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A Contemporary Home: The Oxford Floor Plan at Lakeview in Killeen

 

Contemporary home plans offer clean lines, simple proportions, open layouts, and abundant natural light. Most contemporary homes have large expanses of glass, a strong connection to the outdoor space, and plenty of wall space. The Oxford floor plan in Lakeview is no different.

 

This popular contemporary floor plan features an open layout with tons of windows inviting natural light into the living room and dining room areas. All of the windows feature 2-inch faux wood blinds for blocking that sunlight when you don’t want it.

 

About the Oxford Floor Plan:

  • 1 Story single-family home
  • 1,853 square feet
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 baths
  • 2 car garage
  • Covered Patio
  • Utility Room

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Cooking & Eating in Your Contemporary Home

The first night in a new home often centers around unpacking, relaxing, and then eating. In this beautiful contemporary home you won’t want to order in. The kitchen features stylish granite counter-tops and espresso stained cabinets. You get to enjoy the upgraded stainless steel appliances including flat top stove, built-in microwave, and a dishwasher.

 

Enjoy your meal in the dining room or living room. There’s plenty of space for the whole family! Or take your meal outside to the patio. The fall is a beautiful time of year in Texas, and it’s ideal for having family dinner outside.

 

Relax and Unwind

The master bedroom is located in the exterior of this floor plan – opposite of the the other three bedrooms – so there is plenty of privacy from the kids or other family members. The master bedroom includes a large walk-in closet. Complementing that closet is the spacious master bathroom complete with dual vanities and an upgraded tub with shower.

 

The three guest bedrooms are well sized. Each one has a closet, plus a linen closet and full bath separates the rooms.

 

 

 

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Additional Home Features

This floor plan includes a separate utility room with washer and dryer connections. Connecting the garage and utility room is a mud room – perfect for leaving shoes and hanging up coats. The garage comes finished with an automatic garage door opener and two remotes.

 

Exterior home features include a professional landscaping package and full privacy fenced-in backyard. The entire lot has St. Augustine sod, which is known for being a strong and drought tolerant grass.

 

  • Digital thermometer for easy temperature control – Central Air, Central Cooling
  • Electric, Furnace Heat, Hot Water/Steam
  • Ceiling Fans in bedrooms
  • New Construction
  • Brick Exterior
  • Floors include Carpet, Ceramic, and Vinyl

 

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Finding a New Home in Killeen

The Fort Hood area is a very affordable area to live. The median home price is between $120,000 and $150,000. Express Homes by D.R. Horton has been developing some of the newer neighborhoods featuring affordable new constructed homes. Between the price and location, it’s hard to beat this offer in Lakeview.

 

Killeen is a very family-centric town with nearly 40% of the households being married families with children. If you have a family or are planning a family, Killeen is a welcome place to settle in.  The average age in this neighborhood is 27 years old. Read More About the Neighborhood.

 

Home Cost and Details

Priced at about $155,000, the monthly payments on this home are very affordable for a first time VA buyer. Those payments are approximately $1,050 including real estate taxes and insurance.

 

What would it take a qualified veteran to get this house? $50 Earnest money refunded to buyer at closing!*
No VA loan? No problem! 100% financing available for non military members.*
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Costs

  • $155,000
  • Monthly Payments on a first time VA loan of around $1,050
  • Zero Move-In Cost on VA loan, $50 earnest money (refunded at closing)
  • All closing costs paid by BUILDER using DHI Mortgage
  • Up to 2 month no mortgage payment
  • Less than perfect credit ok, credit counseling available
  • Homebuilder One Year Warranty Program
  • Personalized New Homeowner orientation
  • 10 Years Limited RWC Warranty Program
  • 24 hour Emergency Contact Number

For more information about these homes and requesting a tour, please contact us at 254-535-0277 or fill out a request form here

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What’s Around the Neighborhood: Lakeview in Killeen

When I first visited the Lakeview community in Killeen, one of the first things I did was drive around the neighborhood. I took a close look around at all the amenities, community spaces, parks, etc. to feel secure in saying this is going to be a great place to live – especially for folks based at Fort Hood who have families. Consider driving through the neighborhood yourself on the weekend or during the evening to see the casual crowds and activities going on.

