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Meet the Team Behind Cedar Knoll Builders

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: May 30, 2019

Owner of Cedar Knoll BuildersInnovation starts with a dream and under the direction and creative vision of Owner, Brian Campbell, Cedar Knoll Builders has matured from a dream sketched out on paper to a second-generation company now over 33 years in the running.  Serving customers quality new homes in the Lancaster, Chester and Cecil County Maryland areas, Cedar Knoll has grown to develop a respected and trusted name in the home building industry.  We can’t help but smile when a second-time homeowner walks through our doors looking to build again with Cedar Knoll. With a focus on relationships and servanthood, Cedar Knoll aims to exceed your every expectation from the day you walk through our front doors to the day you settle on your new home.  “Cedar Knoll Builders is here to serve you with fabulous designs suited for todays lifestyles. Our management team alone has over 100 combined years at Cedar Knoll. We have the desire, experience, and skills to best serve your needs. I am proud of our team here at Cedar Knoll and fully confident that you will be well served!” Brian Campbell, Owner and CEO

To learn more about the Cedar Knoll Builders Team, please follow this link by clicking here.

Wheatland Farms in the Spotlight

Categories: New Home, Uncategorized | Posted: November 7, 2017

New Homes in PaTime is ticking down on your last chance to own a new home in Wheatland Farms, one of Chester County’s most sought-after communities. With only six homesites left to build on, Cedar Knoll Builders is offering FREE first floor hardwood flooring. And, in honor of all active and reserve military, veterans receive $2,500 DESIGN CENTER DOLLARS towards options to be chosen in the new design center during the month of November when building a new home. (See site agent for more details).

Only 20 miles from Wilmington and just over the Pennsylvania border you will find the treasure that is Chester County, recently named the fourth best county in the country to live in! This location is perfectly positioned for the homeowner to enjoy the essence of country life complete with peaceful surroundings yet not sacrifice convenience to employment centers, shopping and schools. Wheatland Farms homeowners enjoy an easy commute to Wilmington, Baltimore or Philadelphia and is located within the award-winning Avon Grove School District. This beautiful area is brimming with golf courses, historic small towns, vineyards, shopping and eateries.

Wheatland Farms offers 140 home sites on over two hundred acres, 95 of which are preserved. As you stroll through Wheatland Farms a tranquil sense of peace settles around you. Care was taken when positioning the one sites as to optimize privacy and views for each homeowner. The spacious home sites are set well back along tree-lined, gently curving streets. All Wheatland Farms homes start at $342,900, with immediate delivery homes available from $419,900.

If that’s not all, Wheatland Farms model home is now available for sale, and includes all furniture and decorations! This “Glen Arbor” floorplan has numerous upgrades. The first floor study with French doors and the large gourmet kitchen with designer finishes are sure to impress. The master suite offers cathedral ceiling and an upgraded master bathroom. Additional features include 9′ first floor ceilings, morning room, 4′ bump-out in the family room, marble surround gas fireplace and first floor laundry center. An added bonus is the spectacularly finished lower level with walk-out, kitchenette, powder room, and media room.

A second quick delivery home is the popular “Carson” model. This home is well appointed and offers desirable architectural features such as bull nose corners, 9′ ceilings, stunning foyer and hardwood floors. An extended family room and morning room provide spacious living areas. The beautiful gourmet kitchen has granite countertops and stainless appliances. The upstairs master suite offers a sitting area and a deluxe master bathroom.

Whether you’re relocating, looking to build new, or interested in going custom, Wheatland Farms Community has it all. Open house hours are every Friday through Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm or by private appointment.

Chester County 4th Best County in the Nation

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: December 24, 2015

We knew it all along

This could be yours when you buy a new home…

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: June 9, 2014

New Home Summer Sales EventVisit the Wheatland Farms Community at 299 Mill House Road Lincoln University, PA 19352 to view the New Pergola, Deck & Grill now offered for our Summer Sales  Community-Wide Event. Now until August 31st when you purchase a New Cedar Knoll Builders Home in any of the following communities; Wheatland FarmsTwin Ponds & Honeycroft Village 55+ Community your New Home will receive at no additional cost a Weather Resistant Deck, a lovely Cedar-Stained Pergola, a New Weber Stainless Steel Grill and a Gas Hook-up to accommodate all of your summer grilling get-togethers. This Special Offer Ends August 31st 2014.

