Welcome to Rancho Mission Viejo! This 23,000-acre ranch and open space reservation is one of Orange County’s newest communities and has quickly attracted the attention of those seeking to make the move further south towards the coast. With a variety of builders and home styles in this growing community; you’ll be sure to find a home that suits your need’s no matter what you’re looking for.
The community of Rancho Mission Viejo is the largest housing development project ever proposed for south Orange County with over 14,000 homes to be constructed in multiple “villages” over the next twenty years. Community planners are predicting that Rancho Mission Viejo could become Orange County’s 35th city in the coming years.
Sendero, which is Rancho Mission Viejo’s original village in Orange County, was made to be a multi-generational real estate tract which has a gated community of 4 distinct neighborhoods. There are also neighborhoods consisting of single story homes exclusive to people aged 55 years or older just beyond Sendero in the Gavilan tract. With community amenities including a club house, swimming pool, gym and more; this 600+ home community quickly sold out upon being offered to the public.
Meanwhile Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo is proposed to be three times the size of Sendero with a total of 2,700 single family homes, plus an apartment complex; all of which is currently under construction. These homes are being built in a series of neighborhood terraces with many homes offers expansive ocean views and additional privacy from neighbors. The Esencia community will also include a large retail center, numerous community clubhouses, a daycare facility, hiking trails and countless parks. Other community amenities include the Hilltop Club, which serves as a recreational centerpiece for the community with group and fitness spaces, fire pits and a barbecue spot, spa, arcade, bar and a pool. Esencia which is the Spanish word for “essence” is also the home for Rancho Mission Viejo’s first Kindergarten to eight-grade school.
Much like Coto de Caza, Rancho Mission Viejo has been built around the core values of family, friends and community. Situated amongst rolling hills, wilderness and coastal views; Rancho Mission Viejo provides a distinct and relaxing atmosphere that’s unlike any other community in South Orange County. And it comes as no surprise that The Bowen Team continues to see an influx of residents seeking to purchase new homes in the community.