Turtle Rock (zip code 92603) is one of Irvine’s most admired neighborhoods. Located on the southern end of the city, this community neighbors the Shady Canyon and Turtle Ridge villages and is bordered by Ridgeline Drive, Campus Drive, and Culver Drive.
The village of Turtle Rock is one of the five original villages which made-up Irvine. Locals say that the area got its name from a huge rock formation which looks a lot like a turtle, but that’s not clear.
Homes in Turtle Rock offer families a peaceful space, mountain views, and several community amenities. Turtle Rock was built in the 1970s and the homes range from affordable condos and townhomes to high-end luxury Single Family Residences.
Communities are organized by a central looping road and are situated in a way that leaves the hilltops preserved. Families can enjoy the green open spaces, footpaths, and walking trails of Turtle Rock’s many parks.
The Turtle Rock Community Park includes a community center building with several multi- purpose rooms, playgrounds, an amphitheater, sport courts, and picnic areas. Turtle Rock also adds additional tranquility with a fantastic hiking viewpoint trail and Strawberry Farms Golf Club within the area.
In addition to the beautiful surroundings, Turtle Rock is also located near a number of shopping areas. Parkview Center, University Park Center, Campus Plaza, and University Center, offer everything anyone could ever need.
Made-up of 29 communities, (or tracts), the acclaimed real estate area of Turtle Rock is a wonderful place to call home. The neighborhoods are: Broadmoor, Campus View, Concordia, Crest Custom, Crest - Standard Pacific, Crest – Akins, Glen Garden Homes, Glen Patio Homes, Glen Townhomes, Highlands Townhomes, Highlands Lusk, Highlands Garden, Hills President, Master's Collection, Pointe - Turtle Rock, Ridge – Irvine Pacific, Ridge Garden Homes, Ridge Townhomes Akins, Ridge Townhomes Bren, Ridge Townhomes Peters, Shady Canyon Custom, Summit Towne Collection, Summit Regency, Summit Gallery, Summit Estates, Sycamore, Terrace President, Villas of Shady Canyon and Vista.
Recent real estate sales in the Turtle Ridge area ranged in price from about $500,000 to over $8.2 million.