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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10516 Abalone Landing, Carmel Valley

Beautifully appointed home in La Strada! Gorgeous sunsets and ocean views from master retreat, which features his and hers walk in closets. Beautiful marble floors and hi...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS160006868

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4938 Pearlman Way, Carmel Valley

Plan 3 of Private Collection by Davidson located on a quiet cul-de-sac. Huge yard features pool, spa, BBall court and a private gate to Ashley Falls School. Home features...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS160006855
  • Bldg.Private Collection

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3629 Caminito Carmel Landing, Carmel Valley

Professional photos coming! JUST COMPLETED extensive remodel in/out! Private backyard faces SW. New: Wood flooring, carpet, crown molding, baseboards, stainless appls., n...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS160006842
  • Bldg.Groves

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13514 Sierra Rosa Trl, Carmel Valley

Stunning turn-key Portico home at Pacific Highlands Ranch in Carmel Valley, offers fully UPGRADED Kitchen with NEW stainless appliances., NEW painting, 4 bedrooms and 2.5...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS160006746

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13953 Baileyana, Carmel Valley

Brand New Constructions! March Move in! Beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bathroom with one bedroom and a full bathroom downstairs and a loft upstairs. A large playroom was built in ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS160006488

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5334 Foxhound Way, Carmel Valley

Elegance exudes inside & out from this immaculate home. Interior features include: Gleaming hardwood floors through-out, wrought iron staircase, plantation shutters, gour...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS160006470

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12654 Carmel Country Unit #93, Carmel Valley

Seller will entertain offers between $829,900-839,900-wonderful antares community detached home!-view/view/view!!-new designer paint-shutters throughout-large open floorp...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS160006440

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3598 Caminito El Rincon Unit #127, Carmel Valley

Agents - This Is A Winner! New Remodel and it is Great-New Kitchen/ Cupboards/Stainless Steel Appliances/Counter Tops/Baseboards/Bathrooms/Lighting Fixtures/Patio Door/D...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS160006411
  • Bldg.Camino Villas 2

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5125 Via Avante, Carmel Valley

BEST LOCATION in the gated community of SENTERRA! RSF Schools! Stunning executive home backs to an open preserve with canyon views. Italian ceramic tile & eco-friendly ba...

  • Beds4
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS160006341
  • Bldg.Senterra

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5851 Cape Jewels Trl, Carmel Valley

Arabella Plan 3 located in desirable Pacific Highlands Ranch. This lovely 5 bedroom 3 bath home is just a short walk from The Village shopping center, a new park, hiking...

  • Beds5
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS160006325

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