Cardiff by the Sea, usually referred to as Cardiff, is a beach community located in Encinitas. It borders Solana Beach to the south in San Diego County, and Encinitas on its east and north and has a lagoon on its south. With a population of under 12,000, Cardiff-by-the-Sea operates as part of the city of Encinitas, but unlike the other communities that comprise Encinitas, has its own ZIP code92007. Cardiff is also home to a few well-known surf spots, such as Swami'sand Cardiff Reef.

Cardiff Reef ("The Reef") is a popular surf spot in Cardiff that produces waves both professional and novice surfers enjoy year round. Surfing at The Reef has progressed from just a few surfers in the 1950s to become one of the most popular surfing spots in San Diego County. Cardiff Reef and nearby surf spot called Pipes, are famous for their smooth and consistent wave shape. When the tide is low, a flat rock reef is revealed that extends 50 yards from shore. Exploring these tide pools is a popular activity for visitors of Cardiff.

The homes and lifestyle of Cardiff is very laidback and very much the quintessential beach community. Many of the older and smaller homes have, and continue to be renovated for maximum modern lifestyle and enjoyment of the coastline views.

Cardiff by the Sea is a quaint and charming seaside village with a long surfing history, located about 20 miles north of San Diego, and sandwiched between Solana Beach and Encinitas. Cardiff has gorgeous views of the Pacific as well as the San Elijo Lagoon which forms the southborder, and is a popular tourist and surfer destination. There is a beachfront overnight camping site that is very well in use all year round.

You will find Cardiff homes in a variety of styles, including bungalows and cottages, twin-homes, contemporary and Spanish, as well as apartments and condominiums; there are several gated communities of attached and detached homes. Reverse floor plan homes are common on the hill (living space is upstairs, bedrooms down) to take advantages of the glorious views, and many are 3 stories.

Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: NDP2300810
$8,998,000
5616
sqft
4
Baths
3
Beds
When light creates art, art evokes emotion. Phoenix House, unlike anything Cardiff by the Sea has ever seen, is an Architectural Record award winning sanctuary. Impeccably designed by Sebastian Mariscal, Phoenix House was the first of three of his creations to receive the prestigious Record House designation. Expansive ocean views and multiple outdoor living spaces, including the rooftop deck with an outdoor kitchen, make indoor/outdoor living as easy as the ocean breeze. Wall surfaces of carefully crafted board-formed concrete, the 20th century stone, combine with walnut and Buckingham slate floors throughout and walnut and mahogany windows, doors and cabinetry to form a serene environment of warm minimalism. Beams of light filter through multiple gaps and skylights to cast cool shadowed transitions between well thought out rooms. Depending on the time of day you’ll marvel at the sun or moonlight dancing from the outside in, setting many different tones and shades, creating spaces that evoke the feelings of an immersive art experience. These are just a few of the intricate details you’ll swoon over throughout this inverted floor plan. The living space overlooks Cardiff’s familiar but always beautiful Pacific Ocean while the master suite gazes into the peaceful yard and alluring pool area. In the midst of all of the incredible contemporary details and centered between the private walls is an interior garden, a true focal point of this masterpiece home. In the heart of Cardiff's Composer District, Brahms Road is the most undiscovered, tucked away street, parallel to Rossini Canyon. The exclusive location is, in a sense, secluded from the buzzing beach town yet is centered so perfectly within walking distance to shops, restaurants, entertainment and of course, world class surf and beaches.
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: 305866169
$8,998,000
5616
sqft
4.5
Baths
3
Beds
When light creates art, art evokes emotion. Phoenix House, unlike anything Cardiff by the Sea has ever seen, is an Architectural Record award winning sanctuary. Impeccably designed by Sebastian Mariscal, Phoenix House was the first of three of his creations to receive the prestigious Record House designation. Expansive ocean views and multiple outdoor living spaces, including the rooftop deck with an outdoor kitchen, make indoor/outdoor living as easy as the ocean breeze. Wall surfaces of carefully crafted board-formed concrete, the 20th century stone, combine with walnut and Buckingham slate floors throughout and walnut and mahogany windows, doors and cabinetry to form a serene environment of warm minimalism. Beams of light filter through multiple gaps and skylights to cast cool shadowed transitions between well thought out rooms. Depending on the time of day youll marvel at the sun or moonlight dancing from the outside in, setting many different tones and shades, creating spaces that evoke the feelings of an immersive art experience. These are just a few of the intricate details youll swoon over throughout this inverted floor plan. The living space overlooks Cardiffs familiar but always beautiful Pacific Ocean while the master suite gazes into the peaceful yard and alluring pool area. In the midst of all of the incredible contemporary details and centered between the private walls is an interior garden, a true focal point of this masterpiece home. In the heart of Cardiff's Composer District, Brahms Road is the most undiscovered, tucked away street, parallel to Rossini Can
Cardiff, CA 92007
MLS#: 230002070
$4,895,000
3762
sqft
5.5
Baths
4
Beds
Rarely do site and structure so seamlessly align to create an indescribable sense of tranquility in a truly remarkable setting surrounded by natural beauty. Custom built and consisting of 2 legal parcels bordering the San Elijo Lagoon, this unique estate boasts breathtaking views overlooking the ocean and coastline. The architecturally stunning interior showcases abundant light through a wide array of skylights while walls of windows and doors in the main level living areas frame the seaside scenery. Working from home is easy from the designated office also located on the top floor. Downstairs you will find the private master suite offering a spacious walk-in closet and sumptuous stone bath, a secondary bedroom and bathroom, as well as a gorgeous family room perfect for displaying your artwork. Just outside is a guest quarters with its own sitting area and covered patio. Soak the stresses of the day away in the spa, relax poolside or sunbathe in privacy on the picturesque patio where you can enjoy the ever-changing wildlife and preserve as your backdrop. Affording limitless potential should you wish to expand, the second parcel currently consists of a 3-car garage, a generous craft room plus a large greenhouse with an expansive, wraparound view deck. Situated in the desirable Cardiff Walking District where you’re provided convenient access to Cardiff State Beach, Seaside Market, Glen Park, San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve and trails, local shopping and dining, as well as Highway 101 and Interstate 5. This amazing property sets the bar for exceptional coastal living.
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: 230002070SD
$4,895,000
3762
sqft
5
Baths
3
Beds
Rarely do site and structure so seamlessly align to create an indescribable sense of tranquility in a truly remarkable setting surrounded by natural beauty. Custom built and consisting of 2 legal parcels bordering the San Elijo Lagoon, this unique estate boasts breathtaking views overlooking the ocean and coastline. The architecturally stunning interior showcases abundant light through a wide array of skylights while walls of windows and doors in the main level living areas frame the seaside scenery. Working from home is easy from the designated office also located on the top floor. Downstairs you will find the private master suite offering a spacious walk-in closet and sumptuous stone bath, a secondary bedroom and bathroom, as well as a gorgeous family room perfect for displaying your artwork. Just outside is a guest quarters with its own sitting area and covered patio. Soak the stresses of the day away in the spa, relax poolside or sunbathe in privacy on the picturesque patio where you can enjoy the ever-changing wildlife and preserve as your backdrop. Affording limitless potential should you wish to expand, the second parcel currently consists of a 3-car garage, a generous craft room plus a large greenhouse with an expansive, wraparound view deck. Situated in the desirable