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

$1,375,000

40 RUTHERFORD, Irvine

Located in Bella Rosa GATED Community on QUIET and BEST CORNER LOT! lots UPGRADES! Three rooms downstairs, DOWNSTAIRS Master suite with walk-in closet, opens to SPECTACU...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14080618

45 FLOWERBUD, Irvine CA 92603

$545,000

45 FLOWERBUD, Irvine

Elegant Highly Upgraded Condo in Quail Hill w/Gated Front Patio. NO ONE IS ABOVE OR BELOW, END UNIT. Dual Master Bedrooms. Master suite includes dual mirrored wardrobe ...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS SR14080581
  • Bldg. JASMINE (JASM)

$480,000

1201 ABELIA, Irvine

Back ON the Market! Beautiful 2 bedroom 2.5 bath tri-level townhome in one of the newer Irvine Communities of Columbus Grove. Attached 2 car garage with direct access i...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14057515
  • Bldg. SAVANNAH (SAVA)

$850,000

4 DAVIS, Irvine

Spacious Floor Plan w/Great Curb Appeal Built By Popular Standard Pacific in 1985-3 Bedroom w/Computer Area Upstairs, 2.5 Bath, Approx. 2211 SF Ideally Situated on Cul de...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14039763

203 TRAYMORE, Irvine CA 92620

$898,989

203 TRAYMORE, Irvine

Brand New, Gorgeous detached home at the Saratoga, Stonegate community of Irvine. Main floor bedroom with shower & bathroom. Charming floor plan designs that offers Gr...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14080407
  • Bldg. SARATOGA

1402 SOLVAY AISLE, Irvine CA 92606

$448,800

1402 SOLVAY AISLE, Irvine

Quiet, Light and Bright, Single Level, End Unit Condominium in the Westpark BRIO Community Located Across From Pool ! Open Floor Plan with New Paint and New Carpet Throug...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14080384
  • Bldg. BRIO (BRIO)

$599,000

707 MARINELLA AISLE Unit #116, Irvine

****Model perfect**** one of the best interior location with green belt. Hardwood throughout the house, granite kitchen counter top. This beautiful home features 3 bedroo...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14080371
  • Bldg. AVENTURA (AVEN)

4081 BLACKFIN Avenue, Irvine CA 92620

$919,000

4081 BLACKFIN Avenue, Irvine

HURRY! 'Priced to STEAL!!' Wonderful Investor Delight!!! 6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 2,550 Living Square Feet Home with 5,663 Square Feet Lot In Irvine. This Great House...

  • Beds 6
  • Baths 6.0
  • MLS OC14080228

$579,975

16070 VALLEY OAK, Irvine

2 bedroom property with a loft. can be converted into 3rd bedroom. Two single car garage, great custom patio, needs paint and flooring. Located right across from the comm...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14015957
  • Bldg. ALDEA (ALDE)

57 SYCAMORE BEND, Irvine CA 92618

$1,120,000

57 SYCAMORE BEND, Irvine

Brand New home of Mulberry plan 2 in the heart of Cypress Village. It is within walking distance to Cypress Elementary School and Jeffrey Trail Middle School. Freeway 5 ...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14080076

52 PEACEVINE, Irvine CA 92618

$2,350,000

52 PEACEVINE, Irvine

There is a place ? perched on the highlands above Irvine ? where families thrive. It is a place that rises above all else that surrounds it. Not just because of its heigh...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.0
  • MLS OC14080027

107 LEHIGH AISLE, Irvine CA 92612

$499,000

107 LEHIGH AISLE, Irvine

Gorgeous upper level condo in GATED community. Premium location. Private END unit with spectacular OPEN VIEW of William Mason Regional Park! Quiet and cozy. Spacious view...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS OC14080024
  • Bldg. OXFORD COURT (OC)

$498,000

27 WELLESLEY Unit #31, Irvine

Gorgeous one story town home type home in most desirable University Town Center, Columbia Court community. Nice school district, nice community amenities & park. Cozy fr...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS CV14079927
  • Bldg. CAMBRIDGE COURT (CC)

10 AVALON, Irvine CA 92602

$729,000

10 AVALON, Irvine

Charming detached home with great floor plan. Beautiful hardwood flooring, ceramic tile and upgraded carpets throughout. Spacious living room next to high ceiling stairca...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS OC14079804
  • Bldg. TIBURON (TIBU)

12 ROCKWOOD, Irvine CA 92614

$599,000

12 ROCKWOOD, Irvine

Parkview Model C home with a private backyard location that backs to the Blue Lake Park, Pool and playgrounds. Brand new wood laminate flooring and carpet, new Granite ki...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS OC14079744
  • Bldg. PARKVIEW (PW)

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