Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Condos For Sale
The master-planned Rancho Santa Margarita community of South Orange County garnered a great deal of national exposure and notoriety on the television series The Real Housewives of Orange County. Although based in the neighboring city of Coto De Caza, the series was mainly filmed in Rancho Santa Margarita where many of the housewives conducted business, did their shopping, and went to restaurants and bars. The city of Rancho Santa Margarita was named as one of the County’s favorite places to live, and this community with a population of over 48,000 is recognized as the second safest city to reside in the State of California. The trendy condos in Rancho Santa Margarita were built with architectural designs that reflect; Mediterranean, Spanish, Traditional/Contemporary and Old World European influences. The community is one of the newest additions to the County, and even though it is relatively young, the landscaping found on the family-friendly streets and around the stately townhouses are fully-mature (providing plenty of shade during the hot summer nights), meticulously-maintained, and found in well-established neighborhoods.
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105 Montana Del Lago Drive
- 3 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 1,344 SqFt
- 0.03 Acres
- Area: Rancho Santa Margarita North (R1)
- Subdivision: Montana Del Lago (MDL)
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
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The ZIP Codes For Rancho Santa Margarita are 92679 and 92688 (main), which has caused a small amount of chaos because the residents of; Robinson Ranch, Rancho Cielo, Dove Canyon and Las Flores which can receive mail addressed to them with the city name of “Rancho Santa Margarita”. The Area Code for the city is 949. The student-aged children are within the boundaries of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District which includes over fifteen elementary and intermediate schools, and the older kids have access to multiple institutes of higher learning which are spread across Orange County. The majority of the Rancho Santa Margarita attached-residences, condos, townhouses and villas are part of the Rancho Santa Margarita Landscape and Recreation Corporation (SAMLARC) which is the main master H.O.A. within the city. This "master-association" provides security to, and maintains all common areas, parks, pools and recreational amenities owned by the association. All of the residents within the distinctive Rancho Santa Margarita condominium complexes also pay a second, separate H.O.A. fee that covers that local neighborhoods upkeep and maintenance - the H.O.A. fee's vary from neighborhood to neighborhood depending on the size of the building (and number of units), as well as the square feet of the home.
Rancho Santa Margarita real estate has continued to grow at steady pace since it originally incorporated on January 1, 2000, and continues to draw potential buyers with its promise of entry-level condos for first-time buyers to trade-up equity buyers searching for an investment property or possibly a second-home, “lock-and-leave” condo. The average age of the residents is well above the State average, and the community continues to cater to younger families. The intimate and elegant Rancho Santa Margarita, California homes for sale is where you will discover well-conceived floor plans with varying bedroom counts, with many of the residences being highly upgraded with the most contemporary amenities such as; wood and stone flooring, custom window treatments, gourmet kitchens, built in media rooms, and indoor/outdoor patios for year-round al fresco living.
Are you searching for your perfect dream condo that "checks-all-of-the-boxes" that delivers an outstanding vista of some type including; Mountain, Lake, Golf Course and City-Lights views? Or possibly searching for a handsome and stylish one or two-story condo that is within walking distance of Downtown Rancho Santa Margarita and all of its chic shopping alternatives? This community might just be a perfect fit for your family! With our personalized and customized Rancho Santa Margarita luxury condo and townhouse search, on our technology-advanced, user-friendly website you can quickly review all of the enticing townhouses and condos (which have been built and laboriously crafted in their own unique styles) that are currently listed for sale by; location, style, price and square foot. Speaking with one of BanCorp Realty's experienced and trustworthy Rancho Santa Margarita Realtors that is intimately familiar with all of the low-rise condo buildings within the city, which will ultimately lead to an easier and faster (and smarter) search. You can use our 'maps-function" to quickly see where the loft or apartment is located, as well as obtain very detailed information about the interior and exterior of the condo - you can even set up the system to automatically send you new listings that meets your criteria, immediately after the property goes on the market.
How much should I expect to spend on a attractive condo or townhome in Rancho Santa Margarita? The starting prices are some of the most affordable in all of South Orange County. A one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo with about 600 square feet ranges from the high $200,000's to the mid $350,000's and most will possess a community pool. A two-bedroom, two bathroom condo ranges from the high $300,000's to the high $400,000's with approximately 1,000 square feet of living space (in this property range you should expect a mountain view or other type of vista). At the upper-end of the echelon. the prices range from the low $600,000's to the low $700,000's with three and four bedroom floor plans (most have three bathrooms), and the square footage averages 1,750.
Rancho Santa Margarita is a medium-sized, urban city that has not lost its identity of a laid-back suburban village - which provides the condo owners with the ambiance of residential living - the best of two worlds. The Town Center boasts; first rate retail and boutique shopping, along with movie theaters, grocery stores, car dealerships and other commercial businesses (Plaza Antonio and Mercado are much smaller shopping centers) found adjacent to safe and sound neighborhoods - all found in a rural atmosphere is what has lead to city often being referred to as an "Urban Village". There are golf-course view condos adjacent to the Tijeras Creek Golf Course (an award-winning, 18-hole championship track which has one of the most beautiful "back 9's" in Orange County, and the lake view condos positioned close to the man-made Lake.
For the outdoor enthusiasts, Rancho Santa Margarita has you covered. The city has thirteen local neighborhood parks, (including a skate park which has 12,000 square feet of ramps, bowls and benches), and a one-acre dog park (which includes benches, water fountains and public restroom facilities) that are owned and maintained by the Master H.O.A. The residents of Rancho Santa Margarita are just a short commute away from four County Wilderness Parks: O'Neill Regional Park - which offers a true wilderness experience among its 3,100 acres of scrub-covered hills, oak and sycamore trees, and grassy meadows. Starr Ranch Sanctuary - which is a 4,000-acre nature preserve adjacent to Dove Canyon and Coto de Caza. Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park - which is a 523-acre wilderness park with miles of trails offering outdoor enjoyment for hikers, equestrians, and mountain bikers, including 2 seasonally flowing creeks plus groves of sycamores and oaks, and Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park - which features sandstone cliffs, diverse wildlife, and 20 miles of hiking trails.
Found near to the base of the Saddleback Mountain, the city has always been a "business friendly community" and has played an active role in jump-starting new business owners, and maintaining continued healthy relationships with all the commercial corporations within the city's borders. The city is home to over 4,000 'brick-and-mortar' companies, approximately 250 home based businesses, and over 70 restaurants. Rancho Santa Margarita is approximately 40-minutes away from South Orange County's best beaches including; Doheny Beach in Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Newport Coast/Crystal Cove and Newport Beach/Harbor. The perfect union of urban/suburban living comes to fruition in the enchanting Rancho Santa Margarita semi-custom condos, which is is bisected by the 241 toll-road, and all of the properties are close to the major thoroughfares of the city; Antonio, Santa Margarita and Alicia Parkways.
The local neighborhoods in Rancho Santa Margarita have long been perceived as a "connector city" between the 24/7 guard-gated communities of Dove Canyon and Coto De Caza, but rapidly-increasing property values has led to a reversal of this moniker. The migration away from these high-end, high-priced cities towards the more metropolitan environs of Rancho Santa Margarita, has lead to an influx of potential condo owners - who are looking for reasonably priced properties without all the headaches of front and rear-yard maintenance is just part of the appeal of the classy condo building in Rancho Santa Margarita. The city has blossomed into a vary diverse community that cares deeply about its local commerce and residential living. Around The Lake you will find concerts and events going on throughout the year such as the; Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony, Veterans Day Recognition, New Year's Eve and Summer Concerts in the Park.
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