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: $1,214,388 / County Average: $1,113,830

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $483 / County Average: $489

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 29 / County Average: 39

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

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 58 / County Average: 58

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Agua Hedionda Alga Hills Alta Mira II
Aviara Bay Collection Beach
Bressi Ranch Bristol Cove Calavera Hills
Carlsbad Carlsbad Highlands Carlsbad Village
Hanover Beach Colony Harbor Pointe La Costa
La Costa Estates La Costa Greens La Costa Meadows
La Costa Oaks La Costa Oaks South La Costa Ridge
La Costa Valley Lanai II Meadowood
MEADOWRIDGE Old Carlsbad Olde Carlsbad
omni la costa Omni La Costa Resort Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Palisades Heights Rancho Carrillo Rancho La Costa
Robertson Ranch San Pacifico Santa Fe Trails
Seaport Seaside Estates South Carlsbad
Tamarack Terramar The Foothills
The Preserve Toll Brothers Robertson Ranch Tramonto
Village of Carlsbad

Areas in Carlsbad CA

Aviara Carlsbad East Carlsbad South
Carlsbad West La Costa

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the miles of trails within the preserve will be integrated into the renowned Carlsbad city trail system. residents of agave will also thoroughly enjoy the centrally located and extensive recreational complex encompassing a fitness center with the latest fitness equipment, beach entry pool, hot tub spa, play ground, bbq area, and outdoor fireplace. agave homes will be available in three flexible floorplans offering up to 1,681 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, attached 2-car garages, and fenced yards. exterior styles will range from santa barbara with distinctive patterned awnings to coastal tuscan and california craftsman....



Stunning & highly upgraded black rail ridge home w/ocean-view balcony...



be the 1st owner of this brand new single story home in Carlsbad just minutes from the beach. this homesite borders the park ...



Nestled between aviara and la costa, this desirable seaport community floor plan has 3 upstairs bedrooms and a downstairs bedroom / office option...



breathtaking sights all the way up the coastline to la jolla. the strand at Carlsbad state beach. 2 gorgeous marble firepl...



Beautiful, fully furnished studio condo. 1.5 baths...



Sold before putting in mls. posted for comps purpose...



the backyard is an entertainer's dream w/resurfaced pool & spa, new built-in bbq, glass chip firepit, artificial turf & new concrete. prime location close to top-rated schools, Carlsbad beaches, shopping centers & world-class golfing....



Don’t miss this one! breathtaking home in la costa's exclusive gated community of balearas...



Ocean view from living room master bedroom. fully furnished...



3 luxury vacation rental town homes in one of usa's best beaches location! easy 1...



less than five miles from the beach and major attractions including legoland, flower fields, Carlsbad factory outlets and san diego botanic garden....



Be the first owner of this 2018 home minutes from beach, two balconies, peek ocean view from master...



in addition, scenic and picturesque golf course, including the crossing and aviara are just minutes away. Carlsbad also offers a superb school district, an abundance of parks and open space, and easy access to major freeways, recreational, and entertainment centers....



walk to agua hedionda lagoon & the beach. close to Carlsbad village where you can enjoy numerous shops, restaurants & night-life. 1 of 3 lots on adams. 1 lot already sold. now's your chance to own in 1 of the best locations n county has to offer!...



there are 3 more guest beds (1 with it's own en-suite bath), a loft/bonus room w/balcony & large full bath w/double sinks. enjoy the wonderful weather Carlsbad has to offer in your private oasis w/sparkling pool (solar heated) & waterfall, spa, built-in bbq w/mini refrigerator, outdoor fireplace & side yard....



Eagrove, a new complex in the charming village of Carlsbad. walk to shops, restaurants,...



The road less traveled has always been your domain … and when that road ran out, and the others chose to yield, you forged ahead...



close to the new la costa town center, omni la costa resort and south Carlsbad state beach. encinitas school district. seller motivated....



Nestled in the heart of one of Carlsbad’s most prestigious neighborhoods just minutes to the beach, this contemporary craftsman style home is a secluded compound behind private gates...



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