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While much of the country is still digging out from a cold and snowy winter, we Arizonans are gearing up for some serious fun in the sun. From outdoor concerts to festivals and spring training, there are a whole lot of outdoor activities to get excited about.

Get your tickets to the Good Life Festival 
The Good Life FestivalPhoto credit: Good Life Festival

Food trucks, a vendor village, and a concert by the Band Perry are a few reasons why you won’t want to miss the popular Good Life Festival, taking place on March 5 at our very own Encanterra Country Club in San Tan Valley. While you’re there, be sure to stroll through the model homes for music and wine tasting. Tickets are available at thegoodlifefest.com

Visit the Desert Botanical Garden 
Desert Botanical GardenPhoto credit: Desert Botanical Garden

Escape from reality and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Desert Botanical Garden. Start with an iced tea and bite to eat at Gertrude’s, then stroll the garden at your leisure. If you haven’t yet experienced the Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light at the Desert Botanical Garden installation, it’s not too late. Just be sure you visit before its last day on February 27.

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Community Update: Shea3D in three new West Valley communities!

by Shea Homes Arizona on October 3, 2014

You may have heard about Shea Homes’ most innovative product yet, Shea3D. Shea3D first launched at Marbella Vineyards in Gilbert during the summer of 2013 and has been a huge hit! Making its debut in the East Valley, it only seemed palpable to bring this creation to the booming West Valley, where Shea3D is available in three new communities!

Shea3D allows customers to pick from three unique main living spaces – Entertainment-centric, Kitchen-centric, and Outdoor-centric – empowering the customer to select the one that best fits their lifestyle. Whether the buyer is looking for a space that offers a single, continuous living area for entertainment; centralized, expansive kitchens for the gourmet chef; or easy access to an indoor-outdoor living experience, Shea3D offers homes tailored to the specific needs of individuals and families alike. With Shea3D, we like to call the floors plans, YourPlansTM, because they are the interchangeable spaces that YOU get to customize. For more detailed information on Shea3D and how it works, read this blog post and visit www.sheahomes.com/3D.

We recently opened these Shea3D communities in the West Valley…

Greer Ranch, located in Surprise, is a majestic community emitting a feeling of salvation in the middle of the desert. This tight knit community is just minutes from eight golf courses, a tennis complex and Surprise Aquatic Center. Views open up to the Sonoran Desert where homeowners can also find hiking trails. Even enjoy taking the boat out on Lake Pleasant or staying in and enjoying the luxuries of your own backyard. Greer Ranch is located on the south side of Cactus between Reems Rd & Sarival Ave in Surprise, conveniently located near the State Route 303 and the US-60.

Our development at Greer Ranch offers two communities, which together, have 8 YourPlans and three lifestyle-centric spaces (Entertainment, Kitchen, Outdoor) to choose from. This gives homebuyers a total of 16 different YourPlans to make their own.

Inspire offers four plans called Compel, Indulge, Spark and Excite. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 ½ bathrooms, 2,472-3,351 square feet, 2-3 car garage and are priced between $238,990-$271,990.

Intrigue offers four plans called Allure, Captivate, Discover and Entice. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 ½ bathrooms, 1,895-2,922 square feet, 2 car garage and are priced between $219,990-$254,990.

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Like Greer Ranch, Vistancia, located in Peoria, is a master-planned community with so much to do. Vistancia is family-friendly where you can discover just how much life there is all in one place. Amenities include an aquatic park, golf, the Discovery Trail, top-rated schools plus shopping, dining, and entertainment. This community is its own sanctuary, yet still in range of major visiting areas.

Our development at Vistancia offers two communities, which together, have 8 YourPlans and three lifestyle-centric spaces (Entertainment, Kitchen, Outdoor) to choose from. This gives homebuyers a total of 16 different YourPlans to make their own.

Desert Ambition offers four plans called Desire, Dream, Hope and Passion. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 bathrooms, 1,723-2,896 square feet, 2 car garage and are priced between $229,990-$276,990.

Desert Intrigue offers four plans called Allure, Captivate, Discover and Entice. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 ½ bathrooms, 1,895-2,922 square feet, 2 car garage and are priced between $242,990-$279,990.

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A thriving master plan in Goodyear called Estrella will house Shea Homes Arizona’s newest and first Shea3D community in the Southwest Valley. Breaking ground in the first days of September, Inspire at Estrella models are set to open in December. So mark your calendars! If you’re too anxious to wait, check out our Inspire communities at Greer Ranch and Marbella Vineyards as these are the plans that will be offered at Estrella. Local entertainment and amenities at Estrella include several golf courses, hiking and biking trails, various shopping and many nearby schools, making Estrella a great place to raise a family.

