SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

January 29, 2016 13:00 ET

Modern Floorplans and Sought-After Features Attract Homebuyers to Aurora's Exquisite Residence Three

RANCHO MISSION VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2016) - William Lyon Homes' Aurora at Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo is quickly captivating homebuyers excited to embrace life with stylish new homes that inspire a joyful future. Set in an elevated setting surrounded by magnificent backcountry and coastal views, this brand-new attached collection showcases an array of modern, roomy designs that are beautifully illustrated in the must-see Residence Three. This impressively appointed, two-story townhome is resonating especially with families who seek the luxury of open, comfortable living spaces that include three bedrooms. Homebuyers are also talking about the array of sought-after features that characterize this floorplan, such as the private master bedroom styled with an expansive walk-in closet and inviting outdoor deck in select locations, as well as the master bath with dual sinks, matte white cultured marble solid-surface countertops and sleek, semi-frameless clear-glass shower enclosure. The plan's lower level is equally appealing with a spacious kitchen that includes a well-sized pantry, granite countertops and Maytag® stainless steel appliances; a separate dining room for formal dinner parties or casual meals; and a large living room for relaxation and low-key family time. Rounding out the exquisite design is a convenient two-car garage and an outdoor covered patio that makes the most of Esencia's spectacular hillside setting. Homebuyers interested in Aurora's popular Residence Three or the collection's other stunning attached floorplans are encouraged to visit the sales gallery for model tours, or log on to for more information.

"Aurora's smart home designs and the gorgeous Esencia setting naturally connect our residents to a balanced way of life," said Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "Experiencing Aurora personally is the best way to understand the unparalleled rewards of homeownership here. We invite you to visit today and discover the home and lifestyle you've always wanted." 

Aurora furthers William Lyon Homes' reputation for building the best homes in the most desirable locations with its five unique attached designs set in the heart of Esencia, one of Rancho Mission Viejo's most vibrant new villages. With nine distinctive buildings and three variations of traditional Americana architecture setting the tone, Aurora's floorplans span approximately 1,340 to 1,931 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two and one-half to three baths, and two-car garages, as well as an array of modern features that range from energy-efficient tankless water heaters to Wi-Fi programmable thermostats. Homebuyers can also choose to personalize their homes with an array of customization options such as upgraded floor coverings, stain-grade finish on the staircase handrail, upgraded cabinet finish and upgraded appliance packages. Prices start from the high $400,000s.

Esencia on The Ranch is located just 2.3 miles from downtown San Juan Capistrano and five miles from San Clemente and Doheny State Beach, offering easy access to the employment and retail centers of Ladera Ranch, Mission Viejo, Irvine, Rancho Santa Margarita and other Orange County areas. To learn more about Rancho Mission Viejo and Esencia, please visit

Rancho Mission Viejo, LLC is a privately held, family-owned and -operated company responsible for the ranching, farming, planning, development, and financial management of the remaining 23,000 acres of Rancho Mission Viejo, situated in unincorporated South Orange County, CA. Since 1882, members of the O'Neill/Avery/Moiso family have owned and managed The Ranch which once exceeded 200,000 acres and now includes the family-developed cities and communities of Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita as well as such important places as Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park, the Starr Ranch Audubon Sanctuary, O'Neill Regional Park and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. 

To visit Aurora from I-5 south, exit for Ortega Highway/CA-74 and turn left. Turn left on Antonio Parkway, right on Cow Camp Road, left on Esencia Drive, right on Andaza Street, right on Tierno Road, then right again on Patria and follow the signs to the sales gallery. For more information, call 949.396.4488.

It matters who your builder is and William Lyon Homes is a company built upon a legacy of pride and integrity. A team of visionaries who are passionate about homebuilding and committed to providing a high quality homebuying and homeownership experience, William Lyon Homes has earned a solid track record for outstanding construction and customer service since 1956. The company continues to expand its well-respected brand beyond California, Arizona and Nevada and into other market areas across the Western region with the acquisition of Polygon Northwest Homes, its newest division in Washington and Oregon, and its Village Homes division in Colorado. William Lyon Homes' shares are publicly traded on NYSE under the symbol WLH. For updated information and to learn more, visit

To visit Aurora, travel I-5 south, exit Ortega Highway/CA-74 and turn left. Turn left on Antonio Parkway, right on Cow Camp Road, left on Esencia Drive, right on Andaza Street, right on Tierno Road, then right again on Patria and follow the signs. The Sales Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 949.388.9690.

Prices are effective as of the date of publication. Pricing is approximate and is subject to change without prior notice. CalBRE Officer License: 00982816.