Carlsbad condos with ocean view in Carlsbad CA near the beach

Where to live in Carlsbad California

Carlsbad is America’s best beach town. Carlsbad boasts 7 miles of wide, golden sandy beaches and three lagoons. One mile of this scenic beach is bordered by the Carlsbad Sea Wall – a wide concrete walkway popular with joggers and walkers. Carlsbad’s weather is never too hot, and never too cold. Its quaint downtown village, located just a few blocks and an easy walk from the beach, has all of the shopping, dining and craft beverages a person could dream of.

Whether you explore the city on a beach cruiser, electric or 10-speed bike, a street legal electric cart, a skateboard or even enjoy the novelty of doing it on your own two feet, Carlsbad is sure to deliver fun and diverse experiences. Create a new Sunday morning tradition of walking to the village for craft coffee, donuts or a full, scrumptious breakfast. Attend the Carlsbad Village Faire, held semi-annually – the largest single-day street fair in the US – or, the annual January marathon.

Carlsbad is a family friendly city. You kids will LOVE living in Carlsbad! Of course, the beach will be at the top of their list of things to do. But the city also has the Legoland theme park, Legoland water park, the SEA LIFE Aquarium, indoor go cart racing, surfing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, wake-boarding and jet skiing on the lagoon. Explore tide pools, skate parks, enjoy outdoor movie nights, Carlsbad’s flower fields, ice skate, or learn to play hockey at IceTown. There is also the Kidsville Playgym, beach side camping at the State Park, indoor skydiving and much more.

Parents will also rest easy knowing that the Carlsbad School District is consistently ranked highly, by both School-ratings and

If you love to travel, you can make Carlsbad your world portal. Want the most direct flights or cheapest tickets? From Carlsbad you’ll have multiple choices to fly out of: Carlsbad’s own McClellan Airport, San Diego International Airport is just 36 minutes away, Tijuana Airport is 58 minutes, John Wayne Airport is 1 hour, and the drive to LAX is about 1 hour and 40 minutes away, all depending on traffic of course.

Carlsbad is bisected by Interstate 5. The drive to the San Diego harbor is 35 miles. Disneyland is 61 miles and Los Angeles is 90 miles.

Additionally, Amtrak and San Diego’s Coaster both stop in Carlsbad. Work in downtown San Diego and want to live in laid back Carlsbad? No problem. Hop on the Coaster and enjoy a scenic and leisurely, one-hour ride along the coast. Perhaps you want to catch a Padres game and don’t want the traffic hassle. The Coaster will get you there. Amtrak will take you most anywhere in the US, and southern CA’s County’s Metrolink, which connects in neighboring Oceanside, has a large variety of destinations and links throughout multiple counties.

Carlsbad is known as Titanium Valley – golf’s version of computers Silicon Valley. Callaway Golf, Taylor Made, Cobra Golf, Titleist, Odyssey and Lynx all develop and manufacture their golf clubs here. Great clubs begged to be used frequently. Carlsbad has four golf courses within the city, and nearly 20 courses within a 20 minute drive. San Diego’s professional tennis team plays its home matches at Carlsbad’s Omni resort in La Costa.

The oceanview housing in Carlsbad is diverse. Buyers will find their dream homes in condos, town-homes, beach bungalows, larger single family homes and seaside mansions.

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Nicknamed “the village by the sea,” Carlsbad is a popular seaside retirement spot in North County San Diego.

Carlsbad is located 87 miles south of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of downtown San Diego.

Carlsbad’s Mediterranean climate averages 263 sunny days per year with mild winters and sees only occasional rain. Carlsbad has over 39 square miles (101 km2) and its popular neighborhoods are located “west of the 5,” (Interstate 5), right on the coast.

Carlsbad has an estimated population of 112,299 people. Approximately 26% of Carlsbad’s population are 55 and older who appreciate its laid back lifestyle.

Most importantly, in Carlsbad you will find some of the best ocean view homes in North County San Diego.



