Local Knowledge and Experience
"La Jolla Resident Since 1982"
Barbara's Business Philosophy
Barbara has turned her passion for real estate into a business that is conducted with integrity, competence and a high level of professionalism. She conducts her business such that her clients' interests are the guiding priority for each step of a transaction. Barbara has a gift for advising and participating in preparing a property for market to optimize its appeal. She also has found that clients' appreciate her knowledge of the intricacies of buying or selling real estate. She guides and manages each step of the transaction with extreme attention to detail, a high level of personal attention, care and constant communication throughout the process. Barbara is committed to assure that she is personally involved with all aspects of any real estate transaction.
Barbara grew up in Southern California and graduated from San Diego State University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Marketing. She worked for eight years as a sales representative for business computer companies such as Lanier Word Processing Systems and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). She earned many awards for top selling volume including "top salesperson of the country" for Victor Business Systems.
Many years ago she turned her skills to the real estate business. Her ability has been proven with a long list of successful sales, purchases, awards and satisfied clients. Barbara is a full time active agent with Coldwell Banker International and REBA of La Jolla. She earned the Global Luxury Property Specialist as being included among the top 3% of the Coldwell Banker realtors nationwide and has also been awarded the International Sterling Society Award in 2014 and the Diamond Society Award in 2015 through 2022. One key area of focus is her serving the specific needs of seniors. In addition, she is a specialist in properties that involve Estates and Trusts and works closely with attorneys, fiduciaries, banks and trust officers.
Barbara guided the construction of her home located in La Jolla Palisades. She was deeply involved in the decision making for design through finish work. The complex project required special attention for issues unique to La Jolla such as proper hill side soil engineering, view preservation and pool design and construction. She designed, managed and supervised all of the finish work with outstanding results. As a result of her involvement Barbara gained deep and invaluable knowledge about the intricacies of a home from caissons to chimney top.
Barbara's 40 year marriage to husband, Mark, a CPA in La Jolla, has resulted in a fulfilling family life. Barbara and Mark are blessed with Erick and Tina, their two adult and motivated grown children.
Barbara formed a Home Owner's Association in the La Jolla Alta North area and is currently a board member of the Home Owner's Association serving the La Jolla Palisades Unit #4. She was the first lady of the La Jolla Rotary Club in 2011 and remains involved in Rotary activities. Barbara is also the Past President of the Estate Planning Council of San Diego. (2020/2021)
Barbara Leinenweber is uniquely situated to help her clients optimize the results of any real estate transaction. Her passion, integrity, competence and experience form a complete spectrum of attributes to meet any real estate challenge.
Whether you're a home buyer in search of your dream home, a seller looking to downsize or make a make a lifestyle change or an investor looking for a great opportunity, working with a dedicated real estate professional can make all the difference.
I deliver unmatched customer service, and my genuine desire to see your property goals come true makes me the go-to resource for all your real estate needs. For sellers, I take full advantage of Coldwell Banker's® marketing tools to ensure that your property is broadly promoted on a variety of channels, including major real estate websites, and my negotiation skills are second to none. For buyers, I effectively analyze the local market and target trends to help you find the perfect home at the right price.
NEW LISTING | 4885 Academy Street
3 Tips for a Higher Home Appraisal
This dramatic mid-century modern hidden gem is nestled in the exclusive wooded area of Arroyo Canyon below Banker's Hill. Remodeled in
2014, this home boasts floor to ceiling windows, open beam ceilings and 4 skylights that bring in an abundance of natural light.
Perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining, there are 3 balconies and multiple decks. Savor your morning coffee off the primary suite with
your own private balcony to enjoy the natural surroundings and incredible sounds of nature. A home to cherish...
Represented Seller & Buyer
Sweeping bay, ocean and city views! Located on a private cul-de-sac, this property is surrounded by lush greenery. Meticulously
maintained with a brand new roof, interior and exterior paint, new garage doors and remodeled kitchen. All spacious three bedrooms
have panoramic views, plus two and one half baths and approximately 2,080 sq. feet. The home is defined by it's distinguished appointments
and sophisticated, delightful décor. Enjoy the grand living/dining room with a fireplace which creates a stunning ambiance for your family
and friends gatherings. Savor your morning coffee on a private deck which is surrounded by flowers and mature fruit trees. You'll fall in love with the
enlarged owner's suite boasting vaulted ceilings with floor to ceiling windows and it's own private balcony to enjoy the ocean views and the
Sea World fireworks! A home to love.
