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CASTAIC, CA– Spectacular view lots located on desirable cul-de-sac streets are now available at MBK Homes' new neighborhood of Saratoga. These fabulous view homes are situated on extra large pool-sized home sites averaging 9,000 square feet. Ideally located at the very top of the hill in the popular Hillcrest community in Castaic, Saratoga's panoramic view setting is truly unforgettable. Since its recent opening sales and interest have been very strong for these generously-sized homes which present exquisite architectural styles.

"Our homes have spectacular views with prices tens of thousands of dollars less than those being offered on similar homes in nearby Stevenson Ranch and Valencia," said Tim Kane, vice president of MBK Homes. "We invite homeshoppers to compare our homes to these other neighborhoods, and they will discover an exceptional value, freeway close location, quality craftsmanship, and beautiful striking views."

Saratoga residents will benefit from a convenient freeway-close location and the opportunity to live within a highly regarded school district. Saratoga's expansive two-story designs offer 2,742 to 3,266 square feet with four to seven bedrooms and three baths. Priced from the low $400,000s, every plan will include a standard three-car garage.

School-age children at Saratoga are within walking distance of the elementary and middle schools, enabling them to enjoy a more leisurely pace getting to school. The highly regarded Castaic School District administers the elementary and middle schools while the award-winning William S. Hart School District administers the high school.

Huge gourmet kitchens with center islands, large fireplace-warmed family rooms,formal living and dining rooms and sumptuous master suites with expansive walk-in closets top the list of the rooms with special design elements. Varying plans will take on the added dimension of a handy loft, a secluded den or an optional bonus room, and every plan gives buyers the opportunity to transform a section of the garage into an extra bedroom on the first floor that's ideal for overnight guests.

The homes will create a dramatic first impression with a variety of architectural styles, including California, Mission, Mediterranean and Tuscan-influenced, while selected plans will be accented by charming front porches or split-design garages that frame an inviting entry courtyard. These special design-enhancing features are what lead many homeshoppers to be drawn in by Saratoga.

Located within the secluded setting of the new master-planned community of Hillcrest, just minutes from the freeway, shopping, commuting and traveling are all convenient to Saratoga. Saratoga is also located near the beautiful Castaic Lake, a 9,000-acre state recreational park that features both power boating and water sports activities and a peaceful lagoon for non-power boats and swimming during the warmer months.

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: Soleil in Aliso Viejo, Wisteria in The Corona Valley, Annandale in North Fontana, The Highlands and Saratoga at Hillcrest in Castaic, Heritage and Traditions at The Oaks in Murrieta and MBK Homes at Emerald Square. In addition, new projects are in development at Berkeley in Brea and HighPointe at 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

Posted on January, 10th 2001

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