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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6

Carlsbad CA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Carlsbad: $1,524,635  County Average: $1,384,831

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $515  County Average: $547

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 30  County Average: 44

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1993  County Average: 1983

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 68  County Average: 73

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Calavera Hills Carlsbad Hanover Beach Colony
La Costa La Costa Estates La Costa Greens
La Costa Oaks Marea Olde Carlsbad
Omni La Costa Resort Rancho Carillo Robertson Ranch
Robertson Ranch The Bluffs Terramar Toll Brothers Robertson Ranch

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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...



Lagoon and mountain views. build a custom dream home for an individual or a builder can develop 2 lots...



Enjoy luxury living in this 1 bedroom top floor end-unit...



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Vaulted ceilings,interior dry walled, ample storage. located in rancho Carlsbad 55+ active adult community, 504 homes, 110+ acres, 24/7 on-site guard, pool heated 365 days, amenities galore, close to beaches, shopping, everything. must see this home!...



fabulous home! luxury town home in san marcos close to Carlsbad and encinitas. many upgrades include beautiful hardwood flooring downstairs, upgraded stainless stove and dishwasher, granite countertops with decorator tile backsplash, ceiling fans in all rooms, plantation shutters throughout, travertine style ceramic tile in upstairs bathrooms, upgraded kitchen cabinets, built in cabinets in family room, epoxy floors and overhead storage in 2 car garage. huge granite kitchen island with barstool pull up. beautiful brick paver back patio and barbeque area. master ...



This newly redecorated and upgraded, beautiful ground floor condo is located in the sought after la costa community of the sea point tennis club...



Lovely 4 bed 2 1/2 bath home in la costa at promenade...



Price reduction. this one-of-a-kind estate must be seen to be truly appreciated...



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...



Gorgeous home in the highly regarded la costa oaks community...



Timeless and classic single story with "wow" views of the omni golf course and on the 4th fairway...



located on Carlsbad boulevard across the street from the boardwalk and the beach. take a stroll into Carlsbad village to dine, dance, shop, or hop on a train to downtown san diego or los angeles. this home is located 10 minutes from legoland, 45 minutes from the san diego zo...



this gated 55+ community is one of the best locations near the beach in Carlsbad....



attached 2 car garage w/plenty of storage. close to Carlsbad village....



This standalone mediterranean masterpiece was meticulously conceived to capture expansive white-water ocean and lagoon views from the main living areas...



Turn-key contemporary home, a block from tamarack beach...



it's minutes from legoland, the flower fields, Carlsbad premium outlets, aviara golf course, downtown Carlsbad, and of course the beach! don't miss out on this highly-sought after home in the perfect location!...



Available october 2nd. 7 ft x 14 ft office with windows that look into office interior...



Gorgeous and inviting home in the foothills neighborhood enhanced by a flexible and friendly floor plan featuring a desirable bedroom and full bathroom on first floor...



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Rebecca Team Conley
2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA
858-342-9953