Fairbanks Ranch

Rising from the rolling hills of San Diego’s North County, Rancho Santa Fe’s Fairbanks Ranch invites residents to enjoy luxury living amid a family-friendly, active, and safe gated community. All of this is set in the center of some of Southern California's most breathtaking surroundings.


The sophisticated Fairbanks Ranch neighborhood offers a quality of life with a relaxed and inviting vibe. This gated community is well-established, well-kept, and home to a beautiful selection of architecturally diverse residential properties. In addition, the area is situated on 75 acres of what appears to be a beautiful park. Immerse yourself in a community with beautiful fountains, lakes, and various outdoor activity options such as tennis, pickleball, and hiking.


Just minutes from the seas of the West Coast, amid tranquil acres of manicured green space and complemented by the service at the adjacent Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, this is the destination for discerning real estate buyers.


What to Love about Fairbanks Ranch 

When shopping for a home, it's essential to consider not only the bones of the house but also the complete anatomy of the community and the lifestyle it provides. While Fairbanks Ranch is composed of large and private lots, there is still a strong sense of community. Fairbanks’ residents can relax in peace and tranquility while enjoying resort-style pools and tennis courts in the comfort and privacy of their backyard. Or spend the day out on the grounds enjoying the many amenities this ranch-style community offers.

Luxury Living Without The Pomp & Circumstance

Fairbanks Ranch is a highly sought-after oasis with an eclectic mix of homes featuring contemporary designs combined with classic Mediterranean architecture. It’s an absolute peaceful and sophisticated community in an iconic zip code that creates a life of wonder. Steal away into another world as you leave the hustle and bustle of the city and work life to enjoy this natural setting.


While your private sanctuary will have high-end features, simply step outside your door into this 75-acre sophisticated resort-style and a friendly neighborhood where activities are plentiful. Fairbanks Ranch allows you to slow down, envelop yourself in rustic charm with the top-of-the-line equestrian center, float around the glistening lake in a paddle boat, or simply enjoy the sights and sounds of life.

The Fairbanks Lifestyle

Fairbanks Ranch is THE destination for discerning real estate purchasers looking for beautiful custom-built houses set on finely manicured green terrain with sweeping panoramic views of a shimmering lake. This , favored by many great athletes and celebrities, provides a safe haven for families to live on large private properties while remaining in a close-knit community with many opportunities to engage with neighbors. Fairbanks Ranch is more than simply a place to live; it's a place to THRIVE among like-minded people.


Residents of Fairbanks Ranch can enjoy an ideal lifestyle combining the best of both a sophisticated resort and a friendly neighborhood in this 75-acre community. The Fairbanks Country Club offers adults and families championship golf, tennis, and social events. Take advantage of tennis lessons and friendly competition with your neighbors on the award-winning courts. Enjoy a round of golf at The Valley, Lakes, or Ocean 'Nines' courses while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Or, you can simply enjoy the club's food and wine program while attending social and charity activities.


Nearby Del Mar is your location for many shopping and dining options. Flower Hill Promenade features an eclectic mix of luxury retailers; Del Mar Plaza features entertainment and upmarket shopping, and Del Mar Highlands Town Center encourages spa treatments and dining at the Champagne French Bakery Café.


Weekends can be spent visiting Solana Beach's farmers market, picking up fresh-cut flowers, and listening to live music while perusing more than 85 boutiques, antique stores, art galleries, and cafes. Also, take a wine tour in the legendary Carmel Valley.


Adrenaline junkies can go surfing on the beach in Encinitas, followed by a handcrafted cup of java at Pannikin Coffee & Tea or a light lunch prepared by local craftsmen.


Your Fairbanks Ranch lifestyle can be whatever you want it to be—filled with nature and activities or peaceful and relaxed. Each and every day can be a unique and rewarding experience.

Real Estate Insights

Only approximately 3,000 people live in Fairbanks Ranch, with 600 custom made residences. Choose from a variety of single-family Fairbanks Ranch homes for sale, ranging in price from roughly $2 million to over $16 million. The architectural styles are mission-inspired pool mansions, Mediterranean influences, and estates with stone towers and palm-lined driveways. Residents can enjoy the natural environment, with mountain views, manicured fairways, and sunsets over a glistening lake to unwind from busyness of life.


The list of amenities that are available to you at Fairbanks Ranch is plentiful. This Fairbanks Ranch looks and feels like a resort, with lush park-like grounds, winding bridle trails and walkways, rolling hills, stunning views, and Mission-style architecture. And that’s just the beginning.


Graceful archways, red-tiled roofs, and exquisite details make the Fairbanks Ranch Clubhouse the charming heart of the community.


The Library, which was once upon a time, the pump house, is steeped in history dating back to 1935. It’s now the perfect place to escape into a book with a wonderful selection of books for all ages.


The twin lakes reflect the sky and green foliage of the surrounding parklands, making it ideal for a brief getaway on a paddleboat out on the water, or stroll along the lakeshore with your grandchildren, urging them to count the ducklings. 


Lighted tennis courts allow for friendly or competitive games and the best playing experience. The state-of-the-art fitness center will enable you to stay fit without leaving the community, and the playground and BBQ area are wonderful settings to enjoy family and friends.


Fairbanks Ranch offers spacious stalls, three arenas, groomed trails, and six turnouts in a park-like setting for horse lovers.  It’s an unbelievable environment to take lessons, board your horse, or attend riding camps for equestrian lovers.


Fairbanks Ranch truly has everything you need. Nestled in a breathtaking natural environment, you’ll feel like you left the world behind and found paradise.

Family Focus

The focus on family is at the center of what Fairbanks Ranch does. With 24-hour security, Fairbanks Ranch is the safest environment for kids, allowing them to be kids and ride their bikes about the neighborhood. The community's spirit is built on family values, and it provides families with the seclusion of vast lots while preserving a close-knit atmosphere. Fairbanks Ranch, has amenities for everyone, from the park to the Clubhouse.

Safety & Privacy

Fairbanks Ranch is one of the safest communities in the country, with well-trained private security guarding the gates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The "guards" are available for homeowners at all times and can provide in-person assistance within minutes. Fairbanks comprises 600 unique homes that lie on 1,200 acres of land, giving each spectacular residence plenty of seclusions thanks to its enormous expanse. Each lot is its own world, guarded by a trained security team.


Fairbanks Ranch doesn’t just check all the boxes in terms of quality of life and architecture; it’s one of the best communities for children. With outstanding schools in the district, such as Solana Santa Fe Elementary School, Santa Fe Christian, Earl Warren Middle School, and Torrey Pines High School, to name a few.



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