How long has Ladera Ranch been around?
The first completed village of the Master Planned community Ladera Ranch was the Oak Knoll village in 1999.

How big is Ladera Ranch and many homes have been built in Ladera Ranch?
There are aprox 6,745 homes completed in Ladera Ranch which totals aprox 4000 acres.

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Is it really hot in Ladera Ranch during the summer?
It is no secret, Ladera Ranch is aprox 5-10 degrees hotter in the summer time than a coastal area such as San Clemente or Dana Point.

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Whom do I contact regarding the neighborhood/home that I am interested in?
Please feel free to contact us any time.

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Can I buy a custom home site and build my own home?
Yes. Custom Home sites are available within Covenant Hills, the only gated village of Ladera Ranch. For more information, contact us.

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Where can I go to receive a Model Home Tour Guide and other information about Ladera Ranch once I am there?
Visitors can get Model Home Tour Maps at the Covenant Hills gate houses or contact us.

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Which school district serves Ladera Ranch?
Ladera Ranch is part of the highly acclaimed Capistrano Unified School District.

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Will there be an exclusive 55+ community within Ladera Ranch?
No specific village has been designated exclusively for 55+ buyers, however active senior apartments and 55+ apartments are available.

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Will there be housing for seniors?
There are apartment complexes available to active seniors and 55+ apartments.

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What can I expect to pay in association fees at Ladera Ranch?
Currently, the base assessment for master association dues in Ladera Ranch is approximately $150 per month. This includes access to all recreational amenities including five Village Clubs, pools, parks, dog park, tennis courts, basketball courts, and all urban and natural trails running through and around Ladera Ranch. The base assessment also includes high-speed Internet access provided by Cox Communications and access to the Ladera Ranch online community website exclusive to Ladera Ranch residents. For information regarding additional assessments based upon neighborhood and location, contact us, or you can view the Mello Roos page.

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When will the natural trails around Ladera Ranch be accessible?
The aprox seven biking and hiking trails surrounding Ladera Ranch are available now, from an easy going stroll, to a stamina intensive hike or bike. Please visit the community news intranet portal for more information regarding amenities.

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Will the future extension of the 241 Foothill Corridor effect Ladera Ranch?
The Foothill Corridor-South is the final leg of the Transportation Corridor Agencies’ (TCA) 67- mile public toll road network. When complete, it will extend the Foothill Corridor from Oso Parkway south to I-5 in the San Clemente area.

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Are there children’s daycare facilities in Ladera Ranch?
Yes. Ladera Ranch features several children’s daycare facilities. You can visit the Education page of this website here.

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Will there be a golf course in Ladera Ranch?
Ladera Ranch will not have a golf course within the parameters of the community. But the award winning Arroyo Trabuco Golf Course is just minutes away from Ladera Ranch.

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Is Ladera Ranch part of the city of Mission Viejo?
No, Ladera Ranch is it’ community located within unincorporated areas of south Orange County. Ladera Ranch has its own designation and zip code, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694. The Orange County’s Fire Authority and Sheriff’s Department serve Ladera Ranch.

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Is there shopping available in Ladera Ranch?
Yes. There are four locations for shopping and dining. The first location is Bridgepark Plaza which is located at the corner of Crown Valley Parkway and Cecil Pasture Road. The second location is Mercantile West, which sits next to the Village Green on the corner of Antonio Parkway and Crown Valley Parkway. The third location is Mercantile East located in the Urban Activity Center on Antonio Parkway. The fourth shopping area is the Terrace Shops, located on Corporate Drive. Check out this map to get a better idea of the shopping.

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Are there upscale restaurants in Ladera Ranch?
Ladera Ranch offers all ranges of restaurants, from fast food to family dining to elegant restaurants.

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If I am a resident in Ladera Ranch, can I use more than just the 1 pool in my neighborhood?
As long as you have a resident access card from Community Services, you can use all the amenities.

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Do I have to wear a helmet in the skatepark?
Yes, and you will have to have knee pads and elbow pads too. Contact Community Services to see what else may be needed.

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Are there tennis courts in Ladera Ranch?
Yes, you can get more information here.

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Will my resident access card for the pools work at the skatepark?
No, you will need to obtain a separate skatepark access card from Community Services.

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