Coastal Property for Sale in Encinitas, California; Cardiff by the Sea, a coastal community just north of San Diego. Mild climate, ocean view, beaches, surfing. Suitable for: building your dream home, as a rental home (with some refurbishment), lot, parcel, investment, lot-split, multi-unit development.

Coastal Property for Sale in Encinitas, California

West of I-5

For Multi-unit Development (up to 4 units), Lot Split, Investment, or Major Remodel

Neighborhood Homes Range From $1.1M - $2.5M

2061 Mackinnon Ave., Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007



This property resides west of I-5 in Cardiff by the Sea, a beach community located in Encinitas, California. This area is highly rated for its beaches and surfing and lies 24 miles north of downtown San Diego. A modest ride east brings one to the mountain community of Julian, or the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. And there is winter skiing about 3 hours to the north in the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains.

This unique property consists of an approximately 1700ft2 home built in 1956 on a large 15985ft2 lot consisting of two parcels. It sits on the ridge of an ocean facing hill at an elevation of approximately 230', is about a 7/10 mi walk to the beach, and receives sunshine nearly the full day. . With a lot frontage of 155' it may be subdivided into 3 lots containing up to 4 units in total. A survey was performed and registered with the County of San Diego in 2016 (Survey map appended after photos).


Property Description


Development Options


Contact Information

Bill Gaupsas



Richard Gaupsas


A couple of development options are depicted below: left - a potential lot split for two homes and a duplex; right - a configuration for a four unit condominium:


Aerial video downloads of house and neighborhood:



Record of Survey Map NO. 22271: