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La Costa Ridge
Dolcetto in La Costa Ridge

La Costa Ridge, as its name implies, sits at the top of a scenic hillside ridge in La Costa.

In fact,La Costa ridge sits on one of the highest points in Carlsbad and is also the only gated master planned community in Carlsbad. With Italian-inspired architecture,  La Costa Ridge is known for luxurious and large homes–and as a premier La Costa Village.

Many owners have improved their  homes here with substantial upgrades, both inside and out. As a result of builder’s original care in construction and owner’s quality improvements, homes here tend to sell at a premium–especially the large single story plans. There are 262 homes in La Costa Ridge, which sit adjacent to the 1000-acre La Costa Preserve.

Schools for La Costa Ridge

La Costa Ridge is served by the highly-rated San Marcos School District.  Elementary level kids attend the highly-rated and nearby La Costa Meadows Elementary School, while middle school students attend San Elijo Middle School and high school students attend the recently remodeled and highly-desired San Marcos High School.

Original builders were Pulte Homes (San Vicenzo), Warmington Residential (Fiori) Shea Homes (Messina) and City Ventures (Dolcetto). Home prices here start at $1 million and go up from there.

Other La Costa Villages include La Costa Greens, La Costa Valley and La Costa Oaks.

Listed below are all currently listed La Costa Ridge homes for sale–which don’t come onto the market very often. Below that are recent sales in this La Costa Village.

If you have any questions about La Costa Ridge or La Costa real estate in general, please feel free to call Roberta or Scott Murphy at either 760-942-9100 or 760-613-6190 or email scott@sandiegopreviews.com

La Costa Ridge Homes for Sale in La Costa

7199 Sitio Caballero Carlsbad, CA 92009

$1,799,000
4 Beds
3.5 Baths
3,571 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 220018285SD
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Located in the gated community of La Costa Ridge this meticulously cared for, heavily upgraded, corner lot home is in full bloom with mature trees, private courtyard, and backyard for entertaining. The exquisite custom front door entry leads to an open floor plan with 10' ceilings, 5 custom wood built-ins throughout: family room entertainment center, breakfast nook command station with desk, bonus room entertainment center with surround sound speakers plus bonus room desk and storage space, 2nd bedroom built-in desk, display cabinet and storage with room for a bed. The formal dining room with three curved mirrors create a gorgeous ambiance for dining or could convert to extra bedroom. The upgraded kitchen boasts a 5-burner cooktop, stainless steel appliances, oversized center island with room for several stools, bar area and 2 walk-in pantries. Luxurious primary suite features a generous soaking tub, dual counters, vanity area, expansive walk-in closet with custom closet system and French door leading to a private balcony. The bonus room shapes all possibilities with a custom built-in entertainment center and large desk with storage for the perfect office, second family room or finish it to make an extra room. The open first floor great room with family room, kitchen and breakfast nook allows friends and family to gather while enjoying the fireplace and backyard. New carpet and large windows and doors with custom shutters radiate natural light throughout. The outdoor living areas are an entertainer's dream complete with an outdoor BBQ kitchen w/gas and Weber grill, refrigerator, sink & bar height seating, fire ring & spa. There is a private front courtyard which provides a second area for relaxation and entertaining. Enchanting landscaping provides delightful colors & fragrance year-round. The oversized 2.5 car garage with lofted ceilings has extensive built-in storage cabinets. Breezes are plentiful and sunsets are just a short drive away. La Costa Ridge’s rolling hills are adjacent to Rancho La Costa Wild Space Preserve, top rated schools and is just minutes to the beach, restaurants, shopping. Complex Features: ,,,, Equipment: Dryer,Garage Door Opener, Washer, Water Filtration Other Fees Type: ,, Sewer: Public Sewer Topography: LL

3287 Sitio Tortuga Carlsbad, CA 92009

$1,888,800
4 Beds
3.5 Baths
3,571 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2207544
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Spectacular Masterpiece in prestigious, gated La Costa Ridge. Pristinely manicured grounds welcome you to your own private oasis. Tucked at the end of a small cul de sac street with no through traffic and magnificent open vistas behind. Enter a magical front courtyard with custom fountain thru locking front gate to custom front door with iron speakeasy. Exterior features a stone façade with brick trim & iron awnings at upstairs windows, custom wood garage door with iron accents, copper rain gutters, balcony off upstairs bedroom suite, rear loggia & was just freshly painted in 2021. Connoisseurs’ kitchen features upgraded cabinets with custom handles, high-end WOLF stainless steel appliances, custom Olivere sink & Davoli satin gold faucet plus oversized prep-island/breakfast bar. Rich wood floors downstairs & Berber carpet upstairs. Plantation shutters, custom shades & roll away screens dress the windows & French doors, no sliders…all high-end French doors. Each bedroom features custom closet systems to maximize your storage. Oversized 2.5 car garage with epoxy floor, custom built-in storage cabinets & workbench plus SafeRacks ceiling storage. Immaculately maintained and a very private & quiet location to call home. You won't want to miss this spectacular home.

