Archive for July, 2012

St. Simons community

Traton Homes will soon offer new homes at Frederica.

Are you looking for the ideal location for your second home? One that has a Tom Fazio designed golf course, golf practice facilities, 35,000 square foot clubhouse, boathouse, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, well-equipped fitness center, lake or lake-view homesites and an equestrian center? Look no further than St. Simons Island!

Traton is excited to announce that we will soon begin building a beautiful new collection of homes at the highly acclaimed coastal community of Frederica. Homes will be priced from the low $800,000s and will feature casual, inviting architecture that blends with the natural beauty and low country splendor of this spectacular community.

The beautiful Traton homes at Frederica have been designed with low country influences, with most homes to be located either directly on the lake or with lake views. The homes’ exteriors will feature warm color palettes with Hardi Board siding, board and batten, and brick or stone accents.  Homebuyers will love the carriage garage doors, canopies, pergolas and cupolas, screened porches and welcoming front porches. Read More→

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Estates of Fernwood Creek

Grand Opening of Cherokee County Home at Fernwood Creek a Success

On July 24, Realtors from all over the metro-area came out to celebrate the grand opening of the beautiful new decorated model home at The Estates of Fernwood Creek. Nearly 80 Realtors attended the luncheon event, getting a first-hand look at the community’s newest Cherokee County home, featuring the award-winning Providence plan.

During the event, guests enjoyed delightful summer fare from Three Sisters Catering as well as gifts for all attendees. Guests also had a chance to register to win amazing prizes including a $100 American Express gift card, $200 Natural Body Day Spa gift card and a $300 Nordstrom gift card.

Upon arriving at the Realtor Luncheon, attendees were shuttled from the community’s outstanding amenity area which includes a Junior Olympic pool, two lighted tennis courts and a pavilion. They were then invited to tour the fully decorated model home which combines reclaimed wood and industrial elements with traditional design for a look that is fresh and warm, soothing yet vibrant. The home’s charming keeping room includes a stacked stone fireplace with vaulted ceiling that is enhanced by beams. Site-finished hardwoods span most of the first floor which features a serene guest suite and full bath, formal dining room and study, as well as a large great room with deep coffered ceiling and a wall of windows that overlooks the backyard. Read More→

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Cobb County homes

Cedarcrest home design under construction at Rockford Township

Summer is in full swing, and the weather isn’t the only thing that is heating up this season: so are the sales of our Cobb County homes at Rockford Township. We are excited to share that new homes at this gated community near the Marietta Square are moving fast, with an incredible eight homes selling in June! Though homes are selling fast, it’s not too late to take advantage of the amazing opportunities at this outstanding community. We recently released the final phase of home sites at Rockford Township, giving buyers even more new home options.

You’ll fall in love with these charming new homes near the historic Marietta Square. The area’s rich history, picturesque views, quaint shops, delicious dining and variety of recreational opportunities mean that there is always something fun to do around every corner. And, if the summer heat is too hot to handle, then you don’t have to go far to cool down. Rockford Township boasts a community pool, as well as other family-friendly amenities including a cabana and playground. Read More→

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Cobb County new homes at Cook's Farm

Traton Homes introduces Cobb County new homes at Cook's Farm

We are excited to announce that Cook’s Farm now has Traton Cobb County homes for sale. Priced from the mid/upper $300,000s, our homes offer timeless design, exceptional features and a great location. Only nine Traton homes in this beautiful established community are available, so contact us today!

Floor plans include the Barlow, Dupree, Foster, Glenwood, Knollwood, Logan, Providence, Rutherford, Sweetwater and Talbot. With four to five bedrooms and three-and-a-half to four-and-a-half baths, these Traton homes are large enough to accommodate any family’s needs. Exteriors boast elegant three-sides brick, cedar shake and/or stone, and interior features include gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and maple cabinetry. Living spaces are open and perfect for entertaining. Additionally, homes boast luxurious owner’s suites. Read More→

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stay cool this summer

Stay cool this summer near your Cobb County new homes

Just because it’s hot outside doesn’t mean you can’t cool off! Our Cobb County homes at Lochshire in Acworth and Rosewood Park in Dallas have many available options nearby to do just that. Here are a few ideas to stay cool this summer:

Enjoy the new, popular Yogli Mogli ice cream shop off Dallas Highway for delicious frozen yogurt. Yogli Mogli has the perfect environment for kids and offers many scrumptious flavors and toppings to choose from.

Just a short drive from our communities, Ice Forum at Town Center in Kennesaw is the perfect way for your whole family to forget the summer heat. Lace up your skates, and get out on the ice. Ice Forum also offers skating lessons, adult and youth ice hockey, pickup hockey and broomball. Read More→

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atlanta new homes

Enjoy a refreshing glass of lemonade on the porch of your Atlanta new homes.

Do you remember making pitchers and pitchers of cold lemonade on hot summer days for your small lemonade stand outside of your metro Atlanta new homes, enticing neighbors as they passed by to give 25 cents for a refreshing beverage? Or, how about sharing a glass on the front porch swing with grandma after a day of playing outside in the sprinklers? Sipping a glass of icy, delicious lemonade is the perfect way to feel refreshed and cooled off during the summer.

Now, it’s time to share the nostalgia of lazy summer days with your children by helping them with a lemonade stand of their own. Just a few ingredients like fresh-squeezed lemons, sugar and water, and you’ll be on your way!

Try this easy, classic Paula Deen lemonade recipe from the Food Network for your whole family to enjoy. Fresh lemonade will be ready in minutes, and it makes six to eight servings. Read More→

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luxury homes Atlanta

Atlanta new homes in top school districts

June just flew by and July is already here which means that the countdown for the start of school has already begun. If you’re still searching for the perfect Atlanta luxury homes in the best school districts, then we have some good news for you. The Preserve at Lost Mill Trace in Marietta and Westminster Place in Milton both feature gorgeous new homes, amazing locations and access to some of metro Atlanta area’s best school districts.

The Preserve at Lost Mill Trace is one of our newest communities in Cobb County. Located in a highly sought-after school district, children have the opportunity of attending excellent schools including East Side Elementary, Dodgen Middle and Walton High. Families will love these homes priced from the high-$600,000s with four-sides brick, cedar shake and/or stone exteriors, three-car garages with carriage-style doors and exceptional standard features such as gourmet kitchens and spacious owner’s suites. Plus, children and adults alike get to enjoy more than 10 acres of open space to explore with walking trails and a community soccer field! Read More→

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