Live a Leisurely Life at Bellingham in Twin Hickory

Featuring new homes priced from the $400,000s and the best in maintenance-free living, Twin Hickory is one of Richmond’s most popular master-planned communities. Home buyers now have the opportunity to own a new Boone home in the Bellingham neighborhood within the Twin Hickory community! Offering both ranch and two-story homes with spacious, open floor plans, Bellingham will have a total of 59 homes once complete. Our five unique floor plans at Bellingham offer 1,800 to more than 3,000 square feet and include two to five bedrooms with up to four-and-a-half bathrooms. In addition, all of the homes can be personalized with the options and finishes that will fit your lifestyle.

Boone Homes Celebrates Five Sales in Four Days

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At Boone Homes, we’ve enjoyed a successful start to 2015. Our outstanding sales team secured five new home sales at two of our Richmond new home communities over a four day span in January. Community Sales Manager Gail Caravella sold three coach homes at Kinloch, while Community Sales Manager Tammi Taylor sold two homes in Ellington at Wyndham. At Ellington at Wyndham, buyers will find estate-sized, energy-efficient homes that are priced from the $550,000s. Located in Glen Allen as part of the Wyndham community, Ellington will feature just 56 homes. In addition, there are currently four quick delivery homes available.

Boone Homes’ Customizable Designs at Kinloch Featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch

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At Boone Homes, we not only offer a variety of elegant home designs to choose from at all of our Richmond communities, but we also give buyers the opportunity to fully customize any of our plans to meet their needs. It’s what sets us apart from many of the new home builders in today’s market, and why we were recently featured in an article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The story highlighted buyers Mary and David Acey’s experience when they purchased and customized a new home at our Kinloch community in Goochland County last May. In the article, the Aceys discussed their appreciation for Boone Homes’ professionalism and quality customer service. David Acey shared with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, “I felt like I was getting Rolls-Royce service,” and Mary Acey told the paper, “It’s the best building experience we have ever had.”

Boone Homes Offers Energy Efficient Homes in Richmond

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In addition to building luxury homes in Richmond’s most sought-after communities, we pride ourselves on also building some of Richmond’s most energy-efficient homes. From high-efficiency HVAC products to radiant barrier roof sheathing, we incorporate top-quality products designed to reduce energy costs for our homeowners. One of the primary ways we work to ensure homeowner’s energy costs are reduced is by installing correctly sized HVAC systems. Correctly sized units can have a big impact on how much energy is used and how efficient the system is, which both play a role in providing homeowner’s with the ultimate in comfort and cost savings.

Move-In Ready Homes Available Now in Ellington at Wyndham

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Buyers searching for a new home in Richmond will find stunning, luxury estate homes that are move-in ready now in Ellington at Wyndham. As one of Richmond’s favorite master-planned communities, Ellington at Wyndham offers energy-efficient homes, fantastic amenities and a sought-after school district. We are building a total of 56 homes in Ellington at Wyndham that are priced from the $550,000s. New home buyers can select from nine unique floor plans that offer 2,800 to more than 4,000 square feet of living space and four to six bedroom options.

HBAR Partners with ASK Childood Cancer Foundation

As a member of the Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR), Executive Vice President Tim Parent recently volunteered to co-chair a committee dedicated to raise funds for a new “Welcome Home” program that was created in conjunction with the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation. Together, ASK and HBAR aim to ensure that children undergoing cancer and bone marrow treatments have a healthy, safe and accessible home to heal in.

Feel the Holiday Spirit at GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter

Richmond-area residents can enjoy holiday festivities during the Dominion GardenFest of Lights Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, the city’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! Open now through Jan. 12, 2015, the theme for this year’s event is A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden. Festival attendees will enjoy this Richmond holiday tradition that features more than a half-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, a fire pit with s’mores, hot chocolate, nightly family activities and more. The nightly activities include a fireside story time on Merry Mondays, Caroling Tuesdays, Craft Wednesdays and Musical Thursdays.

James River Nurseries Completes Landscaping Project at Ellington Woods at Wyndham

James River Nurseries, a professional and commercial landscaping company that services the greater Richmond area, recently completed the landscaping at our new model home at Ellington Woods at Wyndham. Upon completion, James River Nurseries highlighted the project in a blog post and video on its website. We have partnered with James River Nurseries for more than 25 years, which has allowed the landscaping company to see first-hand the success we’ve achieved in the Richmond real estate market, while also understanding what continually drives buyers to choose us as their home builder.

