All Press Releases for March 12, 2013

San Francisco Bay Area Buyers Spur New Homebuilding Activity At Mountain House

New home shoppers discover new choices and an active, welcoming community.

    MOUNTAIN HOUSE, CA, March 12, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- San Francisco Bay Area shoppers aiming to buy a new home in 2013 are finding an outstanding array of new choices at Mountain House in the East Bay. Four new neighborhoods are on the horizon, giving shoppers a total of 10 design lines to consider at this popular new town. Grand opening celebrations for the upcoming new model homes are scheduled this spring and summer.

Situated in the villages of Questa and Altamont, new homes at Mountain House are attainably priced from about $320,000 to about $500,000. Floorplan sizes range from about 1300 to 3540 square feet, and feature diverse layout configurations for diverse households and preferences.

"Mountain House 2013 is a place of wonderful discovery," said Adam Hieb, vice president of sales and marketing of Shea Homes Northern California, part of the master development team at Mountain House. "In addition to exceptional new home opportunities, shoppers here find a diverse, active and very welcoming community."

The new neighborhoods coming to the village of Questa are Alicante by Standard Pacific Homes, Terrazzo by Lennar Homes and Santorini by Richmond American Homes. Shea Homes plans to expand its Campania and Antigua designs, bringing them to a newer area of the village of Questa. Lennar also plans a new neighborhood in the village of Altamont, while Meritage Homes continues to build its successful courtyard homes of Belmonte in Questa. See more at

Also underway at Mountain House is Mountain House High School, with the new campus slated to open for the 2014-2015 academic year. The high school will serve Mountain House students, coming from the acclaimed elementary schools in each established village. The newest of these is Sebastian Questa Elementary, which serves K-8 students throughout the village of Questa. It boasts the highest API (Academic Performance Index) score in Lammersville Unified School District. Also see

Homeowners at Mountain House have many good things to say about their community and its excellent schools, abundant recreation and inclusive community dynamic. "Mountain House has the unique energy that comes from homebuyers who want a new home, and an opportunity to shape their new community," said Hieb. "Mountain House continues to grow and prosper, and to evolve in a spontaneous and positive way, because the people who live here share the commitment of making a great place even better."

Key to the latest news from Mountain House is its upcoming high school. Mountain House High School will serve students from the village of Questa and throughout Mountain House. With construction well underway, the new campus is scheduled to open for the 2014-2015 academic year. It will incorporate programs and technologies for college-bound students, and include vocational education facilities, classrooms, administrative facilities, gym and cafeteria.

Mountain House has four villages, five parks, three high-ranking K-8 schools, a library and the upcoming Mountain House High School. At completion, the community will include 10 villages, additional K-8 schools and a Town Center with shopping, entertainment, and dining. Some 750 acres of reserved open space also highlight Mountain House.

Mountain House is east of Livermore, off the I-580 at Mountain House Parkway, and is served by the Mountain House Community Services District (MHCSD). The developer of Questa at Mountain House is Shea Mountain House LLC. See

Video Links
Sense of Community/Adam Hieb
Neighborhood dynamics/old time friendliness and interest/Vergara Family

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