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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Open Houses

Foreclosures

Short Sales

683

41

110

81

2

8

Carlsbad CA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Carlsbad: $2,974,331  County Average: $1,362,166

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $1,071  County Average: $528

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 29  County Average: 42

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1992  County Average: 1983

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 48  County Average: 61

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Neighborhoods in Carlsbad CA

Alga Hills Aviara Point Beach
Bressi Ranch Brookfield Calavera Hills
carlsbad Carlsbad Meadows Carlsbad Village
Harbor Pointe Isla Mar La Costa
La Costa Estates La Costa Greens La Costa Meadows
La Costa Oaks La Costa Ridge La Costa Valley
Mariners Point Olde Carlsbad Omni La Costa
Omni La Costa Resort Parkside Pavoreal
Private Chateaus in La Costa Resort Rancho Carrillo Rancho Carrillo Haciendas
Robertson Ranch Rosalena San Pacifico
SERENATA The Bay Collection The Foothills
The Ranch

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Sirable 55+ quiet gated community in the heart of Carlsbad. property features 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms...



Largest floor plan in the jockey club. 3 bedrooms 3-1/2 baths, 1 bedroom and full bath downstairs, new kitchen...



You have seen the rest, now it's time to see the best...



Fully furnished vacation rental. ideal location with amazing views of the golf course, 3rd hole at omni - la costa resort & spa...



Spectacular property. kitchen is absolutely gorgeous with everything you could possibly want...



Back on market buyer unable to perform at no fault to home...



This home has been remodeled with hardwood floor throughout, large open concept kitchen and family room with large island and new kitchen cabinets...



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....



Panish revival on half-acre lot just 3 miles from Carlsbad! as you enter this home you will notice its warmth...



also close to the outlets / flower fields / legoland / omni la costa resort and spa / the crossings golf course / shopping / some of the nicest surf spots / restaurants / Carlsbad boardwalk....



Light & bright top floor unit. newly remodeled with bamboo hardwood flooring, berber carpeting, granite counters in kitchen & bathroom...



this small quiet neighborhood is a beautifully maintained 55 and up community. the location is situated close to Carlsbad village, the beach, shopping, restaurants, freeways, and so much more. spacious ...



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 just 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 kitchenaid appliances, granite in the kitchen, large center islands, open spacious floorplans and quality throughout. energy efficient tankless water heaters as well as central air and heat are included!...



Panoramic ocean views from this beautifully furnished townhome in the coastal community of alta mira...



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 bed...



Located minutes away from beautiful Carlsbad beaches & world class golf courses, well manicured streets lead you to this gorgeous home within prestigious bressi ranch...



Beautiful remodel on this single story ocean view unit...



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



Rarely available davidson aviara home with a 1st floor master suite with 2 walk-in closets on quiet cul-de-sac...



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Cecil Austria
2055 Corte Del Nogal
Carlsbad, CA
760-305-2273