Buyers lining up to purchase new homes in Santa Maria at Williams Homes’ The Gardens

Open floorplans are key for today's buyers and they're one of the many reasons The Gardens' new homes in Santa Maria are so popular.

Talk about an open floorplan! The great room in The Gardens’ Plan 5 is just one reason to love these new homes in Santa Maria.

Spacious homes with modern floorplans. Gated entry. Beach-close hamlet. It’s no wonder The Gardens, Williams Homes’ latest community of new homes in Santa Maria, is such a hit with Central Coast buyers. Phase Six was just released in this special offering of two-story single-family homes priced from $381,900, and Quick Move homes that allow you to become part of this thriving community even sooner are also available. Buyers are encouraged to register online to make sure they are kept up to date on new phase releases and important news, and contact a sales professional at 805-631-5876 or thegardens@williamshomes.com to make an appointment for a property tour.

Seven open-design floorplans overflowing with coveted features, a welcoming neighborhood with planned amenities, and convenience to everything that makes Santa Maria such a desirable place to live have combined to make The Gardens one of the Central Coast’s fastest-growing communities.

Residence One of these new homes in Santa Maria presents two stories of beautifully designed living space, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in 1,446 square feet. The gracious island kitchen is open to both the dining and living rooms, with all the bedrooms including the gorgeous master suite and spa bath located upstairs. This home also has an attached two-car garage.

Residence Two enjoys 1,580 square feet in two stories of living space, with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, plus a desirable loft. The open design of the first floor, with its island kitchen that flows right into the dining and living rooms is floorplan perfection, and the master bedroom and two secondary bedrooms are ideally located upstairs. This home also includes an attached two-car garage.

With 1,705 square feet, Residence Three offers 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms. The wide-open floorplan reveals uninterrupted sightlines from the island kitchen to the dining and living rooms, as well as an attached two-car garage. Upstairs, buyers can choose a loft instead of the fourth bedroom, and conveniently placed laundry on the same floor as the bedrooms is a welcomed touch.

Residence Four of these new homes in Santa Maria at The Gardens offers great space for families, with 2,046 square feet encompassing 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The two-story plan includes a chef’s kitchen with a huge island, a design that keeps the entertainment areas entirely open to one another, and a first-floor bedroom and bath that’s perfect for guests, older children, or grandparents. The remaining four bedrooms including the luxe master suite are upstairs. Or, buyers can choose to option a bedroom for a loft. This plan also has a two-car attached garage.

Tons of light and amazing space make Residence Five at The Gardens a favorite. Five bedrooms and 3 bathrooms are offered in 2,052 square feet with the perfect design for everyday living and entertaining. The gourmet island kitchen opens right into the living room and dining room, and a bedroom and bath on this level is a valuable addition. Bedroom 5 upstairs can be optioned as a loft, and buyers also love the attached two-car garage.

Buyers covet the spacious Residence Six at The Gardens for its welcoming design, special details, and personalization options. With 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in 2,085 square feet, as well as an attached two-car garage, it’s the perfect size for families. The island kitchen is open to the dining room and living room, and a first-floor bedroom and bath provide flexibility—as does an optional loft upstairs. Rounding out the second level is the sumptuous master suite, the rest of the bedrooms, and a huge laundry room.

Residence Seven is the largest of these new homes in Santa Maria offered at The Gardens, with 2,249 square feet and 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This new-home design has made fans out of buyers for its sprawling floorplan that boasts a dream kitchen with a massive island and direct access into the dining and living rooms, plus a first-floor bedroom and bath tucked away behind the living spaces. Families love the large bedrooms, especially the incredible master suite with its private retreat, as well as the option of being able to select a loft instead of bedroom 3. This home also features an attached two-car garage.

Desirable features of these new homes in Santa Maria include: Shaker-style cabinetry with easy-clean interiors and smooth-glide drawers; stainless steel sinks; designer-selected granite countertops with squared edge; and preferred stainless steel GE appliance packages including 30″ gas range with four sealed gas burners; built-in microwave; and multi-cycle dishwasher in the luxurious kitchens; and white quartz countertops with squared edge and clear glass bath/shower enclosures in baths. The homes also have quartz countertops in the laundry room, tankless water heater, and landscaped front yards.

Buyers are also embracing the planned amenities in the community, which are set to include a swimming pool, recreation area, parks, and a winding walking trail. The Gardens enjoys a preferred location in the heart of Santa Maria, close to the beach as well as Highway 101 and State Routes 1 and 135. The community also offers easy access to area shopping and dining, and is walking distance to Jimenez Elementary School.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of exploring Santa Maria, just read what The Crazy Tourist had to say about this “charming city in California’s Central Coast region. It’s known for Santa Maria Valley wineries and Santa Maria-style barbecue, a local specialty. Preisker Park draws birds such as Lawrence’s goldfinches. The Santa Maria Historical Society Museum chronicles the town’s past through photographs and artifacts. West of the city, the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes stretch down the Pacific Coast.”

This city of about 100,000 residents in Santa Barbara County also boasts beautiful scenery and a “wealth of attractions” for the whole family, such as: the historic Santa Maria Inn; Boomers! Fun Park; Santa Maria Raceway; Waller Park with its hiking and biking trails; the Santa Maria Museum of Flight; and the Hi-Way Drive-In Theater—one of the last old fashioned drive-in theaters in the country!

For more information about these new homes in Santa Maria, visit Williams Homes. This renowned California builder was founded in 1997 on the principles of integrity, trust, and partnership and has continued to thrive as one of the state’s fastest-growing homebuilders. Williams Homes was the proud recipient of the 2013 Builder of the Year Award by the Building Industry Association.

Williams Homes has built and delivered hundreds of homes all over the state ranging from $159,000 to in excess of $1,000,000, building long-lasting relationships with homebuyers who often seek out another home from the builder when it’s time to move up or move on.

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