Sea Haven - Monterey Bay

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Experience the Dawn of the New Sea Haven Community at "First Light" Neighborhood Unveiling



Public Invited to Visit Sales Preview Centers by Inaugural Homebuilders

Wathen Castanos Homes and Renasci Homes

MARINA, Calif.  (March 10, 2017) —  After years of anticipation and planning, the public can at last step foot on the long-awaited Sea Haven community, formerly known as Marina Heights. The Sea Haven community’s building partners, Wathen Castanos Homes and Renasci Homes, will open Sales Preview Centers on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The “First Light” event will unveil the nearly-completed models and framed phase one homes as well as new Sales Preview Centers. Hard hat tours will take place for attendees to get the first opportunity to walk Sea Haven’s new homes.

“Our highly-regarded builders, Wathen Castanos Homes and Renasci Homes, will provide interested homebuyers with an onsite experience to better understand the Sea Haven community,” said Chuck Lande, lead developer for Sea Haven. “Our neighbors can look forward to a grand opening event this summer that will showcase fully-furnished model homes at all three of our new neighborhoods. Until then, our builders are here to answer any questions about Layia, Larkspur and Villosa.”

The Sales Preview Centers are designed to be a convenient resource for those seeking information about Sea Haven’s first three neighborhoods, Layia and Villosa by Wathen Castanos Homes; and Larkspur by Renasci Homes. The Sales Preview Centers will be accessible from Imjin Parkway and Marina Heights Drive.

“We’ve seen a tremendous amount of regional interest in the Sea Haven community,” said Joshua E. Peterson, President, Wathen Castanos Homes for the Layia and Villosa neighborhoods. “We’re excited to share our progress and pricing for phase one homes with the public.  Those interested in our homes can now meet with sales and loan counselors.”

“We look forward to meeting the potential homebuyers in one of Monterey’s most attractive real estate markets,” said Steve Kessler, CEO, Renasci Homes. “Our homes in the Larkspur neighborhood will be a complement to the beautiful surroundings in the city of Marina. Residents are in close proximity to the historic Fort Ord Dunes State Park, Fort Ord National Monument, Marina State Beach, and the popular Dunes Retail District.”

The homes in the first three neighborhoods at Sea Haven will offer a wide range of architectural styles and will be priced from the mid $500,000s to mid $800,000s.


Neighborhoods by Wathen Castanos Homes


Homes at Layia offer single-story living as well as a bedroom downstairs in the larger two-story plans. The plans are open with many options and flex spaces available to customize the home for each homebuyer. The one- and two-story homes will range from 1,849 to 2,725 square feet with three to five bedrooms and two to three and a half baths.


These homes focus on spacious living for large families. These one- and two-story plans feature unique designs such as L-shaped kitchens, positioning it closer to the living room for entertaining. This collection of one- and two-story homes will range from 2,380 to 3,411 square feet with three to seven bedrooms and two and a half to four baths.


Neighborhood by Renasci Homes


The homes feature usable outdoor living to bring in sea breezes and provide more outdoor living space, upstairs and downstairs. Master-suites are complete with retreats, walk-in closets and large showers. This collection of one- and two-story homes will range from 1,141 to 1,908 square feet with two to four bedrooms and two and a half baths.


Join the Sea Haven Interest Registry to stay informed about community news and neighborhood updates at Sales trailers will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. as of Saturday, March 25 for the Layia and Villosa neighborhoods by Wathen Castanos Homes and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the Larkspur neighborhoods by Renasci Homes.


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About Wathen Castanos Homes

Wathen Castanos Homes is a family business, committed to building quality homes for families in the Central Valley and Central Coast for more than five decades. A leader in building practices and quality design has led to national recognition like the National Housing Quality Award, Energy Housing Award and the Energy Star Leadership Award; and an unwavering focus on customer service has helped build a strong local brand, with consistent repeat and referral business for generations of families. To get the latest news on current communities, upcoming developments, and highlights of new home features visit To learn about Layia, visit or call 831-440-8049. To learn about Villosa, or call 831-444-2262.


About Renasci Homes

Renasci Homes, based in Agoura Hills, California is ushering in the next wave of building and design with a century of combined industry experience in stewardship, leadership, innovation, creativity, and quality. With a hand selected executive team that has built and sold thousands of homes throughout California and the Southwest, Renasci Homes is positioned to become one of California’s premier developers and homebuilders. For more information about the company or its current new-home offerings, visit Visit or call 831-621-5694 to learn about Larkspur.



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