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Esencia: The essence of hillside living

As you venture into the heart of Rancho Mission Viejo, majestic oak trees and lemon groves signal your arrival. Cross Cow Camp Bridge, up the slope, and a breathtaking panorama of rolling hills and vast terrain appears and captivates your senses. You’ve arrived at Esencia. Welcome to our new hillside village with endless coastal and backcountry views.

Home to incredible amenities like Esencia Farm, open-air retreats for gathering called bothies, a school, trails, parks, retail and The Canyon House overlooking the canyon preserve. It’s a celebration of relaxed indoor-outdoor living and individual vitality—a beautiful example of nature, community, and lifestyle blending in unexpected ways.

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A natural rhythm to life here.

With every event and gathering, The Ranch community grows and flourishes. There’s always a new opportunity to meet your neighbors, whether next-door or across The Ranch. So come on down—we’re saving a spot for you.

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