SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

June 27, 2013 14:06 ET

Don't Miss the Model Grand Opening of William Lyon Homes' Agave This Saturday, June 29th in the Irvine Village of Portola Springs®

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2013) - The time has arrived for homebuyers to discover innovative townhomes and flats never before seen in Orange County when Agave celebrates its highly anticipated model grand opening this Saturday, June 29th in the Village of Portola Springs. Be among the first guests to tour the beautifully decorated models when the Sales Gallery opens at 10 a.m. and explore the new home opportunities of Agave by William Lyon Homes, a fresh expression in attached living in Irvine. For more exciting details, visit

"Agave is a rare address for first-time homeownership in a vibrant, established community and judging from the strong response to pre-sales and overwhelming interest, we are expecting a terrific turn-out during this Saturday's special opening event," said Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "This brand new neighborhood offers a refreshing approach to townhome living by introducing architecture that is bright, modern and stylishly livable. With attached floorplans that showcase voluminous interiors and evolve space that affords flexibility, along with private outdoor patios and decks for al fresco dining, Agave is a must-see for Irvine homebuyers."

"The model grand opening is the perfect occasion to explore the neighborhood's exciting architecture and we are looking forward to a very enthusiastic response from guests who will have their first chance to personally experience Agave's distinctive floorplans and ambiance," Pennington added.

Neighborhood pre-sales have been impressive, prompting the early release of Phase Two on June 29th to accommodate ongoing demand. Prices at Agave are currently from the high $400,000s.

Agave's open, airy floorplans are infused with natural lighting and range from approximately 1,371 to 1,810 square feet, with two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and two-car, side-by-side and two-car split attached garages. Highlights include eco-friendly features and walk-in closets in the master bedrooms. Select plans offer smart kitchens with islands and 'evolve space' that shapes to a family's lifestyle.

Residents can enjoy the wonderful advantages of a naturally tranquil village, where they have immediate access to established parks, abundant recreation and trails. Agave also offers a great location near Portola Parkway and CA-133, and children can attend excellent schools of all levels within the highly ranked Irvine Unified School District.

The Village of Portola Springs®, within the Villages of Irvine®, offers residents a community unlike any other, with sweeping views of Loma Ridge and vast expanses of protected open space. Close to a variety of amenities designed to make the most of the pristine natural environment, Portola Springs features beautiful homes in an array of inspired architectural styles that are just minutes from the region's premier shopping, dining and entertainment.

Created by Irvine Company Community Development, the Village of Portola Springs is located in the City of Irvine. 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 eight 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

It matters who your builder is, and William Lyon Homes means it when they say that they put themselves into their homes. They build each and every home as if it were their own and have earned a solid track record for constructing quality homes backed by a solid customer service program since 1954. Learn more by visiting for updated information on William Lyon Homes' new neighborhoods.

At the recent 2013 Eliant Homebuyers' Choice Awards, William Lyon Homes was honored with 20 awards, more than any other builder at this event, in a diversity of top categories ranging from overall construction quality to an impressive selection of designs and amenities. Eliant is a leading provider of consumer research who surveyed more than 76,500 homeowners regarding their experiences with 148 major homebuilders across the U.S. and Canada.

To visit Agave from the 405 or 5 freeways, exit Sand Canyon Avenue and proceed north. Turn right onto Portola Parkway and left onto Portola Springs and follow the signs to the Agave Sales Gallery, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call 949.387.4672.

Prices are effective as of the date of publication. All homes are subject to prior sale. Prices and availability of homes are subject to change without notice. DRE Officer License: 00982816.