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Mission Viejo, in South Orange County, is a comparatively new city which began a master plan to build in 1965. It's located just 10 miles from the ocean, east of the 5 freeway, and bordered by Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, San Juan Capistrano, and Rancho Santa Margarita.

Mission Viejo began in the 18th century as a 52,000 acre “Rancho Mission Viejo”, a land claimed for Spain at the time.  It was governed for a time by Mexico, and then finally by California.  For most of this time it was a cattle ranch.

In 1963, 10,000 acres were sold and developed into what we now see as Mission Viejo.

Today, Mission Viejo is a bustling city with 93,000 residents (2011 Estimate).

Mission Viejo homes for sale are primarily comprised of suburban homes in a Spanish style architecture.  They do have 2 large hospitals, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and the Mission Viejo Hospital, the largest in South Orange County.  The Shops at Mission Viejo is an upscale shopping center offering over 150 retailers and restaurants large and small and tailored to every need.

For recreation, Mission Viejo offers some wonderful hiking trails such as the Oso Creek Trail.  This trail offers a glimpse into the original eco-system of the area within the city itself. Lake Mission Viejo is a picturesque manmade lake with many waterfront homes and a variety of aquatic recreation available to its residents.

Mission Viejo had two school districts, the Capistrano Unified School District and the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Both have several Distinguished Schools and Blue Ribbon Schools.
It also has a large community college called Saddleback College.

Mission Viejo has a reputation for very low crime rates. The city was named as the “safest city” in the United States in 2007 according to crime statistics compiled by the FBI.

Come search for Mission Viejo homes for sale on the MLS today! One of our professional Orange County Realtors is happy to help in your search.

Newest Mission Viejo Listings

24452 Quintana, Mission Viejo CA 92691


24452 Quintana, Mission Viejo

Rare single level home with over-sized lot and rv gated parking. Spacious 3 bedroom with 2 bathrooms. You are invited into this lovely home with formal living and dining ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14224523

59 Aliso Ridge Loop, Mission Viejo CA 92691


59 Aliso Ridge Loop, Mission Viejo

Beautiful 2 Bedroom (Plus Large Loft) 2 1/2 Bathroom Turn-key home. It is fully upgraded and move-in ready! As you enter through your large outside patio, using your key...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14224433

24126 Calendula, Mission Viejo CA 92692


24126 Calendula, Mission Viejo

Rare Three Bedroom End Unit Rosa Has Remodeled Kitchen with Newer Cabinets, Appliances, Garden Window, Sink, Faucet, and Garden Window - An Added Butler's Pantry with Dra...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14224072

23731 Via Acuna, Mission Viejo CA 92692


23731 Via Acuna, Mission Viejo

Golf Course View! Golf Course View! Casta has all kinds of views; hillside, greenbelt, city lights, sunsets or panoramic. This recently re-modeled home is the ONLY home i...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14224025

23696 North Villena, Mission Viejo CA 92692


23696 North Villena, Mission Viejo

Location, location! Beautiful rosa model home situated at the end of cul-de-sac, surrounded by pigmy palm trees, large grassy area, flowering shrubs & the sounds of natur...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14223778

22602 La Puebla Unit 2, Mission Viejo CA 92692


22602 La Puebla Unit 2, Mission Viejo

MODEL BEAUTIFUL perfectly describes this garden-level, end-unit, completely & beautifully updated, from head to toe! Handsome wood floors flow through most rooms, while a...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14223070

26771 Trasmiras, Mission Viejo CA 92692


26771 Trasmiras, Mission Viejo

Wonderful J.M. Peters 3 bed/2 bath home that is rarely on the Market. Exceptionally well maintained property with soaring ceilings in spacious living and dining room. B...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14222875

21971 Herencia, Mission Viejo CA 92692


21971 Herencia, Mission Viejo

Come and see this energy efficient home located on a corner lot with a sparkling salt water pool that is self maintained, 2 waterfalls, pool sweep and pintress system tha...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14222808

21074 Mauve, Mission Viejo CA 92691


21074 Mauve, Mission Viejo

Experience the highly sought after community of Rainbow Ridge! This stunning home offers 2 spacious bedrooms with '6 panel' doors, new door frames/casing and baseboard...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14221729

28152 Via Cernuda, Mission Viejo CA 92692


28152 Via Cernuda, Mission Viejo

Wonderful move in ready home with a designer look. Completely detached home with a great view! The home is located on a single loaded street and sits pretty with panorami...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14222497

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