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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$272,500
 

37 Gaviota 151, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 547 SqFt
****Lovely upper corner unit on green belt*** Shows light and bright with an arched window in the living room . Kitchen has loads of storage and opens to dining room. Separate master suite enjoys plenty of closet space. Private patio overlooks green belt. Newer neutral carpet and paint membership to Rancho Santa Margarita Lake plus tennis, pools and parks included in the association dues ****FHA AND VA APPROVED COMPLEX HURRY
$278,000
 

3 Rosa, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 600 SqFt
***Value Range Price $248,000-$278,000***Wow! Very cute 1 Bedroom upper end unit-recently remodeled. This is your opportunity to buy a condo in one of the most desirable communities in Rancho Santa Margarita! Vaulted ceilings, new windows, inside laundry. Very nice tile floors throughout and great kitchen with backslash, newer appliances including gas top range. Washer, dryer, and refrigerator included. Gorgeous plantation shutters and added
New
$289,900
 

22 Cardinal, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 678 SqFt
Great unit. Large and airy. Newer appliances. Washer and dryer included. Tankless water heater. All set up to save energy. Community has lots of amenities including all the amenities the city offers including several parks, pools, dog park, courts and playgrounds among others. Property is convenient located less than a mile to 241 Freeway. Close to movie theaters , shops and restaurants. Unit is secluded but on the heart of it all. Carport is
$299,000
 

23 Silktassel 140, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 781 SqFt
SHORT SALE SUBJECT TO LENDER APPROVAL 1 bedroom, 1 bath condominium with a LOFT! One Car detached garage for extra storage. Condo is within the MISSION COURTS II Complex across the street from RSM Lake. HOA fees under $300. Close to retail shopping and restaurants. Conveniently located less than 3 minute drive to 241 freeway. Very quiet community. Large trees provide shade with calming birds chirping.
$309,888
 

19 Baya, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 670 SqFt
LOWEST PRICE LISTING IN RSM WITH A GARAGE! BACK ON THE MARKET, BUYER DIDN'T PERFORM. JUST REDUCED!!!! This is a perfect home for a first time buyer, retired person or investor! Home is in turnkey condition. Upscale complex means High rents. Plan on $1,900 month or more! Open floor plan features big living room, granite kitchen with lots of counter space and cabinets, eat up bar, brand new dishwasher, and formal dining room. Big master
$312,000
 

97 Via Cresta, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 547 SqFt
Charmalicious!! Come be WOW'ed by this totally TURNKEY upper, corner unit condo with no one above. Perfect for a Millennial buyer or someone looking for that quintessential cozy, "just the right-size living space" to call home! Almost new construction inside with over $15,000 in upgrades last month including ALL NEW: 20mm gorgeous LUXURY vinyl flooring, beautiful quartz counter-tops, stainless steel range, microwave, dishwasher. ALL
$323,500
 

84 Gavilan 25, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 618 SqFt
Come and enjoy modern living in this gorgeous condo nestled in a private corner of the complex. As you enter you will gaze upon an open floor plan with high ceilings and tile flooring. Enjoy dual pane windows throughout and an AC that will help when the weather needs a little assistance. The kitchen features crisp, white cabinetry, sleek black counters and stainless steel appliances. Relax and unwind on the patio and drink in the greenbelt
$329,900
 

16 Picazo 73, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 618 SqFt
WHAT A GREAT PLACE TO START!!! Take advantage of this end unit location. Experience the privacy and the security offered by an upper unit with no noise from above. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath charmer has a nearby carport and a brand new (8/2019) AC system. Enter through the living room and enjoy views in 2 directions through windows enhanced with faux wood blinds. The living room ceiling is both textured and vaulted. The dining room wall is adorned
$330,000
 

71 Gaviota 168, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 618 SqFt
Beautiful upper end unit condo located in the Las Flores II development! Great Investor opportunity or for First-Time Homebuyers. This complex is FHA and VA Approved. The unit features two bedrooms and one bath, living room, dining area, updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, microwave, stove and refrigerator. The unit also has Central Air as well as an inside laundry with a stackable washer &
$339,000
 

