The City of Laguna Niguel, CA is an affluent bedroom community located in South Orange County. While some development in the city dates backs to the 1950's, Laguna Niguel did not incorporate as a city until 1989, making it one of the newest cities in Orange County. As of 2010 the population was 62,979.
Like most of South Orange County, Laguna Niguel offers its residents the location to enjoy an active life style. While it does not have any land on the beach, it is bordered by Dana Point to the South and Laguna Beach to the North. These two cities are large beach destination for all of Orange County. Salt Creek is probably the closest beach enjoyed by most of the residents. Besides the great beach access, there are multiple parks within its city limits, Laguna Niguel Regional Park being the largest.
Laguna Niguel is served by the Capistrano Valley Unified School District. The two high schools serving the city are Aliso Niguel High School and Dana Hills High School.
Laguna Niguel real estate is a collection of single family home neighborhoods with a limited numbers of condos. These neighborhoods range from executive homes to large estate homes offering ocean views. A few of the higher end gated developments which offers beautiful estate homes with ocean views include Bear Brand Ranch, Ocean Ranch, Palmilla, Coronado Pointe and Monarch Point. Some great neighborhoods offering more executive level homes include Marina Hills, Beacon Hill, Kite Hill and Hillcrest Estates. There are a limited number of condos, which include Vista Del Cerro, Mirador, La Vista and Laguna Sur which offers great ocean views.