8 Tips for Planning a Mudroom

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: April 21, 2014

MudroomEvery so often I receive emails with Design Tips, Thoughtful Organization and Home Projects from Better Homes & Gardens. This morning I found this article in my email inbox and thought to share with you all! Call them what you will, Mudrooms, Drop Zones & Everyday Entries are a hot item in the homebuilding industry for 2014. Whether you’re renovating your Mudroom Space, building new or planning for your future dream home these 8 Tips for Planning Your Mudroom might come in handy!

1. Choose a location carefully. The most common spot for a mudroom is just inside the garage or off the driveway, but consider other places as well. Just make sure the location matches your needs.

2. Make it work. A mudroom does not have to be a single room; it can be a cluster of hardworking spaces. An adjacent pantry, laundry room, and/or closet for brooms, mops, vacuums, and cleaning supplies will create a center for household management.

3. Take inventory. List the things your family takes in and out of the house every day, and then outfit the space accordingly. Include a cabinet, cubby, locker, or set of hooks for each family member. Additional cabinets for miscellaneous items come in handy too.

4. Get organized. Include a message center or even a desk area. Save space with a cabinet that combines a chalkboard on the front and a bulletin board inside. You’ll have a convenient communication hub and get all those flyers off the refrigerator.

5. Focus on durability. Stone or tile floors and laminate cabinets will look good after years of exposure to wet raincoats and muddy boots.

6. Charge it. Be sure to create a spot for recharging your family’s cell phones, beepers, and other electronic equipment.

7. Remember your friends. Include a few extra hooks for your friends’ coats and bags. Add a bench as a comfortable perch for putting on and taking off shoes.

8. Plan for pets. Hooks for leashes and baskets for toys will come in handy. A boot wash can double as a bathing spot for Todo.

Article & photo courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens:

October New Home of the Month

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: October 22, 2013

Cedar Knoll Builders presents the Laurel Rancher for this months October Custom Home of the Month. The Laurel is a country-style ranch home with a lovely, open floor plan, charming front porch and beautiful front-side curb appeal. The Laurel Model offers 1,860 square feet of convenient first floor living space boasting a private master bedroom suite with master bath and walk-in-closet. You’ll also find two additional bedrooms with hall bath, a large mudroom/laundry room combination, spacious great room and a lovely open kitchen floor plan at the center of your home, perfect for entertaining guests and providing a gathering area for all of your friends and family.

Now for the good stuff! This month when you purchase the custom Laurel Rancher, Cedar Knoll Builders will include an Upgraded Custom Kitchen Package, complete with; Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertops and Upgraded Cabinets with 36” Wall Cabinets and a 42” Corner Cabinet, all for the low price of $219,900!

Visit our Custom Homes Page to learn more on this Exclusive Offer.

September Custom Home of the Month

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: August 29, 2013

This September, Cedar Knoll Builders is proud to name the Aspen model our Custom Home of the Month. This charming ranch-style home was first introduced in 2006 and has since been a popular favorite among select communities. Winter is the time for home, for good food and warmth, for comfort and for rest. This September, purchase the Aspen Model and we’ll throw in a cozy warm gas fireplace to kick off the fall season and cooler days hovering just around the corner!

Your home should be more than just a place. Home is wherever the people you love are. That is why we’ve brought you the Aspen model featuring 1,615 square feet of comfortable living space centered around your open kitchen and great room areas. That way you can enjoy your home sharing it with the ones you love and in the areas you spend most of your time.

The Aspen boasts a stylish three gable design exterior, two-car garage, charming front porch, first floor living convenience, three bedrooms and two baths to name a few. For only $188,400, home has never been more worth it….

For more information, call in today 610-932-5719. We would love the opportunity to speak with you!

Home Prices Jump 10.9%, Largest Annual Gain in 7 Years

Categories: Events, Uncategorized | Posted: May 28, 2013

Today’s Wall Street Journal News: Very Exciting and Promising Housing Market

“Home prices in March rose by 10.9% from a year earlier, the largest such gain in seven years, according to an index tracking home prices in 20 U.S. cities.

The Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller index, released Tuesday, showed that all 20 cities had posted year-over-year growth for the third straight month, the latest sign of how tight inventories and growing housing demand have led to a surge in home prices after several years of declines.

