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Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes 2016

Posted by Penny Hull on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 @ 10:09 AM

The Durham Orange and Chatham County Parade of Homes is complete.

 

Miss out on touring custom homes in this year's parade? These homes are move-in ready, or nearly available, in Chatham County. Click the address for new home cost and more information, and reserve your home tour:

Brookhaven Way – 3144 Sq Ft – First Floor Guest Suite – Move-in Ready Home 

129 Brookhaven Way – 3358 Sq Ft – First Floor Master – New Home Under Construction

152 Brookhaven Way – 3474 Sq Ft – First Floor Master – New Home Under Construction

 

Learn more about building a new home with Stanton Homes!

Special Meet the Builder Event Nov. 12th - Click here for address and more details.

 

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Where is are Parade Homes located?

Brookhaven Way, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Lot 40C Horizon Neighborhood

(Schedule a tour and get a price for the Cassiopeia, here)

 

Get a first look inside a Stanton Home in the Chatham County Parade of Homes:

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Open layout with island kitchen facing the breakfast and great room.

 

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Shiplap wall above the fireplace. Stone hearth. Custom island in the white kitchen.

 

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Barrel vaulted foyer with white front door and rounded corners into the wainscot formal dining.

 

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Shiplap wall in the mudroom, with seating bench storage.

 

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Second story bonus room.

 

Durham Orange and Chatham Parade of Homes | Chatham County Parade

Third level floor with second bonus room.

 

Stanton Homes is an award winning custom home builder with two homes to view in the Pittsboro, Chatham County Parade of Homes.

The Parade of Homes is an annual open-house tour of new homes available to the public throughout Chatham, Orange, and Durham County. This free event allows anyone to tour gorgeous new homes and learn more about the latest products, trends, technology available in new home construction. The Parade of Homes is Presented by the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.The tour is self-guided and open to the public. Tour books will be available in late September at local Harris Teeter locations, REALTOR® Offices and the HBA Office.

 

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Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham County 2016

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Sep 21, 2016 @ 14:09 PM

The Durham Orange and Chatham North Carolina Parade of Homes is Complete.

Want to tour more custom homes for sale? These custom homes are move-in ready, or nearly available, in Chatham County. Click the address for new home cost and more information:

Brookhaven Way – 3144 Sq Ft – First Floor Guest Suite – Move-in Ready Home 

129 Brookhaven Way – 3358 Sq Ft – First Floor Master – New Home Under Construction

152 Brookhaven Way – 3474 Sq Ft – First Floor Master – New Home Under Construction

 

Learn more about building a new home with Stanton Homes!

Special Meet the Builder Event Nov. 12th - Click here for address and more details.

 

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

The Parade of Homes is an annual open-house tour of new homes throughout Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.


Where is the Parade of Homes located? Parade of Homes Address:

Brookhaven Way, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Lot 40C Horizon Neighborhood

 

Get a sneak peak inside the Chatham County Parade of Homes:

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

Open concept great room and kitchen with wood beam ceilings, white tile brick fireplace, archways, island in the kitchen.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

Gray front door, archways into the formal dining room.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

White and black kitchen with a wood island. Stainless steel hood with electric cooktop. Single wall oven with the microwave above.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

 

Gray and griege master bathroom with tile shower, soaking tub, his and hers furniture vanity, painted wall wainscoting, walk in closet.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

Kid's craft room above the foyer, through the media room.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

Mudroom with drop zone, bench storage, coat hooks.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

Gray wainscoting formal dining room with archways.

Parade of Homes Durham Orange and Chatham 2016

Oversized media room upstairs with two door entry.

 



Stanton Homes is an award winning custom home builder with two homes to view in the Pittsboro, Chatham County Parade of Homes.

This free event allows anyone to tour gorgeous new homes and learn more about the latest products, trends, technology available in new home construction. The Parade of Homes is Presented by the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.

The tour is self-guided and open to the public. Tour books will be available in late September at local Harris Teeter locations, REALTOR® Offices and the HBA Office. 

