Design & Style

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Arcona homebuyers have absolutely loved the Pickett townhomes.  With its unmatched finishes, spacious floorplan and great views plus low maintenance in the West Shore’s Great American Neighborhood, who wouldn’t!  Charter Homes & Neighborhoods is pleased to announce a new floorplan that will equally knock your socks off. […]




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Ikat, Fretwork, Lattice, Chevron, Herringbone – We are talking endless design options for your home! Whether the pattern be a bold print on a dominating area rug, or the subtle weave on a non-committal throw pillow, it all comes down to how bold you want […]




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It’s April 1st and in a few days it will be Easter – no fooling!  How did it get here so quickly?  If you’re in need of a quick and easy table scape or want a nice hostess gift, here are a few ideas from our favorite […]




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Charter Homes & Neighborhoods is all about creating special places but there’s really something extra special about Charter’s Chanticleer neighborhood. Chanticleer, located in southern York County, is perched above it all with rolling hillside views.  Entering the neighborhood, you’ll immediately notice the custom curbing and attention to […]




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Decisions, decisions! There’s so much to consider when creating your dream kitchen. Charter Homes & Neighborhoods thinks kitchen design is so important that we have our very own Charter Colors™ Design Center and personal stylist who helps our homeowners choose the best finishes for their space. Some of her […]




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It’s March and there are a number of reasons to think green.  Spring is teasing us with gradually warmer temps and those first signs of buds on the trees.  The snow is finally subsiding to reveal the dormant green grass that’s been hibernating for the last several […]




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I remember my first “a-ha” moment when deciding to make some improvements to my home.  After installing a new kitchen counter top, new floor tile and upgraded appliances, a few months later I turned to my spouse and said, “It looks beautiful, but it hasn’t really change the space. […]




Post image for Take it from Goldilocks in Finding “Just Right”




Remember the Goldilocks and the Three Bears nursery rhyme?  After the porridge incident she sits in different chairs until she finds one that is just right?  Did you ever wonder what made it “just right?” Whatever it was, that must have been some chair to make her […]