Shady Canyon Real Estate Blog

Michael Franco specializes in luxury homes in Orange County, California. Shady Canyon is a small group of luxury neighborhoods in the Turtle Rock section of Irvine. Subscribe and we will keep you up-to-date and informed on the Shady Canyon real estate market with frequently updated homes for sale and current events.

Oct. 9, 2017

Festival Ballet Theatre performs Alice in Wonderland

 

Fall is upon us. Curb appeal is still important; rake up fallen leaves and other fall debris in your yard. Don’t forget to keep sidewalks, driveway and walkways clean as well. Trim and prune trees and shrubs, especially away from the house, this will also let more sunlight into the house. Replace spent summer flowers with colorful fall plants such as marigolds, kale and pansies.

 

 

The Festival Ballet Theatre will perform Alice in Wonderland. The ballet will follow Alice’s journey down the rabbit hole. The ballet has been described as a delightful adventure. All your favorite characters will be making an appearance: White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee, Twedledun and the Queen of Hearts. This performance has been choreographed by Emmy Award winning choreographer Robert Sund.  The ballet will be performed at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. There will be two performances on Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th. This Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive in Irvine. To purchase tickets, see their website at: http://www.thebarclay.org/events-details.asp?n=explore-events&n1=view-events&n2=by-date&refId=5CC74EE4-9BB6-421E-8E59-F1C93994BCB9.

 

 

Shady Canyon is situated in the Turtle Rock community of the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon has three exclusive neighborhoods in an 800 acre development. Located at 58 Canyon Creek, this 6,000 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Community. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2005. With a Tuscan architectural style this home has a home office, a bonus room and central courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the wall of glass doors, chic light fixtures and refrigerated wine storage. This home has views of the surrounding hills, canyons and Shady Canyon Golf Course. This home sits on a large 22,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners’ will enjoy entertaining around the swimming pool, spa, the barbeque with a fireplace, putting green and covered loggia. Students living in this area attend schools in the Irvine Unified School District, specifically Bonita Canyon Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School.

 

 

Located at 3 Rim Ridge, this 11,400 square foot estate is part of the Pelican Hill development. This six bedroom, nine bathroom home was built in 2001. The property has 225 feet of the view of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, city night lights, surrounding canyons, Pelican Hills Golf Course, Newport Bay and city night lights. This home sits on a large 27,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, there is an additional 1,700 square feet of covered decks and loggia. Pelican Hill is a 24 hour guard gated community of 140 custom built estates.

 

Cameo Shores is a development in the Corona del Mar. This is a non-gated community of 170 single family homes. Cameo Shores is a terraced neighborhood, ensuring that all homes will retain their views for years to come. All homes have views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island and evening sunsets. Homes in this development range in price from four to five million dollars. Students will attend Harbor View Elementary School and Corona del Mar High School.

Located at 2000 East Oceanfront, this 3,900 square foot home is part of the Balboa Peninsula community in Newport Beach. This five bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 1991. This architectural masterpiece was designed by architect Arthur Erickson. Attention to detail can be seen in the Fleetwood doors, reflection pool and glass walls. There are views of the pier, Pacific Ocean, the jetty, city night lights and vibrant sunsets. This home sits on a 3,100 square foot piece of property.

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Sept. 26, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Company: their 40th Anniversary Tour

 

When you are selling your home during the fall season, it is important not to overdo it with the fall and Halloween decorations. Instead of the giant spiders and flying witches, keep it simple. Add an elegant fall wreath to the front door. Put a container of fall colored blooming mums next to the door. Add a bowl of colorful apples to the kitchen counter for an indoor decoration. Remember, the faster you sell your present home, the sooner you will be in your new home and you can decorate all you want.

 

 

The Irvine Barclay Theatre is presenting a very special presentation by the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Company: their 40th Anniversary Tour. This special program was curated just for the company’s 40th Anniversary. They first performed at the Barclay 27 years ago under their founding artistic director Lou Conte. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago has become one of “America’s most influential contemporary dance companies.” This performance is curated by the current artistic director Glenn Edgerton. Tickets range in price from $55 to $150. The Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive in Irvine. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: http://www.thebarclay.org/events-details.asp?n=explore-events&n1=view-events&n2=by-date&refId=4E835C92-064A-4CBF-8A64-894F71B46FD3.

