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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

$6,888,888
3 Beds
3.5 Baths
4,226 SqFt
Status Pending
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!

2520 San Elijo Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$6,495,000 - 3Br/5Ba -  for Sale in Cardiff By The Sea
Open House
$6,495,000
3 Beds
4.5 Baths
4,682 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2108110
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
One-of-a-kind ocean view estate that borders the preserve. Extremely rare opportunity to buy this compound estate comprised of 2 legal lots. Amazing rolling hill and whitewater ocean views from virtually every room. Front row living has its perks. Views change daily and transform nature into artwork. Enjoy watching early morning surfers or local osprey fishing for morning sushi, the wildlife forging in the lagoon, and the calming breezes that come into the house off the ocean. With 3+++ bedrooms and over 3,500 square feet of interior living, the home offers ample space and potential for so much more. The separate parcel of over 1,100 square feet houses the 3-car garage and large ocean view potting shed with wrap around deck. A private pool and spa with the preserve as the backdrop makes you feel like you are living in a beautiful painting. Conveniently located in the Cardiff walking district, Seaside market, Glen Park, the San Elijo lagoon trail system, and Cardiff state beach are all easily accessed on foot in under 10 minutes. You can purchase the properties independently or as a whole estate.

1375 Este Vista Ct Encinitas, CA 92024

$4,900,000
5 Beds
5.5 Baths
5,695 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 210020533
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Nestled on an elevated lot in a private, quiet cul-de-sac off coveted Crest Drive a short drive from downtown Cardiff by the Sea, enjoy incredible panoramic mountain, estuary & ocean views from this magnificent custom estate. Just minutes from the area's best restaurants, shops & beaches & with one-of-a-kind features throughout, this property is the pinnacle of Encinitas/Cardiff. The home offers floor to ceiling windows with soaring ceilings & multiple decks & patios to enjoy the jaw dropping, sweeping views throughout. Whether you're catching the fireworks on the 4th of July while dining & entertaining on the pool deck or watching the sunset from your ocean facing master bedroom, this home gives you every excuse never to leave! This home not only features ocean views but also overlooks gorgeous natural preserves & mountain settings to the east. Other special highlights include: full house security system, full house/new pool withLED lighting, temperature controlled wine cellar for 1,168 of your favorite bottles, 2 pool heaters, oversized 3 car garage with sizable overhead storage & private guest quarters above the garage perfect for visitors with its own entry. The exceptional, open floor plan features entry level master bedroom, 3 other en-suite bedrooms, 8 seat movie theater, elegant office & light-filled laundry room. Downstairs you will find all your main living area including the gorgeous kitchen with SubZero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, commercial grade Wolf gourmet range, Grohe faucets, beautiful new soft-close cabinets & giant back room butler’s pantry. The grand staircase has a secret kid’s play corner under it. The backyard offers multiple areas to relax & entertain. With a sport court, sparkling pool/spa with waterslide, fire pit, winding walkways & lush foliage, this home isn't missing a thing! Other upgrades include: new roof (2008), Google Nest Protect smoke/CO detectors, Ring security camera system, one tankless water heater downstairs, instant hot water, whole house water filtration system plus secondary reverse osmosis water filtration in kitchen. Also, fiber to the home is in the process of being installed this month which will provide another blazing fast high speed internet option - Spectrum 1 gigabyte available now. With a generously sized lot spanning almost 2 acres, this piece of land is rare to find so close to the beach. Highly rated Cardiff school system! Prepare to be amazed & fall in love with the jewel of Encinitas/Cardiff! Equipment: Dryer,Pool/Spa/Equipment, Washer Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: LL

