Join us for The Summer of Smiles Events!

This summer, Orleans Homes has decided to have some fun! So, we’re having The Summer of Smiles, a variety of family-friendly events we’ve initiated for current homeowners, prospects, and anyone who wants to come! These events will be happening at our communities throughout the Philadelphia, New York and south Jersey regions.

  • We’re starting with a BBQ this Saturday, June 27th. There will be food, fun and festivities for everyone.
  • On July 17th, we’re having Movie Night, featuring Disney’s FROZEN. We’ll be having popcorn and frozen treats.
  • And as the summer winds down, we’ll say “So long, sweet summer” on August 22nd. This event will feature ice cream trucks and custom candy bars!

Our sales team members will be at every event, and are looking forward to having fun with our current homeowners, as well as introducing potential homeowners to their new neighbors! Plus, each community will have special Summer Incentives for prospective buyers… ask a sales team member for details!

Everyone is welcome, so if we’re having one of these events at a community near you, come on by.

  • Yardley Walk – Yardley, PA 19067
  • Town Centre Crossing – Glen Mills, PA 19342
  • Maple Brook Estates – North Wales, PA 19454
  • Deer Hollow – Blue Bell, PA 19422
  • Wildflowers at South Knolls – Jackson, NJ 08527
  • Wildflowers at Medford – Medford, NJ 08055
  • Wildflowers at Wallkill – Middletown, NY 10941

Hope to see you soon! For more information about The Summer of Smiles, contact Liz Kruse at 888-710-6422 or concierge@orleanshomes.com.

 

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill

Have you been to Deer Hollow? What are you waiting for!

Deer Hollow, a unique Orleans Homes’ neighborhood located in beautiful Blue Bell, PA, features single-family homes with open floor plans – and no lawn care or snow shoveling! This quaint neighborhood has just 30 homesites, with some backing up to wooded areas and streams. We take care of your exterior maintenance, so you have more time for family activities. Speaking of the kids, Deer Hollow is located in the highly acclaimed Wissahickon School District. It’s close to Rt. 202, the PA Turnpike, and Rt. 309, not to mention shopping and restaurants galore!

Three home styles are available at Deer Hollow and each one has its own charm and style, but all three have Orleans quality inside and out.

The Brookdale model has 2,902 square feet of living space, with three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a two-car garage. The second floor master suite features a private bath and huge walk-in closet. In addition to the bedrooms, the second floor includes a loft space and the laundry center. (In case you need to move quickly, we have a Brookdale that’s ready for you right now!)

The Bancroft home has 3,288 square feet of living space, with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and a two-car garage. In addition to the open great room / nook / kitchen area, the first floor also includes the master suite, dining room, den, mud room and the laundry room.

Finally, we give you The Longwood model, our most popular home plan. Along with a WOW kitchen, it has 3,603 square feet of living space, with four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a three-c ar garage. The second floor includes all four bedrooms, along with a loft space, laundry center, and five walk-in closets! We have a Longwood that will be ready for move-in for June!

We invite you to stop by and visit Deer Hollow TODAY! The Sales Office is located at 850 North Wales Road, Blue Bell, PA. Hours are Saturday – Wednesday 11am – 6pm; Thursday & Friday by appointment. For more information about Deer Hollow, contact Liz Kruse at 888-710-6422 or concierge@orleanshomes.com.

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill

Stonemill Falls is celebrating its Model Grand Opening !

Orleans Homes is excited to announce the Model Grand Opening at Stonemill Falls. Unlike anything else in Wake Forest, Stonemill Falls is a beautiful neighborhood of quiet cul-de-sacs with serene views of wooded areas and natural waterfalls that really sets this neighborhood apart from all others. Located just minutes from every convenience you could imagine, it has the perfect homes for those seeking a sophisticated yet convenient lifestyle.

Priced from $314,990, these luxury single-family homes have 4 to 5 bedrooms, 2.5 to 4 baths, and many great features. From gourmet kitchens to 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors to first floor master suites, no matter what you want, you’ll find it here!

Stonemill Falls is located in the highly desirable Wake Forest area, and includes access to the swim and tennis clubs at The Heritage Club. The Heritage area is well known for fantastic shopping and dining, as well as an abundance of recreational activities. Whether you’re looking for big box superstores or local specialty boutiques, they are all within minutes of Stonemill Falls. You can also enjoy family entertainment at the nearby ‘Factory’, which offers opportunities to shop, dine or participate in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities. And we can’t leave out the numerous local parks and trails that offer outdoor fun! These great area amenities are sure to make life easier and more enjoyable.

Please join us for the Model Grand Opening in this unique community from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, June 13th & 1 to 6 pm on Sunday, June 14th. Come tour the models and enjoy the celebration.

The model is located at 4200 Sunset Falls Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

For more information about the Grand Opening or to schedule a tour, contact Liz Kruse at 888-710-6422 or concierge@orleanshomes.com.

