Set right on the beach in beautiful San Diego, California, Cardiff by the Sea is a nautical community with a great culture located north of Solana Beach. As part of an extremely distinct neighborhood that is technically part of Encinitas, Cardiff by the Sea maintains its own outdoor friendly culture. With smaller condominiums, townhouses, and single family homes that are generally 2-4 bedrooms, Cardiff by the Sea offers a greater diversity of property types than many other coastal communities in the north county. Originally named for Cardiff, Wales, Cardiff’s streets reflect the original landowner’s affiliation for the UK, like “Birmingham”, “Oxford”, “Chesterfield”, and “Manchester”. Cardiff’s unique history makes it a fantastic area to live, work and play.
Property values and appreciation values are great, with the median home value at $963,184. Rentals in this area are generous at $1,730, making this a great place for an investment property. Cardiff by the Sea is a mixture of owners and renters and properties here are established, but not old. With diverse options like studios, small condos, townhouses, and single family homes, renters and buyers alike can find a great property in this fantastic coastal community. Cardiff has its own zip code and a population around 12,000. Cardiff by the Sea is also known for its row houses and only a few other communities in the nation have more row houses than Cardiff, providing a unique architectural element to this community.
With fantastic recreational activities, a close-knit community, and great boutiques, cafes, and restaurants, Cardiff by the Sea is an ideal community for upwardly mobile singles and families looking to live by the water and enjoy the beautiful San Diego weather. Home to a few great surf spots like Swami’s and Cardiff Reef, Cardiff is known for great surfing for both experienced surfers and novices alike. Cardiff by the Sea also has tide pools to explore when the tide is low, revealing a flat rock reef that extends 50 yards from the shore. Residents in this area are often executives, entrepreneurs, and managers looking for a fantastic laid back community to call home.
With this young and bustling community, renters are flocking to enjoy the beautiful surf and amenities in Cardiff by the Sea. Real estate prices are fluctuating, sometimes week over week, making this a great market for investors who can wait for the ideal property and act quickly when it becomes available. Our agents and brokers at WestShore Real Estate Group understand the importance of proper market analysis and timing when purchasing a property, especially an investment or foreclosure. We understand the importance of navigating the community effectively to uncover the perfect property.
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