Solera is a beautiful 55+ senior community located in Beaumont, California. Beaumont is in Riverside County in the San Gorgonio Pass between San Bernardino and Palm Springs. Solera real estate is settled on 2,600-feet of elevation, so the weather stays pretty moderate year-round. The summertime is generally cooler than Palm Springs’ desert heat by an average of 15-degrees, and there is a steady breeze to keep residents cool. Solera homes are just north of Interstate-10, perched between the San Gorgonio and San Jacinto mountains. This location is sought after due to the Southern California location being in close proximity to San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles.
There are about 1,290 Solera homes. The popularity of this community led to a quick sell-out upon opening in 2003, but homes for sale in Solera (resale homes) are continually changing and steadily available. Solera homes provide magnificent views of the mountain ranges and golf course. There are three single-family floor plans created by Del Webb and Pulte. These include the 1,392-square-foot Princess plan, the 1,687-square-foot Trillion plan and the 2,127-square-foot Emerald plan. All of these floor plans come with two bedrooms, a den, two bathrooms, an attached two-car garage, expansive great room and a covered patio. Solera homes can also include: the latest popular finishes, Corian countertops, cast iron sinks, oak cabinets and 10-foot ceilings.
The 18,000-square-foot Oakmont Clubhouse is the focal point of this active community. The clubhouse is equipped with a fitness center, indoor walking track, aerobics and dance studio, arts and crafts studios, a library and billiards tables. Outside, there is a pool, a spa and tennis and bocce ball courts surrounding the clubhouse. There are miles of trails for walking and biking throughout the community. Solera is also located adjacent to Oak Valley Greens Golf Course which is a 7,003-yard par-72 course. This course is well-groomed with lush vegetation and fresh golfing green. There are also over 200 golf courses surrounding the area for golf enthusiasts to explore and find their favorite spot. Just as well, there are plenty of activities to do in the area besides playing golf and indulging in the inviting clubhouse activities. The mountains surround the community providing the residents with ample opportunities to explore the nature that is abounding. These mountains are great for hiking, mountain climbing, nature watching, horseback riding and camping. If you want to venture out into the surrounding cities and counties, you can visit Rancho Cucamonga, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange County and more!
Rancho Cucamonga is great for shopping, wine, and more outdoor adventures. Palm Springs is a wonderful place to visit for spas, hot springs, golf courses, shopping and even more outdoor fun! The main shopping district in Palm Springs lies along Palm Canyon Drive and is filled with vintage boutiques, interior design shops and yummy restaurants. Head over to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to spot celebrities, find your favorite celebrity’s star or hand-and-footprints, tour Beverly Hills, view the Walk of Fame or grab a map to celebrities’ homes. Los Angeles is world-renowned for its place in the film and production industry, but there’s more to it than that. Foodies can explore the incredible amount of eclectic eateries all around the city. People travel from all over the state, some even across the nation to enjoy some of the best food in the state. Orange County is home to Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Disneyland Resort, Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, Laguna Hills and so much more. Last, but not least, San Diego County is just below the OC with SeaWorld, Seaport Village, more incredible beaches, Balboa Park, La Jolla Shores, and tons of museums and popular food spots. All of these places are within a two-hour drive from Solera at Oak Valley Greens.
Several medical facilities are located right outside of Solera including San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, Beaver Medical Group and Loma Linda Cancer Center. Others nearby include Kaiser Permanente, Braswell’s Yucaipa Valley Hospital, Kindred Hospital Riverside and Hemet Valley Medical Center, to name a few. Highland Springs Medical Plaza is right next to Sun Lakes, and it is a partnership between Loma Linda University Health, Beaver Medical Group, Redlands Community Hospital and San Gregorio Memorial Hospital. This partnership works together to provide high quality care and convenient access to medical services in the area of and surrounding Beaumont and Banning. Residents have easy access to medical care within minutes.
There are plenty of restaurants near Solera including, but definitely not limited to: Domienico’s Italian Kitchen, City Grill, El Mariachi, Grand Oak Steakhouse and Bar, Ramona’s Restaurant and Patsy’s Country Kitchen. There is a wide variety of cuisine options for residents of all walks of life to enjoy. Local shops are available for those who prefer to cook their own meals like Wal-Mart, Stater Bros, Food 4 Less and ALDI. These stores are perfect for running errands to grab groceries, toiletries and basic household items. If you take a look around the shopping center area where these grocery stores are, you’ll find other stores that can cater to any other needs you have. Local banks are available as well as dollar stores, clothing stores, electronics stores, Home Depot and more. Your errands can all be taken care of right down the street from your Solera home. This provides less of a hassle, and leaves you with more time to enjoy the amenities and benefits of living in Solera at Oak Valley Greens.