64 Via Pamplona, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 800 SqFt
Welcome to this charming one bedroom condominium located in the heart of Rancho Santa Margarita. Private end-unit location with many windows to let the sun shine in from all directions. Upgraded throughout with Maple Hardwood Flooring, Plantation Shutters, 4.5-inch Baseboards, and Crown Molding throughout. The Open Concept Living Room and Dining Area is flanked by a romantic Gas Fireplace and built in shelving perfect for your television and
New
$350,000
 

112 Wild Horse 4, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 970 SqFt
Investors property! CASH ONLY! SHORT SALE! This is a complete remodel! Town home, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and 2 car garage. This unit is walking distance to RSM beach club, lagoon, lake, and is located in a highly sought- after neighborhood. Also, close to schools, shopping center, parks, pools, green belts, 241 toll road, and restaurants. NO MELLO ROOS! LOW HOA fees! Make this investment someones gorgeous home. Come and see the potential this
$350,000
 

30 Gavilan 184, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 737 SqFt
Don’t miss out on this beautifully updated upper end unit, located within the desirable Las Flores community. Why Rent, when you can own your own 2 bedroom 2 bath home? Upon entering you will notice the beautiful laminate wood floors, cozy fireplace and the remodeled kitchen featuring custom cabinetry, built in dishwasher, granite counter tops, recessed lighting and breakfast bar. The spacious Master Bedroom features an on-suite bathroom with
New
$354,900
 

20 Via Terrano 55, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 808 SqFt
Wonderful opportunity to own this lovey Las Flores III, 2 Bed/2 Bath condo, centrally located in the heart of beautiful Rancho Santa Margarita. This warm and inviting open floor plan is calling you home! Two master suites on opposite sides of the living room with their own full, updated baths. Kitchen comes equipped with granite countertops, newer refrigerator, dishwasher and space for full size washer and dryer. New beautiful wood/laminate
$365,000
 

54 Via Esperanza, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 781 SqFt
Beautiful Two Story Condo! 1 Bedroom with an additional 1 bedroom Loft Featuring Vaulted Ceilings, A/C, One Car Garage and one additional permitted parking space! Well maintained Kitchen Cabinets, Granite Counter tops, Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliances, Updated Bath & Kitchen Fixtures, Framed Bath Mirror, Mirrored Closets! Inside laundry hook ups. Close to pool and spa. Beautifully manicured common areas.Move In Ready! Private Lake Club

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 $1,200 to $1,589,999

181 Total Listings
$502,300 Average Price
$1,200
 

15 Paseo Primero, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,693 SqFt
ROOMS FOR RENT (each room varies in rate, please see private remarks). Beautiful detached home in a highly desired neighborhood of Melinda Heights, the Fiesta Community. This home feels and looks like a true single family residence. Current tenant is seeking roommates to share the home. Upstairs Master Bedroom with spacious closet and private bath. Upstairs Bedroom 2 (one person ONLY) shared bathroom with upstairs Bedroom 3 (one person ONLY).
New
$1,600
 

31 Via Cresta, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 547 SqFt
Beautifully upgraded, upper corner unit with breathtaking mountain and city light view. Spacious private front patio, within walking distance to major shopping center and restaurants. Cinepolis Luxury Cinema is just down the street. Plenty of guest parking and available street parking. Stone flooring throughout the house. Adjacent to large community pool and spa. Rancho Santa Margarita Lake is just a few minutes away. Easy access to 241 toll
New
$1,995
 

21 Via Honrado, Rancho Santa Margarita

1 Bed, 1 Bath, 882 SqFt
LIVE IN A RESORT LIKE COMMUNITY: Easy walk to the famous Rancho Santa Margarita Lake and Recreation Complex, that includes large recreation and picnic areas and shopping. Convenient public transportation, excellent schools and sports park in close vicinity. Major shopping mall within 2 miles. THE UNIT includes Refrigerator and newer stackable washer and dryer inside the unit. Recently upgraded all over. Kitchen with granite counters, lights
$2,025
 

2 Gavilan 169, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 737 SqFt
Charming and private COTTAGE home with all new tile flooring. No one above or below and only attached on the back wall. Two bedrooms and two full baths. The bedrooms are on opposite ends of the home, and each bedroom has access to its own bathroom. Very light and bright with cathedral ceilings and lots of windows. Nice sized living room with fireplace. Formal dining room. Kitchen has a breakfast counter that opens up to the living room. Great
$2,050
 

