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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20

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6

Carlsbad CA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Carlsbad: $1,470,476  County Average: $1,436,801

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Carlsbad: $507  County Average: $567

Average Walkscore in Carlsbad: 30  County Average: 44

Average Year Built in Carlsbad: 1993  County Average: 1983

Average Days on Website in Carlsbad: 66  County Average: 74

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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
Trieste La Costa Greens

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Light, bright and upgraded corner unit with views! ideal location and complex features 2 pools and a tennis court...



neighborhood schools include pacific rim, aviara middle school and Carlsbad high school. shopping nearby! coaster station is off poinsettia and is fantastic for commuters and trips to san diego!...



Beautiful plan 3 in the greystone collection featuring a 10 ft wide lap pool & oversized 10 person spa with solar heat...



close to entertainment and a short drive to coastal Carlsbad....



Modern, sophisticated & spa-like describe this stunning home in the gated community of marea in aviara...



award winning toll brothers is now offering the hottest luxury master planned community in coastal Carlsbad approximately 3 miles from the beach. private community center with resort style pool and spa, covered cabanas, outdoor fireplace, bbq area, 5 pocket parks, and access to walking trails....



Premier home on large .32 acre premium view lot! this masterpiece is tastefully upgraded & meticulously maintained, peacefully situated in the hills of much desired rancho carrillo’s exclusive community...



award-winning toll brothers is now offering their hottest luxury master planned community in coastal Carlsbad. located 3 miles from the beach, toll brothers at robertson ranch will feature 4 neighborhoods, 5 parks, walking trails, a private community center and bbq area, outdoor fireplace, cabanas and resort style pool and spa. energy efficient tankless water heater and central air and heat are included. come see why we have received the honor of being on fortune's world's most admired companies list....



public school designations are blue ribbon pacific rim elementary, aviara oaks middle school and your choice of Carlsbad high school or sage creek high school. the neighborhood is full of fun and laughter and friendl...



Wonderful Carlsbad west location! minutes from the beach...



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Amazing estate style home! highly upgraded with designer paint, upgraded flooring & crown molding throughout...



Private upgraded oasis in la costa oaks! tropical paradise-large outdoor kitchen under palapa,rock waterfall with firepit inlay,custom spa,separate entertaining areas;4 bedrooms,1 on main level,all with private full bathrooms, plus office/workout, & central 342 sq ft interior courtyard with fireplace; chiseled travertine tile & distressed hardwood flooring throughout main level; gourmet kitchen;custom upgrades; travertine slabs/tile in masterbath, separate dining,living,& laundry rooms...



One of the largest two bedrooms in la costa. light and airy floor plan with two balconies and a patio...



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



also in close proximity are award winning schools, alga norte park community park and Carlsbad beaches....



In the heart of Carlsbad's premier 55+ gated community - only a short walk to the fitness center, pool, fire pits, saunas, and hot tub...



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



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



all ideally located just steps from tamarack state beach and a short walk or bike ride from the village of Carlsbad with its exciting restaurants, retail, coffee shops, nightlife and more. enjoy easy access to transportation via the coaster station to downtown san diego or orange county, and be within minutes of world renowned golf courses, resorts, shopping and more....



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