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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$1,488,800
 

26 Indian Pipe, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,268 SqFt
BREATHTAKING Golf Course pool home! This Plan 3 Fairway Estate’s home is situated in one of the most premier locations of Dove Canyon. Resort style backyard w/ sparkling pool, spa, built-in BBQ , 4 hole putting green & firepit is located high above the Dove Canyon Golf Course with views of the Saddleback Mountains & Cleveland Nat’l Forest. Leaded double door entry, formal Living & Dining room with stunning Wine Cellar to display
$1,483,000
 

57 Bell Canyon Drive, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,700 SqFt
SPECTACULAR PROPERTY WITH BRAND NEW TRANSITIONAL UPGRADES THROUGHOUT, BEST SINGLE LOADED LOCATION IN DOVE CANYON OFFERING BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC VIEWS & 4 CAR GARAGE WITH LARGE DRIVEWAY! Awesome curb appeal & designer double glass doors invite you to the amazing interior and a spacious floor plan with large foyer, formal living room with two story ceilings and huge windows to bring in plenty of natural light and the spectacular views,
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$1,415,000
 

32 Barneburg, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,920 SqFt
Remarkable VIEW property overlooks the hills, mountain and beautifully landscaped yard with POOL! The freshly painted interior offers a main floor bedroom, main floor office, wet bar, dedicated dining and living room. A roomy kitchen features recently painted cabinetry, center island, stainless steel refrigerator, granite counter tops and walk-in pantry. The gourmet kitchen opens to the family room, wet bar and breakfast nook. This luxurious
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$1,399,000
 

45 Golf Ridge Drive, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,669 SqFt
Immaculately remodeled property with stunning upgrades throughout! This house is a smart home, operated by RTI. Remarkable views grab your attention immediately when you walk in. The expansive entry with soaring ceilings and sweeping staircase lead to the living and dining areas with french doors that open to the patio showcasing the sparkling pool and golf course views. The gorgeously remodeled kitchen features white cabinetry, island, wine
$1,398,000
 

18 Field Pt, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,770 SqFt
Location, location, location! Amazing Saddleback Mountain View, Dove Canyon home situated on 18,000 est sqft. lot on a cul-de-sac with lots of privacy! Adjacent to Audubon California Starr Ranch Sanctuary. The resort style backyard features a sport court, putting green, saltwater pool with slide and waterfall, hot tub, fire-pit, built-in barbecue/bar with sink and multiple patio areas. Open all the French doors to the backyard and it becomes an
$1,375,000
 

55 Golf Ridge Drive, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,985 SqFt
This stunning, professionally designed home is a truly a must see! This gorgeous house has golf course and Saddleback mountain views in the front and golf course view in the back. This 4 bedroom, 4 bath home is surrounded by exquisite lighting, various stones, woods, custom touches throughout and an entertainers bar. State of the art and beautifully designed, the kitchen is upgraded with stainless steel appliances and a lovely island. Beautiful,
$1,299,000
 

29 Golf Ridge Drive, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,669 SqFt
Dove Canyon Country Club lifestyle living at it's finest! Soaring ceilings upon entry with architectural cutouts create the dramatic effect that homeowners with exquisite taste search for. Main level offers an office/den. Foyer leads past magnificent pillars into the living/dining area. French doors open to patio that pulls magnificent outdoor views into your home. Patio boasts stunning unobstructed view. Wet bar/wine fridge lead through hall to
$1,099,000
 

37 Hillrise, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,204 SqFt
Remarkable views of the mountains and reservoir make this Dove Canyon home truly unique. The travertine floored entry leads to the living and dining areas with wood flooring. The remodeled kitchen features wood cabinetry with glass doors, a granite counter top with bar seating and stainless steel appliances. The family room comes complete with a beautiful entertainment unit and tiled fireplace. All bathrooms have been remodeled with granite
$1,098,500
 

8 Dover, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,336 SqFt
Breathtaking, panoramic golf course view! This stunning home is sitting behind the 16th tee box on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Pristine, turnkey, bright and cheery with soaring ceilings is a home you want!!! This great floor plan features a downstairs guest bedroom with a private bath, a beautiful formal living room with fireplace and a formal dining room looking out to the panoramic views. A large family room with a fireplace
$949,000
 

30 Greenspring, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,019 SqFt
A hidden beauty within the exclusive guard-gated community of Dove Canyon! This lovely home has wonderful curb appeal. Enter to soaring ceilings with an abundance of natural light in the living room. The upgraded chef's kitchen is equipped with granite counters and stainless appliances, and opens to the family room with a stone fireplace. Separate dining room for formal affairs. The large master suite with nature views is well appointed with a
$925,000
 

15 Mariposa, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,539 SqFt
Great entertainer's backyard surrounds this beautiful Waterford Crest home! Four bedroom and 2.5 baths and 3 car garage on a private corner lot with great sunset views! Location is fabulous with wrap around yard! Front gated courtyard is spacious and private with a built in fire pit for relaxing with family and friends. Backyard offers a kid's dream with a tropical Rock "salt water" pool with Slide, Grotto and Beach entry plus matching
$899,000
 

9 Berkshire, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,954 SqFt
A lovely 4 bedroom home nestled on a quiet street in the 24-hour guard-gated Dove Canyon neighborhood. Wonderful curb appeal for this former Model Home! The entry way welcomes you to a living room with fantastic high ceilings and sweeping staircase. Walk past the dining room into the spacious and open kitchen with breakfast nook which opens nicely into the adjoining family room. Plantation shutters throughout and Italian marble floors. Back yard
$870,000
 

5 Snowdon, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,008 SqFt
Enjoy the ease and luxury of single story living at 5 Snowdon. This “Summit Crest” home is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac and welcomes you with an extra-long driveway. Fabulous open floor plan flows wonderfully with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths. Hard wood floors greet you to the formal living & dining area with high ceilings for a warm & inviting feeling. Kitchen opens to family room with beautiful stacked stone fire feature. Master

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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