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: $1,158,366 / County Average: $1,214,921

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $475 / County Average: $513

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 32 / County Average: 41

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1993 / County Average: 1985

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 54 / County Average: 60

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Aldea Alga Hills Beach
Bressi Ranch Bristol Cove Calavera Hills
Capri Carlsbad Carlsbad Village
Coastal Carlsbad Foothills La Costa
La Costa Estates La Costa Greens La Costa Meadows
La Costa Oaks La Costa Oaks North La Costa Ridge
La Costa Valley Monarch Hills Ocean Pointe
old Carlsbad Olde Carlsbad omni la costa
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Palisades Heights Rancho Carillo
Rancho Carrillo Rancho Carrillo Village Rancho La Costa
Robertson Ranch San Pacifico Santa Fe Trails
Sea Cliff Seaport SERENATA
Summit TAMARACK POINTE The Foothills @ Robertson Ranch
The Preserve The Ranch Tramonto
Waters End

Areas in Carlsbad CA

Aviara Carlsbad East Carlsbad South
Carlsbad West La Costa

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Spacious 1 sty on first level is nicely located w quiet greenbelt views...



this home features an expansive living room with soaring ceiling, downstairs master bedroom, separate art studio, greenhouse, pool and spa all on a quiet cul-de-sac location. enjoy resort style living in south Carlsbad in close proximity to beaches, batiquitos lagoon, shopping, and restaurants. please see supplement for much more... live t...



that backs to the creek in one of the most desirable land own communities. rancho Carlsbad is an active 55+ park with a 24/7 guarded entrance. low hoa. many amenities included bbq, heated pool, spa, tennis courts, club house, rec room, library, exercise room, bocce ball, ping pong, pickle ball, pool room, rv/boat parking, duck pond/creek, doggie park, community gardens. washer, dryer and refrigerator included....



Beautiful views from in ground jacuzzi of golf course woods & nature trails...



access to great schools, shopping, the village & Carlsbad's beautiful beaches! hardwood floors, upgraded bathroom, new hot water heater & forced-air unit along with an over-sized two car garag...



add the location, experiencing this iconic resort allows you to stroll to everything that is Carlsbad - great shops, endless dining choices and mere paces to the awe-inspiring pacific. seller is a licensed real estate agent....



Sellers will consider offers between $1,349,900-$1,367,900...



3 car tandem garage with built in storage & work bench, neighbors only on one side make this a premier lot that gets loads of natural sunlight and wrought iron gated entry to your front porch make this home very private & secure. this home is located within the Carlsbad school district with access to the coveted “presidio” pool, clubhouse amenities, tennis courts and more… don’t miss out on this turn key home in an ideal location in la costa within minutes to shopping, restaurants & the beach! a must see to appreciate all this beautiful home has to offer!...



New england style custom home in la costa meadows. one-of-a-kind custom property on quiet cul de sac...



Fully furnished omni la costa resort villa in a prime location and quiet location with beautiful views...



home in the coveted robertson ranch community of Carlsbad! ***large lot on a qu...



Double volume ceilings & wide open living makes this home truly special...



Beautiful home in the much sought after and park-like neighborhood of meadowridge, la costa...



New bressi ranch listing! this beauty is ready to move right in...



Exceptional opportunity in this evans point 5bd 4ba home...



Don't miss out on the best buy in Carlsbad's rancho carillo neighborhood...



these fantastic four bedroom three bath units offer tenants easy access to major employment centers, great schools, major freeways and numerous recreational activities that make Carlsbad/ la costa one of best rental markets in the county. these units stay occupied and the tenant pays water,sewer, trash and sdge resulting in low expenses to the...



Sed and unobstructed ocean views from la jolla to Carlsbad! this b...



the miles of trails within the preserve will be integrated into the renowned Carlsbad city trail system. residents of acacia 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. acacia homes will be available in two flexible floorplans offering up to 2,011 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....



community pool and spa, low hoa, and no mello roos. Carlsbad schools! walking distance to hope elementary, calavera community park, and calavera hiking trails....



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2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA
760-437-5866