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Today, Oceanside is a thriving coastal community that provides all of the conveniences of a modern city without the disadvantages. Located just 35 miles north of San Diego and 83 miles south of Los Angeles, Oceanside offers a unique combination of outstanding coastal location, well-priced available land and multiple resources.

As its name implies, Oceanside homes for sale are found in a beautiful coastal community in North San Diego County. With a population of nearly 175,000 residents, Oceanside has certainly grown from 1,000 when it was first incorporated as a city in 1888. Yet Oceanside has never lost its small-town charm and appeal all this time. With a near-perfect year round climate and 3.5 miles of sandy beaches, there are many things to do, places to visit, events to attend, and people to see in Oceanside.  

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Known as "The Village by the Sea," the city of Carlsbad offers the charm of a European town with the conveniences of a large city. As you wander streets lined with antique stores, boutique shops and sidewalk cafes, you'll soon discover much more, including miles of coastline, beautiful flower gardens and world-class shopping. Carlsbad real estate lies along an incredible 7-mile stretch of pure Pacific coastline. This affluent city of approximately 110,000 proud residents enjoys the perfect year-round climate, sandy beaches, beautiful inland Californian scenery, and plenty of exciting attractions, activities, and annual events to keep everyone busy each day of the year.

The City of Carlsbad can be divided into four areas - each with its own lifestyle and community. The boundary lines dividing the four areas are Palomar Airport Road (separating North and South) and El Camino Real (separating East and West)

The Northwest area of Carlsbad (ZIP code 92008) includes the downtown “Village” area, the Barrio and what is known as “Old Carlsbad.” It was the first part of Carlsbad to be settled – and is often seen as the “most walkable” of Carlsbad’s communities. The homes range from quaint 1950s “beach cottages” to elegant “estate homes” on the hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

The Southwest area (ZIP code 92011) extends along the Pacific Ocean to the south of the center of Carlsbad. It includes the Aviara resort neighborhoods and surrounding areas including the homes west of the 5 (Waters End, San Pacifico, etc). This quadrant includes the main Dove Library, Costco Carlsbad, the Batiquitos Lagoon, and Poinsettia Park. It is located west of El Camino Real and south of Palomar Airport Road.

The Northeast area (ZIP code 92010) consists primarily of single-family homes, with larger lots found in the older area known as Chestnut Hills. Newer developments continue in this quadrant at Calavera Hills and Robertson Ranch. The newly opened Sage Creek High School, Lake Calavera, and Calavera Community Park are located in this quadrant. It is located east of El Camino Real and north of Palomar Airport Road.

The Southeast quadrant is the most recently developed in Carlsbad (ZIP code 92009), and contains the largest number of dwelling units of the four. It encompasses many newer “master planned communities” including La Costa Valley, La Costa Oaks, Bressi Ranch, Rancho Carillo, as well as many Custom Homes along the often steep hillsides. This area includes the La Costa Resort and Spa, Stagecoach Community Park, the adjacent La Costa Canyon High School, as well as access to The Forum Shops. It is located east of El Camino Real and south of Palomar Airport Road.

To learn more about Carlsbad go to: Carlsbad's Official City Site

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La Costa


Surrounded by scenic rolling hills, many La Costa homes offer ocean and mountain vistas as well as breathtaking views of the La Costa Resort. For home buying, there is a broad selection of La Costa luxury homes, condos, and town homes that should appeal to anyone seeking a home close to Carlsbad and Encinitas beaches, great neighborhood schools, and numerous recreational opportunities. There are older homes in La Costa, including those in the old Rancho La Costa, Alga Hills, La Costa Hills, Meadowood and the La Costa Heights area–as well as newer homes in the following more recently developed Carlsbad neighborhoods.


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Located along six miles of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, Encinitas has an approximate population of 60,000 and is characterized by coastal beaches, cliffs, flat-topped coastal areas, steep mesa bluffs and rolling hills.
Yet there's much more to explore in the Encinitas area, which includes San Elijo Lagoon, the largest coastal wetland in North San Diego County and home to over 300 species of birds, several large neighborhood parks spread throughout the city, and the Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, which gives golfers unforgettable ocean views as they play through the course's 18 holes. There's always something happening in the way of arts and culture in Encinitas 101, the historic downtown heart of Encinitas, where plenty of boutique shopping can also be found. Encinitas homes for sale are a homebuyer's dream come true.
There is a significant flower growing industry in the City and many people claim that Encinitas is the Flower Growing Capital. As the City has developed, it has grown up around the pre-existing flower growers. San Diego Botanical Gardens is a beautiful oasis to visit with an Amazon Rainforest and the largest display of bamboo in the world. The gardens of the Self Realization Center are beautiful and sit overlooking the ocean in a serene garden-like setting.


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San Marcos



Located in the beautiful foothills of northern San Diego County is San Marcos. From miles of trails in the local hills, to unique dining and shopping opportunities in its retail centers, San Marcos has all the ingredients that make visiting enjoyable.

San Marcos real estate is nestled by the beautiful foothills of North San Diego County, just 35 minutes from San Diego in the south and less than 15 minutes from the ocean in the west. With a population of nearly 90,000 residents, San Marcos has continued to grow and develop since its incorporation as a city in 1963. With land comparatively lower than other areas in the region and a mild year-round climate, San Marcos has proven to be a great choice among home buyers in Southern California.

Home to Palomar College, California State University San Marcos, Coleman University, and the University of St. Augustine, the city has also become the heart of education in San Diego North.

Community theatre, music and fine arts organizations are also alive and well in San Marcos. The City’s own “Theatre West” group presents outstanding community theatre production, while the California Center for The Arts in Escondido and the Performing Arts Center at Palomar College both bring entertainment of high acclaim to the local area.


For more San Marcos information go to: San Marcos Information



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Vista real estate is located just east of Oceanside and northeast of Carlsbad, about 7 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean along Highway 78 corridor. Vista's population has grown to nearly 94,000, triple its size since it was incorporated in 1963. Residents find that there's plenty to discover and experience in Vista, and they love the mild year-round climate in the city. Here, you're still close to the beach, yet far away enough to avoid the marine layer that sometimes blankets the coastline.


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