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Homes By Dickerson receives award from Energy Star!

Homes By Dickerson receives award from Energy Star!

Thank you to Energy Star for recognizing Homes By Dickerson as an Energy Star Certified Homes Market Leader!  We are honored to receive this award which recognizes our work in promoting energy-efficient construction for 2016.

Building custom, high-performance homes is our passion.  We are committed to not only saving our clients money but also bringing them peace of mind about their comfort, their health, and their impact on the environment.  This accolade is the most recent in a long line of very valued awards and recognitions as each of our homes are Energy Star certified, crafted to the National Green Building Standard, and voluntarily built to the NC HERO code.

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We achieve our whole home approach by including such high-performance green features as:

  • Properly-sized HVAC systems with programmable thermostat and jumper ducts
  • Green Label Carpeting
  • Certified Cabinetry
  • Formaldehyde-Free Insulation
  • Conditioned Crawl Spaces
  • Zip Exterior Wall Sheathing
  • Radiant Barrier Roof Decking
  • 2×6 Exterior Walls with R-19 insulation
  • Low-E windows
  • Fresh air damper
  • Tankless Water Heaters

For more information on any of our custom-built, high-performance homes, please contact us at 919- 917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com 

 

2017 Green Home Tour at Wendell Falls-“Build Green To Save Green!”

2017 Green Home Tour at Wendell Falls-“Build Green To Save Green!”

Come see what our high-performance, green homes are all about during the 2017 Green Home Tour in Wendell Falls! This event spans two weekends: April 29-30 and May 6-7, from 12noon to 5pm each day. Meet our team, tour high-performance, custom designs, register for exciting prizes and more! Wendell Falls, The Windham C (Home site 349) 353 Liberty Star Road, Wendell, NC. We look forward to seeing you there!

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For more information on any of our custom, high-performance homes located throughout The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com and don’t forget to visit our Green Home Tour home in Briar ChapelThe Brookdale, Lot 324, at 247 Bennett Mountain Trace, Chapel Hill.

2017 Green Home Tour at Briar Chapel-“Build Green To Save Green!”

2017 Green Home Tour at Briar Chapel-“Build Green To Save Green!”

Come see what our high-performance, green homes are all about during the 2017 Green Home Tour in Briar Chapel! This event spans two weekends: April 29-30 and May 6-7, from 12noon to 5pm each day. We are holding events at Briar Chapel each day of the tour showcasing our high-performance, green features. Meet our team and knowledgeable industry reps, attend informative educational sessions, register for exciting prizes and more! Briar Chapel, The Brookdale (Home site 324) 247 Bennett Mountain Trace, Chapel Hill, NC. We look forward to seeing you there!

GHT BC FlyerFor more information on any of our custom, high-performance homes located throughout The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com and don’t forget to visit our Green Home Tour home in Wendell Falls-The Wyndham, Lot 349, at 353 Liberty Star Road, Wendell.

 

The Home of Your Life! The Wild Poppy in Wendell Falls!

The Home of Your Life! The Wild Poppy in Wendell Falls!

The Wild Poppy in Wendell Falls is simply charming!  A sweet southern front porch and red door welcomes you into the almost 3000 square foot design which features a first floor guest suite and gorgeous wooded views!  Enjoy a formal dining/study area which leads through a butler’s pantry and into an open living space with a gourmet kitchen, cozy family room and an abundance of beautiful, large windows.  Journey up the hand-stained staircase where you will find a sizable master suite, two secondary bedrooms and a convenient bonus room.

Foyer  Butlers Pantry  Dining Room  Kitchen  Living Room  Living Room 2  019_Master Bath  Bonus Room The charm of this home extends to its outdoor living space as well!  Enjoy dinner or drinks on your lovely screen porch while you enjoy your backyard with its wooded views and grill pad.  Take a stroll from your cul-de-sac homesite to the many different parks, nature trails and of course to The Falls!Screen Porch  Back Exterior

Come tour the beautiful Wild Poppy and see all that this high-performance, green certified home can offer you and your family!  Do not forget to visit The Farmhouse where you can sit by the pool or grab a snack at the quaint Grounds Cafe!

