Beautiful Mediterranean Villa homes are what you will ifnd in Montecito, a residential tract in the southeast region of Coto de Caza, California. Residents love the “Coto lifestyle” and close proximity to the golf club.
Montecito features one and two story homes that were built by Standard Pacific. There are 88 estates that range from 1,700 to 2,640 square feet of living space with two to three bedrooms. This community is under the jurisdiction of the Capistrano Unified School District which offers highly ranked facilities like Wagon Wheel Elementary School, Las Flores Middle School, and Tesoro High School. There are also several private schools to choose from such as St. John’s Episcopal School and the Serra Catholic Schools. The closest college is Saddleback College which is five and a half miles from the city center.
This community is within walking distance to the Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club which is the first 36-hole facility in Orange County. This club offers ten racquet courts, a 44,000 square-foot clubhouse, and an aquatic center. There is also space for weddings and special events as well as spa services.
The Coto de Caza Equestrian Center features 47 miles of wilderness trails and five arenas. Staff is on hand for horse riding lessons and around 160 horses are boarded here. During the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics it was used for the equestrian pentathlon events. There are also many recreational areas like the Caspers Wilderness Park which has over 8,000 acres of open space and wilderness. Visitors come here for camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and exploring.
There is plenty of shopping in neighboring Santa Rancho Margarita, Las Flores, and Ladera Ranch. The Shops at Mission Viejo offer over 150 merchants.
Coto de Caza is a census-designated place (CDP) as well as a private gated community with 4,000 homes.
* Data courtesy of Greatschools.org