Residents in the gated Encantamar condominium community of Dana Point, California, enjoy views of the sunset and ocean from the top of the Dana Hills area. Units here are not easy to come by, and typically sell within a short time.
Encantamar is made up of 139 condos, and this development was built by Shawntana in 1989. The architecture reflects a Mediterranean style, with stucco exteriors for these one and two story units. There are several floor plans that run from 1,120 to 1,660 square feet. There are two to three bedrooms, and two to two and a half baths. Each unit has either a one-car or two-car garage. Community amenities include a swimming pool, spa, fitness area, tennis court, clubhouse, and heated spa. Streets that run this tract are Terra Vista, Vista del Mar, La Paloma, and Los Cabos.
The community of Encantamar is served by the Capistrano Unified School District, which offers highly ranked facilities like Del Obispo Elementary School and Marco Forster Middle School. Dana Hills High School is also top notch and opened in 1972, making it one of the oldest high schools in the region. There are also several private schools in this city, such as Gloria Del Lutheran Pre-School, Dana Montessori, and West River Academy.
Encantamar is close to a multiplex cinema and two shopping centers. Located in the Capistrano Beach area, this community has many water sports, recreation, and entertainment to offer. It’s less than five minutes to the Dana Point Harbor and Salt Creek Park.
Dana Point is a popular surfing city. Houses were built here starting in the early 1900s, and there is now an array of condos, townhomes, detached houses, and move-up estates. The harbor has over 2,000 yachts and boats. Dana Point holds several events including the Festival of Whales, that began in 1972 and the Tall Ships Festival which is one of the largest events on the West Coast.
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