Family fun comes in all shapes and sizes at the Irvine Village of Woodbury, where The Club is quickly becoming ¡§activity central¡¨ for all sorts of group activities and events exclusive to Woodbury residents.
¡§The Club is an incredible community gathering center – a place where residents can relax, unwind and play,¡¨ said Kevin Chudy, general manager of the Woodbury Community Association, who oversees the luxurious, state-of-the-art recreational and social facilities of The Club as well as the many additional parks, trails, recreational center and play areas throughout Woodbury. ¡§As they settle into their new homes, Woodbury residents are discovering that The Club is the perfect spot for family-oriented fun and getting to know their neighbors. Numerous classes, specialty clubs and all sorts of activities are now underway and new groups and activities are getting started all the time with the help of our full-time activities director.¡¨
Located within The Commons, Woodbury¡¦s 30-acre centerpiece for community interaction, The Club is the lush residents-only private recreation center, offering a resort pool and spa enhanced by cabanas and barbecues, a lagoon pool reached via a ¡§beach¡¨ entry that connects to a children¡¦s water garden and wading pool, and a large Junior Olympic-sized competition pool features stadium-style design with a grass seating area for spectators.
Additional resort-caliber facilities found only at The Club in Woodbury include four lighted tennis courts, a lighted basketball court with gated entry, a volleyball court, sunny courtyards and other social seating areas, and an outdoor fireplace. The Club¡¦s Great Lawn, popular for open play and special outdoor events, offers a large grassy area with a perimeter walkway and bench seating ¡V the perfect spot for friendly chats or quiet meditation. Plus, The Club¡¦s two multi-purpose buildings (one with full kitchen) are available for private parties and create the perfect venue for hosting all sorts of resident classes.
According to Chudy, among the diverse clubs that have already been established at The Club are the Crop Club for residents interested in sharing scrapbooking skills and tools, a Parent ¡¥n Me group, clubs for people who have a passion for Scrabble or a love of books, and a Runners Club. In addition, numerous Woodbury children of all ages are preparing to sign up for the second season of the Woodbury Waves Swim Team, which plans to compete in the highly regarded Irvine Swim League starting this summer. And, Woodbury has formed a Social Committee to help the activities director plan events and seasonal celebrations. Upcoming events include a family-oriented Easter egg hunt and a 4th of July event.
¡§Woodbury residents simply love The Club and all the recreational and social possibilities it provides,¡¨ Chudy said. ¡§It¡¦s like having access to a world-class resort every single day. We¡¦re pleased to see so many residents getting involved in clubs and committees and signing up for the various classes. Truly, The Club always has something to pique everyone¡¦s interest.¡¨
The Club is the private component to The Commons at Woodbury which also includes the state-of-the-art Woodbury Elementary School (part of the renowned Irvine Unified School District) and the 10-acre Woodbury Community Park (a City of Irvine public park).
Inspired by some of the country¡¦s historic village-style cities, Woodbury is a community of intimate residential neighborhoods interwoven with memorable gathering places. Numerous parks, squares and gardens are part of the award-winning village. Nestled within the various residential districts, these neighborhood recreation areas encompass pools, spas, picnic areas with barbecues, half basketball courts, play lawns, and children¡¦s climbing structures.
Miles of public trails, both paved and natural, allow residents to make easy connections on foot or bicycle throughout the Village of Woodbury, including quick access to the Woodbury Town Center. Residents enjoy all the modern services, with shopping, dining and banking only moments from home.
Homes are currently available for sale in the Woodbury districts of Magnolia Square, Peppertree Square, Promenade Square, Cypress Square, and Laurel Square. Priced from the high $400,000s to more than $1 million, homes are currently available for sale in the following Woodbury neighborhoods:
Cortile by California Pacific Homes, a collection of two-story detached courtyard residences. Home interiors range from approximately 1,030 to 1,497 square feet, with two or three bedrooms.
Four Quartets by John Laing Homes, offering one- and two-story attached townhomes. Interior living space spans approximately 1,132 to 1,745 square feet, including up to three bedrooms.
La Casella by Lennar Homes, a neighborhood of two-story attached townhomes. These residences are sized from approximately 1,514 to 2,498 square feet, with three to four bedrooms.
StoneTree Manor by John Laing Homes, a collection of two-story detached condominium homes. The floorplan selection ranges from approximately 1,964 to 2,268 square feet, with three to four bedrooms.
Villa Rosa by Lennar Homes, where luxurious two-story detached residences are available. These homes offer four to five bedrooms in approximately 2,615 to 3,161 square feet.
Mille Fleurs by Standard Pacific Homes, a neighborhood of spacious estate homes. These elegantly appointed residences feature four to five bedrooms in approximately 3,477 to 3,531 square feet. Please call for availability.
¡§Residents of Woodbury are taking advantage of all the clubs, activities, parks, play areas and the resort-like facility, The Club,¡¨ said Suzanne Maddalon, senior director of marketing and research for Irvine Community Development Company LLC, an affiliate of The Irvine Company LLC. ¡§Woodbury truly has become an incredible place to live!¡¨
To visit Woodbury, exit the I-5 Freeway at Jeffrey Road and drive east to Long Meadow. Turn right on Long Meadow and enter Woodbury. For more information, visit The Homefinding Center„§ at www.IrvineRanch.com or call (888) 820-0721 to speak with a Homefinding Center New Home Consultant.