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. This makes Rancho Del Lago Real Estate highly desirable for those seeking a tranquil and exclusive living environment.

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Rancho Del Lago

Rancho Del Lago is the ULTIMATE in luxury, promising the best of what the Southern California lifestyle has to offer. Home to some of Rancho Santa Fe’s most prestigious properties in one of its most sought-after neighborhoods, Rancho Del Lago is surrounded by a pristine 185-acre Valencia orange grove, and offers the utmost in privacy and 24-hour gated security. This well-manicured enclave, located in the coveted 92067 zip code, is just a short drive from  country clubs, golf courses, equestrian centers, five star restaurants and world-famous beaches. This “slice of heaven'' provides its residents large, private lots while maintaining the characteristics of a close-knit community. Here are five reasons Rancho Del Lago is THE place for savvy real estate buyers with distinguished tastes.



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. With minimum sizes of approximately 4,000 square feet, the magnificent custom estates of Rancho Del Lago are currently priced from  $3,500,000 to $20,000,000. Whether it’s planting an orchard, cultivating a vineyard to bottle their own wines, the Rancho Del Lago residents’ creative ideas are welcomed! Resort-style living becomes a reality, with homes featuring gorgeous infinity pools overlooking miles of panoramic views, rooftop pizzerias equipped with serving bars, multi-stall barns to house horses, full state-of-the-art gyms, movie theaters and large greenhouses to promote sustainable living with the full farm-to-table experience. Scenic vistas enrich grand residences that also feature guest houses, libraries, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, service quarters, and so much more. Amenities at Rancho Del Lago vary by estate and are among the finest in the world.



Rancho Del Lago is one of the most sought-after communities in San Diego, due largely to the safety and privacy it provides its homeowners. Rancho Del Lago is guarded 24/7 by security guards who are always just a phone call away for all residents. Behind the gates, large lots provide a great deal of privacy. With their gated entries and long driveways, residents can feel safe upon entering their own exclusive estates and with such substantial acreage, homeowners have the ability to turn their properties into their own private resorts.



In Del Lago, parents can feel at ease, with the gates being guarded 24/7. Kids are able to be kids  and grow up in a safe and loving environment. Moms and Dads absolutely love the top-ranked public or private schools that children residing in Rancho Del Lago can attend, such as: Roger Rowe Elementary and Middle School, Torrey Pines High School, Santa Fe Christian School, Nativity Catholic School, Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego Jewish Academy, La Jolla Country Day School and The Bishop’s School, to name a few.



Home to growing families and active adults, Rancho Del Lago is located within the coveted 92067 ZIP code, which consistently ranks among the most affluent in the country. The stunning enclave of Rancho Del Lago is located minutes away from The Village of Rancho Santa Fe, just a short walk, drive or bike ride away from its gourmet restaurants, upscale boutiques, lavish resorts, exclusive hotels and charming coffee shops. Rancho Del Lago living makes it possible for residents to visit the sandy shores of Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas or La Jolla, just minutes away. Nearby parks, lagoons, lakes and reserves provide the perfect places for outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, jogging, horseback riding or just having an afternoon picnic with an incredible view.

Rancho Valencia


The DREAM of resort-style living becomes a reality in Rancho Del Lago, with nearby exclusive resorts, country clubs and hot-spots for North County’s elite, such as Rancho Valencia, Morgan Run Club and Resort, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and The Fairmont Grand Del Mar, creating the perfect setting for a mimosa brunch, tennis match or golf game. Just a short drive away, at the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, residents will enjoy meeting friends for lunch or dinner at Cafe Positano, Rancho Santa Fe Bistro, Thyme in the Ranch, Mille Fleurs or Morada at The Inn. Just a short drive south from the Village is the charming Del Rayo Village Shopping Center that offers an eclectic collection of restaurants and retail stores, not to mention its now-famous Farmers Market each Sunday.

​​​​​​​There are Homes for Sale in Del Lago Estates, providing an exceptional living experience in this prestigious area, making Rancho Del Lago Real Estate highly desirable for those looking for peace and privacy.

Overview for Rancho Del Lago, CA

151 people live in Rancho Del Lago, where the median age is 57 and the average individual income is $135,876. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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57 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Rancho Del Lago, CA

Rancho Del Lago has 70 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Rancho Del Lago do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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