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


2870 Boa Vista, Costa Mesa

Total remodel from the ground up and completed to exacting standards. Mahogany flooring and tiles throughout; there is no carpeting. The kitchen is done "old world" style...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14227217


216 Saybrook, Costa Mesa

Opportunity knocks! Home was built in 1980 offering the living area of 1436 sqft with 3 beds and 2 baths and one half bath. Home features a two car PROPERTY SOLD AS IS WI...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS IV14226754


3241 Colorado, Costa Mesa


  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14227260


3330 Maryland, Costa Mesa

You will enjoy the warm ambiance of this remodeled residence located in the state street tract of Mesa Verde. Top scale features that anyone would desire can be found her...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14226991

3125 Limerick, Costa Mesa CA 92626


3125 Limerick, Costa Mesa

This tastefully updated 2-story home is located in a great Costa Mesa neighborhood. Features 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Updated 2 years ago with stainless-steel applian...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14225767

1912 Kauai, Costa Mesa CA 92626


1912 Kauai, Costa Mesa

Home SUITE home! Custom two-story home built in 2005 at entrance to private Mesa Verde Country Club. Dramatic and stunning entry with high ceilings open to the drama of...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS PW14225563

1792 Kenwood, Costa Mesa CA 92627


1792 Kenwood, Costa Mesa

CLOSE TO THE BEACH!!! 2550 sq ft house, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms. 3 bedrooms contain ensuite bathrooms and the upstairs master is a total Spa Bathroom complete with an o...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS OC14225753

118 Magnolia, Costa Mesa CA 92627


118 Magnolia, Costa Mesa

Killer Eastside Location!!! Charming 1 bedroom house walking distance to Triangle Square/restaurants/shopping. Beautiful hardwood floors, large yard with a 1 car garage &...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS OC14225542

473 East 20th, Costa Mesa CA 92627


473 East 20th, Costa Mesa

Sitting on an oversized 8100 sqft lot, this fabulous gated single level compound offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and is an entertainers dream! Enter through the private enclo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14225277

671 West Wilson, Costa Mesa CA 92627


671 West Wilson, Costa Mesa

Charming 4 Bedroom/2 bath home located in Westside Costa Mesa. Recently remodeled, features include: Dual pane windows, copper plumbing, refinished hardwood floors, new ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14223612

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