Located in Orange County, Costa Mesa is a large size city bordered by Huntington Beach, Irvine and Newport Beach. The southern border of Costa Mesa is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean. The city slogan was adopted in 1999 and is “The City of the Arts.” The Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Concert Hall, The Orange County Performing Arts Center and South Coast Repertory Theater all call Costa Mesa home. Costa Mesa was incorporated in 1953 with approximately 15,000 residents; currently the city covers 16 square miles and has approximately 110,000 residents. Today, the city’s economy is based on retail, commerce and light manufacturing.
Costa Mesa has wonderful year round weather, given its Mediterranean like climate. The city has 28 community parks and two municipal golf courses. In addition, there are several public and private golf courses throughout the city. Both Costa Mesa and Newport Beach have miles of trails throughout for walking, hiking, biking and horseback riding. Fairview Park is one of the largest parks in Costa Mesa with a nature and wildlife preserve, summer festivals and a summer concert series. The Costa Mesa Tennis Center offers a variety of tennis activities for all age levels.
Costa Mesa students attend schools in the award winning Newport-Mesa Unified School District. The school district has 22 elementary schools. There are two stand alone middle schools; Tewinkle Middle School and Costa Mesa Middle School. There is one middle school – high school combo, Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School. There are two high schools; Newport Harbor High School and Estanica High School. The school district has three alternative high schools; Back Bay High School, Monte Vista High School and Coastline Early College High School. There are 23 private schools throughout Costa Mesa which serve 3,600 students. Among the many colleges and universities that call Costa Mesa home are Orange Coast College, Coastline Community College, Vanguard University, National University and Whittier Law School.
Costa Mesa has many real estate options, it is best to work with an experience local real team, like the Franco Team. There are five distinctive areas that make up Costa Mesa; Central Costa Mesa, Eastside Costa Mesa, Mesa Verde, South Coast Metro and Southwest Costa Mesa. There are a variety of residential options in available in every sections of Costa Mesa. Each neighborhood has something special to offer with different architectural styles, home types, views and amenities. Many neighborhoods have wonderful views of the Back Bay, bluffs and surrounding mountains. Costa Mesa home prices range from $250,000 to two million dollars.
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