The Covenant in Rancho Santa Fe
When people think of an upscale, exclusive, gated community in San Diego North County, one area’s that comes to mind is, The Covenant in Rancho Santa Fe. The Covenant was the original planned community of Rancho Santa Fe and is known for being one of the most affluent neighborhoods in all of the United States. Home owners find the privacy they desire, breathtaking million dollar estates, and a lifestyle of beauty and elegance. It has a multitude of housing options ranging from custom estates to horse property with lots of acherage. There are wide varieties of different architectural styles in each neighborhood, which lends to the appeal of living in this beautiful community. Home prices range in price from $2,000,000 to over $10,000,000. The average estate for sale in the Convenant as of April 3rd, 2013 is a 5 bedroom 6 bath house with 6,300 sq. ft and is priced at $4,100,000 with over an acre of land.
Many homes are considered “horse property” due to the acreage available and the access to horseback riding trails. In fact, The Covenant boasts 45 miles of private riding/hiking trails as well as the Rancho Santa Fe Riding Club and Saddle Club. This area was the site for the equestrian events during the 1984 Olympics.
The abundance of winding roads and few streetlights and sidewalks in this community slows down the traffic, which gives the feel of a more relaxed lifestyle for the residents of The Covenant. There are also quite a few homes that include spectacular views of the golf course, mountains and the greenery of the hills. The “average” home price in The Covenant is approximately $4,000,000.
The Covenant is the home of the highly ranked Rancho Santa Fe Elementary and Middle Schools. These schools tend to be major attractions for families looking for educational opportunities for their school-age children.
For golf enthusiasts, the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club is located in the heart of the village of Rancho Santa Fe. This spectacular golf course was carved from the rolling terrain of a eucalyptus forest and is surrounded by horseback riding trails and beautiful estates. This very exclusive, private golf course opened its playon June 5, 1929 with a major renovation in 2002. This particular course is exclusively for the residents of The Covenant, where the social membership is automatic but the golf membership is an additional cost.
This community incorporates a compilation of office buildings, shopping malls, restaurants and much more. One of the well-trafficked shopping centers is the beautiful Rancho Santa Fe Plaza, a quaint “European Shopping Village.”
The Covenant was the original planned community of Rancho Santa Fe and is known for being one of the most affluent communities in all of the United States. Residents find the privacy they desire, breathtaking million dollar estates, and a lifestyle of beauty and elegance.
Check out some of the Covenant Rancho Santa Fe houses below.