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Estrella Builder Shines Again
For an unprecedented fourth consecutive year, Rosewood Homes has earned the coveted Eliant “Homebuyers’ Choice Award” for providing the “Best Overall Purchase and Ownership Experience” in North America. Rosewood Homes is the only Arizona-based builder to receive this prestigious award and no other builder has ever been honored four years in a row. Winners were chosen based on the results of a survey administered to more than 76,000 recent home buyers from across the United States and Canada.
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Estrella’s Information Center Is A Valuable Resource
The Estrella Information Center is an amazing resource for the community, prospective new residents, Real Estate Professionals and the City of Goodyear. Located on the shores of North Lake, the center is staffed entirely by Estrella residents. The friendly, knowledgeable team knows just about everything there is to know about Estrella and is happy to share some of their own personal stories about living in this beautiful community.
Great Schools. Bright Future!
Estrella is home to three highly rated schools conveniently located right within the community: Westar Elementary and Estrella Mountain Elementary in the Liberty School District and Estrella Foothills High School in the Buckeye Union School District. Both districts are committed to providing enhanced programs and quality education to all students.
Starpointe – The Heart And Soul Of The Community
If the community had a living room where friends and neighbors gather, it would be Starpointe Residents Club. Located on the shore of North Lake, the 24,400 square-foot facility is home to amenities catering to all ages. Some of the most popular features are the StarSplash Water Park, heated lap pool, library, Starpointe Café and state-of-the-art fitness center. Starpointe also plays host to many of the community’s social clubs and events. There is even a dedicated Lifestyle Director whose main focus is developing and creating events, programs and clubs that meet the residents’ needs.
Estrella Joins Pinterest!
Pinterest is the fastest growing social media platform, boasting more than 20 million views per month. The “pinboard-style” photo sharing website allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections on events, interests, hobbies and more. Users can browse boards for inspiration and re-pin images to their own collection for future reference. There are also opportunities to leave comments and “like” images.
Mountain Ranch Marketplace Welcomes New Merchants!
It was an exciting and busy end of the year as Estrella welcomed three new businesses to its Mountain Ranch Marketplace. The much anticipated Walgreen’s held its grand opening just in time for the holidays. The approximately 15,000 square-foot Estrella Walgreen’s showcases a brand new layout which includes sustainable features and revamped interior with an emphasis on offering a range of products and services to help customers get, stay and live well.
Celebrating Successes - Growth In Estrella
Newland Communities is so proud of the growth we saw in Estrella during 2012 with new businesses, wonderful events and many residents making our great community their home. We closed out 2012 with sales close to 30% above 2011’s final numbers and anticipate seeing continued increases throughout the year. We were able to announce new builders, all who will be bringing fresh and innovative homes into the community in 2013.
Fun Art Project Brings Community Together
To show support for Estrella’s excelling schools, Newland Communities organized and helped fund a calendar project featuring the artwork of local students. The calendars were sold for $5 each during the holidays with 100% of the profits benefiting Estrella’s three amazing schools – Estrella Mountain Elementary, Westar Elementary and Estrella Foothills High School.
CantaMia Garners More National Recognition
Over the past two years, Estrella’s CantaMia by Vitalia has received acclaim for the quality of its homes, facilities and aggressive green initiatives. Adding to its list of accolades, the gated active adult community was recently awarded the Peninsula Publishing’s Pubby Award for best “Green Senior Living Community of the Year”.
Estrella’s Lakeside Farmers Market Returns
Fall is upon us, and with autumn comes the return of Estrella’s Lakeside Farmers Market. Held the third Saturday of every month, November through April, the market is open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The farmer’s market is a great way to enjoy local fare, socialize with neighbors and take in the amazing scenery the community has to offer. This year, the market will be held next to Starpointe Residents Club rather than the Yacht Club.
Trailblazing – Resident Volunteers Expand Our Trails
Living in the Estrella community not only affords a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities, it provides ways for residents to truly get involved in building their community. Residents can take a scenic stroll, trail run or mountain bike excursion on more than 20 miles of trails nestled inside the community, and may even see resident volunteers hard at work.
