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Cardiff By The Sea Homes For Sale - San Diego

The Cardiff by the Sea community, typically referred to as Cardiff, is located within the city of Encinitas. The former farming community is now known for some of San Diego's best surf spots. If you are interested in receiving more information about homes for sale in the Cardiff community, or would like to schedule a showing of one of these homes, call the Seaman Team at 858-223-1200.

Community Summary

Homes for Sale

The price range for this neighborhood is from $824,900 to $10,000,000

25 Total Listings
$3,049,896 Average Price
1,980 Average Square Feet
1,337 Average Price / SqFt


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1660 Brahms Road, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 5,616 SqFt
When light creates art, art evokes emotion. Phoenix House, unlike anything Cardiff by the Sea has ever seen, is an Architectural Record award winning sanctuary. Impeccably designed by renowned architect Sebastian Mariscal, Phoenix House was the first of three of his creations to receive the prestigious Record House designation. Expansive ocean views and multiple outdoor living spaces, including the rooftop deck with an outdoor kitchen, make


2516 San Elijo Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,226 SqFt
This is it! A once in a lifetime legacy property, perched above the Pacific Ocean and San Elijo Lagoon in the heart of Cardiff!! Nestled in a picturesque setting with immaculate ocean, sunset, and lagoon views, this beautifully renovated residence is designed for exceptionally upscale aesthetics and comfort. Immerse into Cardiff's spectacular sunsets with an abundance of crisp ocean air from three terraced balconies. This home features an open

Gold Coast Real Estate

2520 San Elijo Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,762 SqFt
Rarely do site and structure so seamlessly align to create an indescribable sense of tranquility in a truly remarkable setting surrounded by natural beauty. Custom built and consisting of 2 legal parcels bordering the San Elijo Lagoon, this unique estate boasts breathtaking views overlooking the ocean and coastline. The architecturally stunning interior showcases abundant light through a wide array of skylights while walls of windows and doors

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService

1476 Summit Ave., CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,339 SqFt
Exceptionally rare opportunity to own an OCEAN VIEW. A contemporary, design-focused, Brand New Construction in AAA+ location that’s highly curated, boasting supreme Ocean Views AND walkability to vibrant Cardiff by the Sea and bustling Encinitas. Nestled in that truly scarce sweet spot that keeps options at your fingertips and encourages spontaneity, while also providing ample and elegant space to relax in peace, tranquility and elegance when

Keller Williams Realty

165 Kilkenny Drive, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,473 SqFt
AMAZING AMENITIES IN CARDIFF! Timeless in style and quality, this coastal jewel flawlessly combines elegance and ease. Built in 2013, this 3 bedroom, 6 bath is approximately 4,300 square feet. Enjoy entertaining guests year-round, indoor and out. The main level has sliding French patio doors. Motorized sun-shades flow from the dining room and great room. Dramatically engineered Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, and Brazilian Mahogany solid core


411 Bristol Road, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,498 SqFt
Rare opportunity to own a Cardiff by the Sea custom estate walking distance to Cardiff State Beach, Seaside market, local restaurants, walking & biking trails & much more! Remodeled in 2021 with custom upgrades & maple hardwood throughout. Entertainers kitchen with pass through counter, custom cabinets & extensive storage & drawer organization, opens to the dining & living spaces is equipped with high-end Miele brand

Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty

2151 Glasgow, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,947 SqFt
*Also Listed as Residential Income MLS# NDP2203014* CARDIFF by the SEA BEACH COTTAGE W/2 ADU Apartments - 2151 Glasgow is a unique Cardiff by the Sea property situated at the top of the hill west of I-5 in Cardiffs famed Walking District. This single-story home features 2 rentable guest units, a large pool sized yard, and an ocean view rooftop deck. Main House (built 1959) offers 3bd/2ba, open floorplan with wood beamed ceilings, fireplace,

Deanna Russo, Broker

2151 Glasgow Avenue

4 Beds,
*Also listed under Residential MLS #NDP2203021* 2151 Glasgow is a unique Cardiff by the Sea property situated at the top of the hill west of I-5 in Cardiffs famed Walking District. This property features 3 legal units set on 4 lots PLUS and additional lot with separate APN, ocean views, easterly sunrise views, room to expand, AND rental income also with room to grow. Main House (built 1959) is a single story 3bd/2ba with large spacious, pool

