Foothill Ranch Homes For Sale

Whether you are a single professional, a young family, an empty nester or a senior looking for a fabulous active adult lifestyle, living in the city of Foothill Ranch has everything that you are looking for. Quality dining, diverse recreation, shopping amenities, open spaces, beautiful parks and great schools; all are waiting for you to come and explore.

Foothill Ranch History

Foothill Ranch was originally settled by the Spaniards. Later the land fell under Mexico’s rule, followed by the subsequent statehood of California. In 2000, Foothill Ranch was annexed into Lake Forest. Though the area has enjoyed a storied past as a cattle ranching region, today it offers its residents an exceptional array of services and a wonderful quality of life.

As one of the newest master-planned communities in South Orange County, the city boasts of around 3,400 homes in 34 individual subdivisions or tracts. Foothill Ranch is a unique blend of residential homes, commercial zones and open spaces, all located on approximately 2,700 acres and close both the 5 and 405 Freeways.

Professionals in all industries will be pleased to find this community offers a reasonable commute to all areas of Orange County. Additionally, Foothill Ranch hosts many great businesses offering career opportunities for those looking to expand their horizons. Some large corporations, such as Oakley Inc., also call the city home.


Families looking to relocate to Foothill Ranch will find that the community offers excellent schools, parks, recreation and family-friendly dining options. Foothill Ranch is a part of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, which offers K-12 education. The Foothill Ranch Library features a children’s story tower, a young adult section and a collection of 55,000 books.

Foothill Ranch Outdoor Recreation

The outdoor enthusiast will appreciate how close the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is to Foothill Ranch. The park is a large expanse of about 2,500 acres of trees and grassland hills, along with steep slopes of coastal sage scrub and chaparral. This beloved outdoor area features great rock formations, such as the beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Featuring 23 trails totaling around 17 miles, this park offers excellent hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Don’t be afraid to also take advantage of world famous beach communities, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Angels Baseball, and Ducks Hockey which are all just a short drive away!

Golfers will enjoy close proximity to Dove Canyon Country Club, Casta Del Sol Golf Course and Tijeras Creek Golf Club. Golf aficionados and retirees looking to spend their autumn years on world class golf courses with be pleased with these great sites.

The city of Foothill Ranch is like a gem nestled in the setting of the larger city, Lake Forest, CA. It is a great city to call home and raise a family, start a business or look to retirement opportunities.

Why Buy or List With Melanie?

For over 30 years Melanie has made her home in Orange County California. Her life’s work has been expertly guiding home buyers and sellers through the real estate transaction process. Melanie’s passion is the joy and excitement of seeing her clients achieve their dreams and plans of retirement in a place they can call home.

The personal care she provides every client has earned her the reputation of going the extra mile to thoughtfully ensure every detail is considered, all questions are answered and her clients are 100% satisfied with the sale or purchase of their home.

Find A Home

Sorry we are experiencing system issues. Please try again.
New Listing Alert
Receive email updates from Melanie when Orange County homes come on the market.
Alert Me! >>
What's My Home Worth?
Request a free valuation of your Orange County home from Melanie.
Free Valuation >>
Moving Soon?
Request to be contacted by Melanie to start buying or selling a home in Orange County!
Free Consultation >>