Construction begins on Prairiefire Villas in Overland Park
11/19/2013 8:00 AM
11/19/2013 9:54 PM
Construction has begun on 18 luxury villas in the Prairiefire development in south Overland Park.
The Prairiefire Villas will be at 137th Street and Nall Avenue, facing the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate golf course. Developer Lambie Custom Homes Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon.
Prairiefire is a 58-acre development starting on 135th Street between Lamar and Nall avenues. Several retailers have already opened, including an REI outdoor recreational equipment store. The project’s initial phase includes the Museum of Prairiefire, which will offer exhibits through a partnership with the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Plans also call for 300 apartments, additional retail space, a hotel and a central plaza for outdoor events. Prairiefire is being developed by Merrill Cos. LLC.
The four-bedroom villas, which start around $850,000, will average 4,500 square feet in 1.5-story floor plans. Buyers can choose from several floor designs or customize their unit. Reese & Nichols Realtors Inc. is the marketing agent for the villas.
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.