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Carlsbad Real Estate For Sale with Master Bedroom on Main Floor (Single Family Detached Homes)

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Carlsbad Real Estate in Adult Communities

Carlsbad Homes For Sale in 55+ Communities

The best Carlsbad 55+ communities are located in Camino Hills, El Camino Estates, Lakeshore Gardens, Rancho Carlsbad, and Solamar.

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Carlsbad Real Estate and Neighborhoods

  • Aviara in Carlsbad
  • Bressi Ranch in Carlsbad
  • Calavera Hills in Carlsbad
  • The Foothills in Carlsbad
  • La Costa Canyon in Carlsbad
  • La Costa Greens in Carlsbad
  • La Costa Oaks in Carlsbad
  • La Costa Ridge in Carlsbad
  • La Costa Valley in Carlsbad
  • Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad
  • Rancho Carrillo in Carlsbad
  • Rancho Ponderosa in Carlsbad
  • San Pacifico in Carlsbad
  • The Ranch Carlsbad



  • Cantamar
  • Cherrytree Walk Townhomes
  • Greystone Cove – The Cove
  • Parkside
  • Plum Tree Lane Townhomes
  • Poinsettia Heights Townhomes
  • Salt Aire
  • Seabreeze at Mariners Point
  • Seabright
  • Seaside Estates
  • Seaside Heights
  • Shorepointe
  • The Bay Collection

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  • Bayshore
  • Beach
  • Blue Lagoon Estates
  • Bristol Cove
  • Chinquapin Terrace
  • Downtown
  • Evans Point
  • Hidden Ridge
  • Hillgate Estates
  • Laguna Del Mar
  • Laguna De Los Patos
  • Laguna Point
  • Laguna Riviera
  • Llewellyn Shores
  • The Village
  • Ocean Pointe
  • Olde Carlsbad
  • Palisades Point
  • Papagayo
  • Sanctuary
  • Solamar
  • Spyglass Hills
  • Tamarack Shores
  • Terramar
  • The Bluffs
  • Calavera Hills
  • Foothills
  • Pacific View Estates
  • Spinnaker Hill
  • Beach
  • Bluwater
  • Bluwater Crossing
  • Hanover Beach Colony
  • La Costa Downs
  • Poinsettia Cove
  • Rosalena
  • San Pacifico
  • San Pacifico/Santander
  • Solamar
  • Terramar
  • Waters End
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  • Avocet Of Aviara
  • Aviara
  • Aviara Pointe
  • Bluwater Crossing
  • Bressi Ranch
  • Isla Mar
  • Hanover Beach Colony
  • Harbor Pointe
  • Mar Brisa
  • Mariner’s Point
  • Poinsettia Heights
  • Rancho Carrillo
  • Sea Cliff
  • Seaport
  • Seaside Estates
  • Serenata
  • Shorepointe
  • The Bay Collection
  • Vista Del Mar
  • Vista Pacifica



  • AltaMira
  • Bella Lago
  • Aviara
  • Brookfield
  • Colinas De Oro
  • La Costa
  • La Costa Valley
  • La Costa Village
  • La Costa Greens
  • La Costa Oaks
  • La Costa Ridge
  • The Ranch



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Carlsbad Condos For Sale

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Carlsbad Condos For Sale with Agua Hedionda Lagoon Views


Bristol Cove

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Ocean Pointe

The Bluffs

Carlsbad Condos For Sale with Buena Vista Lagoon Views


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Carlsbad Waterfront Condo Communities: Laguna Pointe, Llewellyn Shores, Ocean Pointe (Agua Hedionda Lagoon), Sanctuary, Tamarack Shores (Pacific Ocean), The Bluffs (Carlsbad Agua Hedionda Lagoon),

Carlsbad Ocean View Condos/Duplexes/ Attached Homes

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Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes For Sale $750,000 or under

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Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes For Sale $1,000,000 (1 Million) or under

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Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes For Sale $2,000,000 (2 Million) or under

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Carlsbad Duplex, Triplex, Fourplex, 2-4 units For Sale

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Carlsbad Commercial Real Estate Properties For Sale

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Carlsbad Vacant Land or Raw Land For Sale

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