Orangetree is a small enclave with some of the best pricing options in Irvine. Unique to other neighborhoods in Irvine, Orangetree is mostly comprised of condos. There are four condo communities and one tract of patio homes. The patio homes in Orangetree were constructed in the mid-1970s and range from 900 to 2,000 square feet of living space. Price points for the patio homes range from the $400,000s to the $500,000s.
The Orangetree condos offer some of the most affordable real estate options in Irvine. Condo prices range from the mid $100,000s to the low $300,000s. Living space of the condos ranges from 500 to 1,200 square feet. Some of the condo complexes offer pools, tennis courts and walking paths.
Nestled in Irvine, Orangetree residents enjoy panoramic views and golden sunsets of the valley, Santa Ana Mountains and rolling hillsides. The area is family-friendly and safe. For seven straight years, the FBI has rated Irvine as one of America’s safest cities. The community is serviced by the well-acclaimed Irvine Unified School District. Three high schools in Irvine were recently rated in the top 500 schools in the nation according to Newsweek. Many families in Orange County relocate to Irvine just for its excellent school system.
There are many beautiful parks throughout Irvine for Orangetree residents to enjoy the fresh outdoors and Mediterranean temperatures year round. Irvine Regional Park is one of the most popular park venues. With over 160 acres of biking and hiking trails with picnic areas, it is a favorite hangout for the locals. The Orange County Great Park features festivals, outdoor concerts and daily fun activities. Sporting the city’s iconic 72-spherical dome, locals can take a free balloon ride that rises to 400 feet with a great cityscape vista. There’s a Food Lab at the park where kids can learn how to grow food and a cave-like cove area where kids can learn all about fossils. Its farmer’s market attracts the local vegans with its organic produce. The parks in Irvine reflect the atmosphere of a friendly and close-knit community, which is the moniker of Irvine.
Throughout Irvine, there are many shopping outlets to satisfy all shopping needs. The Irvine Spectrum Center is a mega mall with movie theaters, designer stores and fine dining. Fashion Island is another renowned shopping center in nearby Newport Beach. With panoramic ocean views and towering palm trees, this mall features over 200 specialty shops, 30 restaurants, movie theaters, Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s.
Less than a half-hour drive to the coastline, Orangetree residents can take a trip to Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Coast and Corona Del Mar. With miles of shorefront, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, boating and jet skiing are just a few of the many watersports available. These seaside villages also have stretches of boardwalks lined with unique boutiques, art galleries and tasty bistros.
Surrounded by Interstate 405, Highway 55 and Interstate 5, access to the some of the most famous entertainment venues is convenient. Disneyland Theme Park, Knott’s Berry Theme Park, Sea World at San Diego and the Santa Ana Zoo are a short drive away. With the fairytale characters at Disney, thrilling roller-coaster rides at Knott’s Berry Farm, spectacular marine shows at Sea World and the exotic wildlife at the zoo, the opportunities for outdoor entertainment are endless.
Orangetree offers a lifestyle that is tranquil and upscale. Its fine schools, affordable real estate, cultural amenities wrapped up in a scenic bundle make it a popular destination for many families. Residents can feel safe in a welcoming neighborhood with a close-knit feel. It’s a perfect place to call home.