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BREA, CA- With the first phase already sold out, Berkeley by MBK Homes has recorded a steady sales pace and reported a strong demand at its limited collection of 83 distinctive town homes in Brea. Berkeley offers a rare opportunity for buyers seeking spacious town homes in a truly convenient location. Model homes are under construction and are expected to open this fall.

"Buyers are especially happy when they discover not only can they afford a reasonably priced home in Brea, but also have the opportunity to live in a desirable area," said Sandra Van Sickle, Neighborhood Sales Manager at Berkeley. "In response to the strong demand at Berkeley, our second release take place very soon, so interested homebuyers should visit right away.

Berkeley offers attached town homes with two to three bedrooms, two and one-half baths, two-car garages and approximately 1,204 to 1,385 square feet of living space. All homes will feature a great room, open kitchens and dining areas, spacious master bedrooms, loft space (per plan layout), and front porches. The neighborhood will also feature its own private pool and sun deck. Prices begin in the high $200,000s.

Berkeley is conveniently located close to many desirable surrounding areas as well as being situated within the highly acclaimed Brea-Olinda School District in the city of Brea. Brea is a town with many recreational opportunities including three regional parks located in or adjacent to Brea, many neighborhood parks, playing fields and a community swimming pool. There are two public golf courses in the city. A 52,000 square foot Community Center offers a fitness center, gymnasium, dance studio, art center, youth activities, meeting and banquet rooms.

Shopping, dining, entertainment centers are well located in and around Brea. The recently renovated Brea Mall offers some of the best shopping in the region. It has nearly doubled its square footage and now boasts five major department stores and nearly 200 specialty shops. The new Brea Marketplace features an exciting array of restaurants, shops and entertaining venues including an Improv Comedy Club, movie theatres, both big and small specialty stores and much more.

There are a number of special events throughout the community such as Concerts in the Park during the summer, an Old Fashioned Country Fair on July 4th and other seasonal holiday celebrations.

Brea offers easy access to Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and to several beaches, resorts and tourist attractions. Just 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Brea is easily reached by several freeways. The Orange (57) Freeway bisects Brea from north to south, offering easy access to the Riverside (91) Freeway to the south and Pomona (60) and San Bernardino (10) Freeways to the north.

To visit Berkeley exit Lambert from the 57 Fwy. and go west. Continue on Lambert until the first stoplight, State College Boulevard, and turn right. Follow State College Boulevard to Brea Boulevard. State College Boulevard turns in Central Avenue. Berkeley's Neighborhood Sales Center is located on the southwest corner of Brea Boulevard and Central Avenue. Berkeley is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (714) 672-0222.

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 California's most desirable locations. MBK neighborhoods include: Heritage and Traditions at The Oaks in Murrieta, Wisteria in The Corona Valley, Saratoga at Hillcrest in Castaic, Berkeley in Brea, Inverness at Vista Del Verde in Yorba Linda, SylvanOaks in Ladera Ranch, San Abella at Valencia Westridge and Serrano in Rancho Cucamonga. For more information on any of these communities, please call (888) 943-HOMES.

Posted on July, 18th 2002

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