Cardiff By The Sea Homes for Sale


Nestled between Encinitas and Solana Beach lies the small, yet vibrant beach community of Cardiff By The Sea. Commonly referred to as just Cardiff, this tiny town is home to about 12,000 residents, giving it a close-knit atmosphere. However, its integration with Encinitas gives Cardiff a connection with the rest of Coastal San Diego. As such, Cardiff By The Sea homes for sale offer easy access to a variety of amenities.

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Cardiff was initially founded in 1911 as a farming district. It quickly developed into a residential town as new homes sprouted up. The initial developer of the community named it after his wife’s hometown: Cardiff, Wales. This history serves to explain the charming street names found throughout the area, including Oxford Street, Birmingham Street, and Manchester Road.

Outdoor lovers will feel right at home in Cardiff. To the south of the community is a beach and lagoon area. Cardiff State Beach is a part of the larger San Elijo State Beaches that run along the area’s coast. San Elijo Lagoon and San Elijo Lagoon County Park are both located in Cardiff and offer great recreational opportunities to visitors and residents alike. Other recreational areas near Cardiff By The Sea real estate include Cardiff Park, Glen Park, Ada Harris Park, and Cardiff Sports Park.

Shopping and dining opportunities near Cardiff By The Sea are found at the Cardiff Towne Center. This is the main retail complex in the area, offering 51,000 square feet of retail stores, restaurants, and offices. In addition, a short drive to Encinitas provides the Encinitas Marketplace and the Encinitas Ranch Town Center. Both of these shopping centers feature great grocery, retail, restaurant, and coffee options.

For educational opportunities, Cardiff By The Sea real estate is located within the acclaimed Encinitas Union School District. For higher education, Cardiff students can attend the close by Mira Costa Community College.

Cardiff real estate is mainly comprised of beautiful detached homes and twinhomes. Home prices range from the mid-$500,000’s to well over $2 million. If you would like additional information on available Cardiff By The Sea homes for sale, please contact real estate professional Marla Zanelli today!

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