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cardiff by the sea homesCardiff by the Sea homes sit in a small coastal community at the southwest end of Encinitas and just north of Solana Beach.

Most homes here are set on a hillside that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Locals love Cardiff’s Seaside Market, the yoga studios, beachside restaurants and surfing opportunities.

Listing inventory in Cardiff by the Sea tends to be pretty thin, so check back often to see what comes on the market. Our listings are dynamically updated and come directly from the San Diego MLS.

Listed below are all currently listed homes for sale in Cardiff and below that, recent sales in this 92007 zip code. The newest listings will always show first. If there are any homes in Cardiff by the Sea you would like to see–or if you have any questions about the area or Encinitas real estate in general, please call Scott or Roberta Murphy at 760-942-9100 or 760-613-6190. Or email: scott@sandiegopreviews.com

Homes for Sale in Cardiff by the Sea

2516 San Elijo Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$6,295,000
3 Beds
3.5 Baths
4,226 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2104304
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
This is it! A once in a lifetime legacy property, perched above the Pacific Ocean and San Elijo Lagoon in the heart of Cardiff!! Nestled in a picturesque setting with immaculate ocean, sunset, and lagoon views, this beautifully renovated residence is designed for exceptionally upscale aesthetics and comfort. Immerse into Cardiff's spectacular sunsets with an abundance of crisp ocean air from three terraced balconies. This home features an open and bright floor plan designed to maximize awe and tranquility from nearly every living space. Over 4000 remodeled square feet includes a new roof, furnace, upper and lower AC units, high efficiency tankless water heaters and unique white oak Bole flooring. Live within walking distance of the beach, Seaside Market, Glen Park, and 7 miles of walking trails around San Elijo Lagoon. With unparalleled privacy, coastal accessibility and endless views, home awaits.

1541 San Elijo Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,750,000
4 Beds
4 Baths
2,721 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # PW21133237
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Enjoy front-row big ocean views in the beautiful & vibrant coastal town of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. Walk to surf, beach, restaurants, and cafes. Cast concrete, cedar and metal-clad exterior with option to choose your finishes inside. New construction and design by award winning architect, Brett Farrow. To be completed January of 2022. Without a doubt, the best of San Diego, North County, coastal living!

1545 San Elijo Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,500,000
5 Beds
5 Baths
2,322 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # PW21134665
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Enjoy front-row big ocean views in the beautiful & vibrant coastal town of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. Walk to surf, beach, restaurants, and cafes. Cast concrete, cedar and metal-clad exterior with option to choose your finishes inside. New construction and design by award-winning architect, Brett Farrow. To be completed January of 2022. Without a doubt, the best of San Diego, North County, coastal living!

1474 Summit Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,914,400
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
2,796 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2113509
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Exceptionally rare opportunity to own an OCEAN VIEW. A contemporary, design-focused, Brand New Construction in AAA+ location that’s highly curated, boasting supreme Ocean Views AND walkability to vibrant Cardiff by the Sea and bustling Encinitas. Nestled in that truly scarce sweet spot that keeps options at your fingertips and encourages spontaneity, while also providing ample and elegant space to relax in peace, tranquility and elegance when desired. Secondary master bedroom is conveniently located on 1st floor with a separate entrance offering remarkable flexibility. Truly, the most prime location in North County with a superbly designed and built home. Estimated completion date - 1st quarter 2022. The builder is offering a similar style and somewhat larger custom home to the immediate south, and both can be conveniently shown at the same time. Please refer to MLS listing 1476 Summit Ave for more information relative to second home for sale.

1476 Summit Ave. Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$4,674,600
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,339 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 210033562
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Exceptionally rare opportunity to own an OCEAN VIEW. A contemporary, design-focused, Brand New Construction in AAA+ location that’s highly curated, boasting supreme Ocean Views AND walkability to vibrant Cardiff by the Sea and bustling Encinitas. Nestled in that truly scarce sweet spot that keeps options at your fingertips and encourages spontaneity, while also providing ample and elegant space to relax in peace, tranquility and elegance when desired. Secondary master bedroom or office is conveniently located on first floor and has a separate entrance offering remarkable flexibility. Truly, the most prime location in North County with a superbly designed and built home. Den measuring 12x24 on second level, ideal for TV or play room. Two tankless water heaters. Equipment: Garage Door Opener, Range/Oven Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: LL,GSL

