The gated townhome community of Sommerset in Brea, California offers many amenities for its residents including spectacular views of the Disneyland fireworks.
Nestled in the city hills, this neighborhood is close to local shopping, dining, and recreation. Community benefits include a swimming pool, tennis courts, and spa. The Brea Olinda Unified School District serves this neighborhood with facilities like Brea Country Hills Elementary School, Brea Junior High School, and Brea-Olinda High School. There are also several private schools including Montessori of Brea Inc., Christ Lutheran School, and Brea United Methodist Preschool. Nearby higher education facilities include: California State University, Fullerton; Golden Gate Baptist Seminary; and Hope International University.
Sommerset is located near many parks like the Brea Sports Park which offer picnicking, playgrounds, and sports fields. The Birch Hills Golf Course is located to the south with an 18-hole executive course, and affordable fees. The Carbon Canyon Regional Park features 124 acres for hiking, picnicking, and sports. Nature hikes and guided tours are available.
There are plenty of shopping opportunities with the Brea Mall with department stores like Nordstrom’s, JCPenny’s, and Sears as well as interesting boutiques. The Brea Downtown shopping district has quaint sidewalk cafes, and eclectic shops.
The City of Brea is known as a retail center although it started as a major region for oil production. It also has an extensive art program that was created in 1975. This program thrived and today is an inspiration for cities throughout the United States. Top employers here include Bank of America, Mercury Insurance Group, Beckman Coulter, Kirkhill-TA, and Albertsons. There have been many notable residents here such as producer James Cameron, James Hetfield of Metallica, and Jeanette Pohlen of the WNBA. There have also been residents who belong to Major League Baseball like Joe Maddon and Randy Jones.
1 Civic Center Circle Level 2, Brea, CA 92821-5732
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