It’s February, and that can only mean one thing:  Romance is in the air. With Valentine’s Day approaching, now is the time to think about your significant other.  While certainly chocolates and flowers are appreciated, San Diego offers a plethora amount of opportunities and experiences to make this holiday truly exceptional.  

Maybe you might consider a weekend getaway to the La Valencia in La Jolla?  Perhaps one of the most romantic hotels in San Diego, here is a wonderful destination to treat your valentine to champagne with an ocean view room and spa treatment! Another option is a picnic lunch at Balboa Park, home to many gardens including the Desert Garden, Rose Garden and Zoro Garden.  If adventure is on your mind, what about scuba diving classes? Or a horseback ride on the beach or maybe a kayak tour through the La Jolla coves?

Or maybe it’s a day just to simply stay home and quietly celebrate.  At Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, we have truly amazing properties at all price points that shout out romance!  Whether it’s a cozy fireplace, a lovely patio or balcony or formal dining room for one of a kind celebrations, take a look at some of the beautiful residences we are highlighting today – all move in ready!

170 Carob Way | Coronado 92118 | Offered at $4,995,000 | 6 BEDS 6 BATHS 1 PARTIAL BATH | 5,128 Est. Sq. Ft. | Listed by Beth Aiello | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

170 Carob Way, Coronado

What could be more romantic than dining alfresco in your beautiful and private backyard paradise or rooftop deck with city views galore?  This extraordinary home with Casita has everything  you can imagine and more.  Just three blocks from the beach, this executive property offers 6 bedrooms, 6.5 bath, all ensuite, gourmet kitchen with butlers pantry, elevator, spacious master bedroom with spa like bath, home theater, wine cellar and game room.  The piece de resistance? Maybe it’s the rooftop deck with fireplace and hot tub while enjoying the downtown San Diego city views? Or it could be the entertainer’s dream backyard featuring  a heated, salt water pool, hot tub and outdoor kitchen with built in heaters and outdoor shower nestled in lush landscaping ensuring privacy.  Absolutely stunning home.  $4,995,000. For more information visit

8290 Top O The Morning Way | San Diego 92127 | Offered at $1,899,000 6 BEDS 6 BATHS 1 PARTIAL BATH | 5,291 Est. Sq. Ft. | Listed by Tricia O’Brien & Pete Bilicki | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

8290 Top O The Morning Way, Rancho Santa Fe

Located in the prestigious gate guarded community of The Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe, you can feel the romance of this home the moment you pull into the driveway.  Everything about this property is truly remarkable, especially the lush, private, extra large backyard which the oversized and very secluded jacuzzi.  Inside, the 6 plus bedroom and 6.5 baths with game room is open and bright.  Master retreat has fireplace, private balcony  with french doors and extra large walk in closet.  A must see.  $1,899,000. For more information visit

6970 Waters End Drive | Carlsbad 92011 | Offered at $1,250,000 | 4 BEDS 4 BATHS | 2,521 Est. Sq. Ft | Listed by Ilana Huff | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

6970 Waters End Drive, Carlsbad

Sometimes, the most memorable celebrations are the most casual, like sitting around a fabulous kitchen dining on take out or a simple meal.  Here is a turn key beach home located west of the 5 freeway and less than half a mile to the ocean.  Wonderful upgrades throughout and true pride of ownership, no detail has been overlooked in this beautiful home.  With its charming curb appeal, here is an expansive, flowing open floor plan with all the cozy comforts that create the perfect home.  One of its many highlights include privacy, with no neighbors behind and a designer kitchen that looks straight out of a magazine with custom backsplash, granite counters, ample white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and expansive center island.  Master bedroom has private spa like bathroom with his and her walk in closets.  Located in a desirable gated community of Waters End, this residence has wonderful amenities and close to everything!  $1,250,000. For more information visit

8014 Pasadena Avenue | La Mesa 91941 | Offered at $800,000 | 3 BEDS 2 BATHS 1 PARTIAL BATH | 2,100 Est. Sq. Ft. | Listed by Laura Lothian | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

8014 Pasadena Avenue, La Mesa 

Views, views and more views from this beautifully appointed home on one of La Mesa’ premier avenues.  Here is a property with soaring two story windows in the living area as well as a spacious decks that soak in the ocean and city views.  Enjoy a loft office, hardwood floors throughout, inviting den with fireplace (two fireplaces total), and wonderful private location.  $800,000. For more information visit