Santaluz is one of the most beautiful communities in the entire metro area of San Diego.  This premiere area sits on 3,800 acres of hills and surrounds one of the best Rees Jones golf courses in Southern California.  It features some of the most spectacular homes with the priceless views of lush green fairways, mountains, grassy hills, and even the Pacific Ocean. 

The gated community of Santaluz is part of the North County Inland section of the metro area and is situated in the San Dieguito River Valley.   It is bordered by Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe, and is less than 10 miles inland from the Pacific Coast area of Del Mar.  Essentially, this is one of the best areas of Southern California. 

Living in Santaluz

Within Santaluz, there are about 900 homes in several smaller neighborhoods (some of them being gated).  These communities are comprised of different styles and sizes of homes on perfectly landscaped lots.  Some offer homes that are custom built while others feature several floor plans from which to choose.  They all blend together in such a way to bring out the beauty of the area around them.  For the most part, homes in Santaluz are priced anywhere from the $800s to over $5 million.

Some of the neighborhoods that feature homes with set plans are The Casitas and The Sentinels which are between 2,000 and 3,000 square feet and are priced between $1 million and $1.5 million.  These smaller homes typically offer golf course and open space views.   There are also garden homes and Spanish Bungalows that are larger and are priced from the high-$800s to well over $1 million.  The Posadas, Warmington, and Davidson at Santaluz feature homes that are between 3,800 and 5,500 square feet and priced from $900K to over $1.5 million.

Custom built homes, usually from 4,000 to over 11,000 square feet, are typically built on large, one-plus acre lots and feature pretty much every amenity.  No detail is spared and the views are unbelievable.  Homes at this level are priced anywhere from $1.2 million to well over $5 million.

The keys to the value of a home in Santaluz are its location and the views from the home.  Of course, those homes sitting atop a grassy knoll with views of mountains, fairways, and the Pacific are typically priced on the higher end of the spectrum.

The Facts

The real estate statistics that interest buyers and sellers are reported for the most part by zip code.  The Santaluz zip code, 92127, is a more affluent zip code in the San Diego metro area and shows the median sale price of homes sits at just over $700K.   When looking at Santaluz by itself the sale prices are much higher.  In the last month, sale prices were between $800K and almost $5 million.  And in terms of the amount of time it takes to sell a home, overall, in the 92127 zip code, the average number of days on the market sits at about three months.  For Santaluz, it depends on the home and the buyer as homes here cater to a specific buyer who wants to be in Santaluz.

It is All About the Community

For those who desire the most affluent lifestyle in one of the most affluent areas of San Diego, Santaluz is a must see.  From spectacular homes with spectacular views to a close-knit community who thrives on interacting with each other, Santaluz brings it all together and presents it to the world with a perfect touch to make it awe-inspiring.  Living in Santaluz says “you have arrived!”