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Happy Thanksgiving Day

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All of us here at Castle & Cooke would like to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving Day!

An Award Winning Team

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We use award-winning architects who know how to develop house plans for the variety of people who buy our homes. Castle & Cooke has a legacy of designing homes for first-time buyers, first and second move-up buyers, executive home buys, and active adult buyers. All of our plans are open designs with an abundance of […]

5 DIY Fall inspired projects for your home this year!

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Here at Castle & Cooke, we love to decorate our homes. Check out 5 of our favorite DIY fall decoration projects!  Ombre wine bottles   What you need: orange, white, and yellow spray paint empty wine bottles, labels removed cardboard (for your spray painting space) optional: pumpkin, leaves, twigs, candy corns Directions: Remove the labels on […]

Street Art!

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This past weekend Highgate at Seven Oaks sponsored a space at the Bakersfield Museum of Art’s annual Via Arté Italian Street Painting Festival.   We would like to thank Samantha Stephens for sharing her talents with the community of Bakersfield.

A Little Love

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This past weekend at Highgate at Seven Oaks, we had a visitor show us some “Love!” We love when families come and visit us.

Gaskill Rose Luxury Home Builders

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Castle & Cooke has been creating master planned, lifestyle-oriented communities and homes in Bakersfield for over 25 years. Above all our homes are designed to be architecturally unique, energy efficient, functional and affordable. For most homebuyers it’s the perfect combination. For buyers seeking a more personal approach to the design of their new home, Castle […]

How a Scary Incident Led to a New Home in Windermere at Seven Oaks

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When a drunk driver crashed into their home, Darren and Holly Kerns knew they had to find a safer neighborhood. They had been searching for some time when Darren remembered visiting Windermere at Seven Oaks with his wife when the community first opened. They decided to visit again. One look at the gated entry, the […]