Cardiff-by-the-Sea is a stunning hillside oceanfront community located in the City of Encinitas. This community is known for its rich surfing history with several desirable beaches and famous surf breaks. If you are looking for real estate with views of the beautiful Pacific, Cardiff should be your top choice. Having the most ocean view properties in North County, Cardiff does offer quite a few luxury living opportunities. It does however also offer a mix of sizes and prices to suit buyers with a range of budgets. Dubbed by locals as simply Cardiff, this exclusive community enjoys its own private zip code and elementary schools separate from Encinitas. If your idea of the perfect community consists of a quaint coastal neighborhood with a walkable small town feel, Cardiff-by-the-Sea is a perfect choice.