Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista

Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista neighborhood

The neighborhood of Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista is a quiet, peaceful neighborhood of homes that have spectacular ocean views westward to Point Lobos and tranquil rolling hills vistas to the east. Towering pines create a park-like setting, and homes here often have large lots and acreage for sunny outdoor living. A terrific neighborhood for families, homes here are part of the coveted Carmel Unified School District. The neighborhood of Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista is bordered by Outlook Drive to the north, Carmel Valley Road to the south, Canada Drive to the east and Carmel Knolls Drive to the west. Homes in this desirable Carmel neighborhood offer privacy and the restorative quality of country living, while still maintaining close proximity to the conveniences and sophistication of Carmel-by-the Sea, Pebble Beach and Monterey.

Homes in Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista range in price from $3,950,000 for a 3,400 SqFt estate designed with concrete and glass on 8 acres of land with impressive views, to $714,000 for a “fixer” home built in 1963 with 3,017 SqFt of living space on a 20,473 SqFt lot. Click here to view all Carmel homes for sale in the Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista neighborhood.  For all available Carmel real estate, click here.  In 2012, the most expensive home sold in the neighborhood, sold for $1,100,000 and was located on Rio Vista Drive. Situated on 87,120 SqFt of land, the home had 2,650 SqFt of living space, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. It also had a small guest house on the property and beautiful grounds and views of the green hills. The least expensive home in the neighborhood sold for $800,000 and was also located on Rio Vista Drive.  Built in 1960, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home had 2,065 SqFt of living space was situated on a 52,707 SqFt lot. For a detailed analysis of Carmel real estate sales, check out our monthly Community Market Reports.

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To own a home in Carmel Views/Rancho Rio Vista is to live in a location that offers the perfect balance of peaceful retreat and accessibility. Imagine mornings enjoying coffee on your sunny deck, with only the sounds of the birds and breeze through the surrounding pines. With your large lot you will enjoy fantastic outdoor living and perhaps a sparkling pool to cool off on warm days and to star gaze at night.  While your idyllic surroundings may tempt you to stay content at home, you are just minutes to Carmel-by-the-Sea. In this storybook destination spot you can enjoy a wonderful night on the town, seeing a concert at the Sunset Center, dinner at romantic Casanova’s or one of the many stellar restaurants in town. You will enjoy shopping along Ocean Avenue or walking down to Carmel Beach, a gorgeous beach and dog lover’s delight. Your close proximity to Pebble Beach will allow you to take advantage of world class golf and events, and yet still you can venture into Monterey for a stroll along historic Cannery Row or head to Pacific Grove to experience its quaint hometown charms. Less than a mile to Hwy 1, your possibilities for recreation and entertainment are endless. What a superb neighborhood to call home!

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