Dove Canyon Real Estate & Homes

Dove Canyon is a private residential community that is found in the eastern portion of the City of Rancho Santa Margarita. Dove Canyon real estate is comprised of a smaller group of about 5,000 residents. The majority of Dove Canyon residents are well-to-do residents of Orange County, and every residence in the community is a single-family home.  Dove Canyon is located adjacent to the foothills of southeast Orange County and many of the homes for sale offer breathtaking mountain views. Read more about Dove Canyon Real Estate

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$1,499,000
 

32 Barneburg, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,215 SqFt
Gorgeous Dove Canyon 5 bedroom, 5 bath, two bonus rooms plus office/library home that offers breathtaking views overlooking rolling hills, majestic mountains, a pristine golf course and a beautifully landscaped private backyard with a pool. This home is situated on a cul-de-sac in a 24 hour guard gated community. The expansive interior creates comfortable and spacious entertaining areas that include a family room with upgraded bar featuring
$1,329,000
 

37 Mountain Laurel, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,544 SqFt
Welcome to 37 Mountain Laurel, a gorgeous four-bedroom, four-bath home located in the coveted 24-hour guard gated community of Dove Canyon. With curb appeal and so much more, you will love the charm of the oversized front porch as you approach your front door. Open the door and enter to soaring ceilings, hardwood floors and an open and flowing floorplan that leads you to your chef's designed kitchen, that is remodeled from floor to ceiling. The
$1,315,000
 

23 Hillrise, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,640 SqFt
Looking for a "One of a Kind" view lot? This one is a must see!! I can describe how the lot looms over the lush canyon below with absolutely NO Obstructions, or how you could almost reach out and touch the Majestic Saddleback Mountain, or how fun it would be to splash around in your pool & sit by the fire pit w/a glass of wine! But why not see for yourself all this home has to offer. Resort Community with amenities including
$1,298,880
 

7 Coachman, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,554 SqFt
This beautiful Dove Canyon home has everything you have been waiting for! 5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom (bedroom with private bathroom on the first floor),laundry room, den, loft and bonus room. This highly upgraded home has a grand entrance that opens up to the Library/Office with fireplace and formal dining has direct access to the kitchen, formal living room has fireplace, bar area and French double doors opens up to the backyard. The family room
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$1,250,000
 

7 Blackburn, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,679 SqFt
Welcome to 7 Blackburn, a renovated pool home in guard gated Dove Canyon. The double door entry opens to soaring ceilings and an open floor plan. Featuring a main level master bedroom, marble flooring in the kitchen and living room, hardwood flooring in the family and dining rooms, double pane windows, designer drapery, new lighting fixtures inside/outside, new fans, California closet organization, new carpet in the master bedroom, new
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$1,214,999
 

12 Piedmont, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,539 SqFt
Here is a beautiful single family residence in the prestigious Dove Canyon gated community. This QUIET 4 bed 3.5 bath 3 car garage home provides approx 3539 sq ft of living space. The downstairs living areas flow into one another and upstairs is where the bedrooms are tucked in each corner of the home. You can enter this stunning home through a foyer or one of the two attached garages. In the updated kitchen you will find granite countertops,a
$1,199,900
 

21 Summitcrest, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,358 SqFt
Located in the prestigious gated community of Dove Canyon, this executive style home offers breathtaking mountain views, compelling architecture and an entertainer's yard complete with a pool, waterslide, spa and built in bbq/fridge. The five bedroom, 3.5 bath home is defined by an elegant entry, high ceilings and an open floor plan. The chef's kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances, new fixtures and new luxury vinyl flooring. The
$1,199,000
 

4 Mariposa, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,088 SqFt
Attention to every detail. Pride of ownership throughout! This exceptional semi-custom, 4 bdrm home with a bonus room is located in the 24 hr. guard gated, country club community with a 18 hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. The property is located at the end of a cul-de-sac with outstanding curb appeal, gated courtyard and a very private lot. A dramatic re-design that includes an expanded entry way, a large bonus room and an open kitchen
$1,125,000
 

