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503 Apartments for rent in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA with Pools

Finding apartments with a pool in Rancho Santa Margarita means cooling off from the summer heat, get-togethers, and more exercise. However, there are a few things ... Read Guide >
Villas Antonio Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Villas Antonio Apartment Homes
22482 Alma Aldea, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
1 Bedroom
$2,415
719 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:47 PM
PLEASE CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL TOUR! Welcome home to Villas Antonio Apartment Homes! Our beautiful community is situated in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Our ideal location places you near the 241 Toll Road, the 5 Freeway and within minutes of the Town Center, Antonio Plaza Shopping Center and the Tijeras Creek Golf Course. At Villas Antonio Apartment Homes we offer seven spectacular and stylish one and two bedroom apartment homes complete with interiors meticulously designed with all the conveniences usually reserved for a single-family home. Villas Antonio introduces the new American dream creating the perfect urban escape with never ending outdoor activities and a strong sense of community. *Floor plan availability and pricing subject to change. Square footage and/or room dimensions are approximations and may vary between individual apartment units. Western National Property Management; CalDRE LIC #00838846
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Skyview Photo Gallery 1
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11 Units Available
Skyview
21022 Los Alisos Blvd, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
1 Bedroom
$2,372
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,828
918 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,515
1218 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:46 PM
Off Highway 241 and 261. Recently renovated with walk-in closets, updated appliances and hardwood floors. On-site features include gym, tennis court, pool and sauna. Pet-friendly property with in-unit laundry and car wash area.
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9 Units Available
The Highlands
31872 Joshua Dr, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92679
Robinson Ranch
1 Bedroom
$2,755
766 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,195
882 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:10 PM
This Cape Cod-style community features a range of layouts, including two-story townhomes. Roman soaking tubs, wood-burning fireplaces and stunning vaulted ceilings make each apartment feel like home. Complete with lit tennis court and clubhouse.
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Avila at Rancho Santa Margarita
22751 El Prado, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
2 Bedrooms
$2,880
1100 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 5:45 PM
1-2 bedroom apartments are pet friendly with modern kitchens, crown molding, in-unit laundry, garage. Enjoy mountain views, pool, hot tub, fitness center. Easy access to Antonio Parkway, Highway 241, shopping, dining and Orange County attractions.
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eaves Santa Margarita Photo Gallery 1
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14 Units Available
eaves Santa Margarita
111 Via Serena, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
1 Bedroom
$2,265
524 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,685
907 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 8:09 AM
Located near Robinson Mall and Santa Margarita Parkway. Sun-filled units have hardwood floors and in-unit laundry. Plenty of closet space. Community amenities include bike storage and a 24-hour fitness center.
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102 Tierra Montanosa
102 Tierra Montanosa, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
2 Bedrooms
$2,950
1253 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
As you enter the living room you are met with an open floor plan including fresh paint and new carpet throughout. This 2 bedroom plus loft home features high ceilings and an abundance of windows providing natural light. For cooler nights, enjoy the convenient gas fireplace. There is plenty of storage in the kitchen which also includes tile counters, breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances. The separate dining room and open access to the kitchen and patio make the perfect setup for entertaining. Take in the view on the expansive wrap around balcony with room for a large table and BBQ. Master bedroom includes plantation shutters and a large walk in closet. Dual sink vanity, tile flooring and chrome fixtures provide convenience and style in the master bathroom. Seller to install new carpet. Washer, dryer and refrigerator included. Close to award winning Melinda Heights Elementary School, Solano and Altisima Parks association pools, basketball and tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields.
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41 Montana Del Lago Drive
41 Montana del Lago Dr, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
3 Bedrooms
$3,500
1451 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Highly desirable unit! This 3 bedroom 2 bath upgraded home includes a large bonus room on the lower level adjacent to the 2 car (tandem) garage. The home is close in proximity to the RSM lake and community pool and within minutes from numerous shops and restaurants. The resident will have access to the beach club as well. The living room and kitchen have easy to maintain tile floors, kitchen has granite counter tops and white cabinetry. Master bedroom and 2 other secondary bedrooms all have laminate floors along with updated bathrooms and shower doors. The bonus room can be utilized as an office, entertainment room or additional bedroom. Great location especially during summer months so you may enjoy the outdoor amenities.
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7 Mejorana
7 Mejorana, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
5 Bedrooms
$4,150