Attend Our Model Home Grand Opening Event at Ellington Woods at Wyndham

Richmond-area Realtors are invited to our Eastcourt model home grand opening at Ellington Woods at Wyndham on Nov. 13 and 14, 2014. Held both days from noon until 2 p.m., the event will include model home tours; sandwiches, desserts, coffee and drinks from an award-winning chef; the chance to win a daily prize and the chance to win the grand prize of an iPad! To RSVP for the Realtor grand opening event, contact Tammi Taylor at 804-708-5127 or The stunning Eastcourt plan offers more than 4,100 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a three-car garage. In addition, buyers can choose to add an optional fifth bedroom in the home.

Boone Homes Featured on Richmond Homes Cover

Boone Homes was excited to be included in Richmond Homes, a publication of Richmond Times-Dispatch, as the feature cover story on Sept. 27, 2014. The story, which discussed what no maintenance living really means, highlighted the many low-maintenance communities that we currently build in, including Bellingham in Twin Hickory, Tarrington on the James and Kinloch. At each of these three communities, the fantastic homeowner’s association covers all or most of the following: 1. snow removal 2. yard maintenance 3. lawn irrigation

Richmond Offers Spooktacular Halloween Fun

Halloween is quickly approaching, but there is still time to enjoy last-minute festivities! Costumes have been chosen, pumpkins picked and corn mazes conquered; and now it’s time to enjoy the many other Halloween activities Richmond has to offer. 3rd Day of the Dead Festival: Enjoy an authentic celebration of this beloved Mexican holiday at the 17th Street Farmers Market on Oct. 30 from 5 until 9 p.m. Try traditional Mexican dishes like tamales, empanadas and tacos while enjoying spectacular performances from traditional Aztec musicians and dancers. This is a great way for the family to experience a new culture as you learn about the traditions connected with this holiday including Ofrendas, or beautiful altars built to honor deceased family and friends. The event is free to attend, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Final Opportunities Remain at Richmond’s Westcott at Grey Oaks Community

At Richmond’s Westcott at Grey Oaks, home buyers have just a limited number of opportunities remaining to become the community’s newest residents. With its sought-after location in the Wyndham master-planned community, residents will enjoy a variety of amenities, access to great schools and a convenient location near all that Short Pump and Richmond’s West End have to offer. We currently have three quick delivery homes available in Westcott at Grey Oaks, including the stunning Toddbury home plan located on home site 2 at 11221 Westcott Ridge Road. Priced at $839,950, this 4,911-square-foot home includes five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a three-car garage.

Call One of America’s Coolest Cities Home with Boone Homes

At Bellingham, a quiet enclave within the Twin Hickory master-planned community, homeowners can enjoy the best maintenance-free living that Richmond has to offer. The low-maintenance lifestyle allows residents plenty of time to enjoy the Twin Hickory community amenities, as well as the many attractions that made The Huffington Post name Richmond one of the coolest cities in the U.S. In its list, “America’s Top 5 Cities to Keep on Your Radar,” The Huffington Post listed Richmond as the No. 2 city thanks to its old-timey charm and the fact that it has one of the best neighborhoods for millennials, Shockoe Bottom. The Huffington Post pointed out that when in Richmond, visiting the Jefferson Hotel

Enjoy an Active Lifestyle with an Estate Home at Tarrington on the James

Home buyers looking for an energy-efficient new home in Midlothian that offers an active lifestyle and plenty of space for the entire family will love our new Estate Homes at Tarrington on the James. These Estate Homes are located on wooded home sites of a half-acre or more, and with 3,400 to 6,000 square feet of living space, each home can be personalize to the fit the needs of each and every buyer. Offering 84 brick luxury homes that are priced from the $600,000s, Tarrington on the James Estate Homes showcase our award-winning architecture and many customized options. The 11 unique home designs include four, five or six bedrooms, and buyers can choose from options that include dramatic two-story foyers, spacious family rooms, flowing living areas, gourmet kitchens, breakfast areas, patios and deluxe mudrooms. Many of the home plans also offer the popular option to include his-and-hers master baths that feature a meet-in-the-middle shower.