For more information on how you can make The Wild Poppy “The Home of YOUR Life!”, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com

Wendell Falls:: The Wild Poppy
1740 Drift Falls Lane, Wendell, NC
To view the virtual tour, please click here.
4 bedrooms, 3.0 baths
2835 square feet
Homesite 29-MLS #2075894
$375,000

Red Ribbon Home of the Week:: The St. James in Barton’s Grove

Red Ribbon Home of the Week:: The St. James in Barton’s Grove

If you are looking for traditional elegance and spacious living in a peaceful, wooded setting then look no further than the beautiful St. James in Barton’s Grove by Homes by Dickerson. Gorgeous double doors lead into a great foyer space, home office and versatile dining area with stunning details in the elegant trim and lighting fixtures.  Incredible oversized windows highlight the site-finished hardwoods and the carefully chosen color palette as you move into the open living concept featuring a gourmet kitchen and family room complete with coffered ceilings and built-in bookshelves.  A private master suite can also be found on the first floor.  Up the beautiful stairway are four additional bedrooms with a jack-and-jill bath, a generous recreation room and an abundance of storage!  Plus the wooded views from your screen porch of your almost 2-acre home site are absolutely breathtaking!
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This custom design extends over 4000 square feet and is one of the 13 homes included in this year’s Red Ribbon Package Event!  Receive $5000 to “use as you choose” when you close on this move-in ready home by December 20, 2016.*

For more information on The St. James in Barton’s Grove or any of our other move-in ready homes across The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com

Barton’s Grove:: The St. James
7005 Barton’s Grove Way, Raleigh, NC
To view the virtual tour, please click here.
5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths
4089 square feet
Homesite 1-MLS #2054340
$779,900

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*See Agent for details on the Red Ribbon Package Event

Move-in Ready Home of the Week:: The Lakewood in Briar Chapel

Move-in Ready Home of the Week:: The Lakewood in Briar Chapel

The interior of this Homes by Dickerson ranch plan, The Lakewood, combines elegant fixtures, custom trim, stone and rough-hewn beams to create the feeling of a luxurious mountain retreat.  The earth tone color palette used in this home, from the beautiful clay colored walls to the unique fireplace mantel and surround in the family room, support that atmosphere.  The charm and character of the study with its vaulted ceilings, hand-stained beams, floor-to-ceiling stone surround and dulled brass and copper light fixtures will make you envision calm, cozy evenings. Dark walnut stain on the site-finished hardwoods lends a warmth to each of the rooms on the first floor including a master suite, guest suites, family room and gorgeous gourmet kitchen.  Upstairs you will find a generous guest suite along with a bonus room and ample storage.  Additional features include a large screen porch, 10 foot ceilings, Electrolux appliances, an oversized home site and so much more!

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For more information on how to make this move-in ready home “The Home of Your Life!” please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com

Briar Chapel:: The Lakewood
1431 Briar Chapel Parkway, Chapel Hill, NC
To view our virtual tour, please click here.
4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths
3811 square feet
Homesite 100-MLS# 2043540
$639,000

Visit our Featured Homes on the 2016 Green Home Tour!

Visit our Featured Homes on the 2016 Green Home Tour!

Since building high-performance homes is a passion of ours, we are excited to once again participate in The Triangle’s Green Home Tour, sponsored by the Home Builder’s Association of Durham-Orange-Chatham Counties! Not only is every Dickerson home Energy Star certified but they are each crafted to the National Green Building Standard and voluntarily built to the NC Hero Code so it is hard to choose which homes we want to put on the tour every year.  However, we are very excited about the two custom plans being featured this spring!  Here is a sneak peek at these beautiful floorplans, both of which are chock full of energy and cost saving features for you and your family!

The Fairfield in Wendell Falls
This Fairfield home is a traditional-style home design featuring a wrapped covered front porch, a first-floor guest suite and an expansive, open living area. Three additional bedrooms, including a spacious master suite, and a generous rec room are found upstairs. Builder features include ample closet space, custom trim, granite counter-tops and an abundance of windows! A two-car garage and screen porch complete this desirable floor plan which is just waiting to be “The Home of Your Life™!”

Wendell Falls:: The Fairfield
1705 Drift Falls Lane, Wendell, NC
To view the virtual tour, please click here.
4 beds, 3.0 baths
2636 square feet
Homesite 118-MLS # 2042484
$361,700

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The Riverwalk II in Briar Chapel
Our new Riverwalk II floor plan, is move-in ready and green certified! Come tour this beautiful home which sits on a large, wooded home site. The open floor plan boasts a kitchen that is central to the family room and formal dining/stud while the guest bedroom/private office is convenient to the owner’s entry. Upstairs you will find a gorgeous master suite, a large bonus room as well as ample storage on the third floor.

Briar Chapel:: The Riverwalk II
293 Landover Circle, Chapel Hill, NC
4 beds, 4.0 baths
3519 square feet|
Homesite 1275- MLS #2042660
$572,000

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For more information on any of our high-performance homes in The Triangle, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com

For more information on any of our high-performance green features, please see our website at //www.homesbydickerson.com/#green

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“Bring a Little Green to Your Life” during the 11th Annual Green Home Tour!

“Bring a Little Green to Your Life” during the 11th Annual Green Home Tour!

