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Last updated May 26 2020 at 7:35 AM

109 Apartments for rent in Carlsbad, CA

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Rancho La Costa
Olde Carlsbad
North Beach
Poinsetta
Carlsbad Village
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North Beach
3 Units Available
Elan Tamarack Shores
351 Tamarack Avenue, Carlsbad, CA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,125
890 sqft
A few blocks from Tamarack Beach and Carlsbad Village. This smaller community features assigned parking. Pet-friendly. Apartments offer full kitchens, private balconies or patios, and walk-in closets.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:35am
Olde Carlsbad
5 Units Available
Elan Beachpointe
1000 Chinquapin Avenue, Carlsbad, CA
Studio
$1,545
420 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,795
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Easy access to the beach and parks. This beautiful community offers skylights, assigned garage spaces, vaulted ceilings and large windows in each home. The community is pet-friendly and features a grill area, pool and laundry.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:35am
North Beach
1 Unit Available
Elán Cypress Cove
355 Pine Avenue, Carlsbad, CA
Studio
$1,770
425 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Spacious one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with central heating and gas appliances. Charming coastal community near Interstate 5, with easy access to the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Friendly on-site staff and emergency maintenance monitoring.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:06am
Carlsbad Village
1 Unit Available
Coast Village Apartment Homes
935 Laguna Drive, Carlsbad, CA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,095
1000 sqft
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Coast Village Apartment Homes in Carlsbad. View photos, descriptions and more!
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Last updated May 26 at 06:02am
Rancho La Costa
6 Units Available
Elán Alicante La Costa Apartment Homes
2385 Caringa Way, Carlsbad, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,345
1000 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,645
1200 sqft
Newly renovated homes with private balconies, in-unit laundry and extra storage space in a pet-friendly community. Includes covered parking, a spa and a pool. Plus, this location is next to La Costa Resort and Spa.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:08am
North Beach
3 Units Available
Carlsbad Coast Apartments
357 Chesnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA
Studio
$1,798
415 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,138
900 sqft
Minutes to Tamarack Beach. Spacious apartments with dishwashers and ceiling fans in a controlled access community with a swimming pool, fitness center and two laundries. Garage parking available.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:08am
Poinsetta
6 Units Available
The Tradition
1901 Cassia Rd, Carlsbad, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,535
1123 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,735
1361 sqft
The Tradition Apartment Homes are located near La Costa Resort in beautiful, seaside Carlsbad, CA. Apartments are designed in classic beach style with modern upgrades like wood flooring and new countertops.
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Last updated May 26 at 12:18am
The Barrio
7 Units Available
The Village Apartments
3642 Village Cir, Carlsbad, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,134
718 sqft
The Village Apartments are one of the finest apartment communities in all of North San Diego County. We are a quiet, small town, seaside living community.
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Last updated May 26 at 12:18am
Olde Carlsbad
16 Units Available
Rising Glen
2300 Rising Glen Way, Carlsbad, CA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,927
890 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Close to restaurants like Hooked on Sushi and grocery stores like Trader Joes and Sprouts. Residents live in units with laundry, patios or balconies, and hardwood floors. Pet-friendly community includes pool, hot tub and gym.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:08am
Calavera Hills
34 Units Available
Marisol Carlsbad
3251 Marisol Place, Carlsbad, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,312
777 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,591
1135 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,055
1544 sqft
Our physical office is closed, but our virtual office is open! Please call or email us for more information. Style. Accessibility. Proximity.
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Last updated May 26 at 12:19am
Carlsbad Village
8 Units Available
Villas at Carlsbad