2038 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Welcome home to this gorgeous, expansive 5 bedroom home in a quiet, mature neighborhood! Beautiful laminate flooring throughout with cathedral ceilings downstairs, and ceiling fans to keep the home cool in addition to AC. Pride of ownership, this home is beautifully maintained, waiting for you to enjoy! Automatic sprinklers and included gardener keep the grounds looking lovely. Appliances of washer/dryer and refrigerator with stove/oven, microwave and dishwasher all included. Custom designed wine storage. Large kitchen with huge island, granite counter tops and french doors to the backyard is perfect for cooking and entertaining! Cozy fireplace in living room also has french doors to the side yard with windows looking out to the front. Stunning wrought iron handrails lead the way to 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. One bedroom and bath with shower are conveniently located on main level. Full use of attached 2-car garage. Enjoy amenities of nearby RSM Beach Club Lagoon and lake, with Olympic-size pools and tennis courts nearby.
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21082 Briarwood Lane
21082 Briarwood Lane, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92679
Trabuco Highlands
3 Bedrooms
$3,650
1529 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Beautiful three bedroom, two & half bath single family home in Robinson Ranch Community. Two car attached garage w/direct access. Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, wine cooler. Hardwood flooring in living and family room. Gas fireplace in family room. Tile floors in kitchen, bathrooms, and entry. Organized walking closet in master bedroom. Custom paint. Recessed lighting, ceiling fans and mirror wardrobe closet doors. Large deck off of master bedroom for retreat. Large backyard with fire pit. Community amenities include swimming pool, kiddie pool, tennis courts, soccer field and more.
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44 Santa Loretta
44 Santa Loretta, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
2 Bedrooms
$2,800
944 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, upper level, end unit, single story condo with peek mountain views in the community of Casafina in Rancho Santa Margarita! Enjoy laminate wood flooring, an inviting fireplace, and a gourmet-style kitchen. The kitchen offers granite counter tops, a breakfast bar, white appliances and a brand new refrigerator. The primary bedroom features a large closet, a dual vanity in the primary bathroom, and a soaking tub-in-shower. Additional property highlights include an entry view patio, garage laundry hookups, and a 1 car direct access garage. Community amenities include a swimming pool, spa, and playground. Convenient to nearby schools, parks, shopping plazas, and easy access to The Toll Roads! The lease term is for 12 months or more only. Move in costs will be First month, Last month and Security Deposit. Tenant is responsible for the first $100 of repairs. Tenant will need to provide renter's insurance prior to possession of the unit.
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Madrid Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
Madrid Apartments
28401 Los Alisos Blvd, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Madrid Apartments
1 Bedroom
$2,627
646 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,875
1295 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 7:07 PM
Contemporary apartments and townhomes with custom cabinetry and open layouts. Community amenities include a business center, fitness studio and resident clubhouse. Near the 241 Toll Road. Near hiking at O'Neill Regional Park.
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2 Vintage Way
2 Vintage Way, Coto de Caza, CA 92679
Oakmont North
4 Bedrooms
$8,500
3241 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Fully furnished 4 bedroom 4.5 bathrooms Coto de Caza home is avaliable for long-term yearly or short-term monthly rental. The property is trully unique and one of a kind. It is sitting at the end of a cul-de-sac location with a 1.5 acre lot full of mature palm trees, grapevines, fruit trees and more. Very private yard with a beautiful pool and spa. Build in BBQ, outdoor coverred patio, sun rooms, water foutains, large fan shaped yard. The house has a ground floor bedroom with attached in suite bathroom for the elderly or your guest from out of town. Upstairs Master bedroom with a California King Bed, fireplace, balcony with views to the back yard and Coto de Caza. Another two guest rooms all featured with Queen size beds with attached Jack and Jill bathrooms for convenience. 2nd Floor also has a study room for added privacy when you need that extra space for your work. On the top of the hills of the side yard, you can see whole Coto de Caza and beyond miles away to the east through the valley, truely 360 degree views, best spot in Coto. Enjoy golf inside the community at Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club, a 36 holes of Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed golf courses. Drive to the beach within 20 minutes without even needing to get on the freeway. A lot of shopping centers and restaurant right outside of Coto de Caza. Rate is higher for summer months June 1 through August 31, 2021. House is currently tenant occupied for short-term lease. Call to verify availability, move in date 7/1/2021 or after.
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22902 Sonriente
22902 Sonriente Trl, Coto de Caza, CA 92679
Los Ranchos
8 Bedrooms
$19,500
