Nestled in the foothills on the edge of Rancho Santa Margarita, the community of Wagon Wheel has a secluded ambiance. This California neighborhood offers many amenities and is close to many recreational venues.
Wagon Wheel was built in the early 1990s and has about 2,000 homes including both single family, and townhomes. This area is maintained by the Capistrano Unified School District which offer several highly ranked facilities such as Wagon Wheel Elementary, as well as Aliso Viejo Middle School, and Tesoro High School. There are several private elementary schools nearby like Serra Catholic, St. John’s Episcopal, and Mission Hills Christian School. And many students attend the Santa Margarita Catholic High School. Within an hour’s drive are 110 colleges and within minutes you will find Saddleback College, and the University of California, Irvine.
This community offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast with the O’Neill Regional Park and the Lago Santo Margarita Park which offers a beach club, fishing, boating, and kayaking. It also has a swim lagoon, barbecue grills, and picnic areas as well as volleyball courts. And golfers have their choice between the Dove Canyon Country Club which has the only private Jack Nicklaus course in the county and the Tijeras Creek Golf Club which offers a Ted Robinson designed course.
Rancho Santa Margarita is a private master planned community built among rolling hills and one of the newest in Orange County. Most of its home construction was done between 1985 and 2000. It’s also known for its Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters where temperatures stay above freezing. Notable residents include rapper Warren G, football player Gavin Escobar, quarterback Jim Everett, Olympic medalist Joy Fawcett, and author Martin Dugard.
25631 Peter A. Hartman Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-3142
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