Fulton Homes, Arizona’s largest family-owned and -operated homebuilder, is beginning work on the infrastructure at Barney Farms, a 550-acre master-planned community that has been years in the making. The sprawling development is located at Queen Creek and Signal Butte Road and will be eventually built out to include 1,700 homes, with 114 acres of open space.

“This groundbreaking represents a new standard for large-scale communities in the Southeast Valley,” said Norm Nicholls, president of Fulton Homes. “We worked hard to secure the land, and then to develop something more than homes—a vision that represents quality construction, family, recreation and vast open spaces.”

A temporary sales office has been established at the nearby community of Ironwood Crossing located at Ironwood Road and Ocotillo.

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Fulton Homes has spent the past three years designing and preparing for developing the land in the southeast Valley. Homebuyers have been asking for more amenities, and Fulton Homes delivers at Barney Farms, with 22 acres of a deep-water lake running through the center of the community that features catch and release fishing and small boat launching.

Other amenities will include an aquatic center, a clubhouse, a massive lakeside park, a neighborhood trail system, and several sport courts for basketball, pickleball, bocce ball and volleyball.

Barney Farms will feature four different neighborhoods, with single story models starting at $380,000 offering three bedrooms. Two story homes with lofts are priced up to $470,000 with a customizable floor plan that can be configured for six bedrooms. Fulton Homes’ exclusive Fulton Features program offers standard features, including high-efficiency HVACs with a SEER rating of 16, granite countertops, 36” maple cabinets, faux wood blinds, ceiling fans and more—at no additional cost.

All homes at Barney Farms will be ENERGY STAR® certified, Indoor airPLUS certified and labeled as a Water Sense home by the EPA. Fulton Homes is dedicated to building state-of-the-art energy-efficient homes, and the healthiest homes in the Valley. Every home built is backed by our rigorous inspections to create the legendary Fulton quality.