SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

May 18, 2011 19:35 ET

Why Rent When You Can Own at Ainsley Park in the Established Village of Columbus Grove

TUSTIN, CA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - If you live in a nearby apartment and want to make the leap from renting to owning, William Lyon Homes has a great opportunity just around the corner. The reality of achieving the American Dream of homeownership is closer than you think at Ainsley Park, the last new home opportunity for sale within Columbus Grove in the Villages of Columbus. With prices from the mid $400,000s, the neighborhood's distinctive paired floorplans are a must-see for local residents who are ready to stop renting and start owning. Tour the models now to choose a favorite floorplan or log on to for more information.

"Historically low interest rates, coupled with Ainsley Park's attainable pricing make it possible for professionals, couples and young families to invest in their future with their first home purchase," said Lesley Pennington, Director of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "For starters, the financial advantages of owning are substantial; homeowners can take valuable deductions on their income tax returns, rent increases disappear and you own more of your future with each passing year. The bottom line is that owning equals freedom from the landlord and you are now in charge. From plants to paint, you get to make important decisions about designing your new home to suit your personality and style."

"Ainsley Park homeowners also have the peace of mind that comes with a one-year limited warranty and 10-year structural warranty, all new heating, plumbing, electrical and air conditioning systems, state-of-the-art construction materials, new roofing and more. Every Ainsley Park homeowner will also enjoy on-call customer service from William Lyon Homes and the confidence of knowing this homebuilder will be with them every step of the way. The advantages are so impressive, this neighborhood is a win-win for OC renters who are eager to experience the unequaled pride of homeownership in a vibrant community," Pennington added.

Brand new homes are now selling at Ainsley Park, including a good selection of Residence Two and Three designs. Don't delay your next visit to this popular address and invest in your future -- it's a smart move.

During a tour of the Models and Sales Gallery, guests can take a virtual tour on the Touch Screen for an interactive look at the neighborhood's site plan and to learn more about local amenities, established community recreation and the neighborhood's inclusion within the top-rated Irvine Unified School District.

Set amidst tree-lined streets and the established backdrop of the Villages of Columbus, Ainsley Park's four paired designs range from approximately 1,659 to 2,364 square feet, with three to five bedrooms, 2.5 to three bathrooms and two-car garages. Select floorplans include vaulted ceilings and fabulous great rooms; private backyards and courtyards are also featured and vary per location.

The private Grove House is just steps away from Ainsley Park and offers approximately 5,400 square feet of resort-caliber recreational amenities, including a junior Olympic saline pool and spa, great room, lounge, kitchen, barbecue area, children's pool and more. Internet-savvy residents will also appreciate The Grove House's Wi-Fi hotspots, ensuring connectivity even outdoors. A second choice for recreational downtime is 18 Sweet Shade, where residents have access to a junior Olympic saline pool, wading pool, spa, spacious fireplace area, barbecues and scenic trails.

Columbus Grove's two community parks, Grove Park and Village Park feature picturesque walking trails, full and half-court basketball courts, tot lot areas and picnic spots.

Ainsley Park's desirable location is ideal for busy lifestyles. Residents appreciate having convenient access to major freeways and toll roads, being within minutes of John Wayne Airport and the Metrolink for easy commutes, as well as shopping at The District and South Coast Plaza. For outdoor recreation, cyclists can enjoy a local bike path that takes them to the popular beaches of Orange County.

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. Learn more by visiting the newly launched website at, where online guests can easily access exciting information on William Lyon Homes' brand new neighborhoods for sale.

To visit the Ainsley Park Models and Sales Gallery from the I-5, exit Jamboree Road and head southwest. Exit Warner, turn left (south), left on Harvard, left on Columbus Grove Drive, left on Sonora and left again on Carrotwood. Turn right on Jasmine and make an immediate right into the parking lot.

The Sales Gallery and Models are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 888-325-5950.

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.