Known locally as ‘The Ranch’, Rancho Santa Fe is located within the heart of the San Diego metropolitan area. With sprawling luxurious properties in exclusive communities, a multitude of recreational facilities including country clubs, golf courses and miles of equestrian trails, combined with gorgeous year-round glorious weather, Rancho Santa Fe is a little slice of Heaven on Earth. The popularity of the exclusive community has grown in recent years. In 2011 Forbes Magazine ranked Rancho Santa Fe on a list of luxury cities, citing it as the 14th most expensive zip code in the U.S. also noting the features and amenities that makes this community so desirable.
Within Rancho Santa Fe, the master planned community, ‘The Covenant’, is the oldest active planned community in California. This is one of the most affluent and desirable communities in California thanks to the combination of stunning location, rural character, and endless social and sporting activities all encompassed in a private, respectful and secure community. In addition to the California Highway Patrol and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the Covenant also has its own private security patrol.
The Covenant is a fantastic place to raise a family. The Roger Rowe School, which serves grades K-8, is consistently ranked as one of the top public schools in California. With exceptional Academic Performance Index scores, it is a major draw of families to the community. The public high school, Torrey Pines, is located about 15 minutes South of the Covenant and has been ranked the second best in San Diego. There are alternative schools suiting all ages within approximately half an hour driving time.
Lifestyle in Rancho Santa Fe is all important to its residents and there are ranging activities available. Surrounded by rolling hills, there is an extensive private trail network suitable for hiking or horseback riding. There are a number of clubs and organizations for community members including the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, Tennis Club and Riding Club. There are also numerous organized sports teams. However, if you are looking for something a little less strenuous there are still pursuits that may be right for you, some additional options include, visiting the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society or joining of the many programs offered by the Community Center. As a non-profit organization, the Community Center strives to enhance community spirit and life in Rancho Santa Fe through a variety of activities for all ages. Click here for more information.
If you are looking for the ultimate luxury home in Rancho Santa Fe, then we highly recommend that you take a few moments to search the available listings on the website, or contact us today! With the combination of location, leisure, lifestyle and strong community spirit, we can think of no better place to start looking.