OPENING SOONPersimmon Park1. Thomas Builders will open...


November 28, 1993


Persimmon Park

1. Thomas Builders will open three new townhouse models at Persimmon Park in Owings Mills New Town in mid-December. The houses -- starting at $109,990 -- are the lowest-priced townhouses in New Town, the builder said.

The least expensive house is the Maguire, a 1,280-square-foot two-bedroom model that comes with one full and one half bath, a kitchen and breakfast room, gas heat, a utility room with laundry hookups and a living/dining room combination.

The two other models are the Clairlee and Nicholas, three-bedroom homes that can be built with two master bedroom suites.

Persimmon Park borders Soldier's Delight, a protected natural environmental area.

The Persimmon Park sales office is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday but Thursday, when it is closed. Take I-695 to I-795, take Exit 4 toward Owings Mills. Turn right on Owings Mills Boulevard, west into New Town, and turn right on Lakeside Boulevard and turn right on New Town Boulevard; sales office is on the right.

Builder: Thomas Builders.

Phone number: 363-0615.

Developer: New Town Development Corp.

Base prices: $109,990 to $123,000.

Style: Townhouses.

Number of homes: 116.

Lot sizes: 1,280 to 1,360.

Square-footage: Not applicable.

Options: Loft, brick front, fireplace, master bath, five- or six-foot oval soaking tub with shower and double vanity, and hardwood flooring, gourmet kitchen with cooking island, finished recreation room.

Harris Hill

2. East Towson Joint Venture is building condominiums at Harris Hill in Towson. The first buyers are scheduled to move into the Baltimore County community in January.

Located three blocks from Towson Town Center, the one- and two-level condos include two bedrooms, one full and one half bath, a breakfast bar and a living/dining room combination.

Buyers who meet income requirements can move in for $2,300 with special financial help from Baltimore County.

The sales trailer at Harris Hill is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday. It is closed on Thursday and Friday. To reach the community take I-95 to Dulaney Road South to a left on East Joppa Road; go one-half a mile to the community on the right.

*Builder: East Towson Joint Venture.

*Phone number: 823-3323.

*Developer: Struever Brothers, Eccles & Rouse.

*Base prices: $75,500 to $82,500.

*Style: Condominiums.

*Number of homes: 53.

*Lot sizes: Not applicable.


*Options: Wood floors and oak kitchen cabinets.

Cliveden Reach

3. Lexington Homes is building the Stafford model at Cliveden Reach in Westminster in Carroll County.

The Stafford has four bedrooms, two full and one half bath, a sunken family room, and a master bath with a soaking tub and separate shower.

Other standard features include a hardwood floor in the foyer, a brick fireplace and a Honeywell Total Home/Perfect Climate system.

Cliveden Reach offers buyers city water in a rural setting. The information center is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and by appointment at other times.

To visit, take Route 140 West to Westminster past Western Maryland College to a right on Meadow Branch Road and go a half-mile to the site on the right.

*Builder: Lexington Homes Inc.

*Phone number: (410) 876-5840 or 876-0766.

*Developer: Lockard Properties.

*Base prices: $252,400.

*Style: Single-family Colonial, traditional.

*Number of homes: 69.

*Lot sizes: Three-quarter acre and up.

*Square-footage: 2,500 to 3,100.

*Options: Sun room, finished lower level, three-car garage, bay windows and decks.



4. Firetti Homes is now building six regionally inspired houses at Carrolltown in Eldersburg in Carroll County.

The houses include a Williamsburg Colonial, a Georgian two-story, a country Victorian, a Carolina Colonial, a southern Colonial and a New England saltbox.

The company opened a model of the Williamsburg house Oct. 15. The 2,100-square-foot home has four bedrooms, two full and one half bath, a two-car garage and a full basement.

Other standard features include a first-floor laundry room and dormer windows.

The country Victorian comes with a front porch, gingerbread exterior trim and a vaulted ceiling in the first-floor family room.

The saltbox has an angled entryway and a second-floor laundry room.

Carrolltown is near Piney Run Park, which has a lake for fishing, boating and picnicking.

The model is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Take I-695 to Liberty Road West (Exit 18), go 11 miles and turn left on Ridge Road. Go a half-mile to a right on Slack Road and the model is on the left.

*Builder: Firetti Homes.

*Phone number: 795-8310.

*Developer: Security Development Corp.

*Base prices: $158,000 to $172,000.

*Style: Colonials, Victorian and New England saltbox.

*Number of homes: 45.

*Lot sizes: One-fifth to one-half acre.

*Square-footage: 1,400 to 2,100.

*Options: Gas fireplace, Colonial trim, bay windows, vaulted ceilings in master bedroom, whirlpool tubs, finished basement.

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