Category Archives: Masterplanned Community

Now Taking Reservations: The Ridge at Paradise Valley Estates

If you thought life after 50 couldn’t get any better, 60+ living is about to get even sweeter. Located in Fairfield, California, The Ridge will be the newest addition to the master-planned community of Paradise Valley Estates. This unique neighborhood is designed to take active adults 60 and bolder through every phase of life, by offering an all-inclusive lifestyle from on-site healthcare, and dining, to an exciting array of social clubs, classes, and fitness amenities. Construction of this eight-acre community is expected to commence fall of this year for its 2020 grand opening, but it’s never too soon to start planning your next chapter. The Ridge is currently in the pre-selling stages, so now is the time to reserve your own Paradise Valley retreat.

The Ridge at Paradise Valley will include 70 maintenance free cottage homes, and villa apartments ranging from 1-2 bedrooms, and 2-2.5 baths. Cottage homes are a timeless style with a casual, intimate feel, making them a popular choice for buyers wanting that cozy factor, along with an efficient, spacious floor-plan, whereas for someone looking to downsize or purchase a vacation home, apartments offer the worry-free security of a multi-unit dwelling. Whichever style of abode prospective buyers choose, both will feature the latest contemporary finishes including stainless appliances, and high-quality countertops.

New Community: Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch

Everything’s bigger and Texas, and Taylor Morrison’s newly opened Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch is no exception. Part of the master-planned community of Cross Creek Ranch, Bonterra is a lush, and breathtakingly beautiful community for active adults 55, and better. From the moment residents drive through the gates of Cross Creek Ranch, a resort style setting surrounded by native landscaping, and waterfront views await. Bonterra will feature 700 single family homes each designed with impressive architectural details, and innovative design elements inside, and out. Baby boomers and empty nesters will have the luxury of their own resort-inspired amenities as well as those within the master planned community of Cross Creek Ranch itself.

Located in the charming small town of Fulshear in Fort Bend County, active adult residents will be near unique shopping, and dining with the close-knit atmosphere this destination is known for. Just over 30 miles away, the metropolis of Houston offers exciting attractions and entertainment for a day trip or a night on the town. From sports venues to outdoor recreation, Fort Bend County, and Katy offer a wealth of activities from the Sugar Land Ice and Sports Center, and Equestrian Center, to Historic Downtown Richmond, and Brazos Bend State Park.

Master Planned Communities Build Balance

Coming home is more than what’s behind the front door. The innovation behind a master planned community takes into account how residents want to live, and play that goes beyond building four walls. Designed with a vibrant, active lifestyle in mind, builders have created these beautiful cityscapes to provide everything from shopping to spa services for the ultimate all-in-one experience.

Unlike a traditional neighborhood that may not have a gym nearby, a playground for the grandkids, or convenient drugstore, master-planned communities are thoughtfully designed to provide an all-inclusive lifestyle. Designers of these infrastructures know residents want to hit the gym without having to warm up the car and have plenty of open spaces to safely walk the dog, use the swimming pool, and run errands without having to commute. The idea of a “members only” neighborhood helps maintain the integrity of a community by restricting access to the general public creating a safe, and close-knit environment.

California Dreaming: Auberge at Del Sur

Make this next phase of life your best yet, and San Diego’s Auberge at Del Sur by CalAtlantic Homes will have you soaking up the California sunshine in luxury, and style. This low maintenance, gated community is adjacent to the master-planned community of Del Sur, and Rancho Santa Fe where active adults will find shops, restaurants, and services while enjoying an amenity rich setting. Beneath glorious blue skies, and with an expansive landscape, 55+ homeowners will find spacious single family, and attached homes, with innovative designs, and finishes. For active adults who want it all, San Diego is an outdoor lovers paradise, with fantastic weather, sparkling beaches, and an energetic, youthful appeal.

Auberge features three beautifully constructed neighborhoods with a focus on indoor/outdoor living, open floor plans, and natural lighting. The Cottages starting in the mid $600’s, and ranging in size from 1,276-1,860 square feet, offer attached ranch style homes with 2-3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and options for a second story loft. These charming homes boast two car garages, spacious Great Rooms, and elegant gourmet style kitchens.