Cypress Village: New Enclave Overview

Last month, Cypress Village opened a new enclave with three new collections. The enclave is bordered by the 133 toll road on the west, Ridge Valley on the east, Trabuco on the north (Trabuco’s name changes to Great Park Road on the east side of Sand Canyon), and Marine Way on the south. One collection, Tristania, is supposed to have its grand opening on September 24. Residents will be part of the Cypress Village Community Association and have access to all of Cypress Village’s parks and pools.  Each collection will also have its own set of HOA dues.


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Open House Review: 20 Field

This pool property’s home sports a three car garage and is partially upgraded with new flooring, partially updated kitchen and bathrooms, new lighting, double paned windows and new stair railing.  The original cabinetry has been painted white throughout and although some walls show small scuff marks, the home is in very clean condition. 20 Field residents are slated for Northwood Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.

Asking Price:               $1,038,000
Bedrooms:                   5
Bathrooms:                 2.5
Square Footage:        2,1513
Lot Size:                      5,166 Sq. Ft
Price per Square Foot:  $413
Property Type:           Single Family Residence
Year Built:                  1979
No HOA or Mello Roos


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Open House Review: 19 Atlanta

This week, I saw an open house at 19 Atlanta that just came on the market a few days ago. This single story house features four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an atrium and a large backyard.

The Basics:
Asking price: $880,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1,707
Price per Sq. Ft.: $516
Lot size: 5,055
Property type: Single family residence
Year built: 1978
Community: Northwood – Northwood Park
HOA: $65 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 6
Schools: Brywood Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High (Irvine Unified)

This house does not have great curb appeal. There aren’t any windows facing the front and doesn’t have a real driveway – only a few feet separate the two-car garage from the sidewalk.  However, it does have a well-maintained front lawn and an attractive stone walkway, leading to a very small porch. The house also backs to Yale Avenue, a non-residential street though not one that typically has heavy traffic. The home has a Dutch door leading into the front hall.

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Open House Review: 28 Whitford

In the gated community of Bella Rosa in Northpark Square, this desirable one story home sits nicely on a cul-de-sac street amongst other single story homes. Although Whitford is an L-shaped internal cul-de-sac street, cars coming from the end of the cul-de-sac end drive toward the home’s garage/bedroom as they turn down Whitford.  The property is slotted for the Tustin School District.  Students can easily walk to Beckman High School, just across the street from Northpark Square and the property is conveniently close to the Marketplace and Northpark Center.

Asking Price:               $1,098,000
Bedrooms:                  3
Bathrooms:                 2.5
Square Footage:        2,190
Lot Size:                      5,518 Sq. Ft
Price per Square Foot:  $501
Property Type:             Single Family Residence
Year Built:                   2003
HOA Fees:                   $235
Mello Roos:                 Yes
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Stonegate: Auburn Collection Review

Stonegate’s newest neighborhood, Auburn, opened on August 20, 2016. The homes are quite large, ranging from 3,210 – 5,250 square feet. There are four primary residences, but the largest one (Chelsea X) is not expected to open until December. There will be 74 total homes with an average lots size of only 5,000 square feet. These homes are near the northeast corner of the village, bordered by Portola to the north and with just one neighborhood separating it from Sand Canyon to the east. Despite their size, these homes only have a two-car garage. The homes range from 4-6 bedrooms and 4.5 – 6.5 bathrooms. Most offer a bonus room and they all have a wide range of options to customize the layout.  The Chelsea X model includes a finished basement, complete with a great room, wine room, flex room, a media room, and options for an additional two bedrooms.

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