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: $1,196,057 / County Average: $1,185,386

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $475 / County Average: $504

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 31 / County Average: 41

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1994 / County Average: 1984

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 47 / County Average: 53

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Agua Hedionda Alta Mira II Arterro
Aviara Bay Collection Beach
Bella Lago Bressi Ranch Bristol Cove
Calavera Hills Carlsbad Carlsbad Village
Harbor Pointe La Costa La Costa Estates
La Costa Greens La Costa Meadows La Costa Oaks
La Costa Ridge La Costa South La Costa Valley
Lanai II Mar Brisa Meadowridge
Old Carlsbad Olde Carlsbad omni la costa
Omni La Costa Resort Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Palisades Heights
Rancho Carillo Rancho Carrillo Rancho La Costa
Robertson Ranch San Pacifico Santa Fe Trails
Sea Point Tennis Club Seaside Estates Shorepointe
Southern Preserve Spinnaker Hill Terramar
The Foothills The Preserve Toll Brothers Robertson Ranch
Tramonto Windsong Cove

Areas in Carlsbad CA

Aviara Carlsbad East Carlsbad South
Carlsbad West La Costa

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Great detached home in the santa fe ridge community...



Views! unobstructed panoramic ocean view-Carlsbad to camp pendleton...



Welcome to the exclusive neighborhood of alta mira iv...



Priced to sell! rare opportunity, remodeled unit 2 bed, 2...



Fantastic sit down ocean from the first and second floor...



award-winning toll brothers is now offering their hottest luxury master planned community in coastal Carlsbad. located less than 3 miles from the beach, toll brothers at robertson ranch features 19 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 air included....



lake san marcos amenities:golf, tennis & boating. resort lifestyle. perfect climate.close to Carlsbad shops, 15mins to the beach. see-supplement lake san marcos is truly a very special place to live. with two golf courses, tennis and pickle-ball, 30 clubs, swimming pools, boating and fishing. lots of festivities: every holiday they have a boat parade and on the 4th of july a patriotic picnic. varadero is the youngest and larg...



laundry is located in extra room along with heat/air cleaning unit. all just about 2 miles to the Carlsbad beaches!...



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



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enjoy the luxury of the hollywood lifestyle mixed with more than a splash of fresh ocean breezes and blue ocean views. this 4,238 square ft. 1/3 acre gated Carlsbad ocean view estate on adams street rests above the aqua hedionda lagoon on a mountain of finely landscaped and terraced grounds. there is a priceless and unobstructed panoramic pacific ocean view to the horizon from just about any window in the home. the multi-level home has the following newly remodeled and finely deco...



the miles of trails within the preserve will be integrated into the renowned Carlsbad city trail system. residents of blue sage 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. blue sage homes will be available in three flexible floorplans offering up to 1,835 square feet with up to 4 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....



nestled along the omni la costa resort and golf course, function & convenience are in perfect harmony at this private Carlsbad retreat. exquisite main level ready for entertaining: 2 decks, bedroom and full bath, huge windows & roomy lounging area. upstairs boasts enormous master suite w/ walk-in shower and tub & separate closets including a walk-in closet, 3rd and 4th bdrm and an additional full bath on upper floor. laundry on upper level. ground floor features a bonus game room. refrigerator, tv's, washer and dryer do not convey....



see supplement. rancho carrillo offers the best of Carlsbad – walking/hiking trails, the famous leo carrillo ranch park (wild peacocks included), close to shopping (trader joes is right down the road and a new sprouts will soon be opening), dining, entertainment, highways and beaches....



this property is located close to a community park, Carlsbad elementary, middle and high schools and is a short distance to downtown Carlsbad where you’ll find great shopping, restaurants and miles of southern california beaches....



hwy 5 and the beautiful beaches of encinitas and Carlsbad. the favorable soils report is completed for this lot. initial plans for a 2600 sq ft home with an additional 400 sq ft ...



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...



Variance granted 180030551. beautifully appointed, newly built estate home...



Welcome home to this private corner lot-light & bright home...



La costa at it's best. close to shopping, restaurants, movie theater, post office, library, etc...



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Solutions Real Estate
2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA
760-437-5866