2600 Kremeyer Cir, Carlsbad, CA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,940
601 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,345
854 sqft
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Last updated May 26 at 06:07am
North Beach
2 Units Available
Elán Carlsbad Shores
360 Chestnut Avenue, Carlsbad, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,950
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,225
835 sqft
This coastal town offers fantastic amenities. This community is just seven miles from the beach. Apartments feature faux finished granite countertops, private balconies and fenced yards. On-site pool and spa.
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Last updated May 26 at 06:06am
North Beach
1 Unit Available
Elan Sandcastle Shores
315 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
834 sqft
Beach community with European village charm perfectly situation between Los Angeles and San Diego. New remodeled homes with spacious kitchens and faux finished granite counter tops. Private balconies and patios with gorgeous coastline views.
Last updated May 26 at 08:39am
Carlsbad Village
1 Unit Available
2475 Jefferson St
2475 Jefferson Street, Carlsbad, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,750
1184 sqft
2 BEDROOM 2 BATH on the picturesque Buena Vista Lagoon as it flows into the Pacific. Privacy gated intimate 28 unit complex right on the water. Security systems, pool, floral tropical landscaping, covered and uncovered abundant parking.
Last updated May 26 at 07:31am
Poinsetta
1 Unit Available
1170 Mariposa Rd
1170 Mariposa Road, Carlsbad, CA
5 Bedrooms
$4,500
2735 sqft
Beautiful house in desirable Aviara community. Warm natural lighting throughout. Peekaboo ocean views from 2nd story deck and bedroom. Wonderful floor plan. One BR and full bath downstairs.
Last updated May 26 at 07:43am
Tamarack Point
1 Unit Available
2677 Coventry Road
2677 Coventry Road, Carlsbad, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
1629 sqft
Conveniently located home in Tamarack Point! 3 Bedroom 2.5 bathroom end unit. All bedrooms are upstairs. Kitchen has granite countertops, built in microwave, and refrigerator included. Fireplace in the living room.
Last updated May 26 at 07:43am
Rancho Carillo
1 Unit Available
6168 Paseo Picado
6168 Paseo Picado, Carlsbad, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,495
1140 sqft
Bright and spacious air conditioned end unit with 3 beds/2 baths & 2 private patios! This spacious home is situated in a park-like setting with a mountain view! Interior freshly painted & move in ready! Kitchen comes fully equipped with
Last updated May 26 at 07:42am
Aviara
1 Unit Available
7238 Surfbird Circle
7238 Surfbird Circle, Carlsbad, CA
3 Bedrooms
$3,850
1705 sqft
An absolute gem!!! You do not want to miss this detached two story home located in Aviaras Marea community! Set back off the street in a small enclave, this 3bdm 2.
Last updated May 25 at 01:46pm
Aviara
1 Unit Available
7142 Pintail Dr
7142 Pintail Drive, Carlsbad, CA
3 Bedrooms
$3,495
1947 sqft
PINTAIL DR - FURNISHED RENTAL ONLY - REMODELED HOME IN AVIARA WITH POOL, HOT TUB, & MORE! - This beautiful and spacious (~2000 sf) 2 story townhouse is available as a long term furnished rental.
Last updated May 25 at 01:46pm
La Costa Ridge
1 Unit Available
7154 Sitio Bahia
7154 Sitio Bahia, Carlsbad, CA
5 Bedrooms
$4,950
3688 sqft
7154 Sitio Bahia Available 07/03/20 Stunning 5 Bedroom Home Located on a Cul-de-Sac! - PROPERTY INFORMATION: This home is located in the community of La Costa Oaks and provides spacious living, soaring ceilings, a gourmet kitchen, and modern
Last updated May 25 at 01:46pm
Rancho Carlsbad
1 Unit Available
5520 Foxtail Loop
5520 Foxtail Loop, Carlsbad, CA
3 Bedrooms
$3,050
1984 sqft
3BR 2.5 BA 2 Story Carlsbad Home in Desirable Community Of Sunny Creek - This 2 story Carlsbad home is situated in the desirable gated community of Sunny Creek which is conveniently located off El Camino Real and College. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2.
Last updated May 25 at 01:46pm
Rancho La Costa
1 Unit Available
3390 Corte Terral
3390 Corte Terral, Carlsbad, CA
4 Bedrooms
$3,595
2337 sqft
Spacious Home with High Ceilings on a Cul-de-sac - Beautiful two story home with high ceilings on a corner lot in a cul-de-sac.
Last updated May 25 at 01:46pm
Rancho La Costa
1 Unit Available
2042 Cima Court
2042 Cima Court, Carlsbad, CA
3 Bedrooms
$3,445
1630 sqft
2042 Cima Court Available 06/10/20 2042 Cima Court ~ COMING SOON! Charming Single Level Home - This is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1630 square foot home in Carlsbad.
Last updated May 25 at 01:46pm
Rancho La Costa
1 Unit Available
7269 Almaden Lane
7269 Almaden Lane, Carlsbad, CA
4 Bedrooms
$5,495
3547 sqft
Lovely La Costa Ranch Style Home with Private Pool and Golf Course Views! - Lovely Carlsbad ranch style, single family home located in the exclusive La Costa area of Carlsbad.

