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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 $649,900 to $5,295,000

32 Total Listings
$1,965,484 Average Price
2,611 Average Square Feet
839 Average Price / SqFt


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Playa Riviera Dr 39, ENCINITAS

Incredible development opportunity for this 4.76 Acre hillside retreat with ocean views and prime location in the Cardiff Sea Village neighborhood. Zoned RR2 for 2 houses per acre this allows up to 9 dwellings. Power borders the lot on the west and water and sewer are at Playa Riviera Dr. This can be a very special project for investors and developers with land like this to develop getting harder to find. Possibly re-zone for assisted living

Mission Realty Group

1489 Summit Ave. 1 & 2, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,343 SqFt
Cardiff Composer District! 2020 New construction ocean view Coastal Oasis including charming separate income generating casita. Park your car & walk or bike to beaches, Cardiff Town Center, Cardiff Elementary School & old downtown Encinitas. Enjoy restaurants, retail shops & easy access to train station. New custom home built in 2020 offered in Cardiff's most sought after walking neighborhood: Cardiff's Composer District. Excellent


1499 Summit Ave, Parcel 2, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

6,600 SqFt
Cardiff Dreaming! Coveted opportunity to build a brand new home in the Cardiff Composer District. City of Encinitas says one can build up to a 3,962 sqft home (which could include up to a 1,200 sqft ADU for rental income or as a guest house). Walk and bike to everything this amazing community has to offer, including award-winning schools, dining and shopping in both Cardiff and Encinitas as well as world class surf beaches. Build your dream home


780-782 Munevar, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 2 Baths,
Cardiff 2-unit duplex with peak ocean views just one mile from the beach. Completely renovated, excellent income potential or combine and make one house. Both units have two bedrooms, larger unit has 1 additional room, an open and airy kitchen, with laundry and AC in each unit. Upgraded tones throughout with hardwood floors. Exclusive front and backyard usage. Unit 1 (780) 825sqft. Unit 2 (782) 915sqft. Great neighborhood just 4 blocks to

Willis Allen Real Estate

2466 Caminito Ocean Cove, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,258 SqFt
Rarely available townhome nestled in the resort-like community at Cardiff Cove. A private and tranquil enclave sets the tone for this completely renovated piece of paradise. You’ll be whisked away to a serene escape the moment you enter the entry walking path. Marvel at the finishes throughout this fully renovated home from the beautiful premium wood floors to the astonishing media set up. **see supplemental remarks**

Pacific Sotheby's Int'l 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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367 Liverpool, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,000 SqFt
Have you been dreaming of spending your days and nights in an amazing beach home with finishes that exceed what you thought possible? At 367 Liverpool you can step right into your dream with plenty of space to enjoy every minute of it. This 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home is framed by walls of La Cantina doors that invite you to sit on your private deck soaking in the panoramic white water ocean view. A stunning chef's kitchen, divine master retreat

Ruth Ann Deetz

2335 Cambridge Ave., CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,199 SqFt
Brand new construction, 180 degree ocean & surf break view home on one of the best streets in Cardiff's "Walking District". Features include the highest quality designer finishes, under counter appliances, state of the art floating counters & wall mounted bathroom accessories. Walk to beach, Seaside Market & locally owned cafes & restaurants. Features attached guest house (ADU) w/ bedroom & living area that can be

Willis Allen Real Estate


4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,740 SqFt
Gorgeous Cardiff home sits in its own private enclave with high-end finishes and a tropical oasis. Vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and a grand staircase welcome you into a warm, natural light filled home. The gourmet kitchen has brand new KitchenAid stainless steel appliances, wine fridge, and newly painted cabinets. New plantation shutters & Milgard windows overlook the lush backyard, built in BBQ and the waterfalls cascading into a newly


2156 Manchester Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,268 SqFt
Sweeping ocean views and a 2 block walk to EVERYTHING... this completely remodeled twinhome will not disappoint. High ceilings throughout, over-sized bedrooms suites, modern finishes, and an open indoor/outdoor floor plan highlight this extraordinary Cardiff beach house. Whether looking for a vacation home or simply wanting to feel like it's vacation everyday; Look no further. Located in the heart of Cardiff's Walking District, walk to world

Shoreline Properties

2188 Glasgow Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,763 SqFt
Brand new custom Coastal Contemporary home, located West of 5 in the heart of Cardiff by the Sea! Unobstructed coastline and sunset views. This home offers an open floor plan with high-end appliances, custom finishes, and a meticulous attention to detail. Multiple indoor/outdoor living spaces, 3 car attached garage, elevator, and private rooftop deck with 360 degree views. Walk to local beaches, restaurants, and Cardiff Seaside Market. Welcome

Swell Property

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

2426 Caminito Ocean Cv, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,274 SqFt
LAGOON VIEWS - SUNSETS - OCEAN BREEZES this unit has it all! Largest floor plan in Cardiff Cove has been beautifully maintained and sits atop the complex on a cul-de-sac with unobstructed views. Huge windows throughout let in the sunlight & coastal landscape. Close to the community pool & walking trail where neighbors meet to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets. Spacious bedrooms & 2 full baths. Minutes to beaches, coastal restaurants

Lake and Coast Real Estate

2470 Newport Ave, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,063 SqFt
Ocean views from this great twin-home with private yard in Cardiff's Walking District. This amazing property is located on a flat lot with alley access only 2 blocks to the water. 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

Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty

2033 Bruceala Ct., CARDIFF BY THE SEA

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,984 SqFt
Finally a Cardiff home with a lot well over 11,000 square feet, and incredible outdoor spaces designed by landscape designer Debra Carl to entertain and enjoy outdoor living at its finest! Saltwater spa with Baja ledge and water feature, outdoor kitchen complete with outdoor speakers, and a generous stretch of grass. The home is just under 3000 square feet, with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 3 fireplaces, 3 car garage, 500 plus wine storage and

Ruth Ann Deetz

1434 Kings Cross Dr, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,653 SqFt
Welcome to Cardiff. This home is ready for you to call home. All new pool equipment including pump, filter, and heater! Home now has central A/C and much more! Walking distances to award winning cardiff schools and Encinitas Park. Smart home features installed including ring door bell and connected garage opener. REAL FIRE PLACE perfect for those cold nights after relaxing in the spa.

Big Block Realty, Inc.
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 February 25th, 2020 at 2:31pm CST.