Ladera Ranch is a desirable master planned community built on 4000 acres in South Orange County, and is bordered by Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano and Rancho Santa Margarita. The location is ideal, with easy access both to the 5 freeway and the 241 Toll Road. Homes are newer by Orange County standards, most having been built sometime in the 2000’s. This community was built to be just that- a real community. Ladera ranch is comprised of nine distinct areas or “villages.” Some of these include Oak Knoll, Avendale, Terramore, Wycliffe-Flintridge-Echo Ridge. There are ten or more “neighborhoods” in each village. Five of the nine villages have clubhouses. There are 18 community parks, several pools, a dog park, a skate park, pocket parks and open areas throughout Ladera Ranch!
Some neighborhood homes in Ladera Ranch can be considered somewhat “close together”- which suits Ladera residents just fine. Hang out in the front yard while the kids ride bikes, with the kids stroll through endless miles of connecting trails, accessible from most anywhere in the community. Meet your friends for a swim, or take the kids to the waterpark for the day. Variety is the spice of life and Ladera has a wide variety of programs, clubs, and activities to enhance the lives of Ladera Ranch residents. Just take a peek at the community website www.LaderaLife.com and you’ll get a feel for what living in Ladera Ranch is all about! Sign up for dog training classes, learn to play guitar, or to speak Chinese! Basketball or soccer more your thing? Join a league and make some new friends. Relax after a busy workday with a yoga class… it’s all right there in Ladera Ranch.
For the high-end home buyer, Ladera Ranch offers the exclusive, guard-gated community of Covenant Hills www.covenanthills.com This private hilltop enclave offers a selection of premium and custom residences. Many lots are spacious and some offer beautiful views, pools and luxury floor plans. There are a number of custom lots, still available for purchase, as well as several Covenant Hills resale homes available.