Median Rent in Carlsbad

Last updated Apr. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Carlsbad is $1,970, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,556.
Studio
$1,779
1 Bed
$1,970
2 Beds
$2,556
3+ Beds
$3,681
City GuideCarlsbad
Home to just over 100,000,Carlsbad preserves its parks and coastline through careful planning and leaves space among its many apartment buildings for wildlife, surf, and sand. Residents enjoy the city's parks and beaches throughout the year, with annual temperatures ranging from 60-70 degrees and very light rainfall. The city offers an extensive hiking and bicycling trail system, golf courses, and athletic fields.

Having trouble with Craigslist Carlsbad? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

Finding an Apartment in Carlsbad

How much will it cost? A two-bedroom apartment will go for roughly about $1500 while three bedroom pads go for $1800.

When to rent: It’s best to start your apartment search early in the year (again, the weather's fairly constant and won’t deter folks from moving).While Carlsbad doesn't require as desperate a scramble to get a place as a major city, the housing market is still competitive, so be prepared to go for it and pay your security deposit when you find the right deal.

Carlsbad Neighborhoods

Carlsbad is divided into four quadrants, like an old Scout orienteering map. When it comes down to it, it's really just a question of whether you're looking for history and antiques, resort-style-living and the beach, or just a nice, sunny place to live!

Northwest Quadrant Home to the downtown area, in the Northwest Quadrant of Carlsbad you’ll find clothing stores, restaurants, and small shops located along Carlsbad Village Drive (which the locals still call Elm Street). It’s also home to a biannual street fair and a farmers' market, and a grove of trees preserved from development.Residents of the Northwest Quadrant appreciate the quaint, historic feel of their neighborhood and seek to preserve the old architecture and wilderness.

Northeast Quadrant The Northeast Quadrant is mostly residential, with many planned communities, townhouses, and several apartment buildings

Southeast Quadrant One of the newer parts of Carlsbad, the Southeast Quadrant offers several master-planned communities and a few resorts, including the site of the Acura Classic, a large annual women's tennis competition. Places are full of walking trails and designed to look slightly historic.

Southwest Quadrant Slightly more affordable. Carlsbad's post office, movie theaters, shopping mall, and other local businesses are located here.

Life in Carlsbad

Bring your pet and your boogie board! Here’s why:

• Be prepared to pay a deposit, though.

• Most local entertainment revolves around hiking, biking, golfing, and surfing.

June 2020 Carlsbad Rent Report

Welcome to the June 2020 Carlsbad Rent Report. Carlsbad rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Carlsbad rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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June 2020 Carlsbad Rent Report

Welcome to the June 2020 Carlsbad Rent Report. Carlsbad rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Carlsbad rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Carlsbad rents declined moderately over the past month

Carlsbad rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased moderately by 3.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Carlsbad stand at $1,964 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,548 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in March. Carlsbad's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.7%, as well as the national average of 0.8%.

    Rents rising across the San Diego Metro

    Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Carlsbad, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the San Diego metro, 7 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • National City has seen rents fall by 1.6% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro. It also has the least expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,324.
    • Carlsbad has the most expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,548; the city has also seen rent growth of 3.0% over the past year, the fastest in the metro.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Carlsbad

    As rents have increased moderately in Carlsbad, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Carlsbad is less affordable for renters.

    • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 0.7% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 0.2% in San Jose.
    • Carlsbad's median two-bedroom rent of $2,548 is above the national average of $1,194. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.8% over the past year compared to the 3.0% increase in Carlsbad.
    • While Carlsbad's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Denver (-0.4%) and Portland (-0.4%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Carlsbad than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,104, where Carlsbad is more than twice that price.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

    City
    Median 1BR Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    San Diego
    $1,580
    $2,050
    -0.2%
    0.8%
    Chula Vista
    $1,650
    $2,140
    -0.3%
    -0.5%
    Oceanside
    $1,810
    $2,350
    -0.1%
    2%
    Escondido
    $1,450
    $1,880
    0
    0.5%
    Carlsbad
    $1,960
    $2,550
    -0.3%
    3%
    El Cajon
    $1,270
    $1,650
    0
    -0.3%
    Vista
    $1,440
    $1,870
    -0.1%
    0.3%
    San Marcos
    $1,560
    $2,020
    -0.4%
    0.9%
    Encinitas
    $1,930
    $2,500
    -0.1%
    1.9%
    National City
    $1,020
    $1,320
    0
    -1.6%
    La Mesa
    $1,440
    $1,870
    0
    0.4%
    Spring Valley
    $1,360
    $1,760
    -0.1%
    -1.1%
    Coronado
    $2,960
    $3,840
    -0.2%
    1.1%
    Solana Beach
    $2,280
    $2,950
    -0.4%
    2.4%
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    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology here.

    About Rent Reports:

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    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    How much is rent in Carlsbad?
    In Carlsbad, the median rent is $1,779 for a studio, $1,970 for a 1-bedroom, $2,556 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,681 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Carlsbad, check out our monthly Carlsbad Rent Report.
    What are the most popular neighborhoods in Carlsbad?
    Some of the most popular neighborhoods in Carlsbad include Rancho La Costa, Olde Carlsbad, North Beach, Poinsetta, and Carlsbad Village.
    What colleges and universities are located in or around Carlsbad?
    Some of the colleges located in the Carlsbad area include University of California-Irvine, University of California-Riverside, University of California-San Diego, Concordia University-Irvine, and Irvine Valley College. If you are looking for off-campus housing near your school, follow the links above to see apartment listings in the area.
    What cities do people live in to commute to Carlsbad?
    Some of the nearby cities that people commute to Carlsbad from include San Diego, Anaheim, Chula Vista, Riverside, and Santa Ana.

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