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At Ashton Woods, exceptional design is not just some lofty ideal. It is the core of who we are and it inspires the creativity that lives within us all. As we continue to blaze new trails in homebuilding, join us in welcoming a new era at Ashton Woods.

Today we unveil the new look of our brand and website, created to align with our unique approach to homebuilding: exceptional, inspired design in every home we build.

While our look and our logo may have changed, we’ll still be delivering award-winning design, an unrivaled level of personalization and the collaborative approach that has led to our recently being recognized as the Most Trusted Homebuilder in America for the second year in a row.

To see how Ashton Woods can be your Home to Inspiration, visit us at the new AshtonWoods.com.

Ashton Woods Announces Final Opportunities at Parc at Broadwell

ATLANTA – Ashton Woods announces that it has just two opportunities remaining at Parc at Broadwell in Alpharetta that are ideal for quick move in before school starts.  Located less than a mile from the historic small town of Crabapple, the community is minutes from shopping, dining and the highly ranked Milton High.

The final homes, featuring the Cambridge 2 and Wilmington 2 floor plans, are move-in ready and carefully crafted with unique designs that transcend the historic buildings of the area by adding contemporary, design-forward styling amid their quaint surroundings.

Priced at $649,900, the stunning Cambridge 2 offers 3,606 square feet with five bedrooms and four baths.  A grand two-story foyer leads to the heart of the home, an impressive chef’s kitchen.  The space includes an oversized kitchen island and stainless steel appliances with canopy hood.  Crisp grey cabinets with subway tile backsplash and silestone countertops add brightness to the espresso hardwood floors.  The spacious family room overlooks the kitchen and features a coffered ceiling, fireplace, built-in areas and a wall of windows for natural light.  A guest retreat is situated on the main, while a master suite upstairs is a true hideaway with a separate sitting room, his and her walk-in closets and double vanity in the master bath.  A large deck provides breathtaking views of matures trees and lush landscaping.

The Wilmington 2, priced at $624,900, includes 3,584 square feet with five bedrooms and four baths.  The entryway opens to a formal dining room with stately columns on the right and a convenient living area or study to the left.  The dramatic family room showcases a two-story bowed wall of windows and a traditional fireplace with marble-like surfacing.  The chef’s kitchen has double ovens, stainless steel appliances and white cabinets with granite countertops.  The “l” shaped, black accent island offers additional storage and seating.  A full guest suite is also located on the main floor.  Upstairs, the large master retreat features an elegant bath with double vanities, separate tiled garden tub and large walk-in shower.  Additional designer upgrades throughout the home include luxury tile, wide plank hardwood floors, oak stairs and extensive trim.  Outside, a deck and porch combination overlooks a gorgeous tree-lined backyard.

Parc at Broadwell is near the area’s best shopping and dining destinations, such as Avalon, North Point Mall, The Collection at Forsyth and The Forum on Peachtree Parkway.  Children residing within the community can attend the excellent schools of Crabapple Crossing Elementary, Northwestern Middle School and Milton High School.

Ashton Woods Opening Adair Manor for Sales Soon

ATLANTA – Ashton Woods is excited to announce that it will open its newest community, Adair Manor, for sales in August.  Situated off the Bell Road corridor in the heart of Johns Creek, this community offers residents large home sites and close proximity to fabulous local dining, shopping and entertainment.

Ashton Woods’ single family homes at Adair Manor appeal to discerning , move-up home buyers who value high style and high design and place a premium on building a home that is a true reflection of their inspirations and passions.  Featured floor plans include the Cameron, Kendrick, Kingsley, Lexington, Preston and Weston.  All can be personalized to suit home buyers’ needs.

Warm neutral color palettes create an atmosphere that is both inviting and exciting, while architectural details throughout these homes make a simple yet impactful statement.  The combination of nature-inspired materials and high quality finishes blends seamlessly to produce an overall feeling of peace and comfort.

Additionally, rooms contain unique elements that will make each family member feel right at home.  Kitchens per plan showcase white and espresso cabinets that beautifully accent waterfall wood island bar overlays and granite countertops, while ceramic tile backsplashes bring brightness to these spaces.  Kitchens open to keeping rooms that contain modern fireplaces with marble surrounds and plenty of space for gathering and entertaining.  Tray ceilings throughout create height, while eye-catching details of the decorative wall sconces make dramatic additions to these homes.  Other distinctive details per plan include spacious his and hers master closets, soaker garden tubs, kids’ lounges, media and game rooms , home offices and beautiful outdoor living areas.

Adair Manor has easy access to employment centers and major highways, such as GA-400, that surround the Johns Creek area.  Residents can enjoy more time at home thanks to a short commute to business districts such as Buckhead, Midtown and downtown Atlanta.

Nearby destinations include North Point Mall, Avalon and The Forum.  Johns Creek also offers local events for residents to enjoy such as the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, the Farmers Market and the Johns Creek Arts Festival.

Children residing in the community will attend highly regarded five-star-ranked North Fulton schools including Shakerag Elementary School, River Trail Middle School and Northview High School.

