Within the Seven Oaks master-planned community in Bakersfield, California is the active adult enclave known as The Greens at Seven Oaks. This intimate-sized gated community offers just 404 single-family homes for residents age 55 and better. Built between 1999 and 2004, The Greens offers its resident’s access to all the wonderful amenities within the larger Seven Oaks community.
There are two clubhouses brimming with fantastic amenities. The Ridge Oak clubhouse offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, a library, billiard tables and a grand piano room plus studios for games, arts and crafts. The White Oak clubhouse is a popular meeting place where residents gather for larger events such as dances, parties, fitness classes, card games and more. It also offers a complete kitchen perfect for larger catered events or small potluck dinners. Throughout the community there are plenty of outdoor amenities such as a swimming pool and spa, tennis courts, an outdoor barbecue and lounge area, a putting green and a beautiful rose garden.
A highlight of this California active adult community is the fabulous championship golf course offering 27-holes of world-class golf. The three 9-hole courses offer challenging play for golfers of all levels, each with breathtaking landscaping, scenic views and cascading water features. Two on-site restaurants offer wonderful dining options for casual or elegant meals right within the community.
The homes built by Castle & Cooke are available on a resale basis with prices ranging from the low $200’s to the low $800’s. Many of the homes offer sought-after features such as private swimming pools, oversized home sites, granite countertops, custom cabinetry, fireplaces, detailed moldings and spacious three car garages. Sizes range from 1,237 to 2,730 square feet.
While there is plenty to do within the community itself, the surrounding Bakersfield area of Central California is a wonderful retirement destination. The local Riverwalk area offers exciting shops and restaurants while nearby Lake Kern is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with an abundance of opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing and more. Bakersfield itself offers 72 city parks and miles of trails for bike riding, jogging or hiking. Close to home residents will find everyday conveniences, medical facilities, entertainment, dining, shopping, golf and more.
It’s easy to stay busy in this picturesque retirement destination. The abundance of amenities throughout the area combined with the exciting amenities within the community equal an excellent destination for California retirees. The Greens at Seven Oaks has a friendly social environment with an active social committee planning holiday parties, daytrips, dining events, classes and much more. Meeting new people and making meaningful friendships is easy in this tight-knit neighborhood.
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