SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

May 16, 2013 11:40 ET

Model Construction Underway at William Lyon Homes' Agave, Coming This Summer to the Irvine Village of Portola Springs®

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) - Exciting developments are underway at William Lyon Homes' Agave, where model construction continues at this innovative new home collection in a desirable Irvine location. This new neighborhood in the Village of Portola Springs is coming to life from the ground up and buyers can look forward to the early summer grand opening of townhome designs never before seen in Orange County. Homebuyers are encouraged to visit, click on the box on the right side labeled "Get on the Inside Track for Agave" and join the growing interest list to be among the first to learn about pricing, events and phase openings.

"As we move toward the opening of this highly anticipated new home collection, there is a tremendous sense of progress and momentum as Agave's models unfold," explained Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "With imaginative architecture and floorplans that blend open living spaces with eco-friendly features and abundant windows to emphasize natural light, Agave will offer Irvine buyers a fresh approach to attached living. The neighborhood's unique designs will be further complemented by its location within a naturally tranquil village that offers residents immediate access to a variety of established parks, recreation and trails, where they can exercise, socialize and relax."

Agave at Portola Springs will present an attainable opportunity for buyers seeking the freedom of a low maintenance lifestyle, along with the peace of mind and benefits only a new home can offer. Four bright, modern floorplan designs will range from approximately 1,355 to 1,810 square feet, with two to three bedrooms. Highlights will include walk-in closets in the master bedrooms and attached two-car garages, while select plans will feature smart kitchens with islands and 'evolve space' that shape to a family's lifestyle. Prices are anticipated to start from the high $400,000s.

The neighborhood will offer a great location near Portola Parkway and CA-133, and residents will have the privilege of attending top schools within the highly ranked Irvine Unified School District.

The Village of Portola Springs® 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 Community Development Company, the Village of Portola Springs is located in the City of Irvine, 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.

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.

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