Where can you find 35 opportunities to look at the current trends and greatest innovations in new home design? 

The 59th Annual Parade of Homes…
August 16 – September 1, 2013
The Parade of Homes offers the general public a first-hand look at the current trends and greatest innovations in new home design. This event showcases the latest design trends in affordable living to luxury dream homes complete with every amenity imaginable. Each home is professionally judged for a multitude of features including landscaping, floor plan, architectural exterior, interior decorating etc. and every year the HBA includes the People’s Choice Award. The People’s Choice Award is voted on by those who attend the Parade and is the most coveted award by the builders. The People’s Choice awards, as well as other awards, are broken out into 6 categories divided by price points.

This year, Classic is proud to feature its newest ranch style plan, The Ashton. You’ll find this stunning new floorplan at 1155 Old North Gate Road in The Village of Messina at Flying Horse, located along Hole #12 of the Tom Weiskopf golf course. Upon entering The Ashton, you’ll notice a grand entry with a beautiful arch that perfectly frames the view from the great room to the deck and beyond, including phenomenal views of the Flying Horse golf course. The gorgeous stonework featured on the fireplace in the great room transitions flawlessly outside to the large deck that is accented with stone pillars. The main level of this Parade Home features a formal dining area, large kitchen & nook, spacious laundry room, and a private master suite with 13" tile flooring, a walk-in closet, linen close, 6′ soaking tub, separate shower with seat, and dual vanities with custom mirrors and granite countertops with undermount sinks. Also on the main level, you’ll find a secondary bedroom that can also be used as a study. The finished basement as 1′ taller ceilings and offers a Jr. Master Suite with a full private bath. Two more spacious bedrooms joined by a Jack-and-Jill bath, and an additional power room makes the basement of The Ashton perfect for the growing family or hosting guests on an extended stay. The fireplace, wet bar, and expansive seating areas complete the lower level, adding to the opportunity to entertain in this country club style setting.

With 35 homes showcased in the 2013 Parade of Homes, you’ll want to make plans early so you can fit all 35 into your itinerary! The Parade runs from 10am-6pm through September 1st! Tickets are $10 for adults 18 and over and are available at all local Safeway stores and at the Parade homes during the Parade.

For more information, visit www.springsparade.com. New this year…iPad users, download the HBA Newsstand from the iTunes store where you’ll have instant access to the 2013 Parade of Homes Magazine/Planbook. The App is a great way to map your route (and see expanded content about Classic’s Parade Home, including brand new photos, information about our trade partners, and instant access to everything you need to know about the Parade!