Residents are attracted to the mild weather and location of Casta del Sol, a 55 plus gated community. This Mission Viejo, California neighborhood is close to many services and recreation.
Casta del Sol is comprised of nearly 2,000 homes that were built from 1972 to 1987. Most of these single family homes are one story unattached houses that range from 1,200 to 1,900 square feet. There are also some attached homes that range from 1,000 to 1,600 square feet. Most have two-car garages and there are a few two-story homes with extra lofts. Amenities include two recreation centers that offer meeting rooms, a library, arts & crafts room, gym, and handball courts. Monthly fees are considered to be moderate and cover security, greenbelts, trash pickup, management, and exterior painting.
Besides the community benefits, residents have access to Lake Mission Viejo and it’s many outdoor beach and water activities. The Casta del Sol Golf Course is within minutes and features an 18-hole championship course, pro shop, and restaurant. There are also discounts for golfers who are 60 and better on certain days.
There are always places for picnicking and enjoying the outdoors with the many parks in this region including the O’Neill Regional Park, Jeronimo Open Space, and Oso Viejo Community Park. The two major shopping centers in this city are the Kaleidoscope Courtyards and The Shops at Mission Viejo where you’ll find theaters, restaurants, stores, and entertainment. Mission Hospital is located in this area as well and is the largest medical facility in South Orange County.
This suburban city is one of the largest master-planned communities in the United States. Mission Viejo is comprised of mostly residential areas and is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation because of its beautiful tree-lined streets. Notable residents include Florence Griffith Joyner, Brian Finneran, Julie Foudy, Brian Goodell, and Eugene F. Lally.
25631 Peter A. Hartman Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-3142
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