Ashton Woods Hosts Grand Opening Event for Enclave at Altamonte

Come celebrate craft beer and well-crafted homes at this exciting community of townhomes

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL. – Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, announces the grand opening celebration for its newest community, Enclave at Altamonte, on Saturday, July 25 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The event, which is open to the general public, will be held at the Ashton Woods sales gallery located at 182 Sun Palm Lane (near the intersection of Palm Springs Drive and Orange Drive) in Altamonte Springs. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the new Ashton Woods sales gallery and two fully decorated model homes while enjoying live music, food and refreshments, including craft beer samples.

Situated near the heart of Altamonte Springs across from the Altamonte Mall and Crane’s Roost Park, Enclave at Altamonte will feature 108 three-story townhomes around a private amenity center with swimming pool, cabana, fire pit area and playground. This neighborhood of thoughtfully designed townhomes also offers convenient access to downtown Orlando and area attractions via Interstate 4 and most major Orlando arteries.

Three exceptionally designed, flexible floor plans are currently available, each offering a high level of personalization and design options tailored buyers’ unique lifestyles:

The newly built Lawrence plan features three bedrooms, three and one-half baths and study. Additional features include a third floor master suite with walk-in closets and separate his-and-her vanities in the bath. The large island kitchen opens to an adjacent dining area. The Lawrence is priced from $249,990.

  • The Haines introduces a great room floor plan with three bedrooms, three and one-half baths and a study around an island kitchen with a spacious family room and dining area. The third floor master suite features an enlarged bath and additional walk-in closet space. The Haines is priced from $264,990.
  • The Kilmer is the largest townhome at 1,989 square feet with three bedrooms, three and one-half baths and a study. The second floor features an island kitchen that opens into a quant sitting area. The adjoining dining room and family room lead to a patio balcony. The third floor has an enlarged master suite with bedroom, bath and walk-in closets. The Kilmer is priced from $274,990.

“We are very excited to introduce this new community of inspired townhomes,” said John Reny, Florida Division President for Ashton Woods. “In each market we serve, Ashton Woods builds homes specifically tailored to local market preferences, providing unrivaled levels of personalization, design and possibilities. You get all this, plus one of the best locations for those wanting to be close to shopping, dining and entertainment.”

For additional information on the grand opening of Enclave at Altamonte and the exceptional residences now being offered by Ashton Woods, call 407-960-4451 or visit the company online at www.ashonwoods.com.

ABOUT ASHTON WOODS HOMES:

Ashton Woods is one of the nation’s largest private homebuilding companies, blazing new trails in design and personalization to build homes as unique as the people who live in them.  Collaborating with homeowners for more than 25 years, the company and its team of world-renowned designers look beyond the conventional to draw inspiration from unexpected sources, resulting in exceptional design in every Ashton Woods home.  Recognized as the Most-Trusted Builder in America by the Lifestory Research 2013 and 2014 Most Trusted Builder in America StudiesSM, Ashton Woods’ collaborative approach is a key driver of its best-in-class customer satisfaction scores, with 95% of homebuyers likely to recommend the company to friends and family. For more information on Ashton Woods Homes, visit www.ashtonwoods.com.

Ashton Woods Opens New Model Home at The Grove

ATLANTA – Ashton Woods is excited to announce the opening of its new model home at The Grove in Milton, Georgia.  Priced from the $700,000s and set against a picturesque backdrop of gently rolling land and stately trees, the Kensington is a true reflection of distinctive southern style and showcases the design possibilities of the community’s elegant homes.

The model home incorporates textured light neutrals of soft grays and beiges, soft slate blues and sea glass to create ambiance.  The gorgeous trim work details maintain the look of the new southern traditional style while exploring current transitional designs and motifs.  Natural stone combined with site finished hardwood floors create drama yet maintain warmth, and the detached garage complete with upper-level loft provide extra room that can be modified to fit any family’s needs.

The Grove also offers exceptionally designed solutions for those wanting to move soon.  One home, featuring the Callaway floor plan, will be available in September.  Priced at $887,795, this home has five bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths with 4,053 square feet.  Interior appointments include a gourmet kitchen that is open to the family room, an inviting front porch and an open deck that oversees the spacious backyard.

In addition to the Kensington and Callaway, buyers can also choose from other floor plans including the Fairfield, Kelsey, Kingsley and Westbrook, ranging from 3,400 to over 4,800 square feet with three-and-a-half to four-and-a-half baths and master-on-the-main options.  These homes can be built on one of 39 different home sites.

Buyers can personalize their homes at The Studio by Ashton Woods.  They can choose from an array of upgraded options, such as hardwood flooring, cabinet colors, carpet, tiles, countertops, light fixtures and more.

Additionally, The Grove offers easy access to premier shopping, dining and entertainment.  This community is located near Avalon, North Point Mall, The Collection at Forsyth, the North Georgia Premium Outlets, Bell Memorial Park, the Big Creek Greenway and four local hospitals.

Children will attend Birmingham Falls Elementary School, ranked in the 88th percentile of Georgia elementary schools; Northwestern Middle School, ranked in the 95th percentile of Georgia middle schools; and Milton High School, ranked No. 6 in Georgia and a recipient of the U.S. News and World Report’s Gold Medal for academic achievement.

