Ladera Ranch Homes For Sale
Trendy and Fashionable Suburban Living
Ladera Ranch is master-planned 4,000-acre community of Orange County that is committed to providing its residents with a genuine ranch-style way of life - all set against Orange County's rolling hills. The city became a household name by the "Real Housewives of Orange County" television series. The trendy and fashionable Ladera Ranch real estate market is found on over four thousand acres of suburban living that has been divided into nine separate villages (which in turn are broken down into ten or more neighborhoods), and all of the villages possess its own unique characteristics and personalities, and each is easily-recognizable by their own particular style of architecture. The highly-desirable properties in Ladera Ranch are subject to two separate H.O.A. dues plus the residents pay an additional Mello-Roos tax assessment, on top of their regular property taxes. The initial development of the community started in the late 1990's, and since this time the city's planners have done an excellent job in creating a well-defined infrastructure and a flourishing commerce center. Ladera Ranch offers a diverse selection of housing choices ranging from; intimate and elegant condos and townhouses, to modern single-family-residences to magnificent estates and mansions found in Covenant Hills (you will even find land that is being offered for sale, which is perfect for building your own custom-built dream home on). Ladera Ranch offers provides its residents with access to; 4 community pools and spas, 18 clubhouses, tennis and sports courts, biking and hiking trails, a fido-friendly dog park, a private water park and skate park, 6 "plunges" (smaller neighborhood pools not connected to a clubhouse), a plethora of "pocket parks" (open areas and green belts), and nearby shopping and dining districts.
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The main architectural styles that you will find in the upscale-contemporary Ladera Ranch residential market range from; Mediterranean to Colonial, to Contemporary/Modern, to Spanish-style to eco-friendly, green-powered craftsman style influences. There are approximately 20,000 residents that call Ladera Ranch home. Ladera Ranch is a unique suburban community, found adjacent to urban luxuries, that caters to a diverse population of people from around the world. Ladera Ranch's city leaders' in direct response to the increasing growth of the city is easily seen in the lay outs of the streets that interweave in and out of the community - they were created to be pedestrian-friendly, and they accomplished this through strategically placed roundabouts which dramatically reduces the speed of traffic, as well as smaller intersections and tight thoroughfares, which allows the kids to ride their bikes on without constant supervision from their parents. There is a strong sense of community in Ladera Ranch, where the meticulously-maintained neighborhoods are found on mature, tree-lined streets combine the modern creature-comforts of home with the remarkable beauty of Mother Nature. Ladera Ranch is not just a place to live, its a personal living haven, where the quality of life was the primary concern of the developers. The semi-custom and custom-built homes for sale were built with one eye on the future while still holding true to the original roots of the city. The stunning residences are found in a strategically located area that provides the home owners with a sense of heritage and permanence.
For more proof of the Ladera Ranch residents attempt to maintain their unique identity and foster a tighter sense of community, the city maintains an active neighborhood intranet and news portal where the residents can keep abreast on the current events taking place in the area, as well as serving as virtual town square where people form special-interest clubs, share family recipes, plan and organize events and gatherings, and discuss common interests.
This exclusive community strives to keep its colorful past alive, by staying close to initial history of providing affordable housing options to first-time buyers who want to reside in the enchanting Ladera Ranch housing market - and they have accomplished this through the creation of numerous condominium buildings, and land developed exclusively for townhouses and condos. The K-12 students in Ladera Ranch are served by the Capistrano Unified School District. There are a number of beautiful new schools surrounding the classy Ladera Ranch luxury homes for sale including Chaparral Elementary, Oso Grande Elementary, Ladera Ranch Elementary and Ladera Ranch Middle School (In 2004 and 2008, Chaparral received the "California Distinguished School Award" for meritorious performance), and the other schools rank among the best in California. The prices for the formal and refined properties in Ladera Ranch truly run the gamut. You will find everything from one-bedroom, 2-bathroom condos, with approximately 1,100 square feet of living space selling in the low $400,000's to two-story, detached residences with four-bedrooms and three-bathrooms, with around 2,300 square feet of living space starting out at around the mid $800,000's to refined and sophisticated estates and mansions in Covenant Hills with six-bedrooms and seven-bathrooms with around 9,000 square feet of living space that are approaching the $6,000,000 mark!
