West of 5 Homes
San Diego Beach Towns

One of our more frequent requests from those knowledgeable about San Diego real estate is: Please show me a beach home or condo (more commonly known as “west of 5 homes”) where I can walk to the sand. 

It’s a request we gladly grant if for no other reason than the fun of showing homes and properties west of 5 near the beach!

And because the stretch of beach territory in that corridor is pretty narrow from Oceanside through Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff by the Sea, Solana Beach and Del Mar, we are offering a daily update on homes in these areas sitting between the Pacific Ocean and Interstate 5–hence the name and desire: West of 5 homes.

If you have questions about San Diego beaches or homes located near the ocean in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach or Del Mar, call or text Scott Murphy, our San Diego beach home expert at 760-613-6190 or email


687 South Coast Highway 101 Unit 210 Encinitas, CA 92024

2 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,085 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # NDP2107328
Property Type Townhouse
Price Type --
West of 5 & mere blocks to Moonlight Beach. You'll love Pacific Station built in 2010 in downtown Encinitas! The ultimate Encinitas address for those looking for a turnkey place at the beach with access to boutiques, restaurants, and bars -right outside of your door. The location is PREMIER - South facing for tons of light & interior (NOT on 101 or next to the train) The owners have great taste and the colors make this place POP. You’ll love the artsy urban vibe with wood-style laminate flooring, incredible finishes like - Blade ceiling fans (brushed nickel), Sputnik sconces & living room chandelier with Edison bulbs. And don't forget the comfort & conveniences - in-unit laundry, A/C, building elevator, secured 2 car parking (& paid guest pkg) and a spacious storage cage for your beach gear. There is a lot to love here. **HOA - TWO Month Minimum for RENTAL***

2464 Jefferson Street Carlsbad, CA 92008

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,112 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # PTP2102663
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
VRM $1,199,000 - $1,249,000 .. Great R-3 zoned property West of 5 near Carlsbad Village in Old Carlsbad. This 3 bedroom 2 bath Beach Cottage sits on private lot with 77 ft of frontage and 100 ft of depth. Original condition Cottage has oversized garage (Huge ADU Possibilities) on a large lot with upside for development for up to 3 City approved units or rehabbed for great vacation rental or just a summer get away. Walking and biking distance to the beach, Village shops with multitude of restaurants and nightlife. Sold “As Is” No Credits or Repairs.

701 Valley Ave Solana Beach, CA 92075

3 Beds
1.5 Baths
1,026 SqFt
Status Pending
MLS # 210016319
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type --
Amazing development opportunity on large lot West of 5 in a very desirable neighborhood! Close to beach, race track and restaurants. Long term family owned residence that has been well cared for. New remodeled bathroom, New 2Ply Roof! Large open lot that is 9,300 square feet!! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to remodel or develop this fantastic property! This property can be developed as a mix-use multi unit property. The home is permitted and the City has indicated that an ADU can be built. This could also be an income producing opportunity for a commercial business in front and multiple condos in back (must verify with City) Sewer: Septic Installed Topography: LL