Eastwood Village: Beverly Collection Review

Three more home collections recently opened in Eastwood Village. This week, I will review the Beverly Collection by Brookfield Residential. There will be approximately 80 single-family homes on an average lot size of 4,600 square feet (model lots range from 4,250 – 4,600 square feet). The neighborhood is on the north end of the village, near the Hicks Canyon Trail. The three models range from 3.239 – 3,500 square feet, with 4 – 6 bedrooms and 3.5 – 4.5 bathrooms. All homes have an attached, two-car garage, downstairs bedroom, and upstairs bonus room. Elevations include Santa Barbara, Early California, Monterey, and Spanish Colonial.

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Open House Review: 10 Streamwood

Today I am reviewing a spacious 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condominium in Irvine Springs.  It is an upstairs end unit in good condition.  The home has one carport, a balcony with a view to the little stream, a laundry facility nearby and a community pool.

Asking Price: $304,999
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 633
$/Sq Ft: $482
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 1977
Community: Northwood – Irvine Springs
HOA Fees:  $295/month
There are no Mello Roos taxes.

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Open House Review: 94 Mayfair

Open House Review 94 Mayfair, Irvine, CA 92620

September 1, 2017 by Joy

Although advertised as a two bedroom home, this is a one bedroom plus den on the ground level.  The den has nicely been converted to a private room but buyers should be aware that the only place to bathe is in the master bathroom.  The powder room does not have a place nor the space to shower/bathe. This model comes with an attached single car garage.

Asking Price :    $570,000
Bedrooms:         1 + den
Bathrooms:        1.5
Sq. Footage:       1,130
Price/sq ft.         $504
Property Type:  Residential, Condominium
Style:                  One Level
Year Built:          2013
Community:      Stonegate Village
HOA Fees:         $307
Mello Roos:       Yes

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Open House Review: 38 Fort Sumter

With the price dropping from $1,150,000 to $1,085,000 on August 15, the open house had a good amount of people.  38 Fort Sumter has a desirable ground floor master bedroom, secondary bedroom and a separate living quarters upstairs with two additional bedrooms.  Originally a single level home, the flow has some awkward space on the first level, but it is spacious and the second level is a big selling point.  The huge, flat, backyard is perfect for entertaining and while it backs to the street, Northwood, it is a low traffic non-residential street.  The home is selling with the refrigerator and electric car charger.

Asking Price:                $1,085,000
Bedroom:                     4
Bathrooms:                  2.75
Square Footage:         2,617
Lot Size                        6,250
Price/Sq Ft                   $415
Property Style:            Single Family Residence
Year Built:                   1977
Community;               Northwood
HOA Fees:                  $60
Mello Roos:                 No
Schools: Brywood Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High School

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Orchard Hills: Bella Vista Collection Review

Orchard Hills recently opened the models in The Vistas, two new home collections by Toll Brothers that began selling several months ago. This week, I toured the Bella Vista collection, which is currently selling the third of nine phases. These homes are located high in the hills behind the gates of the Groves, so many will have expansive views of the city. There are five different floor plans but only three are modeled. The homes range from 4,698 – 5,508 square feet with 5-6 bedrooms and 5.5 – 6.5 bathrooms. Every floor plan also includes an office downstairs and a bonus room upstairs. All homes have 3-4 car garages, though some are reduced to only two cars with certain interior options. Elevations include Tuscan, Italianate, and Spanish Colonial.

Bella Vista may eventually build additional homes on the other side of the hill from the current models and lots. Build-out on the side of the hill currently under construction is expected to be complete in approximately four years. Lot sizes range from approximately 7,400 – 15,000 square feet, with the models sitting on relatively small lots of 7,475 and 8,810 square feet. Most homes tend to fall between 8,000 – 10,000 square feet. The largest lots will have premiums up to one million dollars.

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