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    2015 Parade of Homes Winners Announced

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    The two most coveted local honors in home building were presented at the Lancaster/Lebanon Parade of Homes Gala Friday evening, held at the Eden Resort & Suites. This annual Gala, attended by nearly 200 people, officially kicks off the Parade of Homes, recognizing all entries and announcing the winning homes.

    Sponsored by Fulton Bank and UGI Utilities, the Lancaster/Lebanon Parade of Homes is a free public event presented by the Building Industry Association of Lancaster County (BIA).

    The 2015 Parade of Homes Fulton Bank Award for Best Single-Family Home was bestowed on Custom Home Group for their home at 499 Fruitville Pike, Manheim, Entry #30. The 4500- square foot home features: 499 Fruitville Pike

    • 3 full bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 half baths and 4-car garage on 7-acre lot
    • 10′ first-floor ceilings, 9’second floor ceilings, 10′ casement walls and 2-story foyer and great room
    • Upgraded trim package with coffered ceilings, tray ceilings, iron stair balusters and built-ins
    • Custom painted and glazed kitchen cabinets with stained accents, granite countertops and tile backsplash
    • Game room with full custom bar and tray ceiling
    • Outdoor living spaces include covered screened porch with gas fireplace and large patio with fire pit
    • 2-sided gas fireplace, butler’s pantry, walk-in pantry and guest breakfast bar
    • Master suite features balcony, large walk-in tile shower, private sauna and granite countertops
    • Hand-scraped hardwood floors and natural stone tile floors
    • Interior design services and furnishings by INTERIORS

    The 2015 Parade of Homes Fulton Bank Award for Best Townhome was presented to Dombach Builders, Inc. for their home at 1366 Worthington Drive, Mount joy, Entry 32. The 2 bedroom townhome features: 1366 Worthington Dr

    • Easy access to Route 283, community park, stores, restaurants and banks
    • Total maintenance coverage on home’s exterior (HOA)
    • One floor living
    • Gas fireplace
    • Attached finished 2-car garage
    • Economical gas heat and central air
    • Custom kitchen design with granite countertops and tile backsplash
    • Custom detailed trim package with hardwood and tile floors
    • Patio with private location for relaxing
    • Exterior with stone and stucco finishes

    Fulton Award Honorable Mention distinctions went to Traditions of America, 404 Republic Drive, Lititz, Entry #24 and EG Stoltzfus Homes, 260 Silverleaf Court, Lancaster, Entry #17

    The Parade of Homes entries were separated into 13 divisions according to the price and type (single family or townhome). Along with the Fulton Bank Awards, one home in each division earned a “Best in Show” Award, with additional awards for “Best” in: Exterior, Interior Design, Bath, Kitchen, Decorating, and Landscaping. The entries were judged on June 9 and 10 by home building experts and professionals from outside the area, using a numerical scoring system.

    “Best of Show” winners in each Division are:

    Single Family, Division 1: $277,990 – $299,990

    — Keystone Custom Homes, 619 Shadetree Boulevard, Marietta, Entry #3

    Single Family, Division 2: $319,990 – $329,900

    — Garman Builders, 39 Summerlyn Drive, Ephrata, Entry #4

    Single Family, Division 3: $334,990 – $344,900

    — Hess Home Builders, 651 Chiswell Place, Lancaster, Entry #8

    Single Family, Division 4: $384,900 – $439,990

    — Keystone Custom Homes, 424 Prescot Street, Lancaster, Entry #10

    Single Family, Division 5: $460,990 – $475,000

    — Charter Homes & Neighborhoods, 1101 Esbenshade Drive, Lancaster, Entry #18

    Single Family, Division 6: $497,800 – $509,990

    — Landmark Homes, 703 Nottingham Way, Annville, Entry #19

    Single Family, Division 7: $598,935

    — Traditions of America, 404 Republic Drive, Lititz, Entry #24

    Single Family, Division 8: $699,900

    — EG Stoltzfus Homes, 519 East Delp Road, Lancaster, Entry #26

    Single Family, Division 9: $779,900 – Unpublished

    — Custom Home Group, 499 Fruitville Pike, Manheim, Entry #30

    Townhome, Division 1: $179,900 – $207,900

    — Dombach Builders, 1366 Worthington Drive, Mount Joy, Entry #32

    Townhome, Division 2: $232,900 – $249,900

    — Metzler Home Builders, 319 Wendover Way, Lancaster, Entry #34

    Townhome, Division 3: $279,900 – $299,990

    — Rockford Homes, 1299 Cantebury Drive, Mount Joy, Entry #36

    Townhome, Division 4: $369,900 – $487,078

    — EG Stoltzfus Homes, 260 Silverleaf Court, Lancaster, Entry #17

    The Parade runs June 13-21 from 5-8 pm (weekdays) and from 12-6 pm (weekends). Sponsored by Fulton Bank and UGI Utilities, this year’s event presents 38 new single-family homes and townhomes from 19 different builders, ranging in price from $179,900 to over $800,000.

    Detailed information on the Parade and all of the home entries is available at the official Parade of Homes website. Parade of Homes Guidebooks with the same information are available at Fulton Bank locations throughout Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, and at the BIA office at 204 Butler Avenue, Lancaster. The event, chaired this year by Jason Garman, Garman Builders, Inc., is free and open to the public.

    This year’s Parade showcases over $15 million in the finest new home construction in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties, incorporating the latest in design, decorating and trends. Featured trends include:

    • First Floor Master Suite
    • Exceptional Outdoor Living
    • Neighborhood Amenities
    • Easy Living Community
    • Multigenerational Living

    Each of these trends is assigned an icon which appears with the home’s listing in the guidebook and on the website to help the public find the features they are looking for.

    The Parade of Homes offers the opportunity to tour new homes located throughout Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. At no other time are so many beautifully furnished homes available for public viewing, allowing a unique and inspiring experience for all who visit the entries. Attendees will be able to garner ideas for building, remodeling, or decorating their own home and meet with local realtors and builders who can help make owning their dream home a reality. 

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