The square footage may be modest, but the indoor/outdoor living is amazing. Ten new homes have landed for our feathered friends, courtesy of Inspiration's residents. This project, like many others, originated in the resident-run Common Area Committee. And grew to include a whole flock of neighbors.
When we talked with Marla about living here at Inspiration, we were amazed she even had time to speak to us. She teaches twelve exercise classes a week between the Hilltop Club and the Parker Rec Center. Yep, TWELVE. And that’s just part of how she spends her time in and around the community.
On January 19, we're unveiling two new models from Richmond American Homes, at our Two-rrific Grand Opening Event. These one-story homes have everything you could want (and more). Think gourmet kitchens. Airy 10' ceilings. And homesites that back to open space—all starting from the low $500s.
This time of year, everyone could use a few gift ideas. Because, let's face it, some people are hard to shop for. So, we've put together a few suggestions for the tech-savvy gadgeteers on your list. Naturally, these ideas are the perfect complement to the high-tech homes you find in our community.
It’s right here, at Inspiration, in our new Lennar models. And it’s cool. Like super cool. An innovative partnership between Lennar and Amazon, the Amazon Experience Center shows how you can use Alexa in your everyday life.
You could say we did it all. And then some. From the kids enjoying popsicles by the pool to having a Nerf war. From special events for our Hilltop 55+ residents to The Spark Event series—where we enjoyed craft beers, live music, art, food trucks and getting to know our neighbors.
Inspiration is getting bigger, one one-story at a time. Thanks to our newest builder, Richmond American Homes. First up is their Estates Collection, featuring four large ranch plans (including one that’s brand-new to Colorado!)—and hundreds of ways to personalize them.
It’s time for our Open House Spree, and you don’t want to miss it. Because we have so many models (16!) to tour and so many quick move-in homes (20+!) to see. Join us every Saturday, September 29–October 13, from 11am–5pm. We promise you’ll have a spree-tacular time.
Our lawn is the place to be this summer — because it's high-season for the Hilltop 55+ Summer Lawn Series in Inspiration. We've booked the best bands — the kind of bands that will get you out of your lawn chair and on your feet. Throw in free craft beer, wine and your favorite lawn games.
Doris Pearlman, the owner of Possibilities for Design, is the lead interior designer for the Toll Brothers models at Inspiration. When it comes to design trends, she knows her stuff. So we were excited to hear a little about what she's seeing and foreseeing.
We have one more thing to add to your summer schedule. The annual Parade of Homes—every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from August 9th to 26th from 11am to 6pm. And Inspiration is an important stop—with seven featured parade homes to tour.
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 and they've seen the community take shape.
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.
He's currently the Sales Manager for our Toll Brothers neighborhood. But before that, he spent 10 years at Del Webb. Then 7 years at 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).
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.
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, 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.
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 the Hilltop Club in Inspiration's Hilltop 55+ village. Whether you play pickle-ball, bocce ball, yoga, swimming or cooking, you'll find plenty to do at this state-of-the-art recreation center.
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.
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.
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.
Two new builders to Inspiration, Meritage Homes and Dream Finders Homes, have added 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.
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.
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.