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January 27, 2021


Moving to a new area can be nerve wracking. Finding a new home can be equally as daunting. At Inspired Homes we want to help you build or find homes for sale in Lenexa Ks. We can ease all your worries of moving yourself or your family to a new home with the amazing things to see and do in this special community. 

Located about 12 miles south of Kansas City, MO, the Lenexa community is known for its rich history and hometown community spirit. There are numerous celebrations and events held each year. So many that Lenexa is also known as the “City of Festivals”. With a name like that, it’s sure to be a good time for those near and far. 

For many years, Lenexa has been deemed one of the best places to live in Kansas and is perfect for families and young professionals. The schools are highly rated, and crime is low. There is plenty of work within the community or in the surrounding areas. The weather is nice and there are lots of things to do - especially for the outdoor enthusiasts. 

Choosing where to live is important anywhere you settle down. In Lenexa you have plenty of options, but there is one community that stands out above the rest. Our Inspired Homes at The Reserve has everything you need to give yourself that true feeling of comfort you only get with the perfect home. 

Our custom plans and special features make each home we design and build unique and a wonderful compliment to the other amenities you’ll find at The Reserve:

  • Low HOA dues
  • Walking trails
  • A pool
  • Playground
  • Basketball court
  • Tennis court
  • Clubhouse with fitness center
  • Extensive features in every home 
  • Off-leash dog park
  • Grill and Picnic area

This spacious community is close to Village West, Sprint Campus, Shawnee Mission Primary Care, and more!  With its close access to the K-7/K-10 Highway corridor, here are some of the great things you’ll find in Lenexa:

Ad Astra Park - This 10-acre park includes a trail, handicap-accessible playground, a shelter with electricity, and a large swimming pool!  The pool features in-deck spray pad and shade structures.

Black Hoof Park – This huge park features a Lake Lenexa, 35-acre deep-water lake, a dam and spillway, and lots of trails. There are five playgrounds including a natural play area for kids, a play stream, and boat ramps.

Electric Park – This park features a half-basketball court, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts, community garden, soccer and lacrosse fields, and two playgrounds.

Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park – This park is 50.9-acre and includes something for everyone. The park houses the Legler Barn Museum, sports courts, skate park, disc golf, lots of shelters with grills and lighting. It also has a roller hockey rink that triples as a soccer and broom ball with push button lighting for nighttime play. This park also has tennis courts, fishing, an aquatic center, sand volleyball, and a community garden.

Flat Rock Creek Park – With a creek, courts for tennis and pickleball, and a great pool, there is something for everyone. There is also a pool with in-water shade and benches, a splash play area, interactive spray features, basketball, and a rock wall.

Scouting Park – This small park is right next to the community center. It features two playgrounds, a zip line, rope structures, covered picnic tables, and a community garden.

Little Mill Creek South Park – This park has soccer fields, zip line, multiple playgrounds, lots of swinging structures, musical activities, a large canopy, and more.

Indian Trails Aquatic Center – Located within the Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, this is a hotspot for Lenexa residents. It has eight 50-meter lanes, a tall diving board, in-deck spray features, two large water slides, and a rock wall.

Of course, this is just a taste of the wonderful outdoor environment and parks that the Lenexa community offers. If you are interested in homes for sale in Lenexa and more specifically our amazing Reserve homes, please visit the Inspired Homes of the Lenexa community.

If you are still looking at other areas, check out our neighboring communities around Kansas City!

In Olathe:

Olathe is just 8.4 miles, 14 minutes from Lenexa. We are proud to offer Inspired Homes in our beautiful Huntford community in this special city.

Frontier Park – This wonderful park features a treasure ship-themed playground with plenty of shade, two baseball diamonds, trails with access to Indian Creek Trail and hosts great summer concerts.

Lake Olathe State Park – This state park is perfect for kayaking, it has a marina beach, splash pad, streaming falls, inflatable water park on the lake, and an amphitheater.

Rainbow of the Heartland – This business features an interactive showroom with 12 playsets, displays, multiple person swing, trampolines, a basketball court, and climbing wall.

Hot Expectations Balloon Co. – For 32 years now, this company has been providing the best aerial tours in a for one to two passengers and have created amazing experiences for proposals, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, and more!

Timber Ridge Adventure Center – This great adventure center has activities for all ages and all interests. There is a certified challenge and ropes course with 28 lower elements, a zip line, and build a bridge, You can also swing across a river, explore a dark cave, and find your way out of a giant spider’s web. For outdoor folks, you can hike surrounding trails, go fishing, and even practice some archery.

Kansas City Automotive Museum – Rich in history, this museum has amazing vehicles throughout the ages and details of the cars, people, and places in Kansas. Cars rotate about every 3 months, features interactive exhibits, and a parking lot auto show.

