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Location

Where is Talega located?

Talega is located in the hills above San Clemente, the “Spanish Village by the Sea”, on the Southern California Coast, midway between Orange County and San Diego. San Clemente features world-renowned beaches and surf breaks (Trestles, T-Street, Califia, Onofre, Trails, etc.) with a great variety of waves. Its Spanish colonial-style downtown area has plenty of shops and restaurants adorned with red tile roofs, cream stucco walls, and dark wood doors and windows. San Clemente is surrounded by beautiful mountains and open spaces, including The Reserve at Rancho Mission ViejoCleveland National Forest, and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

San Clemente has a very pleasant climate with 281 sunny days per year, only 13 inches of rain – the US average 39 inches -, and temperatures from mid-forties in the Winter to nineties in the Summer.

Talega is only four miles away from the closest beach (North Beach).

Owner/ Resident Portal

What is the Owner/ Resident portal?

The Owner/ Resident portal is accessible to residents only. The GrandManors Owner/ Resident Portal was developed to give homeowners 24/7 direct access. Get the highest level of protection with up-to-date security and strict privacy settings.

Click HERE to learn more about the Owner/ Resident portal.

E-blast

How do I stay up-to-date on upcoming events and important maintenance information?

We send out weekly e-blasts to keep residents up to date on upcoming events and maintenance information. Click HERE to subscribe to our e-blasts.

Key Fobs

Your key fob will grant you access to our amenities such as the Clubhouse Pool.

You can view our facility information page HERE to learn more about key fobs.

Parking Information

Where do I find information about parking rules, regulations, and policies?

To view our parking enforcement page please click HERE.

Street Parking Reminders

A quick reminder about our street parking rules to ensure a pleasant community for everyone. The Talega Maintenance Corporation has arranged for patrols to monitor our streets for rule violations.

Here’s what you need to know:

  1. First to Fourth Violations in a Calendar Year: You’ll receive a written warning notice (a ticket).
  2. Fifth Violation and Beyond and all Subsequent Violations: Your vehicle will be towed.

Notwithstanding the above, a vehicle is subject to immediate towing, without warning, if it is: 

  • Parked within 15 feet of a fire hydrant, CA Vehicle Code 22514 
  • In a designated marked red zone, CA Vehicle Code 21458
  • Within a designated posted fire lane sign zone, CA Vehicle Code 22500.1
  • In a manner which interferes with any entrance to or exit from the Properties or any Lot of Condominium in the Properties

Your cooperation keeps our neighborhood safe and organized. 

To learn more click HERE.

Assessment Information

How do I get more information about making online payments?

To view our online assessment payments & e-statements page please click HERE.

Looking to buy in Talega?

For a copy of the Talega Maintenance Corporation Master Insurance Policy contact the Edward Jacobs & Company at (650) 340-1919 or by email at insurance@edwardjacobs.com

TMC AND TLC HOA ASSESSMENTS FEES & DUES Talega Maintenance Corporation (TMC) is the master association. Dues are collected monthly from each homeowner to cover the operating expenses of the common area and provide for reserve funds for the replacement of common facilities in future years. Assessments are due on the first of each month. As of April 1, 2022, the monthly HOA dues are $235. Additional fees apply if you live in a gated neighborhood or in a sub-association. Once the escrow company forwards the closing paperwork to GrandManors, your name will appear on your account and a statement will be sent to the billing address that they had on the paperwork. This could take up to four weeks. If you don’t receive a bill after one month, please contact the resident service center at (855) 947-2636.

Talega Lifestyle Corporation (TLC) is funded by “Lifestyle Fees” that are generated on all home sales. The “Lifestyle Fee” is 1/4 of 1% of the sale price of the home. The “Lifestyle Fee” is paid at the close of escrow and is used solely to support and sponsor the Talega Lifestyle Corporation. It is mandatory. This fee is part of the sales price negotiation between the buyer and seller.

Where can I find real estate information?

Trash and Street Sweeping

When is trash day and street sweeping?

To view our trash pick-up and street sweeping schedule, please click HERE.

Rules and Regulations

Where can I find the rules and regulations?

Our CC&Rs can be found on the Owner/ Resident Portal.

Architectural

What is the purpose of the Design Review Committee (DRC)?

The purpose of the Design Review Committee is to guide residents through the process of updating their homes. For example: painting your home, putting in a pool, adding landscape to your front yard etc. You can view our architectural page HERE to learn more.

Amenities and Facility Information

What amenities does Talega have?

Talega offers many resort-style amenities. There are 2 lap pools (heated year-round), 2 recreation pools (seasonal), 19 miles of hiking trails, programs, clubs, special events, a sports court, a sand volleyball court, tot lots and so much more!

What pools does Talega have?

The Talega Swim and Athletic Club has one recreation pool, one lap pool that is 25 yards, and a Splash and Play. Talega also has a lap pool at Saluda and a recreation pool at Tierra Grande. Both lap pools are heated year-round. Recreational pools are seasonal (open April-October). Click HERE to visit our facilities page to learn more about the pools in Talega.

What parks and Tot Lots Does Talega have?

Talega has many parks, most featuring tot lots (Cazadero Tot Lot, Avenida Fresas Tot Lot, Amalfi Tot Lot, Portofino Tot Lot, Paseo Vista Tot Lot, Tabarco Park and Calle Altea Park) with a variety of play structures. Click HERE to learn more about the tot lots.

What Sports Courts does Talega have?

Talega’s Clubhouse features a mixed-use Sports Court that includes Tennis, Pickleball, and Basketball. As well as a sand volleyball court next to the resort pool area. Click HERE to learn more about the Sports Courts.

