California Master Planned Communities
Visit Del Sur Living
Del Sur is the final phase of Black Mountain Ranchlocated in central San Diego. The community consists of nine diverse neighborhoods. Almost every home is a short walk from one of the numerous parks. Amenities include solar-heated swimming pools open year-round, more than one thousand acres of natural open space, 18 miles of trails that connect to the adjacent four thousand acre Black Mountain Preserve. There are plans for a town center featuring shops, restaurants, and professional services, accessible via a network of trails.
The Kensington neighborhood by Standard Pacific Homes offers single-family homes on large lots that come with indoor/outdoor entertaining spaces. Each floor plan features fireplace, downstairs bedroom with ensuite bath, resort-inspired bath, and large walk-in closets. These five to five and a half bedroom homes start at $1,000,000s. The Marston neighborhood presents estate-caliber homes boast a gourmet chef kitchen and large entertaining spaces, with either a courtyard or covered deck. Architectural styles offered include California bungalow, San Juan rustic, and Spanish. From the low $1,000,000s.
Coming in 2016 is the Auberge, a new age-exclusive gated community that offers resort-style amenities including an expansive recreation center with swimming pool, spa, fitness center, library, multi-function rooms set up for entertainment, meetings or social groups, pickle ball court, bocce ball court, and barbecue areas. The floorplans feature 1,276 to 2,907 square feet of living space, two to five bedrooms plus office and bonus, and two to four baths. Priced from the $900,000s.Models available by March 2016.
Located 90 miles outside of Los Angeles at the edge of the Mojave Desert, Palm Springs has long been a favorite getaway for celebrities, professional athletes, and members of the Fortune 500. With a population of just over 40,000, Palm Springs retains a small town atmosphere while boasting world class restaurants, entertainment, and shopping. It is also within a two-hour drive to some of Southern California’s most famous venues including Disney Land, Universal Studios Hollywood, Big Bear Lake, Joshua Tree National Park, Idyllwild, the Temecula wine country, Knott’s Berry Farm, and the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.
The Enclave is on the north side of Palm Springs, and the Beazer-built, single-story, mid-century modern style homes come in distinctive, spacious 10,000 square foot floor plans that that feature fireplaces in the family room; gourmet kitchens with an oversized island, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. The master bedroom is situated in the back of home to provide the best exterior views and natural light. The deluxe master bath is spa-inspired with a separate shower and soaking tub. A walk-in closet is located off bathroom for low morning disturbance. The houses also have large foyers, private courtyard entries, and a covered backyard patio.Buyers can choose a between two- or three-car garage that is attached to the house via a laundry room.
Each Beazer home is built to ENERGY STAR standards and starts as $622,990
Visit Rancho Bella Vista
Rancho Bella Vista is located in Murietta, part of Southern California’s Inland Empire. The planned community has three neighborhoods—the Paloma, the Alicante, and the Cambria—each with a distinctive atmosphere. The collection features one- and two-story floorplans with gourmet-inspired kitchens, granite countertops, energy efficient appliances, spacious walk-in pantries, walk-in linen closets, and two-car garages with storage. Solar power is included in all new homes.
The Rancho Bella Vista community is close to the Temecula wine country and is just 90 miles away from Los Angeles, and two hours from San Diego. It is also near many famous Southern California attractions including Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Universal Studios Hollywood, the Palm Springs Aerial Tram, Big Bear Lake, Sea World, and the San Diego Zoo. Community amenities include a neighborhood park, playground, walking trails, and basketball court.
A Lennar Homes community, Alicante prices start at the mid-$300’s, with the Paloma and Cambria starting in the $400s
The Rosedale community in Azusa, CA, is secluded and surrounded by nature but still close to Los Angeles and all Southern California has to offer in world class restaurants, a multitude of entertainment venues, and more shopping options than anyone could want. Located in the San Gabriel Valley, Rosedale offers new homes with innovative floorplans, refined architectural detailing, and stunning views.
Amenities include The Resort, a 4500 square-foot private clubhouse and two-acre recreation center that features a private, state-of-the-art fitness center, Junior Olympic swimming pool and children’s wading pool, an open-turf play area, turf volleyball, and picnic tables. There is a central arroyo that has hiking and biking areas as well as 13.5 acres of open space.
A new Metro Gold Line boarding station that is scheduled to open in March 2016 is located within walking distance of Rosedale, providing homeowners a cost-efficient alternative to driving for both work and leisure.
Three new luxury home neighborhoods are currently selling at Rosedale, which include single-family luxury homes at Azalea by Christopher Homes with four bedrooms and up to five and one-half baths. Prices begin from the $800s. Camellia by Brookfield Residential presents a collection of single-family luxury homes with up to six bedrooms and six and one-half baths. Prices start from the $900,000s to the low $1 millions. And Aster Heights by Brookfield Residential is a new neighborhood of single-family luxury homes offering up to seven bedrooms and seven and one-half baths. Prices for these homes start from $1.3 million.
Visit Trilogy at Monarch Dunes
Trilogy at Monarch Dunes offers new homes in California’s Central Coast wine country. Conveniently located south of San Luis Obispo and just 15 minutes from Pismo Beach off historic Highway 1, the community is just over an hour from Hearst Castle and Santa Barbara, and about three hours from Los Angeles. Residents of the community can take advantage of the area’s abundant natural resources, which include hiking and mountain biking, horseback riding, wine tasting, surfing, and other ocean sports. Trilogy is part of the annual migration pathof themonarch butterfly and has a sanctuary for the butterflies on property.
Community amenities include the 31,000 square-foot Monarch Club, the Monarch Dunes Golf Club featuring two Scottish links-style courses, a large outdoor resort pool and spa with lush landscaping, large deck space, private cabanas, and a built-in barbecue. The Athletic Club has state-of-the-art cardio and weight training equipment, on-site and online personal trainers, an aerobics studio, and locker rooms. There is also the Tennis Center with four lighted professional courts.
Trilogy offers new home designs by Shea Homes that range in price from the $500s to estate-style homes listing at more than $1M. All homes include solar power.
Visit Cottages II at Fieldstone Oaks
The Cottages II by Woodside Homes offers a selection of spacious single story floor plans that feature designer selected exterior details, beech cabinetry, gourmet kitchen amenities,plush carpeting, spacious soaking tub in the master bath, raised panel interior doors, pre-wiring for ceiling fans in the master bedroom, family room, loft, and den (per plan), and pre-wiring for security system with motion detectors and keypad locations.
Conveniently located in the heart of new Visalia, the Cottages II community is near shopping, fine dining, and recreational activities. But it’s most notable feature is the scenic surroundings afforded by two nearby national parks: King’s Canyon and Sequoia, home to the famous giant sequoia tree called General Sherman, the largest known living single stem tree on Earth.The area also offers miles of hiking trails, horseback riding, and Visalia is also home to a vibrant arts community.
Buyers can choose between three floorplans that offer two bathrooms, three to four bedrooms, and layouts from 1,761 to 1,844 square feet. Prices range between $236,990 and $242,990.