EXPERIENCE CORTESA

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Simplify your life without sacrificing elegance, at Cortesa, a community with houses for sale in Rancho Mission Viejo, California. Cortesa is located at the village of Esencia and is a community for active adults ages 55+. Perched atop a ridgeline of the Ortega hillside, Esencia offers easy access to every modern convenience as well as stunning natural habitats, trails, backcountry, and the California coastline.

Cortesa homes make daily life feel like a vacation—with features like spacious great rooms, gourmet kitchens, beautiful master bathrooms, and outdoor retreats. San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente are minutes away from your home, but there’s also plenty to enjoy right here: The Canyon House, The Hacienda, Esencia Farm, and Esencia Green. The Hilltop Club, K-8 School and retail center are now open and Esencia Sports Park is coming soon.

Cortesa at Esencia

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    Single-Family Detached

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    1,816-2,116 Sq. Ft.

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    2-3 Bedrooms

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    2.5 Bathrooms

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    Priced From $724,240

Home Plans

Plan 1 Cortesa Master Bedroom
1,816 Sq. Ft.
Priced From $734,000
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    1
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    2
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    2.5
Plan 2 Outdoor Room
1,831 Sq. Ft.
Priced From $724,240
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    2
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    2.5
Plan 3 Master Bedroom
2,116 Sq. Ft.
Priced From $726,130
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    1
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    2
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    2.5
Fitness Center: The Hilltop Club

Fitness Center: The Hilltop Club

Pool: The Hilltop Club

Pool: The Hilltop Club

Resort-style amenities, just steps from your front door.

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LIFE AT ESENCIA

Gather, Connect, and Explore

Esencia at Rancho Mission Viejo is a true community—with something for everyone. A clubhouse with hangout spaces and a coffee shop. Pools, water play areas, and huge parks with sports courts and picnic pavilions. A preserved canyon with hiking trails and jaw-dropping lookouts. A community farm with garden and culinary workshops and demonstrations. Discover The Hilltop Club with spacious pool, open-air gathering spaces with firepits and shade structures, fitness center, arcade and more. South Paw Dog Park is now open for your best friend and Esencia Sports Park is coming soon. Schedule a tour today at Esencia and discover if a new home in Rancho Mission Viejo, in Orange County California is right for you!

The Hilltop Club

The Hilltop Club offers fitness spaces, a beautiful swimming pool, spa and wader, and a bar with lounge seating—plus an arcade, firepits, bocce ball courts, a BBQ pavilion, and a large event lawn.

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    Fitness Spaces

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    Fire Pit

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    Bocce Ball Courts

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    BBQ Pavillion

Fitness Center

Get fit at the Ranch resident clubhouse, The Hilltop Club, which offers a fully equipped fitness center, group exercise room, outdoor exercise patio and more. There’s also the fitness centers at the Ranch House clubs.

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    Group Fitness Classes

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    Outdoor Exercise Patio

Parks

Outdoor lovers have lots of green space to enjoy in Rancho Mission Viejo—from the 15-acre community park, sports field, and play area called Sendero Field to the many beautifully landscaped pocket parks with shade structures, outdoor activities, and more.

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    15 Acre Park


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    Play Area

Pools

Esencia’s Hilltop Club has an expansive swimming pool and spa. There’s also The South Plunge pool and water play area and The Outlook for you to enjoy.

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    Outdoor Pool

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    Spa

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    Water Play Area

Sports Courts

Coming soon to Esencia is a multi-use sports park with recreational facilities like baseball, softball, and soccer fields, tennis courts, and batting cages. At Sendero Field, pickleball courts and a baseball diamond are available for even more outdoor playing.

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    Baseball and Softball Fields

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    Soccer Fields

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    Tennis Courts

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    Pickleball Courts

Trail Systems

The Ranch’s trails system meanders through Esencia and links with the village of Sendero and its amenities. The miles of hiking and biking trails connect you to special places like The Canyon House, Esencia Farm, and the Hilltop Club.

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    Hiking Trails

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    Biking Trails

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CORTESA AT ESENCIA SITE PLAN

CORTESA AT ESENCIA SITE PLAN

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Hours & Directions

Address

33 Platal
Rancho Mission Viejo, CA 92694

Local

949-218-6753 949-218-6753

Hours

Monday 11am—6pm

Tuesday 11am—6pm

Wednesday 2pm—6pm

Thursday 11am—6pm

Friday 11am—6pm

Saturday 11am—6pm

Sunday 11am—6pm

North or South on I-5:

  • Exit Ortega Highway and head east
  • Turn left on Antonio
  • Turn right on Cow Camp
  • Turn left on Esencia Drive
  • Follow way finding signs up Esencia Drive and make a left on Airoso Street
  • Make a right on Vagar Street
  • Parking will be straight ahead with the Sales Center and models to your left
From 241 South:
  • Exit Oso Parkway and turn right
  • Turn left on Antonio Parkway
  • Turn left on Cow Camp
  • Turn left on Esencia Drive
  • Follow way finding signs up Esencia Drive and take a left on Airoso Street
  • Turn right on Vagar Street
  • Parking will be straight ahead with the Sales Center and models to your left

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