New Luxury Home Available in Ellington Woods at Wyndham

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Buyers searching for a new luxury home in Glen Allen, Virginia will fall in love with our Sedgebrook plan, which is available now at Ellington Woods at Wyndham. Featuring four bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, this spacious 4,000-plus square foot home is priced at $898,880. Upon entering, buyers will be greeted by an elegant two-story foyer that is flanked by French doors that open to study with a built-in bookcase and a columned entrance to the formal dining room, which is complete with a tray ceiling and extensive molding. A butler’s pantry connects the dining room to the designer kitchen, which has a large gull island that looks into both the breakfast area and family room. The expansive family room has a raised 10-foot coffered ceiling, as well as a gas fireplace that is surrounded by bookcases. The expansive first floor owner’s suite has two private bathrooms, vanities and showers, as well as two walk-in closets, a dressing area and a large soaking tub. Also located on the first floor are the laundry room, three-car garage and mud room with cubby storage space.

Boone Homes Introduces Three New Team Members

We are excited to introduce our three newest team members that have joined us in our journey to provide every buyer with the home of their dreams. Our team members are dedicated to assisting buyers throughout each step of the home buying and building process. New Sales Associate Aaron Hood has been with Boone Homes for eight months, and buyers can find him in the model home at Tarrington on the James Villas in Midlothian. Hood has lived in Richmond for nine years and is very familiar with the greater metro area. In fact, Hood even graduated from nearby Deep Run High School in Glen Allen! After high school, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in 2013.

Final Opportunities Available at Westcott at Grey Oaks

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Buyers searching for a new luxury home on Richmond’s West End are running out of time to purchase at Westcott at Grey Oaks in Glen Allen! Priced from the $700,000s, the gorgeous brick homes at this community are located on large, wooded home sites and feature 3,800 to more than 6,000 square feet of living space. Currently, there are three quick delivery homes available in Westcott at Grey Oaks: Oxbridge: five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms, 4,412 square feet – $769,950 Toddbury: five bedrooms and four bathrooms, 4,911 square feet – $839,950 Eastcourt: five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms, 4,706 square feet -$764,075

Quick Delivery Homes Now Available in Kinloch Community

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Active adults and busy professionals alike will love the maintenance-free lifestyle that can be enjoyed with a new Coach Home at Kinloch. Located along the shore of one of Richmond’s best kept secrets, the 72-acre Broad Branch Lake, the Coach Homes at Kinloch allows owners to sit aside their snow shovels and yard tools so that they can enjoy living in this exceptional area. Currently, we have two quick delivery homes available at Kinloch.

Get Your Taste Buds Ready for the RVA Brew-B-Q Fest This Weekend

Richmond residents are getting ready for the city’s tastiest event of the year, the third annual RVA Brew-B-Q Festival! Taking place this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at the 17th Street Farmer’s Market, the festival is the quintessential celebration of summer for a city that has a love affair with both barbecue and craft brews. At the event, all 11 of Richmond’s craft breweries can be found offering tastes of their favorite brews and special one-of concoctions, along with a collection of central Virginia’s best barbecue producers. Participating breweries include Midnight Brewery, Triple Crossing, Bold Rock Cider, Hardywood Park and more. Tap 26 will also be on hand offering wine tastes. Attendees can pair all of the tasty drink samples with some of Richmond’s best barbecue, including Alamo BBQ, Buz and Ned’s Extra Billy’s, The Boardwalk and more.

Explore the World of Butterflies at Lewis Ginter in Richmond

Richmond has one of America’s best botanical gardens in its own backyard, as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was just recognized by the Travel Channel. Right now, Richmond homeowners and visitors alike can enjoy the Garden’s unique Butterflies LIVE! exhibit, which allows you to experience the world of butterflies up close and personal. These whimsical creatures have transformed the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderful world of vibrant colors that you have to see to believe! When you visit the exhibit, you can watch the butterflies feed, flutter and fly all around you, explore their preferred origins, habitats and lifecycles and peek inside a butterfly nursery, where native species emerge from their chrysalides. Younger visitors can even take part in a special Butterfly Quest, which allows them to solve the quests’ six clues as they wonder around the exhibit.