June 27, 2022

Benefits of Living in a Master-Planned Community

Ranch House Clubhouse

Master-planned communities continue to grow in popularity as large-scale, mixed-use residential developments featuring robust, curated amenities give residents the feeling of living in a self-contained town. Community amenities can include anything from parks, playgrounds and green spaces to swimming pools, ball courts, golf courses, event spaces and more. Master-planned communities offer a lifestyle all their own with onsite destinations and a sense of place and community hard to find elsewhere.

Residents of Tesoro Viejo in Madera enjoy an amenity-rich lifestyle right in their backyards thanks to the countless benefits of living in a master-planned community:

Thoughtfully Designed Community

Obvious benefits of living in a master-planned community are the many onsite amenities and activities offered. While each master plan offers its own unique lifestyle, Tesoro Viejo sits within an amenity-rich class all its own with destinations sprinkled throughout, all conveniently connected to residential villages, parks, open space, schools and the community clubhouse by a network of scenic trails.

Many are carefully planned with dedicated areas for nature to offer a serene escape from the every day. At Tesoro Viejo 10 years before community construction started, an onsite tree nursery was created with 10,000 trees, including 13 different species. Now, these large mature trees are being planted throughout the community along major streets, parks, the clubhouse, and more.

Best of the Best Builders + Home Styles

The developer of a master-planned community typically hand picks each home builder for the neighborhood, ensuring only the best of the best is offered from trusted, reliable, quality builders. For example, Tesoro Viejo Development selected De Young Properties, KB Home, and McCaffrey Homes to build the new Madera homes  at Tesoro Viejo.

Another advantage of living in a master-planned community with multiple home builders is the opportunity for homebuyers to select from a wide array of home styles, floor plans, price points and design options to accommodate all generations of living. Currently, Tesoro Viejo offers homes from the $400,000s up to the $800,000s with single- and two-story options.

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor recreation options are a common component of master-planned communities. Specifically, Tesoro Viejo is set on 1,600 acres of land that celebrate the area’s breathtaking surroundings with a community trail system of 14 miles of walking/biking trails that offer stunning views of the neighborhood and access to the San Joaquin River. The community’s approximate 400 acres of trails, parks, trails, preserved open space and recreational amenities offer a natural backdrop for homebuyers to enjoy including nearly 200 acres of natural open space linked by the public trails and the other near 200 acres offering parks and recreation areas programmed for all ages, even furry friends.

World-Class Amenities + Services in Your Backyard

Residents at Tesoro Viejo enjoy spending time with family, friends, and neighbors at the resort-style Ranch House Clubhouse/Recreation Center featuring:

  • Heated swimming pool with playful organic form including lap area with three lanes.
  • Community fire pits.
  • Two spa pools.
  • Poolside resort-style cabanas.
  • Barbecue pavilion with adjacent event lawn.
  • Separate kids’ pool and splash zone with surfboard fountains and water tower.
  • Club room.
  • Fitness room with state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Multi-purpose room with adjacent prep kitchen and covered outdoor living room.
  • Covered outdoor living room with two billiard tables, two TV’s and fireplace.
  • Outdoor fireplace with accompanying lounge space.
  • Outdoor amphitheater.

Grab a cup of Joe, a bite to eat or happy hour with friends at AXIS Coffee Bar & Eatery, located at the community Town Center within “the Hub” building. The Town Center also plays host to a weekly farmers market and a variety of year-round events, as well as a fire station and sheriff’s substation, and a community health and wellness center under construction.

In addition to walkability to plenty of onsite destinations and activities, students at Tesoro Viejo can walk or bike to Hillside Elementary. This neighborhood school currently serves students in transitional kindergarten through eighth grade with future plans for the Rio Mesa K-12 education center.

Easter at Tesoro Viejo

Lifestyle + Year-Round Events

Something uniquely special to master-planned communities is the sense of community they foster. Many, including Tesoro Viejo, offer an onsite events coordinator for frequent opportunities for residents of all ages and interests to engage and get involved in the community.

Homeowners can build relationships and connections with their neighbors and have fun at year-round farmers markets, outdoor concerts, movie nights, nature walks, cooking demos and more. Tesoro Viejo even hosts an annual tree lighting ceremony during the holidays with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause.

Where you live has never been more important, so raise your standards in choosing your next home and consider the number of included benefits of living in a master-planned community. Visit www.TesoroViejo.com to learn more about this new Madera County community.

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