It’s golf week!
CARLSBAD, Calif. – It’s been dubbed the Silicon Valley of golf and compared to Detroit for the auto industry or to Akron, Ohio, the rubber capital of the world. Over the last 30 years, Carlsbad, this sleepy little beach town and agricultural community located 35 miles north of San Diego, has exploded into the golf equipment epicenter. And not surprisingly, a haven for golfers too.
Carlsbad rises from ocean to hills. A pioneering speculator dug a well there in 1883, discovered mineral water believed to restore health and earned the city its name after the spa town of Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad) in the Czech Republic. Health seekers and sun worshipers have been coming in droves ever since for the fine, uncrowded beaches, and, of course, the water.Link to Article
> It’s golf week!
It’s always golf week if you plan correctly.
And this isn’t bragging or selling. We live above a 7th tee box far enough away to avoid the occasional explictives. A golf course is a solid buffer for preserving “quiet enjoyment.”
Want golf? Here’s one near me at the nexus of three holes:
But that’s not what is interesting.
6/5/2021 Listed for sale $1,495,000 (+30%) $462/sqft
4/16/2021 Sold $1,150,000 (+121.2%) $356/sqft
12/10/1998 Sold $520,000 (+28.4%) $161/sqft
6 weeks of painting and staging between 4/16 – 6/5 asking a mere $345,000 for the refresh. The owners since 1998 probably thought they hit the lottery but the flipper thinks they got a steal. Worth watching for frenzy signs.