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New beginnings abound at Wind Crest

Community opens new residence building, announces construction of another

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October 14th, 2014
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Crest is abuzz with excitement about the opening of McHenry’s Crossing this month. The new residence building opens with 102 brand new apartment homes in 22 floor plans. 

People moving to their new homes are busy preparing for their move, and existing Wind Crest residents eagerly await their arrival. 

Dot Poinsett and her husband Ron will experience both sides of that coin. Existing residents of the community, Dot and Ron will move to McHenry’s Crossing this month. “We wanted a balcony and a little more space,” Dot says.

They chose a two-bedroom, two-bath Stratton floor plan that features a sunroom, balcony, foyer, and large walk-in closets. 

“We’re excited about the amenities and look forward to meeting new neighbors,” Dot says.

McHenry’s Crossing will also feature the new Windows Restaurant with a gorgeous dining room and outside patio dining, a fitness center, plus other amenities, making it a neighborhood all its own as well as an extension of the main community.

Sales Director Jason Atwell says the Poinsetts aren’t alone in their desire for a balcony. “We designed based upon feedback, and the feedback was to build more balconies. People want to enjoy our beautiful surroundings, and balconies are a wonderful addition to these new apartment homes,” Atwell says.

The majority (85%) of apartment homes in McHenry’s Crossing will have balconies. 

Other design highlights include plank floors that set the foyers of the new apartment homes apart from the living areas, creating a more refined entrance; open floor plans; and standard finishes like granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, brushed nickel hardware, and a combination of recessed and pendant lighting in the kitchen. 

Dot says she and Ron eagerly anticipate their move, even if it’s just across campus, because it’s a chance to make new friends and expand their horizons. “You always get people whose lifestyles are different, and they bring their talents and interests to the community,” Dot says. 

New addition

Due to the great demand for apartment homes in McHenry’s Crossing, Wind Crest recently announced the addition of another new residence building. 

“There has been such excitement and demand for the first building that we are building a second to accommodate the great number of people who want to live here and experience the unparalleled lifestyle Wind Crest provides,” Atwell says.

Parry Landing will be very similar to McHenry’s Crossing, offering most of the same floor plans with the addition of five new styles. It will bring 74 additional apartment homes to Wind Crest that will boast beautiful views of the Highline Canal and Trail, mountains, or golf course. 

The building will also feature the Timberline Tavern, a pub and grill that will bring yet another dining option to the community, which rates highest among Erickson Living communities for dining. Additional community space, a salon and spa, and a café round out Parry Landing’s amenities. 

Dot, who served on the dining committee last year, says new dining options always bring opportunities for residents from different neighborhoods to meet and mingle. 

Fleeting opportunity

Atwell says he expects apartment homes in Parry Landing to sell just as quickly as they have for McHenry’s Crossing. The best way to secure a home at Wind Crest is to join the priority list. 

By paying a refundable $1,000 deposit and nonrefundable $150 application fee per person, those on the priority list have the right of first refusal on the apartment home of their choice.

“Priority list membership ensures that a Wind Crest home will be available when you are ready to move, whether that’s this November or five years from now. In fact, our priority list includes many children of our current residents. They’ve witnessed the Erickson Living lifestyle firsthand and wish to make it a part of their future,” says Sales Counselor Molly Thorne-Dhieux. 

“There’s never been a better time to reserve a home at Wind Crest,” Atwell adds. “With a few remaining new homes available to reserve, now is the time to secure 2014 pricing.”