The Colony – Murrieta, CA

The Colony Overview

The Colony is a 1,500-home active adult golf course community in Murrieta, CA. It has a coveted location in the heart of Southern California within an hour drive from world-class beaches, majestic mountain ranges and scenic deserts & lakes. There are also so many great shopping, dining and entertainment options that are right around the corner from this established community. The Colony is the product of three top builders (Ryland Homes, Mastercraft, and Crowell & David) joining forces to create one of the most admired active adult communities in the Inland Empire that features a superior mix of housing options. Residents are spoiled by the huge array of top notch amenities and full social calendar.

The Colony Amenities

The Colony’s clubhouse is the main hub for community social and fitness activities. It offers a fitness center, hobby & craft studios, a grand ballroom, theater, library, beauty salon, and billiards tables. The clubhouse is nestled between a gorgeous outdoor pool, tennis, bocce ball, and shuffleboard courts. In addition to these great outdoor amenities, several miles of walking and biking trails are woven through the community. The Colony Country Club, also known as California Oaks Golf Course, is a 5,218-yard par-70 course. It was designed by David A. Rainville. This renowned course features Bermuda grass fairways, sharp doglegs, and challenging greens. The course is open to the public but residents of The Colony enjoy discounted green fees. The Colony Grill offers the ideal venue for gathering with friends after a round of golf or a quiet dinner with your significant other.

The Colony Homes & Real Estate

Home buyers have so many real estate options in The Colony. There are over 60 different floor plans that have been offered throughout the 16 years of con-struction. The homes are all single family detached dwellings available in one and two-story designs that range from 947 to 2,100 square feet. These homes fea-ture two to three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Construction of new homes has been completed and new construction is no longer available but an ever-changing lineup of pre-owned resale homes are continually available for sale. The attractive homes include stucco exteriors, red tile roofs, and two-car garages. The newer homes feature more highly upgraded finishes and desirable open floor plan layouts. All homes in The Colony enjoy rear yard views of a scenic green-belt or the golf course.

The Colony Lifestyle

An on-site activities director and travel coordinator are the key resources for supplying residents of The Colony with a delightful mix of activities, events, and trips. An impressive line-up of clubs and interest groups will satisfy any interest. With so many clubs and groups, The Colony makes it easy to spend time with friends and make new ones.

The Colony offers a plethora of fitness groups from aerobics to yoga. Residents stay mentally engaged by joining the book club, the art group, or catching a classic movie in the theater. From wood carving to water volley ball to wine tasting, The Colony in Murrieta will keep your calendar full year-round.

The Colony Area

The Colony’s location in Murrieta, California is one its most attractive features. Many of Southern California’s top attractions are close-by. With destinations such as Palm Springs, San Diego and Orange County within 70 miles, day trips are an always an option.

The Colony is also just a short drive to the beach, hiking areas of the San Gorgonio Mountains, rock climbing in Joshua Tree, and the amazing golf courses of the Coachella Valley. Also, Diamond Valley Lake is just 20 miles east, providing the ideal spot for boating and fishing.

Residents of The Colony also enjoy living so close to the city of Temecula. Temecula is a city known for its beautiful wine country that hosts a wealth of wonder-ful wineries. Old Town Temecula is only a five minute drive away and is a hot spot for shopping, dining, live music, and dancing. The Promenade mall and Pechanga Casino & Hotel are also places where residents can spend hours on end shopping, catching a movie, gambling or just people watching. There is never a shortage of things do when you are a resident at The Colony in Murrieta, California

Amenities Found at The Colony

Indoor Amenities

  • Clubhouse
  • Fitness Center
  • Card Room
  • Meeting Room
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Auditorium with Stage
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Theater
  • Beauty Salon
  • Library
  • Music Room
  • Lounge
  • Billiards


Outdoor Amenities

  • Resort-Style Pool & Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • BBQ Area
  • Patio
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Event Lawn
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Scenic Lakes & Ponds


California Oaks Golf Course

  • 18-Hole California Oaks Golf Course
  • Oaks Bar & Grill
  • Pro Shop
  • Driving Range & Putting Green


The Colony Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

The Colony offers the following clubs, activities and classes to residents.


  • Casino Night
  • Poolside Parties
  • Tuesday Night Socials



  • Art Group
  • Bird Watchers
  • Book Readers
  • Card Clubs
  • Comedy Club
  • Computer Class
  • Cook’s Circle
  • Dance Classes
  • Drama Group
  • Founder’s Circle
  • Genealogy Club Racquet Club
  • Red Hat Society
  • Roadrunners R.V. Group
  • Singles Group
  • Sports Car Club
  • Stretching Class
  • Sunshine Club
  • Walkers Club
  • Woodcarvers
  • Writers’ Workshop
  • XYZ Club



  • Aerobics
  • Bingo
  • Billiards
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling
  • Bridge
  • Bunco
  • Canasta
  • Chorus
  • Cinema Classics
  • Cribbage
  • Crocheting/Knitting
  • Fitness
  • Horseshoes
  • Jack and Jill Golf
  • Karaoke
  • Ladies’ Golf
  • Ladies’ Poker
  • Ladies’ Tennis
  • Line Dancing
  • Mah Jongg
  • Men’s Poker
  • Men’s Tennis
  • Mixed Poker
  • Paddle Tennis
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Ping Pong
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Qigong
  • Quilting
  • Scrapbooking
  • Slo-Pitch
  • Storm Baseball
  • Tai Chi
  • Tap Dancing
  • Tennis
  • Therapeutic Swimming
  • Water Pilates
  • Water Volleyball
  • Wine Tasting
  • Yoga
  • Zumba


Homes Found at The Colony

  • Builders: Ryland Homes, Mastercraft, Crowell & David
  • Years of Construction: 1989 – 2005
  • Price Range: Low $300s to Mid $400s
  • Number of Homes: 1,501
  • Beds/Baths Offered: 2 or 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Common Features of the Homes: 2.5 Car Garage, Single Level, Open Floorplans, Upgraded Finishes and Greenbelt or Golf Course Views

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