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The city offers extremely luxurious homes that were exquisitely designed by some of the top home builders and developers in the region. With attention to the smallest details manifested through creature comforts and high-end luxury upgrades, there is really nothing left to the imagination when it comes to purchasing any of the trendy and fashionable Laguna Niguel homes for sale. Constructed specifically for those with the most discerning tastes, every detail of these stately properties were carefully conceived in advanced to conform to the Coastal Committee guidelines. This ensures that Laguna Niguel residential market maintains a uniform “look and feel” within the local neighborhoods and housing tracts while still providing the home owner the privacy they desire through Mediterranean, Classical, Traditional and European styling.
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The Parks and Recreation Department is extremely active in the upscale-contemporary Laguna Niguel high-end real estate market, and its Mission Statement states that they will strive to provide a rich diversification of innovative and diverse cultural opportunities for its home owners and residents. The exclusive Laguna Niguel luxury homes for sale profit from the cities ongoing pursuit for excellence in its Aquatics Program, Youth and Adults Sports Programs, volunteering opportunities and through the construction of the Sea Country Senior and Community Center. The city of Laguna Niguel remains interesting and diversified through local events such as the Run in the Parks which is hosted annually by the YMCA, the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Pancake Breakfast and its free Concert in the Summer Series.
Endorsed by the local Historical Society as a city that will “Preserve the Past, Enrich the Present and Promote the Future”, the majestic Laguna Niguel custom homes are positioned in a city with close-ties to Mother Nature, with an overabundance of athletic facilities and sports fields for the residents to enjoy. With over one-third of the luxuriant Laguna Niguel housing market being designated as "open green area", Laguna Niguel became the twenty-ninth city of Orange County when it incorporated in 1989. The view properties are situated in city that offers; two county regional parks, a dog and skate park, and nearly a dozen neighborhood parks. Local Laguna Niguel Real Estate Agents say the city offers over 75 miles of scenic hiking and biking trails.
Why People Love Laguna Niguel
The city derived its name from the Spanish word “Laguna” (lagoon) and “Nigueli” which was the name of an Indian Village once found close to Aliso Creek. There are prominent Laguna Niguel upgraded homes for sale in close proximity to the Botanical Preserve where families can enjoy over 30 miles of meandering trails, and over 1,900 specialized plant species found on nearly 20-acres of land. The city's leaders are committed to the local organizations and businesses and are devoted to maintaining a strong relationship with its local proprietors through the creation of programs that help stimulate the local economy. The beautiful real estate for sale in Laguna Niguel is found in a nearly 15 square mile master-planned community (with a plethora of 24/7 guard-gated living havens) that is equidistant from Los Angeles and San Diego. The Library supports a population of over 62,000 people. Like most of coastal South Orange County, the city enjoys refreshing year-round weather.
Laguna Niguel is famous for its high-end, upper-class neighborhoods including; Kite Hill, Marina Hills, Laguna Sur, Niguel Summit, San Joaquin Hills, Bear and Ocean Ranch and Beacon Hill to name a few. The local neighborhoods are home to one of the largest selection of single-level-homes in the area. Besides the generous mix of detached properties, you will also locate Laguna Niguel condominium complexes scattered across the city, along with lofts and villas. Thought of as a “bedroom community”, since most its residents commute away from their houses to the northern cities of the County; the youth of the city attend the Capistrano Unified School District.
Found just west of the State Route 73, the city is often referred to as "The Heart of South County." The local "villages" were originally developed as an extension of Laguna Beach, but was incorporated as its own city in 1989 as a result of accelerated expansion.
You will find a sense of majesty in the eye-catching Laguna Niguel ocean view homes. Real Estate Professionals familiar with the area like to point out that most of the two-story homes are found on pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined streets that are serpentine in nature, and perfect for children to play on. The Downtown area of Laguna Niguel is recognized for its mixture of excellent restaurants, boutique shopping and the wildly amusing looking Chet Holifield Federal Building, which even long-term residents take a second look at occasionally. While other cities in O.C. appear trendy and chic, the estates and custom-built homes in Laguna Niguel remains classical and refined, and their construction-styles will still be relevant many years into the future.
