Carmel Valley is a rural community located just east of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Although there are many reasons to live in Carmel Valley, CA 93924, the primary reason a lot of local people choose to live in Carmel Valley is due to the weather. The majority of Carmel Valley is located inland far enough to escape the summer coastal fog and therefore is typically 10 -20 degrees warmer than the coastal cities on the Monterey peninsula. In addition to the warmer weather, Carmel Valley offers more elbow room with the average lot size being significantly larger than those in town. Horses and other domesticated animals are allowed on most properties in the valley assuming it is large enough to comfortable accommodate such livestock.
The outdoor lifestyle thrives in Carmel Valley with plenty of trails to hike, horseback or bicycle, with Garland Park a local favorite.
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Homes in Carmel Valley are best described like the rest of the Monterey peninsula homes, eclectic. Carmel Valley has been developed over the past 120 years or so and with that sort of span of time comes all sorts of different architectural styles. Whether it is a small farm house on a several hundred acres or a large contemporary home perched on the hillside with walls of glass, Carmel Valley has a wide range of homes. In general the home styles in Carmel Valley will depend on the location and when they were built. Common styles include post adobe, farm house, Victorian, contemporary, traditional, Mediterranean with the most common style being the California rancher.
Lot sizes in Carmel Valley will vary dramatically as well. You can find small lots in and around the Carmel Valley Village, larger lots as you go further east and everything in between. In general there are not a lot of flat lots as the terrain is quite hilly.
There are tons of activities going on in Carmel Valley and the surrounding areas of the Monterey peninsula. In general outdoor activities can be enjoyed all year around due to the mild weather in Carmel Valley. Many of the folks who live in the valley used to live in town on the coast and got tired of the coastal fog. Carmel Valley offers relief from the relentless coastal marine layer in the summer months with temperatures routinely 15-20 degrees warmer than the coast. Horseback riding, cycling, running and hiking are enjoyable all year and there are several great places for each.
In addition, Carmel Valley is known as one of the best places in California and the world for wine. Wine tasting is a popular activity in the valley with options expanding each year.
The Monterey peninsula has tons of activities going on each day. Check out our Monterey Peninsula City Guide for ideas and details.
Carmel Valley schools are the most desirable in Monterey County. Tularcitos Elementary School in the Carmel Valley Village was a National Blue Ribbon Award Winner a few years back making it very popular with parents, but all of the schools seem to be good in Carmel and Carmel Valley.
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