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New 55+ Neighborhood Opens Oct. 29th

Iris Rancho Mission Viejo Ideally located within the master-planned community of Rancho Mission Viejo and adjacent to the future Hilltop Club, Iris by CalAtlantic Homes is a Gavilán® neighborhood featuring new, farmhouse-style homes designed specifically for those 55+.

Join us at in the Village of Esencia at Rancho Mission Viejo on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy live music, community garden mementos, harvest-inspired small bites and refreshing beverages while discovering the hilltop views, thoughtful single-level home designs and beautiful indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces.

What can we expect at the event?

During the Grand Opening, you will learn about some of the wonderful amenities Esencia has to offer, including our signature Hilltop Club opening Spring 2017, which guests can explore in leisure and style via luxury mini shuttle, every hour on the hour.

After an exciting day of exploring your new home and neighborhood, treat yourself to tasty farm-to-table, harvest-themed small bites courtesy of our wonderful team at Esencia Farm. After curbing your appetite and satisfying your belly, enjoy exclusive vouchers to Canyon Coffee at The Canyon House. Relax and ponder your luxurious new home at Iris over a cup of premium blend Peet’s Coffee or other refreshments.

What does the Iris neighborhood offer?

Reflecting a relaxing pace of life, these rustic-style homes will feature four diverse floor plans designed around single-level living, with one and two-story options from ~1,729 square feet to ~2,340 square feet. Several significant living areas within the home can be found downstairs on the first level providing a desirable living and entertaining refuge. These include: downstairs guest and master bedrooms, 2.5 baths, laundry room, Great Room, bonus room or office and California Room. Sign up on our website to receive up-to-date news and information on Iris and Gavilán® neighborhoods!

What is Gavilán® living?

Gavilán® is The Ranch’s brand for homes, neighborhoods, amenities and events exclusively designed for residents ages 55+ to enjoy. It comes to life all throughout Esencia and Sendero creating a vibrant community that is wonderfully integrated.

16_138_03_a_1874_1__2__3__adjustStunning amenities include clubhouses, parks, trails and miles of scenic pathways for hiking, biking and relaxing walks. The Outlook, private to 55+ residents, features an open-air Great Room with comfortable seating, indoor and outdoor dining, a cozy fireplace, TV, high-end barbecue, and a resort-style lap pool accompanied by a relaxing cabana and warm fire pit.

In addition to their own private amenities, Gavilán® residents also enjoy access to all other amenities throughout The Ranch. That means Gavilán® residents can spend the morning in their own resort-style pool and in the afternoon, meet up with their grandkids at any one of the all-ages amenities on The Ranch.

Looking for information the day of the Grand Opening? Like us on Facebook and follow the hashtags #IrisOpening and #EsenciaLife on Twitter for up-to-date information. Be sure to post your own day-of photos to Facebook and tag us @Rancho Mission Viejo!


Food and beverages available while supplies last.