LANCASTER, PA. – (June 15, 2018) – 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 31 new single-family homes and multi-family homes from 16 different builders, ranging in price from $207,500 to $764,990 & unpublished.
The 2018 Parade of Homes Fulton Bank Award for Best Single-Family Home was bestowed on Renovations by Garman, LLC for their home at 352 West Woods Drive, Lititz (Entry #22). The 200-year old fully restored farmhouse boasts:
- Custom-painted and stained kitchen with marble countertops
- Custom butler’s pantry in dining room
- Coffered ceilings
- Paneled cased openings in dining and family rooms
- Family room fireplace with built-in shelving
- Five panel stained interior doors
- Custom walk-in tile shower in master
The 2018 Parade of Homes Fulton Bank Award for Best Multi-family Home was presented to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology for their entry at 1930 Edington Place, Lancaster (Entry #23). The three bedroom home includes a finished basement, two full baths and two half baths and was built by Thaddeus Stevens students and offers:
- Open floorplan with 9’ ceilings and crown molding
- Custom open stairs with wrought-iron spindles
- All masonry front exterior and custom interior brick accent wall
- Finished basement with custom stone bar and barn beam accents
- Master bath with custom tile shower and heated floor
- Custom kitchen with solid-surface countertop
- Solid ¾” hand-scraped hickory hardwood throughout
- Upgraded lighting package
- Upgraded plumbing fixtures including body sprays in master shower
- Sliding barn door
Honorable Mention for the Fulton Bank Awards went to Alden Homes for their entry at 1209 Mosaic Drive, Lebanon, (Entry #16), and Metzler Home Builders, Inc. for their entry at 106 Canvasback Lane, Elizabethtown (Entry 25).
The Parade entries were separated into 12 divisions according to the price and type (single-family or multi-family). 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 12 and 13 by industry professionals from outside the area, using a numerical scoring system.
“Best of Show” winners in each Division are:
Single-Family Home, Division 1 ($299,990-$309,900): Keystone Custom Homes, Entry #1 (106 Lautenburg Boulevard, Reinholds)
Single-Family Home, Division 2 ($315,990-$327,990): Garman Builders, Inc., Entry #7 (447 Lancer Drive, Columbia)
Single-Family Home, Division 3 ($364,900-$387,600): Alden Homes, Entry #9 (1431 Heatherwood Drive, Mount Joy)
Single-Family Home, Division 4 ($409,700-$446,990): Garman Builders, Inc., Entry #13 (641 S. Lancaster Street, Annville)
Single-Family Home, Division 5 ($459,900-$499,990): Alden Homes, Entry #16 (1209 Mosaic Drive, Lebanon)
Single-Family Home, Division 6 ($599,990-$634,700): C&S Construction, LLC, Entry #19 (440 Mill Street, Lebanon)
Single-Family Home, Division 7 ($764,990 & Unpublished): Renovations by Garman, LLC, Entry #22 (352 West Woods Drive, Lititz)
Multi-Family Home, Division 1 ($207,500): Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Entry #23 (1930 Edington Place, Lancaster)
Multi-Family Home, Division 2 ($249,900-$259,900): Metzler Home Builders, Inc., Entry #25 (106 Canvasback Lane, Elizabethtown)
Multi-Family Home, Division 3 ($279,900-$309,900): Wm. Murry & Son, Inc. Entry #27 (120 Maguire Court, Millersville)
Multi-Family Home, Division 4 ($327,640-$368,545): EGStoltzfus Homes, LLC, Entry #29 (218 Silverleaf Court, Lancaster)
Multi-Family Home, Division 5 ($509,015): Traditions of America, Entry #31 (1033 Freedom Street, Lititz)
Detailed information on the Parade and all of the homes is available at www.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. Guidebooks will also be mailed to over 100,000 Lancaster and Lebanon County households this month. The Parade is free and open to the public.
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. Those who visit will 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.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Building Industry Association of Lancaster County is a non-profit organization of home builders and firms that service the building industry. The association represents nearly 500 members that do business in Lancaster County. When building or remodeling, call (717) 569-2674 for a free listing of reputable contractors in your area or visit their website at www.LancasterBuilders.org.