Seven Oaks set to expand with more high-end homes

Bakersfield’s high-end Seven Oaks area is set to expand to the southwest with the addition of 125 new homes market observers say will provide new options for people looking to upgrade, possibly freeing up more moderately priced homes in strong demand locally.

Mission Viejo-based Woodbridge Pacific Homes expects to begin grading later this month at the southeast corner of Allen Road and White Lane, where three- to five-bedroom homes scheduled to be finished in about a year are expected to be priced starting at about $600,000.

Woodbridge President Todd Cunningham said he has a waiting list a couple of hundred names long after the company sold out of product, having built 400 homes during the last several years at its master-planned Belcourt project.

Read the full Bakersfield Californian article by John Cox here.