Known for its fantastic surf and beach lifestyle, the small town of Carpinteria offers a serene, laid back atmosphere. Located in southeast Santa Barbara County, Carpinteria homes for sale are situated in a natural beach setting with city-like amenities. This town is a coastal paradise with a variety of homes styles, from condos to ocean front properties and large estates.
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This lovely town is just south of Montecito and in close proximity to downtown Santa Barbara. The Carpinteria homes for sale tend to range in price from about $600,000 to well over $1,200,000. Carpinteria condos for sale average around $275,000 and over.
Carpinteria Valley is home to warm, sandy beaches. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy Carpinteria State Beach, Sandyland Cove, Santa Claus Beach, Padaro Beach and San Point Road. Carpinteria State Beach is a recreation area within a natural preserve. Residents can enjoy beach activities as well as camping. The town is also home to one of the most famous surfing spots in the world: Rincon Point. There are many popular parks and public nurseries including Tar Pits Park.
Main Street of Carpinteria boasts dozens of boutique shops, antique stores, cafes, eateries and other local stores. Linden Avenue features delicious places to eat. Linden Avenue is also the place for the California Avocado Festival during the first weekend in October. Popular local businesses include Padaro Beach Grill and A-Frame Surf Shop. The Seaside Shuttle is an open-air trolley that takes you all over and to the beach. Carpinteria is relatively flat, so it’s easy to get around without a car. Downtown Santa Barbara is also only a 15 minute drive for more quality shopping and dining.
Carpinteria real estate exude small town charm in a close-knit beach community. Carpinteria homes for sale are zoned for the Carpinteria Unified School District. There are several schools here that exceed state expectations. Students receive a quality education. Schools include Aliso Elementary, Summerland Elementary, Canalino Elementary, Carpinteria Middle School, Carpinteria High School and Rincon High School.
Carpinteria homes for sale don’t stay on the market long. To find out more information or to see open houses, please contact your Carpinteria real estate professional, Tim Dahl, for all your home buying or selling needs. He can be reached at 805-886-2211.