Homes For Sale in Rancho Santa Fe

 

IMG_6787Rancho Santa Fe luxury homes reside in one of the most affluent zip codes in the world. These estate homes for sale offer high-end, unique amenities and styles from Mediterranean mansions to Ranch and Country-style homes.

The Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, boasts some of the most desired properties on large acre parcels with access to private golf, tennis, hiking and equestrian trails.
With sweeping mountain and ocean views and rolling hills of citrus and eucalyptus trees, Rancho Santa Fe luxury homes are located just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean and some 20 miles north of downtown San Diego. This close-knit family oriented community is well known for its rich history and quaint village atmosphere.

Rancho Santa Fe Luxury Homes Feature

The Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, originated from the Santa Fe Railroad Company and the development company of Richard Requa. Requa was commissioned with essentially an Eucalyptus forest after the Santa Fe Rail decided they could not use Eucalyptus trees for their railroad ties.  Requa commissioned the development of the Village of Rancho Santa Fe to his chief female architect, Lillian Rice.  Rice continued on as the sole project manager and created many lovely homesteads preserved today as historical settings with a Spanish-Colonial Heritage throughout the Ranch. As the original core development, it is governed by the Rancho Santa Fe Association and Historical Society. The Rancho Santa Fe Covenant expands over 10 miles and has 1,900 single-family homes and 80 condos in total. Since it was created in 1927, the Rancho Santa Fe Association does its very best to protect, reserve, uphold, and enrich Rancho Santa Fe luxury homes and its natural surroundings, quality of life and personality.

At the center of The Covenant is The Village of Rancho Santa Fe available to all communities, a small yet sophisticated collection of upscale eateries, shops, financial institutions, Real Estate offices and its highly regarded public elementary school, Roger Rowe.  Guests of residents often stay at the quaint  Rancho Santa Fe Inn with it’s cozy cottages, charming park-like grounds and award-winning restaurant.

The Covenant estates are known for their large parcels, typically 2 acres or more with lush vegetation and landscape. The Covenant Golf and Country Club is a beautiful social attraction for Golf, Tennis, walking and horse-trails. The Soccer fields, Riding Club and Community Center are an interactive part of the entire Covenant experience.  Surrounding gated communities include,  Rancho Pacifica, Rancho Santa Fe Farms, The Bridges and Fairbanks Ranch. These neighborhoods offer tree-lined wide streets, making it a safe place for children and neighbors to walk and play. Fairbanks Ranch boasts a community Clubhouse with tennis, basketball and volleyball courts as well as playgrounds and an Equestrian Center, The Bridges is considered the most elite of golf course communities with breathtaking views and a European style club house that epitomizes a five-star resort.

Rancho Santa Fe residents enjoy their very own newspaper called the  Rancho Santa Fe Review, with weekly reviews on local news, scholastic achievements in schools, lifestyle amenities and local sports. Rancho Santa Fe, CA is  a community full of social, academic and sportsman lifestyles to appeal to all types of buyers, young and mature, single and families, it is a fabulous place to call home!

If you’re interested in buying or selling Rancho Santa Fe luxury homes, please contact Cathleen Shera, a 15 year Ranch resident, for a professional real estate consultation at (858) 342-9373cell, 858-764-2072 Sotheby’s Village office or by email at cathleen.shera@sothebysrealty.com.

 

 

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