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Winners Announced in the Grand Tour of Homes

The Grand Tour of Homes concluded July 27th, and the votes are in!  Judges have awarded twenty-one honors to five of the Ball Homes models featured on this year's tour.  The Hartford II, Hudson, and Monroe, Jackson II,  and Albany Revised plans all received awards within their price categories, including five for Floor Plan.  Several of our newest model homes were featured on the Tour.

Our Hartford II model in The Enclave at Chilesburg was awarded First Place for Floor Plan, Exterior, Kitchen, and Best Overall in its price category.

Kitchen of the Hartford II model home in The Enclave at Chilesburg

Our revised version of the Albany plan, which was on the Tour in The Reserve at Bryant Oak, won First Place awards for Floor Plan, Master Suite, and Interior Features, as well as the Overall award in its price category.

The Albany in The Reserve at Bryant Oak

Our Jackson II model in Masterson Place won First Place for Floor Plan, Exterior, Master Suite, and Overall.

Jackson II model home in Masterson Place

The Monroe model in Chilesburg was awarded First Place in the Kitchen and Floor Plan categories.

Kitchen of the Monroe model home in Chilesburg

The Hudson model in Glasford was awarded First Place for Master Suite and Floor Plan.

Master suite of the Hudson model home in Chilesburg

Although the Grand Tour is over, these homes can still be seen during our regular Open House, and any time by appointment.   To view these and other model homes by appointment, please contact a Ball Homes Specialist at Milestone Realty Consultants.

Lexington Grand Tour of Homes

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Grand Tour of Homes is set for Saturday and Sunday July 19-20, and 26-27.  This year's tour will include fourteen of our model homes--please join us for this special event.  

In total, the Tour features 44 homes, located in Fayette, Scott, Woodford, and Jessamine Counties.  Homes are open 1 to 5pm both weekends, and admission is free! 

This annual Central Kentucky event is presented by the Lexington Home Builder's Association and offers a great chance to see the latest in new homes. Read more about the Tour on their website.  

Several of our newest model homes are featured on the Tour.

In Georgetown, our Cavanaugh II Expanded and Westmont II models will be open, and the new Talbot model in the Village at Lanes Run.  Also new in Georgetown is the Livingston model in the Abbey at Old Oxford.

Our Arlington II Expanded and Cavanaugh II models in Glasford are new to the Tour this year.

Also new is our Albany model, which will be on the Tour in The Reserve at Bryant Oak.

The Florence II and Milan II models in The Walnut Hill Club at Chilesburg, our luxury townhome community, will also be on the Tour.  

To view these and other model homes by appointment, please contact a Ball Homes Specialist at Milestone Realty Consultants.

The Power of Pinterest!

Pinterest is fast-becoming one of the most popular ways to find decor and design ideas for your next home. From DIY tips to architectural ideas, Pinterest has something for everyone! We've seen a lot of people come into our Design Studio with photos and blog posts highlighting exactly what they're looking for in their next Ball Homes home.
Have you joined the Pinterest craze? If you haven't, here are a few of our most popular Pinterest pins!

The formal dining room and entryway of the Hudson floor plan 


"What I love most about my home..." quote from

Dwelling By Design

The kitchen of the Monroe floor plan

Attic storage options from Atticmax

The living room of the Hartford II floor plan

The Arlington II Expanded model home

Winter Berry color scheme from Design Seeds

Want to see more? Make sure to follow our boards!

Knoxville's 2012 Parade of Homes

The Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville will begin hosting their annual Parade of Homes this weekend. The Parade of Homes is a tour of new and totally renovated homes in Knox, Anderson, Blount, and Loudon Counties. Homes on the tour will have a variety of locations and price ranges and is the perfect source for anyone who plans to buy a new home or wants to see the newest trends in the home building industry.

Sponsored by ORNL Federal Credit Union, this event will run a total of three weekends, September 28th-30th, October 5th-7th, and October 12th-14th from noon-5 pm. The tour is free to the public and builder and real estate representatives will be on hand to address any questions. There will be a total of 34 homes on the tour with over 20 different builders represented.

Ball Homes will be showcasing three homes in the tour; the Westmont II, located at 144 Silver Leaf Drive in Silver Oak, the Hartford II, located at 12802 Lily Pond Lane in Falcon Pointe, and the Cavanaugh II D, located at 10916 Gable Run Road in Greenbrook. Representatives from J Honeycutt Real Estate will be on hand throughout the tour for more information on these homes.

For more information on the tour, visit the event’s website at

photos provided by HBAGK and J Honeycutt Real Estate

Ball Homes Offers Award Winning Floor Plans

Every year, the Home Builders Association of Lexington hosts the Grand Tour of Homes. The Grand Tour of Homes is the HBA's Annual scattered site showcase of new homes. This event features homes built by HBA Professional Builder Members and provides a great opportunity for consumers to view the latest trends in new home construction and to speak directly with HBA Professional Builders about their dream homes. Ball Homes was pleased to enter several of our most popular floor plans into the tour.


During the tour, industry professionals associated with HBA go through each of the entered houses and rate each area of the house. Ball Homes was honored to win four awards in each of our entered categories.


In the category for homes ranging from $300,000-$399,999, our popular Hartford II home, located at 4068 Mooncoin Way in Glasford, won first place for its Master suite design. The plan includes a double tray ceiling in the bedroom, and his-and-hers vanities, a corner whirlpool tub, and 4' shower stall in the bath.


In the category for homes ranging from $240,000-$299,999, the Hudson model home in our Chilesburg subdivision won first place for its exterior, kitchen, and Master suite. The kitchen includes a barrel style island, huge walk-in pantry, and separate breakfast area. The upstairs Master Suite has a spacious separate sitting area, and double doors open to the Master Bath, which includes dual walk-in closets, his-and-hers vanities, and a platform garden tub and oversized tiled shower stall.


For homes ranging from $200,000-$239,999, our popular Cavanaugh II D-elevation model home at 104 McIntosh in our Pleasant Valley subdivision won first place for the beautiful Master suite. The huge master bedroom features an oversized wrap-around master closet and a master bath layout that includes dual vanities, a linen closet, and a commode enclosure. Available master bath options include 4' shower stalls, 5' or 6' garden tubs or whirlpools, and decorative window options.


Finally, in the category for homes from $150,000-$199,999, the Manhattan II model home in Pleasant Valley won first place for the kitchen, overall floor plan, and interior features. The Manhattan II plan is based on one of most popular plans our Villas collection, but with 41 more square feet of living space than the original plan.


For information on these popular floor plans, visit our website!