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Santa Lucia Preserve
The Santa Lucia Preserve, a private community situated on 20,000 acres of majestic land, is a remarkable conservation community, where 300 families have chosen to permanently protect and collectively manage over 90% of their lands as wild natural habitat. Located approximately 10 minutes from Carmel-by-the-Sea, the community and its residents are dedicated to appreciating and respecting the natural beauty of this unique geographical, historical and cultural setting.
The Preserve reflects a unique, blended ethos of community, culture and conservation, with a model unlike any other in America. A perpetually endowed, independent conservation organization, the Santa Lucia Conservancy, cares for its lands and waters and engaging the families who live here.
Within the community are a wide variety of lifestyle options and activities, including a golf course ranked in the top 100 in the U.S., the 18-acre Moore’s Lake, glamping, 100 miles of hiking trails, an expansive, multi-discipline equestrian operation, sports and aquatic center, and more.
Welcoming a variety of lifestyles and ages, The Preserve's engaged and active community has access to several dining venues in an historic Hacienda and at The Preserve Golf Clubhouse. Additionally, a full schedule of community cultural events and traditions are offered.
Custom designed homes built by owners feature unique and often award-winning architecture in a variety of styles built to settle into the landscape. Green design and sustainable building are highly encouraged. Select custom homes and lots are available for sale.
- Learn more about Santa Lucia Preserve Golf, Ranch and National Memberships
- The Preserve Golf Course, a Top 100 Tom Fazio Championship Course with no Tee Times
- Luxury Carmel Custom Homes for Sale at The Preserve
- Homesites for Sale at Santa Lucia Preserve in Savanna, Woodland and Grassland Settings
- Explore the Preserve Lifestyle: Equestrian, Nature Exploration, Sports Center & More
From the North take Hwy 1 South to Carmel Valley Rd., turn left, drive 2.2 miles. Turn right on Rancho San Carlos Rd., drive 1.1 miles, pass Quail Lodge & CVAC to arrive at Gatehouse.