Stair-free, care-free ranches ready at Maples at the Sonatas

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One of the stair-free villa homes available for immediate occupancy at Maples at the Sonatas in Woodstock is the 1,718-square-foot Abbey ranch. With two bedrooms, two baths and attached two-car garage, the home is priced at $187,990. Highlights include a


Families looking to move into a new maintenance-free ranch home to celebrate the rapidly approaching holidays should to visit the Maples at the Sonatas in Woodstock.

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been naughty or nice this past year, there are four brand-new homes available for immediate delivery within a community that boasts a private 3,000-square-foot clubhouse and a heated in-ground swimming pool.

There are three villa homes and one standalone single-family home, the most affordable of which is priced at only $187,990 for 1,718 square feet of stair-free living space. All of these ranch homes by Epcon Communities offer amenities such as central air conditioning, fireplaces, attached two- to 2½-car garages and volume ceilings.

Young business professionals and retirees alike may appreciate the lifestyle offered at Maples at the Sonatas. Homeowners need not worry about shoveling snow off of their sidewalk, plowing snow from the driveway or spreading salt this winter as the community offers a convenient maintenance-free lifestyle. Along with landscaping, mulching, exterior building maintenance, and exterior window washing (twice per year), these tasks are the responsibility of the homeowners’ association.

Maples at the Sonatas offers both stand-alone ranches and attached villa homes. The attached villas, although connected, have architecture more reminiscent of a very large luxury ranch home. Arranged in a pinwheel format around a central pivot point, the four ranch villas per building only share one common wall, which allows privacy and only highly sought after end-units. Every home has an abundance of large windows, allowing a great deal of natural light to fill the house. The rich European–inspired exteriors of each home in the community include such luxuries as stone, color coordinated fiber cement board lap siding and a steeply pitched roof. Homes also feature attached two-car garages, private garden patios, four season verandas and private entrances.

One of the stair-free villa homes available for immediate occupancy is the 1,718-square-foot Abbey ranch. With two bedrooms, two baths and attached two-car garage, the home is priced at $187,990. Highlights of the Abbey include a master bedroom suite with cathedral ceiling and a large living room with direct access through French doors to a spacious veranda. The large master bedroom features a spacious walk-in closet and the master bath features a large vanity and an oversized shower.

Another impressive feature of the home is a great room with fireplace. Immediately adjacent to the great room is the dining room and kitchen, both of which are also covered by a cathedral ceiling. For a touch of class, the kitchen features granite countertops and a complete set of stainless steel appliances.

A few more luxury amenities like hardwood flooring, cherry cabinetry and quartz countertops are found in a second Abbey, available for quick delivery for $195,990.

Representing the new line of stand-alone homes offered at Maples at the Sonatas, and available for 30-day delivery, is the 1,994-square-foot Promenade priced at $244,990. The largest floor plan in the community has two bedrooms, a den/study and two full baths. The Promenade’s great room has a tray ceiling and expansive windows topped with transoms. This model features a formal dining room with a tray ceiling and a kitchen furnished with furniture quality cabinetry, a large food pantry, island countertop, and high-quality appliances.

The Promenade model also includes a spacious master bedroom suite with a tray ceiling and views of the private courtyard. The master bedroom suite contains a walk-in closet and a private bathroom furnished with a linen closet, an oversized dual-bowl bath vanity and a large walk-in shower.

For maximum privacy, this free-standing single-family home does not share any common walls with its neighbors. Plus, it has a finished 2½-car garage and direct access to a private landscaped courtyard, which creates a unique private outdoor entertainment area.

All villas and single-family courtyard homes feature central air conditioning, an energy-efficiency package including low-e windows, 92 percent-efficient furnace, premium insulation, and true ranch living with all space conveniently situated on one floor.

Homebuyers have the privilege of using the community’s clubhouse and swimming pool. Within the clubhouse residents will find a decorated, furnished social room with fireplace, equipped kitchen, fitness center, flat-screen television, a pool table and restroom facilities.

Maples at the Sonatas’ onsite sales center and decorated models are open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. To reach the community, take Route 47 to Ware Road, head east ½ mile, turn left onto Vivaldi, and then turn left on Schumann Road. For more information call (815) 334-0340 or visit the builder’s Website at