Carmel Mountain Homes and Condos for Sale

The mid-San Diego County community of Carmel Mountain, also called Carmel Mountain Ranch, is a well-maintained, master-planned community known for its open spaces, gorgeous parks, golf courses, and rural atmosphere.  Located off I-15, with easy access to SR-56 and commuter highways to downtown San Diego, Carmel Mountain enjoys a prime location minutes from lovely coastal beaches, major area employers, and the Miramar Marine Base.  Carmel Mountain is bordered by Poway to the east, Rancho Bernardo to the north, and Rancho Penasquitos to the west.  The community enjoys a laid-back setting with a wide variety of essential services and amenities like specialty shops, eateries, and recreational venues.

Many of the homes and lots in Carmel Mountain feature fantastic city views.  Situated adjacent to Sabre Springs, a meticulously planned community boasting walking trails and several premier outdoor facilities, homes in Carmel Mountain are often linked by pedestrian-friendly paths and are surrounded by neighborhoods with immaculately maintained exteriors and streets.  The community is made up primarily of track homes that boast luxury upgrades, walk-in closets, spacious eating areas, opportunities for natural light, and huge family-friendly yards.  Real estate prices can be seen from $299,000 for a two-bedroom, two-bath condo in good condition to upwards of $699,000 for a four-bedroom, two-bath single family home with large master bedrooms that include fireplaces. The median price for a single-family home in Carmel Mountain is $480,000.

School-aged children living in Carmel Mountain go to some of the highest-scoring educational facilities in the country, which are part of the prestigious Poway Unified School District.  Several quality elementary schools, Bernardo Heights Middle School, and Rancho Bernardo High School serve the community.  Carmel Mountain’s population of 42,728 is made of up of mostly middle to upper-class households that enjoy free time and recreation at many outstanding parks in the area. Carmel Mountain Ranch Community Park is located just north of Ted Williams Parkway, on Rancho Carmel Drive.  Also in the neighborhood are Highland Ranch Park and the Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club, which hosts golf, weddings, and other events.

Residents in Carmel Mountain shop at many fine retail malls and centers, such as Carmel Mountain Plaza, Carmel Mountain Ranch Town Center, Price Plaza, and The Courtyard at Carmel Ranch.  The neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, Carmel Mountain Road is lined with bookstores, warehouse stores, restaurants, and several grocery outlets, and is conveniently situated directly off the I-5.  Additional local businesses can be found in adjacent Sabre Springs and Rancho Penasquitos.  The community celebrates throughout the year with seasonal activities, such as the Annual Fall Festival, which is organized by the Carmel Mountain Chamber of Commerce, and a Holiday Festival that showcases local business, organizations, and schools as vendors and interactive members of the community. The community provides sports opportunities like a baseball league that children in grades 1-6 participate in.  Meadowbrook Middle School runs the Carmel Mountain Olympics each year, which is held around Christmastime.

Carmel Mountain residents thrive on community involvement, a high level of services, and a naturally-beautiful setting to call home.