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


3376 Corte Cassis, Costa Mesa

Spectacular designer's masterpiece! This upgraded 2,275 sq ft home with 3 bedrooms and an office plus 2.5 baths (two up and one down). It also features distressed large...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14211208


974 Begonia, Costa Mesa

You’re going to love this exquisite single story pool home completely remodeled with more than $250,000 in upgrades. The home offers a large custom kitchen with new cab...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14210691


1859 Swan, Costa Mesa

Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the prestigious Mesa Verde “Upper Bird” streets. This luxurious oasis is situation on a 13,000 sq. ft. lot with lush matur...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14151737

1639 Minorca, Costa Mesa CA 92626


1639 Minorca, Costa Mesa

Mesa Verde, Large corner lot location. Come take advantage of this well established neighborhood and all the community has to offer. In need of a makeover. Excellent oppo...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14210349

2210 Pacific Unit E1, Costa Mesa CA 92627


2210 Pacific Unit E1, Costa Mesa

Upgraded to the max! Everything about this home is new and improved – the seller spared no expense. This detached townhome is located in the back corner of the Pacific ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14210341

179 East Wilson, Costa Mesa CA 92627


179 East Wilson, Costa Mesa

MODERN MARVEL IN EASTSIDE COSTA MESA Inspired with the creative eye of the architect/owner this open floor plan one-story home steps up to greet you from the moment yo...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14209758

3024 Java, Costa Mesa CA 92626


3024 Java, Costa Mesa

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!! Mesa Verde Country Club gold couse view on the 17th fairway on one of the best streets in the neighborhood. 4 BEDROOMS, 2.5 BATHROOMS si...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS NP14209745

1593 Baker, Costa Mesa CA 92626


1593 Baker, Costa Mesa

Wow! Wonderful opportunity to own a 3-bedroom pool home in Mesa Verde for a great price! This single level charmer might need some updating and cosmetic repairs but has g...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14209557


232 Monte Vista, Costa Mesa

DISAPPEARING! Under $1M prices for homes with large lots are disappearing. LARGE, OVER-SIZED CORNER LOT in premium location close to big park and Back Bay. Diamond in th...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14046257

1396 Galway, Costa Mesa CA 92626


1396 Galway, Costa Mesa

Completely remodeled property on a large lot and great location. Walking distance to school and park with tennis courts and swimming pools. Close to shopping center, easy...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS OC14208459

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