La Jolla Country Club
One of La Jolla’s most sought-after areas is near the La Jolla Country Club. La Jolla Country Club homes include luxurious estates that benefit from their unique proximity to the Pacific Ocean. A temperate climate is one appeal of La Jolla Country Club area and what better way to enjoy the gorgeous weather than out on the golf course. Houses on La Jolla Country Club are often spacious homes with mountain views as well as exquisite ocean-view properties part of La Jolla Country Club.
Fair Banks Ranch
History – Fairbanks Ranch Country Club was established in 1984 on the site of the Olympic Equestrian Endurance Event. Many of the equestrian jumps remain on the course as fitting adornments in its alluring, natural setting. Fairbanks Ranch Country Club is a distinctly private, member-owned Club consisting of the community’s prominent professional, athletic and social personalities.
Clubhouse - The luxurious, 2-story, 30,000 square foot clubhouse was recently renovated and offers host to a wide variety of activities, fine dining options and special events. Highlights include several different rooms providing the perfect setting for any special occasion from a small private dinner party to a large reception for up to 400 people.
Dining - The clubhouse is open Tuesday through Sunday and offers several dining venues including the Main Dining Room, Sunset Terrace, Members Grille, Lounge and Snack Bar that provide a comfortable, friendly and relaxing atmosphere for Members and their guests to enjoy.
Golf - Our picturesque 27 holes, designed by Ted Robinson, Jr., are broken down into 3 very walk-able courses: The Valley, Lakes and Ocean. Five tee areas provide golfers the opportunity to make their round as challenging as they’d like. The Golf staff is available for lessons for players of all levels of playing ability. Numerous competitive and social golf tournaments are available throughout the year including our prestigious Olympian member-guest tournaments.
One of the distinct characteristics of the Club is that there are no homes built on the course. The natural setting includes an abundance of water, trees and natural plant life making it a photographer’s dream.
Built in 1988 in the ruggedly beautiful terrain of Rancho Santa Fe, one of San Diego's most prestigious communities, The Farms Golf Club, a private, member-owned equity club, was created and built for golf enthusiasts...golfers serious in their commitment to the game and its historical traditions. Originally designed by Pete, Perry and Alice Dye with assistance from golfing great Tommy Jacobs, The Farms golf course underwent a $7-million remodel under the guidance of golf course architect John Fought and his associate, PGA tour professional Tom Lehman.
With modifications designed to improve the playability and maintainability of the course, changes included newly reconstructed and recontoured bent grass putting greens that allow for more undulation and additional hole locations; new teeing areas and bunkering that test a player's ability to visualize and execute the proper shot; a state-of-the-art irrigation system; and a wonderful practice facility featuring a double-ended driving range, complete with target greens and bunkers. Nestled amidst gently rolling hills and hollows, several additional water features and newly created high rough landscaping add to the course's beauty and the sense of peaceful seclusion that prevails on this championship course.
With one of the most extraordinary staffs anywhere, the level of service is appreciated by the entire membership and recognized throughout the industry. Their mission is simple: to provide the member with an experience beyond expectation. The Farms offers breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Sunday. A variety of holiday and themed events are also scheduled throughout the year.
Overlooking the magnificent golf course is a 38,000 square-foot clubhouse designed by clubhouse architect Robert Altevers. Thoughtfully planned and beautifully appointed, the clubhouse provides a warm and comfortable ambiance for members and their guests.
Rancho Sante Fe Golf Club
The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club is nestled in the heart of the historic Rancho Santa Fe "Covenant" area. The Club's championship course, long regarded as one of the premier golf venues in the western United States, sets a tone of rustic beauty and elegance for the "Covenant".
The Golf Club has more than 650 golf memberships. Membership in the club is available only to members of the Rancho Santa Fe Association by virtue of ownership of Covenant property. A variety of membership types are available including privileges for a limited number of rounds per year.
The championship course is an eighteen-hole, 7,073-yard, par 72 layout designed by Max Behr and originally opened for play in 1929. The Golf Club is the original home of the Bing Crosby Pro-Am and has hosted a number of prominent championship events. Long distinguished as one of the finest layouts in California, the course was extensively renovated in 2002, elevating it to one the best-conditioned and best-designed golf venues in the western United States. The practice facilities include a full-size driving range; two practice putting greens; and a newly constructed two-acre, world-class short game practice area.
