4S Ranch is a master-planned community offering detached and attached single-family homes as well as townhouses, condos and apartments. In the coveted Poway Unified School District, this upscale community is extremely desirable and is known for being safe and family friendly.
Development & Location
4S Ranch is located about 25 miles north of downtown San Diego and 13 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. To the east of 4S Ranch is the San Diego community of Rancho Bernardo. To the west is Rancho Santa Fe and Lake Hodges, popular for hiking and recreation. Black Mountain Ranch including the Del Sur and Sanataluz communities are to the South.
Formerly a cattle ranch owned by the Ralph Family, famous for their Grocery Stores, development first started in the 1980s with the 4S Business Park. Housing development began in the early 2000s and was completed in 2014 with the construction of 4,700 homes spread over 2,900 acres, surrounded by beautiful canyons and natural open spaces.
At the heart of the community is 4S Commons, which includes a library, a gas station, medical facilities, restaurants, salons, shopping and grocery stores.
4S residents enjoy:
Six local parks which include baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, a roller hockey rink, bocce ball courts as well as numerous playgrounds and picnic areas.
10 miles of walking trails connected to 1600 acres of open spaces.
Walkable access to the nearby medical center, stores, restaurants and salons.
Full calendar of community events
The community is made up of more than two dozen neighborhoods, each with their own architectural style, price ranges, and home designs. Surrounding the neighborhoods are sidewalks, parks and trails leading to open spaces.
4S Commons Town Center is at the center of the community and features about 50 different retailers including Bed, Bath & Beyond, World Market, Ace Hardware, restaurants like Miguel’s Cocina and Capri Blu, Karl Strauss Brewery, several banks, coffee shops, clothing boutiques, a CVS Pharmacy, and a 52,000-square foot Ralphs grocery store.
Children can attend some of the finest public schools in the state within the top-rated Poway Unified School District. Stone Ranch Elementary School and Monterey Ridge Elementary School are highly rated alongside Oak Valley Middle School. Del Norte High School is close by and is also highly ranked. The award winning Design39C offers places for children K-8 with places allocated by lottery. Click here to find out more.
One of our favorite parts of helping families more to 4S Ranch is making sure they understand their school options and helping them align their purchase or sale to match the school year and application deadlines! Please reach out. We would love to help.