8580 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Welcome to this gorgeous 6 bedroom luxury castle-like estate with a 2 bedroom guest house which is located in the gated community of Coto de Caza. This is an end lot of a cul-de-sac on a 2.3 Ares land. You will taste the air of luxury when entering to the two-story foyer with a chandelier on the stairway. This estate features a private personal office, formal living room, elegant dining room, large kitchen complete with built-in gas range cooktop, center island with bar seating, double dishwashers and a large pantry. The kitchen opens to the spacious family room that features a wonderful stone fireplace & built-in entertainment center. The oversized laundry/craft room features plenty of storage plus laundry chute. Main floor guest bedroom with en suite bath. Spacious master suite features a private balcony, fireplace and large bathroom with double sinks, jetted tub and two walk-in closets. Upstairs bonus room features additional stairway to the lower level. Large Den/work out room and 4 additional bedrooms with direct access bathrooms complete the upper level. 1,880 sqft guest house includes kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms & a massive loft area. Large pool house recreation room with full kitchen is the ideal party entertainment area. The barn includes 3 horse stalls. Backyard includes a fully fenced pool, fire pit & huge grassy area. Walk 300 yards up the back trail to the nearby scenic reservoir. Massive 8 plus car garage & workshop area. Don't miss out the chance!
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1 Unit Available
119 Hideaway Loop
119 Hideaway Loop, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Painted Trails
4 Bedrooms
$3,850
1950 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
The brand new open space design townhome will impress your imagination. Be the first family to move into this amazing new upgraded home. The floorplan includes spacious living, dining and a open kitchen with great size island. You will love the high ceiling and the natural lights throughout the home. This townhouse has an enclosed front patio and a covered patio off the dining room with attached side-by-side 2 car garage. This home is prewired for fiber optics and offer Shea Connect's home automation. Shea Connect includes: hard-wired Eero Wifi Mesh system, Ring Elite Doorbell, and wifi enabled: entry, thermostat, IDevice dimmers, tankless water heater and garage door , all with a smart display tie-in. This unit is situated near the community pool, Tot Lot and BBQ area. Neo at Mission Foothills is also well located as it enjoys easy access t major freeway and local shopping.
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1 Unit Available
5 White Sands
5 White Sands, Coto de Caza, CA 92679
2 Bedrooms
$2,750
1089 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Welcome to Wagon Wheel in beautiful Trabuco Canyon! Charming Two Bedroom, One and One Half Bathroom Condo for Lease that checks all the boxes. New stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, terracota tile flooring throughout the main living room and kitchen, excellent views of the tree lined community plus canyon/hill views from the upstairs bedrooms. Condo has a brand new Bluetooth compatible garage door opener, there is a Washer and Dryer in the garage for your exclusive use, and the large deck space can be customized for outdoor dining, BBQ, pets, etc! Fresh carpet in both upstairs bedrooms - each room gets incredible light. Whether you need a Bedroom/Office combo or Two separate Bedrooms - this Condo affords you the option to do what suits your needs. With an attached one-car garage as well as a reserved exterior parking spot - space for your car(s) and guests is offered along with easily accessible guest parking within the HOA. Additional amenities include a keyless entry system, gas fireplace, A/C, and recessed lighting throughout. The Wagon Wheel community is beautifully landscaped and perfect for walks/hikes or just enjoying the association Pool and lounge area. Convenient access to the 5 Freeway and the 241 Toll Road. Please utilize the following link for direct access to the RentSpree screening process: https://apply.link/3iOLjiG
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23689 Castle Rock
23689 Castle Rock, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Stoneridge
4 Bedrooms
$6,995
3747 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
Outstanding executive home for lease in beautiful Stone Ridge! Enjoy the forever views from the custom waterfall slide pool and lounging area. Tremendous curb appeal from the street showing off the manicured landscaping. Once inside you will see a grand entrance with dual stairs going up. There is a room downstairs that can be used as a den or office. Formal living area, opened up dining room, breakfast area, family room and a full bath downstairs. Gorgeous wood flooring down. Beautiful gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, stainless appliances, double oven, gas cooktop, walk in pantry and tons of cabinets. The 2nd level has the primary suite complete with luxurious bath, walk in closet with built-ins, fireplace, and views! 3 additional bedrooms all have walk in closets. Upstairs laundry with sink and cabinets. The 3rd floor can be a bedroom, game room, movie room, it's up to you! Out back, the pool, spa, patio area is very private with plenty of room for entertaining. The garage is newly painted with a work area, room for 3 vehicles, and tons of storage. Installed security system as well. This one has it all!
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46 Mesquite
46 Mesquite, Coto de Caza, CA 92679
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
924 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
This cozy and charming town home style condo is located in the beautiful community of Dakota in Wagon Wheel area with amazing schools. The main floor has an open concept floor plan. Kitchen opens to the family/living room and the backyard has a beautiful views. Just sit in front of your fireplace and enjoy the views from your windows during the chilly winter nights. Upper level has two bedrooms and each have their own bathroom. The Laundry closet is also on upper level. This unit is among the a few units there that has two car garage. The unit will come with fridge, washer and dryer. The community has a beautiful pool ,walking trails and community park. Minutes away from toll roads, freeways and shopping centers.
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263 Siena
263 Siena, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Painted Trails
4 Bedrooms
$5,700
2426 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:41 PM
