IRVINE, CA, Aug 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The highly anticipated model opening of Cetara at the closed Orchard Hills® in Irvine is on Saturday, August 29th. Shea Homes invites you to view the models and experience refined living presented in breathtaking beauty by the refined luxury residences in estate style. Inspired by spectacular scenery and the prestigious Groves at Orchard Hills® address, Cetara welcomes you to an exclusive natural setting amidst rolling rolling hills, parks, trails, trails, and privately owned avocado orchards.

“Once you’ve toured the model homes in Cetara, it will be difficult to find anything like it,” said Karen Ellerman, vice president of sales and marketing at Shea Homes. “Cetara’s open floor plan designs are a perfect blend of modern and classic architecture and are located in a valuable natural setting, close to all of Irvine’s notable shopping and resort-style amenities.”

Impressive two-story residences promise an increased wealth of life in an elevated, spacious style. The three decorated model houses offer an exquisite modern and classic exterior design, inspired by Spanish, Provencal, Tuscan and Northern Italian architecture. They offer exceptional kitchens and inviting indoor and outdoor entertainment areas such as a courtyard (according to a plan) and outdoor living areas the perfect Southern California lifestyle.

The great, open floor plan designs encourage innovative personal statements with downstairs bedroom suites with en-suite bathrooms, opulent master suites, and plenty of places for private relaxation. Three spacious floor plans range from approximately 4,151 to 4,384 square feet of interior space with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Prices are expected to be around $ 1.7 million.

There are high quality features in these exceptional homes, with every energy saving throughout the home, professional GE® Monogram equipment, stunning fireplaces in the great rooms, and freestanding bathtubs in the master bathroom. Flexible interiors offer many exciting room configurations such as airy covered outdoor living areas, offices, bonus rooms, a multi-generation suite (per plan), and personalization options to suit your family’s needs while also being a good fit with your lifestyle.

The latest technologies from Shea Connect ™ bring the latest technology to every home including Eero radio access, bell, Kwikset Kevo Smart Lock, iDevice light switch, Liftmaster Smart garage door opener, Honeywell Smart Thermostat, Amazon Echo Show and more.

A decadent lifestyle is complemented by the resort-inspired atmosphere of the Irvine Company. The Groves offers residents a junior Olympic pool, a paddling pool and spa, a loggia with seating by the fireplace, and an opulent club room. Residents enjoy relaxed, private parks with BBQ facilities, play areas, lots of lots, a 6-acre sports park and leisure area, as well as lighted basketball courts, a volleyball court and a soccer field. Cetara’s location gives residents easy access to the Orchard Hills Shopping Center, Market Square, Irvine Spectrum, and the highly acclaimed Tustin Unified School District which serves families in the Groves at Orchard Hills.

Orchard Hills®, one of the Irvine Village created by the Irvine Company, offers residents the opportunity to live in luxury residences in a village where the land reflects Irvine’s agricultural heritage. Orchard Hills is a retreat for residents who want a sophisticated living environment coupled with the tranquility of a lush setting against the backdrop of Loma Ridge. This naturally stunning community is set to become the crown jewel of North Irvine and is set in the midst of avocado orchards that are said to cover more than 500 acres.

Model tours of Cetara are offered daily by appointment from Saturday, August 29th. You can also visit them from the comfort of your own home with a virtual appointment. Call 866.OWN.SHEA To make a private, in-person or virtual appointment, or visit The information center is located at 138 Salt Spring in Irvine and is open daily from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. For directions, please visit and we invite you to register for our list of interests and send CETARA to 797979 for the latest news.

Shea Homes is one of the largest private home builders in the country. Since its inception in 1968, Shea Homes has built more than 100,000 homes. For the past several years, Shea Homes has been recognized as a leader in customer satisfaction with a reputation for design, quality and customer service. Shea Homes builds new homes in California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and Texas. For more information about Shea Homes and its communities, please visit the company’s website at

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  • Plan 1B Tuscan

  • Plan 2C Northern Italian

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