Known as “The Village by the Sea,” Carlsbad is a popular picturesque coastal city perfectly situated between downtown San Diego and the glamour of Orange County.
With a vibe that is quintessentially California, Carlsbad boasts miles of beaches, trails, parks and lagoons offering an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, as well as world-class resorts and golf courses including the renowned Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, home to 37 PGA events, the Park Hyatt Aviara, a stunning Forbes Five Star and Five Diamond Resort, voted number one by Conde Nast as a top golf destination, as well as a host of other popular courses scattered throughout the community.
Carlsbad offers something for everyone including a historic downtown district filled with trendy boutiques and surf-shops, fabulous restaurants and breweries (many with outdoor seating options), and world-class attractions including Legoland, Sea Life Aquarium, Museum of Making Music, Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park and Carlsbad Premium Outlets.
Carlsbad is recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing business communities, with the many start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, particularly in the sports and technology field, centrally located in the southeastern portion of the community near McClellan Palomar Airport.
Carlsbad presents real estate opportunities for buyers at every price point. From multi-million dollar oceanfront estates, architecturally significant new construction projects, single-family homes in golf communities and condominiums for the urban professional or retiree, here residences reflect all budgets and tastes to suit owners at every stage.
Here are six properties that reflect the diversity of Carlsbad’s real estate market.
The first of three Frank Lloyd Wright inspired coastal residences near completion. Setting the standard in detail and finish, the quality goes beyond what the eye can see. A private entrance to a brownstone staircase leads to handmade mahogany doors surrounded within real stone on the exterior. Traditional Walnut and Birdseye Maple sweep through every floor of this Fung Shui four-story home. An extravagant great room with soaring 15’ ceilings provides the modern open concept with the warmth of a traditional home. Take the 4-stop private elevator equipped with an auto cage and phone to the rooftop deck to enjoy views of the sun setting on the ocean.
Brand new construction is underway on the ultimate waterfront retreat. Paddleboard and wakeboard in front of your own property with 75 ft. of frontage on the Agua Hedionda Lagoon – a coastline that very few residents get to call home. Crafted by Beach City Builders, this 4,085 sq. ft. home merges innovative architecture with organic and modern design elements and is purposely oriented so you never lose sight of the main attraction – the extraordinary, sweeping lagoon and ocean views.
Nestled on a coastal hillside with jaw-dropping views over La Costa Resort & Spa, Batiquitos Lagoon & the Pacific Ocean. This 1.27-acre private paradise is remodeled to perfection with pool/spa and outdoor kitchen. Majestic entry doors to 16ft wood beam ceiling and floor to ceiling view windows. An entire wing of the home with a private entrance that could be a generational suite.
Stunning detached beach home with a two car garage located in the prestigious gated community of Harbor Pointe in Carlsbad. Short walk to the beach, La Costa lagoon, restaurants, shopping, schools & parks. No Mello Roos & Low HOA with pool & spa. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths plus loft area that may used as a 3rd bedroom or home office. Home is elegantly upgraded with Caribbean walnut floors, flagstone fireplace with granite hearth and mantle, built-in cabinets plus more.
Sleek, chic and exceptionally fashion-forward, this fully reimagined townhome at La Costa’s guard-gated Jockey Club vibes like a luxurious New York loft meets the French Riviera with access to the world class 36 hole La Costa Resort and Spa Gold Course. Every detail received special attention, from newly refinished wood floors to an awesome staircase with slab stone steps and glass rails that continue on a hallway bridge above. Newly renovated and move-in ready, the 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath design of approximately 2,774 square feet is ideal for busy execs on the go, year-round living or a part-time get-away.
Gorgeous Plan Three cul-de-sac home in the desirable gated community at the top of St. Mark’s Golf Course. Located just blocks from Carlsbad and the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, this home features an entry courtyard that welcomes guests with two lovely fountains. Two luxurious master suites, one on 1st floor with separate entry ideal for 2nd generation, new mom, adult child or rental. Incredible amenities & recreation opportunities including pools, tennis courts, billiard room, clubhouse, meeting rooms, and sand volleyball court. Lake access to kayak/boat rentals and a wonderful Gondola which provides comfortable lake viewing.