Open House Review: 65 Cape Cod

It was tight parking on the street due to the amount of cars parked on the street but 65 Cape Cod is a two story, zero-lot line property that is move-in ready.  I was surprised to find out that the home’s status is “Accepting Backup Offers” just four days after being on the market. While a nice home, I originally felt the asking price may have been high due the detached garage, lack of a full bathroom next to the ground floor bedroom, and lack of community amenities, but it showed well and has no HOA fees or Mello Roos.

Asking Price:   $900,000
Bedrooms:       3
Bathrooms:      2.5
Square Footage: 1,985
Lot Size:          4,356
Price/ Sq Ft:   $495
Property Type: Residential, Single Family
Year Built:      1970
Community:    Northwood Park
HOA:              none
Mello Roos:     none
Schools: Brywood, Sierra Vista Middle School, Irvine High School

 

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Open House Review: 5 Charleston

This is a two story zero-lot-line home in Northwood Park and is move-in ready. 5 Charleston is nicely located on a cul-de-sac street and close to the community pool and tennis courts.  Although the wall at the end of the cul-de-sac backs to Irvine Boulevard, I did not notice traffic noise from the outside of the home.

Asking Price: $920,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,010
Lot Size:  4,590
$/Sq Ft: $458
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1977
Community: Northwood – Northwood Park
HOA Fees: $60/month
Mello Roos: None

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Open House Review: 116 Doverwood

Since the price reduction from $1,329,000 to $1,299,980 late August, the sales status changed to “Backup Offers Accepted” as of September 14.  Just steps away from an internal greenbelt/park area, the home is walking distance to the amenities and Stonegate Elementary School.

The basics:
Asking Price: $1,299,980
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Square Footage: 2,653
Lot Size:    3,595
$/Sq Ft: $
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 2013
Community: Stonegate
HOA: $110/month
Mello Roos: Yes

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Open House: 13 Diamante

13 Diamante is a 4 bedroom, zero-lot-line home, with not only a nice large add-on with it’s own entrance into the home, but a large back yard. It is located on a nice tiny cul-de-sac.  This property would appeal to any family looking for a great location that is walking distance to the elementary school and in biking distance to Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.

The basics:
Asking Price: $1,008,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,263
Lot Size: 5,980
$/Sq Ft: $445
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1980
Community: Northwood – Park Paseo
HOA dues are $106 per month and there no are Mello Roos taxes.

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Eastwood Village – Avila Collection Review

This week, I visited the new Avila collection by Richmond Homes in Eastwood Village. There will be approximately 56 single-family homes on average lots of 4,000 square feet (comparable to the model lots). The neighborhood is in the northeast corner of the village, bordered by Jeffrey Road, Portola Parkway, and the Hicks Canyon Trail. There are four floorplans, ranging from 2,404 – 3,083 square feet, with 4 – 5 bedrooms and 3 – 5.5 bathrooms. All homes have a downstairs bedroom and attached, two-car garage. Most homes also offer a loft.

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