Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate

Rancho Santa Margarita Homes and CondosRancho Santa Margarita is one of Orange County's youngest cities: its oldest homes are less than 25 years old. The City offers diverse real estate for sale: single family homes, townhomes and condos. Built over hills and valleys, the Rancho Santa Margarita real estate  includes the Dove Canyon, Las Flores, Rancho Cielo, Trabuco Highlands, Walden and Robinson Ranch communities but not Coto De Caza. With views of Saddleback Mountain all over town and the exclusive access to residents to the Lake, and excellent private and public schools nearby, Rancho Santa Margarita is an ideal place to look for a home. 

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$379,900
 

73 Via Cresta, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 808 SqFt
In The Heart Of Rancho Santa Margarita, Remodeled Lower Level End Unit In The Las Flores III Complex, Open And Airy With A Southern Exposure For Lots Of Sunlight, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Covered Front Porch With A Large Storage Closet, Fireplace, 1 Carport #147, One Community Parking Permit, Remodeled Kitchen With Granite Countertops, Oak Kitchen Cabinetry, Wood Floors In Living Room & Carpet In Bedrooms, Recessed Lighting,
New
$779,900
 

3 Helianthus, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,206 SqFt
BRAND NEW ON THE MARKET - Semi-Custom Floor plan in the heart of RSM! Nestled up against the peaceful setting of O'Neill Regional Park with elevations providing a spectacular Canopy VIEW of Oak Trees out to the Canyon. Plus gorgeous MOUNTAIN VIEWS from all FOUR bedrooms!!! Welcome to Montecito, a sought after Tract situated within Walking Distance to the Lake & O'Neill Nature Preserve. What a combination of beauty & convenience!
New
$495,000
 

40 Via Pamplona, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,318 SqFt
Wonderful location on the central area of RSM with spectacular mountain views! Master bedroom large floor plan with a wonderful adjacent area big enough for a nursery, office or an extra room. Walking closet. Wood floor, high ceilings and ceiling fan. Remodeled bathroom with a double vanity sinks, newer faucets, custom glass shower and tub finished with stone tile. Second bedroom is perfectly located on the second floor giving you your own space
New
$1,129,000
 

32265 Weeping Willow Street, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,414 SqFt
VIEWS! VIEWS! Catalina Island, Ocean & Saddleback Mountain views. This home shines inside and out with PANORAMIC 180-degree views and sunset vistas, it is located on a single-loaded street at the end of cul-de-sac. This is truly a SPECIAL and UNIQUE property located in the Walden Community! The beautifully appointed entry welcomes you into a large formal living room with 18’ ceilings and adjoining formal dining room. 7” baseboards and crown
New
$778,900
 

10 Temecula Court, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,965 SqFt
Fantastic Location!! Walk to schools, restaurants, shopping and the Lake! Welcome yourself home to this highly upgraded Four bedroom dream. This home features new windows and doors throughout, slate flooring, granite counter tops, new paint and carpet… just to name a few. The kitchen opens to the Family room, which was built exclusively for this home! Step out the French Doors and relax in the private outdoor oasis! Summertime grills on
New
$535,000
 

12 Via Vicini, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,228 SqFt
Location! Location! Location! This premium cul de sac location is within Terracina. Hovering in the interior center of the community with wide open views so you can enjoy privacy, dining outdoors and capture one of the magnificent So Cal sunsets! This open concept floor plan perfectly flows throughout the downstairs. Plantation shutters throughout, Ceiling Fans and Recessed lighting gives a light and open feel. Media niches for your
New
$679,999
 

36 El Corazon, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,400 SqFt
Current Pinterest friendly design trends coming your way in picturesque gated Los Paseos! This 3 bedroom home has been recently updated with fresh colors and design touches throughout including new oak floors, versatile greige paint, new glass cylinder light fixtures and an updated kitchen with white quartz counters (minimal movement), subway tile backsplash, custom blue cabinets and current drawer hardware! Upon entering the white picket fence
New
$419,900
 

34 Paseo Estrellas, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,187 SqFt
Welcome Home to this Charming End Unit Home in the Highly Desirable Area of Melinda Heights! This stunning home boasts a light and bright floor plan with cathedral ceilings, custom woven window coverings, real hardwood floors, ceiling fans, inside laundry and more! The upgraded kitchen opens to the family room and dining room with beautiful granite counter tops, stone backsplash, copper sink, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The
New
$900,000
 

