Builder Brookfield Homes and Four Communities Nominated for “San Diego’s Best 2011”

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15th annual readers' poll includes Real Estate categories for Best New Home Community and Best New Home Builder. Brookfield Homes has been nominated for both.

Brookfield's Rockrose Plan 3

Brookfield's Rockrose Plan 3

All five Brookfield Homes new home neighborhoods are included in the competition for “Best New Home Community” in the San Diego’s Best 2011 Union-Tribune poll. In addition, Brookfield Homes is nominated for “Best New Home Builder” in the 15th annual readers’ poll.

As part of the Real Estate category, Brookfield Homes is among nine nominees for Best New Home Builder. For more than 50 years, Brookfield has been building quality homes. The company believes strongly in quality control, so each home built is put through a rigorous 147-item quality control checklist. J.D. Power has also ranked Brookfield #1 in Quality in Southern California.

With five new home neighborhoods represented in four of the communities nominated, Brookfield Homes is dominating this year’s competition for Best New Home Community.

The nominees are:

  • Rockrose at The Foothills in Carlsbad

The Foothills spans 157 acres and introduces Brookfield’s first eco-savvy new home neighborhood, Rockrose. Rockrose is the most energy efficient new home community in all of San Diego County and has won numerous awards. The Foothills Swim Club features a resort-style pool and spa with barbecue/picnic area, fireplace, paddle tennis courts, walking trail, yoga exercise circle and tot lot. Rockrose was recognized as one of eight best-selling home designs across the nation.

Just across the street from The Foothills and already under construction is the site of a future Carlsbad high school. Another proposed future amenity is a new 13.5-acre community park, planned as a lighted, multi-field soccer complex. Nearly half of the property of The Foothills new homes in Carlsbad will be preserved as permanent open space, providing a key connection to the habitat management program for the community of Carlsbad.

  • Mahogany at Old Creek Ranch in San Marcos

Featuring view homes backing to open space, Mahogany offers incredible value, with one of the lowest cost-per-square-foot new home prices in the Carlsbad/San Marcos area. Mahogany offers single-story and two-story floor plans with downstairs master bedrooms, bonus rooms, lofts and more. The San Marcos new homes span approximately 2,412 to 3,875 square feet and have three to five bedrooms and three to 4.5 baths.

  • Serenity at StoneBridge Estates near Scripps Ranch

Serenity at Stonebridge Estates view homes range from 4,040 to 4,759 square feet and have five bedrooms, 4.5 baths and three- or four-car garages. Home sites set amid rolling terrain and surrounded by acres of open space range from 11,234 to 26,705 square feet. Three distinct floor plans are offered featuring Spanish, Italian and Craftsman architectural styles. The single-family homes offer a wide range of lifestyle options, such as a home office, a private retreat, morning room and more. Ladies’ vanities are included in every home. Outdoor courtyards, an optional wine storage space, and a downstairs living suite are among the many options available on some plans.

  • Windingwalk at Otay Ranch in Chula Vista

Brookfield Homes is now selling attached and detached new homes at Cordova and Trellis in Windingwalk. Windingwalk offers a plethora of amenities, including two private recreation centers, a large community park and marketplace shopping center. The acclaimed WindingOaks Recreation Center for residents only is equipped with a resort-style play pool, Junior Olympic lap swimming pool, and spa and locker rooms with restrooms and showers. WindingOaks also comes complete with a fully equipped gym, conference/meeting room, grassy play areas, a covered outdoor pavilion with exterior fireplace and barbecue, and a wedding garden featuring a wide lawn and covered gazebo.

The 15th annual San Diego's Best Readers' Poll continues through June 25. Winners will be announced in September in the Union-Tribune and on To vote, log in at

Brookfield Homes builds new homes in San Diego and Riverside counties. Brookfield currently is building in the master-planned communities of The Foothills in Carlsbad, Windingwalk in Chula Vista, Stonebridge Estates east of Scripps Ranch in San Diego, and Old Creek Ranch new homes in San Marcos. The company also has significant land holdings in Riverside County. For more information about Brookfield communities and to learn about the company’s signature construction differences, visit


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