Dorn Homes is pleased to offer a limited new home warranty with every home we build. You will receive a copy of the complete warranty when you purchase your home. While that document will outline the exact steps for you, should you need to take advantage of the warranty, we’d like to highlight some of the features that make our warranty process easier for homebuyers.
For many homebuyers in Prescott and the surrounding areas, especially those that are near retirement age, a new home is more than just a place to live. It’s a launching pad, a base camp if you will. These homebuyers have spent their working years dreaming of a retirement that centers on travel—both exploring the country around them and welcoming visitors from out of town or out of state. For homebuyers interested in exploring the state of Arizona and the rest of the country, there’s no city quite like Prescott to set up camp.
Over the course of the last 20 years, craft brewing has become immensely popular, especially in the west. Not to be outdone by the cities to the south, Northern Arizona has also built up an impressive resume of microbreweries and wineries. One of several breweries we’ll discuss today, and the largest in Prescott, Arizona is Prescott Brewing Company.
One of the most common concerns expressed by homebuyers that are interested in moving to Arizona from out of state is the availability of water. For some homebuyers, like those moving from California, the concerns are frequently grounded in their experiences with water usage restrictions due to the recent drought.
At Dorn Homes careful consideration goes into every design and building choice. You can see it in our award-winning architecture and our extensive design options. One place that you can’t see it is in the air itself.
With Northern Arizona’s mild winters and temperate summers, outdoor living is practically a year-round option. Whether you prefer gathering around a fire pit with friends and a glass of wine, or intend to entertain children or grandchildren, here are some important considerations when designing your outdoor living space.
Our Mission Statement, “Enhancing the lives of all those we touch,” is the driving force behind everything Dorn Homes does. In that spirit, we have reached out to Kenneth Boush with Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC), a not-for-profit healthcare provider, to discuss the role they take in growing and sustaining the community.
Want to move to a small town? You don't have to resign yourself to the idea that they’ll have to make sacrifices in the variety that living in a big city can bring to life. Especially when it comes to food. Fortunately, in Prescott, that’s simply not the case.
Whether you’re a cat person or a dog person, if you have pets you understand just how big of a role they play in our lives. That’s why it’s so important to show them the love and affection that they show us every day. And, fortunately for us, Prescott is one of the pet-friendliest cities in Arizona.
After deciding to buy a home, the first question home shoppers inevitably ask themselves is “Should I buy new or used?” While it’s a relatively straightforward question, there are a lot of factors that need to be taken into consideration when making the decision.
It’s that time of year again. As fall gives way to winter, most of Arizona embraces the cooler temperatures and relief from our sweltering summers. In Prescott though, where summers are more temperate, winter brings more than just relief. Here winter brings hopes for snow and snow days, and, more importantly, anticipation for the holiday season. For anyone with plans of traveling to experience winter at its finest, there's no better place to celebrate Christmas than Prescott, Arizona's Christmas City.
Ahhh! Smell that crisp air! Fall is upon us. And I, for one, could not be happier. By now you’ve seen the Pumpkin Spice everything in the stores. (They even have Pumpkin Spice m&ms now!) The trees are beginning to turn and there is a beautiful chill in the air reminding us of just how beautiful Prescott is when the seasons change.
With this being the time of year where we tend to think about our blessings and what we are thankful for, I’d like to issue a challenge to those reading. Uh oh! A challenge? Don’t worry, it’s an easy and fun challenge that will get you in the fall mood.
City of Prescott- The City of Prescott provides water & sewer, trash and recycling services to homes and businesses within our service area.
Electricity provided by Arizona Public Service (APS), for more information call toll-free at (800) 253-9405
Solar Energy – The Arizona Solar Center is a non-profit organization promoting the use and utilization of solar energy in Arizona.
Natural gas by Unisource Energy Services, 877-837-4968
Land Line telecommunications, Qwest provides telephone connections in Prescott.
Yavapai Regional Medical Center, is a full service facility as well as a drop-in urgent care facility. When medical needs dictate, such as serious head trauma, a helicopter is available to quickly transport victims to specialized facilities in Phoenix. YRMC is rated top 3 in Arizona for hip surgery. The James Family Heart provides World Class heart surgery.
Northern Arizona VA Health Care (pictured), provides inpatient and outpatient care at the Bob Stump VAMC in Prescott.
Prescott also offers specialized professionals including chiropractors, acupuncturist and naturopaths.
Prescott enjoys what is undoubtedly the fairest four-season climates experienced in the U.S. - a mile above the oppressive desert heat of summer, yet warm enough to melt a snowfall off within a day or two in winter. Low humidity year-round benefits respiratory patients, yet there is enough moisture to support many square miles of Ponderosa Pine in the nearby National Forest. Many retirees come here from all around the nation to seek a healthier climate that would provide relief from their medical conditions. Not to mention Arizona gets more sunny days then Florida.