Fairwinds Ivey Ranch – Oceanside, CA

4490 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch is a tight-knit senior community with accommodations in Independent Living and Assisted Living. At this elegantly designed community in Oceanside, California, the staff encourages residents to pursue new and current hobbies and join the rest of the community for weekly outings and fun happy hour events.

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch is conveniently located off the freeway. It features a PrimeFit gym, a full-service salon, and two dining options on site. Fairwinds Ivey Ranch offers a continuum of care services, which allows its residents to stay in their apartment homes even if there is any change in condition.

Details You Should Know

Care Types Provided
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Respite Care
Pricing Tier
Location Type
Apartments Furnished
Contact Community
374601258 View Inspection Report

General Information

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch is a stunningly beautiful community in Oceanside of San Diego, CA with a tight-knit and energetic group of residents. The community has easy freeway access and the neighborhood is shielded from road traffic and busy shopping centers.

The community prides itself on fostering meaningful connections via engaging resident-suggested activities, high-quality dining experiences, and “white-glove, 5-star customer service around the clock,” which keep the residents healthy and happy.

As you make your way around Fairwinds Ivey Ranch, you’ll see a coffee bar, a main dining room, a front desk with a list of the day’s activities, plus a concierge desk. Moreover, some activities include visits to the beach, group fitness classes, on-site movie theater showings, spa days, and more

Importantly, residents of Fairwinds Ivey Ranch may remain in the same apartment home even when their needs change over time.

Pricing & Financials

  • Community Fee $3,500
  • Assisted Living

    Studio: Starting at Pricing Range $3,040 - $3,360

    One Bedroom: Starting at Pricing Range $3,600 - $4,755

    Two Bedroom: Starting at Pricing Range $4,570 - $6,115

Lease Terms

Month to month

Pet Fee

$500 one time fee

*All prices listed above are "starting at" monthly estimates. Monthly resident fees may be higher depending on the level of care required.

Community Details


Residents of Fairwinds Ivey Ranch can enjoy up to two (2) meals per day. For an extra fee of $200 per month, residents may increase to three (3) meals per day. Since the meals are large, residents can usually get by with two (2) meals per day and some cooking at home.

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch has a Bistro (coffee bar) with small plates, soup, sandwiches, coffee and ice cream. The kitchen staff uses fresh ingredients and listens to the feedback of its residents.

  • Cafe or bistro
  • Guest meals
  • International cuisine
  • Meal preparation and service
  • Meals included in base rent
  • Additional meals available
  • Daily snacks
  • Private dining room
  • Professional chef
  • Room service
  • Accommodates special diets

Care Services/Staffing:

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch offers a continuum of care services with its special licensing, which allows residents to receive the care they need without having to move apartments. The staff is friendly and compassionate. It can escort you to your classes, manage your medication, and serve your meals up to 3 times per day. The nursing staff personalizes the care plans for each residents, and conducts assessments on a regular basis.

Room Features:

  • Fully equipped kitchens with oven/stove/refrigerator
  • Full-sized closets
  • Emergency communication system
  • Fire sprinkler system
  • Smoke detector
  • Carpeting
  • Window coverings
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning and heat
  • Cable TV
  • Washers and dryers (if applicable)

Community Amenities & Activities

Building Features:

  • Small studios to large, deluxe 2 bedrooms.
  • Full kitchen with a smaller stove/oven
  • An apartment-sized refrigerator.
  • Private dining room
  • Bistro
  • Living room with fireplace
  • Outdoor courtyards
  • Walking paths
  • Activity and game room
  • Gift shop
  • Billiard room
  • Theater
  • Library
  • Computer and Internet center
  • Salon and day spa
  • Wellness center


  • Beautician onsite
  • Housekeeping services
  • Laundry and linen service
  • Parking/valet
  • Concierge service
  • Located close to restaurants
  • Located close to shopping centers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Full-time guest services supervisor
  • Full calendar of events
  • Complimentary laundry facilities
  • Scheduled transportation


