This updated single level, traditional ranch home with a Spanish flair delights the senses the moment you walk through the door. Airy and bright, the open living room has vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, fireplace, and French doors to the outdoor living area & pool. Convenient westside cul-de-sac location on 3.1 acres with drought tolerant landscaping and countryside views plus total privacy and quiet, yet just 2 minutes from Encinitas shopping and 5 min from the freeway. With room to build a guest house, extra garage, or horse facilities, you'll love the true upside potential! Additions to the original home were made in 1994 and the current owners have invested in several improvements in the last 2-5 years which include the following: New roof, new 27’ x 16’ outdoor covered patio with fireplace, installed & updated landscaping & irrigation, painted the exterior of the whole house, remodeled 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms including the master, installed new French doors & windows. Rancho Santa Fe offers top-notch schools, a golf and tennis club and a close-knit community feeling. Located 4-6 miles from the ocean keeps the average daily temperature a pleasant 70.5 and encourages many available outdoor activities including golf (with 6 local course options), hiking and horseback riding on over 50 miles of groomed trails, as well as a multitude of water sports. The Del Mar Racetrack, Polo/Soccer Fields and Del Mar Horsepark are local attractions and the San Diego International Airport and Palomar Regional Airport are both 30 minutes away. The city of San Diego boasts major sports leagues as well as a bustling downtown offering many entertainment and shopping options.