Nestled between Los Angeles and San Diego, Orange County offers casual sophistication, pristine beaches, legendary theme parks and endless options for fun in the sun or cultural exploration. No matter where you live in Orange County, you can snowboard at a ski resort in the morning or go for a hike in the Santa Ana Mountains, and spend the afternoon sailing off Newport Beach or Dana Point.
Known around the world as “The OC”, Orange County’s 40-mile coastline boasts affluent residential communities, nearly two dozen public beaches, parks, scenic piers, and major port cities. Overlooking the Gulf of Santa Catalina and situated on a spectacular section of the California coast, Orange County real estate is highly sought after.
Near perfect weather
With average annual temperatures of 68 °F, it is no wonder that our 3 million residents take advantage of the parks and beaches which provide ample opportunity for outdoor activities. Orange County offers some of the best cycling routes and trails in the country. Our mild climate has made Orange County, CA ideal for beach volleyball and surfing – Huntington Beach is even nicknamed Surf City.
The OC attracts visitors from around the world, with some 43 million tourists who come to soak up the sun and take in the sights each year. Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm top their list of attractions.
Orange County, CA real estate is conveniently served by numerous malls and shopping centers. The South Coast Plaza Mall alone has more than 375 shops and restaurants.
Orange County has a wide variety of unique boutiques, eclectic shops, and exclusive designer flagships in centers such as the Irvine Spectrum and Fashion Island. Whether you are in the mood for fine or casual dining, there are many delicious places and options to choose from that will delight any foodie.
Orange County prides itself in a thriving business economy and a well-educated work force; and is home to five Fortune 500 and eight Fortune 1000 corporations. The area’s fertile lands inspire citrus growing, avocado farming, and agricultural pursuits that boost the economy.
Although the overall cost of living in Orange County is 57 percent higher than the rest of the country, residents believe it is a classic example of “you get what you pay for.” Orange County’s public and private schools are among the best in the nation.
If you are looking for real estate in Orange County, you will enjoy a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come.
Orange County real estate professionals Cheryl Newton and Linda Caddick with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services are an experienced and professional team that will find the best home for you in Orange County.