San Juan Capistrano, CA homes & real estate

Welcome to San Juan Capistrano, CA

The Mission at SJC, California's first misson,
The city of San Juan Capistrano in South Orange County, CA was created around Mission San Juan Capistrano. Many of the homes and buildings in the city resemble the Spanish architecture that compose the Mission building. It is home to the widest variety of houses in Orange County. There are 10 million dollar homes in the gated communities of the hills. Also, homes built prior to 1900 in its central district, and working ranches in its foothills  Mission San Juan Capistrano, the Birthplace of Orange County, was founded more than two hundred years ago. Today it is a monument to California' s multi-cultural history. It embraces its Native American, Spanish, Mexican and European heritage. The town is also famous for its cliff swallows that migrate to Argentina each year and return like clockwork.

Homes in San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano real estate can be found in 5 areas: San Juan North, San Juan South, Del Obispo, the Mission Area, and along the Ortega highway. With over 11,000 homes in the city, San Juan Capistrano real estate has something for everyone. Single family homes are in builder tracts like Meredith Canyon, Ocean Point. Sea View estates, View Point, Country Hills, and Mission Hills Ranch. You can also find condominiums, town homes. Also, pool homes, equestrian properties, ranches, lots and land, gate guarded communities, ocean view properties. Opulent estate home communities include the Hunt Club, Hidden Mountain, Hidden Creek Estates, Capistrano Estates, and Marbella. So what makes San Juan Capistrano so desirable? Whether we're talking about a custom horse property, a re-molded home in the hills, a large ranch, or a charming Spanish bungalow, The city has that magic quality known as "character".  This is what I love about the city and why I enjoy showing properties here.

Call me if you are interested in San Juan Capistrano real estate, homes and properties for sale, lease, rent, or lease-option. I will help you find lots and land, horse properties. Also, single story or single level houses, equestrian estates, a ranch for sale on Ortega Highway. If you are interested in selling your home, let me show you my marketing plan. If you are interested in buying, l can provide you with information on owner financing, Foreclosures, REOs, Bank-owned, fixer-upper, and short sale properties, plus vacant lots for sale.

Beautiful house in SJC. Many have great views!

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San Juan Capistrano Tracts and Housing Developments

Map of San Juan Capistrano showing position in Orange County.
San Juan Capistrano real estate includes many housing tracts and developments The city is sub-divided into several areas for real estate purposes. There include San Juan North, San Juan South, Ortega, Mission Area and Del Obispo.

If you are interested in home listings for a particular tract or area of San Juan Capistrano, please contact me! I can also provide you with floor plans for any standard builder tract property in this city.

