New Neighborhood Updates

New Neighborhood Updates

Lakes At Creekside

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Lakes at Creekside is being developed by J. Alan Kent Development. The first model homes opened this month at Lakes at Creekside, which is currently underway off Kuykendahl and Hufsmith and is zoned for Tomball Independent School District.

“We play off The Woodlands. We abut The Woodlands on most of our developments that we do in the north part of town. There are a lot of people who love The Woodlands; it’s a great community. But there are a lot of people who don’t want to necessarily live in The Woodlands, so we give them an alternative,” said Alan Kent, founder of J. Alan Kent Development.

The developer completed its first phase of development last year when it developed and sold 148 lots to three homebuilders, M/I Homes, Trendmaker Homes and Village Builders. The price point for a home at Lakes at Creekside varies greatly, ranging from $300,000 to more than $1 million.

At the master-planned community’s completion, Lakes at Creekside will feature 600 single-family homes, eight lakes, a recreation center, a park, trails, sidewalks, splash pad and a pool. The development, as of now, is strictly residential with no mixed-use or commercial real estate planned. Although no commercial development is planned, residents will be close enough to amenities in The Woodlands Village of Creekside Park , which features several restaurants, a new H-E-B and a Walgreens off Kuykendahl.

The community is expected to be fully developed within four years, Kent said. “We’ve seen a great uptick in our traffic, especially for the last quarter for our homes that are $1 million and up. We had two or three lookers a weekend. Now, we have 14 or 15 people that are real buyers that are looking to buy a house,” Kent said. “If you’ve driven the Grand Parkway to get to here, it makes it a lot easier for someone from the Katy area or literally any area to get north of town now.”

For Will Holder, president of Trendmaker Homes and a homebuilder in The Woodlands, the decision to build in the community of Lakes at Creekside was easy. The importance of the Grand Parkway, the Exxon Mobil move to Springwoods and the economic growth in south Montgomery County can’t be understated in the decision to develop Lakes at Creekside, the plans for which were set in motion less than four years ago. Increased mobility in and out of the area and jobs were highly attractive, and offering residents high-end amenities via The Woodlands just a stone’s throw away was also a major selling point.

Trendmaker expects to build 23 homes during the first phase of Lakes at Creekside’s development. Its first model home will open in April, and homes will sit in the $500,000 range.

“Wherever transportation corridors have been developed in Houston, these are the life blood of residential communities. … People will migrate to these areas where they have great access,” Holder said. “Additionally, The Woodlands itself has its own gravitational pull – the retail, the job base, dining – every component of what you want for a place to live.”

With The Woodlands nearing residential build-out, selling off the last few hundred lots to homebuilders by 2017 or 2018, developers and homebuilders on the outskirts of The Woodlands feel like they can finally take a breath and work on other projects.

“The Woodlands has, for a very long time, sucked the oxygen out of the area, and projects like Lakes at Creekside are just a natural process for projects around a master-planned community,” Holder said. “When The Woodlands Development Company winds down and that mantle is picked up by surrounding projects, we have to take a long-term look and we want to be up there and have a presence.”

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Community East Shore New Neighborhood Updates Real Estate

The Woodlands TX Waterway Landing Townhomes At East Shore

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The Woodlands TX Waterway Landing is a unique lifestyle opportunity within the East Shore neighborhood. Located adjacent to the exclusive East Shore Club, this 5.4 acre development will feature 59 luxury townhomes. Plans range from 2,891 square feet to 4,479 square feet for the waterfront homes and feature authentic gas lights, brick streets and drives, and controlled gated access upon entering the community. Thirty-three homes face the streets in East Shore, two homes back to the East Shore Club, six face the interior park, and eighteen homes are situated directly along The Woodlands Waterway.

Pre-construction pricing ranges from $780,000 to $1.29 million.

We have a complete Waterway Landing Information Packet with floor plans, specifications, and pricing details. Contact us if you have questions or would like to discuss this project from the perspective of a Realtor.

 

Community New Neighborhood Updates

The Woodlands Mitchell Island

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Named for George Mitchell, the late founder of The Woodlands, Mitchell Island will be the most exclusive address in The Woodlands.

Located on the eastern edge of Lake Woodlands, Mitchell Island was created in 1985 with plans to locate the corporate headquarters of Mitchell Energy and Development on the island. This plan was abandoned in 2005.

When The Woodlands East Shore was first announced in the 2000’s, the developers were going to turn the island into an exclusive clubhouse for East Shore residents. This plan for Mitchell Island changed again with the announcement of ExxonMobil’s new campus being built south of The Woodlands for 10,000 employees plus the explosive growth of Hughes Landing.

While the size of the island has been reported from various sources as 19, 20, and 22 acres, we know there will be approximately 19 one-acre lots and the bidding will begin at $1.5 million to $3 million per lot depending upon location on the island. As in every neighborhood in The Woodlands, there will be minimum and maximum square footage for the homes built on the lots.

Construction of the bridge to the island is almost complete. A pier is under construction that will eventually dock boats that will shuttle residents to Hughes Landing.

Contact me if you would like to receive updates on Mitchell Island.

