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Redefine Lower Level LivingLet’s play a little word association game. What comes to mind when you hear the word basement? Perhaps a dark and musty space, used for doing laundry and storing old furniture and holiday decorations?

Now wipe that mental slate clean. Because today’s lower levels are nothing like the basements of old. In fact, we don’t even like to use the dreaded “b” word. At Shea Homes, we are redefining the meaning of lower level living. These high style, multi-functional areas, available at our Latitude at Cantilena and Shea Signature Azure Paradise Valley communities, include high ceilings and oversized light wells that bring in tons of natural light.

Lower level living is ideal for a wide range of homeowners — from families with growing children who want to use these open and airy spaces for sleepovers or a spot to hang out with friends to empty-nesters looking for a theater or workout space. Some of our homeowners enjoy having additional space for guests, or even using some of their lower level for seasonal closet space. It’s truly like having a private getaway within your own home.

Plus, in the summer months, these lower levels can be a cool spot to find respite from the heat – and they may be more energy efficient than a comparably sized home without a lower level, because the area is not exposed to sun and heat.

If you’re interested in exploring Shea style lower level living, visit Latitude at Cantilena and Azure, Paradise Valley. See you down under!

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Latitude at Cantilena Offers the Ultimate in Outdoor Living

by Shea Homes Arizona on February 9, 2018

 

Homebuyers looking for an Arizona home with plenty of space to spread out and enjoy family and friends should check out our new Latitude at Cantilena community in Peoria. Latitude offers four ranch-style single level floor plans (with one model offering an optional basement) ranging in size from approximately 3,091- 4,937 square feet with 4-5 bedrooms and 2.5-4.5 baths. Priced from $578,990. Take a peek at these noteworthy features, then come see these beautiful models in person.

Spacious Yards

The outdoors is calling! Latitude backyards will call you to enjoy dinner on the patio, invite the neighbors over for a swim party, or hit some balls on the putting green. Optional ramadas can be outfitted with fireplaces and big screen TVs. With a yard like this, you might never want to go indoors.
Spacious YardsDetached Guest Casitas

Whether you have multi-generational families living together, or just want a place to host houseguests, optional detached guest casitas (pictured below) offer a luxurious living space just steps away from home.
Detached Casitas

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Enjoy the Best of Outdoor Living in a Shea Home

by Shea Homes Arizona on January 19, 2018

 
It’s January in Arizona! While much of the country is buried under snow, we’re gearing up for some fun in the sun. When you live in a state that has some of the best weather in the country (most of the year, anyway), it makes perfect sense to choose a home designed to take full advantage of outdoor living. Here are a few of the latest popular new home features that let homeowners enjoy Arizona living to the fullest.

Courtyards
CourtyardsCourtyards add expanded living space, give your family more room to spread out, and provide multiple entertaining spaces for kids and adults. With the right furniture, a fireplace and maybe a stocked bar, you’ll find plenty of reasons to enjoy the great outdoors year-round.

Casitas, Ramadas and Cabanas
RamadasIf you like to entertain, casitas, ramadas and cabanas are great ways to transform your backyard into the ideal party spot. Throw in a flat-screen TV or two, and you can alternate between watching the big game and cooling off with a dip in the pool.

Putting Greens
Putting GreensWhy should you have to drive to a golf course or Top Golf to improve your game? With a backyard putting green, you can work on your stroke any time the urge strikes. If you have tweens or teens, this is a great way to get the kids off their phones and into some outdoor activity time.

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Save the Date: New Models Opening at Alondra

by Shea Homes Southern California on January 15, 2018

Attention all 55+ homebuyers! Shea Homes® has new models opening at Alondra in Rancho Mission Viejo, and we’re inviting YOU to come and see them in person on Saturday, January 20th.

If you’ve yet to tour these homes located in the stunning community of Esencia Village, take a look at the highlights below:

Residence One

Details: One-story home with 2 to 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and approx. 2,344-2,583 square feet of living space.

Features: Cozy fireplace in great room, spacious outdoor retreat, walk-in pantry, private den/optional 3rd bedroom, two master bedrooms with full bathrooms.

Residence Two

Details: One-story home with 2 to 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and approx. 2,330-2,957 square feet of living space.

Features: Large courtyard that opens up to a spacious outdoor retreat, large kitchen island, Dining room surrounded by sunny windows, an optional second floor bonus room, plus second powder room and loft.

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2018 Home Design Trends

January 12, 2018




  So what’s in store for home design in 2018? Here’s a quick guide to some of the hottest home design trends for 2018, and some new home eye candy from our very own Shea Homes® communities. Spa Inspired Bathrooms Everybody is dreaming of resort-inspired bathrooms and we think you deserve your own paradise located conveniently […]

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The Color of the New Year

December 21, 2017




Every year, Pantone Inc., a company best known for its standardized color matching system, announces the color of the year, based on what it believes will be the year’s “it” shade. This coming year’s hue is ultra violet or more specifically, PANTONE 18-3838. On Pantone’s Instagram, they announced the bold color saying, “Pantone’s Color of […]

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Introducing Bristol at Baker Ranch!

December 11, 2017




  A new year is quickly approaching, which means new additions are on the horizon for the Shea Homes® SoCal family. What new additions, you might ask? We are excited to announce that Bristol will be making its grand debut at Baker Ranch in January 2018! Bristol will include two-story, single-family homes, with distinctive floorplans […]

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New Homes in Gilbert Now Open!

December 1, 2017




The last of Shea Homes® three communities at Recker Pointe in Gilbert, Arizona is open! Compass at Recker Pointe offers 3 innovative, two-story homes with large great rooms, versatile lofts and spacious bedrooms. These courtyard villas are stand-alone homes with private backyards and a shared tumbled paver auto court. These homes range from approx. 2,088- 2,197 sq ft. […]

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Shea Homes® Receives Marketing Award for Azure Paradise Valley

November 22, 2017




On November 8, the inaugural SAMM award ceremony was held at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia in Paradise Valley. Shea Homes® was honored with an award for Best Community Sales Collateral for its new Shea Signature community, Azure, Paradise Valley. The SAMM awards recognize the valley’s very best sales and marketing achievements […]

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Holiday Decor for Your Dining Room Table!

November 10, 2017




  November is here and the weather is finally cooling down, which means it officially feels like the holidays here in Southern California! We know you’re excited to decorate your home, and we want to help you make it as merry and bright as possible, starting with your dining room table. With Thanksgiving right around […]

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