1330 Thomas Avenue San Diego, CA 92109
Exceptionally Gorgeous Contemporary Home! Centrally located this property is 5 blocks to the bay and Ocean. High end finishes
on every detail with no expense spared! Disappearing cantina doors open to a spacious patio with jacuzzi which gives a seamless indoor/outdoor feel. There is a
gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, bamboo cabinetry, high end appliances and an eye-pleasing color palette in furnishings and fixtures alike. The master bedroom has a fireplace,
private balcony and dual closets. Enjoy entertaining on the spacious top floor penthouse with approx. 800 square feet of roof top deck including a fireplace and partial ocean views to watch
the sunset and the fireworks from Sea World. You will fall in love!
5771 Rutgers RdLa Jolla, CA 92037
Highly desirable single level home in the prestigious La Jolla Palisades surrounded by many more expensive homes. This gorgeous sprawling property has
a wide open feel on a half-acre lot with countless options to expand. It is meticulously maintained and has an abundance of natural light, vaulted ceilings and an inviting floor plan.
This home offers some ocean, bay and twinkling lights to the city views. The serene backyard is adjacent to the canyon and includes an inviting pool, spa and parklike setting.
1487 Vista Claridad La Jolla, CA 92037
Great family home opportunity! This large single level home is located on a very private and quiet cul-de-sac in the coveted La Jolla Palisades.
The home has 4/bd and 2.5/ba with 2,450 square feet on a .39 acre lot. There are vaulted ceilings that bring in an abundance of natural light and a new roof. The back has a
lovely yard and features a deck that provides serene private views of the canyon to the ocean. Amazing opportunity to buy into this neighborhood with added upside value! Half mile to the ocean.
1427 Cottontail Lane La Jolla, CA 92037
First time on the market in 47 years! This single level dramatic mid-century modern home has amazing whitewater ocean, bay and city views. This
unique floor plan consists of a spacious family room that has an inviting swimming pool with an overhead retractable roof! Plenty spacious for family
and friends, it offers 3 bedrooms plus an office and 3 full baths and large welcoming open spaces ideal for all kinds of entertaining. Vaulted ceilings
bring in natural light. Enjoy the large level lot and single story living. Once you step outside, you will be surrounded with aromatic roses and mature fruit trees.
Located on a coveted and private in the Muirlands, this home must be seen from inside to appreciate its timeless treasure!
5439 Caminito Agua, La Jolla, CA 92037
Panoramic bay, ocean and city views on a prime lot! Located on a private cul-de-sac surrounded by lush greenery. The home has been meticulously
maintained with a brand new roof and a fully seller owned solar system with no electric bills! Enjoy the grand living/dining room with fireplace which
creates a perfect ambiance for your family and friends gatherings. Walk out to your large patio and savor the views as you enjoy your morning coffee.
Spacious master suite boasting vaulted ceilings with floor to ceiling windows and it's own private balcony to enjoy the ocean views and the Sea World fireworks! A Unique treasure ...
5843 Soledad Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
First time on the market in 43 years! This single level picturesque ranch style home has amazing bay and city views that span from the Coronado Bridge to the majestic
eastern mountains. Located on a 10,200 square foot lot in the private and serene hills of SoledadCorona Estates, this meticulously maintained home has
vaulted ceilings that capture an abundance of natural light. Plenty of space for family and friends, it offers4 bedrooms and 2 full baths and
welcoming spaces ideal for all kinds of entertaining. New roof, freshly painted with new carpeting, new tankless water heater and
new highly upgraded electric system and an immaculate three car garage. A view forever and a home to love!
8174 Gilman Court La Jolla, CA 92037
Represented Seller and Buyer
Stunning Tuscan inspired home tucked away in an exclusive and private community in “La Jolla Serena”. Prestigious living at every turn, this home
has soaring ceilings and large windows that drench the interior with beautiful natural sunlight. The gourmet kitchen and glass tile backsplash with
center island adjoins the family room for an open floor plan around a cozy fireplace. Spacious flagstone back patio and yard to enjoy your morning
coffee. All nestled conveniently to UCSD, hospitals and restaurants.
5960 Soledad Mt. Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Represented Seller and Buyer
This gorgeous single level ranch style home has a private gated front flagstone entry! Newly remodeled this turnkey home has 3 bedrooms plus an
office and 3 full baths and a large multi-purpose sunroom which gives an seamless indoor/outdoor feeling of spaciousness. Located on a 11,200
square foot lot in Soledad Corona Estates, the home has an extra-large level backyard ideal for all kinds of entertaining. The home is defined by its
distinguished appointments and a sophisticated decor. The uniquely designed ceilings with lit soffits, vaulted ceilings and 5 Velux skylights bring in an abundance of natural light.
Bose surround sound system, hardwood floors, bevelled glass doors, walk-in Cedar closet.. A home to cherish!