Construction of the Mesa Verde community of Costa Mesa was initiated in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, and the final development of the community did not reach completion until 1978 (the longest in the city's history). The stately Mesa Verde neighborhoods are found in one of the five distinct ‘districts’ of the city – and there are thirty unique housing tracts which completes the ocean-close Mesa Verde residential market. Since its incorporation in 1953, Mesa Verde real estate has evolved from a semi-rural farming community, into a primarily suburban neighborhood, with very little commerce or manufacturing. Mesa Verde was significantly more master-planned than the other "villages" of the city. When the home builders and planners built this thoughtfully-conceived area of Costa Mesa they placed a high emphasis on the initial groundwork and overall architecture (the direct opposite of Westside and Eastside Costa Mesa). The property tax rate is approximately 1.05%, and the majority of the homeowners are not responsible for any special Mello Roos taxes.
The appealing homes in Mesa Verde are flanked by a multitude of meticulously-maintained parks and a high amount of easily-accessible open green areas, and at its epicenter you will find the aptly-named, challenging private – Mesa Verde Country Club. The school-aged kids will attend schools within the Newport Mesa Unified School District - specifically California Elementary School, Tewinkle Middle School and Estancia High School. The Costa Mesa Civic Center is located at Fair Drive. The graceful Mesa Verde residences are positioned in an affluent area of the city, and residents enjoy lovely year-round weather that is hardly ever inclement. Mesa Verde, although considered a suburban living area, is also acknowledged for being next to modern, urban conveniences, and well as its easy access to major freeways, its close proximity to John Wayne International Airport (about a 7-8 minute commute), and its short commute (about 10 minutes) to South Coast Plaza and the Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts. Harbor Blvd. which is located just outside the Mesa Verde neighborhoods is packed-full with specialty shops, restaurants of all types and nationally known retail chains.
The distinguished Mesa Verde, California homes for sale or positioned on pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods that are ultra-plus cultured and surrounded by mature trees with serpentine and twisting streets along with a multitude of local parks (Balearic Park and Fairview Park (among others). There are two main identifying features that help define the elegant Mesa Verde properties; Mesa Verde Country Club is a popular and established private country club that sits at the community’s center. The second one is the Library, which is a classy, free-standing and understated building that possesses an old-world, European-contemporary feel to it. The enticing residences in Mesa Verde are just three blocks from the entrance of the Santa Ana River bike trail, where the residents can ride their bikes directly to the beach - they can also walk to Fairview Park (which is the city’s largest park, hosting 195 acres of open space – natural area, and 13 acres of manicured landscape for a total of 208 acres), and Moon Park (which is a playground with a dome simulating the lunar surface in commemoration of the 1969 moon landing).
The formal Mesa Verde Custom homes is one of the handful of new neighborhoods in Mesa Verde with a blend of newly constructed two-story homes (as recent as 2010, some even earlier) as well as originally built homes, which were completed in the early 1960’s. These authentic properties are all single-story – and the newly built homes have two. These enchanting Mesa Verde luxuriant homes are found adjacent to the renowned “Inner Loop” area – which contains private backyards that are larger enough for an in-ground pool. You will also find golf-course view homes that are positioned next to the fairways and greens of the golf course.
The charming Mesa Verde coastal real estate market has taken root as one of Costa Mesa's most influential and important, placing an emphasis on local identity versus regional dissimilarity. Over 90% of the captivating Mesa Verde view properties are single-story, and on the sidewalks you will see the children playing in their large front yards with generous lots on lush tree-lined streets. The handsome Mesa Verde | Costa Mesa homes are a popular option for all age groups and are desirable for professionals, families, and retirees - and these beach-close homes are some of the most sought-after addresses in the city. With an affinity for quality construction, Mesa Verde offers the full spectrum as it relates to exterior features (and varying elevations) - and delivers a plethora of; mountain, hills and city-lights view properties. Local Mesa Verde Realtors say that the architectural styles reflect; Traditional, Spanish-style and Mediterranean influences, and there is something quite profound in their subtle and beautiful simplicity.
How much should I expect to spend on a property in Mesa Verde?
The entry-level single-family-residences in Mesa Verde start out in the low-to-mid $700,000's, with either three or four bedrooms and two to three bathrooms with the square footage averaging 1,700 square feet. At the high-end of the scale, you should expect to spend anywhere from the low-to-mid $1,000,000's for an executive Mesa Verde estate. The average bedroom and bathroom counts in the price range are actually exceedingly low - averaging four bedrooms and three bathrooms (the location and view is best indicator of value). The average square feet of these high-end properties is right around 2,600 square feet. Regarding attached-residences: The Mesa Verde Villas Iowa Street townhouse-style condos range from 890 – 1,000 square feet, and you should expect two-bedrooms and one and half bathrooms. The residents should expect to pay around $135/month for their H.O.A. dues (which covers common areas such as the pool and the playground area).
Where is Mesa Verde | Costa Mesa Located?
The tasteful Mesa Verde luxury residences are close to the trendy Triangle Square where you will find nightlife, fast food and sit-down restaurants, and boutique shopping stores - even bowling alleys. Mesa Verde | Costa Mesa real estate market values are bolstered because of their strategic location to Newport Beach and Harbor, Balboa Village and PCH Highway - which is the connecting thoroughfare to all of the main beach cities of Orange County. The intimate Mesa Verde neighborhood’s are broken down into multiple unique housing tracts that were designed and constructed by different builders. These builder tracts include; Country Club Villas, Longwood Greens, The State Streets, The Tree, Spice and Island Streets (which contain the Inner Loop and Balearic Park Area), the Upper and Lower Bird Streets, Mesa Verde Collection, and Miraval. Mesa Verde is bordered by Victoria Street to the South, The Santa Ana River to the West, the 405-Freeway to the North, and Harbor Blvd. to the East.
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