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Rancho Mission Viejo Releases Detailed Pricing, Gavilan Starts at $440,900

Rancho Mission Viejo has released specific pricing for each model within the various builder tracts. Detailed pricing (as well as model-specific information such as bedroom and bath counts and square footage) is available for Sendero and Gavilan. We’re not going to cut and paste the prices here, we doubt the folks at Rancho Mission Viejo [...]

Mission Viejo Annexes 40 Acres

The Orange County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement between the County and the City of Mission Viejo to permit Mission Viejo to annex 40 acres of property in an unincorporated area between Mission Viejo, Lake Forest and Rancho Santa Margarita at the corner of El Toro Road and Glenn Ranch Road, in the vicinity [...]

Sendero and Gavilan Floorplans Now Available Online

The new Sendero website includes information about the Sendero, and Gavilan neighborhoods, including links to their floorplans. Sendero will offer a mix of single and two story homes, along with an assortment of townhomes and condos. Architectural styles will be location-appropriate, including Spanish Revival, Monterey, Western Ranch, Early California and Adobe Ranch styles. It seems [...]

Sendero Homebuilders Announced

Rancho Mission Viejo has announced the homebuilders who will be building the homes in Sendero, including Gavilan, the gated senior community. The homebuilders will be: Meritage Homes, Ryland Homes, SeaCountry Homes, Shea Homes, Standard Pacific Homes, The Pulte Group, TRI Pointe Homes, William Lyon Homes, and Western National Group.

As with most master developers, Rancho [...]