Homes for Sale in Central San Clemente

Classic beach homes and close neighbors are what you can expect from the beach-style living of Central San Clemente. Walk to the beach or window-shop all day along Avenida Del Mar – San Clemente’s best amenities are in the Central area. Be sure to register for a free account so you can receive email alerts whenever a new Central San Clemente home (that matches your criteria) is listed in the MLS.

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New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,799,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,863
SQFT
421 E Avenida Cordoba
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$749,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,500
SQFT
20 Vista Encanta #20
San Clemente, CA 92672
Seaview Townhomes (St) Subdivision
Foreclosure
$5,000,000
Land For Sale
Active
25
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
170 Avenida Presidio
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,600,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,053
SQFT
104 Avenida Barcelona
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
$2,000,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.2598
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
116 El Levante
San Clemente, CA 92672
Cotton Hills (Coth) Subdivision
$1,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
0.09
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
116 Avenida Victoria
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$3,750,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
7
TOTAL BATHS
4,650
SQFT
152 El Levante
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
$599,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.3923
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
118 Avenida De La Paz
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,390,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
925
SQFT
154 W Avenida Cadiz
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$2,700,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
0.1843
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
107 Avenida Miramar
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,350,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,330
SQFT
238 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,298,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.5968
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
239 Avenida La Cuesta
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
$1,498,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
876
SQFT
501 Elena Lane
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,390,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,244
SQFT
410 Cazador Lane #6
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$985,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,254
SQFT
321 Acebo Ln #C
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
$2,199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,400
SQFT
254 W Avenida Palizada
San Clemente, CA 92672
Other (Othr) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$1,150,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,223
SQFT
126 E Escalones
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
$2,239,900
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,793
SQFT
424 Monterey Lane #B
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
$2,450,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.153
ACRES
ORANGE
COUNTY
428 Monterey Lane
San Clemente, CA 92672
 
New Listing - yesterday
$1,299,999
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
423 Avenida Granada #65
San Clemente, CA 92672
Reef Gate West (Rw) Subdivision

Central San Clemente Real Estate

Central San Clemente is considered the social and entertainment hub of this coastal city. From the Downtown shopping and restaurants on Avenida Del Mar to the numerous beachgoers who frequent the San Clemente Pier, the Central area is where residents and tourists flock to enjoy the numerous amenities San Clemente has to offer. With some of the oldest homes in the city and numerous rental and vacation homes, Central San Clemente has something for everyone and is for the resident looking to enjoy energy rare to coastal communities.
Central San Clemente features the widest variety of real estate in the city and includes property types ranging from condos, mixed-use buildings, single-family residences, and luxury estates. Along with numerous custom homes and condos, there are 6 builder tracts and 12 condo complexes (some oceanfront) in Central San Clemente. Central San Clemente is also home to many long-term and vacation rentals, particularly during the summer months; most of the rentals are located west of Interstate 5 in the Pier Bowl area.
Central San Clemente is for the homeowner looking to experience the full coastal lifestyle. Coastal communities are unique in that homes are packed very close together, creating a sense of community with your neighbors rarely found in suburbia. The Pier Bowl area is full of older beach homes, remodeled homes, and historic Ole Hanson residences. Because Central San Clemente real estate tends to be older, there are a lot of investment opportunities as the area is experiencing some redevelopment. With the shopping and restaurants along Avenida Del Mar and the surrounding streets, Central San Clemente is far and away from the most congested area in the city, especially in the summer months when tourists flock to this beach paradise.
Here are some of the single-family developments in the Central San Clemente area:

BUILDER TRACT BEDS BATHS SQUARE FEET GARAGE
Broadmoor Homes 3-4 2 1,900-2,330 2
Cotton Hills Homes 5 3.5-5.5 3,700-4,250 3
Hillcrest Homes 3-4 2 1,510-2,042 2
Misty Ridge Homes 3-5 2.5-4 3,000-5,000 2-3
Pacifica Homes 2-4 2 1,225-1,776 2
Rancho Margarita Homes 3-4 2-3.5 1,378-3,200 2-3

Central San Clemente Condos & Townhomes

Central San Clemente has a variety of condo options, from oceanfront condo complexes like Vista Pacifica Villas to beach-style duplexes or even triplexes. The rental market in the Central area is the busiest in the city, so there are great investment opportunities for the buyer looking to purchase a rental home. There are also opportunities to own a San Clemente vacation rental as there is a high demand for summer rentals in this area from the end of May through September. Owning a condo in Central San Clemente is for the investor who is all about location; you are close to the best amenities San Clemente has to offer, and there are more oceanfront condo options in Central San Clemente than in any other part of the city.

COMPLEX BEDS BATHS SQUARE FEET GARAGE
Barrington Condos 2 2 1,115-2,012
Beachwalk Condos Coming soon
Bluffs Condos 2 2 1,415-1,759 2
Casa Grande Condos 2-3 3 1,540-1,781 Carport
Driftwood Bluffs Condos 2-3 1.5-2 1,720-2,120
Presidio Point Condos 2 2 1,731-2,216 2
Reef Gate West Condos 2-3 2-3 1,347-1,786 Underground
Sunset Shores Condos 2-3 2-3 1,902-2,185 Underground
Villa Granada Condos 2-3 2 1,167-2,200 Underground
Villa Grande Condos 2-3 2 1,257-1,358 1-2
Villa Hermosa Condos 1-2 1-2 852-1,281 1
Vista Pacifica Villas 2-3 2-3 1,800-2,200

Area Amenities

When thinking about the Central area of San Clemente, the first thought goes to the Downtown area along Avenida Del Mar, which is the social hub of this quiet coastal community.  This lengthy street contains a variety of locally-owned boutique shops and restaurants that will satisfy any palette.  Some of the most popular eateries include Fisherman’s Restaurant and Bar, BeachFire Bar and Grill, and the quaint Cafe Mimosa.  This is a great area to stroll, shop, eat, or relax any time of the year, and there is plenty of public parking available along Avenida Del Mar or in various lots off the main drag.
As you make your way down Avenida Del Mar, you will find Casa Romantica, city founder Ole Hanson’s former estate that has been maintained and converted into a cultural center with amazing gardens and a variety of events and art exhibits.  The San Clemente Pier is home to numerous annual events, including the spectacular Fourth of July fireworks and the San Clemente Ocean Festival.  You may also visit some wonderful art galleries, the San Clemente Library, or take a walk throughout the neighborhoods and enjoy the various Ole Hanson historical homes in the area.

Schools

Children living in Central San Clemente attend North Beach or Concordia Elementary School, Shorecliffs Middle School, and San Clemente High School. San Clemente High School is ranked in the top 1.3% of high schools nationwide based on test scores. For more information on schools and the school district serving San Clemente, please visit the Schools section of our website.