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 $6,250,000
Beds 6
Baths 7
Living Area SqFt 17,298
Status Active
MLS # NDP2402020
Property Type Detached
Del Mar Mesa Realty
 
Price $23,999,900
Beds 8
Baths 16
Living Area SqFt 16,827
Status Active
MLS # NDP2308489
Property Type Detached
The Guiltinan Group
 
Price $13,800,000
Beds 8
Baths 12
Living Area SqFt 16,683
Status Active
MLS # 240001230
Property Type Detached
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
 
Price $16,995,000
Beds 8
Baths 14
Living Area SqFt 16,322
Status Active
MLS # 230020749
Property Type Detached
Coldwell Banker West
 
Price $11,555,000
Beds 8
Baths 10
Living Area SqFt 16,304
Status Active
MLS # ND24011696
Property Type Detached
The Oppenheim Group
 
Price $25,000,000
Beds 15
Baths 13
Living Area SqFt 16,000
Status Active
MLS # 240007011
Property Type Detached
Realty Source Incorporated
 
$10,698,998 - 6Br/12Ba -  for Sale in Covenant Village, Rancho Santa Fe
New
Price $10,698,998
Beds 6
Baths 12
Living Area SqFt 15,425
Status Active
MLS # 240011131
Property Type Detached
Harcourts Prime Properties
 
Price $11,995,000
Beds 6
Baths 8
Living Area SqFt 14,085
Status Active
MLS # NDP2305891
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
 
Price $17,500,000
Beds 7
Baths 14
Living Area SqFt 12,845
Status Active
MLS # 240004519
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's International Realty
 
Price $11,888,000
Beds 6
Baths 12
Living Area SqFt 12,756
Status Active
MLS # NP23021965
Property Type Detached
Compass
 
Price $9,995,000
Beds 7
Baths 9
Living Area SqFt 11,885
Status Active
MLS # NDP2402878
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
 
Price $43,000,000
Beds 7
Baths 11
Living Area SqFt 11,715
Status Active
MLS # SW23197501
Property Type Detached
Coldwell Banker Assoc.Brkr-Mur
 
$26,500,000 - 6Br/8Ba -  for Sale in Muirlands, La Jolla
New
Price $26,500,000
Beds 6
Baths 8
Living Area SqFt 11,404
Status Active
MLS # NDP2404254
Property Type Detached
Willis Allen Real Estate
 
Price $11,295,000
Beds 5
Baths 7
Living Area SqFt 11,372
Status Active
MLS # 240008837
Property Type Detached
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
 
Price $9,775,000
Beds 7
Baths 10
Living Area SqFt 11,301
Status Active
MLS # NDP2209625
Property Type Detached
Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
 

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. Not surprisingly, some of the biggest homes in San Diego also wind up being some of the most expensive houses in San Diego. The two neighborhoods that are the most likely places to find the biggest homes in San Diego County are:

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

biggest houses in San Diego
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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