As we at Homes By Dickerson continue to improve our high-performance designs and green features, we could not be more excited about this year’s Green Home Tour!  From sealed crawlspaces and 2×6 exterior walls to lower HERS score ratings and jumper ducts, we are committed to building all of our custom homes as high-performance and energy efficient as possible.

We hope that you will tour our two Homes by Dickerson designs on the 11th Annual Green Home Tour!

The Riverwalk in Briar Chapel
Homesite 1275
293 Landover Circle
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
The Fairfield in Wendell Falls
Homesite 118
1705 Drift Falls Lane
Wendell, NC 27591

Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with our experienced team members, learn how you can save money on your monthly utility bills, register to win some exciting prizes and ask us how we can help you find “The Home of YOUR Life!”

April 30-May 1 & May 7-8, 12noon to 5pm each day

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For more information on any of our high-performance homes or to schedule a private tour of our move-in ready, custom designs, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com

“What’s NEW?” at Homes by Dickerson

“What’s NEW?” at Homes by Dickerson

First of all, I would be remiss if I did not mention how absolutely beautiful it is outside! What a pleasure to step out into warm sunshine and light breezes.  The welcome change in weather however is not the only new thing that we are discussing at Homes by Dickerson. From new floorplans to a new location and new design center, we have embraced 2016 with a desire to constantly be on the cutting edge and in the know!  It is important to us that we offer the latest features and designs possible and that we are always looking for ways to improve.

Here are some examples of all that is new and exciting at Homes by Dickerson!

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New Website! Check out our new and improved website at www.HomesByDickerson.com which also features our new company video!

New Communities! Ask us about our new neighborhood in Pittsboro, Henderson Place at Fearrington, which features custom-built, high-performance homes starting from the upper $500s.  We are also very excited as our most recent endeavors in Madison at Evan’s Creek (Apex) and Wendell Falls (Wendell) have started to take off-

New Floorplans! We continue to create floorplans that are right for your life!  Owner’s entries, first-floor masters, ranch plans, data ports, storage, outdoor living, green features and so much more are available for you to choose!  Whether you are looking at the new Sanderson floorplan in Briar Chapel or the Barton D in Haywood, ask us how we can build “The Home of Your Life!™”

New High Performance Accomplishments! Our average 2015 HERS Score was 52!  We continue to be committed to building each of our homes as Energy Star Certified, crafted to the National Green Building Standard and voluntarily built to the NC HERO code.

New Location! We have moved our HBD offices and Raleigh Design Showroom to 7101 Creedmoor Road, Suite 115 in Raleigh.  Come view our new selection center and custom option features!

New Recognitions!
Homes By Dickerson was recently named as “Best of HOUZZ 2016 for Customer Service!” We are very proud of this accolade as we strive to consistently have our clients’ needs and desires as our top priority.

For more information on any of our new communities, new floorplans or new design center, please contact us at 919-917-3132.
Come take a private tour of any of our custom designs and find out how you can build “The Home of Your Life!™” with Homes by Dickerson.

 

 

 

 

 

Henderson Place at Fearrington: “From Foundation to Finish”, Volume I

Henderson Place at Fearrington: “From Foundation to Finish”, Volume I

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We are thrilled to announce our newest venture in The Triangle: Henderson Place at Fearrington!

This Homes By Dickerson exclusive neighborhood, now open for sale, features single-family, custom homes within walking distance from the award-winning, picturesque Fearrington area!  Our high-performance plans include ranch-style designs priced from the high $500s on wooded home sites averaging one acre in size.

In this blog series, “From Foundation to Finish,” we will take you through the building process of our first home in Henderson Place at Fearrington, The Henderson D. From groundbreaking until completion, we will post informative blogs on the build progress, including updated photos and educational tips along the way.  Learn more about our included high-performance features and what goes in on both sides of the walls which sets Homes By Dickerson apart.  We are excited to bring this home to life through words and pictures and we hope that you will join us on this journey!

Our award-winning design team has been hard at work, selecting just the right color palette and finishes for the Henderson D plan. Their choices are a successful blend between classic and modern, matching the classically historical aspect of the Fearrington area with today’s trends and styles. The interior and exterior shades of black and white are a natural ode to the adorable Scottish beef cattle roaming the area’s farmland, perfect for our custom home debut in this neighborhood.  Over 3300 square feet, this 1.5 story design will feature 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a study, separate dining room and family room all on the first floor.  The second floor will host a spacious, versatile recreation room!

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Stop by to see the beginning of this charming neighborhood from the locally-owned boutiques and restaurants to the famous Inn and Spa located within walking distance. Stroll the winding, streets, enjoy the pastoral setting and experience the history behind this community.

To schedule an appointment with our sales team, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com

Coming Soon:
“From Foundation to Finish, Volume II” where we will see the lot cleared and the foundation started!