Homes for Sale in Carpinteria CA
A Cornucopia of Charisma, Charm and Convenience
Carpinteria’s combination of small town feel, relaxed ambiance, sophisticated charm, lovely beaches and proximity to Santa Barbara explains its popularity with fulltime and part-time residents alike. Carpinteria CA real estate, while somewhat less expensive than that in nearby Montecito and Santa Barbara, is quickly catching up in price and popularity View Available Listings as homebuyers discover this beach town’s appeal. After all, maintaining a seemingly perfect balance of business, agriculture and tourism, the community is a shining jewel on the California Central Coast.
Life’s a Beach . . . and Parks . . . and Good Schools
Carpinteria City Beach and Carpinteria State Beach & Park are contiguous stretches of sand running the length of the town and having a reputation for being among California’s cleanest and most family-friendly beaches. Two dozen parks and a popular public swimming pool complex are well-loved amenities as well. Educational facilities include those of the Carpinteria Unified School District as well as a pair of prestigious private schools – Cate and Pacifica Graduate Institute.
A Bit of Carpinteria History
The land now occupied by Carpinteria CA real estate and the downtown area was home for hundreds of years to the Chumash tribe of Native Americans. In 1769, a Spanish expedition led by Gaspar de Portolá arrived in the village and witnessed inhabitants building seaworthy canoes, called “tomols”. Hence the name Carpinteria, which means “carpenter’s shop”. Spanish, Mexican and Anglo settlers soon began migrating to the fertile, friendly Carpinteria Valley.
Homes For Sale in Carpinteria CA
When searching for homes for sale in Carpinteria CA, prospective homebuyers will quickly notice the community’s approximately 15,000 year-round and part-time residents enjoy abodes ranging from modest bungalows to beachfront condominiums, and even multi-million dollar estates. Many homes are convenient to the comfortably-sized downtown that offers a versatile selection of shops, restaurants and small businesses. If you’re interested in moving to Carpinteria, or maybe you already live here and are searching for a new home, you might want to peruse all the useful information on the official website of the City of Carpinteria or the highly informative and fun Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce site. It offers useful categories such as “Where to Live,” “Where to Play,” etc. Want to search for homes for sale in Carpinteria CA? You’re already on the right website!
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