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Rancho Mission Viejo

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28811 Ortega Hwy San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675



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San Juan Capistrano, CA


The new homes at Rancho Mission Viejo feature a 23,000 acre ranch and a short 5 mile trek to the beach. Learn more about this new community in South Orange County!

As you venture into the heart of Rancho Mission Viejo, majestic oak trees and lemon groves signal your arrival. Cross Cow Camp Bridge, up the slope, and a breathtaking panorama of rolling hills and vast terrain appears and captivates your senses. You’ve arrived at Esencia. Welcome to our new hillside village with endless coastal and backcountry views.

Home to incredible amenities like Esencia Farm, open-air retreats for gathering called bothies, a school, trails, parks, retail and The Canyon House overlooking the canyon preserve. It’s a celebration of relaxed indoor-outdoor living and individual vitality—a beautiful example of nature, community, and lifestyle blending in unexpected ways.

With every event and gathering, The Ranch community grows and flourishes. There’s always a new opportunity to meet your neighbors, whether next-door or across The Ranch. So come on down—we’re saving a spot for you.

Rancho Mission Viejo is a gated community located in San Juan Capistrano, CA.

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