Life in Estrella
Estrella residents never lack for things to do, and as the weather cools down and the fall season approaches everyone’s calendars fill up!
Around the Valley
In addition to the full calendar of events at Estrella, there are plenty of things to do just “down the hill” in the city of Goodyear as well as the greater Phoenix area.v
Your Home – Your Way
Now is the perfect time to purchase a custom homesite in the Estrella community and build a home that is uniquely yours. Hidden Hills and Sonoran Vistas are two exclusive, gated custom home neighborhoods located in Mountain Ranch in Estrella.
Estrella To Host Hometown Race Series
Nearly 1,500 participants will run around Estrella’s North and South Lakes in the Arizona Half Marathon and 5K Hometown Race Series on Saturday, October 6. The Estrella community promotes healthy lifestyles and residents take advantage of active outdoor amenities available in the master-planned community including more than 20 miles of hiking and biking trails, several parks and two large lakes.
The Estrella Community Is Booming
Newland Communities and local residents have been enjoying a growth spurt in the Goodyear master planned community of Estrella. In addition to a steady stream of home sales, new commercial projects are underway that include the much anticipated Walgreens and a new Banner Health center.
The Importance Of Giving
When searching for that special community we have found so many of our residents have gravitated to Estrella because of the programs that have been established. Our residents have expressed that belonging to a place that opens their arms to the greater community to make a difference is truly important.
New Models Open In Estrella
The Estrella community is ever growing and in keeping up with offering the most sought out features, the builders have designed new floor plans to meet the needs of nearly every perspective resident. To showcase some of the latest plans, new models have been constructed and are available to visit now in Estrella and more are coming soon.
The ABC’s Of Estrella Schools
Estrella is home to three highly ranked schools conveniently located right within the community: Westar Elementary, Estrella Mountain Elementary and Estrella Foothills High School. With both school districts’ dedication to develop enhanced programs it’s no wonder our schools are continually providing quality education to all students.
Newland Communities Announced as Founding Sponsor of HomeAid America’s New Program HomeAid on Wheels (HOW)
Estrella Residents Host “Supplies for Sojourner Center” Drive to Support Launch of HOW
Mountain Ranch Medical Commons Announced in Estrella
Irgens, Banner Health and Estrella by Newland Communities have joined together to jointly announce the development of Mountain Ranch Medical Commons, a state-of-the-art, 18,000 SF Class A medical office facility to be developed just north of Estrella Parkway at the Cotton Lane Irgens purchased 5.3 acres of land in Estrella, a mixed-use, master planned community in Goodyear, from Newland Communities, and Banner Health will offer primary care services as the anchor medical tenant.
Sailing in the Phoenix area only at Estrella
With two lakes spanning more than 72 acres, Estrella is truly an oasis in the Arizona desert. Life seems to happen “lakeside” in Estrella with all the fun and fitness provided by the North and South Lakes. It is what captivates so many people who come to look at the community, and after purchasing solidifies why they made the decision to call Estrella home.
Estrella Mountain Regional Park
Located just at the base of Estrella is the entrance to the 19,840 acre Estrella Mountain Regional Park. As a matter of fact, Estrella shares a five mile eastern boundary with the park. Opened in 1954, it is the first regional park to be incorporated into the Maricopa County Park System.
Enjoy the Arts at Estrella
Arts and culture are essential to the fabric and character of our community and offering various arts programs makes it an exciting place to live. From well-known cultural events like the Phoenix Symphony and Ballet Arizona to local talent and art expositions, opportunities abound for people of all ages to enjoy the arts right here in Estrella.
Make Learning Fun this Summer Vacation
With the last day of school right around the corner, now is the time for parents to start thinking about how to motivate children to stay engaged and learning throughout the summer break. Estrella residents can take advantage of many opportunities within the community, including some helpful tips from local educators.
Estrella Homebuilder Rosewood Homes Earns Prestigious Eliant Award For An Unprecedented 3rd Year In A Row
Newland Communities is pleased to announce for the third consecutive year, Rosewood Homes, one of Estrella's most respected home builders, has earned the Eliant “Homebuyers’ Choice Award” for providing the “Best Overall Purchase & Ownership Experience” in North America.
