When you go to San Diego, you expect to see sand, sun, and surf. Obviously, you can only find that by living by the beach! There are many communities that are spread along the San Diego coastline that offer great chances for relocating to the beautiful shore. Shopping homes for sale in Cardiff can guarantee you a spot in the middle of the action.
This beach community is located between Encinitas and Solana Beach in North San Diego County. Technically a part of Encinitas, it has the unique feature of utilizing it’s own zip code: 92007. With a population hovering around 12,000 residents, opportunities to live in this area can be sparse.
Oddly enough, Cardiff, also known as Cardiff-by-the-Sea, originally started as a farming community. Would you think about farming when you have an astonishing sunset seeping below the waves? Probably not, but the original founders did because they recognized that the land was just as fertile as the ocean. Residential development began in 1911, and Cardiff by the Sea was born out of influence from Cardiff, Wales.
Many professional surfers will tell you that there is no other place to hang ten than off the shoreline of Cardiff. Well known surf spots like Swami’s and Cardiff Reef are only accessible from here, which means that some of the world’s best surfers come out in excited anticipation just to enjoy the atmosphere.
And because of the pleasant year long climate, the surfing never stops! Enjoy water sports and other recreational activities all throughout the calendar year. Even when the tide is low you can walk further out into the sand and see the flat rock reef that goes an amazing fifty yards from the shoreline. Cardiff even has their own unofficial mascot, the Cardiff Kook. The Kook even has a Facebook page dedicated to the elaborate get ups and themes he sports year round.
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