GW Homes is thrilled to announce its selection as an approved home builder within the innovative Flint Rock Agrihood community located in Gainesville, FL. The Flint Rock community is redefining the essence of neighborhood living. At the heart of this visionary development lies the concept of an Agrihood, where much importance is placed on wellness, community, and sustainability, while also embracing the farm-to-table lifestyle.
In this blog post, we invite you to explore the remarkable world of Flint Rock Agrihood, Gainesville’s first ever Agrihood community. Discover the exciting amenities and opportunities that await those who dream of a unique neighborhood experience.
Redefining Community Living
The Flint Rock Agrihood is a visionary concept that transcends conventional neighborhood living. This community is dedicated to cultivating a sense of togetherness and peace. At its core, an Agrihood is not merely a collection of houses; it’s a philosophy that weaves together the art of living with nature, where farm-to-table principles and a thriving ecosystem go hand in hand.
Additionally, the Flint Rock community has 96 available home sites, each of which backs up to a conservation area, greenway, or nature trail. It will feature country estate homes by 7 of Gainesville’s top custom home builders, including GW Homes!
A World of Possibilities
When you enter the Flint Rock Agrihood community, a variety of possibilities greet you, promising a life beyond the ordinary. The community upholds a vision statement: “into the field I go to ease my mind and free my soul,” aiming to create a place of utter relaxation and simplicity. This community offers something for everyone: gardens, walking paths, and even an event barn. You’ll want to explore every amenity. The community offers a range of features from gardens to walking paths, ensuring something for everyone. With amenities like the event barn, you’ll be eager to explore all it has to offer.
Embark on a journey of tranquility along the over 2 ½ miles of scenic walking paths. Each step brings you nearer to nature’s serenity.Prepare to venture through these trails, discovering various fruit orchards and shared gardens. You’ll also find numerous neighborhood gathering areas along the way.
Continuing along the main boulevard towards the rear of the community, you’ll come across the charming residents’ Farmhouse. Residents have access to this space throughout the year. Residents can utilize the fully-equipped catering kitchen, convenient bathrooms, and generously proportioned indoor spaces perfect for gatherings.
Furthermore, the residents’ farmhouse exterior features a covered wraparound porch, providing an inviting setting for informal outdoor seating and hosting social occasions. For those evenings when the weather is a bit brisk, residents can unwind and enjoy the cozy fire pit.
The entry barn of the community is the landmark for Gainesville’s first Agrihood community. With adorable white lap siding and dark accents, you will love entering your community each day driving past this space.
Also, the entry barn is surrounded by community gardens, fruit tree orchards, a potting shed and even a chicken coop! Residents are welcome to work in the community gardens, and enjoy the fresh fruits and nuts that the community produces.
The event barn is located adjacent to the Residents’ Farmhouse and is the perfect setting for intimate, outdoor gatherings. With stunning views of Flint Rock’s conservation easement, this timeless barn structure offers residents a unique venue for hosting various outdoor events.
The Subdivisions of the Flint Rock Agrihood
Inside Flint Rock, the community unfolds across three planned subdivisions: The Garden, The Orchard, and The Parke. Each of these subdivision lot sizes, rang from approximately .99 acre to a sprawling 1.69 acres, offering a canvas for your dream home! Venture into the heart of each subdivision to uncover its unique character, where contemporary living merges seamlessly with the natural surroundings.
The Garden is Flint Rock’s most eastern section of the community and it is the only subdivision within Flint Rock that offers cul-de-sac locations! Each cul-de-sac will have mature landscaping with a variety of herb gardens and perennial plants. Both of the gated entrances will also feature plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Almost half of the lots within the Garden have east facing front door locations enabling the principles of Feng Shui’s healthy chi, light and positive energy inside your home.
Additionally, the Garden subdivision has a total of thirty lots available, thirteen of which are a part of Phase One. In order to build a home within the Garden subdivision, you will have to build a home with a minimum of 2,600 heated and cooled square feet. The lot sizes range from 1 acre to 1.15 acres, and prices begin at $195,000.
The Orchard is Flint Rock’s horseshoe-shaped subdivision. It features lots backing to green space, common areas, or nature trails and walking paths. The subdivision spans 17 acres. It is surrounded by various fruit trees, which will bear nuts and fruits within their first year of planting.
The Orchard subdivision has thirty-one lots available, 10 of which are available in Phase One. To build within the Orchard section, your home must be at least 3,000 heated and cooled square feet. The lot sizes range from 1 acre to 1.69 acres and lots starting at $250,000.
The Parke covers the entire northern end of Flint Rock and 151 acres of dedicated conservation area surround it. People have planted a total of 65,000 Longleaf pine potted seedlings on most of the conservation land. They planted these seeds intentionally to create natural walking trails and open areas within the landscape.
Moreover, this subdivision will have beautiful private views of the conservation area. By year three, Alachua Conservation Trust will manage the conservation area. The Parke offers a total of thirty-five lots, with 12 available in Phase One. To build in the Parke subdivision, you must ensure that your home meets a minimum requirement of 3,000 square feet for heated and cooled space. The lots in these subdivisions range from .99 acre to .37 acres, and start at $265,000.
Crafting Your Dream Home in Flint Rock
To summarize, here at GW Homes, we are beyond excited to be a part of this transformative community. We recognize the importance of creating homes that resonate with your dreams, ideals, and aspirations. We’ve joined hands with Flint Rock Agrihood, showcasing architectural brilliance and quality craftsmanship. Our collaboration celebrates the mutual belief in holistic living.
Our dedicated team is committed to designing and building homes that seamlessly integrate with the spirit of the Agrihood. Each home is a testament to our passion for delivering the highest standards of living. We ensure that your residence not only meets your needs but surpasses your expectations.
Let Your Home Building Journey Begin with GW Homes
Join us in embracing a lifestyle that celebrates the joys of community, the richness of nature, and the serenity of sustainable living. In the Flint Rock Agrihood, your dream home awaits. We are honored to partner with you to turn that dream into a reality. Reach out to our team today for more information!