Laguna Niguel is a mid-size city in Orange County, California. Laguna Niguel is bordered by Laguna Beach, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills and Aliso Viejo. The city derives its name from Laguna, which is Spanish for lagoon and Niguel which comes from “Nigueli”, the name of a Juaneno Indian Village once located near Aliso Creek. Laguna Niguel was one of the first all master planned cities in Southern California which was begun in 1959. Currently, the population is approximately 63,000 residents. The city is 54 miles south of Los Angeles and 74 miles north of San Diego.
There is a large variety of real estate choices in the Laguna Niguel. Property types include condos, duplexes, townhouses, villas, single family homes and ocean view custom built estates. Laguna Niguel is divided into four sections; East, West, North and South. East Laguna Niguel is south of Crown Valley and east of Niguel. West Laguna Niguel is North of Crown Valley and west of Niguel. North Laguna Niguel is north of Crown Valley and east of Niguel. South Laguna Niguel is south of Crown Valley and west of Niguel. Among the many developments in Laguna Niguel are Bear Brand Ranch, Ocean Ranch, Monarch Point, Niguel Summit and Beacon Hill. Home prices range from $300,000 to 20 plus million dollars. Home prices are dependent on location, view, home size, property size and neighborhood amenities. Views from Laguna Niguel are of the Pacific Ocean, city night lights, surrounding canyons, San Joaquin Hills and gorgeous evening sunsets.
Laguna Niguel students attend schools in the Capistrano Unified School District. The district has seven elementary schools, one middle school and two high schools, which serve Laguna Niguel. The two high schools are Dana Hills High School, located in Dana Point and Aliso Niguel High School located in Aliso Viejo. Sixteen private schools, including Grace Classical Academy, Laguna Montessori Center, St. Anne, Oceanview School and McDowell Private School, serving 1,800 students, call Laguna Niguel home. Laguna Niguel is also home to Saddleback College, a community college, serving 20,000 students.
With a Mediterranean like climate, Laguna Niguel has wonderful year round weather. There is a large of amount of outdoor activities for residents to enjoy. Laguna Niguel has 3,650 acres of public trails, parks and green spaces scattered throughout the city. The city has an 18 acre botanical garden, Niguel Botanical Preserve. The focus of the garden is to display plantings which are appropriate for Southern California from around the world.
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