The Senior (one resident must be at least 55) gate guarded community of Palmia is located in the City of Mission Viejo in South Orange County, California. The complex built in the early 1990´s consists of around 900 homes located on 211 acres of former Rancho Mission Viejo land. Homes consist of both attached and detached one and two story residences from 2 bedrooms (approximately 960 sq. ft) with 2 baths to larger homes of 4 bedrooms (approximately 2,470 sq. ft.) with 2.5 baths. Amenities include a 12,500 sq. ft. recreation center, a swimming pool and spa, lighted tennis courts, a state of the art exercise facility, a billiard room, library and crafts room. Palmia residents also enjoy the use of nearby golf courses and the facilities at Lake Mission Viejo. Within a short distance of the community is Portola Plaza with a super market, restaurants, and other facilities. Several miles away are The Shops at Mission Viejo Mall, Saddleback College, and Mission Viejo Medical Center.