The Ladera Ranch residents also enjoy life in the Ocean, where many of the Ocean-view homes in Ladera Ranch being less the four-miles away from coast (as the bird fly's), where they can enjoy all of fun at the beach. There’s a wonderful 15+ acre area in Downtown Ladera Ranch that is a near duplicate of Disneyland’s famous Main Street attraction, including a bandstand and rose garden. Ladera Ranch provides people with the sanctuary and sequestration that one might expect in a small town. You will find shopping and dining options just outside the residential area at Mercantile East.
Why Ladera Ranch Is Relevant:
Almost as conjured up within a Mark Twain novel, the attractive Ladera Ranch inland residential market looms large and prodigious when it comes to the influence it casts across Orange County. Striking an ideal combination of high-end amenities, modern conveniences, luxury appointments and recent renovations. Bancorp's local Realtors say that the community is perfect for those who have a passion for living in neighborhoods that promise a tranquil, relaxed, serene and stable lifestyle. With the breathtaking residences being in close proximity to the Toll Roads and major freeways, this only augments the quality of life of the residents.
Where Is Ladera Ranch Located?
It is bordered to the West by Mission Viejo, and Rancho Santa Margarita, to the East by Coto De Caza amd to the South to the Rancho Mission Viejo and San Juan Capistrano. The main “Villages” of City are Avendale Village, Echo Ridge, Flintridge Village, Oak Knoll Village, Terramore Village, Wyclife Village and Covenant Hills, with the Trabuco Creek and Trail serving as the de-facto northern borders of the city.
Ladera Ranch Is Unique:
Why do the street lights in Ladera Ranch have a different appearance from other cities in Orange County? The intensity glimmer of all of the neighborhoods street lights as the sun sets are distinctive, unique, uncommon and rare. The grey-flecked queues are similar to the lights from the distant past. There statuesque and easily identifiable "necks" were designed with features of glass that diffracts light through their soft-white global structure. The street lamps, rising high and prestigious are not your typical city-lights, each one of them took three seasons to obtain county acceptance for ordination because, quite simply, they are different and inconsistent in relation to any other community. At night take a glimpse of these emblematic “conservators of the night.”
The stately homes in Ladera Ranch have their own ZIP code – 92694, and are very close to world-class shopping at nearby Shops of Mission Viejo. All of the dignified properties (both attached and detached) were built hypersensitive to ecological constraints, and designed for low-energy consumption. It is obvious that the captivating Ladera Ranch homes will hold-up against the test of time, and they will still be significant and important decades into the future. With clever, carefully conceived in advance utilization of living spaces, the home builders created each style of home with sensible and practical floor-plans, which are family-friendly and flow-freely from front door to rear. Situated on both a relatively flat topography as well as a slightly rolling-hills terrain, with the Saddleback Mountains painting a beautiful silhouette in the background, you can easily locate the right home on our website (BanCorpRealty.com) that meets your families needs; financially, aesthetically and emotionally.
Our company has decided to be a leader in the handsome and stylish Ladera Ranch contemporary real estate market. Regardless of whether we are representing you as a Buyer’s or a Listing Agent, our local professionals deliver concierge-like service delivered with unimpeachable ethical standards, giving our exclusive clientele the peace of mind that the are working with a company that knows the "ins-and-outs" of the community, and are keenly aware of even the smallest nuances that could possibly derail the close of an escrow. With our state-of-the-art social media advertising campaigns we are able to sell our homes under contract in Ladera Ranch in significantly faster time than average for the Orange County Market as a whole.
Ladera Ranch is considered a jewel of South County, and part of reason that it has earned this reputation is because the Ladera Ranch Chamber of Commerce is active in promoting community awareness by hosting fun activities such as the annual Fourth of July celebration including the 10k and 5k race as well as the parade. While the events are taking place, the residents will find local activities such as arts and crafts and baking competitions. Towards the evening families can enjoy a live band, leading up to choreographed fireworks display at dusk. Other community events include; the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Family Campout, Movie Night in the Park (as well as the “Bark, Biscuits and Brew” event for the pets). .
The Ladera Ranch Maintenance Corporation (AKA LARMAC) it the H.O.A. of the community that was formed to oversee and govern all of the majestic homes in the Ladera Ranch community. LARMAC plays a crucial role in maintaining the architectural uniformity of the city. All of the home owners are members of the Association. There are two committees which supervise the overall operations: The Aesthetic Review Committee, which oversees the aesthetics, development and design of the community, and the Covenant Committee, which rule the use restrictions. The Community Services Division is a not-for-profit public benefit company whose primary purpose is to increase the living experience of the residents which is partially accomplished through recreational programs, neighborhood events and resident initiated clubs, which includes monitoring and continuously updating the Ladera Ranch website known as “Ladera Life”.
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