- Over 500 Homes by Distinguished Neighborhood Builders Now Available
- More Than 850 Homes Have Sold at Rienda Since Opening for Sale
Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif. – Rancho Mission Viejo officials announced the opening of the next phase of the Village of Rienda. A total of 514 homes are available in six new neighborhoods from distinguished Neighborhood Builders Lennar, Pulte Homes, Shea Homes, Tri Pointe Homes and Trumark Homes. A grand opening celebration was held on Sunday, January 14 and was attended by close to 800 potential homebuyers.
“The Village of Rienda is known for offering some of the most attainably priced homes in the region, along with an unmatched lifestyle and strong community connection, and we are very excited to provide new opportunities for homebuyers to experience all that Rancho Mission Viejo has to offer,” said Stephanie Walker, Vice President of Marketing for Rancho Mission Viejo. “The homes in these new neighborhoods feature a variety of floorplans to meet the needs of buyers with differing lifestyles. There is something for everyone, which makes The Ranch such a desirable place to live in Southern California.”
The six new all-age neighborhoods include Progressive Spanish, Farmhouse and Contemporary designs with a variety of floorplans ranging from one to four bedrooms, and one to three bathrooms:
- Mariposa by Lennar, featuring three-story townhomes ranging from 922 to 1,663 square feet with prices starting in the low $500ks*.
- Willow by Trumark Homes, featuring two-story attached townhomes ranging from 910 to 1,540 square feet with prices starting in the high $500ks*.
- Juniper by Pulte Homes, featuring two-story duet homes ranging from 1,140 to 1,623 square feet with prices starting from the $700ks*.
- Flora by Lennar, featuring three-story single-family detached homes ranging from 1,397 to 1,818 square feet with prices starting from the low $800ks*.
- Heatherly by Tri Pointe Homes, featuring three-story single-family homes ranging from 1,691 to 2,182 square feet with prices starting from the $900ks*.
- Bloom by Shea Homes, featuring two-story single-family homes ranging from 1,753 to 2,150 square feet with prices starting from the low $1Ms*.
Rienda, the first of six villages planned for the largest planning area on The Ranch, places special emphasis on nurturing
neighborliness among all ages and life stages. Award-winning amenities create a vibrant social life in neighborhoods set amidst a historic ranch featuring thousands of acres of the permanently protected open space of The Nature Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo.
“Shea Homes is thrilled to be back on The Ranch with our newest offering, Bloom at Rienda. These charming single-family homes are thoughtfully designed with the needs of today’s home shoppers in mind. We look forward to welcoming customers to tour our model homes and find out more about what we think it means to ‘Live the Difference’,” said Karen Ellerman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Shea Homes.
Residents can also experience Ranch Camp at Rienda, the newest destination for fun and festivities that celebrates the spirit, heritage and Culture of Care on The Ranch through a collection of recreational amenities and home shopping experiences.
Rienda Plunge will feature a pool, spa, event room, BBQ, patio and tot lot for year-round entertaining and gatherings. Slated to open in 2025 is also Boulder Pond and Playground, a new recreational outdoor community amenity including a half-mile of walking paths, 3.5-acre pond, and playground for children of all ages.
Currently, two neighborhoods selling in Rienda are Gavilán 55+ neighborhoods, which offer single level living that has become so desirable today. Gavilán 55+ residents can stay connected to every generation while experiencing exclusive, adult only resort-style amenities including clubhouses, pools, and spas, and activities that provide the perfect balance of entertainment and privacy. The Perch, a new amenity exclusively for Gavilán 55+ residents, includes a pool, spa, outdoor dining patio as well as an outdoor entertaining room equipped with soft seating and a fireplace.
“As our current neighborhoods in Rancho Mission Viejo near sell-out, we’re excited to maintain a presence in Rienda. With so much demand for this beautiful community, we’re proud to deliver another successful neighborhood, Heatherly, with sociable front yards and three-story detached design,” said Maria Salviati, Vice President of Community Experience, Tri Pointe Homes Orange County-Los Angeles Division.
As an intergenerational community, The Ranch offers shared spaces for enjoyment by residents of all ages and a full calendar of special events and activities including community-wide celebrations, cultural enrichment activities, fitness classes, happy hours, receptions and 70 resident-led clubs. Social programming is coordinated by RanchLife, The Ranch’s lifestyle and programming element.
“After the successful sales launch of Dahlia, we are looking forward to the Grand Opening of Willow, which will provide homes for a new generation of buyers to experience the incredible lifestyle found at Rancho Mission Viejo,” said Richard Douglass, Southern California Division President, Trumark Homes.
Rienda is located less than five miles from downtown San Juan Capistrano and a fifteen-minute drive from San Clemente and Doheny State Beach, with easy access provided to the employment and retail centers of Ladera Ranch, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Irvine, and other Orange County areas.
“We are excited to debut two new neighborhoods in this highly-sought-after and amenity-rich setting,” said John Lavender, Cal Coastal Division President for Lennar. “Mariposa offers stylish townhomes with floorplans that feel like single-family homes and our Flora collection offers spacious single-family home designs. Both neighborhoods will showcase bright, open concept living areas, gourmet kitchens, and Lennar’s signature Everything’s Included® features throughout – making them a great option for first time homebuyers.”
“We’re thrilled to maintain our presence in the wonderful Village of Rienda at Rancho Mission Viejo. Building entry-level duet homes at Juniper to accommodate young families is a source of great excitement for us at Pulte Homes. Our homeowners will benefit from the exceptional resort-style amenities and surrounding landscape that attracts in customers from all over Orange County. I’m proud to say our commitment to this outstanding master-planned community remains unwavering, and we’re excited to keep contributing to its growth and vitality,” said Greg Shaia, Division President, Southern California, Pulte Homes.
Since first opening for sale in April 2022, 856 homes have been sold or reserved at Rienda. Select neighborhoods in the first phase of Rienda are also still selling.
At completion, Rancho Mission Viejo will encompass approximately 6,000 acres, or 25%, of the 23,000-acre Rancho Mission Viejo, a historic ranch in Orange County, which has been held in the O’Neill/Moiso/Avery family since 1882.
About 17,000 acres, or 75%, of The Ranch will be preserved for the large habitat conservation area known as The Nature Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo, along with ranching and farming.
For more information about Rienda and homes now selling, please visit: www.ranchomissionviejo.com/
*Prices are accurate at time of publication but are subject to change at any time.
About Rancho Mission Viejo
Rancho Mission Viejo, LLC is a privately held, family-owned and -operated company responsible for the ranching, farming, planning, development, and fiscal management of the remaining 23,000 acres of Rancho Mission Viejo, situated in unincorporated South Orange County, Calif. Since 1882, members of the O’Neill/Moiso/Avery family have owned and managed The Ranch which once exceeded 200,000 acres and now includes the family-developed cities and communities of Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita as well as such iconic places as Caspers Wilderness Regional Park, the Starr Ranch Audubon Sanctuary, O’Neill Regional Park and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Development on The Ranch is a partnership between Rancho Mission Viejo, LLC (managing partner) and DMB Associates, an Arizona-based, diversified real estate company with commercial property/resort/recreational/