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Experience San Diego Modern and Contemporary Homes For Sale

San Diego modern and contemporary homes for sale owe their existence to a number of technological innovations—including the development of new materials—but chief among these was the adoption of CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) in the 1990s. The application of powerful computers to ancient architectural problems allowed architects to experiment with increasingly complex designs, modeling the buildings in three dimensional space before any shovels hit the dirt and creating structurally challenging shapes that were difficult to imagine before. The result, when it comes to San Diego contemporary real estate, is an impressive array of contemporary masterworks that borrow from a number of styles but are often true originals.

As some of the most desirable properties in the city, these modern homes rarely come with a price tag below $1,000,000, but in return they offer sophisticated design touches, state-of-the-art home features, and unique shapes and styles that are sure to stand out on the block. The most attractive of these homes sit on prized oceanview lots and have been designed with banks of floor-to-ceiling windows that take maximum advantage of San Diego's natural splendor. In these you'll find truly opulent features like 1,000 square foot decks, fountains, automobile turntables, and private elevators.

More modest—and we use the term lightly here—San Diego modern and contemporary homes for sale typically offer a host of luxury features that match the tastes and lifestyles of some of SoCal's most discerning homebuyers. These include:

  • temperature controlled wine cellars
  • state-of-the-art Wolf and SubZero appliances
  • 10-foot ceilings
  • home automation systems
  • spa-style bathrooms

Amenities near San Diego Modern and Contemporary Real Estate

Developers don't just build these homes anywhere. The most desirable examples of San Diego modern and contemporary homes for sale are found within a block or two from the Pacific, in upscale neighborhoods like Del Mar Heights and La Jolla. Here, their walls of elegant windows and wrap-around decking allow residents to take in the city's coastal wonderland. This includes prime people watching in gorgeous ocean spots like La Jolla Cove or Pacific Beach, which attract crowds of surfers, kayakers and beachcombers with their soft sands and warm waters. Nearby, you can also enjoy Balboa Park, which is not only home to the famous San Diego Zoo, but dozens of gardens, theaters, and outdoor activities.

San Diego is also known for its schools and collegiate vibe, with students from UC San Diego, San Diego State, and the University of San Diego giving the city a hip, playful air. Like much of SoCal, San Diego is made for the automobile, though there are plenty of walkable neighborhoods and bike paths to keep you fit as well. Much of the contemporary architecture in San Diego lies very close to I-5 and many other major thoroughfares, making it easy to travel across the city, drive north toward Laguna, or even cross the border into Mexico. Imagine the adventures that await you when you live in San Diego.

Contact Nook Real Estate for insightful guidance when it comes to San Diego modern and contemporary homes for sale. With Nook's best-in-class real estate services, you can Search With Style®.

Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of March 28th, 2023 at 1:13pm CDT. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent.