December 20, 1998
Ryland Homes has opened its McKenzie model at Terra Maria, the neo-traditional neighborhood in Ellicott City, featuring 102 19th-century Federalist-style homes that back to alleys, and several village greens.Public water and sewer and gas heat, cooking and hot water are standard features in the Howard County development.The McKenzie is a 2,400-square-foot home with a front porch and a beginning price of $250,990.Laundry and powder rooms, a two-story foyer with coat closet, 11-by-13-foot dining room, 13-by-11-foot living room, 18-by-16-foot family room, 10-by-15-foot kitchen with work island and pantry and 10-by-12-foot breakfast nook are on the first floor.
November 1, 1998
Washington Homes has 11 lots remaining at Walden, the Crofton golf course community where the firm is offering 13 floor plans on lots from one-tenth to one-quarter acre. Gas heat and hot water are standard in the Anne Arundel County development.The least-expensive home offered is the Cromwell, which has a base price of $189,990 for 1,975 square feet.A one-car garage, foyer with guest closet, 14-by-14-foot living room, 10-by-12-foot dining room, 9-by-10-foot kitchen, 8-by-10-foot breakfast room and 11-by-15-foot family room occupy the first floor.
February 22, 1998
Preakness Homes has opened a second section at Oakdale in Perry Hall, where the company is building 30 single-family homes with gas cooking, heat and hot water.The homes in the Baltimore County community are being built under the BGE EnergyWi$e program, which seeks to lower energy costs by using high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment as well as better insulation and windows.The St. Michaels, a 2,000-square-foot Colonial with a base price of $194,990, is the model at Oakdale.A two-story foyer, guest closet, 13-by-10-foot living room, 13-by-10-foot dining room, 16-by-13-foot family room, 20-by-12-foot country kitchen with pantry and work island, and powder and laundry rooms occupy the first floor.
December 21, 1997
Ryland Homes has opened the final section of 29 homes at Vineyard Oak in Bel Air, where it is building 109 traditional homes on one-third to one-half acre lots that back onto woods or natural resource areas.Nine-foot first-floor ceilings, brick fronts, lampposts, vinyl windows, six-panel interior doors and gas heat and hot water are some of the standard features in the Harford County community.One of Ryland's models at Vineyard Oak is the South Hill, which has 3,035 square feet and a beginning price of $291,990.
September 21, 1997
Mount Bay Homes is building three different traditional homes at Welsches Cradle in the historic district of Glyndon in Baltimore County. A total of 34 homes with gas heat, cooking and hot water systems will be built on eighth-acre lots.The model at Welsches Cradle is the Chatterly, with a base price of $195,900 for 2,010 square feet of living space.A one-car garage, foyer, 14-by-11-foot living room, 11-by-11-foot dining room, guest closet and a powder room make up the front of the house.
June 29, 1997
Beckett GreenDavid S. Brown Enterprises is continuing its grand opening from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Beckett Green in Owings Mills, where the firm is building 168 condominiums with "the amenities of a single-family home."Beckett Green offers seven floor plans in four-story, elevator-equipped buildings that will feature six residences on each level. Gas heat and hot water are standard in the Baltimore County development.The largest home offered is the 1,949-square-foot Beckett. The base price is $125,900 for a second-floor unit, $126,900 for a third-floor unit and $127,900 for a unit on the fourth.