Kinder Ranch is a master planned community in the foothills of the Texas Hill Country. Located north of San Antonio, off of State Highway 281 and Borgfield Road, this gated community currently includes Willis Ranch, Prospect Creek and Prospect Creek Estates.When complete, the community will have a Junior Olympic swimming pool, a playground, sports court, walking trails and a soccer field. The community is in the Comal County Independent School District and is currently served by Kinder Ranch Elementary School, Spring Branch Middle School and Smithson Valley High School. A middle school and high school are both planned for construction within the community.
Sitterle Homes in Prospect Creek at Kinder Ranch – Sitterle Homes, is currently building its luxurious, Vintage Series homes in Prospect Creek at Kinder Ranch on 55’ or 65’ wide lots with floor plans ranging from 1852 square feet to just over 3400 square feet with prices starting at $230,000.
In addition to elegant architecture, quality materials and craftsmanship, Sitterle’s High Performance Homes offer many energy efficiency features such as open cell sprayed foam insulation in the attic space, a TRANE 15 SEER rate Air Conditioner, a High Efficiency gas furnace and Low-E windows.
David Weekley Homes in Prospect Creek at Kinder Ranch – Energy efficiency is also a key feature of David Weekley’s EnergySaver Homes at Prospect Creek at Kinder Ranch. Incorporating advanced framing techniques to create R-19 insulated exterior walls, R-38 and R-22 batt insulation in the ceiling, with a TRANE 16 SEER and natural gas furnace and LoE windows, all David Weekley Homes at Prospect Creek at Kinder Ranch will be Energy Star® certified and receive a HERS® Index rating for estimated energy usage.
David Weekley is currently offering a wide selection of one story and two story homes at Prospect Creek at Kinder Ranch, with floor plans from 1785 to just over 3000 square feet priced from the $230,000s.
Both David Weekley and Sitterle homes offer floor plans that can be customized with your selection of desired features including media room, children’s retreat, sunroom and 3 car garages.
If you are looking to build or buy an energy efficient new home in the San Antonio area, and would like more information about San Antonio communities and the home buying process, contact Trudy Edwards, for additional home buyer resources.
Hill country views, wooded home sites, acres of greenbelts and wildlife preserves and a superb selection of energy efficient homes await homebuyers at Triana, a new home community located in Helotes, off Bandera Road, about 4.5 miles west of Charles Anderson Loop 1604.
At Triana home buyers have the choice of 55’, 65’ or 80’ lots. Many of the lots in the community also back onto greenbelt land, offering owners additional privacy and views of mature trees behind the home.
Homes in Triana are being built by three of San Antonio’s leading green home builders, David Weekley Homes, Sitterle Homes and Ryland Homes.
David Weekley is building its EnergySaver™ Homes on 55’ and 65’ wide lots at Triana. These homes average a 65 on the HERS index. The HERS Index s a scoring system that compares the relative energy efficiency of different homes. The lower a home’s HERS index, the more energy efficient it is. David Weekley Homes was recently named as the leading green home builder in San Antonio by the San Antonio Business Journal, based on the number of green homes built in 2011.
David Weekley Homes and Ryland Homes are offering energy usage guarantees to buyers of their new homes at Triana. Based on analysis of construction and building envelope leakage the home’s energy usage is estimated and guaranteed within the guidelines of the program.
Ryland Homes has been building energy efficient homes since 1999 by utilizing blown cellulose insulation in the walls, Low-E windows and high efficiency A/C units in combination with MERV filters. At Triana, Ryland and David Weekley homes are installing 16 SEER A/C units. Ryland Homes is building three series of homes at Triana – The Enclave on 55’ lots, The Executive on 65’ lots and The Estates series on 80’ lots.
Sitterle Homes is building its Heritage Series homes on 80’ lots at Triana. Sitterle Homes was named the third leading green home builder in San Antonio by the San Antonio Business Journal based on the number of green homes built in 2011. Sitterle Homes is building High Performance Homes at Triana, complete with include sprayed foam insulation in exterior walls and the attic, Tyvek house sheathing and 15 SEER Trane A/C units. The Sitterle Heritage series of homes offers granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen as standard and an abundance of elevations and structural options.
Triana is in the well regarded Northside Independent School District and is served by Garcia Middle School and O’Connor High School. Younger residents will be able to attend the brand new Los Reyes Elementary school, located just outside the community’s gate, which opens in August 2012.
Residents at Triana will also be able to enjoy the community amenity center with a park, playground and swimming pool.
If you would like more information about this community, homes available to buy now or how to build the home of your dreams in Triana, contact Trudy Edwards of KELLER WILLIAMS Realty Heritage at firstname.lastname@example.org or (210) 595-9801.
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Meritage Homes just opened a new community of new construction homes where solar panels and energy efficient construction comes as standard. The community of Providence is a gated community of 40 homes, tucked away in a quiet area of northwest San Antonio with easy access to South Texas Medical Center, Interstate Highway 10 and recreation areas such as the Leon Vista Trailhead and OP Schnabel Park.
What is so exciting about this community is that the Meritage built homes will have solar panels installed as standard. Not only are they installing solar panels as standard, but instead of installing regular Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels, which only convert about 15% of the solar energy into power, Meritage Homes is installing the revolutionary Echo Solar System which is reported to be 50% efficient. The Echo solar system is more efficient because it uses the solar panels to both generate electricity and capture the thermal energy.
These energy efficient Meritage Homes at Providence also include, spray foam insulation throughout the exterior walls and the attic, providing a tight building envelope. WaterSense efficient fixtures and dual flush toilets help to reduce your water consumption by 50%. Low-E vinyl windows help to keep the sun’s heat from coming into the home and ENERGY STAR® appliances also contribute to reducing the home’s overall energy consumption.
Notable Standard Features at Providence Include:
- Echo Solar System
- Solar Water Heater with 120 Gallon Tank
- Spray Foam Insulation
- Dual Flush Toilets
- Taexx built-in Pest Control System
- 14 SEER Air conditioning System
- Low-E Windows
- Energy Star® appliances
Homes being built in this community are available in 7 different floor plans which range from a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1515 square foot one story all the way to a 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2797 square foot two story plan.
If you are interested in buying a home in Providence, or would like to learn more about buying a new home in San Antonio, please do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com or (210) 595-9801 to discuss your home buying needs.
Trudy Edwards, REALTOR® , Legend Realty Group, KELLER WILLIAMS Realty Heritage 2338 N. Loop 1604 W., Ste. 120 San Antonio, TX 78248