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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

Home of the Week :: the Oakmont in Heritage

Home of the Week :: the Oakmont in Heritage

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Heritage Wake Forest:: The Oakmont

5721 Massey Branch Drive, Rolesville, NC
To view the virtual tour, click here.
4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
3710 square feet
Home Site 3251-MLS # 1960466



While most of us would agree that it is better to give than to receive, we believe that purchasing a Homes By Dickerson home allows you to do both.  When you receive the keys to The Home of Your Life, you are giving your family a quality-built, custom home that is good for the environment and ready to house a lifetime of memories.

The Oakmont at Heritage is a perfect example of our give and receive mindset!  This unique design, over 3,700 square feet, is a balanced mixture of elegance and comfort.  When you walk through the solid wooden door, you just feel at home.  Notice the enhanced trim in the foyer and powder room to your right or the hand-stained coffered ceilings in the well-lit dining room on your left.  Words cannot describe the beauty of this open-plan, gourmet kitchen featuring an expansive, granite-covered island and charming butler’s area in the breakfast nook.  The details of this home from the bronze light fixtures to the wrought-iron balusters will amaze and overwhelm you but beyond the many built-in shelves and oversized windows lies an incredible outdoor living space.  Feel like the wooded backyard is an extension of your living room with this quality-crafted screen porch and deck, complete with a full bench and stone fire pit.

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A spacious master suite, study and additional bedroom complete the first-floor layout but even more surprises await on the second-floor with the built-in homework center/craft area in the loft and stunning handmade window seat/daybed in the very generous bonus room. Drop zone, barn-door inspired pantry covers, granite counters in the bathrooms and so much more-this home is a must see!  Make the Oakmont The Home of YOUR Life and receive $5000 to use as you choose!  But remember that our commitment to building a high-performance green home with the highest quality in craftsmanship and design will enable you to give so much more to your family and your life than you could ever receive.

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For more information on any of our Red-Ribbon Package Homes in Heritage Wake Forest or to schedule a private tour, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@HomesByDickerson.com.


Red Ribbon Home of the Week :: the Lakeview Manor in Croasdaile Farm

Red Ribbon Home of the Week :: the Lakeview Manor in Croasdaile Farm

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Croasdaile Farm:: The Lakeview Manor

3402 Trailwood Drive, Durham, NC
To view the full virtual tour, click here.
4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
4078 square feet
Home Site 207-MLS #1951253


Our Red Ribbon Home of the Week, the Lakeview Manor in Croasdaile Farm, is truly THE perfect Holiday Home! From the moment that you walk through the solid mahogany double-doors your senses become alive. You can almost smell the boughs of holly that you would intertwine along the wrought-iron staircase balusters.

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Laughter from your family gathering and holiday music wafts through the air as you saunter through the spacious foyer. To your left, the adorned fireplace blazes in the study where a family member is curled up with a Holiday read.

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On your right, the formal dining room table sparkles and shines with your grandmother’s fine china and silver, a mixture of silver and gold to commemorate the season. The open family room and gourmet kitchen is abuzz with activity as your nostrils are assailed with a mixture of spices and pine, winter smells which flood you with precious memories. Delicious treats cover the oversized, granite-covered island and warmth permeates the rooms from the large ovens in the kitchen and additional fireplace in the family room.

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But what really catches your eye? What really makes this home perfect for the upcoming Holidays? Your winter-wonderland view of the back yard! Large windows align the family room and breakfast area walls allowing you a gorgeous look at the almost 2-acre wooded home site. Imagine watching the snow fall and the occasional deer visit while baking recipes that have been passed down for generations.

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Use the first-floor master suite to wrap those last minute gifts while your friends and family relax and watch movies in the ample upstairs bonus room, complete with a full bar for snacks and spirits! Three additional bedrooms complete the upstairs to entertain all of your winter guests.

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Words truly cannot do justice to the beauty and detail of this home! We invite you to contact us for a private tour and make this perfect Holiday Home “The Home of YOUR Life” before the Holidays! For more information, please call Renee at 919-917-3132 or email info@HomesByDickerson.com

Don’t forget to ask us about our Red Ribbon Package Event! There is still time to receive $15,000 on this specific home to use as you choose!


Red Ribbon Home of the Week :: The Fairview in Heritage Woodlands

Red Ribbon Home of the Week :: The Fairview in Heritage Woodlands

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Heritage Woodlands :: The Fairview
5732 Lord Granville Way, Rolesville, NC
To view the full virtual tour, click here
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
3146 square feet
Home site 3100-MLS #1944052



While the long days of summer seem just like yesterday, the Holiday countdown is officially here! Thanksgiving menus are being planned, travel arrangements are being made and children everywhere are writing out their wish lists to Santa. Even some of our select Showcase Homes are decorated in true Holiday fashion to celebrate our Red Ribbon Package Event. From now until November 30th, Homes By Dickerson is offering up to $15,000 to use as you choose on any of our homes featuring red ribbons on the front door.

