Grand OpeningChalledon1. GYC Builders, H. R. Jenkins and...

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October 29, 1995

Grand Opening


1. GYC Builders, H. R. Jenkins and Rylea Homes are continuing their grand opening of three furnished models at Challedon, a 600-acre golf course community where 145 homes will be built on two- and three-acre lots in Carroll County.

Kettler Brothers, developer of the Mount Airy neighborhood, plans to preserve over 75 acres. The 18-hole golf course is to be ready for play on Memorial Day.

GYC Builders

GYC is building three models at Challedon. The Country Manor House, a two-story farmhouse with 3,040 square feet of living space, has a base price of $339,900.

A curved oak staircase is the focal point of the two-story grand foyer. The entry is flanked by a 14-by-14-foot living room and a 13-by-10-foot library.

There is a 15-by-13-foot dining room, 13-by-12-foot kitchen, 11-by-10-foot breakfast room and a 20-by-13-foot family room.

There is also a 16-by-12-foot solarium with a cathedral ceiling, a -- powder room, two coat closets and a side-entry two-car garage.

The second-floor master suite has a 17-by-14-foot bedroom, walk-in closet and bath. Three bedrooms, a full hall bath and a laundry room complete the level.

Builder: GYC Builders.

Phone number: (410) 795-0916.

Base prices: $314,900 to $379,000

Style: Colonial, farmhouse, transitional.

Square-footage: 2,650 to 3,400.

Options: Sun room for the Huntington ($18,000), bay window ($1,900), walk-out basement ($2,900), stacked stone fireplace ($2,900), skylight ($700).

H. R. Jenkins

With 3,238 square feet, the Saratoga is the largest home H. R. Jenkins is building at Challedon. It has a base price of $337,900.

The two-story foyer is flanked by a 12-by-13-foot dining room and 12-by-16-foot living room. Between the dining room and the 10-by-11-foot kitchen there is a laundry-mud room and a pantry.

The first-floor master suite has closets, a 20-by-14-foot bedroom and a bath.

There is also a 10-by-13-foot breakfast room, pantry, powder room, 15-by-21-foot two-story family room and garage.

The standard second floor has three bedrooms, two linen closets and a full hall bath with dual vanities. A layout with four bedrooms and two full baths is optional.

Builder: H. R. Jenkins.

Phone number: (410) 795-8403.

Base prices: $295,900 to $337,900.

Style: Colonial.

Square-footage: 2,485 to 3,238.

Options: Wrap-around porch ($9,855), intercom ($1,010), interior French doors ($990), vaulted ceiling ($815), ceiling fan rough-in ($100).

Rylea Homes Inc.

The Bally O'Glenanaar, the Rylea model at Challedon, has 4,700 square feet of living space, 9-foot first-floor ceilings and a $429,900 price tag.

It has a three-car side-entry garage, 13-by-15-foot study, grand foyer with a circular staircase and a 13-by-18-foot living room.

A 21-by-21-foot family room, 9-by-14-foot breakfast room, 15-by-14-foot kitchen, 15-by-14-foot dining room, powder room and laundry room are on the first floor. Upstairs, the master suite includes closets, a sitting room, 22-by-15-foot bedroom and a bath.

This level also has a full hall bath, three more bedrooms, a linen closet and an exercise room.

Builder: Rylea Homes Inc.

Phone number: (410) 795-7148.

Base prices: $319,900 to $429,900.

Style: Colonial.

Square-footage: 2,460 to 4,700.

Options: Sun room ($18,000 to $28,000), stacked stone fireplace ($2,900), whirlpool tub ($2,295), central vacuum ($2,400).

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