Rancho Bernardo in San Diego has plenty of retirement-style, single story homes surrounded by rolling hills, canyons, and a golf course. The well-known and established 55 and over communities in Rancho Bernardo are Oaks North (which has many smaller 55+ communities within it) and Seven Oaks. Nearby, newer homes in San Diego CA 55 and over communities are located at Auberge at Del Sur and Avante at Del Sur.
The community of Rancho Bernardo is the northern most part of the City of San Diego and has a convenient central location, 20 miles northeast of Downtown San Diego.
Here are the 55+ communities in Rancho Bernardo
|Rancho Bernardo San Diego CA 55+ Communities||Description||Estimated HOA Fee* Subject to change||Homeowner Association Telephone|
|Auberge Del Sur||Gated 55+ community built in 2016 – 2017 with new detached and attached homes with 2 car attached garages, upscale amenities and club house, pool, pickle ball courts, pet-friendly 2 dog parks, etc. Has Mello Roos.||$282* per month||858-657-2187|
|Avante at Del Sur||Gated 55+ community built in 2018 with one story and two story condos with elevators, with 2 car attached garages, community pool, walking distance to some shops/ restaurants. Has Mello Roos.||$433* per month||858-227-6205|
|Oaks North||Consists of various neighborhoods with single detached homes, twin homes, and condos. Rich in community amenities such as golf, club house, pickle ball courts and more! Very active 55+ community in San Diego.||Varies||858-487-0120|
|Oaks North – Chapala||The only gated 55+ community in Oaks North San Diego. Detached single story homes in a desirable Oaks North with attached 2 car garages. Some homes have beautiful golf course views in a very active 55 plus community.||$238* per omonth+ $450*per year||858-485-0881|
|Oaks North – Haciendas|
|Oaks North – Marbella||Detached single story homes in desirable Oaks North 55+ community. ||$60* per month + $450* er year||760-439-1810|
|Oaks North – Mirador||Detached single story homes in a desirable Oaks North community. Some homes have beautiful panoramic mountain views and golf course views.||$280* per month + $450* per year||858-485-0881|
|One Oaks North||Attached homes – some with golf course views and community pool and spa||$450* per month + $450* per year||858-487-0120|
|Oaks North Villas||Beautiful neighborhood of Oaks North with single story attached homes in clusters of 2 to 4 homes, and mostly 1 car attached garages.||$355* per month + $450* per year||858-485-0881|
|Oaks North Village||Attached condos in Oaks North||$329* per month + $450* per year||760-459-8164|
|Seven Oaks||Desirable Rancho Bernardo 55+ community with social activities and amenities – Single detached homes have low monthly HOA.||from $6 to $375* per month||858-487-4058|
|The Junipers||New 55+ homes in San Diego, CA (2022 – 2023)|
More information about retiring in Rancho Bernardo
At Rancho Bernardo, you will find an abundance of hiking trails to enjoy the gorgeous scenery and the neighboring community of Poway offers plenty of horse stables and riding trails.
Depending on exactly where you are, you could have a 30-minute drive to the coast or 30-40 minutes to Downtown San Diego, and the International Airport. On the other hand, you have a different world to the north and east, with easy access to rural, country-side locations like Poway, Ramona, and the Temecula wine country, all within 15-20 minutes.
Rancho Bernardo is very accessible to freeways (I-15 and highway 56), making for a quick drive to the coast or any other area.
Rancho Bernardo is considered a golfing community.
The courses located nearby include, the Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course, the Oaks North Executive Golf Course, Stoneridge Country Club, and the Bernardo Heights Country Club. Other nearby golf courses include, the Santaluz Club, the Farms Golf Club, the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, the Morgan Run Club and Resort, the Maderas Golf Club, the Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Course and the Vineyard at Escondido Golf Club.
Because of its inland location, the weather can be a little warmer in the summer. But at the same time it won’t be as cool as the coastal cities, especially at morning and night.
Average high temperatures range from 68 F in January to 89 F in August, while the average lows range from 43 F in January to 63 F in August.
The area is also home to the corporate headquarters of Sony and also a major business park that employs more than 50,000 workers. Companies here include Broadcom, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Teradata, LSI Corporation, BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman.
You’ll find great shopping centers like the Rancho Bernardo Town Center, Westwood Shopping Center and The Plaza Shopping Center. The Bernardo Winery, easily walkable from the Oaks North rancho Bernardo 55+ community, is the oldest family owned/operated winery in Southern California (est. in 1889), and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Because Rancho Bernardo has such a vibrant senior population, many businesses offer discounts to those seniors.
