Discover The Tribute in The Colony, TX
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It’s More Than a Community—It’s a Way of Life | Discover The Tribute in The Colony, TX

Nestled in a serene environment on the banks of the beautiful Lake Lewisville, The Tribute master-planned community in The Colony, TX, offers a rich culture and vibrant lifestyle. Lauded by the Dallas Builders Association and voted by our residents as the Peoples Choice Community of the Year, here you’ll experience unmatched amenities and a distinctive way of life. Read on to see how the Darling Homes neighborhood at The Tribute is more than simply a community—it’s a beautiful way of life.

Stunning Location with Access to Everything You Want and Need

Discover The Tribute in The Colony, TX
Get the most out of life in this stunning lakeside community that captures the essence of a relaxing waterfront lifestyle with easy access to all the big-city amenities you can’t live without.

A secluded retreat on a Lake Lewisville peninsula, The Tribute master-plan community in The Colony, TX, features 23 miles of beautiful shoreline and breathtaking views. Also known as the “City by the Lake,” The Colony is convenient to main roads and is never far from the energy and bustle of the city.  Enjoy all the area, including nearby Frisco, has to offer. Go on a shopping spree at top-notch retailers, satisfy your culinary cravings at delicious restaurants, and enjoy a rich diversity of arts, entertainment, and outdoor recreation with plentiful museums, parks, and sporting venues. Everything you want and need for a fulfilling life is at your fingertips.

Beautiful Designs You’ll Love Coming Home To

Darling’s sophisticated home designs are everything you’ve dreamed of. Discover our hallmark, a blend of functionality and livability with seamless open concept layouts perfect for relaxing with loved ones or throwing an unforgettable bash. Get a light and airy feel with expansive living rooms and high ceilings. Enjoy sipping your morning coffee at the large island in your gourmet kitchen. And for a relaxing escape, just step into your well-appointed owner’s suite or sink into the deep tub in your spa-inspired bathroom. Our homes for sale in The Colony, TX leave nothing to be desired.

  • Choose from seven attractive one- and two-story designs
  • Experience a lovely, architecturally-diverse streetscape reflecting French, English, Tudor, Traditional, and Mediterranean elevations
  • Enjoy spacious living with designs from 2,900 to 4,000 square feet
  • Feel the freedom homesites size. We build 40’, 55’ and 60’ wide lots here.
  • Personalize your new home to suit your design tastes at our Dallas Design Gallery, available only to our homebuyers

Discover the Darling difference for yourself. Tour our model homes and experience The Tributes likeside amenities in person.

An Incredible Lifestyle with Master-Planned Amenities and Outdoor Recreation

Designed to bring enjoyment to residents every day they live here, The Tribute is home to an alluring array of amenities and outdoor recreational activities. Enjoy a delicious dinner at the club, feel the awe of watching 4th of July fireworks with your loved ones, connect with nature by strolling along one of nature trails, make a splash at the resort-style pool or unwind while enjoying the sunset over the lake’s scenic vista. Our new homes in The Colony at Tribute cater to the lifestyle you deserve.

A Golfer’s Paradise

Not only is The Tribute hosting the LPGA Tournament in October 2019 for the second year in a row, all residents have access to two incredible golf courses on-site featuring 36 skillfully designed holes for a premier golf experience, perfect for casual or master players alike.

Old American Golf Club

Designed by Tripp Davis and PGA Tour star Justin Leonard, the Old American Golf Club is designed in a style reminiscent of early American courses, where wind, weather, and sand serve as par’s defense. Pristine course conditions, delicious, chef-created restaurant menu, and five-star service—Old American is perfect for all levels of players.

The Tribute Golf Links & Guest House

Experience a golf game like no other at The Tribute Golf Links. Modeled after legendary Scotland courses and designed by the renowned golf architect Tripp Davis, The Tribute’s course gives players an unforgettable course with challenging holes.

