Waters End Single Family Homes for Sale in Carlsbad Near the Beaches

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Waters End Single Family Homes for Sale in Carlsbad

Near the Beaches


Carlsbad buyers who are interested in single family detached homes near the beach may find the homes at Waters End, in the 92011 area, of interest.


Waters End homes in Carlsbad



Where is Waters End Located in Carlsbad?


Waters End is located west of the 5 freeway and just east of the railroad tracks at the corner of Avenida Encinas and Poinsettia Lane, a major exit off the 5 freeway, and about 25 miles north of San Diego.




What’s it Like to Live at Waters End?


Waters End is a modest-sized, resort-style community near the beaches in South Carlsbad offering 2-story single family detached homes, built in 2003 and 2004. The community is less than a ¼ mile, as the crow flies, from the ocean. Waters End offers plentiful green-space, several recreational areas, a pool and spa, tennis, a playground, and places to walk your dogs. The neighborhood is close to shopping, dining, major commuting routes (the Coast Road, the 5 freeway) and the commuter train (at the close-by Poinsettia station for both commuter rail and Amtrak).


Waters End Pool


Waters End has 2 main gates for public access off Avenue Encinas, across the street from the Kaiser Permanente facility; there is additional gate access only for residents as well as pedestrian gates for those choosing to walk to the beach.


Waters End offers several different floor plans, with homes ranging in size from 1987 SF up to 3042 SF, with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2 ½ to 4 baths. HOAs are approximately $195/month with relatively low Mello Roos fees.


Playground at Waters End



What’s Going on Near Waters End?


Obviously the big attraction is the Carlsbad beaches so close by. Being so close to the Coast Road provides a good opportunity for walking and bike riding. The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is several miles east with a world class spa, some high end shopping, and upscale dining. The Aviara Golf Club, with its 18-hole Arnold Palmer course, is adjacent to the hotel, and the Batiquitos Lagoon with a new Nature/Visitor Center offers miles of walking trails and gorgeous views.


There’s a shopping center just down the street with Ralph’s, ACE Hardware, Pelly’s Fish Market and a number of other retailers and services. Poinsettia Community Park is about a mile away, and the TGIF Concerts in the Parks take place on 2 successive Fridays there in the summer. Cape Rey, the popular Hilton Hotel, is baarely a mile down the Coast Road offering Chandler’s Restaurant, a host of activities during the year, and a wonderful spa.



What Schools do the Children Living in Waters End Attend?


Children who live at Waters End attend the highly rated Carlsbad Unified Schools. According to the district site the schools are Pacific Rim Elementary and Aviara Oaks Middle School. There are 2 high schools to choose from in Carlsbad.



What's the Housing Market Like in Waters End?


The housing market has shifted pretty dramatically in this community since the recession During that time short sales and REOs were not uncommon. That’s no longer the case, and prices for Waters End homes has risen substantially in the last several years.


Currently there are only 3 homes on the market at Waters End, priced from $1,020,000 to $1,250,000; 2 homes are pending, 1 with a contingency. So far in 2017 we’ve seen 7 Waters End homes sell, with an average sales price of $1,030,714. These homes were only on the market for an average of 19 days. Two were cash sales, and 3 sold at or above the asking price for an average of 98% of the list price.


Average sale prices in the 2008 to 2012 time period were in the low $700s and have been rising steadily since that time. Here's a broader perspective in this market report for Carlsbad for May 2017.


Homes at Waters End near the beaches



If you are interested in buying a new Carlsbad home, at Waters End or in another area of Carlsbad, please get in touch with me at (760) 840-1360 so we can sit down and discuss your housing needs and budget.



If you are considering selling your Waters End home I’m happy to provide you with information about local market conditions, the market value of your property, and discuss a marketing strategy to get your home sold.



Search for Carlsbad homes for saleStart your search for a home in Carlsbad including the properties listed in Waters End using the link to the right (updated 24/7) by clicking on the photo.



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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
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Nice post, Jeff.  Very informative and photos are excellent!

Jun 26, 2017 12:27 PM #1
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Jeff - Excellent market report for West End - it sounds like a great neighborhood. Interested buyers will find your market expertise to be a very useful resource.

Jun 26, 2017 01:56 PM #2
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Susie Kay  - I appreciate the kind words!

Hi Dick Greenberg  - nice to see you back! Hope your move went well! And thank you for the compliment - Waters End is a wonderful community in a great beach location.


Jun 26, 2017 04:43 PM #3
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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Hi Jeff, I hope your summer is going along well. I am hoping to get a little break soon. I will Have to see.

Jun 26, 2017 06:52 PM #4
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Debbie Reynolds 

Things are well, but boy is the timing rushing by. Hope you get some time off soon!

Have a wonderful holiday weekend!


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