31 Glen Echo, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,316 SqFt
Welcome to 31 Glen Echo, a stunning 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home located within the prestigious guard gated community of Dove Canyon. This home has been beautifully remodeled with today's demand for top styling and finishes throughout the home, and features 3,316 sf of living space. The double entry doors open to soaring ceiling with plenty of natural light as you enter the formal living and dining room. The open floor plan features a main
$1,080,000
 

9 Stonemill, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,606 SqFt
Situated on a 6,900sqft corner lot overlooking the Dove Canyon Golf Club's driving range, this home offers an incredible level of privacy and provide resort like amenities right in your own backyard. Lush landscaping surrounds the property. Three car driveway, three car garage, one bedroom down and three upstairs to ensure comfort for every member of the family. Stunning view of the sunset and the golf course can be enjoyed directly from dining
$1,075,000
 

16 Thorn Oak, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,467 SqFt
Behind the premier gates of Dove Canyon. This large 4 bedroom home with two-story ceilings in the formal entry and living room will take your breath away. Open the front double doors to stunning light filled rooms with views of the mountainous landscape. Enjoy the fresh French Country vibe that highlights the features of this spectacular home. A private downstairs ensuite is perfect for visiting guests or in-laws. Sit by the newly designed
$1,049,000
 

41 Summitcrest, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,358 SqFt
Enjoy your private Virtual Tour https://player.vimeo.com/video/406007980 of this gorgeous 5 bedroom, 4 bath home. As you step into this this two story beauty, you are greeted with lots of natural light from the large windows, soaring ceilings and wood flooring. This open floor plan includes a main floor bedroom with a full private bath, in addition to a guest powder room. The large custom built kitchen is spectacular with everything your
$989,000
 

9 Amberwicke, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,777 SqFt
Beautiful POOL home located on a cul-de-sac! Enjoy this very light and bright home that offers many features including low maintenance yard, electric awnings, raised herb garden, whole house fan and much more! Dove Canyon is known for the prestigious amenities including 4 lighted tennis courts, Jr. Olympic size pool, playground, sport court, access to hiking, biking and horse trails to the Cleveland National Forest. Home to the magnificent Jack
$975,000
 

7 Briercliff, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,189 SqFt
View 3D interactive walking tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=nmMzvBCoHRs&mls=1 Spacious, highly desirable Westcliff estate in prestigious guard gated golf course community of Dove Canyon. Covered front entry leads to welcoming double leaded glass doors, which open to dramatic cathedral ceilings in the living room (w/fireplace) & formal dining room. Great room concept w/kitchen open to eating area & family room w/ built-ins
$940,000
 

21 Lawnridge, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,819 SqFt
This turnkey, remodeled Dove Canyon estate is located on an oversized lot with exceptional sunset views. This gorgeous 4 bedroom plus enclosed loft home is just over 2800sqft and is located on a quiet cul-de-sac. The spacious floorplan includes a formal living room and dining room with oversized windows that let the natural light flood in. The gourmet kitchen includes granite countertops, a center island, stainless steel appliances, double oven,

More About Dove Canyon Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Real Estate in Dove Canyon is entirely located within a gate guarded community that includes some of the finest amenities in Orange County.  There is a Jack Nicklaus signature golf club, a beautiful swimming center, tennis courts, a small child's park, a wide open field, a shopping center, and a reservoir-all of which make homes for sale in Dove Canyon sought after. The rest of the City of Rancho Santa Margarita lies along the foothills of the Saddleback Mountains, which affords the entire area a lovely background view. Equestrians find Dove Canyon area to be a beautiful spot, as a horse trail winds it way to the far end of Sycamore Canyon from the waterfalls which are located just outside of the community proper.  From this point it is easy for riders, hikers, mountain bikers, and others to trek to Dove Canyon's neighboring community, Coto de Caza.

