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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California, which is usually simply referred to as Cardiff, is a suburban community in the San Diego region of Southern California. It is located between Encinitas and Solana Beach, and has a population of around 12,000. Technically it is a neighborhood within Encinitas, but it is south of the city and has its own Zip code. The Pacific Ocean is the western border of the community, and many of its homes have wonderful ocean views. It is about 25 miles north of downtown San Diego.

The community was founded as an agricultural enclave but it began development in 1911 when a man named J. Frank Cullen began to build new homes in the area. Cullen's wife was a native of Cardiff, Wales, and she was the one who convinced him to give the community its name after her hometown. Consequently, many of the area's street names are named after cities in the United Kingdom. Though the community was originally named simply Cardiff, German developer Victor Kramer, who later came to the community, added the "by-the-Sea" to its name.

There are two schools in Cardiff run by the Cardiff School District: Cardiff Elementary, which serves grades kindergarten through third grade, and Ada Harris Elementary, which contains grade three through six. For higher-level education, students attend middle and high schools in the San Dieguito Union High School District.

The community is very livable, with many of the main attractions easily reached simply by walking. Its beach, lagoon, several restaurants, the post office, library and other spots can all be accessed within minutes of each other by walking. The main area of town for dining is called Restaurant Row and features an assortment of dining options, particularly those serving seafood. Nearby is the San Elijo State Beach Campground, where visitors can spend time on the beach during the day and rent campsites overnight. Glen Park has basketball and tennis courts, and Cardiff Sports Park has baseball and soccer fields for use. Cardiff Reef is a popular destination for surfers all over the region. South of the community if the 900-acre San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve.

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Newest Cardiff By The Sea Properties for Sale

$3,990,000
5 Beds 3 Baths NDP2404324 MLS ACTIVE Status
Custom 5 bed, 3 bath, 3,708 sqft home with a pool in West Cardiffs highly desirable Composer District. Situated on a private and quiet tree-lined street with gorgeous blue ocean views! Live the ultimate lifestyle in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in San Diego where youre steps away from the world famous Seaside Market, the Coastal Rail Trail and some of the best beaches and surfing SoCal has to offer. When youre not out and about, youll love unwinding by your private pool and spa or hosting guests in your own corner of paradise. This home has excellent indoor / outdoor living flow and an entertainment friendly backyard. Start your mornings taking in the coastal breeze from your primary suite balcony with views of the ocean and adjacent picturesque Rossini Canyon.Three car tandem garage with a substantial amount of storage - built in cabinetry as well as two additional rooms (approx. 8x13 & 8 x17) that can be used for a gym, keeping bikes, surfboards, holiday storage, etc. Smart system controlled AC and a dual zone climate controlled heating system. Pool and spa are heated by solar and have an automated cover allowing for an extra safety feature and keeping the pool clean from debris.Nearby walkway offers a shortcut to Encinitas Community Park with 44 acres of space to stay active at the skate park, sporting fields, dog park, playground and more. Located in a top rated school district and just a 10 minute walk to Cardiff Elementary. Natural light, spacious layout, timeless finishes, abundant storage and the ideal quiet location on an oversized lot. Live here and

421 Warwick Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea

$5,545,000
4 Beds 5 Baths NDP2404077 MLS ACTIVE Status
Experience the epitome of coastal luxury with this exquisite new construction residence nestled in the heart of the pristine shores of Cardiff by the Sea and Swamis. This architectural gem offers a captivating alternative to bluff-side living, providing unparalleled beach access and breathtaking whitewater views without compromise. Step inside this architectural masterpiece, where sophisticated modern design meets the essence of Southern California beach living. The main residence offers over 2582 sq. ft. of meticulously crafted living space, including 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and an elevator, this home seamlessly blends comfort and elegance. Every detail has been thoughtfully considered to maximize the mesmerizing ocean vistas, and endless sunsets, ensuring a seamless visual connection to the sea from within. The interior boasts a contemporary aesthetic, harmonizing light, flowing hues with timeless elegance, creating not just a living space, but a statement of style. One of the highlights of this exceptional property is the rooftop deck, offering an idyllic sanctuary for relaxation while soaking in the spectacular Pacific Ocean sunsets. Additionally, the accessory dwelling unit (ADU) provides its own entrance and includes a full kitchen, laundry hook-ups, full bathroom, and living area, offering over 543 sq ft of separate living space. Embrace the opportunity to own a piece of coastal paradise, where luxury, style, and unmatched location converge. This isn't merely about acquiring a home; it's about inheriting a lifestyle that encapsulates the best of coastal living and a

