With graceful trees and curving, winding streets, the Mesa Verde neighborhood in Costa Mesa has an upscale, exclusive feeling. You’ll find a wealth of options for dining and entertainment, and most of all shopping: Unique retail centers are all within a quick drive, offering big brands and boutiques in equal measure. Need a little nature time—or a lot? Green spaces abound: Nature reserves, a forest sanctuary, expansive parks, and an outstanding golf course are all nearby. Add to that a school district with a reputation for excellence and an arts center that regularly hosts internationally renowned performers, and you’ll agree that this is a wonderful neighborhood to call home.