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January
28

Ana Marie Estates, a Signature Community by W. Boutros & Co.

Peaceful settings, walking trails, spring-fed ponds, and seven generous acres of green space make Ana Marie Estates an ideal location for you and your family to call home.

Ana Marie Estates Community Sign


Located in Waynesboro, Virginia, Ana Marie Estates has gorgeous mountain views of the Blue Ridge Mountains with winding roads that run naturally along the contours of the area's rolling hills.  Ana Marie Estates is a signature community developed by W. Boutros & Co. 


Ana Marie Estates View


About Ana Marie Estates' Developer and Builder

W. Boutros &. Co. joined the Shenandoah Valley real estate community in 1984 founding their business on a commitment to providing new home buyers with high-quality, value-added homes. After building several hundred homes and developing three successful residential communities, Boutros' son and daughter joined him in the family business. With a strong work ethic and commitment for integrity, W. Boutros & Co. continues today as an innovator in the real estate development and new home construction industry.


The Idea behind Ana Marie Estates

Lillian Boutros, Old Dominion Realty REALTOR® and Ana Marie Estates Representative talked about how the community originated.  "It all started with the land. Almost 300 rolling acres with mountain views, peaceful settings, spring fed ponds, and generous acres of Green space suggested how the community should evolve, thus the plan for Ana Marie Estates emerged naturally. The vision was clear: to create a destination where natural features, manmade amenities and neighborhood activities would bring family and friends together like no other community in the Waynesboro area." commented Ms. Boutros.

Ana Marie Estates Street View


"In addition to developing the real estate subdivision itself, we also serve as the community's home builder.  Our homes' floorplans are designed with one purpose: 'real living for today's modern families.' Let me explain:  We've incorporated 'smart space' design into our plans using larger kitchen, open family rooms, nine foot ceilings, and more windows to give our new home buyers more natural light and a more useful space for their families."


W. Boutros & Co. has several different home collections from which new home buyers may choose or to use as a starting point for their custom-designed homes.  The few samples of their home collections include:

 

The Joss

Ana Marie Estates Joss Home Style



The Hinton


Ana Marie Estates Hinton Home Style


The Pierre

Ana Marie Estates Pierre Home Style


For more information about Ana Marie Estates, email Old Dominion Realty real estate agent, Lillian Boutros or call her at 540-910-0300.

January
15

It's Better in the Burg

Which is better - living in the suburbs or living in the Burg? Ask anyone who actually lives in Harrisonburg, and you will see that living in this historic community provides a great lifestyle. From solid schools to the benefit of a historic community that is enjoying a downtown renaissance, there's much to love about Harrisonburg, VA, and it is well worth considering during your home search.

Downtown Harrisonburg VA


Economic Growth Makes Excellent Employment Opportunities

As with most historic urban communities, Harrisonburg has its share of small and locally-owned businesses, which are thriving. These can be excellent places to work, but what is great about Harrisonburg is the fact that it also contains several large corporations that provide employment options, including Coors Brewing Company, SRI and Merck.  Rockingham Memorial Hospital, James Madison University, and Eastern Mennonite University are some of the largest employers in the region.

Harrisonburg VA Community Things to Do

Harrisonburg Has Plenty of Things to Do and See

Life in Harrisonburg means you are never bored. The art shows, sporting events, regular festivals and live music all throughout the community keep residents active and engaged. If you are moving to Harrisonburg with kids, you will find that the city offers plenty to do. From seeing a free show at the JMU Planetarium on Saturdays to touring the Harrisonburg Children's Museum in downtown Harrisonburg, your kids will always have something interesting to do.

 

A City Undergoing a True Renaissance

One of the reasons that Harrisonburg is worth considering as you shop for a new home is the city's recent downtown revival. The Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance is a non-profit organization working to transform the city into a true cultural center, and they are achieving great success. Since their founding in 2003, the HDR has earned multiple awards for the city, including Virginia Main Street designation, as they have worked to revitalize the downtown.

