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Barley Woods Celebrates Opening of Marketing/Sales Center

Categories: Fredericksburg, VA, News & Events, Press Releases | Posted: October 24, 2016

Barley Woods, The Villas of Fredericksburg

 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening

 

On September 15th, Barley Woods, a Boutique 55+ Active Adult Community,  celebrated the opening of its Sales Office located at 5223 Plank Road in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Barley Woods, a small, intimate community of 124 maintenance-free villa homes will feature 7 single story home designs, a luxurious clubhouse with pool, fitness center, outdoor recreation areas  and pocket gardens;  Boxwell Glade, a preserved natural area with a creek side walking trail, exercise trail, dog park, and orchard and more.

Those in attendance included Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Director member Janel Donohue, Fredericksburg business owners, engineers and architects associated with the project, and Cornerstone Homes team members. Also in attendance was Ms. Ruby Barley, previous owner of a large portion of the property upon which Barley Woods will be built.  Roger Glover, Owner of Cornerstone Homes, and Ms. Ruby gave a brief background of their first meeting nearly 10 years ago about his vision for the property.   Ms. Ruby spoke of raising her 4 children on the 32 acres upon which Barley Woods is now growing up.   She called it their “home place” their place of beauty, comfort, and tranquility.   Ms. Ruby stated, “We all hope that, even though the face of the land has changed,  the people who choose to live here will know the same peace that we loved.”  Roger Glover stated, “we are building on the Barley Woods legacy, creating a community where quiet places and actives places are woven together.  A relaxing and peaceful place to come home to.”

Barley Woods Sales Office will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 – 6 and Sunday from 1 – 6. Wanda Cook, Sales Counselor, can be reached at 540-699-3009.

Cornerstone Homes is an exclusive builder of active adult communities and for more than 15 years has focused solely on the active adult homebuyer. Because of this experience, the company is structured to anticipate and uniquely serve the needs of this ever growing boomer buyer market segment.  Cornerstone Homes and its sister building companies have successfully developed fifteen (15) active adult communities in Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Louisiana.  This commitment has led Cornerstone Homes to successfully build more than 1400 new active adult homes.

 

Join us on a Hard Hat Tour at The Villas of Wake Forest!

Categories: News & Events, Press Releases, Wake Forest, NC | Posted: February 15, 2016

Cornerstone Homes will be unveiling their newest home designs and offering Hard Hat Tours of their best selling floorplan on Saturday, February 20th and Sunday, February 21stat The Villas of Wake Forest. Visitors will have an opportunity to experience the new single-story, thoughtful home designs and meet the construction team. There will be refreshments in the community clubhouse.

Visitors will be among the first to tour the new version of Cornerstone’s best selling home design, The Canterbury, currently under construction. The design is now even better with a stunning outdoor courtyard central to every day living, a beautiful wall of windows and doors for an abundance of light, and a large kitchen island with curved granite bar perfect for entertaining. For guests, there is a convenient half bath, as well as their own private suite. And the covered entry is the cherry on top.

For buyers who frequently have friends and family coming to visit – or who are just looking for a little extra space – Cornerstone offers a version of The Canterbury with an upstairs bonus room. The bonus suite is complete with a full private bath and lots of storage. The possibilities are endless – extra guest suite for grandkids, hobby room, home theater, man cave, or just an extra space to get away!

Also being unveiled is a brand new home design for Cornerstone, The Abbey. Although we do not have an Abbey to tour, you can view this new plan on paper… A home with tremendous views, buyers will enjoy the scenes unfolding on the patio whether they’re in the kitchen, or dining, or relaxing in the great room by the fire! The four-season veranda is great for every day living and enjoyment. This unique home features two private master suites with an abundance of closet space – perfect for guests.

For more information about the Unveiling, contact Dotti Houlihan at 804-335-8510 or Dhoulihan@cornerstonehomes.net.

Founded in 1998 by Roger A. Glover, Cornerstone Homes exclusively builds active adult communities, constructing more than 1,000 homes in communities across Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Louisiana. Cornerstone Homes is headquartered in Richmond, and is known for its commitment to quality, service, value and customer satisfaction. Cornerstone is a franchisee of Epcon Communities, one of the top builders of single story active lifestyle communities in North America.

Richmond’s Newest Retirement Community

Categories: Press Releases, Richmond, VA | Posted: January 21, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:  Dotti Houlihan
Telephone: 804-335-8510
Email: dhoulihan@cornerstonehomes.net

The Pointe at Magnolia Lakes

ACTIVE ADULT BUILDER/DEVELOPER ROGER A. GLOVER III FINALLY BRINGS IT HOME

Richmond, VA, January 14, 2014 — In the past 15 years, Roger A. Glover III has built more than 1,000 homes in 13 Active Adult communities across Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Louisiana. But none are located in Richmond, the city where he’s lived since graduating from business and law school at University of Richmond—and where the headquarters of his company, Cornerstone Homes, LLC, is located.

