Located in the rolling hills of Orange County, Rancho Santa Margarita is a unique destination within the Golden State. A master-planned community with a population of 50,000 residents, it offers beautiful views, safe neighborhoods with new homes, and an excellent local economy and school system. And if you're into trivia, you'll be happy to know that with a name containing 20 characters, the city's name is the longest of any in California.
Whether it's a young family, retired couple, or professional looking for a great place to live, Rancho Santa Margarita has a strong housing market with plenty of properties from which to choose. Whether you live in such neighborhoods as Dove Canyon, Melinda Heights, Rancho Cielo, or any of the other neighborhoods, you'll find houses and condos available. Housing prices generally average $700,000, while condo prices average about $500,000. Offering many one-level properties as well as numerous amenities and nearby parks, properties in this city often sell very quickly.
With nearly 50 percent of the city's residents possessing college degrees, Rancho Santa Margarita is seen by many as California's most educated city. As a result, the local schools are widely regarded as some of the state's best. From Mission Viejo High School to Melinda Heights Elementary School, students have access to award-winning teachers, state-of-the-art technology, and a wide array of popular and interesting extracurricular activities.
Fun in Rancho Santa Margarita
Along with its great schools and real estate market, Rancho Santa Margarita also has plenty of fun activities for residents. Both adults and kids can enjoy taking part in various sports programs through the city's Recreation League, and can also enjoy numerous events held at the local Community Center. And with a variety of parks located within the city, there are always plenty of festivals, concerts, and other family-friendly events that make living in Rancho Santa Margarita truly special.
Make Rancho Your Home
If all this sounds too good to be true, the good news is it's not. For great neighborhoods, fun activities, and much more, call Rancho Santa Margarita home.
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