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Community Highlight: Light Farms

Categories: Communities, New Homes, Shaddock Homes | Posted: July 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Community Highlight: Light Farms

If you’re looking for a community that has a unique dynamic you’ll want to check us out in Light Farms. Light Farms is an 806-acre master planned community located in what is commonly referred to as the “Golden Corridor”, the area between Preston Road and the Dallas North Tollway. Light Farms is serviced by Prosper ISD and local schools include Reynolds Middle School and Prosper High School. Light Farms Elementary School is featured within the community, making it a short walk to school every day.

The unique part of this community is all the amenities it has to offer! Constellation Park features a large play area with jungle gym for kids, a sandy white beach attached to a lake, large dog park, event pavilion, trails and more! But that’s just the park. Living in Light Farms will also give you access to five neighborhood pools, including a junior Olympic swimming pool. There’s a large state-of-the-art gym, tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, bocce ball courts, volleyball courts and various fitness classes for those into a healthy lifestyle. Along with all these built-in amenities, Light Farms also offers events at The Barn for major holidays, seasonal events/activities, flea markets, kids activities and so much more. Check out their Facebook page here to see more about events and the amenities.

Shaddock Homes features innovative and inspiring floor plan designs for both one- and two-story homes that range from three to five bedrooms and offer many custom options to make your home a one of a kind. Phase 3 homes are almost sold out and we’ve started selling Phase 4 in this community! Don’t miss out on your chance to explore this amazing community and see how special it truly is. Click here to see our current available homes.

 

Shaddock Homes Light Farms Living Room

Shaddock Homes Light Farms Kitchen

Constellation Park Beach (courtesy of Light Farms Facebook Page)

Small City Charm, Perfect For Every Need

Categories: Communities, Events, Helpful Tips & Information, Uncategorized | Posted: June 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Small City Charm, Perfect For Every Need

Are you looking to relocate to a place perfect for your family, but also looking for excitement? You might want to take a look at McKinney, TX. This little city is right on the edge of the DFW area and has endless amounts of charm.

When out exploring McKinney you can’t skip out on the historic downtown. You’ll find everything you could want here from antiques to an Irish pub. You’ll be able to go shopping or find some wholesome activities for the entire family. There’s also a large variety of places to dine from a cheeky diner the kids will love to a nice winery for date night.

One of the most exciting things about McKinney is that it is all about its community. There’s constantly well planned events to attend. This next week you can celebrate the Fourth of July with the highly anticipated Red, White and BOOM! Parade. Click here for more information on the day’s schedule. Want to take your kids to the theater? There will be a play about Snow White’s sister, Rose Red, on July 13th at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. You can learn about that here. Big music fan? The MPAC Summer Concert Series has brought in Asleep at the Wheel to perform on July 21st. Get more information or tickets here. To keep up with all the events and offerings of McKinney check out their website here.

As you can tell, here at Shaddock Homes we LOVE McKinney. We currently build in two amazing communities in McKinney, Melton Ridge at Stonebridge Ranch and Wilmeth Ridge.

Melton Ridge is one of the LAST chances to live in the Stonebridge Ranch community. This neighborhood is located just off Custer Road and is North of Eldorado Parkway. You’ll be able to enjoy this secluded community with beautiful views, mature trees and your dream home. Homes start in the $400s and range from 2,000-3,500 sq. ft. in Melton Ridge. Find out more here.

Our other wonderful McKinney community is Wilmeth Ridge. This community is lined with lush trees and gorgeous Texas meadows. Wilmeth Ridge is located west of Central Expressway and within walking distance to John A. Baker Elementary. Homes in this community start at the $330s and range from 2,100 to 4,000 sq. ft. Find out more here.

Melton Ridge at Stonebridge Ranch kitchen

Wilmeth Ridge living room

Historic Downtown McKinney (courtesy of mckinneytexas.org)

Last Chance for Villas at Preston Hollow!

Categories: Communities, New Homes, Shaddock Homes | Posted: June 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Last Chance for Villas at Preston Hollow!

If you haven’t seen our gorgeous community of Villas at Preston Hollow, you’re missing out! This cul-de-sac community is one of a kind. We’ve built low-maintenance homes for those that still want a luxury lifestyle. Preston Hollow features 1-2 story luxury patio homes all within minutes of the best dining and entertainment the city has to offer. Another bonus is that this Plano community is serviced by the highly rated Frisco school system.

This neighborhood has been selling out so fast that we only have a handful of homes for sale, including our stunning model. This Saxony by Shaddock Homes Model is the #1 selling 4440 Plan. Light and bright home features large open living area with 2 story ceilings adjacent to casual dining and beautifully appointed kitchen. Appliance upgrades include professional grade stainless steel apron front gas cooktop and double ovens. Two large master suites, one upstairs, one down. Leaseback needed through 10/31/18.

Catch our model or another Move-In ready home before your chance is gone! Find out more about Villas at Preston Hollow here and go here to view our available homes.

Shaddock Homes Places #1…

Categories: Awards & Recognition, Events, Shaddock Homes | Posted: June 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Shaddock Homes Places #1…

Last night was the Dallas Business Journal’s Middle Market 50 awards and we are beyond thrilled to announce that we are the #1 fastest growing middle market company in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Shaddock Homes has been working hard to deliver dream homes with superior craftsmanship to all of our homebuyers. Check out this article for more information on the Middle Market 50 and our growth.

