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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

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!

2060 Manchester Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,079,000
4 Beds
3.5 Baths
1,907 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 210005902
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Enjoy California living at it's finest with this coveted & highly desirable coastal property West of I-5 in the highly acclaimed Walking District of Cardiff by the Sea! This lovely home boasts owned solar panels for low electric bills, 3 beds with master bed on the 2nd floor, 3.5 baths with remodeled kitchen, granite counter tops, SS appliances & heated bamboo floors! You'll love the ocean views and vaulted ceilings in this airy and spacious home with electric ceiling windows and blinds providing abundant natural light! The upstairs loft has incredible views and is perfect for an optional room or working at home in your own private office! Short walking distance to beaches, Cardiff Elementary, restaurants, library, Seaside Market & nearby freeways! No HOA or Mello Roos! Location, location, location! This welcoming home has three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a bedroom on the first level and an attached two car garage. You'll love this beautiful coastal twin home in the charming Cardiff by the Sea area where you can walk to the beach in minutes! The nearby downtown area has first rate restaurants, shops, Starbucks and is close to the library and post office with nearby freeway access! Award winning San Dieguito Union HS District and walking distance to Cardiff Elementary School. Buyer and buyer's agent to verify all information before the close of escrow. Equipment: Dryer,Garage Door Opener, Washer Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: LL

1156 Wales Place Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$1,999,999
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,733 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2102471
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Price Adjustment...Rarely available updated CAPE COD ..Highly customized..for Panoramic White Water OCEAN/SUNSET views which are exquisitely captured from the architecturally designed Second Story boasting a huge Great Room with Balcony, 2 Bedrooms and a Bath. Master Suite with fireplace and a Secondary Bedroom are on the main level. Ideal family ambience...entertaining style...cozy corners...welcoming private yard.... And those Brilliant Ocean, Sunset, Seascape Views... All Located in Sensational Gated Sandy Point with its Clubhouse, Pool and Spa highlighted by sweeping Ocean Views...Plus a picturesque interior Pond with Ducks, Koi Fish and lovely Paths. This remains one of Sandy Point's most unique offerings...From Cottage to Custom. Enjoy the Good life...Ocean Views and Sandy Point Ambience. Please enjoy Aerial Virtual Tour...

2129 Montgomery Avenue Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$1,950,000
4 Beds
3.5 Baths
2,894 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102596
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
If you're looking for an elegant and stylish home with serene ocean breezes, look no further than this stunning Cardiff beachside home! Renovated in 2019-2020, this 3-bed, 2.5-bath twin home offers fine contemporary design. Featuring an attached 1-bed, 1-bath ADU (guest quarters) that can be incorporated into the living area of the main residence, or converted into a rental unit for additional income. The guest quarters include a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a living room, and direct access to the outdoor area. A total of four bedrooms! Step inside into the living room to discover high vaulted ceilings, white-oak hardwood floors, crisp white walls, and natural light radiating from the surrounding windows. The kitchen, with a complete set of top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances under recessed lighting, offers a chic ambiance for cooking and an open layout for easy access to the dining area. The spacious master bedroom showcases vaulted ceilings, soft carpet flooring, an abundance of natural light, a balcony with ocean views, and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and soaking tub. The patio is the perfect spot to soak up the sun or watch the San Diego sunsets. Other must-have features include an attached two-car garage with epoxy-coated floors and an upper-level loft that makes the perfect work-from-home office space. Set within the Cardiff Walking District, this home offers the best of the Cardiff lifestyle. It is conveniently located minutes away from Seaside Market and nearby Encinitas/Cardiff beaches. This 2894 sq ft coastal home is an incredible place to live the life you've been dreaming of. Come take a tour of this idyllic residence before this opportunity passes you by!