Deanna Russo, Broker

2449 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,222 SqFt
This modern coastal cottage, remodeled in 2019 by local designer, KC Interiors in 2019, is located in the coveted walking district of Cardiff by the Sea. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath; with additional attached studio with loft, full kitchen and bathroom, is being sold fully furnished, turn-key and ready to enjoy. No expense was spared to create a modern feel with top-of-the-line finishes throughout; be-it a gourmet kitchen similar to a French bistro,

Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty


3 Beds, 3 Baths,
Get lost in this Zen oasis once used as a yoga retreat, now a modern home. With beautiful natural stone work and natural landscaping surrounded by tangerine and lemon trees throughout property. Make these single story three detached UNITS hideaway your new home or your investment property. This property has a main front house with 2 bed and 1 bath with its own private front and back porch with a not in use Koi pond. The front main house has a

Latitude 32 Realty

1604 Legaye Drive, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,045 SqFt
Urban meets coastal in this modern new build, thoughtfully designed, with a reversed floor plan to capture the panoramic ocean views. Upon entering the flair from the staircase sets the tone of this stylish home. The elements throughout are refined yet playful, creating an inviting and comfortable space. Mesmerizing ocean views from the second level consists of a great room and family kitchen with vaulted ceilings, master bedroom suite, an en


1805 Mackinnon

6 Beds, 4 Baths,
You have found the perfect investment in Cardiff by the Sea! West facing with gorgeous ocean views and great sunsets with a ton of privacy on this large, lush 10,000 sqft lot! A duplex giving you plenty of space for visitors or potential for investment with an income producing property. Walking distance to some of the finest beaches that North County San Diego has to offer, as well as nearby schools, shops, and restaurants. Recent upgrades in

Big Block Realty, Inc.

2318 Edinburg Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,689 SqFt
Classic Cardiff home with mid century modern vibes! 3 beds / 2.5 baths with a bonus room perfect for an office, playroom or additional bedroom. Open living room and kitchen with vaulted wood ceilings separated by a brick fireplace. Fully remodeled, this home is turn key ready with fresh paint inside and out, new flooring, cabinets, counters, windows, roof, A/C, updated baths and drought tolerant landscaping in front with a lush lawn in the

Trinity Homes & Investments

2306 Lagoon View Drive, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,245 SqFt
Sandy Point is one of Cardiff by the Sea's most desirable gated communities. This 2 story, 3 bedroom and 2.5 bathrooms detached home has views of the communitie's lagoon, greenbelt and park. The back patio is a perfect place to relax, have morning coffee and enjoy a dinner with your family. There is also a gate on the patio that leads to the lagoon and park area. The primary bedroom and bathroom is located on the first level along with a half

Corcoran Global Living

2362 Wales Dr., CARDIFF BY THE SEA

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,606 SqFt
Immaculate single-level home with spectacular ocean, sunset, & canyon views in the coveted Sandy Point complex in Cardiff by the Sea. Rarely available larger canyon lot in a serene tucked away gated community with a resort-like feel. This bright and open Cape Cod home features new roof (2020), newer HVAC system, fresh paint, wood and tile flooring, high ceilings, two fireplaces, and pristine backyard with incredible views. Kitchen boasts SS

Jonathan B. Haskett

2465 Oxford, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,432 SqFt
Welcome to 2465 Oxford and come experience everything that the Cardiff lifestyle has to offer! This single-family home located west of the 5 freeway and in the desirable walking district of Cardiff by the Sea, allows you to soak up the panoramic ocean views from the spacious master suite and second floor deck. The property offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and multiple outdoor living spaces which allow you to relax in comfort and bask in the coastal

Century 21 Award
Cardiff Community Information

Cardiff Neighborhood

Centrally located within southern San Diego County, the Cardiff community is an attractive area due to its ease of access to the Pacific Ocean. Swami's and Cardiff Reef are two well known surf spots that attract residents to this beach community. Cardiff is not only nestled within the city of Encinitas to the east and north, but also has the Pacific Ocean to the west and a lagoon to the south.

Cardiff Lifestyle

With beautiful sandy beaches and tides perfect for surfing, Cardiff provides its residents with the quintessential beach community lifestyle. This community boasts many outdoor activities to offer its residents; there are hiking options, reefs and tide pools to explore and quite a few well known surf and paddle boarding spots.

Cardiff Schools

The Cardiff School District is comprised of two schools; Cardiff Elementary (grades K-3) and Ada Harris Elementary (grades 3-6). Families then complete their primary education in the Encinitas Union School District or San Diego Union School District.

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Listing information last updated on June 30th, 2022 at 8:34pm CDT.