Leucadia, California is a seaside community is located along Highway 101 in northern San Diego County. In Greek, Leucadia means "Sheltered Paradise," which still describes the unique area that is home to approximately 7,000 residents. The community – which was incorporated into the City of Encinitas in 1986 – is home to an eclectic mix of surfers, artists and families who enjoy a laid back California lifestyle. Industries that provide employment in the area include educational, health and social services, professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services and retail trade. (more)
Students in grades K-12 attend the schools of Encinitas Union Elementary and San Dieguito Union High school districts. Several colleges and universities, including the University of San Diego, which is less than a 30-minute drive away, are in close proximity for those who wish to attain a degree in higher education.
Leucadia has retained its small-town charm while its residents have access to all of the amenities of a metropolitan area. The community is located on the northern end of Encinitas, just south of Carlsbad. The city’s downtown shopping district, adjacent to coastal Highway 101, is more than 100 years old and features historic architecture, quaint shops, sidewalk cafes, and restaurants surrounded by beautiful flower baskets.
Leucadia real estate offers a diversity of homes in a variety of styles and price points. Prices for condominiums and townhouses range from the high $400,000s to the high $700,000s. Single-family homes are priced starting from the mid-$600,000s for homes with fireplaces, community swimming pools and scenic real panoramic views. Large homes for sale with spas and scenic city lights and golf course views can be purchased in the high $700,000s. Newly built and expansive estates with private swimming pools and ocean views are priced from $1 million to $8 million.
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Leucadia Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of November 30th, 2015: homes priced around $1,475,140 compared to $1,397,840 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +5%. For Monday, November 30th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.93%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.99%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.24%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.97%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Leucadia CA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Leucadia to help you find the best home!