Rainbow Glen Community, Homes and Real Estate

Aerial of Rainbow Glen Neighborhoods

Welcome to the beautiful neighborhoods of Rainbow Glen, a popular group of subdivisions in Canyon Country of Santa Clarita. Rainbow Glen is situated on both sides of Rainbow Glen Drive, between Via Princessa and Soledad Canyon Road. When it comes to Canyon Country neighborhoods, Rainbow Glen offers a wide variety of neighborhoods and home types.

Scroll down to see the full report including our first hand descriptions, a video, community photos, and links to listings of homes for sale in Rainbow Glen only.

Rainbow Glen Quick Facts

1980’s – 2016


Community Theme

Mello Roos


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NAR Realtor Designations

Rainbow Glen Community Video

Rainbow Glen Community Overview

There are 10 different subdivisions primarily developed during the late 1980’s, but with some recent newer additions as late as 2016. In our opinion, the neighborhoods here are some of the most overlooked in all of Santa Clarita. Typically, the local residents enjoy calm and peaceful environments, some of which are filled with classic beauty. Speaking of classics, the most well known homes and neighborhoods here are the American Beauty Classics, built around 1989. Two other popular subdivisions are the Pacific Grove and Monterey neighborhoods, both built around 1999. The newest homes are in the Trestles neighborhood, built around 2016. The largest and most expensive homes are generally found in the Shadow Oaks neighborhood. Then, if you’re looking for an affordable condo, be sure to have a look in American Beauty Village.

The homes below are only examples of homes commonly seen in Rainbow Glen. They are NOT for sale and only intended to give you an idea of what the homes are like.

Determine the Correct HOA
If planning to buy a home here, be sure to verify exactly which HOA is associated with a particular home. In this community it can be tricky for anyone to make this determination. The costs for the HOA in one neighborhood could be quite different than another and sometimes HOA fees can be a bit hefty.

Typical HOA Recreation Area in Rainbow Glen
HOA Recreation Area
Pool and Tennis Court in Rainbow Glen
HOA Pool, Hot Tub and Tennis Court

Rainbow Glen Amenities

Typical Amenities
Depending on the subdivision, amenities might include pools, spas, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts and more. All residents enjoy easy access to the Santa Clarita trail systems at the north edge of the community.

Driving through the neighborhoods, you’ll see various different recreation areas. Just know, most neighborhoods have their own specific amenities. However, the Shadow Oaks and Sunset Hills Estates subdivisions do not provide any recreational amenities despite having an HOA. Additionally, the Sunset Hills Signature subdivision does not have an HOA.

Schools & Local Conveniences

Nearby schools include Golden Valley High School, La Mesa Junior High School and Rio Vista Elementary. Overall, Rainbow Glen is a wonderful place to call home and if buying, it would be well worth your time to give it a close look.

Links to School District Boundary Maps

William S. Hart Boundary Map

Boundary Maps for Saugus Union School District

Local Conveniences
It’s a very short drive to local shopping and dining. Rainbow Market is situated at the north edge of the community.

Within a mere span of two or three miles, an assortment of shopping and dining options awaits. Here, you’ll find an array of establishments, such as Sam’s Club, the delectable Rattler’s Bar B Que, and a skate haven known as the Santa Clarita Skate Park. If you’re in the mood for swimming, check out the Aquatics Center. There is also Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart and much more.

Aerial Shot of Golden Valley High
Golden Valley High
Aerial Shot of La Mesa Junior High
La Mesa Junior High

Rainbow Glen Subdivision Map
Rainbow Glen Subdivision Map

Rainbow Glen Homes For Sale

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Homes and Neighborhoods of Rainbow Glen

With the exception of the popular condos in American Beauty Village, all other neighborhoods consist of detached, single family homes available in a variety of shapes, styles, sizes and designs. Although many are two story models, there are also some single story homes to be found. The best news is, there is NO Mello Roos!

See below a short summary of each of the neighborhoods in Rainbow Glen.

  • American Beauty Classics: Built around 1989, typical homes found in this neighborhood are sized at approximately 1,172 SF – 2,349 SF with 2-4 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. The amenities include pool, spa, basketball court & tennis courts.
  • Rainbow Glen Estates: Built around 1989, the homes in this subdivision are sized at approximately 1,145 SF – 1,962 SF with 3-4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a 2 or 3 car garage. Some with good sized lots too!
  • Pacific Grove: The neighborhood was also built around 1997. Homes range from approximately 1,392 SF – 2,435 SF with 3-5 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. Amenities include an HOA pool, spa, playground and lovely greenbelt.
  • Monterey: Built around 1999 and features some gorgeous homes. The homes in this subdivision are sized from about 2,042 SF – 2,997 SF with 3-5 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and a 2 or 3 car garage. Shared amenities include an playground and greenbelt. No pool or hot tub.
  • Shadow Oaks: Built around 1999 and features larger homes, some with views. These large homes range from 2,737 SF – 3,459 SF home with 3-4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 or 3 car garage. Many lots are larger than average and some homes have in ground pools and spas.
  • California Summit: Built around 1993, you will find a variety of attractive homes, some with views. Home sizes range from 1,276 SF – 1,806 SF, with 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and a 2 or 3 car garage. There’s also a terrific recreation area with a pool, hot tub, playground and tennis courts.
  • American Beauty Village: Built from 1986-1988, this is a nice 500 unit condo complex. Homebuyers will find condo units sized from 907 SF – 1,107 SF with 2-3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a detached garage. Some units even have a loft. Also, there are multiple recreational amenities including pools, hot tubs, tennis courts and lovely shaded greenbelts. See the full report about American Beauty Village.
  • Sunset Hills Estates: Built around 1996, the homes in this neighborhood are sized at approximately 1,325 SF – 2,450 SF with 3-5 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and 2 or 3 car garage. Although there is an HOA, there are no shared amenities.
  • Sunset Hills Signature: Built from 1997 – 1998. Most homes are generally sized from 1,325 SF – 1,852 SF with 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms and 2 or 3 car garage. There is no HOA or shared amenities.
  • Trestles: Built from 2015 to 2016, Trestles is one of the newer subdivisions within Rainbow Glen. The neighborhood is gated and includes detached homes sized from 1,668 SF – 2,608 SF with 3-5 bedrooms, 2.5-4 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. Shared recreational amenities include a pool, hot tub, picnic area and playground.