SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

February 22, 2011 20:09 ET

Stop Commuting and Start Living -- Discover The Gardens @ 9th Street By William Lyon Homes

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2011) - Smart consumers who know the value of a convenient location should visit The Gardens @ 9th Street by William Lyon Homes. This new single-family detached home neighborhood is the complete package for those who are ready to stop commuting and start living. Ideally situated just two blocks from the thriving Japantown and with prices from the high $500,000s, this stylish detached home neighborhood has the location that professionals need and the values they want. Interested homebuyers can visit The Gardens soon to discover this week's Featured Home or log on to for immediate information.

"The neighborhood's beautifully upgraded Featured Home, a 1,934 square foot Plan 2C, Lot #14 that is priced at $599,990, is available for a quick move-in," said Lesley Pennington, Director of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "Presenting a convenient timetable for renters who are eager to achieve their goal of homeownership and well-suited for a diversity of lifestyles, this Gardens floorplan has plenty of comfortable living space and the luxury of all new amenities and appliances. With three bedrooms plus a loft, two- and one-half bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage with storage, this new home design can accommodate the daily demands of busy couples and families."

"Another significant advantage for buyers at The Gardens @ 9th Street is the peace of mind that comes with a long-term warranty, all new heating, plumbing, electrical and air conditioning systems, state-of-the-art construction and new materials. Buyers, especially first-timers, are encouraged to weigh the rewards of a brand new home versus the uncertainty of an older or short-sale opportunity. Once you add up the built-in benefits of buying new against the repairs often associated with a bank-owned resale home, there is simply no comparison," Pennington added.

Life is too short for long commutes and the drive stops at The Gardens. Potential homebuyers can tour the models and then ask about fixed rate FHA financing that requires only 3.5% down, and the advantage of VA and Conventional loan options*. Guests can also learn more about the 'Locals Only Discount,' a $5,000 neighborhood savings for San Jose employees only.

The Gardens @ 9th Street presents 44 single-family detached homes surrounded by paseo-style gardens. Three floorplans range from approximately 1,934 to 1,961 square feet, with up to four bedrooms, two- and one-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Interiors come complete with state-of-the-art appointments, as well as energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly amenities. Private entry courtyards add to the neighborhood's architectural charm.

Young residents of The Gardens will be educated and enriched as part of the San Jose Unified School District. Technology, an emphasis on academic achievement and a strong support system give young scholars the tools to succeed. Students will attend Grant Academy Elementary, Peter Burnett Middle School and San Jose High School.

*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.

A 3% Broker Referral Fee is offered at The Gardens @ 9th Street. Brokers must bring their client on their first visit to register. Broker Referral Fee to be paid at the close of escrow.

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.

To visit from I-880, exit Coleman Avenue toward Downtown, go left on Taylor Street and right on N. 9th Street. From Highway 101 south, exit at Oakland Road/13th Street, go right onto Oakland Road, continue on 13th Street, turn right on Jackson Street and right on N. 9th Street. From State Route 87, exit at Taylor Street, turn right, travel Northeast and turn right at N. 9th Street.

The models and sales gallery are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on The Gardens, please call 888-248-1516.

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.