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55+ Communities in Rancho Mission Viejo

Experience the fulfilling lifestyle of our retirement communities in Rancho Mission Viejo, California. Rancho Mission Viejo's active adult communities are for nature lovers. Del Webb offers the benefits of a ranch lifestyle with abundant amenities, access to village parks, farms, and outdoor retreats. Enjoy beautiful views outside your window and relax in your energy-efficient home. When looking for new homes in Rancho Mission Viejo, choose Del Webb and enjoy living in a connected retirement community.

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Personalized Homes & Retirement Communities by Del Webb

The chance to design your home is one of the best things about buying a new construction home, and an active lifestyle is one of the tops perks of buying into one of Del Webb’s 55+ communities. At Del Webb, we are dedicated to helping residents in our Rancho Mission Viejo neighborhoods lead a Life Well Led®.

Our secret? We start with a collection of dream house floor plans that are designed to meet active adult needs. Whether you want a guest suite for housing a visiting family member or, you have always dreamed of an open concept kitchen with abundant natural light and an oversized island, we have a floor plan for you.

As one of the nation’s best quality home builders, our team is here to help you build your new dream home from the ground up with personalizing touches like granite countertops, hardwood floors and more. Opt for a tray in your Owner’s Suite or Gathering Room to give you the feeling of vaulted ceilings, or choose to add smart home technology features like smart thermostats, garage doors and door locks. At Del Webb, our new homes are designed around you.

Outside of the home, our active adult communities are filled with numerous activities and amenities perfect for residents looking to connect. Enjoy a walk on community trails, a few laps in our indoor or outdoor pools, or, take a visit to our lively community center. For decades we have made sure there is always something to do at Del Webb.

55+ Communities Located Near Top Employers & Activities

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When you choose to make your home in one of Rancho Mission Viejo’s retirement communities, you can enjoy the beautiful nature of this South Orange County city. The city itself sits on a 23,000-acre preserve, filled with trails, perfect for a leisurely hike, but, if you want to travel a bit, Casper’s Wilderness Park is nearby. This 8,000-acre preserve is nestled in the coastal Santa Ana Mountains and is filled with wildflowers and local fauna. Take a guided nature walk with a ranger on Sunday, or, enjoy a self-guided trek any day of the week. If you would prefer to spend some time by the water, Doheny State Beach is a convenient drive away. Other attractions in Rancho Mission Viejo and the surrounding South Orange County areas include the public access Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club and the Mission San Juan Capistrano, which was founded in 1776.

For those still looking forward to retirement, active adult communities in the area provide access to some of the largest employers in Rancho Mission Viejo and the surrounding South Orange County areas. For those with a medical background, opportunities as Kaiser Permanente, Hoag Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph Health System are nearby, while educators can enjoy opportunities at the University of Irvine. Other employers in the area include Boeing, Walt Disney Company and the local Orange County government.

With so much to offer, Rancho Mission Viejo is a great place for a new home whether you are still working or focused on making the most of retirement.

What to Expect Living in Rancho Mission Viejo

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When you consider the next steps to buying your dream home in one of Rancho Mission Viejo’s 55+ communities, the concept of values of homes and cost of living are sure to come to mind. You will want to make sure you understand both as they will play a big role in your retirement budgeting. While Rancho Mission Viejo’s cost of living is higher than national average, the city is in line with the rest of California, making it a reasonable option for California retirees.

As you explore over 55 communities in Rancho Mission Viejo, and start to think about your home financing options, consider Pulte Mortgage. With nearly 50 years of experience and an intimate knowledge of new construction builders, the team at Pulte Mortgage is sure to find the right mortgage for your budget so you can enjoy all the things an active adult lifestyle can provide.