Irvine, CA is located in South Orange, it is the Northern most city in South Orange.  Irvine is a planned city, developed mainly by the Irvine Company over the the past 4 decades.  The city was originally incorporated in 1971, but saw most of its development in 1990's and early 2000's, with new development still ongoing today.  As of the 2010 Census, Irvine's population was 212,375.  Due to Irvine's great climate, excellent schools, proximity to goods jobs and recreation, Irvine has been named as the top 5 cities in the United States, by Businessweek in 2011 and CNNMoney.com in 2008. 

Irvine is a planned city, it is divided into "Villages."  Each Village is designed to be self contained offering similarly designed homes, as well as shopping districts, schools, and extensive park and recreation areas.   Having been designed over a series of years and even decades, each village has its own unique feel, yet they all flow together perfectly.  Find your perfect Irvine Community (Village) with the homes searches located to the right.

Access to employment is one of the reasons for the high demand for Irvine Real Estate.  Irvine has multiple employment hubs, Woodbury Town Center, Irvine, caincluding a growing high tech sector.  Irvine is home to such large companies as Allergran, Broadcom, In-N-Out Burger and Taco Bell.  Many national and international companies have North American headquarters or large offices in Irvine, including Mazda Motor Corporation, Toshiba Corporation and Kia Motors.  The Largest employers  in Irvine include the University of Irvine, Verizon Wireless and Edwards Lifesciences. Along with these business hubs, Irvine also offers great access to the other large business hubs of Newport Beach and Costa Mesa with the 5 and 405 freeways which both dissect Irvine. 

Oak Creek Golf, IrvineAll work and no play makes Jack and everyone else dull.  That is certainly not a problem in Irvine.  Irvine was designed with the outdoors in mind, due to the great weather which Irvine has year round.  The city offers extensive parks for walking or just enjoying the open space, it also has many sports field where the residents of Irvine enjoying playing softball, soccer and other sports.  Irvine Parks and recreation also offers many after school programs for kids.  Irvine also offers great dining and shopping options, with Irvine Spectrum being one of the largest Regional malls located within the Irvine borders.  Irvine Spectrum is home to large stores such as Nordstrom as well as offering many dining options such as P.F. Changs and Javiers, a local favorite.  Irvine Spectrum also offers an IMAX theatre and the Improv Comedy Club.  With its great location, Irvine is close to the other large entertainment centers in Orange County, Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and Newport's Fashion Island.

Education has a large influence on the continued success as high demand city to live in.  University of Irvine is one of the region's largest employer, as well as bringing in students from all over the nation and the world to Irvine.  Yet an even larger aspect of the education picture is Irvine's school district, which is consistently rated among the best in state and the nation.  Irvine is served primarily by the Irvine Unified School District, which has four High Schools in Irvine.  These schools are University High School, Irvine High School, Northwood High School and Woodbridge High school.  While all four schools are excellent University High School is definitely the star, in 2011 it was named the #8 high school in the nation and #2 public school in the nation by Newsweek. 

Irvine Homes for Sale

$499,000

27 ARBORETUM, Irvine

Beautiful affordable DETACHED HOME in Woodbury. Property shares NO COMMON WALLS and accesses to a side walk street from the front entrance of the house give impression of...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS SB14156222
  • Bldg. BOWEN COURT (BOWC)

$769,000

209 LONETREE, Irvine

Welcome to Turtle Ridge. This lovely two bedroom, plus study and two bath SINGLE level home is located a short distance to world class shopping, John Wayne Airport, beac...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS NP14156190
  • Bldg. WHISPERING GLEN (WHGL)

$455,000

141 REMINGTON, Irvine

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  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS PW14155902
  • Bldg. HORIZON (HR)

$1,439,800

5092 SCHOLARSHIP, Irvine

Beautiful Plaza Irvine Plan F with views of Saddleback Mountain and the Reserve. Does not face Jamboree. Oversized window in gourmet kitchen of the Wetlands and UCI make ...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14155894
  • Bldg. THE PLAZA (5000 AND 8000) (PLZA)

$508,000

25 SILVERWOOD, Irvine

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  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14155877
  • Bldg. DEERFIELD TOWNHOMES (DB)

$908,888

31 JUNEBERRY, Irvine

LOCATION, LOCATION and IRVINE SCHOOLS! This was the Model Home situated in an interior location w/ beautiful views of Sweet Shade Park?s resort style amenities. (Pool, Sp...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14155712
  • Bldg. KENSINGTON COURT (KENC)

$689,000

18 JULIAN Unit #2, Irvine

Enjoy Irvine's incomparable lifestyle in this beautifully upgraded immaculate home in prestigious Northpark Square. Spacious living room offers fireplace and built-in en...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14130321
  • Bldg. TIBURON (TIBU)

14 WOODSPRING, Irvine CA 92604

$799,900

14 WOODSPRING, Irvine

Tastefully upgraded and well maintained family home located "inside the loop", just one block from North Lake. One of the best locations in Woodbridge! Kitchen has cu...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14155676
  • Bldg. ESTATES (ES)

26 PEACH BLOSSOM, Irvine CA 92618

$721,000

26 PEACH BLOSSOM, Irvine

very popular plan 2 of los altos in stonegate east , excellent condition better than brand new house , quiet inside location without any street noisy , one master room an...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS SW14155664

21 GRAMERCY Unit #204, Irvine CA 92612

$539,900

21 GRAMERCY Unit #204, Irvine

Highly upgraded formal model Residence A1-B located on the second floor with panoramic views and steps to the Clubhouse, featuring approximately 1,316 square feet of livi...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14155460
  • Bldg. BELVEDERE (CPWBL)

5 ALDEA, Irvine CA 92620

$988,000

5 ALDEA, Irvine

Absolutely turnkey home updated & remodeled w/great attention to detail located on large corner lot on cul-de-sac in prestigious gated community*Formal living & dining ro...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14155257

21 GRAMERCY Unit #321, Irvine CA 92612

$581,000

21 GRAMERCY Unit #321, Irvine

Beautiful & Private Sophisticated Flat at ' The Belvedere' Residence B1-AW located on the third floor with Courtyard views and steps to the Clubhouse. Featuring approxim...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14155238
  • Bldg. BELVEDERE (CPWBL)

147 OVAL Road, Irvine CA 92604

$339,995

147 OVAL Road, Irvine

NO MELLO ROOS! This absolutely gorgeous 2 Bedroom 1-1/4 Bath is perfect and impeccable. Bright with sunlight shining through every window...inside you'll be embraced w...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14154990
  • Bldg. WALNUT SQUARE (WS)

67 CANAL, Irvine CA 92620

$679,888

67 CANAL, Irvine

A MUST SEE! This Terrific home features 3 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms PLUS an office. Office with built-ins and a large closet can easily be changed to a 4th bed...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14154894
  • Bldg. CORTILE (WDCT)

18672 VIA PALATINO, Irvine CA 92603

$1,977,777

18672 VIA PALATINO, Irvine

Fabulous family entertaining home on best street in turtle rock hills.sweeping city views and views of palos verdes peninsula.walking distance to award wining elementary ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS OC14154870

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