Rancho Santa Fe is located just east of Solana Beach and Del Mar California. It, like many coastal and just inland communities to southern California has a very temperate climate that is welcoming 365 days a year. At 6.78 square miles and only 3,117 residents (according to the 2011 census), Rancho Santa Fe Luxury Real Estate offers its residents plenty of space. In 2011, Forbes reported Rancho Santa Fe the 14th most wealthy zip code in all of the United States with a median home price of $2,585,000.00. The name, Rancho Santa Fe comes from its previous owner, Santa Fe Railway, who owned 93% of what is now Rancho Santa Fe, or The Ranch to locals. Originally this land was used to grow eucalyptus trees for the rail road timber needed when laying track.
You will find Rancho Santa Fe luxury homes for sale in several communities: The Covenant, Rancho Santa Fe Groves, Cielo, Santa Fe Hills, The Crosby, Stonebridge or Morgan Run.
Rancho Santa Fe has several notable residents including, Rick Aguilar, Bud Black, Jenny Craig, Tom DeLonge, Steve Finley, Robert Frimtzis, Bill Gates, Bear Grylls, Janet Jackson, Richard Jefferson, Steve Kerr, Jewel Kilcher, I.K. Kim, Gary Kremen, Jim Lampley, Mark Loretta, Mike Love, Jack McDowell, Phil Mickelson, T. Boone Pickens, Luke Walton and David Wells. Former residents include Bing Crosby, and Howard Hughes.