Lake Forest is also home to two county parks, Heritage Hill historical park and Whiting Ranch, and the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro was originally located one mile from the city of Lake Forest in the city of Irvine. Lake Forest California has two man-made lakes identified by the clubhouses on the lakes — the Beach and Tennis Club (Hidden Lakes, formerly Lake I) and the Sun and Sail Club (Lake II). The city has two Libraries, the Foothill Ranch and El Toro branches. The Lake Forest properties are found just south of the expansive Tustin Ranch Marketplace, and Lake Forest real estate benefits from being approximately 15 minutes south of John Wayne international airport. The City of Lake Forest is found where the 5 and 405 split going north, and it has been reported that this section of freeway is the widest in the world (horizontally when counting the number of lanes).
Sellers and buyers alike turn to the experienced Lake Forest Realtors at Bancorp Properties for our expertise in Lake Forest real estate and our unmatched client service. As buyers clamored over the limited supply of available properties, several sellers reaped the benefits of a competitive market place, but that trend has stopped, and the market is reaching equilibrium. With its promise of opportunity amid a dynamic and thriving setting, Orange County continues to rank as one of the most dynamic areas to live in the United States. There is so much relocation business here, which is driving the high demand in the market. With so much happening at breakneck speed, it takes a Broker who not only understands the market, but who has an insatiable passion for the profession to help buyers and sellers sift through the ever-changing landscape. There is still a considerable inventory of Lake Forest homes for sale, making it a good time for buyers to purchase their dream home before the number of available homes decreases.
The Lake Forest homes for sale are found about 40 minutes south of Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, and about 30 minutes south of Disneyland in Anaheim. Orange County is home to two professional sports teams, the Anaheim Ducks (professional hockey) and the Los Angeles Angels (professional baseball). At the Anaheim Convention Center there are major events going on throughout the year, and if you are a surfer or boogie-border there are great waves up and down the coast, from San Clemente up to Huntington Beach. Mission Viejo is close to some of the best shopping on the West Coast including nearby Shops at Mission Viejo, Irvine Spectrum, South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island/Newport Center.
If you are new to the Lake Forest real estate market, there are all kinds of fun activities to do in Orange County with the family throughout the year. From Dana Point to Newport Beach, The County beach activities offers endless fun-in-the-sun diversions for the entire family. Lake Forest is close to all Orange County Harbors including Huntington, Newport, Upper Newport Bay and Dana Point Harbors, and it is easy to rent a jet-ski, or sign-up for a whale-watching excursion in Dana Point. In addition to 42 miles of pristine beaches, Orange County is home to some of the nation's most beautiful coastal parks and trails, some of the most popular with locals include Bolsa Chica State Beach, Capistrano Beach County Park, Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, and Salt Creek Beach County Park.
The Lake Forest homes are found close to Newport Beach which has the largest recreational harbor on the west coast, the city also possesses a vibrant artistic and cultural community. Lake Forest is an intimate custom-inland city that will tempt you with its elegance, modern shopping and stunning residential landscape that is second to none. The Lake Forest residential market has an extraordinary selection of great neighborhoods, all with unique characteristics and personalities. In Lake Forest real estate you can really choose a neighborhood that matches your choices, aesthetically, financially, emotionally and stylistically. The Lake Forest homes for sale are unique and valuable because of their luxury high-end appointments, modern amenities, and family-friendly, functional, user-friendly floor-plans, making them an increasingly popular option for buyers looking for more practical living away from the more expensive options along the coastline.