Benefits of Buying A Former Model Home

by Shea Homes Arizona on June 29, 2018


There are tons of great reasons to move into a former model home – particularly a former model from Shea Homes®. When you purchase one of our move-in ready model homes you will get to enjoy all the thoughtfully chosen upgrades, designer finishes, and lushly landscaped yards you’d expect from a development’s crown jewel. And if you’ve had an eye on one of these communities in particular, this could be your last chance to get into your dream neighborhood!

Ready for an easy move-in experience into a masterfully designed home? Take a look at our communities with models on sale, then check them out in person to see exactly what your new home will look like!

Ambition at Eastmark
Hope 3583, Homesite 330
Hope 3583 Ambition at EastmarkKitchen-Centric design with stainless gas appliances, quartz counters, sundown maple cabinets, upgraded doors, baseboards, and fixtures, tons of tumbled pavers, two-tone interior paint, pass-thru window at kitchen, low voltage package, upgraded flooring, designer landscaping, and more!

Ambition at Eastmark 
Dream 3582, Homesite 329
Dream 3582 Ambition at EastmarkCorner homesite! Granite counters, front load washer & gas dryer, upgraded flooring, tumbled paver walkway & driveway, co­ffered ceiling in master, front and backyard landscaping, window coverings & more!

Carino Villas
Residences 143-145 & 243-245
Carino Villas Model HomesSix condos available in our beautiful villa-inspired community. A desirable Chandler location, Carino Villas are situated at the northwest corner of Arizona Ave and Queen Creek Rd. These stacked flat condos range from 1,313 – 1,935 sq ft and each with attached 1 or 2-car garage. Homes come standard with slab granite countertops, beautiful cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances. Gated community with a pool, cabana, and BBQ’s with ramada.

Inspire at Estrella
Indulge 4592, Homesite 72
Indulge 4592 Inspire at EstrellaSpace, storage, and quiet escapes define this appealing one-story home. This split floor plan can convert to up to five bedrooms and has plenty of storage and workspace built in. The front courtyard brings the outdoors in, while providing a peaceful sanctuary. This home is the perfect combination of luxury living and soothing retreat.

Inspire at Estrella
Excite 4594, Homesite 73
Excite 4594 Inspire at EstrellaYou’ve never seen a home like this before. An impressive master suite, courtyard entry, split three-car garage, up to five roomy bedrooms, game room/loft, and upstairs laundry room big enough to double as a hobby room make this one of our most innovative, inviting and friendly homes. It’s so fabulous, you’ll want to move in and call it yours immediately.

Latitude at Cantilena
Summit 8511, Homesite 39
Summit 8511 Latitude at CantilenaBasement Plan! This home features a lower level that includes a large family retreat area, two bedrooms and a full bathroom. On the main level you’ll find three more bedrooms – including the master – and a study, great room, dining room and fantastic island kitchen. This home is perfect for entertaining.

Latitude at Cantilena
Prominence 8504, Homesite 40
Prominence 8504 Latitude at CantilenaThis estate-style, single level home is the ultimate in space and luxury. With up to 5 bedrooms and baths, 4-car garage, casita with separate entry, and an optional game room or theater, this home puts the ‘fun’ in functionality. An expansive patio and huge enclosed front courtyard offer the best in outdoor living spaces. And, a gourmet, chef inspired kitchen adjacent the breakfast nook and formal dining room round out this flawless home.

The Reserves at Cantilena
Residence 2, Homesite 34
Residence 2 The Reserves at CantilenaCozy kitchen nook off the chef’s kitchen? Check. Closets and storage space galore? Yep. Great room with optional coffered ceilings, master bedroom with spa-like master bath, and gorgeous walk-in closet? Check, check, check. This three bedroom three and a half bath home has everything a modern family needs. Add a split four-car garage, a jumbo outdoor patio off the great room, and an optional fireplace and you have the ideal home for all seasons.

The Reserves at Cantilena
Residence 3, Homesite 35
Residence 3 The Reserves at CantilenaLooking for a large and open home that lends itself to entertaining, both indoors and out? This home has it all. A gourmet kitchen opens up to two spacious living areas, each leading to a large outdoor back patio. A generous front porch provides even more opportunity to enjoy outdoor living. At the end of the day, you’ll love retiring to your beautiful master suite with its jumbo bedroom, bath and walk-in closet. Two, two-car garages provide ample space for both vehicles and storage. Fun options like rolling walls of glass and interior barn doors add functionality and stunning design.

The Reserves at Cantilena
Residence 4, Homesite 36
Residence 4 The Reserves at Cantilena
Boasting five bedrooms and four and half baths, this home provides a spacious master quarters with luxurious master bath and jumbo walk-in closet. On the opposite end are three additional bedrooms, all generously sized, and a casita with adjoining bathroom — great for hosting guests. Families will likely spend time congregating in the airy great room, adjacent the spacious kitchen, or on the oversized back patio, which truly doubles as an outdoor room. The game room can easily serve as a teen hangout or home theater. A three-car garage with bonus one-car garage gives you plenty of space for vehicles and a home workshop.

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Kelly J Dai September 7, 2018 at 5:36 am

I am very impressed by the beauty of former model homes, I would like to trade in my Irvine property with one of Shea home, any other Former Model homes for sale? either location of California or Arizona, or Trilogy home.


Sheri Troy September 7, 2018 at 9:31 am

Hello Kelly,

Model home availability varies by community location, and these opportunities are limited. Give us a call and we’ll be happy to share more information about any of our CA or AZ locations with you. We can also arrange a tour, if you’d like to visit any communities. We’re here 7 days a week at: 866.696.7432. Thank you!


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