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Rancho Santa Margarita is a medium-sized city, with the spirit of a small village. The personalities of the distinctive Rancho Santa Margarita properties come together around a plethora of green areas, creeks, lakes, vegetation and recreational parks. The Rancho Santa Market inland real estate market incorporated in 2000, becoming the thirty-third city in Orange County. The classy Rancho Santa Margarita luxury homes for sale are found in a city that is infused with a heritage that places a special attention on the city's youth. The Rancho Santa Margarita community a master-planned one, with a nearly perfect mix of commerce and residential housing in which family’s shop, work, live and play. Rancho Santa Margarita Realtors say that the city has maintained strong incentives to preserve natural assets and forbid reckless resource profiteering. The residents enjoy extensive recreation programs and sports leagues, and the neighborhoods in RSM are close to the O’Neill, Starr Ranch, Thomas Riley and Whiting Ranch Parks.

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75 Bell Canyon Drive

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75 Bell Canyon Drive

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,206 SqFt
  • 0.31 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Estates (DCE)


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Sophisticated Elegance Best Describes This Stunning View Estate Nestled On The 8th Green Of Dove ...

32 Barneburg

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32 Barneburg

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,215 SqFt
  • 0.16 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Fairway Estates (DCFE)


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Remarkable View Property Overlooks The Hills, Mountain And Beautifully Landscaped Yard With Pool!...

7 Mountain Laurel

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7 Mountain Laurel

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,100 SqFt
  • 0.20 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Muirfield (DCMF)


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Stunning 6 Bedroom Plus Office 5 Bath Home Located In The Prestigious Golf Course Community Of Do...

12 Cardiff

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12 Cardiff

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,643 SqFt
  • 0.13 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Westcliff (DWC)


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Views! Views! Views! Beautiful Remodeled Home On The 15th Green Of The Dove Canyon Golf Course I...

21786 Pajarito Lane

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21786 Pajarito Lane

  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 4,574 SqFt
  • 0.18 Acres
  • Area: Rancho Cielo (RCLO)
  • Subdivision: Brighton Summit (BS)


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Customized 7 Bedroom Giant Pool Home. Prime Cul-de-sac Location. Located In The Secluded, Private...

32 Edelweiss

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32 Edelweiss

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,400 SqFt
  • 0.21 Acres
  • Area: Las Flores (LF)
  • Subdivision: Bel Flora (BLFL)


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A Resort- Style Paradise In Your Own Backyard! Fresh Paint , Carpet , Appliances Changed Recentl...

10 Golf View Drive

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10 Golf View Drive

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,020 SqFt
  • 0.20 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Club Collection (DCC)


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4 Springside

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4 Springside

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,200 SqFt
  • 0.22 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Lakeridge (DLR)


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9 Beaconsfield

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9 Beaconsfield

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,643 SqFt
  • 0.16 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Westcliff (DWC)


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Can You Say "pride Of Ownership?" Situated Behind The Gates Of The 24-hour Guarded Community Of D...

3 Snowdon

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3 Snowdon

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,762 SqFt
  • 0.11 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Summit Crest (DSC)


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Situated On A Cul-de-sac In The Highly Desirable Community Of Dove Canyon, This 5 Bedroom Home Of...

22 Thorn Oak

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22 Thorn Oak

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,467 SqFt
  • 0.14 Acres
  • Area: Dove Canyon (DC)
  • Subdivision: Fairway Ridge (DFR)


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Gorgeous Designer View Home Settled On A Cul-de-sac In The Prestigious 24 Hour Golf Course Commun...

32752 Rosemont Drive

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32752 Rosemont Drive

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,311 SqFt
  • 0.20 Acres
  • Area: Robinson Ranch (RR)
  • Subdivision: Lyon Estates (LYES)


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And the award goes to? the city of Rancho Santa Margarita for having the longest name of any city in California with 20 letters (Sorry La Canada Flintridge you only have 18), this is why the lovely Rancho Santa Margarita residential market is often reduced to "RSM" (recognized by Google this way as well). The majority of the highly-desirable Rancho Santa Margarita custom homes for sale falls under the authority of the master association SAMLARC. It services and maintains over a dozen parks, multiple pools, parks and trails, a lake (and Lagoon), as well as over 12,000 Rando Santa Margarita condominium units and also preserves medians and most street-scapes. All of the single-family-residences benefit from the Central Park which is next to downtown Rancho Santa Margarita where numerous community celebrations and events are sponsored year-round. The lions-shares of the city-lights, mountain and hills-view properties in Rancho Santa Margarita have access to a soccer rink, skate park, dog park and amphitheater.

The elegant Rancho Santa Margarita housing market offers activities for the Rancho Santa Margarita residents such as; Concerts in the Park, the Fall Festival, Fourth of July fireworks and Movies in the Park. The families in RSM savor the countryside setting and enjoy rustic diversions of Mother Nature. The entire Rancho Santa Margarita local real estate market is brimming with restaurants, shops and theaters set in the foothills of Saddleback Mountain. It is a active city with the rare disposition of an urban township. RSM is one of California’s youngest cities, yet it has a rich and beguiling history that dates back to the origin of the Golden State.  

