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Welcome to Ladera Ranch

Sponsored by:  Larry Webb at LaderaRanchHomeSales.com

Watch the Ladera Ranch Community Video below (click link) 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF2sCFF1Uco

THE HISTORY

About as old as this century, this 4,000-acre master-planned community is located east of Mission Viejo

along Antonio Parkway. It is built on portions of the O'Neill, Avery, & Moiso family's 23,000-acre Rancho

Mission Viejo cattle ranch which is the largest remaining working ranch in Orange County.

Ladera Ranch is an unincorporated planned community located in south Orange County, California just

outside the city limits of San Juan Capistrano, Rancho Santa Margarita and Mission Viejo.

The community has several features that differentiate it from most others. For example, many traffic

speed-reducing measures were put into use. Roundabouts, for example, are commonplace on smaller

intersections. Narrow street widths are characteristics of Ladera Ranch's small residential streets.

Landscaped street medians are common, even on two-lane collector streets like O'Neill, Crown Valley,

and Sienna Parkways.

To create a sense of community, Ladera Ranch villages are broken into districts which are then broken

into individual neighborhoods. Miles-long Ladera Ranch Trail connects the entire community, as well as

much of the 1,600 acres of open space.

There are ten or more neighborhoods per village, and there are nine villages. They are:

Oak Knoll Village

Bridgepark

Flintridge Village

Township

Wycliffe Village

Echo Ridge Village

Avendale Village

Terramor Village

Covenant Hills Village (gated)

Five of the nine villages have clubhouses themed on a particular architecture style that is emphasized

within that village. There are also parks, pools, playgrounds and open areas within each village. The

Covenant Hills village is a gated community which is closed to the general public, but accessible to all

card-carrying residents of Ladera Ranch. There are no other gated villages in the community.

In addition to the various clubhouses, the community has key-accessed private water park and skate

park, 18 community parks, a dog park, six "plunges" (smaller neighborhood pools not connected to a

clubhouse), many "pocket parks"/ green belts, a shopping district called Mercantile East Shopping

Center, and miles of hiking trails that go all the way to Doheny Beach from its main starting point at the

prestigious Vista Toscana1 estate in East Covenant, in the Covenant Hills village.



CLUBHOUSES


AVENDALE VILLAGE CLUBHOUSE

1 Daisy Street

949-218-0900

Office: Mon - Sun, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Pool: 6:OOAM - 10:OOPM (check seasonal hours)

• Junior Olympic pool heated year round

• Wading pool

• Showers and restrooms

• Two tennis courts

• Formal garden with two barbecue grills

• Additional garden area adjacent to the water play feature

• Jump houses are not permitted

The clubhouse offers a Great Room that may be reserved for up to six hours (includes setup & cleanup). This room

will accommodate groups of up to 37 people. The room is furnished & included in the rental of the room is the use

of six tables & 28 chairs. A fully equipped kitchen is available with the use of the room.

The Library Room at the Avendale Village Clubhouse may be reserved for meetings of up to 10 people for a fee of

$50 and a $500 security deposit.

The Great Room and the Library are the only areas of this facility which homeowners are able to reserve.

 

 

COVENANT HILLS VILLAGE CLUBHOUSE

1 Covenant Hills Drive

Office: Mon - Fri, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Pool: 6:OOAM - 10:OOPM

• Large tiered lawn area with two barbecue grills and easy kitchen access

• A resort style recreation pool; heated during the summer months

• Water play area and wading pool

• Four tennis courts

• A courtyard retreat with fountain

• Restrooms and outdoor shower facilities

• Jump houses are not permitted

The clubhouse offers a Great Room that may be reserved for up to six hours (includes setup and cleanup). The

Great Room will accommodate groups of up to 42 people. There is a kitchen available along with the room rental.

The Covenant Hills Village Clubhouse also offers a Fireplace Room which may only be reserved along with the Great

Room which will increase capacity to 48 guests.


FLINTRIDGE
VILLAGE CLUBHOUSE

 

 

 

28112 Roanoke Drive

Pool: 6:00AM - 10:00PM

• Adult-style clubhouse featuring a resort style pool & spa

• Meeting area

• Kitchen

• One tennis court

• Tot lot outside the gates of the pool area

• Two barbecue grills

A Great Room and meeting room is available for residents to rent. The Great Room is approximately 507 square

feet with a Men's Room annex located at one end and a Ladies Room at the other end of this room.

