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Windsor Run has four floor plan styles ready to be your new home

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August 25th, 2017
The Faulkner one-bedroom floor plan is one of several popular floor plans at Erickson Living communities.

The Faulkner one-bedroom floor plan is one of several popular floor plans at Erickson Living communities.

With less than a year until Windsor Run, Erickson Living’s first North Carolina community, opens, demand for the enviable lifestyle has reached a fever pitch.

“We are meeting with numerous people each day who are eager to be among the community’s first residents,” says Director of Sales Tom Senger. “With the exterior construction of the first residence buildings and Woodland Commons Clubhouse complete, the dream of an Erickson Living lifestyle in North Carolina is quickly becoming the reality.”

As a result, more than 75% of the community’s first 216 homes are now sold out. But there is good news for anyone hoping to be among the community’s first residents.

“Prior to breaking ground, we listened carefully to what our priority list members wanted in a Windsor Run apartment home,” says Senger. “We also took into account the best-selling apartment styles at the other 19 Erickson Living communities. As a result, Windsor Run offers the best of the best, the most in-demand designs in apartment home living.” 

Of the apartment homes still available, all are among the hottest-selling one- and two-bedroom floor plans. 

The perfect space

Currently, Windsor Run has a few remaining one-bedroom Bradford and Faulkner apartment homes available. These one-bedroom floor plans are popular at all Erickson Living communities because of their affordability and access to the wide range of amenities and services right outside the front door.

The Bradford is a one-bedroom dream because of the large, open living area that flows seamlessly into the modern kitchen. It also boasts a large bedroom with direct access to a spacious walk-in closet and full-size bathroom as well as a half bath, tons of storage, and a dedicated laundry room with washer and dryer, just off the kitchen.

The large one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath Faulkner also boasts a large living space, a modern kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, a roomy bedroom with plenty of closet and storage space, with the accessibility and convenience of one-level living.

Elisabeth Burnett, a community member at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, Va., fell in love with her one-bedroom apartment home the first time she saw it.

“I knew immediately that my one-bedroom home was perfectly suited for me,” she says. “It’s the ideal space for my things, it is conveniently functional in all respects, and I am able to add my own decorating signature to reflect my personality.”

And the Bradford’s 90% refundable entrance deposit starts at $196,000, significantly less than that of the larger, two-bedroom floor plans, and the larger Faulkner starts at $272,000, also less than its two-bedroom counterparts (per the Residence and Care Agreement).

Two-times the charm

For those who prefer larger, two-bedroom living, the handful of remaining Somertons and Newburys offer two of the most sought-after options. With two, side-by-side bedrooms, a dedicated dining room, a separate living room, and two bathrooms, they are the perfect homes for those who like to entertain or simply stretch out and enjoy their surroundings. 

The large, airy kitchen offers plenty of space for a table and chairs as well as a sizeable pantry. With direct access to the  formal dining room, it is perfect for hosting family and friends for dinner. 

“Many people interested in two-bedroom homes share with me their plans for their second bedroom,” says Windsor Run Sales Counselor Marlene Victorine. “The most popular options include turning the space into a home office, guest room, or even an art studio. Both bedrooms are also filled with plenty of natural light.”

The Somerton starts at $400,000, while the Newbury starts at $383,000. 

For those wishing to reserve one of the final remaining first Windsor Run apartment homes, Senger suggests making an appointment to meet with his sales staff as soon as possible. 

“There is never any pressure,” he says. “We want to ensure that Windsor Run is the right place for you—as much as you do. We are more than happy to answer all your questions and show you a virtual tour of our remaining apartment homes.” 

For those looking to make a move to Windsor Run after the first building opens, a visit is the perfect opportunity to join the priority list, which provides the time needed to learn more about the community, meet other priority list members, and attend special members-only functions. It also ensures first notice of new construction as Windsor Run continues to grow.

“I encourage anyone interested in a future at Windsor Run to schedule a visit this fall,” says Senger. “This is an exciting time in the life of our community and we are eager to share that excitement.”

The Sales Center at Windsor Run is located at 2010 McKee Road, Matthews, N.C. To schedule a visit, please call 1-800-649-6810.

 


 

The right size at the right time

Windsor Run’s open-design, one-level homes represent a growing trend among home buyers, according to a recent survey by The American Institute of Architects, due to greater accessibility and cost-effectiveness—benefits that appeal to people of all ages.

“My favorite aspect of my new home is the large, open living space, located all on one level, says Paula Rivera, a community member at Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va. “It is perfect for all my needs as well as for entertaining guests.” 

“Moving to Windsor Run isn’t about downsizing to a smaller space,” says June Parish, the community’s personal moving consultant. “It’s about ‘right-sizing’ to a space that better fits your life today and your future goals. Our architects have taken the most-used rooms of your house and laid them out on a single level.”

Compare the following floor plan of a typical two-story house to a Windsor Run apartment home:

Typical two-level house

  • Laundry is located downstairs in the basement.
     
  • Many older houses have small kitchens with little counter and cabinet space.
     
  • Formal living and dining areas boxed into separate small rooms that are inconvenient for entertaining.
     
  • Extra, unused bedrooms require extra cleaning.
     
  • Older houses often have small closets.
     
  • Many individual rooms create a cramped atmosphere and block natural light.

Open-concept floor plan at Windsor Run

  • Washer and dryer are tucked discretely in a utility room with cabinet space so there is no need to heft heavy laundry baskets up and down the stairs.
     
  • Open-concept kitchen is designed with extra counter and cabinet space that flows into the dining and living room.
     
  • Master suite features large walk-in closet, eliminating under-the-bed storage.
     
  • Bright and airy living area opens up to dining area and kitchen to keep entertaining easy.
     
  • Guest room provides same-level storage and easily doubles as a den or home office.
     
  • Large picture windows expand space and create a bright, open, and positive atmosphere.
 

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