Top 15 Biggest Houses in San Diego For Sale Now

The average home size in the United States hovers in the mid-2000s. For some home buyers, 2500 square feet can feel like a palace. For others, 2500 square feet is tight quarters. Typical home sizes in San Diego are consistent with national averages. In this post, I will be focusing well beyond what is typical or average. Instead, we’ll be looking at homes 5, 10, or 20+ times the average home size. Join me as we explore the top 15 biggest houses in San Diego. These magnificent homes are on the market and ready to purchase right now.

Biggest Houses In San Diego

Price $36,000,000
Beds 7
Baths 16
Living Area SqFt 23,957
Status Active
MLS # 210030255
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
 
 
Price $28,000,000
Beds 10
Baths 14
Living Area SqFt 22,897
Status Active
MLS # NDP2204175
Property Type Detached
Willis Allen Real Estate
 
 
Price $49,000,000
Beds 10
Baths 14
Living Area SqFt 22,897
Status Active
MLS # NDP2200181
Property Type Detached
Willis Allen Real Estate
 
 
Price $16,500,000
Beds 6
Baths 12
Living Area SqFt 15,425
Status Active
MLS # NDP2003866
Property Type Detached
Wisdom Properties
 
 
Price $12,995,000
Beds 6
Baths 9
Living Area SqFt 15,264
Status Active
MLS # NDP2201784
Property Type Detached
Del Mar Mesa Realty
 
 
Price $39,000,000
Beds 4
Baths 9
Living Area SqFt 15,067
Status Active
MLS # 220006434
Property Type Detached
Compass
 
 
Price $2,250,000
Beds 15
Baths 15
Living Area SqFt 15,000
Status Active
MLS # ND22065831
Property Type Detached
Tyler Stamets, Broker
 
 
Price $7,495,000
Beds 8
Baths 12
Living Area SqFt 15,000
Status Active
MLS # 220011824
Property Type Detached
Crux Real Estate
 
 
Price $21,500,000
Beds 9
Baths 14
Living Area SqFt 14,252
Status Active
MLS # 220001566
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
 
 
Price $9,995,000
Beds 5
Baths 9
Living Area SqFt 13,631
Status Active
MLS # 220010018
Property Type Detached
Douglas Elliman of California
 
 
Price $14,750,000
Beds 6
Baths 10
Living Area SqFt 13,446
Status Active
MLS # 210016410
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
 
 
Price $14,900,000
Beds 6
Baths 11
Living Area SqFt 13,305
Status Active
MLS # 220000969
Property Type Detached
Ocean View Realty
 
 
Price $12,995,000
Beds 5
Baths 6
Living Area SqFt 12,903
Status Active
MLS # NDP2202390
Property Type Detached
Barry Estates
 
 
Price $11,900,000
Beds 6
Baths 10
Living Area SqFt 12,745
Status Active
MLS # 210032963
Property Type Detached
Compass
 
 
Price $3,950,000
Beds 7
Baths 11
Living Area SqFt 12,191
Status Active
MLS # NDP2201244
Property Type Detached
Del Mar Realty Assoc.,Inc
 
 

Which Neighborhoods Have the Biggest Houses in San Diego

Although unusually large homes can be found throughout the neighborhoods of San Diego, two neighborhoods stand out. These two neighborhoods are the most likely places to find the biggest homes in San Diego County:

Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe is often ranked among the most prestigious neighborhoods throughout the United States. Here in San Diego, it certainly is on the shortlist of most coveted places to live. Rancho Santa Fe is also one of the few San Diego areas that routinely have very large lots. Most San Diego homes have lots well under an acre. Homes in Rancho Santa Fe commonly have several acres.

Aside from the space to build some of the biggest homes in San Diego, Rancho Santa Fe also has the demographics to support them. It is one of the most affluent communities in the nation. To get a sense of exactly what is happening in the local market there, visit our article on Rancho Santa Fe real estate market stats.

Browse all the current Rancho Santa Fe homes for sale if you would like to see more of the amazing real estate this community offers.

La Jolla

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Some of the biggest homes in San Diego reside in La Jolla

While Rancho Santa Fe offers country living in a luxury environment, La Jolla offers stunning ocean views and a beach-front resort ambiance. La Jolla’s homes are built far closer together. Despite that fact, La Jolla manages to deliver some truly magnificent and sizable estates and oceanfront mansions. La Jolla Farms is one particular La Jolla neighborhood known for some of the biggest homes in San Diego.

Like Rancho Santa Fe, you can expect to pay a premium for a fantastic location. Beachfront properties in particular are in high demand and at the top of the pricing scale in San Diego. Visit our resource detailing the latest La Jolla real estate market stats to get a sense of what is happening now in the market.

Browse all the current La Jolla homes for sale if you’re interested in seeing more of what La Jolla has to offer.

If you are considering buying or selling a home in the San Diego region, even if it’s not the biggest home in San Diego, I would love to consult with you on your plans. For sellers, you may find our free home value estimation tool helpful as a rough estimation of value. Whether buying or selling, please reach out for a free, no-obligation consultation by phone, Zoom, or in-person. I look forward to helping you with your dream home, whether it’s 2000 or 20,000 square feet!

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About Marc Lyman

Marc Lyman grew up in Silicon Valley where he was exposed to the nuances of the real estate business at a young age. He graduated from UC San Diego in 1995 with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. His studies were followed by the launch of multiple businesses, including a popular online home publication. The latter has made Marc a sought-after media personality and home expert.