Gavilán 55+ living

Situated throughout the Village of Esencia, Gavilán® 55+ neighborhoods offer exclusive single-level and easy two-story living, resort-style amenities, events and activities made for those with a sense of fun and style.

  • 4 superb home builders to discover
  • 5 private Gavilán® Amenities throughout The Ranch
  • A calendar of exclusive Gavilán® RanchLife events
  • Over 50 resident-led Gavilán clubs
  • Easy access to regional destinations

Find your new Gavilán® 55+ home

,, Gavilán, is the perfect place for my two dogs, cat and me. This is our new home. ,,
Liz Mannix

55+ Amenities

Exclusive 55+ amenities throughout the Village of Esencia provide the perfect balance of entertainment and privacy, but Gavilán® residents are also free to use any all-ages amenity they choose. And to top it off, Esencia residents can enjoy amenities at the Village of Sendero, The Ranch's first residential village.

The Life
Resident-Led Clubs

With nearly 50 unique resident-led clubs, including over 40 exclusively for Gavilán® 55+ neighbors, there's always something new to try on The Ranch.

Resident Programs

Rancho Mission Viejo has partnered with local organizations for on-site exploration. Test out a seminar or fitness class that you've always wanted to try.


Join the fun happening right in your neighborhood, with exclusive Gavilán® events taking place throughout the week.

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Visitor Center

1 Salubre Street Rancho Mission Viejo CA 92694
949-768-1882 Open 10am - 5pm daily

Homeshopper amenity tours (based on availability):
Tues & Thurs 10am - 2pm, Fri & Sun 10am - noon

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