The 4 Top Benefits of Single-Level Living in New Ranch-Style Home Designs at Sonders Fort Collins

The phrase “single-level living” or “main-level living” has become familiar to most Americans. The trend of having all of your home’s important spaces on the main floor has become increasingly popular as people look for greater simplicity, comfort, and convenience in their lives.

At Sonders Fort Collins, all of the homes are designed for single-level living. The research shows the need. Because as you age, which we are tending to do for longer than ever, you want to continue feeling comfortable and safe in your own home.

Here are the primary benefits of single-level living home designs…


Where to Ski Near Sonders Fort Collins

Skiing is obviously a popular pastime for Coloradans, and the skiing here is some of the best in the world. People travel from far and wide to experience the legendary powder and long runs offered by these mountain resorts. Most information you can find about the state’s ski locations is in relation to Denver or Boulder, but what about where to ski in Fort Collins?


Metro Districts and HOAs: What Are They and What’s the Difference?

Metro districts and HOAs are common language in the housing space, but even savvy consumers might be confused by what exactly is meant by these terms.

Most master-planned communities, like Sonders Fort Collins, have both a metro district and an HOA, each of which serve different – and very important – purposes in the community.


Meet Our Advisors: The Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities in Larimer County

Creating a world that meets the needs of everyone, regardless of age or ability, is a matter of equity, as indicated by AARP. We know that by 2030 there will be 73 million people over the age of 65, and by 2035 older adults will outnumber children for the first time in our nation’s history.

It’s crucial for the health and happiness of the entire population that we have neighborhoods that are designed to meet the needs of our aging population.


Forward-looking new townhomes in Sonders Fort Collins

When you think of a townhome, does the word “vertical” come to mind? The typical townhome has an expected layout, and an assumed amount of stairs, or flights of stairs, to climb on a daily basis. That’s not the case with new townhomes in Sonders Fort Collins.

Available now in Sonders Fort Collins are new townhomes by Thrive Home Builders that challenge the expected and assumed. 


The ‘why’ behind energy efficient new homes

Innovations in energy efficiency are more important now than ever. Especially when it comes to the homes we occupy; live in; work in; entertain in. New homes that become fresh new communities. Especially the energy-efficient new homes in Sonders Fort Collins that are setting new standards and are more energy-efficient than the average resale home.

It’s not like we humans just started building homes yesterday, right? Yet, the energy efficiency of these homes wasn’t always top of mind.


Frequently Asked Questions about Sonders Fort Collins

Whether it’s through comments in the Sonders Forum, via our Facebook or Instagram pages, or conversations with passers-by, there are plenty of frequently asked questions about Sonders Fort Collins. Well, we have answers. And as the development progresses, more questions will be answered. 

Here are some of the most current, frequently asked questions about Sonders Fort Collins. 


What is a master planned community?

Residential communities come in varying shapes and sizes. Yet not all are created equal. That’s where master planned communities (MPCs) rise as shining stars. Yet, what is a master planned community? MPCs are based on intention and empathy for those that will call this place home for generations to come.

One distinguishing feature that makes a community a master planned community rather than a subdivision is its collection of amenities. Whether it’s natural amenities or commercial amenities (or the mixture of both), a master-planned community’s purpose is to create a place for people to thrive.

Typical Amenities of a Master Planned Community


What does low maintenance mean at Sonders Fort Collins?

What’s better than finding features that benefit your everyday life? Specifically, features that make things easier? Let’s pause there on the word, “easier.” We believe that’s the best component of low maintenance. 

In the case of what low maintenance means for a new home (or an entire community), it’s a lot about “easy.” Yet when put into practice, low maintenance is exceedingly about meeting residents’ life stages, lifestyles, and enjoying the best of both. So, what does low maintenance mean to residents in Sonders Fort Collins? 


From Water’s Edge to Sonders Fort Collins

For those of you who have heard of Water’s Edge in Fort Collins, we’d like to welcome you to Sonders. A new home community that, like you, is different.

Formerly known as Water’s Edge, Sonders is the new namesake for a similar community concept. The same visionaries behind Water’s Edge are bringing Sonders Fort Collins to fruition. 


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