Lithia, Fla. – FishHawk Ranch by Newland Communities debuted Encore, David Weekley Homes’ first 55+ community, at a Grand Opening event on February 19 and announced that 14 homes were sold of the initial 20 offered.
Encore at FishHawk Ranch is a new approach in home design specifically for buyers 55 years and older, and is the first age-qualified neighborhood within the award-winning FishHawk Ranch community.
FishHawk Ranch is owned in a joint venture partnership between NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH), the U.S. business unit and full subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD., Japan’s largest homebuilder and leading diversified developer, and Newland Real Estate Group, LLC, whose development business, Newland Communities, is the master developer of the community. It is one of more than 30 communities the NASH-Newland partnership owns together in 11 states across the United States.
The Grand Opening and VIP events attracted more than 400 people, who toured five fully furnished model homes built by David Weekley Homes. Encore at FishHawk Ranch is a 20-acre, neighborhood featuring 240 single level homes. The 16 open concept floor plans are precisely designed to fit the needs of the active Boomer population.
Residents will feel at home in the expansive kitchen and living spaces, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Featuring two to four bedrooms, homeowners will enjoy spacious master retreats with well-appointed baths for the ultimate in relaxation. Each home is also designed with widened hallways and doorways ensure that owners can age in place and enjoy their home for many years to come. Additionally, there are amply customization options to fit each homeowner’s personal tastes and desires.
The beauty of each home expands into the exceptional outdoor living spaces. With options such as an entertaining kitchen, fire pit, pool or garden, residents will take their entertaining to a new level and utilize each inch of space their well designed home has to offer.
“The interest in Encore at FishHawk Ranch has exceeded our expectations,” said Pam Parisi, Regional Vice President of Marketing at Newland Communities. “Offering an age-qualified neighborhood like Encore, within an all-ages community like FishHawk Ranch, allows our active adults to have the best of both worlds. They have The Oasis Club, which is exclusive to Encore, yet they can still enjoy other FishHawk Ranch amenities like the Lake House, splash pool, and dog park – perfect for when the grandkids visit.”
The Oasis Club, the community’s 5,000 square-foot recreation center is already open for the exclusive use of Encore residents. Featuring a resort-style pool, state of the art fitness center, business center and catering kitchen, homeowners can also enjoy basketball courts, pickle ball and a card room. To enhance their already active way of life, a full-time lifestyle director is on staff to schedule a host of social activities. From cooking classes, wine tastings and game nights, residents will always have access to a full calendar of events in which to enjoy. For tennis players, memberships are also available at the nearby FishHawk Ranch Tennis Club, which features league play, clinics and a pro shop.
Homes at Encore at FishHawk will range between 1,600 to 2,600-square-feet and will be priced from the high $200s to mid $3000s.
For more details about FishHawk Ranch, go to www.fishhawkranch.com.
About FishHawk Ranch
FishHawk Ranch by Newland Communities is a 4,100-acre master-planned community located in southeast Hillsborough County. Recently certified by the Florida Green Building Coalition as the first green community in Hillsborough County, FishHawk Ranch features a variety of amenities including more than 25 miles of nature trails. The community offers paired homes, single-family, and custom homes starting at $170,000s to more than $1 million. The FishHawk Ranch Welcome Center and model homes are open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, please call (813) 685-7500 or visit our website at www.fishhawkranch.com.
Newland is a diversified real estate company leveraging a national platform and over 45 years of experience to perform challenging and diverse development, investment, management, and advisory services across a wide range of real estate. The company’s mixed-use development business, Newland Communities, actively owns, operates and develops premier residential master-planned, commercial, retail, and urban mixed-use real estate across the U.S. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Newland and its affiliated companies have completed, or have underway, more than 140 diverse real estate developments, more than 20 million square feet of commercial and retail space, and 175,000 residential units in 14 states. www.newlandcommunities.com.
About NORTH AMERICA SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH):
NASH was established in 2010 as the U.S. business operations unit and a full subsidiary of SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD., Japan’s largest homebuilder and a leading diversified developer since 1960. SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD. has built more than two million houses to date and expanded its operations to Australia, China, Singapore, and the U.S. NASH establishes joint ventures to build innovative and sustainability conscious master planned communities across the US. NASH is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. http://nashcommunities.com/. http://www.sekisuihouse.co.jp/english/index.html.
Regional Vice President of Marketing, Newland Communities
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