The Woods is one of the most prestigious communities in Coto de Caza, California. This neighborhood is located in the central region of the city and affords residents beautiful views of the Saddleback Mountains.
The Woods feature 76 custom estates with many amenities, and floor plans. This community is under the jurisdiction of the Capistrano Unified School District which offers highly ranked facilities like Wagon Wheel Elementary School, Las Flores Middle School, and Tesoro High School. Many families choose private schools such as St. John’s Episcopal School or one of the Serra Catholic Schools. There are many higher learning facilities within an hour’s drive and Saddleback College is just five and a half miles from the city center.
The Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club feature two golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Beside the ten racquet courts, members enjoy spa services, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, and an aquatic center. The 44,000 square-foot clubhouse has facilities for weddings and other special events. There are several shopping centers like The Shops at Mission Viejo, in neighboring cities.
The Coto de Caza Equestrian Center is a fully functional facility that was built among 47 miles of wilderness trails and five arenas. This center has room for 160 horses and training is available for both rider and animals. During the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics it was used for the equestrian pentathlon events.
The Coto Sport Park has four fields as well as basketball courts and picnic areas. And the Caspers Wilderness Park features over 8,000 acres of open space and wilderness. Visitors come here for camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and exploring.
Coto de Caza is a gated census-designated place (CDP) and is one of the oldest master planned communities in Orange County. It hosted portions of the modern pentathlon events for the 1984 Summer Olympics. Coto de Caza means “game preserve” in Spanish.
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