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Stella

at The Groves

Sophisticated and Spacious Living from the High $700,000s. Introducing Stella at The Groves, an exciting new neighborhood of single-family courtyard homes coming soon to The Groves, Whittier’s most sought-after address. Spanning up to 3,076 square feet of light-filled, open-concept living space, these elegant residences are The Groves’ largest new home offering. Stella includes ample room for your family and friends as well as fabulous spaces for entertaining inside and out, including your own private yard with an optional outdoor room. Choose from Craftsman, Spanish and Monterey architectural styles for California living you’ll love. Featuring formal entries, gourmet kitchens, spacious dining and great rooms, luxurious master suites and a first-floor second master bedroom, office or art studio—these homes are also perfect for adults 55+ looking for both style and convenience. Plus, you’ll have the chance to visit Brookfield Residential’s Design Studio to personalize your home just as you like. Best of all, you’ll be living in Whittier’s new must-have address, where parks, trails, resort-style amenities and cool retail are at your doorstep.


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Exteriors

exceptional exteriors

  • 6” pre-finished seamless aluminum rain gutters with downspouts at select locations
  • A welcoming street scene comprised of beautifully detailed exteriors in Spanish, Monterey and Craftsman architecture
  • Exterior details including shutters, decorative tile and brick veneer
  • Decorative exterior light fixtures (varies by elevation) and address signs
  • Inviting low-maintenance 8’ entry doors in stained finish with matte black hardware
  • Interior access with fire rated door at fully dry-walled side-by-side two-car garage with stylish sectional roll-up garage door to match with elevation that includes (2) three-button transmitters
  • Gas stub–out for future barbecue
  • 5” pre-finished seamless aluminum rain gutters with downspouts at select locations
  • Interior access at fully dry-walled side-by-side two- car garage (Plan 1 offers one-car garage) with stylish sectional roll-up garage door to match with elevation that includes (2) three-button transmitters

*In the interest of continuous improvements, Brookfield Residential reserves the right to modify or change floor plans, materials, colors or features without prior notice or obligation. Issued 4/2020.

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Living Spaces

stilish living spaces

  • Clean-lined square wall corners
  • Elegantly painted stair hand rails
  • Decorative door casings and 4-1/4” baseboards
  • Two-panel interior doors with matte black lever door hardware
  • Stylish tile flooring in Entry, Kitchen, all Baths and Laundry with carpet in balance of home
  • Master Baths feature Glacier White elegant E-stone countertops with 6” backsplash, rectangular sinks with DeltaDelta® two handle widespread polished chrome faucets, showers with white ceramic tile and recessed niche and a Hydro Systems 60” x 36” tub with chrome fixtures
  • Secondary Baths feature elegant E-stone countertops with 6” backsplash, rectangular sinks and Delta® two handle center-set polished chrome faucets, showers with white ceramic tile and recessed niche, a Hydro Systems 60” x 32” tub with chrome fixtures and convenient medicine cabinet
  • Powder Baths feature elegant E-stone countertops with 6” backsplash with Delta® two handle widespread polished chrome faucets
  • Laundry room with elegant E-stone countertops with 6” backsplash, Florestone sink and Delta® Collins Single Handle Pull-Out Faucet in chrome finish plus a convenient medicine cabinet for extra storage

*In the interest of continuous improvements, Brookfield Residential reserves the right to modify or change floor plans, materials, colors or features without prior notice or obligation. Issued 04/2020.

kitchen
Kitchen

modern kitchens

  • Stainless steel Whirlpool® appliance package includes:
    • 36” gas cooktop with 5 burners and 30” single wall oven with smart touch control and WiFi
    • 36” under-cabinet hood with halogen lights
    • 30” built-in microwave
    • 24” multi-cycle dishwasher
  • European-style white thermofoil cabinetry with shaker style doors, adjustable shelving, and concealed hinges and brushed nickel knob hardware
  • Stylish square edge quartz countertops with 6” backsplash and full backsplash behind cooktop available in three colors: White Sand, Frost and Steel
  • Sonetto undermount stainless steel single-basin kitchen sink with Delta® Essa single handle pull-out faucet in chrome and food waste disposal with deck mounted air switch
  • Convenient roll-out trash and recycling cabinet with two bins
  • LED Kitchen cabinet lighting and under-cabinet task lighting

*In the interest of continuous improvements, Brookfield Residential reserves the right to modify or change floor plans, materials, colors or features without prior notice or obligation. Issued 4/2020.

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Technology

technology & energy efficiency

  • myCommand technology with your choice of Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Apple HomeKit, offering a simple, secure and convenient way to control your home from anywhere, including front door locks, lights, garage doors and thermostats
  • Energy efficient LED disk lighting throughout main living areas
  • Technology pre-wiring with multiple enhanced Category 6e data wire to allow for phone lines and high speed data connection in Master Bedroom, Secondary Bedrooms, Great Room and Kitchen (telephone only)
  • USB outlets at Master Bedroom bed wall and Kitchen offer a convenient way to charge your devices
  • Low-E dual glazed vinyl windows, in tan color, that provide solar control and visible light transmittance, resulting in utility cost savings with increased efficiency
  • Central air conditioning and heating with programmable Honeywell® LyricTM T6 smart thermostat, creates more balance and energy conscious consumption (2 zones per plan)
  • High-performance Water Sense® faucets, Gerber Maxwell low-flow elongated toilets and showerheads conserve water
  • Pre-plumb for Electric Vehicle Charging Station with1” metal conduit from pre-plumb location in garage
  • Energy efficient tankless Rheem water heaters with direct vent
  • Radiant barrie rat roof consists of a highly reflective material that reflects heat rather than absorbing, thereby creating a more energy efficient home
  • Pest Control Service at Move-In
  • Solar Panel System Lease
    • 4.28 kW per plan

*In the interest of continuous improvements, Brookfield Residential reserves the right to modify or change floor plans, materials, colors or features without prior notice or obligation. Issued 04/2020.