6965 Corte Langosta Carlsbad, CA 92009

$3,150,000
5 Beds
5.5 Baths
4,792 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 220020651SD
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Extraordinary, beautiful residence in Carlsbad at the La Costa Ridge Gated Community. Wonderful landscape that makes you feel like you are in the Garden of Eden with a Tuscan touch. Beautiful fire pit and great new barbecue grill area. Experience these 5 bedrooms each with their own bath. Enlarged primary bedroom with retreat and balcony. A home with special sceneries that will provide BEAUTY, SERENITY, and PRIVACY providing an exquisite resort lifestyle. Includes 4 fireplaces. Solar panels paid in full. Tesla charger ready. An interior courtyard with outdoor kitchenette will welcome you before entering the high ceiling spiral staircase. One full bedroom and bath downstairs. New Navien tankless water heater brings hot water to fixtures immediately. Upscale electric appliances. Washer and dryer included. A total must-see! Equipment: Range/Oven Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography: LL

3208 Corte Pacifica Carlsbad, CA 92009

$2,995,000
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
4,374 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # NDP2209552
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Located in the highly desirable gated community of La Costa Ridge, 3208 Corte Pacifica has it all. Considered to be one of the most sought after floor plans in the community, this exquisite single level home features a loft and casita/apartment with a separate entrance. An entertainer’s dream, this home showcases the iconic California indoor/outdoor lifestyle starting with an open-air courtyard that features a fireplace in the center. 3 Fireplaces in all. Within the home, one will find a versatile floor plan with open living space, hardwood floors in all bedrooms, three bedrooms with ensuite baths, another bedroom that would make a great office or media room, wood shutters throughout and more. Enjoying spending time in the kitchen? This dream home features a chef’s kitchen with GE monogram appliances, granite counters, breakfast bar, a walk-in pantry and two dishwashers and double ovens for when company is over. The owner spared no expense in making the grounds an oasis highlighted by a self-cleaning pool and majestic landscaping with over 30 Fruit Trees. One can also enjoy a cookout at the stone patio, catch beautiful sunsets at the top of the slope. The Home is completed with pool/electric Solar and a Tesla charger, this home has it all and is ready for you to enjoy. Pool and electric solar systems are paid off.

7171 Sitio Caballero Carlsbad, CA 92009

$2,288,800
4 Beds
4.5 Baths
4,260 SqFt
Status Coming Soon
MLS # NDP2209403
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Extraordinary home on incredible lot in exclusive, gated La Costa Ridge. Oversized 17,555 sq ft pool sized lot. Home is one of the best floor plans built in all La Costa Ridge and features a full bedroom/bathroom suite plus an office & powder room on the 1st floor. Upstairs features 3 more bedrooms, a bonus room that could easily be a 5th bedroom PLUS a loft. Gorgeous upgrades throughout the home…10 ft. ceilings, 8.5 ft. doors, 7-inch baseboards with bullnose corners, Kohler sinks & toilets, upgraded hardware throughout, rich built-ins & wainscoting and a kitchen to die for…oversized prep island/breakfast bar with sink, granite counters with custom edge, built-in stainless-steel appliances and walk in pantry. All bathrooms feature gorgeous tile & stone tub/shower surrounds & granite counters. Master suite with a spa inspired bath, balcony & walk in closet with custom closet system. Garage is the quite frankly the cleanest garage I have EVER seen with an epoxy floor you could eat off of & built-in storage cabinets. And the most magical yard…completely quiet & private with Zen waterfall feature & built-in BBQ island/bar. Plenty of room for a pool & spa, play area, putting green, firepit…whatever your heart desires this lot has the space to do it all and it is on a quiet cul de sac in the nicest gated neighborhood in Carlsbad. Don’t miss it!

La Costa Ridge Homes Sold in Past Year

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