Carina Cristofalo

Carina Cristofalo

Realtor® | DRE 01184159
Carina Cristofalo is an entrepreneur at heart. Her vast experience shares a common real estate thread that spans from the beginning of her career in real estate and real estate development that has evolved into real estate investment. Alongside her husband and his design/construction firm, Carina amplifiies her passion into the building, renovation and design aspects of creating beautiful living spaces. As a co-founder of Wonderwall and co-owner of Mark Cristofalo & Company, she excels in finding the heart of what is important in every home or property.

Carina believes everyone has the possibility to be surrounded by beauty so that they feel peaceful and productive in the home and work environments. She has a passion for design, building, and landscaping and uses her financial knowledge and problem solving skills to help create value-building opportunities for her clients, Carina brings these creative strengths and sound experience to the Bambace Peterson Team and its clients.

Carina is proud of her family and four children who attend Carmel schools and is a longtime resident of the Monterey Peninsula, hailing from the Silicon Valley real estate market. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Economics from CSU Sacramento and is a licensed Real Estate broker as well as Creative Director for Wonderwall, a popular resource for the design community.

25633 Shafter Way Carmel, CA 93923

$6,225,000 | 6 BED | 4 BATH | 2HB

Rare Hatton Fields Estate. Stunning renovated 1930s Spanish style iconic gated estate. Designed by Guy O' Koepp, known to for many significant buildings in downtown such as the Coach store building, La Rambla and the old Dairy building. The 5100 sq ft gem is on a ¾ of an acre, graciously flowing and expansive landscaped lot. The beautiful 6 bedroom, 4+ bath home has been completely renovated from head to toe by builder, Mark Cristofalo, whose talent is blending the old with the new into refined elegance. New custom steel windows, random plank old growth oak floors, bespoke design details woven into the home. Lovely stunning private office with voluminous high ceilings, tall steel doors highlighted by the view of the pool. Amenities: New Roof, new saltwater pool and spa, Solar system that runs the entire estate. Minutes from the charming downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, famous beaches, CA Distinguished Carmel schools, Pebble Beach. The Ultimate Carmel Lifestyle - Life at it's very best


24695 Handley Dr Carmel, CA 93923

$1,495,000 | 5BR | 3BA
Welcome home! This stylish Carmel home is in perfect condition and ready for it's new owner. The 5 bedroom, 3 full bathroom home received a wonderful upgrade from it's current owner that included a full renovation of the kitchen/dining area, featuring new stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry and new Quartz counter tops. The floor plan offers 4 bedrooms on the main level, with the 5th bedroom and an additional living area on the lower level, an ideal area for in-laws / guests. Panoramic views of Carmel Valley, the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Fish Ranch are captured from the main living areas. The spacious & sun-filled front yard provides the perfect outdoor living area to gather and entertain with family and friends. Fully fenced and gated, the property enjoys nice privacy. Location is ideal - convenient to everything on the Peninsula - Beaches, restaurants, shopping, outdoor recreation and local schools (CUSD). Living here is indeed the "good life."


SOLD: 26080 Mesa Dr Carmel, CA 93923

$2,255,000 | 4BR | 4BA | 1HB
A place to call HOME. Located on a spacious, quiet 10,500 sq ft lot, in truly one of Carmel's most coveted neighborhoods, Hatton Fields.  Find comfort and retreat in this well-laid-out 4 bedroom home with a flowing open-living floor plan. Trending style, top quality throughout: wide-plank hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, new windows and french doors, all new operating systems. The kitchen features quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, a 6-burner gas range with griddle and built-in microwave drawer. Offering two master suites, ground floor or second story, you pick, along with two nicely sized guest rooms that take in panoramic valley views.  Southern orientation allows for sunshine all day. Offering several outdoor entertaining areas - whether sitting on the front porch enjoying mountain/valley views or bbq-ing with friends on the back deck that overlooks the private yard, you are sure to find your place. Beach, restaurants, and schools just nearby-a perfect spot!