by Scott Murphy
–Carlsbad real estate inventory has been tightening, and there are currently 134 4-bedroom homes in all of Carlsbad, which includes the 92008, 92009, 92010 and 92011 zip codes. The inventory listed below is current as of 08/17/2009.
In a nutshell, there are 25 4-bedroom homes in North Carlsbad (92008), which includes north Carlsbad beach neighborhoods. The homes range from a pricing low of $569,000 and size (1463 square feet) at 755 Chestnut Street, to an oceanfront estate at 5019 Tierra Del Oro, which boasts 6800 square feet and a value range price of $9,900,000 to 10,800,000.
There are a total of 61 4 bedroom homes in La Costa (92009), which is in southeast Carlsbad. The smallest four-bedroom home is in the Colinas De Oro neighborhood of La Costa. Located at 7930 Calle Posada, this property has 1724 square feet and a price tag of $689,000. The least expensive 4 bedroom home in La Costa is bank-owned, located at 6117 Paseo Tapajas in the planned community of Rancho Carrillo, and is priced at $469,900. At the upper end of the size and price scale is a 4 bedroom La Costa estate with 7000 square feet, a price of $3.4 million which is sited at 7339 El Fuerte.
The Calavera Hills area of Carlsbad (92010)has only eleven 4 bedroom homes, ranging from two 1724-square foot homes in older Calavera Hills (with prices starting at $380,000) to a much larger home at 4762 Crater Rim in the Ravinia neighborhood. This northeast Carlsbad property has 2876 square feet and a variable price range of $749,000 to 799,000.
Finally, the Southwest corner of Carlsbad is generally known as Aviara (92011) and has a current total of 37 four-bedroom homes on the market. The smallest and least expensive 4-bedroom home in Aviara is located at 1701 Carissa Way in Poinsettia Heights. It has 2203 square feet and is priced at $549,000. The two most expensive Aviara properties are at 1051 Sagebrush Road in the Chesapeake Bay Collection (4020 sf and a price of $1,725,000 to $1,825,000); while the other is at Aviara Point at 7188 Aviara Drive. This home has 5352 square feet and is priced at $1,750,000.