El Camino Real (zip code 92604) is one of Irvine’s oldest family neighborhoods.
The borders of El Camino Real are the i5 freeway, Jeffrey Road, Irvine Center Drive and Culver Drive. The Village of El Camino Real was part of the first era of master-planned community development on The Irvine Ranch.
Although El Camino Real’s development began in the mid 1960’s, many of the older homes have been updated.
With mostly detached single-family homes and a few townhomes/condos spread throughout, El Camino Real is one of the most affordable and welcoming areas, making the area desirable for people looking at homes for sale in Irvine, OC.
Some of the homes in El Camino Real
The real estate neighborhoods that make up El Camino Real are: Deerfield Patio, Deerfield Townhomes, Deerfield Park, El Camino Glen, Greentree, Heritage Park, Heritage Park IP, Irvine Groves, Irvine Groves II, Meadows Trailer Park, The Ranch, Smoketree, Walnut Court, Walnut Square, Wildflower and Willows.
There are numerous parks to enjoy, including Deerfield Community Park, Heritage Park, Ranch Park, Hoeptner Park, Willows Park and Presley Park.
Tennis courts at the Deerfield Community Park
Kids can play at one of the tot lots in El Camino Real
A couple of the Deerfield community pools.
Like most of Irvine, El Camino Real has a low crime rate.
There are many popular shopping plazas in the vicinity. The recently remodeled Heritage Plaza has a variety of dining option and local businesses. The Culver Plaza includes several stores, banks, law & doctor offices, restaurants and a state-of-the-art 24 Hour Fitness.
Other centers such as The Arbor Village and Orange Tree Square have a wonderful assortment of shops, restaurants, and local amusement. With a bounty of nature and entertainment at a resident’s back door, the El Camino Real area is ideal for families.