Colony Olivenhain is broken down into five distinctive communities. Likewise, Colony Olivenhain boarders Carlsbad and many homes are within walking distance to award winning schools. The homes in Colony Olivenhain are assigned to OPE in the Encinitas Union School District. As well as the San Dieguito High School District Diegueno Middle, and La Costa Canyon High School.

Morning Sun Ranch

Just below Rancho Santa Fe Rd, discover Morning Sun Ranch Olivenhain homes. With less than 70 homes in Morning Sun Ranch, Colony Olivenhain’s most western area, located on Morning Sun Drive, Springwood Lane, Woodside Lane, or Morning Sun Court.The perks of living in this quaint neighborhood, is easy access to the best of Encinitas shopping, beaches, and freeway. There are no homeowner’s association and no special mello-roos taxes, which is a rarity in nearby neighborhoods. Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary (OPE) is less than half a mile away. Meanwhile Diegueno Middle is less than a quarter mile away, and La Costa Canyon (LCC) High School is less than 1.5 miles away! Moreover, Morning Sun Ranch Olivenhain homes were built in late 80’s and mid-90’s. Custom in design, these Olivenhain homes range in size from 2,063 square feet – 4,539 square feet.

Olive Crest

Just east of Morning Sun Ranch, is an enclave of 49 homes in the Colony Olivenhain community Olive Crest. Likewise, located on Summer Holly Lane and Olive Crest Drive, these homes are just over a quarter mile away from OPE & Diegueno schools. Meanwhile, Olive Crest homes are just over a mile away from LCC High. Built between 1987 and 1988 these single family homes range from 2,369 – 3,900 square feet. Benefits of living in the rural Colony Olivenhain community of Morning Sun Ranch include large lots permitting privacy, and easy access to the best of Encinitas activities.

Ranch View Estates

Just south of Morning Sun Ranch and Olive Crest, is the Colony Olivenhain community with only 27 properties- Ranch View Estates. Sitting on a hilltop, many of these stunning custom homes offer breathtaking views. Ranch View Estates homes are located on Running Spring, Mountain Vista Dr, Silver Peak, and Whitewood Place. Sitting on large lots, these Olivenhain Colony homes range from 2,800 – over 3,200 square-feet, and built in the early 80’s. Additionally, Ranch View Estates are within walking distance to the top schools in Encinitas.


At the end of Olivenhain Colony, Rosemont Lane embraces 11 homes in the Olivenhain Colony neighborhood of Rosemont. There are no HOA fees nor special mello-roos in Rosemont. Additionally, these Olivenhain homes offer 3,308 – 4,325 square feet and were built between 1986 and 1997.

Windsor Country Estates

Windsor Country estates aka Windsor Estates is located off Rancho Santa Fe Rd on Calle Anacapa, Cole Ranch Rd, Calle Santa Cruz, Chelsea Lane, Calle Rancho Vista, Calle San Miguel and Calle San Clemente. Built in 1987-1999, Windsor Estates range from 3,156 – 4,559 square-feet in size and offer large lots.

Colony Olivenhain Interactive Map


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