It seems only fitting that our first Resident Spotlight be one of Hilltop’s first residents. Dennis Colwell and his wife, Patty, built their house in Inspiration 22 months ago. Now Dennis serves as a resident member of the Metro Board, they live near grandkids, and they’ve seen the community take shape. Yeah, we’d say they made a good move.
If you’re looking to buy, waiting may cost you. While interest rates remain low, they have been rising since the start of the year, based on fast economic growth and the need to limit inflation. In fact, Freddie Mac has projected that by 2019, rates could be as high as 5.10%.
Of course you know how to make your own fun. But imagine having a neighborhood champion of fun. A passionate planner of special events. Someone whose full-time job it is to nurture friendships and build a strong sense of community. At Inspiration, that someone is Hannah Toole, Lifestyle Director.
With two unique model homes to tour, last month’s Twice-As-Grand Opening got people walking. And talking. Lennar’s innovative approach to home design — and its sweet location in the community — deserves further exploration.
Once the province of dusty books and shushing, libraries have come a long way. Especially the new Parker Library.This active, 42,000-square-foot multimedia mecca provides patrons with a recording studio where they can create films, videos and musical compositions. All for free.
Our Lennar homes are now available for pre-sale. Which means you can be among the first to own one of these high-style, perfect-for-families residences—including what they call their SuperHome, which totally lives up to its name. The models open after the first of the year, but read on for more info.
He’s currently the Sales Manager for our Toll Brothers neighborhood. But before that, he spent 10 years at Del Webb (yep, that Del Webb). Then 7 years at Anthem (yep, that Anthem). And now he’s been here at Inspiration for 2. When you do the math, that adds up to 19 years of expertise in all things55+.
Whoever invented S’mores is pretty high up on our list of favorite people ever. Which is one of the reasons why we have fire pits in our Hops Garden and at the 20 Mile House. Come with the tried-and-true ingredients, or try a new take on the old favorite (read on for recipes). Either way, save some for us.
Why are we so sure that you’re going to think Meritage Homes are the stuff dreams are made of? Well, for starters, part of their whole company philosophy is that everyone deserves to live better, smarter and healthier. Which is why they’re setting a new standard in home design. But don’t take our word for it. We talked to one of their sales associates at Inspiration to see what SHE had to say.
CalAtlantic Homes is one of the nation’s largest and most respected homebuilders. (They’ve been around 50 years, so they know a thing or two about crafting well-built residences.) So you can see why we’re so excited that they have developed an all-ranch enclave at Inspiration.
Dream Finders Homes, an award-winning builder with homes in cities including Austin, Orlando and Savannah, also has six different floorplans right here at Inspiration. In addition to high-quality homes at affordable prices, Dream Finders offers customizable options, high levels of design finishes, an impressive list of included features and more. Learn about Dream Finders, and how you can personalize your dream home.
As the school year picks up, routines kick back in. And Inspiration’s builders have designed homes that will make it all a little easier, with mud rooms, drop zones and office spaces. Read on to learn more about student-friendly features.
When it comes to active adult communities in Colorado, you can’t get much more active than 20 Mile House in Inspiration’s Hilltop 55+ village. Whether you play pickle-ball or bocce ball, enjoy yoga, swimming or cooking, you’ll find plenty of opportunity to do it at this state-of-the-art recreation center that’s named for a historic Colorado site.
Lennar brings innovative features included in base home prices, the Home Within A Home® SuperHome designed for multigenerational living, and smart technology that enables homeowners to control lights and other features through Amazon’s Alexa. Learn more about Lennar’s coming additions to Inspiration.
For a refreshing change of pace, spend this Sunday at the Parker Farmers’ Market on quaint Main Street. Peruse locally-grown produce and herbs while sampling baked goods and enjoying time with friends and family – just five miles from Inspiration.
One of your first action items when searching for a new home is to determine your must-haves. Are you looking for a large yard, entertaining space, or a certain number of bedrooms? It may be helpful to see what other homebuyers prioritize when searching for a new home. Take a look at the top three attributes homebuyers consider when purchasing a new home.
