The Summerhouse Neighborhood in Calavera Hills in Carlsbad

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Summerhouse in Calavera Hills in Carlsbad


Summerhouse is one of the neighborhoods in Calavera Hills, one of Carlsbad's master planned communities that was built after 2000.


Summerhouse in Carlsbad


Where is Summerhouse Located?

Carlsbad is located about 30 miles north of  San Diego, and the Summerhouse neighborhood in Calavera Hills is situated on rolling hills in the southeast corner of the community, several miles east of Carlsbad Village and bordering on Oceanside.


Why do People Live in Summerhouse in Calavera Hills

Location, panoramic views from many homes (e.g., Mount Calavera, distant hills and open space, Lake Calavera), and affordability, compared to other planned communities like Bressi Ranch and La Costa Greens, combine to make Summerhouse a community worthy of attention if you are shopping for a new home in Carlsbad.

 The Summerhouse Neighborhood

Road in Summerhouse


The Calavera Hills Community Park is nearby, offering a ball field, tennis and basketball court, gymnasium and activity rooms in the community center, and, during the summer, 2 of the 9 free TGIF Concerts in the Parks are held in there.


Looking for a Home for Sale in Summerhouse in Carlsbad?

Recent pricing for single family detached homes in Summerhouse in 2006 has ranged from $716,625 (for a 2165 SF home) to $842,000 for a 2804 SF home with wonderful panoramic views to the south.


There have been 9 homes sold in Summerhouse thus far in 2016. As of this writing there are 2 properties listed for sale but both are pending.


What’s the Summerhouse community like?

Summerhouse homes were built in 2005, with a variety of different floor plans (both single and 2-story homes). Homes rage in size from around 1650 SF up to approximately 2800 SF. There are 3 roads in Summerhouse – Rich Field, Moon Field and Meadow, with 2 entrances to the community from College Boulevard.


What’s Going on Near Summerhouse?

Summerhouse is located near many amenities in Carlsbad Village, including abundant shopping, restaurants, services, the Coaster and Amtrak, and multiple outdoor arts and crafts fairs and festivals.

Mount Calavera

Mount Calavera


The larger city of Oceanside is just to the north, offering a huge assortment of shopping, dining and services along the 78 freeway corridor.


The Carlsbad beaches are about 15-20 minutes west of Summerhouse, depending on time of day and how you get the. Residents in Summerhouse who like to golf can play at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in La Costa, and the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, and the more recently built municipal golf course, The Crossings which is closer to the neighborhood. Legoland is about 15 minute away.


Tot Lot in Summerhouse

Summerhouse Tot Lot


There is plentiful shopping in multiple strip malls along El Camino Real in South Carlsbad and Encinitas, about 15 - 30 minutes south, and along the 78 freeway just a few minutes to the north in Oceanside and Vista.


Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a hike up Mount Calavera (see photo above) easily seen from a number of homes in Summerhouse, plus the trails around Lake Calavera adjacent to Mount Calavera and in the Calavera Hills Preserve.


What Schools do Summerhouse Children Attend?

Children who live in Summerhouse will attend the top-rated Carlsbad Unified School District (Calavera Hills Elementary and Middle Schools). Sage Creek High School opened in 2013 and is in view from some Summerhouse homes; students will have the option of attending Sage Creek High School, a S.T.E.M. school, or the Carlsbad High School.


Ready to Start Your Home Search?

Search Carlsbad homes for saleIf you are ready to explore the options for you at Summerhouse in Calavera Hills, check out Calavera Hills Homes for Sale in Carlsbad. The MLS updates this site throughout the day, 24/7.


If you would like to search the entire Carlsbad inventory of homes, click the photo above right.


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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
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Jeff this sounds and looks like an excellent community to call home and raise a family in.

Aug 16, 2016 10:09 AM #1
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi George Souto 

It's an attractive and fairly small community, and some of the homes have really wonderful panoramic views.


Aug 16, 2016 10:28 AM #2
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Jeff, This is a very informative post about the Summerhouse neighborhood in Calavera Hills in Carlsbad. It certainly seems to be a desirable community in which to live. 

Aug 16, 2016 11:51 AM #3
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanks for the compliment, Kathleen Daniels 

Summerhouse has a lot to offer Carlsbad buyers


Aug 16, 2016 04:19 PM #4
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hi Jeff.  Thanks for the information about the Summerhouse area of Calavera Hills.

Aug 16, 2016 08:29 PM #5
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