Pomona is beginning to shed its rough-around-the-edges reputation. With plans laid out for a downtown revitalization project and new residential developments springing up around the city, the future is bright for this community of 152,000.
If you’re shopping for a new construction home in the $500,000-range that offers easy access to the freeways, consider one of these four Pomona developments.
Developer: Van Daele Homes
Address: 901 West Lexington Avenue
Priced from: $538,490
Alicante is a gated community of single-family homes with up to five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms and approximately 2,733 square feet of living space. These two-story residences come with a host of sought-after features and upgrades, such as two-car garages, walk-in pantries, California rooms, kitchen islands, gas fireplaces and separate laundry rooms. The development touts a residents-only pool and spa, outdoor barbecues, plus a walkable location that’s close to Target, Planet Fitness, Food 4 Less, CVS and several fast-casual restaurants.
Address: 1385 South San Antonio Avenue
Priced from: $493,000
Bel Square is a boutique-style condominium community consisting of just five units. The two-story floorplans feature three or four bedrooms, each with their own ensuite bathroom for added privacy. The homes are bright and inviting, showcasing fenced-in yards, large windows, flexible dens or studies, and island kitchens. Residents of Bel Square will also benefit from meandering pathways, park benches and barbeques. The development is only a seven-minute drive from the Pomona Metrolink station, connecting riders with DTLA in under an hour.
Developer: Van Daele Homes
Address: 2 Rancho Valley Drive
Priced from: $560,990
The final phases of single-family homes are now selling at Madrone, a gated neighborhood consisting of three- to five-bedroom residences with coveted California rooms. Each plan offers three inspired elevation options to choose from — Early California Ranch, Craftsman or European Cottage. The interiors are characterized by nine-foot ceilings, ceramic tile flooring, Shaker-style cabinetry, solid surface countertops, Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, and energy-efficient features like solar panel conduits, tankless water heaters, dual-glazed Low-E windows and smart thermostats. Madrone also boasts a residents-only pool, spa and outdoor barbecues.
Developer: Century Communities California
Address: 618 West Baseline Road
Priced from: $524,990
Located in neighboring Claremont, Gable Crossing is a collection of modern townhouses with three to four bedrooms, up 2,033 square feet of living space, and two-car garages. Expect open-concept kitchens, dining areas and great rooms, first-floor guest bedrooms, sumptuous owner’s suites and multi-purpose dens (as per plan). The community comes complete with a private swimming pool and spa, outdoor fireplace and barbecue area. Claremont is a picturesque college town known for its boutiques, art-house cinemas, gourmet restaurants and local brewpubs.