Shady Canyon

Shady Canyon features approximately 400 luxury homes built in a range of Meditteranean-inspired styles. Located in the Turtle Rock area of Irvine, California, Shady Canyon residents enjoy stunning views, world-class amenities (including the prestigious Shady Canyon Golf Club), and all the comforts of a secure, master-planned community. Shady Canyon Golf Club is at the center of the unique residential and golf preserve called Shady Canyon.

Shady Canyon Market Stats

Average Home Price $11.8M
Lowest Priced Home $29.5K
Highest Listing Price $40M
Total Property Listings 9
Avg. Days On Market 93
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.2K

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Shady Canyon Real Estate Information

Shady Canyon homes are some of the most sought-after in Orange County. Incomparable luxury, stunning views, and world-class amenities await all those who choose to reside in this prestigious gated community. Read on to find out more about one of the best gated communities in Irvine with Jacqueline Thompson Group. 

Sunset over a grassy path in rural Irvine, CA

  • Approximately 400 luxury homes and homesites lie within thousands of acres of pristine Orange County real estate.
  • Shady Canyon's luxury custom homesites average 27,000 square feet.
  • Residents enjoy a trail system with access to Quail Hill and Bommer Canyon.
  • Shady Canyon is near to Newport Coast, Laguna Beach, and shopping centers such as Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza, Irvine Spectrum, and much more.
  • Rolled curbs and subdued outdoor lighting lend a rural-community feel.
  • All built elements are the work of highly skilled craftsmen.
  • Shady Canyon's extensive trails are lined by stone walls modeled after those found in Provence, France.
  • The Tennis & Swim Center includes a junior Olympic pool and spa.
  • Shady Canyon is a guard-gated community with both semi-custom and custom homes. Homeowners often live in the builder semi-custom homes while they build their custom homes.
  • Architecture inspired by Provence, Tuscan, Adobe Ranch, Santa Barbara, and Andalusian styles.
  • Discover the community that some high-profile Californians have begun to call "home".
Aerial view of Shady Canyon Golf Course in Irvine, California

Shady Canyon Amenities & Community Features

All homeowners in Shady Canyon are automatically members of the HOA and pay monthly assessment dues.

The Shady Canyon Tennis and Swim Center is available to all residents through the Shady Canyon Community Association* (HOA).

This complex offers approximately 3,000 square feet of indoor area in addition to expansive outdoor decks, patios, and loggias.

It is designed in a refined Santa Barbara Colonial style and is built to the highest design specifications.

Shady Canyon Golf Club membership fees are between $130,000 and $150,000 with monthly dues around $2000. Social Membership plans are around $15,000 with monthly dues of approximately $900.

You can read more about the fantastic Shady Canyon Golf Club below.

Shady Canyon's Community Facilities include:

  • A community room for meetings and events (available for use at the end of the sales program)
  • A junior-Olympic size swimming pool and deck with chairs and shade structures
  • Whirlpool spa at the edge of the deck
  • A patio area with a built-in barbecue and outdoor fireplace
  • Two tennis courts
  • A tot lot, with separate areas for older and younger children
  • A view pavilion perched on a rise with panoramic vistas

Shady Canyon Schools

Students in Shady Canyon attend award-winning schools in the Irvine Unified School District. These include Bonita Canyon Elementary, Rancho San Joaquin Middle, and University High Schools. For post-secondary students, there is the University of California, Concordia University, and Irvine Valley College all within easy commuting distance.

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Master's Collection

Luxury homes from 5,300 to 6,700 square feet, near Shady Canyon's beautiful golf course.


Sycamore residents enjoy amazing family-friendly amenities and stately residences by Greystone Homes.


Sweeping views in a luxurious, secure community within minutes of Newport Beach.

View one of Shady Canyon's sought-after Villas, recently sold by the Jacqueline Thompson Group.


Shady Canyon Golf Club

Shady Canyon Golf Club is at the center of the unique residential and golf preserve called Shady Canyon. Golf Club members enjoy the use of a Tom Fazio 18-hole championship Golf Course, the Main Clubhouse, and the Fitness and Swim Club. This private club embodies the ideals of an institution devoted to the highest standards of the game.

