MBK Homes | Irving House | Featured Cover | Oct/Nov 2017
No Mello Roos! Starting in the low $700,000’s!
Up to 2,127 Square Feet l Up to 4 Bedrooms l Up to 3 Bathrooms
Private Yards l Quartz Countertops l Stainless Steel Appliances
Open Spacious Floor Plans l 2-Car Attached Garages
2007 North Orange-Olive Road, Orange, Ca
Iran Pulido BRE #01389784
MBK HOMES ANNOUNCES THE GRAND OPENING OF IRVING HOUSE, A NEW IRVING GILL-INSPIRED HOME COMMUNITY IN ORANGE
The collection of 25 detached homes calls on century-old iconic
architectural elements to deliver unique, modern homes for today’s buyer
MBK Homes Award-winning California Home Builder, MBK Homes announced today the grand opening of Irving House, a collection of detached homes inspired by Irving Gill’s renowned architectural style of the early 1900s. Irving Gill’s style is characterized by its clean-lined modernism and aesthetic purity which has been translated into each of the four unique home designs. Located in the beautiful village of Orange in Southern California, each home offers up to 4 bedrooms, a private backyard, and a two-car attached garage along with the latest technology and efficiencies. Upon completion, the community will consist of 25 homes with prices starting from the low $700,000s.
“We saw this development as an opportunity to incorporate timeless architectural elements into a modern, efficient home,” said Rick Fletcher, Vice President of Real Estate Operations, MBK Homes. “We drew inspiration from the works of acclaimed architect Irving Gill to create a community that seamlessly integrates both classic and modern elements. Irving House offers an opportunity to live in a new home community that still reflects the timeless appeal of clean, modern architecture.”
Designed by Irvine-based architects KTGY group, the three-story homes are offered in six floorplan options ranging in size from 1,708 square feet to 2,157 square feet with up to four bedrooms, four baths, second-floor balconies, and “fourth-floor” rooftop decks spanning up to 878 square feet. The kitchens feature quartz countertops with designer-appointed finishes and Bertazzoni stainless steel gourmet appliances as well as tech necessities, such as a UsB charging station in the kitchen and advanced wiring with rG6 and caT5 cables for high-speed connections. energy-efficient features include dual-glazed vinyl windows with low-e, energy-saving glass, tankless water heaters, and water-conserving toilets. each residence also includes a private backyard, two-car attached garage and interior laundry spaces.
The new community features easily-sustained landscaping designed by laguna hills-based studio Pad with drought tolerant plants specifically selected for the southern California climate. The community also offers a residential sanctuary via the resort-style pool and spa, BBQ, and connected outdoor gathering spaces.
Irving House mirrors four different architectural styles designed by Gill in the early 1900s: The Wheeler house in La Jolla; The Bishops School in La Jolla and The Dodge House in West Hollywood; Horatio West Court in Santa Monica; and Cossitt Cottage #8 in San Diego. Keeping with Gill’s “transitional” architecture, the four home designs at Irving House translate traditional forms of architecture into new modern forms, each with distinct elements from their respective styles.
Our approach at Irving House was to mimic the simplicity of architecture that Gill expressed in his projects, and design modern versions of it. Our concept depicts simple forms, details, full arches and broken arches, and simple color schemes,” said Art Alvarado, A.AIA, senior designer at KTGY Architecture + Planning. “The expression of windows was especially at the forefront of design in order to depict hierarchy of interior living spaces, allowing for ample natural lighting in each home’s interior.” Irving House’s design elements inspired by Gill include: modern parapet walls; low-pitched shingled roofs; simplified Doric columns; exposed wood rafter tails; encased cubistic and bay windows.
The two story homes are offered in three floorplan options ranging in size from 1,926 square feet to 2,127 square feet with up to four bedrooms and up to 3 bathrooms. The kitchens include Quartz countertops with designer-appointed finishes and GE stainless steel gourmet appliances, as well as tech necessities, such as a USB charging stations in master bedroom and advanced wiring with RG6 and CAT5 cables for high-speed connections. Green features include dual-glazed vinyl windows with efficient, low-E, energy-saving glass, tankless water heaters and water-conserving toilets. Each residence also includes a two-car attached garage and interior laundry spaces. The new community features low-maintenance landscaping designed specifically for the California climate with drought-tolerant plants.
Irving House is located in a prime area of Orange County, near bustling shopping and entertainment and minutes to cultural and recreation centers including the Old Towne Orange, Outlets at Orange, the Honda Center, and Angel’s Stadium. The community is also in close proximity to recreational city parks, and includes excellent access to public transportation and several major freeways. Nearby schools and universities include Chapman University, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton College, Fletcher Elementary School, Cerro Villa Middle School, and Villa Park High School. The Sales Gallery is open daily with tours of 2 artfully furnished new model homes!
ABOUT MBK HOMES
MBK homes is active in the development of for‐sale single-and multi‐family housing communities, rental housing, apartment property acquisition, and distressed asset renovation. MBK homes’ mission is to provide top quality shelter to residents in California through its various housing solutions. Throughout its over 20 years in the industry, MBK homes has earned a reputation for delivering award winning customer satisfaction in housing that is innovative in design, comfort, sustainability, and craftsmanship, all at an excellent value. The company was honored with 19 Eliant awards in 2017 including “The Eliant” award for the best overall purchase and ownership experience from among multi-division builders. additionally, MBK homes was named one of the Best Places to Work in Orange County in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
MBK homes is a division of MBK Real Estate LLC., the U.S. real estate development arm of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., one of the world’s largest corporations., MBK Real Estate’s companies span a wide spectrum of real estate development, including homebuilding, retail, and senior housing divisions. MBK homes is headquartered in Irvine, California. Corporate offices are located at 4 Park Plaza suite 1000, irvine, ca 92614; phone (949) 789‐8300; fax (949) 789‐9300; or visit the website at www.mbkhomes.com.
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