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The Riverfront–Homerama 2011 TBA Suffolk VA

UPDATE November 2011

Nearly 80,000 who people toured the Tidewater Builders Association’s Fall Homearama in Suffolk’s The Riverfront at Harbour View.

When the show had wrapped up, six of the nine homes on display had sold and another was under contract!

Organizational House wins
Best in Show award

Craftsmanship and storage was a winning combination for builder Sam Cohen of Joey Corp. His house, The Treasure Chest: The Organizational House sponsored by The Closet Factory took home the Critics’ Choice Best in Show Gold award.

The Critics’ Choice awards are judged by out of town experts and recognize the builders, interior designers and landscapers.

Click here for a full listing of Critics’ Choice award winners.

Tranquil Living wins
People’s Choice award

Thanks to everyone who voted in the People’s Choice Awards for their Favorite Home, Favorite Interior and Favorite Landscaping. The winners are:

Favorite Home:

  1. Tranquil Living: The Pilot Reader House, built by builders Stephen, Steve and Alex Quick of Stephen Alexander Homes.
  2. The Justin Kauflin House: The Charity House to benefit Tidewater Builders Association’ Scholarship Foundation, built by Michael Newsome and Lee Ward of Clark Whitehill Enterprises.
  3. Tribute to the City of Suffolk: The 19th Hole built by Les Ore of Les Ore Construction Co. Inc.

For a complete list of People’s Choice winners, click here.

EntranceCAN’T WAIT FOR THE SHOW TO OPEN?

Come out September 10 and 11, 2011 from 1 pm to 5 pm to preview the homes still under construction.

The preview weekend is FREE of charge and the Harbour View Tropical Smoothie will provide FREE refreshments from 1 to 3 pm!

The Tidewater Builders Association is opening up the Homearama houses and inviting the public to get their shoes dirty at the Dusty Boots open house.

People will be able to tour the nine homes in the Riverfront at Harbour View while they are still under construction during the free event Saturday and Sunday,

The tour offers visitors an opportunity to meet the builders and tour the homes under construction. The event is free and open to the public.

see homes for sale in this neighborhoodThe site of the event is The Riverfront at Harbour View, developed by East West Communities. The Riverfront offers scenic views of the Nansemond and James Rivers and a convenient location in the midst of the shops, restaurants, grocery stores, movie theater and health & wellness facilities of Harbour View.

The award-winning community offers a long list of amenities which include golf, volleyball, tennis, two waterfront parks with piers, playgrounds, a lakeside amphitheater, walking and jogging paths, bike trails and a Swim Club with two outdoor pools, clubhouse & a full-time activities director.

The showcase of homes will feature innovative home designs offering a variety of distinctive architectural styles. The homes range from 3,200 square feet to more than 3,900 square feet and are priced from the mid-$500’s to $750,000.

Homearama officially opens Oct. 15 and runs until Oct. 30. Tickets for the event are $10 for a one-day pass and $17 for two days from noon until 9 p.m.


Participating builders @ Riverfront include:

029– Michael Newsome and Lee Ward of Clark Whitehill Enterprises who are building The Justin Kauflin House: The Charity House to benefit the TBA Scholarship Foundation. The 3,721 square-foot house features four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The brick, stone and HardiPlank exterior craftsman home also features: a sweeping covered patio with custom grilling station, a dramatic second-story balcony; two separate garages; soaring 19-foot vaulted ceilings in master suite; gourmet kitchen with prep island, granite countertops and custom cabinetry; a family room with a fireplace with floor-to-ceiling Craftsman-style stacked stone surround and entertainment bar with wine chiller; a second-floor teen den with built-ins and refrigerator and Gerber Plumbing Suites Collection and Danze throughout the homes042

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028– Chip Iuliano of ABT Custom Homes is building Tee Time and Get Pink with Sentara: Breast Cancer Awareness House. Tee Time is a 3,684-square-foot transitional home with four bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths. It features: a brick and HardiPlank exterior with a covered back porch with an outdoor kitchen with grill and refrigerator. It also has a double-arched brick-enclosed porch on the entrance; bamboo hardwood floors; coffered ceiling in living room with a contemporary floating fireplace with limestone surround; a cook’s kitchen with custom horizontal hinged cabinets with open shelving and island; a first-floor master suite with his/her vanities, European-style shower, freestanding soaking tub and cathedral ceiling; and a man cave with wet bar, beverage refrigerator and three TVs with bathroom.

025The Get Pink with Sentara is a transitional 3,813 square-feet, five-bedroom and four- bath home. It features: HardiPlank shake shingles, horizontal siding and stone exterior; coffered ceiling and dry bar in family room; paneled ceiling in foyer; craftsman-style columns throughout downstairs foyer, entryway and hallway; a fireplace in family room and keeping room; a chef’s kitchen with island, granite countertops, cast iron undermount sink and walk-in pantry; first-floor master suite with ceiling pan and beams; a two-person shower, jetted tub and sitting area in master bath; an in-ground pool, a pool house with outdoor kitchen and bathroom and a two-car garage with tons of upstairs storage space.

033– Sam Cohen of Joey Corp. is building Treasure Chest: The Organizational House by The Closet Factory. The 3,959-square-feet, four bedroom, three full bath and two half bath home features: First-floor master suite with tray ceilings; a master bath with customized his/ her vanities and a walk-in rainfall shower; custom cabinets, granite countertops, island and butler’s pantry in kitchen; a home office with built-in custom cabinets and floor-to-ceiling library with ladder; fireplace surrounded by built-ins in keeping room; wainscoting and built-in floor-to-ceiling hutch in dining room; a theater room with wet bar and a half bath; mudroom features built-in shelving and drop zone; and a two-car garage.

020– Eric Sasser of Sasser Construction LC is building two homes – Craftsman Cottage and Coastal Cottage. The Craftsman Cottage is a 3,195 square foot, four-bedroom and three-bath transitional house. It features an authentic craftsman exterior with covered front and rear porches; a downstairs master suite; see-thru fireplace and pass-thru bar between family and dining room; exotic hardwood flooring; custom cabinets and granite; countertops; and three-car garage.

The Coastal Cottage is a coastal-inspired 3,351-square-foot, four-bedroom, 3½-bath home with double front porches overlooking the Center Court promenade. This timeless traditional home has a coastal cottage feel and features an open family living space with tech nook; built-in breakfast banquette; two master suites – a guest master suite downstairs and a master suite upstairs; natural hardwood flooring; an open kitchen and family room layout; a large floating island, butler’s pantry, custom cabinetry, granite countertops; a mudroom with drop zone; an upstairs laundry room and an Easy Breeze system on screened rear porch.

040– Builders Stephen, Alexander and Steve Quick of Stephen Alexander Homes are building Tranquil Living: The Pilot Reader House. The 3,625-square-foot Coastal Victorian home has five bedrooms and 3½ baths. It features: fiber cement siding and stone exterior; wraparound front porch with standing seam metal roof; a three-season porch in rear; wide-plank, hand-scraped floors throughout downstairs; historic trim features and wainscoting in dining room; three ovens, 10-foot island, built-in pantry and breakfast nook in kitchen; 12-foot ceilings in master suite with his/her walk-in closets; 11-foot ceilings and pedestal slipper tub in master bath; custom woodwork and built-ins throughout house; a media room/bedroom in suite over garage and built-in children’s lockers in mud room.

024– Les Ore of Les Ore Construction Co. Inc. is building Tribute to the City of Suffolk: The 19th Hole. The 4,400-square-foot Craftsman home with five bedrooms and five baths will feature: HardiPlank and stone exterior with accent metal roofing; a fireplace with custom wood hearth and coffered ceilings in living room; craftsman-style columns in dining room; stainless steel appliances, soft-close cabinets and large island in kitchen; 15-foot cathedral ceilings in downstairs master suite; a home theater/pub/game room in suite over garage; a large front porch; a covered lanai with the ultimate outdoor kitchen; a cascading pond with putting green in backyard; and a three-car garage.

Charlie Anderson of Charlie Anderson General Contractor Building Inc. is building King’s Cottage: The WAVY-TV 10 House. The 4,125-square-foot Craftsman home has four bedrooms, with an optional fifth bedroom and 3½ baths.– Charlie Anderson of Charlie Anderson General Contractor Building Inc. is building King’s Cottage: The WAVY-TV 10 House. The 4,125-square-foot Craftsman home has four bedrooms, with an optional fifth bedroom and 3½ baths. It also features: HardiPlank and stone exterior with dormers; a large front porch; hardwood and tile flooring throughout downstairs; a dual-entrance mudroom; a fireplace and 10-foot ceilings and picture molding in family room; an eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and island; a game room/office; upstairs and downstairs laundry rooms; a media room that can be optional fifth bedroom; and dual master suites with garden tub in upstairs master; pedestal slipper tub, subway tiled walls and walk-in shower in downstairs master.

 

Directions:

From I-664 South

  • Come through the Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel
  • Take exit 8A onto College Drive North
  • Turn left onto Harbour View Boulevard
  • Turn right onto Bridgeway Drive
  • Turn left onto Shelter Cove Court

From I-664 North

  • Take exit 9A onto Route 17 North
  • Turn right onto Harbour View Boulevard
  • Turn left on Bridgeway Drive
  • Turn left into Shelter Cove Court

From the James River Bridge

  • Travel south 11 miles on Route 17, past the James River Bridge
  • Turn left onto Harbour View Boulevard
  • Turn left on Bridgeway Drive
  • Turn left into Shelter Cove Court

Location Map

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