EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 7, 2012

Find a relaxed lifestyle at Berry Hill in Hooksett ?? Be in a beautiful new home for the holidays starting at only $249,900 ??

Open house today, Oct. 7, noon to 3 p.m.

By Linda Greenstein Correspondent
The Eagle-Tribune

---- — How would you like to be in a brand-new maintenance-free home this holiday season? It is possible at Berry Hill where lovely new homes offer a relaxed lifestyle that is free of mowing, raking and shoveling. Located in a rural oasis between Manchester and Concord, Berry Hill Estates in Hooksett, N.H. , is an amazing community for active adults age 55 and better. Best of all this community is just minutes from great health care facilities, shopping, restaurants, golf and entertainment in income-tax-free New Hampshire.

This thoughtful community features five beautiful home styles sure to please even the most discriminating buyers. Each beautifully appointed home style has a unique personality, but they work together harmoniously to create an attractive neighborhood. Set against a stunning New England backdrop, Berry Hill will have 107 homes on 40 acres with an additional 22 acres of open space, preserving the natural beauty of the verdant landscape.

While the location feels rural, it also includes sidewalks, town water and sewer. A community center is available for local gatherings.

Among the home designs are single-level detached homes, duplexes and two-story homes with a bonus loft. The local Builder/Developer Thibeault Properties takes great pride building their communities and works closely with each buyer to craft a home that fits their lifestyle, needs and budget.

A delight to tour, the Chardonnay is a detached home with approximately 1,440 square feet, with wonderful details and an easy living floor plan. From the two-car garage to the private back deck or patio this is a terrific home. Entering the front door, a visitor is quickly impressed with how open and bright the home feels. There are sightlines from the front door straight through the great room to the sliders out to the back. These homes can have an optional sunroom adding additional living space that maximizes the outdoors.

There is a direct entrance from the garage and the kitchen is conveniently located to the left of the front entry. It is a well-planned working kitchen with tons of storage space in the wonderful wood cabinets and plenty of workspace. It is has been carefully designed so that the cook can be creative and still work efficiently without unnecessary steps.

The open concept kitchen with breakfast bar helps keep the cook in the conversation. The open floor plan makes it an outstanding place for entertaining.

The spacious master bedroom would fit just about any bedroom furniture. Add in a walk-in closet and master bath for a comfortable lifestyle.

A nice second bedroom and additional full bath, along with a separate laundry closet complete the single level floor plan.

For those that want a detached home with slightly more space, the Riesling model is a great choice. At 1,700 square feet, this home has an open design with a gas fireplace and includes a loft area for office or family room. This design would be perfect for an optional sunroom.

Each home design is perfectly planned for an easy and relaxed lifestyle. All the homes have efficient gas heat, central air conditioning, a full basement for hobby space and exceptional storage.

Residents of Berry Hill do not sacrifice anything but maintenance headaches. The friendly community is luxurious, centrally located and affordable. There are only three homes ready for immediate occupancy.

Berry Hill is a community that needs to be seen in person to fully appreciate the extraordinary location and fine homes design. Take a colorful and scenic fall ride today Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon to 3 p.m. and visit these remarkable new homes at special open where you are invited to stop by for cider and a tour of what life should be like without old plumbing, heating systems and maintenance headaches, This is great opportunity to ask questions and appreciate the easy living lifestyle that Berry Hill Estates offers to active adults ready to enjoy life.

For those that cannot attend today, the model homes are open every Friday thru Sunday from noon to 3. For a private appointment contact Team Leader Bonnie Gravel at (603) 566-9599 or the Sales and Marketing Manager; New Homes Division at Prudential Verani Realty, Gail Nickerson at (603) 845-2129, at gail.nickerson@verani.com or visit berryhillestates.com.

AT A GLANCE Where: Berry Hill Estates, 2 Thornhill Rd., Hooksett, NH Designed for: active adults age-55-or-better Price: starting as low as $249,900 Listed by: Prudential Verani Realty's New Homes Division, 603-845-2129