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Spectacular Sunset Views in Artistically Designed Home

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 60 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Great vocation condo for retired people (long term) and families (up to three months). Adults need to be 55+. Great weather all year round. Especially great for golfers.

Well-appointed condo with all the comforts that you expect at home; tasteful decorations and sophisticated colors that enhance atmosphere and cheer you up; classic antique furniture, wooden shining floors covered abundantly with beautiful area rugs; convenient ground level entrance combined with a green exterior patio that offers a commanding view on higher grounds on the other side. Double-pane new windows that offer quiet retreat right in the condo; fresh air flows that circulate all around the indoor space; new air-conditioning units that cool you down whenever there is a need; beautiful quiet ceiling fans and lights in each room, dining area and living room, making air-conditioning only an occasional last resort. In winter, the condo is equipped with an energy-saving heater to keep you warm from occasional cold air at night while saving electricity costs. The living room and dining area are brightly lit with romantic unmatched sunset views. All the wall spaces are carefully designed and framed, with shapes and colors that reflect the furniture and create a harmonious stimulating ambiance.

All cooking/kitchen wares, dining plates, and cups provided. There is a new 40" flat screen TV with all latest features, combined with a Sony blue ray DVD in the living room, one traditional 27" TV in the guest room, offering many cable channels (including the golf channel). One of my favorite is the classic arts channel which offers entertainment in so many different forms. No land line phone installed, but the service can be easily provided at renters’ expense. Complimentary High-speed Internet service and WiFi. Close to clubhouse #4 and #1. Laundry room is a short stroll away, 50c for washing and free drying. Located between gate 5 and gate 6; parking space and guest parking most convenient. There is RV parking in the community. You can rent golf carts, drive on marked golf routes, and manage your daily affairs (shopping, doctors’ visit, eat-out, etc.) without a car. You can easily rent a car if you do need it from time to time.

This is prime location in Orange County with many beautiful beaches to stroll; hiking, boating diving and fishing activities in the most romantic beaches of California. Inside the community, there is a wildlife park along the Aliso Creek with an easy hiking trail for all ages. If you are more adventurous, there are also many hiking trails in the huge Laguna Coast Wilderness Park next to the community. Right next to it, there is also Crystal Cove State Park. No wonder the community has such fresh air. There is a convenient bus ($1 ticket) going to Laguna Beach in about 10 minutes.

There is an enjoyable 9-hole par-3 course that will get you hooked before you are ready to go to the famous 27-hole golf course. The place is most user friendly to all golf beginners. Whether you are learning or playing, come and enjoy it for a great golf vocation. The new golf clubhouse (The Village Greens) is open to all Village residents and guests and consists of 17,800 square feet of combined interior space and outdoor decking. The building has golf carts for rent, a pro shop, equipment storage, and a number of meeting rooms available for Village clubs and residents. All Village residents will have access to the new full service inexpensive restaurant and café with spacious outdoor decks and spectacular views of Orange County’s Saddleback Valley and Santa Ana Mountains.

Great opportunity to stay for several months and you may just want to move here. Nearby are Laguna Beach with its arts festivals, the mission at San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Newport Beach, Southcoast Plaza, Irvine Spectrum, Fashion Island shopping center, Segerstrom Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, South Coast Performing Arts Productions at Santa Ana, Angels Stadiums, Ducks (hockey).

Laguna Woods Village (formally Leisure World) is one of the premier 55+ age-restricted gated communities for the active lifestyle. It is located on 2,100 acres of rolling hillsides just minutes from the Laguna Beach coastline. Residents enjoy special interest activities including 7 club houses, 2 fitness centers, 5 swimming pools, 500 different social clubs, yoga, lawn bowling, table tennis, shuffleboard, bridge, photography lab/darkrooms, arts and crafts, a computer-learning center, equestrian center with horses available to residents, an 814 seat performing arts center, and a choice of more than 100 Saddleback College Emeritus courses (held right in the Village clubhouse 4) and 230 clubs and organizations. Also included is free bus rides throughout and around the village. Many restaurants and complete shopping mall/movie theatre within a 5 minute bus ride.

There are so many houses of worship around here. Saddleback Memorial Hospital, Hoag Hospital and other medical facilities are in close proximity. Emergency and Fire personnel are minutes away. We have a collection of good restaurants and places to go, complete with maps, AAA guide books, golf books etc. in a package for your convenience. The community center provides many services for the residents and give you free internet access, gyms, ping-pong tables and is right next to a great Hometown Buffet you want to visit from time to time.

The community is one of the Rossmoor properties designed by the creative and visionary builder Ross Cortese. There are two other such communities in California: one in Walnut Creek, and one in Seal Beach. This one in Laguna Woods has the best location by far in terms of access to the activities you want for a great vocation.

Keywords: vocation rental in Orange County, well-appointed rooms, classic furniture, sunset views, golf paradise, great decors, full kitchen, Rossmoor community

More Details

Harrison Cheng
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Harrison Cheng

I am a college professor near retirement. My wife and I love playing golf, reading and church activities.

Harrison Cheng purchased this condo in 2010

Why Harrison Cheng chose Orange County

This was originally intended for our own retirement. Because of delay in retirement, we let you enjoy the life here. Take the opportunity while you can at great rates.

What makes this condo unique

This is the prime location in Orange County with best access to all activities you can imagine and the best possible weather. The air quality is superb and unequaled. Simply the best located retirement community you can find.


Laguna Woods Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Many clubhouse activities and golf course access, security gae


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Spectacular Sunset Views in Artistically Designed Home
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo, good location, very quiet. Friendly neighbors . Laundry room and parking steeps away.

Owner purchased new tv , vcr and refrigerator .

Played Tennis and golf every day. Swimming pool 2 minutes away by car.

