Palmia Heights is a popular 55 plus neighborhood in the northern region of Mission Viejo, California. This gated community offers security, and many amenities.
The Palmia Heights subdivision was built by UDC Homes and is comprised of 117 houses. Living space ranges from 1,756 to 2,473 square feet. These floor plans offer two to four bedrooms, two baths, and a two-car garage. Amenities include a community swimming pool, clubhouse, spa, bocce ball courts, tennis, shuffleboard billiards, and an 18-hole putting green. There are also many activities and clubs available for residents.
Residents of the city have access to the man-made Lake Mission Viejo. The beaches and water offer picnic areas, trails, swimming, fishing, paddle boarding, and boating. The lake is regularly stocked with catfish, bass, sunfish, and trout. Prizes are awarded to fishermen who catch tagged trout and the largest one caught as of 2006 was a little over 19 pounds. The city regularly holds streets fairs, summer concerts, movie screenings, and holiday activities at the lake.
There are several shopping centers in this region like the Kaleidoscope Courtyards and The Shops at Mission Viejo which offer well over 150 high end merchants. The city has three golf clubs with championship courses and special event facilities. And Mission Hospital is the largest medical facility in South Orange County.
Mission Viejo is one of the largest planned communities in the United States and is known for its tree-lined streets. This city also holds many triathlons and 5K runs throughout the year as well as holiday events. This city began home construction in the late 1960s and today is known for its upscale subdivisions, clean air, and low crime. Notable residents include Florence Griffith Joyner, Eugene F. Lally, Andrew J. Hinshaw, and Megan McClung.
25631 Peter A. Hartman Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-3142
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