SOURCE: Irvine Company Community Development

Villages of Irvine

February 04, 2011 15:55 ET

San Marino -- A New Luxury Neighborhood Coming Soon to the Irvine Village of Woodbury™

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2011) - The upcoming spring debut of Irvine Pacific's San Marino neighborhood will showcase luxurious new homes within the award-winning Irvine Village of Woodbury. Offering innovative detached homes and a premium neighborhood location within walking distance of The Commons, excitement continues to grow for San Marino's model grand opening. Now is also a great time to experience the best of master-planned living within the Village of Woodbury, where innovative home designs are selling from the high $300,000s to over $1 million.

"The upcoming San Marino neighborhood will enhance the already impressive selection of new homes for sale within the vibrant, established Village of Woodbury, a popular destination for Irvine homeshoppers," said Tom Veal, Vice President of Residential Sales and Marketing for Irvine Company Community Development. "Well-suited for buyers who require more growing room, San Marino will present three single-family home designs that range from approximately 2,808 to 3,121 square feet, with four to five bedrooms and three to three- and one-half bathrooms. California Rooms that encourage indoor/outdoor living and comfortable Great Rooms offer residents casual spaces to spend time with family and friends."

At the Village of Woodbury, new home neighborhoods by leading builders offer floorplans that range from approximately 1,165 to 3,695 square feet of space. Homeshoppers can choose from single-level and two-story townhome and flat designs, as well as traditional two-story, single-family residences. Collections within the Village of Woodbury include Esplanade by Taylor Morrison Homes and La Casella by Lennar Homes. Montecito by Brookfield Homes, Sonoma by TRI Pointe Homes, Santa Barbara by California Pacific Homes and Carmel by The New Home Company are now selling their final homes.

Woodbury homeowners are a short stroll from The Commons, 14 neighborhood parks, miles of trails, schools, retail venues and Trabuco Grove Shopping Center. Woodbury™ Town Center has more than 40 shops, restaurants and services, so homeowners can enjoy dinner together or run errands without ever leaving the Village. The Village of Woodbury also places residents within close proximity to Smith Farms Organic Produce, Orchard Hills Village Center®, The Market Place, Irvine Spectrum Center® and Fashion Island®.

The Commons is at the heart of the Village of Woodbury, an incredible 30-acre central park where residents can play, relax and socialize. The private recreation center has a clubhouse, multi-purpose rooms, fireplace and more. Homeowners of all ages can enjoy a lagoon pool, wading pools, two junior Olympic pools and spa, resort pool and spa with cabanas, children's water garden, volleyball court, and tennis and basketball courts. There is also an expansive Village Green -- a public 10-acre community park that offers baseball diamonds, basketball courts, soccer field, a 3,000 square-foot tot lot, community building and garden rooms.

The Village's picturesque landscape is sprinkled with a variety of unique parks. From the activity lawn at Magnolia Square to the shady picnic areas at Coral Tree Garden Square, each neighborhood within the Village of Woodbury offers a variety of ways to enjoy one's community and spare time. Residents also have nearby access to Jeffrey Open Space Trail, an open space recreational corridor that is popular among hikers and mountain bikers. Jeffrey Open Space Trail will ultimately span Irvine's entire northern and southern region, traveling approximately five miles starting from just past Portola Parkway in the north to Quail Hill's open space in the south.

Award-winning Irvine Unified schools make the Village of Woodbury 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 Woodbury 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 Woodbury Elementary School and Irvine High School, a California Distinguished School. Parents of teenagers should note that high schools in Irvine consistently rank in the top 10 in Orange County for producing the highest SAT scores.

The Village of Woodbury is conveniently located off the I-5 Freeway at Jeffrey Road and Long Meadow. For more information on the exceptional homes and ultimate lifestyle at the Village of Woodbury or new home neighborhoods by Irvine Pacific, please visit www.VillagesofIrvine.com or www.IrvinePacific.com. Homeshoppers can also contact a Villages of Irvine New Home Consultant at 888.820.0721.

The Irvine Company is a privately held, 140-year-old real estate planning, development and investment company best known for the master planned community designs of the Villages of Irvine®, the balanced, sustainable communities it has planned and created in Orange County, California.