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Final Phase: Only 18 Homes Left

CASTAIC, CA– Marking the last opportunity to own a home at the popular Highlands neighborhood at Hillcrest in Castaic, MBK Homes has released for sale its final 18 homes. Providing the ultimate homebuying value, this neighborhood offers solidly-built, well designed homes on large lots, with highly-regarded neighborhood schools within walking distance and a location appreciated for its convenience to everything.

"As we offer these final homes we know homeshoppers who visit our neighborhood will realize that by traveling just a few minutes more they can save up to $50,000," said Stefan Markowitz, President of MBK Homes. "They not only save money, but they get a good-sized home on a spacious pool-sized lot all for a truly unbelievable price starting in the mid $200,000s. At these prices, these final homes will not last long, so interested buyers should visit right away to ensure they can be part of this great community."

Home buyers may choose from three spacious, two-story floorplans that range from approximately 1,955 to 2,255 square feet, including three to five bedrooms and two and one-half to three baths. Living areas include formal living and dining rooms for elegant entertaining, as well as fireplace-warmed family rooms adjacent to thoughtfully-designed kitchens and nooks that provide the perfect setting for spending quality family time.

Kitchens are highlighted by gourmet islands or peninsulas that double as casual dining bars.

Each home offers extra versatility with optional extra bedrooms and in varying plans, a tech room, loft or den. In one plan, the extra bedroom is designed to serve as a guest suite with its own private bath.

The attractive appearance of the homes begins with traditional California architecture, and exterior highlights include three-car garages with sectional roll-up doors.

The Highlands' is situated amid Castaic's peaceful and natural hillside setting with beautiful views, award-winning elementary schools within walking distance of the neighborhood, and a convenient location only five minutes from the I-5 freeway. This freeway-close location makes it easy for residents to reach employment centers and other destinations throughout the Los Angeles area.

The Highlands is just minutes from Castaic Lake, a 9,000-acre state recreational park that features both power boating and watersports activities and a peaceful lagoon for non-power boats and swimming during the warmer months.

MBK Homes is currently selling its second Castaic neighborhood, Saratoga at Hillcrest, where larger, more spacious residences range from 2,742 to 3,266 square feet with four to seven bedrooms and three baths. Prices begin in the low $300,000s.

With its keen attention to detail, MBK Homes Ltd. Is dedicated to delivering superior craftsmanship in every home it builds. MBK chooses its locations carefully, building its neighborhoods in family-oriented communities within well-respected school districts. Strengthened by the reputation and financial stability of its' parent company, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., MBK Homes is committed to providing its customers with the best value their homebuying dollar can buy and to building homes to last a lifetime.

MBK Homes continues to expand its homebuilding activities in some of Southern Calfornia's most desirable locations. MBK neighborhoods include: Wisteria in The Corona Valley, Annandale at The Landings in North Fontana, Soleil in Aliso Viejo, The Highlands and Saratoga at Hillcrest in Castaic, Heritage and Traditions at The Oaks in Murrieta and MBK Homes at Emerald Square. In addition, MBK Homes is currently developing new projects in Brea and in Eagle Glen in South Corona. For more information on any of these communities, please call (888) 943-HOMES or visit the company's website at

To visit The Highlands, take Interstate 5 north and exit at Hasley Canyon Road. Hasley Canyon Road is located approximately 9 miles north of Valencia Take the overpass over Interstate 5, then turn right onto The Old Road. Continue approximately one-half mile and turn left onto Hillcrest Parkway. Follow Hillcrest Parkway to the sales center at the top of the hill on the left. As and added convenience, MBK welcomes brokers. Furnished models are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and additional information is available by calling (661) 295-6600 or by visiting the website at

Posted on January, 3rd 2001

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