COTO DE CAZA
Median Home Value: $907,151
Median Income: $160,925
Median Age: 43
District: Capistrano Unified
Elementary: Wagon Wheel
Jr. High: Arroyo Vista, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores
High School: Tesoro, Santa Margarita Catholic, St. John's Episcopal
Coto de Caza is the largest guard-gated private community in Orange County, California. The population has grown to approximately 14,866 in 2010 with nearly 6,000 homes within the community. Coto de Caza is a suburban planned community and is one of Orange County's oldest and most expensive master planned communities. Single family residences are priced starting at a low of $700,000 to upwards of $20,000,000 with an average sales price of $2,200,000. Within the community, there are two 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed golf courses which are part of the Coto De Caza Golf & Racquet Club, and adjacent Spa & Sports Club building Sports Club, Swimming Club and ten tennis courts.
Yet another country club is called the Coto Valley Country Club is located in the residential area known as "the Village of Coto de Caza ” and adjacent to the former Vic Braden tennis club. Actress Raquel Welch’s television special was filmed there in 1971. This club includes the huge Coto de Caza Equestrian Center which was the site of the 1984 Olympics equestrian competitions and performance arenas. Coto de Caza currently has stalls for 400 horses and more than forty miles of equestrian trails. In 2009, The Orange County Polo Club was built in Coto de Caza and holds weekly competitions for several teams of equestrian Polo events.
Residents shop two minutes away in Rancho Santa Margarita, ten minutes away in Mission Viejo, or seven minutes away in Ladera Ranch. Coto de Caza is twenty minutes from John Wayne Airport and South Coast Plaza .