Rancho Santa Fe Luxury Real Estate Update: The Bridges

Rancho Santa Fe Luxury Real Estate values rose this year in the second quarter of 2014 in San Diego with values up 1.1% from the first quarter, and 9.4% year-over-year.

 This rise can be attributed to “robust demand, continued low interest rates and limited inventory,” according to Katherine August-deWilde, President of First Republic Bank.

 “In the most desirable neighborhoods in coastal California”, she continued, “luxury properties often sell for over the asking price and with multiple offers. Overall, the market for higher-end homes remains very strong.”

 With upscale shopping and dining, an active community center, and pristine golf courses, Rancho Santa Fe in particular offers its residents a plethora of amenities whether they be provided by the city itself or through its various private gated communities.

 Rancho Santa Fe gives homeowners the ability to own a lot of land, spread out, and still live by the coast. Not surprisingly, it is a majority of San Diego residents who are property shopping in Santa Fe.

 Featured: The Bridges

 The Clubhouse

The Bridges' Clubhouse in Rancho Santa Fe - Luxury Real Estate



One gated community in particular is The Bridges in Rancho Santa Fe.

As winner of a Gold Nugget for ‘Best Public/Private Recreational Facility’ as well as regional and national recognition for its authentically timeless design, the main clubhouse alone is immaculate.  With a square footage of 36,000 square feet, this clubhouse offers panoramic views of the golf course, its lakes, creeks, and bridges

Members can socialize, dine or both in its comfortable rooms, wine loft, card rooms, golfer’s terrace and more.  In an upscale setting, it’s no surprise that the food and service are impeccable.

Also located in the clubhouse are a dining room, living room, spa, grill room, and pro shop.  All of these amenities along with an active social calendar of holiday celebrations, family dinners, poolside barbecues and more make The Bridges clubhouse a great place for family and friends.

Sports Centre / Tennis & Rec Centre

The Sports Centre is a 10,000 square foot health club and day spa equipped with superior fitness equipment, two massage rooms, an indoor basketball court and more.  Licensed estheticians are on staff providing advanced skin and facial care services.

 Also offered are fitness classes and instruction in tennis, golf and swimming.  Of course it has it’s own beautiful tennis courts, lap pool, and large sun deck.

 The five-acre Tennis and Rec Centre opened in April of 2011 and is The Bridges newest amenity.  Equipped with art room, Tennis Pro Shop, Courtside Café, there is plenty to do when not playing on the many courts and fields it has to offer.

 Members can play on one of the five tennis courts, a playing field, a bocce court, a squash court, or on a playground.  Moreover, the Sport Court is multi-purposed and can be used as full-sized basketball, volleyball or paddle tennis courts.

The Homes

 With ideal surroundings, each unique home is custom made or tailored for each member based on his or her wants and needs.  A variety of options are available. Whether looking for a second residence, a weekend getaway home or a primary family residence, one can find the right place at The Bridges. Some owners choose to build their own dream house on the property.

Future Home

If The Bridges sounds like the kind of place you’d like to live, check this out! This seven bedroom, 11-bathroom estate is named Villa Italco. With amenities like an exercise room, wine cellar, game room, outside recreation room, and full restaurant cooking facilities, this home is truly a cut above the rest.

Luxury Real Estate: Villa Italco in The Bridges in Rancho Santa Fe


 Its custom pool alone features a resort pool design complete with water slides, lazy river, waterfalls, pool bath, grotto spa, underwater music and even a children’s area.

Villa Italco Resort Style Pool - Luxury Real Estate - The Bridges - Rancho Santa Fe


Along with many other features, the property has a complete guesthouse with full kitchen, a seven-plus car garage, detached secondary house, and double insulated walls.

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