 

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Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

Posted by Penny Hull on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 12:09 PM

Top 10 ways to design a custom home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

Raleigh Custom Home Builder Tips

It takes something extra to design and build a "Parade Worthy" custom home.  Here are our top 10 ways to design a custom home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes - use this new home design guide to think about you might want to include, before you build your new Raleigh custom home.

(We've included links to additional photo galleries by topic - to give you even more design inspiration and help you find exactly what you're looking for.)


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

1. Curb appeal

What gives a home curb appeal?

From unique roof lines to complementary siding types to wrap around front porches with stone columns and multi-level entrances - the curb appeal of custom homes start with design techniques that make a statement.

Click here for photos and detailed descriptions of new home exterior styles.


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

2. Main floor master bedroom

Main floor master bedrooms provide unique possibilities to expand your private retreat.

Some of Stanton Homes' most requested main floor master design features include:

- Private French Door access to deck or patio

- Angled sitting rooms (Click here to see a full-size, master bedroom sitting room in a version of the Mastrosimone)

- Vaulted or raised height ceilings (in addition to a specialty trey design)

- Private, see through fireplace (click here to see photos of see-through fireplaces in a version of the Summerlyn)

- Hardwood flooring
Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

3. Closets with organization

Parade-worthy custom home closets can feature:

- Dresser style cabinetry with mirror above

 - Island cabinetry (including custom designed for wheelchair accessibility)

 - Built-in ironing board

 - Wrap around shelving and rods

 - Shoe racks

 - Hardwood flooring

 - Natural light

See more master bedroom closet photos on Houzz - and get more ideas for built-in closet cabinets.

Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

4. Master Bath Retreat

 

- Arched alcove soaking tub with built-in nooks and shelving

 - His and hers style vanities with granite counter tops

 - Oversized tile showers with built-in seat, dual shower heads

 

Click here for more master bathroom design photos. 


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

5. Windows that capture your world


From grand great rooms with window walls to natural lighting in special spaces throughout the home, the windows in Parade homes can be both dramatic and functional.

 

See a photo tour of this window-filled mountain home plan, the Treehouse.

 

 

 

 

 


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

6. Game room getaway

Game rooms can be incorporated upstairs or in a basement, depending on your entertainment plans. 

A game room getaway can include:

 - Step-up seating area

 - Wet bar

 - Open railing

 - Lots of space for activities

- Designated wide-screen TV wall 


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

7. Fireplace focal points

From massive stone fireplaces in the great room to see-through fireplaces in the master suite, popular floor plan designs often feature fireplaces as the focal point of the home.

Fireplaces in Wake County Parade homes can be found in unique places, with an emphasis on dramatic design.

See a photo gallery of the home pictured here, a version of the Cannon custom design by Stanton Homes.

Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

8. Outdoor living focus

New Raleigh custom homes with an outdoor living focus can feature:

 - Built-in fire pit

 - Outdoor kitchen

 - Multi-level deck, porch, and patio combinations

 - Second story private deck

 

 

Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

 

In this version of the Bryson, the master bedroom and breakfast nook were bumped out to create a private patio area.

The Bryson will be featured in the 2013 Parade of Homes in Apex, Wake County, NC.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

9. Something really special

One of the best things about custom homes is the ability to incorporate a room or space that's special and unique.

In one version of the Bryson, the homeowners included a doggie area in laundry with a built-in doghouse and dog shower.

Pictured here is a version of the Summerlyn with specialty sun room. The homeowners added a column design as a special touch.


Top 10 ways to design a home worthy of the Wake Parade of Homes

10. Island kitchen with seating

Everyday gatherings often center on the kitchen as the focal room of the home.

Kitchens with islands offer lots of space to spread out, offer extra seating, and accommodate a sous chef.

 

  

Click here to see the floor plan of Stanton Homes's 2013 Parade of Homes entry: Wake County Parade of Homes 2013 - Stanton Homes

See photo galleries of custom design build homes by Stanton Homes, to get more Parade worthy ideas for you new Raleigh custom home:

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