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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$1,569,900
 

11 Sawmill, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,108 SqFt
Stunning newly remodeled kitchen and bathrooms house for sale in the beautiful private community of Dove Canyon. 11 Sawmill sits at the end of a highly desirable small cul-de-sac on a spacious lot. It features a large backyard with dark pebble bottom heated pool and spa, over seeing 5 fairways of Dove Canyon's Private Golf Club. Spacious lawn and built in entertainer style BBQ . The home sits atop of the Dove Canyon Golf Course with an
$1,495,000
 

40 Barneburg, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,515 SqFt
Virtual Tour link: https://www.zillow.com/view-3d-home/c55dc4e1-f289-4810-8108-963c0c1b5db2?setAttribution=mls&wl=true Panoramic golf course and mountain views from this well-designed, open floor plan with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms that was fully renovated in 2018. Located at the end of a single loaded cul-de-sac you are greeted by beautiful curb appeal and a gated courtyard. As you enter the grand foyer, you are met by soaring
$1,399,900
 

18 Elkader, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,282 SqFt
IF YOU WANT IT ALL, HERE IT IS IN THIS POOL/VIEW HOME! This beautiful Dove Canyon estate has everything you have been looking for!!! Along with 5 bd / 4 baths, this home also features an office and a media room. You quickly realize once entering no expense has been spared on the upgrades throughout. The kitchen and family rooms, both of which have been recently remodeled (over $125k) with an open concept. The kitchen has new custom cabinets,
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$1,275,000
 

29 Golf Ridge Drive, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,669 SqFt
VIRTUAL TOUR LINK: http://tours.previewfirst.com/ml/97917 Located in the prestigious gated community of Dove Canyon, this executive style home offers impressive golf and mountain views, compelling architecture and gorgeous design. The single loaded street sets the proper tone with privacy and curb appeal. The five bedroom, 3.5 bath home is defined by an elegant foyer area, dramatic staircase, high ceilings and traditional living and dining room
$1,249,999
 

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
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$1,249,000
 

1 Piedmont, Rancho Santa Margarita

6 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,069 SqFt
View https://player.vimeo.com/video/394573366 for your private virtual tour of this Stunning Executive Style Pool Home located within the prestigious guard gated community of Dove Canyon. This home has been exquisitely remodeled with today's demand for top styling & finishes and features 6 bedrooms PLUS office/bonus/game room or could be used as a 7th bedroom, and 5 bathrooms. This great floor plan boasts 4,100 s.f. of living space, with a
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$1,175,000
 

9 Bell Canyon Drive, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,683 SqFt
Beautiful home on highly desirable single loaded street. Golf course and sunset views, private pool and spa, 3 car garage and in a 24 hour guard gated community. This home offers a remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator, granite counter tops with copper black splash and built in breakfast table. Stunning wrought iron stair case. Stone flooring throughout main level and stair case, Plantation shutters throughout and
$1,099,000
 

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
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$975,000
 

16 Promontory, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,020 SqFt
*****Steal Deal Best price in town, Totally Upgraded home offers gorgeous views! Situated on the 5th hole of the Jack Nicklaus golf course, This bright and airy home features soaring ceilings, ample sunlight and an open floor plan. The gourmet kitchen features granite counter tops, center island, white cabinetry and is open to the spacious family room. The downstairs offers a unique office with custom built-in’s! The master suite includes a
$964,000
 

3 Glen Echo, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,940 SqFt
View https://vimeo.com/394768906 for your private virtual tour of this Stunning Dove Canyon home located on a large corner lot, in the beautiful guard gated community of Dove Canyon. This pristine home welcomes you with an inviting living room and dining room with cathedral ceilings, and lots of natural light. The large kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, upgraded granite counters, back splash and updated cabinets that looks onto a
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$959,000
 

21 Greenspring, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,019 SqFt
Come see this beautiful, executive home with a panoramic view on a quiet Cul-De-Sac in the prestigious gated community of Dove Canyon. The interior was just freshly painted a clean white color and so were all the cabinets. Entire first floor has brand new beautiful vinyl wood like floors. Spacious living room with high ceilings and fireplace. Formal dining room leads into a gourmet kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and
$899,000
 

13 Greenspring, Rancho Santa Margarita

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,900 SqFt
Excellent location with stunning views settled on a cul-de-sac in the prestigious golf course community of Dove Canyon. This beautiful light and bright 4 bedroom, plus bonus room home offers a formal living and dining room with soaring ceilings and large separate family room that features a fireplace. The gourmet kitchen opens to the family room, ideal for entertaining! Enjoy gorgeous sunset views from the private patio! Community amenities
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$825,000
 

4 Summitcrest, Rancho Santa Margarita

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,008 SqFt
Stunning hard to find single-story home in the beautiful guard gated community of Dove Canyon. Enter into this spacious open floor plan with an abundance of natural light, vaulted ceilings and soaring windows. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath mountain view home features plantation shutters throughout, Solatube natural skylights, a two car attached garage and is also wheel chair friendly! The gorgeous kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, granite
$800,000
 

15 Promontory, Rancho Santa Margarita

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,003 SqFt
Live Auction! Bidding to start from $800,000! Representing an incredible opportunity, this 4 bedroom / 3.5 bath home is situated right on the 1st fairway in the coveted community of Dove Canyon. The space features a formal dining and living room, as well as a family room and open breakfast nook area off the kitchen. The kitchen has been upgraded with granite counter tops, dual ovens and dishwashers, stainless steel refrigerator, a wine cooler

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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