If you are one of many people considering a home in Ladera Ranch then you are making a wise choice. Ladera Ranch is a planned community in the southern part of Orange County, California. With nearly 23,000 residents, Ladera Ranch gives you the feel of a small town but it certainly isn't desolate.
Development of Ladera Ranch is divided into nine villages. Each village features at least 10 neighborhoods. The villages are Oak Knoll Village, Bridgepark, Flintridge Village, Township, Wycliffe Village, Echo Ridge Village, Avendale Village, Terramor Village, and Covenant Hills. Each village also features a bevy of parks and pools as well as playgrounds and open areas. Five of the villages have themed clubhouses unique to specific villages.
The Capistrano Unified School District serves the Ladera Ranch community. In 2004 and 2008, Chaparral Elementary School received the "California Distinguished School Award." Ladera Ranch School won that same award in 2007, just three years after it was launched. Ladera Ranch Elementary School has a 9 out of 10 GreatSchools rating. Chaparral Elementary earned a perfect 10 out of 10 rating. Parents raved about the test scores of students as well as the school's support system for disadvantaged students.
Local Real Estate Trends
As it stands now, the average sales price of a three bedroom building in Ladera Ranch is $640,000. Over the past year, the area saw a 25 percent increase in median house sales. The average price per square foot increased to $376 from the $339 price it was at prior.
One of the most popular restaurants in Ladera Ranch is Diho Siam. They are known for their Asian food. Parents can take their kids to painting classes at the Debbie Avoux Art Studio. If the nightlife is what you're into, you'll be happy to know that Casa Ranchero serves as a bar and dance club.
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