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  • Heritage Ranch, Fairview, Texas Active Adult

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Fairview  |  November 6, 2011 10:55 AM  |  2,304 views  |  No comments
    Heritage Ranch, Fairview, TexasHeritage Ranch in Fairview, Texas is big on size and big on amenities. With 1,144 homes this completed active adult community offers something for everyone with home prices ranging from the mid $100’s to the high $500’s.  Built between 2000 and 2007, this gated Texas active adult community boasts an extensive line-up of amenities as well as an exciting social lifestyle.

    The location of Heritage Ranch is just give minutes from a major expressway ensuring easy access to wonderful shopping, dining, entertainment, healthcare, cultural venues and professional sporting venues. Fairview, Texas is a Northeast suburb of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Residents appreciate the quiet atmosphere of Fairview yet enjoy being just minutes from the wonderful amenities in Dallas and Ft. Worth. It’s also ideal for residents commuting into the Dallas area for work. 

    For residents lucky enough to be retired there is plenty to enjoy right within the Heritage Ranch community. There is a 24,000 square foot clubhouse offering a wide variety of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. Features include a fitness center, indoor lap pool, rooms for arts and crafts, a billiard and card room, library with computers plus a grand ballroom.  Outdoors there are tennis and bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits, an outdoor swimming pool and nearly 4 miles of trails for walking or bike riding.

    Golfers will be thrilled with the 18-hole, Heritage Ranch golf course offering challenging play for golfers of all levels.  There is also a pro-shop, a driving range, putting green and chipping area with sand trap. After a day on the links relax with a meal at The Corral Grill offering up lunch and dinner plus a popular Sunday brunch, daily specials and take-out.

    The lifestyle at Heritage Ranch is just as exciting as the collection of amenities. There are numerous special interest clubs meeting on a regular basis covering a wide variety of interests ranging from Art to Zumba and everything in-between. A full-time activity director ensures the social calendar is full of fun such as exercise classes, daytrips, parties, potlucks, seminars and more.

    Homes in this completed Texas 55+ community are available on a resale basis only. Styles include single-family ranch homes and villas sized from 1,400 to 3,800 square feet with prices beginning in the mid $100’s. The homes were originally built by K. Hovnanian, Lennar and US Homes. Buyers looking at resale homes in this community will find attractive features on many of the homes such as outdoor patios, golf cart garages, upgraded finishes and golf course views. Association dues are reasonable and include yard maintenance for the villas. Another point to note is that there is a required monthly food and beverage minimum per lot.

    For more information and photos of this and other TX active adult retirement communitiesplease visit 55Places.com. To stay in touch with us please join our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook link below.

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  • Heritage Ranch, Fairview, Texas

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Fairview  |  January 30, 2011 7:30 PM  |  3,100 views  |  No comments
    Heritage Ranch, TXHeritage Ranch is an active adult community for those age 50 and better. Located northeast of Dallas in Fairview, Texas, Heritage Ranch is one of the most sought after golf and resort style 55+ communities in Texas. Built between 2000 and 2008, the community was co-developed by K. Hovnanian (Goodman) and Village Builders (Lennar). The community boasts an ideal location close to world-class health-care, cultural centers, museums, national retailers, outlets, boutique shops, golf and fabulous dining.

    Past the dramatic community entry with an impressive gatehouse is the fabulous collection of amenities. A 24,000 square foot clubhouse is home to a fitness center with aerobics studio, indoor swimming pool and spa, billiards room, numerous rooms for cards, games, arts & hobbies, a ballroom and library with computers. Outdoor amenities include tennis courts, bocce ball and horseshoe courts plus an outdoor swimming pool.

    The golf course at Heritage Ranch Texas is an 18-hole masterpiece designed by Arthur Hill featuring nicely manicured greens, rolling terrain, ponds and lovely fountains. Players appreciate the full-service pro-shop and driving range as well as the Corral Grill restaurant and lounge. The grill offers takeout service as well as a popular Sunday brunch, casual lunches and romantic dinners.

    To ensure residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle there is a full-time activity director coordinating special events, day trips, classes and more. There are numerous special interest clubs to participate in such as book club, games, gardening, dance, arts, computers, tennis, golf and many more. For the more relaxed types there are numerous stocked ponds offering catch and release fishing and nearly 4 miles of trails perfect for an evening stroll or an invigorating morning jog.

    The homes of this popular Texas active adult community are available on a resale basis with pricing from the mid $100’s to the high $500’s. The majority of the homes are single family ranch style with a limited number of attached villas. In total there are 1,244 homes at Heritage Ranch with sizes ranging from 1,400 square feet to 3,600 square feet. With an impressive collection of amenities and a wide variety of homes to choose from its no wonder Heritage Ranch is one of the more popular 55+ communities in Texas.

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