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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3936 Lago Di Grata Cir, Carmel Valley

Elegant 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath executive family home located behind the gates of Monte Claire. This Plan 3 is highly upgraded and features panoramic views of the surrounding...

  • Beds6
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150011405
  • Bldg.Monte Claire

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5260 Caminito Vista Lujo, Carmel Valley

Gorgeous Executive home located on a private golf course in the sought after gate guarded community of Palacio Del Mar! The complex offers a multitude of amenities inclu...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150011375
  • Bldg.Palacio Del Mar

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3712 Mykonos Lane Unit #167, Carmel Valley

Highly-Desirable Andalucia Townhome features 2 Master Bedrooms and a 2-Car Garage. Enjoy the spacious floorplan with separate Living Room and Family Room, an Open Kitchen...

  • Beds2
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150002509
  • Bldg.Andalucia

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4059 Carmel View Unit #40, Carmel Valley

Look no further, this charming top floor unit in the Arborlake community is perfect for the first time buyer! Community Amenities are great with tennis courts, pool, sp...

  • Beds1
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS140064033
  • Bldg.Arborlake

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5268 Quaker Hill Lane, Carmel Valley

Highly desirable Belmont plan 4 featuring 5brms, one on main floor with private bath, & large upstairs bonus room. Lovely floor plan with neutral tones, double sided stai...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150011191

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13010 La Porta Point, Carmel Valley

Highly upgraded corner unit in a fabulous location! This is an interior location, so no freeway noise. Upgrades include carpet, stainless steel appliances,porcelain floor...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150011122
  • Bldg.Airoso

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12966 Carmel Creek Unit #139, Carmel Valley

Spacious TownHouse in West Carmel Valley - Tons of windows that illuminate this stunning 3 BD/2.5 BA with natural light. Rich bamboo wood flooring throughout living & din...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150011107
  • Bldg.Halcyon

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7616 Marker Rd., Carmel Valley

Give your guests an extravagant welcome with huge vaulted ceilings in the entry/formal living room and new Spanish-inspired tile flooring throughout the entire first floo...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150011086

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12614 Carmel Country Rd #54, Carmel Valley

Gorgeous town home in Heart of Carmel Valley that shows like a MODEL!!! Professional designer details, custom wooden flooring throughout, slate stone designer fireplace t...

  • Beds2
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150011065
  • Bldg.Elysian

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13282 Seagrove Street, Carmel Valley

First time on the market, this gorgeous light and bright Plan One in Amador backs up to the open space park. Gourmet kitchen, sumptous master suite with large walk-in c...

  • Beds4
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150011042

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