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Tallgrass Creek’s newest address

Priority list members reserve brand-new floor plans in Meadowlark Terrace

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March 24th, 2014
priority list members looking at new floor plans

Prospective Creek residents eagerly await the opening of Meadowlark Terrace, the community’s newest residence building that will house an additional 87 spacious, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes. They can expect the building to open in January 2015. 

Tallgrass Creek, an Erickson Living community in Overland Park, Kans., broke ground on the $13 million addition late last year. Judy Baxter, sales counselor and personal moving consultant, says interest in the new residence building has been overwhelming from the beginning.  

“Many of Meadowlark’s apartment homes are currently reserved,” says Judy. “Prospective residents continue to tell us how impressive our open, modern community is. They also comment on all of our unique activities as well as the welcoming attitudes of our residents and staff.”

Make it a priority

Meadowlark Terrace offers several never-before-seen floor plans plus other popular designs. Priority list members have already had the first opportunity to select their apartment homes in Meadowlark Terrace. This is one of the advantages of being on the priority list. All it takes to join is a fully refundable $1,000 deposit and a $150-per-person nonrefundable application fee.

When prospective residents submit their deposit, that date is noted as their priority list date. Once their preferred floor plan becomes available, the sales team gives first right of refusal to priority list members based on their joining date. 

Case in point

Pam and Jim Allen moved from Charlotte, N.C., to Overland Park, Kans., in July to be closer to their daughter and her family. They joined Tallgrass Creek’s priority list on a previous visit to the area about a year ago. The Allens selected a new apartment design called the Washington—a two-bedroom, two-bathroom home that includes a sunroom off the kitchen. 

The Allens first heard about Tallgrass Creek from an unusual source—their sixth-grade grandson, Cale. 

“Cale was in a choral group that sang at different retirement communities in this area,” says Jim. “After his group performed at Tallgrass Creek, he was so impressed he told us to check it out, so we did, and here we are.”

Though the Allens looked at other retirement communities, their decision to choose Tallgrass Creek was an easy one. 

“You feel good walking in here,” says Jim. “We’ve been very impressed with the friendliness and openness of everyone. It just feels right.”