LPGA Tournament Hosts for 2nd Year in a Row

Featuring 144 of the best female golfers in the world, the 2019 Volunteers of America Classic (formerly the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic), is coming to The Tribute this fall from September 30 through October 6. Crisp fall weather, an exciting food festival with Tailgate on the Green, and special events and activities, this event has something for every member of the community.

Enjoy Natural Bliss

Surrounded by a lush natural habitat, here in The Tribute, you can enjoy the serenity that only comes from getting in touch with nature. Start the morning fresh with a hot cup of coffee overlooking the beautifully landscaped canals that wind throughout the community. Go for a jog or cycle under the canopy of more than six miles of hiking and biking trails or stretch your legs with hundreds of acres of wide-open spaces. Let’s not forget about the lake and the wealth of fun to be had between swimming, tubing, or fishing.  No matter how you like to enjoy the fresh air, The Tribute is a natural habitat for recreation and relaxation.

  • Discover The Tribute in The Colony, TX

Restaurants and Recreation

Enjoy a full life right outside your door. Dine at the on-site restaurant, Old American Grille, which caters to every palate, from gourmet dishes to simple fare, and is sure to delight your taste buds. Take a dip in the resort-style pool or let the little ones play in the splash park with nearby playground.

Exciting Future Amenities

The Tribute is continuously planning new ways to make our residents’ lives even more convenient, fun, and exciting. Here are some incredible planned amenities coming soon.

  • Coming in summer 2019, residents can enjoy a brand-new Beach Club along the banks of the lake, featuring an infinity pool, snack bar, outdoor picnic area with kitchen, splash park, canoe and kayak launch, and more!
  • In 2020, The Tribute will offer residents a shiny new Marina and Marina Park,

Fun Events from our Resident Lifestyle Director

A favorite reasons for living here is the relationships Tribute residents form that lead to incredible friendships. The resident Lifestyle Director helps give avenues for fostering relationships with activities and events for the entire community to enjoy. Food truck festivals, adults-only luau night, outdoor movies, and more. Be a social butterfly with The Tribute’s engaging events calendar.

One-Of-A-Kind Public Education

Instilling a love of learning prepares the youngest Tribute residents for a successful future so they can get the most out of life. Make the move during vacation breaks so students can fully enjoy the innovative public STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Academy within the development. At Prestwick STEM Academy, students get an education based in real-world applications and an authentic experience. Older students attend Little Elm High school where they get a personalized education with one-on-one attention and passionate teachers who care about empowering their students to realize their full potential.

Discover Your Dream Lifestyle

A master-planned community offering a great location surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape and quick, convenient access to Frisco and Dallas, stunning homes, incredible outdoor recreational opportunities, and exiting current and future amenities—discover your dream lifestyle at The Tribute. The natural habitat are waiting here for you.

Footnotes

  • https://thetribute.com/the-tribute-wins-coveted-peoples-choice-community-of-the-year-award-from-the-dallas-builders-association/
  • https://thetribute.com/2019-volunteers-of-america-classic-announces-new-dates-for-fall-2019/

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Shopping and Amenities Abound at Somerset Green

Living at Somerset Green in Houston offers some of the best the city has to offer – all within minutes of your front door.

Somerset Green isn’t just about finding your perfect home, it’s also about finding your ideal community. The location gives you an urban setting and easy way to navigate the vibrant downtown Houston area via quick access to both I-10 and the I-610 Loop.

That means Somerset Green is next to some of Houston’s most desirable destinations including Memorial Park, Washington Corridor, the Heights, Buffalo Bayou Park, the Galleria and Uptown Park, the Energy Corridor and downtown Houston. It’s an urban setting but one that offers the feel of a quaint, connected community.

Somerset Green’s ideal location offers Houston homebuyers elegant architecture and a beautiful sense of home within minutes of The Heights, Downtown Houston, The Galleria and Memorial Park. Each area offers some of the best attractions the city has to offer.

