Rancho Santa Fe was established in the 1920s has long been a highly desirable place to live. It offers a beautifully landscaped community at a close proximity to the ocean with nearby access to world class medical facilities and cultural venues. This community features a rolling topography with low population density spread among large residential lots with an average size of more than two acres. The residents highly value their privacy and safety and have many security features in place. The Village of Rancho Santa Fe has many shops, restaurants, and businesses, including the historic Rancho Santa Fe Inn. A well-known feature and popular spot is the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. A private equestrian and hiking trail network runs throughout the community. They have an award-winning elementary school as well as nearby private schools.