Arizona at 100: Estrella’s best is yet to come.
As you approach the resort-inspired community of Estrella, you can’t help but be captivated by the panoramic views of the Sierra Estrella Mountains. In addition to miles of paths that weave throughout the neighborhoods, a picturesque golf course and strong community culture, Estrella has a rich history that dates back to Arizona’s inception.
Experience the Art of Living in CantaMia
CantaMia, Estrella’s active adult community, reignites its “Experience CantaMia Vacation Program” for interested homebuyers. Prospective residents can sample life at Estrella during a four day and three night getaway for just $149.00*-experiencing the best of everything that this innovative community has to offer.
Golf Club of Estrella Showcases New Promotion
The Golf Club of Estrella is offering a seasonal golf package for golf enthusiasts. Enjoy the beautiful spring-like weather with the Club’s ‘Unlimited Golf Package’.
D-Votion Trail Opens at Estrella
D-Votion Trail, hand built by Estrella residents, has recently opened adding 1.7 miles to over 20 miles of already existing trails and pathways. The newest extension of the recreational trail allows community members to hike, mountain bike and run alongside nature. Since the trail starts by D-Votion Field, choosing the trail’s name was easy.
Stay Smart, Stay Fit Charity Walk and Festival - Jan. 28th
Estrella by Newland Communities has partnered with Community Cares Lifestyle & Wellness Expo to host the “Stay Smart, Stay Fit Charity Walk and Festival.”
Avatar Holdings Closes On Estrella Land Purchase
Avatar Holdings, (AVTR: NASDAQ) a publicly-held community developer and homebuilder in Arizona and Florida, announced today that they closed on the purchase of a 187-acre parcel located in the Estrella master-planned community in Goodyear, Arizona.
5th Annual Estrella Kid’s Triathlon Expecting Record Participation
Triathlon allows children to explore their interest in swimming, cycling and running.
Estrella Foothills High School celebrates 10 years
In this first decade, seven classes have graduated with approximately $15 million in scholarship offerings.
Building your dream home just became more attainable
Estrella is the only master-planned community in the Southwest Valley offering gated neighborhoods for custom homes.
Experience Estrella’s Lakeside Farmers Market
Visitors enjoy Arizona’s autumn-like weather with a monthly outdoor market
Campaign focuses on what makes the community special
Estrella has embarked upon a new marketing campaign, and you may have noticed a whole different look.
Hanna Atkins Is the Darling of the Golf Club of Estrella
With a handicap of 4, 14-year-old is a pro compared to most of us.
4th Annual Taste of Estrella - Game Day Gourmet
4th Annual “” event provides prospective homebuyers a glimpse of Estrella’s community spirit
Estrella’s Popular Lakeside Farmers Market Returns
Enjoy Arizona's autumn-like weather with a monthly outdoor market of local growers and artisans
Estrella Schools Continue to Excel
For today’s families, education plays a large part in the decision process when buying a new home. Based upon test results published by the Arizona Department of Education, Estrella's schools - Westar Elementary, Estrella Mountain Elementary, and Estrella Foothills High School continue to rate among some of the highest in the west Valley.
Sensational Summer Dining
The Player’s Grill at the Golf Club of Estrella has started the summer season with new expanded service. In addition to their hearty breakfast and delectable lunches, the Player’s Grill now offers dinner service two nights a week. During the summer, dinner is available from 5 – 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings both inside the Grill and on the patio under the cooling mist of multiple fans and misting systems.
Perfect Time to Purchase Home is Now
The perfect time to purchase your next home is now and Estrella by Newland Communities offers unparalleled options for every level of home buyer. In a recent nationwide survey conducted by John Burns Real Estate Consulting 91% of Phoenix consumers who participated in the survey think now is the time to buy and while 52% are satisfied in their current home would move for the right opportunity. Those opportunities include being able to personalize the home, a location in a suburban setting and pricing.