Will absolutely do it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted in making our guests happy during their stay.
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Santa Ana, CA

A Divine Find

  • 5 of 5

Some months ago we were privileged to stay in this beautiful, comfortable two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo. Each room is charming with tasteful furnishings and artful decor. Linens are provided, the kitchen is equipped. There are books, cable TV, and board games. A lovely veranda provides a peaceful vista. The area is quiet and nicely landscaped with green belts for walking. A laundry facility is a few doors away, The condo is easy to find from one of the entrance gates on El Toro Road. All manner of shopping and restaurants are nearby as well as access to Route 5. The owners, Harrison and Rebecca are very gracious, helpful, and accommodating. We would definitely recommend this home away from home to friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our great pleasure to make our guests happy.
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Ellicott City


  • 1 of 5

This place is nothing as described in the VRBO description- It is cluttered with "stuff" - old stuff and very uncomfortable. We left a month early as it became unbearable to live there, the upholstery gave us both a rash, neither one of us have any allergies. The place is the worst we have ever stayed in and we have rented a lot of places- Do not recommend it. Even one star is too much.Minus stars would be more appropriate.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a couple we can't figure out what happened during their stay. During the check-in process, they were happy, and liked the place. One day later, they sent me this email: "Your place is comfy, that's another concern for oldies, of course. Thx again! Regards, Karin and Jack". Two days later, they sent me this email: Thx! We are very impressed with your "client care!". Then we heard nothing from them again until three weeks later, telling us they left already, because " the living conditions are totally unbearable - no one should have to live among fleas and whatever else the place is infested with", and demanded half or even total refund. Naturally, we were very concerned, and hired a pest control company to inspect. We got a letter of clearance, no finding of any flea or pest that could cause the itching. No guests of the unit ever had this complaint before. This is the first case of early departure. When I asked them why they left without complaints, and gave us a chance to address it. The only response I got is "Quite obviously we knew ahead of time that complaining would bring no results". They said this despite the fact that they were impressed with our client care, and they never had any experience of how we deal with complaint from our guests, because they never complained until after they left and want refund. The "rash" problem was never mentioned during their three-week stay. Despite our attempts to resolve the issues with them, they don't want to accept any pest control report, respond to email in a timely fashion, or discussions over the phone to find a solution. The only conclusion we can make is they just change their plan, and they don't think there is a need to notify us earlier, and if we don't follow their wishes, a bad review is coming...... This is a fake review. The purpose of the review is for the benefits of future travelers, not for the resolution of monetary disputes.
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Lemont, Ill

Happy Snowbirds!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from three months in Laguna Woods and we can hardly wait to go back. The Condo we rented was very comfortable, clean and spacious with a beautiful view of the sunset. It is located in a very convenient area. Harrison (owner) was extremely helpful from beginning to end. Any questions we had were answered in a timely manner. The Condo is close to shopping, restaurants and the ocean. We dined at the Golf Club many times. The food is delicious and the view is beautiful. So many activities and the weather is perfect. Laguna Beach is about 15mins away with galleries, shops and so many restaurants. It is also only an hour to Lajolla and Los Angeles. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It gives us great pleasure to have satisfied customers.
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Akron, OH

A great way to enjoy beautiful Laguna Beach area!

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were truly welcoming, trustworthy, gracious and always very accommodating. The property was exactly as the pictures show and the condo was more than comfortable. It was also a great location---with easy access to El Toro Road, a main artery in the area. If you're a golfer--this is truly heaven! The clubhouse is only 10 minutes away and of course beautiful Laguna Beach, Crystal Cove, San Juan Capistrano and so much more are all so wonderfully convenient. Enjoy!!!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Take your golf vocation as our guest does, and you will enjoy it very much. The clubhouse Village Green dining is great and inexpensive.
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Wonderful winter get-away turned into more....

  • 5 of 5

I believe we were the second rental guest the owners have had. The owners were very friendly and trust-worthy, and did everything they could to enable our stay (2 months) to be very enjoyable. All description in the listing is accurate and photos show accurately on the tastefully decorated units. Yes, the master bed room was very comfortable.

The activity we enjoyed most was swimming in an outside pool maintained at 85 F - we walked to the pool pretty much everyday. We also enjoyed visits to the Laguna Beach (15 min) and Crystal Cove state park (5 min furhther). The I-5 and I-405 are very easy to get on. We frequestly visited various places in the LA, Orange and San Diego counties.

We highly recommend this property to anyone 55+ visiting southern orange county, especially ones who are interested in finding out what it is like living in the Laguna Woods Village. When we went there we knew very little about the Laguna Woods Village and we had no thoughts of moving there from our very comfortable large home in a midwestern city. We just wanted to get away cold winter for a couple of months as we had done before. However, after 2 weeks of stay, we started to look for a similar condo unit for ourselves. By the time we were leaving, we had completed purchasing one unit close-by.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy making friends with our tenants, and are gratified that they will become our neighbor in the future. Come and visit our place and find the good life in Orange County.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
John Wayne airport (SNA)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
BJ Brewry
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Long Beach
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Community golf course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Irvine Transportation Center
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Santa Anna (freeway 5)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Carrows family Restaurant
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Laguna Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Our Condo
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Gate 6
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Gate 5
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27-hole golf course
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The 9-hole golf course
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Community Center
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Club House 4
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Club House 1
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Village Green
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Driving range
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Wildlife park
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Club House 3
Nearest Point of Interest
Las Brisas Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Sushi Tomo

wildlife park within community with hiking trail


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Lease application fee $160
One time cleaning fee $130
Refundable damage deposit $600
Electricity charge/month $45

Lease permit application for residence cards: $160
Electricity charge by actual use, typically around $40-50
Refundable reservation: $600
full payment of rent upon move-in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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