Living in Harrisonburg VA Children


Educational Variety for Students in Harrisonburg Schools

Harrisonburg has a strong public school district with schools to serve children of all ages. In addition to the traditional elementary, middle and high school offerings, students in the Harrisonburg school district have the option to use services provided by the Massanutten Technical Center and the Massanutten Regional Governor's School. Charter schools also add to the educational diversity available in Harrisonburg.

 

Real Estate Variety in a Vibrant Downtown Setting

If the opportunities for recreation, employment and education were not enough to make Harrisonburg appealing to you, consider the real estate variety the community offers. Like many urban areas, Harrisonburg has its share of condominiums and town homes, yet it also has a variety of single-family options and historic homes for sale. Just about any housing type you would want you will be able to find as you search in Harrisonburg.

 

Finding a home requires the right real estate team on your side. Contact one of Old Dominium Realty's Harrisonburg real estate agents to start your local home search.  Our team will help you find homes for sale in Harrisonburg, VA.  We know when you see Harrisonburg for yourself you will fall in love with the city and all that it offers.

January
7

Shady Creek Homes near Grottoes Location, Location, Location

"Real estate, they say, is all about location.  There may be no better location for your new home than the Shady Creek community near Grottoes, Virginia," commented Pam Estes, Old Dominion Realty REALTOR®.

Shady Creek Homes Virgina Real Estate

Pam Estes, John Bowman, and Bob Stickley from Old Dominion Realty is the real estate team representing Shady Creek Homes.

Shady Creek is located near Grottoes, Virginia.  "If you are looking for a new, single-family home or townhouse and enjoy the great outdoors, the Shady Creek community will not disappoint you," said Pam Estes.  Nearby Grottoes, Virginia is the perfect location in Virginia for those who enjoy a small, friendly community, magnificent mountain views, and an affordable cost of living. 

Shady Creek offers several single family one and two-story home designs--The Aspen, The Shawsville and The Magnolia—as well as spacious townhouses.

Shady Creek Single Family Home


Shady Creek - Affordability Redefined

"A Shady Creek home is affordability redefined."  John Bowman, REALTOR® with Old Dominion Realty explained, "You get the most quality for your dollars when you own a Shady Creek home.  Hardwood floors and granite countertops are standard features plus a full appliance package is included," said Bowman.

Shady Creek Interior Kitchen

Single-family homes average in the $200,000 price range.  Typically, homes start as low as $174,900 with larger homes on larger lots being available as well.   The model home is available to purchase and is priced at $224,900.

"These are really nice homes," said Bowman. "Our homes also offer options of basements and screened porches." 


Townhouses at Shady Creek

Shady Creek townhouses start at an asking price of $133,800.  Three-bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouses offer a first floor, an open floor plan and granite countertops as standard features. Floored attic space offers more storage and a storage building is included as standard feature.  As an added reason to buy, the seller is paying $2,000 in purchaser's closing costs.

Shady Creek Townshouses


The second group of townhouses are built with six units each.  The newest building currently has two units sold, two units under constructions, and two units available for purchase.

Bowman said Shady Creek is not only offering quality built homes, but is conveniently located to shopping and amenities such as a large wooded park. Shady Creek is in the Spotswood School District.

 

Shady Creek Builder – Weaver Built Homes

Weaver Built Homes is the builder for the Shady Creek subdivision's single-family homes.  With more than 30 years of experience, Weaver Built Homes has a reputation of offering quality homes that are energy efficient at an affordable price. The company prides itself on superior customer service.

Weaver Built Homes knows purchasing a new home is the often the largest purchase a family will make. Purchasing a home is an investment and Weaver Built Homes focuses on craftsmanship and detail. The company will build to a customer's specifications.

 

Lots for Sale

You have the option to purchase a lot and bring your own builder.

Contact Old Dominion Realty for Shady Creek Home

Old Dominion Realty Agents


For more information about Shady Creek, contact Old Dominion Realty real estate agents, John Bowman (540-271-2178), Pam Estes (540-820-1323) or Bob Stickley (540-820-8401) to learn earn more about Shady Creek Homes.

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