EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

December 22, 2013

New adult community offers great style and value

By Linda Greenstein
Correspondent

---- — Among the many options for active adult communities in Southern New Hampshire Black Rocks Village in Fremont stands out for its astonishing rural location on 91 serene acres, impressive design and amazing affordability — Phase II starting at just $169,900.

Black Rocks Village is a welcoming new neighborhood designed for residents 55-and-older that are ready to be free of exterior home maintenance, snow shoveling and lawn mowing. The wonderful new homes offer a carefree lifestyle for empty nesters that have earned the pleasures of all new construction and are ready to enjoy life.

Built and marketed by Lewis Builders, a local family business celebrating 55 years of building quality homes and superb customer service, Black Rocks Village offers outstanding amenities with garages, one-floor living, two baths, central air conditioning, efficient gas heat, gas-log fireplaces, interior fire sprinklers, carefree siding, tons of storage, a community center, paved sidewalks and wooded walking trails. It is an attractive and inviting community where residents enjoy leisurely walks and greet their neighbors and no one worries about lawn care, yard work or digging out their car in winter. The neighborhood association provides all the exterior maintenance and even snow-shoveling right to the front door in winter.

Entering the model home it is easy to see why 15 new homes were sold this year. The bright interior offers cathedral ceilings, an open floor plan and a fabulous kitchen and breakfast bar with an open view to the living room.

The living room with high ceilings and double sliding glass doors out to a private deck for easy indoor out living. The living room is so inviting a visitor just wants to sit in front of the corner fireplace with a handsome classic mantelpiece and enjoy the cozy warmth of the room. A solar tube that provides natural light is just one of the many details that Lewis Builders incorporates that make these new homes so special. And buyers may choose from the many options available to personalize or customize their new home.

The eat-in kitchen is equally attractive and functional. A beautiful bay window provides a sunny spot for a table and chairs. The maple hardwood cabinets, in a soft fawn tone, feature an impressive mix of solid and glass doors to create visual texture while also providing great storage and display options. The conversation or breakfast bar works well for casual meals or entertaining.

With new construction come brand-new appliances. These lovely new homes feature a self-cleaning gas range, dishwasher and built-in microwave. For the cook, there is plenty of workspace, but is has been designed so there are no wasted steps. Soft recessed lighting above the cabinets adds to the efficiency and beauty of the kitchen.

The model home features an outstanding master bedroom suite with sliding glass doors that open out to the private deck. It would be wonderful to step outside on a spring morning and take in the natural beauty of the Southern New Hampshire landscape. Carpeted for comfort, the large bedroom has double closets and a charming en-suite bathroom with a maple hardwood vanity, 4-foot walk-in shower and linen closet.

There is a nice second bedroom with large closet. This would work well as a guest room or could be a home office. Next door is another full bath with one-piece fiberglass tub, hardwood vanity and built-in linen storage.

The efficient floor plan includes a laundry closet thoughtfully located near the bedrooms and there is an additional linen closet in the hallway. A direct entry from the garage is convenient for bringing in groceries or dry cleaning.

While the one-floor living space is ample, the builder offers a terrific lower level finished family room option. In the model home the family room adds great relaxation or entertainment space. With plenty of room for a large screen television and bar area, it could be the ultimate room for watching sporting events or it could just as easily become a home theater. With a direct walkout to the backyard in most units, windows and access to storage, the lower level is a very flexible space.

Speaking of storage, this new homes has an unbelievable amount of closets and storage space, making it stress-free for those residents moving from a large single-family home to settle in and then decide what to keep and what to give away.

Lewis Builders takes great pride in their craftsmanship and understands the needs and interests of active adults. This new community offers a spacious clubhouse for residents, an RV parking lot, a patio picnic area and designated garden area.

According to Chris Lewis-Morse, president, “The Lewis Builders objective is to achieve total customer satisfaction beginning with sales and construction, and continuing through the warranty period after closing”.

Located just off Route 107 in Fremont, the new neighborhood is convenient to Routes 101, 125 and I-95 for commuters. It is only a short drive to great shopping, restaurant, medical care and entertainment.

The model home is open every Monday thru Thursday, 11 to 4 and Saturdays & Sundays, noon to 4 The model home is located at 99-1 Hall Road, Fremont. For directions, details or additional photos visit www.lewisbuilders.com or call (603) 489-1185.

AT A GLANCE

Where: 99-1 Hall Rd, Fremont, NH

Designed for: Qctive adults age 55-and-older

Price: Starting at $169,900

Builder: Lewis Builders (603) 489-1185

www.lewisbuilders.com