River's Edge

New Homes

November 16, 1997

Columbia Builders has opened models of the Ashland and the Belmont, the two three-level garage townhouses the firm is building at River's Edge at Piney Orchard.

The townhouses will be the only housing built within the 43-acre nature preserve of the 2,000-acre planned community in Anne Arundel County.

Piney Orchard includes includes one indoor and three outdoor swimming pools, a man-made lake, basketball and tennis courts, an ice skating rink and five miles of hiking and biking trails.

All of River's Edge homes come with 9-foot ceilings, vaulted bedroom ceilings, wooded homesites, two-story foyers, brick fronts, walk-out lower levels and gas heat and hot water. Gas cooking is an option.

In both homes, the entry level houses a one-car garage, foyer, laundry area and space for an optional 15-by-13-foot family room.

Identical top floors have a master suite with his-and-her walk-in closets, a 13-by-11-foot bedroom and master bath with dual vanities. Two more bedrooms and a full hall bath complete this level.

On the first floor of the Ashland, there is a 15-by-11-foot living room, 15-by-10-foot dining room and 19-by-11-foot rear kitchen with pantry.

The Belmont's middle floor has an 11-by-11-foot front kitchen, 15-by-10-foot dining room and 19-by-11-foot living room at the back of the house.

The sales office is open from from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway south to Route 175 east, right on Piney Orchard Parkway to a left into nature preserve.

Builder: Columbia Builders Inc.

Phone number: 410-695-2449.

Developer: Constellation Real Estate.

Base price: $143,990.

Style: Three-level, garage townhouse.

Number of homes: 95.

Square-footage: 2,000.

Options: Fireplace ($3,190), skylight ($890), bay window ($1,090), deck ($3,890), finished family room ($3,990).

Pub Date: 11/16/97

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