9.0 out of 10

Via Vicini, Rancho Santa Margarita

33.6390042396151 -117.599073282313
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
Not great for
  • No ratings yet
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids


5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5

"Lots going on in this small town"

Before we moved to Ladera Ranch, we lived temporarily in a townhome on Via Vicini in Rancho Santa Margarita. Although we knew it was only going to be temporary, we came to like our spacious 3 bedroom home, both for the neighborhood amenities and for its close proximity to just about everything Rancho Santa Margarita has to offer for shopping, entertainment and family activities. In a way we were sorry we had to leave.

The townhome itself was very comfortable with many upgraded features. With two small kids at the time, we had plenty of room to roam. When we ventured out, which was every day or evening, it was either on foot or on bike to the neighborhood pool or, we would continue a few blocks down to the expansive Plaza El Paseo where it would be easy to spend a half a day at the movies or doing our shopping. There are very few places where within a few blocks from home you could find a Kohls, Target, Tillys, Edwards Theaters, Home Depot, Ross, 24 Hour Fitness, Borders along with a great selection of family restaurants such as TGIF, El Torito Grill, Wing Stop, Ball Park Pizza and others.

The real gem of RSM is its Central Park and Lake. We must have walked around that lake dozens of time (the kids never tired of it). We fished, fed the ducks and picnicked and for a change, we brought our suits to the “beach” at the lake – a large community pool complex that actually had a sand beach. With all of this going for it, RSM is still a favorite destination of ours.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids

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