SOURCE: Marley Park

March 04, 2008 03:00 ET

Grand Opening Event Celebrates Model Opening of Bloomfield at Surprise, Arizona New Home Community Marley Park

Ashton Woods Homes Presents Three Models, Five New Floor Plans and 15 Exterior Elevations

SURPRISE, AZ--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - The classically styled Surprise, Arizona new home community of Marley Park, is introducing five distinctive new homes from Ashton Woods Homes' Bloomfield Series with a grand opening celebration to be held March 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marley Park. Three model homes will be showcased from the new home collection, which offers a choice of 15 exterior home styles, including Spanish, Cottage, Territorial, Traditional and Craftsman. The one- and two-story single family homes range in size from 1,757 to 2,548 square feet.

The grand opening celebration, hosted by Ashton Woods Homes, will be held at the site of the new home models, which are located across the street from Marley Park Elementary School, on the northeast corner of Sweetwater Avenue and Whisperwood Drive. Event attendees can enter for a chance to win a number of prizes, including $200 toward airfare on Southwest Airlines, a $100 Home Depot gift card, a $100 Shell gas card and more.

If you are looking at moving to Surprise, Arizona, these unique homes add a new element of classic regional architecture to this community, which already offers a rich array of architectural diversity, according to DMB vice president and Marley Park general manager Dan Kelly. Driving through the streets of Marley Park, you can't help but be reminded of the great historic neighborhoods that bring so much character to the Valley.

These northwest Phoenix new home constructions in the Bloomfield series offer courtyard living, with intimate outdoor spaces providing elegant areas for entertaining and relaxation. The home collection's five floor plans include Dante, Angelo (modeled), Picasso, Rembrandt (modeled) and Monet (modeled). Homes vary in their offerings of two and three bedrooms, with optional fourth and fifth bedrooms; and two to three-and-a-half baths. Some plans allow for parlors, optional lofts and retreats and covered porches. Standard interior features include abundant decorative lighting; countertops in granite or quartz solid surface; generous real wood cabinets; kitchen islands; spacious pantries and GE appliances. The homes are designed to meet the stringent Environments for Living Gold Standard energy efficiency requirements.

Pricing for Bloomfield at Marley Park is expected to start in the high $100s. For more information about the homes, visit the Ashton Woods Homes sales office in the Marley Park Model Home Neighborhood, open Monday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or call (623) 975-5667.

Bloomfield is one of two home collections offered by Ashton Woods Homes at Marley Park. The builder also offers the Haciendas. Other builders present at Marley Park are Element Homes, Engle Homes and Scott Communities. The Marley Park Welcome Center is located at 13118 Founders Park Boulevard, just south of Waddell Road and east of Reems Road in Surprise. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Marley Park is designed to be a classically styled community celebrating the most valued characteristics of traditional neighborhoods. Featuring a variety of home styles, front porches, unique parks and open spaces, the charming neighborhoods at Marley Park provide ample opportunities for resident interaction. For more Surprise, Arizona information, visit

Marley Park is being developed in phases by Marley Park LLC, an affiliate of Scottsdale-based DMB Associates, Inc. (DMB). DMB is a diversified real estate investment and development firm with real estate holdings through affiliated companies that include current and planned resort/recreational and primary residential communities, signature commercial developments, country clubs, hotels, health clubs and spa properties. Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., DMB is one of the most active community developers in the West, with properties in Arizona, California, Utah and Hawaii. The firm's name is synonymous with high-quality real estate developments.

Ashton Woods Homes is a subsidiary of the Great Gulf Group, a fully integrated collection of companies that spans the entire real estate spectrum in North America from land acquisition and development to the design and construction of master-planned communities. Established in 1975 in Toronto, the Ashton Woods Homes philosophy is to build exceptional homes in growth communities and to deliver superior service to its customers. The Ashton Woods Homes commitment to excellence can be seen in dozens of uniquely designed communities in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Orlando, Phoenix and Tampa.

Contact Information

    Teri Walker
    Denise Resnik & Associates
    (602) 956-8834