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This property at 308 Tall Oak , Irvine, CA92603 has listed by Robin & Eric  Fenchel but has not been updated for quite some time. Please contact the listing agent and broker for up to date information.

308 Tall Oak
Irvine, CA92603

$679,900

Single Family Residential
MLS#: OC13186952

3 beds2 full baths1736 sqft

Lot: 3000.00sqft Year built: 2004

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308 Tall Oak, Irvine, CA 92603

Enjoy the modern, urban, vertical lifestyle usually found in the great cities of the world like NYC, Tokyo, Moscow, Shanghai and Taipei. If you are creative and imaginative and favor modern design, then you will fall in love with the contemporary feeling of this upscale detached 3 bedroom, 2.5 tri-level home in the neighborhood of Ivy Wreath in Quail Hill, Irvine.

About the Neighborhood

Award-Winning Schools

If you wish to afford your children the very best education without saddling yourself with the enormous debt of private schooling, then the Linden neighborhood in Quail Hill ought to be at the top of your list for places in which to live.

From the award-winning Alderwood Basics Plus elementary to the top-scoring Rancho San Joaquin Middle School,  to the nationally-ranked University High School, your child/children will receive an excellent opportunity to succeed in higher education. University High School graduates have one of the highest number of students awarded Merit Scholarships and the largest number of entrants into the top-rated public and private universities.

And then, of course, there is the highly rated U. C. Irvine for undergraduates, graduates, post docs, U.C.I. Medical and Stem Cell Research Building as well as the U.C. Irvine Law School.

Live and Play Close to Work

The difference between the high powered, over-achieving you, and the happy-go-lucky, fun-loving you has never been shorter.  Take a short walk from 12 Foliage to the upscale Quail Hill Shopping Center, and you can relax and chill at the Bacchus Wine Bar or enjoy a superb meal at Lucca's restaurant. There is great entertainment within minutes of Quail Hill.

Catch a movie at Edwards 21 Megaplex at the Irvine Spectrum Center literally across the freeway.

Hear a band play as you listen to the stars on stage and in the skies in the open-air Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.

Watch a play...enjoy the latest Broadway musical...listen to the symphony...savor international acclaimed musical performances...all at the Orange County Center of Performing Arts.

Each summer, classical and contemporary works of art are faithfully reproduced using live actors at the world-famous Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach.

Major employment centers include nearby Kaiser Permanente.  As Irvine has become a mecca for software and hardware developers, U. C. Irvine's Research Park is home to Broadcom and Cisco-Linksys, and Google is located nearby at Jamboree and Fairchild in Irvine.  So that means you can spend less time commuting and more time relaxing.

More Places to Play

Quail Hill is graced with hiking and biking trails and five remarkable parks--each with their own magical character:

Quail Hill Community Park, located near the village entrance and roundabout, is the hub of sports activities.  If you have any budding sports legends in the family, chances are you'll come here to cheer on your soccer, baseball or softball teams. You may also enjoy a host of special events like festivals, block parties, among other community activities.

Facilities include:

  • two lighted basketball courts
  • two lighted baseball fields
  • one lighted soccer field
  • picnic shelter with tables and barbecues
  • wilderness community center
  • public trailheads leading to open spaces
  • parking and restrooms
  • children's play area

The Commons, a classic city-style park, is in the heart of the neighborhood. Manicured garden rooms, each with a different theme, offer secluded nooks for playing chess, relaxing or finishing that novel.

Facilities include:

  • junior olympic swimming pool
  • children's pool
  • spa
  • fitness room
  • trellis and covered shade areas
  • tot lots
  • garden rooms with private areas for chess and reading
  • picnic areas with barbecues
  • activity lawn and gazebo
  • parking and restrooms

Knollcrest Park, a place where you can indulge your athletic aspirations.  Swim a mile or more at the junior olympic swimming pool.  Live out your Wimbledon fantasies on the tennis courts, or simply linger in the shade under a trellis and share a picnic.

Facilities include:

  • junior olympic swimming pool
  • spa
  • children's pool
  • trellis and shaded areas
  • picnic shelter with tables and barbecues
  • tot lot/large children's play area
  • two tennis courts
  • parking and restrooms

Cascade Park flows along the ridgeline from the top of the village to the knolls like a lovely green waterfall. Enjoy a gym-free workout with a fitness course, activity lawns and walking paths or enjoy flying a kite.

Facilities include:

  • tot lot
  • activity lawns/knolls
  • walking paths
  • knoll-top view structure
  • picnic areas with barbecues
  • fitness course

Valley View Park  Forget those country club dues.  You can relax poolside in a picturesque courtyard right in your own neighborhood.  Located near the highest point within Quail Hill, Valley View Park will become one of your favorite neighborhood destinations, with plenty of peaceful areas to retreat to.

Facilities include:

  • family pool
  • children's pool
  • spa
  • trellis and covered shade area
  • tot lot/play area
  • picnic tables and barbecues
  • activity lawn
  • basketball court
  • parking and restrooms

A  Few of  Irvine's Accolades:

Safest City in America  The City of Irvine has been identified as having the lowest violent crime rate in America for the ninth straight year, based on FBI statistics for cities with a population of more that 100,000 residents.

Bicycle Friendly Community  The American League of Bicyclists has recognized Irvine's support of cycling on its extensive citywide trail system.

Best-Run Cities in America Irvine ranked third in Wall Street's 2013 listing based on local economy, fiscal management, and quality of life measures.

Jobs-to-Population Ratio Irvine's ratio of  94.8% in this category is No. 1 for American cities with more than 200,000 residents.

Best Places to Live in America  In 2012, Irvine ranked the 6th best place to live in the nation on Money Magazines' list based on strong job opportunities, great schools, low crime, quality health care and options for recreation.

Best City to Live In Irvine was ranked #1 in 2012as the best city to live in by the Orange County Register's annual "The Best of Orange County."

Happiest Young Professionals Irvine was ranked No. 6 among U.S. cities with the happiest young professionals based on criteria including work-life balance, work environment, job resources, compensation, and growth opportunities.

 

 

 

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You will appreciate the integration of urban chic and European panache as each stage of your discovery beckons you to enjoy the rest of the home’s delightful elements. The private courtyard and balcony reveal the irresistible charm of in-door/outdoor lounging. Tree-lined sidewalks invite carefree wandering to parks, schools, sport courts, pools, spas and marketplaces.

• 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with peek-a-boo mountain views ~ plus a direct access two-car garage
• 1736 s.f. of interior luxury living space
• Plan 4 with a den/third bedroom and powder room at entry level~hardwood
flooring ~ plantation shutters
• Chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry ~ granite counter tops and back splash,
recessed and under-cabinet lighting ~ all stainless appliances
• Spacious dining area for informal dining and entertaining ~ open views from
dining area and balcony
• Secondary bedroom suite
• Office / study niche
• Third level large master bedroom suite with opulent master bath with oval tub
and separate shower enclosure, dual vanities and spacious walk-in wardrobe
• Convenient upstairs laundry room
• Hardwood flooring in the living areas ~ carpeting in the bedrooms
• Natural and ambient lighting and exposures on all levels
• Combined Association dues of $180 per month includes maintenance of the
common area and access to a multiplicity of resort-style amenities including
pools, spas, sport courts, parks, hiking and biking trails, and fitness center
• Within the award-winning Irvine Unified School District, including Alderwood
Basics Plus Elementary, Rancho San Joaquin Middle, and nationally-ranked
University High School

Robin & Eric  Fenchel

Century 21 Award
949-334-7373
License: CALBre#00936248/#01223072
Listed by: Robin & Eric Fenchel, Century 21 Award

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