55+ living

Features included in the homes at Stella, as well as options to enhance 55+ Living

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  • Plans 3 and 4 comprise 41 of the 82 available homes, each with an included 1st floor Master Suite
  • Plan 1 includes a 1st floor Bedroom
  • All 1st level floor plans are designed to include 2’-8” wide doors for easier access, except the coat closet at 2’-6” wide
  • All front entry doors included are designed to 3’-6” wide
  • All 1st floor Powder Rooms and Baths include backing for future grab bars
  • Grab bars are an option
  • All included first floor showers are a minimum 30” x 60”
  • A low threshold shower floor option is available for the 1st floor showers (early option selection required)
  • Optional foldup seat is available for the 1st floor showers
  • Optional handheld/sliding showerhead is available for the 1st floor showers
  • Optional Kitchenette in Plan 3, Master Suite 2

The Groves

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Now open by appointment only, The Groves brings modern neighborhoods with thoughtful floor plans, historic resort-style recreation, a meandering trail and hip retail to a Whittier location that is both storied and vibrant. Life here is simply more exciting with engaging amenities and great opportunities around every corner. Soak up the sun by a refreshing pool, socialize with friends at The Commons resident club or stroll along the scenic Heritage Trail. The Groves is where the good life grows in Whittier!

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What is The Groves?

The Groves is a new community in Whittier set on over 75 acres at the intersection of Whittier Boulevard and Philadelphia Street. This historic site, a former state facility with citrus and walnut groves, has transformed into Whittier’s new must-have address. Modern neighborhoods, resort style recreation, meandering trails, plus hip and convenient retail will mark a location that is both storied and vibrant.

How many homes will be built at Stella at The Groves?

At completion, there will be a total of 82 single-family detached homes within Stella at The Groves.

What amenities does the community include?

Residents enjoy exclusive, resident access to resort-style amenities at The Commons, The Retreat, Heritage Trail, Poets Park and Paws Park, as well as cool new retail in the community.

What’s the benefit of having a Lifestyle Director?

The great thing about having an on-site Lifestyle Director is that they play a vital role in creating and maintaining an enjoyable and engaging lifestyle at The Groves! As an HOA representative, they can also simplify and expedite solutions to most HOA related questions. They will plan events, keep The Commons running and activated, while they also answer community questions, etc.

Are there community events and how does the community stay connected?

The Groves has countless ways to get neighbors together all year long with a full calendar of fun events and activities. The Commons will even have a Lifestyle Director to make the good times and great memories even better. Fun activities may include concerts in the park, dive-in movies, holiday gatherings, food truck events and more!

What are the shopping and dining options at and near The Groves?

West End at The Groves by Frontier will balance cool fun with everyday convenience, with casual dining options, a fitness club and daily needs. Heritage Court by Frontier will be an eclectic retail spot that plans to offer craft eateries, cool market hall purveyors and unique spaces to gather. Both are opening in 2021. Uptown Whittier is just up Philadelphia Street from The Groves, with a vibrant street scene filled with sidewalk cafés, vintage stores, and a diverse mix of retail shops,

What is the school district assignment for The Groves?

The Groves appeals to the priorities of families who want a strong foundation for the future, and that includes access to a variety of schools for their children. Students living in The Groves will attend schools served by Los Nietos School District (K - 8th grade) and the Whittier Union High School District (9th - 12th grade). Los Nietos School District offers an open enrollment policy, and requests are processed on an individual basis.

What does Whittier offer?

Living in Whittier gives you access to trendy dining, shops and cafes in Uptown Whittier, top schools within the Los Nietos and Whittier Union School Districts, Whittier College, the Whittier Greenway Trail, Pio Pico State Historical Park and historic gems like Whittier Historical Museum nearby.

What are the HOA Dues at Stella at The Groves?

Master association dues are approximately $203.10 per month, which covers the maintenance of amenities and common areas, including common area landscaping.

What are the taxes at Stella at The Groves?

When you live within the beautiful community of The Groves, your anticipated property taxes are based on the general tax rate combined with Community Facilities Districts (CFD) and Special Assessments. The total estimated effective tax rate for Stella will be approx. 1.4%. These rates will depend upon the price and square footage of your new home; this includes your base taxes + CFDs & special taxes. Please refer to your tax calculators and NOST reports for detailed information.

Do the neighborhoods at The Groves offer a broker referral fee? Can I add my real estate agent to my purchase for a referral fee after my first visit?

We very much appreciate the Broker community and the service they provide. The Neighborhoods at The Groves offer a 2% referral to Brokers who personally escort their clients to an individual neighborhood and register them on the first visit. It is really the one and only requirement. Thus, if they fail to fulfill this requirement, they have not earned and are not eligible for the referral fee.

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