In Lee’s Summit:

Lee’s Summit is just 21.8 miles, 23 minutes from Lenexa. We offer amazing custom homes in Lee’s Summit newest premier Arbor Crossing community.

Lea McKeighan Park – This park features a great trail, a huge jungle gym, speedway zip line, a spiderweb-like climbing period, slides, sand pit, and fountain, 

Longview Lake – One of the most popular swimming beaches in Jackson county is a great getaway for boating, water skiing, swimming, kayaking, and more.

Paradise Park – This fun-for-all includes escape rooms, mini-golf, go-kart, laser tag, rock climbing, batting cages, a foam factory, a Discovery Play Center, and much more.

Powell Gardens – There are seven gardens at this tranquil space that includes the 12-acre Heartland Harvest Garden with the nation’s largest edible landscape. There are more than 2,000 types of food plants, tasting stations, and demonstrations for visitors to enjoy.

Summit Waves – This is a great outdoor aquatic center and arena that includes a 900-foot action river, children’s playground, two water slides, six lap lanes, and a bath house.

Native Hoofed Animal Enclosure – This amazing experience is incredible. Here you will find elk and bison waiting for you to feed them. There are white-tailed deer to spot and you can sit back and watch elk playing in a pasture, and rest next to a buffalo. Right next to this enclosure you can spot sailboats and go swimming.

Legacy Park – This park features an amphitheater, a disc-golf course, a 22-acre lake, a 4.7-mile trail, and lots of athletic fields.

B & B Theaters – This is not just any movie theater. This is a theater experience! Home to MX4D, which means you enjoy a totally immersive environment. Features include leg ticklers, rumblers, seat poppers, fog, rain, bubbles, and more. You can also enjoy special courses from appetizers to entrees. Children will enjoy a screenplay! Auditorium with colored seats, a play area, and a full-size playground. 

The Kansas City area boasts rich culture, world-renowned activity centers, amazing food, fabulous jobs, and an abundance of outdoor life. These are just three of our communities and just a few of the areas we can help you with as you settle in. 

We’ll help you find residence that makes sense for you and your family while keeping your interests in mind. With our hands-on process of building or buying, you can rest assured we will be with you every step of the way. We love the areas we serve and want to help you get the most out of being a newcomer. 

If you are curious about some of the other areas surrounding our specific communities, we can help you with that too! Here are a few other hidden gems to explore:

In Shawnee: 

Shawnee is 7.1 miles, 10 minutes from Lenexa.

Shawnee Mission Park – This park is massive. It features a 120-acre lake with swimming beach, marina, 11 shelters, dozens of picnic areas, trails, play areas, an archery range, a 44-acre off-leash dog play area, 1 hole disc golf course, mountain biking and hiking trails, horse trails, and 

Thomas A. Soetaert Aquatic Center – This zero-depth pool has two slides with double tubes, interactive fountains, lap swim, pool areas, a lily pad challenge, diving boards, an aqua wall, lazy river, and more.

Erfurt Park - This park features a playground with a huge rope climbing structure, swings, a slide, sandboxes, and natural play area with rocks and logs. As a tribute to Shawnee’s sister city Erfurt, Germany, shelters are made to look like buildings in Germany. There is also a long concrete trail, beautiful fountain, and pond.

Wonderscope Children’s Museum – This unique museum has a variety of hands-on activities including a farm/grocery store, science center, themed rooms, art, climbing, tracks, and a gymnasium.

Powerplay Family Entertainment Center – This center has go-karts, laser tag, cosmic bowling, a ropes course, bumper cars, axe throwing, a zip line, large rides, and more.

In Overland Park:

Overland Park is Just 4.7 miles, 13 miles from Lenexa.

Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park – This park includes a fishing pond, an off-leash dog play area, athletic fields, and a great playground.

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead – This farm has animals and birds of prey, gardens, a country schoolhouse, fishing pond, pony rides, and much more. Visitors can bottle feed baby goats, enjoy seasonal activities, the play area, and explore a native America encampment.

Wonder Wonder – Located in the Oak Park Mall, there are 16 fully themed rooms for all to enjoy including a balloon room, room of books, room of mirrors and more.

Arabia Steamboat Museum – This museum was the brainchild of a time capsule found in the Missouri River. The museum tells the story of the amazing period of history and has plenty of exhibits.

Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center – Aside from a main pool, this fun water playground features a lap lane, a zero-entry pool with cooling fountains, diving boards of varying heights, and slides.

At Inspired Homes, it’s not just about building or buying you a home, it’s about finding a place you can call home. We love helping people live their dreams and what better way to do that than find a space for you to thrive inside and outside.

With our personal service and process, we can help you find the perfect home in your ideal city, so that you are matched with exactly what you want and need to build and grow.

Inspired Homes made the building process easy and efficient. They maintained good communication and flexibility throughout the entire building process. Above all, I couldn't be happier with the quality of construction we have in our new home.

Justin R. | Kensington Farms

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