CantaMia Vacation Program Takes Off
Newland’s active adult community CantaMia recently introduced a Vacation Program for interested homebuyers. The program gives people a chance to stay 3 days-2 nights at CantaMia, and experience the best of everything that this innovative community has to offer.
Newland Communities Named Developer of the Year
Builder & Developer magazine, a well-respected industry journal, named Newland Communities as the 2010 ‘Developer of the Year’, citing Newland’s amazing communities and featuring insights into how Newland has maintained its success in the midst of the real estate recession.
Golf Club Happy Hour
The Player’s Grill & Patio, located in the Golf Club of Estrella, has recently expanded its menu. Every Friday night, several delicious specials are offered for the ultimate in freshness.
Estrella's Three Schools Receive $10,000 Each
Several elementary and high schools in the school district for Estrella are the recipients of a substantial cash donation.
Newland CEO Awarded Hearthstone Builder Humanitarian of the Year
Newland named 2010 ‘Developer of the Year’ - Estrella in Goodyear Strengthens Sales Position
Estrella’s Resort-Inspired Community Offers New Plans from Taylor Morrison
Estrella’s Resort-Inspired Community Offers New Plans from Taylor Morrison
“America’s Best Builder” Unveils Juniper and Bradshaw Home Plans
Wall Street Journal - 10 Reasons To Buy a Home
10 Reasons To Buy a Home
Enough with the doom and gloom about homeownership.
Serenity at Estrella
Serenity at Estrella: Launch of New neighborhood on September 18th
Taste of Estrella 2010
RENOWNED VALLEY CHEFS BRING EXCITING NEW FLAVORS
TO “TASTE OF ESTRELLA”
Estrella Receives LEED Gold Certification
First neighborhood shopping center in Arizona, and one of the few in the United States, to receive prestigious LEED Gold certification by the U.S
Phoenix Home Sales at 3-Year High
Phoenix region home sales held at a three-year high in March as a broader group of buyers entered the market, resulting in a slightly smaller share of sales to investors.
The Wall Street Journal- Land Prices Jump as Home Builders Move In
In Arizona and across the U.S., home builders are
battling to acquire land lots in preparation for
ramping up home construction.
Safeway to Anchor Mountain Ranch Marketplace at Estrella
Kitchell Development and Newland Communities are pleased to announce that Safeway will anchor Mountain Ranch Marketplace at Estrella.
ROSEWOOD HOMES WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2010 ELIANT HOMEBUYERS' CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST OVERALL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA
ROSEWOOD HOMES WINS PRESTIGIOUS 2010 ELIANT HOMEBUYERS' CHOICE AWARD.
April Builder of the Month - Ashton Woods
This month's featured homes are Ashton Woods Homes' two new floor plans, the Monterey and the Santa Clara.
Rosewood Homes to celebrate Grand Opening
Rosewood Homes’ Stone Gate neighborhood will introduce two new and unique floor plans, to its luxury home collection at Estrella.
Golf Club Of Estrella draws record number of golfers despite recession
Hailed as one of “America’s Best Courses” by GolfWeek, Estrella’s course continues to prosper.
Estrella Brings New Active Adult Neighborhood to the Master-Planned Community
Estrella announces the newest neighborhood, CantaMia by Joseph Carl Homes, an active adult neighborhood specifically for residents 55 years and better.
January Builder of the Month - William Ryan Homes
William Ryan Homes is the January Builder of the Month, featuring home the Cantera plan at 1,717 square feet.
December Builder of the Month - Ashton Woods Homes
Ashton Woods Homes is Estrella's Builder of the Month for August, featuring two new floorplans - the Monterey and the Santa Clara.
Estrella to Host Taste of Estrella on Saturday, November 21st
Estrella is proud to host the 2nd Annual Taste of Estrella event featuring seasonal favorites from the Valley's finest chefs.
Estrella Builders Bring Five New Floorplans To Attract New Home Buyers
Three of Estrella's premier home builders will introduce new and unique floorplans to the Estrella community.
