Cortesia at Rancho Santa Margarita

Cortesia at Rancho Santa Margarita melds ample living space with modern luxury. Our three-bedroom residences are the largest in the area, and the condo-style 1-bedrooms are the nicest you’ll find.

Nestled in the Rancho Santa Margarita foothills, this community is close to nature trails and open space, for hiking, biking and outdoor adventures.

At home, you’ll enjoy plenty of amenities like a pool and spa, a clubhouse, a fitness center and a business center with conference facilities. You’ll also love the breathtaking mountain views throughout the community.

Each of these Rancho Santa Margarita apartments comes fully equipped with its own washer and dryer. Choose from options like a patio/balcony that overlooks lush landscaping, and an open kitchen with newer appliances and microwaves. Pets are welcome with no weight restrictions.

Residents of Cortesia enjoy membership to Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club and free access to all Rancho Santa Margarita parks and lakes, with their swimming pools, sports courts and even a man-made beach.

Cortesia offers the best of South Orange County living in a location that’s also close to everything. Schedule your personal tour today.

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Office Info


  • MonSat: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Apartment Features

  • Ceiling fan
  • Central air conditioning and heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Full-size washer and dryer
  • Kitchen pantry
  • Nine-foot ceilings
  • Oversize tub
  • Private patio or balcony
  • Refrigerator with icemaker
  • Built-in microwave
  • Upgraded flooring (select homes)
  • Walk-in closet
  • Linen closet (select homes)

Community Amenities

  • Attached and detached garages available
  • Business center and conference facilities
  • Close to highly rated Melinda Heights Elementary School
  • Clubhouse
  • Courtesy patrol
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Pool and spa
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Association privileges
  • Reserved, covered parking available
  • Scenic mountain views

Pet Policy

  • Dogs and indoor cats are welcome at our community.
  • Up to two pets allowed per home, upon approval.
  • We love all dogs, but the following breeds/crossbreeds are not allowed: Pit Bull or Staffordshire Terrier, Doberman, Rottweiler, Chow, German Shepherd, Husky, Mastiff, Great Dane, Malamute, Akita and wolf hybrids. Restrictions subject to change without notice.

  • Big dogs are welcome - there are no weight restrictions.
  • Monthly Pet Rent: $50 per pet.
  • Pet Deposit: $250 deposit per pet
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  • Convenient to 241 toll road with connectors to 4 major freeways to San Diego and LA counties
  • Located in a quiet residential neighborhood
  • Minutes away from dining and shopping
  • 12 parks & a beach club for the active lifestyle
  • Located in a Blue Ribbon awarded school district

Available Floor Plans



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Leasing Details

  • Deposit:$400-$600, on approved credit
  • Lease Term:We have flexible lease terms and pricing to fit your needs!
  • Application Fee:$35.00
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