 

“I was looking for the right opportunity to develop and build a premier retirement community in my hometown,” says Glover, who has been in the building industry for 25 years. He found that golden opportunity when The Pointe at Magnolia Lakes recently became available.

 

Located in Chesterfield County on Ironbridge Road at Chalkley Road, and within convenient proximity to shopping, medical, public parks and entertainment, The Pointe at Magnolia Lakes is a lifestyle community with homes specifically designed for empty nesters and retirees. Throughout this past December, Glover worked closely with the existing residents, Chesterfield County officials and the previous developer to obtain this 30-acre project, which includes nearly 30 completed homes, 106 ready-to-build lots, clubhouse, pool, lakes and an additional undeveloped 15 acres.

 

Cornerstone will continue to build one-level, no-maintenance, energy-efficient homes on the remaining lots as well as make improvements to the community’s clubhouse, fishing lake and other recreational facilities and amenities. The company’s goal is to enhance the quality of life for both current and future homeowners.

 

The grand re-opening of The Pointe at Magnolia Lakes is scheduled for spring 2014, with homes being completed for new residents before the end of 2014.

 

Jeanie Bode, SVP, of Richmond’s First Capital Bank provided the acquisition loan for the purchase, and will also supply the construction financing, and the Richmond-based investment firm, Fazenda Investments LLC, is participating in the project.  Pete Waldbauer, VP of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer, was the real estate broker that brought the parties together.

 

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The Orchard Villas in Roanoke, an Epcon Community, Rolls Out New Home with Private Courtyard

Categories: Blog, Press Releases, Roanoke, VA | Posted: October 28, 2013

New floor plan designed in response to groundbreaking findings on buyer preferences……

 

Cornerstone Homes, LLC, an Epcon community builder, is excited to publicly reveal, for the first time, it’s Colonnade floor plan, as part of the new Classic Courtyard Collection.

The Grand Opening Event at The Orchard Villas in Roanoke  will take place on Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd from 1 – 5 pm. The Community is located just off Route 220 on Crumpacker Drive in the Bonsack area.  The Celebration will include tours of the new Courtyard Model and our popular Canterbury Model, community amenities, refreshments, and drawings!

Media members will have the opportunity to tour our new Colonnade home and speak with members of the Cornerstone Homes Team for details on the new product as well as current homeowners who enjoy the unique lifestyle and true “sense of community” offered at The Villas!

These homes were planned in response to a groundbreaking study revealing Boomers affinity for outdoor living and recreation, as well as a need for privacy and desire to have an all-in-one home that’s the square footage they want and the price they need.  In addition, the research revealed that homeowners refused to sacrifice style or amenities for a “right-sized” home.  The Courtyard Collection features four new floor plans.  The Colonnade is the first of these plans to be built at The Villas.  Only two Colonnades are available for sale!

The Orchard Villas offers ample amenities and outdoor living space, while also improving lifestyle appeal for residents.  The Colonnade comes with an abundance of new amenities, one of which is a private outdoor courtyard area which caters to the idea that outdoor living should be as central to design and as carefully planned as interior home design.  This distinctive home includes exciting options for outdoor entertaining and a private outdoor living space that can be utilized 365 days a year.  Homeowners will have the option of adding features such as a fire pit and water feature creating a unique outdoor gathering space that is unprecedented with homes in this price range. The Colonnade, a single story attached home, starts in the  $270s with 1547 square feet of living space.

Roger Glover, Owner of Cornerstone Homes, stated, “We are excited to offer this new concept in Roanoke at The Orchard Villas. These homes are simply exceptional in both design and style.”

The Colonnade New Model Home Grand Opening is open to the public.

Only a total of 7 new homes remain in this unique community, which includes two Colonnade floorplans.

Founded in 2005, Richmond, Virginia based Cornerstone Homes, LLC, is a franchisee of Epcon Communities.  Epcon Communities is one of the leading developers and franchise operators of lifestyle rich developments in the United States.  Currently with over 100 franchisees in 31 states, Epcon Communities’ long term goal is to expand to all 50 states and Canada.  For more information, please visit www.cornerstonehomes.net.

