Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, and Del Mar Real Estate
Located 5 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, Rancho Santa Fe, known to locals as “The Ranch”, is a planned community of countryside estates. The original planned community of Rancho Santa Fe is the Covenant. Luxury homes within the Covenant are mandated by protections “preserving, continuing and maintaining the character of the community and rare landscape features and upholding the quality of all future architecture and improvements and of restricting the use, height and bulk of buildings.” Fine dining can be found at the Village of Rancho Santa Fe located at the corner of La Granada and Paseo Delicias. Restaurants include Mille Fleurs, Pantry of Rancho Santa Fe and Delicias. The post office is located in the Village because local residents do not receive direct home mail delivery. Popular Fairbanks Ranch is comprised of two gated communities, coined North and South, and divided by the San Dieguito Road. Communities Rancho Del Lago, the covenant, Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe Farms, Rancho Digueno Estates, offer oceanview homes. Rancho Santa Fe’s most exclusive gated communities include The Bridges, Roxbury Estates, The Farms, Rancho Del Lago, Rancho La Cima, Del Mar Country Club, and El Rodeo. Rancho Santa Fe is known for world class golf and has 6 golf courses with golf course homes located throughout. Rancho Santa Fe is also famous for equestrian estates and horse ranches. Luxury Rentals in Rancho Santa Fe are available for both short and long term lease. New ultra luxury development Rancho Belvedere has land for sale in Rancho Santa Fe.
The seaside resort of La Jolla known as the jewel by the sea, extends along 7 miles of sandstone cliffs and white sand coastline. Centered around a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the Village of La Jolla includes luxury homes, many high end boutique shops, fine dining, and art galleries. Waterfront properties in the village of La Jolla are exceptionally sought after and rarely for sale. Anchored by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography pier, and known for the private La Jolla Beach and Tennis club, many beachfront estates, cottages, and contemporary works of art line the La Jolla Shores community. The La Jolla Shores beach is a popular surf and family swim area as well as a launching ground for scuba diving and kayaking. Beach Barber Tract homes are within walking distance to shops and dining for both the Village of La Jolla and the Bird Rock area. English style cottages and beach homes are located on WindanSea Beach, or the secluded beaches of Sea Lane and Marine Street. The unique Bird Rock neighborhood is located west of the foothills of Mount Soledad, beginning at Camino de la Costa, and extending south to Turquoise street. Restaurant row occupies 3 and a half blocks offering casual eateries and old world dining. The prestigious La Jolla Country Club neighborhood is high on the hill overlooking the village and the Pacific Ocean offering some of La Jolla's most breathtaking views. More La Jolla neighborhoods include Lower Hermosa, Mesa, Shores Terrace, Hills, Pacifica, Heights, Alta, Corona Estates, Farms, Palisades, Scenic Knolls, Serena, Summit, Village Park, Hermosa Terrace, Ludington Heights, The Summit, Sol Y Mar, Hidden Valley Estates, Camelot, Scripps Estates, Chateau Ville, 939 Coast, Prospect Point Villas, 220 Coast, 333 Coast, 302 Coast, and 464 Prospect. La Jolla vacation rentals can be leased by the week or month.
Del Mar is a picturesque resort community comprised of two square miles with a population of approximately 4,200. Former residents of Del Mar include Jimmy Durante, Desi & Lucy Arnez, Dick Enburg, and Burt Bacharach. Homes for sale in Del Mar range from $700,000 to $50 million. Beach cottages on the sand can be found in the Del Mar Beach Colony within walking distance to local dining favorites Jake's and Poseidon as well as Powerhouse and Seagrove Park. Located within the Beach Colony, beachfront homes in the exclusive community of Sandy Lane are all privately gated. Sidewalk cafe's in the Olde Del Mar village include Crepes and Corks Cafe, Del Mar Pizza, En Fuego Cantina & Grill, Jimmy O's, Americana Restaurant, and Sbicca. The Del Mar Plaza is a European marketplace with gourmet ocean view dining and fine retailers. L'Auberge luxury condos in the Del Mar village include amenities from the world class 5 star hotel L'Auberge. Fine homes and estates on the hill of Olde Del Mar often have ocean views and are within walking distance to shops and dining for both the Village and the Plaza. Homes within Del Mar Terrace are surrounded by the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Nearby Torrey Pines State Beach is best known for its beautiful golden sandstone cliffs and is ideal for scenic hiking. More luxury Del Mar home communities include rural Del Mar, Lower Stratford, Terrace, Sun Valley, Fairbanks Polo Club, Torrey Point, Del Mar Heights, Montecillo, Arden Heights, Riviera, Rancho Del Mar, Torrey Pines Terrace, Brisas Del Mar, Marine View Gardens, Cabo Santa Fe, and Lomas Del Mar. Del Mar beach vacation rentals can can be rented by the week or month.
Coronado Island, also known as the Crown City, is located across the San Diego-Coronado Bay bridge. Many visitors visit the island for the famous Hotel Del Coroando which is a National Historic Landmark. Recently Forbes magazine chose Coronado as one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the US. May 25th 2012 Professor Stephen P. Leatherman, known as “Dr. Beach,” of Florida International University named Coronado the number one US beach based on water safety, environmental quality, textures, weather, and crowds. The Coronado Municipal Golf Course is one of the best public golf courses in the nation with views of San Diego harbor and downtown San Diego. The community is divided into three different areas the Coronado Village, Coronado Shores, and Coronado Cays. Homes in Coronado Village are within walking distance to the island’s finest shopping and dinig. The Village has varying styles in architecture from beach cottage to spanish bungalow, Victorian, Tudors, oceanfront luxury condos, vacation townhomes, and large estates. Remodels and new construction homes now have basements and roof top decks. Neighborhoods in Coronado Village include the exclusive Beach Village at the Del, Coronado Avenues, Hotel Del Coronado Condos, Bay Park, Country Club Estates, Sunset Park, Coronado Country Club, Margarita, and Bay View Estates. Coronado Shores consists of luxury oceanfront condominium towers along 32 acres of Pacific shoreline. Located south of the Hotel Del Coroando the 10, 15 story 140 unit plus waterfront condo towers were built in the 1960′s and 1970s the Cabrillo Tower, El Encanto Condos, La Playa Tower, La Perla, Las Palmas, La Sierra, El Mirador Tower Condos, La Princesa Condos, Las Flores Tower, and the El Camino Tower make up Coronado Shores Condos. Coronado Cays is a luxury marina community made up of many inlets and peninsulas. The Cays are located 4 miles south of the Coroando Village. Numberous homes are waterfront with private docks and boat slips of up to 60 feet. The developments that make up Coronado Cays townhomes and condos are Blue Anchor, Green Turtle Village, Mardis Gras, Port Royale, Antigua Village, Jamaica Village, Trinidad Village, Kingston Village, Bahama Village, Montego Bay Villas, and Calypso. Vacation rentals can be found as well as condos and homes for longer lease terms. Land parcels for sale in Coronado are not plentiful however there are many tear down opportunities.
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