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Tallgrass Creek’s new addition reaches the finish

Meadowlark Terrace welcomes first residents

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October 14th, 2014
soon to be residents at the Blues & Barbecue event

Exterior landscapers and interior designers have put the finishing touches on Meadowlark Terrace, Creek’s beautiful new residence building scheduled to open its doors this month. Nearly 95% of the spacious apartments have been reserved, and residents-to-be are eager to move into their elegantly designed new homes.  

“We have just four residences still available,” says Judy Baxter, sales counselor and personal moving consultant. “With Meadowlark Terrace now open, we’re getting even more phone calls from people wanting tours and information. It’s a very busy time.”

Baxter’s office is often standing room only as future residents stop by to view the interior design board featuring the latest in wall colors and carpet choices for Meadowlark Terrace.  

“Everyone wants a peek at the gorgeous, low-pile carpets and warm-toned wall colors in the corridors and common areas,” says Baxter. “Together, they make for a cozy, modern, clean look.”

Four stories of fabulous

The four-story addition to the Overland Park, Kans., Erickson Living community consists of 87 open, airy residences, ten brand new floor plans, and several existing and popular apartment designs currently unavailable in other campus buildings. 

Custom finishes, granite kitchen countertops, and stainless steel appliances are standard in each spacious residence. 

Residents in Meadowlark Terrace will enjoy the comfort of a modern home with convenient access to all the amenities and services of Tallgrass Creek’s 57,000-square-foot Audubon Clubhouse. 

Meadowlark Terrace connects to Tallgrass Creek by a climate-controlled indoor walkway that leads to the community’s popular Sunflower Bistro, a lively lunch and weekly happy hour spot. The Blue Sky Restaurant, where residents enjoy dinner each evening, is also just a few steps from the walkway. 

Future resident Jean Croy looks forward to moving from Stillwater, Okla., very soon. Not only will she be closer to her daughter’s family, who lives in Leawood, but she’s eager to take part in some of the amenities Tallgrass Creek offers.

“I’m so excited about the move,” says Jean. “The landscaping is beautiful, the food is delicious, and the other things, such as the swimming pool and library, are so nice. And everyone has been so welcoming and friendly.” 

Priorities matter

With just a few apartment homes at Meadowlark Terrace available, the priority list, comprised of people who plan to move to an Erickson Living community, is very important. Prospective residents can reserve their place in line for an apartment by joining the priority list with 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. 

“We’re down to the finish line, so the priority list is important,” says Baxter. “It’s been a whirlwind of activity this year but so great meeting our future residents. We can’t wait for them to be part of this wonderful community.”