photo_4192238-100x75UPDATED 5/26/17:  SUMMERSET re-sale home sales average 32 days on the MLS, and an average list of $517,000!  Most buyers are looking for homes priced below $500K, but if the home is “move-in-ready” with upgrades, buyers are willing to spend the extra monies.

Most homes in Summerset sell from April-October.  Currently, there are 10 homes on the MLS, ranging from $419,999-$617,000.  Here is a link to these homes. 

Summerset has over 2,000 homes in 4 communities.  Each community has its own pool, hot tub, club house, bocce/tennis courts and events.  Once an owner in Summerset, you can attend events planned at all 4 Summerset locations.  This allows you to attend MORE events/trips/activities, meet more people and have more FUN!

Let me introduce you to what Summerset is all about, call me at 925-852-1659!


P1010634(1)UPDATE 2-25-16:    SUMMERSET RE-SALE HOMES now number 8; however, 1 of these being Contingent, so a all cash offer is needed!  Summerset was Brentwood’s 1st “Over 55” community, and it consists of over 2,000 homes in 4 communities.  Each community has its own HOA, clubhouse, pool, hot tub, bocce courts, tennis courts, work out room and pool tables.  These homes are gently used, but can need updates that buyers want now, that were not available when these homes were built.  Home sizes range from 984 – 2600+ sq. ft.  The smallest are duets with a common wall and single car garage.  The larger homes can be on a golf course lot, have golf cart garages and expanded living areas.  There is something for all price-levels in Summerset.  Homes range from the $320K-$650K range.  Homes that are priced well, usually sell within days/weeks of being on the market.

Here is a link to the current Summerset homes that are available.

Summerset is close to medical facilities, as both John Muir Medical Center and Kaiser Antioch are nearby.  There is a wide-range of shopping, movie theaters, restaurants, churches, parks, and a senior center, also.   If you are “over 55”, you owe it to yourself to check-out Summerset as a retirement option.

Rentals are VERY rare, and currently there is none available on the MLS.

I live in Summerset, and would be happy to answer your questions, or show you neighborhood properties.  Call me at 925-852-1659!  If you are not ready now, please continue to check back to this blog for updates.  Take care!



HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU; I wish you much happiness, health & FUN in 2016!

UPDATED 1/28/16…. Several homes have gone PENDING, and 3 are now CONGINGENT!   Summerset (Brentwood’s 1st “OVER 55” housing development) currently has 14 homes on the MLS.  Homes range from $350K to $639K.  There are 2 golf course homes (Benoni) and Honeygold.     Three homes just came on the MLS this week: Ruby Terrace, Honeygold & Stewart.  Here is a link to Summerset Homes FOR SALE!

Summerset homes were built from 1994-2005.  There are over 2,000 homes in 4 communities.   Brentwood Golf Club has 27 holes that run throughout the development.  Homes range from 984-2800+ sq. ft., and there is a model for every need and budget.

Here is a link to recent RE-SALE homes in Summerset.  This will give you an idea of prices and condition.  As you will see, most homes SOLD at or near list price, as Summerset is desirable for those wanting to live in a gated community, with a golf course and close to many facilities.

For more information on these homes or any questions on Brentwood’s “over 55” communities, call me at 925-852-1659.


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UPDATE: 12-19-15….  Brentwood’s 1st “Over 55” Community of Summerset is getting ready for the holidays.  Our Summerset Singers had a concert at El Campanil (602 W. 2nd Street; Antioch CA) on Sunday 12/13.  This performance certainly put everyone in the holiday mood!

If you are in the market for a re-sale home, there are 12 homes available in Summerset.   The smallest is a duet (shares a wall with the attached unit) is 1022 sq. ft. and listed for $325K.  The largest is a beautiful golf course home, priced at almost $600K.  There is also an “AS IS” bank-owned is SS#4, that is back-on-market for the 2nd time, and a new Wellington model (2156 sq. ft) in Summerset #3.  Here is link to Summerset homes FOR SALE.

Thank you for reading this blog, especially my loyal readers. Ralphie & I wish you a wonderful Christmas Season.   May you receive that Red Ryder air rifle, or anything else that brings you joy this season!  Holiday wishes to you and yours from a very grateful agent.  If you want more information, please call me at 925-852-1659.

November – Summerset Update

UPDATED 11/16/15:  Currently, there are 12 homes available to the “OVER 55” buyer at Summerset; a similar number to November 2014 homes available.  Prices range from $399K to $599,500.  The bulk of the homes are in the 1700-2200 sq. ft.   It all comes down to model, location and condition on what relates best for the buyer. SUMMERSET HOMES FOR SALE!

There were 12 Summerset homes that SOLD in October,  and here is a link to Summerset homes SOLD

For more information on Summerset, call me at 925-852-1659.

October 2015 – Summerset Update

HalloweenUPDATED 10-23-15:     Happy October!  Time for OktoberFest celebrations (this weekend in Clayton), high school football games, Halloween Haunts, Pumpkin Fests (Oct 17 & 18 in Half Moon Bay), Fleetweek (Oct 5-12), and everything pumpkin to eat & drink!  Summerset residents have trips planned to many of the above events.

