The Laurel Neighborhood at Quail Hill, Irvine-Built by Lyon

SiennaThe Village of Quail Hill sits adjacent to 600 acres of permanent open space, yet is still conveniently close to major employment center, transportation hubs, and entertainment and fine dining areas. Five neighborhood parks are scattered throughout the Village of Quail Hill with a wide selection of community amenities. The nearby 700-acre Quail Hill Preserve will ultimately connect thousands of acres of permanently preserved open space.

Built by William Lyon Homes, this intimate Laurel community of 83 single-family detached two-story residences, offer 3 to 4 bedrooms and are situated within and around the tranquil setting of Laurel Park within the highly desirable village of Quail Hill in the City of Irvine.

These homes in the Laurel neighborhood are exquisitely crafted in a Spanish Colonial and Monterrey style of architecture that appeal to an array of lifestyles.

The Floor Plans of the Laurel Neighborhood in Quail Hill

The homes in the Laurel community of Quail Hill offers four unique floor plans ranging in size from approximately 1,885 square feet to 2,037 square feet and consist of 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 to 3 bathroom and attached 2 and 3-car garages.


Approximately 1,885 Square Feet ~ Three Bedrooms, Two and one-half bathrooms ~ Formal living Room with media niche and fireplace ~ Gourmet kitchen with island and dining area ~ Master suite with deck Optional loft at bedroom 3 ~ Large front porch ~ Two-car garage

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Approximately 1,974 Square Feet ~ Three bedrooms ~ Two and one-half bathrooms ~ Formal living room with fireplace ~ Family room with media niche ~ Gourmet kitchen with island and dining area ~ Tech center ~ Optional loft at bedroom three ~ Two-car garage

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Approximately 2,037 Square Feet ~ Four bedrooms ~ Two and one-half bathrooms ~ Master suite with deck (per elevation) ~ Formal living room ~ Family room with fireplace and media niche ~ Gourmet kitchen with island and dining room ~ Optional loft at bedroom two ~ Two-car garage

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Approximately 2,037 Square Feet ~ Four bedrooms ~ Two and one-half bathrooms ~ Master suite with deck (per elevation) ~ Formal living room ~ Family room with fireplace and media niche ~ Gourmet kitchen with island and dining area ~ Optional loft at bedroom two ~ Three-car garage

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Distinctive Features of Laurel Residences



The Grounds & Exteriors

  • Beautiful exterior elevations with sand-finished stucco, iron and wood accents (per Residence and elevation)
  • Sectional roll-up garage doors and direct access into home through two or three-car garage
  • Garage door opener with two transmitters
  • Fully dry walled garage interiors
  • Fire resistant concrete tile roofs
  • Gas stub for barbecue
  • Complete block and/or tubular steel rear and side-yard fencing

Spacious Interiors

  • Elegant stairways
  • Comfortable family rooms and/or living rooms with media niches and wood-burning fireplaces with glass doors
  • Plush wall-to-wall carpeting throughout most major living areas
  • Designer-selected lighting fixtures (per Residence) and Decora light switches
  • Convenient interior laundry room
  • Raised paneled interior and wardrobe doors
  • Vinyl windows with dual glazing throughout

Innovative Gourmet Kitchens

  • Beautiful custom-crafted Euro style birch cabinetry with concealed hinges, prefinished white cabinet interiors and adjustable shelving
  • Sophisticated recessed lighting and under-cabinet fluorescent task lighting
  • Island cabinets with ceramic tile tops
  • White-on-white appliances
  • 30″ self-cleaning built-in oven
  • 36″ 5 burner sealed glass cook-top with vent hood
  • Built-in microwave
  • 5-Level quiet wash dishwasher
  • Hand-set ceramic tile counter tops
  • Custom pull-out kitchen faucet
  • Pressed steel double sink

Opulent Master Suites

  • Spacious suites featuring an elegant compartmentalized bath with twin-basin vanity, oval tub and separate shower
  • Raised ceramic tile Pullman counter tops
  • Stained birch cabinetry
  • Ceramic tile oval tub and shower surrounds
  • Generous walk-in closets

Luxurious Secondary Baths

  • Compartmentalized secondary baths with twin-basin vanity
  • Cultured marble counter tops and fiberglass bathtub surrounds

