LIVE AT ESENCIA – NEW HOMES IN ORANGE COUNTY, CA

Vistas that Inspire

Discover new homes in Orange County, by home builder Shea Homes today! In the heart of Rancho Mission Viejo, discover Esencia, a hillside new home neighborhood with views of the coast and backcountry. This inter-generational community has neighborhoods set atop some of the highest elevations in Orange County and overlooks this historic ranch community’s thousands of acres of protected open space.

Esencia’s new homes are ideally suited for those who love to entertain and take advantage of the California sunshine. Discover floorplans with gourmet kitchens, beautiful outdoor living spaces, and much more. With an impressive array of amenities—clubhouses, pools, hiking and walking trails—and more coming soon, life here is simply carefree. Plus, it’s the perfect location, with downtown San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, and Doheny State Beach a few miles away. The amenities that surround the Esencia community can bring convenience, entertainment, and accessibility to these new homes for sale.

Esencia

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    55+

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    2- 2.5 Bathrooms

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    2- 4 Bedrooms

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    Single-Family

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    Clubhouse

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    Coffee Shop

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    Community Pools

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    Parks

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    Picnic Pavilions

Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo offers everything you’ve ever wanted in a new home.

THE COMMUNITIES OF ESENCIA

The Sweet Life at the Ranch

Home builder Shea Homes has two beautiful neighborhoods in Esencia at Rancho Mission Viejo: Alondra and Cortesa (Gavilan) for residents ages 55 and older. Alondra new homes offer majestic views of the surrounding rolling hills and feature stunning indoor/outdoor spaces and luxurious master bathrooms. For smaller new home floorplans, look to Cortesa, new homes that embrace al fresco living with expansive outdoor rooms. Cortesa is open to anyone who appreciates tranquil, open entertainment spaces and airy indoor/outdoor living.

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Alondra at Esencia

Single-Family Detached

Rancho Mission Viejo, CA

2,241-3,004 Sq. Ft.

Priced From $945,890


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Cortesa at Esencia

Single-Family Detached

Rancho Mission Viejo, CA

1,816-2,116 Sq. Ft.

Priced From $724,240


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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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Available Quick Move-In Homes

 
Alondra Plan 3 Rendering
Plan 3
Alondra at Esencia
2,589 Sq. Ft.
Priced From $1,099,000
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    2
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    2
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    2.5
 
Plan 1 Exterior
Plan 1
Alondra at Esencia
2,325 Sq. Ft.
Priced From $994,475
  • Home Levels

    1
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    2
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    2.5

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