Ladera Ranch consists of approximately 6,745 homes and is considered by many to be one of the most Disneyland-like, sought after living areas ever built. Children were the most important ingredient considered when this innovative master planned community was designed in 1999. Locals like to say that 1/3 of the residents are kids. Ladera Ranch is comprised of nine separate villages with multiple neighborhoods per village. Ladera Ranch is amenity-rich with parks, pools, village clubs and more threading through the community.