Lake Forest


Sherry Swift

OC Real Estate

Lake Forest became the County of Orange’s 32nd city when they incorporated December 20, 1991.  Lake Forest also encompasses the unincorporated areas of Foothill Ranch, Portola Hills.  Lake Forest along with it’s neighboring city Mission Viejo ranked as one of the safest cities in the country in 2007.  The city has 2 lakes which is where it got it’s name from. The 2 lakes are Beach and Tennis Club and Sun adn Sail Club.   The “forest” for which the city is also named lies in the area between Ridge Route, Jeronimo, Lake Forest and Serrano roads.  The “forest” consist mostly of Eucalyptus trees.  Lake Forest has a total of 17.9 square miles.  Lake Forest is bordered by Irvine on the west, Laguna Hills on the southwest, Mission Viejo on the southeast, Trabuco Canyon on the east.

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Twenty public parks and the Whiting Ranch Regional Wilderness Park offer acres of great outdoor pleasure. Everything from tennis, handball, basketball and volleyball courts, tot lots, a golf course, stable, hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, cozy picnic areas and barbecues, to boating and swimming are all conveniently available within the city.

Lake Forest real estate has some of the most unique properties in South Orange County, ranging from lake front living to mid century modern homes tucked away in quit neighborhoods. Lake Forest homes for sale truly paint an accurate picture of the many option OC real estate offers.

The City’s business, industrial and commercial office parks offer an excellent selection of facilities and development opportunities to meet the needs and specific requirements of varied professions and businesses, including research and development, technology, manufacturing and retail. Some of the companies include Oakley, Wet Seal, Del Taco corporate offices, Panasonic Avionics, Apria Healthcare, Black & Decker, and Wonderware Corporation.

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