1884 Lake Drive Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$1,649,000
2 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,698 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2109047
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Custom built from the ground up in 2016, this gorgeous modern farmhouse evokes the feel of a classic European home that has been renovated rather than something that was newly constructed. With pitched ceilings, open concept, distinctive finishes and flexible floor plan, this is an ideal place for modern living, entertaining and enjoying the beautiful surroundings that this coastal neighborhood provides. Designed for those that love to cook, the chef’s kitchen features large linen finish black granite island with abundant under counter storage, Dolomite honed finish countertops, stainless steel appliances including Wolf 6 burner gas stove, Subzero refrigerator & Bosch dishwasher. Originally designed for 3 bedrooms, the owners ended up loving the feel of the center loft as open space so its current configuration is 2 bed/ 2 ½ bath with the large loft in between the 2 upstairs bedrooms. This area offers a variety of uses such as office/ playroom/ gym/ media room or could be converted into a 3rd bedroom. Steps from one of the most pristine views in all of Cardiff just down the block to the South. Near hiking trails and close to all of the fantastic amenities that this inviting community has to offer; top schools, beautiful beaches, the Rail Trail, Seaside market, restaurants, shops. Surf, hike, bike, walk, ride, dine, thrive. Live here and experience a lifestyle unparalleled.

1349 S Crest Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

$3,600,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,336 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 210024628
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
You don’t want to miss this opportunity on the highly desired CREST Drive. A Fully approved Coastal Development Permit, Grading Permit, and Demolition Permit for existing residence means you can start construction ASAP and you save over two years in designing, planning, and permitting on your own. This is a truly custom-designed, one-acre estate on the most desired street in Encinitas. The single-level, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 4 car garage Modern Farmhouse style residence was designed for the current owner as a fully custom one-off home. Stepping through the front door you are instantly greeted by a foyer opening into the open concept kitchen/living area, where the room opens up to 25’ vaulted ceilings. Your eyes instantly take you through the sprawling 35-foot door system opening to the massive large covered patio featuring a built-in fireplace and an outdoor kitchen. The 20’x40’ pool awaits you on the beautiful Southern California days. The house features 10’ ceilings, an oversized master suite with a double set of French doors opening directly onto the pool deck, two additional bedrooms with en-suite baths, and an in-law suite on the opposite side of the house. A formal dining room, office/piano room, and huge laundry/craft room were also dreamed up. A stand-alone RV/Storage/toy garage attached to an ADU which features an attached pool bath, sauna, and extra storage is also included in the design. Sewer: Septic Installed

2355 Newcastle Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,650,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,192 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2110342
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Quintessential Cardiff Bungalow with attached ADU/Studio in the heart of Cardiff's Walking District. This charmer offers walkability to the Beach, Glen Park, Seaside and all that Cardiff is beloved for. Main home features second story ocean view bedroom with 2 additional main level bedrooms plus bonus spaces, large outdoor entertainment area and deck. Darling attached studio is a permitted ADU with full kitchen, laundry and adorable outdoor space. Enjoy it as it is or build your dream home. Tenant occupied through 5/31/22.

1370 Este Vista Ct Encinitas, CA 92024

$3,995,000
6 Beds
5.5 Baths
5,066 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2110205
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Spectacular custom-built home situated on 1.74 acres, located on a cul de sac street in Encinitas! Live the ultimate Southern California lifestyle in this spacious home with panoramic views. This gorgeous property includes additional office space, basement with wine cellar, and detached permitted 1BR/1BA apartment. Step inside to a cozy living room, private dining room, and family room with beautiful brick to ceiling fireplace, soaring 23-foot ceiling, and ample windows for tons of natural light. Chef’s kitchen with solid American Black Cherrywood Cabinets, Granite Counters, Subzero Refrigerator, Thermador Gas Cooktop, breakfast nook, and huge walk-in pantry. Two bedrooms with attached full baths downstairs, plus an additional flex room with built-in cabinets and sink! Upstairs features master suite, two additional bedrooms with lofts, two view decks, office space, and laundry room. Rare downstairs basement space with craft area & wine cellar! Permitted ADU can be used for indoor/outdoor living or rental income! The 1BR/1BA/692ESF unit includes a full kitchen, heating & cooling, large kitchen with stainless steel appliances, vinyl flooring, and roll up door for indoor/outdoor living. Take in views from Palomar Mountain to Seaside Beach, overlooking Rancho Santa Fe! Entertainer’s dream yard includes 1150ESF multi-level Trex Deck with additional 2000ESF of hardscape, built-in brick & granite bar with BBQ, and a 5000esf TifGreen Lawn. Also included is a storage shed with water, sink, & electrical outlets, full irrigation system, sports court with lighting, and citrus & avocado trees. Other upgrades include reverse osmosis water system, recirculating hot water system, 2x 75-gallon water heaters, wifi thermostat, and motor operated clear story windows. 2 new central air units were installed in 2017, along with a new forced air gas furnace. PAID SOLAR with 30-year transferrable warranty was installed in 2017. Monitored security system, 2 Nest smoke/CO2 detectors, wide area internet system indoors & outside, and new garage door opener with Wifi & backup battery. Located in a top-rated school district, close to the beach, shopping, & dining! Cardiff Elementary School District & San Dieguito Union High School District!

