Carmel Valley Real Estate Search

You may search all Carmel Valley homes for sale, including short sales and foreclosures, directly from this neighborhood page.

Carmel Valley Overview

Bordered on the north by Del Mar and Fairbanks Ranch, on the east by Rancho Penasquitos, to the south by La Jolla and Sorrento Valley, and to the west by Torrey Pines State Reserve and Del Mar, Carmel Valley has become not only a model for fine living, but also has an outstanding location to boot.  Carmel Valley is contained within the 92130 zip code and is a community within the San Diego city limits.

Carmel Valley is a relatively wealthy community within the city limits of San Diego which began development in the mid-1980's.  Hallmarks of the area include very well thought of public schools, new shopping centers, and modern infrastructure which makes every day getting around a pleasure for area residents.

Del Mar Highlands Town Center is located at the very north end of Carmel Valley and is the economic hub of Carmel Valley.  Shopping, a wide selection of restaurants, and a movie theater complex serve area residents.

Though the western portion of Carmel Valley is nearing completion, the east side still has much room to grow.  Nearly 50,000 residents are fortunate to call Carmel Valley home.

Carmel Valley Real Estate

Due to newer construction, nearly every home in Carmel Valley, from 1 bedroom apartments to 5 bedroom luxury view homes, are all well designed and built to modern standards; a factor which has helped to maintain a stability in market pricing.  As most homes for sale were developed by large construction companies such as Pardee Homes, floor plans can be similar within each neighborhood, while maintaining a custom look and feel.  Carmel Valley was designed to provide quality housing options in all price ranges. 

Because of the desirability of Carmel Valley, investors have found condo purchases to be sound investments.  Vacancy rates are low and newer construction helps to keep maintenance costs down.

Overall, homeowners can expect a high standard of housing, schools, and entertainment throughout this master planned community.

Carmel Valley Schools

Carmel Valley shares a number of school districts for area students, all of which are prized for the modern facilities and academic standards.  For the elementary schools, the northern section is part of the Solana Beach School District (K-6). The southern section is managed by the Del Mar Union School District (K-6). The San Dieguito Union School District manages both the middle and high schools.

Elementary schools

  • Ashley Falls (Del Mar Union School District)
  • Carmel Creek (Solana Beach School District)
  • Carmel Del Mar (Del Mar Union School District)
  • Del Mar Pines (private, nonsectarian)
  • Ocean Air (Del Mar Union School District)
  • Sage Canyon (Del Mar Union School District)
  • Solana Highlands (Solana Beach School District)
  • Solana Pacific (Solana Beach School District)
  • Sycamore Ridge (Del Mar Union School District)
  • Torrey Hills (Del Mar Union School District)

Middle and Junior High Schools

  • Carmel Valley Middle School
  • Earl Warren Middle School

High Schools

  • Torrey Pines High School
  • Canyon Crest Academy


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Carmel Valley Homes for Sale

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$429,900

12275 Carmel Vista Road Unit #231, Carmel Valley

Beautiful upgraded unit , kitchen and bathrooms remodeled a few years ago... Granite counter tops.. Stainless appliances in kitchen... Full size washer/dryer in laundry ...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS150016340
  • Bldg.The Lakes

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$1,699,999

13167 Winstanley Way, Carmel Valley

Magnificent 5 Bed, 5 Bath home built for family and entertaining! Over 4,000 sqft of highly upgraded living space featuring stone floors, granite counters and crown moldi...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150016312

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$419,000

12261 Carmel Vista Rd 175 Unit #175, Carmel Valley

Desirable first floor end unit at The Lakes with the most beautiful grounds in Carmel Valley & No Mello Roos. Highly upgraded with gorgeous laminate flooring throu...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS150016288
  • Bldg.The Lakes

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$1,695,000

4972 Gunston, Carmel Valley

Come home to elegance. Guests will be impressed with the attention to detail shown in the remodeled kitchen and the custom Ritz-Carlton style baths. View sited eating are...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150016283

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$895,000

3932 San Martine Way, Carmel Valley

Perfect family home in large cul-de-sac close to award winning schools & park. All vinyl dual pane windows & sliders with Plantation shutters throughout. Spanish tile flo...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150016144

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$889,900

Carmel Valley

Stunning Arabella Craftsman style home in Pacific Highlands Ranch! Hardwood floors! Slab granite in Kitchen and Butler's pantry! Kitchen opens to FR with Fireplace and Bu...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150016138

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$425,000

12638 Carmel Country Unit #139, Carmel Valley

Luxury awaits you! Awesome, rarely available Top Floor unit! Best location in Carmel Valley and complex within walking distance to boutiques, dining, grocery shopping pl...

  • Beds2
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150011491
  • Bldg.Elysian

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$615,000

3654 Carmel View, Carmel Valley

Beautifully renovated and move-in ready. This Two story townhome in the desirable Coral Cove complex has everything you need. Upgraded kitchen featuring granite counters,...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150016013
  • Bldg.Coral Cove

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$4,995,000

13921 Rancho Dorado Bend, Carmel Valley

Rare to come on the market, this breathtaking all one-level estate is located on an expansive lot in Rancho Pacifica, one of San Diego's most coveted guard-gated communit...

  • Beds5
  • Baths7.0
  • MLS150015976

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$1,280,000

5769 Aster Meadows Pl, Carmel Valley

This lovely home is located in the desirable community of Pacific Highlands Ranch. The home boasts open living spaces, travertine, granite, solar panels, a tankless wate...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150015933
  • Bldg.Santa Rosa

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