SOURCE: Brookfield Residential

Brookfield Residential

February 13, 2015 13:00 ET

Brookfield Residential's La Vita Collection Earns Gold Awards at The Nationals' 2015 Ceremony

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 13, 2015) - Award-winning homebuilder and industry leader Brookfield Residential Southern California is proud to announce that the La Vita single-family home collection at Orchard Hills™ in Irvine was honored with two prestigious Gold Awards at The Nationals(SM) 2015 ceremony. La Vita's stunning Residence Four won Gold Awards for "Best Architectural Design" as well as for "Best Interior Merchandising", two impressive distinctions that emphasize Brookfield's reputation for the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. The Nationals(SM) has been the building industry's benchmark for superior sales and marketing achievements for over 35 years and is the largest competition for new-home sales and marketing professionals and communities in the nation. To learn more about The Nationals(SM), visit For further details on La Vita at Orchard Hills™, log on to or visit the Sales Gallery today for tours of this award-winning new-home neighborhood.

"The Residence Four design is architecturally authentic and embraces the best of luxury living in Irvine," said Mercedes Meserve, Vice President of Marketing for Brookfield Residential Southern California. "We are extremely proud to be recognized with two Gold Awards at The Nationals this year and more excited than ever to welcome homebuyers to a spectacular new lifestyle at La Vita."

Set behind the dramatic entry gates of the Groves in Orchard Hills, La Vita's individual homes feature richly detailed Tuscan-inspired architecture and charming European-inspired piazzas, providing discrete privacy within shared garden motor courts. Four gorgeous, open-concept floorplans are available with elegant, light-filled interiors ranging from approximately 3,400 to 4,000 square feet, with 4 to 5 bedroom suites, 4.5 to 5.5 baths and 2-car garages with additional storage.

The collection's highly refined design elements are made for versatility and grand living with exquisite first-floor master suites and/or guest suites to accommodate visiting relatives, teenagers or college students; expansive great rooms enhanced by an easily accessible outdoor covered living room and fireplace via bi-fold or multi-slide pocket panel doors; large gourmet island kitchens, adjoining prep/high heat kitchens with walk-in pantries, sinks and second dishwashers that can be transformed into a craft room; convenient upper-level family retreats in select plans, and a host of divine customization options. The homes are priced from the mid to high $1 millions.

Orchard Hills™ is a village so unique, there will never be another opportunity like it in Orange County. A place of such dramatic topography and natural beauty, it is distinguished as a true landmark within the Villages of Irvine®. Set amidst rare natural beauty, 12 new home neighborhoods offer an impressive range of architectural designs within this extraordinary Irvine address. Rolling hillsides, acres of open space and proximity to working avocado groves highlight the village's rare natural splendor and serenity. Brand new luxury neighborhoods epitomize sophistication and architectural differentiation.

Created by Irvine Company Community Development, Orchard Hills™ is conveniently located in Irvine, California. The City of Irvine was recently ranked by Money Magazine as the "6th Best Place to Live in America." The highly-acclaimed master-planned community is renowned for allowing residents to enjoy a unique lifestyle unmatched in the region -- some of the best schools in the state; America's safest city for nine straight years; abundant open space, parks and recreational opportunities; and world-class dining, entertainment and employment. For more information about the Villages of Irvine, visit

To visit La Vita from I-5, exit Culver Dr. and head east. Cross over Portola Pkwy, make a left on Settlers and proceed through the Groves entry gate. Turn left on Fiddlebow, then left again on Sunset Cove. The guest parking lot is located on your right hand side, past the model homes. The La Vita Sales Gallery and model homes are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, please call 888.331.5915 or visit

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About Brookfield Residential
Brookfield Residential Los Angeles is a premier lifestyle provider comprised of a dedicated, knowledgeable team of professionals with the passion and experience to craft exceptional new homes, neighborhoods and communities. From the goals of first time buyers to the prestige of luxury homes, we are proud to offer opportunities that embrace a diversity of aspirations. Respected as an award-winning innovator, we are recognized for delivering consistent quality, design details and an outstanding customer experience. Please visit for more information.

Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. is a leading North American land developer and homebuilder with operations in eleven major markets. We entitle and develop land to create master-planned communities and build and sell lots to third-party builders, as well as to our own homebuilding division. We also participate in selected, strategic real estate opportunities, including infill projects, mixed-use developments, infrastructure projects, and joint ventures. Brookfield Residential is listed on the NYSE and TSX under the symbol BRP.

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