An uncertain future isn’t getting in the way of Philip Rivers’ off-field plans.
The San Diego Chargers’ starting quarterback recently purchased an eight-acre plot in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., for $4.7 million. The seller was Stanley Westreich, founder of Westfield Realty Inc.
Found within Rancho del Lago, a gated community of about 40 large-lot estates, the gradually sloping site takes in views extending from the surrounding mountains to La Jolla, as well as a nearby reservoir.
The previous owner had commissioned Encinitas-based architect Don Edson to design plans for a 27,000-square-foot residence for the site, according to the listing...