The community of Rancho Santa Fe is home to approximately 3,000 residents and an abundance of eucalyptus trees. Distinguished by both its sprawling estates and Lilian Rice architecture, the Ranch was the place to be for early Hollywood and continues to be home to many affluent and well-known residents. In the Bing Crosby era, the community became popular among Crosby himself and those in the Del Mar Racetrack scene. Golf, equestrian activities and social galas were as popular with residents and visitors alike in the Ranch’s beginnings as they are today.

Rancho Santa Fe Lifestyle

The community of Rancho Santa Fe is a beautiful oasis set against picturesque roadways and winding tree-lined streets. The 3,000 residents of Rancho Santa Fe enjoy a lifestyle of luxury, incredible amenities, prestigious schools and a deep love of the outdoors. The community is home to celebrities, socialites and entrepreneurs and prides itself on its charitable, educational and artistic endeavors. “The Ranch” as locals refer to it, is covered by an agreement that adheres to strict guidelines to maintain the beauty of the surroundings. This area is home to the world-famous San Diego Polo Club and the renowned Rancho Santa Fe County Club, which Bing Crosby built himself. People here enjoy extraordinary golf courses, polo matches, tennis, hiking/riding trails and equestrian centers. The Village in the downtown section of Rancho Santa Fe serves as a meeting place where friends and neighbors gather to have coffee, shop, dine or take a stroll around town. The quaint library, civic center, community center and garden club also add to the charm of this North County San Diego paradise. Life in Rancho Santa Fe is delightfully laid back and incredibly affluent.

Recreation

Golf is a huge part of the lifestyle of Rancho Santa Fe. This North County San Diego community is home to six private golf clubs, which are known to be some of the best in the country. The perfect year-round weather and impeccable greens are all set against lush natural landscapes. The Rancho Santa Fe Golf club is a 6,800-yard, par 72, 18-hole golf course located in some of the most spectacular landscape in the country. Golfers play against rolling hills and winding creeks, along with plunging waterfalls and bridges. The Crosby Club in Rancho Santa Fe was designed by Fred Couples and Brian Curley and boasts incredible views and challenging holes. A day on the links in Rancho Santa Fe promises a picturesque and rewarding experience. Residents of Rancho Santa Fe enjoy playing tennis year-round. The Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club is located just north of the downtown area and is adjacent to the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club and is just one of several tennis clubs in the area. This award-winning club is set against natural surrounding that overlook tennis courts and the gorgeous golf course. The clubhouse at the Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club is 3,100 square feet and contains a pro-shop and activity center. Members of this exclusive Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club also enjoy swimming in the warm heated pools and working out in the state-of-the-art fitness center. Activities are held throughout the year here and include wine tasting, book signings and fashion shows, just to name a few!

Equestrian Center

Horses are a huge part of the lifestyle of Rancho Santa Fe. Residents of this North County San Diego community enjoy over 45 miles of beautifully maintained equestrian trails that wind through stunning natural surroundings. Rancho Santa Fe has built a reputation as being one of the premier areas for horseback riding in San Diego and many famous horse trainers call this area home. This lavish community is extremely accommodating to horse owners, offering properties with huge lots and horse stables. The Rancho Santa Fe Riding & Saddle Club accommodates horse owners with all the amenities they need. Oftentimes you will find families attending horse shows, social activities and lessons at the Rancho Santa Fe Riding & Saddle Club.

Schools

Raising children in Rancho Santa Fe is one of the top reasons why people choose to move to this area. You get the best of both worlds living in nature and luxury, with the city of San Diego a short drive away. Rancho Santa Fe schools are some of the best in the state. Area schools offer the finest in quality education with an emphasis on parent involvement. The schools of Rancho Santa Fe provide a first-class education. For families with small children, the Rancho Santa Fe School District is the premier district for K-8. The top ranking Solana Beach School District and San Dieguito Union School District serves the teenage demographic.