 

 

 

OAK KNOLL VILLAGE CLUBHOUSE

28192 O'Neill Drive

949-388-8300

Office: Mon - Fri, 9:OOAM - 5:OOPM

Pool: 6:OOAM - 10:OOPM

Two barbecue grills

A lap pool that is heated year round

A recreation pool which is heated during the summer months

Three men's restrooms and three women's restrooms

Water play area

 

 

 

Tot lot

Outdoor showers

Concession area and two vending machines

Jump houses are not permitted

The clubhouse offers a Great Room that may be reserved for up to six hours (includes setup and cleanup). The

Great Room will accommodate groups of up to 78 people. There is a kitchen available along with the room rental.

The Oak Knoll Village Clubhouse also offers a Fireplace Room which may only be reserved along with the Great

Room. This room adds 38 people to the Great Room's capacity for a total of 116 for both rooms.

A Garden area may be reserved for up to six hours for gatherings of up to 100 people. This is the area to the side

of the Oak Knoll Village Clubhouse facing the traffic circle to which the doors from the Great Room open out onto.

The Great Room, Fireplace Room and Garden Area are the only areas that may be reserved at this facility.


PLUNGES

BOREAL PLUNGE

Address: 27642 Gaia

Location: Narrow Canyon & Gaia

Pool Hours: 6:00AM - 10:00PM

• Pool

• Restrooms

• Playground equipment

• Gazebo

• Expansive lawn area

Note: Ladera Ranch access card required.

 

 

 


CANTERRA PLUNGE

Address: 41 Sklar Street

Location: Sklar Street and Amaryllis

Pool Hours: 6:00AM - 10:00PM

• A recreational pool which is heated during the summer

• Outdoor showers

• Tot lot area

Note: No areas in this facility may be reserved. Ladera Ranch access card required.

 

 

 

CELESTIAL PLUNGE

Address: 29145 Ethereal Street

Location: Ethereal and Sienna

Pool Hours: 6:OOAM - 10:OOPM

• Pool

• Restroom

• Playground equipment

• Gazebo

• Lawn area with barbecue grill and picnic bench

Note: Ladera Ranch access card required.

 

 

 

CHERRY PLUNGE

Address: 131 Sellas Road South

Location: Sellas Road and Tristania

Pool Hours: 6:OOAM - 10:OOPM

• A recreational pool which is heated during the summer

• Outdoor showers

• Tot lot area

 

 

 

Note: No areas in this facility may be reserved. Ladera Ranch access card required.


CREIGHTON PLUNGE

Address: 2 Creighton Place

Location: O'Neill Drive and Creighton Place

Pool Hours: 6:00AM - 10:00PM

• Recreation pool which is heated during the summer months

• 1 barbecue grill and 1 picnic table

• Tot lot with swings

• Outdoor showers

• Restrooms 

 

 

 

Note: No areas in this facility may be reserved. Ladera Ranch access card required.


TOWNSHIP PLUNGE

Address: 28532 Second Street

Location: Second Street and Main Street

Pool Hours: 6:OOAM - 10:OOPM

A lap pool which is heated year round

A recreational pool which is heated during the summer

Outdoor showers

Tot lot area

Picnic area

2 barbecue grills

 

 

 

Note: No areas in this facility may be reserved. Ladera Ranch access card required.



PARKS

AMPHITHEATERS

Location: Oak Knoll Village: O'Neill and Winfield

• No seating on sloping area with small concrete stage

• No electricity

• Gathering place for events

Note: No restroom facilities are available.

 

 

 

Location: Avendale Village: Sienna Pkwy and Sklar

• Tiered seating

Note: No restroom facilities are available.

 

 

 

BLUFF TOP PARK

Location: O'Neill and Winfield

• A wonderful grassy area with a great view

• 5 barbecue grills and 5 picnic tables

• 3 areas with picnic tables

Note: No restroom facilities are available.

 

 

 

CHAPARRAL PARK

Address: 29075 Sienna Parkway

Location: Flintridge Avenue and Sienna Parkway, next to Chaparral Elementary School

• Tot lot area that includes a swing set

• A covered picnic area with three picnic benches

• 3 barbecue grills and picnic benches

• 2 restrooms

• Four acres of baseball and soccer fields

• Field reservations are made by permit through LARMAC

 

 

 

COX SPORTS PARK

Location: Off Crown Valley between Cecil Pasture Rd. and O'Neill Dr.

