BACK ON MARKET! Do you believe in 2nd chances? Your search for a lovely, BUDGET-FRIENDLY 3-bedroom in Costa Mesa is over! What more could you want? This home makes a great first impression offering new Malibu Chestnut luxury vinyl plank flooring, new paint, new carpet, a remodeled kitchen, central air & a peaceful courtyard right outside your front door! This is one of the best values for a 3-bedroom in Costa Mesa! The first floor features an open layout living/dining/kitchen, private patio, multiple storage closets and a bathroom with stall shower. Upstairs the largest bedroom has a giant walk-in closet, the two secondary bedrooms overlook the beautiful courtyard, and there is also a remodeled bathroom. A giant 2-car garage is located off the patio and has plenty of room for storage plus there is a laundry closet with washer and dryer included. The parklike greenbelt outside is a wonderful place to play or take in the scenery. Other highlights include recessed lighting, ceiling fans, modern baseboards, new garage door opener and newer air conditioning. The community has 2 pools, 2 spas and a clubhouse. The monthly dues are only $332/month and include water and trash. No land lease and no Mello Roos! FHA and VA offers are welcome. Better financing available since these properties are not classified as condos! Great investment possibility too. One parking permit comes with the unit for first-come-first-serve parking in any permit spot and there is plenty of additional parking on Vanguard Way. Many residents are creating front patios for additional outdoor space with HOA approval. The Monticello Townhomes community is in the popular College Park neighborhood of Costa Mesa and adjacent to Eastside Costa Mesa. This home is conveniently located near the police and fire department as well as Vanguard University. Hop on the freeways in minutes and enjoy easy access to the airport, beaches, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, and more!