Bear Valley Springs is a beautiful planned community just 10 minutes outside of Tehachapi in Kern County. Known as the "Land of Four Seasons," Bear Valley Springs and surrounding areas experience the changing of the seasons, a rarity in southern California, due to its elevation, which ranges from around 4,118 to 6,934 feet. Nestled in the Tehachapi mountain range, this gated community is popular with outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy everything from golfing to fishing and especially horses. Designed specifically as an equestrian community, Bear Valley Springs boasts many homes with barns and stables, 50 miles of its own horse trails and a gorgeous western landscape to match. Real estate options consist of single-family homes as well as land lots for custom building.
Just an hour from Los Angeles with spectacular modern home designs, Bear Valley Springs offers a best of both worlds lifestyle. Residents enjoy a laid back, slower paced life than urban neighbors. The community has its own general store, auto and gasoline facilities and all the day-to-day necessities in addition to a veritable feast of outdoor opportunities. Equipped with its own 9-hole golf course, lighted tennis courts, volleyball courts and indoor basketball court, residents of Bear Valley Springs also take advantage of their own country club, fitness facilities and two fresh water lakes with great fishing and boating among many other recreational amenities. Nearby schools are known for quality in education along with the clean air and almost non-existent crime rate keep this gated community popular with young families and retirees alike.
Bear Valley Springs, CA Real Estate Market & Prices of Houses for Sale
Bear Valley Springs is comprised of 25,000 acres of customized development. Just under $700,000 will buy you a gorgeous four-bedroom, three bath estate on 4 acres with a barn and three-car garage. Buy a lakefront lot of land in the mid-$200,000s and build your dream home with its own private boat dock. A three-bedroom on one acre with features like granite countertops and a fireplace can be purchased in the mid-$200,000s.
Bear Valley Springs is considered Southern California's best kept residential secret, with affordable homes in an ideal landscape with close access to the urban amenities of Los Angeles and other nearby cities. A continuously growing community, housing values are expected to keep rising with the area's popularity. People from all walks of life enjoy the "package deal" purchasing a home in Bear Valley Springs can be, as it comes with access to numerous recreational and outdoor amenities. Of course, particular properties will not always be available.
Bear Valley Springs Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 17th, 2020: homes priced around $315,836 compared to $315,915 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Friday, April 17th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.