Looking for a special way to celebrate a very special mom this Mother’s Day? Stop by Shoal Creek Valley to tour her dream home. Two unique houses will be open between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. today for prospective homebuyers to tour.
The Shoal Creek Valley community offers seven distinct neighborhoods that feature a variety of architectural styles and prices. No matter which neighborhood you choose, there will be plenty of options for fun. Amenities include three pools, parks and clubhouses where families will have plenty of choices for picnic spots, riding bikes on tree-lined streets and exploring wooded pedestrian trails. Golf enthusiasts will be drawn to the nearby Shoal Creek Valley Golf Course for an enjoyable, challenging 18-hole experience.
“Shoal Creek Valley offers convenience, fun and a balanced lifestyle for the entire family,” said Tom Johnson of Keller Williams North, who markets Shoal Creek Valley. “You couldn’t ask for a better place to enjoy all year around.”
• 8529 N Marsh Avenue
Spring is the perfect time to entertain in this Mediterranean-style home at 8429 N. Marsh Avenue. It has a large, covered veranda as well as an enclosed stone patio where guests can enjoy a beautiful evening al fresco.
Visitors will have plenty to love in this reverse 11/2-story home, which is priced at $657,900. The main level features a great room, formal dining room and gourmet kitchen with tongue-and-groove flooring, granite counter tops, center island and walk-in pantry.
The main-floor master suite boasts floor-to-ceiling windows with two sets of French doors leading out to the backyard’s large patio. The owners’ suite bathroom has two walk-in closets, dual vanities, whirlpool tub, separate shower stall and marble flooring. The lower level has a large family room, retractable movie screen, bar area, three full bathrooms, three spacious bedrooms, wine cellar and a home gym.
“I absolutely love Shoal Creek Valley because it truly is a community,” said Bridget Oelklaus, who has engaged Keller Williams North to market the five-bedroom, five-bath home. “The neighbors are all very friendly and they get together often to socialize. We’ve been up to The Gate House to decorate the Christmas tree together, had Easter egg hunts with the Shoal Creek Valley families and all gotten together for New Year’s Eve.”
• 7609 NE 89th Terrace
Celebrate all year around in this home nearing completion at 7609 NE 88th Terrace. A wide open floor plan makes this 11/2-story home the perfect place to bring friends and family together. The main floor has an oversized living room, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, spacious master suite, covered deck and mudroom. There are high ceilings, oversized windows, hardwood floors, granite counter tops and lovely views throughout. The second story offers three additional bedrooms, oversized walk-in closets, lots of storage space and a large loft area.
“This house is an amazing opportunity for someone to buy into an upscale community at an amazing price,” said Susan Renschler of Keller Williams North. “When you look at the beautiful views, great location and quality construction, it truly is a great value.”
The home, priced at $514,900, is being built by Hagen Homes with energy efficiency in mind. It has a high-efficiency HVAC system and large, thermal windows throughout. The entire walk-out basement is unfinished so the new homeowners can design the space to fit their lifestyle.
“The neighborhoods at Shoal Creek Valley are sought after as the savvy buyer understands it is about location, location, location,” Johnson said. “Shoal Creek Valley provides great shopping and it is in the Liberty School District with Liberty Oaks Elementary School on site. Clayview Country Club, a private club, is also on site and Shoal Creek Golf Course meanders through the community.”
Explore all of the amenities and tour two distinctive houses open to prospective homebuyers between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. today.