Elysian North County Neighborhood Guide
As you turn off of Carmel Country Road and enter Elysian, you drive along a palm tree-lined entrance with a large fountain at the end. Although you are just a short walk away from one...
Seabreeze at Old El Camino Real is a North County neighborhood located just minutes for the beach, country clubs, shopping and dining in the coveted Carmel Valley community. Equestrian centers are within walking distance, and Del Mar Racetrack, Del Mar Horsepark and San Diego Polo Club are just a short drive away, which makes this exclusive neighborhood particularly appealing to horse lovers.
The Mediterranean-style homes found in this small neighborhood offer luxury living with upscale amenities, such as elevators, libraries, car lifts, swimming pools, gourmet kitchens, media rooms and great views.
Families, professionals and retirees who enjoy an active lifestyle and are in the market for a luxury home without a large property to maintain will find this neighborhood particularly appealing.
Seabreeze Properties acquired the 2.5 acres of land on which the community was developed in September, 2003. Development of the neighborhood began in April, 2004. The most recently constructed homes were completed in 2016.
Seabreeze at Old El Camino Real is a small, exclusive enclave of just eight luxury estates featuring large homes with high-end finishes on relatively small lots with amenities that include swimming pools, outdoor entertaining areas and spectacular views. Architecture here is Mediterranean/Spanish and there is a homeowners association with monthly dues that cover maintenance of common areas.
One of the homes for sale in Seabreeze at the time of this writing is a five-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom, 5,308-square-foot newly constructed home with amenities that include an elevator, library and car lift in the garage. This luxury home also features views of the San Dieguito River Valley and is listed at $2,344,990.
Another home currently for sale in Seabreeze is a five-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom, 5,508-square-foot home completed in 2016 with a car lift, master bedroom fireplace, San Dieguito River Valley views and high-end finishes listed at $2,349,990.
An example of a recently sold home in Seabreeze is a four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 4,302-square-foot home built in 2012 that sold for $1,625,000 in June, 2016.
Residents here enjoy close proximity to Interstate 5, which allows for easy access to shopping and dining in downtown San Diego, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas. There are also plenty of options even closer to the neighborhood, including Flower Hill Promenade and Del Mar Highlands Town Center.
Del Mar Highlands Town Center is home to Ralphs, Jimbo’s…Naturally!, Bath & Body Works, The UPS Store, Tilly’s and more. This is also where you will find your local Jamba Juice, Nekter Juice Bar, Carnitas’ Snack Shack, Taverna Blu, Snooze an A.M. Eatery and Einstein Brothers Bagels.
At Flower Hill Promenade on Via De La Valle north of the neighborhood, you will find Whole Foods Market, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Sweetpea’s Children’s Shop, Starbucks, Swell Coffee Co., Yogurtland, Chipotle, Bon Jewels Girly Boutique, Sun Diego Boardshops, Milton’s and several other options. You will also find The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Petco Unleashed, Bon Bon Home & Garden, V’s Barbershop, Matti Di, Pier 1 Imports, Mia Bella Couture and more just on the other side of Via De La Valle.
The Seabreeze neighborhood is just minutes from the beach, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar Racetrack, San Diego Polo Club, and several country clubs and equestrian centers. In fact, residents can walk or take a short bike ride to get to Rancho El Camino Equestrian Center, Far West Farms and Ridgemar Equestrian Center, all of which are located on Old El Camino Real north of Seabreeze.
There are also the hiking trails of nearby Overlook Park, Gonzales Canyon, Torrey Pines Extension, Torrey Pines State Reserve, and the areas surrounding Los Peñasquitos Lagoon and San Dieguito Lagoon State Marine Conservation Area, as well as several nearby community parks, including Crest Canyon Park.
For the country club set, there is Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, The Grand Golf Club, Torrey Pines Golf Course, Del Mar Country Club, Morgan Run Club & Resort, Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, The Santaluz Club, The Farms Golf Club and the Rancho Valencia Tennis Resort & Spa.
The Solana Beach School District and San Dieguito Union High School District serve public school students living in Seabreeze. Most public school students in this neighborhood attend Solana Highlands Elementary School, Earl Warren Middle School and Torrey Pines High School.
There are also many private school options in North County San Diego. Some of the options closest to Seabreeze include Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego Jewish Academy, Fusion Academy, Del Mar Pines School, Santa Fe Christian School, Diegueno Country School, Del Mar Montessori and St. James Academy.
Seabreeze at Old El Camino Real is located on Old El Camino Real, which wraps around the southern and eastern borders of the neighborhood. It is east of El Camino Real and south of Ridgemar Equestrian Center.
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