D.R. Horton has announced plans for Silverthorne, a new 1,341-acre development coming soon to Conroe, according to an April 19 news release.

In a nutshell

The development, located at FM 1484 and Wally Wilkerson Parkway east of I-45, will feature around 3,500 homes, according to the news release. There will be 271 homesites in the community’s first phase.

According to the news release, Silverthorne will also include amenities, such as a recreation center, a resort-style pool with cabanas, pickleball courts, ponds and trails.

Quote of note

“We are excited about our newest flagship community in north Houston,” said Soni Graves, city manager of northeast Houston for D.R. Horton, via news release. “Homebuyers will appreciate its convenient location and the relaxed, back-to-nature vibe we are envisioning. We have put a lot of thought and care in the community layout and amenities.”

Stay tuned

D.R. Horton will begin work on the community’s model homes next month, with home sales expected to begin this summer, according to the news release. The first phase of the development will include 50-, 60- and 70-foot homesites.