BRAND NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION BUILT BY LENNAR AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE ONE YEAR LEASE. This beautiful, cul-de-sac, NEVER lived in home has all the bells and whistles as the previous MODEL HOME for Lennar. 3 levels of spacious living with an Open floor concept and custom finishes throughout. The first floor is your beautiful kitchen with NEW stainless steel appliances and gas range. A formal living room, and dining area that leads out to the entertainers backyard complete with built-in barbeque, and fire pit. The second floor is where all the bedrooms are located as is the Laundry room with plenty of cabinet space and sink. Washer & Dryer are included. Spacious Master Bedroom with a HUGE walk-in closet. The Master Bathroom has dual sinks, walk-in stand alone shower, and a separate soaking tub. One of the secondary bedrooms has its own en-suite Bathroom. The other 2 Bedrooms share the other bathroom. The 3rd floor is a loft with its on separate AC unit, wine cooler, and private enclosed balcony. 2 separate one car garages and room for one more 1 car on your driveway. This community offers resort style amenities with pool, spa, clubhouse, playgrounds, parks and BBQ areas are all included in your Rental at no extra charge. Partially furnished with art work, mirrors, Flat Screen T.V., curtains, and blinds but can be rented out unfurnished. Pets are welcome on a case by case scenario. Make sure to check out the 3D Virtual Tour.
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8 Merano
8 Merano, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
3 Bedrooms
$3,600
1936 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 5:16 AM
Updated Clean 3 BR 2.5 BA + Loft Townhouse With 2 Car Garage - Clean and updated 3 bedroom 2.5 bath, two-story Townhouse with large loft. Located in the popular Mission Viejo Mirasol community. Freshly painted with two-toned paint and new carpet upstairs. Kitchen has granite counters, canned lighting, gas stove, built-in microwave oven, dishwasher, breakfast bar and eating area. Family room with fireplace and large living room. Dining room for those special occasion meals and holidays. Master suite with double door entry, walk-in closet, attached bath with new flooring, dual sink vanity, over-sized bathtub, shower stall, and separate toilet room. Hall bath with double vanity sinks and located next to roomy secondary bedrooms. Downstairs guest bath with granite counter and washer/dryer hook-ups. Sliding glass doors from the dining room or family room lead you to patio area to relax or entertain. Two car attached garage with opener and direct access into home. Enjoy association pool, spa, and recreational area. (RLNE7006052)
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Idyllwillow Resort Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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4 Units Available
Idyllwillow Resort Apartment Homes
28032 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
1 Bedroom
$2,171
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,496
960 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 7:20 PM
Great location for commuters, on Marguerite Parkway, close to I-5. Units have laundry, Nest technology, and patio or balcony. Community features pool, playground and parking.
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10 Units Available
The Overlook at Los Patrones
28800 Airoso Street, Orange County, CA 92694
2 Bedrooms
$2,975
1109 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:47 PM
Welcome to The Overlook at Los Patrones, the newest community on The Ranch featuring apartments and townhomes for rent. Experience a world of outdoor adventure and amenities right outside your door at Rancho Mission Viejo. Residents can enjoy an array of clubhouses, parks, pools, fitness centers, sports fields, community farms, shopping and dining. *Floor plan availability and pricing subject to change. Square footage and/or room dimensions are approximations and may vary between individual apartment units. Western National Property Management; CalDRE LIC #00838846
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1 Unit Available
Laurel Canyon Apartment Homes
76 Mercantile Way, Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Township Village
3 Bedrooms
$3,575
1250 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:47 PM
SCHEDULE YOUR IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL TOUR TODAY! Laurel Canyon Apartment Homes is located just off the 241 Toll Road, and is one of four Laurel communities located in Ladera Ranch, California. At Laurel Canyon Apartment Homes, we offer one, two and three bedroom apartments that have interiors with carpeting, hardwood style flooring, and custom cabinetry. Work up a sweat in our fitness studio and unwind in our swimming pool. There are trails for hiking and biking, restaurants and shopping all within a few blocks. Residents also have full access to the Avendale Village Club which offers a swim complex complete with a water fun zone and wading pools, baseball/softball fields, sand volleyball and basketball courts, fitness center, and daycare center. *Floor plan availability and pricing subject to change. Square footage and/or room dimensions are approximations and may vary between individual apartment units. Western National Property Management; CalDRE LIC #00838846
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1 Unit Available
Sendero Gateway Apartment Homes
1701 Gateway Place, San Clemente, CA 92694
3 Bedrooms
$3,377
1313 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:47 PM
A beautiful community with a resort-like pool, outdoor lounge and cabanas. Well-appointed interiors with granite countertops, modern appliances and custom cabinetry. Just minutes from area restaurants and shops.
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2 Units Available
Bellecour Way Apartment Homes
21041 Osterman Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Rancho de los Alisos
2 Bedrooms
$2,849
1304 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,144
1395 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 6:47 PM
Single bedroom flats and 2-3 bedroom condos are pet friendly with cozy kitchens, fireplace, ceiling fans, in-unit laundry and garage parking. Enjoy pool, hot tub, clubhouse and fitness center.
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How much is rent for an apartment with a pool in Rancho Santa Margarita?

