Friendswood Development Company announces Woodtrace Parade of Homes

The new Tomball area community of Woodtrace is holding a Parade of Homes event now through September 7, 2015.  Some of the Houston’s areas finest home builders have over 30 homes complete and ready for summer move-in. During the parade, you can enjoy free, family fun events and tour these amazing homes in this new gated, wooded community.

In addition to touring seven new furnished model homes and over 30 parade homes by Ashton Woods, J. Patrick Homes, Drees Custom Homes, Trendmaker Homes and Village Builders, visitors can enjoy something fun to do each weekend during the parade:


Saturday, July 11                  Camp Woodtrace

9:30 to 11:30 am                     Fly Fishing Camp presented by Orvis. Register to win a $100 Orvis gift card

Saturday, July 18                  Enjoy lunch at the “It’s a Wrap” food truck at

Noon to 3 pm                          The Village Builders 65’/Ashton Woods model home park

Saturday, July 25                  Camp Woodtrace

9:30 to 11:30 am                     Kayak Camp presented by SouthWest PaddleSports. Register to win a $100 REI gift card.

Saturday, Aug 1                     Ice Cream Social featuring Marble Slab

Noon to 3 pm                           In the Village Builders 55’ model.

Saturday, Aug 15                     Camp Woodtrace

9:30 to 11:30 am                     Paddle Board presented by SouthWest PaddleSports. Register to win a $100 REI gift card.

Saturday, Aug 22                  Make Your Own S’Mores in the Drees Custom 

Noon to 3 pm                          Homes model home.

Saturday, Aug 29                  Copper Chefs Cooking Demonstration in the

Noon to 3 pm                          Village Builders 75’ model. Risotto and Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta and Fresh Berries (free tastings)

Stop by any builder model home and pick up a free copy of the 20-page Woodtrace Parade of Homes guide. Model homes are open daily, see builder websites for daily hours.

You can pre-register for any of the Camp Woodtrace sessions at On-site registration is also available.

Created by Friendswood Development Company, Woodtrace is a gated, wooded master-planned community. The neighborhood has a 23-acre lake plus miles of wooded greenbelt trails, parks and nature reserves, and a future recreation center with clubhouse and pool. Served by the outstanding Tomball Independent School District, Woodtrace also offers a convenient location on SH 249, just north of the new Grand Parkway.

The new Tomball Parkway is now open, making Woodtrace even more convenient. It’s a short 4 minute drive to conveniences in Tomball; 8 minutes to the new Grand Parkway, which is scheduled to open later this year; and 12 minutes to Vintage Park, which features outstanding shopping and dining options.

New homes in Woodtrace range from the $300s to $800s and there is a large variety of home styles on 55’, 65’, 75’ and huge 85’ wide homesites.

To visit, take State Highway 249 north. Go one mile north of Decker Prairie Rd/Harden Store Rd and turn left on Woodtrace Boulevard into Woodtrace.

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