Cardiff by the Sea, a town of 60,000 is a shoreline community located in San Diego County, California with two miles of Pacific coastline. Founded about 1911, Cardiff by the Sea is tucked between Encinitas and Solana Beach. It is located north-west of the San Elijo Lagoon.
Along the south side on Manchester Avenue lie horse ranchettes and strawberry fields. It is 25 miles north of downtown San Diego and 95 miles south of Los Angeles. Cardiff by the Sea operates as part of the City of Encinitas and still considers itself as a separate entity.
This upscale beach community offers many real estate homes and condos with gorgeous ocean views. Its allure lies in the terrain. It rises higher into hills with views of the Pacific Ocean and San Elijo Lagoon. At the base of the hills are clusters of well maintained stores, restaurants and cafes. Many of the real estate homes and condos in Cardiff by the Sea have added balconies or windows to enjoy spectacular ocean views. One developer was a music publisher and composer. Streets are named after Beethoven, Mozart, Haydin, Verdi, Rossini.
Cardiff by the Sea is a coastal-inland city that is primarily residential with a moderate climate. It’s a city that mixes old home architecture with the new home design and is moving upscale. School ranking is in the 80th and 90th percentiles, an indication of strong support for education.
Cardiff by the Sea offers a wide range of water-related activities. Known for its charm, warm and sunny weather, it is a beautiful small ocean side town that offers everything unique to everyone who seeks such.
Annual events include, the Greek Festival at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church every September and a a Chili Cook-off in October.
Front row Cardiff Reef with panoramic ocean views spanning La Jolla to Oceanside. Rarely on the market, this desirable block of San Elijo has the best views and proximity...
Ocean views from certain areas, zoned 1/2 acre lots, but is slopped. Owner may carry. Call agent with any further question