Hours: 6:00AM - 10:00PM

• Restrooms

• Snack bar

• Picnic tables

• The picnic and playground areas are open to the public,

and available for use on a first come, first serve basis.

• Field reservations are made by permit through LARMAC (baseball/soccer)

 

 

 

ETON PARK

Address: 28535 University Ave.

Location: Wycliffe District: University Ave. and Eton

• Gazebo with 2 picnic tables

• Tot lot with swings

• 1 separate picnic table

• 1 barbecue grill and picnic table

 

 

 

Note: No restroom facilities are available.



EXPLORATION PARK

Location: Part of Terramor Central Paseo Trail near Citrus St.

• Rock climbing wall

• Tot lot with swings

 

 

 

Note: No restroom facilities are available.



FOUNDER'S PARK

Address: 28275 Avendale Blvd.

Location: Off Avendale Blvd. next to the Ladera Ranch School on Sellas Road North

Nine acres of soccer fields and baseball diamonds

2 sand volleyball courts

8 barbecue grills and picnic tables

Gazebo with two picnic tables

2 tot lots with swings

Restrooms

Field reservations are made by permit through LARMAC

 

 

 

HILLTOP PARK

Location: Flintridge Village: Weldon Heights and Wickford

• Picnic tables and barbecue grills

• Tot lot with swings

 

 

 

Note: No restroom facilities are available.



LINEAR PARK

Location: Wycliffe District: University Ave., between Eton and Creighton

• Gazebo with 2 picnic tables

• Tot lot with swings

• 1 separate picnic table

• 2 barbecue grills

 

 

 

Note: No restroom facilities are available.



MISSION HILLS PARK

Location: Inside Covenant Hills, on Bell Pasture near Mission Ridge Rd

• Children's playground

• Golf putting green

• Open lawn area (lawn bowling, bocce ball etc.)

• Viewpoint sitting areas

 

 

 

OSO GRANDE PARK

Address: 28135 Covenant Hills Dr.

Location: Covenant Hills Dr. and Sienna Pkwy

• 2 tot lot play structures

• Restrooms

• Reservable picnic area

• Baseball field

• Field reservations are made by permit through LARMAC

 

 

 

POETS PARK

Address: 28741 Tuberose

Location: Tuberose and Agapanthus

• Gazebo with a barbecue grill and 2 picnic tables

• Tot lot with four swings

Note: No restroom facilities are available.

 

 

 

TERRAMOR SKATE PARK

Address: 26283 Sienna Pkwy

Location: Corner of Sienna Pkwy and O'Neill Dr. across from Oso Grande Elementary School

Hours: 9:OOAM- 9:OOPM

• Restrooms

• Open grass area

• Skate board bowls, rails and other obstacles

• Jump houses are not permitted

 

 

 

Note: Be sure to stop by the Avendale Village Clubhouse to sign the waiver and get your access card (separate

from the pool access card; waivers must be signed by a parent or guardian for children under 18). A permanent

skate park access card is available for residents at a cost of $5. Guest passes can also be purchased for $5 per

month. Replacement cards are also available for a fee of $50. All payments are check only. Anyone receiving a

pass must be present as their picture will be placed on the card.

 

 

 

TERRAMOR AQUATIC PARK

Address: 26281 O'Neill Dr.

 

 

 

Location: Intersection of O'Neill Dr. and Sienna Pkwy

Hours: Sun - Sat, 9:OOAM - 7:30PM (Memorial Day Weekend - September 6)

Sat - Sun, 11:OOAM - 7:00PM (September)

18 inch pool with a beach type entry

Giant water bucket that drops water into pool

Two story play structure with many different water features

Restrooms

Picnic tables and BBQ grills

Little kid bike course (my Daughter learned to ride her bike here!)

3 reservable picnic areas (covered)

Reservations are made by permit through LARMAC

Jump houses are not permitted

 

 

 

Note: Ladera Ranch access card required.



TOWN GREEN

Address: 28801 Sienna Parkway

Location: Main Street and Sienna Parkway

• Covered area with three picnic tables

• Gazebo

 

 

 

Note: No restroom facilities are available.



