May 27 2022

Woody Mountain Estates: Luxury and a View

by racheal

Woody Mountain Estates New Home in Flagstaff AZ

Find a view you can only dream about, paired with your next home at Woody Mountain Estates. It’s true luxury living in the mountains of Northern Arizona yet offering a surprisingly affordable price tag. Homes start at $1.5 million.

Woody Mountain Estate homes are built to the nines by Capstone Homes. That includes attention to detail, from high-quality finishes to innovative and helpful home layouts to extra garage space. Homes range from between 2,524 and 3,097 square feet with up to four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and a four-car garage. Choose from 4 customizable floor plans and find the style that works for your family and tastes.

These luxury Flagstaff, AZ new homes for sale sit on half-acre lots, allowing incredible privacy and room for landscaping or outdoor living spaces. All while providing a view of the largest Ponderosa Pine forest in North America. That’s estate living with a view!!

Meanwhile, residents have access to community amenities such as green belts and trails for hiking or walking. Plus, the grounds are landscaped and cared for to create a beautifully manicured living experience.

View Nature, Help Preserve Nature

One of the biggest perks of living at Woody Mountain Estates is staying close to nature. (That is, without giving up your luxury lifestyle.) With trees and mountains visible from your windows to entire scenic landscapes in the background of your home, you won’t be short on fresh air or outdoor beauty.

But that’s not all. Each Woody Mountain Estate home was built with energy efficiency in mind. You can live in nature and help preserve it for the next generation by helping to reduce your carbon footprint. Each new home comes standard with Energy Star rated appliances, an Energy Recovery Ventilator, low VOC paint, programmable thermostat, 95%+ efficient furnace, high efficiency tankless natural gas water heater, and solar conduit. The energy-efficient features found in each home allow homeowners to live in comfort while using as little energy as possible.

Homes are also built with materials that help keep the outdoor air out and the indoor temperatures in, using fewer resources to keep your home comfortable. Low E windows and sliding doors and open-cell spray foam insulation are all chosen for their particular durability and energy-saving abilities.

Putting It All Together

Look no further if you’re looking for a new Flagstaff neighborhood to call your own. Woody Mountain Estates is where it’s at. These luxury homes add comfort and amenities at every turn, while outdoor spaces provide recreational opportunities for all ages. Create your ideal living experience when you purchase at Woody Mountain Estates, a Capstone Homes community. It was designed with the buyer in mind, from fantastic views of nature to nearby amenities, to providing privacy for outdoor and indoor living quality alike.

To learn more about what the area offers or start viewing available new homes today, get in touch with Capstone Homes by calling 888-308-7945 to learn more about pricing and home lot availability.

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May 26 2022

Prescott Valley New Homes for Sale that Offers Low Energy Costs

by racheal

Jasper homes now for sale - Living Room

Now more than ever, homeowners and potential buyers are paying attention to the rising energy prices in the U.S. With inflation on the rise, especially in energy departments, it's essential to use as little energy as possible to help keep bills cost down.

Lowered energy usage is also a great way to keep your carbon footprint in check, reducing as much damage as possible to Mother Nature.

When you purchase a new home at Jasper, you can do all of this without adjusting your lifestyle. You can remain living in comfort without edging your thermostat to uncomfortable levels, and showers remain hot, lights remain on, and more.

Remaining Energy Efficient to Keep Power Bills in Check

Each new home built at Jasper uses state-of-the-art energy-efficient appliances. Meanwhile, Low E2 or E3 windows help keep outside temps out and interior ones where you want them. This barrier offers one more layer of comfort without your heater (or air conditioning unit) having to run all year long.

Jasper's homes are also built with R21 Cellulose Insulation. This insulation leaves no holes or gaps around pipes, wires, and outlets, allowing extra insulation throughout the house. For even more efficiency and comfort, homeowners can rest sure their home comes standard with the finest and most innovative furnaces on the market with a 95 or higher efficiency rating. These furnaces offer the latest technology and provide long-lasting durability with top-rated support and warranties. With appliances that do the work on your behalf, you can use less water and less energy and keep temps where you want them with water-efficient fixtures and programmable thermostats.

