The charming ambiance of Italy awaits in Kansas City’s Northland, thanks to the Old World-inspired aesthetic that makes Forest Ridge Estates a truly remarkable place to live.
Realty Executives of Kansas City
A combination of exceptionally built homes, scenic surroundings and a convenient location has sparked continued interest in Forest Ridge Estates from prospective buyers. Add to that a renowned building team that prides itself on quality and customer service and the result is an all-encompassing list of reasons to call Forest Ridge Estates home.
Forest Ridge Estates is developed by Don Julian, who has cultivated a reputation for innovative design, quality craftsmanship and superior customer service throughout his more than four decades in the home-building industry. Named as one of the top 400 builders in the U.S. by Professional Builder magazine, Julian relies on his expertise, as well as that of his knowledgeable team, to give each buyer an exceptional experience as they make their dream home a reality.
Additional members of the Forest Ridge Estates building team include Casa Bella Construction, led by president Russ Groshans, and known for exquisitely detailed homes that introduce high-end features and finishes at a more affordable price point. “Drama and matchless style,” as described by Oakwood Construction’s Bob Meyer and Terry Stanley, create an immediate wow factor in every home.
New Mark Homes, led by Craig Archer, has made exceptional craftsmanship, top quality materials and lasting customer service a fundamental part of every construction project. And quality is one of the hallmarks of Suma Design Co., thanks to owner Mark Sumada’s willingness to scrutinize each aspect of homes under construction.
Prospective buyers are welcome to work with one of the community’s builders to create a custom-built home. If you prefer to accommodate a faster move-in time-line, each builder has a featured home that, in most cases, is ready for immediate occupancy.
Don Julian Builders has built a 11/2-story Edgewood plan, priced at $549,900, complete with two bedrooms and an office on the main floor and a formal dining room. The Molise Grande by Casa Bella Construction is a reverse 11/2-story design priced at $549,900 that includes a covered deck with fireplace.
If you’d like to make color selections, opt for Oakwood Construction’s reverse 11/2-story Golden Oak home that includes formal dining and breakfast rooms. Priced at $539,900, the Madison Reverse by Don Julian includes a first-floor master bedroom and circular stairs to a finished lower level complete with a family room.
New Mark Homes’ Sierra, priced at $499,900 is ready for color selections and includes three first-floor bedrooms in a reverse 11/2-story layout. For plenty of family space, consider the Cambridge Ranch, priced at $629,900. The home by Don Julian includes two first-floor bedrooms, a media room and a deck with a fireplace, among other features.
As you explore Forest Ridge Estates, the dedication of each builder is immediately apparent. You’ll also be immersed in the community’s distinctive architectural style that creates a warm, welcoming aesthetic and the feeling that you’ve instantly been transported across the globe.
A classic entry monument boasts water features and an eye-catching imported European gazebo that’s proven to be a popular place at which to enjoy an unforgettable photo opportunity. Imported statuary is thoughtfully placed throughout the community, subtly extending the Old World aesthetic.
In keeping with the Italian-inspired architecture, Forest Ridge homes offer stylish stucco exteriors and barrel tile roofs, as well as walkways and driveways enhanced with paved stone accents that unite to create a captivating visual experience.
Inside, spacious floor plans are enhanced with thoughtful features and finishes that further enhance the Old World-style warmth while giving homeowners the modern, cutting-edge conveniences that immediately elevate their living experience.
If you’re familiar with the celebrated Don Julian community, Riss Lake, you’ll notice some similarities as you explore Forest Ridge Estates.
“Prospective buyers will discover beautifully detailed, eye-catching homes similar to what you’d find in Riss Lake,” said Janet Agron, who markets Forest Ridge Estates for Realty Executives of Kansas City. “The community’s natural terrain also allows for a number of thickly wooded home sites that are the perfect scenic backdrop for any of our available floor plans.”
Homes at Forest Ridge Estates are priced from the upper $400,000s and home sites start at $100,000. Homeowners interested in creating a custom home with an outside builder can do so pending developer approval.
Located off of Missouri 45 less than one mile from the celebrated Don Julian community Riss Lake, Forest Ridge Estates puts homeowners in the midst of Kansas City’s numerous shopping, dining and entertainment options. Additionally, residents are two interstate exits from the Zona Rosa shopping district and a quick drive from Kansas City International Airport.
The home of your dreams awaits, and the marketing and building team at Forest Ridge Estates can make it happen. Explore all the community has to offer and transport yourself to a welcoming Italian enclave, no luggage or arduous travel required.