Hidden at the edge of Newport Beach, Balboa Island is a charming and exquisite community that defines Orange County living and offers a unique and rustic charm that few places in Southern California can match. The beautiful local shops and boutiques draw locals and visitors in throughout the year. Balboa Island is actually not a single island, but a composite of Balboa Island, Little Balboa Island, and Collins Island. Once accessible only by sailboat, Balboa Island can now be reached both by ferry and by a bridge that connects it to the mainland. Homes for sale on Balboa Island are gorgeous and offer stunning ocean views, and most include small docks for the locals' boats.View Details
Huntington Beach is internationally known as Surf City, due to its 8 miles of scenic, user-friendly beachfront - the largest stretch of uninterrupted beaches on the West Coast. Tourism remains a vital part of the city, as over 11 million visitors flock here during the summer, on weekends and for special events. Home to five city high schools, thirty-five elementary schools and Golden West Community College, Huntington Beach is also a short ride away from UC Irvine, Cal State Long Beach and Cal State Fullerton. Residents and tourists alike enjoy one of the largest recreational piers in the world, along with riding stables and equestrian trails, a marina, and a wildlife preserve.View Details
Sometimes referred to as "the city of trees," due to the tree-lined streets and the indigenous white-barked sycamore trees, Tustin offers a wide variety of housing. Home to mostly middle and upper middle class residents, Tustin real estate ranges from large single-family estates to moderately priced apartments surrounded by parks, trails and open spaces. The pleasant city comprises several master-planned communities, including Tustin Ranch, Laurelwood, Tustin Meadows and Peppertree. Tustin real estate continues to flourish with modern shopping centers, a diverse industrial base, recreation, fine arts and human service programs that are responsive to residents' needs.View Details
Located in a rural section of Orange County, Laguna Hills is home to the upscale community of Nellie Gail Ranch. The ranch sits on a promontory within the city and is a contrast to the higher density neighborhoods that surround it. It is one of the better-known upscale communities in the state and is not gated. A Planned Unit Development of 1,355 lots on 1,350 acres each, it offers a mixture of tract and custom homes in a unique equestrian setting. It is one of only a few communities left in Orange County zoned for large lots and equestrian trails. The community includes several large parks, miles of trails and arenas, as well as substantial open space with acres of trees.View Details
A small, exclusive master-planned community within 7 square miles, Newport Coast is situated along the oceanfront hills that border the Pacific between Newport Beach and Laguna Beach. Boasting endless views, ocean breezes, luxury villas and estate homes plus award-winning schools, residents celebrate coastal living at its finest. Surrounded by the ocean, open spaces, city lights, the harbor, Newport Coast is truly a unique area of the distinguished City of Newport Beach.View Details
Temecula is home to wineries, natural beauty, rich history, excellent schools and recreation for the whole family. The city continues to be a small but significant wine production center, supporting nearly 20 wineries in its picturesque landscape. Its wines are generally lesser known than those from California wine districts like Napa and Sonoma Valley, but the warmer climate of Temecula is particularly well-suited to grapes such as the Rhone varietals, Cabernet and Zinfandel. Besides its wineries, Temecula real estate has a lot to offer its residents, as well as its visitors, including nine local golf courses, the Pechanga Resort & Casino complex and unlimited shopping.View Details
Known as the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is the second largest city in the nation. It is prominently located in a world center of trade, business, media, culture, fashion, and learning. It is also home to some of the best schools and universities in the world, including USC, UCLA, and Cal State Los Angeles. Los Angeles has many diverse habitats including beaches, wetlands, mountains and deserts that contribute to a rich collection of plants and wildlife, providing a large selection of outdoor activities for locals. Los Angeles real estate is divided into many neighborhoods, with historic as well as modern architecturally designed homes, condos, and apartments.View Details
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