15 Banstead, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,533 SqFt
Stunning Home In Guard Gated Community of Dove Canyon. This Private Pool Home is in Immaculate Condition, with an Open Floor Plan, Tons of Upgrades, a Three Car Garage and a Downstairs Bedroom and Remodeled Bath! Beautifully upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances, gorgeous granite covered counters, a large kitchen island and a view of the pool and spa from the kitchen window. (Quiet and Secluded) Great location toward the end of a
New
$735,000
 

27 Las Cruces, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,975 SqFt
Welcome to 27 Las Cruces!  Located in the Santa Fe neighborhood, this upgraded and meticulously maintained home boasts the most sought-after floorplan. The ideal layout offers a downstairs bedroom with full bathroom and the always popular open concept.  Upstairs are three additional bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a laundry room and a small loft for office/homework space.  The large kitchen offers a center island with a breakfast bar and a walk-in
New
$675,000
 

5 La Cueva, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,428 SqFt
Wonderful upgraded home located on a short street with a park and walking trail at the end of the cul-de-sac. Light and bright, formal living room with vaulted ceilings and a fireplace and built in speakers. Charming dining area and family room that opens to the backyard. Kitchen with granite counters, double dishwasher built in micro wave. Large built in pantry in family room. Master Suite with vaulted ceilings, walk in closet and a ceiling
New
$1,279,000
 

7 Dover, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,643 SqFt
Welcome home to the beautiful neighborhood of Westcliff in the 24-hour guard gated community of Dove Canyon! This amazing home boasts four bedrooms, four and half baths, and over 3600 square feet. Upon entering, you will be greeted with soaring ceilings, custom wainscot, an oversized fireplace with a custom mantle, marble floorings, plantation shutters, and upgrades galore. The marble flooring has just been recently diamond polished. The
New
$650,000
 

11 Monticello Lane, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,500 SqFt
This Kaufman and Broad built 3bed, 2.5baths Ranch Style home is located within established and serene Cabrillo Vista Track community of Rancho Santa Margarita. Neighborhood homes consists of early California architectural styles of Mission, Spanish and Ranch styles, complemented by color landscape concepts which add to the warmth of the architecture. Main floor is welcomed by spacious living/dining area, laundry room, guest bath and
New
$879,500
 

4 Santa Sophia, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,587 SqFt
Gorgeous RSM family home nestled in charming cul-de-sac. NEWLY painted exterior. NEW vinyl gates and fences. NEW built-in BB-Q & Fountain. NEW artificial grass and beautiful flowers. NEWLY installed surround sound inside and outside in the ceiling. NEW carpet on staircase and upstairs. NEW water heater. Downstairs tile is wonderful for families who enjoy living stress free to spills. Great for pet lovers! First impression is
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Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate

Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate

About Rancho Santa Margarita

Rancho Santa Margarita was planned to be an 'Urban Village' and the homes and condo complexes in the city are located in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains, just east of Mission Viejo. This beautiful community offers a mix of real estate options for sale including single family homes, town homes and condos. Rancho Santa Margarita is divided among five master associations: Dove Canyon, Rancho Cielo, Robinson Ranch, Trabuco Highlands and Walden and re-sale homes are almost always available.

Rancho Santa Margarita Neighborhoods

Rancho Santa Margarita Homes by Map

The price range for this neighborhood is from $1,750 to $1,599,000

237 Total Listings
$612,674 Average Price
$379,900
 

73 Via Cresta, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 808 SqFt
In The Heart Of Rancho Santa Margarita, Remodeled Lower Level End Unit In The Las Flores III Complex, Open And Airy With A Southern Exposure For Lots Of Sunlight, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Large Covered Front Porch With A Large Storage Closet, Fireplace, 1 Carport #147, One Community Parking Permit, Remodeled Kitchen With Granite Countertops, Oak Kitchen Cabinetry, Wood Floors In Living Room & Carpet In Bedrooms, Recessed Lighting,
New
$1,850
 

131 Via Contento, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 700 SqFt
REMODELED LEASE - A Must See - Upgraded Downstairs Condo With 1 Car Garage. Quiet Interior Location With Greenbelt View. Quartz Counter Tops, Stylish Flooring & Paint, Living Room With Fireplace. Crown Molding Throughout. Water Tight Covered Patio With Storage. Neutral Colors. Inside Laundry Closet. Walk To Tijeras Creek Golf Course. Close To Schools, Shopping & Freeways. Does Not Back to Antonio. What an Excellent Value - Hurry while
New
$2,500
 

