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Wind Crest announces construction of final residence building in the High Line neighborhood

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May 5th, 2017
Wind Crest’s Mt. Rosa Court will offer 17 floor plans, including 3 brand-new layouts.

Wind Crest’s Mt. Rosa Court will offer 17 floor plans, including 3 brand-new layouts.

Wind Crest has been going through a growth spurt, but it may be coming to an end. The Erickson Living community in Highlands Ranch, Colo., recently announced the construction of its final residence building in the current phase of community development, Mt. Rosa Court.

“We felt the need to bring this building on because just five months after we announced Longs Ridge, which opens this summer, it was almost completely sold out,” says Sales Director Jason Atwell. 

“We never build unless we have the demand. As a local nonprofit, we want to be financially stable and efficient before we build again,” he says. “With more than 650 households on our priority list (the most ever in the history of Wind Crest), not including the 305 homes that have been reserved, we definitely have the demand, so we are excited about Mt. Rosa Court and adding 126 new apartment homes.”

Definitive design

People who decide to take advantage of the opportunity to move into a brand-new apartment home at Wind Crest can choose from 17 unique floor plans. In addition to 14 of Wind Crest’s most popular floor plans, Mt. Rosa Court will offer 3 never-before-seen layouts, inspired by resident and priority list member feedback to meet demand for space, design, storage, and functionality. 

All 126 homes in Mt. Rosa Court will feature spacious layouts; modern kitchens; granite countertops; wood cabinetry; upgraded lighting and flooring; stainless steel appliances; full-size, side-by-side washers and dryers; and walk-in closets. Community members will also have the opportunity to purchase underground parking.

“We listened to what people want most in their home at Wind Crest and used the past experience of other buildings in the High Line neighborhood to see what has sold really well,” Atwell says. 

They also looked at Erickson Living communities across the country for inspiration. 

“Two of the new floor plans, the Ridgway, which happens to be named after a town in Colorado, and the Fraser, have also been successful layouts at other Erickson Living communities. The floor plans look unique on the page, but when they are actually built people respond really well to them, and they have sold quickly,” Atwell says.

Amenities and services—one of three campus fitness centers, restaurants, the 230-seat Arts and Enrichment Center, and a catering room—in the nearby High Line Overlook Clubhouse will be easily accessible from every apartment home in Mt. Rosa Court via enclosed walkways. 

Additionally, a skywalk connects the High Line neighborhood to the Town Center neighborhood, and shuttle service operates daily so all campus amenities are easily within reach.

“People are really interested in moving to Wind Crest not only because it’s a really great community and place to live, but they’re also finding it’s a great value,” Atwell says.

Next steps

“Mt. Rosa Court is the final residence building in this phase of our community development, and these homes are selling quickly. If you’re a priority list member, take this opportunity to reserve an apartment home. If you aren’t, I urge you to join now,” says Sales Counselor Molly Thorne.

To join the priority list, prospective residents pay a fully refundable $1,000 deposit and a $150-per-person nonrefundable application fee. Once the deposit is made, the date is noted as the member’s priority list date. Members are encouraged to select preferred home features and styles that, once available, will be offered to them with the right of first refusal based on their joining date. 

Priority list members also receive exclusive benefits like invitations to members-only events, seminars, and workshops, as well as moving and downsizing assistance. 

Priority list members were the first to know of Mt. Rosa Court and had the opportunity to reserve an apartment home before the general public. 

“If you don’t join the priority list or move forward now, you may not be able to move to Wind Crest for a long time,” Atwell says. “We don’t know if or when we will announce more construction, and we are currently sold out of all existing inventory.”


Prestigious name

Like all buildings in the High Line neighborhood, Mt. Rosa Court was named after a Rocky Mountain peak. Mount Rosa has an interesting history. 

The abrupt stone point was named for Rose Kingsley, an aristocratic young Englishwoman who lived briefly in Colorado Springs in the late 1800s and started its first library. She was an avid hiker and soon earned the nickname Rosa del Mont, or Rose of the Mount. Kingsley was the first woman known to have climbed this mountain. 

Mount Rosa stands by itself and takes in unbeatable perspectives of Pikes Peak to the north and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the south.