Alga Hills Homes
Alga Hills Entry

Alga Hills homes, set on a La Costa hillside, are in high demand for buyers seeking a coastal Carlsbad location that is also close to the La Costa Resort and Park Hyatt Aviara Resort and Golf Course. 

Built between 1989 and 1994, these spacious and lovely homes  in Alga Hills have low HOA fees and no Mello Roos fees. Schools are outstanding and include the nearby La Costa Meadows Elementary School.  Alga Hills. with its Mediterranean ambience, offers floor plans ranging from three to five bedrooms with square footage of 1990 to 2357 square feet. Residents of Alga Hills love the two pools and greenery that graces the neighborhood.Alga Hills Pool

Residents in Alga Hills are served by the highly-rated San Marcos School District (even though the homes are in Carlsbad). High school students attend the newly renovated and relatively close campus of San Marcos High School.

Listings for homes in La Costa’s Alga Hills don’t come onto the market very frequently, but when they do you will see them here first (and they may not show up on sites like Zillow or Trulia at all). See below.

We track La Costa real estate very closely, especially since we live and work in the area. If you have any questions about neighborhoods or  La Costa homes for sale, please feel free to call Scott or Roberta Murphy at either 760-942-9100 or 760-613-6190 or email
Below the active listings of Alga Hills homes, and below that are recent sales in the neighborhood.

La Costa Homes for Sale in Alga Hills

2343 Terraza Guitara Carlsbad, CA 92009

3 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,990 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2211563
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
LOCATION IS EVERYTHING! Drop dead gorgeous view home on an elevated lot in Alga Hills with paroramic views including Batiquitos Lagoon, La Costa Golf course, and the ocean! Single loaded street with no neighbors across from you. Tastefully renovated in the past few years with nearly $300k in upgrades! Eyecatching Crema Marfil marble flooring downstairs and on staircase, natural stone custom countertops and stunning marble backsplash in kitchen, new stainless steel appliances including a new whisper quiet dishwasher, new commercial sized sink with touch faucet, under cabinet LED lighting, and upgraded lighting systems. Engineered hardwood bamboo flooring upstairs, remodeled second bathroom features Cote D’Azur travertine in Versaille pattern with custom dual sink vanity, and new oil rubbed bronze faucets and fixtures. Primary bedroom has private view balcony to maximize the vantage point of the sunset over the Pacific and all of the firework shows in the area! The fully fenced backyard was fully remodeled to include a $15k Bullfrog 7 seater jacuzzi, outdoor kitchen island with a high end BBQ and fridge, fruit bearing avocado tree, landscape lighting and Rachio smart water irrigation system that is connected to the weather station via app to smartly conserve water! Home was newly painted in 2020, new garage door with windows and new smart garage opener, gorgeous cloud gray epoxy flooring in garage, new high efficiency quiet furnace, new AO Smith tankless water heater, fully paid smart water softening system, ADT security system with 2 audio/video cameras and LCD touch screen monitors, Nest smart carbon monoxide detectors, new plumbing in backyard and so much more! No Mello Roos! San Marcos School District: La Costa Meadows Elementary School, San Marcos High

7017 Via Ostiones Carlsbad, CA 92009

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,674 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 230000062SD
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Fantastic opportunity to own a home in the highly desirable Alga Hills community of Carlsbad! Home is situated on an elevated corner lot tucked away on a quiet cul de sac street with lagoon/ocean views from master bedroom balcony. Fantastic layout featuring 1BR/1BA downstairs (BR currently being used as an office), formal living room with vaulted ceilings, and spacious kitchen with center island. Recent upgrades include brand new central air conditioning, new paid off solar panels and exterior of home has recently been painted with upgraded Tex-Cote cool wall insulating paint (keeps property nice and cool in the summer and retains heat in the winter). Detached 2 car garage and downstairs laundry room. Close proximity to Alga Hills community pools, Alga Norte Park with skatepark and aquatic center, top ranked La Costa Meadows Elementary, multiple restaurants and shopping!

7072 Zubaron Ln Carlsbad, CA 92009

4 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,057 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2212004
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Welcome to this meticulously maintained home located in South Carlsbad in the desirable community of Alga Hills. Located on the view side of the street well above homes below, this property offers expansive views of the hills of La Costa. The 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath design is perfectly suited for a variety of family uses. Presently the 4th bedroom is being utilized as a retreat off the Primary bedroom, but can also be used as an office, a nursery, or a bedroom. There is a powder room and laundry room on the entry level. The spacious, well-appointed kitchen is ideally situated between the Formal dining area and Family room and exhibits a bright and sunny easterly facing breakfast nook perfect for starting your day. When desired, the retractable awning shades the sun while preserving sit down views through the bay window. All bedrooms are located on the upstairs level. The primary bedroom includes a large bathroom with tiled flooring, a tiled shower stall, a soaking tub and a view window. The walk-in closet is good size with built-in shelving. The blinds for the large picture windows in the bedroom and bathroom are motorized. These windows also have exterior sun setter shades for additional light and climate control. Interior improvements also include tiles and strand bamboo flooring throughout. Exterior improvements include low maintenance drought resistant landscaping, a concrete block paver driveway, paver walkways, and a rear yard patio with built-in drainage. There is an appealing water feature at the southeast corner and super durable Trex fencing boarders both side yards. The plexiglass fencing allows for enhanced views while enclosing the rear patio area. The finished garage has an epoxy floor coating, a multi-piece steel cabinet set, a whole house water filtration system and a remote controlled roll-up garage door. The newer solar system, which was installed in 2017, minimizes utility expenses throughout the year. Air conditioning is also a desired feature of the property. The Alga Hills neighborhood has 2 community pools and spas, and 3 toddler parks in the subdivision. The home is close to the Carlsbad Library, Post Office, and Paseo Real and Bressi Ranch shopping centers with restaurants, movie theaters, and grocery stores. Only a few miles from the beach and I-5 makes for great and convenient location to call home.

Recently Sold Homes in Alga Hills

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