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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 $695,000 to $3,995,000

27 Total Listings
$2,459,363 Average Price
4,612 Average Square Feet
1,112 Average Price / SqFt


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525 Liverpool Dr, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,517 SqFt
Start living your dream beach life now! With stunning ocean views & over 4,500 square feet this is one of the largest, best priced homes in North County. It has everything: 4-5 bedroom options, 4.5 baths, a gourmet kitchen, generous flexible space for gym, work space, home theater, wrapped with many outdoor niches for barbecuing, sunset viewing or stories by the fire pit. Newly remodeled with designer finishes throughout in a sought-after

Ruth Ann Deetz

2353 Newport Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,593 SqFt
Luxury Cape Cod Contemporary home in iconic waterfront Cardiff by the Sea Community. Over 3,600 sq. ft. of the finest quality construction you will find. Located just blocks to the ocean, downtown Cardiff, SeaSide Market and Glen Park. This is the most desirable location in all of Cardiff. Ocean views and spectacular sunsets await. Plenty of room for a hot tub in the back yard. Floor plan under documents. See supplment for list list of all the


2222 Via Tiempo, Cardiff by the Sea

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,089 SqFt
This beautifully designed contemporary, single level, 4 bed, 3 bath, 3089 sqft home, with its open floor plan, is the epitome of Modern Luxury. It has the perfect balance of indoor/outdoor living. Enjoy the breathtaking ocean and panoramic view while relaxing in the spa and infinity pool. The home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac street. The gourmet kitchen with its beautiful Marble counter top and Miele and Bosch appliances, has an amazing

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService

315 Chopin Way, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,586 SqFt
Experience luxury coastal living in the Composer District of Cardiff by the Sea! The house is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac steps from the beach. This Mediterranean home has stunning ocean views from both levels with beautiful indoor-outdoor spaces plus a beautiful pool and spa. The house boasts generous space for a Work at Home Lifestyle. After work, relax and rejuvenate in your own private oasis or walk to some of North County's best

Wolf Real Estate Group

2580 San Elijo Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,458 SqFt
Custom modern Mediterranean home with dramatic ocean and San Elijo Lagoon views! Enjoy relaxing on the wrap around deck or next to the fire pit and soak in the views. Highlighted with beamed ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, specialty lighting, and custom fireplace surrounds. The main home is approximately 2,833 SF with 4+BR, 3.5BA, and includes ample extra parking. There is also an attached casita, which is approximately 625 SF and has 1BR,

Barry Estates

1739 San Elijo Avenue

3 Beds,
Tenant Occupied. Text/Call David Miller 760-822-1755 or Ben Hamady 858-437-7033.

Swell Property

1739 San Elijo Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea

6 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,280 SqFt
Rare opportunity to acquire approved plans for high end residential development!! This shovel ready project offers the opportunity to build two brand new coastal contemporary homes. These luxury side by side panoramic ocean view condos were designed by a renowned local architect. Each unit has a detached ADU perfect for guests, home office, gym, and/or long-term rental unit. Want to build your dream home? Modify the plans and design your own

Swell Property

1514 Rubenstein Ave, Cardiff by the Sea

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,531 SqFt
Extraordinary ocean & sunset views from this Cardiff home. Enjoy the multiple outdoor living spaces beginning with the private front courtyard which is like stepping into a Zen garden complete with trickling fountains, lush succulent & rock garden amid old growth trees shading the perimeter of the courtyard. The courtyard includes a modern fire pit and multiple conversation areas that lead to the front entry with 4 stacked stone columns

Coldwell Banker Realty

406 Sheffield Ave, Cardiff by the Sea

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,718 SqFt
Gorgeous custom built home situated on a secluded cul-de-sac in the heart of the Composer District. This spacious home overlooks Rossini Canyon and boasts views of the protected reserve from every living space. Peek-a-boo ocean views from the upstairs patio and a short distance to the beach via the trail. The spacious interior offers a formal living room with large picture windows providing natural light. Each bedrooms has its own en suite and

Big Block Realty


8,005 SqFt
Rare opportunity to own a spectacular ocean view lot in the quintessential surf town of Encinitas, California. This elevated coastal residential lot provides sit-down ocean views of the Pacific Ocean and is located just steps from San Elijo State Beach and Pipes surf break. A short bike ride along the Coastal Rail Trail takes you to Swamis, Cardiff Reef, shopping, dining and nightlife at Cardiff and Downtown Encinitas. Zoned R-2 creating an

Bressi Ranch Realty

2052 Montgomery

1 Bed,
Endless opportunity for this large 7500sf west facing ocean view site with 3 underlying lots located in the Walking District of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The site currently has two quintessential beach cottages each with one bedroom and one bath. There is also a separate two car garage and ample access from the alley to the site. Generate income while you process plans to be build your dream home, or develop two separate homes each with their own

Swell Property

2052 Montgomery Avenue, Cardiff by the Sea

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,092 SqFt
Endless opportunity for this large 7500sf west facing ocean view site with 3 underlying lots located in the Walking District of Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The site currently has two quintessential beach cottages each with one bedroom and one bath. There is also a separate two car garage and ample access from the alley to the site. Generate income while you process plans to be build your dream home, or develop two separate homes each with their own

Swell Property

1629 Somerset, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,716 SqFt
Coastal Mid-Century Modern home located in Cardiff by the Sea Garden District. Additions and renovations completed in 2017, the meticulously designed home includes 3 bedrooms 2 baths at 1,716sqft featuring a 400sqft covered outdoor living area incorporated with La Cantina doors into the main living area, a custom detached office/studio 120sqft, Vaulted Beam ceilings, Gas Fireplace with custom cherry wood slab hearth, Surround Sound, exterior gas

Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty

2437 Manchester Avenue, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 494 SqFt
Development opportunity, Shovel ready twin-home project with OCEAN VIEW in the heart of the beautiful Cardiff Walking District West of 5 Freeway. Excellent location close to shops, restaurants, and Beach. Take a Walk to the beach from these beautifully designed homes. Project consists of 4units, two single family & two ADU. Each home consists of a 3BD/3BA, 2car garage, two large balconies with ocean views and white water lagoon views. ADU

All About Real Estate

2032 Bulrush Lane, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,579 SqFt
Nestled in a cul-de-sac, this sun-drenched Cardiff home creates the opportunity for indoor-outdoor living. Soaring ceilings welcomes in million-dollar panoramic ocean, lagoon, and sunset views. Enjoy the light infused main level featuring a welcoming intimate living space. The gourmet kitchen boasts granite counters, recessed lights and SS appliances. Ascend the staircase & delight in yet more stellar ocean views from the master suite and

Windermere Homes & Estates

2060 Manchester Avenue, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,907 SqFt
Enjoy California living at it's finest with this coveted & highly desirable coastal property West of I-5 in the highly acclaimed Walking District of Cardiff by the Sea! This lovely home boasts owned solar panels for low electric bills, 3 beds with master bed on the 2nd floor, 3.5 baths with remodeled kitchen, granite counter tops, SS appliances & heated bamboo floors! You'll love the ocean views and vaulted ceilings in this airy and

Coldwell Banker Realty
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 April 16th, 2021 at 2:45am CDT.