studios in the area is Encinitas Ballet, a classical ballet studio that trained several prominent dancers who would later go on to tour the world. The community also hosts outdoor events such as the April Street Fair, a Fall Festival, Encinitas Environment Day, and the Wavecrest Woodie Meet. The Lux Art Institute focuses on allowing its patrons to see the artists’ work in progress rather than just the finished product or piece of artwork. This artist-focused museum operates in what they call a “working studio environment.” The museum frequently has classes and events that are open to the public.

Encinitas is a strong stable market with increases seen in the first two months of 2020. Single-family home trades increased from 42 to 48 homes and attached (townhomes and condos) increased from 15 to 22 units. Detached pending sales are up by 1/3 and condos and townhomes are up 47%. Supply continues to decline with single family homes median at $1.5M. Rare new construction opportunities now available include WPG’s Loden at Olivenhain an enclave of 16 homes ranging in size from 3,100 to 4,500 square feet, Shea’s Alia (2,430-3,842 square feet) and One Oak (4,666-5,875 square feet); and California
West’s 13 Blue Crest homes (2,543--4,900 square feet).

1 Channel Island Real Estate

Developed by Shea Homes in 2015, 1 Channel Island is a sixty nine residence community in Encinitas. Honored in 2015 as San Diego’s best new home community by the Building Industry Association of San Diego County (BIA), 1 Channel Island residences are situated on 11,000 square feet average lots with between 1,955 to 4,052 square feet of living space. There are both single story and two story homes with three to six bedrooms and 2.5 to 4.5 baths. With coastal plantation architecture, the homes have exposed rafter tails, eaves, nine different color themes of soft pastels, vertical batt and board, shutters, horizontal wood siding, decorative rock, and iron porch and balcony details. There are energy efficiency standards, with photovoltaic systems, wiring for an electric car charging station in the garage and tankless water heating systems.

Encinitas Gated Communities

When searching gated communities in Encinitas you will find the gated communities in Encinitas are Flair Encinitas, Encinitas Real, Poinsettia Park, Summit Cantebria, Monte Mira, Sage Canyon, Quail Ridge, The Summit at Cantebria, Sandalwood, Costa Laguna Estates, Crestview Estates, Pacific Crest, and Halcyon Estates. Olivenhain gated communities are Double LL Ranch, Wildflower Estates, Knightsbridge Estates, Dove Hollow, and Copper Crest.