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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

1864 Crest Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

$8,495,000
5 Beds
10 Baths
9,100 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 200048250
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Perched atop one of the highest lots on Crest Drive & situated just minutes from the coast is this tranquil and private getaway with spectacular white water ocean views. Find yourself totally removed from the outside world the moment you enter this fine residential compound. Upon entering the property through the entry tower foyer, you are led to the grand great room, living room, built-in aquarium bar, dining room & a dream kitchen. With a sealed, temperature-controlled wine room, a large black leather granite island, a Sub-Zero refrigerator & freezer, a custom Woodstone pizza oven, a LaCanche range & dual dishwashers, this beautiful property possesses a true chef’s kitchen. Hidden behind the secure gates of this meticulously designed estate are highly desirable amenities, including 3,000 square feet of covered exterior patios, a running stream, a stunning lagoon shaped swimming pool with a waterslide & grotto, a wet sauna, 2 spas with ocean views, bathrooms with heated floors, an indoor/outdoor gym, a professional home theater with a full bar, four beverage centers throughout the property, a convenient Savant smart home system, an outdoor kitchen, a dog spa with a pet shower, a separate RV garage, enough garage space for 8 vehicles, enough on-site parking space for over 45 vehicles behind the gates. The property also includes a private-entry executive wood-paneled office with a fireplace & on-suite full bathroom, a 1,200 square foot workshop & lots of extra space to add additional outdoor amenities. This stunning property was constructed & designed using the highest possible quality of materials & exemplary craftsmanship. Completed after a remarkable 2 years of planning/permits & architectural work, plus 3 additional years of construction by a Master Builder & a hand-selected team, this meticulous 9,100 square foot, Tuscan farmhouse village styled home was designed to be completely understated from the street, assuring maximum privacy and security from behind it’s stylish gates. The owner painstakingly searched for the best building materials world-wide in order to create this masterpiece of a property. Some of the property’s most notable building materials include flooring made from 14th century reclaimed 2nd-cut limestone from the Island of Cypress, repurposed custom distressed vintage oversize timber beams, Venetian plaster walls, hand painted wall murals, fully paneled cherry wood, rocky mountain hardware, hand-crafted copper sinks & vent hood, triple hand-stacked & wired-down roof tiles, imported custom Susan Spath & Kern pin-shell lighting in bronze & natural sea shell light fixtures. With picture-perfect sunset & ocean views, this fully fenced & meticulously designed 1.16 acre, 2 residence retreat is sure to fulfill the lavish resort-style living dreams of the most discerning homeowner. Do not miss this amazing opportunity to own your very own private getaway! Equipment: Dryer,Garage Door Opener,Pool/Spa/Equipment, Washer Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Septic Installed Topography: GSL

943 Grange Hall Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,150,000
6 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,350 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 200045541
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Brand new & under construction. 4BR/3.5BA plus 2 bedroom fully self-contained detached guest house each with Nice ocean views and their own separate yards. These homes are comprised of approximately 4950 SQ.FT. of indoor/outdoor living space. Designer high-end upgrades with chef's kitchen. Additionally the main residence has an upstairs bonus room with its own bath that could be used as an optional living quarters. 2 car garage. Walk just a short stroll to parks, beaches. Solar power and air are upgrade options.

2580 San Elijo Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,695,000
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,458 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2003182
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Custom modern Mediterranean home with dramatic ocean and San Elijo Lagoon views! Enjoy relaxing on the wrap around deck or next to the fire pit and soak in the views. Highlighted with beamed ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, specialty lighting, and custom fireplace surrounds. The main home is approximately 2,833 SF with 4+BR, 3.5BA, and includes ample extra parking. There is also an attached casita, which is approximately 625 SF and has 1BR, 1BA, living, dining, kitchen, and a 1-car garage. The casita is the perfect set up for extra rental income that is currently leased for $3000/month. Or short rental at $2,500 per week during peak summer season. Many special custom features including state-of-the-art kitchen with Pro Series Wolf & Sub Zero appliances, Quartz counters, farmhouse stainless steel sinks, huge center island, bi-fold & pocket doors to accentuate the indoor/outdoor living, Milgard dual pane windows with sound package, and even an elevator. Walk to everything! Steps to the beach, Seaside Market, restaurants, or enjoy the trails from the stunning preserve.

