The Carlsbad real estate market offers upscale attached townhomes in Portico, a gated neighborhood in the master planned community of Rancho Carrillo in Carlsbad.
Portico is located off of Melrose at the south end of Rancho Carrillo, about 5 miles inland from the ocean and beaches, and just up the street from the private residents club with swimming pool, tennis courts and more. The Carrillo Elementary School (in the San Marcos Unified School District) is less than ½ mile from Portico, and the Leo Carrillo Historic Ranch Park.
Carlsbad real estate options in Rancho Carrillo are diverse, with both attached and detached homes for sale. Portico homes, built around 2002, are all attached townhomes in a cluster formation of 3 homes each, some with terrific views of the neighborhood, the hills, and the canyons. There are 105 town homes, and there's a private swimming pool and spa within this gated complex.
There is only 1 Carlsbad home for sale as of this writing, with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 1538 SF on two floors. There's a small private yard to the rear. This Portico home is priced in the $399K - $439K range and is a short sale.
4 homes have sold in the last 6 months at an average price of $421,750.
Carlsbad buyers should know that homes in Rancho Carrillo, including Portico, have HOA fees and Mello Roos. The HOA fees in Portico are around $$156/month, with Mello Roos bringing the total monthly fees to approximately $351 monthly.
If I can provide more information about Carlsbad real estate and surrounding areas, or the housing market in general, or otherwise assist you in your homes search, please contact me by phone or text at (760) 840-1360 or email me at JDowler@remax.net.
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