  • Movie nights
  • Ladies’ night out
  • Beach outings
  • Grief support group
  • Music classes
  • Exercise classes
  • Wii bowling
  • Bible study
  • Games
  • Arts and crafts
  • Lunch outings
  • Book club
  • Happy hours
  • Educational lectures

Other Features/Amenities:

  • Private town car service
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen services
  • Concierge services
  • Full service travel agency, Travel by Leisure Care


Fairwinds Ivey Ranch is about 3 miles off of the 78 Freeway in a quiet residential area of Oceanside, CA. There is an elementary school directly adjacent to the community. A short drive will take you to restaurants, shops, beaches, the Oceanside pier and downtown.

Moreover, you’ll have to travel 40 miles south to get to the San Diego International Airport. The Oceanside pier and downtown shopping district are only 7 miles away from Fairwinds Ivey Ranch.  Carlsbad (also nearby) is home to large mall, outlet stores, beaches and fine restaurants. For your visiting family members, there are a number of attractions including the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, LEGOLAND, and the San Diego Children’s Museum.

Local attractions

  • San Diego Zoo
  • San Diego Wild Animal Park
  • Buena Vista Audubon Society
  • Disneyland
  • Knott’s Berry Farm
  • Sea World
  • Wave Waterpark

Parks, Beaches & Trails:

  • Vista Sports Park
  • Alamose Park
  • The John Landes Skatepark
  • San Luis Rey River Trail
  • Guajome Regional Park
  • Carlsbad State Beach


Located in a beachside community of North San Diego County, Fairwinds Ivey Ranch is close to some of San Diego’s best attractions. It’s about 7 miles away from downtown Oceanside, a variety of shopping options (see below), the Oceanside pier. Drive 10 miles to the east and you’ll be right in the heart of Escondido with lakes, plus hiking and biking trails.

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch is close to various shopping centers and stores such as Ross, Payless Shoes, Sprouts and fast-food restaurants. You can get to Carlsbad Premium Outlets easily, which offers a nice selection of restaurants, home and fashion retailers.

Things to do:

  • Oceanside Museum of Art
  • California Surf Museum
  • Hill Street Country Club Gallery
  • Kruglak Gallery

Nearest hospitals & doctors

Tri-City Medical Center

4002 Vista Way

Oceanside, CA 92056

VA Oceanside Clinic

1300 Rancho Del Oro Dr

Oceanside, CA 92056

Scripps Coastal Medical Center Oceanside – Vista Way     

3998 Vista Way C 202

Oceanside, CA 92056

Nearest places of worship

New Song Community Church

3985 Mission Ave

Oceanside, CA 92058

Lighthouse Christian Church

4700 Mesa Dr

Oceanside, CA 92056

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints   

3990 Mesa Dr

Oceanside, CA 92056

Community FAQ

Does Fairwinds Ivey Ranch require a long-term contract?

No. Fees are paid on a month-to-month basis.

What types of health assessments are performed routinely?

For all new residents n Assisted Living, the nursing staff will perform a full assessment upon admission. It helps Fairwinds Ivey Ranch determines the necessary level of care. Thereafter, the staff will assess the resident on a regular basis.

What types of community events does Fairwinds Ivey Ranch offer?

Fairwinds Ivey Ranch, there are multiple opportunities within the week to venture out to local restaurants, casinos, wineries, hotels, the airport or shopping centers. On Wednesdays the community puts on “Boys’ and Ladies’ nights out.”

Are the apartments furnished at Fairwinds Ivey Ranch?

Please contact the staff at Fairwinds Ivey Ranch for more information on furnishing options.

Is there a licensed nurse on staff at all times?

They do have a licensed nurse on site 24 hours per day.

Is Fairwinds Ivey Ranch able to accommodate a special diet?

Unfortunately, the community does not accommodate special diets. However, the kitchen staff offers a number of choices such as sugar free, low fat, etc.

Are pets allowed at Fairwinds Ivey Ranch?

Yes, pets are allowed at Fairwinds, but must be kept on a leash.

Request Additional Info

Phone: (760) 439-8090