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Growing again

Highland Springs announces construction of new clubhouse, residence building

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May 30th, 2017
Elinor White, a member of the priority list at Highland Springs, and her son Tim Hartman study an artist’s rendering of the new clubhouse, Magnolia Place, scheduled to open at the North Dallas community in mid to late 2018.

Elinor White, a member of the priority list at Highland Springs, and her son Tim Hartman study an artist’s rendering of the new clubhouse, Magnolia Place, scheduled to open at the North Dallas community in mid- to late 2018.

Highland Springs is growing again.

The Erickson Living community in North Dallas recently announced plans to build a second clubhouse and new residence building.

“There’s been such a strong demand for our lifestyle that we’re continuing to develop our community,” says Sales Director Christina Christie.

Highland Springs has grown at a rapid pace in recent years. The community opened two new residence buildings, Willow Ridge in 2015 and Pecan Grove in 2016.

The new construction will include a clubhouse, Magnolia Place, and another residence building, Twin Oaks Square.

“Pecan Grove was the first residence building in our second neighborhood,” says Christie. “As we launch our second neighborhood, we’re incorporating amenities throughout the neighborhood instead of having them clustered in the clubhouse.”

Magnolia Place

Magnolia Place will connect directly to Pecan Grove and feature a grand living room, library and reading room, a classroom, and an enrichment center.

“We worked with our current residents to determine what additional amenities they would like to have on campus,” says Christie. “They indicated the need for a second library, along with seating areas to sit and enjoy a book.”

The classroom will provide another destination for the community’s more than 600 resident-driven clubs, activities, and meetings that take place each month.

Magnolia Place will house a 3,000-square-foot enrichment center, providing a venue for worship services, guest speakers, and theatrical productions. 

In addition to the amenities planned for Magnolia Place, the second clubhouse will also include 18 resident apartments located on the second, third, and fourth floors.

“The apartments in Magnolia Place will be a great option for those who like to be close to the action,” says Christie. 

The clubhouse is currently under construction with an estimated completion in April 2018. It will be located near the entrance to Highland Springs, overlooking the row of magnolia trees leading into the community.

Twin Oaks Square

Twin Oaks Square will feature 109 apartment homes in a variety of one- and two-bedroom floor plans. 

“We’re bringing back some of our most popular floor plans from Willow Ridge and Pecan Grove, as well as introducing a few never-before-seen apartments,” says Christie.

The Hopewell, a one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath apartment, was first introduced in Willow Ridge. Measuring just under 1,000 square feet, the Hopewell features a 24-foot long great room, making it ideal for entertaining.

“We incorporate feedback from our residents as we introduce new apartments,” says Christie. “We heard their preference for open floor plans and additional storage.”

The Newberry, a one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath apartment with a den, was the first floor plan to sell out in both Willow Ridge and Pecan Grove.

“The Newberry has a spacious master bedroom; generous storage space; and a bright, airy den,” says Christie.

The Walton is the largest floor plan among the new offerings, measuring 1,892 square feet. It’s a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath with a den.

“We first introduced the Walton in Willow Ridge, and now we’re pleased to offer it again in Twin Oaks Square,” says Christie. “We made a minor adjustment that allows us to add French doors in the den if the resident chooses.”

Additional amenities

Twin Oaks Square will also house a new restaurant and pub, a games room, and a theater.

“The dining options at Highland Springs just keep getting better and better,” says Christie. “The pub will feature a bar area as well as tables for a casual meal.”

Plans for the outdoor spaces surrounding Twin Oaks Square include a courtyard with an outdoor fireplace, seating areas, as well as a quieter pocket courtyard with trees and green space.

Twin Oaks Square is scheduled for completion in mid- to late 2018.

Exclusive benefits of the priority list

Priority list members (those who have put down a fully refundable $1,000 deposit to reserve their place in line for the apartment home of their choice) were the first to learn of the new construction at Highland Springs.

“Joining our priority list comes with a host of benefits,” says Christie. “Our priority list members get the best selection of apartments; they’re the first to know of new construction and special incentives; and they have access to Erickson Realty and Moving Services, a program that helps with every aspect of the move to Highland Springs.”

Christie also stresses the importance of reserving an apartment early in Magnolia Place and Twin Oaks Square.

“Take advantage of our pre-opening pricing,” she says. “This is the time to lock in the best prices for these new apartments.”

Another benefit to reserving your apartment now? The ability to customize your space.

Those who reserve an apartment in Magnolia Place or Twin Oaks Square have until July 1, 2017, to choose from flooring, paint, cabinet, and countertop finishes. 

“Our custom interiors coordinator, Nikki Russell, can help you choose from a selection of finishes to personalize your space,” says Christie.

Right time to move

Elinor White first visited Highland Springs shortly after it opened in 2006. She joined the priority list and has amassed a collection of floor plans as each new residence building opened at the North Dallas community.

“I like the shift toward the open concept in the apartments,” says Elinor. “My home is getting more difficult to maintain, and I’m ready for a change.”

As Elinor studies the floor plans scheduled for Magnolia Place and Twin Oaks Square, she feels a move might be on the horizon.

“I like what I’m seeing,” she says.