There are already signs that home-price appreciation is set to continue its blistering pace this summer because the inventory of homes for sale has remained low and buyer urgency has picked up, fueled by improving consumer confidence and mortgage rates that have been hovering near record lows.

Prices increased in March by 1.4% from February and by .3% in February from January, a period in which sales volumes-and, consequently, home-price growth-are typically muted because of winter weather. Home prices haven’t increased during the first quarter of the year since 2006, and the quarterly gain of 1.8% this year was the largest for the January-to-March period since 2005.

Rising home prices should help buoy consumer confidence and the broader economy because houses represent the largest financial asset for many Americans. Rising prices could play an important role boosting home sales if they encourage more sellers to test the market. Many sellers have held back from selling at prices that are still down sharply from their peak, and would-be buyers have grumbled over the past year about shortages of desirable pickings.

But some economists and real-estate agents have warned that the current pace of gains isn’t sustainable and that some buyers could be priced out of the market, especially once interest rates rise.

Home prices are still down by 28% from their 2006 peak and have returned to levels last seen in late 2003. One year ago, home prices were 35% below the 2006 peak. The Case-Shiller index reached a bottom last March, which means the year-over-year comparisons could begin to show less dramatic growth in the months ahead.

A separate national Case-Shiller index of U.S. home prices, released quarterly, showed that prices rose by 10.2% from one year earlier in March. That was also the largest such gain since 2006.

Many of the largest home-price gains have come in the WEst, including many markets hit hardest by the foreclosure crisis. In March, prices were up by 22.5% in Phoenix from one year earlier, and by 22.2% in San Francisco. Other cities with double-digit gains included Las Vegas, Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Portland, Minneapolis, San Diego, Tampa, Miami and Seattle.

Other price indexes have shown solid but more modest gains in recent months. An index maintained by Lender Processing Services Inc., also released Tuesday, showed that national home prices in March also rose by 1.4% from February and stood 7.6% above levels of one year ago. The index tracks home prices in 15,500 U.S. ZIP Codes.

An index released last week by Zillow Inc. showed that U.S. home values in April rose by 5.2% from one year earlier. The Zillow index estimates changes in home values for 365 metro areas.” To read the article visit the link below:

Live at Honeycroft Village 55+ Community

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: April 12, 2013

Every last Thursday Night of the Month Honeycroft Village 55+ Community joins together for a fun Social Hour to catch up, meet some new faces and enjoy some food and drink. Every other month however, this Social Hour turns into a live concert event. This month is sure to be one for the books! Thursday, April 25th starting at 6 pm Jazz Performers, Eric Mintel Quartet will be performing live at the Honeycroft Village Community Clubhouse. This event is open to the public and costs only $10.00! Join the residents of Honeycroft Village for this fun event. Weather permitting, the group will be performing on the patio out back. Feel free to pack a picnic dinner and blanket to enjoy the show on the lawn. In the event of rain, the show will be moved into the Great Room within the Clubhouse. Honeycroft Village 55+ Community is located at 101 Honeycroft Boulevard Cochranville, PA 19330.

New Home Deal of the Month!

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: March 12, 2013

Savings of a lifetime and the home of your dreams! Cedar Knoll Builders has just listed its Showcase Model, The Linden located in the beautiful 55+ Active Lifestyle Community of Honeycroft Village. For the past two years, the Linden Model has taken breathes away from guests and residents alike, with its stunning Gourmet Kitchen, First Floor Master Bedroom Suite, Full Finished Basement and Full Second Story Open Loft. Now after two years this Showcase model can be yours for only $439,900, that’s a total savings of $68,390! Come see for yourself what this wonderful 3 Bedroom, 3 ½ Bath home has to offer. To list a few features; you’ll find impressive Walnut Hardwood Flooring throughout your first floor, Stainless Steel Appliances with a Cook-Top Stove and Wall-Oven, a cozy gas fireplace, oversized maintenance-free deck off your Living Area and backing to private woods, the convenience of a first floor laundry room, a lovely Master Bedroom Suite complete with Walk-In Tile Shower, Flooring and large Walk-In Closet, Full Second Story Open Loft or Office Space and a Full Finished Basement perfect for entertaining guests.