1356 Crest Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

$3,950,000
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,500 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102615
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Perched atop one of the highest lots on one of Encinitas' most iconic streets, this expansive and private .95 acre lot offers unrivaled ocean views to Catalina Island & Dana Point with gorgeous sunrise views to the east. Rarely does an opportunity present itself to acquire one of the most enviable and exclusive remaining large parcels in Olde Encinitas. Remarkable potential lies within the flat, square, highly usable, free-standing nature of this lot; with ground-level ocean views, and coveted location, south of Sante Fe, on the west side of Crest Drive. This quintessential North County estate checks every box for those looking to develop a spectacular Southern California residence with the following permits in process: Coastal Development Permit (CDP),Grading Permit, Demo Permit, and Building Permits for a Main house (SFD), Guest House (ADU), and Detached Garage with 2 new recently drilled vertical septic pits. The flat and square topography with the option to preserve some or all of the home's existing structure, provides “Forever-home seekers and developers with the utmost freedom and quick timeline to build an ideal dream coastal oasis! Located within the “Crest Drive Corridor,'' offering old California charm with oversized parcels and lush mature landscaping, this coveted neighborhood is the best of Southern California living! Nestled in the heart of North County, this neighborhood sits above historic Hwy 101, Cardiff Towne Centre, Downtown Encinitas, and Cedros Design District. Close proximity to award-winning schools, world-class surf, great restaurants, farmers markets, shops, galleries, parks, trails, train station, freeway access, and everything North County has to offer!

406 Sheffield Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,400,000
4 Beds
4.5 Baths
3,718 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2102610
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Gorgeous custom built home situated on a secluded cul-de-sac in the heart of the Composer District. This spacious home overlooks Rossini Canyon and boasts views of the protected reserve from every living space. Peek-a-boo ocean views from the upstairs patio and a short distance to the beach via the trail. The spacious interior offers a formal living room with large picture windows providing natural light. Each bedrooms has its own en suite and large closets. Master retreat has a fireplace as well as a large master bathroom with jet bathtub and large shower, 2 vanities and a large walk-in closet. The home also features Versialles travertine, solid cherry wood cabinetry, walnut floors, dual-zoned A/C and heat, 3 fireplaces and tranquil patio spaces for outdoor living.

1514 Rubenstein Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,495,000
5 Beds
3 Baths
3,531 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2102608
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Extraordinary ocean & sunset views from this Cardiff home. Enjoy the multiple outdoor living spaces beginning with the private front courtyard which is like stepping into a Zen garden complete with trickling fountains, lush succulent & rock garden amid old growth trees shading the perimeter of the courtyard. The courtyard includes a modern fire pit and multiple conversation areas that lead to the front entry with 4 stacked stone columns leading to the foyer. Enter to warm wood flooring and a short stairway up to the main living area with vaulted wood ceilings. The home exudes warmth with a casual elegance radiating from every space. The owner has lovingly remodeled almost every space in this home to provide easy coastal living with casual yet elegant design that enhance the location and views. Slide away doors off the family room open to a large balcony creating ample outdoor living space to include a casual seating & dining area with spectacular ocean views. The kitchen has been remodeled with sleek European designed cabinets stone countertops, large decorative tiled backsplash, and farm sink with views to the ocean. The kitchen provides stainless appliance package including a wine caddy and trash compactor. The long countertop provides bar seating and separation to the family room with a gas burning fireplace and floor to ceiling views to the west. Adjacent to kitchen/family room is the formal living/dining room space. Living room has vaulted wood ceiling and beams with modern accent lighting highlighting the stacked stone fireplace complimenting the wood ceiling & floors. The dining area is surrounded by shuttered windows with modern industrial style chandelier. This area conveniently opens to kitchen with a countertop and wine caddy below. On the same level is the master bedroom suite with slider to balcony and stairs down to the lower backyard with large inground spa. The master suite includes a new bathroom with dual sinks, wall closet and dressing...

2828 Caminito Cape Sebastian Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$899,000
2 Beds
1.5 Baths
1,258 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102720
Property Type Condominium
Price Type --
Pristine Cardiff Cove townhome located west of the 5 freeway in the beautiful beach town of Cardiff by the Sea. Set at the end of a cul-de-sac and perfectly situated on the quiet side of the complex, this home offers ocean views from the living room and front bedroom windows. Impeccably maintained inside and out, pride of ownership can be felt when you set foot inside this home. Upgrades include, dual paned windows, renovated kitchen, highly landscaped large rear yard with automatic lighting/drip system, and peach & plum trees. The grounds are well maintained and the HOA fee of $385 includes water / trash, along with exterior building upkeep. The Pool, spa & clubhouse are right around the corner with easy access to guest parking nearby. Walk the lagoon side trails to town or sit back and relax in one of Cardiff's best complexes!

