Carmel Valley Real Estate Search

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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

3820 Elijah Ct. Unit #222, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$529,000

3820 Elijah Ct. Unit #222, Carmel Valley

Former upgraded model in the best location of Carmel Pointe w/ views & privacy! No looking into other buildings/neighbors windows! 1 car garage w/ extra space behind & 2 ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140047683
  • Bldg. Carmel Pointe

12362 Carmel Country Unit #G206, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$339,000

12362 Carmel Country Unit #G206, Carmel Valley

One of the best location in gated The Heights of Carmel Valley! Recently remolded & upgraded Dec.2013!Private corner unit with balcony!2 parking spaces.Granite counter to...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140047641
  • Bldg. The Heights

10651 Village Haven Trail Unit #103, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$799,000

10651 Village Haven Trail Unit #103, Carmel Valley

TOP 10 REASONS TO BUY ME! #1 Spacious 4 BR end-unit built in 2012. #2 Perfect family layout. Largest unit in Highlands Village. #3 Great Room with beautiful wood floors...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140047609
  • Bldg. Highlands Village

3574 Caminito El Rincon Unit #98, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$388,000

3574 Caminito El Rincon Unit #98, Carmel Valley

Terrific second floor 2BD/2BA in Camino Villas! This has been a second home for 16 years with owners using it about one month a year and never rented. Home is light and...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140047551
  • Bldg. Camino Villas

7463 Collins Ranch Terrace, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$1,485,900

7463 Collins Ranch Terrace, Carmel Valley

Seller will entertain offers between $1,395,900-$1,485,900. Located in the prestigious Gated Community of Collins Ranch in Carmel Valley, no expense has been spared on th...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140047455
  • Bldg. Collins Ranch

4521 Vereda Mar De Ponderosa, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$919,000

4521 Vereda Mar De Ponderosa, Carmel Valley

Extraordinary home in the Cove. Looking for a home that shows like a model? We have the perfect home for your client. Custom cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140047447

5479 Coach Lane, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$1,495,000

5479 Coach Lane, Carmel Valley

CANYON FRONTAGE, highly upgraded 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom move-in ready home, located in Carmel Valley’s Seabreeze Farms -this is the perfect family home! This beautiful ope...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140047445

4034 Lago Di Grata Circle, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$1,399,000

4034 Lago Di Grata Circle, Carmel Valley

From the moment you drive through the gates of Monte Claire to the hilltop location of this stunning home you will see and feel the pride of ownership reflected throughou...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140047418
  • Bldg. Monte Claire

10541 Whispering Hills Lane, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$1,825,000

10541 Whispering Hills Lane, Carmel Valley

Luxury living: Grand foyer, soaring ceilings & wrought iron sweeping staircase beckon guests. Floor plan flows freely from formal dining room to gleaming gourmet kitchen ...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140047385

7453 Collins Ranch Terrace, Carmel Valley CA 92130

$1,299,000

7453 Collins Ranch Terrace, Carmel Valley

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS - Award-winning floorplan on a HUGE pool-sized lot! Wonderful Cul-de-Sac location w/impressive approach and curb appeal. Ideal family home boasts forma...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 6.0
  • MLS 140047323

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