Irvine Communities: West Irvine

Written by Posted On Wednesday, 12 February 2014 13:56

About West Irvine

West Irvine is located to the west of the 261 toll road bordered by Jamboree Road, the city of Tustin and Irvine Boulevard within zip code 92602. Homes for sale in West Irvine start with 3 bedroom houses priced in the mid $600,000's and range to 6 bedroom homes priced up to $1.5 million.

Construction in West Irvine began in the late 1990’s and finished in 2003 features homes built by reputable builders KB Homes and Lewis. The community of West Irvine is home to the original Irvine Ranch headquarters located on Old Myford Road as well as the Irvine Ranch Historical Park which is the current headquarters for OC Parks.

Schools serving West Irvine

  • Mayford Elementary School – Irvine Unified School District
  • Pioneer Middle School – Tustin Unified School District
  • Tustin High School – Tustin Unified School District

Parks in West Irvine

There are a total of 4 parks within West Irvine including Valencia Park.

Citrus Ranch Park – Technically located in the city of Tustin, this public park is tons of fun for kids. There are lemons groves and a vista point so you can enjoy the view. Kids can enjoy the playground which includes a bridge and bench swings as well as a smaller play clubhouse and tot lot area. The park also has a meadow area for endless playing possibilities and picnic tables for groups.

Irvine Ranch Historic Park – While this park isn’t a playground for the kids, it is rich in history and posses a beauty all its own. A total of 16.5 acres, the park includes 24 original structures and a picturesque gazebo surrounded by blooming flowers and orange trees.

Shopping in West Irvine

The Marketplace

The area of West Irvine literally backs up into the Marketplace shopping center. The Marketplace is a sprawling outdoor strip mall composed of about 6 different parking lot centers each with tons of restaurants, businesses and convenient stores. There are two separate movie theaters, several discount stores like Off Broadway Shoes, T.J. Maxx, and Total Wine and more to take advantage of.

The District

Located just down Jamboree from the Marketplace, the Tustin District is another shopping center mall area for residents to enjoy. The shopping center is laid out with large stores surrounding the perimeter and a nucleus of centralized shops, restaurants and entertainment in the middle. The District is a popular shopping area as well as a hot spot for entertainment and fun in Orange County.

If you're interested in viewing homes for sale in West Irvine or other communities in the area, contact the agents at our First Team Irvine Office and connect with them on Google +. They're local experts and your window into the Irvine market to help you find the perfect home for you and your family.

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