You’ve heard it a million times: the three most important words when you’re looking for a new home are Location, Location, Location. But what is it that makes a location great anyway? Well, that’s entirely up to you. And it’s why when you visit our website, you’ll find there really is something for every lifestyle from classic beach towns to walkable urban environments, resort-style living and traditional family-friendly neighborhoods. Being close to great schools, cultural attractions, shopping malls, job centers, medical facilities, recreation, entertainment–if it matters to you, it matters to us. Check out these Spotlight Communities and you’ll see exactly what we mean.
This idyllic neighborhood was once part of a family farm and still offers the charm of a rural countryside with a quick commute to the modern conveniences of a big city. You couldn’t ask for a nicer place to put down roots. These new homes are in Concord, North Carolina, ranked number 37 on Money Magazine’s 2017 100 Best Places to Live in America. It’s a traditional kind of place with a pedestrian-friendly downtown that encourages people to explore and enjoy the shops, historic buildings, local eateries, two live theaters and community events. The local economy, mostly based on government employment and health care, is healthy and the forecast of job growth is strong through 2021. Concord is home to North Carolina’s biggest shopping mall, Concord Mills, and NASCAR’s Charlotte Motor Speedway. This list of local interest in Concord, Charlotte and other surrounding communities will give you an idea of the amazing range of entertainment, sports, museums, parks and more. Nearby Charlotte and other surrounding communities offer plenty of local entertainment, sports, museums and parks, too. Or just stay home and enjoy the planned resort-style amenities at Hunton Forest.
This is an affordable place to live. New homes at Hunton Forest range from the (low, mid, or high) $200,000s to the (low, mid, or high) $300,000s. You’ll have your choice of two collections and total of 11 floor plans including traditional two-story homes and brand new ranch-style plans. Like all Taylor Morrison homes, they’re energy-efficient, well-appointed with gourmet kitchens and professionally designed landscape packages. Want to move right now? Take a look at homes available for quick move-in.
Hunton Forest is part of the Cabarrus County School District, educating students for nearly 100 years. Three campuses serve the children who live here: Charles E. Boger Elementary (K-5), Northwest Cabarrus Middle School (6-8) and Northwest Cabarrus High (9-12). For higher education, you have the acclaimed University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Located in Indian Land, Bent Creek is just a quick commute across the state line to Charlotte and other area major employment hubs like Ballantyne Corporate Park. It’s a charming suburb with low property taxes (that’s a plus) award-winning schools and a small-town vibe. Fun is never far away. Bent Creek is close to popular local attractions like Carowinds and Sports Connection. Get out and enjoy nature at nearby Walnut Creek County Park, Anne Springs Close Greenway and Big Rock Nature Preserve. Hike, bike, jog or just sit around and soak up the great outdoors. And if golf is your passion, there are plenty of places to indulge. Of course when you live at Bent Creek you’ll have access to a number of exciting planned recreational amenities. So you can live the resort lifestyle without leaving home.
New South Carolina homes at Bent Creek range from the mid $300,000s to $500,000. You can choose from eight modern floor plans with two to four bedrooms, master suite down plans, ranch style and two-story plans. Upgrades, options and bonus rooms give you the flexibility to personalize your plan. You can also choose from a number of homesites that offer tree views and privacy. Now add in some of the area’s highest ranking public schools in the Lancaster County School District and you’ve a got perfect location. Indian Land Elementary School, Indian Land Middle School and Indian Land High School are all within four miles of Bent Creek. Sound like the sort of place where you’d like to put out a welcome mat? Take a look at these December-ready new homes at Bent Creek.
Spotlight on Leander, TX
If you like city-close living without the urban hustle-bustle, Leander is for you. Now the fourth-fastest growing city in the whole state, Leander has come a long way from its reputation as the “boonies.” Long-time Austinites and newcomers are flocking to this totally cool city, along with lots of retail establishments. With easy in-and-out access via 183, 183A and Parmer Lane/Ronald Reagan, commutes to Austin and major employers including Apple are within the realm of reason. Many Leander residents, however, just opt to hop on the Capital Metro Rail for a fast, stress-free ride to the big city.
So what makes Leander such a popular location with homebuyers? For starters, two words: Hill Country. The place is filled with gorgeous views, tranquil scenery and lakes. ‘Nuff said. Good public schools are part of the mix, too. The Leander ISD is the largest in Williamson County and one of the fastest growing in the whole state. The city of Leander alone has seven elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools, including the district’s original high school. Live in Leander and you’ll never lack fun things to do and see. Here’s a short list of Leander local interests popular with residents. Finally, there’s the availability of new, affordably priced housing, another important factor. If your budget is in the low, mid or high $200,000 to mid $400,000s, you’ll have a whole lot of selection, including our three Austin Spotlight Communities.
Start your Leander new homes search at Travisso, Austin’s premier master-planned community. Lots of new sections, a variety of homesite sizes and three collections ensure you’ll find the new Austin home of your dreams. And if you’re anxious to move right in, you’ll find Travisso homes that can close by year’s end in the Capri Collection, Siena Collection, Naples Collection and Florence Collection.
You can’t beat Crystal Falls for breathtaking scenery, amazing amenities for the whole family and no-hassle access to everywhere you need to be. Located in the Northwest Austin corridor, this community is minutes from LakeTravis. Community amenities are simply incomparable — everything from a fishing pond to disc golf, pool with splash and play park, tennis, and the fabulous Crystal Falls Golf Course. Three on-site elementary schools, with a middle school and high school less than a mile away round out this attractive picture. Read 41 Reasons to Love Crystal Falls, then check out the selection in these four community neighborhoods, priced from the high $200,000s to the mid $300,000s. See what’s move-in ready at Crystal Falls Cove, Crystal Falls The Plateaus and Crystal Falls Grand View & The Fairways.
The Leander new home preview wraps up at Montebello, where Phase 2 is now selling. Homes in this gated community near Lake Travis start from the low, mid or high $400,000s with eight contemporary open-concept plans and a great selection of homesites to choose from. Some sites back onto the Balcones Canyonlands Nature Preserve. That’s nice to wake up to. Leander ISD schools include Grandview Elementary (just two miles from the community), Four Points Middle and Vandergrift High, both under five miles away.
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