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Why People Love Rancho Santa Magarita

One of the favorite places to spend a day at is the trendy Lake Beach Club, Lagoon and Club House. Rancho Santa Margarita traditional real estate is made up primarily of stylish suburban homes for sale, two-story properties, intimate condos and unique town homes, many of the lake view properties are found adjacent to the RSM Lake giving the homeowner’s beautiful vistas of the water: other golf-course view properties are located right on the fairway's of the Tijeras Creek Golf Club and Dove Canyon Golf Club. Rancho Santa Margarita is a thriving city with a population of approximately 50,000 and due to the affordability of the beautiful Rancho Santa Margarita upgraded homes for sale, the properties here are exceedingly popular and usually don't last long on the Orange County MLS. The main communities of Rancho Santa Margarita include; Dove Canyon, Los Flores, Rancho Cielo, Wagon Wheel and Robinson Ranch

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More Information about RSM:

It is not unusual for the Rancho Santa Margarita residents living in this safe and secure retreat on the eastern-edge of Orange County to feel as if they have found a secluded hideaway, where the construction styles are inspired by Mediterranean and Spanish influences. The Rancho Santa Margarita community is easy-going and the people are friendly and wave. The Rancho Santa Margarita upscale homes were not constructed just for the present, but rather as a forward-looking enterprise, constantly reinventing itself. R.S.M. boasts a polished identity that is ideal for both singles, professionals and families. Local Buyers Agents, say that with a signature excellence, the interiors facilitate the lifestyles of the owners with floor plans that connect-the-dots from front door to rear - maximizing living spaces. Most of the homes in Rancho Santa Margarita are subject to Mello-Roos tax.

The urban base of the city of Rancho Santa Margarita has seen radical expansion. People looking East towards the well-appointed Rancho Santa Margarita view properties see it as as an attractive option to the pricier areas alongside the ocean; and enjoy easy access to the toll roads, creating shorter commutes. BanCorp Properties brings over 20-years of market savvy to all of the neighborhoods and subdivisions within Rancho Santa Margarita, and the veteran Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate Agents we employ adhere to a strong sense of ethics and principles. 

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The city of Rancho Santa Margarita is ideal for those searching for the true suburban/rural experience. Along with a myriad of culinary choices, and boutique shopping, many of the majestic properties for sale in Rancho Santa Margarita are within walking distance to the Town Center. RSM motivates its homeowners in a environmentally conscious setting, with access to outdoor activities of all types. Understanding the land and real estate in Rancho Santa Margarita means far more than just opening a door for a client, it takes a focused Professional, one who always makes the search for homes in the city of Rancho Santa Margarita easier and faster™. When thinking about what factors help bolster property values, it is often about the "feel". Do the two-story have a certain 'wow' factor? Are the homes holding value? And do the properties speak to your lifestyle requirements - financially, aesthetically and emotionally?

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Some cities simply exist – The upscale-contemporary Rancho Santa Margarita high-end real estate market begs you to stay for a lifetime. Just like a years’ worth of pages clipped from favorite vacation magazines, conjuring both past memories and future projects on the home, the meticulously-maintained Rancho Santa Margarita estate homes strike a bold silhouette against the Saddleback Mountains, creating an atmosphere of diverse architectural styles which were designed to celebrate the diversity of the city's residents. The Public Information Officer (PIO) routinely provides tours of City Hall to scouting groups and various organizations.

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Facts About RSM:

Where is Rancho Santa Margarita Located?

Where schools, shopping centers, and residential neighborhoods now stand, Native Americans once lived. Now the appealing Rancho Santa Margarita traditional real estate market contains approximately 13 square miles of land within the city limits and 314 square miles within the immediately adjacent communities including Coto de Caza. It is located 10 miles northeast of the Pacific Ocean in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. The tract homes in Rancho Santa Margarita are easily accessed easily by the Foothill transportation corridor and the 5-freeway which easily connects the families of R.S.M. to the Irvine business community, San Juan CapistranoDana Point and San Clemente. The city of Rancho Santa Margarita is adjacent to the cities of Mission Viejo and Lake Forest and the communities of Coto de Caza, Las Flores and Ladera Ranch. The main thoroughfares of the city are Oso, Antonio, and Alicia parkways. In 1989, the residents of Rancho Santa Margarita (RSM) established a Community Civic Association (CCA) for the purpose of providing a political voice for the community. 

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BanCorp’s local Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate Agents bring a thorough understanding of the Rancho Santa Margarita community of South Orange County. Our local Professionals bring the same intensity to the job now that we have been doing for over 20 years. We also understand that there is no rest for the weary. The mastery with which BanCorp lists our exquisite Rancho Santa Margarita suburban homes for sale for our clients is just one aspect of what it takes to be a  leader in this local market. The enticing RSM homes are found in one of those unique cities that doesn’t need a long time to grow on a person - usually there is an instant attraction to the the city. On the back yards of the homes we see more and more potential home buyers purchasing pool properties, and more people are showing an interest in outdoor fireplaces.





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