1739 San Elijo Avenue, Cardiff-by-the-Sea

$3,995,000
4 Beds 4 Baths NDP2403013 MLS ACTIVE Status
Welcome to coastal living at its finest in this spectacular Cardiff-by-the-Sea residence. Boasting unobstructed panoramic ocean views, this home offers a serene retreat where the sound of the waves and the salty breeze become your daily companions. Step inside to discover a newly refreshed interior, featuring brand new carpet and laminate flooring throughout the kitchen and living areas. The entire property has been given a fresh coat of paint, creating a bright and welcoming atmosphere. The open floor plan seamlessly connects the living spaces, allowing natural light to flood the rooms and highlight the stunning ocean vistas. The kitchen is a chef's dream with new appliances, including a fridge, and modern upgrades such as a new sink, backsplash, and countertops. Imagine preparing meals with the backdrop of the shimmering sea just outside your window. This residence offers not only a 2-car garage downstairs and a single-car garage up, but also approved plans for a 2-car garage with an ADU on top are in place, providing an excellent opportunity for additional living space or rental income. Take advantage of the expansive deck that overlooks the ocean, providing the perfect setting for entertaining guests or enjoying a quiet evening watching the sunset over the Pacific. The lower level of the property has been newly remodeled, featuring a spacious deck with ocean views and plenty of room for relaxation. The allure of this coastal community is accentuated by its close proximity to the untouched shoreline, charming eateries, boutique shops and scenic San Elijo Lagoon hiking tr

2533 Montgomery Avenue, Cardiff-by-the-Sea

$3,195,000
4 Beds 3 Baths NDP2402841 MLS CONTINGENT Status
Step into coastal luxury at this exquisite Cardiff Beach house located in the Upper Composer District with upgraded finishes throughout. With 4 bedrooms, 3 Baths, along with an optional room to use as an Office, an Exercise Retreat, or even a Play Room, encompassing 2,703 square feet of indulgent living space. This home boasts a versatile layout with three bedrooms on the main floor, 2 Full Baths and the optional room. Upstairs, discover a secluded retreata one-bedroom suite with an office and full bath that can be easily remodeled to close off as an ADU for added privacy and income. This home offers the epitome of beachside living. Marvel at the meticulously crafted interior featuring Hardwood floors, a beautiful modern wood staircase, and multiple skylights that bring the light in. At the heart of it all is a beautifully designed kitchen with Quartz countertops, convenient pull-up island seating Stainless Steele Appliances, and a custom tile backsplash that adds a touch of dazzle to the kitchen making it the place to be! Some more notable features are the Subway and Mosaic tile accents in the remodeled bathrooms, the oversized walk-in shower with multiple shower heads in the primary bath, ceiling fans, Air conditioning, and an abundance of windows bathing you in sunlight. Nestled in the fabulous Composer District of Cardiff, near beaches, shopping, restaurants, and all the treasures of coastal North County, where every day feels like a vacation.

1806 Somerset Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea

$1,595,000
NDP2402761 MLS ACTIVE Status
Unveiling an unparalleled opportunity to build a modern coastal gem! This property captures the essence of luxury beach living, situated West of the 5 in Cardiff by the Sea. Over two years have been invested into the design and securing permits process, culminating in a "close to" ready-to-build, ocean view luxury beach home. The exquisite 3600 sq ft home design showcases 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms which intelligently utilizes the west facing orientation and maximizes use of the lot. The basement features a two car garage, full bed, bath, lounge space w/wet bar, wine cave, and a mudroom outfitted with a dog washing station. The main level unfurls into an expansive, open-concept living space with floor-to-ceiling 2 story southern facing windows, a dining room, sunroom, and an inviting great room that opens up via sliding doors to the covered patio for ultimate indoor/outdoor living. A modern, floating stairway ascends to the second level, revealing the primary suite and two inviting secondary bedrooms. The primary suite, adorned with an ocean-view covered patio, promises tranquil beginnings and endings to your days with views of the Pacific Ocean. To take full advantage of the coveted bluff top location, the full length rooftop deck offers endless views from eastern sunrises to grand Pacific sunsets. Every facet has been integrated into this impeccable design, inclusive of professional top-tier interior design selections. The attention to detail is paramount, from the handpicked interior choices to the harmonious landscaping. The rear yard generously offers a 480 sq ft cove

2061 Mackinnon, Cardiff-by-the-Sea

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