The Aurora Behavioral Health Care Psychiatric Center is located here and the Pomerado Hospital is just 2.6 miles away, while the Palomar Medical Center is only 7.2 miles away. All the major San Diego hospitals and medical facilities are within 22 miles of Rancho Bernardo.
Majority of the 55 plus communities in Rancho Bernardo are traditional built/ conventional built and Resident-Owned.
Auberge Del Sur Rancho Bernardo 55 plus homes
Auberge at Del Sur is gated, and the newest 55+ community in San Diego County.
There are a wide variety of homes in Auberge, roughly half are attached duplex style and the other half single family detached homes.
The Cottages range in size from 1,276 to 1,860 square feet. The Villas range in size from 1,604 to 2,082, and Summer House are all detached homes lining the perimeter of Auberge, and affording the best views, range in size from 2,028 – 2,925 square feet.
Auberge is a pet friendly community, allowing for two pets, and with a dog park separated in two sections for small and large dogs.* Please always verify all updated rules regarding living in the community directly with the HOA.
The Club includes a recreation center with pool, spa, fitness center, library, multi-function rooms set up for entertainment, meetings or social groups, pickle ball court, bocce ball court, BBQ’s, and an intimate outdoor setting.
Auberge residents also share in all of Del Sur’s 13 other parks and amenities.
Auberge Del Sur Homes For Sale
Oaks North Rancho Bernardo 55 plus homes
Oaks North consists of numerous neighborhoods anchored around its very active clubhouse and the Oaks North Executive Golf Course just across the street.
The Oaks North Community Center offer almost any physical and, or social activity that one could want: a beautiful pool with areas for lap swimming, a covered spa, tennis courts, pickle-ball court, fitness center, lawn bowling, billiards, library, game, meeting and card rooms, ceramics, arts and crafts and woodworking studios, as well as numerous clubs. All of these give residents and endless array of activities to spice up everyday life.
There is a home size and style for almost every need at Oaks North. The community consists of condos, attached homes and single family detached homes in non-gated neighborhoods.
The only gated community in Oaks North 55+ community is Chapala, a gated 55+ neighborhood directly across the golf course’s fairway from the Oaks North Community Center.
Residents can walk to the Bernardo Winery, the Winery Village Shops and the weekly farmer’s market.
Oaks North Single Detached 55 Plus Homes in Rancho Bernardo
Oaks North Attached 55 Plus Homes in Rancho Bernardo
Seven Oaks Rancho Bernardo 55 and over community
Seven Oaks is another large 55+ community in Rancho Bernardo, just a few blocks south of Oaks North.
You’ll find Seven Oaks just off of Rancho Bernardo Road, across the street from the Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis club and a block away from shopping and restaurants.
Seven Oaks is comprised of 1759 attached and single family detached homes, with six separate Homeowner’s Associations – one for the detached single family homes, and the remaining associations for the attached condo homes.
Seven Oaks has a beautiful clubhouse complex, offering a heated swimming pool, spa, library, tennis, shuffleboard courts, putting green, auditorium and meeting rooms. The majority of the homes are 2 bedroom and two baths, with a few single bedroom and three bedroom homes added to the mix. The single family detached homes have no monthly HOA fees – just an ultra-low monthly fee for the clubhouse amenities.
*Please verify all updated pet rules and homeowners association information directly with each individual community’s homeowners association (HOA) as they are subject to change any given time.
Seven Oaks Rancho Bernardo 55 Plus Homes For Sale
You will find detached homes for sale in Rancho Bernardo in the following 55+ communities:
- Auberge at Del Sur *(SummerHouse: *New 55+ community in San Diego closest to Rancho Bernardo)
- Chapala at Oaks North
- Marbella at Oaks North
- Mirador at Oaks North
- Oaks North
- Seven Oaks
You will find Rancho Bernardo over 55 condos for sale in the following 55+ communities:
- Auberge at Del Sur* ( The Cottages, The Villas: *New 55+ communities in San Diego closest to Rancho Bernardo)
- Avante Del Sur
- Haciendas at Oaks North
- Oaks North Village
- Oaks North Villas
- One Oaks North
- Seven Oaks
Good news! There is a new San Diego 55+ community project under construction called The Junipers, 55+ community in Rancho Penasquitos and will consist of 536 detached and attached homes for 55 and over adults to be built by Lennar.
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