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Experience On-Site Schools with Darling Homes DFW

A new home means finding a community that fits your life, style and dedication to providing those you love with an exceptional education. Just steps from your door, experience the convenience of on-site schools in these premier DFW communities within Roanoke, Celina, The Colony, Prosper and Frisco.

Chock-full of new opportunities, Darling Homes offers a beautiful collection of move-in ready and to-be-built homes in a variety of sought-after Dallas-Fort Worth communities with access to excellent schools.

Roanoke

Ideal for those who enjoy a strong sense of community, Darling Homes at Fairway Ranch offers its new phase of one-and two-story home designs, including the debut of the homebuilder’s brand new, luxury floor plan. Minutes from Downtown Roanoke, residents can enjoy the walkable town square complete with local restaurants, boutiques and a community farmer’s market.

Served by the acclaimed Northwest Independent School District, Fairway Ranch residents are just steps from the on-site Wayne A. Cox Elementary, a school dedicated to providing a culture of high achievement and performance, as well as desirable community amenities including scenic landscapes, lap pool, children’s pool and a dog park.

Celina

From tennis courts and sparkling pools to an early morning run along the miles of hike and bike trails, residents of Light Farms have access to a dynamic lifestyle dedicated to building relationships and keeping it local. Designed for those who desire a strong sense of community, Light Farms features an on-site Community Supported Agriculture program, which provides residents the opportunity to receive fresh and locally-grown, organic produce each week. In addition, the community produces its own Light Farms Organic Honey from the neighborhood’s honey bees.

For growing families, young professionals and retirees, Darling Homes’ floor plans are ideal with up to four bedrooms, flexible design options and expansive living spaces for those seeking open-concept living.

At Light Farms, students can attend Light Farms Elementary served by the award-winning and highly acclaimed school district of Prosper Independent School District. Conveniently located adjacent to the community’s amenity center, Barn Yard, students can enjoy a short walk or bike ride to and from school.

Prosper

Named 2016 People’s Choice Community of the Year by the Dallas Builders Association, Windsong Ranch is focused on lifestyle living with unparalleled amenities and more than 600 acres of natural and improved green space. Darling Homes’ offerings at Windsong Ranch include two collections of luxury homes with its 61’ and 71’ series.

Located among a series of lakes and lush landscapes, the master-planned community features an upscale amenities package that includes:

  • Community Café
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Children’s play area
  • Four tennis courts
  • Fitness Center
  • Resort-style pool with cabanas, lap pool and children’s splash park
  • Covered outdoor living room with oversized fireplace
  • Disc golf course
  • Mountain biking course
  • Event lawn
  • Dock
  • Amphitheater

In addition to the sought-after amenities available at Windsong Ranch, the award-winning community is home to the on-site Windsong Elementary served by the acclaimed Prosper Independent School District.

The Colony

Looking for luxury in The Colony? Explore Darling Homes at The Tribute, a well-established master-planned community, boasting an eclectic mix of Mediterranean-, Tudor- and French-inspired luxury homes. Darling Homes offers a variety of flexible floor plan options within its first phase at The Glen and in its newest phase at Tullamore and Somerset, slated to debut in late fall 2016.

Less than one mile from the community, residents can enjoy access to Prestwick STEM Academy for elementary school students. Designed to empower both students and staff through discovery, Prestwick STEM Academy is dedicated to developing a culture of continuous learning with workshops and activities that encourage both students and teachers to learn and create in the classroom.

Positioned off the secluded peninsula of Lake Lewisville, the community is also home to world-class amenities, including a resort-style pool, splash park, playground, canoe and kayak launch, scenic trails and playgrounds.

Frisco

In Frisco, Darling Homes has a variety of luxury home collections in two, premier Dallas communities, Newman Village and Phillips Creek Ranch Silvertail.

With a diverse range of architectural styles, exceptional amenities, and a reputation for fine living, Newman Village residents are sure to be delighted by the exquisite home opportunities available with designs from Darling Homes’ Classical, Renaissance and Patio Collections.

Newman Village is located in the highly-esteemed Frisco Independent School District (ISD).

