11192 Corsicana Drive Frisco Tx 75035 (Sold)
SMART Home & smart floorplan in a fantastic location!
This family-friendly home in Panther Creek has been well cared for and has all the features you have been looking for. Pretty brick and stone exterior leads to 2-story entry with an adjacent bright home office with French doors and big windows. Directly across from the office, which would make a great craft room, as well, is the nice sized dining room with direct access to the kitchen. Cabinets abound in the open kitchen with center island, pantry, stainless steel appliances, including gas range, smart can lights, and a large bar to the breakfast area. The two-story ceiling in the downstairs living area makes it feel so large. There’s a perfect wall for entertainment and a fireplace with gas logs.
The owner’s suite is downstairs with a window seat, separate tub and shower, and walk-in closet. There’s also a convenient powder bath downstairs. Gameroom at the top of the stairs is perfect for homework and playtime. This layout works so well because there are also three oversized secondary bedrooms upstairs, all with large closets and direct access to baths. Bonus is the tiered media room over the garage that could be used as a second home office or theater room.
From the breakfast room step out to the covered back patio adjacent to an active backyard garden for growing your own veggies. In the backyard, there is an additional flagstone patio and a large grassy area. surrounded by a recent board-on-board stained fence.
Panther Creek is conveniently located between Hillcrest and Coit, just north of Eldorado, so this property has easy access to Frisco and McKinney amenities – plus Panther Creek has several parks, a community pool and Isabel Pierce Sem Elementary School is right in the neighborhood.
This is a SMART home – it includes – Rachio Smart Sprinkler system https://rachio.com/ The current homeowner has the Frisco Smart Watering Certificate which allows the system to work when it wants instead of on a scheduled day. It looks across different weather stations and creates the best plan possible that keeps your grass green and your water bills low.
Smart Light System – Phillips Hue Smart Lamps – https://www2.meethue.com/ Installed in 2017. They save a substantial amount of money on electricity costs because the brightness can be adjusted. Most lights in the house are this type and the ones that are not are LED type with very low consumption. It saves current homeowners $20-$30 per month. Phillips lights last a long time (over 10K hours) and they are all controllable via mobile app or voice via Amazon Alexa or Google.
Nest Thermostats – https://nest.com/ Installed in 2017, these are smart thermostats that learn as you use them and adjust themselves to allow a comfortable experience while saving a significant amount in air conditioning or heating usage. Also, CoServe (Electricity and Gas provider) has the rush hour configuration which allows them to temporarily control your thermostat to maintain the house cool enough but reducing the power consumption. If you allow them to do that it gives you up to $60 monthly credit on your electricity bill.
Ring Doorbell and Cameras – https://ring.com/ Ring Doorbell Pro model, this advanced model allows you to define which areas you want to actively monitor to prevent false motion alarms. Every time someone gets near the front door you get a notification. If they press the doorbell you can have a video conversation using the Ring app without the need to be home. There is also a camera in the garage area that monitors the movement and records it to the cloud. This camera acts as a floodlight which turns on automatically every time it senses movement. There is an additional camera in the backyard that is powered via solar light and monitors that area. All of these cameras can be accessed via the Ring mobile app.
Nexx Garage Door Controller – https://getnexx.com/ The garage door is controlled via a mobile app. It lets you know if the door is closed or open and notifies you every time it closes or opens. It also sends a message if you leave the garage door open for more than 15 minutes to ensure you did not forget to close it.
Samsung Smarthings – https://www.smartthings.com/ Zigbee (Z-Wave) hub that allows connecting all the smart devices and controlling them via Amazon Alexa or Google Artificial intelligence devices. This also includes the smart locks in the front and garage doors.
Schlage Smart Locks https://www.schlage.com/en/home/products/products-deadbolt.html Locks that can be programmed to accept a pin and can be locked automatically (not unlocked) via an app or voice commands.
Alarm with Guardian and Alarm.com – https://www.alarm.com/ All exterior doors and windows are equipped with sensors for opened windows or broken glass. Control the alarm via mobile app and it is linked with Amazon Alexa.
Amazon Alexa – https://www.amazon.com/ The house has multiple Echo dots and Echo show devices. They allow controlling multiple aspects of the house such as lights via voice commands. You can set up routines such as saying “Alexa good night” to check all the doors are locked, switch off lights and arm the alarm.
The current owners have made a significant investment to automate this home. All smart devices are included with the sale and can be transferred by having the new buyers creating an account with the respective service providers.