 

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Located at 22 Tree Fern, this 9,100 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Home community. This six bedroom, eight bathroom home was built in 2017. Enter this Santa Barbara style home through a private gated entry and wind up a long driveway to this private home. The open floor plan lets in abundant natural light. Attention to detail can be seen in the 14 foot ceilings, pocket doors and French doors. The home features an office, private gym and tower loft. There are terrific views of the surrounding canyons and hillsides. This home sits on a very large 28,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. There is a six car garage. Two California rooms lead to a swimming pool, which also has direct access from a first floor junior suite. There are many resort style amenities offered in Shady Canyon including a Junior Olympic size pool, spa, clubhouse, tennis courts, tot lot and outdoor entertaining area.   Shady Canyon is home to the private Shady Canyon Golf Club designed by Tom Fazio.

 

Located at 23 Small Grove this 4,000 square foot home is in Lambert Ranch which is in the Portola Springs Village within the city of Irvine. This five bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2009. The home has views of the city night lights and the surrounding avocado groves. This home sits on a large 9,100 square foot lot with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoor, homeowner’s will enjoy a fire pit, covered cabana, outdoor kitchen and barbeque. Lambert Ranch was built by The New Home Company. This is a 50 acre gated community.

 

Located at 42 Pelican Pont Drive, this 8,800 square foot home is part of the Pelican Point development in Pelican Hill within Newport Coast. This four bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 2002. Views are endless from this property of the Pacific Ocean, white water, the 12th of the Pelican Hill Golf Course and city night lights. This home sits on a large 13,000 square foot piece of property.  Pelican is a guard gated community of just 48 custom built homes.

Sail House is a development in Corona del Mar. Sail House was designed and built by John Laing homes between 2002 and 2003. There are both attached and detached condos in this community. There are five plans to choose from, ranging in square footage from 1,757 to 2,334 square feet. All units have an attached garage.

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Sept. 13, 2017

USAF Airmen of Note

 

Now that fall is beginning, keep your driveway, walkways and yard free from debris and fallen leaves, especially during a home sale. Trim summer growth that has blocked windows, touches the house, or has grown into walkways and the driveway. Remove wilting summer annuals and trim back perennials. Add a little color to the garden with mums, kale, and pansies.

 

 

The Irvine Barclay Theatre is proud to host a performance by USAF Airmen of Note on Monday, September 25th.  This performance will “honor the bravery, sacrifice and dedication of our veterans.” This group was formed in 1950 and carries on the traditions of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force dance band. The current group features 18 jazz musicians and is one of the most versatile big bands in the world. This is a free event to attend, but tickets are limited to four. The Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive in Irvine.  For more information or to reserve your tickets see their website at: http://www.thebarclay.org/events-details.asp?n=explore-events&n1=view-events&n2=by-date&refId=9E118EE5-13D8-4815-83AE-D05C5E16667E.

 

 

Shady Canyon is a luxury community with three developments: the Master’s Collection, Sycamore and the Villas of Shady Canyon. This 800 acre development has approximately 400 luxury homes and 1,000 residents. Located at 24 Blue Heron, this 7,000 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Collection. This six bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2003. Attention to detail can be seen in the stone walls, barrel ceilings and custom built wine racks. The home flows seamlessly from indoors to outdoors. There are near panoramic views of the Shady Canyon Golf Course, surrounding canyons and hills and city night lights. This home sits on a very large 24,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowner’s will enjoy relaxing by the swimming pool and spa and around the outdoor fireplace.

 

 

Located at 126 Via Xanthe, this 2,600 square foot home is situated on Lido Isle. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2007. This Mediterranean style home has a grand entry foyer. This home was remodeled in 2007 and features an elevator, home office and roof top view deck. Attention to detail can be seen in the vaulted ceilings, arched wood windows and hardwood floors. There are views of the surrounding mountains, Fashion Island, city night lights and great sunsets. This home sits on a 3,100 square foot piece of property.