Home Technology Conveniences

  • Pre-wired for cable television in the family room and all bedrooms and lofts
  • Pre-wired for telephone and data with Category 5 wiring in kitchens, all bedrooms and lofts (capacity for up to 4 phone/computer lines)
  • Central heating with energy-efficient night set-back controls
  • Central air conditioning

Optional Refinements

  • Universal design features
  • Loft options (per Residence)
  • Desk at Tech Center (per Residence)
  • Fluorescent lighting in garages
  • Closet organizers
  • Garage cabinet organizer systems
  • Garage floor coating
  • Mirrored wardrobe doors
  • Jetted and heated tubs in master baths
  • Security and intercom systems
  • Home wiring system
  • Audio and video systems
  • Built-ins for media centers
  • Upgraded appliances
  • Custom ceramic tile, granite and Corian counter top upgrades
  • Ceramic tile tub and shower surround upgrades
  • Recessed lighting packages
  • Ceiling fans and hanging fixtures
  • Central vacuum systems
  • Optional air filtration systems and upgraded thermostats
  • Stair system and finish upgrades
  • Rain gutters
  • Windows in garage doors
  • Clear or obscure glass shower and tub enclosures
  • Upgraded floor coverings
  • Plumbing fixture upgrades
  • Door hardware upgrades
  • Laundry sinks
  • Wood-burning fireplace in living room (Residence Three)

Award-Winning Schools in Olivos at Quail Hill, Irvine

QuailSchoolsOne of the reasons to choose the neighborhood of Olivos, a neighborhood of 204 town homes within the village of Quail Hill, Irvine, over other communities is, of course, because it is within the highly acclaimed Irvine Unified School District. Indeed, the award-winning Alderwood Basics Plus Elementary School, has been honored as a California Distinguished School. Rancho San Joaquin Middle School has been recognized as a “Blue Ribbon School,” and the highly acclaimed, University High School has been consistently ranked one of the best high schools in the country, and boasts a large number of advanced placement classes, students awarded merit scholarships, and large class admission to the top University of California schools as well as the top private colleges and universities.



Community Facilities in Laurel at Quail Hill, Irvine

Jasmine2The neighborhood of Laurel, within the village of Quail Hill, has access to a multiplicity of parks–the closest of which is The Commons–wherein there is a Junior Olympic size swimming pool, a spa, a kiddie pool, a Fitness Center–and surrounding The Commons is a beautiful park, playground (tot lot), and a Gazebo. In addition, there are a variety of resort-style amenities within Quail Hill as follows:

  • Basketball courts
  • Lighted ball fields
  • Picnic areas with barbecues
  • Three separate Pools/Spas
  • Tot lots
  • Lighted tennis courts
  • Community recreation building
  • Fitness room
  • Activity lawns
  • View overlooks
  • Convenient to acres of open space, including Bommer Canyon and Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, as well as restaurants, shops, theaters and Irvine Spectrum’s Entertainment Center.


Walking Trails at Quail Hill Within An Idyllic Backdrop


Sports Field at Quail Hill~ one of Many Recreational Choices


Shape Up at the Fitness Center at The Commons at Quail Hill


Tennis Anyone? It’s All Here in Quail Hill!



One of Many Tot Lots – This One is at the Commons


A Bountiful Number of Playgrounds at Quail Hill


Shoot Some Hoops With Friends and Family at Quail Hill!


The Commons is a Hub of Recreational Activity at Quail Hill



The Gazebo: A Monument Against the Backdrop of the Commons


The Quail Hill Village Center for Local Shopping



A Last Look at the Acres of Open Space ate Quail Hill, Irvine



Robin has been representing buyers and sellers in their acquisition and sale of homes in and around Irvine, CA since 1986 as a licensed Realtor(r) and as a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1993. Eric has been involved in the financial, business and investment side since 1979, and as a licensed Realtor(r) since 1997. Together Robin and Eric have raised two children, Luke and Jed, in the local school district and they have gone on to Harvard and U. C. Berkeley, respectively.

If Robin or Eric can further elaborate on anything contained herein or if you have any questions regarding the acquisition and/or sale of homes within the neighborhood of Vicara, or any of one of the other neighborhoods within the Village of Quail Hill, including Ambridge, Casalon, Chantilly, Ivy Wreath, Sienna, Laurel, Linden, Olivos, Sage, Sandalwood, Sienna, Solstice, or Tapestry, please do not hesitate to e-mail Robin and Eric. Robin and Eric Fenchel would be delighted to assist in any way possible your move to the community of Quail Hill, Irvine, CA.

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