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Highly Anticipated Standard Pacific Homes Grand Opening at Questa at Mountain House

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Highly Anticipated Standard Pacific Homes Grand Opening at Questa at Mountain House17:41 EDT Wednesday, June 08, 2011Montalcino at Questa at Mountain House combines old-fashioned small-town feeling with leading energy-efficient living and state-of-the-art schoolsSACRAMENTO, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Pacific Homes (NYSE: SPF) will be grand opening Montalcino, the newest neighborhood in the highly successful Questa at Mountain House master plan community east of Livermore, this weekend June 11 and 12.Montalcino at Questa at Mountain House offers families the chance to live in a neighborhood with a genuine, "home-grown" feel and strong community spirit.  Residents will meet their neighbors at the local community market and social clubs, while kids enjoy the brand-new library and numerous parks. Golf course, hiking paths, and viewing benches allow residents to enjoy the peaceful open spaces and creeks in this beautiful community. Questa at Mountain House also includes new state-of-the-art K-8 schools that incorporate the latest educational technologies and are designed to grow with the community."We are pleased at the buzz that Montalcino at Questa at Mountain House has generated in the community," said Jon Nicholson, president of Standard Pacific Homes Sacramento/Central Valley division. "Buyers recognize the quality and value these homes offer and appreciate the genuine, neighborly lifestyle that Mountain House offers." Montalcino's four family-friendly new home designs have up to four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Among the thoughtful features included are lofts, classic front porches, convenient "drop zones" for keys, electronics and backpacks, and plenty of storage space. Ranging from 1,957 to 2,420 square feet, these homes offer families exceptional quality of life and an outstanding value, starting in the high $200,000s. The homes at Montalcino also contain leading energy efficiency features that may save homeowners nearly 50% compared to a typical resale home. In addition to being ENERGY STAR® qualified, all homes in the community include water-conserving plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems, high-efficiency heating and cooling systems, low-VOC interior paint and flooring and radiant barrier roofing that may increase energy efficiency by up to 17% compared to a home without this technology. Plus, homebuyers at Montalcino can make their homes even more efficient with optional solar energy systems. Join the grand opening celebration at Montalcino at Questa at Mountain House on Saturday, June 11 from 10am to 3pm to see these charming new homes for yourself. Get a taste of this friendly community by participating in one of the many community events that day, including a 5K run in the morning and the Kite Festival in the afternoon where free kites will be given away to celebrate the grand opening. To learn more about Standard Pacific Homes and its new home neighborhoods throughout the Bay Area and across the country, please visit About Standard Pacific Corp.Standard Pacific, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, has built homes for more than 113,000 families during its 45-year history. The Company constructs homes within a wide range of price and size targeting a broad range of homebuyers. Standard Pacific operates in many of the largest housing markets in the country with operations in major metropolitan areas in California, Florida, Arizona, the Carolinas, Texas, Colorado and Nevada. For more information about the Company and its new home developments, please visit our website at:  Contact:Holly AuwingerStandard Pacific Homes 916-375-5280SOURCE Standard Pacific Homes