Memberships are individual Memberships that include a spouse or significant other and any children up to 25 years of age. Membership is by invitation and current member sponsorship is required.

Golf Membership

Built on 300 acres of natural beauty, Shady Canyon's golf course and facility is one of the most compete anywhere. The driving range, putting green, and short-game area will satisfy the most serious golfer. A staff of highly regarded PGA and LPGA professionals provide personal and group lessons for Members and their families.

Regular Golf Membership is an equity Membership, contact Jacqueline Thompson for current market price and monthly dues information. The dues are all inclusive or cart fees, locker fees, bag storage, range balls, golf service staff gratuities, Clubhouse facilities, including dining rooms, private banquet space, pool, Spa and Fitness Center, as well as unlimited golf. The locker rooms are beautifully appointed as are the Men's and Ladies' Grills.

Owner and Developer: Irvine Community Development Company LLC, a subsidiary of The Irvine Company, Newport Beach, California.

Golf Course Architect: Tom Fazio

Golf Course: The private Golf Course incorporates 300 acres of rugged terrain into its dramatic layout. Renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio routed the course’s 18 holes behind crops of boulders, alongside Shady Creek and East Shady Creek, and up to scenic elevations.

Golf Course Yardage: 7,012 from the back tees.

Social Membership

For some, a Social Membership at Shady Canyon Golf Club is preferred. Social Members enjoy use of all club facilities, including limited use of the golf area. Social Memberships are non-equity Memberships and offer Member dining both inside and outside the Main Clubhouse as well as private banquet rooms. The Sycamore Room offers a grand fireplace with views of the canyon and is ideal for larger events. The Boardroom may be used for business meetings or small private parities. Social Members may attend the many Social events held at the club including monthly wine dinners, holiday celebrations, speaker series, children's activities such as summer swim team and golf camps.

The Spa and Fitness Center offers a beautifully appointed and well-equipped gym. Daily exercise classes are always available in addition to specialized instruction from our personal trainers. The Spa offers a selection of body treatments, including massages and facials. The Junior Olympic pool is a benefit to our swimmers who enjoy a morning swim in the natural surroundings. Social Membership offer limited golf privileges or eight round of golf annually. Social Members must play golf with a Regular Member of a Caddy.

For additional information on how to become a Social Member contact Jacqueline Thompson.

Shady Canyon Clubhouse

Clubhouse Architect: Altevers Associates

Clubhouse Design: The design of the Clubhouse derives from that of Wallace Neff, who helped establish the architectural reputation of Santa Barbara. This style is distinguished by the Main Clubhouse’s entry tower and by its deep-set windows. The Clubhouse also includes elements such as: loggias; steel French doors that grant access to courtyards and terraces; deep arches and timber-beamed ceilings; wood plank doors and hand-carved accents.

  • Main Clubhouse: Approximately 43,000 square feet
  • Fitness and Swim Club: Approximately 6,700 square feet
  • Golf Course Opened For Play: February 2002
  • Main Clubhouse Opened: December 2002
  • Fitness and Swim Club: Opened February 2003

Curious to see how Shady Canyon Golf Club compares to the best golf courses in and around Irvine California? Make sure to read our Best Golf Courses in Orange County guide for 2020!

Shady Canyon Luxury Real Estate Features

Live the splendor of Tuscany in Shady Canyon.

Enjoy more than 10,000 square feet of Tuscan living, where grand-scale rooms seamlessly open to sheltered loggias, courtyards and expansive sun-drenched rear grounds with pool/spa and cabana.

Set against serene rolling hills, these splendidly inviting Santa Barbara-style custom residences offer private interior courtyards, abundant natural daylight, gourmet kitchen suites opening to entertaining great rooms, offices, wine rooms, mudrooms, large second-level bonus rooms with fabulous city light views, saltwater pools and spa, a main level master suite, expansive indoor/outdoor living spaces, and much more.

Shady Canyon Community Association & HOA

The Shady Canyon community HOA is managed by FirstService Residential. Their website offers information about Shady Canyon, and a dedicated portal for residents to communicate with the management team.


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