Rancho Bernardo is located in northern San Diego County, east of the 15 Interstate. With views of unique, rock-covered mountains, Rancho Bernardo, itself, is situated among rolling hills. Both the young and old find living in Rancho Bernardo attractive, though this was not always the case; for Rancho Bernardo was once a place that only the retired wealthy folk called home.
Rancho Bernardo has a lot of high-technology industry within its area, which makes living there very attractive for those who do not like to commute. Children are educated in the award-winning Poway Unified School District. If you love Spanish architecture, you will love the Rancho Bernardo homes and condos. Spanish tiles and white mission-style stucco is common for homes built prior to the 1990s. Rancho Bernardo homes and condominiums built after the 1990s have a wide-array of various architectures including Craftsman, Tuscan, and Prairie, to name a few. Starter homes are sparse, though there are a few condo developments to cater to the entry-level market. However, Rancho Bernardo is mostly considered an area of "move-up" or "executive-level" homes.
Though the suburban community of Rancho Bernardo is low-key, there is plenty to see and do. The Rancho Bernardo Inn, known for its hospitality and golf, is located here. Walking/Running trails are numerous as are parks. To entice your tastebuds, there are plenty of restaurants and wineries to indulge your senses. There is also plenty of shopping. Rancho Bernardo may be your ideal home if you’re looking for a low-key, yet active lifestyle.