 

Neighborhood Schools

While you’re at work, you may be thinking about where your kids will be spending their days and who they will be with. Some of the local schools and child care centers in this neighborhood of Killeen include:

 

  • Hay Branch Elementary: Students at this school are making far more academic progress (GreatSchools.org)
  • St. Joseph Catholic School: Parents say, “The teachers & staff in general go above and beyond to ensure all students & their families feel at home.” (GreatSchools.org)
  • Rancier Middle School
  • Killeen High School
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Community Activities

The weekends often present you with time to enjoy outdoor activities and some family fun. Or you may prefer to take your leisure time indoors, expand your knowledge, take in cultural events, or enjoy some shopping. However you like it, there are several places to spend your down time.

 

  • Long Branch Park: This is a great spot in the all seasons, but especially in the summer when the kids can enjoy the pool and splash pad area.
  • Summit Soccer Complex: If your kids play soccer, this may be the main location for practice and games.
  • Carl Levin Park in Harker Heights offers 35 acres of space with picnic tables, grills, lighted jogging trail, and playground. Plus there’s a basketball court, outdoor swimming pool, exercise stations, fishing pond, pavilion, gazebo, and amphitheater.
  • Bell County Museum is a surprisingly large museum that collects, interprets and preserves the historical heritage of the Bell County area.
  • Vive Les Arts Theater is a wonderful local theater offering a variety of plays, musicals and other events during the year.

 

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Where to Eat in the Neighborhood

If you’re hungry for something that will satisfy you, there are plenty of choices. Whether you’re into southern cooking, barbeque, burgers or even something healthier, we’ve got it covered.  

 

  • Bobby B’s Soul Food Kitchen & More offers classic southern cooking and soul food such as pork chops, fried ribs, catfish, and more. Check it out.
  • Butler’s BBQ is a favorite local barbecue spot for brisket, pulled pork, and other BBQ fixin’s. See More.
  • Galaxy Burgers & Breakfast holds a special place in every Star Wars fan’s heart. They claim to have the “best food in the galaxy.” Visit Them. 
  • Rudy’s Country Store & Bar-B-Q is a Texas-centric low-key delicious place to bring the whole family. There are locations all over the state. Check Them Out. 
  • So Natural Organic Restaurant & Market, as seen on The Food Network, supports local gardeners, farmers and ranchers and brings it to your table. Read More About Them.
  • Pfeifer’s German Bakery will surely please your sweet tooth with one of their amazing cakes, sweets, pastries, or cookies. Grab a Bite.

Day Trips

Take a day trip when the weather is good. It’s about 40 minutes or less to drive down to Austin for some live music, traveling shows, great restaurants, and fun outdoor activities. Or go even further south for about 2.5 hours down to San Antonio. Check out the Alamo and the Riverwalk.  Both cities have plenty of fun activities for you or your family.

 

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The Austin Floor plan at Lakeview in Killeen

 

We recently introduced you to the great new community of new homes in Killeen, Texas called Lakeview. These homes are designed and built by Express Homes, a DR Horton Company. Lakeview offers easy access to Harker Heights, Belton and Temple; and it is a short drive to Belton Lake and B.L.O.R.A. Other Lakeview homes have floor plans with 3 to 5 bedrooms that are either 1 to 2 stories – affordably priced from mid $120’s to $170’s. PLUS, there are lots still available with no rear neighbors.

 

About the Austin Floor Plan:

  • 1 Story single-family home
  • 1,684 square feet
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 baths
  • 2 car garage

 

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Finding a New Home in Killeen

 

The Fort Hood area is a very affordable area to live. The median home price is between $120,000 and $150,000. Express Homes by D.R. Horton has been developing some of the newer neighborhoods featuring affordable new constructed homes. Between the price and location, it’s hard to beat this offer in Lakeview.

 

Killeen is a very family-centric town with nearly 40% of the households being married families with children. If you have a family or are planning a family, Killeen is a welcome place to settle in.

 

Inside the Austin Floor Plan…

 

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Living Room | Dining Room | Kitchen

This split floor plan allows enough space for a small family to stretch out and enjoy their home. It is fully equipped with the latest features of newly built homes.

