Record crowds have visited Rodrock Homes’ fall parade entries, eager to see the 19 distinctive properties in 11 premier, amenities-rich communities throughout the award-winning Blue Valley and De Soto Unified school districts.
Showcasing fresh and functional features, from a “kitchen within a kitchen” to seamless open floor plans, Rodrock’s model homes have garnered lots of attention from prospective homebuyers. Although the fall tour concludes today, traffic is expected to be brisk with people coming back for a second look in communities such as Colton, Wyngate and Hills of Forest Creek and Terrybrook Farms, the collaboration between Don Julian Builders and Rodrock Homes.
And the best part? If you haven’t made it to this year’s tour, Rodrock’s model homes will be open during regular hours beginning tomorrow.
“We’re excited that our fall parade collection – and our partnership with Don Julian Builders – has been so well received,” says Rodrock Homes President Brian Rodrock. “With the wide variety of price points, floor plans and communities, there’s truly something for everyone.”
Known for building quality homes with floor plans geared to enhance busy family lifestyles, Rodrock has showcased some of its most popular designs during this season’s parade – and unveiled Johnson County’s most-anticipated new community, Terrybrook Farms.
According to Kerwin Holloway, Colton community manager and ReeceNichols real estate agent, buyers insist on a house that offers solutions to their needs, whether it’s a gourmet kitchen, a spa-like master retreat, a main level master suite or bonus rooms that can be outfitted as a home office or guest room.
“For example, people envision their family in a well-appointed kitchen, which has evolved into a home’s hub, utilized for more than meal preparation,” Holloway said. “They’re multiple-purpose rooms for informal gathering.”
Colton has prime access to Blue Valley School District and is convenient to U.S. 69 highway for shopping, dining and entertainment.
The Anthem Reverse, a 1.5-story floor plan situated on a cul-de-sac, offers personal space for each family member and cozy public spaces for sharing and entertaining, a hearth room and optional master bathroom layout on the main level, with functional, comfortable living quarters below, is available for immediate purchase at $653,000.
Location defines why Wyngate is desirable to buyers seeking to live in south Johnson County. Nestled in the heart of the Blue Valley School District, Wyngate is adjacent to three schools – which means kids can attend K-12 growing up in one house.
Now in its final phase, Wyngate features three brand-new models: the Larsen EX, Lancaster 4.5 and Roanoke.
“For about 90 percent of our homeowners, Wyngate’s location is key, offering rare, walk-up access via the community’s nature trails to Cedar Hill Elementary and Pleasant Ridge Middle School,” said Andrea Sullivan, community manager and ReeceNichols real estate agent. “There’s not another Blue Valley community with unprecedented proximity to schools and the amenities package.”
One of the fall tour’s most frequented stops is the debut of Terrybrook Farms at 171st and Switzer, Johnson County’s first master plan community since 2008. Envisioned by two names synonymous with innovation, building signature family homes with integrity and concierge customer service, Don Julian of Don Julian Builders and Rodrock, the community has proven to be a favorite with parade goers.
Leveraging combined experience and financial strength, Julian and Rodrock’s dream community provides buyers the opportunity to purchase or build homes of distinction. The duo handpicked three Kansas City builders to join them at Terrybrook Farms: James Engle Custom Homes, Roeser Homes and New Mark Homes.
Comprised of three neighborhoods surrounded by contemporary amenities – Maple Ridge of Terrybrook Farms, Stone Creek of Terrybrook Farms and The Estates of Terrybrook Farms – prices range from the mid-$400s to more than $1 million.
“This is the most exciting residential project I’ve ever been involved with,” said Brenda Haverty, Terrybrook Farms community manager and Weichert, Realtors Graham-Welch real estate agent. “Beautiful neighborhoods, respected builders, exclusive estate lots, a five-star amenities package including a clubhouse, resort-style pool and basketball sport court, and an intra-community trail system that hooks up to the Indian Creek Hike and Bike Trail. Nothing has been overlooked at Terrybrook Farms.”
Don Julian Builders’ Madison II in Stone Creek of Terrybrook Farms won First Place in Distinctive Plan and Design and a Grand Award for the Pick of the Parade in the fall Parade of Homes.
Hills of Forest Creek
Located in the De Soto Unified School District, this community boasts direct access to Clear Creek Trail, linking homeowners to one of the city’s longest and most scenic trails, the 17-mile Mill Creek Streamway Trail.
Rob Lacio, community manager and ReeceNichols agent, says buyers like Hills of Forest Creek’s wide variety of floor plans, too.
“The two-story, four-bedroom Weston III highlights a main-level entertainment space and a spacious second floor dedicated to privacy,” he said.
Tour furnished models today. Make plans to visit these communities and many more from Rodrock today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – including homes available for immediate purchase. Don’t worry – if you can’t visit today, we’re open tomorrow and every day.
Rodrock Homes is where you want to be.
On the web: RodrockHomes.com
Prices: From $350,000 to more than $1 million
Models: Models return to regular hours Oct. 10. Open noon – 5 p.m. Sundays; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday
Lenexa: Gleason Glen
Olathe: Cedar Creek – The Crossings at South Glen
Overland Park: Colton, Chapel Hill, Summerwood, Summerwood Estates, Wyngate
Overland Park: Terrybrook Farms: A Julian-Rodrock Homes Community
Shawnee: Hills of Forest Creek, Ridgestone Meadows