Pardee Homes Inland Empire announced that the first homeowners have moved into Altis, its 55+ master-planned community located between Palm Springs and Los Angeles in Beaumont.
As of June, the residents of 17 homes are ensconced in their new homes. Approximately 100 residents are expected to call Altis home by the end of the year.
“This may not be their first time moving into a new home, but there’s certainly that extra-special feeling for new residents at Altis,” said Francine Wallace, Pardee Homes’ vice president of 55+ operations. “It is our company’s debut in the active-adult lifestyle community sector, and Pardee has gone above and beyond to deliver a uniquely transformative community that maximizes personal comfort, social connections and a sense of place.”
Altis will ultimately comprise 704 homes across four distinct collections — Vita, Avid, Mira and Elan — offering fresh designs, energy-efficient features and open, personalized floor plans. Ranging from approximately 1,473 to 3,094 square feet, the single-story homes come with two to three bedrooms, two to three and a half baths and two-bay garages.
At Pardee Homes Inland Empire’s new Design Studio, buyers can choose from a wide range of curated home options and upgrades to fully customize their living space indoors and out. Additionally, the comprehensive LivingSmart® program featured in the homes seamlessly blends the design, development, construction and operation of these high-performing homes to provide healthier, more comfortable living environments with lower operating costs.
A major draw at Altis is The VuePoint, a 16,000-square-foot residents’ club and social hub that includes a newly opened pool complex, a world-class amenity with a spa terrace and ample lounge seating from which to enjoy unobstructed panoramic views of the San Gorgonio Mountain Range. A 4,300-square-foot resort-style pool offers beach entry, solar integrated shade structure and water features, and a 2,100-square-foot lap pool that includes integrated therapy and accessible entry. A water feature tiled with iridescent glass provides the illusion that the elevated spa spills into the play pool below. The VuePoint also includes an outdoor kitchen, BBQ bars, islands with seating and sinks, a fire pit terrace, a 1,200-square-foot Butterfly Shade Structure with an integrated sound system, and a large event lawn.
“For such a dynamic and optimistic demographic, we knew we had a lot of research and preparation to do to get Altis’ design and place-making just right,” said Matt Sauls, vice president of marketing and product development at Pardee Homes. “Research shows that 53% of those 55 to 65 years of age cannot find the kind of compelling and vital community they desire. This community has something for everyone, wherever they’re moving from and for whatever reason — to be closer to family, to leave renting behind, or to have that home base that better facilitates their active, traveling lifestyles.”
Altis was recently recognized as a Grand Award winner for Best Age Qualified Community at the 2019 Gold Nugget Awards, the national honor going to those who improve communities through exceptional concepts in design, planning and development. Pardee Homes first introduced attainably priced homes to Beaumont and the Inland Empire 18 years ago with the critically acclaimed Sundance master-planned community.
With a population now exceeding 48,000, Beaumont was the third fastest-growing city in California in 2018. And there’s more growth to come as Amazon announced earlier this year that it will open a new fulfillment center in the city, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs. With 17 parks, including a 20-acre sports park, and an extensive trail system, Beaumont offers plenty of recreational opportunities as well.