WAGSDALE DOG PARK

Address: 27162 O'Neill Dr.

Location: O'Neill Dr. and Cecil Pasture Rd.

Large dog area is .92 acres

Small dog area is .23 acres

Shade structures

Bench seating

4 restrooms

39 available parking spaces

Lower sports field is 1.28 acres, without lighting

Jump houses are not permitted

Note: Ladera Ranch access card required.

 

 

 

WEATHERWOOD PARK

Address: 27975 Snapdragon

Location: Snapdragon and Sweetpea

• Gazebo with a barbecue and 2 picnic tables

• Tot lot with four swings

T-Ball

 

 

 

Note: No restroom facilities are available.



TRAILS

LADERA RANCH

HIKER ABILITY RATING

1 - Tenderfoot

2 - Easy Going

3 - Good Challenge

4 - Stamina Required

LADERA RANCH TRAIL

• Walking, Hiking, Mountain Biking

• Dirt fire road with some single tracks

• Hiker Ability Rating: 4

CRAFTSMAN TRAIL

• Walking, Skating, Biking

• Sidewalk

• Hiker Ability Rating: 1

SIENNA BOTANICA TRAIL

• Walking, Skating, Biking

• Sidewalk

• Hiker Ability Rating: 1

YUKON RILEY BOTANICA TRAIL

• Walking, Biking

• Decomposed granite

• Hiker Ability Rating: 2

COUNTY REGIONAL TRAIL

• Walking, Mountain Biking, Equestrian

• Dirt fire road

• Hiker Ability Rating: 4

NARROW CANYON TRAIL

• Walking, Skating, Biking

• Sidewalk

• Hiker Ability Rating: 2



SCHOOLS

Ladera Ranch is served by the Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD), a highly acclaimed district with a

tradition of academic excellence. Three new CUSD public school sites are planned for Ladera Ranch, including two

kindergartens through fifth grade elementary schools and a kindergarten through fifth grade and sixth through

eighth grade dual campus. These school sites are strategically located close to residential areas, parks,

playgrounds, and nature preserves.

The Capistrano Unified School District advises that schools available to Ladera Ranch residents are:

 

 

 

LADERA RANCH ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL

29551 Sienna Parkway

Ladera Ranch, CA

949-234-5915

Grades K-5 and 6-8

Located on one, 17-acre site. The elementary and middle schools will be two separate campuses with a shared

common administrative facility. A special feature of the two schools will be the addition of a first of its kind twostory

public library. Ladera Ranch K-8 students will have exclusive access to the lower level of the library during

school hours, with public access available at 3:30PM. The upper level of the library will be open regularly to the

public. Ladera Ranch Elementary School is the second CUSD elementary built in Ladera Ranch while Ladera Ranch

Middle School is CUSD's first middle school in the community.


CHAPARRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

29001 Sienna Parkway

Ladera Ranch, CA

949-234-5349

Grades K-5

Ladera Ranch holds the distinction of being California's first connected community and capitalizes on this

technological infrastructure with 'e-learning' opportunities for all students. At Chaparral Elementary, the mission is

clear and vital: To help all children learn, to learn more tomorrow than they learn today, and to learn more next

year than they learn this year.


OSO GRANDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

30251 Sienna Parkway

Ladera Ranch, CA

949-234-5966

Grades K-5

Oso Grande Elementary School is the third K-5 elementary school to open in five years serving the growing

community of Ladera Ranch. This beautiful facility is located adjacent to Oso Grande Park in close proximity to the

new skate park and water park in Ladera Ranch. It is truly a state-of-the-art school featuring a large multipurpose

room with multimedia capabilities, spacious classrooms for all grades with skylights, wireless internet access

throughout the school and a covered lunch area located away from the main building.


FRED NEWHART MIDDLE SCHOOL

25001 Veterans Way

Mission Viejo, CA

949-855-0162

Grades 6-8

Newhart Middle School is located in the heart of Mission Viejo and has been honored as a National Blue Ribbon

School and a California Distinguished School. Newhart's Stanford 9 test scores are among the highest in the state.

Newhart has a balanced and comprehensive curriculum, extensive parent and community support, and a safe and

nurturing environment.


