955 Terracotta Drive in Waterford Trails in Allen, TX is now listed for sale.
955 Terracotta Drive Features
This stunning five bedroom, 4 bath Sotherby build home is over 4200 square feet. Its almost impossible to purchase a home this size that also includes 3 car garage and a pool for only $475,000.
955 Terracotta Drive is a well designed floorpan with the master bedroom and guest room on the first floor. Three bedrooms, two full baths, a media room and a large gameroom are located upstairs. In addition, a formal dining room, study and breakfast nook are located downstairs along with the kitchen, family room and utility room.
Sotherby Homes is know for its stunning design elements such as dramatic entryways, arched openings, art niches, rounded corners and bay windows. 955 Terracotta features a solid 8 foot tall mahogany entry door that opens into a beautiful entryway with 21 foot tall ceilings finished with elegant crown moldings. Throughout the home there is 12 foot tall ceilings and 6 inch tall baseboards.
The ornate curved staircase begins with an oak starter step, volute and wrought iron spindles. The upstairs becomes a “catwalk” that overlooks the large family room. One one side of the upstairs there is an enclosed media room and the other side has a large game room with bay windows. The bedrooms are split to provide more privacy.
The neighborhood is just west of Central expressway and south of Stacy Road. Homeowners enjoy the proximity of nearby shopping. The Village at Allen, Watters Creek, and the Allen Premium Outlets are only minutes away.
The homeowners association is managed by CMA Property Management and the dues are $685 per year. The dues cover the maintenance of all of the common area located throughout the community. Half of the community homes were built by Meritage Homes. The other half of the homes were built by Pulte Homes. The homes range in size from 2200 square feet to over 3500 square feet.
Cumberland Crossing in Allen is a luxury community of approximately 470 homeowners. The community is located in the West side of Allen close to Rowlett Creek and is just minutes away from Highways 121 and 75.
Cumberland Crossing is a unique in Allen because it is surrounded by lush woods and has a gentle rolling terrain. Cumberland’s amenities include a trail system that winds through the greenbelt and past a pond that will connect with the city of Allen’s Park & Trail system.
Cumberland Crossing homeowners enjoy a community amenity center complete with a pool, a cabana and a children’s play area. The homeowner association dues are $600 per year for full access to all of the amazing amenities.
Joe Farmer Recreation Center’s amenities include a fitness room, full-size gym, two racquetball courts, walking and jogging track, game room, locker rooms, meeting rooms and a hillside amphitheater. In addition, the recreation center also offers a variety of youth and adult classes and activities.
Annual membership for the Joe Farmer Recreation Center is open to both residents and non-residents. Adult membership includes full use of the facility including the fitness room. All memberships include free use of Ford Pool during the summer season.
Joe Farmer Recreation Center Events
Saturday Night Rec N Roll
Saturday Night Rec N Roll is a fun, safe, social and supervised program for kids in grades 3-6 . The hours are from 7 pm to 11pm. Activities include gym games, bounce houses, supervised dancing with a DJ, dodge ball, pool tables, foosball, table tennis, and air hockey. Each week has a different theme and contests with prizes.
Outdoor Adventure Fest
Novice or seasoned outdoor ethusiasts look forward to this yearly event held at Bethany Lakes Park next door to the Joe Farmer Recreation Center. Workshops include fishing and camping 101, archery and rock climbing. Lear how to start a fire and how to purify water. Additional crafts and games are held through out the event.
Lunch with the Easter Bunny
Children can join a life-sized Easter Bunny for lunch and pictures . He will likely nible on carrots, grass and seeds. However the children will dine on a lunch provided by a local restaurant.
Joe Farmer Recreation Center Classes and Activities
Joe Farmer offers a variety of group exercise classes. These include yoga, Tai-chi, Zumba, Pilates, and walking. Individual personal training is also available. Fitness rooms are equipped with free weights, cardio machines and weight machines.
In addition, the center offers classes on archery, fencing, disc golf, martial arts, volleyball, mult-use courts, basketball, soccer, baseball and softball.
Other classes offered are classes on dog obedience, computers and fishing. In addition, music and dance lessons are available students and adults at all levels. Summer, winter and spring break camps are also held every year. Moreover, there are also chess academies, writing classes and robotics. Teens are invited to alcohol eduction and DWI prevention classes. Night hikes and babysitting classes are also available throughout the year.
Rear of Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Pond by Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Bethany Lakes Park in Allen
Park by Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Joe Farmer Recreation Center Location and Hours of Operation
Joe Farmer Recreation Center is located at 1201 E. Bethany Drive, Allen, TX 75002. The Center is open Monday-Thursday from 6 am to 10 pm, Friday from 6 am to 9 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 6 pm. Call 214.509.4750 for more information.
The Allen Parks and Trails maps shows over 700 acres of city parks and recreational facilities.
The City of Allen classifies parks into four categories: neighborhood parks, community park, greenbelts and special usage parks.
Allen Parks and Trails Classification
Neighborhood parks are generally under 10 acres and serve people within a 1/2 mile to 1 mile radius of the park. Community parks can be up to 150 acres and offer more passive and active activities. Celebration Park is classified as a Community park. Specific activities such as swimming, golf, or sports are deemed special use parks. Greenbelt are 100 foot walking trails designed around a natural habit such as a creek or wooded area.
Upcoming Allen Parks and Trails Additions and Updates
Design of Phase I of the community park is complete and includes a lighted adult softball complex with parking, restroom facilities, multi-use fields, looped pedestrian trail, nature trails and playground
Moslen Farm is a 14-16 acre tract located west of Greenville Avenue and south of Ridgemont Drive. Plans include a permanent tree farm, community gardens, prairie habitat restoration areas, pond enhancements, soft surface trails, day camping and a potential site for an environmental education center. Molsen Farm also has a trail connection between Plano to the east and the west side of U.S. Highway 75.
Historic Water Station
Allen’s Historic Water Station features an interpretive trail through Allen’s historic Houston and Texas Central Railway Water Station within Allen Station Park. The project includes preservation of the existing historic features, including Allen’s 1873 Old Stone Dam and water tower foundations, interpretative trails and signage, overlooks, enhanced trail access, trail head improvements off of Cedar Drive and minor landscape improvements.
Green Park, located at Alma and Comanche drive, will soon be updated with a themed playground. The design includes a fire fighter themed play structure for older children, a police officer themed structure for younger children, a play ambulance, and swings.
In addition to the 700 acres of parks and recreational facilities, the City of Allen also has a Public Art Program . Throughout the city there are on site-specific artwork with opportunities for hands-on encounters with art. The Public Art Program began in 2005 with the cities first Public Art Plan. It was later approved by the citizens of Allen in 2007.
As the city of Allen grows, the Public Art Committee is tasked with identifying future art projects that align with the Public Art Master Plan. For each project identified by the Public Art Committee, a subcommittee is formed to recommend the selection of an artist or artwork. The subcommittee if formed from a pool of citizen volunteers. Find out more about the application and selection process here.
The City of Allen tax rebates to help conserve water.
Allen Tax Rebate for H2O Home Improvement
The City of Allen has partnered with the EPA WaterSense to help Allen residents conserve water. Therefore, the City is offering a H2O home Improvement Rebate Program. Because the Allen tax rebate offerings are subject to yearly budget restraints and can be put on hold if budget is consumed. So it is important to act quickly!