Six floor plans offer luxurious living in a charming setting


Sales have begun on the fourth phase of construction at Perkins Prairie, a community of 168 single-family homes in the town of Buckley, just west of Bonney Lake and south of historic Enumclaw.

The latest stage of construction will include 44 new homes ranging in size from 1,872 to 3,226 square feet, with prices ranging from the low $600,000 to the low $700,000. There are six different floor plans available offering three, four, or five bedrooms.

Homes are large and spacious, with open floor plans and lots of windows, covered outdoor spaces, air conditioning, and two or three-car garages.


“We are excited to be back in this bustling community where pride of ownership is clear and neighbors enjoy backyard barbecues and holiday gatherings,” said Michael Lorenz, president of Conner Homes. “This new phase of housing offers the perfect complement to one of the best communities in the South Sound.”

Stylish interiors distinguish each home at Perkins Prairie, with durable luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout the first floor, a modern linear fireplace, and the latest in colors and surfaces.

Kitchens feature square shaker cabinetry with contemporary pulls and soft-closing doors and drawers, under-cabinet lighting, quartz countertops with full-height tiled backsplash, large single-bowl stainless steel sinks, and premium LG appliances. stainless steel, including a gas stove.

“I love hand selecting the interiors and finishes for each and every home in Perkins Prairie,” said Alyssa Burkholder, interior designer at CR Floors. “We offer some of the best new product lines, allowing me to choose from a wide variety of products, making every home unique and different.”

Master baths are lovingly detailed with designer tile countertops and ornate tub decks and oversized vanities with double sinks. Some plans include large soaking tubs and dramatic soaring ceilings in the master bedroom.

The attention to detail continues outside the homes, with IKO’s durable Cambridge fiberglass asphalt shingles, low-maintenance fiber cement siding with painted shingle accents, artistically inspired architectural styles and exterior color schemes, two designer panels and professionally designed sides. and front yards.

“Earth Sense” green touches include energy efficient heat pumps with add-on gas air conditioning and furnaces, energy-saving electric heat pump water heaters, 2-by-6-inch exterior wall construction, and Honeywell thermostats. Electric car drivers may choose to have their garage pre-wired for a charging station.

Perkins Prairie offers easy access to parks and trails in the community. Residents can explore nearby Lake Tapps and Flaming Geyser State Park, or swim at the Enumclaw Aquatic Center, located just minutes away. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, and Mount Rainier National Park is an hour away.

“Buckley has become a new favorite place to call home, especially with so many people ‘working from home,’” said Tracey O’Brien, sales representative for Conner Homes. “It is a community with a hometown feel that is at the foot of Mount Rainier, but only a few miles from all the conveniences like shopping and dining.”

The neighborhood includes a private park with a gazebo and picnic area. The community is part of the White River School District, which includes Elk Ridge Elementary School, Glacier Middle School, and White River High School.

Buckley (population approximately 5,000) is a small 19th-century Pierce County logging town that still retains its rustic charm and colorful history. Many of the brick buildings on Main Street were erected after a fire in 1892 nearly wiped out the business district.

Buckley is also home to the Buckley Log Show, a two-day logging competition that brings people from far and wide to see who will win the “All-Around Logger” award.

Perkins Prairie is located at 314 S. Spruce St., Buckley. Prices from the low $600,000s to the low $700,000s. Information at 888-302-1252 or