New Listing - 9 hours online
$1,325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,475
SQFT
1670 Landquist Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 10 hours online
$947,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,616
SQFT
1807 Milbank Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 18 hours online
$1,150,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,983
SQFT
335 Sprucewood Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 18 hours online
$359,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
650
SQFT
1810 S El Camino Real #B101
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
Foreclosure
$1,275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,984
SQFT
402 Villa Blanca Ct
Encinitas, CA 92024
Pelican Ridge (NCPR) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$2,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,532
SQFT
1867 Montgomery Ave
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
 
New Listing - 3 days online
$1,475,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,442
SQFT
619 Paloma Court
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 4 days online
$695,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
876
SQFT
2839 Caminito Cape Sebastian
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
Cardiff By The Sea Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$3,500,000
Condo For Sale
Active
0.24
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
154 Phoebe Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 5 days online
$3,495,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,847
SQFT
2188 Glasgow Avenue
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
 
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,800,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.09
ACRES
SAN DIEGO
COUNTY
1331 Lake Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
ENC Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,249,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,593
SQFT
141 Stonesteps Way
Encinitas, CA 92024
Leucadia Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$1,275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,633
SQFT
724 Oakbranch Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$3,400,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,000
SQFT
3475 Lilac
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,425,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,193
SQFT
1588 Bella Vista
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$4,195,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
5,325
SQFT
1254 Urania Ave
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,852,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,563
SQFT
1309 Portola Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$2,200,327
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,187
SQFT
1329 Portola Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
Olivenhain Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$795,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
970
SQFT
687 S Coast Highway 101 #208
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas 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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Foreclosure
$1,275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,984
SQFT
402 Villa Blanca Ct
Encinitas, CA 92024
Pelican Ridge (NCPR) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$2,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,532
SQFT
1867 Montgomery Ave
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
 
New Listing - 4 days online
$3,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
8
TOTAL BATHS
3,677
SQFT
154 Phoebe Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 5 days online
$3,495,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,847
SQFT
2188 Glasgow Avenue
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
 
New Listing - 7 days online
$3,400,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
5,000
SQFT
3475 Lilac
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,425,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,193
SQFT
1588 Bella Vista
Encinitas, CA 92024
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$3,570,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,945
SQFT
2160 Oxford Avenue
Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007
 
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$3,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,147
SQFT
796 Neptune Ave
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision

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New Listing - 3 weeks online
$599,900
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,782
SQFT
444 N N El Camino Real #SPC 124
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision
$649,900
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,715
SQFT
444 N N El Camino Real #SPC 93
Encinitas, CA 92024
Encinitas Subdivision

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Sunset at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas CA – Photo by Jean Noriega-Tritle

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