Nestled between Rancho Santa Fe and Santaluz to the west and Rancho Bernardo to the east, 20 miles north of the San Diego city center and bordering on Lake Hodges to the north, 4S Ranch is truly situated in an idyllic location!
Encompassing over 2,300 acres, 4S Ranch gives a whole new meaning to the term ‘family community’. Tree lined streets, over 10 miles of walking trails, 1,600 acres of protected open space, walking promenades, a Town Center complete with restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers, banks, gas station, medical offices, library, police sub-station, fire station, fitness center, parks and playgrounds, baseball fields, a 22-acre artificial turf outdoor community park, Boys and Girls club, and more, plenty more!
4S children enjoy top ranked education at one of four distinguished Poway Unified Schools including Stone Ranch Elementary, Monterey Ridge Elementary, Design 39, Oak Valley Middle School and Del Norte High School. These schools have all earned a reputation for academic excellence and state of the art, innovative teaching programs. As part of the acclaimed Poway Unified School District, students enjoy the benefits of educational enrichment coupled with college readiness programs that will ensure their future success!
After school, children have the opportunity to participate in any combination of the large variety of extracurricular activities that are available here in the Ranch. Soccer, baseball, gymnastics, tennis, football, lacrosse, basketball, swim, cheer, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts,and the list goes on! The local Boys and Girls Club offers after school and summer vacation programs, a Junior Olympic sized pool, arts and crafts, a gymnasium, and game room!
Like a scene from earlier days when everyone knew their neighbors, looked out for each others’ homes, and there were street parties, barbecues, and get togethers, 4S Ranch residents find that once moving into the community, it is easy to ‘fit right in’. Everyone seems to know each other. People gather for neighborhood events all year long. Movies in the park, summer barbecues, 4th of July fireworks, exercise, coffee, …. 4S is home to it all! In fact, residents who choose to live in 4S Ranch find that once here, it is almost impossible to imagine living anywhere else!