Fox Meadows, a new subdivision off D 1/2 Road west of 32 Road, is almost ready for home construction. Grand Junction Real Estate Investments has developed the 37-lot neighborhood, with the help of several other local subcontractors.
"This was truly a joint effort by some of the best subcontractors in the Grand Valley," said Steve Voytilla with Grand Junction Real Estate Investments, who wanted to give credit and kudos to Poundstone Construction, which installed the water and sewer infrastructure, CW Construction, which did the pit run and road base, Adcock Concrete, which installed the sidewalks, Martin Construction, which installed the asphalt, and United Companies, the material provider for the concrete and asphalt.
"I like to use several smaller subcontractors," Voytilla said, adding that the workmanship provided by all the companies was exceptional. He was also impressed with the equipment and technical expertise offered by CW Construction. "They're a local company, run by two young brothers. All their equipment is GPS-guided, top-notch."
Voytilla's construction company, GJ Home Builders, will be the exclusive home builder in the neighborhood. Although he doesn't expect to start construction of the first homes at Fox Meadows until the first of July, he already has one pre-sold in the neighborhood. He plans to start spec homes, starting a new foundation every week throughout the remainder of the summer.
Voytilla plans to build homes using the same floor plans he used at Pear Park North, a 68-lot subdivision he started building in 2016 and continued throughout 2017.
"At Pear Park, we've built 30 homes in the last year," Voytilla said. "I would never have guessed at how quickly Pear Park sold."
There is still one filing left at Pear Park North, where GJ Home Builders will continue building homes while it starts building at Fox Meadows. Voytilla entered a home in Pear Park North in the 2017 Parade of Homes to help bring more awareness of the neighborhood to buyers.
"It won every award in its price category in 2017," Voytilla said. "There was not a single upgrade in that Parade home. Everything in it was standard."
All of the features and finishes that people love in the Pear Park homes will be used in the homes at Fox Meadows. Homes will have stucco and stone exteriors, with architectural shingles on the roof. Upgraded cabinetry and granite countertops are also standard.
The homes at Fox Meadows will have either three or four bedrooms, and some three-bedroom homes will have three-car garages. The four-bedroom floor plans all have three bedrooms. Homes take 90 days to complete, so those who make reservations now through Ben Hill with Hill and Homes Real Estate could be moving into their new home by Thanksgiving.
There is irrigation water available in the neighborhood, which will be a great benefit to homeowners, as the lot sizes are a bit deeper than typical new subdivisions. Most of the lots are between 60 and 65 feet wide, and about 115 feet deep. Home sizes will range from 1,520 to 1,750 square feet, with prices ranging from $259,900 to $285,000. The neighborhood is less than a quarter-mile away from Chatfield Elementary School, making it a good option for families.