Mission Viejo, CA is one of the family friendliest cities in Orange County and offers many types of real estate listings. These range from urban townhouses to inexpensive condos to luxurious residences. This picturesque city contains a beautiful lake and plenty of surrounding greenery. Walking around the lake puts you face to face with the friendly residents of Mission Viejo. Here is a guide to homes for sale in Mission Viejo.
The Mission Viejo Lake offers many amenities for residents. It features two beaches for swimming, many water sports like sailboating, fishing, canoes, paddleboards and party boats for enjoying a day at the lake. It also has parks and bbq areas for a wonderful day of picnicking. During the summer, there are summer concerts, and movie night on the lake for the whole family. For special occasions, there is a newly renovated clubhouse for celebrating all your special occasions.
Shoppers will enjoy access to all the best name brands and chain stores. The Shops at Mission Viejo is an upscale shopping mall located in the area. In the evening, entertain yourself at one of the movie theaters; or dining at one of the many restaurants – such as Chinese food at PF Changs, variety of dishes and desserts at the Cheesecake Factory, burgers and shakes at Ruby’s Diner, salads, sandwiches and burgers at Islands Restaurant and fresh and delicious sushi and Teppan style dining at Riptide Rockin Sushi – from which to choose. Great fun can be had at Shooters Cocktails & Billiards, Patsy’s Irish Pub, and High Park Tap House.
In addition to being one of the safest cities around, it boasts excellent medical facilities for you and your family. Mission Hospital is one of the best in the county and it is a full service medical center including its famous heart and trauma department.
By the numbers –
Mission Viejo real estate for sale is popular because:
Total crime rates are 66% lower than the rest of California, 67% lower than the national average. Mission Viejo is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States, with the number of year on year crimes decreasing by 13%.
The average school test scores in Mission Viejo are 13% higher than the national average; and 55% of people in Mission Viejo have completed a bachelor’s degree. Schools in the area include: Mission Viejo High School, Capistrano Valley High School, and Trabuco Hills High School.
Mission Viejo is suburban in nature and culture. The city is mainly residential, although there are a number of offices and businesses within its city limits. When looking at homes for sale in Mission Viejo, CA, there are plenty of neighborhoods from which to choose:
On the upper end of the price scale is one of the most scenic – Mission Viejo Lake – with exclusive homes located on the edge of the lake to affordable condominiums on a golf course. There are Mission Viejo homes for sale to suit everyone in between.
Orange County real estate agents Cheryl Newton and Linda Caddick are the experienced team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.