October 2018

Quick Move-In Homes at Alondra and Cortesa in Rancho Mission Viejo

by Shea Homes Southern California on October 15, 2018

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As the end of 2018 approaches, we at Shea Homes® SoCal want to make sure you’re already settled into your dream home just in time to celebrate the new year so you can embrace all that 2019 has to offer! If you’re a 55+ homebuyer searching for a community that offers quality homes and a social, resort-style community, we invite you to stop by and take a tour of our quick move-in homes now selling at Alondra and Cortesa! Our upgraded single-level homes at both neighborhoods offer thoughtfully designed floorplans focused on gathering and entertaining.

These upgraded single-level homes at Alondra and Cortesa include accommodating features that are ideal for entertaining friends and gathering with loved ones. Here are some features of these homes that you are sure to love!

Alondra at Esencia

~2,241-3,004 Square Feet, 2-4 Bedrooms and 2.5 Baths

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As the weather cools down, take advantage of the nearly year-round perfect Southern California weather with covered indoor/outdoor living. Light up a fire to make the atmosphere warm and comfortable when it gets a little cooler in the winter!

 

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Looking for a master bedroom with all of the bells and whistles? Get the best of both indoor and outdoor living with spacious layouts and private verandas to enjoy your morning coffee or a nightcap.

 

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Make memories with your friends and family in the perfect setting! The kitchens and dining areas in the homes at Alondra will be the places where your loved ones will spend time cooking, baking and eating this holiday season!

See our quick move-in homes available at Alondra HERE.

 

Cortesa at Esencia

~1,816-2,362 Square Feet. 2-3 Bedrooms and 2-2.5 Baths

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Bright and open great rooms provide plenty of space for all of the kids and grandkids and make large holiday gatherings even more enjoyable.

 

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Bonus rooms and flex spaces can be used as private home offices, extra media rooms, or comfortable guest bedrooms.

 

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When it’s time to start whipping up your favorite holiday treats,  you won’t have to do it alone! Kitchens at both Alondra and Cortesa feature plenty of extra room for multiple chefs to join in.

See our quick move-in homes available at Cortesa HERE.

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‘Azure’ – noun: the blue color of the cloudless sky.

The serenity of a warm, breezy day. The expanse of unending horizons. Open. Unrestrained. Free. Azure, Paradise Valley - Residence 3 Showhome

That’s Azure.

Next Saturday, October 20, 2018, marks the grand opening of the first entry in our Shea Signature® line, Azure, Paradise Valley. Encompassing 66 homesites over 23 acres and a part of the Ritz-Carlton master-planned community, Azure is luxury on a new scale. Tours of the Azure showhomes will be available from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, then by appointment only following the grand opening weekend. If you’ve been eager to see what our team has been hard at work on for the last year, now is your chance!

Azure, Paradise Valley - Residence 1 BackyardEight distinctive, highly customizable floorplans make up Azure. Here, your home is designed specifically to you, whether you prefer the minimal lifestyle or the luxe. Options range from two bedroom configurations to five bedrooms, from approximately 2,986 square feet homes to 6,800, with lot sizes from 10,000 square feet to 20,300. Base pricing ranges from $1.9 million to $3.9 million.

Located at Indian Bend Road and Mockingbird Lane in the shadow of Camelback Mountain, Azure was specifically crafted to take advantage of the beautiful natural surroundings. Residences feature transitional architecture and open floorplans designed to maximize enjoyment of the outdoors. Open riser staircases, interior courtyards, and rolling walls of glass offer a seamless flow between outdoor and indoor living spaces. Available zero edge swimming pools (from preferred pool builders), backyard patios, and loft balconies offer stunning desert and mountain views from many locations.

Shea’s architecture team led by Tracy Finley, in collaboration with lead architect Scott Carson of award-winning firm PHX Architecture has pulled out all the stops. From the eye-catching features like residential elevators and linear gas fireplaces, to carefully selected details like the natural Jerusalem stone and Distinctive Custom Cabinets, there is thoughtfully crafted beauty everywhere you look.

