This Del Mar homes for sale page features the latest listings in the wonderful, seaside community of Del Mar. When ranking luxury, coastal neighborhoods in San Diego county, Del Mar is often among the top three, along with Coronado and La Jolla. Del Mar is situated just north of La Jolla and stretches both west and slightly east of the 5 freeway. Del Mar is known for its fantastic stretches of pristine beaches, quaint but upscale village area, and, of course, its luxurious homes. Like Coronado, Del Mar is its own city and operates distinctly from most other San Diego neighborhoods. Del Mar has its own city government and city departments. Public safety is through the San Diego Sheriff’s Department (vs San Diego Police Department which serves most of San Diego’s neighborhoods).
About Del Mar
The modern history of Del Mar goes back to the early 1900’s when the village began its early development. History fans can get more insights via the Del Mar historic walking tour. If the casual glamour of the village of Del Mar isn’t enough, this community is perhaps most well-known for the Del Mar Racetrack. During the summer racing season, thoroughbred racing is a cherished activity for locals and visitors from all over the world. The Del Mar Fairgrounds adjacent to the racetrack are home to many events and attractions throughout the year, including the famous Del Mar Fair. For more on the activities there, check out the Del Mar Fairgrounds events calendar. Del Mar is an area where you can spend the early part of a day at the beach, grab a nice lunch in the village, and find yourself cheering on your favored thoroughbred at the Del Mar Racetrack later in the day. Cap it off at one of the areas many fine dining options while you take in a beautiful sunset over the Pacific.
Del Mar Real Estate
The Del Mar real estate market is notoriously tight. That is especially true if you are looking for a single family home in the sought-after “west of the 5” portion of Del Mar. Listings here are few and far between, and well-priced homes in this area tend to move quickly. While there might be one to two dozen homes on the market in Del Mar, you might find five to ten times that number of homes for sale in La Jolla. In addition to the latest Del Mar listings, you can also find Del Mar market trends including inventory, pricing, and sales stats below. We also provide information and links on local schools and area demographics.