Stonemill Falls Model Home

 

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill.screen shot

Orleans Celebrates Charlotte MAME Award Win

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Charlotte Design Center

Here at Orleans Homes, we are celebrating a big win at the 2015 MAME awards. Our Charlotte Design Studio won Gold for Best Design Center. Obviously, we couldn’t agree more! The MAME (Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence) awards are given to members of the Homebuilders Association of Charlotte to celebrate hard work and recognize distinction in the home building industry. At Orleans Homes, we have a totally different presentation as it relates to design studios, and we appreciate being recognized for that with this award.

Our Charlotte Design Studio is unique and engaging, inspired by our tagline & logo – “Simply Happy” and the “Happy O”. The “happy” theme is demonstrated with a “Happy O” wall of mugs, happy quotes, and a wall of smiles. Cheerful colors abound, serving as creative inspiration for home buyers as they tour the building.

Our goal was to create an environment that is easy to navigate, as our buyers decide on their selections. And we succeeded. We often hear comments like “That was easy” or “We thought this would take so much longer”. We worked closely with our vendor partners to offer choices that have been evaluated according to buyer demands, new trends and warranty analysis. We have also made it simpler to purchase items like appliances, kitchen options and ceramic tiles by creating packages. Combining options together and presenting our buyers with those packages makes buying decisions much less stressful.

Our design consultant trains with our manufacturers so that she can provide important details and facts about our product offerings. We take great pride in the products we have selected and displayed in our Design Studio. We want our buyers to be able to see and touch all the products they will have in their new homes. Each area of the Design Studio has been designed to work in coordination with the rooms around it – making an easy transition from product to coordinating product. For example, our kitchen vignettes are in close proximity to the cabinet/countertop area, as well as the flooring display.

Orleans also has “tour and orientation” nights at the Design Studio, where both prospective buyers and those who have already purchased can nibble on snacks and get acquainted with all that we offer here. It’s a fun way for buyers to meet their design consultant and to understand the Design Studio process.

If you’re ready to build your dream Orleans home, come see us at the Design Studio, 1410 West Morehead Street, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28208.

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill.

10 Reasons to come celebrate the Model Grand Opening at Yardley Walk!

Orleans Homes recently celebrated the Grand Opening of our two decorated models at Yardley Walk, but with traffic booming, the party continues daily from 11 am until 6 pm. A separate VIP event with a ribbon cutting by the Mayor of Yardley took place on April 25th, bringing in more than 60 guests including the newest residents of Yardley Walk!

So why should you come see the luxury townhomes at Yardley Walk for yourself? We have 10 Reasons!

  1. The two newly decorated models are delightful
  2. You’ll love the elegant brick exteriors & distinctive architecture
  3. A variety of floor plans are available
  4. The elegant kitchens and beautiful master suites
  5. Picturesque tree-lined entrance
  6. Scenic walking trails & a peaceful central park
  7. The beautiful views of Lake Afton
  8. Just minutes from the center of historic Yardley Borough
  9. Close to I-95 for an easy commute to New York or Philadelphia
  10. 10. Exceptionally priced from the low $600’s

The models are located at 27 Creekview Lane. The Sales Office is located at 85 N. Main Street in Yardley, PA.  It’s open Daily from 11 am – 6 pm. 

For more information about the Grand Opening or to schedule a tour, contact Liz Kruse at 888-710-6422 or concierge@orleanshomes.com.

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill.

Get news, updates and special offers by joining community VIP lists on OrleansHomes.com Be sure to follow Orleans Homes on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Top 6 Reasons to come celebrate the Model Grand Opening at Town Centre Crossing!

Orleans Homes will be celebrating the Grand Opening of our two decorated models at Town Centre Crossing on May 2nd & 3rd from 11 am until 6 pm. A separate VIP event with a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on May 1st.

So why should you come see Town Centre Crossing for yourself?

  1. You’ll love the elegant carriage-style designs
  2. We have a variety of floor plans, some with 1st floor masters & 2nd floor lofts
  3. Just steps from Concordville Town Centre and the Shoppes at Brinton Lake
  4. Outstanding Garnet Valley Schools
  5. Easy commute to Media, Philadelphia or the airport
  6. Exceptionally priced from the mid $400’s

The Town Centre Crossing sales office is located at 15 Evergreen Drive, and is open daily from 11 am- 6 pm.

For more information about the Grand Opening or to schedule a tour, contact Liz Kruse at 888-710-6422 or concierge@orleanshomes.com

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Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill.

Team Member Spotlight: Eileen Freeman

As our tagline is, simply happy, we pride ourselves on having team members that convey that message through everything that they do, whether it is making a family feel comfortable in their future home or making the sales team keel over with laughter.

