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Our Guide to Master Planned Communities in Manvel, Tx

Posted on 5/6/2020 by Eric Sims
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As you search for the ideal location for your new home, one of the terms you’re likely to run across is “master planned community.” Pomona is one of the premier master planned communities in Manvel Tx, with a variety of home builders to choose from and amenities that cater to residents of all ages.

In order to help you make the best choice for your new home, let’s take a step back and explore some of the benefits of a master planned community.

What is a Master Planned Community?

In general, a master planned community is a larger residential community with homes in a wide variety of prices and styles, multiple amenities, and non-residential use of land. There are four primary factors that set master planned communities apart.  

1.       Amenities. Some of the amenities you’re likely to find in master planned communities include swimming pools, sport courts, playgrounds, parks, walking trails and more – for example, Pomona has a fish camp! Pomona has miles of hike and bike trails and over 300 acres of open green space, with serene natural wetlands and protected waters.

The amenities are chosen and designed to help create a true sense of community, encouraging neighbors to spend time together. Pomona is a Hillwood Community, and we call this throwback to traditional neighborhoods “Live Smart.”

2.       Lifestyle: Another factor that contributes to a master-planned community is the lifestyle. At Pomona, we hold around 300 events every year. Our events are designed to bring our residents together for healthy and fun activities, giving them the opportunity to get to know each other and enjoy the natural beauty all around Pomona.

Examples of some events we’ve held in the past include a Mardi Gras Celebration, a fun run, and flag football featuring pro football players. When you choose Pomona for your new home, there’s no end to the fun you’ll have right in your own backyard!

3.        Neighborhoods: Master planned communities are unique because while they are a single, unified “space”, they include a mix of distinctive neighborhoods and home designs. For example, Pomona has a gated area featuring homes by Toll Brothers, and a lakefront area with homes by Coventry Homes and Highland Homes.

4.       Multiple Uses: In addition to homes and amenities, many master planned communities include space for other uses. For example, Pomona already has Pomona Elementary School onsite, just off Kirby Drive. Future phases of development include plans for commercial space and multifamily housing.

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Why Should You Live in a Master Planned Community?

Master planned communities are designed to create an optimal mix of residential homes, parks, amenities and businesses. All the different elements of a master planned community have been carefully considered long before the first home is built.

This planning provides protection for home buyers on several fronts. Since areas have already been designated for residential neighborhoods, businesses, schools and parks, residents don’t have to worry about the area becoming overdeveloped and congested. There are also no worries that noisy industrial businesses will show up in the community, which can lower property values.

If you’re still wondering if master planned communities are worth it, one of the biggest benefits is something you don’t necessarily see but it has an impact on your every day life: infrastructure. Roads, utilities, and areas such as green space and parks are laid out before homes are built. This ensures that all homeowners have convenient access to amenities, and that traffic flow is maximized.

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Still Thinking about Master Planned Communities in Manvel Tx?

Consider these advantages of Pomona in Manvel Tx:

  • Variety: At Pomona, we’ve hand-selected four of the area’s most respected builders, ensuring that you’ll find the right fit for your family. Homes area available in a variety of styles, sizes and price points. We have homes to appeal to every kind of buyer, from single professionals to families to retirees.

  • Accessibility: Pomona is ideally located just two miles from Pearland Town Center, so you have easy access to everything you want and need. We’re an easy 15-mile drive from the Texas Medical Center, and just 19 miles from downtown Houston. One of the things that makes Pomona so unique is that it feels like a hidden getaway, surrounded by the serenity of nature – yet its proximity to the city is unbeatable.

  • Amenities: Pomona goes way beyond what you’d expect to find in a master planned community in terms of amenities. We have two resort-style swimming pools, miles of trails, and lots of parks. But that’s just the beginning! We just opened The Backyard, which has everything you wanted in your backyard as a kid – including a zipline! We also have a fish camp where you can relax while learning to fish or honing your skills, and The Grove, with a variety of fruit trees.

  • Natural surroundings: Pomona residents share a unique connection to the land and nature. Our lake system is one of a kind, and provides views unlike any other community in the area. The wide greenbelts, sloping hills and century-old oak trees along the banks of the bayou winding throughout Pomona provide a beautiful, natural area for the community to come together.

  • A sense of community: Pomona by Hillwood Communities elevates life’s everyday moments to take center stage. It’s a place to both escape and connect, to unwind and to energize. Our community isn’t a place, it’s a collection of homes to build bonds between neighbors, friends and families. As a Live SmartSM community, amenities have been carefully designed to promote genuine connection, inspiration and growth. Pomona is setting the standard for what it means to Live Smart℠.

Shop Smart. Live Smart.

Pomona has gone the extra mile to make sure you can still find the perfect new home in a way that’s safe, convenient and efficient. Our Virtual Model Home Park makes it easy for you to find and take virtual tours of our builders’ model homes. We offer 3-D virtual tours, video tours, interactive floor plans, and virtual and private one-on-one appointments so you can keep your home buying journey on track

Ready to find your new home in a beautifully designed master planned community? We’re here to help. Give us a call at (832) 336-6271 or send us an email to get started. 

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