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

1962 BALEARIC Drive, Costa Mesa CA 92626


1962 BALEARIC Drive, Costa Mesa

This beautiful home welcomes you as you pull up, as you enter through the double doors, you will notice the beautiful travertine and wood floors. Your eye is drawn to the...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14157633

2831 NEVIS Circle, Costa Mesa CA 92626


2831 NEVIS Circle, Costa Mesa

One of a kind semi custom estate property. Set on a quiet cul de sac with beautiful park like grounds and large rv access. Exceptional open flowing floor plan with multip...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS OC14157568

483 ABBIE Way, Costa Mesa CA 92627


483 ABBIE Way, Costa Mesa

Charming single story cottage situated on a quiet and highly coveted cul-de-sac in East Side Costa Mesa. This home is light and bright and features an open floor plan. M...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS NP14157474


456 19TH Street, Costa Mesa

Adorable Eastside Cottage . As you enter the inviting front yard you are greeted with the charming dutch door entry. Once inside, you discover this open and airy? beach? ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14131999

378 COSTA MESA Street, Costa Mesa CA 92627


378 COSTA MESA Street, Costa Mesa

As you enter this breathtaking, two story, newer construction East Costa Mesa home, you will be swept away by the beauty of the open floor plan with over 3600 square feet...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS OC14156320

219 FAIRWAY Place, Costa Mesa CA 92627


219 FAIRWAY Place, Costa Mesa

Situated on a quiet street in the coveted Eastside Costa Mesa neighborhood, this darling home is bursting with potential! Recently updated with new energy efficient vinyl...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14156238

354 GULF STREAM Way, Costa Mesa CA 92627


354 GULF STREAM Way, Costa Mesa

Elegance Awaits as you enter this Corner Lot Home where No Detail has Been Overlooked. The Gourmet Kitchen Boasts Cherry Wood Cabinetry, Subway Tile Backsplash, Caesar St...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14156197

219 East SANTA ISABEL Avenue, Costa Mesa CA 92627


219 East SANTA ISABEL Avenue, Costa Mesa

2 Houses on 1 lot Great Location.Walk to Back Bay. Front house has 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths, Granite counter tops Rock Fireplace beautiful wood floors, covered patio with Flags...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14156063

488 TRAVERSE Drive, Costa Mesa CA 92626


488 TRAVERSE Drive, Costa Mesa

Beautiful Turnkey 3 bedroom home in the heart of Costa Mesa. New neutral paint and carpet and double pain windows throughout. Charming and original brick fireplace in liv...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14156005


2037 WESTMINSTER Avenue, Costa Mesa

One of six homes located on a private street nestled in one of East sides sought after neighborhoods. A unique planned unit development, this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 fu...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS NP14155971

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