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Month-Long Festivo Travisso Sets the Stage for the Opening of Leander’s Newest Master-Planned Community, Travisso

The 2,100-acre master-planned community Travisso in Leander is making its stunning debut with a full month’s worth of Italian-themed events, new homes from five respected builders and the “Biggest Tiramisu in Texas.”

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Situated adjacent to Crystal Falls, the new master-planned community is being brought to market through a partnership between Taylor Morrison and Toll Brothers.

It’s an opportunity for us to demonstrate to Austin residents just how special we feel Travisso will be.

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014

The 2,100-acre master-planned community Travisso in Leander is making its stunning debut with a full month’s worth of Italian-themed events, new homes from five respected builders and the “Biggest Tiramisu in Texas.”

The celebration, Festivo Travisso, will take place over three weekends in June, pausing only for Father’s Day on June 15. Themed events will be held each weekend, as a different facet of Italian culture is celebrated beginning with Italian art and style on June 8, Italian music on June 22 and Italian cuisine (including the “Biggest Tiramisu in Texas”) on June 29.

Among the attractions will be renowned Austin artist Kerry Awn, local musicians Robert Schneider Sr., Oli Steck and Danny Levin; Italian sports cars from Maserati of Austin as well as local eateries including Coolhaus Austin.

The “Biggest Tiramisu in Texas” will be the centerpiece attraction, with more than 60 pounds of sponge cake, 140 quarts of Tiramisu filling, five pounds of cocoa and 40 man hours going into its creation.

“It’s an opportunity for us to demonstrate to Austin residents just how special we feel Travisso will be,” said Tim Towell, division president of Taylor Morrison’s Austin division, which is developing the community in partnership with Toll Brothers.

In addition to Taylor Morrison and Toll Brothers, Travisso will feature the homes of Drees Custom Homes, Highland Homes and Grand Haven Homes. All five builders will grand open their model home collections during Festivo Travisso.

When finished, Travisso will include more than 2,900 home sites of various sizes marketed towards a wide array of buyers, more than 350 acres of open space, a trail system, pool and clubhouse and potential Leander schools. Home prices will range from the high $200,000s to the $800,000s.

“Travisso will offer Austin residents an opportunity to live in a premiere destination community and a chance to experience master-planned living of the highest quality,” said Brandon Cooper, assistant vice president for Toll Brothers’ Austin division.

Situated in Texas Hill Country west of Austin and just north of Lake Travis, Travisso home buyers will find plenty of shopping and entertainment near the community, with Lakeline Mall, Round Rock Premium Outlets and 1890 Ranch Shopping Center all nearby. The 6,800-seat Cedar Park Event Center is a short drive from Travisso, as is the acclaimed Crystal Falls Golf Club.

In addition, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is less than 10 miles from Travisso, with three additional major hospitals within 20 miles of the community.

Employment centers are also close to Travisso, with the largest private employer in Austin, Dell, just minutes away and downtown Austin a convenient trip via Capitol Metro’s new commuter rail station in Leander, which connects the community to downtown Austin. Local operations for Apple and Google are also within close proximity.

For a full schedule of events or more information about Travisso, please visit http://www.travisso.com.

About Taylor Morrison
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation operates in the U.S. under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands and in Canada under the Monarch brand. Taylor Morrison is a builder and developer of single-family detached and attached homes serving a wide array of customers including first-time, move-up, luxury and active adult customers. Taylor Morrison divisions operate in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida and Texas. Darling Homes serves move-up and luxury homebuyers in Texas. Monarch, Canada's oldest homebuilder builds homes for first-time and move-up buyers in Toronto and Ottawa as well as high rise condominiums in Toronto. For more information about Taylor Morrison, Darling Homes or Monarch, please visit http://www.taylormorrison.com, http://www.darlinghomes.com and http://www.monarchgroup.net.

ABOUT TOLL BROTHERS
Toll Brothers, an award-winning Fortune 1000 company founded in 1967, embraces an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service. Toll Brothers is currently building nationwide in 19 states and is a publicly owned company whose stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TOL). The Company was recently named Builder of the Year by BUILDER magazine, and was twice named Builder of the Year by Professional Builder magazine. The Company began business in 1967 and became a public company in 1986. Its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TOL." Toll Brothers serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers and builds an array of luxury residential single-family detached, attached home, master planned resort-style golf, and urban low-, mid- and high-rise communities, principally on land it develops and improves.

Toll Brothers entered the Dallas, Texas market in 1994 and has subsequently expanded its operations into Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Since entering the Texas market, Toll Brothers’ Texas Division has delivered approximately 3,800 homes totaling approximately $2 billion in revenues. Locally, the Company is the proud five-time winner of the Texas Builder of the Year Award, from the Texas Association of Builders 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Currently Toll Brothers is offering homes in 15 communities in Dallas, 9 in Houston, 4 in San Antonio, and, beginning in 2014, will be offering homes in 2 communities in Austin. Visit http://www.TollBrothers.com.