San Joaquin Hills is an upscale guard gated community in the foothills of Laguna Niguel, California. This Orange County neighborhood is comprised of several developments including Crestview, Somerset, The Summit, Glen Cove, and Knolls.
Construction for San Joaquin Hills began in 1997 and each neighborhood has a community pool, recreation center, and park. All together there are a total of 910 homes and around three thousand residents. The community boundaries begin at the Alison Creek Road and Moulton Parkway intersection with two entrances.
Glen Cove is the largest community. It is comprised of 315 detached homes and is near the elementary school. The Crestview community has 245 homes that range from 2,100 to 3,300 square feet. It is adjacent from the main community center. The Summit was built in 2006 and offers upscale estates with great views.
The public school system features ranked facilities like Laguna Niguel Elementary School, Aliso Viejo Middle School, and Aliso Niguel High School. Some families choose private schooling with facilities like Grace Classical Academy, Beacon Hill KinderCare, Laguna Niguel Montessori Center, and Ocean View School. And there are several higher education facilities such as Saddleback College, Soka University of America, and California State University, Fullerton.
Laguna Niguel is known for its upscale residential developments as well as clean air, low crime, and excellent education. Its name comes from the Spanish word for “lagoon” and the name, “Nigueli”, of a Juaneño Indian Village. There are many things to do in this area and points of interest include the Multiple Sports Plaza, the Laguna Niguel Skate Park, the Badlands Park, Aliso and Wood Community Park, and the Laguna Niguel Regional Park.
* Data courtesy of Greatschools.org