Welcome to the Lakes Community in the prestigious Northwood neighborhood. This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom end-unit townhome is LIGHT and BRIGHT and features an open-concept dining and living area. Natural light fills the home through floor-to-ceiling windows and soaring cathedral ceilings give the home a spacious open feel. The kitchen is tastefully updated with Quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and recessed lighting. The kitchen also opens up to the dining room and is complete with a breakfast bar. The living room is welcoming and leads to a sliding door to an open patio with views of the creek and the community's serene water features. On the second floor, you will find a loft-style master suite, which allows for views of the living room and outdoor patio space. The master suite is complete with dramatic, high ceilings, a walk-in closet, an updated bathroom with Quartz countertops, and a large skylight. An assigned carport is steps away as well as multiple guest parking spaces. Community amenities include tennis courts, community pools, spas, professionally landscaped and maintained creeks, and monthly dues include water and trash. Just a short distance away from award-winning schools. Enjoy the ease of getting on the 405, 5, or 133 freeway as well as shopping and restaurants at the Marketplace, Irvine Spectrum, South Coast Plaza, and Newport Fashion Island. Lastly, there are NO Mello-Roos. This home is ready to make it yours!