Carmel Valley is one of the newer neighborhoods of the City of San Diego, California. It is a master planned community that was formed by the City of San Diego on February 1, 1975, but construction did not start until 1983. The name Carmel Valley comes from the Carmelite Sisters of Mercy, who established a dairy farm and monastery in the area circa 1905. The community has matured into a place where people can live, work and play. Families with children are attacted by the large houses and award winning schools. Area amenities and easy access to much of San Diego County make the commercial center of Carmel Valley ideal for corporate offices, hotels, shopping and restaurants.
Recreational options include many neighborhood parks, a community recreation center, athletic clubs, golf and the nearby beaches at Torrey Pines and Del Mar. An early experimenter in smart growth, Carmel Valley includes open space areas and extensive trail systems.
Carmel Valley has amazing school systems. The northern section of Carmel Valley falls within the Solana Beach Elementary School District while the southern portion of Carmel Valley is located within the Del Mar Union District. Middle school and high school age students attend schools within the San Dieguito High School District.
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the luxury golf resort, the Grand Del Mar, San Diego’s only Tom Fazio designed course, the Grand Del Mar Golf Club’s spectacular fairways wind through the lush valleys of the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve and its 78 strategically placed bunkers make for a challenging and unforgettable golf experience.
Carmel Valley features a wide range of housing, ranging from condominiums to custom luxury homes. Residents enjoy the tight-knit community feel of the area and easy access to the beaches. Hot air balloons are often seen soaring overhead.
For more information about Carmel Valley or the surrounding areas, please contact Lynn at (858) 509-8599.