Live the Difference at Esencia

by Shea Homes Southern California on February 22, 2017

Whether you’re trying to become more connected with nature, yearning for a sense of community, or simply wishing you were closer to an adorable coffee shop, Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo offers everything you’ve ever wanted in a new home.

Our 55+ Neighborhoods

We have three neighborhoods located in The Village of Escencia, two of which are part of the Gavilan community and designed for residents 55 and over: Alondra and Cortesa.

For those who can’t get enough of Southern California, owning one of these incredible homes will make your new lifestyle even sweeter!

offers 2 to 3 bedroom, 2.5 to 3.5 bath homes that include immaculate kitchens and generous master bedrooms. The indoor/outdoor spaces create a breezy, open atmosphere that give you the best of both worlds: all lots have views of the majestic rolling hills while dining indoors and relaxing under your covered patio on a sunny Saturday. The homes here range from approximately 2,325 to 3,004 square feet.

is another fabulous option for our 55+ homebuyers. These homes offer 2 to 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and range from approximately 1,816 to 2,362 square feet of living space. The outdoor living rooms here are the perfect place to entertain guests year round, and you’ll the comfortable single-story living!

Homes for All Ages at Ventana

Residents of all ages are welcome to join the Ventana neighborhood, which offers spacious 4-5 bedroom homes with 3-4 bathrooms, bright and open entertainment rooms, large outdoor living areas, and approximately 2,207 to 2,669 square feet of living space.

You’ll want to be cooking in your new gourmet kitchen right away, and wait until you see the master baths in person!













The Sweet Life at Esencia

If our homes at Esencia have you itching to come stop by for a tour, the amenities will definitely have you jetting down the 5 freeway at barely legal speeds!

Gavilan Exclusive Amenities:

The BBQ Barn is a local spot in the community to, well, barbecue! Summers are made complete with a group of your best pals by your side and a smokey burger hot off the grill. The weather is perfect, and you’ll love soaking in the year-round sunsets.









The Outlook is also a summer hotspot at Esencia where 55+ adults can enjoy relaxing by the cabana, getting some fresh air while watching the game, or sitting around the firepits with friends in the








Want to soak up the sun or get in some exercise? The Hacienda is another spa area that Gavilan residents have access to all year round.

Amenities for All Ages:

Do you love gardening? Esencia has its very own farm for you to plant and harvest crops with your family!








Designed for the whole village to enjoy, The Ranch House is a quaint little spot for socializing, splashing, and catching up with neighbors.

Need a pick me up? The Canyon House offers coffee, smoothies, snacks, and panoramic views that can’t be beat.

Discover What’s Nearby

So what else is there to do around Rancho Mission Viejo? Spend the afternoon exploring the scenic trails and visiting exciting cities like Laguna Hills, San Juan Capistrano, and Dana Point!

If you’re interested in learning more about our neighborhoods at Esencia and the amenities available to residents, you can visit the Shea Homes SoCal website. We look forward to your visit and we hope you enjoy the sweet life at The Village Of Esencia!

Get a sneak peek of the village by watching our videos below:



*Shea Homes Marketing Company (CalBRE#01378646), Construction: Shea Homes Limited Partnership, License [#855368]. This is not an offer for real estate for sale, nor solicitation of an offer to buy to residents of any state or province in which registration and other legal requirements have not been fulfilled. Pricing does not include options, elevation, or lot premiums, effective date of publication and subject to change without notice. All square footages and measurements are approximate and subject to change without notice. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Equal Housing Opportunity. Homes at Alondra and Cortesa are intended for occupancy by at least one person aged 55 or over with exceptions as provided by law. Trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. See Community Representatives with any questions or for further details.


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young yim April 9, 2017 at 10:54 am

interested in Alondra & Cortesa.

Please send me more information. Thank you.


Sheri Troy April 13, 2017 at 3:53 pm

Hello Young, thank you for your inquiry. We do have all of the plans, pricing, photos, virtual tours, maps and more for Alondra and Cortesa available on our website for your convenience. We’re also here 7 days a week to answer any questions you may have, or to assist you in arranging a visit at: 866.696.7432. Here’s the link for you for Alondra and Cortesa, thank you!

Alondra and Cortesa by Shea Homes


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