Discerning new homebuyers have embraced the serenity and creative design found in Summerwood, one of Rodrock Homes’ premier communities in Overland Park.
Located within the top-rated Blue Valley School District, the neighborhood features a private stocked fishing lake with fountain, kid-friendly sports court, more than two miles of nature trails, zero-depth entry lagoon-style pool with cabanas, scenic views and spacious home sites surrounded by more than 50 acres of natural green space.
“Summerwood opened nearly three years ago and has been extremely popular with buyers looking for a neighborhood ideally situated in the suburbs,” said Angela Fitzgerald, Summerwood community manager and a real estate agent with Weichert Realtors Graham-Welch LLC. “Young families especially like the open floor plans and proximity to the elementary, middle and high schools. Many purchase here so they can raise their children in the community.”
Conveniently located at 162nd Terrace and Quivira Road in Overland Park, Rodrock Homes’ Summerwood complements the busy lifestyles of modern families, offering easy access to Johnson County’s best dining, shopping and recreation.
“Summerwood is far enough away from the hectic hustle and bustle of the city to feel like a special escape, yet is only a short distance from everything you need,” Fitzgerald said. “It’s a rare chance to own a home in a truly unique neighborhood.”
Now Summerwood introduces its final phase during the 2015 Spring Parade of Homes — Summerwood Estates, with a variety of attractive walkout, daylight, level, treed/and or waterview home sites beginning at $91,500.
“We don’t just sell homes at Summerwood,” Fitzgerald said. “It’s a way of life in this community.”
Relax in estate retreat. Summerwood’s reputation as a striking community boasting a family-friendly, amenities-rich environment with abundant open spaces and close to desirable schools is well deserved.
Michelle Capek, a real estate agent with Weichert Realtors Graham-Welch LLC, and a community manager at Summerwood, notes the neighborhood’s unique aspects attract buyers eager for generous home sites and homes with quality craftsmanship.
“As one of the area’s most sought-after new home communities, Rodrock Homes’ Summerwood has it all, a lovely setting to enjoy spectacular sunsets, terrific amenities and a welcoming ambiance,” she said. “Homeowners love it here and now Summerwood Estates extends that opportunity.”
The Raphael, a remarkable 11/2-story, five-bedroom, 51/2-bathroom home designed by acclaimed architect Scott Bickford is open in Summerwood Estates during the 2015 Spring Parade of Homes. With collaborative design inspiration from Groover Interiors and Rodrock Homes, the finely crafted residence combines the creative efforts of industry leaders in a stunning, one-of-a-kind home.
Available for purchase at $1.235 million, with a $75,000 bonus toward lower-level finish, the home boasts a well-equipped chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances; extensive interior trim; 8-foot knotty alder doors; quartz and marble finishes; and a luxurious, spa-like master bath with a freestanding soaker tub and walk-through shower. The front of the home affords views of the community’s lake and fountain, and the ultra-private backyard has a covered lanai, fireplace, stamped concrete patio and built-in fire pit.
“Every element of this home is well planned, with careful attention to detail and style,” Fitzgerald said. “Parade-goers have been captivated by this distinctive residence, along with its picture-perfect location.”
Bring your own builder. Summerwood Estates gives buyers the opportunity to bring their own builder or choose from beautiful designs by some of the area’s top builders, including J.S. Robinson Fine Homes, Covenant Homes, Starr Homes and Rodrock Homes.
“We are proud to have some of the area’s most well-regarded home builders here,” Capek said. “They represent homes with elevated design, superior workmanship and state-of-the-art products.”
The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City will present the area’s first-ever Artisan Home Tour Sept. 12-20, 2015. The tour will feature 11 of the city’s finest home builders and will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities Kansas City. Three of the homes showcased during the much-anticipated tour will be in Summerwood Estates and built by J.S. Robinson Fine Homes, Covenant Homes and Rodrock Homes.
Inventory of available homes. In addition to home sites available in Summerwood Estates, Summerwood has a collection of eight homes available for immediate purchase and move-in within 45 days or less.
Floor plans include the two-story Hepton with a must-see finished lower level; the 11/2-story Shelby EX, which includes a barrel vault that connects the kitchen and breakfast room; the two-story Lancaster EX with a formal dining room, great room and morning room on the main level; and the two-story Chesapeake II, which features a sweeping floor plan with a curved staircase, dramatic great room with floor-to-ceiling windows and a two-story tall stone fireplace.
Summerwood also has three brand-new furnished models making their debut on this tour, including the 11/2-story Summerlin EX with a main-floor master suite that is in-demand with many buyers.
Visit Summerwood today. Don’t miss Rodrock Home’s Summerwood Estates during the 2015 Spring Parade of Homes. Make plans to visit Rodrock’s other entries throughout Johnson County: 19 models in nine premier communities, open on Mother’s Day and seven days a week.
Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
Parade Entries: In Lenexa, Gleason Glen; in Olathe, The Crossings at South Glen; in Overland Park, BluHawk, Chapel Hill, Summerwood, Summerwood Estates, Wyngate. In Shawnee, Hills of Forest Creek.