Essex Park Community
Valparaiso, IN 46385

Tel: 219.464.7510
Fax: 219.477.4557

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  • Buying a New Home From Coolman Communities
    Coolman will reserve your lot, revise plans to meet your needs and work with you to review all options and make your selections.

  • Your Builder...Coolman Communities
    Building neighborhoods and communities since 1948.

  • Doing Business with Coolman Communities
    Every Coolman Communities team member has a vested interest in you as our customer.

  • No Hidden Costs
    Everything in this list is already included in our pricing, so you know before you begin exactly what your new home is going to cost.

  • Proprietary Plans
    The plans in our brochure, have been developed by an architectural firm specifically at our direction.

  • Construction Time Frames
    For 25 years, we’ve included guaranteed delivery dates in our Purchase Agreements.

  • The Details
    Building a good house requires an enormous attention to detail.

  • The Family Place
    Essex Park, for whatever kind of family you are.

  • The Essex Park 3-C Program
    Throughout the entire building process you will deal directly with the same Project Manager.

  • Customize Your Essex Park Home
    There are a dozen different plans available in the Essex Park portfolio of homes.

  • What's in a Name?
    For nearly 130 years, the property that is now Essex Park was part of the Porter County Farm.

  • The Location
    There’s simply nowhere else in Northwest Indiana that is so convenient, and yet so protected and secluded.

  • The County Property
    Some 20 acres of open space land is still owned by Porter County Government.

  • Essex Park Owner's Association
    Like every good neighborhood today, there is an Essex Park Owner’s Association.

  • The Garden Club
    There is probably nothing that says “home” more than flowers.

  • Our Trades
    A builder is only as good as the people he has working on the jobsite.

  • Our Service Department
    Our service manager will coordinate schedules with you and our professional service techs will actually perform most of the work.

  • Visiting Your Home
    The first time you'll visit your home is before it's built!

  • Mold
    We first began attending conferences on this topic nearly 20 years ago.

  • Radon
    If you have questions, ask your Project Manager for a copy of the manual.

  • Foundations
    It is the most cost efficient and energy efficient foundation we can install.

  • Energy Conservation
    Every home built by Coolman Communities complies with the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Energy Star” program.

  • Don't Take Our Word For It
    Get the latest, most up-to-date information on a whole range of construction issues.

  • Referrals
    Nearly two-thirds of all Coolman homes are sold by referrals.

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