Upsize Your Life by Right-Sizing at The Villas

Categories: Apex, NC, Blog, General Announcements, Local Articles, Press Releases, Recent Articles, Wake Forest, NC | Posted: August 15, 2013

Active Adult Retirement Communities in Wake Forest and Apex, North Carolina

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Declare it’s time to “upsize” your life by right-sizing your home

What does this really mean? Rightsizing means that you are ready to jettison out of your big house with probably more space than you really need now, ditch those yard responsibilities and free yourself of house maintenance chores and expense. It’s time to live in a home that is the RIGHT SIZE for you.

You know what we mean! The upsizing part is having more time and freedom to do the things you want to do…. Traveling, spending time with family/grandchildren, golfing, hobbies or activities you’ve thought about for a long time! Or, at The Villas Community, you can just walk up the street to the Clubhouse and pool and chat with your neighbors or work out in your fitness room! We call it “relaxation central!”

There is no time like now to Upsize your life and start thinking about YOU! And The Villas can deliver!!

NO NEED TO SACRIFICE…Right-size in STYLE!

At our Epcon Communities in Wake Forest and Apex, you will find an array of stylish and smart home options to suit your style! Practical and efficient, these cutting-edge homes are designed to live large. Multiple ingenious floor plans to choose from, designed to meet the needs of our buyers, are very popular with those that are “right-sizing” and there is no compromising on quality here! Built with high-quality, energy efficient materials, these homes feature single-story living, sunrooms, lots of windows and open space, beautiful kitchens, attached two car garages and patios and courtyards. For those that need a bit more extra space and privacy, we’ve got you covered! At The Villas, you can have a second floor bonus room in a variety of our home styles. On top of all this, there are many extras included in these homes that a lot of builders charge extra for.

Come explore this life for yourself. We encourage you to talk to the folks that live here. They are just like you and they will tell you why they love living at The Villas of Wake Forest and The Orchard Villas in Apex. It’s easy to get used to this life! It’s time you did!

 

Call today to tour one or both of these unique communities. Or just stop by!

Hours Mon – Sat 10-6; Sun 1-6.

The Villas of Wake Forest 919-569-0043

Orchard Villas Apex 919-267-6701


Your “Someday” is NOW at The Villas!

Categories: Apex, NC, Blog, Buying & Selling Your Home, General Announcements, Local Articles, Press Releases, Recent Articles, Roanoke, VA, Wake Forest, NC | Posted: June 14, 2013

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You’ve worked hard… You’ve sacrificed some… and given lots. And if you had to do it all over again, you would… without hesitation.

But now it’s time to focus on YOU! This is your time to live every day extraordinarily. You’ve decided you are done with cutting the grass, raking leaves, and taking multiple trips up and down the stairs daily.

NOW’S THE TIME TO LIVE WORRY-FREE AND JOY-FILLED WHERE EVERY DAY IS LIKE VACATION!

At all of our communities, you don’t just buy a new house. You buy into a “maintenance-free” lifestyle that gives meaning to easy living and spending time doing whatever you want to do, whenever you want to do it!! And it is so easy to make new friends here. You see, there is always something going on at our clubhouses… pot luck dinners, cards, book clubs, aerobics in the swimming pool, cookouts, bocce ball, and much more! As one homeowner put it, “it’s one thing to have close friends. It’s another thing to have good neighbors! At The Villas, we have both!”

Single story living, outdoor patios or courtyards, unique floor plans… these exceptional homes have plush “extras” you won’t find everywhere. Combined with the great prices, current builder incentives, and the lowest interest rates of all time… you can’t afford to wait any longer! Your SOMEDAY IS NOW! Visit to see for yourself why The Villas is a wise investment in your future and new lifestyle!!

The Villas of Wake Forest & The Orchard Villas in North Carolina Roll Out New Homes with Private Courtyards!!

Categories: Blog, Press Releases, Wake Forest, NC | Posted: August 7, 2012

New floorplans designed in response to groundbreaking findings on buyer preferences…..

Cornerstone Homes, LLC, an Epcon community builder is excited to publicly reveal, for the first time, it’s Colonnade floorplan, as part of the new Classic Courtyard Collection.

These homes were planned in response to a groundbreaking study revealing Boomers affinity for outdoor living and recreation, as well as a need for privacy and desire to have an all-in-one home that’s the square footage they want and the price they need. In addition, the research revealed that homeowners refused to sacrifice style or amenities for a “right-sized” home. The Courtyard Collection features four new floorplans. The Colonnade is the first of these plans to be built at The Villas of Wake Forest and The Orchard Villas.

“At Grand Openings recently held at each of these communities, over 200 visited in one weekend to tour this new floorplan. The response was overwhelming and people loved the outdoor living space as well as the unique design of these homes!”

Visit today to tour the Colonnade and other livable and popular homes available at The Villas.

