Frequently Asked Questions
About Oak Ridge Estates
Is there a Home Owner's Association (HOA)?
There is no Home Owners Association.
Are there any Annual Fees at
Oak Ridge Estates?
There is an annual road maintenance fee. Currently the fee is $818 for the period of July 1st , 2023 – June 30th, 2024. The fee is adjusted annually. See the Maintenance Declaration for more details, by clicking the link below.
Do you maintain a waiting list for your lots and homes?
We maintain an interest list of people who have contacted us, but we do not utilize any form of waiting list for any particular lot or home.
Does Oak Ridge Estates have views?
Yes, every lot and home in Oak Ridge Estates offers incredible views.
Where is Oak Ridge Estates located?
Oak Ridge Estates is conveniently located 5+ miles West of downtown Atascadero, and within 10+ miles of Morro Bay, and the beach. This unique location provides temperatures that are typically 10-15 degrees cooler in the summer, and 10-15 degrees warmer in the winter, than other North County locations.
Are City Services Available?
Police, Fire, Recreation, and other Public Services are provided by the City of Atascadero.
What Utilities/Services are Available at Oak Ridge Estates?
Electricity - Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Water - Atascadero Mutual Water Company
Television – Satellite or Internet
Internet - Wireless and Satellite Providers
Telephone - AT&T
Trash & Recycling - Waste Management, Inc.
Waste Water - On-site systems
Buying a Lot and Building a Home FAQS
If I buy a lot, how soon do I need to build?
You can build on your lot at any time in the future. Many people are buying now so they can to build when they can move to the area, retire, or work from home.
What is the Process to Buy a Lot at Oak Ridge Estates?
After visiting Oak Ridge Estates and finding your favorite lot for your new home please contact us and let us know which lot you would like to buy. Before entering into a Purchase Agreement you will need to review all the applicable project documents including the California Department of Real Estate Public Report, Covenants, Conditions, & Restrictions, Design Guidelines, etc.
When you are ready to move forward with the purchase we can verify that your selected lot is still available and prepare a Purchase Agreement. Standard agreement terms require a $10,000 deposit and a 30-day escrow. Upon entering escrow a 17-day inspection period will begin. At the end of that inspection period the deposit provided will become non-refundable.
Do I need a Real Estate Agent at Oak Ridge Estates?
No, you are not required to utilize a Real Estate Agent. We provide the applicable pre-approved documents, disclosures, and agreements. We do recommend that if there is any information you do not understand or is not clear that you seek the advice from a licensed legal or real estate professional.
Can Castlerock Development build a different home plan?
Yes, we can build any home as long as it fits within the Design Guidelines, and is at least 2,100 sq ft.
How can I schedule a tour of Oak Ridge Estates to view available lots and homes?
Due to the desirability of Real Estate located in San Luis Obispo County, and the unique location of Oak Ridge Estates Homes and Lots, we recommend the following:
Please carefully review, visit, and experience the geography of the entire Central Coast.
Assess your budget to confirm you have the resources to purchase a lot and build a 2,100+ square foot home, or purchase a lot plus home package.
Visit Oak Ridge Estates and verify it meets all your expectations, and you like the location.
Read the CC&R's and Design Guidelines for Oak Ridge Estates, by clicking the links at the bottom of this page to be sure you are satisfied with the requirements even though there is no Homeowners Association.
Study all the details on our website to get as many questions answered as possible from the content provided.
Contact us with any remaining questions regarding a specific lot or home.
We often receive calls from people that are visiting the Central Coast to look at properties that would like to schedule a tour. Although we would like to accommodate everyone, we can only schedule a lot or home tour after you have personally driven through the Oak Ridges Estates property and decided that Oak Ridge Estates is right for you.
Can I put a manufactured home on my lot?
No, Oak Ridge Estates CC&R's does not allow for manufactured homes.
What is the minimum home size at Oak Ridge Estates?
Oak Ridge Estates allows homes over 2,100 square feet.
If I buy a lot at Oak Ridge Estates will Castlerock Development build my home for me?
If a Castlerock Development standard plan will fit well on your purchased lot, and Castlerock Development has the resources available, we can discuss entering into a mutually agreeable construction contract to build your new home for you.
What Purchase Agreement is used between the buyer and the seller at Oak Ridge Estates?
The Purchase Agreement is pre-approved for Oak Ridge Estates by the California Department of Real Estate and is the only Purchase Agreement we are allowed to use by law.
How long does it take to build a new home at Oak Ridge Estates?
Using a standard Castlerock Development plan a home could be completed as soon as five months, plus the time required to obtain government approvals.
Can we buy a completed home at Oak Ridge Estates instead of buying a lot and building?
We often build homes on lots and sell them as a package, but we don’t typically take a deposit on them or sell them until they are almost complete. We typically determine the price of each home as it nears completion.
Can Castlerock Development build me an ADU?
Yes, if you're an existing Oak Ridge Estates homeowner, we can evaluate your lot to determine if an ADU is a feasible option.