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Enjoy Waterside Living All Summer Long with Homes at Bethel Springs

Cecil County homesWho doesn’t want to spend their summer on the water? Fishing, boating, swimming, picnics and fun for the whole family abound by  the water’s edge. And, just in time for summer, Keystone Custom Homes has announced their newest phase of homes at Bethel Springs in North East, Md.

Residents of this new phase of homes from the Maryland homebuilder will live within a 10 minute drive of the Chesapeake Bay. One of the easiest ways to enjoy the water is with a visit to the North East Community Park, a 10 acre park with three picnic areas, volleyball court, children’s playground, space for fishing and docking and the Gilbert Lighthouse Pavilion. Elk Neck State Park, which is home to Turkey Point Lighthouse, campgrounds, hiking trails and several water activities, is also just 20 minutes away from the community.

Keystone Custom Homes will offer five floor plans in their newest phase of homes at Bethel Springs. Each home will be complete with three to four bedrooms and two-car garages with pricing starting in the $220’s.

In addition to easy access to Chesapeake Bay, plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation and major roadways surround the community.

To learn more about the new phase of homes, please call Barb DiBrito at 717-368-9831 or visit

Low Inventory Leads to Construction on Richmond New Homes

Richmond homeAs buyers take advantage of still low home prices and mortgage rates, standing inventory continues to fall in Henrico County. In response to the decline in inventory, Richmond home builder, Boone Homes has started new construction in their four Henrico County communities: Villas at Grey Oaks, Westcott at Grey Oaks, Bellingham in Twin Hickory and Ellington at Wyndham.

After a busy May, many communities in Henrico County saw a decline, including Glen Allen. From May 2012 to May 2013, standing
inventory in Glen Allen declined by 9 percent from 368 to 290 units. As the housing market continues to strengthen, now is the time for buyers to purchase, so Boone Homes is providing them with more opportunities to own their dream home.

Located in Glen Allen, Villas at Grey Oaks features 85 maintenance free homes with prices starting from the $480,000s. While there is no current inventory at Villas at Grey Oaks, there is a beautiful home available for move-in this fall with more homes under construction. For more information on Villas at Grey Oaks, call 804-708-5130.

Located in the same master-planned community, Grey Oaks, Westcott offers buyers 65 all-brick estate homes priced from the mid-$600,000s. Residents at both Villas and Westcott at Grey Oaks, enjoy state-of-the-art amenities that include a pool, tennis courts, tree-lined sidewalks and natural pathways. There is currently one Richmond home available for immediate move-in at Westcott at Grey Oaks, with several others available for late summer and fall move-in dates. For more information on Westcott at Grey Oaks, call 804-708-5127.

Boone’s newest community,
Ellington at Wyndham, has new luxury homes coming soon. The first new neighborhood in the established Wyndham country club community in over a decade, Ellington will offer 56 single-family homes priced from $525,000. For more information on Ellington at Wyndham, call 804-708-5127.

Bellingham in Twin Hickory is a community of 59 maintenance free homes priced from the high-$300,000’s. Located in a master-planned community, residents at Bellingham in Twin Hickory enjoy a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with sidewalks, swimming pool, clubhouse and tennis courts. Buyers looking to live a no-maintenance lifestyle have a few opportunities to call Bellingham in Twin Hickory with one home available now and several under construction with fall move-in dates. For more information, call 804-708-5126.

All homes build by Boone Homes showcase upscale features including granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, tile backsplashes and more. Additionally, these spacious
Richmond homes include an ENERGY STAR package that helps reduce heating and cooling bills by 30 percent.

For more information on Boone Homes’ Henrico County communities, as well as their communities in Goochland and Chesterfield counties, visit

Make the Dream of Owning Waterfront Real Estate a Reality

luxury real estateWe all dream of owning waterfront real estate at some point, and it seems to only get worse when the days get longer and the temperatures rise in the summer. Whether you have visions of ocean sunrise views from your front porch in your head, or would prefer to have access to the water by boat, these luxury new home communities are just what you’re looking for!

New Smyrna Marina, located in New Smyrna Beach, Fl. is a brand new community that features Key West-style cottages next to a full-service marina. This development is designed to support and promote the boating and fishing lifestyles that so many people enjoy. The marina features 31 deep water boat slips and 21 dry storage units, as well as a fishing store, private community pool and a tiki bar and grill.

If having a home on the Intracoastal Waterway is more your style, then check out the Fort Lauderdale community of
Venice Harbor in Las Olas that features yacht slips for each home. With the second phase of construction underway, these beautiful condominium homes are selling quickly. The three and four bedroom homes have spacious floor plans that feature gourmet kitchens with premium appliances and fixtures on the ground level, private elevators, marble floors and a second level that has a private master suite with walk-in closets. Each home comes complete with private entry gates, tumbled marble driveways, two-car garages, covered patios and lush landscaping with the option for a splash pool. The village-like community has high-end retail shops, restaurants, historic sites and year-round festivals.

If you’re looking for a master planned community that has a little bit of everything, look no further than
Sailfish Point on Hutchinson Island. Located on a barrier island on the Atlantic Coast of South Florida, this 520 home community offers every amenity you could ever want with options to live on the beach or the golf course, or have riverfront or harborfront homes. With amenities including golf, a marina, yacht club, oceanfront clubhouse, fitness center, full-service spa, tennis center and social activities, residents at this amazing community will never want for any form of activity or entertainment.

If you would prefer direct beach access from your back door, look no further than the Hyde Park community of
Fort Myers Beach, Florida. This area has some of the prettiest views on the gulf, and is the perfect place to watch the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico every night. The Bliss Cottage, located on Estero Boulevard, is an amazing home with million dollar views. Located next to Newton Park and near the Santini Plaza, a popular dining and retail destination, this home has it all.  With beach views from every room, this home and many of the surrounding ones will provide you with the dream beach home you’ve always wanted.

No matter what type of waterfront home you are looking for, one of these communities is sure to meet your needs. With so many options available, ranging from cottages at a marina to a townhome on the Intracoastal Waterway to beach-front property, there is bound to be the perfect spot for you along the shoreline of the sunshine state.

Notting Hill Knows Best about Luxury

Notting HillThere are luxurious Atlanta new homes at Notting Hill waiting for you! Ashton Woods Homes has developed a new community that is sure to fulfill all of your pursuing dreams of owning a brand new home.

Notting Hill has beautifully decorated model homes with finished basements and professionally landscaped outdoor living spaces. Ranging from the $330,000s to $400,000s, homes with three sides brick and three-car carriage garages provide both quality and charm.

Get Pinning to Decorate Your Luxury New Home

Pin-N-WinAre you on Pinterest? If so, Keystone Custom Homes has announced its Pin-N-Win sweepstakes. Enter by July 5, 2013 for your chance to win a $500 Pottery Barn gift card. Imagine everything you can do with that in your luxury new home!

To enter, just follow these easy steps from
Keystone Custom Homes:

1.    Name your new pinboard “My KCH Dream Home.”
2.    Repin the sweepstakes image located at to your board.
3.    Repin at least five images from Keystone Custom Homes’ boards. Images should vary and include exteriors, kitchens, family rooms and master bedrooms.
4.    Include #mykchdreamhome in the description of each pin.
5.    Once your board is complete, post a comment with the link to your “My KCH Dream Home” boards under the pin located at

It’s just that simple! If you don’t win, you will still be able to get ideas for you luxury home by viewing all of Keystone Custom Homes’ great designs!

For more information, please visit