Houston Heights or The Heights, is a just a few miles from downtown Houston. There, one can experience a small-town feel with a unique charm that has attracted a growing number of businesses to move into the historic area. Craftsman-style bungalows and Victorian homes line the boulevard where Revival Market, a unique experience that offers a butcher shop, espresso bar and grocery store, now attracts daily shoppers. The Heights also offers other unique attractions like the boutiques Hello Lucky and Oolala, both carrying specialized and one-of-a-kind items that one can’t find anywhere else.

Shopping Downtown during lunch breaks or a rainy day is perfect with The Shops at Houston Center. This center, tucked into a beautifully designed office complex, offers shopping and dining options that won’t disappoint. Dining includes Bullritos, Brooklyn Meatball Company, Leaf & Grain and many more. Shops include Trudy’s Boutique, Funatics, Jos. A. Bank., Designs by Dorli and many more.

Houston shopping hits an all-time high with The Galleria. This mall is a magical oasis for shopaholics with stores for everyone to enjoy. From Apple to Zara, this three-million-square-foot mall has over 300 different stores. The Galleria offers so many options that it’s currently the largest mall in Texas and the seventh-largest mall in the United States! During the holidays, The Galleria is an enchanting wonderland complete with the tallest indoor Christmas tree in the United States surrounded by a gleaming ice rink.

Looking to make the move to Houston? Explore the elevated options at Somerset Green offered by Darling Homes in Houston or call 713-401-2008 today.

Darling Difference

In the Spotlight: Terraces at Las Colinas

Darling Homes is bringing its brand-new City Collection of homes to the highly desirable area of Las Colinas in Irving. The Terraces at Las Colinas offers homebuyers timeless designs in homes that are lock-and-leave ready, providing the feeling of suburban comfort in an urban setting. Homes are designed with architectural authenticity and are built to give residents access to an active lifestyle.

The popular City Collection will feature low-maintenance, luxury living in stately two-story homes that boast open floor plans, high-end finishes and designer details. Potential homebuyers will have the option to choose from approximately 2,300- to 2,800-square-foot residences all featuring spacious kitchens, large master suites, bonus rooms and covered patios.

Conveniently located just minutes from the DFW airport, Las Colinas in Irving offers its residents an exciting and luxurious escape. The master-planned urban center is the perfect blend of beautiful residential pockets situated alongside soaring towers while offering the finest dining and entertainment amenities.

Las Colinas also provides gorgeous and accessible outdoor activities for all to enjoy. From stand-up paddle boarding to Gondola rides through the Mandalay Canals, there are plenty of options to be a part of nature, especially if you’re a fan of the water. Las Colinas offers 56 picturesque small lakes throughout the area as well as jogging trails and public and private parks.

When exploring Darling Homes at The Terraces at Las Colinas, one will experience an innovative mixed-use community of new homes set in the bustling Irving area. The community will feature winding trails and a boardwalk situated along green space, as well as a park that provides a harmonious blend of walkability and open space.

The Terraces at Las Colinas prime location allows swift access to the George Bush Turnpike, I-635, SH114, Hwy 35, and is less than half an hour away from downtown Dallas, Coppell, Grapevine and Southlake. The community offers a gateway into a thriving urban community with adventures around every corner.

To learn more about The Terraces at Las Colinas call 469-252-2255 or click here.

Darling Difference

A Closer Look at the Modernist Collection at Bridgeland’s Parkland Village

Darling Homes is bringing its new Modernist Collection to Parkland Village in Bridgeland. This Cypress, Texas community is home to leading schools, world class amenities and plenty of opportunities for adventures in nature.

With all of the exciting features that Bridgeland has to offer, it just gets better with Darling Homes’ Modernist Collection. This collection of homes features clean, straight design lines throughout the home with more open spaces and volume than traditional designs. The Modernist Collection provides character and balance as you move through the home. The homes are designed to carry and cast both natural and artificial light and shadow throughout the interior spaces to create interest and a playfulness in texture while also providing the perfect canvas for buyers to personalize each home with their own tastes, art and belongings.

