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Our Favorite Spots to Watch the Big Awards Show

by Shea Homes Arizona on February 24, 2017

 

In honor of this Sunday’s must-watch awards show, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite nooks, perfect for watching, gathering, and relaxing on this special night. Don’t forget the popcorn – and maybe some awards show BINGO cards!
Comfy CouchLike a bright, open feel? Kick back and relax on this comfy couch at Carino Villas in Chandler.
Cozy BedroomWho says you have to watch TV on the sofa? Enjoy the big awards show (or binge watch your favorite series) in this cozy bedroom at our Vantage condos in Ahwatukee.

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In The Spotlight – Shea3D™ Plan 353

by Shea Homes Colorado on March 3, 2015

 

Exceeding buyers’ expectations for personalized flexibility
How do you live life? Are you an entertainer, an aspiring gourmet cook, an easy-going outdoor type, or a combination of the three? In the search for a new home that will accommodate the way you live life, you very likely have a list of must-haves. Shea Homes is daring to take homebuilding to the next level by offering more personalized options per floor plan design. Case in point, Shea3D™ at Colliers Hill in Erie. Shea3D™ is a revolutionary new concept that invites you to select one of three main-floor configurations that best embodies the heart of your home.

What is your preference?
Each of the seven Shea3D™ plans has three main-floor lifestyle options: Entertainment, Kitchen, and Outdoor. Each lifestyle option identifies a focal point for your home that reflects how and where you enjoy spending most of your time. If you are the kind of person who likes an open floor plan where guests can mix and mingle, the Entertainment Lifestyle may be for you. If you enjoy creating amazing culinary delights, the Kitchen Lifestyle may be the suitable center of your home. Finally, if you like the idea of spending just about as much time outside as in, the Outdoor Lifestyle is for you.

Spotlight Home – Plan 353
This week’s Spotlight Home is the clever 2,375-square-foot Plan 353 with several standout features. One such feature is a second-level suite including a loft, two bedrooms, and a full bath – a fantastic area for the youngest family members to spend time doing homework, watching movies, or hanging out with friends.

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Kid’s Loft with adjoining bedrooms and bath

Also on the second level are a convenient laundry room and the master bedroom with large walk-in closet and several windows allowing natural light to fill the room.

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Shea3D Home Plan 353 – Master Bedroom

In addition, this home has a main-floor study, powder room, spacious mudroom off the 2-car garage, patio with an option to cover, and a 951-square-foot basement.

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Outdoor Covered Patio

Consider the unique option of a dog-washing station in the mudroom for your beloved furry family members available only in this home.

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Dog wash in the mud room

Also, if you have a need for additional bedrooms you can opt for another at the loft or at the main-floor study.  Take a virtual tour of this model… click here!

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And the award goes to… the model homes of Stepping Stone.

by Shea Homes Colorado on February 11, 2015

 

In the waning days of 2014, Shea Homes at Stepping Stone was honored with a win for Best Interior Merchandising of a Model. The Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Award, given by the Home Builder’s Association of Metro Denver, recognized the exceptional interior design of Shea’s 3507 Model, one of their collection’s smaller plans at 2,090 square feet. Perfect for first-time buyers, this plan inspired the designers of Ellis Hays Design to appeal to the tastes of a young family, using bright colors, durable materials, and modern, playful styles. As Diana Ellis, principal at the design firm, explains, “We imagined a family with a baby or toddler, so we wanted a comfortable feeling. Furnishings that weren’t super high-end, maybe even repurposed, since realistically they might even be scratched or colored on.”

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The firm sought to complement the family-friendly design inherent in the floor plan. Ellis notes that Shea’s aptly named SPACES Collection really does offer “lots of different spaces that can be utilized in different ways.” She likes the way Plan 3507 is open and connected, but zoned out for a family’s different activities. “It’s great for family time,” she points out. “There’s a sitting area with a sofa where you can watch TV, but adjacent to it is a more intimate area where kids can play games, read, or do homework. And both areas are close to the kitchen, so whoever is cooking can interact with the rest of the family.”

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This open concept floor plan has proven popular with customers, too. They often comment on the lack of wasted space and the ability to get three bedrooms, a loft, and main-floor office in an economically-priced home.

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Of course, this is only one of Shea’s model homes available for touring at Stepping Stone. Feel free to explore them all and decide which one is your blue ribbon winner.

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