Oceanfront Homes for Sale in Carlsbad in Carlsbad Village
Buyers interested in oceanfront homes for sale in Carlsbad have several areas they can explore to find the perfect home.
Where in Carlsbad Can I Buy an Oceanfront Home?
Because of the location of the Coast Highway (historic Route 101), a number of homes are not built directly on the ocean, although they may have stellar views from the east side of the road.
True Carlsbad oceanfront homes, where you can walk directly out the door and down the steps onto the beach, can be found in 2 areas, one along Ocean Street in the Carlsbad Village Area, the other at Terramar about 2 miles to the south.
Ocean Street runs along the bluff above the ocean from the southern edge of Carlsbad Village, at the Carlsbad Village Inn, to just north of the Army Navy Academy.
What is the Ocean Street Neighborhood Like?
The Ocean Street area of Carlsbad Village offers a variety of single family detached homes (most are zero lot line, especially on the ocean side of the street), condos, and a smattering of rental condos and a couple of small hotels.
Owning an oceanfront home along Ocean Street means amazing views, easy access to the beaches (out your back door and down the steps), and the nearby Village with a host of shopping, over 50 restaurants, the Coaster Commuter Rail train. There are also several public access points to the beaches.
What Kinds of Oceanfront Homes are in the Carlsbad Village Area?
The oceanfront homes for sale in the Carlsbad Village area come in a range of styles – contemporary, Mediterranean, traditional. Lots are small, with the fronts of many homes very close to the narrow 2-way street running along the bluff. But of course the back of the homes is really where you want to live, overlooking the ocean and the beach. The area is protected by sea walls.
Few oceanfront homes come on the market along Ocean Street at any given time, and you can expect to pay well over $1 million as a starting point for an oceanfront condo, with homes often selling in the $4 million to $6 million range.
Take a tour down Ocean Street (video)
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