If you are a potential home owner and are considering the Northwood residential market for the first time, or perhaps are new to the Irvine community altogether, here is some additional information that should prove useful. The Northwood residents live in a racially diverse city with people coming and living here from across the world. The community is served by the Irvine Unified School District, and law enforcement is provided by the Irvine Police Department. The closest airport is John Wayne International in Santa Ana, and LAX is approximately 45 minutes north. The community has two excellent hospitals, Hoag Memorial and Kaiser Permanente.
The Northwood real estate market is close to Orange County’s best beaches. If you travel north up the 405, it connects with the 55-south which will take you into Newport Beach, which is home to the largest recreational harbor on the West Coast. If you travel north up PCH Highway-One you will run in “Surf-City USA” Huntington Beach, and if you travel south you will run into the ultra-exclusive community of Newport Coast which is perched on the rolling hills above Crystal Cove State Beach. The Northwood properties are close to world-class shopping at nearby South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island/Newport Center and Irvine Spectrum, and all of the Northwood homes for sale are in close proximity to the Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts where you can watch ballet and opera, and the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, where you can attend concerts and events throughout the year.
If you are in the area looking for Northwood properties and have some extra time, there are all kinds of fun thing to do and see in the city of Irvine. You can visit the Orange County Zoo which is located in the 477-acre Irvine Regional Park, or you can visit the William R. Mason Regional Park, which is one of the largest parks in Irvine. At the Orange County Great Park you can get a bird's-eye view of the area 400 feet above ground aboard the Great Park Balloon, and at the Irvine Global Village Festival you can celebrate 50 different cultures at O.C.’s largest multicultural festival. At the Arboretum you can get an introduction to the unique flora of coastal California along with plants of southern Africa, and at the Marconi Automotive Museum you can check out an impressive $30 million collection of historical, exotic and classical cars. At the San Joaquin Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary you can discover hundreds of species of plants and animals, and at the Irvine Fine Arts Center you can view artwork and meet artists. With our customized Northwood property search, you are able to view the full and complete inventory of Northwood homes for sale, and the information is being continuously updated by local Northwood Irvine Real Estate Agents, so you can trust the information as reliable and accurate.