For more information about The Grove, contact Becky Huffstetler, the Community Sales Manager, at (404) 441-1680 or visit www.ashtonwoods.com/atlanta/grove.

Ashton Woods Announces New “Summer Selfie” Promotion

ATLANTA – Looking for a new home this summer?  Take home buying to a new level of fun!  Stop by any Ashton Woods community to tour a model home, and snap a selfie for a chance to win one of several $50 American Express gift cards.

Prizes will be awarded weekly.  To enter:

  1. Follow Ashton Woods on Twitter @AshtonWoodsATL or Facebook at www.facebook.com/AshtonWoodsAtlanta.
  2. Visit any Atlanta area Ashton Woods model.
  3. Snap a selfie in a room that inspires.
  4. Tweet or post the selfie on Facebook, and include #AWSummerSelfie for a chance to win.

Check out entry posts by clicking on the hashtag, but hurry!  The contest ends on July 13, 2015.  Drawings will be held each Monday, and weekly winners will be notified via Twitter and Facebook.

Ashton Woods offers over 20 single-family and townhomes communities around metro Atlanta which feature a variety of inspired designs with flexible floor plans and countless options for personalization at The Studio by Ashton Woods.  In addition, communities are located in some of the best cities and school systems around metro-Atlanta with fabulous entertainment, shopping and dining opportunities.  To help make owning an Ashton Woods home even more convenient, each community also offers quick move-in ready homes, many of which are ready for move-in before the new school year starts.

For more information about the #AWSummerSelfie promotion, visit www.ashtonwoods.com/atlanta/summerselfie.

Celebrate Heritage at Crabapple with Ashton Woods

ATLANTA – Ashton Woods invites buyers to celebrate Heritage at Crabapple, tonight, May 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. Wine and dine while walking the picturesque streetscapes, admiring the landscaped lawns and experiencing the quiet enclave of stunning homes, including three move-in ready opportunities.

Priced at $787,900, homesite 4 features the Kelsey floor plan with 4,200 square feet, six bedrooms and five baths. Highlights include a three-car garage, full front porch and finished basement with media room, bedroom, bonus room and game room.

The second move-in ready home, homesite 51, is a gorgeous Westbrook plan. The home offers a master on the main, guest suite on the main, extended three-car garage and full finished basement with bedroom, bathroom, media room and game room. Also, enjoy a grand chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances, vaulted ceilings, extensive trim work, custom cabinetry, built-ins and lovely hardwoods.

Homesite 52 showcases the Kelsey floor plan and is priced at $826,900. The home has 4,200 square feet with six bedrooms and five baths. The inspiring plan offers a deep front porch, three-car garage, expansive deck and full finished basement with media room, bedroom, bonus room and game room.

Buyers of these quick move-in homes will be able to take full advantage of community amenities, including a swimming pool and cabana. Additionally, Heritage at Crabapple is minutes from North Point Mall, Avalon and Bell Memorial Park.

Ashton Woods Wins A.R.E Design Award for The Studio in Phoenix

The Studio in Phoenix Wins Gold Award for Service Retailer at the A.R.E Design Awards in Las Vegas

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Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilding companies, is proud to announce that The Studio by Ashton Woods in Phoenix was named the Gold Award winner in the Service Retailer category at the Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.) Design Awards in Las Vegas. The highly coveted award solidifies Ashton Woods’ commitment to exceptional design and its ability to deliver its customers unrivaled possibilities in homebuilding at The Studio.

“At Ashton Woods, we collaborate with our homebuyers to discover their source of inspiration and build homes that are a true reflection of their styles and passions,” said Carrie Schonberg, VP of Marketing at Ashton Woods. “We believe that every home’s design tells a story.  And at The Studio in Phoenix, our team of experienced design consultants works together with homebuyers to build a home that tells their own unique story and brings their vision to life.”

The Studio by Ashton Woods is where design, personalization and possibilities come to life. The Studio in Phoenix received the Gold Award recognition for its state-of-the-art facility designed in partnership with Anna Simone of Cecconi Simone, Inc., an internationally renowned design firm based in Toronto. She has worked with Ashton Woods to design new Studios in several other markets, including Raleigh, NC, Charleston, SC, and Houston, TX, creating the ultimate destination for customers to collaborate with Ashton Woods’ team of experts to design truly inspired homes.

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“It is a true honor to be recognized in the company of design leaders such as Polo Ralph Lauren and Chanel,” said Ken Balogh, CEO of Ashton Woods.  “Our commitment to excellence in design is at the core of who we are and what we deliver in each of our homes and communities at Ashton Woods, and we are thrilled that this recognition from the Association for Retail Environments reinforces our trailblazing approach to delivering high design to our customers.”

The Studio in Phoenix opened its doors to the public in September 2014, and has been delighting customers ever since. Ashton Woods was named the winner of the prestigious Gold Award among more than 65 renowned international design projects, competing against the likes of Chanel, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Uniqulo and Whole Foods.