Highgate Shires

A preferred local custom homebuilder for Highgate Shires

Highgate Shires at Seven Oaks is a master planned and gated community of new custom homes in the growing west corridor of Bakersfield. It’s the latest phase of Seven Oaks residential communities created by Castle & Cooke California, Inc.

Like Castle & Cooke, we understand the value of superior design and construction. Your dream home should reflect you and the life your family lives. Maybe you love hosting, but aren’t a baker or perhaps you’ve simply dreamed about living in a modern and contemporary home. A custom home doesn’t have to be extravagant. It just has to be perfect for your needs. If you can imagine it, we can build it.

Community Highlights

Area Amenities

Located in the growing West Ming Corridor, Highgate Shires is surrounded by convenient nearby amenities. Within walking distance at Grand Island Village, residents have easy access to restaurants, a gym, a bank, a luxury salon/spa, and a variety of other businesses.

Nearby in Mustang Square more restaurants and service options have recently opened to meet the demands of the area. In the near future, additional retail and service-based businesses will open in Belcourt Village and at the Seven Oaks Business Park.

The Lifestyle

Over the last 25 years, Castle and Cooke have developed a signature lifestyle for Bakersfield. The Highgate Shires community is no exception and allows for a completely unique custom-built home.

As the area develops so will lush parks and a three-mile trail, which includes both decomposed granite running trail as well as a concrete walking trail, and will eventually connect to the Kern River Bike Path. This multipurpose trail will provide connectivity between the Highgate residents, businesses and the surrounding community.

Area Schools

The Highgate Elementary School is currently under construction on an approximately 12-acre site and would accommodate up to 800 students and 100 faculty and staff. Near by other public schools include Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Earl Warren Middle School and Stockdale High School.

Further south on Buena Vista Avenue is a private Christian based elementary and junior high school, St. John Lutheran School. Additionally, recently the Trinity Anglican Church opened a private Preschool for children aged 2 to 6 years.