Living in a pleasant and comfortable home doesn't have to cost a fortune in upkeep. Even as energy costs are on the rise, you can rest assured that your bills will come in with a pleasant surprise. By keeping your energy bills in check, you can live in comfort without interrupting your daily life.

All of this is possible with the help of Jasper's energy efficiency elevated standards. But don't just take our word for it. Each home at Jasper is inspected by a third party to ensure the homes are built to the highest energy-efficient standards. The RESNET provider examines all aspects of the house and its materials to ensure the home earns its certification. Even in a market when energy costs are normal, you can gain peace of mind knowing that your home is helping Mother Nature by remaining as energy efficient as possible.

Additional Benefits of Jasper

Using less power at your Jasper home is far from the top benefit of living in this new Northern Arizona community. This 1,20-acre master-planned community offers ¼ to ½ acre lots, impressive landscaping, a tennis court, a pool, a clubhouse, a park, a community center, and plenty of pleasant outdoor space.

These Prescott Valley new homes range from 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2 to 4 bathrooms, 2 to 3 car garages, and 2,189 to 3,760 square feet. There are nine floor plans to choose from; select plans offer courtyards and optional RV garages. Meanwhile, there are incredible outdoor views, private living spaces with ample yards, and recreation options (and parking for all your RV and toys). All of this is only a portion of what the new homes at Jasper have to offer its current and future residents.

Parks offer climbing space for kids of all ages, and nearby schools by Prescott Unified School District, allowing parents peace of mind when enrolling in their kids' education. Shopping and amenities – for fun and necessity – are also close to the Jasper neighborhood. Homeowners will find a Walmart Supercenter, Fry's Food and Drug, Safeway, McDonald's, COLT Grill and BBQ, IHOP, and more within a 10-minute drive. You can easily pick up groceries or grab a bite to eat.

To learn more about the phase 1 of Jasper homes now for sale and living in a way that's as energy efficient as possible, visit the community at 4613 E. Alma Lane, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 or call 888-426-2154 to schedule a model home tour.

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May 24 2022

Build Your Northern Arizona Dream Home at Flagstaff Meadows

by racheal

Capstone Homes at Flagstaff Meadows - Primary Bathroom

You know just how strenuous the building process can be if you've ever built a house. Even if you have never participated in designing, you can understand the hesitation one would have. There is so much to be done, so many decisions that need to be made. It's enough to keep some people from ever exploring the idea of building their dream home.

Others have built in the past and are unwilling to do it again. It was that overwhelming of a project. However, not all building companies operate the same. With Capstone Homes, the process is one that you can enjoy.

With proven steps that outline the entire homebuilding process, you can rest assured that you can end up with your dream home without a lengthy or stressful path to get there.

The Flagstaff Meadows

When looking to build your Flagstaff, AZ new home, you are in the driver's seat from day one. Capstone Homes at Flagstaff Meadows operates uniquely. Their team of experts will keep you updated on every step throughout the entire building process.

But even though you're the one in charge, that does not mean you are going into these decisions on your own. In fact, with Capstone Homes Design & Build Program, you have an entire team of professionals at your service. From a personal designer, sales associate, options coordinator, and project manager, you have a slew of pros to help bring your dream home to life.

With know-how on your side, you can get answers to quick questions and learn the guidelines of your project straight from the get-go. (Avoid wasting any time or energy, let alone money, on aspects that simply aren't feasible.) Instead, you get expert advice and insight through every step of the process; this can help make all the difference in your home building process.

Homebuyers will be able to choose from ten floorplans ranging from three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, 1,380 to 2,646 square feet, and one- to two-story layouts. Having access to so many floor plans is hands-down the best way to build and design a home. Get the home you've always wanted, but without the headache.

When building at Flagstaff Meadows, you get to rest assured that you and your family will be able to enjoy a host of amenities, resident features, incredible landscape options, and more. These new homes for sale in Bellemont are located 15 minutes from downtown Flagstaff, AZ, where you and your family can enjoy shopping, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

Each home built at Flagstaff Meadows is certified as Zero Energy Ready Homes (ZERH), guaranteeing to save you money on your monthly utilities and leave a smaller carbon footprint. Flagstaff Meadows won an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Housing Innovation Awards.

