North County charms visitors and residents alike with its relaxed coastal suburban lifestyle. Whether you are a longtime resident or you are new to the area, if you are looking to buy a new home in the beautiful North County area the near future, consider purchasing a new home in one of the coveted new home communities. While new home communities come with a typically higher price tag, they also mean fewer repairs, less maintenance and tons of customization. Here are three new home communities in North County worth a look.
Located 5 minutes inland from the beach, Marisol at Ocean Ranch by Meritage Homes is a new home community in Oceanside. There, you’ll find new homes with large square footage, low HOA’s, estate-sized lots and plenty of customizations and upgrades. Meritage is also an industry leader in energy efficient living. Floor plans start at 2,800 square feet and are between 3-5 bedrooms. Homes start in the low to mid $600’s.
Rancho Santa Fe
Arista at Crosby is a new home community by Davidson Communities that is located in Rancho Santa Fe. The Crosby is a gated community located in Rancho Santa Fe. Arista home sites, in their fifth and final phase, offer outstanding luxury living surrounded by an 18 hole golf course. This new home community in Rancho Santa Fe is comprised of 70 villas, 281 custom-quality homes and 70 estate home sites. Floor plans start at 2,900 square feet and are between 3-5 bedrooms. Pricing starts in the high $900′s.
Arista at The Crosby is almost sold-out, however Davidson is opening a new 63 home community in the highly desirable area of La Costa called Arterro. This new development will consist of 63 upscale homes with 4-6 bedrooms. Floor plans will be between 3,200-4,300 square feet. Arterro home sites are part of the 2014 opening of highly anticipated La Costa Town Square. Residents will enjoy the ability to walk to the markets and specialty shops within the center. Arterro at La Costa Square is in its early design phase and it slated for an early 2014 opening.
Palo Verde at The Foothills by Brookfield is debuting this summer in Carlsbad. Palo Verde will be the final new home offering within the Foothills community. The five floor plans starting at 1,900 square feet, will feature first floor master suites, kitchens with large islands and access to all the community amenities. Home sites will be between 3-5 bedrooms. Prices are anticipated to start at the $700’s.
What about you? Are there any new home communities in North San Diego County that have caught your eye?