Bellingham at Twin Hickory is a lovely no maintenance community where all the homes are built with brick exteriors and the living is done on one level. This includes the owner’s suite, laundry room, bathrooms, optional study, optional guest room and so much more. Sure there is a second floor, but the second floor is designed for the occasional guest who may be in town passing through, the holiday party goer or the family member enjoying your company for the holiday weekend. So much of the Richmond no maintenance homes in Bellingham are on one level that our architect even went to great lengths to eliminate steps from the yard and the garage into the home. This design element of reducing steps has increased the value of the home for those seeking to right size their home and to eliminate steps. (more…)
Archive for September, 2012
Fall is the time when we all begin to think about pumpkin pie, apple pie and raking leaves. Two activities reward the senses while the third only punishes the muscles. While we highly recommend the pumpkin pie and apple pie, there is no need to punish yourself if you live in a Richmond no maintenance home in Grey Oaks Villas.
Grey Oaks Villas is a neighborhood comprised of homes where all the maintenance on the exterior of the home is completed for you, leaving you the opportunity to spend that time in other areas of life. Travel, golf, or visiting the pumpkin patch with family and friends can easily replace the routine of raking, painting or mulching. (more…)
How nice would it be to separate mud, water, coats and back packs into a single location? Isolating dirt, mud and clutter to a prisoner of war camp of sorts, called a mudroom, helps homebuyers keep mess out of their family spaces. The marching armies of dirt and mud can stop at the threshold and go no further. Back packs exploding with paper and refrigerator art are contained. Once passing through the doorway from the mudroom into the remainder of your Richmond new home, organization could finally prevail! (more…)
This summer’s air conditioning bills are in and the evidence shows energy costs are going up. One of the most significant costs in owning a home is the heating and cooling costs. What if we told you about a new home that could be cooled in the summer by using a single ice cube? What would your reaction be? You’d be looking for the catch, which there certainly would be one unless you lived in an igloo. We may not offer homes that can be cooled by a single ice cube, but when you purchase a new custom home in Richmond built by Boone Homes, you could save 38% or more in heating and cooling costs alone! The 38% in savings is compared to other new homes. When you compare the same home to an older home, the savings increase even further.
What feature in a new home sets you apart and speaks quality like none other? Hardwood floors? Granite countertops?Decorative molding? Built in cabinetry? Each of these items contribute to the overall appearance of the home, but do they say quality? Their presence or absence can mold how you perceive a Richmond new home. What is the defining feature that whispers quality into your ears? At Boone Homes, Richmond’s premier luxury new home builder, we believe all speak quality, but a Coffered Ceiling screams quality into a megaphone. Our customer’s seem to agree. Over the last few years a coffered ceiling has been the tipping point prospective buyers seem to enjoy the most. (more…)
This Artisan Richmond no maintenance home built by Boone Homes is ready for occupancy. Located at 4001 Caddington Drive in Midlothian there are plenty of reasons why you will want to take a look at this new home located in the Richmond community of Tarrington on the James. The first floor boasts an expansive family room with a gas log fire place turned down low for that late night show. The cozy breakfast area and designer kitchen with granite counter tops augment the interior appeal of the home and provide the ideal gathering place for parties or holiday events with friends. With the entire first floor adorned with hardwood floors clean-up is easy and there is little reason to shy away from hosting the party in the formal dining room. Retreat to the first floor Owner’s Suite for the late night wind down. This expansive home boasts 3 bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths. (more…)