Oak trees, white fences and a pond set the stage for this equestrian estate in southern Orange County. Wrought-iron gates open to the country retreat, which is surrounded by a wide wraparound porch.
Location: 31922 Paseo Monte Vista, San Juan Capistrano 92675
Asking price: $6.5 million
Year built: 1965
House size: Six bedrooms, six bathrooms, 9,500 square feet
Lot size: 2.3 acres
Features: Great room, library, billiard room, four indoor fireplaces, patio fireplace, greenhouse, stable, stone-clad swimming pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, windmill, rose gardens, pickleball court
About the area: In the first half of the year, 175 single-family homes sold in the 92675 ZIP Code at a median price of $745,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 14% price increase from the first half of 2013.
Agent: Tim Smith, Coldwell Banker, (949) 717-4711