Barratt American is grand-opening 11 new single-family home communities in Southern California from now through the winter of 1999-2000. The overall value of the projects is approximately $240 million, according to Rick Fletcher, corporate sales and marketing director.
Seven of the new neighborhoods are in San Diego County; two in south Riverside County; one in San Bernardino County; and one in the Antelope Valley in south Kern County. The Carlsbad-based homebuilder has five ongoing projects from San Diego to Lancaster, and four others recently have sold out.
Barratt American's new San Diego County communities are:
The other projects are 142-home Rembrandt in northern Temecula Valley and 44-home Olive Hill Ranch in Murrieta in Riverside County; 123-home The Vintage Collection in Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County; and 87-home Sundance in Rosamond in Kern County.
Ayres Land Co., developer of Sunbow, the master-planned development in Chula Vista, reports 151 sales in 10 months at two of the communities.
Fieldstone Horizons by Fieldstone Communities has had 80 sales with 35 closings, and Deabreak by Shea Homes has 71 sales with 31 closing.
Fieldstone Horizons features floor plans from 1,923 to 2,872 square feet with three to five bedrooms priced from the $200,000s. Daybreak offers one- and two-level floor plans from 1,587 to 2,373 square feet beginning in the low $200,000s.
In addition, Kaufman and Broad is planning two villages with 203 new homes beginning in early 2000.
Reynolds Communities will hold a grand opening Saturday and Sunday for its 70-home Sun River development in Alpine. The builder reports 30 homes already have been sold from an interest list. Four two-story floor plans range from 1,565 to 1,938 square feet with three bedrooms. Prices start in the $190,000s.
Brookfield Homes will release 11 homes Saturday as the first phase of its 118-home Terraza at Scripps Ranch Villages in San Diego. The two-story floor plans range from 2,768 to 3,723 square feet with four and five bedrooms. Prices range from $395,225 to $519,975.
McMillin Homes will release eight homes Saturday as the sixth phase of The Heights in Santee. The phase is priced from $276,990 to $343,990. The Heights has three one- and two-story floor plans from 2,136 to 2,765 square feet with three to five bedrooms.
Ryland Homes on Saturday will hold a grand opening of the models at its 59-home Chaparral neighborhood at Rancho San Vicente in Ramona. The first phase is 12 homes priced from the $280,000s to the $350,000s. Three single-level floor plans range from 2,543 to 3,179 square feet with three bedrooms.
Centex Homes reports The Ranch neighborhood in Carlsbad is nearing close-out after nearly three years. On Saturday, the four models will be released for sale starting at $1.1 million. The Ranch floor plans range from 3,044 to 6,348 square feet with three to seven bedrooms.
Shea Homes San Diego on Sunday at 240-unit Bolero in Rancho del Rey in Chula Vista will release a dozen homes as the second half of the 10th phase priced from $138,990 to $178,990. Six of the nine homes released in the first part of phase 10 were sold the first day. Bolero offers three two-story floor plans from 1,025 to 1,355 square feet with two and three bedrooms.
McMillin Homes on Saturday is releasing 10 homes as the second part of the second phase at Alcala in McMillin Lomas Verdes in Otay Ranch, Chula Vista. The homes will be priced from the high $200,000s. Alcala sold 10 homes the first month on the market. The 120 homes are in four one- and two-story floor plans from 2,429 to $3,206 square feet with three to six bedrooms.
Heritage HomeBuilders on Saturday will release eight homes as the second phase of The Cliffs at Calavera Hills in Carlsbad. Floor plans range from 1,553 to 1,964 square feet with two or three bedrooms. Prices start in the mid-$200,000s.
Pardee Homes has released nine homes at its Steeplechase in Carmel Country Highlands, San Diego. Three floor plans from 2,273 to 2,607 square feet offer four and five bedrooms. Prices range from $416,900 to $493,900.
Toll Brothers reports 20 homes have been sold at The Estates in Rancho Carrillo in Carlsbad. Prices start in the mid-$500,000s for three two-story floor plans and one single-story from 3,280 to 4,935 square feet with up to six bedrooms.
Pardee Homes reports averaging 4.25 sales a week recently and 13 in one month at its Lexington Homes in Carmel Country Highlands, San Diego. So far this year, 22 homes have been sold at Lexington and 52 since it opened more than 18 months ago. Three floor plans range from 3,505 to 4,600 square feet with up to six bedrooms. Prices range from $592,900 to $852,000.