Set to debut in the fall of 2016, Darling Homes at Phillips Creek Ranch Silvertail will unveil its 55’ luxury designs, providing homebuyers with a signature collection that reflects the utmost in style and beauty. Served by the notable Frisco ISD, residents at Phillips Creek Ranch have access to great educational opportunities.

For more information about Darling Homes, visit www.darlinghomes.com.

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Enjoy the 2016 Olympic Games in Style with Darling Homes DFW

Looking for your perfect escape? Now’s your chance discover the best of Dallas living with Darling Homes DFW’s exquisite collection of homes that offers the ideal venue for kicking back and relaxing during this year’s 2016 Olympic Games.

Now through September 30, 2016, Dallas-area homebuyers can receive up to 1.5% of the purchase price in closing costs with the purchase of a new home by Darling Homes with Taylor Morrison Home Funding.

 

The 2016 Olympics are underway and history has already been made. This world-wide phenomenon is one of the most iconic sporting spectacles to witness and what better place to gather with friends and watch your favorite events unfold than in the charming media room at Hunters Glen in Flower Mound. Darling Homes’ cozy theater room provides a secluded space for cheering on your country’s athletes and creating new memories to cherish for years to come.

This elegant getaway is sure to steal the spotlight with its muted color scheme of gold, aged bronze, lavender and violet complete with plush furnishings and theater lighting, providing the perfect place for guests to simply unwind.

Whether it’s prepping an Olympic-inspired treat or fixing a specialty cocktail in the wet bar, the media room at Tucker Hill in McKinney is a place for adults, children and friends to gather for what will be two weeks of exciting competition. Dazzle guests in this relaxing space complete with movie theater lighting and a projection screen, offering the ideal setting for watching your favorite events comfortably and luxuriously.

Boasting Colonial-inspired architecture reminiscent of past times, Darling Homes offers its English, Tudor and Spanish Mission styles at Tucker Hill. The homes feature traditional, period-specific exteriors with expansive interiors, ideal for both elegant entertaining and relaxing.

Go for the gold with Darling Homes’ luxurious media room at Parkside at Woodlake in Flower Mound. Create a winning atmosphere with patriotic décor, festive games and easy-to-serve recipes as guests enjoy celebrating the treasured tradition of the Olympic Games in style and comfort.

Offering traditional, single-family homes with expansive family rooms, gourmet kitchens, game rooms and secluded media rooms with optional wet bar, Darling Homes’ designs give both children and adults a place of their own to admire this year’s Olympics.

Known for architectural detail, elegant style and customizable options, Darling Homes delivers upscale livability with every home. With homes priced from the mid $300,000s to more than $1 million, Darling Homes offers a diverse collection of floor plans fit for a variety of homebuyers and lifestyles.

Like what you see? Discover more about Darling Homes, available floorplans and communities; contact our Internet Home Consultant, Melissa Ruggles, at (469) 252-2255 or visit www.darlinghomes.com.

 

Make A Wish Foundation and Darling Homes
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Make-A-Wish with Darling Homes DFW

If you could be anyone, who would you want to be? If you could have anything, what would you want to have? If you could go anywhere, where would you want to go? If you could meet anyone, who would you want to meet? These are some of the questions the Make-A-Wish Foundation asks a child battling a life-threatening disease.

“Emmily wished for a swimming pool,” said Roxanne Owens, Land Analyst at Darling Homes. “The foundation granted that wish for her, which started our journey with Make-A-Wish.”

At age 3, Roxanne’s daughter, Emmily Blackburn, was diagnosed with Moyamoya, a rare and progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by blocked arteries at the base of the brain. Just four years later, when Emmily was 7 years old, the family faced a sudden and tragic circumstance.

“We went in for her normal MRI and the doctors told us she needed to have brain surgery right away,” said Roxanne. “We ended up taking her to Boston Children’s Hospital for the surgery and the day we got back, she had a stroke that paralyzed the left side of her body.”

That year, Emmily was hospitalized for nearly 120 days. She spent a few weeks in recovery followed by approximately four weeks in rehab, learning how to walk again and improving her day-to-day abilities. Her rehab inspired her wish for a swimming pool.

“Emmily said the first time she could remember standing up again was in the water at rehab,” said Roxanne. “The water is her therapy.”

