SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

April 27, 2011 18:36 ET

Get Ready to Enjoy Summer Fun at San Carlos Court in the Village of Portola Springs®

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - Homebuyers who want to enjoy summertime fun at San Carlos Court by William Lyon Homes are taking advantage of June move-in opportunities now available. This popular neighborhood offers the lowest prices for new attached homes within the Village of Portola Springs and the prestige of Irvine living. With prices from the low $300,000s, do not miss the opportunity to lose your landlord and gain your freedom during the Ditch the Rent Event at San Carlos Court. But hurry, this special opportunity ends April 30th! Interested homeshoppers can also take a virtual tour of the neighborhood's eight attached townhomes and flats by clicking on www.lyonsancarloscourt.com.

"Phase Three is currently selling and presents a very convenient schedule for renters who are in the position to become owners this spring," said Lesley Pennington, Director of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "We recognize that everyone has different preferences when it comes to the ideal timetable for moving and San Carlos Court has the flexibility to welcome couples and families to the neighborhood next month. A good selection of floorplans is available in Phase Three, including specific homes with upgraded cabinets and electrical packages. Buyers who have looked elsewhere and who have even considered buying an older residence realize that San Carlos Court is a great value for a well-rounded lifestyle at Portola Springs -- and that makes this neighborhood a must-have for smart consumers who are intent on staying within their personal budget."

Guests who tour the neighborhood's models and sales gallery can utilize the Touch Screen to explore the neighborhood's stylish designs, site plan and village recreation. Visitors can also get important details on current fixed rate FHA financing that requires only 3.5% down and VA or Conventional loan options*.

San Carlos Court offers an impressive diversity of attached townhomes and flats; one- to three-story floorplans range from approximately 1,126 to 1,901 square feet, with one to three bedrooms, 1.5 to three bathrooms and one- or two-car attached garages.

A true natural wonder, with sweeping views of Loma Ridge and vast expanses of protected open space, the Village of Portola Springs in Irvine offers a community unlike any other. 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.

All of the village's parks are nearby for residents to enjoy and offer everything from Junior Olympic-size swimming pools to basketball and tennis courts, tot lots, barbecue/picnic areas and grand multipurpose buildings. Upon completion, the Village of Portola Springs will have 18 private parks and a public 25-acre Community Park with lighted athletic fields. Portola Springs® is a registered trademark of The Irvine Company LLC.

Award-winning Irvine Unified schools make the Village of Portola Springs a smart decision. The latest ranking by the Orange County Register listed all five of Irvine's middle schools among the top 10 for 2011, including Sierra Vista Middle School, which young San Carlos Court students attend. This important ranking underscore's the district's excellence year after year -- Irvine Unified consistently boast top teachers, innovative programs and time-tested strategies that make these educational institutions among the best in the state. Students will also attend the state-of-the-art Stonegate Elementary School, a 'California Distinguished School,' where one of the teachers was recently honored with the prestigious 'Teacher of the Year' Award by the IUSD. Residents will also attend Northwood High School; the University of California, Irvine is nearby.

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 homes throughout the West since 1954. Learn more by visiting the newly launched website at www.lyonhomes.com for exciting information on William Lyon Homes' brand new neighborhoods for sale.

*FHA, VA and Conventional program guidelines and loan limits are subject to change. All loans subject to credit approval; restrictions may apply. Down payment, payment terms and rates vary based on market conditions and qualifying requirements.

To visit San Carlos Court from the 405 or 5 freeways, exit Sand Canyon and proceed north. Turn right onto Portola Parkway and right onto Silverado. Turn right on Cienega and then right on Full Moon to the Sales Gallery (on right-hand side), which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 888-248-1533.

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.