Walking through one of these homes will exude the feel of stepping into a museum that homeowners can complete with luxurious yet comfortable furniture pieces. Finishes and fixtures in the home will help add to the museum-feel finish. This includes sleek, cabinet fronts paired with large format stone tiles that will be similar in look to the countertops, large-scale fireplace walls that include tile and large cedar beams, wood throughout the entire first floor and lots of black plumbing.

Even though these homes are designed differently from other Darling Homes collections, they still will maintain traditional room counts. For example, two bedrooms on the first floor, an owner’s bedroom suite, large and open kitchen/family/dining areas, three-car garages and game and media rooms.

The outdoor living space included with the homes is designed to feel like part of the spacious interior, blending the outdoor and indoor spaces together so they feel work to create the perfect atmosphere.

The exteriors of the Modernist Collection are striking and interesting, complimenting the interior of the home. Elevations are carefully designed with roof pitches, colors, features and materials that will stand out from everything else available in the marketplace. At the same time, these homes provide the perfect balance in color, texture, proportion, movement and contrast, creating a playfulness not seen in traditional streetscapes.

Parkland Village at Bridgeland will feature hiking and biking trails, a fitness center and 900 acres of lakes and waterways that will provide many opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation in nature. If you’re interested in bird-watching, you’ll find over 140 different species of migratory birds feeding or gliding across the lakes. Other community highlights include a kayak launch, a beautiful resort-style swimming complex, a basketball court and an event hall and lawn.

In addition, Parkland Village in Bridgeland is attempting to set the standard for sustainable communities with its self-sustaining irrigation system, making it the first community in Houston to embrace the use of recycled water from community lakes for irrigation.

Looking to experience an enhanced lifestyle where community and nature thrive? Join Darling Homes’ Parkland Village at Bridgeland interest list as the Modernist Collection is coming soon to this beautiful Cypress community.

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Celebrating the Southwest’s Largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas is bigger than life. In fact, it’s the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Southwest! This year, The Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Taking place on Saturday, March 16, the parade is presented by the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA), a Texas nonprofit organization.

The purpose of the parade is not only to celebrate the holiday, but also to raise money for the GAABA Scholarship Fund. More than $115,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to Dallas Independent School District students.

The Southwest’s largest St, Patrick’s Day parade almost ended before it could gain its legendary status. When the parade first began in 1979, it was nothing more than just a few cars, drinks and a dream. As word spread about this small neighborhood celebration, attendance began to increase. As attendance grew, neighboring residents voiced their concerns about the parade to the Dallas City Council and it was shut down in 1987.

Luckily, a group of local business owners formed the GAABA and fought to persuade the city to accept the parade’s application. The public’s demand for the parade also helped sway the decision to bring it back through their idea of an “un-parade” where make-shift floats read “this is not a parade”. Soon after, the city granted the permit for the 1989 Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Now, 40 years later, the parade continues. This year’s event is sponsored by numerous local radio stations, Comerica Bank, 7-Eleven, iHeartRadio, The Dallas Mavericks, Visit Dallas and many other local businesses.

More than 1,700 people participate in the parade itself and there are more than 90 parade float entries to pass through the 2-mile parade route, overlooking the crowd of 125,000 or more people in attendance. The festival starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. The parade begins at 11 a.m., starting at Blackwell Street and Greenville Avenue before finishing at Yale Boulevard/SMU Boulevard.

After the parade, the festival continues with the annual St. Patrick’s Day Concert. This year will feature performances from Just Like P!nk and more who will cover 40 years of music featuring hits from Guns N’ Roses, Britney Spears, P!nk, Muse, Nirvana, Prince, The Beastie Boys, Queen, Michael Jackson, Salt-N-Pepa, Rage Against the Machine, Aerosmith, Nelly and many more.

Interested in attending this huge St. Patrick’s Day Celebration? Click here for ticket sales.