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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$1,249,000

5433 Sonoma Place, Carmel Valley

Don't miss this most desirable Bordeaux Plan 2 in Pacific Highlands Ranch, with one of the largest premium lots, walk to Sycamore Ridge Elementary. This home is move in r...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150042681

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$1,199,000

13191 Millcroft Ct, Carmel Valley

Beautiful well maintained house with floor plan 3, located in the prime elevated corner east view cul de sac lot. Unique ground floor master suite, open floor plan with v...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150042665

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$1,515,000

4715 Reedley Terrace, Carmel Valley

Professional Pictures coming Thursday 8.6.15. Stunning Santa Fe Summit, highly sought after, has been thoughtfully remodeled & updated with GE Monogram appliances,stove h...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150042608

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$1,424,900

4795 Keswick Ct, Carmel Valley

Pardee built Santa Fe Summit on oversized ultra private lot with pool! Spacious 4 bedroom open floorplan with master bedroom suite on ground floor. 200k in upgrades since...

  • Beds4
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS150042592

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$1,895,000

5088 Greenwillow Lane, Carmel Valley

This is The BEST of LEXINGTON! Spectacular quiet, private paradise with pool, spa and large grass play area overlooking The Grand Del Mar Golf Course with panoramic view...

  • Beds6
  • Baths6.0
  • MLS150042338
  • Bldg.Lexington

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$979,000

4715 Tarantella Lane, Carmel Valley

Great Opportunity in Carmel Valley! Cantamar Plan 2 w/ Hillside & Canyon Views & Private Courtyard Entry. 3 Bedrooms + Bonus Room, 2.5 Baths, 2,516 Sq. Feet. Light, Br...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150042290

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$1,788,000

4938 Pearlman Way, Carmel Valley

Plan 3 of Private Collection by Davidson located on a quiet cul-de-sac. Soaring ceilings, arched passages, Travertine and wood floors, marble fireplace surrounds and swee...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150042247
  • Bldg.Private Collection

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$819,000

12654 Carmel Country Road Unit #93, Carmel Valley

Rare Antares Community West-facing home with Del Mar views & sunny backyard. A/C, FSC certified Brazilian teak flooring: stairs, family room, bedrooms. Travertine floorin...

  • Beds3
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS150042207

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$439,900

12205 Carmel Vista Rd. Unit #140, Carmel Valley

Fully remodeled 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with gorgeous koi pond views in desired Carmel Valley. Updated home features: new Corian countertops, new premium carpet, new ...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS150042198
  • Bldg.The Lakes Carmel Delmar

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$1,650,000

4759 Sunset Heights, Carmel Valley

The wait is over!! Your flat cul-de-sac lot home next to a greenbelt awaits you. Bask in privacy and enjoy panoramic views with neighbors on one side only. This impeccabl...

  • Beds5
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS150042137

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