SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

May 30, 2013 19:35 ET

Save the Date for the June 29th Model Grand Opening of William Lyon Homes' Agave in the Irvine Village of Portola Springs®

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - May 30, 2013) - Agave is making its debut this summer in the Villages of Irvine's Village of Portola Springs and homebuyers are encouraged to Save The Date for Saturday, June 29th, when William Lyon Homes hosts the neighborhood's Model Grand Opening. Mark the calendar and be among the first guests to tour Agave, which will introduce imaginative townhome designs never before seen in Orange County and prices anticipated to start from the high $400,000s. Interested homebuyers who are ready to get moving are encouraged to log on to, where they will find the box on the right side labeled "Take the next step at Agave" and click through to start the pre-qualification process and take the first steps toward homeownership.

"Smart consumers who appreciate design innovation, the convenience of attached living and the appealing lifestyle at the Village of Portola Springs will find Agave the ideal homebuying opportunity in the months ahead," explained Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "This brand new neighborhood has been exceptionally crafted to offer a refreshing new perspective on townhome living in a desirable Irvine community and homebuyers are encouraged to participate in the highly anticipated Model Grand Opening celebration, as the best is yet to come. June 29th will be a great time for guests to explore Agave's open, airy floorplans, flexible living spaces and to get a firsthand look at its eco-friendly features. Visitors can also experience the private outdoor spaces that will present a charming setting to dine and entertain family and friends al fresco."

Agave at Portola Springs will debut an attainable opportunity for Orange County's first-time homebuyers who want to enjoy the rewards of homeownership coupled with the privileges of an Irvine address. Four modern floorplan designs infused with natural lighting will range from approximately 1,355 to 1,810 square feet, with two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and two-car, side-by-side and two-car split attached garages. Highlights will include walk-in closets in the master bedrooms, while select plans will feature smart kitchens with islands and 'evolve space' that shape to a family's lifestyle.

Residents can enjoy the numerous perks of a naturally tranquil village, where they have immediate access to established parks, a variety of recreation and trails. Agave will also offer a great location near Portola Parkway and CA-133, and children will attend excellent schools of all levels within the highly ranked Irvine Unified School District.

The Village of Portola Springs®, within the Villages of Irvine®, 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 Company Community Development, the Village of Portola Springs is located in the City of Irvine. The City of Irvine was 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. For more information about the Villages of Irvine, visit

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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