TESORO HIGH SCHOOL

1 Tesoro Creek Road

Las Flores, CA

949-234-5310

Grades 9-12

Tesoro High School, Capistrano Unified School District's fifth comprehensive high school, opened its doors in the fall

of 2001. An extensive program in academics, including college prep and Advanced Placement courses, special

education services, and fine and performing arts are offered.


CAPISTRANO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

26301 Via Escolar

Mission Viejo, CA

949-364-6100

Grades 9-12

Capistrano Valley High School is situated on a hilltop in Mission Viejo with a panoramic view of nearby Saddleback

Mountain. Capistrano Valley serves a geographic area which includes portions of Mission Viejo, and San Juan

Capistrano. Enrollment totals more than 2,500 in grades 9-12. Capistrano Valley has been recognized as a

California Distinguished School and National Blue Ribbon School Finalist for overall excellence in academics,

student achievement and athletics.


SAN JUAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL

29211 Vista Montana

San Juan Capistrano, CA

949-234-5900

Grade 9

San Juan Hills High School (SJHHS) was established in the Fall of 2007 as Capistrano Unified's sixth comprehensive

high school, serving the predominately suburban communities of San Juan Capistrano, Ladera Ranch, and

Capistrano Beach. San Juan Hills offers a full program of academic, athletic, and extra-curricular activities to help

prepare students for the future. It will graduate its first class in 2011.

One of the highlights of SJHHS is the outstanding modern facilities. All classrooms have LCD projectors; science

rooms are designed to accommodate the specific needs of science classes and the arts classrooms are second to

none. The "marquee" feature of the school is the 500-seat Performing Arts Theater and complex which is connected

to state-of-the-art video production facilities and two dance studios. The all-weather football stadium and track are

in the final stages of completion.

 

Shopping and Food Options


Terrace Shops


Jerry's Wood-Fired Dogs

Juice it Up

Hala's Paws

Happy Nails

Rancho Viejo Flooring

Terrace Cleaners

Ladera Chiropractic and Wellness

Ladera Ranch Animal Hospital

California Martial Arts

Pure Pilates

Starlite Dance Studio

Tom and J Music

Mathnasium

The Right Hair



Bridgepark Plaza

AIM Mail Center

CVS

Albertsons

Circle K (Mini mart and Mobil Gas)

Bruegger's Bagels/Haagen Dazs

Togos

Selma's Chicago Pizza and Tap Room

Burger King

Diho Siam Thai Chinese Cuisine

Starbuck's Coffee

Taco Mesa

Happy Nails

Planet Beauty

Celebrity Cleaners

The Haircutters

7-Day Dental

Rancho Viejo Animal Hospital



Mercantile West Center

CVS

Canopy Alley

Sweet

Casa Ranchero Restaurant

Hair Masters 

Taekwondo

Beachfire Bar & Grill (currently vacant)

Cinnamon Productions

Nekter Juice Bar

Supercuts

Pages of Time - Scrapbooking

Studio 5 - Pilates and Yoga

Comfortable Sleep Shop

Serene Family Dentistry

E Madison Interior lifestyles

Z Pizza

Kumon - math, reading success

Ladera Cleaners

Ladera Cleaners

Ladera Ranch Dentistry

Ladera Ranch Flower Shoppe

Ladera Legends Salon

Pavilions Supermarket

Professional Nail & Spa

Eyebrow Beauty

Mercury/Progressive Insurance

Rescue Skin Care and Waxing

Sprint

Ladera Ranch Optometry

Stew's Barber Shop

Toy Town

Verizon Wireless

Union Bank

US Bank (Pavilions)



Mercantile East Center

Corky's Family Restaurant

Baskin Robbins Ice Cream

Subway

KFC and A&W Root Beer

Pizza Hut

Bev Mo

Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant

Panda Express

Justice (girl's clothing)

Beauty Center

Loving Hut - Vegan Restaurant

McDonald's

Dick's Sporting Goods

ARCO

AT&T

AAA

Cross Fit Ethos

24-Hour Fitness (Sport)

Melt Hot Yoga

Kanpai Sushi

At The Beach (tanning)

Bank of America

Finest Nails & Spa

Home Goods

Kohl's

Ladera Ranch Dance Academy

Ladera Dentistry

Sports Clips

The Ranch Sports Grill

Ollie and Jax Pub and Pizza

Staples

Tillys

UPS Store

View Cleaners