The Dallas Business Journal also did a wonderful write up on Peter H. Shaddock which you can find below:

For 50 years, Plano-based Shaddock Homes has specialized in building custom, luxury homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The key to the company’s longevity and growth, CEO Peter Shaddock said, has been building the most beautiful houses. “Quite frankly, we’re better than our competition,” he said. “We have better looking stuff.”

Since 2015, Shaddock Homes has grown its headcount by eight, to 54 employees. Far more impressive is the company’s revenue growth: $89 million in 2015, $126 million in 2016, and a whopping $277 million last year. The company has a strong reputation in the North Texas homebuilding industry, said Ted Wilson, principal of Dallas-based Residential Strategies, which analyzes the Dallas-Fort Worth residential market. “Shaddock Homes is a great story,” Wilson said. “They build a really high-quality house and they’re very active throughout Dallas-Fort Worth.” “The work ethic in that family is unbelievable,” he added. “They know how to make a deal. They have kind of a folksiness about them, but they’re very smart, very shrewd.”

Shaddock Homes faces growing competition in the market, Peter Shaddock said. “What’s happened is the Dallas Metroplex has been so successful that a lot of competition has moved into the area,” he said. “Lots of competition creates shortages in labor supply and higher labor prices because everybody needs (workers). Lot prices rise. Material shortages also cause everything to go up. Mortgage rates are going up, so it squeezes your buyer into buying less house.” To combat some of the problems, Shaddock is building slightly smaller homes to keep the price down, he said. Tradition and homeowner satisfaction in the higher-priced home market, and the focus on building north of Interstate 635, differentiates Shaddock Homes, he said. The company offers a variety of innovative home designs and constantly tries to provide exterior and interior craftsmanship that distinguish it from other Dallas homebuilders, he added.

“Our houses are supposed to appeal to not the average guy, but the average abnormal guy,” Shaddock said. “Somebody who has a good income, like doctors. A lot of people build south of LBJ. We build north of LBJ.” Attention to detail, creativity and the ability to understand homeowners’ needs allows the company to create functional, open floor plans, Shaddock said. The homes accommodate today’s most requested features, including clean-lined design, energy efficient materials and private baths for every bedroom in the house. The family home-building company has the characteristics of a smaller builder with the financial strength of a national homebuilding company, Shaddock said. Shaddock Homes builds in some of the most desired locations and highly regarded school districts, Shaddock said. The company’s communities are located in Carrollton, Celina, Dallas, Frisco, Lewisville, McKinney, Parker, Plano, St. Paul and Wylie.

Bill Hethcock – Staff Writer
Dallas Business Journal

Local Frisco Highlights!

Categories: Communities, Helpful Tips & Information, Shaddock Homes | Posted: June 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Local Frisco Highlights!

Selecting your dream home is no easy task. There’s a million factors like school district and commute from your job. But don’t forget the fun part of moving where you get to explore a brand new area! Shaddock Homes currently builds in 17 communities, but 6 of those are in Frisco. So we want to highlight some of the best food and entertainment areas that service those 6 communities.

Legacy West

If you’re in the mood to shop till you drop a great place to explore is Legacy West. This is a 250-acre urban destination housing must-have retail, a vast variety of dining and so much more. The drive from all 6 of these communities is under 20 minutes and it worth every second. The retail space covers a wide variety of offerings from Tesla to Warby Parker. You can find clothes, home goods, accessories and more. If you need refueling while out, there’s also a diverse selection of dining options. You can grab a Starbucks drink while you shop, treat yourself to a sweet something from Sprinkles, grab something quick from Shake Shack or have date night at Toulouse. You can’t lose with choosing a day at Legacy West. Find out more here.

Dr. Pepper Ballpark

Looking for a fun outing for the whole family? You should consider a Rough Riders game at Dr. Pepper Ballpark. Nothing says a great fun fueled day like enjoying America’s Favorite Pass-time, Baseball. The Rough Riders season is in full swing with a full schedule of home games. You can procure single game tickets for between $8-25 with many exciting promotional nights as well. If you get too hot out at the game the stadium offers the most unique water feature in a professional sports venue, the Choctaw Lazy River. Find out more about events here.

Stonebriar Centre

If you need a more diverse selection of just clothing retail, you won’t be disappointed with Stonebriar Centre. This retail location offers clothing options for the whole family in various designs and styles with options like H&M, Macy’s and the Children’s Place. But don’t think Stonebriar Centre is only for clothes, it also offers a variety of entertainment as well. You can catch a movie at the AMC, indoor skydive with Ifly or spend hours gaming at Dave & Buster’s. Find out more here.

Toyota Stadium

This soccer-specific stadium is home to FC Dallas, but that doesn’t limit the events of the stadium. Along with the soccer season in full swing (tickets vary from $25-$75 each) there’s a special event coming up in October. The National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction weekend will be October 20th and features the popular band Imagine Dragons. You’ll be able to see future games and concerts at this amazing 20,500 seat venue. Find out more here.

 

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