Building with Capstone Homes at Flagstaff Meadows

Never worry about how your home build will turn out again, and instead, turn that dream into a reality at Flagstaff Meadows. With experts on your side, you can help plan, design, and put together the home you've always wanted, just without the headache.

Learn more about this custom design option today or how you can upgrade an existing floor plan to meet your family's needs at Flagstaff Meadows. Visit this incredible new Northern Arizona community 12210 Perseus Rd, Bellemont, AZ 86015.

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April 20 2022

Own a New Home with Lower Energy Cost in Prescott Valley AZ

by racheal

Jasper Energy-Efficient Model Home- Kitchen

With energy costs on the rise, homebuyers are searching for homes that are energy efficient and will cut back on their utility bills. The new Prescott Valley, AZ community of Jasper is not only fully committed to offering estate-size homes and lots but features energy-efficient custom homes. When you choose to buy a new home at Jasper, you decide to live a more efficient lifestyle; from their Energy Star Certified appliances to their insulated slabs, this community takes pride in offering you their best in energy-efficient living.

High-Quality Appliances

When you’re about to make a significant purchase for your beautiful new home, such as a washer and dryer or even a fancy new refrigerator, many questions come into play. For example, how long will the appliance run to maximum efficacy? What kind of quality will you get? What will it cost to run the appliance? Each home at Jasper prides itself in providing Energy Star certified appliances built to the highest standards of quality and efficiency. These appliances save up to 50% more energy than standard appliances. Energy Star certified devices utilize the most modern technology to reduce pollutants, save energy, and keep energy costs down without sacrificing quality, luxury, and convenience. Each home at Jasper offers the following certification Energy Star and energy-efficient features:

Programmable Thermostats: Programmable thermostats allow homeowners to program their heater and air conditioner to their schedule and lifestyle, saving up to 30% in heating and cooling energy usage.

Water Efficient Fixtures: With Jasper’s faucets, toilets, and showerheads that each boast the Water Sense label, an EPA program that certifies high-quality fixtures, homebuyers will use at least 20% less water than a typical standard fixture.

Low E2 and E3 Windows: Low-E coatings on windows reduce energy loss by 30-50% compared to regular windows – which can account for huge savings!

Low-E coatings are microscopically thin materials that are bonded to the surface of the window glass. They are so thin they do not affect clarity or visibility yet prevent heat and ultra-violet (UV) rays from passing through the glass. Low E2 and E3 Windows prevent heat from entering or escaping the home and allow the homeowner to keep the house at a comfortable temperature without running the heater or air conditioner as often.

Insulated Slab: Having a property with an insulated slab can save at least $200 a year in energy costs.

These energy-efficient features come standard with each home sold at Jasper.

Being Part of the One Percent

The highest and best energy-efficient homes are available for purchase within the Jasper community. Zero Energy Homes have more enhancements than most by incorporating products such as foam insulation, tankless water heater, and being solar panel ready.

Capstone Homes’ Jasper community stands out among the rest with higher resale value rates and a vast list of energy-efficient features. The latter saves on energy bills and helps create steady and efficient features for your home from day one.

To learn more about purchasing a new home at Jasper, visit the model homes at 4613 E. Alma Lane, Prescott Valley AZ 86314, or call a new home specialist at 888-426-2154.

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September 23 2021

4 Reasons to Invest in a New Energy Efficient Home at Flagstaff Meadows

by Erin

Flagstaff Meadows Interiors

If you have ever considered investing in an energy-efficient home, now is the time to put those thoughts into action. New homeowners are selecting more innovative and energy-efficient homes to invest in for numerous reasons, such as decreasing energy costs and reducing their carbon footprint. As a result, homebuilders are responding to the call by providing new construction homes for sale equipped with all the latest features and advancements to meet the needs of the current market. 

Here are a few reasons to invest in an energy-efficient home.

