Homes for Sale in Carmel Valley

Search all Carmel Valley houses for sale and real estate listings. Located half an hour's drive northeast of downtown San Diego, Carmel Valley is an upscale community that not only offers plenty of amenities but also boasts beautiful surroundings. Although Carmel Valley is one of San Diego's more modern neighborhoods, it maintains a distinct character that sets it apart.

Thanks to its fantastic location - with easy access to major highways - Carmel Valley is popular among commuters; folks can quickly reach work in downtown San Diego or the nearby biotech hub of Sorrento Valley. Carmel Valley features a high concentration of newer luxury single-family homes and attracts those who seek award-winning schools, plenty of parks, and a strong sense of community. For additional local inventory, view all homes for sale in San Diego.

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Carmel Valley Real Estate Market April 13, 2024
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About Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley is an elegantly designed community, with most of its residential and commercial infrastructure occupying the area’s upland mesas. This means that residents enjoy almost endless recreation opportunities in the untouched canyons. There are miles of hiking trails, beautiful open spaces, and many community parks throughout Carmel Valley, and the moderate climate means that locals can spend time outdoors throughout the year.

Mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding are among the most popular pursuits in Carmel Valley, and Las Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve is a favorite local haunt that encompasses 4,000 acres of open space. There are miles of trails here as well as canyons, waterfalls, and wildlife.

Nearby Torrey Pines Natural Reserve also features miles of trails, and some of the best views in the area can be found along the way. It's even possible to make your way down to the Torrey Pines State Beach from here to enjoy some sun, sand, and surf.

For those who’d rather spend the day on the links, there are plenty of fantastic golf courses within easy reach of Carmel Valley. The Grand Del Mar Golf Club is the closest option, featuring a Tom Fazio-designed private course as well as top-notch facilities such as a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a fitness center.

There's an established equestrian culture in Carmel Valley, with several centers in the area. Concord Equestrian Center, which is located at Del Mar Horse Park, is home to boarding stables and a dressage ring and also offers lessons, training, and annual events.

Carmel Valley’s central location means residents can quickly and easily access plenty of nearby shopping and dining. With San Diego so close, it’s also easy to experience some of the best entertainment in the world, ranging from the museums in Balboa Park to the San Diego Zoo and SeaLife Aquarium.

Perhaps the most sophisticated shopping and dining can be found at One Paseo, a newer mixed-use development in the northern part of the community. One Paseo features beautiful landscaping and a real community feel and is home to dozens of fantastic restaurants, chic cafes, and elegant boutiques.

The arts and culture scene in Carmel Valley is mainly centered around the public library and community center. The library offers loads of mainly kid-centric activities and classes, while the community center hosts classes and events for everyone, including art and dance workshops.

Carmel Valley Real Estate

Always get the newest Carmel Valley properties; this page is updated with Carmel Valley real estate listings several times per day from for the most extensive San Diego MLS.

Each listing includes photos, the price, year built, the size of the house (square feet), the size of the lot, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and other important information. You’ll also be able to check the number of days it has been on the market (DOM), the MLS number, and the listing status (active, under contract, or pending).

Review exterior features as well as the architectural style of residences. If any appliances or other personal property are included with the sale, those will also be noted. When available, Carmel Valley neighborhood details will be included along with a map, local schools, and similar homes for sale within the Carmel Valley zip code.

Carmel Valley Realtors®

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