93 Via Lampara, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,119 SqFt
Beautiful Immaculate Carriage Style 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Upper Unit. This Open Floor Plan Features Vaulted Ceilings, Large Windows, Spacious Kitchen inside Laundry, Ceiling Fans, Hardwood Floors and Carpet. Shows very Light and Bright, Fireplace in Family Room with Sliders leading out to a large Wrap Around Balcony overlooking the Pool area, attached 2 car Garage with walking Trails, Sand Volley Ball and Tennis Courts. Conveniently located near
New
$779,900
 

3 Helianthus, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,206 SqFt
BRAND NEW ON THE MARKET - Semi-Custom Floor plan in the heart of RSM! Nestled up against the peaceful setting of O'Neill Regional Park with elevations providing a spectacular Canopy VIEW of Oak Trees out to the Canyon. Plus gorgeous MOUNTAIN VIEWS from all FOUR bedrooms!!! Welcome to Montecito, a sought after Tract situated within Walking Distance to the Lake & O'Neill Nature Preserve. What a combination of beauty & convenience!
New
$495,000
 

40 Via Pamplona, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,318 SqFt
Wonderful location on the central area of RSM with spectacular mountain views! Master bedroom large floor plan with a wonderful adjacent area big enough for a nursery, office or an extra room. Walking closet. Wood floor, high ceilings and ceiling fan. Remodeled bathroom with a double vanity sinks, newer faucets, custom glass shower and tub finished with stone tile. Second bedroom is perfectly located on the second floor giving you your own space
New
$1,129,000
 

32265 Weeping Willow Street, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,414 SqFt
VIEWS! VIEWS! Catalina Island, Ocean & Saddleback Mountain views. This home shines inside and out with PANORAMIC 180-degree views and sunset vistas, it is located on a single-loaded street at the end of cul-de-sac. This is truly a SPECIAL and UNIQUE property located in the Walden Community! The beautifully appointed entry welcomes you into a large formal living room with 18’ ceilings and adjoining formal dining room. 7” baseboards and crown
New
$778,900
 

10 Temecula Court, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,965 SqFt
Fantastic Location!! Walk to schools, restaurants, shopping and the Lake! Welcome yourself home to this highly upgraded Four bedroom dream. This home features new windows and doors throughout, slate flooring, granite counter tops, new paint and carpet… just to name a few. The kitchen opens to the Family room, which was built exclusively for this home! Step out the French Doors and relax in the private outdoor oasis! Summertime grills on
New
$535,000
 

12 Via Vicini, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,228 SqFt
Location! Location! Location! This premium cul de sac location is within Terracina. Hovering in the interior center of the community with wide open views so you can enjoy privacy, dining outdoors and capture one of the magnificent So Cal sunsets! This open concept floor plan perfectly flows throughout the downstairs. Plantation shutters throughout, Ceiling Fans and Recessed lighting gives a light and open feel. Media niches for your
New
$3,395
 

41 Sevilla, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,233 SqFt
Newer Built in fabulous location in the beautiful community of TESORO TRAILS. This highly upgraded townhome is the largest floor plan boasting 2223 Square feet with 4 Bedrooms And 3.5 Baths. Enter on the first level of this tri-level townhome which has 1 bedroom with attached bathroom, hallway closet and direct access to a two car garage. The second level is host to a modern great room family room which opens to the gourmet kitchen complete
New
$679,999
 

36 El Corazon, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,400 SqFt
Current Pinterest friendly design trends coming your way in picturesque gated Los Paseos! This 3 bedroom home has been recently updated with fresh colors and design touches throughout including new oak floors, versatile greige paint, new glass cylinder light fixtures and an updated kitchen with white quartz counters (minimal movement), subway tile backsplash, custom blue cabinets and current drawer hardware! Upon entering the white picket fence
New
$419,900
 

34 Paseo Estrellas, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,187 SqFt
Welcome Home to this Charming End Unit Home in the Highly Desirable Area of Melinda Heights! This stunning home boasts a light and bright floor plan with cathedral ceilings, custom woven window coverings, real hardwood floors, ceiling fans, inside laundry and more! The upgraded kitchen opens to the family room and dining room with beautiful granite counter tops, stone backsplash, copper sink, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The
New
$900,000
 

15 Banstead, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,533 SqFt
Stunning Home In Guard Gated Community of Dove Canyon. This Private Pool Home is in Immaculate Condition, with an Open Floor Plan, Tons of Upgrades, a Three Car Garage and a Downstairs Bedroom and Remodeled Bath! Beautifully upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances, gorgeous granite covered counters, a large kitchen island and a view of the pool and spa from the kitchen window. (Quiet and Secluded) Great location toward the end of a
New
$735,000
 