Del Obispo area: Alipaz, Camelot, Capistrano Hacienda, Capistrano Heights, Capistrano Mesa, Capistrano Valley Mobile, Capistrano West, Capistrano West Income, Captain's Hill, Casa De Capistrano, Casitas De Alipaz, Casitas Del Rio, Casitas Del Rio Townhomes, Chantamar Estates, Cook Lane Estates, Del Obispo Terrace Phase I, Del Obispo Terrace Phase II, El Nido Mobile Estates, Harbor Lane, Los Amigos, Mariner Village, Mission Bell, Mission Pointe, Mizener Custom Homes, Old San Juan Road, Parkside Place, Paseo De La Paz, Peppertree Bend, Rancho Alipaz Mobile, Rancho Del Avion, Rio Vista, Saddleback Capistrano, San Juan Mobile Estates, Sun Ranch, Sun Ranch East, Troy Homes,Valle Pacifica, Villa San Juan Mobile,
Mission Area: Capistrano Villa Apts, Capistrano Villa Garden Apts, Casa Cuidad Capo, Casitas Capistrano, Las Brisas, Los Rios Historic District, Mission Village, Old San Juan, Wesport Garden Homes
Ortega Area: Belford Terrace, Bellacere, Capistrano D'Oro, Capistrano Estates, Celebrity, El Cariso Village,Ganado Road,Greens, Hidden Mountain, Hidden Valley, Hilltop, Hunt Club, Hunters Creek,Juliana Farms,Levante, Loma Verde, Loma Vista, Los Cerritos, Los Corrales, Maraville, Masters, Mesa Verde, Mesa Vista Townhomes, Mission Creek, Mission Glen, Mission Park, Mission Springs, Mission Woods, Palm Hill, Rancho Capistrano, Rancho Carrillo, Rancho Madrina, Rancho San Juan, Ridge Crest, Ronald Homes, San Juan Hills, San Juan Hills East, San Juan Terrace, Silver Leaf Estates, Strawberry Lane, Sun Hollow,Tierra Del Caballo, Warmington Homes,
San Juan North: Acreage, Alicante, Capistrano Royale, Country Hills, Malaspina Ranch, Marbella Estates Custom, Marbella Golf Villas, Marbella Ridge, Mission Hills Ranch,Sorrento, Spotted Bull Lane,Stoneridge,Summerwalk, San Juan Court Homes, San Juan Patio Homes, San Juan Townhomes,
San Juan South: Alto Capistrano, Belle Cliff at Pacifica San Juan, Blue Harbor at Pacifica San Juan, Cancun Racquet Club, Coastline at Pacifica San Juan, Connemara By The Sea, Isla De Sol, McKracken Hill, Meredith Canyon, Ocean Pointe, Seaview Estates, and Viewpointe,

San Juan Capistrano Education & Schools

Education & schools in SJC.
The city is served by Capistrano Unified School District . High school students currently attend schools outside the city boundaries at Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo. Also, Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, and San Clemente High School in San Clemente. In the 2007-2008 San Juan Hills High School opened off La Pata. This will move almost all of San Juan Capistrano's high school students to this new campus as well as some students from Capistrano Beach and southern Ladera Ranch.

The city has three, private pre-school through high schools; St. Margaret's Episcopal School, Stoneybrooke Christian School, and Capistrano Valley Christian School. There is one private K-8 named Mission Parish School. It is located on the historic Mission grounds, and utilizes some of the historic buildings as classrooms. It is situated next to Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano. There is also has a private, Roman Catholic, college preparatory high school, JSerra Catholic. More information on San Juan schools can be found here: San Juan Capistrano schools

Property Taxes, Mello Roos, and Homeowners Association Dues

Condo, town home, and many single family home and estate complexes have a homeowners association. This is to provide for common areas, fire insurance, and security. HOA dues vary by community. Most of San Juan Capistrano real estate has no Mello Roos assessments. Exceptions are newer homes and customs built after 2000. You can look up specific property tax and assessment information by address, using my OC property tax page, here: OC Property Taxes . I will also be happy to provide you with property tax, Mello Roos, assessment, and HOA dues information by e-mail.

Mission San Juan Capistrano

This page would not be complete without information on Mission San Juan Capistrano. This mission is the seventh in the chain of missions founded by Father Junipero Serra. Construction of Mission San Juan Capistrano, "Jewel of the Missions", began in November, 1776. Father Junipero Serra named it for St. John of Capistrano, Italy, a warrior priest of the 15th century. To learn more about Mission San Juan Capistrano, visit this link:
Mission & arches San Juan Capistrano, CA

San Juan Capistrano Web Links

Called OC's most fun and friendly golf course
Web site for California's first mission
Old-school country-western bar offers a variety of handcrafted well drinks amid quirky decor
This is the oldest neighborhood in California. The forty homes here include three original adobe structures
Learn about the history, demographics, and businesses in San Juan
All about the schools, both public and private
Our past is a link to understanding ourselves and our community
Orange County's largest winery and San Juan's best restaurant

If you would like to buy or sell a home, or are looking for real estate such as a home for lease, rent, or lease-option in San Juan Capistrano, please give me a call. Relocation inquiries are welcome! I am a Realtor who will help you find properties that meet your requirements, so you can save time when you get here.

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