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The community of Carmel Valley is located in the northern portion of San Diego County, and covers the 92130 Zip code. With a population of about 50,000, the community falls within the boundary lines of the City of San Diego. The community is bordered by Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe to the north, Torrey Pines and Mira Mesa to the south, Rancho Bernardo and Poway to the east, and by the beaches of Del Mar to the west. Interstate 5 and SR-56 serve as the major highways in and out of the community.

Carmel Valley is a master-planned residential community with a variety of housing options. There is a mix of condominiums, townhomes, and single-family homes. There are properties available at many different price points. Condos and townhomes start in the high $200,000s and go up to $800,000s. Single-family homes start in the $600,000s, and go up to multi million-dollar estates. Several new-construction builders are also present in Carmel Valley, such as Pardee Homes, Davidson Communities, Terrabrook, Shea Homes, and Christopher Homes. Since Carmel Valley is one of the newer communities in San Diego, the homes for sale in this region are more modern and open when compared to homes in older communities.

While the community has evolved into master-planned residential development, in the past, Carmel Valley was primarily an agricultural area with numerous horse farms. The residential developments began around 1983, and now the community has a variety of luxury single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses and apartments. Carmel Valley has many gated condominiums and residential developments.

The schools in or near Carmel Valley are overseen by three school districts: Del Mar Union, Solana Beach, and San Dieguito. There are also several prestigious private schools in the area.

Carmel Valley locals are within a short distance from Del Mar attractions including the Del Mar beaches, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and the Del Mar Fair. Other arts and entertainment localities of San Diego are easily accessible from Carmel Valley. Popular attractions such as Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, Sea World and Downtown San Diego are less than 20 minutes away. The community is also close to the La Jolla beaches, and is just minutes away from the University of California – San Diego (UCSD), and the Torrey Pines State Park.

Carmel Valley is suitably located near the large employment centers of Sorrento Valley and La Jolla, especially the high-tech and biotech sectors. The community has seen sustained and rapid development in the commercial sector. Today it houses cutting-edge companies such as Pardee Homes, Peregrine, Pyxis, STAC and Oracle.

The people of Carmel Valley enjoy the best of everything – luxury homes, beautiful weather, lovely beaches, a central location, and numerous options for outdoor entertainment and fun. If you are considering buying or selling a home, condo, or any other real estate in Carmel Valley, then contact us right away. We have agents who assist home buyers and sellers in the Carmel Valley real estate market.

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