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Rosedale Masterplan Is Minutes From Downtown LA and Moments From Nature

AZUSA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/14 -- City convenience and natural beauty might sound like an impossible combination, but they are both part of the joy of living at Rosedale, where homeowners are minutes from downtown Los Angeles and moments from nature. There is no need to choose among the amenities you want in your new-home community when you can have it all right here in the San Gabriel Valley's #1 new master-planned community. For information on how you can take the first step toward homeownership at Rosedale, visit www.LiveRosedale.com today.

An array of new neighborhoods overlooking the scenic foothills of the San Gabriel Valley await at Rosedale, satisfying the new home needs of first-time buyers to those in the market for a luxury move-up home.

"With the great convenience to downtown L.A., nature all around, and the wide array of homes offered for every age, lifestage, and budget, homebuyers love what Rosedale has to offer," said Mercedes Meserve, Senior Marketing Manager for Rosedale Land Partners, LLC, the developer of Rosedale. "Homebuyers immediately want to live here when they visit the community for the first time, either because they have driven by or have friends and family who can't say enough good things about living here. One look at the ease of living at Rosedale, the long list of recreational amenities and the incredible new home opportunities, and it's just a matter of picking the right home and starting to pack."

Offering the largest homes in Rosedale and Christopher Homes' signature combination of modern amenities, upscale details, and functional floorplans, the Wisteria collection has already earned a legion of fans. Priced from the $700,000s, these spacious homes range from approximately 2,887 to 3,548 square feet, with four to six bedrooms, a host of sumptuous features, and two-car garages with storage.

Wisteria's first-level bedroom suites, convenient home offices, and second-floor lofts and bonus rooms give homeowners the ability to customize their floorplan to their lifestyle needs. Wisteria's Residence 2 and 2X give homebuyers who appreciate the convenience of a first-floor master suite a much-appreciated amenity. This desirable feature is standard, while a second upstairs master suite in the Residence 2X adds another level of livability.

In Residence 3, a private, three-room casita is located just steps from the activity core of the home, offering approximately 360 square feet of space ideal for families with college students or multi-generational living arrangements. Select plans also offer large secondary bedrooms, including some with ensuite baths, and attached private casitas.

Discerning homebuyers continue to be impressed with Wisteria, and tremendous sales reflect their overwhelming interest. Interested homebuyers are encouraged to visit Wisteria soon and discover for themselves why the neighborhood is so in demand.

Also selling in Rosedale is Shea Homes' Parsons Place, offering two- and three-story townhomes with two to four bedrooms in approximately 1,460 to 2,033 square feet with two-car attached garages. Parsons Place is priced from the mid $300,000s. Palmetto by Brookfield Residential offers stylish new townhomes with the added benefit of walkability to the highly anticipated future Metro Gold Line boarding station. Priced from the $400,000s, Palmetto's modern floorplans range from approximately 1,447 to 2,090 square feet with three to four bedrooms and two-car garages.

Great family spaces are highlighted at TRI Pointe Homes' Tamarind Lane. Spacious single-family homes range from approximately 2,008 to 2,092 square feet, with three to four bedrooms, versatile lofts and studies. Prices start from the low $500,000s. Innovation and amenities are on display at Avenswood by TRI Pointe Homes. These large single-family detached homes present three to five bedrooms plus bonus rooms, dens, and lofts in approximately 2,570 to 3,112 square feet from the mid $600,000s.

The Rosedale masterplan is moments from nature, with more than 500 acres of serene natural surroundings tucked into the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. Breathtaking scenery is the perfect backdrop to the community's five-star amenities, including The Resort, a two-acre community recreation center with an approximate 4,500 square-foot private clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center, Junior Olympic swimming pool, spa, children's wading pool, and a recreation area with trellises, an outdoor fireplace and barbecue grills.

With the Central Arroyo, residents have a special amenity that offers 13.5 acres of open space running through the community with a trail system that links neighborhoods to each other and to surrounding trails for hiking, mountain biking and walking. When the amenities are complete, Rosedale will have a total of 10 neighborhood parks including the lighted youth sports fields, basketball and multi-use courts at the future 5.5-acre Promenade Park.

With the beautiful natural surroundings, it's easy to forget how well-located Rosedale is. But great convenience to the I-10 and 210 corridors puts downtown L.A., Orange and San Bernardino counties within easy commuting distance. The future Metro Gold Line boarding station, scheduled to open in 2015 at Citrus Avenue and Palm Drive, will be within walking distance, offering an easy, cost-efficient alternative for commuters who enjoy the convenience of light rail transportation for work and play. For more information, visit www.foothillextension.org.

For great shopping, dining, and entertainment, Old Town Pasadena, Westfield Santa Anita Fashion Square, Westfield West Covina, Home Depot, Target, Trader Joe's and Costco are also nearby. Azusa Pacific University and Citrus Community College are also located within a short walk of the community.

To visit Rosedale from Pasadena, take the I-210 traveling east and exit Azusa Ave. Turn right on Foothill Blvd. and left on Palm. Turn left on The Promenade, right on Azusa Veterans Way and follow the signs to the individual neighborhoods. From San Bernardino and Riverside counties, take the I-210 west, or the I-10, I-60 to the I-57 north and proceed to the I-210 west and exit Citrus Ave. Turn left on Foothill Blvd., right on Palm, left on The Promenade, right on Azusa Veterans Way and follow the signs.

Due to the changing nature of Metro Gold Line construction activities, driving directions are subject to change.

For more information on Rosedale, visit www.LiveRosedale.com or call 800.928.1275. Interested home shoppers are also encouraged to follow the community on Facebook.

About Rosedale Land Partners - Ownership and development management of the 518-acre master-planned community of Rosedale in the city of Azusa, CA is a new partnership between Brookfield Homes, Christopher Development Group (CDG) and Starwood Capital Group.

As Rosedale Land Partners, these companies bring together the necessary depth of large-scale community planning, development and financing experience required for the successful implementation of community-based master planning and development.

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