Better Way To Buy & Sell Portola Springs Real Estate:
The long-awaited Grand Opening of the Orchard Hills development in Irvine is scheduled for May 31, 2014! With up to 3,500 homes built in 4 different communities, of which 3 communities are guard-gated. There will be a mix of condominiums and single family homes, with sizes expected from approximately 1,494 sq. ft. to just over 6,270 sq. ft. for homes in the Trevi community, built by The New Home Company.
Orchard Hills is designed to be pedestrian-friendly ('healthy walkable community'). The internal sidewalk network is geared to facilitate walking and biking activities through an extensive grid of sidewalks and bike lanes paralleling the interior streets.
Pedestrian connections to these areas are available off Fiddlebow, Settlers and Orchard Hills Drive along a network sidewalks and walkways through the adjacent tracts. These connections facilitate pedestrian access to the nearby community park, Orchard Hills shopping center, neighborhood park and both an elementary/middle school and a high school.
There are now 10 new home collections in the Great Park Neighborhood in Irvine. Featuring 'Classic American Heritage Architecture,' there are 10 neighborhoods with floor plans ranging from 1,767 square feet (Beechwood by Lennar) to 4,223 square feet (Melrose by Ryland Homes). Home prices range from the high-$700,000 to over $1,300,000. The builders include Taylor Morrison, Ryland Homes, Lennar, Richmond American Homes, William Lyon Homes, Shea Homes, Pulte Homes and K. Hovnanian Homes.
Bruce Clark from the Clark Group and Surterre Properties: Leading Orange County Real Estate Broker
Portola Springs is situated on approximately 1,222 acres in North Irvine. An award-winning "Master Planned Community", living at Portola Springs offers many wonderful amenities to homeowners including 18 parks, multiple tot lots, basketball courts, tennis courts, barbeque areas, picnic tables, activity lawns and play structures - and Portola Springsis conveniently located and less than 50 miles away from both Los Angeles and San Diego.
Community Village Parks
There are 2 "Community Parks:"Silverado Park and Lomas Valley Park, with each offering lighted athletic fields, basketball and tennis courts, shade structures, tot lots, barbecue/picnic areas, junior Olympic swimming pool, children’s wading pool, bubbling spa, poolside cabanas, and multipurpose buildings/community centers.
Excellent Schools: Irvine Unified School District
The Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) is one of the most highly-rated school districts in the U.S. IUSD educates a diverse population of approximately 27,000 K-12 students in 22 elementary schools, five middle schools, four comprehensive high schools and one continuation high school. As of 4/12/2014, students residing in Portola Springs attend:
- Stonegate Elementary - National Blue Ribbon School, California Distinguished School
- Sierra Vista Middle School - California Distinguished School
- Northwood High School - One of the four Irvine high schools, all of which have been ranked in the top 1000 public high schools in the nation.
Tracts in Portola Springs include:
- Las Colinas
- Los Arboles
- San Carlos
Portola Springs Irvine Real Estate. We work with buyers and sellers all over Orange County: whether it's a home in Portola Springs, a ocean view estate in Newport Coast , a compound in Lemon Heights, or a custom home in Shady Canyon, call us at 949-285-1207 to find out more about working with the Clark Group and Surterre Properties. Click to see what's currently listed for sale at Portola Springs.
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