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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 $619,000 to $6,950,000

52 Total Listings
$2,014,386 Average Price
2,470 Average Square Feet
868 Average Price / SqFt


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1702 Westminster Dr, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,826 SqFt
Modern Craftsman design meets Coastal Contemporary style in an ideal setting! Steps to Cardiff's rail trail & pristine beaches this CUSTOM SINGLE LEVEL offers ocean & sunsets views. Striking curb appeal highlighted by a standing seam metal roof, vertical board & batten siding and tropical landscaping. Entertain in style on the huge deck off the family room while taking in ocean views from the kitchen! Exquisite interior design



4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,120 SqFt
Beautiful Cardiff home located West of the 5 in the Composer District on a private cut-de-sac. A true escape, this home features 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms with an additional bedroom/office space off garage.The master is located on the second floor along with a loft space that opens to a large deck with peek-a-boo ocean views. The lushly landscaped backyard is centered around pool & spa with an outdoor living space and grill area.The front

Big Block Realty, Inc.

2024 Bulrush Lane, Cardiff by the Sea

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,330 SqFt
Ocean views immediately upon entering the front door! San Elijo Lagoon & panoramic ocean views will swiftly capture your attention. Complete remodel and meticulously re-created! 2nd story grand master suite w/ expansive ocean view deck. Master bath is fit for a queen. Jetted spa, grand shower, walk-in closet w/ Cherrywood built-ins. 3 suites, one on lower level w/ private entry. Enjoy entertaining around expansive pool, spa, & cooking

Savvy Lane Real Estate

2180 Glasgow Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,937 SqFt
Last remaining brand new custom Coastal Contemporary twin home located West of 5 in the heart of Cardiff by the Sea! Unobstructed coastline and sunset views. This twin home offer spacious open floor plan with high-end appliances, custom finishes, and a meticulous attention to detail. Multiple indoor/outdoor living spaces, 2 car attached garage, dumb waiter, and private rooftop deck. Walk to local beaches, restaurants, and Cardiff Seaside

Swell Property

000 Bristol 000, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME IN CARDIFF BY THE SEA. Ideal opportunity for development in the Composer district. Two large lots on Bristol west of Oxford. Parcel 1, 8103 SF Parcel 2, 7892 SF. Tentative parcel map approved APN numbers expected soon. Located minutes from Cardiff State Beach, great restaurants, and shopping.


2148 Bulrush Lane, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,769 SqFt
A Diamond in the Rough! Must See for yourself and appreciate the incredible panoramic white water views this property has to offer! Views of Seaside Beach. It is a unique, one of a kind huge lot that is at the end of a cul-de-sac with protected habitat for an unobstructed view. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a large slice of paradise by the Sea. Home offers remodeling opportunities to customize and personalize to your

New Palace Realty

2136 Glasgow Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,198 SqFt
Sophisticated & elegant, this unique tri-level home located at the top of West Cardiff has it all. Bright & open w vaulted ceilings, travertine flooring & new carpeting throughout. Spectacular white water views to La Jolla from rooftop deck & master retreat solely on top floor, opening to your private, just refinished rooftop deck w endless ocean views. Remodeled kitchen, doors, living rm, marble bath, huge garage. Quick stroll

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2470 Newport Avenue, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,063 SqFt
Seller will entertain offers from $1,675,000 - $1,765,000. White water ocean views from this great twin-home with private yard in Cardiff's Walking District. The home has two bedrooms with full bath and laundry room on the entry level. While the second level welcomes you with an open floor plan, vaulted exposed beam ceilings highlighted by great light and views. The private master-suite & view deck is also on the second level.This is a

Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty


4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,007 SqFt
Newly Remodeled Dream Home in Cardiff-by-the-Sea! With sweeping ocean views, this homes features 4 Bedrooms & 4 Bathrooms throughout 3,007 sq ft of living space PLUS a big backyard. Designed around an open living concept with California craftsman looks, the spacious interior is highlighted by vaulted ceilings, light-filled rooms, Oak-plank tile floors, chef's kitchen with walk-in pantry, a gracious master bedroom and with luxurious bath

Big Block Realty, Inc.

1810 Rubenstein Dr, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,081 SqFt
Opportunity knocks! Composer District home with ocean views to the west and serene Rossini Canyon to the east. Prime location on a quiet street; a short walk to Cardiff Elementary, the rail trail, Seaside Market, restaurants and the beach. One of the best values west of I-5 with an opportunity to update to your personal taste! 3 bed/3 ba + office, formal dining, living room, kitchen and family room that opens to the sun filled backyard for


2381 Manchester, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,016 SqFt
Shovel Ready! Value is in the land! Plans have been approved to build two 2,250SF single family homes, 3.5BD/2.5BA with multiple decks offering breathtaking views! Considering comparable homes just sold for 2.25million EACH, this is an investors dream! This listing is for the current existing home, but includes everything the seller has done thus far for the future development. Which includes some city fees, architect plans, surveys,

The Beach Seller

2129 Montgomery Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,894 SqFt
Live Video tours and a Virtual 3D walkthrough available, contact listing agent to schedule a tour** This totally renovated masterpiece features a fully equipped 1 bed/1 bath attached guest unit. West of the 5 in Cardiff Walking District and a short walk from Cardiff Reef, San Elijo State Beach, Seaside Market & all the Cardiff eateries. 4 beds, 3 1/2 baths 2896 sq ft w/ a 2 car garage & 3 different outdoor living spaces and a peek ocean

Sustainable Realty Group

2509 Manchester Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,368 SqFt
Enjoy unobstructed lagoon and ocean views from this modern 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome in the heart of Cardiff Walking District. Beautiful architecture, high ceilings, lots of picturesque windows, a mid-century modern kitchen, and a stunning living room with fireplace and wet bar. Multiple outdoor decks create an indoor/outdoor living environment to keep you enjoying the coastal ocean breezes all year round. Walk to the beach, restaurants, and


1425 San Elijo Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,995 SqFt
Enjoy the fresh ocean breeze by day and fall asleep to the sound of breaking waves at night. Exceptional ocean views from the second level master suite; Swami’s to the North and the La Jolla coast line to the South. Watch for whales and dolphins from the deck while you sip your morning coffee. The lower level living space also boasts good ocean views. Steps from the Cardiff rail trail…walk, run or bike to the beach, restaurants, shopping and


939 Grange Hall Road, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,948 SqFt
Quarantine here! Lounge beside the pool. Stroll the quiet neighborhood. Work from either balcony while enjoying the OCEAN VIEW. Kids could safely play all day on the very long driveway. Bike to Swami’s and pick up VG’s on the way home. Cocktails and stargazing from the spa. Custom home built in 2012. Impeccably maintained. Owned solar electricity. Whole house water filtration. Fresh white cabinetry, stainless appliances, oversize



4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,702 SqFt
THIS IS IT.... the home you have been waiting for. A prized 4 bedroom, 3 bath open concept Coastal Cardiff beauty with a spacious backyard. Recently remodeled from the plumbing up. New kitchen with quartz countertops and new appliances. Ocean views from your spacious Master bedroom. Watch the sun set over the Pacific. It doesn’t get better than this. No HOA or Mello Roos. With room to build up (plans drawn) and add a pool, this Ranch style home

Pacific Ranch 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 May 26th, 2020 at 6:45am CDT.