One team member in particular, Eileen Freeman, has happily been with Orleans Homes since 1976 and depicts all that our company strives to represent. Eileen has passionately worked with Orleans Homes before the invention of text messaging and emailing. In the midst of all of the changes in the home buying industry, one thing remained consistent:   Eileen kept closing homes with a smile on her face; we actually lost count after 5,000 closings.

Eileen has not only made favorable impressions upon her new homeowners, she has also left a legacy upon all that have worked with her at Orleans Homes. Through Eileen’s enthusiasm for meeting new people, she has taught us to never hesitate to learn everyone’s story. Her extroverted personality has allowed Orleans Homes to become the family business it is today, internally as well as with our homeowners.

By far and wide the most important lesson we have learned from Eileen is to maintain the ability to have a strong allegiance to othersand to believe in all that you do. Regardless of any challenges, Eileen has

maintained a positive attitude and determined responsibility to exceed Orleans’ goals and expectations.

Whether she is coordinating closing dates with our construction team or scheduling that exciting move in day for new homeowners, Eileen Freeman is truly nothing short of simply exceptional. Thank you Eileen for everything you’ve done for Orleans Homes over the years!

 

Orleans Homes was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest, continually operated homebuilders in the United States. We are committed to building thoughtfully designed homes and creating unique neighborhoods that cater to the way people live today. We are currently operating in 8 distinct markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Central and Southern New Jersey, Orange County, N.Y., Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill.

Get news, updates and special offers by joining community VIP lists on OrleansHomes.com Be sure to follow Orleans Homes on Facebook and Twitter.

No Matter Your Style, You’ll Find It With Orleans Homes

A big part of creating “Simply Happy” homeowners is making sure that the new homes we build reflect their style and the lives they live.

That’s why we put such a huge emphasis on pinpointing the design trends that homebuyers are loving right now and the ones that will make a splash in the year ahead. We have several new-for-2015 model homes and we’re so excited to show them off this year. Our design teams have done a phenomenal job.

The Thurleston model is all about crisp, clean lines, from the tray ceilings to the accents added throughout the home. It’s been a popular model in the Chicagoland area, and the floorplan is offered now at at Thornfield Meadows in Hawthorn Woods, IL.

The new Prescott model at Trillium is the ideal home for this lakeside community in Mooresville, NC. The soft colors and the abundant natural light create a cool, laid-back atmosphere.

Model Home Interior Design Ideas

 

We also love the bold design of the new Dorset model at Colvin Park in Apex, NC. Notice the fun effect created by pairing neutral white and black with deep greens and blues.

We’re also looking forward to unveiling the Rutland and Templeton models at Yardley Walk in Pennsylvania. The exteriors  will reflect the colonial charm of the area, while the interiors will be sheer understated elegance.

If you’re thinking about a beautiful new home this year, come out and visit our models. Make note of your favorite styles and finishes and start thinking about how amazing your new home could be.

A New Year’s Resolution from Orleans Homes

As you start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions, ask yourself what will help you be happier in the year to come. Find your happy in one of Orleans Homes’ new Chicagoland communities.

Find your happy in one of Orleans Homes' new Chicagoland communities

There are so many reasons that could make this the perfect year to buy a beautiful, brand new Orleans home. A new addition, a new job, a new start—or maybe it’s just time to get the home you’ve always dreamed of. This year could be the start of your new beginning at any of our four brand new neighborhoods in Chicago!

Check out more information below about each of Orleans Homes’ new Chicagoland communities:

Single family homes starting from the mid $300s and steps away from the Fox River Preserve and Marina.

Single family homes starting from the mid $300s and located close to shopping, fine dining and championship golf courses. Choose from scenic lakeside homesites in the prestigious Crystal Lake School District.

Single family homes starting from the low $600s and located close to the commuter train with ranch and 2-story homes on 1-acre lots available.

Single family homes starting from the mid $300’s and located in the sought-after Central Unified School District 301.

Join the VIP list of any of our four new communities and be the first to learn the latest details, lock in the lowest introductory pricing, and receive special incentives and exclusive access to select your home and homesite before the general public.

If you’re ready for a new home now, and don’t want to wait, consider our Quick Delivery Homes at our existing communities. These homes are priced to sell and ready to move in now, with all features and upgrades selected to fit your lifestyle and make your homebuying experience simply happy.

Don’t hesitate. Become a VIP and start your new home search now to get your New Year started right.

Time is Running Out to Celebrate Orleans’ Octoberfest in Raleigh

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Need just one more reason to love the fall?

Orleans Homes is offering a special Octoberfest incentive for the rest of the month in each of our Raleigh neighborhoods.

When you buy a new home in October, you will automatically receive a FREE upgrade to hardwood floors in your family room!

Just imagine, a quiet wooded view in a gorgeous ranch home with a large yard like the ones featured at Blalock Forest in Willow Spring. We are talking the best of both worlds— living in a cul-de-sac community, with the convenience of easy access of downtown Raleigh.

Don’t miss out this fall. The season—and these opportunities—will be gone before you know it.