South River Colony

New Homes

November 29, 1998

Toll Brothers Inc., which bills itself as the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, has opened a model of the Elkins at South River Colony in Edgewater, where the firm is building 58 homes with gas heat, cooking and hot water.

About 10 miles south of Annapolis, the Anne Arundel County community includes 500 acres of woods and lakes. Amenities include an 18-hole golf course, two recreation centers, swimming pools, tennis courts and biking and jogging trails.

The Elkins is a 3,400-square-foot home that can be built with a Colonial, New England, Williamsburg, Chateau, Heritage, Provincial, Federal or Versailles facade.

A 15-by-13-foot living room, two-story foyer with guest closet, 12-by-12-foot study, powder room and two-car garage with storage area are in the front of the home.

Across the back are a 15-by-12-foot dining room, 21-by-17-foot kitchen with granite cook island, Corian counter and walk-in pantry, laundry room and 19-by-17-foot sunken family room with fireplace.

Upstairs, the master suite has a sitting area, 22-by-21-foot bedroom, walk-in closet and bath with soaking tub, separate shower and dual vanities. There are three more bedrooms and a full hall bath.

The Madison starts at $403,975 for 3,800 square feet. On the first floor are a 19-by-13-foot living room, two-story foyer, powder and laundry rooms, 14-by-12-foot study, 22-by-14-foot family room with fireplace, 15-by-13-foot dining room and 25-by-15-foot kitchen-breakfast room with pantry and cooking island.

The second floor owner's suite has a 15-by-13-foot den, 17-by-16-foot bedroom, walk-in closet and bath with soaking tub, linen closet, vanities and separate shower.

A "Princess Suite" has a 16-by-11-foot bedroom, walk-in closet and full bath. Two other bedrooms share the third full bath.

The sales office is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Take Interstate 97 south to U.S. 50 east, to Route 665 east, to Route 2 south of Route 214, to the sales center on the right.

Builder: Toll Brothers Inc.

Phone number: 410-798-5200.

Developer: Exxon Land Development Inc.

Base price: $363,975 to $420,975.

Style: Traditional.

Number of homes: 58.

Lot sizes: One-quarter to one-half acre.

Square-footage: 3,000 to 3,800.

Options: Solarium ($15,900), three-car side entry garage ($4,900), grand master bedroom ($1,500).

Pub Date: 11/29/98

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