- The Washington Times - Thursday, December 16, 2010

Craftmark Homes is building 20 single-family homes on sites of one-half acre to 2 acres at Frontgate Farms in Upper Marlboro, near Bowie Town Center, the Boulevard at Capital Center, Oak Creek Stream Valley Park and Lake Oak Crest.

Each home in this Prince George’s County community will include a brick front, professional landscaping, an asphalt driveway and a two- or three-car side-entry garage.

Inside, all 10 models feature four or five bedrooms, 2½ to 4½ baths, hardwood flooring in the foyer, oak stairs, 9- or 10-foot ceilings on the main level, crown and chair-rail molding, recessed lighting, a gas fireplace with a marble surround, 42-inch cabinets and recessed lighting in the center-island kitchen, ceramic tile flooring in the baths, a luxury master bath with a soaking tub and separate shower, a high-tech wiring system, a full unfinished basement with a rough-in for a lower-level bath, a security system, Energy Star certification, and gas heat and hot water.

The homes have 2,748 to 5,571 finished square feet, with base prices from $519,900 to $674,900. Homeowner association fees have not yet been determined.

The Clifton model, with 3,847 square feet, is priced from $574,900. This home features a two-story foyer with columns framing the entrances to the living room and the dining room.

The main level has a library, a family room, a center-island kitchen and breakfast area and a mudroom with a pantry and walk-in closet.

Upstairs, the master suite has a cathedral ceiling, two walk-in closets and a luxury bath. The second and third bedrooms share a hall bath, while the fourth bedroom has a private bath. A laundry room completes this level.

Options include finished attics and lower levels, room extensions, morning rooms, bay windows and additional bedrooms.

For more information or directions, call sales managers Elsa D’Elia at 301/780-3901 or visit www.craftmarkhomes.com.