The Villas of Wake Forest & The Orchard Villas in North Carolina Roll Out New Homes with Private Courtyards!!

Categories: Blog, Press Releases, Wake Forest, NC | Posted: August 7, 2012

New floorplans designed in response to groundbreaking findings on buyer preferences…..

Cornerstone Homes, LLC, an Epcon community builder is excited to publicly reveal, for the first time, it’s Colonnade floorplan, as part of the new Classic Courtyard Collection.

These homes were planned in response to a groundbreaking study revealing Boomers affinity for outdoor living and recreation, as well as a need for privacy and desire to have an all-in-one home that’s the square footage they want and the price they need. In addition, the research revealed that homeowners refused to sacrifice style or amenities for a “right-sized” home. The Courtyard Collection features four new floorplans. The Colonnade is the first of these plans to be built at The Villas of Wake Forest and The Orchard Villas.

“At Grand Openings recently held at each of these communities, over 200 visited in one weekend to tour this new floorplan. The response was overwhelming and people loved the outdoor living space as well as the unique design of these homes!”

Visit today to tour the Colonnade and other livable and popular homes available at The Villas.

Am I Ready to Rightsize?? The Top Ten Fears!

Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized | Posted: November 16, 2010

This is the first in a series on Rightsizing Your Life
Top Ten Fears About Rightsizing:

1. Fear: I dread being forced to deal with contents of my home!

Antidote: Trust the wisdom of those who have gone down this road– getting rid of clutter is liberating!!!

2. Fear: I feel really sad about letting go of big chunks of my past.

Antidote: Accept that the past is past. Letting go of it can lead to closing the book gently on a previous phase of life. Open new doors to new worlds and appreciate the advantages of the age you are now!

3. Fear: I’m afraid my kids would be upset if we changed or altered the family home.

Antidote: Discussing future housing scenarios with grown children can lead to surprising positive results.

4. Fear: I’m worried that any change I make might be the wrong one financially.

Antidote: Nothing is certain in life, but examining one’s options usually leads to better financial decisions.

5. Fear: I’m afraid that any change I make might produce a worse result than the way I’m living currently.

Antidote: Carefully considered choices generally result in a better outcome, not a worse one.

6. Fear: I’m afraid that any change I would like to make will upset my spouse, sibling, parent, etc. and cause conflicts between us.

Antidote: Conflicts with loved ones are inevitable. openly discussing possible changes and options can lead to compromise and consensus.

7. Fear: I don’t like change because the unknown frightens me.

Antidote: The one constant in life is change. It’s okay to be frightened, but seek out better solutions anyway.

8. Fear: I’m worried that if I bring up the subject of making a change in our living situation I”ll end up being forced into doing something I don’t want to do.

Antidote: Slavery has been abolished. No one can make anyone else do something they don’t want to do unless they give their permission.

9. Fear: I’m afraid what other people will think if we move to something smaller.

Antidote: Some 60 percent of seventy-seven million baby boomers are expected to make at least one more move, so the people whose opinions you’re worried about are likely to be envious of the well-ordered life you’ve created for yourself!

10: Fear: I’m worried that making these changes means facing up to my own mortality.

Antidote: As one wag puts it, “Nobody gets outta here alive!” We’re born; we eventually die. Rightsizing will help us make the most of what we have now!

From the book, Rightsizing Your Life by Ciji Ware

NEXT WEEK’S TOPIC: YOUR READY TO RIGHTSIZE WHEN…….

Be sure to check back next week!!

First Model Home Opening

Categories: Blog, General Announcements, Press Releases | Posted: March 2, 2010

January 23, 2010
Orchard Villas Premiere Lifestyle Community
Roanoke Virginia

Chateau Floor Plan Features a Second Floor Bonus Room and More.

Roanoke, VA – Homebuyers anxious to live in this welcoming, lifestyle community, will discover a community where the homes are clustered in a private and choice setting to make a close-knit neighborhood. Carefully designed, single living homes with no exterior maintenance, together with a secure and friendly neighborhood roll into an appealing lifestyle of camaraderie and peace of mind.

The Chateau Model will be ready to show off the open, spacious floor plan that is popular with today’s active adults. In addition to a first floor master suite, gourmet kitchen, a den/bedroom, and a two car attached garage, this home has a second floor bonus room with a luxurious bathroom and walk in closet that can be used as a second master suite, a guest getaway, a wonderful hobby room or media room! The choice is yours!

Orchard Villas caters to those who want to travel and focus on interests outside of a big house and yard, and who prefer maintenance free living. In addition to beautiful homes, Orchard Villas is a community that offers social and recreational opportunities; where like-minded peers share good old-fashioned values – where neighbors help neighbors.