One year later, Emmily’s wish for a backyard swimming pool was granted.

“We realized how much that meant to her and we knew the reason behind it,” said Roxanne.

The organization grants a wish approximately every 37 minutes. Children with medical conditions and severe disease are given the opportunity to be someone, experience something, travel somewhere or meet somebody to bring happiness, energy and strength to their daily battle.

Roxanne began her career with Darling Homes in 2000, just one year before Emmily’s surgery. Shortly after, Darling Homes expanded to La Villita in Las Colinas where the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas also began building their new offices. As part of the new development, all builders were asked to donate to the foundation for each home sold in La Villita.

As the Darling Homes team learned about the family’s journey and Emmily’s condition, the company became interested in getting more involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

In early 2006, Emmily was asked to perform at the annual Make-A-Wish of North Texas Wish Night Gala, so Darling Homes purchased tickets for Emmily and Roxanne to attend.

The company has continued to sponsor the family with two tickets to each Wish Night Gala since 2006.

“We make it an all-about-Emmily night,” said Roxanne. “It’s an evening for her to mingle with friends and enjoy being a normal kid.”

This year, at the 20th Anniversary of the Wish Night Gala, the foundation raised nearly $2 million. In addition to Wish Night, children are invited to a variety of events and activities throughout the year, including art parties, sporting events and the Blue Angels Air Shows.

“Other people may not realize to the extent that Make-A-Wish becomes family,” said Roxanne. “Experiencing this makes you realize how much the foundation truly impacts those who need it at such desperate times.”

Today, Emmily is 22 years old and continues to support and actively participate as a Wish Ambassador for the foundation. She is attending North Central Texas College studying to be a pediatric nurse and participates in the Special Olympics swimming every year.

Although her stroke at age 7 caused her to lose half of her vision, it’s clear to see Emmily’s energy and motivation. She’s dedicating her life to help make a difference for children who need medical attention and care.

“People know what Make-A-Wish Foundation does, but may not understand how it’s truly a life-changing experience,” said Roxanne. “Emmily is a pretty incredible kid, and it’s exciting to see what she’s been able to achieve.”

Darling Homes’ support and encouragement of the family displays its commitment to employees and their families, as well as its dedication to local charities throughout Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Last Opportunities Await in Several Popular Dallas Communities

Ready to make the Darling move? With a collection of move-in ready homes and to-be-built homes available, Darling Homes provides Dallas-area homebuyers an up-close look at its popular Dallas communities nearing closeout in a variety of DFW locations.

Explore communities that offer upscale amenities, on-site schools and the walkable lifestyle you’re looking for.

Experience Life at Your Doorstep

Lakeside-DFW-in-DallasFor those seeking the ideal live-work-play lifestyle, Darling Homes offers charming villa-style retreats in an intimate community setting at Main Street Coppell and Lakeside DFW in Flower Mound.

Surrounded by boutiques and local eateries that continue to flourish each day, Main Street Coppell offers a unique blend of city-life luxuries and Southern hospitality.

Reminiscent of the classic Texas town square, Main Street Coppell offers residents the convenience of walkable livability with a community-centric downtown area complete with local restaurants, playgrounds, a two-acre park, water features and a pavilion where community events and the weekly farmers market is held.

Vibrant, urban living and adventure epitomize the lifestyle available at Lakeside DFW. Darling Homes brings elegance to the close-knit neighborhood with its villa-style homes near the 8,000-acre Lake Grapevine, home to exciting outdoor activities including fishing, boating, hiking and camping. Residents are seamlessly connected through the Lakeside Trail that weaves throughout the community, providing access to excellent shopping, dining, parks and Lake Grapevine. 

Amenities that Delight

Imagine your dream home surrounded by sparkling lakes, pristine landscapes and extensive hike and bike trails. Darling Homes at Arches Point at Parkside in Irving and Light Farms in Celina offers an elevated living experience with excellent community amenities that are sure to delight.

