Carlsbad homes are in an area covering about 43 square miles (made up of zip codes 92008, 92009, 92010, 92011) and offering 6.5 miles of beautiful beaches, great surfing, and miles of rolling hills, canyons, and lush valleys.  Zip code 92011 boast some great Carlsbad ocean view homes and Carlsbad Coastal homes like San Pacifico homes, Poinsettia Cove homes, Sea Cliff homes Carlsbad and Hanover Beach Colony homes. Inland has some great planned communities like Rancho Carillo homes and Bressi Ranch homes.

Carlsbad has a rich history, diverse culture and an irresistible charm.  Carlsbad’s downtown area is called “the Village by the Sea.”  This quaint area, the Village, offers residents and frequent visitors sidewalk cafes, fine restaurants, antique stores, unique shops, and a wealth of diversions.  For more serious shoppers, Carlsbad has a regional shopping center, PlazaCamino Real, and a premium outlet center of fashionable outlet stores.  Nearby, appropriately named Car Country Carlsbad, are 16 car dealerships located in one convenient area.  This is the top rated auto mall in San Diego County.

Carlsbad is a city noted for being a clean city with low crime rates. Carlsbad is home to two world class spa resorts: La Costa Resort & Spa and Four Seasons Resort Aviara, with numerous golf courses an outstanding housing neighborhoods.  La Costa homes for sale are made up of four upscale master planned communities:  La Costa Oaks homes, La Costa Ridge homes, La Costa Greens homes and La Costa Valley homes.  Many La  Costa homes have  rolling mountain views, golf course views, valley views or sweeping ocean views.  Most homes are traditional neighborhoods with community friendly cul-de-sacs.  Residents attend top-rated La Costa Schools in the Encinitas Union and San Dieguito Union High School Districts.

Carlsbad Things to Do

For the tourist (and it attracts many) Carlsbad is home to world famous Legoland, Legoland Aquarium, the Carlsbad Flower Fields.   From March to May 10th each year, the 50 acres will be dressed as royalty with bright colored giant ranunuclus blooms and attracts over 150,000 visitors annually.  The Park Hyatt and Four Seasons Resort offer great lodging, food, and golf.  There is also nearby,  the world famous  La Costa Resort and Spa.  Of course the most popular draw in Carlsbad and the other San Diego North County areas is the beautiful miles of beaches and all the great beach activities like “surfing.”  Enjoy the beach and surfing photos below.  See many more Carlsbad things to do.

Surfing Encinitas, Carlsbad, and Oceanside

Businesses in Carlsbad Area

Businesses in Carlsbad range from corporate offices, light industrial parks, medical & high tech companies, to golf related manufacturing facilities such as Callaway, Cobra, and Titleist.   Many of the light industrial parks are located along Palomar Airport Road.

Carlsbad Real Estate Area Agriculture

Complementing Carlsbad’s business sector is a large agriculture community.  Besides the Flower Fields with its brilliant, colorful, rows of ranunculus,  homes for sale Carlsbad are in a mild climate and long growing season which makes a great place to grow birds of paradise, poinsettias, carnations, strawberries, and tomatoes.  Major transportation for commuters is provided by Interstate 5, the Coaster (train) running from San Diego to Los Angeles, and its own airport which hosts United Airlines, American West, and many corporate jets and private planes.

More Carlsbad Information

With all the great things Carlsbad has to offer it is easy to see why people buy Carlsbad homes for sale.  Find lower priced listings of Carlsbad homes, including Carlsbad starter homes.    Find Carlsbad Ocean view homes and Carlsbad whitewater view homes listings with Carlsbad MLS Search above.   For more home info  see Carlsbad real estate and La Costa Homes.  For active seniors over 55 (55+)  see Rancho Carlsbad Homes.  Gary, your Carlsbad Realtor, has over 20 years of experience making him the perfect choice to be your North County Realtor.   Get a  Map of Carlsbad Homes by Subdivision.  For more home info about Carlsbad homes for sale, contact Gary Harmon your Carlsbad Realtor and Carlsbad real estate agent.  Content by .