Located on the southernmost tip of South Orange County, you will locate the sleepy beachside community of San Clemente which is far removed from the bump-and-grind of mainstream O.C. Life is good in San Clemente where you will find a potpourri of housing options ranging from custom-built homes adjacent to the Ocean to semi-custom homes in Talega to condos and town homes which are scattered across the community. The downtown area and The Pier are focal points of the city, and here you will locate excellent dining options, boutique shopping, nightlife and much more. The homes in San Clemente are found in a surf-crazed city with numerous famous surfing locations and the city is home to numerous surfing publications and surf board manufacturers. San Clemente is one of the most affordable options for potential home owners who are searching for a beach-close location when compared to its contemporary neighbors to the north such as Newport Beach (and Coast) and Laguna Beach.