Rental prices for apartments with pools in Rancho Santa Margarita range from $2,250 to $4,150 per month.

How many apartments with pools are available for rent in Rancho Santa Margarita?

Currently, there are 10 apartments with pools available for rent in Rancho Santa Margarita.

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City Guide for Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Want to live in a record holding city? Rancho Santa Margarita holds the record for the longest city name in California. The previous title-holder, La Canada Flintridge, slipped into second place when Rancho Santa Margarita was incorporated in 2000.

Rancho Santa Margarita is a new town in the rapidly growing region of Orange County, California. It's a planned community, which means there are plenty of shiny new apartment complexes, as well as all the amenities you would expect in a small city. You might think that such a new town would be lacking in character, but don't be so quick to judge. There's a strong community finding its feet here, and you won't have trouble finding community events to get involved in. In the summer, rock, soul and country music concerts are regularly held in Central Park, so you can live it up while watching the sun go down. Rancho Santa Margarita has a lot to offer, and you haven't even heard about the biggest attractions yet! The sunny climate and the incredibly beautiful surroundings are what draw many people to this Orange County city. So, if you do decide to move here, remember to get out of your smart new apartment every once in a while and enjoy the landscape. Go explore the Cleveland National Forest -- after all, it will be right on your doorstep. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for apartments with pools in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Finding apartments with a pool in Rancho Santa Margarita means cooling off from the summer heat, get-togethers, and more exercise. However, there are a few things to consider before signing your next lease.

Ask the property management how long the pool is open each year. Is it seasonal? Does the pool have a heat pump to make it practical to swim beyond summertime? You should also inquire about pool rules, capacity, and if unattended children are permitted. The size of the pool also matters. An oversized apartment complex with a tiny pool could mean crowded summers and frustrations when trying to take a quick dip.

Finding apartments with a pool in Rancho Santa Margarita could also drive up your rent, but may be worth the trade-off. Assess the overall amenities of the property. Apartments with a pool may look fantastic on the outside, but inside the kitchen could need an upgrade or the bedrooms could prove smaller than you want.

Once you find the apartment of your dreams, enjoy an afternoon swim and get to know your new neighbors.