Mission Viejo is an amazing community with abundant recreation and a focus on safe, family living, cultural arts, youth education and athletics, community programs and events. This 10,000-acre area has roughly 40 parks (2 parks per sq. mile), 3 golf courses… and the 70 foot-deep, Lake Mission Viejo, with swimming, boating, fishing, festivities and events.
The city is home to many popular shopping centers, as well as Mission Hospital Trauma Center, Saddleback College, the amazing facilities at the Mission Viejo family YMCA, and the Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center and its many senior services and programs.
The residents are passionate and very involved in making the town special. Continually ranked as the safest city in California… it has also won that distinction for the entire U.S. Public safety, welfare, education and proactive community involvement are clear priorities… and the arts scene is very strong and well supported here too.
A very walkable city, with over 1,100 acres of trails and open spaces, it is known for picturesque, tree-lined neighborhoods. Mission Viejo is also a leader in water conservation, recycling and environmental awareness efforts.
The Marguerite Recreation Center features state-of-the-art tennis facilities, and the world-famous Narrador Aquatic Center and the World Cup Soccer Training Center are also located in Mission Viejo.
Casta Del Sol – Mission Viejo CA 55+ Community
Casta Del Sol is a guarded and gated, 55+ community, with over 1,900 single-level homes built between 1972 & 1987.
Built on 263 acres of land, the homes have anywhere from 1 to 3 bedrooms and various floor plans, including the Fiesta, Carmel, and Original Series. They range anywhere from 970 to 1,800 sq. feet and have attached garages, with some featuring loft spaces.
This is resort-style living at its best… with spectacular natural beauty and lots of opportunities for exercise and social activities.
These walkable neighborhoods are filled with open spaces, parks, gardens and greenbelts making for an excellent area for walking and hiking. One of the recreation centers has an impressive view of the golf course and nearby mountains.
It’s also a perfect place for senior golfers, located directly next to the Ted Robinson-designed, Casta Del Sol Golf Course.
Casta Del Sol Mission Viejo CA 55 Plus Community Video
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Casta Del Sol Amenities include:
2 Swimming pools and Spa
2 Recreation Centers
Arts & Crafts room
Community Heritage Garden
Community Vegetable Garden
Other Sports- Related Facilities
Casta Del Sol Social Clubs & Activities
There are ample social opportunities… with more than 50 social clubs including:
Bocce Ball Group
Craft for charity group
Ham Radio Club
Lawn Bowling Club
Location & Nearby Points of Interest
The community is located near the I-5 freeway, so you’ll have convenient access to OC beaches and to Los Angeles and San Diego. In addition, the John Wayne International Airport in Santa Ana, is only about a half hour drive.
Boating and fishing activities at Lake Mission Viejo are also within walking distance.
Casta Del Sol Golf Course Info:
27601 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo, CA 92692, Phone: (949) 470-4996
There are two 55+ communities in Mission Viejo CA that you should know about:
Learn more about all other Orange County 55 and over communities here.
Palmia Mission Viejo in a 55+ Community
Palmia is a master-planned, gated and guarded 55+ community in Mission Viejo CA that is set on 211 acres.
This is one of the best active adult communities in Orange County… ideal for active retirement living, with countless amenities and clubs including Club Palmia, a resort-style, 12,000-sq. foot recreation center.
There are seven neighborhoods in the Palmia Mission Viejo community, with over 900 homes, built between 1988 and 1999.
There’s a mix of attached and detached single-family homes, with to up to 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and anywhere from 900 to 2,500 sq. feet.
Each home has a ground-floor master suite, 2-car garage and some feature a loft/den.
Palmia Mission Viejo CA 55 Plus Community Video Tour
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Amenities at Palmia 55+ Community – Mission Viejo, CA
A 12,000-sq. foot Clubhouse
Sports and Recreation
18 hole Putting Green Course
Paddle Tennis/ Pickle-ball Courts
There are many clubs, activities, parties, or trips to participate in at Palmia 55 and over community in Mission Viejo CA, including:
Create Your Own Cards
Next Generation Club
Palmia Players Club
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