Serene and bucolic, Rancho Santa Fe is tucked away amidst the lush, rolling eucalyptus-crowned hills of North County San Diego’s horse country. A primarily residential area, it is anchored by a charming, historic downtown designed in the elegant Spanish Revival style, whose graceful lines are also echoed in many of the older properties in the Rancho Santa Fe
Long known for containing some of the most highly sought-after North County San Diego Real Estate, Rancho Santa Fe features a premier selection of architecturally distinctive luxury homes on expansive lots, many of which contain stables and other horse-keeping facilities. The area has been an exclusive equestrian enclave for the better part of a century, something which is apparent not only in the homes themselves but also in the way that the surrounding landscape has been maintained and developed. Miles of horseback riding trails wind their way up and down the hills and throughout the community and there are several equestrian service providers and organizations as well, the most notable of which is the Rancho Riding Club on Rambla De Las Flores.
Rancho Santa Fe is also known for superb golf, and is home to 11 golf courses, its oldest course serves as the centerpiece of the iconic Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. Other courses in Rancho Santa Fe are in the Morgan Run Resort & Club, The Crosby, the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, and the Del Mar Country Club. When you launch a Rancho Santa Fe property search, you will find that these country clubs feature an adjacent selection of homes as well, ranging from rambling Spanish haciendas to Mediterranean-inspired villas.
Apart from its equestrian-friendly environment and exceptional golf, Rancho Santa Fe also features a variety of tennis courts, sprawling polo fields, and even croquet facilities.
Rancho Santa Fe is served by some of the best schools in the country – the R. Roger Rowe School is a California Distinguished School, and Torrey Pines High School has thrice been named a prestigious National Blue Ribbon School.
Roger Rowe School | Public elementary and middle school
Torrey Pines High School | Public High School
Canyon Crest Academy | Carmel Valley - Public High School
San Dieguito Academy | Encinitas - Public High School
Private Schools in Rancho Santa Fe:
High Bluff Academy
The Nativity School
Diegueno Country School
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