Open House Review: 11 Bellezza

A few weeks ago, I checked out the open house at 11 Bellezza. The four-bedroom home is still on the market and has dropped $120,000 in price since its original listing, dropping it below $1,000,000.

The Basics:
Asking price: $929,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,400
Price per Sq. Ft.: $387
Lot size: 5,000
Property type: Single family residence
Year built: 1978
Community: Northwood – Woodside
HOA: $120 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 35
Schools: Santiago Hills Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High (Irvine Unified)

The Woodside tract and neighboring Park Paseo have seen a lot of homes sell for over $1,000,000 in recent months. However, this home is a little smaller than those, so the original price point did seem too high. The house is painted a dull beige color, but has newer windows and a newer concrete tile roof. The vinyl front doors are new as well and have gold hardware.


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Open House Review: 240 Overbrook

Today I am reviewing the Santa Maria, Plan 2 model of Stonegate at 240 Overbrook.  The front door sits in the middle of a row of townhomes.  It is nicely located on a quiet cul-de-sac street.  With an atrium, this home provides a bit of outdoor space.  Exactly one year ago this model was selling between $590K – $620K range but prices have risen in the Northwood area over the past year and this home also features some nice upgrades that some of the other homes lack.

The basics:
Asking Price:    $649,999
Bedrooms:        2
Bathrooms:       2.5
Square Footage: 1,483
$/Sq Ft:             $438
Property Type: Townhouse
Year Built:        2013
Community:    Stonegate
HOA:               $308/month

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Open House Review: 9 Whitney

Completely remodeled, 9 Whitney is move in ready with not only an updated home, but an entertainer’s paradise in the backyard.

Asking Price:               $978,800
Bedrooms:                   3
Bathrooms:                  2.5
Square Footage:         2,150
Lot Size:                      5,400 Sq. Ft
Price per Square Foot:  $455
Property Type:             Single Family Residence
Year Built:                   1979
No HOA or Mello Roos


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Open House Review: 7 Merrimac

Completely remodeled, 7 Merrimac is nicely located on a cul-de-sac street and is move in ready with an entertainer’s space both indoors and outdoors.  Not only does the zero-lot-line home show beautifully, but buyers should note that the furniture is also negotiable for purchase.  This is a pool property that feeds into Brywood Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.

Asking Price:               $1,188,800
Bedrooms:                   4
Bathrooms:                  2.5
Square Footage:                       2,555
Lot Size:                      4,770 Sq. Ft
Price per Square Foot:  $465
Property Type:             Single Family Residence
Year Built:                   1978
HOA:                           $60/month
No Mello Roos


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Cypress Village – Lantana Collection Review

A couple of weeks ago, I introduced you to a new enclave in Cypress Village, located between the 133 toll road and Ridge Valley on the south side of Trabuco/Great Park Road. The Lantana collection is a neighborhood of 136 attached townhomes ranging from 1,231 – 1,526 square feet. There are five primary residences, though the 1 and 1X are quite similar. Most buildings will have either six or eight units. Residences 1, 1X and 2 are always 3-story, middle units; residences 3 and 4 are 2-story units, located on the end in a 6-unit building, but may be end or middle units in an 8-unit building. All homes have an attached 2-car garage. The homes range from 2 – 4 bedrooms and 2.5 – 3.5 bathrooms. Aside from an optional loft in residence four, the homes do not have customizable options to the layout.

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