Purchasing a new house is not just a key milestone, it’s also an important time to establish a maintenance routine. Follow these simple tips for maximizing energy efficiency, saving money on repairs and getting the best life out of your new home. Whether you implement one or all of these recommendations, you’re likely to save some cash and minimize maintenance mishaps.
We’re excited to introduce the latest addition to the Inspiration family: the Caruso by David Weekley Homes, available now at Inspiration Hilltop and Inspiration Ranch. Find out more about the Caruso floorplan and how to make this house your home.
This season is sure to be hot, so grab a cold one at the new Inspiration Hops Garden. Whether you’re a beer lover or not, you can enjoy the shade, plants and fire pit. Learn more about the brewing-inspired addition.
Whether you’re moving into a new home or turning your spring cleaning into summer redecorating, the end result is the same: a well-designed home that fits your family. Here are three websites to help you get a fresh start this summer.
When spring and summer roll around, many homeowners find themselves itching to brighten and upgrade their houses. Here are three easy ways to hit the refresh button on your interior based on what’s trending this year.
At Inspiration, we focus on providing character, while maintaining the beauty and quality that our residents expect. Our builders enable us to offer a balance of continuity and variety. Learn more about each of the five builders and their offerings at Inspiration.
With snow still covering the mountains and parts of the foothills, it’s the perfect time to prepare your legs for the season on a trail that’s not too high. Try these three family-friendly spots that are less than an hour’s drive from Inspiration.
As the real estate market warms up this spring, Inspiration’s selection of spacious homes has expanded to serve more families. Two new builders, Meritage Homes and Dream Finders Homes, have added various unique floor plans to what The Denver Post is calling, “the best selection of homes for early move-in available in the entire south metro area.”
You still have a week to see “Women Behind the Lens” at the PACE Center Art Gallery in nearby Parker. Spotlighting 11 Colorado women artists, the exhibition features work that challenges, celebrates and confronts ideas specific to women of Colorado.
Congratulations to Toll Brothers and Possibilities for Design, the winner and finalist of four Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) awards, from the Denver Home Builders Association. This year’s awards recognized the Antero, Trelease, Warren and Carson model homes in Inspiration.
The end of summer is fast approaching, and container gardening is a simple form of horticulture that’s fun for the entire family all year long. We’ve put together our favorite container gardening tips to help you improve your green thumb!
Indulge in farm fresh produce, learn where food comes from and shake hands with the growers. Enjoy authentic interactions while discovering the region’s geographically distinctive food and drink. You don't have to go far to experience the fruits of farming! Here are our top 3 Farmer’s Markets.
What exactly is a 20-mile view? It’s a view that seems to go on forever, or as far as the eye can see. We’ve got plenty of these views at Inspiration, which is one reason we’ve named one of our major amenities the 20 Mile House.
Whichever type of ranch buyer you are - maybe coming out of a dated home, wanting main-floor living; or a young family who just likes the way ranch-style home designs live and feel - this is the moment to see the full range of models and lifestyles at Inspiration.
When designing your dream home, you’ll want to make sure it fits your family’s needs and that means every member of your family, including the furry ones! Custom-created pet suites are the latest in luxury, but you don’t have to add an extra wing to the house to make your pet feel welcome in a new home.
Homes that offer main-floor living are a hot commodity both locally and around the nation. “These kinds of plans are specially designed to really maximize space and lifestyle,” said Mollie Carmichael, Principal at John Burns Real Estate Consulting. “One-level homes without stairs are really a perfect fit for all lifestyles, including young families with toddlers and mature consumers that do not want to worry about stairs.”
Beer is to Colorado what wine is to France, and we like our brews to be fresh, local, and handcrafted. Fortunately, there are many great places to enjoy a great brew near Inspiration. Here are our Top 4 picks.
The PACE Center (or Parker Arts, Cultural and Events Center) offers an impressive lineup of events, local and national performances, classes and activities for all-ages. This state-of-the-art facility offers touring acts, local performances, exhibits and educational programs.
How people live is forever changing and evolving, making the big decision to purchase a new home more complex than ever. For more than four decades Newland has been creating communities all across the country that have become home to hundreds of thousands of families.