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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12525 Ruette Alliante Unit #188, Carmel Valley

Rarely on the market 1 bedroom upper end unit in Camino Villas. OWNER SPENT 4K IN IMPROVEMENTS . TURN KEY. Lots of sunshine, plenty of windows for open airy feeling with ...

  • Beds1
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS150022198
  • Bldg.Arborlake

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4075 Carmel View Unit #11, Carmel Valley

Live in the pristine neighborhood of carmel valley. Living room featuring crown moulding, wood flooring, recessed lighting throughout. Dining area, new stainless steel ap...

  • Beds1
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS150015611
  • Bldg.Arborlake

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4880 Almondwood Way, Carmel Valley

Move-In Ready 5 bedroom, 3 full bath home with over 3000 sq ft of light and bright living space. Grand entrance welcomes you into this Carmel Valley home with soaring ca...

  • Beds5
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150022167

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13496 El Presidio Trail, Carmel Valley

Gorgeous santa barbara plan 3 * you are greeted at the front door by hardwood floors that continue through the 1st level * custom built-ins, a stone fireplace & home thea...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150022158

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12850 Caminito Beso, Carmel Valley

Highly desirable Stone Canyon; featuring 4 bedrooms, light & airy interior w/wonderful upgrades including plantation shutters, stunning remodeled kitchen open to family r...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150022081
  • Bldg.Stone Canyon

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13335 Glencliff, Carmel Valley

Gigantic 15,000 square foot canyon rim location!! Simply panoramic views!! New windows!! Granite countertop kitchen with 5 burner range!! Excellent condition!! Hardwood a...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150022045

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5525 Caballos Pl, Carmel Valley

Look no further - this stunning Wildhorse Plan 2 located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable Seabreeze Farms community of Carmel Valley has it all. Why choose between...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150021967
  • Bldg.Seabreeze Farms

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4115 Calle Isabelino Street, Carmel Valley

Beautiful SANDS Plan I with over $200,000 in upgrades. Pride of ownership displayed throughout its interior and exterior spaces. The master suite and its sumptuous bath/d...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150021947
  • Bldg.The Sands

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5251 Quaker Hill Lane, Carmel Valley

Amazing Canyon View Home! Full on sunshine, south facing with a wonderful backyard, raised bed organic gardens,well established fig, loquat, plum trees, built-in fire pit...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150021941

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6683 Granite Crest Court Unit #97, Carmel Valley

One of the last CANYON RIM LOTS in Alta Del Mar! Offering panoramic views to the Los Penasquitos Preserve, this 0.41 acre lot is located in a quiet, gated cul-de-sac on ...

  • MLS150021824

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