 

 

Located at 6 Giverny, this 2,400 square foot home is part of the Montserrat development in Newport Coast. This three bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 1994. Attention to detail can be seen in the plantation shutters, crown molding and bamboo flooring. This home sits on a 4,700 square foot piece of landscaped property. Outdoors homeowners will enjoy the swimming pool, spa, and built in barbeque. Montserrat was built by California Pacific Homes Developers. There are 80 homes in this neighborhood.

 

Located at 27 Spanish Bay Drive, this 2,900 square foot home is part of the One Ford Road development in Newport Beach. This three bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1999. This is a plan 3 model. There is a formal living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room and gourmet kitchen. This home features wood flooring, crown moldings and plantation shutters. This home sits on a 4,100 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting.  One Ford Road is a 24 hour guard gated community.

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Aug. 31, 2017

National Theatre Live

 

Prior to listing your home on real estate market, de-clutter and de-personalize the space. Your goal is to have potential buyers look at the house not your items. Put little used items, out of season clothing, personal photographs and knick-knacks in storage. This will lead to a quicker home sale and you will be moving into sooner and can bring out your items in your new home.

 

 

The Irvine Barclay Theatre is airing another installment of National Theatre Live screenings. This installment will be Angels in America – Part One by Tony Kushner. Tony Kushner is a Pulitzer Prize winner and this two part award winning play is about the AIDS crisis in the mid- 1980’s. Each piece of the play can stand alone as a singular work.  On Sunday, September 10th, the screening will take place at 2pm. Tickets range in price from $17 to $22. The Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive in Irvine. For more information about this screening or to purchase tickets, see their website at: http://www.thebarclay.org/.

 

 

Shady Canyon is bordered by Quail Hill, James Irvine retreat and Bommer Canyon. Shady Canyon is guard gated community with 400 residences in three different neighborhoods. Located at 21 Black Hawk, this 8,500 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom development. This five bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2004. The gourmet kitchen has top of the line appliances and opens into the large great room. There are views of the surrounding mountains and canyons. The home sits on a large 38,000 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy entertaining around the built barbeque, the pool, spa and in the covered loggias and cabanas.

 

 

Located at 12 Tasman Sea, this 4,900 square foot home is part of the Windward development in Crystal Cove. This five bedroom, five bathroom estate was built in 2001.  Windward is 24 hour guard gated neighborhood. This house is made for entertaining with a gourmet kitchen, formal living room and formal dining room. The home sits on a 9,200 square foot piece of property. The homeowners’ association provides many amenities including an Olympic size swimming pool, spa, tennis courts and clubhouse.  As part of Crystal Cove, Windward residents are invited to join all the resort style activities at the Canyon Club Recreational Center.

 

 

Pienza is a neighborhood situated in the Pacific Ridge community of Newport Coast. Pienza is a 24 hour guard gated community. This neighborhood was built between 2005 and 2006. There are three home plans to choose from. There are also three architectural styles to choose from Spanish, Tuscan and Mediterranean. Homes in this neighborhood have views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island and vibrant evening sunsets.

 

Mar Brisas is a Newport Beach development in the Newport Heights section of the city. This is a small neighborhood with single family homes. This is a family neighborhood with large backyards. This neighborhood was built in 1990. Newport Heights is bordered by the Pacific Coast Highway, Dover Drive, 16th Street and Newport Blvd.

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Aug. 16, 2017

OC Great Park Palm Court Art Complex

 

Use summer accents to stage your home for a summer home sale. Try vivid blue colors for an accent color, this color is bright but calming. Replace dark colored accents with light and bright summer hues. Leave the blinds up and the drapes drawn, so you let lots of summer light inside.

 

 

The Orange County Great Park Palm Court Arts Complex offers a publically accessible artists in resident program. In addition the park offers a 10,000 square foot event center and an outdoor performance plaza. The outdoor plaza has 54 Canary Island date palm trees, a spectacular site. The OC Great Park has repurposed buildings on the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, preserving World War Two architecture. The Orange County Great Park is located at Sand Canyon and Marine Way in Irvine. For more information about the vast amount of programming offered at the OC Great Park, see their website at: http://www.cityofirvine.org/orange-county-great-park.

