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Residential Growth Success Stories

Residential Development continues to increase. New homes, apartment complexes and senior homes are planned for this year. A variety of price ranges will be available for the home shopper. Some of the housing additions that will be expanding include the following:

Carriage Crossing

Eagles Nest

Just south of 45th Street North off 119th Street West, in Maize,  Eagles Nest  provides top quality residential homes priced from the low $100s built by Comfort Homes and Klausmeyer Construction, LLC.  Amenities include Area amenities include Include:

Emerald Springs

Just north of 45th and Tyler Road, in Maize,  Emerald Springs  provides top quality  residential homes  from the $200,000 price range nestled in a large expanse of green space.  The amenities emphasize both a healthy lifestyle and a retreat from the cares of the world. In the first phase, a pool and a small clubhouse for community meetings will  be built.   Future phases  will include a water spray play area for children, a tennis court, and walking trails for families of all ages. Some children’s play grounds will also be interspersed through the  neighborhoods. In creating a “country” setting, the developers will scatter grassy open areas, like the one on the south end of the first phase  and  a series of interconnected ponds.

Fiddlers Cove

Fiddlers Cove Development

Beyond the lakes at Watercress over the old stone bridge lies Fiddler’s Cove overlooking the barns and gardens of Prairie Pines.

Fiddler's Cove at Prairie Pines is an exclusive community located just west of Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm in Maize, Kansas. Your future home rests amongst beautiful landscaping surrounded by tress, ponds and streams. You're just a stone's throw away from a variety of events throughout the year, including chamber music concerts during the summer, Halloween fun in the fall and Christmas events during the winter. The beauty of your neighborhood and the surrounding areas will help you unwind as you sit on your porch in the evenings. Nothing could be better than being close to nature within the city limits!

Fieldstone Apartments

Fieldstone ApartmentsFieldstone Apartments is a 48 unit low-income housing development. The community will consist of 32 two-bedroom units with rents between $530 and $555 per month and 16 three-bedroom units with rents between $610 and $695. Potential residents must qualify with maximum household income not to exceed 50% and 60% of area median income and meet the standards imposed under the federal tax credit program.

Hampton Lakes

Hampton Lakes is just minutes from the region's most important industrial, commercial, cultural and transportation centers. With beautiful common areas, lakes and walking paths you will certainly find a sense of community. With its clean, winding streets, nearby churches, shops, well-kept yards and park-like common areas, there is something distinctly small town about Hampton Lakes.   Homes start in the low  $150,000's.  One of the most important qualities of Hampton Lakes is that it is part of the wonderful Maize School District, one of the largest and best Districts in the state.

Watercress

Watercress Development Model Home

The creation and development of the Watercress community is the joint effort of two local companies – Walker, Lane and Reed LLC and BGS Development. Walker, Lane & Reed, LLC is a family owned business with dealings in residential, commercial and agricultural real estate development. Walker, Lane & Reed prides itself in being a family and community oriented business. The company's main office is in Maize, Kansas. The owners also own Woodard Mercantile, located at 4160 N. Maize Road. LewJene Schneider, of Walker, is the listing agent for the Watercress development.

Watercress Village

Watercress Village Overview

Watercress Villiage is located on over 20 acres of beautifully landscaped area in wonderful northwest Wichita, Watercress Village will provide 83 single-level courtyard homes of distinction.  Our secluded community is focused on active lifestyle and is nestled amongst mature trees and water features providing for the ultimate resort feeling in your own neighborhood.  

With exterior maintenance and lawn care provided, you'll have time to truly enjoy the clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness facility, and walking paths.  Unlike any other new home community in the Wichita, KS area, Watercress Village combines smart one-of-a-kind floor plans, high-quality construction, and all the right amenities in an association-maintained environment resulting in giving homeowners more time to focus on 'want-to-dos' versus 'have-to-dos'

 

Contact

Rebecca Bouska, Deputy City Administrator 
316-722-7561