For information on The Woodlands real estate market, visit us at www.MicheleFlory.com under the Market Report tab.

Community New Neighborhood Updates

The Woodlands Real Estate At Lakeside Cove

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The Woodlands Real Estate. Gracepoint Homes features two million-dollar attached model homes in Lakeside Cove, a gated neighborhood on the shores of Lake Harrison near The Oaks Golf Course in the Village of Grogan’s Mill, The Woodlands’ historic district. The neighborhood is close to The Woodlands Town Center, The Woodlands Waterway®, shopping and dining at The Woodlands Mall and Market Street and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

Each model is a three-story luxury villa situated to capture lakefront vistas. Both have an elevator, with a guest suite and game room on the first floor and common areas on the second floor. The third floor is dedicated to the family, with a spacious master suite and two secondary bedrooms with private baths
Detail has also been given to outdoor living spaces. The Marbella at 2 Secluded Trail, has a circular loggia on two floors, with a summer kitchen on the second-floor terrace opening to the family room. Double French doors lead to a balcony off the dining room. The third-floor loggia is adjacent to the owner’s suite, accessible only through the master bedroom. Balconies grace two sides of the reading nook in the fourth bedroom. The Marbella is approximately 3,900 square feet and is base-priced at $1.1 million.

The Granada at 6 Secluded Trail, also has expansive outdoor living areas, with the first-floor game room and guest bedroom opening to a porch. The second floor dining room and family room overlook an L-shaped balcony that provides ample space for large parties to dine al fresco. The balcony is repeated on the third floor, accessed from the master bath. Other highlights of the 4,144-square-foot home include a study, home office and wine grotto. Base price on the Granada design, which also can be built as a detached home, is $1.275 million.

Gracepoint Homes is the exclusive builder in Lakeside Cove, an intimate neighborhood of 57 properties. Eight attached and detached luxury villa designs are available, with prices ranging from the $670,000s to $1.4 million. Clay tile roofs and stucco exteriors create a Mediterranean ambiance. Included with the purchase of a home are landscape and sprinkler system maintenance, as well as maintenance of the exterior walls and roof.

Contact me at michele@MicheleFlory.com for more information on lakeside cove grogans mill neighborhood and The Woodlands real estate market.

Community Creekside Park New Neighborhood Updates

Homes For Sale In The Woodlands TX – Four New Neighborhoods In Creekside Park Village

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Homes for sale in The Woodlands TX – Several new neighborhoods are featured in The Woodlands’ Village of Creekside Park. Situated west of Kuykendahl Road off Creekside Forest Drive, four of the newest neighborhoods include Coronet Ridge, The Estates at Blairs Way, Twin Ponds and Wooded Overlook. Both Darling Homes and Toll Brothers offer new single-family homes, priced from the $400s to more than $1 million, in these neighborhoods.

Toll Brothers presents luxurious homes in The Estates at Blairs Way, priced from the $800s to more than $1 million. Homes range in size from 3,420 to 5,690 square feet and include four to five bedrooms, up to four-and-a-half baths and three- to four-car garages. The model home at The Estates at Blairs Way is the Vallagio Bordeaux. This home’s warmth begins with its grand two-story foyer, offering a view of the stunning curved staircase. Expansive entertaining areas include the enormous game room with cathedral ceiling, well-equipped kitchen with center island and adjacent breakfast area, and two-story great room with fireplace. The Vallagio provides a welcome place for you and your guests with a first floor master bedroom accented by a tray ceiling; a dramatic master bath with Roman tub, dual-sink vanity, separate shower with seat, and very large walk-in closet; and a private secondary bedroom with full bath and spacious walk-in closet. The Vallagio is priced from $893,995 at The Estates at Blairs Way.

Darling Homes offers new, one- and two-story homes in the enclave of Twin Ponds, priced from the $400s to the $475s. Homes range in size from 2,594 to 3,298 square feet and include three to four bedrooms, two to four-and-a-half baths and two- to three- car garages. The model, Plan 5245B, highlights large arched entries, vaulted ceilings and walls of windows throughout.

In the neighborhood of Wooded Overlook, both Darling and Toll Brothers feature single-family homes, priced from the $570s to the $750s. One- and two-story homes are offered and range in size from 2,924 to 4,480 square feet. Residences include three to five bedrooms, up to five-and-a-half baths and three- to four-car garages. Designed with a stone and stucco exterior, Plan 7490S by Darling highlights a downstairs media room and a large living area that offers ample space for entertaining. Toll Brothers’ Vitoria Mission model includes a two-story study and dining room, a planning center off the kitchen and designer ceiling treatments throughout the home.

In the neighborhood of Coronet Ridge, Darling and Toll Brothers present single-family homes, priced from the $700s. One- and two story homes include approximately 3,697 to 5,050 square feet of living space, three to five bedrooms, up to five-and-a-half baths and three- to four car garages. Darling is selling out of Pondera Point while Toll Brothers is selling out of The Estates at Blairs Way.

Contact me at michele@MicheleFlory.com to arrange a customized tour of these neighborhoods and other homes for sale in The Woodlands TX