• Taylor Morrison offers homebuyers and their furry companions attractive new homes in Florida, California, Chicagoland and Texas communities.
  • Taylor Morrison is building a fresh watering hole at Esplanade in Tampa, Florida, and a communal pet washing station in its community in Round Rock, Texas.
  • The Tallgrass community in the Chicago suburbs gives the option for an at-home doggy shower.
Dog on the phone image via Shutterstock.

image via Shutterstock

Are the dog days of summer really over? Given the high-end, pet-friendly features within national homebuilder Taylor Morrison’s newest communities, they very could might be.

“We know pets hold a special place in our homebuyers’ hearts, and that was the impetus for ensuring we had amenities to help make not only the care of pets easier, but to provide pets with amenities that keep them active and healthy,” Taylor Morrison Chief Customer Officer Graham Hughes said.

Taylor Morrison considers homebuyers and their companions heavily, offering a stress-free means of walking, cleaning, loving and caring for furry friends through its communities in Florida, Southern California, Chicagoland and Texas.

Fresh communities for pet-friendly homebuyers

Near Tampa, Florida, the Esplanade community includes resort-style amenities for humans and pets alike. Currently under construction, Esplanade of Tampa offers 300 single-family homes, 45 acres of wetlands and 20 acres of lakes.

Keeping pet-friendliness as a top priority, Taylor Morrison is building a fresh watering hole at Esplanade for pets to hydrate after a long day in the Sunshine State climate. In the future, residents can also attend seminars surrounding pet health and wellbeing with animals in tow.

Tallgrass in Lake Barrington, Illinois, is the newest planned community from Taylor Morrison. Lake Barrington has a reputation for green space, and Tallgrass’ location within the Grassy Lake Forest Preserve allows pet owners to exercise their pups in a pristine environment.

To spoil even further – and clean dirty fur after a long stroll – the Kingston layout includes a convenient doggy shower. Prices for units at Tallgrass start around $700,000.

The Cottages at St. Cloud in Oceanside, California, start at around $450,000 for 1,470 square feet. The triplex condominium community sits within close access to the 465-acre El Corazon Park in Oceanside, which is under development for an aquatic center, playing fields, parks and more.

In Round Rock, Texas, near Austin, the Heritage at Vizcaya upholds Taylor Morrison’s quest for pet comforts with a communal pet washing station. Heritage at Vizcaya is a 55-plus community; prices start at $269,990 for the Fowler layout, which includes two bedrooms and bathrooms in 1,536 square feet.

In Houston, the builder’s Meridiana community is currently offering pre-sales. Located on the south side of Houston, Meridiana’s uniqueness is portrayed in the Bevington model, which includes an optional built-in pet washing station, and even a miniature replica home just for the dogs. The Bevington layout starts at $402,990 and offers 3,787 square feet with four bedrooms and 3.5 baths.

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