Characterized by wide private boulevards and mature landscaping, the gated community of Fairbanks Ranch is a shining example of what the city of Rancho Santa Fe has to offer. Located north of the Rancho Santa Fe Farms Golf Course, Fairbanks Ranch is one of the older communities in the area as well as one of the most desirable.
Enjoying the Many Amenities Fairbanks Ranch Has to Offer
With over 75 acres of park-like grounds and 24-hour manned security, the community of Fairbanks Ranch provides its residents with a variety of amenities to enjoy. Among these is a lake that offers catch-and-release fishing as well as opportunities to enjoy paddle and row boats. The walk around the lake, which measures 0.6 miles, also offers a pleasant way to get some exercise while taking in the views. The community also features a stream with a fitness course as well as a lovely clubhouse boasting a fireplace as well as dark stained mahogany, wrought iron and Mexican tile finishes.
Other community amenities include a 17-acre equestrian center, a nine-hole putting green, a community library and a park featuring a barbecue and picnic area, a children’s playground, volleyball courts, basketball courts, a jungle gym and five tennis courts. Three of the courts are lit and open late, while tennis professionals are also available to provide private lessons to children and adults. Biking and hiking trails are also abundant throughout the community.
A number of activities are also offered in Fairbanks Ranch for residents to enjoy. Among these is the Coffee by the Lake offering, which consists of complimentary baked breakfast pastries and coffee served in the clubhouse on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. Riding camp is also offered for children in the summer, while karate, tennis and surf camps are also offered at various time of the year. For adults, the community also hosts a complimentary ladies stretching group as well as a yoga class.
Due to the convenient location of the Fairbanks Ranch community, residents are also just a short distance away from the downtown Rancho Santa Fe area. At the same time, the community offers a high level of privacy and security, with a population of just a little over 3,000 people living within 5.1 square miles of space.
Finding the Perfect Home In Fairbanks Ranch
With a median list price of $3.39 million and a median sale price of $3.2 million, the homes within the Fairbanks Ranch community offer spacious lots with an average size of 1.2 acres per home. Many of the exclusive estates were built in the early 1980’s, though the community does offer a mixture of newer construction homes as well. Most homes within the community range in size from 4,000 to 16,000 square feet with home prices reaching as much as $40 million.
The Fairbanks Ranch community is under a formal association, which charges monthly dues of around $500. These fees go toward maintaining the gated entrance as well as all common areas.
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