Feature Friday - New Homes in Piedmont in Village Verde
March 9, 2012
Families looking for new homes in NW Oklahoma City in the Piedmont, Oklahoma school district will be excited to learn about Village Verde. When the development is complete, Village Verde will offer more than 100 acres of planned open space, concert venues, farmers markets, trails, parks, playgrounds, ponds and more. Village Verde's Town Center will offer a wide range of choices for working, playing, shopping, eating, and more, all within walking distance of more than 1000 newly-built homes. Ideal Homes has a long history of energy efficient building, so the company jumped at the chance to exclusively build homes in the first section of Village Verde because of the developer's commitment to sustainability. According to the developer, "Sustainability isn't all about going green. Sustain just means "support". So when we say sustainability, we're talking about having everything you need to support a community...or in our case, a village. But when we do talk about being "green," we can honestly say that Village Verde is leading the pack. Our master plan includes sustainability practices such as: Green Community: Designed & engineered by Green Earth Land Design and SMC Consulting Engineers, P.C., Village Verde will be applying for NAHB's National Green Land Development certification to ensure our plan conforms to green development practices. Energy Efficiency: All home builders will be required to achieve a third party certification proving energy efficiency. This will in turn save the consumer money in operating costs, but also reduce the demands on the planet. Walkability: Having walking trails and connecting sidewalks helps promote health, a community and reduces automobile use. Mixed-uses: With direct access to commercial, retail and medical basic services, the distance one needs to travel is greatly reduced as well as encouraging walking and biking. Civic Spaces: Areas such as Village Verde's Central park, pocket parks, playgrounds, and ponds encourage activity outdoors. Water Efficiencies: By using WaterSense approved fixtures all homes will reduce waste and promote conservation." Ideal Homes is proud to begin construction on the first phase this summer. In fact, construction of the first furnished model home starts this month. This first phase is located north of NW Expressway on Mustang Rd. Village Verde will truly be one of a kind.