 

 

Shady Canyon is an approximately 800 acres in size and is surrounded by 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary. The 800 acres is divided into 300 acres of golf course and 500 acres of residential development. Located at 2 Vernal Spring, this 5,400 square foot home is part of the Sycamore development. This six bedroom, eight bathroom home was built in 2004. Attention to detail can be seen in the white Calcutta marble, French doors and hardwood flooring. The home sits on a very large 16,000 square foot piece of property, one of the largest lots in the development of Sycamore. Outdoors, the well developed property has two detached casitas, swimming pool, spa, wading pool and cabana. Sycamore was built by Greystone Homes.

 

 

Verona is a Newport Coast unattached townhome community. The neighborhood amenities include a swimming pool, spa and tennis courts. Located at20 Via Amanti, this three bedroom, three bathroom townhome is 2,000 square feet. The open floor plan is filled with natural light. The kitchen has top of the line appliances and granite countertops. There are two private patios outside and a second floor covered balcony.

 

 

Lido Isle is located Newport Harbor. This residential island was begun in the 1920’s. Located at 938 Via Lido Soud, this six bedroom, seven bathroom home is 5,600 square feet. Entertaining is a delight in this house with gourmet kitchen, formal living room and dining room. The home sits on a street to street lot with a strada on one side. Outdoors there is a swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Amenities on Lido Isle include security, tennis courts, a clubhouse and private beach.

 

orona Highlands is in the north of PCH neighborhood in Corona del Mar. Located at 448 Serra Drive, this 4,300 square foot home has four bedroom and five bathrooms. The house was designed by Mark Teale and built by The Nicholson Companies. Enter the home through a custom steel and glass front door. Attention to detail can be seen in the wide plank European Hardwood Flooring, glass enclosed shower, and oversized fireplace.  Corona Highlands is just a short walk to Third Beach.

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July 16, 2017

National Choreographers Initiative 2017

 

Make your outdoor spaces shine if you are selling your home during the summer months. Potential buyers are not imaginative; show them how you use these spaces, by setting up seating vignettes, keeping garden beds lush and pool areas ready for a pool party. Remember outdoor living areas are a great way to extend indoor living space and a wonderful area to entertain in, so communicate this message to potential buyers.

 

The Irvine Barclay Theatre will present the National Choreographers Initiative 2017 on July 29th. The National Choreographers Initiative is an intense three week process where four new ballets will be created. Molly Lynch is the Artistic Director. Lynch will work with four choreographers and sixteen professional dancers who will participate in the final presentation. The choreographers and dancers come from different ballet companies across the country. This year’s choreographers are Christopher Stuart, Penny Saunders, Robert Mills and Suzanne Haag. The National Choreographers Initiative is a distinctive Southern California performance with national influences. Many of the ballets created here have gone on to be performed across the US and internationally. The performance begins at 8pm.  Tickets range in price from $20 to $65. The Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive in Irvine. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: http://www.thebarclay.org/events-details.asp?n=explore-events&n1=view-events&n2=by-date&refId=924B0C63-BA48-403D-B2C7-7ECC6397645F.

Shady Canyon is an 800 acre development which is divided between the Shady Canyon Golf Course and three luxury residential communities. Shady Canyon is surrounded by another 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary. Located at 128 Canyon Creek, this 8,600 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Collection. This six bedroom, eight bathroom home was built in 2017.  With a Mediterranean architectural style, this home was designed by Cecial Carney. The floor plan moves seamlessly from indoor to outdoors with the use of pocket doors and natural materials. The chef’s kitchen features stainless steel appliances, a large island and French doors. There are views of the surrounding canyons, nature trails and open green spaces. This home sits on a very large 24,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Students living in this area attend Bonita Canyon Elementary School, Vista Verde Middle School and University High School. All Shady Canyon communities are 24 hour guard gated developments.

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July 3, 2017

UCI Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts

 

Curb appeal is very important during a home sale. Most potential buyers will begin forming opinions about the house within less than one minute of pulling up to the curb. Make house numbers easy to see from the street, potential buyers can’t fall in love with your house if they can’t find it. Keep the lawn mowed and garden beds well maintained. Keep the sidewalks, driveways and walkways free from kids toys and other items, so potential buyers can make their way safely and enjoyably to the front door. Create a front entry where potential buyers feel welcomed and invited into the home.

