Del Mar Mesa
Del Mar Mesa is a semi-rural residential community of 2,042 acres (8.26 km2) located in northern San Diego, California. The majority of the community was developed in the 2000s. Over 900 acres is preserved open space protected habitat. The community also has 10 miles of hiking, biking and riding trails. Minimum lot size is half acre.
The community is bordered: to the north by Carmel Valley and Rancho Santa Fe; to the south by Los Peñasquitos Canyon; to the east by Rancho Peñasquitos and Pacific Highlands Ranch; and to the west by Carmel Valley and Torrey Hills. State Route 56 (Ted Williams Freeway) is slightly north of this community.
Del Mar Mesa Preserve is part of the City of San Diego's Multple Species Habitat Area and serves as an essential animal life corridor connecting city and county preserves.