SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

February 23, 2012 19:47 ET

Models and Final Homes Selling at San Carlos Court by William Lyon Homes

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Due to overwhelming demand, William Lyon Homes has released the final phase and professionally decorated models for their San Carlos Court neighborhood. Smart consumers who have their eye on these brand new homes that offer the lowest prices for attached living in the Village of Portola Springs® are encouraged to make their selection before it is simply too late. With prices from the low $300,000s and historically low interest rates available, San Carlos Court is an outstanding address for first-time buyers to leave renting behind and move forward toward the privilege of homeownership in Irvine. For all the latest updates and to stay connected, visit www.lyonsancarloscourt.com and follow the neighborhood on Facebook.

"With the recent release of all homes, there is tremendous urgency for buyers to choose a favorite floorplan before this neighborhood is completely sold-out. Whether someone wants the turnkey luxury and convenience of a furnished model or they prefer to decorate on their own, we can accommodate a range of needs and expectations in the final phase," said Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "The highly upgraded models that showcase the touches of a professional interior designer are a wonderful choice for couples or families with busy lifestyles who prefer that many details are already in place from day one. Additional homes in San Carlos Court's final phase give buyers the flexibility to create their own personal environment and are generating very strong interest."

Prospective buyers who are eager to say goodbye to their landlord and hello to the joy of homeownership can choose from a limited selection of floorplans ready for a quick escrow -- upgrades may include flooring, granite countertops, washer, dryer, refrigerator, custom paint and more. The final phase and models are slated for summer occupancy, giving buyers more time to plan for the move of a lifetime to San Carlos Court.

One of the best values in Irvine, San Carlos Court offers residents a unique rural environment tucked away from it all, yet close to everything they want. The neighborhood presents a choice of eight townhomes and flats that offer one to three levels and range from approximately 1,126 to 1,901 square feet; interiors have 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.

A variety of parks and recreation close to home is a terrific benefit for residents who enjoy the great outdoors. Amenities include Junior Olympic-size swimming pools, 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.

San Carlos Court buyers will enjoy all the rewards of Irvine, named a Top 100 Place to Live in 2011 by RelocateAmerica and rated one of the Best Cities in America in which to raise a family by Parents magazine. The neighborhood is included within the outstanding Irvine Unified School District and 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 San Carlos Court students attend. Students also attend the state-of-the-art Stonegate Elementary School and Northwood High School; the University of California, Irvine is also nearby.

Visitors can also get important details on current fixed rate FHA financing that requires only 3.5% down and VA or Conventional loan options. 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 to the Sales Gallery, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 949-825-6156.

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.

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 www.lyonhomes.com for more information on William Lyon Homes' new neighborhoods.