Downtown Rancho Santa Fe

The architectural centerpiece of the downtown area of Rancho Santa Fe is the beautiful “Inn at Rancho Santa Fe”, designed by Lillian Rice. The only hotel in the area, this gem is perfectly situated on a grassy knoll at the western most end of the main street in town. Residents and visitors enjoy this serene getaway and love the delicious restaurant and gorgeous bungalows. Rancho Santa Fe does not deliver mail to homes (that’s how the residents want it!), so the local post office is often a social gathering place where you are bound to see friendly faces each and every day! The award-winning restaurants in Downtown Rancho Santa Fe include Mille Fleurs and Dolce Pane E Vino, as well as the newer yet renowned Ponsaty’s, are favorites among locals and visitors alike. Santa Fe also has superb boutique shops, professional services and specialty local shops that give it an upscale small town feel.

Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230002170SD
$3,185,000
3231
sqft
3
Baths
3
Beds
Incredible opportunity to own a gorgeous home right in the heart of the Rancho Santa Fe Covenant. This immaculately maintained detached two-story home is on a shared condo lot with 6 homes. Just a short walk away from all your favorite spots in the village. Built in 2014, the property is a second home and is rarely used by the original owner. It's like new! Home is equipped with an elevator for easy access to either floor. HOA covers landscaping and Koi pond maintenance.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230002170
$3,185,000
3231
sqft
3
Baths
3
Beds
Incredible opportunity to own a gorgeous home right in the heart of the Rancho Santa Fe Covenant. This immaculately maintained detached two-story home is on a shared condo lot with 6 homes. Just a short walk away from all your favorite spots in the village. Built in 2014, the property is a second home and is rarely used by the original owner. It's like new! Home is equipped with an elevator for easy access to either floor. HOA covers landscaping and Koi pond maintenance.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230002098SD
$5,495,000
3700
sqft
4
Baths
4
Beds
Located in highly sought after community of Rancho Santa Fe Covenant, this desirable & fully remodeled 50s adobe ranch-style home offers complete privacy & an abundance of expansion opportunities! Situated on almost 1.7 acres with picturesque views, spectacular landscaping & resort style pool. Main house (3br/3ba) is approx 3000 sf and features retractable glass doors that combine indoor/outdoor living at its finest. Separate guest house (1br/1ba) is approx 700 sf. New roof w/owned solar, upgraded kitchen & bathrooms, new French Oak wood floors, new carpet in bedrooms, new stone flooring in baths/laundry room, new paint & new window coverings throughout. Vaulted wood ceilings, remodeled fireplace w/hand crafted brick & rod iron closures and extensive new millwork done throughout. Beautiful flower gardens, fruit trees, nut trees, fountains abound throughout the property. Tranquil, peaceful & private setting with many areas to entertain outside. Short walking distance to the golf clubhouse or village. The HOA is $1,400 per $1M of assessed value.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230002098
$5,495,000
3700
sqft
4
Baths
4
Beds
Located in highly sought after community of Rancho Santa Fe Covenant, this desirable & fully remodeled 50s adobe ranch-style home offers complete privacy & an abundance of expansion opportunities! Situated on almost 1.7 acres with picturesque views, spectacular landscaping & resort style pool. Main house (3br/3ba) is approx 3000 sf and features retractable glass doors that combine indoor/outdoor living at its finest. Separate guest house (1br/1ba) is approx 700 sf. New roof w/owned solar, upgraded kitchen & bathrooms, new French Oak wood floors, new carpet in bedrooms, new stone flooring in baths/laundry room, new paint & new window coverings throughout. Vaulted wood ceilings, remodeled fireplace w/hand crafted brick & rod iron closures and extensive new millwork done throughout. Beautiful flower gardens, fruit trees, nut trees, fountains abound throughout the property. Tranquil, peaceful & private setting with many areas to entertain outside. Short walking distance to the golf clubhouse or village. The HOA is $1,400 per $1M of assessed value.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230001753
$4,895,000
3642
sqft
3.5
Baths
4
Beds
