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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$325,000

3887 Pell Unit #320, Carmel Valley

Lovely unit at Carmel Valley’s most convenient address! Just walk across the street to Cinepolis Theater and numerous restaurants and shops. The Rec Center is next d...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140062356
  • Bldg. Pell Pl

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$348,900

12283 Carmel Vista Road Unit #217, Carmel Valley

Enjoy gorgeous views of lush landscapes including serene koi ponds, fountains & cascading waterfalls. This fabulous top level condo features many custom details & upgrade...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 140062260
  • Bldg. The Lakes

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$1,328,950

6470 Cypress Meadows Trail, Carmel Valley

This is a beautiful brand new Pardee home still under construction so the new buyers can choose their flooring! Home will be ready for move-in Feb 2015! 5 beds 4.5 baths ...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140062161

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$774,900

3941 Gaffney Ct., Carmel Valley

CALL OUR FREE 24 HOUR RECORDED INFO AT 1-800-433-0203 EXT 7009 TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY! or Call Listing agent Bobby Martins Directly at 858-204-72...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140061981

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$1,288,800

10553 Sand Crab, Carmel Valley

Enjoy unobstructed panoramic canyon views and wildlife from your private back yard. This canyon rim property sits near the end of a spacious cul-de-sac. Extra space on on...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 140061885

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$719,000

4018 Moratalla Terrace, Carmel Valley

COME HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! This lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bath Carmel Valley home offers you the opportunity to own your own “home” at townhome prices, with NO Mello...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140061872

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$2,199,000

3865 Torrey Hill Lane, Carmel Valley

Custom built, architecturally significant, gem with Panoramic Ocean views from interior spaces and deck. Located between Via de la Valle and Del Mar Heights Rd in a littl...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140061798

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$1,698,888

13272 Winstanley Way, Carmel Valley

This sought-after Promontory residence holds court in one of Carmel Valleys most prestigious neighborhoods. A grand property in the traditional style, the home is imbu...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140061774
  • Bldg. No

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$935,000

5706 Willowmere Ln, Carmel Valley

Cul-de-sac location with no home behind. Walk to Sage Canyon School. Hardwood and tile floors throughout. Combination living room, dining room area is 21x17. Corian count...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140061744

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$2,150,000

6505 Caminito Stella, Carmel Valley

Del mar mesa mediterranean estate home. 4 Bedroom, 4.5 bath 4879 sq. Ft. With in-suite downstairs bedroom with private entrance. Located at the end of a private road w...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS 140061421
  • Bldg. Paso Fino

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