10 Timbre 172, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 900 SqFt
Popular upper level 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with a private balcony off the rear. New carpet will be installed. The single car detached garage offers hook-ups for your stackable OR full size washer/dryer. There is also an assigned covered carport just a few feet away from the unit. The HOA maintains the grounds beautifully, and offers a community pool/spa. As a resident of RSM, you'll also have access to the many other pools and parks
$2,100
 

11 Escarlata, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 876 SqFt
Enjoy the California lifestyle in this adorable 2 bedroom 2 bathroom upper level condo with an attached direct access garage. A spacious balcony welcomes you to this light and airy home. The living room features a fireplace and large windows allowing in plenty of natural light. The kitchen includes refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher and microwave which opens t a separate dining area with a ceiling fan. The master bedroom boasts a walk in
$2,175
 

10 Vista Barranca 61, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 924 SqFt
Don't miss out on this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ground level condo with attached 1 car garage (direct access). Comes with an additional reserved parking space nearby. Nice complex... pool/spa, and close to walking trails and the RSM Lake. Pets allowed, dog breed restriction and 30 lb max weight.
$2,200
 

3 Mirlo 81, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 900 SqFt
charming & private upper corner lot unit overlooking trees and close to the pool. nice open beautifully remodeled and large family room with fire place. only minutes away from the lake ,schools ,shopping centers
$2,200
 

38 Via Solaz, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 1 Bath, 908 SqFt
Gorgeous upstairs end unit with no one above or below. Nice size bedrooms and kitchen. Entertain in this wonderful condo with a living room, fireplace, and washer/dryer. Not to mention the 2 detached single garages. The balcony off the Master Bedroom is perfect for those cool evenings. Feel like doing some outdoor cooking? No problem there's room at the entrance of your private deck for that. Take a swim at two of the neighborhood pools
$2,350
 

241 Pasto Rico, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,091 SqFt
Located in one of RSM's most desirable neighborhoods, this townhome's open living space downstairs and dual masters upstairs may be just what you're looking for! The living room offers a cozy fireplace, and off the dining area is a good size private patio. This unit comes with a single car garage (detached), as well as an assigned parking space. Short walk to award winning K-8 school, Arroyo Vista. While the complex does have a nice community
$2,400
 

57 Santa Loretta, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,313 SqFt
Dual master condo located right outside the gates of Coto de Caza. Enter this condo through a private walkway. This upgraded two story unit has a great floor plan. The kitchen is open and features newer appliances, granite counter tops, newer kitchen cabinet drawers and doors and a spacious breakfast nook. Notice the ample counter and cabinet space with an oversized serving counter overlooking the family and dining room. The family room offers a
$2,400
 

1 Aubrieta 102, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 974 SqFt
This beautiful 2 bed, 2 bath condo is nestled in Northern Rancho Santa Margarita. This cozy unit comes with a stone fireplace, central air, central heat and two sets of double doors that lead to the backyard with no buildings in direct sight. Ideal for comfort and solitude. An attached one car garage and guest parking can fulfill your parking needs. Want to catch some sun? This community comes with a pool and plenty of space to lay out! Truly a
$2,400
 

71 Abrigo, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,054 SqFt
Absolutely Gorgeous - Remodeled RSM Condo! Be the first to enjoy all the new amenities this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has to offer! This Rancho Santa Margarita (Los Portillos) unit was JUST completely remodeled including a brand new kitchen with beautiful grey/white marbleized Quartz counters, brand new cabinets, new sink and faucet, and stainless steel appliances. Enjoy eating your meals at the wrap-around breakfast counter in addition to the
$2,450
 

188 Calle De Los Ninos, Rancho Santa Margarita

2 Beds, 3 Baths, 911 SqFt
Charming 2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Detached Condo in the heart of beautiful Rancho Santa Margarita. This lovely home is zoned a condo, but feels like a single family residence. Neutral tile in the downstairs. Light and bright kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and built-in microwave. Eating area between kitchen and living room. Living room with a gas fireplace. Brand new carpeting on the stairs and upstairs bedrooms.

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 November 15th, 2019 at 11:00am PST. 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.