The entire City of Rancho Santa Margarita is easily accessed via the Interstate 5 Freeway, the 241 Toll Road, or Santiago Canyon Road. This prime location makes real estate in Dove Canyon a great place for residents who wish to commute to places of business in larger cities, including Los Angeles and others throughout Orange County.

In addition to the security of a guard-gated community, Dove Canyon real estate benefits from the already low crime rate in Rancho Santa Margarita.  The city also provides outstanding schools and an additional abundance of amenities extending beyond the borders of Dove Canyon itself.  Active residents can take the opportunity to hike through the O'Neil Regional Park, climb the vistas of Saddleback Mountain, or even enjoy a swim in the lagoon at the Rancho Santa Margarita beach club.

Dove Canyon enjoys access to the city's multiple recreational facilities, which are managed by the Rancho Santa Margarita Landscape and Recreation Corporation (or SAMLARC). This association maintains the city's streetscapes, medians, parks, and trails. In total, SAMLARC operates and looks after 13 parks, four swimming pools, a lake, a lagoon, and numerous hiking and biking trails within the city boundaries.  These are in addition to the facilities right at Dove Canyon itself!

Central Park is one of the city's most frequently visited parks, located next to City Hall.  This park provides the city with a sizable amphitheater.  The Central Park grounds and performing arts facility are the focal point for a calendar full of community events in Rancho Santa Margarita throughout each year. In addition, Central Park is the location for sporting events.  The area also includes an arena soccer facility that was converted from a roller hockey rink, not to mention skate and dog parks that are part of the city's Canada Vista Park.

Dove Canyon real estate offers a rich abundance of greenbelts throughout the area, where a family, group, or single person can relax, enjoy a picnic, or simply rest under the city's plentiful trees. During the summer months, there are outdoor concerts with the Southern California sunset as a backdrop. Throughout Rancho Santa Margarita there are many convenient marketplaces offering a variety of places for shopping trips, and a number of charming restaurants to enhance the dining options for Dove Canyon residents.

Along with the majority of the Southern California coast, Dove Canyon enjoys the beauty of a Mediterranean climate.  This climate type is named after its strong similarity to the weather in the countries that border the Mediterranean Sea.  In the Orange County area, the summers consistently range from warm to hot, while the winters are cool.  Most of the rain that falls in Rancho Santa Margarita will come down during the winter months, and snow is a foreign concept to natives. The average January temperature in Rancho Santa Margarita is 56  F (13  C), which is the coldest time of the year.  Meanwhile, the hottest weather occurs during the month of August, when the average temperature is a very temperate 73  F (23  C), although the mercury may range well higher than that.

The entire city of Rancho Santa Margarita is served by two school districts.  These are the Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) and the Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD).  However, the Dove Canyon area sends its public high school students to the CUSD school called Tesoro High School.  This fine high school is located in the Las Flores neighborhood of Rancho Santa Margarita.  Another local option for some high school students is Santa Margarita Catholic High School, a private Roman Catholic high school associated with the Catholic Diocese of Orange and located directly in Rancho Santa Margarita.

There are two public middle schools in Rancho Santa Margarita, with Las Flores Middle School (CUSD) serving Dove Canyon's middle school students.  Public grade schools near Dove Canyon include the Portola Hills, Wagon Wheel, and Robinson Ranch Elementary Schools.  All of these are among the top-scoring schools in the State of California.  However, for families seeking private elementary and middle schools near Dove Canyon, there are additional options including Saint John's Episcopal School, Serra Catholic School, and Mission Hills Christian School. For the younger children who are not yet ready for elementary school, a wide variety of pre-schools are also available in the city.  These pre-schools can be found listed at length--along with any associated costs and other pertinent details--on the Rancho Santa Margarita city website.

Additional adult community education programs add to the activities and quality of life for Dove Canyon residents, by virtue of their community's affiliation as part of Rancho Santa Margarita.  Residents can learn photography, sewing, foreign languages, floral design, horseback riding, ice-skating, and a selection of other exciting classes and activities.

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