 

 

The University of California, Claire Trevor School of the Arts is hosting several different summer arts programs. The Claire Trevor School of the Arts is one the foremost art schools in the country.  The UCI Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts programs offered range of choices from visual art to the performing arts. Among the programs offered are:

 

 

Digital Filmmaking

 

Drawing and Painting for beginners

 

Middle School Drawing and Painting

 

Photography

 

 

Programs begin Monday June, 26th and continue until August 11th. The Claire Trevor School of the Arts is located at 4000 Mesa Road in Irvine. To find out more information about the programs offered or to register for these programs, see their website at: http://www.arts.uci.edu/.

 

Shady Canyon is home to four luxury communities; the Masters Collection, Shady Canyon Custom Home Collection, Sycamore and the Villas of Shady Canyon. There are approximately 400 residences with 1,000 residents. Located at 2 Vernal Spring, this 5,400 square foot home is part of the Sycamore development. This six bedroom, eight bathroom home was built 2004. This is a plan 3 model. The chef’s kitchen features Calcutta marble, professional grade appliances and two islands. Attention to detail can be seen in the crown moldings, hardwood floors and use of Calcutta Marble throughout the house. The elegant master suite has a fireplace and private terrace and a view spa like bathroom.  There are wonderful views of the Shady Canyon Golf Course and the surrounding hills. This home sits a very large 16,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy relaxing by swimming pool, spa and wading pool. In addition, outdoors, there is a built-in barbeque in a cabana, an outdoor dining area and an outdoor shower and bathroom. Sycamore, like all Shady Canyon communities, is a 24 hour guard gated development. Sycamore was built by Greystone Homes.

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June 19, 2017

Movies on the Lawn

 

When you are selling your home, it is important to always keep outdoor spaces clean and neat, but this is most important when selling your home during the summer months. Keep the lawn mowed regularly, and if possible mow it diagonally, this is more visually appealing. Prune trees and shrubs, especially if they are touching the house or growing over the sidewalks and driveway. Keep the garden beds neat, and add brightly colored blooming annuals and perennials to the beds. In the backyard, play up spaces such as the swimming pool, outdoor kitchens, fire pits and putting greens. Outdoor spaces are wonderful for entertaining and extend the living space of the home.

 

Movies on the Lawn is beginning again for the summer of 2017. One of the upcoming movies will be E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, on Friday, June 30th.  The movie will start at 8:15pm. Bring your blankets and beach chairs and a picnic dinner. Or there will be a snack bar or food trucks on site. There are two sets of movies this year, Flashback Fridays and Blockbuster Saturdays.

 

Friday, June 16th: The Princess Bride

 

Saturday, June 17th: Sing

 

Friday, June 23rd: Rudy

 

Saturday, June 24th: The Secret Life of Pets

 

Friday, June 30th: E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

 

Saturday, July 1st: The Lego Batman Movie

 

 All movies will begin at dusk and are weather dependent.  This is a family friendly event and it is free to attend. Movies are shown on the Terraced Lawn at the Orange County Great Park. Orange County Great Park is located at 6950 Marine Way in Irvine. For more information, see their website at: http://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/calendar-of-events/event/movies-lawn-rudy.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is an 800 acre community with approximately 400 luxury homes and 1000 residents. Located at 32 Vernal Spring, this 5,200 square foot home is part of the Sycamore development. This six bedroom, seven bedroom home was built in 2004. This was a model home, with a plan 3 design. Enter the home through a private courtyard entrance. The gourmet kitchen features two islands, stainless steel appliances and a butler’s pantry.  This home sits on a large 12,000 square foot piece of property. The outdoor areas are resort like with a swimming pool, spa, outdoor fireplace and outdoor barbeque area.  Sycamore is a 24 hour guard gated development. Sycamore was built by Greystone Homes, a division of Lennar Company. The homeowner’s association offers many amenities such as a pool, spa, tennis courts and an exercise room. Students living in this area attend Bonita Canyon Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School.

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June 5, 2017

Walt and the Flying Bull Exhibition

 

If you are selling your home this summer, use summery accents to complete your staging. Always begin by de-cluttering and de-personalizing the home. You don’t want potential buyers looking at your decorations and not seeing the house. Stage the house, giving purpose to each room, so you do not leave potential buyers guessing as what a room is used for. Finally, add a punch of color with accents, such as brightly colored throw rugs, a vase of fresh cut flowers or vivid colored throw pillows.