Azure’s interior design team will work with each buyer to personalize the interior to their specific lifestyle. By taking into account floorplans, home size, wish lists, and lifestyle, the team creates a design that is uniquely you. Azure, Paradise Valley - Residence 3 Backyard

With so many choices, no two homes in Azure will be alike.

Convenience and walkability are key at Azure. With pedestrian paths leading to nearby restaurants and shops, homeowners will be able to leave the car in the garage. With paths linking Azure to the upcoming Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley resort, as well as The Palmeraie Shops™, a planned destination featuring over 70 premier designer boutiques, specialty retailers, and gourmet restaurants, residents will never be short on entertainment.

Additional information about Azure, Paradise Valley is available at AzurePV.com. Private appointments and tours can be scheduled beginning October 22 by contacting 480.385.1620 or 888.244.8022. To check out our other artfully designed communities, visit https://www.sheahomes.com/newhomes/phoenix/

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The wait is finally over! Shea Homes® has just released a very limited number of homes at Barcelona in the East Bay, and they’re available on a first come, first served basis. We think you’ll find that these thoughtfully-designed duplexes live large and have a very compelling price point, with a fantastic location in charming Brentwood. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be among the first to own a spectacular home in our newest 55+ community!

Come in and visit our Sales Center, which is now open, or contact a New Home Advisor at 888.570.2724 to schedule your private appointment. Learn more about our available homes, tour the homesites, and discover the details about this incredible community. But hurry – these first homes won’t last long, so when you find the home that you love, you’ll want to act quickly to make it yours!

Here are the four new floorplans now available:

ARIA
~1,295 sq. ft.
2 Beds
2 Baths
2-Car Garage
Base Price starting at $474,990

MUROS
~1,342 sq. ft.
2 Beds
2 Baths
2-Car Garage
Base Price starting at $484,990

ARIA WITH LOFT
~1,730 sq. ft.
2-3 Beds
2 Baths
2-Car Garage
Base Price starting at $539,990

MUROS WITH LOFT
~1,989 sq. ft.
4 Beds
3 Baths
2-Car Garage
Base Price starting at $559,990

Arrange a preview tour today! Call your New Home Advisor at 888.570.2724.

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Wedgewood Information Center Opening this Saturday!

by Shea Homes Southern California on October 9, 2018

Wedgewood Information Center Opening

Homebuyers in the market for a luxury single-story or two-story home in Orange County will be able to visit the Information Center for Wedgewood by Shea Homes® this Saturday, October 13th, 2018! If you’re on the hunt for a larger home to grow into with your family, or just looking to upgrade to a design that is open and versatile, we invite you to stop by for a visit and chat with our Community Representatives about this limited collection of 22 homes coming soon to Yorba Linda.

The new Information Center will open at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning, with coffee and treats being served until 2:00 p.m. for you to enjoy during your visit. The Information Center will remain open until 6:00 p.m. We are also officially accepting pre-qualification applications to establish our Priority List before the first phase release! Visit our website to register for our Interest List and get pre-qualified to reserve your dream home at Wedgewood before the Model Grand Opening in December.

Floorplans will range from approximately 4,308 to 5,529 square feet with up to 6 bedrooms and 5.5 baths. Each floorplan will offer several options to make your home more accommodating to your lifestyle, from extra storage space to extended living spaces. Here are a few highlights you can expect to see in the homes at Wedgewood.  

Expansive Great Rooms

Tranquil California Rooms

Gourmet Kitchens with Walk-In Pantries

Open Courtyards

Multiple Flex Spaces

Generous Master Retreats

Large Laundry Rooms with Extra Counter and Cabinet Space

Master Baths with Dual Sink Countertops, Relaxing Tubs, and Luxurious Showers

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When the Nest is Empty…Get a Bigger Nest

October 5, 2018

Michelle Smith, a Phoenix-area real estate agent, found herself in the same position many parents do when her son and daughter prepared to move-out for college: what do I do with all this extra space? The answer, she thought, was downsizing. “Every other house I bought, I bought with my children in mind… this house […]

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