LONGMONT – By all indications, the second round of town homes from Markel Homes in Prospect New Town is hitting the sweet spot with buyers. Open floor plans, lots of windows and designer-grade finishes bring beautiful living environments to a community defined by a friendly vibe, mature trees, walk-to amenities and architectural diversity. Two town homes are already under contract, with completion of all five scheduled for the first
Bright designer interiors
Large contemporary windows throughout the south-facing five-plex and the skylights in the interior units bring a spacious look and feel to each town home. Marlita Lazo, Markel’s sales manager in Prospect, reports that “people who tour the town homes are often surprised by how spacious the units feel. They love the large windows in all the rooms and the fact that each unit has custom designer finishes – all of which are fabulous.” The exteriors are as pleasing as the interiors, with a combination of prominent glass, flat-roof design and contemporary architectural styling.
Main floor master suites
The units on either end of the easy living five-plex feature main floor master suites with a 13-foot ceiling, luxury five-piece bath and large walk-in closet. Glass doors in the master bedroom and sliding glass doors in the hallway open to an outdoor living area. Thanks to three sides of glass, the deck subtly separates the living areas from the sleeping quarters and allows the natural world of potted plants and flowers to influence the home’s interior. The result is a peaceful, relaxing ambiance that’s perfect in the bedroom and dining area. A large rectangular island with seating for four anchors the open main floor and serves as the focal point for casual dining and informal entertaining. Quality cabinetry, solid surface countertops, stainless steel appliances, a gas range and the under-mount sink give the kitchen a gourmet touch. The upper level features a loft at the top of the stairs – an ideal tech or media area – plus two bedrooms (or office space), a linen closet and a full bath with a double-sink vanity and a pocket door to the private tub and toilet. An unfinished lower level beckons as future guest quarters or an office, a third full bath and a media or rec room.
Courtyard and skylights
The five-plex’s three interior units are set back from the end units to allow space for a front courtyard, up three steps from a landscaped area flooded with sunlight. The covered front porch opens to an entry and the living, dining and cooking areas. A handy iSpace room is adjacent to the kitchen, with a nearby powder room and an owner’s entry that leads to the attached two-car garage.
Skylights situated above the iSpace area and above the staircase flood the home’s interior with soft natural light. A second media-tech area is located at the top of the stairs, offering a convenient work space. The master suite occupies the upper front half of the town home, with a 12-foot ceiling, large walk-in closet and luxury five-piece bath. Bedrooms two and three share a full bath with a double-sink vanity and a pocket door to the tub and toilet. The unfinished lower level provides an opportunity for more living and sleeping space configured as a rec room, bedroom and full bath.
Low-maintenance easy living convenience
The hassle-free, come-and-go convenience of town home living is particularly attractive to buyers who love to travel – for three days or three months. Quality workmanship, durable building materials, certified Energy Star efficiencies and the absence of yard work add up to minimal maintenance requirements for town home residents, leaving time for other pursuits or to simply relax.
Spec homes and lots for sale
Spec home construction on lot 131 is under way. Markel plans to break ground in the coming months on several lots surrounding the neighborhood park between Neon Forest Circle and South Coffman Street. Buyers can choose from an array of floor plans, including single-story and two-story designs. Lot-only pricing starts in the $200s. Single-family-home pricing starts in the $700s.
Sales center open daily
The town home five-plex is located at 912-920 Confidence Drive in Longmont. Pricing for the end units starts at $649,900. The interior units are priced from $629,900. To tour the town homes, stop by the Markel Homes Sales Center at 918 Half Measures Drive, open daily 11 to 5 p.m.. You can also reach Sales Manager Marlita Lazo by phone at 303.651.9565 or e-mail Marlita@MarkelHomes.com.
Floor plans for the five-plex in Prospect New Town and for available properties in other Markel communities are featured on the company’s website at MarkelHomes.com.
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By Rebecca Lee, for At Home. Photos provided by Markel Homes.