Summerset, Brentwood’s 1st “over 55” community, currently has 16 homes on the MLS For Sale.   These homes range from 1022-2665 sq. ft, and $324K to $615K.   Several smaller homes came up, and quickly went PENDING, as demand is high for homes below $450K.  Summerset Homes FOR SALE   Check out the property on Centennial; it is a Peachtree model and priced well for its condition and location.  All Summerset homes are single story, with hallways wide enough for a walker/wheel chair and have a minimum of 2 bedrooms & baths.  Summerset homes are usually unfenced, but 3′,4′ and 5′ wrought iron fencing is allowed by the HOA.   HOA dues range from $84-$145/month, depending on the community.

Here is a link to the 4 Summerset homes that SOLD in September.

Keep checking this BLOG for updates.  If you have questions, or want a tour of Summerset, call me at 925-852-1659.

Wishing you a FABULOUS October!


Mid-month Summerset & Trilogy Vineyard Resale Update…………

UPDATED 9/21/15………..  September has been ACTIVE, as 7 homes in Summerset (Kent, Bountiful, Pearl, Jubilee, Gala, Bismarck & Summerset Drive) and 1 home in Trilogy Vineyards (Viognier Ct) went PENDING.

There is much demand for Trilogy Vineyard re-sales, as many buyers do not want to hassle the now 8.5 month build process.  The builder is also not taking Contingency sales.   There are 2 re-sale homes, a Costa Blanca that just came on the MLS & a Tropez.  Here is a link to those homes.  The Alicante that just had a Price Reduction is now PENDING.

Summerset has 14re-sale homes for sale, and  here is a link to these homes.   2 Smaller models with a 2 car garage just came on the MLS.  Summerset was Brentwood’s 1st “OVER 55” community, built from 1994-2005.

For more information, keep checking back to this blog or call me at 925-852-1659.

Current re-sale homes in Summerset & Trilogy Vineyards….

P1020685(1)UPDATED 8-29-15:     Currently, there are 15 homes for sale in Summerset, ranging from $352K-$630K.  The smallest is a Sunmist model (1252 sq. ft.) that is a bank-owned and been on the MLS for quite some time.  The newest & largest is a Majestic model (2665 sq. ft.) with a golf course view (ignore the electrical tower) and a golf cart garage.  Three price reductions took place, the BEST being a Chesapeake model in SS#2 with 2 master suites priced at $220 sq. ft. Here are the: Summerset Homes on the MLS.

There are 2 golf course homes: Gala Lane and Central Park Place.    The homes on Jubilee and Gladstone border the golf course.  For those seeking an entry level duet, it will coming up for sale shortly.

Trilogy Vineyards re-sale homes now number only 3!  A highly upgraded and move in ready Alicante (1468 sq. ft.), a Tropez model (2721 sq. ft) and a Maxine (2846 sq. ft.) model.   Here is a link to those homes.    A “Coming Soon” sign is being advertised on La Tour.

Check out what both communities offer the “over 55” buyer.  If you have questions, or want a home tour, call me at 925-852-1659.

Summerset Re-sale Update – 7/27/15

P1020629All of the advertising generated by Shea, for Trilogy Vineyard’s new models, has brought renewed interest in Brentwood’s 1st Over 55 community – SUMMERSET.  This community has over 26 models, 2000+ homes and is also gated.  HOA dues range from $85-$145/month, depending on community.   Brentwood Golf Club’s 27 hole course runs in/throughout the communities.  Summerset does not allow normal fencing, but 3′-5′ wrought iron fencing is allowed for added privacy and to keep your pet’s safe.

Currently, there are 15 homes on the MLS in Summerset.  Summerset in Brentwood is an “Over 55” community, built from 1994-2005.  Homes range from the low $300K up to the mid $600K range, and sized from a duet at 964 sq. ft. to over 2600 sq. ft.  Here is a link to current homes in Summerset FOR SALE!


Trilogy Vineyards is a resort lifestyle.  If you don’t quite fit that lifestyle or need something a bit more affordable, check out Summerset; you may be surprised what it offers!   Thanks for reading and call/email me with questions or to request a home tour.   Wishing you a great week – Elaine King (925-852-1659)



UPDATED: July 13, 2015:  Hello!  Thanks for checking out my blog that highlights Brentwood’s two “Over 55” communities of Summerset (built from 1994-2005) & Trilogy Vineyards (2007-present).

TRILOGY VINEYARDS….. Here are two great smaller model Trilogy Vineyard homes that are available…. 1) Signature Series Costa Blanca model at 1759 sq. ft; with OVER $100K in upgrades, 2)FABULOUS Mallorca Model (1602 sq. ft); everything a larger model has, but at a GREAT price.  This is the first time a Mallorca model has been up as a re-sale!


SUMMERSET… There are several New Additions & Price Reductions at Summerset.   Pricing ranges from $309K for a Duet model @ 1022 sq. ft., to $565K for a Redhaven model.  Finally, the home on Mariposa with the electrical lines is PENDING! :)  One of the BEST BUYS per square foot is the home on Rubidoux with 2 Master Suites, for $224 sq. ft.


Both communities have much to offer, with a variety of floor-plans.   For more information or to see these properties, call me at 925-852-1659.