 

Saves You Money

 

The most significant incentive for purchasing an energy-efficient house is that it saves you more money! In 2014, the ENERGY STAR program saved consumers $31 billion on their energy bills. Now that’s a lot of savings! Features such as programmable thermostats, Low E windows, and water-efficient fixtures in your new home can save you hundreds of dollars each year on heating, cooling, and water usage alone.

 

Beneficial to the Environment

 

You can reduce your personal greenhouse gas emissions with the benefits of energy-efficient features in your home. Your home will use less carbon that is derived from plants when it is energy efficient. These homes provide safer air and water quality, reduce waste, and conserve and restore natural resources. Overall, it will make you feel better about contributing to the betterment of the environment when you invest in an efficient home. 

 

Improved Comfort

 

Have you ever lived in a home where one of the rooms seemed to always have a cold, wet draft during the wintertime due to poor insulation? Or maybe you’ve experienced an unusually high energy bill because of uneven temperatures in your home. One of the most important things to have in your new home is comfortability. Investing in an energy-efficient home allows for a more even temperature throughout no matter the time of year. Homes that are not efficient are more likely to have more drafts of cool air and humidity from insufficient insulation or drafty windows, which can be uncomfortable for everyone and result in an increased cost in repairs and energy usage. 

 

Increases Property Value

 

A 2019 survey by the National Association of Home Builders discovered that if a home reveals that it can reduce $1,000 in energy costs annually, the average home buyer would be willing to pay an additional $8,728 for it. Today’s real estate market has seen an increase in eco-conscious homebuyers who would be more eager to purchase a home that is proven to decrease their carbon footprint and align with a green lifestyle.

 

Arizona home builder Capstone Homes offers exceptional green home designs in its Flagstaff Meadows community in Bellemont. Flagstaff Meadows is a sought-after neighborhood of energy-efficient single-family homes located just 15 minutes from downtown Flagstaff. Its energy-efficient features include a high efficiency tankless natural gas water heater, prewire for solar panels, ENERGY STAR rated appliances, green approved cabinets, spray foam wall insulation, and programmable thermostats. Each new home at Flagstaff Meadows is certified as a Zero Energy Ready Home by the Department of Energy. Capstone Homes has also earned an honorable mention at the 2018 Housing Innovation Awards.

 

Pricing for these Northern Arizona homes for sale starts in the mid $300,000’s. You can select from up to 11-floor plan designs with options for three to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a two-car garage, and up to 2,862 square feet of living space. If you’re interested in finding an energy-efficient home that’s right for you at Flagstaff Meadows, you can join the interest list today or call 88-718-7164 for more information. 

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March 16 2011

Homes at Andalusia at 4s Ranch Help You Live Greener

by racheal

Andalusia 4s Ranch New Homes For Sale

We’ve told you that California West Communities homes are all about LivingGreener™ - but what does that specifically mean? The office of Andalusia at 4s Ranch, one of the builder’s most sought-after communities of San Diego new homes, explains:

“LivingGreener means living more energy efficiently. When you buy a new California West Communities home, you can feel good about helping to preserve our energy resources while benefiting from lower utility costs. LivingGreener is our way of making your home a more earth and neighborhood friendly place to live.”

How do they put it into practice? With features like:

- Engineered lumber for framework   
- Exterior wall and ceiling insulation, so cool and warm air is contained
- Dual glazed vinyl windows
Energy Star® dishwashers
- Low flush toilets

Andalusia at 4s Ranch Kitchen

The result is a home that helps you – you guessed it – live greener! Plus, these features can help homeowners save hundreds of dollars per year in utility bill costs. It makes sense: When you operate your heating and cooling systems less often, you save money! When the dishwasher and toilets use less water, you save money! Living greener benefits you, the buyer, as much as it benefits the earth.

To learn more regarding the San Diego new homes of Andalusia at 4s Ranch – or, more ways that California West Communities helps homeowners live greener – stop into10510 Black Opal Road in San Diego. The community sales office can also be reached at (858) 312-6850.

