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La Costa Ridge Real Estate

Discover La Costa Ridge

La Costa Ridge is a gated master-planned community in Carlsbad. Located west of Rancho Santa Fe Road, La Costa Ridge sits at the top of one of Carlsbad’s highest elevations, so it offers amazing views of the coastline as far south as the Mexico border.

Located about 30 miles north of San Diego and about 4 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in Carlsbad, La Costa Ridge is just west of Rancho Santa Fe Rd. and south of Alga Rd.

La Costa Ridge offers a beautiful place to come home to. When you enter the gates, you immediately relax into your own private escape.

Parks & Recreation

La Costa Ridge sits next to the La Costa Preserve with 1,000 acres of open space and miles of hiking and biking trails. The community is also close to Alga Norte Park, one of Carlsbad’s newest parks. This 32-acre park offers everything from a skate park to ball fields, a dog park and Olympic-size swimming pool.



The neighborhood is close to award-winning schools. Students living in La Costa Ridge attend schools in the San Marcos Unified School District. La Costa Meadows Elementary is walking distance from most homes. From there, students move on to San Elijo Middle School and San Marcos High School.

Two of the area’s most reputable independent schools are nearby. Aspirations is an early education experience for ages 3 months to kindergarten inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to learning. Pacific Ridge School on El Fuerte serves 7th-12th grade and offers a rigorous academic program inspired by Harkness Learning that incorporates global engagement and service learning.

Dining & Shopping

The La Costa Town Center is a new shopping center on Rancho Santa Fe Road that provides the convenience of getting all your errands done in one place – from grocery shopping to banking. There are also a number of eateries, specialty shops and a beautiful 24-hr Fitness facility. Whether you need an easy spot to stop on your way home or a place to mill around on the weekend, this is quickly becoming a favorite spot to gather.

La Costa Ridge is also a short rive from the Bressi Ranch Retail Center with Trader Joe’s and the Plaza Paso Retail Center with the Cinepolis Theatres. Whatever you need, you won’t have to go far. At the same time, when you get home, you feel like you have escaped the hustle and bustle of the outside world.


La Costa Ridge offers an upscale, gated community for those who enjoy their privacy, but also love knowing their neighbors. You have amazing views and the La Costa Preserve sits in your backyard. Several golf courses are nearby and there are several spots to take in an ocean view or watch the sunset.


Real Estate

La Costa Ridge is made up of 262 homes in four neighborhoods. This Italian-style luxury community offers estate single family homes, generally 5-6 BR, 4-6 BA, and many of the homes feature large view lots. La Costa Ridge combines luxury and comfort in a unique way. If you’re looking for the best of both worlds, this community may be the answer you’re looking for.

Let us show you around. This is one of our favorite neighborhoods. We’d love to help you find your perfect spot in it.