Parade of Homes at Witherspoon Oct. 7-22
Construction is underway on the houses taking part in the 2017 Pinnacle Financial Partners Parade of Homes™. The highly anticipated custom home tour will open Saturday, October 7 and continue daily through Sunday, October 22 at the Witherspoon community in Brentwood. Hours are from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission is $12 per person and children 12 and under are admitted free of charge.
Sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee (HBAMT), this year’s event features an impressive cast of local construction professionals and interior designers. The houses range from Castle Homes’ 6,748 square foot contemporary English Country house to Ford Custom Classic Homes’ 9,000 square foot home, which the builder describes as Rustic Elegance.
Of the six builders, three of them (Castle Homes, Legend Homes, and Ford Custom Classic Homes) have participated inprevious Parade of Homes, while Barlow Builders, Schumacher Homes, and Stonegate Homes are putting the finishing touches on their first homes to be featured in a Parade or Homes.
Located in the heart of Brentwood, Witherspoon is an exclusive 263-acre enclave of 153 luxury home sites. This estate community offersan combination of natural beauty, classic architecture, and exceptional amenities. Seven of Middle Tennessee’s finest custom home builders offer impressive homes with American, English, French, and Italian-influenced architecture priced from the $800s to over $2 million. The subdivision is being developed by CPS Land and Ford Custom Classic Homes.
The Parade teams include: Austin Pennington of Barlow Builders and Julie Paranjape ofmrs.paranjape designs; Alan Looney of Castle Homes with Rozanne Jackson, Ginny Garett, and Katy Austin of The Iron Gate; Mike Ford of Ford Custom Classic Homes and Autumnflora Miklich of Bella Vita Designs;
Doug Herman of Legend Homes and Marie-Joe Bouffard, of JFY Designs; Keith Schumacher of Schumacher Homes and Tim Causey and Chuck Feltner of ReCreations Home, and Paul Huff of Stonegate Homes and Julie Davis of Julie Davis Interiors.
Outdoor living spaces are receiving a great deal of emphasis from these builders and designers, echoing national patterns. Barlow Builders’ home features a pool and two-story cabana with a spiral staircase leading to the roof deck overlooking the area. The Castle Homes property includes four defined garden areas designed by award-winning landscape architect Gavin Duke of Page | Duke Landscape Architects.
Complete with a wood burning fireplace and grilling station, the home built by Ford Custom Classic Homes includes aprimary covered living space designed for year-round use. A comfortable seating area offers a view of the pond and natural spring house original to the Witherspoon Community.
Schumacher Homes’ English Tudor features an outdoor living area that opens from the media room and grand room, all designed to bring the outside in and the inside out. A back screened porch with fireplace leads to an outdoor entertaining area at the Stonegate Homes parade entry.
Visitors will find the latest in building materials, lighting, kitchen design, flooring, wood beams and recycled materials, beautiful millwork, as well as window treatments, a bourbon bar, elevators, butler’s pantries, wine rooms, unusual ceilings, accent walls, and more.
“The builders and designers are working non-stop to create truly inspiring homes that attendees won’t soon forget,” says Danny Hester of Pinnacle Financial Partners, sponsor of this year’s Parade of Homes.
For more information call 615/ 377-1055 or visit www.theparadeofhomes.org and follow the event right up until opening day on the 2017 Pinnacle Financial Partners Parade of Homes Facebook page.
The HBAMT is a voluntary, not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting the American dream of home ownership to all residents of middle Tennessee.