SOURCE: Irvine Pacific

Irvine Pacific

April 13, 2011 12:20 ET

The Recent Grand Opening of the New Irvine Village of Stonegate Sparks Huge Homebuyer Interest

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 13, 2011) - More than 5,000 enthusiastic guests attended the recent debut of 12 professionally decorated model homes during the grand opening celebration of the new Irvine Village of Stonegate. Irvine Pacific® unveiled four brand new neighborhoods within The Irvine Pacific Collection™, an impressive display of innovative new home designs for buyers who desire the unmatched privileges and rewards of an Irvine address. All four neighborhoods are selling at prices starting from the mid $300,000s to the high $700,000s.

"The grand opening of Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Marcos and Maricopa at the Village of Stonegate was a great success. Each neighborhood welcomed crowds of visitors to their professionally decorated model homes and guests were visibly impressed with the stylish, distinctive floorplans on display," said Tom Veal, Vice President of Residential Sales and Marketing for Irvine Company Community Development. "Homeshoppers brought their family and friends and everyone had a wonderful time exploring the variety of home choices within The Irvine Pacific Collection, while also enjoying refreshments and live entertainment. There was tremendous anticipation leading up to this special event and judging from the terrific response from homeshoppers, the four new neighborhoods within the Village of Stonegate were an instant hit."

During a tour of the models at the Irvine Village of Stonegate, prospective homebuyers can schedule an appointment with an on-site lender consultant to help guide them through the pre-qualification process.

The Irvine Pacific Collection in the Village of Stonegate presents:

  • Santa Clara: These new flats range from approximately 1,129 to 1,322 square feet, with 1 to 2 bedrooms and 1 to 2 bathrooms. Three new home designs will each feature Great Rooms and front porches; decks and dens can be found in select residences. Prices are from the mid $300,000s.
  • San Mateo: Three single-family detached home designs range from approximately 1,636 to 1,818 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Each residence features Great Rooms that open into kitchens with large center islands. Optional lofts are available in select plans. Prices are from the mid $500,000s.
  • San Marcos: Three single-family detached home designs range from approximately 1,824 to 2,077 square feet, with 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2.5 to 3 bathrooms. Each residence offers Great Rooms, spacious kitchens and California Rooms. A downstairs bedroom with full bathroom is featured in select floorplan designs. Prices are from the low $600,000s.
  • Maricopa: Three luxurious single-family detached home designs range from approximately 2,262 to 2,974 square feet, with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 3 to 4 bathrooms. Bonus Rooms, first level bedrooms, dens and master bedroom retreats are available in select floorplan designs. Prices are from the high $700,000s.

The Village of Stonegate is located within walking distance of Woodbury™ Town Center's popular dining and retail options. Trabuco Grove Shopping Center, Smith Farms Organic Produce, Orchard Hills Village Center®, The Market Place and Irvine Spectrum Center® are also near the Village. Abundant open space and parklands will be close-by for residents, who will be just steps from the Jeffrey Open Space Trail.

Stonegate homeowners will have abundant choices for spending time outdoors enjoying quality recreation. The first two parks to open this summer will include Stonegate Park, complete with a softball/youth baseball with soccer overlay, full basketball courts, tennis courts, sand volleyball, tot lot, a shade structure, barbecues and picnic tables and Meadowlark Park, which offers the perfect place for a family picnic or barbecue. Scheduled to open in the fall, Hummingbird and Mockingbird Parks will have swimming pools and many other recreational amenities to enjoy.

Award-winning Irvine Unified schools will make the Village of Stonegate 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, a California Distinguished School. This important ranking underscore's the district's excellence year after year -- Irvine Unified consistently boasts top teachers, innovative programs and time-tested strategies that make these educational institutions among the best in the state. Young residents can also walk to the new 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; students will also attend Northwood High School. The prestigious University of California, Irvine is nearby.

To visit The Irvine Pacific Collection's Sales Galleries and Models from the 405 or 5 freeways, exit Sand Canyon Avenue and head east. Turn left at Irvine Boulevard, right on Groveland and follow the signs. The Sales Galleries and Models are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mondays open at 1 p.m.).

For more details on new home opportunities, please visit or Homeshoppers can also contact a Villages of Irvine New Home Consultant at 888.820.0721.

Irvine Pacific, an affiliate of the Irvine Company, sets a high standard for excellence. As homebuilders, we respond to your goals and have chosen to build from experience to deliver solutions homeshoppers will love today and for years to come. We have chosen to serve customers' needs in new and better ways and are constantly presenting opportunities to exceed their expectations by creating neighborhoods in locations that enrich their lives so one's home value encompasses surroundings that are second to none in Orange County.