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McHenry’s Crossing welcomes first residents

Excitement builds as construction ends

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October 14th, 2014
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This month, the first residents move into their brand new apartment homes at McHenry’s Crossing, Crest’s newest residence building. 

McHenry’s Crossing also houses a restaurant, bistro, an additional fitness center, and other amenities, making it a neighborhood all its own while broadening the main community.

Ideal location

The building is located across the Highline Canal and Trail from Wind Crest’s original neighborhood. But that won’t stop residents from getting around. A glass-enclosed walkway connects the two neighborhoods for all-season access. 

Should someone prefer to ride, regularly scheduled shuttle busses run between neighborhoods. 

“The location of McHenry’s Crossing is ideal. Many of the apartment homes have views of the canal and trail, while others have golf course or mountain views,” says Sales Director Jason Atwell. 

Plus, he says, 85% of the new homes have balconies, so residents can enjoy their views from the outdoors as well. 

Anticipation sets in

Back in April, I spoke with Yolanda Smith, a priority list member who reserved an apartment home in McHenry’s Crossing. Then, she was anticipating her move. Now, she’s ready to make Wind Crest her new home.

“I’m so excited!” she says. “I’m looking forward to getting there and not worrying about things like the yard.”

Her new large, one-bedroom apartment features a balcony. “It faces east, so I get morning sun. I really wanted a balcony,” she says, because “you can’t have a bad view at Wind Crest.”

Between last April and now, Yolanda downsized, repaired her roof, and repainted and recarpeted the interior of her house to get it market-ready. She also chose the window treatments, light fixtures, flooring, and cabinets for her new home.

Now, just days before her move to Wind Crest, she says, “It’s a good feeling to know I won’t have any decisions to make.”