The Tanglewood Condo Community
in Carlsbad California
Tanglewood is located in north Carlsbad in the 92010 area, and is one of the larger condo communities in Carlsbad.
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Where is Tanglewood Located?
Tanglewood is about 3 miles from the ocean, off Carlsbad Village Drive, east of the main thoroughfare, El Camino Real, and less than a mile south of the 78 freeway. San Diego is about 30 miles or so to the south.
Why do People Live in Tanglewood?
Tanglewood appeals to people for a number of reasons. Certainly affordability is one of them, given the overall prices in Carlsbad. Some of the better pricing for condos will be found here, relative to some other areas, and the size means there are often several options available, despite Carlsbad’s overall limited inventory. Be aware that homes sell quickly – more on the housing market and prices below.
The community is ideally located near abundant shopping and dining, and major commuting routes (the 5 and 78 freeways). Because of pricing Tanglewood works well for first time home buyers, but also appeals to investors due to being a popular rental community.
What’s it Like to Live in the Tanglewood Neighborhood in Carlsbad?
Everything you likely need in terms of recreation, services, shopping (groceries at Sprouts and Vons is right down the street) and dining will be found in and around the neighborhood with a major shopping area less than a mile to the north and the Shoppes at Carlsbad Mall. Major big box stores are also close by in Oceanside along Vista Way along with multiple strip malls.
The community offers 2 pools, spas, tennis courts, a clubhouse, basketball and plentiful green-space.
Tanglewood was built in the late 1970s and1980s, with almost 500 condos in numerous buildings along the main road and multiple side streets. Homes have detached garages, private and fenced outdoor space between the unit and the garage, with laundry hookups in the garage. Homes offer 2 to 4 bedrooms, 1 and ½ to 2 and ½ baths, and there are both single and 2-story models. Living ranges from approximately 912 SF up to 1718 SF.
What’s Going on Near Tanglewood in Carlsbad?
Residents at Tanglewood have easy access to other amenities and services in the area, and are within about 3 miles of Carlsbad Village and the beaches. Legoland and the Museum of Making Music are within several miles to the south.
What Schools will Children Living in Tanglewood Attend?
Children living in Tanglewood will attend the Carlsbad Unified Schools. Here’s a link to the school locator app on the school district website to verify the particular school for a given address – Buena Vista Elementary and Valley Middle School.
What’s the Housing Market Like in Tanglewood?
The market has shifted dramatically since the recession, a period during which there were multiple short sales and REOs.
Currently there are no active listings and the market in 2017 has been brisk. 11 homes have sold in 2017, at an average price of $431,636 (a range of $420,000 to $452,000). Homes were only on the market for an average of 6 days!
Ready to Start Your Home Search in Tanglewood in Carlsbad California?
If you have any questions or would like more information, please don't hesitate to contact me at (760) 8400-1360 so we can discuss your specific housing needs and budget and help you find the right home at Tanglewood, when one becomes available, or elsewhere in Carlsbad.
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