The two most coveted local honors in home building were presented at the Lancaster/Lebanon Parade of Homes Gala Friday evening, held at the Lancaster Country Club. This annual Gala officially kicks off the Parade of Homes, recognizing all entries and announcing the winning homes.
Sponsored by Fulton Bank and UGI Utilities, and presented by the Building Industry Association of Lancaster County (BIA), the Lancaster/Lebanon Parade of Homes is a free public event that opens the area's best new homes for touring. This year’s Parade features 29 new single-family homes and townhome/duplexes from 18 different builders, ranging in price from $199,190 to $855,900.The Parade runs June 15-23 from 5-8 pm (weekdays) and from 12-6 pm (weekends).
Alpha Award: Each year, when new builders participate in the Parade, we recognize the highest point scorer with the Alpha Award. The 2019 winner is: Turnberry Construction Group, (Entry #21), 525 Cheltenham Court, Lititz
The 2019 Parade of Homes Fulton Bank Award for Best Single Family Home was bestowed on C&S Construction, LLC for their home at 80 Black Oak Road, Lebanon (Entry #18). The 2200 square foot custom home boasts:
- First-floor master suite includes tray ceiling, double-sink vanity and custom tiled shower
- Dining room features interior brick accent walls
- Custom oak railing with wrought-iron balusters
- Great room with cathedral ceilings and custom wood beams
- Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace
- Custom cabinetry throughout, with quartz countertops
- 3-car garage with mudroom entry
- Custom cedar accent pieces, including porch posts, shutters, gable brackets and corbels
- Spacious covered deck and stamped concrete patio
- Board and batten vinyl siding with vinyl shake accents, and drystack stone facade
The 2019 Parade of Homes Fulton Bank Award for Best Townhome/Duplex was presented to Garman Builders, Inc, for their home at 50 Beech Tree Court, Annville (Entry #26). The three bedroom, two and a half bath home offers:
- Premier Kitchen cabinetry with granite countertops and tile backsplash
- White cast-iron farm sink in kitchen
- First-floor master suite
- Cultured marble double-bowl vanities and glass & tile shower in master bathroom
- Stainless steel appliances
- Hardwood flooring throughout first floor
- Shiplap and stone surround gas fireplace
Honorable Mention for the Fulton Bank Awards went to Metzler Home Builders, Inc. for their home at 217 Wendover Way, Lancaster (Entry #9) and Alden Homes for their Townhome/Duplex at 1403 Heatherwood Drive, Mount Joy (Entry #29).
The Parade entries were separated into 11 divisions according to the price and type (single family or townhome/duplex). 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 11 and June 12 by industry professionals from outside the area, using a numerical scoring system.
“Best of Show” winners in each Division are:
Single Family Home, Division 7 ($660,000 - $799,900): C&S Construction, LLC (Entry #18), 80 Black Oak Road, Lebanon
Townhome/Duplex, Division 1 ($199,190 - $225,000): Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (Entry #23), 1922 Edington Place, Lancaster
Detailed information on the Parade and all of the home entries is available at the official website: LancasterParadeofHomes.com. 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 is free and open to the public.
Featured trends include:
- Smart Home/Features
- First Floor Master Suite
- Exceptional Outdoor Living
- Neighborhood Amenities
- Easy Living Community
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 App is our newest feature! This is a wonderful tool for home details, directions, and customizable routes all at your fingertips! Visit the app store, type in ParadeSmart, download the free app, and select the Lancaster/Lebanon Parade of Homes. This will bring you to our event.
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.