Living in Mission Viejo is a one of a kind experience. As the original “master planned” community in the country, Mission Viejo homes were designed for enhanced lifestyles. There is diverse hilly geography with Mission Viejo Lake and the Saddleback Mountains serving as a backdrop. The picturesque landscape adds to the appeal of purchasing a home in Mission Viejo.
This Orange County suburb features a strong feel for family ties. As families flourish in Mission Viejo, education plays a major role. Local schools are combined under the Saddleback Valley Unified and Capistrano Unified School Districts and rate high overall on GreatSchools.com. Saddleback College provides higher learning opportunities. With over 300 associate degree choices as well as certificate programs. The on-campus McKinney Theater encourages a love of the arts. Music, dance, theater and art gallery showings all fill the annual calendar.
Outdoor activities abound in Mission Viejo as residents have access to Lake Mission Viejo with a wide array of activities, such as sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, pontoon and fishing boat rentals as well as large concerts during the summer. Fisherman are welcome as the lake is stocked with over 45,000lbs of trout annually.
Two public golf courses offer varying skill levels for all golfers. The Private Mission Viejo Country club boasts a Robert Trent Jones Sr. Championship course that meanders through mature Pepper and Sycamore trees with views of Saddleback Mountain and breathtaking waterways.
Shoppers need not venture out of their town with both The Shops At Mission Viejo and Kaleidoscope to meet their needs. Flagship stores line The Shops including Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s. Kaleidoscope boasts three levels of stores, entertainment, restaurants, movie theaters, LA Fitness center and Laser tag.