An exclusive Southern California community within San Diego County, Rancho Santa Fe lies 4 miles east of the Pacific Ocean and Solana Beach. It appears between the San Dieguito River and the Escondido Creek. High sandstone ridges and gently rolling hills appear within its 6,200 open and wooded acres, creating varied and interesting home sites. The area has wonderful Mediterranean weather; it is said the sun shines on Rancho Santa Fe 320 plus days a year. Similarly, a wide variety of radiant Rancho Santa Fe homes for sale generate much of the buzz about luxury in secluded woodlands.
The private membership Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club boasts a world class 18 hole, par 72 course, recently redesigned by David Fleming. It was the original site of the Bing Crosby Pro-Am Tournament. The course meanders through the town and has lovely walking trails in the thick eucalyptus groves on its perimeters.
The charming Village of Rancho Santa Fe real estate is a wonderful place for restaurants, markets, boutiques and celebrity spotting. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, designed by achitect Lillian Rice, is a center of attraction on Paseo Delicias, the main street. The Chino Farm Stand is renowned as a locally grown produce source for chefs and upscale provisioners, like Wolfgang Puck and Alice Waters. There are sports playing fields, a community center, a senior center and many groups and activities within Rancho Santa Fe real estate.
Rancho Santa Fe real estate is a true California gem with historic haciendas, shaded walking trails, private estates. The community represents a true respect for its natural surroundings, a timeless, relaxed style and generous amenities.