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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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1329 Cornish Dr, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,366 SqFt
Cardiff's finest back on market with motivated Sellers. Contemporary jewell with fantastic panoramic ocean views. Grand room layout for an inclusive lifestyle that combines the indoor with the patio, pool and exterior features. Extra large rooftop deck to indulge in the Southen California iconic palm tree lined sunsets. Small carbon footprint and technology enhanced home. Master Bedroom with views from your bed. Quiet location with open space on

Keller Williams Carmel Valley

1489 Summit 1 & 2, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,341 SqFt
At last , a truly inspired beach home with an oasis feel in all it's simple perfection.From the wood touches, open living area combined with two dining options, this home was designed for you to hang with the ones you want close. There are 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 4 in the main home, and one with a separate ADU set up independently, & easily combined. The yard wraps the first level living space and has been approved for Jacuzzi and fire pit to

Ruth Ann Deetz


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.

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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1147 Woodlake Drive, Cardiff by the Sea

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,258 SqFt
Stunning corner end unit townhome set atop of the community in a prime location with peek-a-boo sea views just a mile away from the beautiful ocean and boardwalk of Cardiff by The Sea. Upon entry, you will love the open floor plan with hardwood maple flooring throughout. Upgraded kitchen with marble countertops and stainless steel appliances opens up to an eat in area and large family room that leads to the very private back yard. This home also

Theresa Morris Realty Group

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


2172 Oxford Avenue, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,136 SqFt
Updated home with beautiful panoramic ocean views in Cardiff's Walking District. Spacious main level ocean view master bedroom with large closet, opens to ocean view deck. Large family room and two bedrooms are in lower level with great ocean views and expansive deck. This property offers a one bedroom guest house with separate entrance on lower level and is currently rented. Walk to Seaside Market, restaurants, shopping & beaches.

Coldwell Banker Realty

1413 Kings Cross Drive, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,502 SqFt
This beautiful Cardiff single story home is in a desirable neighborhood a mile from the beach. You will enjoy ocean breezes in this move-in ready re-model that is within walking distance to award winning Cardiff schools. This home boasts a new kitchen with quartz countertops, new luxury vinyl plank floors, new baths, new double pane windows, new lighting throughout and newly landscaped front and back yards. This pristine home will not last!

ERA Ranch & Sea Realty

1657 Ruthlor Rd, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,075 SqFt
Adorable beach bungalow located in Cardiff! This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with lots of natural light. Large backyard with a pool, spa and room to entertain. The deck located on the back hillside is the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Welcome to the Cardiff lifestyle!

Big Block Realty, Inc.


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

1521 Summit Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,851 SqFt Dramatic ocean view sunsets from this exceptionally designed property on one of the most sought-after streets in Cardiff. Tastefully appointed floor plan adorned with the finest of finishes including exotic white oak hardwood floors, an elevator, fully appointed master suite, gourmet kitchen, en suite secondary bedrooms, 3 balconies & paid for solar. This coastal dream home sits perfectly between downtown Cardiff &


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

2130 Orinda Dr. E, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,419 SqFt
WELCOME TO THE BEACH!! If WHITE WATER/SUNSET VIEWS and walkability to the beach and down town Cardiff is what you're after, look no further. This RARELY AVAILABLE Cardiff By the Sea townhome offers beautifully upgraded kitchen & bathrooms, hardwood floors throughout, whole house water filtration system (owned), 2 car garage, large private entry courtyard, Community hot tub, ocean views from the living room, patio, kitchen and master. Don't


513 Liverpool Dr, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,360 SqFt
Turn Key Classic Cardiff Beach House! Top to bottom exceptional quality remodel with panoramic ocean views in the highly desired Walking District. European light oak hardwood floor throughout, custom quartzite kitchen countertops and stainless steel appliances by Sub-Zero, Miele and Bosch. The open floor plan of the first level features multi-fold family room doors extending the living space to the view patio creating ideal indoor/outdoor living


1014 Nolbey St, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,871 SqFt
Ocean view home in beautiful Cardiff by the Sea! First time on market... This well maintained home has 3 bedrooms /3 baths and is just under 1900 sq ft. Ocean views from numerous rooms. Large private lot with no one behind you. Yard has tons of potential! Close to freeway, beach and all the amazing restaurants and schools Cardiff has to offer.

Swell Property

2317 Oxford Ave., CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,646 SqFt
Enjoy panoramic whitewater views of the Pacific Ocean from this custom built Twinhome conveniently located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea's Walking District. All 3 bedrooms are located upstairs while the kitchen and living rooms are on the main floor making this ideal for families and entertaining guests. Complete with a private backyard and garage. Within close proximity to shops, the beach and all that makes Cardiff-by-the-Sea the perfect place to

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 May 26th, 2020 at 6:30am CDT.