|By PR Newswire||
|March 15, 2013 08:38 PM EDT||
BREA, Calif., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the grand opening of Montserrat, an opulent collection of single-family homes situated in the prestigious master-planned community of Blackstone in the hills above Brea, CA. The homes within Montserrat are artfully designed to meet the tastes and preferences of the most discerning move-up buyers. Showcasing the stunning views that Blackstone's location has to offer, grand opening festivities will take place Saturday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The celebration invites home shoppers to witness spectacular views, tour four stunning models and enjoy a culinary demonstration that exhibits the innovatively designed kitchen and Great Room living space.
Encompassing approximately 3,484 to 4,049 square feet of living space, Montserrat elevates luxury living to a new level with impressive two-story designs that feature thoughtfully-planned spaces meant for today's lifestyles. Centered on the concept of connectivity, spacious Great Rooms ideal for everyday living and large-scale entertaining are anchored by impressive kitchens with up to 12-foot islands which serve as the gathering hub of the home during grand celebrations as well as an inviting backdrop for casual dinners.
The fleet of new designs includes covered outdoor living spaces revealed through optional panoramic glass sliding doors; luxurious master suites with walk-in closets and spacious private baths; and an abundance of storage strategically located throughout the home. Optional first-floor guest suites with attached kitchenettes provide an elegant in-law or guest suite.
"We are delighted to introduce our all new home designs to the highly sought after master-planned community of Blackstone" said Ted McKibbin, Southern California Coastal President for Standard Pacific Homes. "With an extensive menu of options for flexible living spaces and thoughtful included features, Brea home shoppers are sure to find the home of their dreams in this most beautiful setting."
Priced from the $900,000s, Montserrat at Blackstone's estate-sized residences feature inviting exteriors including Spanish, Tuscan and Monterey architectural styles. The homes offer four to six bedrooms and three and one-half to five and one-half baths plus a versatile bonus room.
The community boasts a spectacular hillside setting that captures breathtaking panoramic views from select home sites and a uniquely balanced lifestyle of rural charm and urban convenience. Its rustic setting near Carbon Canyon Regional Park and Olinda Historical Trails provide for outdoor exploring while the upscale retailers at the Brea Mall and Brea Marketplace are just a short drive away.
The community's fun-filled recreation center offers a water activities center and wading pool. In addition, there are six intimate pocket parks including one with a tot lot. Montserrat at Blackstone is located near the 57, 91 and 60 freeways offering close proximity to Orange County's business centers.
Blackstone is within the Brea Olinda Unified School District.* Olinda Elementary, a California Distinguished School and National Blue Ribbon School, serves K-6 students. Students benefit from state-of-the-art facilities at the school's brand-new campus, which opened in January 2012. The school has a state rank of 10 out of 10 with an Academic Performance Index of 943.
To experience Montserrat at Blackstone, attend the Grand Opening celebration on March 16 from 10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The sales center is located at 2722 E. Temblor Ranch, Brea, CA 92821. For additional details and directions to Montserrat at Blackstone visit www.standardpacifichomes.com or call (949)751-7524.
Also situated within Blackstone is Standard Pacific Homes' Sorano community which offers single-family homes ranging from approximately 1,739 to 2,001 square feet of living space and encompass three to four bedrooms and up to three baths. Prices start in the $600,000s. The Sorano sales center is located at 410 North Tapia Lane, Brea, CA 92821.
About Standard Pacific Homes
Standard Pacific Homes has been building beautiful, high-quality homes and neighborhoods since its founding in Southern California in 1965. With a trusted reputation for quality craftsmanship, an outstanding customer experience and exceptional architectural design, the Company utilizes its decades of land acquisition, development and homebuilding expertise to successfully navigate today's complex landscape to acquire and build desirable communities in locations that meet the high expectations of the Company's targeted move-up homebuyers. Currently offering new homes in major metropolitan areas in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas, we invite you to learn more about us by visiting standardpacifichomes.com.
* For more information on school assignments, please call the Brea Olinda Unified School District at (714)990-7800 for the latest information regarding the schools serving Blackstone.
Contact: Danielle Tocco
Director of Communications
Standard Pacific Homes
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