Olinda Ranch is a picturesque neighborhood in Brea, California featuring beautiful landscapes, and a history deep in the oil industry. There are many working oil derricks, as well as artwork in common areas of this neighborhood. It is also the homestead of the Olinda Oil Museum and Trail.
Olinda Ranch is comprised of 660 homes on a 280 acre site that also includes parks, bike paths, hiking trails, equestrian trails, and wildlife regions. Floor plans have three to five bedrooms, and around 4,000 square feet. Some of the homes were built by Christopher Homes, but there is a variety of styles throughout the neighborhood.
Residents here enjoy being just around the corner from nature. The Southern California wildlife corridor runs throughout the community. Carbon Canyon Regional Park is adjacent to Olinda Park. There are mountain bike trails that go into the Chino Hills State Park.
While nature enthusiasts are satisfied they are also just minutes away from the 57 Freeway, shops, restaurants, and entertainment. The cities in Los Angeles, and Orange Counties feature many sporting events and performing arts. The Brea Mall is one of the local attractions as is the Curtis Theater, the Birch Street Promenade, and the Brea Gallery golf courses.
The Brea Olinda Unified School District serves Olinda Ranch with facilities like Brea Canyon High School as well as highly rated Olinda Elementary School, and Brea Junior High School. Students also have the option of choosing one of several private schools including Montessori of Brea Inc., Christ Lutheran School, and Brea United Methodist Preschool. And there are several universities like California State University, Fullerton.
Besides an oil production history, the City of Brea is also known for its extensive art program. There are over 140 artworks throughout the city which have been an inspiration for other cities.
1 Civic Center Circle Level 2, Brea, CA 92821-5732
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