At Arches Point, residents can enjoy amenities that include water features and pocket parks, as well as a dog park, playgrounds and wildflower-lined trails through greenbelts, along ponds and over waterways. With limited homesites remaining, homebuyers have the opportunity to experience a blend of outdoor livability and Darling Homes’ Tudor-style retreats priced from the $500,000s.Light-Farms

Darling Homes at Light Farms features a stunning collection of flexible floor plans for those seeking open-concept living. Light Farms incorporates environmentally-friendly elements and exceptional lifestyle amenities for all ages, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, junior olympic, athletic and kiddie-sized pools, tennis courts and a central hub known as the Barn Yard. The community is also home to an on-site elementary school, Light Farms Elementary.

Live Near the Center of it All

Whether you’re seeking a shorter commute to work or easy access to a dynamic lifestyle that awaits, Darling Homes offers a variety of move-in ready homes in prime areas throughout DFW.

Conveniently located just one mile south of Parker on Plano Parkway, Darling Homes at Mustang Park in Carrollton provides access to Hwy 121 and the Dallas North Tollway for a short commute to shopping, dining and major sports venues. Darling Homes features flexible home designs with up to five bedrooms, spacious living areas, three-car garages and expansive covered patios.

Looking for an amenity-rich community in an excellent location? Darling Homes at The Tribute in The Colony offers luxury homes ranging from approximately 2,900 square feet to 4,300 square feet with access to the award-winning Old American Golf Club and Tribute Golf Links. Located just minutes from the Dallas North Tollway and Hwy 121, residents of The Tribute will enjoy an easy route to attractions and sites in Downtown Dallas, as well as DFW International Airport.The-Tribute-Darling-Homes

Seeking a Mediterranean oasis in Southlake? Darling Homes at Verandas at Southlake offers an exquisite lineup of Mediterranean-inspired homes with expansive courtyards, exterior casitas and open-concept interiors. Minutes from the city’s social hub, Southlake Town Square, residents can experience upscale dining, shopping and entertainment on nearly every corner. 

Like what you see? Schedule your tour today to find your dream, move-in ready home.

For more information about Darling Homes, contact our Internet Homes Sales Team at (469) 252-2255 or visit www.darlinghomes.com.

Lowcountry Design by Darling Homes at Stillwater in Houston
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Discover the Beauty of Lowcountry Design at Stillwater

A new collection of Darling Homes is coming to Conroe at Stillwater, a community that offers gracious, Southern-style living in a desirable Houston suburb.

Our new Darling Homes model exudes elegance with a color palette that starts with a beautiful, painted-brick exterior that gives the home real Southern charm.

A Southern-style InteriorLowcountry design is featured at Stillwater in Houston

Creating a traditional Lowcountry design that reflects the Darling Homes’ aesthetic was our goal for this home. We achieved the look by using cream tones for the walls and furniture, paired with found and reclaimed objects. The result is a home that is elegant but feels like you can make yourself at home.

An Elegant Entry

The entry of this home is as breathtaking as it is welcoming, with a grand staircase a sitting area that opens into the dining room and updated design elements that reflect a more modern aesthetic

Timeless Kitchen Style

We used a smaller subway tile in a beveled cream and repeated the shades of cream in the cabinets and accessories. Our 2016 Darling Homes Color of the Year are shades of cream and white. When used in the kitchen it creates a look that won’t become dated. This Darling Homes kitchen is timeless.Lowcountry design kitchen in Houston, Texas

The heart of the home is the kitchen. In many of our new plans, hearth rooms are standard, affording a distinct focal point in this intimate gathering space for casual conversation, reading and dining. This thoughtful design element declutters the family room and provides for a singular focal point for the TV in the main part of the home.

A Study in Style

A walk down the hall to the master suite brings a pleasant surprise with a convenient and secluded study. Darling Homes are created for a lifetime of memories with family and friends, and a place to live life to its fullest. With this floorplan, the study is tucked away from the social areas of the home for convenience, this offers a quiet and private place to work.

Timeless TraditionLowcountry design in master bedroom in Houston.

Stained beams, a patterned carpet and painted shiplap-layered walls create the backdrop for a room layered in tradition. Add a cream-tufted headboard, skirted night stands and a candelabra chandelier for the complete effect, a master bedroom that’s an ideal retreat.

Want to see more? Come experience Darling Homes at Stillwater today. Our Community Sales Manager Alan Snead is ready to welcome you into this new home.