San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital to Hold Grand Opening at Ashton Park in Northwest Visalia, Calif., on Saturday, May 11

Tuscan style exterior of Ashton Park's sales office

New Gated Community Offering 93 Single-Family Homes with Prices Starting in the low $240,000s 

VISALIA, Calif.San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital will hold a grand opening at Ashton Park, a new gated community offering 93 garden homes starting in the low $240,000s in northwest Visalia, on Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Home buyers will be able to tour three beautifully decorated model homes, enjoy donuts from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and tacos from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and enter to win gift cards, an iPad and more. 

“There couldn’t be a better weekend to start showing off this ideally located community in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Visalia,” said Danny Garcia, vice president of sales at SJV. “We’re very excited about Ashton Park, which offers high-quality housing at affordable prices.” 

Ashton Park offers three-bedroom, two-bathroom homes with three floor plans ranging from 1,297 to 1,597 square feet. These homes feature nine-foot ceilings, pitched tile roofs, tile flooring, granite countertops and stainless appliances. Intimate backyards, most with covered patios, provide shade and privacy for homeowners. 

The new community is located at 4908 W. Flagstaff Avenue off North Akers Street just north of Riggin Avenue and across the street from the new Ridgeview Middle School. Ashton Park is conveniently located less than four miles from downtown and about four miles east of State Route 99, a major transportation corridor that connects Fresno to the north and Bakersfield to the south. 

Founded in 2013 by Joe Leal, Jim Robinson and Randy Merrill, SJV Homes expects to close on its 1,500th home later this month, making it one of the region’s most active homebuilders. 

Ashton Park is a joint venture projects with Presidio Residential Capital, a San Diego-based real estate investment company that funds 100 percent of the projects and operations of SJV Homes. 

Interested homebuyers can contact Amber Murillo at (559) 736-0779. 

About San Joaquin Valley Homes

San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) is a local homebuilder with deep roots in and a strong commitment to the Central Valley. Founders Joe Leal, Jim Robinson and Randy Merrill share a vision to build quality new homes in carefully planned neighborhoods for people who love the Valley and want lasting value. In 2013, SJV Homes combined forces with Presidio Residential Capital, a real estate investment firm in San Diego. It has since closed almost 1,500 homes and is now one of the busiest homebuilders in the San Joaquin Valley. For more information, please visit 

About Presidio Residential Capital

Presidio Residential Capital is a real estate investment company focused on the residential housing sector. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the firm provides capital in the form of joint ventures for the entitlement, development and build-out of for-sale residential projects throughout the Western United States. Presidio has infused more than $1 billion into the economy to capitalize the housing industry. The firm’s goal is to invest in excess of $50 million in capital for home-building projects in the Western United States in the next 12 months. It currently has investments in Arizona, California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington and Idaho with current committed capital of $500 million focused on 75 projects. The firm is affiliated with a privately held registered investment advisor specializing in alternative investment strategies who has a long history of investing in the home-building sector. Current assets under management total more than $2.5 billion. Online and social media:, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.