Meritage Homes Introduces Talavera, a New Community of Energy-Efficient New Homes in Richmond


Meritage Homes introduces Talavera, a new community just west of Houston that combines a convenient location and great schools with the beauty and energy-efficiency that Meritage is known for.

Talavera offers two options: at Talavera – 50s, homes start in the mid-$200s and range in size from 1,938 to 3,038 sq. ft.  Talavera – 60s homes start in the upper $200s, with floor plans from 2,539 to 4,108 sq. ft. Throughout the  community, homebuyers can choose their lots and select one of many one- and two-story floor plans, along with other details to personalize their homes, including carpets, wood flooring, faucets, fixtures, cabinetry, countertops, paint colors and more.

This community is close to the Grand Parkway and Westpark Tollway, easily connecting residents to any part of Houston, with plenty of shopping, restaurants and entertainment close to home. Talavera is zoned to Lamar Consolidated ISD, one of the best school districts in the greater Houston area.  The neighborhood also offers recreational opportunities, with green spaces, ponds and a community trail for walking or biking.

Homebuyers can choose the home plan that best meets their family’s needs, such as:

The Birch. In Talavera – 50s, this 1,940 sq. ft. single-story home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a 2-car garage. A flex room serves as a study or formal dining room. The island kitchen features a dining area with a window seat and a convenient pocket office. A wall of windows brings plenty of natural light into the family room.

The Silver Maple. This 3,038 sq. ft., 2-story home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a 2-bay garage in Talavera – 50s. The kitchen, featuring a large island for extra storage and counter space, opens onto the family room.  The master suite includes a large walk-in closet, dual sinks and a separate tub and shower. Upstairs, the game room, media room and additional bedrooms with walk-in closets offer an abundance of space and storage. 

The Dunham.  With 3,883 sq. ft. of space, this 2-story home in Talavera – 60s includes 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a 2-bay garage. A towering family room is the center of this home, with a spacious open kitchen nearby. The master bath features a spa tub and split vanity. A flex space serves as a study or a fifth bedroom, while game and media rooms offer plenty of opportunities for family fun.

In addition to the thoughtful design of each Meritage home, unparalleled energy efficiency is built right in. Meritage, a five-time Texas Builder of the Year winner, builds every home standard with the following energy- and money-saving features: open cell spray-foam insulation; ENERGY STAR® appliances; ENERGY STAR® programmable thermostats; Low-E3 vinyl windows; SEER 15 HVAC; CFL lighting and fixtures; water-efficient fixtures; dual-flush toilets; and low VOC carpets, paints and finishes.

Visit the sales center at 24811 Twilight Hollow Ln. in Richmond (77406), open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday and Monday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 877-275-6374 or visit for more information.         

Square footages and dimensions are approximate and may vary in construction and depending on the standard of measurement used, engineering and municipal requirements, or other site-specific conditions.  All renderings and floor plans are an artist’s conceptual drawings and may vary from the actual plans and homes as built.   ©2017 Meritage Homes Corporation. All rights reserved.