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A gorgeous home is waiting for you at Brightwell Crossing!

Categories: Brightwell Crossing | Posted: December 18, 2015 | Comments Off on A gorgeous home is waiting for you at Brightwell Crossing!

Have you been to Brightwell Crossing lately? This unique community of luxury homes is conveniently located in Poolesville, and features a variety of stunning homes – including The Kensington model.

This gorgeous new home features a classic front porch, and timeless architecture. Its flexible floorplan has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and an oversized 2-car garage with a bonus workspace. This spacious 4,175 square foot home has an expansive great room / kitchen / casual dining combination that is perfect for accommodating family and friends.

The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, 42″ cabinets, granite countertops, and a huge center island that is just steps away from the large pantry and rear foyer. A roomy den is convenient to the breakfast area and sunroom, and can be easily adapted for an office or library.9898442d4cdaa669d50c09ca8cfa2e36

Upstairs, you can imagine yourself unwinding in the peaceful owner’s suite, which features a private retreat area, two over-sized closets, a luxurious bathroom with expanded shower and corner soaking tub, and his and her dual granite vanities. There are three more bedrooms and two additional baths, as well as a laundry center with spacious folding area, sink and wall cabinets, also located on the second floor.

The lower level features a customized, finished recreation room with media room and full bath.

Brightwell Crossing is conveniently located near the greater Washington D.C. area, within minutes of cities throughout Virginia and Maryland. Situated in naturally beautiful surroundings, the community provides the benefits of small-town living without being far from major cities and attractions. Children living in the community attend high-quality schools, such as Poolesville Elementary, Monocacy Elementary, John Poole Middle School, and Poolesville High School, which also features the Poolesville High School Magnet Program. Residents enjoy everything from swimming at the local aquatic center to rooting for the hometown Poolesville Falcons football team.
For more information, visit www.brightwellcrossing.com/19902-stearns-court, and make sure to take the 3-D virtual tour (http://tour.homevisit.com/view/105215) while you’re there.
Contact George Neill today at gneill@kettlerforlineshomes.com or 301-208-2588 if you’d like to visit this home in person.

 

 

For nearly 40 years, the details have made all the difference in Kettler Forlines Homes and neighborhoods. Come visit and you will find award-winning, energy-efficient designs, the highest quality materials and craftsmanship, a genuine dedication to affordability and value, countless included features, and many ways to create a home that is truly unique. For more details about our homes, visit www.kettlerforlineshomes.com.

The Top 10 Reasons To Buy A New Kettler Forlines Home The Reserve at Brightwell Crossing

Categories: Brightwell Crossing, Uncategorized | Posted: December 15, 2015 | Comments Off on The Top 10 Reasons To Buy A New Kettler Forlines Home The Reserve at Brightwell Crossing

Are you considering the pros and cons of buying a new Kettler Forlines home versus a used home? Take a look at 10 reasons we have for starting the new year in a new home at Brightwell Crossing!

  1. Every Kettler Forlines home includes dozens of luxury features like designer kitchens, hardwood flooring, brick and porch exteriors, and elegant crown moulding.cc9792e8c779b15c5397baea800430ee
  1. Today’s new homes are designed to fit the way you live. Our homes at Brightwell Crossing feature spacious closets, large pantries, finished basements, and multi-generational living options. With resale homes, you may find that space is limited.
  1. New homes are designed to be low maintenance, yet high style. They’re made of cutting-edge building products that require less care and maintenance.
  1. You can replace all of the windows in a used home. And add insulation, and replace outdated systems. But why bother? Buy a brand new, all-you Kettler Forlines home!019_17919_Elgin_Road_105218_150607
  1. Children living in Brightwell Crossing attend high-quality schools, such as Poolesville Elementary, Monocacy Elementary, John Poole Middle School, and Poolesville High School, which features the Poolesville High School Magnet Program.
  1. You can have it your way. One of the benefits of buying a brand new Kettler Forlines home is customization. Pick your cabinets, flooring, carpets, light fixtures, etc.
  1. Most new homes have a longer life expectancy than existing homes, giving them a longer period of time to appreciate in value.
  1. A new Kettler Forlines home offers Energy Star 3.1 features like energy-efficient windows and appliances, energy-conserving insulation, and more… all features that decrease the your costs and carbon footprint. Our homes are Indoor Air Plus certified for improved indoor air quality!
  1. Safety is a concern for any homeowner, whether buying new or old. But, when you buy a new Kettler Forlines home, you save yourself some worry since everything is brand new and environmentally friendly.
  1. The Town of Poolesville has received official state certification from Sustainable Maryland. Sustainable Maryland is a program for municipalities that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.

For nearly 40 years, the details have made all the difference in Kettler Forlines Homes and neighborhoods. Come visit and you will find award-winning, energy-efficient designs, the highest quality materials and craftsmanship, a genuine dedication to affordability and value, countless included features, and many ways to create a home that is truly unique. For more details about our homes, visit www.kettlerforlineshomes.com.

Poolesville receives state certification from Sustainable Poolesville Committee!

Categories: Brightwell Crossing, Events, News, Uncategorized | Posted: December 1, 2015 | Comments Off on Poolesville receives state certification from Sustainable Poolesville Committee!

Kettler Forlines is thrilled to announce that the Town of Poolesville has received official state certification from the Sustainable Poolesville Committee. Our own Tom Kettler served as one of volunteers on the Poolesville Green committee, and Kettler Forlines’ assisted with the Chestnut Tree Demonstration Orchard at Elgin Park.

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Poolesville Community Garden

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Poolesville Solar Array

Just 12 municipalities were honored with awards from the Sustainable Poolesville Committee certification program, which is a collaborative effort between the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland and the Maryland Municipal League.

Poolesville earned certification through the following:

  • Home to three Maryland Green Schools
  • Installed a 1.1 megawatt solar photovoltaic system at the wastewater treatment plant, providing clean, renewable energy and a savings are approximately $30,000/year
  • Installed LED streetlights in two of the Town’s most prominent parks
  • Created a Sustainability Resource Center at Town Hall, with a virtual version on the municipal website
  • Maintains a Community Garden in partnership with local non-profit Poolesville Green
  • Adopted a Green Purchasing Policy for procurement of municipal goods and services
  • Developed an inventory of residential septic systems within the Town limits
  • Retrofitted Town Hall parking lot with pervious concrete, providing improved stormwater management.

For nearly 40 years, the details have made all the difference in Kettler Forlines Homes and neighborhoods. Come visit and you will find award-winning, energy-efficient designs, the highest quality materials and craftsmanship, a genuine dedication to affordability and value, countless included features, and many ways to create a home that is truly unique. For more details about our homes, visit www.kettlerforlineshomes.com.