This seaside community is considered to be a coastal fantasy-land, perfectly merging its natural beauty with distinguished houses that are waiting for you to write your own story of contentment and fulfillment in a laid-back, relaxed environment. Predominantly located on a mildly rolling-hills topography, near the southern end of the San Joaquin Hills, Laguna Niguel is also home to the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Parks. Working against some of O.C.’s most striking scenery, the majority of these seductive homes are highly-upgraded or have been recently renovated.
As a licensed Real Estate Broker, no company understanding the nuances and idiosyncrasies of Laguna Niguel quite like the professionals at BanCorp Realty. Potential home buyers, searching for a “slice of the good life” are turning more frequently to this ocean-close community and its pockets of affluence and prosperity. With its easy access to major freeways, Pacific Coast Highway and toll-roads. The Laguna Niguel community is horizontally positioned adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, and is place where the neighbors are considerate and courteous and people wave as they drive-by.
The two zip codes for Laguna Niguel are 92607 and 92677, and the area code for the city is 949. The community has a population of approximately 65,300. The total land area is about 14.5 square miles. The website for the city is www.cityoflaguniguel.org.
A brief history of the Laguna Niguel community of Orange County, CA: the first established “residents” of what would later become known and the Laguna Niguel housing market were Native American, and tradition says they may have possessed a village in close proximity to Aliso and Sulphur Creek. In the 1700’s, Spanish missionaries were created near the Mission San Juan in an effort to covert the Acjachemem people to Christianity. In the mid 1800’s an over 13,300 acre Rancho Niguel was transferred to Avila who inhabited the region until the mid 1800’s when a historic draught led him down the path to bankruptcy. In the late 1800’s Jena Pierre Daguerre and Lewis Moulton purchased all of the homes and real estate in Laguna NIguel and surrounding areas from farmers who were having a difficult time meeting ends financially due the on-going drought. The Moulton Company was organized to provide direct oversite of nearly 20,000 acres which was being used primarily for sheep ranching and orchards. This continued on well into the early 1900’s.
The formation of the Laguna Niguel Corporation coincided with the completion of California Highway-5 in 1959 were offered convenient access to major job portals in L.A. County, leading to rush to purchase new homes in Laguna Niguel. The owners of the Laguna Niguel Corporation initiated a plan to develop on of the State’s first master-planned communities. In 1971 The AVCO team was also a major player in the acquisition of the Laguna Niguel Corporation. The name of the city was derived a reference to the tidal lagoon that once formed the entryway into the Aliso Creek area. As the city continued to grow in strategic stages, where the residents would sign one-year leases from The Corporation, up until the time that the land was divided up until the planned communities were established. Laguna Niguel was formed so the people that owned properties in Laguna Niguel would benefit from their social and cultural interests combined with facilities within the city’s limits. This was all down to be in direct opposition of a traditional bedroom community. The City’s leaders placed a special emphasis on open green area and parks which consisted of over 30% of the land to be developed. In 1960 the Moulton Niguel Water District was formed to bring water from the Colorado Rive Aqueduct to ensure that there was a surplus of water from the local ranchers (The MNWS is still functioning today). In the early 1960’s, the Crown Valley thoroughfare was finished providing access to the new home owners from PCH to I-5.
The Laguna Niguel Homeowner’s Association was established in the mid 1960’s, solely for the purpose of being an advisory to O.C. Board of Supervisors (which oversaw the not-yet incorporated city. The “Ziggurat” was created in the city’s center, and was built for the purpose of bringing more than 6,500 jobs to the region. This unique building structure was built before the creation of the residential community’s of Laguna Niguel. It is now home to the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Citizenship and immigration services. This unique building has been home to a multitude Hollywood motion pictures.
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