The Jackson II: The Perfect Holiday Floorplan

When you open your doors for the holidays as the owner of The Jackson II in Raleigh, you can be confident there will be enough room for all your guests to stretch out in this sprawling, open-architecture home. Read more for a sneak peek of this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind model home.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 12/11/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Raleigh
Category: The Loft


Decorating Your Dining Room for the Holidays

Colors, candles, and a little bit of sparkle add the perfect touch to make your dining room fun and inviting for the holidays! With multiple celebrations in December, what better place to gather in your home than the dining room? There's food, family, friends... and the wine is usually flowing, too. Read more for fun decorating ideas!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 12/7/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Loft


The Carey at Oak Hill Farm: Prepare to Fall in Love

The first time you visit The Carey at Oak Hill Farm, you'll fall in love with this farmhouse style home. The spacious front porch, which begs for a porch swing and a tray of sweet tea and watermelon, welcomes you as you approach the front door. Read more for a sneak peek of this gorgeous model home!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 11/30/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: Morning Room


How to Make Sense of Your Lower Level, Literally

One search on Google for the phrase "basement decorating ideas" yields more than 9 million results. While this may be a good way to initially brainstorm for basement decorating designs, the sheer number of results will quickly overwhelm you. Read more for ideas on how to decorate your lower level.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 11/23/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Maryland
Category: The Loft


5 Reasons Ambrose Hills is Right for You

Our new townhome community Ambrose Hills, located in Falls Church, is just minutes to Arlington and DC. This neighborhood is a rare inside-the-Beltway opportunity to buy a brand-new townhome close in to the Nation's Capital. Find out why this neighborhood could be perfect for you!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 11/17/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: The Study


New Homes, Old Charm in Downtown Wake Forest

Read more about our newest community of townhomes in Downtown Wake Forest!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 11/13/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Raleigh
Category: Morning Room


The Perfect Floorplan for Your Post-Turkey Nap

The holidays are coming and we've decked the halls-and more-at our brand-new model home, the Travers, at Sudley Farm in Centreville. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, as you stroll through each room in this stunning home, you can almost hear the laughter of your family and friends as they anticipate your turkey dinner - take a sneak peek!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 11/8/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: Morning Room


Making a Pie - and Memories - in Your New Kitchen

As a Stanley Martin homeowner, you'll love making memories with family and friends in your brand-new kitchen whether you're just hanging out, sharing a meal, or cooking together. When you upgrade to a gourmet kitchen, one of the amenities you'll enjoy is a double-wall oven. Read more for the perfect Pumpkin Pie recipe for your Thanksgiving in your new home.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 11/1/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: The Loft


Live in One of the Happiest Cities in the US

Thinking about moving soon? You should consider the happiest cities in the US before you do. Read more to find out!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 10/24/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: Guest Room


4 Emotions You Experience Getting Ready for Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday, then you probably experience several emotions during this spooky season. From anticipation to exhaustion, we've identified four emotions most Halloween-lovers experience every year. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 10/23/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Loft


The Kennington: It Demands Attention

'Majestic' may be the first word that comes to mind when you see the Kennington in Upper Marlboro off Route 4 in Prince George's County. As you enter the home through the front foyer, its spectacular design continues to impress. The open architecture gives you an instant taste of the quality of this home. Take a sneak peek of this beautiful model home...

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Submitted on 10/12/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Maryland
Category: Morning Room


Fall Decor, Inside and Out

The change of seasons is always exciting. For many, autumn is all about hay rides with friends, heading to the local pumpkin patch to stock up on pumpkins, drinking hot chocolate in front of the fireplace, or baking pumpkin seeds. For others, it's an opportunity to deck out their home with colorful fall decorations inside and out. We've come up with a few idea starters to help you get off on the right foot when it comes to decorating your home with a festive fall flair.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 10/10/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Loft


Top 4 Housewarming Gifts for Dog Lovers

When someone moves into a new home, it's customary for friends and family to bring a housewarming gift. If you know someone who has a dog or two and just bought a new home, and you want to give them something other than the usual potted plant, a dog-themed housewarming gift is a great idea! Read more for some great ideas!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 10/3/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Raleigh
Category: The Loft


The McKenzie II at FoxCreek: Where Life is Lived to its Fullest

"Wow!" may be one of the first words your friends and family exclaim when you lead them through a tour of the McKenzie II, your new Stanley Martin home at FoxCreek in Richmond, VA. They may also say: "impressive," "stunning," or "how beautiful!" Whatever words your guests use to describe your new home, you'll feel confident that buying the McKenzie II in this resource-rich neighborhood was one of the best decisions you ever made. Read more for a sneak peek of this beautiful model home.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 9/27/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: Morning Room


Get to Know This Pup at Villages of Piedmont

Are you and your dog looking for your new place to call home in Haymarket, VA? Look no further - Welcome to Villages of Piedmont. Get to know one of our current homeowners (and her dog) and see why she bought at this lovely neighborhood!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 9/18/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: Guest Room


Urban Oasis: The Kensington at One Loudoun

If you crave the urban lifestyle, then you'll really dig The Kensington at One Loudoun. It offers four levels of living, including an attached 2-car garage, rec room on the lower level, and a loft on the upper level featuring an open-air terrace. Read more for a sneak peek of this beautiful model home.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 9/8/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: Morning Room


Fall into Savings at Our September Open House

Wouldn't it be nice to feel butterflies every time you come home? Come take a peek at what your life could be in a Stanley Martin home and fall into savings at our open house events on September 9 & 10. Read more!

Written by Stanley Martin Homes   
Submitted on 9/6/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Maryland
Category: Morning Room


Where Can Your Kids Get Their Homework Done?

Having a designated spot and plenty of supplies available will help you get through the day-to-day homework requirements and survive those last-minute races to the finish line to complete forgotten assignments. Read more for some ideas to help you make it through the school year with your sanity intact.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 8/31/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Richmond
Category: The Loft


A Day at Embrey Mill

Our Neighborhood Sales Manager at Embrey Mill, explores what it's like to live there and what to expect when you do - read more!

Written by Megan Brewer  
Submitted on 8/28/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Northern Virginia
Category: Guest Room


It's That Time of Year Again: Back to School

What isn't new are the mixed emotions that you feel every year when the summer is over, and everything is so, well ... NEW! We can all relate to how we feel about getting ready for the school year.

Written by Stanley Martin Homes  
Submitted on 8/24/2017 Posted in New Homes for Sale in Charlottesville
Category: The Loft