I was invited to the VIP Preview Event of the Orchard Park in San Jose and was compensated for this post. Thoughts are my own.
Touring the #OrchardParkSJ in San Jose, CA. Very nice neighborhood with lots of establishments within a 5-min drive. #BlogginMamas
Are you in the market for a new home? Or perhaps you just want to look around and see your options in case you decide to actually buy a new home for you and your family? Looking for a new home to buy may be a bit stressful because of the many things you’ll have to consider — location, design, size, amenities, security, and all the individual preferences you may have.
Orchard Park, a new home community in the Berryessa District, offers something never before seen in this area of San Jose, and designers have worked hard to create floor-plan designs that will fit the various lifestyles of today’s buyers.
I can imagine my family relaxing in this space… #OrchardParkSJ @TheNewHomeCo #blogginmamas
Created by The New Home Company, the Orchard Park master plan was conceptualized to help activate and encourage a walkable lifestyle for its residents. Paths and walkways seamlessly integrate the community to the surrounding amenities and help ensure that you can easily move by foot or bike between their home and the surrounding shopping, job centers, public transit and parks.
Having lived in this area for the past 5 years (I live 8 minutes away from Orchard Park!), I can say that this is a prime location. The Orchard Park is just across the San Jose Municipal Golf Course so you and your family can go to the driving range anytime you have a few minutes of free time! The Brokaw Commons is also just a few minutes’ walk so you’ll have a lot of restaurants to choose from when you can’t cook at home.
Probably the best "his and hers" sink design I've ever seen! I want!!! #OrchardParkSJ @thenewhomeco #blogginmamas
Some establishments within walking distance from the Orchard Park are as follows: FedEx, UPS, Starbucks, Five Guys, Noah’s Bagels, McDonald’s, Panda Express, SF Supermarket, AAA, Yogurtland, Pieology, Whispers, and a lot more! Costco, USPS and even the San Jose Airport are also approximately a 10-minute (or 15 if there’s heavy traffic) drive.
The community includes 239 new homes in 3 neighborhoods — each comprised of distinct home designs — TOWNS, COURTS and FLATS. Orchard Park also includes numerous landscaped parks and open spaces, a promenade and a resident’s clubhouse, all designed to enhance the living experience for residents.
Unique to a new-home community, The New Home Company engaged a Feng Shui master to consult on the land plan and product design to ensure the community achieved a true north/south orientation and embraced other guiding principles. A “Ming Tong” ceremony was recently held on site, ensuring good fortune to those choosing to live at Orchard Park.
Each model home I saw had an open space design and I loved it! Probably because the apartment we’re renting right now is so compartmentalized that every area and room looks so small. The open design of the kitchen, dining and living rooms made me feel more relaxed. It seemed like I had more room to breathe in this kind of setup.
I was able to see only 4 of the model homes. They have 9 that are open for anyone who would like to visit, and I must say I want to go back just to imagine that I were living there! I just can’t help but love the many storage spaces they have in the model kitchens, the huge walk-in closets in the model bedrooms, and the gorgeous “his and hers” sink in one of the “Courts”!
But of course, it won’t be enough to just describe everything in words and two dimensional photos. You have to actually see the model units to really appreciate the beauty in the structure and design of these homes! And here’s the perfect opportunity!
Orchard Park Grand Opening Tomorrow!
Orchard Park will be having their Grand Opening tomorrow, Saturday, October 11 at 10am – 4pm! And this is a great time for you to check out each of the 9 model houses!
– Coffee cart from the Roast Co.
– DJ – music all day
– Food trucks : Little Green Cyclo & Hella Gela Gelato
– Balloon twister
– and of course… the beautiful model homes!
For the most comprehensive and up-to-date information, feel free to call or stop by the sales office! See their contact information here.
that kitchen is amazing!
this looks awesome!
These houses probly look so amazing, and the design I see from the picture of the kitchen above is just what I love in a home. Very fun event.
I love the idea of designing a community with walking in mind. I recently moved back to the town where I was born, a small town in Iowa (very different from San Jose, lol!), and I was really pleased to see some of the cool changes that the town has made since I left here years ago. My favorite one is a walking/bike path that connects all of the east side of the town, so that you can exercise safely and kids can get to the park and even school without having to walk on the busy roads.
Wow how pretty these are, I love the stylish and efficient kitchen, San Jose, California is a long way to commute from Oklahoma, but these are pretty and I love the pictures of the kitchen and bathroom gives me more ideas White is very pretty
We’re looking for a new home and these photos look great, we definitely need to visit Orchard Park San Jose. Thank you for sharing this post.
The model homes are beautiful! I love those kitchens!
It sounds ideal. I love the photos. I’ve always wanted a larger kitchen with more workspace.My counters are so cluttered up.
I really like the idea of a walking community. I live in a rural area and I have to drive if I want anything. It would be nice to be able to get out and walk.
These homes look absolutely Gorgeous! I can’t believe how big the rooms are! The Kitchen was absolutely Beautiful! It seems like it’s a very nice place to live! I love the idea of a walking community as well! To be able to walk to whatever you need is a really great quality! Thank you for showing us these beautiful pictures of the Orchard Park! Absolutely terrific! Thanks again, Michele 🙂
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These are gorgeous. Thank you for sharing this with us.
this is gorgeous. I would love to live here. The kitchen is amazing. Thanks for sharing !!
What a beautiful place, I love the idea or having everything close by. Real sense of community.
This looks so nice and to have bike paths and walkways to get to places of need is great. Thank you for sharing this
This looks like a great neighborhood. I love that it has bike trails and walking areas. Thank you for sharing
Beautiful and very well designed!