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Florin Hill Phase 2 Now Open!

We’re pleased to announce that Phase 2 of our Florin Hill neighborhood is now open! Florin Hill features new homes in Lancaster County’s charming Mount Joy Borough – just steps from the historic appeal and modern conveniences of Main Street. Florin Hill’s newest phase features single family homes and attractive green space, and is located in the eastern section of the neighborhood beginning at Keinath Street and Water Street.

The Village at Florin Hill is Filling Up Fast!

Our Florin Hill neighborhood in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania offers a unique blend of housing options paired with convenient retail just steps away. In the past few months, we’ve welcomed many new retailers to the Shoppes at Florin Hill – here’s the complete list!

Spring Wreaths – The Best Wreaths to Decorate Your Front Porch

Looking for the best spring wreaths for your front door? We’re here to help! We’ve hand-picked the hottest spring wreaths in a variety of styles and price ranges so that you’ve got the best selection of spring decorating ideas around! The Best Part? You could WIN your favorite wreath!*

Charter Homes wins National Housing Quality Award – Two Years in a Row!

Last year, we were honored to receive the National Housing Quality Award – the home building industry’s most prestigious and coveted award. Winning the NHQA award two years in a row? We’re just plain psyched. Charter Homes was one of only four builders across the United States selected to receive the National Housing Quality Award this year.

Newest Business at Florin Hill: Get Real Martial Arts!

Mixed Martial Arts Studio Opens April 1! We are excited to welcome the newest business to our Florin Hill neighborhood in Mount Joy: Get Real Martial Arts! Get Real Martial Arts has been a local business in Mount Joy for the past six years. This cutting edge Martial Arts facility is led by Tom Ridgeway, who brings 39 years experience in Martial Arts and 20 years experience in MMA to Florin Hill!

Get a Great Deal on the Final Homesite at Sarah Woods!

Porter Home Design Just One Mile from Windsor Meadows We have just one homesite remaining in our Sarah Woods neighborhood. Lucky for you, we’re building our bestselling Porter home design on it for just $259,200 – a huge savings on one of our most popular home designs!

Winners Announced: Model Home Grand Opening!

Our Model Home Grand Openings at Bishop Woods and SpringWood were a sweet success! As we shared, we’re giving away an iPad, a $100 gift certificate to Details Salon & Spa at Florin Hill, a $100 Gift Certificate to the Accomac Inn in York, and a $100 gift certificate to TJ Rockwell’s in Elizabethtown.

Sign Up for the Grandview VIP Interest List!

Charter Homes & Neighborhoods is excited to soon launch Lancaster’s hottest new home neighborhood – Grandview. Grandview will be located near the intersection of New Holland Pike and Route 30 in Lancaster. Grandview will be located adjacent to Grandview Heights, a historic neighborhood with a charming mix of homes built in the 1930’s and 1940’s.

Heritage Strasburg Model Home for Sale

Our designer model home at our 55+ Heritage Strasburg neighborhood is for sale! It’s the perfect opportunity to get a new, single story living home with no wait – complete with designer upgrades and the charm of historic Strasburg just down the street. Heritage Strasburg offers low maintenance new homes without the sky-high fees charged by other new home builders.

The Wellesley: Best Floorplan in America!

Charter Homes Receives Best in American Living Gold Award Our Wellesley home design (featured at the Veranda Model Home) swept the Lancaster Parade of Homes last year – and the recognition didn’t stop there! The Wellesley was selected by the National Association of Home Builders’ Design Committee to receive the 2011 Best in American Living Gold Award.

Reminder: Win an iPad at our Grand Opening Weekend!

Bishop Woods & SpringWood Model Grand Opening Grand Opening in Bishop Woods & SpringWoodTo celebrate the Grand Opening of our new models at Bishop Woods & SpringWood, we’re holding a celebration in all our neighborhoods on February 11 & 12! We’re giving away lots of cool prizes, including an iPad* and gift certificates to great local businesses like TJ Rockwells (Elizabethtown) and Details Salon & Spa (Mount Joy)!

Top 10 Reasons to Love Our New Sterling Townhome

Our Online Sales Manager Lauren saw the Sterling model at Deer Run Commons today for the first time, and sent us all this email summarizing her love of our newest townhome design. It was so much fun we had to share it! I saw the Sterling model today for the first time.

Daily Dream Home: Palmer at Highlands

The Palmer home design at our Highlands neighborhood uses several different shapes and sizes of windows and bold shutters to add some serious curb appeal: Inside, the Palmer is open and bright. The kitchen features a large island and extra tall cabinets

Daily Dream Home: Cranston at Southpoint Meadows

The Cranston, shown here at our Southpoint Meadows neighborhood, is one of our all-time bestsellers. Homebuyers love the dramatic brick exterior and the elegant entryway – don’t miss the beautiful brick detailing above the windows! Dream Home Details: What: Cranston Home Design Where: Southpoint Meadows Derry Township – near Hershey, PA

Daily Dream Home: Carson at Deer Run Commons

This photo is from our Carson model home at Deer Run Commons – believe it or not, this is a townhome that starts from the high $150’s! The open layout works together with the floor and wall detailing to create flexible spaces for living and relaxing.

ABSolute Pilates Coming to Walden Crossroads!

ABSolute Pilates & Wellness Center will open at Walden Crossroads in late 2012. Allison Zang, a Walden resident, currently operates the business out of her home and is excited to expand and move into Walden Crossroads. Allison is a classically trained Pilates instructor, and will celebrate 10 years of teaching in February.

Newest Business at Florin Hill Announced

Pure Sound Hearing Aids, LLC will open its fourth location in the Shoppes at Florin Hill on March 1st. Pure Sound offers free hearing evaluations and sell Siemens® hearing aids. Pure Sounds prides itself on being priced competitively and offering state of the art otoscope video examinations of the ear. Pure Sound consultants are experienced Nationally Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialists and have in-home services available.

Daily Dream Home: Henley at the Preserve

The Henley home design uses brick, metal (check out that porch roof!), carefully crafted proportions and beautiful landscaping to make a dramatic statement. Don’t miss one of our best-loved options: the conservatory (the white room with walls of windows on the right). Dream Home Details:

Dream Details: Double Kitchen Island

Here’s another fabulous detail from our Wellesley design model home at Veranda – not one, but two kitchen islands. Imagine having one island to prepare food and another to serve, gather and enjoy it! Don’t miss the fun shelving details on the island, too – perfect for cookbooks.