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Colton, Wyngate are hot communities for homebuyers

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A two-story Lancaster 4.5 floor plan (similar to this model home) is available with a 45-day move-in schedule at Wyngate. The home features an open design ideal for entertaining and a family-friendly lifestyle.
A two-story Lancaster 4.5 floor plan (similar to this model home) is available with a 45-day move-in schedule at Wyngate. The home features an open design ideal for entertaining and a family-friendly lifestyle.

Summer may be winding down, but two of Rodrock Homes’ premier communities in the award-winning Blue Valley School District remain hot options for discerning buyers. Colton and Wyngate boast lush settings with convenient access to shopping, dining and entertainment, in addition to distinctive homes available for immediate possession, including many with 60- and 45-day move-in schedules.

According to Colton community manager and ReeceNichols real estate agent Kerwin Holloway, plenty of buyers are in the market for homes nearly ready for occupancy.

“Our robust inventory of homes allows buyers to choose a plan best suited for their lifestyle and still move in tomorrow or by Halloween or the holidays,” he said. “The Rodrock Homes team assists with final selections or custom building to ensure a seamless experience.”

Chris and Tracy Stine are the prime example of a couple in need of a home fast for their family, which includes four children ranging from 21 months to 8 years old.

When Chris took a new job in Kansas City, the Chicago couple went online for their initial home search. The Blue Valley native was eager to return to his roots and introduce his family to the area’s acclaimed quality of living.

“We came across Rodrock’s website and fell in love with their communities, locations and process,” Stine said.

During a whirlwind spring break trip, the Stines’ purchased the Hepton floor plan in Colton, a popular two-story, five-bedroom home that offers custom functionality within its sprawling 3,590 square feet in ample entertainment space and luxurious bedroom suites.

“We toured several Rodrock communities and settled on Colton, given the proximity to schools such as Blue Valley Southwest, Aubry Bend Middle School and Timber Creek Elementary,” Stine said. “And the Hepton fulfilled our requirements.”

The Stines relied on the Rodrock experts to carry out their requests for final selections and custom finishes.

“Traci and I couldn’t be more pleased,” said Stine, who moved into the house with his family in July. “Everything was finished to 100 percent of our liking, including the swimming pool we added.”

Colton: Limited current inventory

Showcase homes in Colton are under construction by Rodrock Homes, but buyers have brought in well-respected builders such as Covenant, Roeser Homes, Providence Homes and James Engle Custom Homes.

“Buyers like the Stines are attracted to many things, from easy highway access to the park-like setting to stylish floor plans,” Holloway said. “Plus the fact that outside builders are allowed appeals to many.”

Currently Colton offers 14 homes for sale at various stages of completion and 15 homesites in Phase One. Homesites have sold briskly in Phase Two, with only four remaining that back to a tree line with Rodrock Homes as the builder. Immediate availability includes an Anthem Reverse, cul-de-sac ($649,500) and Monterey Reverse, cul-de-sac ($661,500). A south-facing Larsen EX is 45 days to completion ($595,500) and has 50 percent off basement finish cost-per-square-foot special. A Larsen EX, which backs to green space and a tree line, is 90 days to completion ($648,500).

Wyngate: Availability going fast

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Valley School District, Wyngate is adjacent to three schools – which mean kids can attend K-12 growing up in one house.

“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.”

First-time buyers Krishna and Sudheshna Karavadi moved into Wyngate in June 2016 after shopping several communities in Blue Valley. They especially liked the nearness to schools for their 7- and 11-year-old children and the amenities. After choosing a cul-de-sac home site, they built the Ashton III, an inviting open-concept floor plan.

“Our experience was professional from the beginning, with Andrea’s knowledgeable, timely communication,” Krishna Karavadi said. “We’re thrilled with our decision to buy in a Rodrock community.”

Wyngate has 27 home sites remaining, with several premium sites backing up to the greenbelt and seven homes that can close in 60 days or less. Two former model homes are for sale, with a $20,000 discount, and there is a 50 percent off basement finish cost-per-square-foot promotion.

Visit today. Rodrock’s model homes are open today noon - 5 p.m. and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday. Make plans to tour Colton and Wyngate today – and discover how Rodrock celebrates the age-old tradition of coming home in vibrant communities where your lifestyle is just the beginning.

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Olathe – Cedar Creek–The Crossings at South Glen

Overland Park – Colton, Chapel Hill, Summerwood, Summerwood Estates, Terrybrook Farms (A Julian-Rodrock Homes Community), Wyngate

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