There is a new housing development on the outer east edge of Derby. And many in our community aren’t aware of it. But when the unique features of Cedar Ranch Estates become known, it will be clear – this is something Derby homebuyers have never seen before. 

Father and son Gary and Brent Renberger – who also live near the area – never intended to be residential land developers.

“Friends and family who came out here realized how nice it was living on an acre or two,” Brent said.

After continually telling people they didn’t have lots for sale, the two realized there might be a need for this kind of development in Derby. So, when the land north of them became available, the Renbergers and three of their investor friends decided to purchase it for development. 

Gary explained how people can tend to get tired of looking out their window into the house next to them. When that happens, many will start looking for some breathing room between them and their neighbor.

“For the person who wants a little bit of space and nature, this is the place for them,” he said.  

The Cedar Ranch Estates development, nestled in an area just east of the commotion of the city, is a literal paradise for nature lovers who are looking for spacious living in a country atmosphere. 

What is probably the most unique feature of the development is the large and generous lot sizes. Lots start at a minimum size of three-quarters of an acre. A variety of lots between one and two acres are available and if you want an even bigger one, you can probably find that too.

The development gives new homebuyers the opportunity to combine quality construction with generous square footage, resulting in a home that offers living opportunities beyond the norm.

Cedar Ranch Estates is diverse enough that anyone from large families to empty nesters can create the lifestyle they want. Children can safely play in wide open spaces while Mom and Dad can enjoy a sizable space for their garden.

Because of the larger sized home lots, another feature of Cedar Ranch Estates is the opportunity to construct outbuildings of up to 2,400 square feet that match the look of your home.  

Maybe you’ve wanted a four-car garage or a structure to house and protect your oversized vehicles, marine equipment and more. Maybe you just want to build a hobby or getaway room. Whatever it is, these oversized lots can make that addition a dream come true.  

Lots are now available in phases 1 and 1A, which are in the development stage. Model home construction is set to begin this fall. Future phases are also planned. If you might be interested in a lot, react soon. The lots in this unique development are limited in number because of size. 

Buyers can select from three quality builders to construct their new home –

Bob Cook Homes, Fahsholtz Construction and Prairie Construction. Lots are currently being sold through Josh Roy - The Roy Group, at 316-993-5088. For more information go to or contact the Roy Group. 

If you long for wide open spaces with trees, an area consumed with wildlife like deer, turkey and quail that will produce a truly different lifestyle, then you’re longing for Cedar Ranch Estates in Derby.

Location: 79th St. S. between Webb and Greenwich – Derby, Kansas

Home Sizes: Square footage starting at 1600 and up 

Builders: Prairie Construction, Fahsholtz Construction, Bob Cook Homes

Schools: Grades K-5 Park Hill Elementary

Grades 6-8 Derby North Middle School

Grades 9-12 Derby High School

Restrictive Covenants: Visit

Homeowners Association: Yes, expected between $200-$400 a year

Marketed by: The Roy Group


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