If you are new to the Baker Ranch Lake Forest residential market, unfamiliar with the community, here is some information about the area if you are a potential home buyer. Lake Forest first incorporated in 1991, and the city got its name because the city is centered round two man-made lakes. Lake Forest was originally known as El Toro, and the Baker Ranch properties are bordered by Limestone Canyon Regional Park to the north, Irvine to the west, Mission Viejo to the southeast, Laguna Hills to the southwest, and Trabuco Canyon to the east. Baker Ranch real estate is served by the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, and Lake Forest is a racially diverse city, the racial makeup of the city includes White, African American, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic and other races.
The Baker Ranch properties are close to some of the best shopping on the West Coast including Irvine Spectrum, Tustin Marketplace, South Coast Plaza, Shops at Mission Viejo and Fashion Island/Newport Center. Baker Ranch real estate is just 15 short minutes from John Wayne International Airport, and just a few minutes down Bake Parkway to Interstate 5 and 405 freeways. The Baker Ranch homes for sale are all found approximately 30-minutes south of Downtown Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center, and are a similar distance away from Angel Stadium and the Honda Center. The Baker Ranch community of Lake Forest in South Orange County is also close to the best beaches including Newport, Huntington and Laguna, as well as the state beaches found at Crystal Cove, Doheny and Corona Del Mar.