Are you creative? Do you love social media? Well it’s time to put on your thinking caps! Join in on the fun and be a part of our Hashtag It Photo Contest. Every Monday during the month of August we’ll post a photo of our awesome residents having a blast and we want YOU to caption it with the PERFECT HASHTAG!
August is here, and summer is in full swing in and around Mountain House. Bring the family to Central Community Park for Restaurant Night and Music in the Park. Enjoy block parties in downtown Tracy and Pleasanton, and art & wine strolls in Brentwood and Danville. For hot-rodding fun, visit the Goodguys 30th West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fair. For details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
If you’re a current resident at Mountain House, then you know all about Mountain House Matters, our local online distributor of all community news. We had a little chat with Bryan Harrison, the creator of MH Matters, about what gave him the inspiration to start the publication and his love for the community.
If you’re a Mountain House resident, then you’ve probably seen The Byron Inn Cafe located down the road on Byron Street. You’ve probably even popped in for a bite and then came back for more! But, how much do you know about the head chef and owner of said cafe? Native to Napoli, Italy, Roberto Rose is a passionate cook with an eye for downright delicious recipes (have you seen the wafflewich?) and a love for the Mountain House community.
Spacious, comfortable, luxurious. Where can you find all these fantastic qualities in a home? Heritage by Woodside Homes! This neighborhood is a top-of-the-line addition to our Mountain House community, with features that families of all shapes and sizes can appreciate. Want to know more? Continue reading about the floorplans below!
Happy 4th of July! Don’t miss the Mountain House Annual 4th of July Celebration, and then afterward head over to Tracy or Livermore for more fun and fireworks. This month you can also enjoy outdoor music and movie events in downtown Tracy, as well as Mountain House’s first Music in the Park of the summer and Mountain House’s 2nd annual Shakespeare in the Park. You’ll find food, entertainment, and fun for the whole family at Brentwood’s Harvest Time Festival. And make sure you get tickets to see Mary Poppins at the Bankhead Theater. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Umbria by Shea Homes is the final neighborhood being built to complete the Questa village in Mountain House. Offering both one-story and two-story floorplans, these homes include 3-6 beds, 2.5-4.5 baths, and 2,488-3,925 square feet of luxurious living space. Whether you’re thinking of expanding your family, or looking for a new home to enjoy retirement, Umbria has all of the qualities and features on your wish list!
School is out, the barbecues are hot, and the air smells of chlorine and sunscreen. That’s right, June has officially arrived and with it all the simple joys of summer. But, sometimes that extreme heat can force you to stay inside, which is why we found some awesome indoor activities to keep the fun going when Mr. Sun is working overtime!
Superman, Batman, Iron Man. These guys might be able to lift buildings, fly, and save the world from total disaster, but they don’t compare to the real heroes in our lives: D-A-D! Our dads have rescued us from sticky situations too many times to count, so why not get him a gift he’ll cherish forever this Father’s Day?
Don’t miss all the family fun around Mountain House in June! Put your running shoes on and join the annual Mountain House Kite Run. Then bring your kite to Central Park for Mountain House’s signature event, the Kite Festival. Celebrate our Western heritage at the 98th annual Livermore Rodeo. Bring the family to the Alameda and San Joaquin County Fairs for fun, food, and entertainment. And don’t miss Tracy’s first Movies on the Plaza of the summer featuring Minions! For more details about these local events and more, check out the listing below.
Can you feel the excitement buzzing around Mountain House? School’s almost out, summer vacation is fast approaching, and it’s just about that time to show off your kites. That’s right neighbors, the annual Kite Festival is returning next weekend, Saturday, June 4th!
Fire up those grills and bust out the pool noodles…because summer is almost HERE! Our favorite season is just around the corner and we want to help you get ready! Check out our list of fun themes, foods, and games to help add some flair to your next summer BBQ.
In addition to having high quality homes and resort-style amenities, our schools are a major reason why families choose Mountain House. We love our schools, and not just because they’re located right here in the community. From elementary to high school and beyond, these schools consistently rank among the highest! So you can rest assured knowing that your kids will be getting a top-notch education.
As the weather warms up in May, Mountain House residents can enjoy lots of fun local events. From street parties to Cinco de Mayo celebrations, from wine festivals to live entertainment…there’s something for everyone! Don’t miss the 2016 Mountain House Community Garage Sale on May 7th and 14th. Residents can pick up dinner from local food trucks on Mountain House Restaurant Nights, May 10th and 26th. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Sundance is one of our newest neighborhoods built by the fabulous TRI Pointe Homes, featuring gorgeous architecture and spacious floorplans. Starting from the high $500,000s, Sundance boasts four different two-story home designs ranging from 2,636 to 3,249 square feet, with 3-5 beds, 2.5-4.5 baths, and 2 to 3-car garages!
If you’re a mom, you know that sleep is a rare and elusive treat. Finding the time (or even the energy) to clean the house can be a daily struggle. Luckily, we found some simple and crafty tips to make cleaning quicker and your blissful bubble bath longer!
Spring Hill Estates by Richmond American Homes is one of the newest neighborhoods in Mountain House! With four floorplans to choose from, there is something for every family in these brand-new homes. Homes range from approximately 2,100 to 2,450 square feet, with 3 – 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. These homes have been priced from the low $500s and include many options!
It’s April in Mountain House and there are several great happenings for everyone! Make plans to take the family to the popular Manteca Crossroads Street Faire or to the widely-acclaimed annual San Joaquin Asparagus Festival to celebrate this locally-grown vegetable. Be sure to visit one of the participating restaurants in the Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out. For locally grown produce, check out the Downtown Tracy Farmers Market which returns on Saturdays beginning April 2nd. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below.
Everyone loves the heavenly, cool relief of air-conditioning and taking extra long showers. But seeing those high energy bills every month is definitely not a picnic! Turns out we humans tend to be wasteful without even realizing it. We can do better! We’ve put together some simple yet effective tricks to help keep your home more energy efficient, and our lovely planet happy and green.