Rancho Mission Viejo

The Ranch Journal

High Style in the Hilltop Neighborhoods

Wide-open vistas through plentiful windows. Porches, patios, decks and loggias. Living rooms with room to breathe and bedrooms of generous proportions. Bathrooms that feel like personal spas and kitchens meant for cooks. Or those who just love cookbooks – and anyone else who might like to pull up a chair. It all flows at Esencia. From one airy room to the next and one amazing neighborhood to the next.

The townhomes of Sage offer attached garages and outdoor space in every single floorplan.

Sage at Esencia Adobe

Farmhouse-stylized Veranda boasts beamed ceilings and privatized yards.

Veranda at Esencia

Canopy is picket-fence-meets-modern-farmhouse, with the right combination of classic flair and home automation.


The four single-family home styles of Briosa bring a genteel sensibility to spacious living, with uncompromising attention to detail.


Woven throughout Esencia’s all-ages neighborhoods, Gavilán® neighborhoods Iris and Arista are for those who know that 55+ really does equal fabulous. Iris offers single-level as well as two-story living in a lively, compelling collection of floorplans.

Commissioned by and licensed to CalAtlantic Homes.

For the artist in all of us, Arista is an entertainer’s paradise, with one- and two-story open home designs that encourage creativity, relaxation and reflection.

Pulte Arista, Rancho Mission Viejo, CA

Visit the new Hilltop Neighborhoods to find your perfect match, knowing that Esencia style informs each residence ready to meet their new family.