Finally ... This is it! Designer-perfect single-level beauty on 1.23-acre lot with heated pool and hot tub, covered pergola, intimate patio areas, flat grassy lawn, and incredible gardens that have made this property a favorite on the Fairbanks Ranch Garden Tour! Fully remodeled in 2016, this French-style jewel boasts Du Chateau wood floors throughout, leaded glass windows and multiple sets of French doors. The stunning chef's kitchen features Carrera marble and quartz countertops, Thermador appliances including a 6-burner gas range with griddle and double ovens, two dishwashers, oversized refrigerator and freezer, and a separate wine refrigerator. The luxurious master bath offers dual vanities, a free-standing vessel tub and walk-in shower. Three additional bedrooms and an inviting office complete the floor plan. Three-car garage with EV charger. Full SOLAR. All on a quiet cul-de-sac, close to neighborhood amenities. Approved plans for a darling 2-bedroom, 2-bath guest house will convey with the home.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230001934
$3,799,000
2760
sqft
3
Baths
3
Beds
Property being staged - more pictures soon! Experience luxury living in the exclusive community of The Covenant in Rancho Santa Fe! This stunning 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom single level home has been fully renovated with all the modern luxuries. Entertain in style with the open-concept floor plan featuring hardwood floors, 2 cozy fireplaces, and vaulted ceilings. The sunlit chef's kitchen has top-of-the-line Viking appliances and granite countertops. Enjoy the California sunshine in your own private and spacious backyard with a covered patio surrounded by mature landscaping. Additional features include a 2-car garage, BBQ area, and room to expand. Just 2 blocks from the village, with top-rated Roger Rowe School, The Rancho Santa Fe Inn, and trendy shops and restaurants. Covenant residents have exclusive access to membership opportunities at the Golf Club, access to the 60-mile trail network, and much more! Don't miss out on the chance to call this home your own.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230001820SD
$4,799,900
3714
sqft
4
Baths
5
Beds
Welcome to “Poco Lago”, a stately Spanish-Revival home down a private and historic Rancho Santa Fe street. This home was recently redesigned with striking detail and tasteful natural materials. From the glass & iron double doors to the herringbone wood floors, sand-blasted wood ceiling and tri-tone kitchen design this property balances classic with current & natural with notable. From the full scale book-matched porcelain slab walls in the primary bathroom shower to the Serena & Lily light fixtures, Dacor wine refrigerator and eight burner double range, even details like designer sourced wallpaper, custom iron air returns and beautiful mirrors. This home offers a pool, 12 foot long custom water slide, hot tub, Pickle-Ball Court / Basketball Court and smooth coat Santa Barbara white stucco to add a soft but crisp pop to the green surroundings from 100 year old eucalyptus trees and palm trees that line every side of this home. Come see a property that might just be the best new thing in Rancho Santa Fe.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230001764
$4,999,999
5172
sqft
7.5
Baths
6
Beds
Secluded luxury defines this fully rebuilt completed October 2020, and just repainted and restored , mid century modern estate on 2.11 ac near hiking/horse trails. Breathtaking 270-degree views & natural light from every room w/ multiple balconies that extend living space. Open plan gourmet kitchen & great room w/ vaulted ceilings & fireplace. Two master suites, attached casita w/ private entry, and 800 sqft detached guest house w/new kitchen and flooring. Remodeled pool/spa & patio areas. NEW HVAC, ducting, electrical & drainage w/ wiring for security, surround sound & CAT6 in bedrooms.
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
MLS#: 230001820
$4,799,900
3714
sqft
4.5
Baths
5
Beds
Welcome to “Poco Lago”, a stately Spanish-Revival home down a private and historic Rancho Santa Fe street. This home was recently redesigned with striking detail and tasteful natural materials. From the glass & iron double doors to the herringbone wood floors, sand-blasted wood ceiling and tri-tone kitchen design this property balances classic with current & natural with notable. From the full scale book-matched porcelain slab walls in the primary bathroom shower to the Serena & Lily light fixtures, Dacor wine refrigerator and eight burner double range, even details like designer sourced wallpaper, custom iron air returns and beautiful mirrors. This home offers a pool, 12 foot long custom water slide, hot tub, Pickle-Ball Court / Basketball Court and smooth coat Santa Barbara white stucco to add a soft but crisp pop to the green surroundings from 100 year old eucalyptus trees and palm trees that line every side of this home. Come see a property that might just be the best new thing in Rancho Santa Fe.
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