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This week our featured Red Ribbon Home, The Fairview in Heritage Woodlands, boasts a $10,000 to use as you choose offer. Purchase appliances for your gourmet kitchen or perhaps custom blinds for the abundance of windows throughout the home. Enjoy almost 3200 square feet of this custom ranch design which includes a bonus room and fourth bedroom with a full bath on the second floor. Additional highlights of the home include a butler’s pantry, mud room, built-in book shelves, tray ceiling, tankless water heater, and a spacious screened porch.

Ask us how this open floor plan, perfect for entertaining, can be “The Home of YOUR Life” before the end of the year! With four bedrooms, three bathrooms and ample storage, you will have all the space you need to entertain family and friends during the months to come.

Here are some photos for you to take a peak inside:

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For more information or to schedule a private tour, please contact us at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com


Home of the Week :: The Franklin III on Sunnyside Court in Briar Chapel

Home of the Week :: The Franklin III on Sunnyside Court in Briar Chapel

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The Franklin III

Briar Chapel

26 Sunnyside Court, Chapel Hill, NC
To view the full virtual tour, click here.
3 bedrooms, 3.0 bathrooms
2699 square feet
Homesite 326 – MLS# 1939237




Whether you are preparing to decorate your front porch with pumpkins, turkeys or Santa’s sleigh, this charming ranch-style home is move-in ready for your family! Enjoy the openness of the Franklin III Craftsman floor plan as you start making plans for the holidays.

Cooking and Baking:
Dust off those old recipes because you will have plenty of counter and island space for all of the treats you need to make during the holidays! From sauces and stews to cookies and cakes, the gourmet kitchen offers plenty of room for you to prepare those delicious feasts.

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Family Time:
Do not forget all of those special memories you wish to make over the next few months. From crafts and cards to game nights or watching Holiday movies, the oversized upstairs Bonus Room is the perfect space to spend quality time with those most important to you. The open design of the downstairs brings everyone together.


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Quiet Oasis:
The Holidays can be wonderful but also overwhelming. Take advantage of the private Owner’s Suite on the main floor to get away from it all. Soak in the garden tub or enjoy the wooded view and some hot chocolate on your screen porch.

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Out-of-town guests:
What better time to have your friends and family come visit you and see your new home than during the upcoming festivities? This home offers a separate guest bedroom on the first floor as well as another guest room upstairs with a full bathroom.

Bring in the Holly:
Enjoy plenty of custom features and built-in shelving throughout the home perfect for displaying all of your family heirlooms and decorations.

Don’t wait until after the holidays to make this beautiful design “The Home of YOUR Life!” Enjoy the magic and wonder of the upcoming season in your new home. Contact us today at 919-917-3132 or info@homesbydickerson.com to get a private tour of the Franklin III Craftsman at Briar Chapel.

Home of the Week :: The Albermarle in Briar Chapel

Home of the Week :: The Albermarle in Briar Chapel

We have lined up a series of beautiful inventory homes for the Fall 2014 season and what better way to showcase these homes than our new “Home of the Week” series?

Our first “Home of the Week” is our gorgeous “Albemarle Craftsman” green-certified home in Briar Chapel!

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65 Bennett Ridge Road, Chapel Hill

This move-in ready home boasts a beautiful elevation complete with stone column supports, a wrought-iron railing and accent dormer. Stunning trim details are found throughout the ranch-style design which features an owner’s suite and guest bedroom on the main level. The open design between the gourmet kitchen and family room is perfect for entertaining but the most impressive feature of this home is the outdoor living space and the views of Bennett Mountain! Spend time this fall roasting marshmallows with family and friends on the permeable paver patio with its stone seating wall next to the screened porch. It is hard to believe but the Holidays will be here soon so you will be sure to need the additional guest suite and bonus room upstairs along with all of the ample storage space for your family’s decorations.

Here is a sneak peak inside:

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While in the community to tour this stunning home, be sure to visit the Briar Chapel Information Center to receive information on the community amenities which include more than 10 parks, horseshoe and bocce ball courts, a fire pit and a community garden, an amphitheater and event space, ball fields, pools, hiking trails and much, much more! You can even inquire about the “Resident for a Day” program which allows you to experience the community and all of its offerings before purchasing your Homes By Dickerson home.

To view the full virtual tour of the Albermarle, click here. 

To learn more about the “Albemarle Craftsman” or any of our other custom inventory homes, please contact us at info@homesbydickerson.com or call 919.917.3132

65 Bennett Ridge Road, Chapel Hill NC – $390,000
Briar Chapel
3 bedrooms, 3.0 bathrooms
2341 square feet
Homesite 335 – MLS# 1894552