 

The kitchen upgrades include a built-in microwave, dishwasher, flat top stove, and refrigerator. There’s plenty of counter space and cabinet space for everything you need. The spacious kitchen connects with your sunlit dining area, and then through some lovely arches is the living room facing the private backyard.

 

The master bedroom boasts a nice size walk-in closet with room for whatever you may need to store. Attached is a lovely master bathroom complete with a deep tub and dual vanities. Ceiling fans are found throughout the home to keep you cool and the air circulating.

 

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Master Bathroom

Additional Home Features

  • Digital thermometer for easy temperature control
  • Room in the front ideal for an office with a view outfront
  • Washer and Dryer hookups

 

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Home Cost and Details

  • $150,000
  • Monthly Payments on a first time VA loan of around $1,000
  • Zero Move-In Cost on VA loan, $50 earnest money (refunded at closing)
  • All closing costs paid by BUILDER using DHI Mortgage
  • Up to 2 month no mortgage payment
  • Less than perfect credit ok, credit counseling available
  • Homebuilder One Year Warranty Program
  • Personalized New Homeowner orientation
  • 10 Years Limited RWC Warranty Program
  • 24 hour Emergency Contact Number

 

For more information about these homes and requesting a tour, please contact us at 254-535-0277 or fill out a request form here

 

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Welcome to the New Lakeview Homes in Killeen

A great new community of new homes has opened in Killeen, Texas. Designed and built by Express Homes, a DR Horton Company, this community is called Lakeview. These new easy move-in homes feature a wide variety of floor plans ranging from 1,512 to 2,588 square feet. Lakeview offers homes with 3-5 bedrooms that are either 1 to 2 stories, and they are priced from mid $120’s to $170’s. PLUS, there are lots still available with no rear neighbors.

 

 

Get a glimpse into one of these new Lakeview homes in Killeen

About This Home

5 bedrooms, plus a Game Room
2.5 baths
2 car garage

 

Details About this Lakeview Home

The master bedroom is downstairs, and it includes a quaint sitting area where you can cozy up with a book. The master bathroom features dual vanity, 42 inch garden tub, and a huge walk-in closet.

You will love relaxing in the open and spacious living room that pours into the kitchen, so it’s ideal for entertaining family and friends. If you enjoy cooking and eating in a clean comfortable setting, then you’ll love this kitchen. It has granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash, ceramic flooring, and it includes all the major appliances including the refrigerator.

This Lakeview home also includes a guest bathroom, separate utility room, and a huge pantry in the kitchen to complete the first floor.

Upstairs boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 walk-in closets for the rest of the family. There’s a full bathroom and a bonus Game Room. It’s ideal for those with a growing family and if you enjoy leisure time at home.

 

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Dealing with the Texas Heat

In addition to the incredible layout, this Killeen home features 2-inch faux wood blinds throughout the home – great for privacy and keeping out that strong Texas sun when needed. To keep the home even more comfortable and easy to manage, there is a programmable thermostat for controlling that central air conditioning. The home is certified as Energy Efficiency by a third-party.

 

Having a Secure Home

Feel secure while using your automatic garage door opener to come and go without any trouble. Plus, the house is pre-wired for security systems. The home includes a full privacy fence, which also adds value to your home. The home is built with 3-sided brick, which is can reduce your insurance premiums because bricks are noncombustible and will not aid in the spread of fire.

 

A Beautiful home in Killeen

Not only does this home have a beautiful layout and all of the important features that we look for in a dream home, but it’s beautiful too. Both the front and back yards are fully sodded and it includes a complete landscaping package.
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Home Cost and Other Details

Costs

  • $181,150
  • Monthly Payments on VA Loan at 4% is only $1,296
  • P&L: $883
  • Taxes: $335
  • Insurance: $50

There’s More…

  • Zero Move-In Cost on VA loan, $50 earnest money (refunded at closing)
  • All closing costs paid by BUILDER using DHI Mortgage
  • Up to 2 month no mortgage payment
  • Less than perfect credit ok, credit counseling available
  • Homebuilder One Year Warranty Program
  • Personalized New Homeowner orientation
  • 10 Years Limited RWC Warranty Program
  • 24 hour Emergency Contact Number

For more information about these new Lakeview homes in Killeen or to request a tour, please contact us at 254-535-0277 or fill out a request form here