Chula Vista is the second largest city in the San Diego Metropolitan area. It is conveniently located just 7.5 miles from downtown San Diego and 7.5 miles from the Mexican border. The city is the center of one of the richest economic and culturalLy diverse zones in the United States. It was founded in the early 19th century, but fast populations growth has recently been observed. Chula Vista is comprised of two neighborhoods West Chula Vista and East Chula Vista. Beginning in the late 1980s the planned community of Rancho Del Rey began to develop in the annexed area east of Interstate 805.
Rancho Del Rey is one of San Diego County's premier planned communities. It was built in 1989. The desirable community consists of homes and condos ranging in price from $200,000 to $1,000,000, depending on size and location. It also has gated communities with custom homes. Because it is surrounded by hills many homes have beautiful views.
Rancho Del Rey has 114 acres of parks, playgrounds and ballfields. Some of the many outdoor activities and locations can be found at Foursquare.com. The community also provides the convenience of a Costco and Home Depot as well as a Regal Stadium 16 Theater for it's many residents.
For families with school age children, the Sweetwater Union High School District serves the communities of Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, National City and San Ysidro. Rancho Del Rey Middle School is one of the eleven middle schools in this district.
There are many attractions surrounding the beautiful community of Rancho Del Rey. The Living Coast Discovery Center is a hands on wildlife experience for the whole family. For anyone interested in great concerts, The Cricket Wireless Ampitheater is located in the city of Chula Vista. It offers 10,000 stationery seats and a landscaped lawn that can seat another 10,000 music lovers. Right next door to the Ampitheater isAquatica SeaWorld a 32 acre water park that is open from May through September. A rather unique attraction located near the Rancho Del Rey community is the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center. This center is open all year and assists future atheletes in a variety of sports activities.
If shopping is something you love to do, Rancho Del Rey is also close to Otay Ranch Town Center located in Eastlake. This upscale shopping center has specialty shops, restaurants and a 12 screen AMC theater.
With all it's beauty, convenience, entertainment and it's proximity to downtown San Diego, Littly Italy, the Gaslamp District, Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo, Rancho Del Rey in Chula Vista, Ca seems like the perfect place to live!
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