2124 Bulrush Lane Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,799,000
4 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,549 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2201245
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
PANORAMIC EPIC WHITE-WATER OCEAN & LAGOON VIEWS. Incredible vistas from one of the highest large lots 13,220 sf in Cardiff see San Elijo Lagoon, Cardiff Reef and La Jolla. Cozy up around the backyard firepit to experience breathtaking sunsets. A glass wall extends the full width of the back yard. This property will inspire you to live well as you look out to one of the most beautiful coastlines in California. Panoramas from every main room including Primary Bedroom. Enter this spacious 4-BEDROOM home with extra high vaulted ceilings, light, bright and airy layout, to find idyllic indoor outdoor living spaces. Gather around the kitchen bar or cozy wood-burning stone fireplace. The 2-story home features both a dramatic spiral entry staircase and a large CUSTOM ELEVATOR, providing direct access to the Primary Bedroom. A whole-house exhaust fan adds to the prevailing coastal cross-breezes to help keep this home cool year round. Large front and back yards, 3-car garage, on a lightly traveled cul-de-sac, make this an ideal property to call home.

2151 Glasgow Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,900,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
2,947 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2203021
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
*Also Listed as Residential Income MLS# NDP2203014* CARDIFF by the SEA BEACH COTTAGE W/2 ADU Apartments - 2151 Glasgow is a unique Cardiff by the Sea property situated at the top of the hill west of I-5 in Cardiff’s famed Walking District. This single-story home features 2 rentable guest units, a large pool sized yard, and an ocean view rooftop deck. Main House (built 1959) offers 3bd/2ba, open floorplan with wood beamed ceilings, fireplace, breakfast nook, and RV / Boat Parking. Attached is an additional (built in 1985) approx. 1000sqft 2nd story 1bd/1ba apt offering a 400sqft view deck and an approx. 600 studio ground level apartment with its own private yard and open carport/garage. This fabulous location is perfect for enjoying sunrises to the east and sunsets to the west. This special property offers many options …keep as is for rental income, live in one rent the others, add on or remodel to create your perfect dream home at the top of Cardiff or check with the City of Encinitas about building multiple townhomes. 2 APNs are included totaling just under 15K sq. ft. all within a highly sought after Cardiff neighborhood where you can walk, skate or bike to some of San Diego’s most beautiful beaches, hiking trails along the San Elijo Lagoon, a variety of great restaurants, shops and of course, Cardiff’s own Seaside Market.

1314 Lake Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

$7,997,000
6 Beds
7.5 Baths
6,418 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2203299
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Rare opportunity-Modern Farmhouse Masterpiece approx 1 Acre approx 1 mile from Ocean w/ADU & Guest Cottage. Mature Hedges, Blooming venues & Tree Lined Granite Cobblestone driveway escort you into breathtaking private Gated Estate. Purchased new construction & subsequently underwent extensive top to bottom customization+the addition of several permitted structures. Mainhouse has 4 bedrooms w/en-suite baths. Custom Dutch door, 100 y/o+ Reclaimed Oak floors, Extensive meticulous Millwork (Board and Batten+Shiplap clad walls/ceilings), striking architectural Trusses welcome you to vaulted 20+ ft ceiling Great Room/Dining Room/Kitchen. Dream kitchen w/custom inset cabinetry, oversized island w/Carrera counters, custom designer hood, Wolf range w/double oven, Sub Zero Pro 48” glass door fridge/freezer, dual dishwashers + prep kitchen. Great room w/soaring Fireplace+custom Wet Bar. Approx 865 sqft covered porches. Outdoor Living bldg w/expansive custom folding doors-seamless blend of outdoor venues w/modern amenities of vaulted outdoor living w/Full Kitchen w/Wolf BBQ, Full Bath, TV+Dining room & Fireplace (approx 800SF & not incl in price/SF!) Perfectly positioned to serve as future Pool House. Guest Cottage, Shop Studio & ADU (w/custom kitchens ft. high end appliances + full baths). Well suited for multi-generational family looking for Legacy Estate or single family! Shop Studio can serve as home offices, steps from Main Home. Guest Cottage-perfect for extended family OR for gym/art studio. Thoughtfully curated top of the line finishes throughout. Waterworks, Lacanche, Bespoke Chevron floors in ADU w/full Kitchen, W/D, decorative Marble Fireplace, Fleetwood windows. Sunset & Ocean orientation! Minutes to downtown Cardiff - Enjoy the Coastal Lifestyle AND Estate living.

