Summer is right around the corner and traffic in Sweetwater Creek has been brisk with potential homebuyers looking to make their move in 2015. If you haven’t been to Sweetwater Creek lately, it is time for a visit. A new, furnished model home is open and several more homes are under construction.
Located just 10 minutes south of Olathe in Spring Hill, Sweetwater Creek is the perfect community for homebuyers looking for small-town living while still being close to big-city conveniences, said Sweetwater Creek developer and builder Steve Foley of Steve Foley Construction Co. Inc.. Sweetwater Creek has easy highway access to U.S. 169 and U.S. 69 and is near the Spring Hill Aquatic Center, Sycamore Ridge Golf Course and Hillsdale Lake. Restaurants, gas stations and grocery stores are just a few minutes away.
“There is definitely a strong sense of community found in Spring Hill,” Foley said. “From the school district to the local businesses, the small-town warmth is very apparent.”
Steve Foley Construction Co. Inc. is a third-generation company which has been building homes in and around Johnson County for more than 40 years. Foley said he builds each home as if it were his own, using only quality materials such as Andersen windows, 50-year roofs, upgraded insulation packages and engineered floors.
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“We want homeowners to be impressed by what they see cosmetically like the tile, granite and the decor,” Foley said. “We also want them to be impressed by the critical areas of the home that they may never see like the framing, insulation and mechanical systems. We focus on using the best materials from only reputable suppliers. Our goal is to build the highest quality home possible, one which our homeowners can be proud of 10, 20, 30 years down the road.”
Sweetwater Creek’s furnished model home is Foley Construction’s award-winning Orvieto floor plan. This reverse 11/2-story plan offers four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. There is a tandem three-car garage, which is perfect for an extra-large vehicle, boat or an expanded workshop. Nestled on a large corner lot, this home has a covered front and back porch and is priced at $339,950.
“Our Orvieto floor plan has been one of our most proven and most popular plans,” Foley said. “It has many design features that make it a very unique and functional home.”
One such feature is the family foyer located just off of the kitchen. Busy homeowners can use the foyer’s storage closet as well as the integrated boot bench and coat rack. Foley also added built-in cabinetry designed with mail slots and ample space for a charging station.
One of the inventory homes currently under construction is another Orvieto floor plan. This home will be completed in early fall 2015 and is priced at $324,950.
Another inventory home is Foley Construction’s brand new Clearbrook floor plan. This open and inviting reverse 11/2-story plan has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a three-car garage. The main level offers a large, custom kitchen with alder cabinetry, rich hardwoods and a huge pantry. It also has a spacious living room, quiet office and secluded first-floor master. Situated on a treed, daylight home site, this home has a covered deck and is priced at $359,950.
The diverse contour of the land at Sweetwater Creek offers a wide assortment of available home sites with lot prices starting at just $39,000. The available flat and daylight home sites are situated on cul-de-sacs and along curved streets. Sweetwater Creek also offers highly sought-after treed lots which guarantee potential homeowners privacy from rear adjacent neighbors.
“It is difficult to find desirable home sites in this price range anymore.” Foley said. “Our treed home sites are some of the best around. Not only do they provide privacy, but they also represent an excellent value and offer some pretty amazing views. Many of our homeowners enjoy watching deer and other wildlife in the early mornings from their back porches.”
Students who live in Sweetwater Creek attend schools in the Spring Hill District, including the new Wolf Creek Elementary. The Spring Hill School District has earned 26 Standard of Excellence Awards and two Governor’s Achievement awards. The low teacher-student ratios, high test scores and state-of-the-art facilities make Spring Hill a simple choice for parents with school-aged children.
Sweetwater Creek has a variety of floor plans from which to choose to fit every lifestyle. Outside builders are welcome with developer approval.
For information about Sweetwater Creek, contact the sales office at 913-592-4555 or visit SweetWaterCreekNewHomes.com. Office hours are 12 to 5 p.m. daily.
Price: Homes, low to mid $300,000s. Home sites starting at $39,000.
Location: Spring Hill, 10 minutes south of Olathe.
Directions: U.S. 169 to 223rd Street exit (Spring Hill/Bucyrus Exit). Turn east and go a half-mile to Sweetwater Creek entrance on Roosevelt Street.
Hours: 12-5 p.m. daily.
Contact: Mike Foley at 913-592-4555