2462 Newport Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,500,000
6 Beds
4 Baths
1,826 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102751
Property Type Duplex
Price Type --
Multi family duplex located in a rare pocket of the walking district close to Glen Park and Cardiff Reef. Great potential for becoming a single family home. Upper unit (3 bed/2bath) has high ceilings and a fireplace in the living room, multiple outdoor decks and 2 reserved rear parking spaces. Lower unit (also 3 bed/2bath) has a 2 car garage. The units maintain great income by the local area rent standards. Larger than standard lot size (two legal lots). Just a short walk to the beach, restaurants, shopping, walking trails and the ultimate Cardiff lifestyle!

493 Warwick Ave Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$2,890,000
5 Beds
4 Baths
3,552 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2102715
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Beautifully remodeled 5bed/4ba semi-custom, 3552 esf home in the highly sought after Composer District of coastal Cardiff by the Sea. Completely updated, this property offers a quiet, private location, maximizing indoor & outdoor living space. Located steps from Rossini canyon and within walking distance to top rated, award-winning schools, local shopping, excellent restaurants, the park, and some of the best beaches and surf breaks in California. You do not want to miss this peaceful sanctuary in the most sought-after neighborhood of San Diego. Among the renovations are; new flooring throughout, gorgeous open chef's kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and dreamy large center island, ample custom Italian cabinetry and all Miele appliances including a plumbed coffee maker, steam oven, 6 burner range and a second combi oven and microwave. The main level boasts multiple living areas, a sophisticated open floor plan allowing for a seamless flow through living spaces, dining and the kitchen. Relax and unwind in the sumptuous master suite offering his and hers walk-in closets, a peekaboo ocean view through French doors, a decadent freestanding jetted soaker tub, glass steam shower with built in speakers, mood lighting and aromatherapy as well as a dual sink vanity. Beautiful backyard with a custom playhouse, swing set and outdoor kitchen which includes Hestan BBQ, Subzero ice maker and a double tap Kegerator. Permitted wood burning outdoor fireplace creates an inviting outdoor living room. Sonos speakers outside along with bluetooth lighting. Outdoor heated shower. Low maintenance landscape. Owned solar. Vivint alarm system with doorbell camera & two cameras on driveway. Water purification throughout home. Tesla charger. Dual AC. Commercial security gate. Live here and have it all. Ideal property. Ideal lifestyle.

525 Liverpool Dr Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007

$3,995,000
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
4,517 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # 210006822
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Start living your dream beach life now! With stunning ocean views & over 4,500 square feet this is one of the largest, best priced homes in North County. It has everything: 4-5 bedroom options, 4.5 baths, a gourmet kitchen, generous flexible space for gym, work space, home theater, wrapped with many outdoor niches for barbecuing, sunset viewing or stories by the fire pit. Newly remodeled with designer finishes throughout in a sought-after location with a high walkability score. No detail was overlooked. This custom designer home has ocean views and is a short walk to Seaside Market and the many other chic spots that Cardiff has to offer. All you need to do is throw your treasures in the closet and head out to enjoy the beach life. The master suite, complete with fireplace, is located in the main level and includes a walk-in closet, newly remodeled master bathroom with luxurious freestanding soaking tub, seamless glass shower and double sinks. It even has two walk-in closets. This level also has a gourmet kitchen with a chef's range and oversized side by side refrigerator/freezer. It contains a gorgeous formal dining with bubble chandelier, walk-in pantry, and a living room with two large walls of doors that open to enjoy the priceless views. There is a powder room, wine fridge and bar area, fireplace, and one-of-a-kind wood beam ceiling. If you never left this floor it would be challenging to think of anything you might be missing, but there's more... The next level of the home features three more bedrooms, separate laundry room, outside entertaining area with bar, TV, fire pit, jacuzzi, for the ultimate entertaining and hang out area absolutely any time of the year. The lower level of the home features approximately 1,600 square foot oversized studio, complete with laundry, kitchen, extra large walk-in closet, separate entrance and outdoor areas. This space could be utilized as a home theater, gym, work from home location, or additional tucked in studio f...

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