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    Pinecreek Village Apartments
    1300 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,490
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      $1,780
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    Newport Village
    635 W. Baker Street, Costa Mesa
    • Studio
      $1,325
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,425
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,699
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    eaves South Coast
    555 Paularino, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,435
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,035
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    Ava Newport
    1765 Santa Ana Ave., Costa Mesa
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    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,815
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,800
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,845
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    Sea Pointe Villas
    1380 Village Way, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,640
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,015
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,750
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    3400 Avenue of the Arts Apartments
    3400 Avenue Of The Arts, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,749
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    Eastside Apartments
    126 E 18th St, Costa Mesa
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,880
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    The Parsons
    2000 Parsons Street, Costa Mesa
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,830
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    Missions At Back Bay the
    1330 Bristol street, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,553
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,836
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    (720) 588-9644
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    Mediterranean Village Costa Mesa
    2400 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,435
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,805
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    (657) 269-8752
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    Madison Newport
    2345 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,550
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,975
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,450
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    OLIVE TREE
    2190 College Ave., Costa Mesa
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,725
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    Sundance West Apartments
    1996 Maple Ave., Costa Mesa
    • Studio
      $1,175
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,525
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,825
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    GREYSTONE
    2110 Thurin Ave., Costa Mesa
    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,500
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    BAY BREEZE
    1939 Wallace Ave., Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,250
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    Woodland Village
    845 Paularino Ave., Costa Mesa
    • Studio
      $1,430
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,610
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,785
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    Park Mesa Villas
    550 Paularino Ave, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,340
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,640
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    Pinecreek Apartments
    2300 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,250
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,525
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    1563 Santa Ana Ave.
    1563 Santa Ana Ave., Costa Mesa
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $2,495
    (949) 645-8502
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    931 West 19TH Street
    931 West 19TH Street, Costa Mesa
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,395
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Nestled inside of California’s Orange County sits a small city (only about 16 square miles) that borders the Pacific Ocean. Located thirty miles from Los Angeles and minutes from Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa is a laid back suburb with a history of agriculture, a well-known arts/theatre community and an enviable atmosphere.

During the heyday of all things Laguna and Newport Beach (Oh, how we miss The OC), Costa Mesa played the quiet neighbor. A role, in fact, that this city is used to playing. Ready to move? Good. Let's find you the perfect Costa Mesa apartment.

Neighborhoods:

Costa Mesa is a cozy city that features a nice blend of single family homes and apartment housing, as well as luxury living. Anywhere you live here, you will find sunshine, perfect California-esque views and friendly neighbors. The best part, perhaps, is that every neighborhood is within walking distance to a park, making living here perfect for those who love the great outdoors.

Mesa Verde: Mesa Verde is made up of single family homes (many built in the 1960s and ‘70s), apartments and condos. The area does have proximity to a golf course, Fairview Regional Park, and Estancia Park, which boasts the historical Estancia Adobe. The home sizes here tend to range between average (4 bedrooms) and sprawling (7 bedrooms) with large lots. The apartments also tend to be a bit more luxurious, offering fireplaces, clubhouses with resident perks, pools and coffee bars. This area is great for commuters, as it is near the 405 and the 73 freeways.

Cliff Haven: Back Bay running track is virtually in your backyard in this 'hood. Cliff Haven is an affordable area. Filled with single family homes (some built before 1939, most built in 1970s and later) & condos. While there are some multi-unit complexes here. Many of the apartments to rent are guest houses, in law suites, etc. that are located on someone’s property. Here, you'll be right near the Costa Mesa Freeway (55) for an easy commute to work or south to Newport Beach.

Santa Ana Heights: Recently annexed from Newport Beach, this part of town is located near the bluff in Costa Mesa, providing great views as well as accessibility to John Wayne airport, shopping and dining at the nearby Triangle Square. Though it has been annexed, part of Santa Ana Heights falls into the Newport Beach area, making living here convenient for weekend trips. There are many apartments to choose from in Santa Ana Heights, as well as an abundance of single family homes that are both established and newly constructed. Some of the apartments here also offer garages to help eliminate street parking. There are horse trails here and it's close to Back Bay for those who want to get in touch with nature.

Costa Mesa (proper/downtown – 92626): The main zip code of Costa Mesa, there are about thirteen different neighborhoods that fall into the category of Costa Mesa proper from the Costa Mesa Freeway to Newport Blvd. Inside of these neighborhoods, future residents can find ranch style housing, as well as luxury apartment living and small cottages/condos. The majority of apartments located in the downtown area offer amazing perks for residents including rock climbing walls, wine chillers and concierge services. Many of the neighborhoods are close to the theatre, performing arts center and shopping, as well as nightlife.

Living in the Real OC:

While the images of sunny days ring true, life in Costa Mesa isn’t all shopping and drama. With weather that is near perfect throughout the year and views that can’t be beat (canyons, bluffs, beaches - oh, my!), life in Costa Mesa is a fine mix of suburbia and trendy city. Costa Mesa is not just a city on the edge of a state, it’s a city on the edge of it all.

-By Kera Zacuto

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