In the hills Just east of Solana Beach and Encinitas lies the exclusive community of Rancho Santa Fe - the oldest active planned community in California. It's current protective covenant, originally adoped in 1928, formally approved and recorded deed restrictions established in 1921, preserving and maintaining the character of the community. 'The Covenant' also refers to the properties to which the protective covenant applies. Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate is some of the priciest in the world, including elegant estates and ranches situated on multi-acre parcels. It's pristine golf courses, private clubs, horse trails and recreational facilities make it one of the premier locations to live, not only in San Diego but worldwide. For more information on Rancho Santa Fe, please visit the adjoining area links.