Carlsbad Real Estate – Attached Townhomes in Portico at Rancho Carrillo in Carlsbad

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The Rancho Carrillo Swim Center in Rancho Carrillo in CarlsbadThe Carlsbad real estate market offers upscale attached townhomes in Portico, a gated neighborhood in the master planned community of Rancho Carrillo in Carlsbad


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Rancho Carrillo - A Master Planned Community 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 at Portico in Rancho CarrilloCarlsbad 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 real estate at Portico in Rancho Carrillo Carlsbad real estate at Portico in Rancho Carrillo

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. 

The Swimming Pool at Portico

 Carlsbad real estate at Portico in Rancho Carrillo

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Renee L. Norton
Birmingham, AL

Looks like a lovely community and a great place to live!

Jan 23, 2010 10:22 AM #1
Nevin Williams
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation - Cary, NC
Senior Mortgage Advisor

Jeff - This is a really informative blog.  Tons of information straight and to the point.  Thanks!

Jan 23, 2010 12:49 PM #2
Melissa Zavala
Broadpoint Properties - Escondido, CA
Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County

Nice blog post about one of our neighboring communities. It is helpful when you share the HOA information, as you have in this post!

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