The Rancho Santa Fe Covenant is located just a few miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, nestled among hills, eucalyptus trees and citrus groves. The area was originally developed by the Santa Fe Railroad in 1906 to grow eucalyptus trees for railroad ties. The wood proved unsuitable, however, and the project was abandoned. Many of the three million trees remain to give Rancho Santa Fe its rustic beauty. The Ranch, as it is affectionately known by insiders, is an exclusive community of residents who strive to maintain a low profile, despite the fact that this is one of the ten wealthiest communities in the nation.
Designed by famed San Diego Architect Lillian Rice and built of adobe, the town center-piece is the graceful "Inn at Rancho Santa Fe" situated on a grassy knoll at the western end of the main street (Paseo Delicias). Restaurants and small shops line the quaint downtown, and horse trails weave throughout the rolling hills.
Del Mar Country Club
Del Mar Country Club is tucked away in a quiet valley of Rancho Santa Fe. As the focal point for the community that surrounds it, the Country Club, with its magnificent 50,000 square-foot clubhouse, offers eighteen holes of world class golf, six tennis courts, and a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool. The club also offers a spa and fitness center, exquisite dining and meeting rooms, lessons, tournaments, and social activities.
Surrounding Del Mar Country Clubs beautiful greens and fairways is a meticulously master-planned community of 96 custom home sites ranging in size from one-half acre to more than three acres. Each site offers its own unique views - of the golf course, the clubhouse, the open hills and back country, the ocean, or the community below.
Each homeowner enjoys the privacy afforded by a gated entry and 24-hour security service. With architectural guidelines designed to heighten the beauty and appeal of the community, owners are secure in knowing that the value inherent in the Rancho Santa Fe address will be preserved and enhanced for the future. The community has a very convenient location - near the famous Del Mar Race Track and only three miles from Interstate 5, with easy access to San Diego’s cultural and business centers.
Internationally recognized golf architect Joseph Lee sculpted the 6,900 yard course from the natural terrain, following the valley floor into the canyons beyond. The result is a course of distinctive physical characteristics that provides golfers with breathtaking visual variety and continuously exciting play.
Santa Luz Golf Club
Santaluz is located just east of Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe. Within the community is a private golf course designed by Rees Jones on approximately 250 acres. Santaluz occupies 4000 acres in the San Dieguito River Valley. sites on 1200 acres.
Santaluz offers many styles and types of homes from casitas to custom homes. The builders and home styles are as follows: rustic farmhouse-style enclaves by Baywood Homes, hacienda courtyard living by Centex Homes, Spanish and European influenced homes by Christopher Homes, casitas by Taylor Woodrow Homes, Inc., California Spanish-style homes by Western Pacific Housing and elegant ranch-style homes also by Taylor Woodrow.
Baywood built early California hacienda style enclaves (Sentinals) of three to five bedrooms and 2,175 to 2,900 sq. ft. The average size of these homesites is 6,000 sq. ft. Centex built Country Rancheros (Haciendas Sur) on average 25,000 sq. ft. homesites. Homes of 3-4 brs. and 2,217 to 3,703 sq. ft. Christopher Homes built homes inspired by the architecture of the 1920's and 1930's Golden Era (Spanish Bungalows) on average 6,250 sq. ft. homesites, 3-5 bedrooms and 2,727 - 3,508 sq. ft. Taylor Woodrow built two types of homes: Finely detailed homes in rich charm and character (Casitas) on average 6,000 sq, ft. lots, 3 brs. and 2,180 - 2,344 sq. ft., Striking elegance uncompromisingly spacious (Posadas) on average 55,000 sq. ft. lots, 4-5 brs. and 4,776 - 5,565 sq. ft.. Finally, Western Pacific built Early California Spanish influenced homes (The Garden Homes) on average 7,500 sq. ft. lots, up to 5 brs. and 3,192 - 4,015 sq. ft.
To enhance the feeling of living with nature, many home sites are circular with 20 different home styles ranging from 2,000 to 7,000 square feet in all different configurations. The sites are carefully sculpted to blend with the natural environment.
The elevation ranges from 200 to 800 feet and Santaluz has made a commitment to preserving the diverse terrain. There are 1,000 acres of open space, dramatic ridge lines, deep ravines and gentle hillsides. 80% of the dwellings have some view. Similar to Carmel, Palos Verdes and the R.S.F. Covenant, the intention is to create a rustic village that is respectful of the land.
The entire community is gated: everyone entering Santaluz will pass through the gate. The center of the community is an 11-acre village green for community gatherings, concerts-on-the-lawn, etc. Behind the village green is be a 19,000 square foot community building (single story), including a gymnasium, a multi-purpose room, work-out facilities, pool and cafe/coffee house. Behind the community building are six tennis courts and a 35,000 square foot golf clubhouse and private golf course. This is a community with a private club offering social, golf and community interaction.
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