Solera at Kern Canyon by Del Webb is an active adult community located in Bakersfield, California. This gated community is surrounded by green rolling hills, situated at the base of the canyons. Sidewalks and plenty of streetlights make Solera at Kern Canyon very pedestrian friendly. This 55 and over community is one of the lowest priced of all Del Webb communities in California, which makes it affordable for almost everyone.
Within the immediate area surrounding Del Webb's Solera at Kern Canyon in Bakersfield there is plenty of shopping, restaurants and medical facilities. Kern River is nearby as well, which offers an array of water related activities. Equestrian trails, picnic areas, and a wildlife habitat are in the same area as well. Solera at Kern Canyon is directly across the street from Rio Bravo Country Club, which offers discounted membership to Solera residents.
Solera Kern Canyon Amenities
The 8,000 square-foot Grove Clubhouse in Del Webb Bakersfield is sized just right to fit this intimate 558-home community. The Grove Clubhouse features a welcoming fire place, sharing library, computer niches, arts and crafts room, billiards, and a ballroom. The fully equipped fitness center offers yoga, pilates, and Tai Chi, or residents can simply follow their own workout routine.
Outdoors at Solera at Kern Canyon, residents can go for a swim in the heated pool or relax in the spa. Tennis and bocce ball courts invite some friendly competition, and golfers can practice their short game at the putting green. A lot of open parks are located throughout Solera at Kern Canyon. Benches are scattered throughout, so residents can enjoy leisurely nature walks, while admiring the Sierra Nevada range in the distance.
Solera at Kern Canyon Homes & Real Estate
Construction of Del Webb's Solera at Kern Canyon in Bakersfield, California started in 2004 and upon completion in 2013 consists of 558 single-family homes. Houses are available resale basis. All are ranch style with vinyl fencing in the backyards, with two different collections available. There are eight spacious floor plans to choose from.
The Classic Series ranges in sizes from 1,294 to 1,652 square feet and offers two bedrooms and two baths, and a two-car garage. The Premier Series ranges in sizes from 1,865 to 2,374 square feet. These homes offer two to three bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a two-car garage.
Solera at Kern Canyon Lifestyle
Del Webb's Solera at Kern Canyon is an intimate community with a full-time activities director who schedules activities and events, and supports and helps organize clubs and classes. Some of the clubs and classes are: art, book, bridge, computer, crafts and chat, cribbage, drama, fun and games, gardening, golf, Jazzercise, motorcycle group, pilates, reading, scrap booking, sewing and quilting, bocce, tai chi, tennis, Wii Bowling League, Yoga and more. Residents at Del Webb in Bakersfield, California also enjoy volunteering in the local community.
Solera at Kern Canyon is located in desirable Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield is a high growth community, and it offers numerous attractions and amenities. For example, Riverwalk is an outdoor collection of shops and restaurants. There are also minor league baseball and hockey teams. Bakersfield also features miles of outdoor biking and hiking trails, and it has 72 city parks. There are plenty of regional parks in Kern County, and seven State and National Parks and Forests.
Nearby Lake Kern offers fishing lakes, equestrian trails, picnic areas, and a wildlife habitat. There are also abundant hiking, camping, rock climbing, fishing, and rafting opportunities at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada range. For those who want to venture further to bigger cities, I-5, CA99 and Amtrak provide easy transportation to Los Angeles and San Francisco.
- The Grove Clubhouse - 8,000 Sq. Ft.
- Fitness Center
- Arts & Crafts Studio
- Computer Room
- Outdoor Pool & Spa
- 2 Tennis Courts
- 2 Bocce Ball Courts
- Putting Green
- Parks & Natural Space
There are plenty of activities available in Solera at Kern Canyon. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.
- Art Club
- Book Club
- Computer Club
- Crafts and Chat
- Drama Club
- Fun and Games
- Gardening Club
- Motorcycle Group "Geezey Riders"
- Reading Group
- "Roadrunners" RV
- Sewing and Quilting Together
- Solera "Highroller" Bocce
- Solera Singles
- Splash and Laugh
- T'ai Chi
- Wii Bowling League
Bakersfield itself isn't all that great, but we rarely have to go all the way in to town. The only real downside is shopping and dining out is a bit of a hike. The closest real grocery store is about 10 miles, but I think that will improve as the east end build up more.
All in all, I recommend it!
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