1817 Gwynn Dr Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$4,004,813
4 Beds
4.5 Baths
5,243 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2003653
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Welcome to Zephyr’s newest development, Birmingham & Lake, located on a private cul-de-sac in the ultra-coveted coastal oasis know as Cardiff by the Sea. Each newly constructed estate boasts a half-acre lot and features open-concept floorplans and enormous great rooms extending to outdoor, covered loggia’s to amplify the allure of alfresco living. With mid-century modern design elements, walking trails, a community garden, and private casitas, each of these homes are highly desirable. Blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living, each home offers soaring 12-14’ ceilings, disappearing glass slider walls, and natural light flooding every room. Highlights of this 4610 sqft four bedroom 4.5 bath estate include: a dual master suite plan, custom glass wine room, a 633 sqft private casita with attached full size bathroom, great room featuring an enormous disappearing glass slider wall, 3+ garages, and large outdoor shower. This home features designer finishes throughout and is pre-plumbed for solar and pre-wired for surround sound. The unique privilege to be one of the first to tour Birmingham & Lake can be yours. Six out of seven of these luxury estates have already been sold off market. Agents with prequalified buyers are invited to experience Birmingham & Lake in person; please contact us today for more details.

2737 Mackinnon Ranch Rd Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$1,700,000
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,472 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 210000899
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Embrace the Cardiff lifestyle with this highly desirable OCEAN VIEW and Lagoon View home located a short jog from the Beach! Enjoy the serenity of the small enclave of Seaside, conveniently West of I-5. This fine home is well-maintained and ready to go with it being fully repainted inside and out and floors sanded/refinished to a beautiful luster. Make sure to check out the gentle ocean breeze +views..It's a great combination of quality living/quality location. Equipment: Garage Door Opener Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: GSL

2353 Newport Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,950,000
5 Beds
4 Baths
3,593 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 210002633
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Luxury Cape Cod Contemporary home in iconic waterfront Cardiff by the Sea Community. Over 3,600 sq. ft. of the finest quality construction you will find. Located just blocks to the ocean, downtown Cardiff, SeaSide Market and Glen Park. This is the most desirable location in all of Cardiff. Ocean views and spectacular sunsets await. Plenty of room for a hot tub in the back yard. Floor plan under documents. See supplment for list list of all the wonderful features inside this spectacular property. One block to Cardiff Reef and Cardiff State Beach Access One block to beautiful Glen Park with tennis, basketball, and sand volleyball courts Three blocks to downtown Cardiff by the Sea with Seaside Market, Patagonia Water Store, Waverly, Pipes Café, etc. Quick easy access to Hwy 101 & 15, One mile to downtown Encinitas, Pipes, Swamis, Hansens, etc. One mile to Solana Beach, Seaside Beach, Cardiff Restaurant Row Stunning custom 2 ¼” thick walnut shaker main entry door with impacted stainless steel porthole window Beefy Ashley Norton white bronze Mortise entry set Natural wide plank European oak wire brushed smoked and oiled finished CARB compliant hardwood flooring throughout Entire home universally prewired for whole house Smart House System for cable TV, sound, power shades, security, cameras, etc. Level 5 Museum Smooth wall finish throughout with voluminous 10’ & 9’ tall ceilings on 1st and 2nd floors respectively Custom designed nautically inspired stainless-steel stair rail with solid walnut caprail Soaring stairwell with huge bright expansive window and large Candelabra chandelier Home prewired for 9 exterior perimeter security cameras Outdoor hot water surf shower area Natural gas and utilities are provided to rear yard for homeowners’ future spa Natural gas and power installed at courtyard for homeowners’ gas heaters and appliances as desired Copper gutters leaders and downspouts Dual zone air conditioning, programmable Nest WiFi thermostats GOURMET CHEFS KITCHEN WITH EXPOSED WOOD BEAM AND BEADBOARD CEILING Clean modern shaker style white wood cabinetry Large walk-in pantry with custom shelving Calcutta marble kitchen island countertop and backsplash from Tuito Marmo Honed black satin granite perimeter countertops from Tutto Marmo Huge 54” stainless steel Thermador refrigerator freezer from Pirch Top of the line Thermador 48” Professional Series Pro Grand Commercial Depth Dual Fuel steam range from Pirch Gorgeous 48” customer designer series wall mounted stainless decorative hood with mirrored bands and full pot rail from Pirch Impressive 33” Blanco Cerrana Fireclay modern farmhouse apron-front sink Sleek, Scandanavian style Brizo Solna pull down spray wand faucet with Smart Touch technology Balance Cerrana Fireclay island sink w/Solna faucet to match Powerfully quiet Thermador Topaz professional handle stainless steel dishwasher from Pirch CUSTOM 164 BOTTLE WALK-IN DISPLAY WINE ROOM: 10’ Tall ½” tempered glass wall and pivot hinge door with stainless ladder pull Chemetal blackened aluminum back panels with VinDeGarde aluminum bottle pins Separate “Blower” type specialty cooling system with Nest WiFi T-stat BUILT IN BAR & LIQUOR CABINET: Honed black satin granite countertop from Tutto Marma Walnut base and upper cabinets Perlck built in beverage center in stainless steel with glass door LIVING & DINING AREAS Custom walnut and bedrosians porcelain built-in entertainment wall with operable clearstory windows Ecosmart fire XL 900 Stainless steel bioethanol burning fireplace with Bedrosians Chevron Mosaic Calcutta tile surround Western windows multi bi-folding door wall with Low E insulated solar ban 60 glass and coastal stainless package Indoor/outdoor living to sunny courtyard Full surround sound system with Russound Amplifier in fan cooled media closet POWDER ROOM Elegant Kohler Leaf Vessel sink on honed granite counter and walnut vanity Shower with Procelancea relief feature tile and glass overhead sliding shower...