Inspireoffers four plans called Compel, Indulge, Spark and Excite. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 ½ bathrooms, 2,472-3351 square feet, 2-3 car garage. Pricing is still being determined.

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And of course, our model complex at Marbella Vineyards with its three Shea3D communities…

Marbella Vineyards, located in Gilbert, is an excellent master planned community that offers several features to keep your family active and free of boredom! Marbella Vineyards features a 7-acre park, walking paths, three recreation areas that include, ramadas, picnic tables, playgrounds, sandlot volleyball, basketball courts, and barbeque areas. Marbella is located on SEC of Higley and Ocotillo.

Our development at Marbella offers three different communities, which together, have 12 YourPlans and three lifestyle-centric spaces (Entertainment, Kitchen, Outdoor) to choose from. This gives homebuyers a total of 36 different YourPlans to make their own in Marbella.

Evolve offers four plans called Flourish, Renew, Revive and Venture. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 4-6 bedrooms, 2-4 ½ bathrooms, 2,843-4,497 square feet, 3-4 car garage and are priced between $367,990-$431,990.

Inspire offers four plans called Compel, Indulge, Spark and Excite. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 ½ bathrooms, 2,472-3351 square feet, 2-3 car garage and are priced between $296,990-$334,990.

Intrigue offers four plans called Allure, Captivate, Discover and Entice. Within these plans, homebuyers have the option of three different centric-spaces to choose for the main living area. The plans offer a range of 3-4- bedrooms, 2-3 ½ bathrooms, $1,895-$2,922 square feet, 2 car garage and are priced between $269,990-$308,990.

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To see more photos of what the cities our Shea3D communities are in have to offer, check out our Facebook albums. Not sure if you’ll like Shea3D? Take our quiz to find out which community best suits you!

For more information on Shea Homes and what we’re up to at the Arizona division, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, get inspired with us on Pinterest, and learn all things homebuilding on our YouTube channel.

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Shea3D: Another first for Shea Homes!

by Shea Homes Arizona on August 9, 2013

untitledShea Homes is challenging industry standards with the launch of its newest approach to home design and home building – Shea3D™. This all-new, patent-pending way of building homes provides home buyers with an opportunity that they’ve never had before – the chance to choose from a variety of interchangeable lifestyle-driven spaces.

Shea3D allows customers to pick from three unique main living spaces – Entertainment-centric, Kitchen-centric, and Outdoor-centric – empowering the customer to select the one that best fits their lifestyle. Whether the buyer is looking for a space that offers a single, continuous living area for entertainment; centralized, expansive kitchens for the gourmet chef; or easy access to an indoor-outdoor living experience, Shea3D offers homes tailored to the specific needs of individuals and families alike.

How did we think of this? Today’s families spend most of their time in the larger, more sociable areas of the home – outside in the backyard or downstairs in the communal living, dining, and kitchen areas. Whether you love to entertain, cook large family meals, or watch the little ones play outside, the open-space modules that we developed can accommodate any of that; and you can only find this concept at Shea Homes!

Here’s how it works: while touring Shea3D models, home buyers will be presented with a range of choices available, with each model home demonstrating a distinctly different Shea3D space. Any of those spaces – Entertainment-centric, Kitchen-centric, or Outdoor-centric – can be integrated into any of the Shea3D floor plans (YourPlans) offered within that series of homes, be it a single or two-story home or a four or five bedroom home. Shea3D homes are called “YourPlans” instead of, simply, “floor plans” because each home will complement the way our home buyers live. At Marbella Vineyards in Gilbert, there are 9 YourPlans and 3 lifestyle-centric spaces you can choose from to plug into your favorite YourPlan, creating a total of 27 different collective YourPlans.

Where can you find Shea3D homes? Home buyers can choose their customized space in the East Valley, where Shea3D made its grand entrance in Marbella Vineyards, Shea Homes Arizona’s newest Gilbert community. Marbella Vineyards is currently open, but lots are going fast! If you are interested in Marbella and Shea3D, visit them today for a tour of the beautiful model homes or go to www.SheaHomes.com/3d  to learn more about the concept and view YourPlans, photos, and pricing. You can also find Shea3D at a few upcoming West Valley communities in early 2014.

For more information on Shea Homes and what we’re up to at the Arizona division, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, get inspired with us on Pinterest, and learn all things homebuilding on our YouTube channel.

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