SOURCE: Brookfield Residential

Brookfield Residential

June 04, 2015 17:18 ET

Buying New at La Vita Offers Buyers Luxury Design Features

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2015) - The best reasons for owning new in Irvine can all be found at Brookfield Residential's La Vita neighborhood at Orchard Hills™. Savvy homebuyers wanting to avoid the resale hassles of upgrades, aging structures and renovations are choosing La Vita's new luxury single-family residences, which are already equipped with luxurious features not found in older homes. With clusters of individual homes set in Italian-inspired piazzas, La Vita's modern floorplan designs offer every element today's buyers require, including outdoor covered living rooms with fireplaces; chef-inspired kitchens with large islands and adjoining prep kitchens; sumptuous master suites; unique family retreat areas; lower-level master suites or guest suites; and music rooms or studies. The remarkable home experience is completed with the tranquil, hilltop setting behind the dramatic entry gates of the Groves in Orchard Hills™. Those interested in the advantages of owning new at La Vita should visit the sales gallery today. For immediate details, or to register your interest, log on to

"When purchasing an older home, time-consuming renovations and upgrades are typically needed to add the newest features today's buyers really want," said Mercedes Meserve, Vice President of Marketing for Brookfield Residential Southern California. "At La Vita, each home already includes the most exquisite features with no need for upgrade hassles, and that advantage is invaluable." 

La Vita is a true reflection of Brookfield Residential's legacy of premier homebuilding in the most coveted locations with its prime Orange County setting, four magnificent home designs and richly textured landscaping. The picture of grandeur begins with charming piazza settings equipped with private driveways leading to Tuscan-inspired, two-story luxury homes. The richly detailed designs showcase dramatic open-concept interiors ranging from approximately 3,400 to 4,000 square feet with soaring volume ceilings in the foyer, 4 to 5 bedroom suites, 4.5 to 5.5 baths, 2-car garages plus storage, and a host of spectacular amenities. The flowing main floor designs are tailored toward easy entertaining and effortless family time with oversized great rooms, gourmet kitchens outfitted with Viking® professional appliance packages and spacious dining areas. The coveted outdoor room, which is accessible through bi-fold or multi-slide pocket panel doors, is easily accessible from the great room. The upper level designs are equally appealing with large bedrooms with en-suite baths and family retreat areas. Customization options are also available with the guidance of Brookfield Studio's design professionals. 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

Created by Irvine Company Community Development, Orchard Hills™ is conveniently located in Irvine, California. In 2014, Money Magazine named Irvine California's No.1 city in its "Best Places to Live" list. 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 ten 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 6 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, please call 888.331.5915 or visit

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About Brookfield Residential

Brookfield Residential Southern California (Los Angeles and San Diego) a division of Brookfield Residential, is committed to being more than a homebuilder. We strive to create the best places to call home. The Brookfield Residential Southern California (Los Angeles and San Diego) team has the passion, the expertise and the local knowledge to craft homes and neighborhoods that speak to homebuyers at every stage of life. We are an award-winning homebuilder and industry leader with an exceptional reputation for quality, design, and customer service.

Brookfield Residential Properties, Inc. is a leading North American land developer and homebuilder. 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 select, strategic real estate opportunities, including infill projects, mixed-use developments and joint ventures. For more information, visit