New Listing - 4 hours online
$1,325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,091
SQFT
857 S Vulcan
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 7 hours online
$1,790,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,625
SQFT
844 La Mirada Ave
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$529,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,620
SQFT
444 N El Camino Real #71
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 12 hours online
$3,588,800
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,490
SQFT
550 4th St
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 14 hours online
$895,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,807
SQFT
339 Rancho Santa Fe Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$1,490,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,938
SQFT
3572 Copper Crest Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$1,299,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,000
SQFT
1726 Kennington Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$1,749,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,165
SQFT
2475 Manchester Ave
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$1,325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,239
SQFT
964 Bonita Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$2,549,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,650
SQFT
2338 Newcastle
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,249,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,553
SQFT
922 Sealane Dr #B
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$1,949,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,647
SQFT
3817 Rancho Summit
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 12PM
$1,999,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,557
SQFT
130 W Jason Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$589,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,056
SQFT
1817 Pleasantdale Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$2,779,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,847
SQFT
2495 Newcastle
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$5,050,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,901
SQFT
2425 5th St
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,249,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,240
SQFT
1131 Monterey Vista Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$650,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
929
SQFT
677 Sweet Pea Place
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$2,250,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
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2148 Glasgow Avenue
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$4,395,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,517
SQFT
525 Liverpool Dr
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision

Just south of Carlsbad, Encinitas CA is another beautiful seaside city located along the historic Pacific Coast Highway 101 (the “PCH”). With an amazing Mediterranean climate, it’s very mild here. The average daily temperature is 72°F, while temperatures below 40°F or over 85°F are very rare.

Encinitas is much smaller than Carlsbad, only about half the size – about 20 sq. miles.

As of 2014 the estimated population was 62,254 people.

According to 2010 Census data the median age was 41.5 years. The breakdown is as follows: 20.6% under the age of 18, 6.3% aged 18 to 24, 27.9% aged 25 to 44, 32.3% aged 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older.

Population growth has been very minimal in Encinitas going back to the time of the 1990s… when there was a big expansion up to then.

With virtually no crime, Encinitas is a very safe place to live and the median family income of $78,104 is much higher than the CA average of $53,025 (source: trulia.com).

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View of the the coast from Cardiff by the Sea in the incorporated city of Encinitas, CA

A Relaxed Vibe

With over 6 miles of coastline there is a very beachy feel here. The beach lifestyle heavily contributes to the local culture and is a major source of enjoyment and recreation.

Surfing is one of the most popular activities and is part of the city’s heritage. Encinitas is considered to have world-class surfing conditions so you’ll find many local surfers and year-round surf contests.

The diverse landscape ranges from beaches and cliffs, to flat coastline areas to rolling hills and steep bluffs. Several lagoons and coastal wetlands are home to a wide variety of wild life (including over 300 species of birds).

The San Diego Botanical Gardens is another beautiful attraction, famous for its Amazon Rainforest and bamboo displays. The Self Realization Center’s beautiful gardens and viewpoint over looking the Pacific Ocean, typify the peaceful feel of Encinitas.

The flower growing industry is quite significant in Encinitas and has gained a reputation as a flower growing capital, in particular for poinsettias.

The beautiful downtown Encinitas area is right on the coast and features shops, cafes and restaurants – all in a very historical setting. The city also hosts many year-round events like barbeques, street fairs, seasonal festivals.

Public Services and Amenities

Encinitas Ranch Golf Course is a very popular municipal course open to all ages and levels, with great practice facilities and panoramic ocean views. And there are over 25 courses within just 10 miles of Encinitas center.

Seniors will find a very lively senior’s program filled with various services and activities. The 39,000 sq. foot Encinitas Senior Center is a hub for all kinds of social and recreational events, like arts and crafts, computer instruction, dance, fitness classes, games, music appreciation, outreach services, special interest programs, transportation, and special events.

Encinitas is part of four different school districts across the local region, with 4 high schools, 5 middle Schools (including three private) and 15 elementary schools five of which are private. Also the Watts Atelier of the Arts School is located here.

There are three colleges located in Encinitas as well:

California Institute for Human Science
Mira Costa College (San Elijo Campus)
St. Katherine College

Hospitals

The Scripps Memorial Hospital is a general medical and surgical center located in Encinitas. The Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, CA is only 10.6 miles away and the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido is only 10.7 miles away. In total there are 25 hospitals within 25 miles of the center of Encinitas.

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New Listing - 4 hours online
$1,325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,091
SQFT
857 S Vulcan
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$529,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,620
SQFT
444 N El Camino Real #71
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Open House 12/08 at 1PM
$1,490,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,938
SQFT
3572 Copper Crest Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$1,325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,239
SQFT
964 Bonita Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$589,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,056
SQFT
1817 Pleasantdale Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$5,050,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,901
SQFT
2425 5th St
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,249,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,240
SQFT
1131 Monterey Vista Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$89,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
260
SQFT
1549 N Vulcan #50
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision

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New Listing - 12 hours online
$3,588,800
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,490
SQFT
550 4th St
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$2,549,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,650
SQFT
2338 Newcastle
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$2,779,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,847
SQFT
2495 Newcastle
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$4,395,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,517
SQFT
525 Liverpool Dr
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,579,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,555
SQFT
1846 Amalfi
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$699,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,379
SQFT
650 Westlake St
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$745,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
781
SQFT
266 Gloxina St
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Open House 12/07 at 12PM
$1,925,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,700
SQFT
1302 Windsor Road
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision

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Open House 12/07 at 1PM
$529,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,620
SQFT
444 N El Camino Real #71
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$589,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,056
SQFT
1817 Pleasantdale Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
$529,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
936
SQFT
1933 Springdale
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
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