Blackstone Community Boasts Premier Orange County Value

Blackstone, a unique new master-planned community, offers significantly more value to its diverse new home collections in Orange County.
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Brea - California - US

May 9, 2012 - PRLog -- BREA, CA – The hills of Brea are home to Blackstone, a unique new master-planned community that offers significantly more value to its diverse new home collections. That’s where more than 100 new residents have found themselves enjoying more for their home-buying money. The must-have priorities of today’s families include a range of advantages that they are finding at Blackstone. These include surprising new home value, extensive lifestyle value and outstanding Brea-Olinda Unified School District access. Blackstone fulfills their wish lists, item for item.

Since opening in March 2011, Blackstone has become the address of choice for families who want more home for their dollars. Three impressive neighborhoods by highly respected homebuilders offer a wide array of new home choices. Each collection focuses on today’s most desirable design trends, offering open family space design, entertainment-friendly, beautifully appointed kitchens and the kinds of amenities that surpass expectation. Upgrade level stainless steel appliances and granite countertops enhance the kitchens. Nine foot first and second floor ceilings create interiors that feel larger and brighter. Energy efficiencies such as tankless water heaters, Low E dual glass windows, and fire sprinklers are standard. Master suites live up to their name with walk in closets and separate soaking tubs and showers in baths. Both Shea Homes and Pacific Homes are well known for the high quality construction they provide and the exceptional level of customer care their buyers enjoy.

In addition to the individual value added homes, Blackstone’s community and location create meaningful benefits that residents will enjoy now and in the years to come. The community is enriched by amenities including a Junior Olympic pool, a water play area, open lawns and tot lot recreation, barbecues, outdoor fireplace for social gatherings and more. Blackstone is also convenient to shopping at Brea Mall and on famed Birch Street, parks and freeways, located overlooking both Brea and Fullerton. More than 15 local parks offer families all kinds of local outdoor destinations, sports fields and Park & Rec. Department events and activities.

Those who insist on outstanding schools will find their short and long term education goals met at the nearby campuses of the Brea-Olinda Unified School District. Olinda Elementary, a California Distinguished School and National Blue Ribbon School holds the highest API score in the district – 937 in 2010. Students also benefit from state-of-the-art facilities at the school’s brand-new campus, which opened in 2011.

Youngsters will also attend Brea Junior High, a flourishing school with an 866 API score. and nearby Brea Olinda High with an 854 API. Both are California Distinguished Schools. In addition, the high school has produced over 40 National Merit Scholars in the last six years, and students may take over 20 Advanced Placement courses along with a variety of elective choices. Adding spirit to academic excellence, the high school fields 22 varsity sports teams, many of which regularly win league and state championships.

Homebuyers are also afforded an abundance of new home choices. Sorano by Standard Pacific Homes and Amber and Jade by Shea Homes present residential designs offer superior new home value with prices ranging from the mid $500,000s to the high $700,000s.

Starting in the mid $500,000s, Standard Pacific’s Sorano is extremely popular with young couples and growing young families. A trio of two-story residences extends from approximately 1,739 to 2,001 square feet, including three to four bedrooms, den and as many as three baths. Impressive great rooms and convenience-oriented kitchens enhance the appeal of these homes.

Shea Homes’ beautiful Amber residences start from the mid $500,000s,and unveil expansive two-story homes with large great rooms, versatile lofts and spacious secondary bedrooms. The beautiful ridgeline setting offers the ideal location for exceptional views. Living areas range from approximately 2,015 to 2,199 square feet, including four bedrooms and two and one-half baths.

Blackstone’s largest current residences are Shea Homes' luxury-homes at Jade where design flexibility recalls a semi-custom home experience provides the flexibility of many floor plan options and the luxury of expansive designs. Desirable downstairs bedrooms, home offices, commercial-style kitchen appliances, and grand master suites leave no doubt that these homes are extraordinary. Designs also feature up to three-car attached garages, with overall living space of approximately 2,806 to 3,360 square feet, four to five bedrooms and three and one-half to four and one-half baths, and are priced from the high $700,000s.

With its rustic setting near Carbon Canyon Regional Park and Olinda Historical Trails and its proximity to the 57, 91 and 60 freeways, Blackstone offers the perfect balance of rural charm and urban convenience. Residents find it easy to reach employment centers and other destinations throughout Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties.
Explore the Blackstone 9-home model tour. Take the 57 freeway and exit at Lambert Road. To reach Sorano, Amber and Jade, proceed east on Lambert Road and turn left at Kraemer Boulevard into the Blackstone community.

Further details are also available by visiting or calling each community: Sorano 714-223-0700, Amber 714-961-6011, Jade 714-223-6908.Blackstone is a development of Shea Tonner Hills, LLC and Standard Pacific of Tonner Hills, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company.

Shea Homes Southern California is a division of Shea Homes Limited Partnership, one of America’s largest privately held homebuilders. As a member of the Shea family of companies, which is celebrating its 131st anniversary in 2012, Shea Homes has won numerous prestigious awards for quality, integrity, innovation and customer satisfaction. Shea Homes’ pursuit of excellence is typified by Shea Superiology, the art and science of designing and constructing homes that offer homeowners superior value by maximizing their quality of life, minimizing their costs and making a positive contribution to the environment. For more information, please visit the company's website at

Standard Pacific, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, has built homes for more than 112,000 families during its 40-year history. The Company constructs homes within a wide range of price and size targeting a broad range of homebuyers. Standard Pacific operates in many of the largest housing markets in the country with operations in major metropolitan areas in California, Florida, Arizona, the Carolinas, Texas, Colorado and Nevada. The Company provides mortgage financing to its homebuyers through Standard Pacific Mortgage, Inc. For more information about the Company and its new home developments, please visit our website at:

*Schools serving residents of Blackstone are subject to change. For more information on school assignments, please call the Brea Olinda Unified School District at (714) 990-7800.
Source:Kovach Marketing
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