Rancho Pacifica

Rancho Pacifica homes for sale are inspired by Mediterranean and Tuscan architecture and feature floorplans of approximately 5,000 to 14,000 square feet.

Welcome to Rancho Pacifica

Presenting the finest address in northern San Diego County's beautiful Carmel Valley, the 24-hour guard-gated neighborhood of Rancho Pacifica is part of the extended Rancho Santa Fe real estate market.

Rancho Pacifica – Refined Luxury Living

Minutes from sandy beaches, golf and outstanding schools, Rancho Pacifica is ideally located near the shops and restaurants of Del Mar, Solana Beach and the Village of Rancho Santa Fe.

Rancho Pacifica Real Estate Insights

Currently priced from about $3,000,000 to $12,000,000, Rancho Pacifica homes for sale are inspired by Mediterranean and Tuscan architecture and feature floorplans of approximately 5,000 to 14,000 square feet. Embellished with chef's kitchens, home theaters, maids quarters, outdoor kitchens and more depending upon the residence, homes for sale in Rancho Pacifica San Diego boast up to around 6 bedrooms and more than 5 baths. Impressive homesites offer privacy and ample room to enjoy the outdoors, with average sizes extending from 1/4-acre to 2 acres.

People & Lifestyle

Rancho Pacifica real estate features 148 custom estates nestled among more than 400 picturesque acres located southwest of Rancho Santa Fe with panoramic views of the Fairbanks Golf Course. Select homesites are further embellished with tranquil ocean views. Gonzales Canyon neighbors the community, offering residents the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of an environmental preserve. Among the most exclusive communities in San Diego, Rancho Pacifica real estate is the pinnacle of living in Carmel Valley.

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Parks & Nature

Beaches: The broad beaches and intimate coves of Encinitas, Del Mar and Solana Beach beckon residents to the shoreline year-round.

Elfin ForestRecreational 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.

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.

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. 

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

Hotels & Resorts

La Costa Resort & Spa: From world-class amenities and dining destinations to championship golf and spa experiences, every moment is special at this Omni resort.

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.

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

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.


Exploring area restaurants is a favorite pastime for residents at real estate Rancho Pacifica. Opportunities range from 5-star dining experiences to casual lunch spots and encompass nearly every type of cuisine imaginable, including the popular Solace and Union restaurants.


From Rancho Santa Fe’s array of elegant country clubs to local resorts and restaurants, the destinations for a night out with friends are many. Celebrate special occasions at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe or go casual at beachside favorites along PCH.


Encinitas and Rancho Santa Fe are home to some of San Diego County’s finest shopping destinations, Including The Forum, Whole Foods, Gelson’s and Jimbo’s markets. From everyday necessities and groceries to one-of-a-kind finds at local boutiques, virtually everything is within easy reach.

Award-Winning Schools

The San Dieguito Union High School District and Solana Beach School District serve Rancho Pacifica and feature the most distinguished schools in the region. Students will enjoy receiving a dynamic education at Solana Santa Fe Elementary School, Earl Warren Middle School, Carmel Valley Middle School and Torrey Pines High School. Exclusive private schools include San Dieguito Academy and Canyon Crest Academy.

Discover Your New Home at Rancho Pacifica Today

For the most knowledgeable Rancho Pacifica real estate agents, and for more information about Rancho Pacifica, please contact our team at K. Ann Brizolis & Associates today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and arrange a personalized tour of available properties.

Overview for Rancho Pacifica, CA

1,919 people live in Rancho Pacifica, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $113,606. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Rancho Pacifica, CA

Rancho Pacifica has 724 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Rancho Pacifica do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,919 people call Rancho Pacifica home. The population density is 2,233.32 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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