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Open House Review: 4 Ramada

Behind the entry-coded gate of Northwood’s Canyon Creek sits a desirable single level home on the cul-de-sac street of Ramada.  The home has a mix of original and updated features, and shows nicely.  The street has very limited residential traffic and has walking trails, community tennis courts and pool close by. The home is in close proximity to Santiago Hills Elementary School, Sierra Vista Middle School and Northwood High School.

Asking Price:   $938,800
Bedrooms:       3
Bathrooms:      2
Square Footage: 1,841
$/Sq Ft:           $510
Lot Size:          5,227
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built:      1979
Community:    Northwood – Canyon Creek
HOA dues are $180 per month
Mello Roos:    No

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Orchard Hills: Vivo Collection Review

Last week, I presented an overview of The Reserve, a new, gated enclave in Orchard Hills Village. Today, I will review the Vivo collection, the group of smallest homes in the neighborhood. Built by Pacific Homes, Vivo will have 149 detached condominiums in four different floor plans. Houses will range from 1,885 – 2,180 square feet. All homes have 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms with a 2-car garage. The approximate square footage of the lots wasn’t available, but the agent said the models are built on average-size lots. None of the Vivo homes have a first-floor bedroom and three of the homes have an option for a loft in lieu of one of the bedrooms. Most streets have six homes to a shared motor court

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Open House Review: 116 Doverwood

Since the price reduction from $1,329,000 to $1,299,980 late August, the sales status changed to “Backup Offers Accepted” as of September 14.  Just steps away from an internal greenbelt/park area, the home is walking distance to the amenities and Stonegate Elementary School.

The basics:
Asking Price: $1,299,980
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Square Footage: 2,653
Lot Size:    3,595
$/Sq Ft: $
Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 2013
Community: Stonegate
HOA: $110/month
Mello Roos: Yes

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Eastwood Village – Avila Collection Review

This week, I visited the new Avila collection by Richmond Homes in Eastwood Village. There will be approximately 56 single-family homes on average lots of 4,000 square feet (comparable to the model lots). The neighborhood is in the northeast corner of the village, bordered by Jeffrey Road, Portola Parkway, and the Hicks Canyon Trail. There are four floorplans, ranging from 2,404 – 3,083 square feet, with 4 – 5 bedrooms and 3 – 5.5 bathrooms. All homes have a downstairs bedroom and attached, two-car garage. Most homes also offer a loft.

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Eastwood Village: Beverly Collection Review

Three more home collections recently opened in Eastwood Village. This week, I will review the Beverly Collection by Brookfield Residential. There will be approximately 80 single-family homes on an average lot size of 4,600 square feet (model lots range from 4,250 – 4,600 square feet). The neighborhood is on the north end of the village, near the Hicks Canyon Trail. The three models range from 3.239 – 3,500 square feet, with 4 – 6 bedrooms and 3.5 – 4.5 bathrooms. All homes have an attached, two-car garage, downstairs bedroom, and upstairs bonus room. Elevations include Santa Barbara, Early California, Monterey, and Spanish Colonial.

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