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Won't You Be My Neighbor Spring Creek


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Won’t You Be My Neighbor: Spring Creek
W      elcome to Spring Creek with its
       luscious 850 residential acres
on Route 15 in Zion Crossroads.
This gated-community is approved
for 1,200 single family and attached
homes. It also contains about 250
commercial acres in the Spring Creek
Business Park.
     “Spring Creek is a great place to
live, work, shop and play,” says David
Garono, sales manager for Piedmont
Realty & Construction. “It is a wonderful
community filled with caring, terrific
homeowners. The location is perfect—a
quick 12-15 minute drive to Charlottesville
and a 35 minute ride to Short Pump.”
     Spring Creek offers a variety of builder
home sites in distinct neighborhoods            (including snack bar), a toddler wading              “Our homes come standard with many
within the community, including estate-         pool and a tot lot, as well as a fitness       nice, high-end features, including superior
size sites, smaller cottage-style sites, and    room.                                          six-inch exterior walls, HardiPlank siding,
multi-family homes designed to appeal to              “The amenities at Spring Creek are       fully insulated and sheet-rocked garages,
a diverse spectrum of homeowners.               amazing,” Garono says. “There is a salt        granite countertops, stainless steel
     Ryan Homes says Spring Creek is “an        water filtration swimming pool with snack      appliances and more,” Kent says. “Our
affordable resort-style gated community.”       bar, a highly accredited and nationally        Courtyard homes offer first-floor living
That fact and its location off Interstate 64    ranked golf course, state of the art fitness   at its finest.”
make it a great choice for residents.           center, tennis courts and walking trail.             Craig Builders has been a hometown
      “Spring Creek is a security-gated         It is rare to have these amenities in          builder in the Charlottesville area for more
community whose homeowners have                 place so early in the development of a         than 50 years and specializes in building
access to award-winning amenities,              community and that is a major attraction       quality, well-constructed, energy-efficient
including a sports club with pool, fitness      for prospects.”                                homes at a great value, Kent says, in
room, and community rooms, as well as                 Justin Kent, a spokesperson for Craig    addition to providing excellent customer
a nationally recognized golf course,” says      Builders, says Spring Creek is “a nice,        service. Other neighborhoods in which
Steve Houchens. “With the addition of           gated golf course community offering           Craig Builders is constructing include:
Super Wal-Mart and healthcare providers         nice amenities in a beautiful setting.”        Western Ridge, Foothill Crossing, Old
to the neighborhood, Spring Creek offers              Craig Builders is building its           Trail Village, Sycamore Square, The
a lifestyle and value that is simply not        Courtyard homes at Spring Creek. Kent          Village at Highlands and Kenridge.
available anywhere else in the surrounding      says Craig Builders has homes priced                 “We have brought quality, Earth-
region.”                                        between $300,000-400,000 with square           friendly homes to the marketplace,” says
     Spring Creek’s 18-hole public golf         footage between 1,500 and 3,000. Kent,         Garono, commenting that his business,
course was named “2007 Best New Golf            an accredited buyer representative for         Piedmont Realty & Construction, focuses
Course under $75” by Golf Digest. The           Real Estate III, says homes can be all one     on three key areas: authentic architecture;
sports club is a 9,500-square-foot, state-      level or built as two-story structures with    high-quality kitchens; and Earth-friendly
of-the-art facility with a 25-meter pool        first-floor master bedrooms.                   structures.

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     “We only use brick, stone and HardiPlank exteriors,” Garono             Ryan Homes is committed to its homeowners. “Part of
says. “We build homes that are great looking and have fantastic         what makes us different is our unwavering commitment to
curb appeal.”                                                           building; not just building homes but building trust, peace of
     Garono says the kitchen is the center of any home, and that        mind, relationships,” the spokesperson says. “Our people have
therefore, Piedmont Realty & Construction pays close attention          a passion for what they do and the homebuyers that they work
to that area.                                                           with and it shows. Your home is very important to you, so it’s
     “We know most people spend a good deal of time in their            also very important to us.” Impeccable quality is of the highest
kitchens and we want to get it right so we use furniture-grade          importance to Ryan Homes and can be seen in the home’s rich
Merillat cabinets, featuring three-quarter-inch solid hardwood          character, meticulous attention to detail and the exceptional
dovetail full extension drawers with the ‘soft close’ action, granite   craftsmanship.
counters, Maytag stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors,”            Another unique aspect to Ryan Homes’ approach is
he says.                                                                streamlined financing through its in-house mortgage company:
     Additionally, Garono notes that his company wants homes to         NVR Mortgage. Having an in-house mortgage company enables
cost less to operate so they use closed cell spray foam insulation,     the builder to offer comprehensive financing programs for
fiberglass insulation and an exterior energy wrap to close any          homebuyers.
gaps where air transfer can occur, plus high-efficiency HVAC                 Ryan Homes is building in the following communities:
systems, low-emissive windows and more.                                 Abington Place, Holly Hill, Water’s Edge, Sycamore Square,
     “The goal of our Earth-friendly home is to ensure our              Rock Creek, Pavilions at Pantops and Liberty Hall.
homes are affordable to own and maintain after the point of                  Builder’s websites at Spring Creek include: www.ryanhomes.
purchase,” says Garono.                                                 com, www.craigbuilders.net and www.thinkpiedmont.com.
     Piedmont Realty & Construction homes at Spring Creek                    For more information about Spring Creek, visit www.
start at $289,900 and 1,931 square feet and go into the $400,000s       springcreekliving.com.
which are well over 3,500 square feet.
       “We install hardwood floors in the foyer and kitchen,
Kohler faucets, solid mahogany front doors, eight-foot-deep
front porches, Oil Rubbed Bronze door hardware, two panel
smooth doors, five and a quarter-inch baseboards, Adams casing
around windows and doors, MI Low Emissivity windows, smart
home wiring package and more–all standard,” Garono says.
     Other neighborhoods in which Piedmont Realty &
Construction are building include Poplar Square, Old Trail,
Montgomery Ridge, Belvedere and Glenmore.
     Ryan Homes “offers many different quality homes at a
tremendous value.”
     Currently at Spring Creek, Ryan Homes presents its
Executive Single Family Homes from the $220s and Estate
Single Family Homes from the low $300s. “At this time we offer
eight different house types in Spring Creek that range between
2,000 and 4,000 finished square feet,” says a Ryan Homes
     Each home built by Ryan Homes is Energy Star Certified.
According to Ryan Homes, this means that every home built is
inspected by a third part to ensure the home meets the Energy
Star Standard. “Ryan Homes is one of the few homebuilders
in the country to have 100 percent of homes built meet the
Energy Star requirements. Homeowners receive and Energy
Star certificate upon move in,” says a company spokesperson.
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