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Rancho Del Lago

Embraced by a 185-acre, guard-gated setting in one of the County's largest private Valencia orange groves, Rancho Del Lago is embellished by the utmost in security and seclusion.

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Welcome to Rancho Del Lago

Embraced by a pristine 185-acre, guard-gated setting in one of San Diego County's largest private Valencia orange groves, Rancho Del Lago at Rancho Santa Fe is embellished by the utmost in security, seclusion and privacy. 

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Rancho del Lago – Uncompromising Beauty

Formerly known as Johnston Ranch, Rancho Del Lago was originally developed by John Desha, who thoughtfully created 43 gently sloping estate sites of 4 to 5.5 acres each, many with views overlooking the pastoral San Dieguito Reservoir.

Rancho Del Lago Real Estate Insights

With minimum sizes of approximately 4,000 square feet, the magnificent custom estates of Rancho Del Lago are currently priced from about $3,500,000 to $20,000,000. Scenic vistas enrich grand residences that may host guest houses, home theaters, libraries, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, service quarters, and so much more. Amenities at Rancho Del Lago real estate vary by estate and are among the finest in the world.

People & Lifestyle

Home to growing families and active adults, Rancho Del Lago is just minutes away from the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, The Bridges Rancho Santa Fe, the coastal community of Del Mar, outstanding championship golf courses, and Interstate 5. This exclusive Rancho Del Lago real estate is located within the coveted 92067 ZIP code, which consistently ranks among the most affluent in the country.

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Parks & Nature
Black Mountain Open Space Park: This sprawling park has ample space for hiking, biking and more. There are many lookouts throughout the park to capitalize on the stunning views.

Lake Hodges: This lake serves as a reservoir, and the surrounding area has more than 1,200 acres of open land. There are barbecues and picnic tables available for the public.

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve: This reserve was set aside to protect Southern California's scenic resources. There are opportunities for hiking, biking and horseback riding against a backdrop of sweeping ocean views.

San Elijo Lagoon: These wetlands are some of the few that remain in Southern California. San Elijo Lagoon has a Nature Center with information about the plants and animals found throughout the area.

San Dieguito County Park: A 125-acre park with picnic pavilions, barbecue grills, playgrounds, a basketball court, a rentable gazebo, hiking trails, exercise stations, and Miracle Field, which is a baseball field designed to be accessible for players with disabilities.

Beaches: The sandy shores of Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas are just minutes away.

Hotels & Resorts
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe: The centerpiece of The Village, the Inn features cozy bungalows, pristine landscaped grounds and an award-winning restaurant.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar: Unrivaled luxury, fine dining and elegant style are the hallmarks of this five-diamond/five-star resort, named California's #1 luxury hotel by TripAdvisor.

Rancho Valencia: This lavish Relais & Chateaux resort is positioned on 45 acres. Its upscale amenities are paired with a variety of activities on the grounds.

Morgan Run Club & Resort: With a location close to Torrey Pines, this hotel has golf course access, and the rooms are comfortably outfitted.

The Hotel del Coronado: The legendary Grand Dame of hotels in San Diego, The Del offers a wide array of beachfront activities and dining options.

At the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, visitors will enjoy meeting friends for lunch or dinner at Caffe Positano, Rancho Santa Fe Bistro, Thyme in the Ranch, Mille Fleurs, and Morada at The Inn. Even more popular restaurants await discovery in Del Mar and Solana Beach.

Rancho Del Lago and its neighboring communities offer a broad spectrum of destinations for a night out. Choose from a wide array of country clubs, restaurants, and beach-side resorts.

Directly adjacent to the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Del Lago is within easy reach of Rancho Santa Fe’s charming Village and the Del Rayo Village Shopping Center, which offers GSB Men’s Clothier, Kitchen Debonaire, Dolce Pan E Vino, Le Dimora Home Furniture & Decor, and a Sunday Farmers Market.

Award-Winning Schools
Most public school students living in Rancho Del Lago attend Roger Rowe Elementary and Middle School in the Rancho Santa Fe School District, followed by Torrey Pines High School in the San Dieguito Union High School District.

North County private schools within driving distance include The Rhoades School, Encinitas Country Day School, Rancho Encinitas Academy, The Grauer School, Maranatha Christian School, Pacific Academy, Horizon Prep, Santa Fe Christian School, Diegueno Country School, Cathedral Catholic High School and San Diego Jewish Academy.

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K. Ann Brizolis & Associates presents the finest homes in Rancho Del Lago.  Contact us today to schedule your private tour and experience one of the finest lifestyles within San Diego County and beyond.