Located within California, United States, the city of Laguna Hills is located in the Mission Viejo - Lake Forest - San Clemente metropolitan area.
The character of Laguna Hills is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This city is good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be problematic near San Diego Freeway or the railway line. Finally, there are around 40 public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Aliso Park and Sheep Hills Park, and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to reach them.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Laguna Hills, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 70% of the dwellings in the city and 30% are rented. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Mission Viejo - Lake Forest - San Clemente metropolitan area happened in the 1960s and 1970s.
Primary schools are easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in Laguna Hills. However, there are only a few high schools and therefore they can be a long walk away. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, a grocery store is usually reachable within a rather short walk from most homes for sale in this part of the Mission Viejo - Lake Forest - San Clemente metropolitan area. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and a small selection of coffee shops can be found as well.
This part of the Mission Viejo - Lake Forest - San Clemente metropolitan area is very car friendly. Parking is quite easy, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as San Diego Freeway, from any home in Laguna Hills. On the other hand, getting around by transit can be very hard in this part of the Mission Viejo - Lake Forest - San Clemente metropolitan area as a result of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually a short walk away. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Laguna Hills, although carrying out daily needs is convenient on foot.