Jul
21

New Phase Now Selling at Fieldstone in State College

New Phase Now Selling at Fieldstone in State CollegeFamilies who want to find their dream home in the State College area should take advantage of the opportunities at Fieldstone’s newest phase.  Custom homes that reflect family individuality, an unbeatable locale, and value on top-quality S&A homes are waiting at Fieldstone. Read More

Jun
26

Celebrate Independence Day at Central PA 4th Fest

Celebrate Independence Day at Central PA 4th FestThere is no better way to celebrate Fourth of July than with a daylong birthday party that the whole family can enjoy! Join in on the celebration at the Central PA 4th Fest, held at Penn State University on July 4.

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Jun
16

Tour the Move-In Ready Model Home at Village at Canterbury This Sunday

Tour the Move-In Ready Model Home at Village at Canterbury This SundayIf you have ever wanted to live in a model home, join S&A Homes for exclusive tours of the luxurious former model home at the Village at Canterbury. On Sunday, June 18 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., guests at the open house can tour the Charlestowne, now available for move-in.

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Jul
18

Village at Canterbury Grand Opening Set for July 30

Village at Canterbury Those who have been anticipating the upcoming grand opening of the brand new single-family homes being released at The Village at Canterbury can stop holding their breaths and start planning for the community’s upcoming grand opening, slated for July 30.

The newest community to open in State College, PA is unlike any other thanks to its lifestyle-driven focus and striking views of Mt. Nittany and the Centre Hills Golf Course, upon which many of the Phase I home sites are situated.

The Village at Canterbury offers residents maintenance-free, single-family homes with golf course views priced from the mid $400,000s. For those thinking this is just like any other community; however, think again. Each of the four brand new floor plans were specifically designed to incorporate many of today’s modern trends such as charming Craftsman-style exteriors and large, open-concept kitchens with oversized islands while retaining some sought-after features like first-floor owner’s suites, spacious walk-out basements and a healthy amount of storage space that includes walk-in closets, two-car garages and unfinished basement areas. Read More

Jul
13

Fieldstone – New Home Sites and New Incentives Spell Big Opportunity in July

Fieldstone is one of Centre County’Fieldstone Incentivess fastest selling new home communities for good reason. Its close proximity to the charming Boalsburg village and easy access to downtown State College make it a gem in many respects. In fact, residents of this custom home neighborhood enjoy more than short car rides to the area’s best attractions. The community is also adjacent to the Mt. Nittany Elementary and Middle Schools, as well as the Centre Hills Golf Course and even features panoramic views of both Mt. Nittany and Tussey Mountain depending on location within the neighborhood.

And for those who have been anxiously awaiting the newest release of home sites at Fieldstone, good news is here. Approximately a dozen new home sites were just released, four of them backing to open space and featuring views of Tussey Mountain! And to help celebrate that news, we’ve decided that we want homeowners to create the backyard of their dreams in the Fieldstone community. That’s why we are kicking in $10,000 towards a custom patio and fire pit for anyone who purchases their new home in Fieldstone during the month of July, 2016. This incredible offer can be used to create a backyard oasis that would be perfect for warm summer evenings and crisp fall nights alike. Read More

May
26

State College 101: Your Guide to Schools in State College, PA

State College SchoolsState College may not be the biggest city in the state of Pennsylvania – far from it, in fact. But the town offers a huge draw for relocators thanks to some of its most popular employers like Penn State University.  But one of the toughest parts of moving is figuring out where to send the little ones to school.  And in such an education focused town, the options are plentiful.

Use this list to help you dig in as you get started on your search for a new school (and a new home): Read More

Feb
08

Brand New Single-Family Plans Now Available at Village at Canterbury

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Exciting news is finally here – a brand new opportunity has just opened up in State College, PA for anyone seeking a luxurious new single-family residence with stunning views of the Centre Hills Golf Course.  In the all-new Village at Canterbury, prospective residents will be delighted when they get a sneak peek of the four brand new floor plans that we are unveiling, and that are customized specifically for the Village at Canterbury buyer.

Ranging in size from 2,000 – 3,000 sq. ft with additional square footage available,  the newly released Camden, Chatham, Chilton and Claiborne plansChatham_Square come chock full of surprises and customization that truly set these home apart from the rest.   Three of the four plans also include a first-floor owner’s suite, a big plus for those who seek the ultimate in first-floor living.  And, in true luxury fashion, the inclusions at Village at Canterbury don’t disappoint. Read More

Jan
11

Honors Crossing – New Toftrees Community Selling Quickly

Honors CrossingPerhaps no community in State College has been met with a better reception than our brand new Honors Crossing neighborhood, situated in the serene setting that Toftrees has to offer. While it may be the new kid on the block, it is clear that there is something special about Honors Crossing.

Perhaps it has something to do with its unrivaled views of Beaver Stadium. For some, the appeal may rest in its ultra-convenient location less than 1 mile to Toftrees Resort & Golf Club and only 2 miles to the most popular shopping State College has to offer at Colonnade Way. Better yet, home prices start from the $320’s, leaving lots of breathing room for customizations and additional features such as fully finished basements or exterior decking. Read More

Jan
06

Building On Your Lot – Find out How Easy it Really Is

S&A new homeWhat happens if you fall in love with a floor plan or home but you aren’t so interested in a specific community? Or maybe you don’t want to live in a neighborhood at all – maybe lots of acreage down a winding dirt road paints a better picture of your ideal home. For those seeking something a bit more outside the box, a solution is not far from reach.

S&A Homes’ Build on Your Lot program puts all of our available floor plans at your fingertips to build on your piece of land. While many builders may claim they do the same, no program is as streamlined or as customer-friendly as ours. The secret is that we don’t ask our customers to manage the home building project the way most new construction providers will. Instead, you will have a project manager working for you, negotiating costs and choosing the most reputable vendors to complete the work in a timely and high-quality fashion. Read More

Nov
24

How To Host a Successful Thanksgiving Dinner

How-To-Host-a-Successful-Thanksgiving-Dinner-1T-minus two days until Thanksgiving! If you’re planning the big meal and are feeling stressed, just read on. We have a few how-tos on hosting a successful event for your friends and family.

Our number one tip is to not do it all alone. From decorating the house to prepping dinner to cleaning up, allot certain tasks to family members. That way, you don’t have to worry about making the beds or tidying up the kids’ rooms when you’re about to cook one of the best meals of the year.

Our second tip to you is to ask your guests to bring the sides. Does your grandma make the best sweet potato casserole? Maybe your brother has a knack for baking pies. Ask guests to bring a favorite dish. Turkey and stuffing is plenty to have cooking in your oven. Read More