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

195 MORRISTOWN Lane, Costa Mesa CA 92626

$435,000

195 MORRISTOWN Lane, Costa Mesa

REDUCED!!! LOWEST PRICED 4-BED TOWNHOME ON MARKET IN COSTA MESA as of June 27, 2014! Rare find - END UNIT with 4 bedrooms in centrally located Monticello Townhomes! Updat...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14111175

1089 TULARE Drive, Costa Mesa CA 92626

$849,000

1089 TULARE Drive, Costa Mesa

ABSOLUTE SHOWSTOPPER. The quality of a multi million dollar home. This South Coast Metro single story cottage has it all. Over $400,000 in upgrades. No detail has been fo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS PW14158433

2128 UNION Avenue, Costa Mesa CA 92627

$595,000

2128 UNION Avenue, Costa Mesa

Desirable single level 3 bedroom 1 and 1/2 bath home in the popular "Freedom Homes" community. The home has been recently upgraded:parquet wood floors have been freshly s...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14158197

3081 LOREN Lane, Costa Mesa CA 92626

$675,000

3081 LOREN Lane, Costa Mesa

*Meticulously Maintained Turn Key* *Completely REMODELED KITCHEN Featuring GRANITE Counter Tops, PULL-OUT Drawers, Upgraded Hardware and Brush Nickel Handles, Large Quart...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14157948

$590,000

2507 FORDHAM Drive, Costa Mesa

Tons of possibility. French Country style home near College Park on large corner lot. Hardwood floors in living room and dining room, Ceiling fans in the bedrooms and k...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14079392

1962 BALEARIC Drive, Costa Mesa CA 92626

$1,148,000

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

$1,248,000

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

$1,199,000

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

$1,099,000

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

$1,299,000

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

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