Costa Mesa Real Estate Homes For Sale

A suburban city located in coastal Orange County, the city of Costa Mesa, California, is home to a population of more than 116,000, as of 2009 estimates. The city makes up an area of over 15 square miles, with a population density of nearly 7,500 people per square mile. The town has an economic base that revolves around its retail commerce and light manufacturing industries. Costa Mesa is 37 miles southeast of Los Angeles, 88 miles north of San Diego and 475 miles south of San Francisco, and most importantly, just one mile from the Pacific Ocean. It was incorporated as a city in 1953. The city is one of the more modest in Orange County in terms of wealth, as its median income for a household is just over $50,000. The city began as a Spanish land grant in 1801.

The city's best known landmark is the South Coast Plaza, a large shopping center that is among the highest-selling retail centers in teh country, with more than $1 billion in sales annually. There are also some manufacturing centers in the south of the city, with some electronics, pharmaceuticals and plastics firms. Several bus lines operated by the Orange County Transportation Authority provide public transportation in and around town.

Attractions in the city include the Orange County Performing Arts Center, eVocal, the South Coast Repertory Theater and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, which includes the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Samueli Theater. The city has its own daily newspaper, The Daily Pilot, which is operated by Los Angeles Times. There are 26 parks, a municipal golf course, 26 public schools and two libraries, and State Route 73 and State Route 55 both terminate here, while The San Diego Freeway runs through.

Costa Mesa is the home of the Orange County Fairgrounds, the site of the Orange County Fair every year in July and an attractions the brings in more than one million visitors annually. Next to the fairgrounds is the Pacific Amphitheater, a large venue that is home to various concerts and performances. Colleges here include Orange Coast College, Vanguard University and Whittier Law School.

Newest Costa Mesa Homes For sale


2451 Orange, Costa Mesa

Must see this beautiful home in the very desirable East Costa Mesa. 3 bedrooms 2 1/2 baths, hardwood floors, a gorgeous kitchen, fireplace. Great Master suite, extra l...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14201768


2061 Mandarin, Costa Mesa

Great Mesa Verde neighborhood interior street. Spacious home, 4 bedroom (1 down), remodeled kitchen, new paint, 2 fireplaces, family room, formal dining room, wet bar, l...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14201672


436 Hamilton, Costa Mesa

Here is an opportunity to purchase a three bedroom home on a large lot in Costa Mesa. Great central location. Near the 55 freeway and Eastside Costa Mesa, walking dista...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS OC14201407


168 Terraza, Costa Mesa

Beautiful, upgraded Single Family Residence Detached home with 3 bedrooms plus loft and 2.5 bathrooms in the Highly sought after Eastside Costa Mesa. Spacious, two story ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14201401


447 Gloucester, Costa Mesa

Nice little complex of only 35 units tucked away in a nice little area. This is a cute end unit near the pool. Large living area with hardwood floors, quaint kitchen, air...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14192774


1122 Corona Unit 1, Costa Mesa

Mesa Del Mar REO property just on the market. Home is sold as is. Property has tremendous potential a must see. Great location with easy access from the 405 Freeway an...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14201009


3095 Yellowstone, Costa Mesa

This 3 bedroom, single story is located on a large lot. It has scraped ceilings and solatubes to let in lots of light. Both bathrooms have been remodeled with new vanit...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14200275


1030 Palmetto, Costa Mesa

BACK ON THE MARKET!! PRICE REDUCTION!!! Pristine and Gorgeous! A cook's dream kitchen with a large island, GE Profile Stainless Steel Appliances which include a double o...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14150969


979 Presidio Drive, Costa Mesa

reat well cared for family home. One owner for many years.3 Bedrooms,2 bath with extended area in master bedroom can be used as home office, sitting room with view of poo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14199923


775 Hudson, Costa Mesa

Amazing curb appeal in a quite track of Costa Mesa. This recently renovated home features 4 bedrooms and 2 baths with a large private backyard, attached two car garage a...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14199515

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