Location, location, location. Whether you’re new to real estate or a seasoned veteran, you probably know that a great location should be the number one consideration when selecting your new home. Things like school district, proximity to recreation and nature, scenic views and access to commuter routes can make or break the value of your home. That's why we have such high standards for the land we choose to turn into a Charter Neighborhood.
The first time we walked the future site of Hastings in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, we knew the natural beauty of the land, which had only grown more special over time, was the perfect canvas for what we do best at Charter Homes & Neighborhoods -
1,250 steps represents the farthest you’ll have to walk to arrive at an engaging place within our neighborhoods. It’s roughly a quarter mile – one lap of a track – or about a five-minute trek at an average gait.
At Charter, we’re big champions of natural playgrounds, with green spaces and slides, amphitheaters, and secret nooks. Kids love them – and unlike modular playgrounds, they don’t get bored of them. Ours are called TerraPark®, and we build them into our neighborhoods to help foster a love of nature and imaginative play.
Buying into a new neighborhood is always exciting. New home construction alleviates the worry of inheriting someone else’s headaches. And it offers one of the greatest luxuries in life. To buy new means enjoying freshly laid hardwoods; granite counters chosen by you; tasteful, contemporary cabinetry; and the latest and greatest systems and technology.
If you’ve been dying to check out the inside of our fabulous new homes at The Point in the Hershey area, now is your chance. The Point is a fabulous, new home neighborhood in the Hershey School District that offers homes ranging in sizes from 2,575 to 3,593 square feet.
More than 100 local dignitaries, families, and friends turned out on Saturday, December 10 for the preview VIP opening of THEA, an exciting Mediterranean and German influenced eatery from the restaurant extraordinaire team of Sophia and AnnMarie Nelms.
Charter neighborhoods, like Walden, make walking a part of everyday life with easy access to nature, parks, trails, amenities like shopping and even work! Find out what life is like at Walden for Kim Shearer who walks to work every day.
Our neighborhoods and the people that live in them are the best ways to demonstrate what makes life in a Charter neighborhood so special. How do we know? Because every year – every month even – we see friends become neighbors.
There’s nothing better than seeing a friendly face at your favorite small business for a cup of coffee, to grab a beer after witnessing one too many black Friday fist fights, pick up a thoughtful gift for a friend, or to sweat off some post-Thanksgiving pounds. So we’re going to make it easy for you to enjoy your favorite shops or find some new gems you haven’t visited yet.
The first time Rob Bowman, President of Charter Homes & Neighborhoods, walked the Hastings site in Pittsburgh’s South Hills, he knew Charter Homes was the only one who could bring out the magic of the land. Nestled in a bend on Chartiers Creek, he could look through the century old trees and see nothing but wooded hillsides all around, which are all part of more than 600 acres of township parkland.
It’s an exciting day here at Charter Homes & Neighborhoods. As you might have read in today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, we announced this week our move into the Pittsburgh region with the release of our plans for Hastings, a new neighborhood we are creating in South Hills. It’s an amazing opportunity that will transform a former state hospital into a neighborhood complete with preserved spaces, gathering places, walking trails, century-old trees, and timeless architecture.
Now you can enjoy carefree living in two unique floorplans at Deer Run Commons, located just minutes from Hershey. Ready now, these beautifully appointed village homes offer exceptional value in 2- and 3- bedroom options.
Homebuyers looking flexible first floor living homes and a convenient maintenance free lifestyle should look no further than Sinclair Park in Mechanicsburg. Conveniently located close to the borough, these move-in ready homes offer maintenance-free living with the amenities of major shopping and dining nearby.