Placentia is a small primarily residential city located in North Orange County. It is located in between Fullerton and Yorba Linda, with Brea to its north. The city has an approximate population of 52,000.
The majority of Placentia homes are ranch and traditional style homes scattered throughout the city. Most of these homes were developed in 1960-1970's. There are only a few condo developments, mostly smaller developments. A couple of the more popular and larger condo developments are Placentia Lakes and Cinnamon Ridge, both are great options for first time home buyers.
Alta Vista is community located within the eastern portion of Placentia which has seen some more recent development. Alta Vista Country Club is a the center piece of the community, it is a private country club offering an 18 hole championship course. The community of Alta Vista has been built out over time with most of the homes being built in the 1990 and 2000's. Many of the homes offer golf course views.