Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B) on Thursday announced the grand opening of Sterling Heights at The Lakes above Rancho Santa Fe, its first multigenerational community in the San Diego market.

The community will be comprised of Lennar Next Gen® – Home within a Home® designs catering to multigenerational living.

The public is invited to tour five model homes at Sterling Heights during its grand opening weekend, being held Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A grand opening celebration featuring entertainment will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on January 12.

Residence 1 at Sterling Heights starts at $1,812,900.
Residence 1 at Sterling Heights starts at $1,812,900.

"This is the first time San Diego home shoppers will be able to tour and buy one of our Next Gen homes, which give families the perfect floor plans for enjoying multigenerational living while also maintaining private, independent living spaces," said Lennar San Diego Division President Bill Ostrem. "We have been waiting for the opportunity to bring Next Gen here and are thrilled that the time has finally come."

Built specifically for the rising number of Americans looking for a comfortable, welcoming and well-appointed multigenerational housing option, Lennar's Next Gen homes offer a main house plus an attached suite with its own private entrance, living area, kitchenette, washer and dryer, bedroom and bathroom.

Sterling Heights offers both single story and two-story home designs. The six floor plans range from 4,283 to 6,540 square feet, with four to five bedrooms and four-and-a-half to five-and-a-half bathrooms. Kitchens feature double islands and butler's pantries. A complete Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ package ensures every corner of every home is connected.

Home buyers can select from four exterior styles: Hacienda, Andalusian, Spanish Colonial or Monterey. Pricing at Sterling begins at $1.8 million.

As part of Lennar's The Lakes master planned community, residents at Sterling Heights will enjoy a peaceful lifestyle just above Rancho Santa Fe. Grassy areas with a lake, bubbling stream and walking trails add to the sense of serenity at Sterling Heights and give residents a place to gather and play while remaining just minutes from San Diego's active North County.

From cozy coffee shops and boutiques to larger regional retail centers, residents at Sterling Heights are a short drive to some of the area's best shopping, dining and entertainment. Beaches are less than seven miles away, as are Interstates 5 and 15, and State Route 56, linking to the larger attractions and entertainment centers of metro San Diego.

As part of their purchase package, each new Sterling homeowner will receive a complimentary Athletic Membership which includes the initiation fee and first-year dues at The Crosby Golf Club, a par 70/72 course designed by world renowned golf course architect and player Brian Curley. As part of the membership, homeowners will receive eight tee times at The Crosby Golf Club.

Sterling Heights is located in the Poway School District and in close proximity to the Design 39 charter school.