The Southeast neighborhood of Carmel is located in the oak forest just east of Carmel-by-the-Sea from Ocean Avenue to San Lucia and from Dolores East to Mission Trails Park. Most of the homes in this area feature open beam ceilings, stonework fireplaces and fairy-tale gardens. Most lot sizes are considerably larger than other neighborhoods in Carmel with lots up to 28,000 square feet. Since the neighborhood is located next to Carmel-by-the-Sea, residents are in walking distance of all of the world-class restaurants, shopping, art galleries, and wine tasting rooms. The homes in this neighborhood will vary in size from 1,100 square feet up to 2,900 square feet. Most of these homes will not have addresses or mailboxes so residents have to go to the local Post Office to receive their mail.
Historical amenities include the Forest Theater that is the oldest outdoor theater west of the Mississippi River that was built in 1910. The Forest Theater is located at the intersection of Mountain View and Santa Rita. This historical theater hosts a variety of productions including “Hamlet”, “Peter Pan”, “Wizard of Oz” just to name a few. This neighborhood also has the Sunset Theater, which is the venue for The Monterey Symphony, the Carmel Music Society, Carmel Bach Festival and weekly Farmer’s Market in the summer months.
Homes will vary in price from $525,000 up to $5.1 Million. The median list price in this area is $1,192,500 and the median sales price is $1,117,500. The average square footage is about 1,740 square feet and $820 price per square foot. The average age of homes in this neighborhood is going to be about 47 years old.