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August 12 2010

Rockrose At The Foothills Now Featuring 1.21% Tax Rate!

by jeb

Just in case you thought that the idea of living at Rockrose at The Foothills couldn't get any better, guess what? It just did! Now featuring a newly reduced tax rate of just 1.21 percent (based on the Rockrose median sales price). Rockrose new homes now boast one of the lowest tax rates in the entire city of Carlsbad, California, which in turn now means that enjoying the comfort, luxury, and sustainability of living at Rockrose at The Foothills is now more affordable than ever. It doesn't take an expert to realize that times have been tough for a lot of people, especially when it comes to finding a new home. Brookfield Homes is making it emphatically clear that they're not going to stand by and not do anything to help people realize their dreams of new home ownership; in the words of Lora Heramb, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Brookfield Homes, " We're doing all that we can to accommodate the needs of homebuyers."

The new homes for sale at Rockrose at The Foothills not only meet California's stringent energy-efficiency standards, they extend 35% past them. In displaying a strong focus on energy-efficiency, water conservation, and an array of other environemntally-concious features and amenities, Rockrose at The Foothills proves definitively that high-quality construction, honest customer service, and outrageous affordability do not need to come with a price tag that includes excessive harm to this wonderful planet. Not to mention excessive harm to your wallet. The Carlsbad new homes for sale at Rockrose offer prospective homeowners a nice variety of eco-friendly new floorplan designs, ranging in size anywhere from 2,116 to 3,167 square feet, with 3-4 bedrooms and 2-4.5 baths, and prices that are starting from the low $600,000's.

Nestled in in the stunningly beautiful coastal city of Carlsbad, California in San Diego County, where a well-regarded school system, beautiful beaches, and dynamic economic opportunities come together to form what is an idyllic place to settle down and raise a family. Not only is Rockrose at The Foothills nestled amongst beautiful landscape, Rockrose new homes are conveniently located between the two cosmopolitan juggernauts-- Los Angeles and San Diego. Rockrose makes it easy for residents who desire the best in culture, entertainment, dining, shopping, and recreation to have it all just a short drive away. Plus, the city of Carlsbad also shares the same sentiments of eco-friendliness and sustainability as Rockrose at The Foothills, and it is a city that is making strides towards becoming a more "green" place to live.

To find out more about Rockrose at The Foothills and its wonderfully new low tax rate, please feel free to browse the Rockrose homepage, or call 760-730-0800 to speak to someone who can help you get started today.

 

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July 19 2010

Eco-friendly Luxury And More At Crosby Villas

by jeb

Nestled cozily behind impressive private gates, the new homes for sale at Crosby Villas are surrounded by nearly 722 acres of breathtakingly sublime natural landscape,  impeccably-manicured fairways, and stunning sunshine, and the community of Crosby Villas boasts architecture that is reflective of the dramatic and historical spirit of Spanish Colonial Revival design; a classic yet still functional aesthetic that blends in wonderfully-well with the gorgeous landscape of San Diego County, and for those forward-thinking prospective new homebuyers who are environmentally, as well as financially-concious, Crosby Villas new homes boasts a plethora of outstanding energy-saving and money-saving features, like energy-efficient dual glazed windows, a re-circulating hot water pump, a 75 gallon gas water heater, R-30 ceiling and R-13 exterior wall insulation, and much more. Plus, on top of it all, the charming new homes for sale at Crosby Villas are now readily available in numerous expertly-designed and superbly-practical new floorplan designs, which range in size anywhere from 3,002 to 3,612 square feet, with 3-4 bedrooms.

The new homes for sale at Crosby Villas in San Diego are deftly combine the County's inherently majestic scenery with sophisticated, luxurious, and stylish architecture, all while providing homebuyers with unrivaled comfort and modern convenience. The Crosby Villas in San Diego are inspired by the renowned work of Lillian Rice, the architect who is responsible for the design of the original California-Spanish style that punctuates the charm of historic Rancho Santa Fe. With 31 golf course villas representing the pinnacle of the type of sublime resort-style living that California West Communities epitomizes, Crosby Villas new homes are the place to be when looking for a dream new home community in the San Diego area.

Nestled right at the doorstep of one of the most beautiful cities in the United States, San Diego affords its residents an idyllic backdrop beset of sun-kissed beaches, palm tree-lined streets, and a bustling urban metropolis that was recently rated as the fifth best place to live by Money Magazine, a ranking that no doubt is owed to some of the fantastic attractions located in San Diego, like the world-famous San Diego Zoo, the sunny beaches, and the historic sights like Mission San Diego de Alcala and Old Town San Diego Historic Park. San Diego has everything that you could want, from a booming tourism industry and strong economy, to some of the best entertainment and sporting events that you'll find anywhere.

If you've heard enough and would like to start learning even more about all of the wonderful options available at Crosby Villas, and to set up an appointment for a visit and tour, please call 858-759-7911to get in contact with a representative who can let you in on all that this stunning new home community has to offer you and your family today.

 

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July 14 2010

Join The Green Revolution With Rockrose At The Foothills

by jeb

Nestled in the idyllic coastal resort town of Carlsbad, California, Rockrose at The Foothills is a stunning community that features a fabulous array of cutting-edge new homes that utilize the very best in "green" technology, which not only helps to save and protect the environment, but in the long run also saves you and your family money! All Rockrose new homes are built to save energy, to conserve water, to reduce waste, and to generally provide prospective homebuyers with the kind of peace of mind that is so rare these days-- a dream new home that exists in sublime harmony with its wonderful natural surroundings in the incomparable San Diego County area, where perfect weather and sunny skies are permanent fixtures. The San Diego new homes for sale at Rockrose at The Foothills are available in several eco-friendly new floorplan designs, which range in size anywhere from 2,116 to 3,167 square feet, with 3-4 bedrooms and 2-4.5 baths, and new homes are priced starting from around the low $600,000's, which means that now joining the Green Revolution is easier than ever when you do it at Rockrose at The Foothills.

Rockrose at The Foothills is comprised of utterly fabulous new green homes that are situated within a cutting-edge master planned community that breaks all of the rules when it comes to modern conveniences and affordable luxury, all while maintaing a "green" ethos that is truly something commendable, especially in this day and age, where the term "green home" is more often than not a synonym for "excessively overpriced home;" but this isn't the case when it comes to Rockrose.  In fact, Rockrose at The Foothills new homes are the only new homes in Carlsbad to not only meet California's energy-efficiency standards, but to extend 35% past it. With a focus on energy-efficiency, water conservation, and a plethora of other environmentally-concious features, Rockrose at The Foothills new homes prove that luxurious green new home amenities and features don't need to come at a heavy price for the environment.

If you're interested in learning more about the beautiful Brookfield Homes community of Rockrose at The Foothills, please call 760-730-0800 to set up an appointment for a visit and tour today.

 

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July 10 2010

More Amazing Oklahoma City New Homes to Consider

by racheal

Oklahoma City

It’s been awhile since I showed you a community of new homes that are directly among the hustle and bustle of Oklahoma City. Since we’re long overdue, may I remind you of the benefits of living in this still-great American metro: an economy that’s endured the nationwide collapse, a housing market that’s sustained the bursting bubble, and schools that are among the best in the Midwest.

That being said, you’ll certainly want to check out the community of Oklahoma City new homes I’m showing you today. It’s called Fountain Grass by Ideal Homes, and it’s everything you thought living in Oklahoma City could be: access to the most convenient city amenities, yet Fountain Grass is still tucked away in the quaint small town environment of a tight-knit community. And, don’t forget your stunning natural surroundings. It’s the best of city and country combined.

Fountain Grass offers buyers their choice of nine floorplans, ranging from apx. 1,000 to 1,600 square feet. There’s something for all types of arrangements and lifestyles, including singles, couples, and growing families. Plus, you have the same energy efficient benefits that Ideal Homes provides to all of their Oklahoma new green homes. Fountain Grass is a win-win! To learn more about these Oklahoma City new homes at Fountain Grass, stop in to check them out in person at 9737 SW 24th Terrace, Oklahoma City, OK 73128; or, call (866) 277-2670 to ask questions and receive more information.

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