2444 Caminito Ocean Cove Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$799,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,274 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2111097
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Located in a quiet area of Cardiff Cove, this unit needs some TLC. New flooring, paint, kitchen, bathrooms, window treatments, etc. Shown by appointment only.

1217 Caminito Septimo Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$895,000
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,258 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 210029934
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
This charming home is too cute for words! Beautifully and tastefully remodeled 3bd 2.5 townhome in Park Place Bluffs! With finishes designed to evoke the ocean, this property is a showstopper! The kitchen features beautiful blue pearl granite countertops, custom tile backsplash with teal accents; bathrooms have been redone with sleek new vanities, custom tile work, newer surrounds and fixtures… Lovely backyard patio area with artificial grass and imaginative landscaping. The PPB neighborhood is ideally located, only 2.5m to the beach, a stone’s throw to Trader Joe’s, Sprouts, Scripps Hospital, and renown Cardiff and SDUHSD schools, one of the best districts in the county! Park Place Bluffs is unique in that ownership is like a single-family home (APN ends in 00) but the HOA dues of $360/month covers exterior maintenance, sewer, trash, water, just like a condo. PPB is also part of a larger master community, Park Place, that offers incredible amenities (with an additional $55/mo) - a resort like pool, tot pool, sand volleyball court, baseball diamond, and a 23 acre dog-friendly park with trails and picnic areas. It doesn’t get any better than this! Equipment: Dryer, Range/Oven, Washer Topography: LL

1371 Evergreen Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$689,000
2 Beds
1 Bath
922 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 210030488
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Nestled in prime location of highly sought after community Park Place in the heart of Cardiff! This charming single level, corner/end unit bungalow lives & feels like a single family home. Corner location affords maximum privacy & feeling of openness in home & patio/yard. Sunny south-facing floor plan with 2 br, laundry + sunny-all-day private patio yard off LR with cozy gas fireplace! Other features include AC, refrigerator, & W&D included! Updated with new FAG furnace, full AC & vinyl flooring throughout in 2018! The charming tree-lined community of Park Place has community pool/spa, volleyball, baseball field, hiking trails, RV/boat parking & off leash dog policy. Park Place's added benefit is its beautiful 25 acre private park with lovely mature foliage & walking trails that is just a few steps from this ideally located home! Close to schools, & just a few short minutes to Cardiff Town Center with shopping & restaurants, plus Cardiff's world famous beaches! Best value in Cardiff & Encinitas! Very quiet & convenient location, + strategically priced for your entry level buyers &/or investors who want to create value & add their own touches & maximizing their investment by buying prime location! Ideal investment and lifestyle location plus the value-add possibilities:) Pet friendly & ideal walking neighborhood! 2 assigned parking spaces. Plus excellent convenient parking for guests on Woodlake Dr. No Mello Roos! Best, most private and sunny location within Park Place! No units to the south of this unit~ only quiet street and then large park across the street with hiking trails and trees! Close to all services in Cardiff & Encinitas! Equipment: Dryer, Washer Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: LL

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