174 Desert Bloom, Irvine, CA
Nestled in the leafy Irvine community of Sage at Portola Springs, this professionally upgraded residence is bright, airy and move-in ready. A double-height ceiling provides a grand first impression in the entry, which displays an elegant staircase and clerestory windows. The open-concept main level is home to a great room with a wall of windows, solar roller shades throughout the downstairs and a sliding glass door that opens to an inviting private patio. At its other end, the great room flows directly to a designer kitchen with island, breakfast bar, upgraded solid-surface countertops, a convenient pantry, white cabinetry with glass uppers, and deluxe stainless steel appliances. Powered by a state-of-the-art solar system, the two-story design extends approx. 1,697 s.f. and features hardwood flooring on the first level, 2.5 baths, an attached 2-car garage with direct access and epoxy-coated floor, custom interior paint, plantation shutters, ceiling fans, fully owned water softener and drinking water filtration system. Upgraded carpet enriches the second level, where a loft showcases an office/study area with built-in desk, and 3 bedrooms include a master suite, tray ceiling, walk-in closet, soaking tub and separate shower. Served by outstanding Irvine schools, Portola Springs presents easy toll-road access and is embraced by the hills of Irvine. Highlights include bike paths, playgrounds, pools, full-featured clubhouses that can be reserved for private celebrations.