Palmia - Mission Viejo, CA

Builder: Mission Viejo Company
Price Range:Low $300s – High $700s
Home Types:Single Family, Attached
Number of Homes:900
New/Resale:Resale Homes Only
Age Restriction:55+
Construction Dates:1990 – 1995
Rating: 1 Reviews

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Palmia Overview

Palmia in Mission Viejo is a gated community that welcomes active adults aged 55 or better. This beautiful guard gated community features many amenities that appeal to active adults. Just a few of the community's highlights include a 12,500 square-foot clubhouse, an 18-hole putting green, resort-style swimming pool, tennis courts and multiple hobby and game rooms.

Southern California's surrounding area contains many shopping, dining, and recreational attractions. There are several nearby public golf courses, and the beautiful Lake Mission Viejo, a community lake that provides swimming, boating and fishing recreations. Convenient access to Route 5 makes it easy for Palmia residents to explore the surrounding area, including Los Angeles, which is only an hour northwest of the community.

Palmia Amenities

Activities at Palmia are centered on the community's 12,500 square-foot clubhouse. Here residents can enjoy card rooms, billiards and an arts and crafts facility. These hobby and game rooms are ideal for both impromptu get-togethers and planned meetings for the community's many social clubs. To help residents stay in top form, the clubhouse also features a fitness center complete with cardiovascular and strength training equipment.

Just outside Palmia's spacious clubhouse, residents can make use of the resort-style swimming pool and spa area, shuffleboard court, bocce ball courts, and an 18-hole putting course. Palmia's tennis facilities include two regulation tennis courts and two paddle tennis courts.

Palmia Homes & Real Estate

Set on 211 acres, Palmia features around 900 thoughtfully designed homes divided into five different areas: Palmia Heights, Palmia Vistas, Palmia Villas, The Terraces and The Courts. One- and two-story detached single-family homes can be found in four of these sections. One section, The Courts, offer one- and two-story attached homes.

Homes throughout Palmia were built by the Mission Viejo Company, and are available in a range of styles and sizes on a resale basis. The smallest homes contain two bedrooms and two bathrooms, while larger floor plans include up to four bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. Many plans include family rooms and some offer additional features such as a den, or cathedral ceilings.

Palmia Lifestyle

Residents at Palmia enjoy an active lifestyle that makes use of the community's many activities, as well as the attractions in the surrounding areas. Golf enthusiasts will be glad to learn that there are several great public courses nearby including: Casta del Sol, Tijeras Creek, San Juan Hills Golf Course, and the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club. To make it even easier to live life to the fullest, a full-time activities director is on hand to help coordinate community events, organize social clubs, and plan excursions.

The many social clubs at Palmia are sure to spark the interests of new residents. Clubs cover activities such as golf, bocce ball and shuffleboard. Those inclined to the arts may choose to join such groups as the Opera Club, Chorale Club or Palmia Players Club. From special interest groups to social clubs, Palmia's many organizations provide something for every resident.


The lovely Palmia community is situated within the beautiful area of Mission Viejo, just south of Irvine. There is plenty to do just outside Palmia's gates. Nearby Portola Plaza contains a supermarket, restaurants, shops and other conveniences, while the Laguna Hills Mall is only fifteen minutes away. Lake Mission Viejo, which provides swimming, fishing and boating recreations, is located only a mile and a half from Palmia. This scenic lake is stocked with several varieties of fish, including trout and catfish.

Convenient access to major roadways, such as Route 5, makes it easy to visit nearby Irvine, Santa Ana, and Anaheim. Los Angeles, and all the city has to offer, is about an hour's drive northwest of Palmia. With close proximity to major cities, beautiful beaches and scenic drives, Palmia offers residents resort-style living under the golden California sun.

Palmia Amenities
  • Clubhouse
  • 18-Hole Golf Course
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • 2 Outdoor Pools
  • Card Room
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Ballroom
  • Tennis Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Scenic Lake
  • Parks & Natural Space
Palmia Heights
Price Range: Low $600s – High $600s
Palmia Heights offers luxurious one and two-level single-family homes. There are six plans to choose from ranging from 1,756 to 2,473 square feet.


Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Heights 1 1,756 2 2 2
Heights 2 1,920 2 + Den or 3 2 2
Heights 3 2,473 3 + Den or 4 2.5 2
Heights 4 2,194 2 + Den or 3 2.5 2
Heights 5 1,769 2 to 3 2 2
Heights 6 2,161 2 + Den or 3 2.5 2
Palmia Vistas
Price Range: Low $600s – High $600s
The Palmia Vistas are appealing single-family homes at a managable size. These single-level homes range from 1,401 to 1,826 square feet.


Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Vistas 1 1,401 1 + Den or 2 2 2
Vistas 2 1,680 2 2.5 2
Vistas 3 1,826 2 + Den or 3 2 2
Palmia Villas
Price Range: Low $600s – High $600s
The Palmia Villas are available in nine single-family designs ranging from 1,213 to 2,283 square feet. The Villas are located in two neighborhoods: Villas 1 and Villas 2.


Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Villas 1 1,213 2 2 2
Villas 2 1,462 2 or 2 + Den 2 2
Villas 3 1,728 2 + Den or 3 2.5 2
Villas 4 1,914 3 + Den 3 2
Villas 5 2,283 3 3.5 2
Villas 102 1,162 2 2 2
Villas 112 1,185 2 2 2
Villas 122 1,284 2 + Den 2 2
Villas 213 1,523 2 + Den or 3 3 2
Palmia Terraces
Price Range: Low $600s – High $600s
The Palmia Terraces are ideal for residents who want the ultimate luxury and comfort. These elegant and spacious homes are available from 1,510 to 2,155 square feet. Some plans offer second floors and vaulted ceilings.


Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Terraces 103 1,510 2 2 2
Terraces 102 1,695 2 2 2
Terraces 203 2,038 2 + Den or 3 3 2
Terraces 213 2,188 2 + Den or 3 2.5 2
Terraces 223 2,155 2 + Den or 3 2.5 2
Palmia Courts
Price Range: Low $600s – High $600s
The Palmia Courts provide an ideal carefree lifestyle with all home maintenance included with the association fee. These attached homes are offered in one and two-story designs. Residents of the Courts also enjoy two private pools.


Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
East Courts 1 1,284 2 2 2
East Courts 2 1,401 2 2 2
East Courts 3 1,695 3 2 2
West Courts 1 991 2 2 1
West Courts 2 1,079 2 2 1
West Courts-3 1,418 2 + Den or 3 2 2
West Courts-4 1,767 2 + Den or 3 2.5 2

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Palmia Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Palmia. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Bingo
  • Bocce
  • Bridge
  • Chorale
  • Computer
  • Garden
  • Genealogy
  • Golf Club
  • Line Dance
  • Men
  • Military Veterans
  • Next Generation
  • Opera
  • Palmia Players
  • Racquet
  • Red Hat Funsters
  • Shuffleboard
  • Singles
  • Stamp
  • Wine
  • Women's Issues
  • Amphibious Sailors
  • Billards
  • Ceramics
  • Crafts & Coffee
  • Horseshoes
  • Library Group
  • Literary Group
  • Organ Group
  • Paddle Tennis Group
  • Pizzazz Dance Group
  • Ski Bums Group
  • Softball Group
  • Sunday Night at The Movies Group
  • Table Tennis Group
  • Tennis Group
  • Volleyball
  • Water Volleyball Group
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Community Address: 21455 Monterey Drive, Mission Viejo, CA, 92692, USA
Palmia Rating:  5 out of 5.0
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May 30, 2013 8:03 PM by Nancy P. (Resident/Homeowner)5.0
Our home at Palmia has been wonderful. The community is private and gated with tons of nice amenities. Everything is well cared for and the people here are very friendly. We love the location and have been nothing but pleased with our decision to enjoy retirement here! is in no way affiliated with the developer of Palmia. The information you submit is distributed to the Community Adviser. The information regarding Palmia has not been verified or approved by the developer. Please verify all information prior to purchasing. and the developer are not responsible for any errors regarding the information displayed on this website.

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Palmia Information
21455 Monterey Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Orange County
(949) 472-5075
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Real Estate/Home Sales: 949-596-0410



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