Rolling eucalyptus-covered hills, green pastures and citrus groves dot the winding roads of this ultra affluent, exquisite equestrian community. In 1906, the Santa Fe Railway initiated a project of growing eucalyptus trees for railroad timber at the Rancho San Dieguito which constitutes present-day Rancho Santa Fe.
Rancho Santa Fe gained popularity between World War I and World War II, especially following the construction of the Del Mar Racetrack. Bing Crosby is credited as an "early settler", hosting annual clambakes on the golf course at the Club.. In 2007, before the downturn of real estate markets,
Forbes reported Rancho Santa Fe as having the third most expensive ZIP code in the United States, and most expensive in California. Uniquely large lots "The Ranch", as locals call it, offer tranquility and privacy. Miles and miles of scenic riding trails attract equestrian enthusiasts, and those seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life. Here you'll also find; fine dining, golf, tennis, and an array of other activities to enjoy in the warm California sunshine.