Rancho Santa Fe is more commonly known as “The Ranch”. It is located in San Diego County, California, included on the list of the highest income communities in the entire United States. In fact, in the year 2011, Forbes reported such place as the 14th most expensive ZIP code in the U.S., and 4th most expensive in California.
Luxury homes in Rancho Santa Fe are mainly found in three locations, which are The Crosby, Rancho Pacifica, and the Fairbanks Ranch.
The Crosby Homes
The Crosby real estate and homes for sale are enclosed within the gated golf course community. These homes stand conveniently between the Interstate 5 and Interstate 15, east of Rancho Santa Fe. The grand community is named after Bing Crosby, the Hollywood celebrity. Most homes provide the best experience of private country club living.
The community features are the following:
- 70 beautiful villas
- 281 semi-custom homes
- 70 custom homesites
- surrounded by an 18-hole golf course
The Crosby covers an area of 722 acres, and about 190 acres are dedicated as an open space. Residents adore the natural landscape where they can find eucalyptus woodlands, riparian forest, wetlands and more.
The Rancho Pacifica real estate and homes belong to the most exclusive gated community in Carmel Valley. Such community offers customized homes priced from $2.5 million. These homes are still part of the Rancho Santa Fe community, though these are technically located in the Carmel Valley neighborhood.
Community highlights include 148 custom built home found all over the 400 acres of land, easy access to freeways, close to shopping and dining areas, and more. And of course, it lies close to prestigious schools within the Solana Beach School District and the San Dieguito Union High School District.
Some public schools in the area are the following:
- Solana Vista
- Canyon Crest Academy
- and Torrey Pines High School
Homes at Fairbanks Ranch are found within the gated, 24-hour manned security residential community in Rancho Santa Fe. It is more or less 35 years old. In 1,240 acres of land, there are 600 homes. The landscaping in the area is well-groomed and there are a great number of amenities available for residents.
The architectural designs of the homes at Fairbanks Ranch range from California Ranch, English Tudor, Country French, Contemporary and the like. Prices of homes begin at $2 million.
Here are the available amenities:
- 75 acres of park-like grounds and green space
- Equestrian center that covers 10 acres
- 5 tennis courts
- Community tennis tournaments available all year round
- Beautiful lake
- Paddle boat and row boat for rent
- Walking and hiking trails
- Community library
Residents of Fairbanks Ranch at Rancho Santa Fe can surely enjoy a wide number of activities offered daily. Kids can go camping, attend karate classes, play tennis and other sports, while the grown-ups can sip a nice cup of coffee at the Clubhouse, join surf camp, do yoga, and the like. This community provides the needs and wants of the entire family, perfect for both children and adults.