San Diego, CA 92127
Santaluz is located just east of Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe. Within the community is a private golf course designed by Rees Jones on approximately 250 acres. Santaluz occupies 4000 acres in the San Dieguito River Valley. sites on 1200 acres. Santaluz offers many styles and types of homes from casitas to custom homes. The builders and home styles are as follows: rustic farmhouse-style enclaves by Baywood Homes, hacienda courtyard living by Centex Homes, Spanish and European influenced homes by Christopher Homes, casitas by Taylor Woodrow Homes, Inc., California Spanish-style homes by Western Pacific Housing and elegant ranch-style homes also by Taylor Woodrow. Baywood built early California hacienda style enclaves (Sentinals) of three to five bedrooms and 2,175 to 2,900 sq. ft. The average size of these homesites is 6,000 sq. ft. Centex built Country Rancheros (Haciendas Sur) on average 25,000 sq. ft. homesites. Homes of 3-4 brs. and 2,217 to 3,703 sq. ft. Christopher Homes built homes inspired by the architecture of the 1920's and 1930's Golden Era (Spanish Bungalows) on average 6,250 sq. ft. homesites, 3-5 bedrooms and 2,727 - 3,508 sq. ft. Taylor Woodrow built two types of homes: Finely detailed homes in rich charm and character (Casitas) on average 6,000 sq, ft. lots, 3 brs. and 2,180 - 2,344 sq. ft., Striking elegance uncompromisingly spacious (Posadas) on average 55,000 sq. ft. lots, 4-5 brs. and 4,776 - 5,565 sq. ft.. Finally, Western Pacific built Early California Spanish influenced homes (The Garden Homes) on average 7,500 sq. ft. lots, up to 5 brs. and 3,192 - 4,015 sq. ft. To enhance the feeling of living with nature, many home sites are circular with 20 different home styles ranging from 2,000 to 7,000 square feet in all different configurations. The sites are carefully sculpted to blend with the natural environment. The elevation ranges from 200 to 800 feet and Santaluz has made a commitment to preserving the diverse terrain. There are 1,000 acres of open space, dramatic ridge lines, deep ravines and gentle hillsides. 80% of the dwellings have some view. Similar to Carmel, Palos Verdes and the R.S.F. Covenant, the intention is to create a rustic village that is respectful of the land. The entire community is gated: everyone entering Santaluz will pass through the gate. The center of the community is an 11-acre village green for community gatherings, concerts-on-the-lawn, etc. Behind the village green is be a 19,000 square foot community building (single story), including a gymnasium, a multi-purpose room, work-out facilities, pool and cafe/coffee house. Behind the community building are six tennis courts and a 35,000 square foot golf clubhouse and private golf course. This is a community with a private club offering social, golf and community interaction. The school district is the prestigious Poway Unified School District.