Irvine is in Orange County in Southern California. It is approximately
15 miles from the beach and approximately 45 miles southeast of Los
Angeles. Those who want to purchase will find
different types of homes for sale. Houses with more than four bedrooms
are available for people who prefer larger homes. Those who want houses
with less space can purchase homes with three bedrooms. People who are
looking for smaller places can find two-bedroom houses and condos. Some
condos in Irvine have three or four bedrooms. Condo complex amenities
may include pools and tennis courts. Luxury homes for sale in Irvine
have amenities such as scenic views and outdoor living areas. Some of
these homes have theaters and gyms.
Most of Irvine is located in the Irvine Unified School District. There are four high schools, five middle schools, and twenty-two elementary schools. Arnold O. Beckman High School is located in Irvine but is administered by Tustin Unified School District. The four high schools in Irvine Unified School District have consistently made Newsweek's list of Top 1,300 U.S. Public High Schools. Irvine has been frequently recognized among the top school systems in California and as well as the United States. Several colleges are close to
Irvine properties. The University of California and Concordia University
have campuses in Irvine. People who want to take classes at a community
college can attend Irvine Valley College.
Transportation Authority buses provide transportation in Irvine.
Residents of Irvine homes can easily commute to work in Los Angeles by
taking Metrolink trains from the train station in Irvine to Los Angeles.
Vacationers can take Amtrak trains from this station to San Diego or
Santa Barbara. Travelers who are flying to their vacation destinations
will find it very convenient to fly from John Wayne Airport in Santa
Ana. This airport is approximately six miles from Irvine. Los Angeles
International Airport is approximately 47 miles from Irvine.
Activities and Attractions
Irvine home buyers will find
plenty to do in the area. Families will
enjoy the playgrounds and picnic tables at Alderwood Park and Coralwood
Park. Citrus Glen Park has tennis courts. There are basketball courts at
San Marco Park. Bicyclists may want to purchase Irvine homes for
sale near bicycle trails. The city has more than 300 miles of bicycle
lanes and off-road trails for bicyclists. Hikers will enjoy living in
Irvine homes near trails in Bommer Canyon or The Irvine Ranch. Some Irvine real estate is less than 14 miles from the public beaches in Newport Beach and Laguna Beach.
attractions for residents of Irvine CA homes include the Irvine Barclay
Theatre and museums. Plays, concerts and ballets are performed at the
theatre. The Pretend City Children's Museum and the Irvine Museum are in
Irvine. The Irvine Museum has work created by California artists
between 1890 and 1930. Irvine residents can also see art at the Irvine
Fine Arts Center. Children and adults can take art classes at the
The Irvine Spectrum Center has something for everyone in
the family. Entertainment options here include a train for children, a
carousel, a cinema and a comedy club. Nordstrom and Target sell clothing
and shoes for children and adults. Smaller stores here sell books,
electronics and kitchen items.