1209 Caminito Septimo Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$829,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
922 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 220008377SD
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
Owners have completed the elegant kitchen remodel and beautiful new engineered flooring throughout. Now this gorgeous 2 bedroom 2 bath CARDIFF property is PRICED TO SELL !! A wonderful corner unit with private yard, no one above or below in this lovely Cardiff by the Sea townhome. It has one car garage and one reserved space,a laundry room with full sized washer, dryer and storage area. The kitchen has brand new dove-tailed custom wood cabinets and hardware, stunning grey quartz countertops, new Bosch dishwasher and microwave. It has western exposure that fills the home with sunlight.The living room has a gas fireplace and great open floor plan to the dining area. Both bedrooms have contemporary ceiling fans, freshly painted with new window coverings & upgraded bathrooms. There is a large private enclosed yard just off the dining room with sautillo tiles and shade trees for alfresco dining.This property is all on a single level. Park Place Bluffs has tree-lined hiking and bike trails, a beautiful pool, spa and dog park. Excellent schools and great access to Seaside market, cafes,restaurants and world famous Cardiff beach for alluring sunsets and great surfing. Wonderful amenities in the Park Place Bluffs, with expansive green space, pool, spa, sand volleyball court, baseball field, and dog park, plus RV boat parking just to name a few of the recreational features. Complex Features: ,,,,, Equipment: Dryer,Garage Door Opener, Washer Sewer: Sewer Connected, Public Sewer Topography: LL

1754 Crest Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

$3,995,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,385 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2203610
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Opportunity of a lifetime, coastal legacy real estate like this rarely comes available. This exceptional property has been enjoyed by the same family for 3 generations. PANORAMIC OCEAN & SUNSET VIEWS located on west-side of Crest Drive, one of Encinitas most iconic streets which features oversized parcels, where you are inspired by nature and rich rural feeling so rare to find on the coast. Behind the gates of this fully fenced property, enjoy exceptional privacy and tranquility from your own paradise. This timeless classic, SINGLE-LEVEL California Ranch House, on OVER ONE ACRE, with swimming pool, mature landscape/fruit trees, features 4-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms, large beam vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, large ocean view master suite, Milgard dual-pane windows, well -appointed chefs kitchen with granite countertops, Thermador Professional 4-burner with griddle and grill. French doors open onto a large west-facing deck that take in the incredible vistas, creating the ever-popular Southern California indoor, outdoor lifestyle. In addition to the detached oversized 2-car garage, there is on-site space for vehicles. A majority of the land is still undeveloped. It’s a must to tour this incredible property to visualize its remarkable remaining potential. Bring your ideas for ADU, granny flat, multi-generational living, sports court, green house, barn or equestrian facility, as this is one of the few coastal neighborhoods that still allow horses. Consult with the City or your architect about the possibility of various concepts to customize to your style of dream home living; agriculture, lot split and/or adding a second level to the current home. Just minutes to the best area beaches, famous surf breaks, maintained hiking trails, community parks, restaurants, farmers markets and top-rated Cardiff & Encinitas schools. Close to Hwy 5, historic Hwy 101 and Downtown Encinitas shops & train/transit station. Large parcels of residential land along the coast will only become more rare and increasing valuable. Take advantage of this seldom seen opportunity for spacious country style living at the beach.

970 Woodlake Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$850,000
2 Beds
1 Bath
792 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 220009834SD
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
This is a super rare opportunity to own a single level home, in Cardiff with super low HOA fees and access to a pool, dog park, and large park including baseball fields and volley ball courts. The home enjoys a corner location right across from the pool which provides more privacy that most home. It has an attached car garage and space for one additional parking on the driveway. The home as been a long term rental, and is ready for you to create your dream space. While it does come with a refrigerator, the stove needs repair and there is no washer and dryer included. Seller will not be making any repairs, or termite reports. The purchase price reflects this. Equipment: Washer Sewer: Sewer Connected, Public Sewer Topography: LL,SSLP Frontage: Open Space

1268 Blue Sky Drive Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,150,000
4 Beds
4.5 Baths
2,160 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 220009899SD
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Prepare to fall in love with this remarkable Industrial Modern home! The main house has 3BR/3.5BA, fabulous architectural lines, wood ceilings, high windows, and rustic accessories throughout which perfectly blend raw materials with the refined. Concrete floors ground the living spaces while BRs have warm LPV floors that complement the original interior doors. The detached 1BR/1BA + Loft Guest House was designed to perfection offering its own outdoor space while the main house still maintains its large backyard & privacy. Solar is owned! Peak ocean views from Master and Master deck! Great Schools! This amazing property is located on a peaceful residential street yet close to Swami’s Beach, Seaside Market, tons of great shops/restaurants, and all this relaxed beach town has to offer. Equipment: Range/Oven Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: GSL,SSLP

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