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“Make at Home” Holiday Gift Ideas

We’re all about creating holiday memories and spending more time in your home this season! That’s why we wanted to share some of our favorite ideas for some thoughtful (and creative) holiday gifts that you can make at home – from the comfort of our own kitchen island!

Join us for Walden Winter Lights

Celebrate the season with a nostalgic holiday event ‘Walden Winter Lights’ It is not too often that an absolutely free, all-ages welcome, holiday event is on the calendar—and this one is packed with all the things that remind us why the holiday season is the best time of the year.

Highpoint Arcona – Your Sneak Peek!

We stopped by Highpoint Arcona to give you a behind the scenes look of the progress! Located along two historic well traveled roads in Lower Allen Township, a once in a generation opportunity to live in the first new town in Pennsylvania is ready for homeowners!

Historic Charm is the Foundation of Grandview

According to a recent article by “Life is Grand in Grandview Heights” and we have to agree. We believe that every property has a story, including chapters detailing its natural features, the people who have lived on it and worked with it, all that is found around it, and the potential it holds for the future.

The Upside of Downsizing

One of the growing trends among home buyers happens to be downsizing. Let us introduce you to home designs that allow you to live the life you want, with the space you really need – designed with great spaces, natural light, beautiful sight lines, and timeless exteriors.

The Ingredients of a Well Designed Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It doubles as a workspace and a gathering place. More often the island becomes a place for food prep, conversation, homework, or simply relaxing. Creating a space that reflects so many uses requires great design – here are our favorite design ideas incorporated into kitchens we build:

On Trend with Options: The Current Trends in Counter Tops!

One of the hardest working surfaces in your home is your kitchen counter top. The type of counter top can shape the design and feel of a kitchen by the material and color you choose. There are many options for counter tops to help you achieve your vision for your kitchen–that hold up to years of daily use!

5 Things You’ll Love About Life at Sinclair Park!

Beyond the beautiful views and flexible home designs there so many reasons to love life at Sinclair Park. We narrowed down our “Top 5″ – and we think you’ll agree, Sinclair Park is a great place to call home! 1. No more shoveling snow (or mowing!)

How to Have a Hauntingly SAFE Halloween!

It’s almost time for the night when children take over the neighborhood showing off their costumes and going after as much candy as they can carry! As fun and exciting as this night may be, there are still a few safety tips to follow to ensure that everyone arrives home safe and sound.

14 New Homeowners in 13 Days – Why Fall is a Great Time to Buy!

Over the past 2 weeks 14 home buyers have made the choice to Live Some Place Special™ in one of our neighborhoods across Central PA. Whether they were looking for their first home, more space, or the ease of first floor living and low maintenance living – they were able to find a home in a place like no other.

Top 10 New Home Features Everyone Wants!

Everyone knows that one of the benefits to buying new is being able to choose from the best of modern design and home amenities to fit your lifestyle. Check out the list of “The Top 10 Features Home Buyers Want” (compiled by and see how Charter Homes & Neighborhoods creates homes to perfectly fit you.

Come see Chanticleer at its Finest!

Call us biased, but the views of changing fall leaves from the hillside neighborhood Chanticleer are amongst the BEST in York County. Take in the views for miles from the newly released homesites – or step into the home already under construction and ready for you now!

The Building Blocks of The Great American Neighborhood®

The Great American Neighborhood™ Highpoint Arcona started as a sketch and a vision – and now that vision is coming to life in Lower Allen Township. The details that separate The Great American Neighborhood™ from any other neighborhood are incorporated from the ground up. The streets are lined first with Belgian block curbing to create the streetscape.

Final Chance to Claim Your View of The Grove at Walden

Are you someone who is “all about the view?” Upgrading to ocean view hotel rooms, reserving the window seat on an airplane, dreaming of the corner office with floor to ceiling windows? If that sounds like you, then one of the final 2 Hampton townhomes overlooking one of Walden’s most beautiful amenities, The Grove – is your perfect fit!

It’s all in the details at Walden

Sometimes it is the small details that make something truly special. The extra attention to make something exeptional rather than average. From the mature sycamore trees in The Grove, to the first of it’s kind TerraPark™, to the hand laid Belgian block granite curbing – these elements come together to create a neighborhood unlike any other at Walden in Mechanicsburg.

Your commute could be MUCH easier…

Who wouldn’t want a simpler commute? If you are like most people when looking for a place to call home, you want: 1. A neighborhood close to major commuter routes, (but not too close) 2. Close to local dining and shopping 3. A place where you can retreat and enjoy the natural surroundings of the neighborhood

Things are Movin’ at Towns at Meridian

Only two short years ago, Towns at Meridian was just an idea of luxury townhome living in Lower Allen Township. Now, happy homeowners are enjoying the newest amenities and the worry-free lifestyle of maintenance free townhome living. If you haven’t seen Towns at Meridian in a while – now is the perfect time to experience the neighborhood.