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    2510 West Ranch St, Carlsbad, CA 92010
    5 Units available
    1 BED $2,929+
    2 BEDS $3,743+
    3 BEDS $4,467+
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    5/5 Jill K. on Jan 4, 2024

    Write a positive review living at montoceito apartments for three years. It is a very elegant and comfortable living space. The amenities make you feel like you're at a resort. Plenty of BBQ's and fire pits, I love the game room and fire place. The view from the game room overlooking the hills of Carlsbad is beautiful. The community and staff are very friendly. I love the kitchen especially the gas stove! Lots of space in the apartments, nice bathrooms with deep tubs, bedrooms, and the closets

    5/5 Sima on Jan 2, 2024

    I am highly recommend the Montecito apartments to every who is looking for a very convinced, nice and beautiful community for living. I am for four years resident of the Montecito apartmentents community. I really feel at my own home here with very organized , respectful management. Thanks for being the best.

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    315 Acacia Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    1 BED $2,645
    2 BEDS $3,045
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    2385 Caringa Way, Carlsbad, CA 92009
    2 BEDS $3,145
    3 BEDS $3,395+
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    355 - 95 Pine Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    2 BEDS $2,920
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    3642 Village Circle, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    1 BED $2,670+
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    2510 West Ranch St, Carlsbad, CA 92010
    1 BED $2,929+
    2 BEDS $3,743+
    3 BEDS $4,467+
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    2603 Jefferson St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    2 BEDS $3,095
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    351 - 357 Tamarack Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    1 BED $2,645
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    3402 Calle Odessa, Carlsbad, CA 92009
    1 BED $2,617+
    2 BEDS $2,805+
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    2262 Avenida Magnifica, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    1 BED $2,276+
    2 BEDS $2,306+
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    2300 Rising Glen Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    1 BED $2,461+
    2 BEDS $2,839+
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    1000 Chinquapin Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    Studio $2,145+
    1 BED $2,395+
    2 BEDS $2,795
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    1040 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    1 BED $3,412+
    2 BEDS $3,963+
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    315 - 395 (327) Walnut Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    2 BEDS $2,795+
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    360 - 390 Chestnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    1 BED $2,420
    2 BEDS $2,995
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    935 Laguna Dr, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    2 BEDS $2,995
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    6610 Ambrosia Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
    1 BED $2,675+
    2 BEDS $3,740+
    3 BEDS $4,065+
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    2378 Pio Pico Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    1 BED $3,150
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    7600 Sitio Del Mar, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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    2707 Avenida De Anita, Carlsbad, CA 92010
    1 BED $2,120+
    2 BEDS $2,271+
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    2758 Olympia Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92010
    3 BEDS $4,250
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    7520 Gibraltar Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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    7552-7556 Gibraltar Street, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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    5055 Avenida Encinas Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    Studio $1,400
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    3170 Madison Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Average rent in Carlsbad, CA

$3,087/mo Carlsbad, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Carlsbad, CA is $3,087.

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    Getting around in Carlsbad, CA

    17 /100
    Car-Dependent
    23 /100
    Minimal Transit
    21 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 17, Transit Score®: 23, Bike Score®: 21

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Carlsbad, CA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Carlsbad, CA were last updated on 14 Apr 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Carlsbad, CA?

    The best apartments in Carlsbad, CA are: Montecito Apartments at Carlsbad, Elan Tamarack Shores, Elan Alicante La Costa, Elan Spanish Landing Carlsbad and Elan Coast Village.

    What is the average rent in Carlsbad, CA?

    The average rent in Carlsbad, CA is $3,087. Start your search for apartments in Carlsbad, CA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Carlsbad, CA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Carlsbad, CA is between $2,145 and $6,189. View all studio apartments in Carlsbad, CA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA is between $713 and $7,091. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Carlsbad, CA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA is between $857 and $7,902. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Carlsbad, CA is between $956 and $9,976. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Carlsbad, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Carlsbad, CA?

    In Carlsbad, 39% of the residents are renting compared to 61% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 10% of Carlsbad’s rentals, 70% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Carlsbad, CA?

    The average age of rental buildings in Carlsbad is 27 years old, with 47% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Carlsbad, CA?

    Studio apartments in Carlsbad are around 1% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 32% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 52% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Carlsbad, CA

    Known as “The Village by the Sea,” Carlsbad is situated some 35 miles north of San Diego. This small city is a popular location in the North County region of San Diego and is one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S., famous for its stunning sandy beaches, pleasant climate and upscale lifestyle. This coastal city has a semi-arid Mediterranean climate with average temperatures ranging between 55°F and 70°F throughout the year. The city gets 263 days of sunshine per year on average, making it the perfect spot for renters who want to enjoy long days on the beach and other outdoor activities. Carlsbad is also a golfer’s paradise, home to some of the biggest golf companies and award-winning golf courses in the San Diego area.

    Renting in Carlsbad, CA

    Carlsbad attracts both renters and homebuyers seeking a warm climate and upscale lifestyle. Neighborhoods located in the northwest feature older cottages, bungalows and ranch-style homes. This area is close to malls, parks, beaches and restaurants, as well as convenient transit options, so it’s the best spot for renters. Meanwhile, the northeastern quadrant features quiet neighborhoods with mostly large single-family homes close to top-ranking schools and golf clubs, so it’s mostly populated by families with children, as well as seniors. South Carlsbad is home to some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the San Diego area, with newer homes located on large lots. Neighborhoods here include gated communities and master-planned developments with apartments, condos and detached homes overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Top amenities such as high-rated schools, proximity to the ocean and entertainment options come at a higher cost for renters and homebuyers. Renting in Carlsbad comes at a premium, but the city has rent control programs to prevent steep spikes. Renters may be required to pay a nonrefundable application fee for renter screening and put forth a security deposit in order to secure an apartment in Carlsbad.

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    Shopping in Carlsbad, CA

    Carlsbad is a top shopping location where you can find brand apparel, luxury jewelry and antique shops. The most popular malls in Carlsbad are The Forum Carlsbad, The Shoppes at Carlsbad and La Costa Town Square, all of which feature brand names such as Zara, H&M, Pandora, Victoria’s Secret, Forever 21, Macy’s and many more. Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall is a unique shopping destination where renters can find fine art, jewelry, furniture, and other unique antiques and collectibles. For grocery shopping, renters head to Trader Joe’s, Sprouts Farmers Market and Smart & Final Vons, as well as regional supermarket chains like Stater Bros. Markets, Ralph’s and Gelson’s. Other well-known retail chains in Carlsbad include Costco, Walmart, Target, The Home Depot and Aldi.

    Transportation in Carlsbad, CA

    Interstate 5 and state Highway 78 are the main pathways in Carlsbad, but they can get slightly congested during busy hours as most renters commute by car. The North County Transit District (NCTD) provides public train, bus and shuttle transportation services in Carlsbad. NCTD’s Coaster is a commuter rail service operating between Oceanside and downtown San Diego. Similarly, Sprinter, a hybrid rail service, connects Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos and Escondido with stops in Carlsbad, while Breeze is a public bus service operating in North San Diego. Another form of public transportation called Flex has fixed schedules and routes that can deviate to pick up and drop off passengers on demand. NCTD also provides transportation services to individuals with disabilities. Carlsbad is also very bike-friendly, with multiple biking trails and parking spots for bicycles. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are also available for Carlsbad renters. The closest major airport to Carlsbad is the San Diego International Airport, about 35 miles south.

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