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Rancho Pacifica Community

The coveted enclave of Rancho Pacifica lies in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego. This spectacular area is reminiscent of Old California, with citrus groves and lush landscaping. Be transported back in time to a charming and slow-paced way of living. The architecture of Rancho Pacifica homes is mostly Tuscan in design and displays a sense of relaxed luxurious living. Many people assume Rancho Pacifica homes are located in the community of Rancho Santa Fe because of its close proximity to the Rancho Santa Fe Village and Fairbanks Ranch golf course, but it is very much a part of the prestigious Carmel Valley lifestyle. Rancho Pacifica is a truly unique area of the Carmel Valley real estate market. It sits on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Del Mar’s Polo Fields and the golf course. This community has been designed for ultimate privacy and panoramic views and all the homes in Ranch Pacifica are surrounded by natural terrain and incredible beauty. More than half of the 400 acres in Ranch Pacifica is reserved for permanent open space, blending into the nearby Gonzales Canyon Preserve.

Turning off San Dieguito Road, you are greeted by a charming entrance that instantly makes you feel at home and relaxed. The old-style guardhouse, designed by one of California’s premiere architects, has been made to look as if has been there for years. Many discerning homebuyers find themselves drawn to Rancho Pacifica for the optimum location near Rancho Santa Fe and Del Mar, as well as the spacious surroundings. This newly developed guard gated community, consists of 148 gorgeous custom homes, where each home sits on an average of one acre. Each one of the special homes in Rancho Pacifica has been thoughtfully designed to give the owner the most enjoyment out of the land and views. Residents of Rancho Pacifica never grow tired of the sun rising over the mountains and setting over the sparkling Pacific in this quiet retreat.

Rancho Pacifica homes are a mix of Tuscan, contemporary and Spanish-Mediterranean styles. Many of them were built by Pardee Homes and designed for the upmost privacy and views, which makes property here extremely desirable. Pardee Homes is an award-winning builder of many homes in the Carmel Valley area and are built with incredible attention to detail. Many of the homes in Ranch Pacifica line only one side of the winding streets to maximize their incredible views. Lot sizes in Rancho Pacifica range from ¼ of an acre to 2 acres and are built to be a part of the natural, stunning surroundings. Home sizes in Rancho Pacifica start at 5,000 square feet and go up to over 12,000 square feet. All the homes in Rancho Pacifica are 4-6 bedrooms, with most having 5+. The homeowner’s fee for Rancho Pacifica is around $550 a month, which pays for the well-manicured landscaping, staff at the guarded entry gate and a very friendly security team that is on-site 24 hours a day. Homes here start at about $3 million and go up from there, depending on the size and location of the home. The properties in Rancho Pacifica have beautiful sparkling pools, spas and sweeping grounds.

The schools in the area of Rancho Santa Fe and Carmel Valley are some of the top in the nation. Children living in this community can attend one of three outstanding school districts: Del Mar Union School District, Solana Beach School District or San Dieguito Union High School District. Families can rest assured that their children will get the best education growing up in Rancho Pacifica. Living here, residents are only minutes away from pristine white beaches and all the amenities that North County San Diego has to offer. Take a hike in nearby Torrey Pines State Reserve, play a round of golf at one of the many local award-winning golf courses, go hot air ballooning over the gorgeous mountaintops or enjoy the Del Mar Fairgrounds for some summer fun! Whatever your pleasure, this area has something for everyone.

The large amount of open space and truly spectacular views make Rancho Pacifica a perfect place to call home. You will love living in this community!