Can you provide me with more information about the facilities?

Talega’s Clubhouse features a large Club Room and a smaller Terrace Room, both of which are available to homeowners to rent for private functions. The Clubhouse also features a sitting room with a fireplace, a TV room, and a catering kitchen facility. By calling the clubhouse, you may reserve the fireplace room and TV room during the day for small meetings. The smaller Terrace Room has a 32-person occupancy. Typically, this room holds all of Talega’s programs. It’s an empty space that allows you to be creative with your setup. This room is also available to rent for non-profit meetings and parties to Talega homeowners.

Reservations and applications may be made by the homeowner, at the TSAC Clubhouse, Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Please contact Noel at (949) 361-8466 ext. 102 or Talegalc@ciramail.com for more information and pricing. Click HERE to learn more about the TSAC facilities.

Community Maps

Below you can view our community maps to get to know the areas in your community.

You can view our Talega maps page HERE.

Talega Community Map

Community Attractions

What hiking trails are near Talega?

Talega features numerous hiking and biking trails, both throughout the development as well as within close driving distance.

For more information on trails in the Talega surrounding areas, click on the respective links: Forster Ridge TrailCasper’s Wilderness ParkSan Juan Creek TrailSan Juan Trail. Click HERE to learn more about the trails.

What golf courses are in the area?

The Talega Golf Club features an 18-hole, par 72 Fred Couples “Signature” championship golf course, ranked America’s Top Golf Course (by Golf Digest/ESPN/Zagat Survey), driving range, and Spanish colonial clubhouse architecture with bell tower and village courtyard setting. Talega offers a daily fee “open to the public” and “membership” program for individuals, families, and corporations.

The Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club has been designed with three integrated nine-hole layouts, which may be linked to provide an endless variety even for the most demanding golfer.  The Gary Player signature course was designed in the tradition of Scottish seaside links, the 27 championship holes wind gently through ravines, lakes and natural foliage, while preserving the rugged environment and special character of the land.

What beaches are near Talega?

San Clemente has several city and state-operated beaches with easy access and convenient parking. San Clemente’s Beach Camera & Live Weather is always available for you. Click the link below for a list of all San Clemente beaches. Click HERE to view a list of the beaches near Talega.

What is the Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo?

The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and enhance Reserve lands for ecological, educational, charitable, conservation, open space, scientific and recreational issues. This growing habitat reserve will grow to include 20,868 acres of Rancho Mission Viejo lands.

Events

How do I find out about upcoming events?

Talega prides itself on community involvement and our events are a huge part of that.

You can view our events page HERE to stay informed on our upcoming events in the community.

You can view our event forms page HERE to access the forms necessary to plan your event.

Block Parties

How do I plan a block party?

Block parties are a great way to meet your neighbors and to foster a sense of community. You can view our block parties page HERE.

Neighborhood Delegates

What are neighborhood delegates?

Talega has more than 11,000 residents, spread across 37 unique neighborhoods. We want every member to be properly represented, that is why we have Neighborhood Delegates to assist with the governance of this large master planned community.

To view your neighborhood delegate click HERE.

Sub-assocations in Talega

What are sub-associations?

Talega HOA is a Master Planned Community with single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Most Sub-Associations are not managed by GrandManors. Although, Sub-Associations also belong to the Talega Maintenance Corporation (TMC). Homeowner’s who live in a Sub-Association pay HOA dues to their Sub-Association and in addition to, the Master Association (TMC).

Where do I find the contact information for the Verano sub-association?

Verano 
Millennium Community Management, LLC
1900 East Warner Ave., Suite #1P
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Shannon Thornhill
Phone: (949) 225-0200 x109
Fax: (949) 225-0214
Email: Shannon@MCMiskey.com

Where do I find the contact information for the Gallery Community Association sub-association?

Gallery Community Association
Seabreeze Management Company, Inc.
26840 Aliso Viejo Parkway Ste. 100
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Jennifer Parker
Phone: (949) 361-4685
Fax: (949) 498-1094

Where do I find the contact information for the Talega Village (Santalana/Alassio) sub-association?

Talega Village (Santalana/Alassio)
Powerstone Property Management
9060 Irvine Center Dr. Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618

Alex Volman
Phone: (949) 508 – 1601
Email: avolman@powerstonepm.com

Where do I find the contact information for the Trinidad Community Association sub-association?

Trinidad Community Association
Powerstone Property Management

9060 Irvine Center Drive

Irvine, CA 92618

Colette Marcelle

Phone: (949) 594-1618
Email: cmarcelle@powerstonepm.com

Where do I find the contact information for the Carmel Community Association sub-association?

Carmel Community Association
Seabreeze Management Company, Inc.
26840 Aliso Viejo Parkway Ste. 100
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Phone: (949) 855-1800
Fax: (949) 855-6678

Where do I find the contact information for the Pinnacle Apartments sub-association?

Pinnacle Apartments
Essex Property Management
120 Calle Amistad
San Clemente, CA 92673

Suzanne Schowachert
Phone: (949) 498-9738
Maintenance X 106

Where do I find the contact information for the Mendocino Apartments sub-association?

Mendocino Apartments
Jamboree Housing
123 Calle Amistad Buildings 16-18
San Clemente, CA 92673

Phone: (949) 498-6430
Fax: (949) 498-1607

Where do I find the contact information for the Talega Business Park sub-association?

Talega Business Park
MarWest Commercial
15241 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618

Amie Nguyen
Phone: (949) 448-6333
Email: Anguygen@MarWestCommercial.com