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San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital Close on Two Parcels of Land in Visalia, Calif.

VISALIA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital recently closed on two land parcels in Visalia to build a total of 121 single-family detached homes with single-level floor plans.

The first parcel on 19 acres, is named Arbor Gates and will introduce 91 lots near the northwest corner of Visalia Parkway and Demaree Street in southwest Visalia. The second, Cameron Court, encompasses nearly five acres near the southwest corner of Caldwell Avenue and Court Street in Visalia and will offer 30 lots. Model construction for both is planned for December 2020.

“We can’t wait to introduce homebuyers to these two new beautiful communities,” said Danny Garcia, vice president of sales at SJV Homes. “Both of these neighborhoods are in great locations in Visalia.”

Arbor Gates will be a gated community of garden-style homes and includes a neighborhood park. The lots are an average 5,600 square feet, and the homes will range from 1,297 to 1,597 square feet with such features as nine-foot ceilings, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and some with covered patios. They will have three bedrooms, two bathrooms and attached two-car garages.

Cameron Court is a more intimate-sized neighborhood with just 30 detached garden homes on lots averaging 5,500 square feet. These three-bedroom, two-bathroom homes will also be 1,297 to 1,597 square feet and feature amenities similar to Arbor Gates.

Both Cameron Court and Arbor Gates are south of Highway 198, the major east-west corridor in the region. Major retail, dining and services are less than one mile from both communities.

Students living at both communities can attend Cottonwood Creek Elementary School, La Joya Middle School and El Diamante High School – all in the Visalia Unified School District.

These communities represent SJV

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Thomas Fire rebuild in Ventura will split lot into five parcels

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Six months after the Thomas Fire raged through Ventura County, we take an aerial view of several burn areas near Ventura.

Ventura County Star

On December 26, 2016, the Cairns family moved from their longtime home on Lynnbrook Avenue in Ventura to a nearby home on Foothill Road. The homes were so close that Nancy Cairns could see their old home from their new home. 

The new home was zoned for horses, which was a longtime dream for Cairns. 

“I’d been keeping an eye on the property for a couple of years when it came on the market, and I’d always wanted to bring my horses onto the property,” said Cairns. “I wanted to live my dream, and that was my dream property to be able to have horses and that ranch feel in the town that I love.”

But the home burned down in the Thomas Fire on Dec. 5, 2017, less than a year after they bought it. After evacuating to a friend’s house, Chris and Nancy Cairns watched their home burn down on the news.

Nearly three years after the fire, the family got closer to rebuilding this monthafter the Ventura City Council approved a zone change on Sept. 14 that will allow five single-family homes on their 1.54 acre property. 

The approved plans will divide the lot into four parcels ranging in size from a quarter-acre to roughly one-third of an acre, with a fifth 0.39-acre remainder lot set aside for the Cairns’ new home.

The Thomas Fire burned down over 500 homes in the city of Ventura. But the Cairns project is the only rebuild in the city that includes a subdivision.

The Cairns family’s home in Ventura was destroyed in the Thomas Fire on December 5, 2017. They had bought the home

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