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: $1,205,734 / County Average: $1,228,464

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $487 / County Average: $507

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 31 / County Average: 41

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1992 / County Average: 1984

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 45 / County Average: 53

Carlsbad CA Real Estate Market Health


Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Agua Hedionda Arroyo Vista BEACH
Bressi Ranch Calavera Hills Carlsbad
Carlsbad Meadows Carlsbad Palisades Carlsbad Village
La Costa La Costa Estates LA COSTA GREENS
La Costa Meadows LA COSTA OAKS La Costa Ridge
La Costa Valley Lanai II MEADOWRIDGE
Old Carlsbad Olde Carlsbad Olde Carlsbad Custom
Omni La Costa Resort Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Rancho Carrillo
Robertson Ranch San Pacifico Seaside Estates
SERENATA Shorepointe Spyglass Hills
Terramar The Foothills The Preserve
Toll Brothers Robertson Ranch Villas of Calavera Hills

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This is one of the rarest opportunities in north county san diego...



Rarely available in the coveted Carlsbad enclave of corona la costa, presented is a masterfully reimagined single-level home on a corner lot w/ peak ocean views...



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 fireplace...



centrally located near the 5 freeway, plus close to all that coastal Carlsbad...



award-winning toll brothers is offering some of their last homes available in robertson ranch, the hottest luxury master planned community in coastal Carlsbad. located just 3 miles from the beach, toll brothers robertson ranch features 12 remaining home designs, 4 neighborhoods (2 gated), 5 parks, walking trails, a private community center with bbq area, outdoor fireplace, cabanas and resort style pool and spa. each home is beautifully appointed offering kitchen aid appliances, granite in the kitchen, large center island, open spacious floor plans and quality throughout. energy efficient tankless water heaters as well as central air and heat are included....



La costa meadowridge, light and bright 3 br and 2 1/2 ba townhouse with 2 a two car garage has been completely rejuvenated looks and feels brand new...



Custom lot in one of the most premier coastal locations in san diego...



Stunning panoramic ocean views, upgraded on every detail...



Ever wish you could live five minutes away from everything? this wonderful dual master la costa townhome is minutes from alga norte park, world class golf, the beach, the forum shopping plaza, amazing dining opportunities, hwy 5 and palomar airport...



Make this your home in time for summer! lowest price 4 bed, 3 bath detached home in la costa or encinitas with san dieguito/encinitas school district...



large mature palm trees with new led landscape lights. close to beaches, legoland, Carlsbad outlet mall and costco. a complete showstopper! it won't last long!...



only two blocks from the beach and walking distance to all that downtown Carlsbad has to offer; restaurants, cafes, boutiques, breweries, the train station where you can catch the coaster, and much more! don't pass this up! tax records show incorrect information and list this property to be a 3 bedroom and 2367 sq ft. according to previous builder advertising and information this property is 2870 sq ft. this property is a 4 bd with a large b...



Reduced!!! spacious 5 br, 3 ba home located on a cul-de-sac...



Beautiful south Carlsbad beach home across from ca...



Don't miss this great opportunity to live in a gorgeous fairway frontage townhome...



Incredible ocean view in this gorgeous remodeled single story unit...



Gorgeous custom home with incredible views overlooking the la costa resort...



Coastal beauty.imagine sitting on your upstairs deck with a 180° ocean view barbecuing your favorite foods, then dining al fresco, after which you switch to a comfortable lounge chair so you enjoy the beautiful changes of color in the western sky...



the bressi ranch community offers pool, spa, bbq, clubhouse, parks, and shopping. award winning Carlsbad school district. what a perfect community to live work and play!...



Here is your opportunity to own an upgraded townhome in the highly desirable complex of mystic point...



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2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA
858-342-9953