November Builder of the Month - Taylor Morrison
October Builder of the Month - Rosewood Homes
October's featured home is rosewood Homes' new single-story "super great room" Residence Five.
Estrella to Host Custom Home Building 101 Open House on 9/29 from 6 pm to 8 pm
Estrella by Newland Communities will host a custom home building 101 open house event on Tuesday, September 29th from 6 pm to 8 pm at Starpointe Residents Club
September Builder of the Month - William Ryan Homes
William Ryan is the September builder of the month, featuring the Jameson plan.
Estrella To Host book Signing For Colonel Richard Toliver at Starpointe on Saturday, August 15th
Estrella will host a book signing for the book Uncaged Eagle, by Retired Air Force Colonel Richard Toliver on Saturday August 15th from 11 am to 3 pm
August Builder of the Month - Ashton Woods Homes
Estrella's August Builder of the Month is Ashton Woods Homes - featuring the Carmelo plan
July Builder of the Month Taylor Morrison
Taylor Morrison is selected as Estrella's Builder of the Month for July.
Estrella Celebrates Its 21st Birthday
On June 9, 2009, the master-planned community Estrella celebrated its 21st anniversary.
Estrella Tops Ranking Arizona's List for the Fourth Consecutive Year
Estrella Voted Number One Master-Planned Community in Arizona
Show your Estrella Spirit on Facebook
Residents and Friends Can Now Become a Fan of Estrella on Facebook
Estrella's Youth Invited Back In Time to Explore Their History
History museum hosts field trips for local elementary school children
March Builder of the Month William Ryan Homes
builder of the month
Estrella Announce New Home Sales Up in 2008
First Local Boutique Development Underway at Estrella
Receive $30,000 in Free Options Plus Earn 12% Interest on Your Money RISK FREE While We Build Your Rosewood Home
Rosewood Homes has been selected as the February Estrella Builder of the Month for their unprecedented “RISK FREE” program.
Move Into Savings with Ashton Woods; Estrella's January Builder of the Month
Ashton Woods the Estrella Builder of the Month for January. See special promotion here.
Second Road Entry into Estrella Now Open
Cotton Lane Bridge is now open.
Jada Homes Selected as Preferred Custom Homebuilder
Jada Homes, Estrella's Preferred Custom Homebuilder.
December Lakeside Farmers Market
Lakeside Farmers Market at Estrella is Saturday, December 20th from 10am to 2pm.
William Ryan Homes Announces Its Newest and Greenest Project
Ironwood Pointe, an affordable and efficient choice.
Krone Team to sell remaining custom homesites at Estrella
Custom Homesite now reduced with lots starting at $130,000
Estrella's Exploratorium Now Open to the Public
Newland Communities brings sense of history to Estrella.
Newland Communities Delivers Bashas’ Grocery Store to Estrella
Groundbreaking ceremony held June 16th
Goodyear Named All-American City
Residents from Estrella helped write and submit application.
Newland Communities' Buys 3,000 Acres
$51 million land purchase reflects Newland’s commitment.
Estrella Voted #1 Master-Planned Community in Arizona
For the third straight year Estrella tops Ranking Arizona.
Montecito Builder Reach Energy Star Certification
ALL MONTECITO BUILDERS AT ESTRELLA REACH ENERGY STAR CERTIFI
William Ryan Homes Hosts Greenspointe Grand Opening on May 10
Greenspointe Grand Opening May 10
Golf Club of Estrella Tops Golfweek’s List
"America’s Best Courses – State-By-State” by Golfweek
Estrella Offers Informative Town Hall Meeting For Residents
Estrella hosts town hall meeting for residents
Estrella donates $15,000 to Phoenix Children's Hospital
Donation from 2nd Annual Life is good® Pumpkin Festival
Golf Club of Estrella Best Value
Greenskeeper.org names Golf Cub of Estrella
Bade Company Joins Estrella
Bade purchases more than 35 acres of commercial property
Estrella Lakeside Challenge & 5K
Saturday, February 9th from 9am to 2pm
Estrella Golf Sweepstakes
Estrella Makes a Touch Down at the NFL Experience
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