SOURCE: William Lyon Homes

William Lyon Homes

June 11, 2012 19:12 ET

William Lyon Homes Announces a New Single-Family Detached Home Neighborhood Coming Soon to University Park in Irvine

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 11, 2012) - William Lyon Homes has announced plans for Willow Bend, a new home neighborhood coming to University Park, one of the most desirable master-planned communities in Orange County. This limited opportunity of 55 single-family detached homes will offer homebuyers the financial advantage of no Mello Roos fees or CFD and low HOA dues, coupled with the unparalleled benefits of owning a new home within an established Irvine setting and access to the acclaimed Irvine Unified School District, including University High School. Potential buyers are encouraged to join the interest list to get on the inside track for special preview events and early pricing information by visiting

"When Willow Bend celebrates its debut, it will represent the only new home offering of this size to be built in University Park for 25 years. There has been growing demand for new home construction that pairs innovation with the intimacy of a private neighborhood offered in University Park, and we expect an incredible buyer response to this limited edition in the months ahead," said Lesley Pennington, Vice President of Sales for William Lyon Homes. "Potential buyers are highly encouraged to place their name on the interest list in order to receive the most current updates and stay one step ahead during this exciting process." To join the growing interest list log onto

Set amidst wide-open streets, mature trees and a pedestrian pathway system, Willow Bend homeowners will experience the unique residential ambiance of University Park. Well-suited for a diversity of lifestyles and expectations, this private enclave of just 55 single-family homes will showcase three beautiful, two-story floorplans that will range from approximately 2,209 to 2,556 square feet of interior space, with three to five bedrooms, 2.5 to three baths and two-car garages. Prices are anticipated to start from the $900,000s.

Parents of students will appreciate the neighborhood's inclusion within the elite Irvine Unified School District, including the acclaimed University High School, which was listed among the top 10 in Newsweek's ranking of the nation's Best High Schools in 2011. Willow Bend is also located near University of California, Irvine, an exceptional institution for higher learning.

Residents will enjoy the benefits of a community swimming pool, barbecue area and tot lot. The neighborhood will also be within easy reach of William R. Mason Regional Park, a 345-acre natural sanctuary with its own nine-acre lake, biking paths, model boat sailing and wilderness hiking area. Nearby community parks have opportunities for soccer, tennis, sand volleyball and picnicking; golf enthusiasts can hit the links at nearby Rancho San Joaquin or Strawberry Farms Golf Clubs. Two nearby retail centers offer convenient shopping and Willow Bend will be just minutes away from the world-class boutiques of Fashion Island and Corona Del Mar, the 405 Freeway and Orange County's major business and leisure destinations.

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.