Carmel Valley is located about 25 minutes north of downtown San Diego bordered by the Torrey Pines natural reserve on the west and the Rancho Penasquitos on the east, south bordered by Sorrento Valley and North by Fairbanks Ranch. It encompasses the intersection of Highway 56 and Interstate 5.
This affluent community bordering the northwestern corner of San Diego is home to commercial offices, residential homes, retail outlets and restaurants. Carmel Valley is one of the newest neighborhoods in the San Diego Metro area and was formed in 1975. Construction didn't begin until 1983 and was named after a dairy farm in monastery in the area around the turn of the 19th century.
Carmel Valley has a variety of schools and overlays several different districts including the Del Mar Union school District and the San Dieguito Union high school District managing several middle schools and high schools. There are 11 elementary schools, three middle schools and four high schools. There are also several healthcare facilities and medical clinics located in Carmel Valley.
Carmel Valley has a variety of residential properties including single-family homes, gated communities, gated townhouse communities and smaller lowrise condominium complexes. Because Carmel Valley has a wide myriad of modern commerce, this collection of residential properties is very popular to those that working downtown San Diego as the drive is about 25 to 30 minutes. Please see all active listings on this page for Carmel Valley condominiums townhouses for sale or contact our real estate agent for a private showing and a list of similar properties in this area.