Roundup: 6 developments to follow in Magnolia

Magnolia Ridge will feature 700 new homes in its newest section. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)
Magnolia Ridge will feature 700 new homes in its newest section. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)

Magnolia Ridge will feature 700 new homes in its newest section. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)

Residential development is occurring all across the Greater Magnolia area with thousands of homes slated for construction or underway. Along with seven other developments Community Impact Newspaper previously reported, here are six more subdivision updates in and around the Greater Magnolia area.

1. High Meadow Estates

High Meadow Estates opened the largest section of its development this year with more than 100 homesites available, according to Derrick Witte, director of marketing for High Meadow Development Co.. The development, located at 7580 Jackson Road, Montgomery, offers acreage properties starting at $95,000 an acre, Witte said. Of the homesites available in the new section, Witte said 60 have been sold since sites began selling Jan. 1.

2. The Preserve

The Preserve, an 80-acre development with 50 homesites also being developed by High Meadow Development Co., is in construction off FM 1488 at 19556 Alford Road, Magnolia, Witte said. The Preserve is currently selling in the community, with prices starting at $95,000 an acre for its lots, Witte said.

3. Enclave at Dobbin

Enclave at Dobbin is a mix of single-family homes and duplexes located at the corner of Carraway Lane and Dobbin-Huffsmith Road in Magnolia. Value Builders is constructing 79 duplexes at the subdivision. The company anticipates 40 duplexes to be finished by the end of the year and the rest to be constructed by the end of 2022, according to the company. D.R. Horton is building on 26 lots with plans to develop more, said Jessica Hansen, a representative with the company. Its model is currently open, and its homes have almost sold out, Hansen said. Homes start in the $240,000s, according to the website. Saratoga Homes is constructing more than 100 homes at the development,with the first homes slated to be finished by the end of August, a representative said. The company is building three- to five-bedroom homes starting from the upper $200,000s, according to the website.

4. Mill Creek Trails

Mill Creek Trails will bring 445 homes to 27109 S. Creek Drive, Magnolia, according to Darren Ward, president of Pelagic Property, the developer of the community. Sales have begun in Section 1 of the community, and construction has started in Section 2, Ward said. Ward said he anticipates the community to be built out by 2024. Homes in the community will be built by Devon Street Homes and Colina Homes. Devon Street’s homes begin in the $230,000s, and Colina’s start at $220,000, according to their respective websites.

5. Magnolia Ridge

Magnolia Ridge, located off of FM 1488 between FM 1774 and the Hwy. 249 extension, will include 700 new homesites in its newest section, according to a representative from M/I Homes, the homebuilder for the community. Of the homesites, 150 have been built, are in construction or are already moved in, the representative said. The representative said the community should be fully built out in four or four and a half years. Home prices begin in the low $230,000s, according to M/I Homes’ website.

6. Escondido

Home construction has begun at Escondido, a 150-acre master-planned development located on FM 1774 just west of Magnolia West High School. The development will bring a total of 600 homes. Coventry Homes, a homebuilder that works across Texas, will build 200 of them, according to Paul Blackburn, region president for McGuyer Homebuilders Inc., the parent company of Coventry Homes. Perry Homes, a homebuilder that develops all over Texas, and David Weekley Homes, which builds across the country, will also be constructing homes in the development, according to their websites. Home prices will start at the low $300,000s.

By Chandler France

Reporter, Tomball/Magnolia

Chandler joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where he was the executive editor of Annenberg Media. He previously interned with the company in Gilbert, AZ and with the Beacon Project, an investigative reporting team in Los Angeles. Chandler is originally from Laguna Hills, CA.


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