Welcome to Rancho Santa Fe
Rancho Santa Fe, fondly known as “the Ranch,” is a both rustic and affluent suburban neighborhood in the North County region of San Diego. The Ranch is a California Historic Landmark and is known for its large lots, rural ambiance and celebrity residents.
Located just 7 miles from the coast, its comfortable warm-summer mediterranean climate, along with its rolling hills covered with gorgeous Eucalyptus trees and acres of orchards, attracts many seeking a life of luxury and splendor.
What to Love
- Ranch lifestyle
- Eucalyptus trees and orchids framing the area
- Large estate living
- Private and secluded homes
People & Lifestyle
Listed by Forbes as the 13th most expensive zip code in the country, The Ranch is popularly known for its large and luxurious Spanish-Mediterranean style mansions most of them being over 5,000 sqft homes. It hosts many exclusive gated communities and multiple private golf courses expanding on that feeling of exclusivity and privacy.
This exquisite inland community is mostly residential, with about 5,000 residents. It has been described as a combination of Malibu and Beverly Hills with an added rustic charm, the perfect mix of sophisticated living and the ideal country life, with a touch of romantic remoteness. Thus, there is no surprise why Rancho Santa Fe has become the destination for the rich and famous.
Things to Do
Rancho Santa Fe is primarily a residential community, however there are a couple of areas, including the city center, that offer a host of upscale shopping, fine dining, galleries.
- Art: Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild and Rancho Santa Fe Art Festival
- Del Mar Race Track
- Horse Back Riding
- Secret Car Club meet every Saturday 8am at The Inn Rancho Santa Fe
- Mille Fleurs
- The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
- Cafe Positano
- Nick & G’s Restaurant
- Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club
- Del Mar Country Club
- Morgan Run
- The Bridges
- Fairbanks Ranch Country Club
- The Crosby
Rancho Santa Fe is known for its great schools with private, and public options from which families can choose. Children may attend the elementary and middle public schools in Rancho Santa Fe up to grade 8 or a number of private schools. Students in the higher grades attend the Encinitas Schools located just a few miles away.
The Horizon School: Grades K-11
R Roger Rose Elementary: Grades 6-8
Solan Santa Fe Elementary: Grades 6-8
Solana Beach Elementary: Grades 6-8
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary: Grades 6-8