Eastwood Village: Delano Collection Review

Eastwood Village recently opened its newest set of homes. Delano is a community of attached townhomes with three unique models. Built by Brookfield Residential, there will be a total of 69 homes, each set in three-unit buildings. The neighborhood has a long, narrow layout that stretches along Parkwood from Trailhead to Alpine. Half the homes face Parkwood and will have views of Eucalyptus Park, Eastwood Elementary School, Grand Trellis Park, and/or Mosaic Park. The other half will run behind them (along Henson) and will face homes from the Petaluma or Marin neighborhoods. The three models range 1,544 – 1,918 square feet. They have 3-4 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. Each building has one of each floor plan, with Residence 1 always set in the middle and all of its living areas on the second floor. Each home has an attached, two-car garage and shares a motor court with several buildings. Though all homes share walls, noise should be kept to a minimum, as all shared walls are actually two separate walls with a small space between them. Elevations include Early California, Santa Barbara, Formal Spanish, and Spanish Monterey.

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Open House Review: 23 Christamon East

Last week I reviewed the same model in Park Paseo, but located a couple streets over on 28 Palmatum. Today I am reviewing 23 Christamon East, which sits nicely at the end of a cul-de-sac street, and just a few hundred feet from Santiago Hills Elementary School, Community Clubhouse, tennis courts and swimming pool.  The property is also close distance to Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.  Both properties have a huge bonus room and there are differing upgrades in each home.

The basics:
Asking Price: $1,168,000
Bedrooms: 4 + bonus room
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,673
Lot Size: 5,800
$/Sq Ft: $437
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1979
Community: Northwood – Park Paseo
HOA dues are $106 per month and there no are Mello Roos taxes
Santiago Hills Elementary School, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High School

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Open House Review: 28 Palmatum

Two Park Paseo homes are for sale this week, both the same model and a couple of streets apart from each other.  However, the locations and features of each house may make a big difference to buyers.  This week I am reviewing 28 Palmatum. This two level home is nicely located at the end of a cul-de-sac street, directly across from the green soccer fields at the back of Santiago Hills Elementary School.  It also has a highly desirable large bonus room.  Children can easily get to Santiago Hills Elementary School, Community pool and walking/bike path without needing to cross any street.  The property is also close distance to Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.

The basics:
Asking Price: $1,149,000
Bedrooms: 4 + bonus room
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 2,673
Lot Size: 5,804
$/Sq Ft: $430
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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Open House Review – 3 Alegria

A couple of weeks ago, I went to an open house at 3 Alegria. At the time, the home was in the midst of a remodel. The floors and carpets had already been replaced, the bathroom vanities were on site but weren’t all installed yet, and the interior had fresh paint. Since my visit, they put in new appliances and quartz counters in the kitchen and new windows throughout the home.

The Basics:
Asking Price: $978,800
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2,178
Price per Sq. Ft: $449
Lot Size: 5,580
Property Type: Single family home
Year Built: 1977
Community: Northwood – Woodside
HOA: $120 per month / Mello Roos: No
Days on Market: 4
Schools: Santiago Hills Elementary, Sierra Vista Middle School, Northwood High (Irvine Unified)

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Open House Review: 9 Filare

Nicely located within Northwood’s Vista Filare Community, 9 Filare has a nice layout and sits across from the community pool, tot lot and basketball courts.  The location is the primary selling point of this property.  The home has been partially upgraded and is in clean, great condition.  It is a zero-lot-line property but with the high ceilings, bright rooms, and upgrades, it did not occur to me that it was a zero-lot line.

Asking Price:   $699,000
Bedrooms:       2
Bathrooms:      2.5
Square Footage: 1,425
$/Sq Ft:           $491
Lot Size:          2,400
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built:      1981
Community:    Northwood – Vista Filare
HOA dues are $118 per month
Mello Roos:     No

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