No one is sure where the name for 4S Ranch came from or what it references, but the history of the land that would one day be 4S began with the Rancho San Bernardo owned by Englishman Joseph Snook who became a Mexican citizen by the name of Jose Francisco Snook. Development of 4S began in the early 1980s and continues today. This master-planned unincorporated community spans 2,900 acres with a town center, 4,700 homes, 1,600 acres of protected open space, numerous parks and miles of trails for hiking, biking and jogging. The community hosts several annual events like the Fall Festival, Summer Movie Nights and the 4S Ranch Fourth of July Carnival and Street Faire. There is limited commuter train service and coach buses from the community. The main thoroughfares in 4S are Camino del Norte and Rancho Bernardo Road.
These communities feature beautiful open spaces, quiet streets, security and countless opportunities for community involvement
Black Mountain Ranch encompasses 5,100 acres in the northeastern section of San Diego, California west of 4S Ranch. The community took 17 years to complete with businessman Fred Maas leading the way and encouraging sustainable building practices within the developments. There are two developments within Black Mountain Ranch, Del Sur and Santaluz. Santaluz is a master-planned gated community which features 24-hour security, beautiful conservation friendly landscape and countless amenities. The center of Santaluz is the Village Green which spans 11 acres. The community features 25 miles of maintained trails for hiking and biking and countless opportunities to just take in the natural beauty of the area, there is also a membership-owned Clubhouse and Spa as well as a 250 acre golf course, all of which encourages residents to embrace active outdoor lifestyles.
These communities feature beautiful open spaces, quiet streets, security and countless opportunities for community involvement all of which foster a true sense of community and peaceful living. Homes for sale in these communities are primarily single family homes that range from single story homes through multi-story structures and range in size from 2,100 square feet up to 5,500 square feet. Local real estate agents are best equipped to help you find the perfect home for you and yours in 4S, Black Mountain Ranch and Santaluz. Read less –
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