In the Inland Empire metropolitan area of sunny southern California, you will find the popular City of Riverside. Riverside serves as the county seat of the county of the same name; both called such because of their proximity to the Santa Ana River. Riverside is situated just fifty-five miles east of Downtown Los Angeles and is a part of the Greater Los Angeles Area. It is the most populous city in the county and the Inland Empire, in addition to being the twelfth most populous city in the state and the fifty-ninth most populous in the nation. Founded int he early 1870s, Riverside is the birthplace of California’s great citrus industry and today is home to roughly 310,000 residents.
In addition to its rich history and heritage, Riverside boasts a long list of impressive amenities and attractions. Within its 81.1 square miles, you will find the largest Mission Revival Style building in the nation, the Mission Inn, the Riverside National Cemetary, and in the northeastern part of the city, the University of California, Riverside. Other exciting destinations include the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, the Fox Performing Arts Center, the California Museum of Photography, and the California Citrus State Historic Park. The city also encompasses a long list of wonderful communities, neighborhoods, and subdivisions from which prospective homebuyers can choose.
One such neighborhood is Orangecrest. As the name suggests, Orangecrest has a past closely linked to the area’s prior citrus production. As recently as the early 1980s, large portions of the area consisted of fruit groves. In 1986 a significant portion of Orangecrest was annexed into Riverside, and the transition from agricultural community to suburban neighborhood began. The Orangecrest Specific Plan was adopted, and Orangecrest became a master planned community with commercial, recreational, educational, and residential uses. Because of additional annexations, the neighborhood has grown from its original 1,514 acres to 2,461 acres. You’ll find this desirable community in the southeasterly part of Riverside bounded on the north by Mission Grove, on the south and west by Woodcrest, and on the east and south by the March Joint Powers Authority. Orangecrest is a family-friendly neighborhood encompassing several public and private schools, as well as multiple parks and facilities. With so much to offer, Orangecrest real estate it worth your consideration. Homes for sale in Orangecrst are primarily single-family homes. If you would like to learn more about available properties in Orangecrest, please contact us so we can assist you in your Riverside home search.
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