Springtime is a great time to get out and experience everything the Orange County Great Park has to offer. The OC Great Park offers over 1,300 acres of the green space, play areas, amenities, and attractions, such as the Great Park Balloon. The nearly 5,000 square foot visitors center is part of the former Marine Corps Air State El Toro. In addition, to the Great Park Balloon attraction, families will enjoy riding the Great Park Carousel. The 194-acre Sports complex features a 25 tennis courts, 24 lacrosse and soccer fields, a sand volleyball court and 12 baseball and softball fields and stadium with seating for 2,500 people. The Palm Arts Complex offers rotating art exhibits and is shaded by 54 Canary Island date palms. Historic hanger 233 has World War II planes on display, a memorial, historic room, and information on how Irvine’s agricultural land became an active military base. Finally, the Farm and Food Lab, is a 2-acre urban demonstration garden with hands-on experiences for ages. For more information, or to see the wide range of events held at the park, see their website: https://www.cityofirvine.org/orange-county-great-park/current-great-park-features
Irvine is a large master planned city in Orange County. Irvine is a 66 square mile city surrounded by Tustin, Santa Ana, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Costa Mesa, and Newport Beach. Located at 13 Orchard, this 1,100 square foot home is part of the Patio Homes development in the Orangetree Village. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1977. This one level home has just been remodeled. The kitchen features Calcutta quartz countertops, Shaker cabinets, and stainless-steel appliances. There is a two-car garage with a laundry. This home sits on a 2,700 square foot piece of property. Orangetree is made up of five tracts of homes with approximately 1,360 residences. There are no Mello Roos fees in the Patio Homes development. Patio Homes was built by Presley Homes and there are 272 detached single-family homes in the development. Residents of Orangetree are within walking distance of Oak Creek Golf Course. Among the many amenities are two swimming pools, two spas, a fitness center, six tennis courts, and a clubhouse.