There’s never been a better summer to be a resident at The Lakes at Centerra. With more home choices than ever, including single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums, your new dream home is waiting for you in this beautiful, nature-centric community.
The best part? Calling The Lakes “home” means you are constantly surrounded by the scenic natural world, with gorgeous views of mountains and water around nearly every corner. You’re also never far from the community’s two sparkling lakes that beg to be explored via kayak or paddle board. Watch the wildlife and take in the vibrant scenery from your porch or patio, stroll the miles of trails easily accessed from your doorstep, or visit the neighborhood pool and clubhouse for an afternoon of family fun. It’s your summer, so make the best of it with a new home at The Lakes at Centerra.
New choices for indoor luxury with townhomes, condos and more
You might think that with such amazing outdoor amenities, the indoor spaces at The Lakes would seem lacking – but that’s not the case. Homebuilders at The Lakes is committed to bringing the beauty, comfort, and peace of the natural world into the home space. The Lakes has three builders that offer a variety of new condominium homes, townhomes and single-family homes, all of which embody the spirit of a community that appreciates and celebrates the outdoors.
Landmark Homes has launched the new Discovery Collection, featuring condominium homes starting in the low $300s. Four new models will open in June. These homes offer all the benefits and amenities of The Lakes at Centerra but with a low-maintenance lifestyle. Between the Cascade plan at 1,264 square feet and the Timberline with 1,567 square feet, the four floor plans offer plenty of variety, with the option for single-floor or two-story living, two or three bedrooms, and even the choice of one- or two-car attached garages.
Landmark Homes also recently launched the Shores Collection of luxury townhomes from the $300s to $400s, with models opening late this year. Positioned along Houts Reservoir, each home in the Shores Collection has views of the Reservoir or open space. Their luxury design makes them feel quite unlike the typical townhome, with private parking areas and spacious layouts that lend an upscale, modern vibe. The collection also features the community’s first ranch townhome, complete with a finished basement. From just under 2,000 square feet to almost 3,000 square feet, the four plans in the Shores Collection offer high-end finishes and unbeatable views. The only hard part of living in these townhomes is deciding whether to spend your time outside or in!
KB Home offers a selection of spacious single-family homes, with eight floor plan options from a 1,532-square-foot ranch to a 2,583-square-foot two-story home. KB Home designs start in the low $400s. Right now, there is limited availability for single-family homes, but more home sites will become available later this year.
Centered around nature
Home to more than 150 different species of birds, mammals, reptiles and fish, The Lakes at Centerra is Colorado’s only Certified Community Wildlife Habitat. This hard-won designation is provided exclusively by the National Wildlife Federation, and it’s not just a label: The Lakes at Centerra lives up to this core value, working to reinvigorate the natural environment and inviting wildlife to flourish with native plantings and extensive green space.
The Lakes also boasts a unique amenity: an on-site environmental nonprofit, the High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC). In addition to an heirloom fruit orchard, community garden, and the kid-focused “Wild Zone” that teaches lessons about nature, independence and self-expression. HPEC also hosts a variety of community events throughout the year. Now through September 6, both residents and the public can participate in the nonprofit’s annual native plant sale. Customers can purchase the plants online and do contact-free pick-up at the Center. Native plants help conserve water and support wildlife, including pollinators. The sale features beautiful blooms like Royal Catchfly, Harebell, and Poppy Mallow, as well as grasses like Yellow Indian Grass, Switchgrass, and Big Bluestem. Find details about each plant and make your purchase at suburbitat.org.
HPEC also hosts monthly bird-watching tours that are open to the public. Led by Scott Rashid, Director of the Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute, and seasoned birder Sheila Webber of the Fort Collins Audubon Society, this immersive nature experience is limited to about ten people to ensure a peaceful and educational program.
A true neighborhood: Rich town life just beyond your door
When you live at The Lakes, you get all the benefits of a newly built home, but in an established community with abundant surrounding amenities. Centerra offers walkable and convenient shopping, dining and entertainment, as well as local seasonal events like concerts and food truck rallies. The Lakes at Centerra will kick off their event calendar again this summer, so there is always something to do in your neighborhood and in your broader community. The resident events at The Lakes show that fun and environmental stewardship go hand in hand. On Earth Day, April 24, residents of The Lakes volunteered to participate in an expansive community clean-up. On May 6, food trucks visited The Lakes for Taco Time, celebrating Cinco de Mayo, and residents enjoyed a Coffee Connection social event the following day. The summer calendar at The Lakes is already packed with exciting resident events, including a community garage sale, the much-anticipated pool and kayak season opening, and the Summer Splash resident pool party.
Whether it’s a condominium, a townhome or a single-family home, you can find the new home of your dreams at The Lakes at Centerra, amidst an incredible community with a variety of ways to enjoy the natural world and your daily life. The Lakes is a welcoming place – come out for a visit and start your tour at any of the builder model homes.
Learn more at lakesatcenterra.com.
By Emma Castleberry, At Home Colorado