As a local business, we enjoy the opportunities that allow us to support other fellow local businesses in the Richmond area, especially when it involves food, drinks and music! Savor Virginia and Sweet Virginia is the perfect event to celebrate your local businesses in the hospitality industry, all while getting to taste the best of Virginia’s locally produced foods, wines and beers.
Presented by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, this Saturday’s Savor Virginia and Sweet Virginia will feature more than 30 food vendors, seven wineries and six craft breweries, bringing you the best of what Virginia has to offer in one place. It’s a great chance to taste your favorites and discover what’s new. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet the makers of their favorite locally produced items and partake in food and drink pairings.
We currently have three quick-delivery homes available at Tarrington on the James that are ready for move-in now, so if you are looking for a gorgeous, no-maintenance Richmond new home that you can move into right away, check these three out!
12900 Sodbury Drive: This 4,071-square-foot estate home on home site 17 showcases our Oxbridge floor plan, a three-story, five bedroom, four bathroom and three-car, side-entry garage home. Priced at $743,155, this is a three-sides brick Richmond custom home that is loaded with top-quality features and finishes. Hardwood floors run throughout the first floor, which includes a study, formal living and dining rooms, a flex space off the garage with built-in cubbies for storage, a laundry room, and a large family room with a fireplace. The large eat-in kitchen is open to the family room and features custom cabinetry, upgraded granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. A ground level rear patio is accessible through the kitchen. The second-story owner’s suite features a separate retreat, a dressing area, two walk-in closets and a deluxe bath. A loft, three additional bedrooms and two additional full bathrooms are also on the second floor. The third level of this home has a large fifth bedroom, a game room and a full bathroom.
Summer is approaching as fast as a heat wave, and new experiences around Richmond are as hot as the weather.
Right down the road from some of our own Boone Homes communities is the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Taking place Saturday, May 30, 2015 the Richmond Raceway Complex will be hosting the festival from 2 to 6 p.m. for a great day of beer sipping, bourbon tasting, music listening and barbeque eating.
Your admission to the festival buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an all-you-care-to-taste sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors will be on-site with food galore. Taste the broad barbeque selection: pulled pork from whole hogs, as well as ribs, brisket, chicken and sausage, while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and live music all day.
Buyers are running out of time to own a home in Westcott at Grey Oaks, a luxury community of new Boone homes outside of Richmond, Virginia. Now in its final closeout opportunities, we have just two homes remaining.
The Toddbury floor plan is an estate home boasting 4,470 square feet of living space with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Priced at $790,000, this home offers a two-story foyer with a second floor balcony overlooking a formal living room; elegant, columned dining room; and a designer kitchen with a large gourmet island. An expansive master bedroom suite provides an escape for the homeowner with dressing area, walk-in closets and a separate sitting room, while the deck and family room accommodate the entire family.
Welcome the newest member of the Boone Homes family, Ashley Stefanko, Community Manager. Ashley brings a wide-ranging background of professional experience, having worked in several different industries and in companies ranging from local mom-and-pop shops to international Fortune 100 companies.
The homebuilding and real estate industry is her favorite industry, though, and she says she’s very happy to be back at “home” working in this industry, bringing experience working in marketing for another local developer of new home communities and a national home builder. Ashley joined the Boone Homes team earlier this month and is most excited about the opportunities she’ll have to help guide home buyers through the process of building a custom home with Boone Homes.
On Saturday, May 9, beer and wine aficionados will either have a difficult decision on their hands, or will have to strategically plan out how to successfully attend two fun, local beer and wine events. The Virginia Hops & Barley Festival and the Central Virginia Wine Festival will both be held Saturday, May 9 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.
The Virginia Hops and Barley Festival is a beer festival hosted by the Powhatan Rotary Club highlighting Virginia Micro-brew beer to support local charities. The festival includes unlimited tastings to try the different Virginia Micro-brew beer, live music, food vendors and a great time. Tickets can be purchased online at www.vabeerfest.com or at the event on the day of the festival, which is held at 288 and Huguenot Trail.
We are pleased to announce that Boone Homes is now offering new homes in Coach Homes II, our second phase of luxury homes in the desirable Kinloch master-planned community. In fact, we’ve already sold nine homes in this fantastic community!
As always, every home design at Coach Homes II at Kinloch will be customizable and boast many high-end features including elegant brick and stone exteriors, first floor owner’s suites, two-story foyers and optional sunrooms. Plus, many of our home sites offer picturesque views Kinloch Lake, providing a relaxing and tranquil oasis for homeowners.
Richmond home buyers are running out of time to own a new Boone home in Westcott at Grey Oaks. Currently, just two homes remain and are ready to move into now! Residents can enjoy the pool, tennis courts, and walking trails all summer long in this beautiful master-planned community in Glen Allen.
Conveniently located in Short Pump in Henrico’s Far West End, residents are never more than a short drive from Short Pump Town Center, The Dominion Club, Interstates 64 and 295, downtown Richmond, and a variety of dining, entertainment and shopping destinations. In addition, children will attend top Henrico County schools – Kaechele Elementary, Short Pump Middle and Deep Run High.
Located at 11221 Westcott Ridge Court, the spacious Toddbury plan features a stately exterior with brick on all four sides, five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms throughout more than 4,900 square feet of living space plus a three-car garage.
At Boone Homes, we pride ourselves in working with the top vendors in the residential real estate market. We ensure that each vendor we partner with offers the same values and commitment to customer service that buyers have come to expect from Boone Homes. One of our top building partners, LP® Building Products, is a global leader in engineered wood products, and it offers the best in innovative, high-quality, energy-efficient building materials.
Currently, all Boone homes are constructed using LP® SmartSide® Trim and Siding, as well as LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing. Both products allow us to build energy efficiency right into the home, and they’re covered under outstanding warranties and product guarantees.
If you’re searching for a new place to call home, look no further than Richmond, Virginia. Known for its blend of old-world charm and modern flair, the city appeals to home buyers of all ages. Recently named one of the 50 Best Places to Live in America by “Men’s Journal,” Richmond is also considered one of the best cities for food in the country. The magazine also touts the city’s strong economy as a factor that brings so many newcomers, as well as its proximity to both Virginia’s countryside and its coast.
For those who decide to call Richmond home, we offer a multitude of new homes in some of area’s top communities and school districts. With homes designed for growing families, active adults and everything in between, we truly offer something for everyone.
With communities located throughout the greater Richmond area, we have had the opportunity to work with some of the area’s best real estate talent. Working with these top agents ensures that our home buyers have an exceptional experience from the time they start their new home search until they receive the keys to their move-in ready home. Some of the most recent real estate professionals that we’ve had the pleasure of working with include:
Kai Pappas, real estate agent with RE/MAX Commonwealth.
Whether you’re looking for a home that will offer plenty of space for a growing family or one that offers one level living for active adults, Tarrington on the James offers it all! Currently, we’re building no-maintenance luxury homes in the Courtyard Homes section, while families will love our brick luxury homes in the Estate Homes section.
Our beautiful homes in the Courtyard section of Tarrington on the James offer everything active adults need on the first floor, while also incorporating plenty of space for visiting guests on the second floor. Priced from the $500,000s, these luxury homes include two-story foyers, gourmet kitchens that open to the spacious family rooms and breakfast areas, owner’s suites with his-and-hers closets, deluxe mudrooms and much more.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.