When people think of Southern California, they think beaches, city life and the Hollywood lifestyle. However, if you go to the southernmost part of Orange County, you’ll find a very different style of life. Rancho Mission Viejo is where nature lovers go to live while being near to the city life that can be found in northern parts of the county. A 23,000-acre ranch complete with a cattle ranch, cattle, farming, and a housing development with beautiful views all makeup Rancho Mission Viejo.
The housing aspect of Rancho Mission Viejo is growing and before you become part of that community, there are some things you should know.
Currently, there are three villages in the housing development of Rancho Mission Viejo. The first village to open its doors was Sendora, then came Esencia and finally Gavalian. Over the next few years, the housing development will continue to grow in phases.
There are 941 attached and detached homes and 286 apartment units that make up Sedona stretching across 690 acres. You can also find a clubhouse, 15-acre community park, hiking and biking trails and more.
Gavalian homes are built for 55+ residences and are all single-level homes. The residents are able to use all of the amenities of other residences and enjoy the country living of Rancho Mission Viejo.
Esencia has 42 different models of homes available for you and your family. You can find both attached and detached homes in this community. One of the biggest aspects of Esencia is the height. This community sits atop a hillside that allows for some beautiful views right outside your window.
Part of the 23,000-acres is home to some amazing farms. There’s nothing like getting fresh citrus fruits or avocados from the farms that are right outside your door.
While most of SoCal has been turned into bustling cities, Rancho Mission Viejo is reserved, literally. 21,000 acres of Rancho Mission Viejo make up the Reserve. This land is untouched and will remain that way for your enjoyment.
Since the farm life has a set place in the history of Rancho Mission Viejo, it is only natural to keep that going. Each community has their very own community garden.
Rancho Mission Viejo has their very own coffee shop called the Canyon House. Here, you can grab a cup of coffee on your way out, or stay and catch up with neighbors.
Last year, Rancho Mission Viejo started one of their very first community traditions, the Harvest Fest. During the fall, the community can gather for great food, good music, and other family-friendly activities.
Rancho Mission Viejo is proud to offer homes with different styles and one main focus, nature. It was only natural that they made sure the views be similar yet different. This is never more clear than at sunset. There are five different views of sunsets in your home.
Living anywhere in Orange County offers things to do and a certain lifestyle that many people love. Then there is Rancho Mission Viejo that offers a more modern twist on a natural lifestyle.