Rancho Santa Fe, also known as The Ranch to the locals, is a small bedroom community and home to about 3200 residents. It's located east of Encinitas and Solana Beach, and west of Rancho Bernardo. Rancho Santa Fe is about 30 min. from downtown San Diego and provides a getaway like no other.Nestled between Interstate 5 and Interstate 15, Rancho Santa Fe is surrounded by several golf courses and parks. Right in the middle is its own golf course surrounded by dozens of tennis courts and sports fields in addition to neighborhoods and residential communities. Speaking of communities, within Rancho Santa Fe there are several individual neighborhoods such as the Crosby, Santa Fe Hills, the gated community of Stonebridge, and Fairbanks Ranch. Each of these has its own covenants and requirements as well as dozens of beautiful estates and homes.If buying a home in Rancho Santa Fe is a little out of your budget you might consider a condominium. There are currently five complexes within Rancho Santa Fe including Alcala, Alcala De Rancho Santa Fe, Las Casitas, The Villas, and the Villas Ii. These can range anywhere from about $400,000 upwards depending on location, style, and condition. Most offer generous floor plans and layouts as well as easy and convenient access to most of Rancho Santa Fe modern necessities such as markets, clinics, banks, and grocers.The Rancho Santa Fe Review is a local newspaper keeping residents abreast of all the latest events and news worthy information. Although Rancho Santa Fe is a little out-of-the-way, the lifestyle and community may be exactly what you're looking for. Let us know if you're interested in a private tour of any of the available condos in Rancho Santa Fe today.