Cardiff Walking District where you’re provided convenient access to Cardiff State Beach, Seaside Market, Glen Park, San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve and trails, local shopping and dining, as well as Highway 101 and Interstate 5. This amazing property sets the bar for exceptional coastal living. ***Rarely do site and structure so seamlessly align to create an indescribable sense of tranquility in a truly remarkable setting surrounded by natural beauty. Custom built and consisting of 2 legal parcels bordering the San Elijo Lagoon, this unique estate boasts breathtaking views overlooking the ocean and coastline. The architecturally stunning interior showcases abundant light through a wide array of skylights while walls of windows and doors in the main level living areas frame the seaside scenery. Working from home is easy from the designated office also located on the top floor. Downstairs you will find the private master suite offering a spacious walk-in closet and sumptuous stone bath, a secondary bedroom and bathroom, as well as a gorgeous family room perfect for displaying your artwork. Just outside is a guest quarters with its own sitting area and covered patio. Soak the stresses of the day away in the spa, relax poolside or sunbathe in privacy on the pictureque patio where you can enjoy the ever-changing wildlife and preserve as your backdrop. Affording limitless potential should you wish to expand, the second parcel currently consists of a 3-car garage, a generous craft room plus a large greenhouse with an expansive, wraparound view deck. Situated in the desirable Cardiff Walking District where you’re provided convenient access to Cardiff State Beach, Seaside Market, Glen Park, San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve and trails, local shopping and dining, as well as Highway 101 and Interstate 5. This amazing property sets the bar for exceptional coastal living.
Cardiff, CA 92007
MLS#: 230002065
$5,995
2245
sqft
3
Baths
3
Beds
CARDIFF BY THE SEA. Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath in the gated community of Sandy Point. Just updated in a modern farm style. Stainless appliances. Vaulted ceilings. 2 car attached garage. Washer dryer, refrigerator included. Lots of mature trees and green spaces, plenty of space to play. Large community pool, hot tub, and clubhouse overlooking the the ocean. Large primary suite on the first floor. Nice back yard with beautiful lagoon view and full access to the walking paths. Award winning school district. One year lease. Good credit and references please. First and last month rent plus one month security deposit required for move in. Pets allowed for additional deposit and $60 per month. Tenant pays all utilities.
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: NDP2300534
$1,300,000
1040
sqft
3
Baths
3
Beds
Single story detached home with spacious front yard and back yards. Covered patio, built in barbeque, granite countertops, outdoor shower. Freshly painted interior. Stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator. Plantation shutters, blinds and double paned windows. Separate laundry room. Washer and dryer, refrigerator included. Minutes to beautiful beaches, golf, restaurants, schools, shopping, I-5 and more! Desirable San Dieguito School District!
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: 305860164
$1,300,000
1040
sqft
3.5
Baths
3
Beds
Single story detached home with spacious front yard and back yards. Covered patio, built in barbeque, granite countertops, outdoor shower. Freshly painted interior. Stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator. Plantation shutters, blinds and double paned windows. Separate laundry room. Washer and dryer, refrigerator included. Minutes to beautiful beaches, golf, restaurants, schools, shopping, I-5 and more! Desirable San Dieguito School District!
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: NDP2300378
$824,900
922
sqft
2
Baths
2
Beds
Open House Sat & Sun 1-4pm!! Jan 28th and 29th! Remodeled Cardiff condo only minutes to the beach! This 2 bedroom 2 bath CARDIFF property featured a fully remodeled kitchen, new flooring in the living room and dining room, new canned lighting in all main living areas and master. A wonderful corner unit with private yard, no one above or below in this Cardiff by the Sea condo. It has one car garage and one reserved space,a laundry room with full sized washer, dryer and storage area. All new Frigidaire kitchen appliances, and the living room has new tile in the entryway and fireplace. Both bedrooms have new vinyl windows and new fan/light in one of the rooms. There is a large private enclosed yard just off the dining room has recently been turfed and new pavers installed. Unit located near excellent street location which provides extra parking for guests! Park Place Bluffs has tree-lined hiking and bike trails, a beautiful pool, spa and dog park. Excellent schools and great access to Seaside market, cafes,restaurants and world famous Cardiff beach for alluring sunsets and great surfing. Wonderful amenities in the Park Place Bluffs, with expansive green space, pool, spa, volleyball area, baseball field, and dog park, just to name a few of the recreational features.
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
MLS#: 305856874
$824,900
922
sqft
2
Baths
2
Beds
Open House Sat & Sun 1-4pm!! Jan 28th and 29th! Remodeled Cardiff condo only minutes to the beach! This 2 bedroom 2 bath CARDIFF property featured a fully remodeled kitchen, new flooring in the living room and dining room, new canned lighting in all main living areas and master. A wonderful corner unit with private yard, no one above or below in this Cardiff by the Sea condo. It has one car garage and one reserved space,a laundry room with full sized washer, dryer and storage area. All new Frigidaire kitchen appliances, and the living room has new tile in the entryway and fireplace. Both bedrooms have new vinyl windows and new fan/light in one of the rooms. There is a large private enclosed yard just off the dining room has recently been turfed and new pavers installed. Unit located near excellent street location which provides extra parking for guests! Park Place Bluffs has tree-lined hiking and bike trails, a beautiful pool, spa and dog park. Excellent schools and great access to Seaside market, cafes,restaurants and world famous Cardiff beach for alluring sunsets and great surfing. Wonderful amenities in the Park Place Bluffs, with expansive green space, pool, spa, volleyball area, baseball field, and dog park, just to name a few of the recreational features.
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