Lake Forest is a city in Ocean County, California, Located on what was formerly ranchland nicknamed El Toro, due to the number of bulls kept on it, Lake Forest was incorporated as a city in 1991 and has grown to over 16 square miles in size with a population of more than 80,000 people. The city’s name comes from two human-made lakes and a human-made forest of mostly Eucalyptus trees which were initially planted in the early 1900s on 400 acres near Serrano Creek.
Lake Forest is a large city with small town charm. Outdoor activities are provided for with more than 25 public parks offering sports courts for handball, basketball, tennis, and volleyball as well as areas for picnics and barbecues. There are also trails for hiking and biking, golf courses, and swimming and boating on the lakes. With easy access to Interstates 5 and 405, all of the areas major attractions from Los Angeles to San Diego are accessible. Innumerable shopping, dining, and entertainment options are available in Lake Forest and the surrounding cities of Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo, and Irvine, with ocean and beach activities just nine miles away at Laguna Beach.
Houses for sale in Lake Forest include luxury condominiums, waterfront homes along the city’s lakes, equestrian estates, homes nestled against the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park at the northern edge of the town, and immaculately landscaped houses on quiet cul de sac lots in the heart of the city. Condos, townhomes, and single-family houses can be found with modern amenities and easy access to nearby schools and parks. Homes for sale in Lake Forest are available with between two to six spacious bedrooms and 1,000–4,000 square feet of living space. Buying a house for sale in Lake Forest provides the feel of living in a small town, with neighborhoods built among beautiful lakes, trees, and lush green hills. If you are interested in any home for sale in the community of Lake Forest, please contact us today.
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