Walt and the Flying Bull Exhibition will be held at the OC Great Park beginning Friday, June 9th. The grand opening will take place that day from 12pm until 4pm. Walt Disney designed the Flying Bull called El Toro, in 1943, as the logo for the Marine Corps Air Station at El Toro. This is one of approximately 1,200 designs that the Disney Company created during World War II for the US and Allied military units. This exhibit will focus on the history of Disney Insignia Art, show “original artwork inspired by World War II by contemporary artists working for Walt Disney Productions, Marvel Entertainment and Pixar Animation Studios.   The exhibit will be located in the Great Park Gallery in the Palm Court Arts Complex. This exhibit is family friendly, open to the public and free to attend. This exhibit will be open Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 4pm and Saturday and Sundays from 10am to 4pm. The Orange County Great Park is located at 6950 Marine Way in Irvine. For more information about this exhibit, see their website at: http://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/calendar-of-events/event/walt-and-flying-bull-exhibition-21.

 

Shady Canyon is bordered by Quail Hill, James Irvine Retreat and Bommer Canyon. This is an 800 acre community has 500 acres of residential properties and 300 acres of golf course. Located at 25 Watercress, this 7,800 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community. This five bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 2005. With a French Provincial architectural style, this home has wall to wall French doors. The gourmet kitchen features a Lacanche French stove, a large center island and opens onto the family room. Attention to detail can be seen in the Brazilian marble, a Crestron Home Automation system and the indoor/outdoor surround sound system.  The bonus tower room can be used as a private exercise room or personal office. The home has views of the surrounding canyons.  This home sits on a very large 34,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy the many fruit trees and the raised vegetable gardens, which are just steps from the kitchen. In addition outdoors, there is an outdoor dining pavilion, fireplace, and built in barbecue with a refrigerator. The homeowners’ associations offer swimming pools, spas, tennis courts, parks and green space, clubhouses and exercise rooms. The five acre Turtle Rock Nature Center is nearby with outdoor classrooms and local wildlife. Shady Canyon students attend Turtle Rock Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School.

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May 22, 2017

Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom at Irvine Barclay Theatre

 

Curb appeal is very important when you are selling your home; potential buyers will begin forming opinions about your home as soon as they get out at the curb. First make sure, they can easily see the house numbers, if they can’t find your home, they can’t view it. Clean the sidewalks and driveway, so they are safe and inviting to walk up to the front door. Create a warm and welcoming front door area, with a freshly painted front door, a seasonal wreath and a pot of blooming annuals. Potential buyers will feel welcomed and invited into the home with a positive feeling.

 

Irvine Barclay Theatre will be hosting a production featuring Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom. On Thursday, May 25th, Hawaii’s top selling female vocalist will be in concert. The performance will have elements of Hawaiian culture, diverse musical styles and bringing an ancient language to life. Gilliom has received five Grammy nominations and 24 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. Gilliom is a performer, songwriter, vocalist and producer. She has 15 solo albums and has performed throughout the US, French Polynesia, Europe, Japan and China. This concert is part of the Hawaiian Music Masters Series. Tickets range in price from $35 to $100. The concert begins at 8pm. Irvine Barclay Theatre is located at 4242 Campus Drive in Irvine. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: http://www.thebarclay.org/events-details.asp?n=explore-events&n1=view-events&n2=by-date&refId=11385D7F-D915-4756-B3B1-FB4FF03DE1A1.

 

 

Shady Canyon is home to three luxury residential developments and the private Shady Canyon Golf Club. The award winning golf course was designed by Tom Fazio. Located at 21 Prairie Grass, this 4,600 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom home development. This five bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2002. This home is wonderful to entertain in with a formal dining room, formal living room and great room.  The gourmet kitchen features a breakfast nook and top of the line appliances. Attention to detail can be seen in the travertine floors, wrought iron gate and wood ceiling. There are wonderful views of the surrounding hillsides. This home sits on a large 12,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowner’s will enjoy relaxing in the casita, the gazebo and by the outdoor fireplace. The casita is perfect for guests with its own bed and bath. In addition, there is a swimming pool and spa. Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse. Students living in this area attend, Bonita Canyon Elementary School, Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School.

 

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