The Groves in Rancho Santa Fe is at the north side of zip code 92067 near Olivenhain in Encinitas. The Groves real estate is a neighborhood of mostly custom-built California ranch and Spanish/Mediterranean style homes. Houses at The Groves Rancho Santa Fe sit on large lots of between one and four acres. Development of houses at The Groves was begun by William Strong in the 1980’s, and the homes have been periodically remodeled and rebuilt since that time. When searching for homes for sale in Rancho Santa Fe, upscale home buyers should not miss the chance to view The Groves.
The Groves is a remarkable neighborhood of Rancho Santa Fe estate properties. There are forty-four home sites in the neighborhood. The Groves is a gated community, but the gates are not guarded. Amenities include two tennis courts, hiking trails and manicured common areas, with over 50 acres of open space. The homes at The Groves are located on the streets Via Naranjal, Quiera Sol, and Via Ascenso.
The neighborhood of The Groves is a particularly hilly section of Rancho Santa Fe. The neighborhood was originally an agricultural area of Valencia orange groves, and hence the name of the community. The hilly terrain affords residents of the area some magnificent views of surrounding valleys and hillsides. Mature trees, including tropical palms and citrus, are a hallmark of the landscape in the area.
Although The Groves neighborhood is located outside The Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, the children in the neighborhood attend the schools inside The Covenant. The location outside of The Covenant actually saves a bit of money on the real estate purchase. Homes inside the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe pay a transfer tax upon purchase, whereas there is no transfer tax for properties at The Groves.
It takes less than ten minutes to drive from The Groves to the Village of Rancho Santa Fe. Just to the North is the Olivenhain section of Encinitas. About ten minutes in the other direction and you’re in Solana Beach or Del Mar. The weather here is temperate, some say ideal. The Groves is one of the best locations in San Diego County.
The Rancho Santa Fe Realtors here at eXp Realty are available to help you explore homes at The Groves, and to show you any other Rancho Santa Fe estate that may be of interest to you. These homes require advance appointments for showings, so please call 619-200-7612 to set your appointment today.