2052 Montgomery Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,650,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,092 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2101571
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Endless opportunity for this large 7500sf west facing ocean view site with 3 underlying lots located in the Walking District of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The site currently has two quintessential beach cottages each with one bedroom and one bath. There is also a separate two car garage and ample access from the alley to the site. Generate income while you process plans to be build your dream home, or develop two separate homes each with their own guest houses, or build three townhomes. All this within steps from Seaside Market, restaurants, cafes, the highly accredited Cardiff Elementary, library, parks, and world class beaches that Cardiff-by-the-Sea calls home.

1739 San Elijo Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,675,000
6 Beds
6 Baths
3,280 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2101576
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Rare opportunity to acquire approved plans for high end residential development!! This shovel ready project offers the opportunity to build two brand new coastal contemporary homes. These luxury side by side panoramic ocean view condos were designed by a renowned local architect. Each unit has a detached ADU perfect for guests, home office, gym, and/or long-term rental unit. Want to build your dream home? Modify the plans and design your own ocean view masterpiece. Looking for an exceptional coastal investment property? The existing residential duplex with established Condo Map generates substantial monthly income. Whatever your plans, it is all about location. This property is perfectly situated between Cardiff and downtown Encinitas with direct access to the coastal rail trail and the beach. Start living the Cardiff dream today.

1312 Evergreen Drive Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$625,000
2 Beds
1 Bath
922 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2101814
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Single level bungalow in highly-sought-after Park Place, no neighbors above or below. Great location in the complex! Private south facing patio. New windows and slider. New patio fencing. New kitchen appliances. Almost new washer and dryer. Tile and pergo floors. Complex owns a 25-acre private park across the street with pool/spa, volleyball, baseball field, hiking trails, RV/boat parking and off-leash dog policy! This is a planned unit development PUD. 2 reserved parking spaces, one covered.

315 Chopin Way Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,750,000
4 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,586 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 210004104
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Experience luxury coastal living in the Composer District of Cardiff by the Sea! The house is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac steps from the beach. This Mediterranean home has stunning ocean views from both levels with beautiful indoor-outdoor spaces plus a beautiful pool and spa. The house boasts generous space for a Work at Home Lifestyle. After work, relax and rejuvenate in your own private oasis or walk to some of North County's best beaches, shops and restaurants. All 4 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. The home has a chef's kitchen with an open floor plan. Top rated schools! All furnishings included in the sale (see documentation section). Just bring your bathing suit! Great indoor outdoor living. Enjoy the deck off the master with ocean views and direct access to the outdoor patio and pool. Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: LL,

1804 Gwynn Dr Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,999,000
4 Beds
4.5 Baths
4,872 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102189
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Final Release. We have finally started offering tours of our last remaining estate! Birmingham & Lake is a brand new, coastal mid-century modern community built by Zephyr on a private cul-de-sac in coveted Cardiff by the Sea. This luxury estate boasts a half-acre lot and features an open-concept floorplan and an enormous great room extending to three outdoor, covered loggias to amplify the allure of alfresco living. With mid-century modern design elements, community walking trails, community herb & vegetable garden, and a private casita, this brand new estate is highly desirable. Blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living, this modern masterpiece offers soaring 10-14' ceilings, disappearing glass slider walls, and natural light flooding every room. Highlights of this four bedroom 4.5 bath 4238 sqft estate include: a 634 sqft private casita with attached full size bathroom, great room featuring expansive disappearing glass slider pocket corner walls, 3+ car garage, a private outdoor shower, and an enormous lot that can comfortably accommodate a sizable pool & jacuzzi. This estate features designer finishes throughout and is pre-plumbed for solar and pre-wired for surround sound. The unique privilege to be one of the first to tour this final estate can be yours. Six out of seven of these luxury homes have already sold either off market or after being listed for one day! Agents with prequalified buyers are invited to experience Birmingham & Lake in person at our Open House March 6th & 7th from 12-4pm by appointment. Call to schedule a tour.

527 Liverpool Drive Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,149,000
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,798 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102227
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
West of the 5 in the coveted Cardiff Walking District! This charming split-level home was built with entertaining in mind. A beautiful rooftop deck with peekaboo ocean views, an eat-in kitchen, and multiple entertaining areas highlight this must see home. Whether you're looking for a vacation home or simply want to feel like it's vacation everyday; Look no further. This property checks key boxes for today's buyer: Coastal, Low Maintenance, ability to Lock and Leave, and exceptionally walkable. The charm and character of Cardiff is unmatched. Do not let this rare opportunity pass you by!

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