27 Las Cruces, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,975 SqFt
Welcome to 27 Las Cruces!  Located in the Santa Fe neighborhood, this upgraded and meticulously maintained home boasts the most sought-after floorplan. The ideal layout offers a downstairs bedroom with full bathroom and the always popular open concept.  Upstairs are three additional bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a laundry room and a small loft for office/homework space.  The large kitchen offers a center island with a breakfast bar and a walk-in
New
$675,000
 

5 La Cueva, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,428 SqFt
Wonderful upgraded home located on a short street with a park and walking trail at the end of the cul-de-sac. Light and bright, formal living room with vaulted ceilings and a fireplace and built in speakers. Charming dining area and family room that opens to the backyard. Kitchen with granite counters, double dishwasher built in micro wave. Large built in pantry in family room. Master Suite with vaulted ceilings, walk in closet and a ceiling
New

Rancho Santa Margarita Homes For Sale

The city of Rancho Santa Margarita offers homes for sale with an ideal location: in what's known as 'inland' Orange County, residents enjoy the tranquility of being nestled between nature and rolling terrain and hills, and have easy access to the 241 Toll Road and the 5 Freeway. The city is surrounded with views of the Saddleback Mountain and has the famous Rancho Santa Margarita 1.1 mile Lake, with a beach club exclusive to residents, has several shopping centers, multiple parks, a series of hiking trails and also it's location next to the city of Mission Viejo, gives it instant easy access to major shopping malls and Hospitals ( Mission and Children's Hospital of OC).

A great advantage of purchasing a home in Rancho Santa Margarita, is that usually these are priced lower than their similar and sometimes identical models in the nearby cities, giving the Rancho Santa Margarita home buyers and investors another reason to purchase real estate in this beautiful city.

Some of Rancho Santa Margarita's main attractions for a home buyer are:

  • The city's low crime rate and many award winning schools in the district it belongs to.
  • For the golf enthusiasts: the recently renovated Ted Robinson-designed Tijeras Creek Golf Club with a distinctive layout with water features and breathtaking landscapes and nature.
  • The Rancho Santa Margarita Lake or Lago Santa Margarita, a favorite for kids with skates and bikes, and benches all around the loop to sit and enjoy the view, or for those needing some activity : there's several fitness stations that offer a chance to work out at different points in the lake. Also the Lake is home to the four of July's city's display of fireworks.
  • The O'Neil Regional Park : a 3,100 acre park, with lots of picnic areas, playgrounds, tot lot, natural history museum and mostly popular for the many trails that attract cyclists, hikers, equestrians, photographers, bird-watchers, and kids of all ages.
  • The Rancho Santa Margarita Skate Park: a nearly 15,000 square foot park, the park is a favorite for the  obvious: many skaters come to ride the bowl, rails, steps, ledges, pyramid, hips, ramps, and bench. With a gated circular viewing area in the center, this is a unique place to watch skaters.
  • Central Park: located next to City Hall, it has an amphitheater and many of the city's activities are hosted here.
  • The views and close location to the Saddleback Mountain.

The city's recreational facilities are managed by the Rancho Santa Margarita Landscape and Recreation Corporation (or SAMLARC), which is in charge of maintenance of the 13 parks, four swimming pools, a lake, a lagoon, and numerous hiking and biking trails within the city.

Rancho Santa Margarita City Hall

Rancho Santa Margarita real estate get very diverse: from the many condos of all kinds, to townhouses and single family homes, all of them enjoy the other many smaller park and playground areas. Within all the options, many homes have private or association pools.

Some specifics to Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate options can be found within:

Rancho Santa Margarita Schools:

The city of Rancho Santa Margarita is served by two school districts: the Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) and the Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD).

  • Public Middle Schools. There are two public middle schools: Las Flores Middle School (CUSD) and Rancho Santa Margarita Middle School (SVUSD).
  • Public Elementary Schools: Cielo Vista, Trabuco Mesa, Robinson Ranch, Arroyo Vista, Melinda Heights, and Tijeras Creek Elementary Schools. There's also many options for families looking for private elementary and middle schools in Rancho Santa Margarita, and also many private preschools in the area.
  • Public High Schools.There are three public high schools that students in Rancho Santa Margarita attend to: Trabuco Hills High School (SVUSD), Mission Viejo High School (SVUSD) or Tesoro High School (CUSD). There's also the option for a private high rated high school: the Santa Margarita Catholic High School.

If you would like further information or assistance regarding Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate and available homes for sale, please contact us.

Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of March 23rd, 2019 at 6:50pm PDT. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent.