Open House Review: 4 Fasano

This week, I visited 4 Fasano in Northwood’s Vista Filare neighborhood. The 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home is currently accepting backup offers. The HOA includes a pool, spa, community barbecues, playground area, and sport court that are all a short walk from the home. The property has a zero-lot line and a two-car garage off a shared motor court behind the house.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $739,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1.549
Price per Sq. Ft: $477
Lot Size: 2,460
Property Type: Single family home
Year Built: 1983
Community: Northwood – Vista Filare
HOA: $118 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 17
Schools: Brywood Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High (Irvine Unified)

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Open House Review: 12 Lucero West

Today I am reviewing a single level home in Northwood’s Park Paseo Community, located at the corner of a quiet cul-de-sac.   The home had newer tile flooring and some recessed lights and ceiling fans, but otherwise had many original features which gives the buyer the opportunity to upgrade the home as they desire.  Single level homes do not come on the market often in Park Paseo and this home would be desirable for a family wanting to be close to the amenities as well as walking distance to Santiago Elementary and walking or biking distance to Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.

Asking Price: $819,900
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1,560
Lot Size: 4,850
$/Sq Ft: $526
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1978
Community: Northwood – Park Paseo
HOA dues are $106 per month and there no are Mello Roos taxes.

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Open House: 194 Pineview

This home, while located nicely in the middle of the pathway, across from the tennis courts, is in a tranquil area, but owners and guests must walk down the pathway to access the home.  Parking can be a bit tricky for guests with limited guest parking, but there is more parking on the outskirts of the community, on Park Place or Orange Arrow.  This home comes with a one carport spot and one open parking spot.  It is a two level townhouse with kitchen, dining area and living room downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs with a jack-and-jill bathroom.

Asking Price:               $459,000
Bedrooms:                   2
Bathrooms:                 1.5
Square Footage:        1,366
Lot Size:                      1,204 Sq. Ft
Price per Square Foot:  $381
Property Type:             Towhouse
Year Built:                   1977
HOA Fees:                   $344
Mello Roos:                 No

194 Pineview feeds into Santiago Hills Elementary School, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High School

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Orchard Hills – Padova Collection Overview

Padova is the newest collection in The Groves at Orchard Hills. Built by Shea Homes, these luxury residences are located outside the original loop of the Groves, near the Varenna neighborhood that opened last year. While the models aren’t projected to open until August, the sales gallery is open and seven of the neighborhood’s 36 homes have already sold. Residents of Padova will be part of the Orchard Hills Neighborhood Association and near Hideaway Park. The models are located a little deeper into the hills than the homes will be; they will be off Royal Pine, just a little past the turnoff from Furrow.

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Open House Review: 48 Larkview

The open house at 48 Larkfield was bustling with people and an offer was made within a week.
Prices of home have increased quite significantly over the last 2 years in Stonegate, and this is
no exception.  The home is basic, but in excellent condition.  Backing to a smaller non
residential street provides a sense of more privacy since the property does not back to other
homes, but there is some residential traffic that might be heard. The home sits in the middle of a row of condominiums, with a small green grassy area at the end of the row.

The basics:
Asking Price: $829,888
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1,685
$/Sq Ft: $ 493
Property Type: Condominium
Year Built: 2012
Community: Stonegate
HOA: $110/month
Mello Roos: Yes


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