carlsbadCarlsbad is a premier coastal community in North San Diego County with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.  The Buena Vista Lagoon to the north and Batiquitos Lagoon to the south, both have numerous birds and wildlife.  You’ll love boating, surfing, swimming, fishing or relaxing your cares away on one of the beautiful sandy beaches.  As one of the most upscale and expensive coastal communities in North County, you’ll have no trouble finding beautiful homes for sale in Carlsbad California to meet your needs.

The area has experienced tremendous growth and residents enjoy a high quality-of-life.  Your family will attend highly rated public and private schools.  With over 180 golf courses in a 30 mile radius, numerous tennis courts and local parks, you can live where you play.  Search for: Homes for Sale in Carlsbad California now!

Carlsbad began as a sleepy coastal town where families sought a peaceful life away from the big city of San Diego.  Today, Carlsbad is divided into four distinct areas:

Carlsbad Northwest

This area of the city is comprised of: Olde Carlsbad; Carlsbad Village where you can find the historic Twin Inn in Carlsbad Village; and The Barrio where you can find a large Spanish influence.  Home prices range from affordable to multi-million dollar properties and depending on which area you select, you may even find a good buy on Carlsbad bank owned real estate.

Bluwater Crossing is the newest development where there are upscale lofts and townhomes starting in the $700,000s.  You’ll have a short walk to the beaches and you can go shopping among the Shops at Bluewater Crossing, next to the convenient Carlsbad Poinsettia Coaster Station.

Another newer development is Poinsettia Park which is located a short mile from the ocean and beaches.  Home prices run from the $600,000s to over a million for larger estate homes.

The downtown area along Carlsbad Village Drive is always bustling.  You can visit the weekly Farmers Market for fresh flowers and mouth-watering produce.  Other notable events include the: bi-annual Carlsbad Village Street Faire, which is the largest in North America; and the annual Art in the Village, where you can find art work from many regional artists.

Carlsbad Southwest

This section offers residential neighborhoods with some very upscale communities and local businesses. One popular upscale neighborhood is Aviara, a 1,000 acre master planned community lying in the beautiful hills of southern Carlsbad.  There are sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and the 610 acre Batiquitos Lagoon.  If you’re looking for a well-maintained community where homes are rarely for sale, consider one of these Aviara neighborhoods:

  •     Aldea
  •     Aviara Point
  •     Avocet
  •     Azure Cove
  •     Bella Lago
  •     Brindisi
  •     Cantata
  •     Carina
  •     Cristalla
  •     Isla Mar
  •     Mar Fiore
  •     Marea
  •     Pavona
  •     Sanderling
  •     Sand Piper
  •     Serenata
  •     Tesoro de Aviara
  •     Tramonto
  •     Trevira
  •     Viaggio

Avid golfers love playing on the Aviara Four Seasons Resort championship 18-hole golf course built by Arnold Palmer.  This is a superb golf facility with challenging water hazards around Batiquitos Lagoon and a full golf pro shop. In addition, there are six tennis courts, a 14 acre community park, shops, top restaurants and entertainment nearby. Purchase one of the homes for sale in Carlsbad California and come home to Aviara.  Contact Hadassah Rozansky today!

Carlsbad Northeast

This section of Carlsbad is mainly a residential area with homes and condominiums that are priced from the affordable to million plus properties.  More established residential neighborhoods include: The Colony, south of Calavera Hills Community Park; Sunny Creek has smaller more affordable homes and condos; Summit North and Summit South were built among scenic hills; Tanglewood is located only 2 ½ miles from Carlsbad Village and homeowners are close to beaches and shopping.  This is a popular area for retirees and second home owners who are looking for a good buy on Carlsbad bank owned real estate properties.

Newer Developments

If you’re looking for one of the newest residential master planned communities, look at the homes in Robertson Ranch.  This development sits on 398 spacious acres with homes, schools, community parks, and local businesses.

In 2005, the master planned community of Summerhouse was finished.  This neighborhood borders the Calavera Nature Preserve where you can fish and enjoy nature at the nearby 400 acre Lake Calavera Reservoir.

Another popular neighborhood is Calavera Hills, a planned community that offers the choice of single-family homes or condominiums.  There are four neighborhoods: Barrington, Capistrano, Nantucket, and Sheffield.  Calavera Hills Community Park spans 16 acres and has a lake, walking trails, multi-use ball fields, play ground, tennis courts, picnic areas and community center.

Carlsbad Southeast

This section of Carlsbad is the newest and most expensive area with many master planned neighborhoods. If you like resort style living, you can find mid-priced to multi-million dollar estate homes in La Costa with endless amenities.  Some of the more desirable neighborhoods are:

La Costa – La Costa Resort and Spa is at the center of this residential development.  Home prices are expensive, but you have easy access to two 18-hole golf courses, 19 tennis courts, shopping, boutiques, schools, churches, and restaurants.

La Costa Valley – Master planned community near the Carlsbad and Encinitas boundary.  You’ll find mid to higher priced homes for sale in Carlsbad California in this area. The Valley Club is one of the biggest recreational complexes and amenities include a gym, tennis courts and swimming pool.

La Costa Oaks – Newer master planned community of more expensive homes.

La Costa Greens – Scenic hillsides envelop this newer residential neighborhood of expensive and larger estate homes with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.  You can also find golf course homes and condos overlooking the La Costa North golf course.  Although mainly residential in nature, you’ll find La Costa Greens has fabulous amenities.  Whether you’re looking for fine dining restaurants or shopping centers with exclusive boutique shops, they are all right at your finger tips.

Want to buy a luxury home or condo in La Costa Greens?  There are brand new properties for sale in this gorgeous residential development.  Neighborhoods include:  Castlemar, Villareal, Balearas, Isla Vista, Cordelane, and Trieste.   Contact Hadassah Rozansky today and come home to La Costa Greens!

La Costa Ridge – Private gated neighborhood with larger ocean view homes.  Homes are pricier, but the scenic views and security features are worth it.

In addition, the following two communities offer a unique experience:

Bressi Ranch – Eight neighborhoods of new construction homes spanning 585 lovely acres.  The homes are larger (over 6,000 square feet) and more luxurious.  Some homes offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and beaches.  Neighborhood amenities include a clubhouse, several pools and a spa.  Homeowners enjoy the convenience of shopping at Bressi Village.

Rancho Carrillo – Are you looking for a canyon experience with wide open spaces?  You can find homes, condos, townhomes and estate homes among a quiet preserve, trickling streams and walking trails.

 Carlsbad Demographics

In 2009, the population was estimated to be 104,652, with an average age of 39 years.  The median family income was $108,768, which is the highest in San Diego North County.  Carlsbad residents enjoy a low crime rate.