- The Washington Times - Friday, January 29, 2010

The gated golf-course community of Fawn Lake, Va., with its Arnold Palmer-designed golf course and 288-acre lake, has been attracting Washington-area homebuyers for years with its resort-style amenities and convenient location in Spotsylvania County. Whether they are buying a home for a weekend retreat or a primary residence, buyers will find family-oriented vacation-style living with a vast array of amenities.

Not only can residents golf at Fawn Lake, but they also will find a sandy lakeside beach; walking trails; nature trails; a wildlife sanctuary; bike paths; community and children’s pools; soccer fields; and a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with private dining facilities, a fitness center, tennis courts and a sand volleyball court. Residents can kayak, canoe and paddle-boat on the lake.

For commuters, the community is located within a short drive of two Virginia Railway Express stations. Shopping, dining, cultural events and historic sites can be found nearby in Fredericksburg and Culpeper.

A wide variety of homes, including custom estates, have been built at Fawn Lake. Beazer Homes is building 58 single-family homes in the community on three-quarter-acre sites. Priced from $459,990 to $509,990, the homes have 3,381 to 4,167 finished square feet, with four bedrooms, two or three full baths, a powder room and a two-car garage. Homeowners also pay a $1,761 yearly homeowners association fee.

The homes have brick or stone water tables, a deck, professional landscaping and low-maintenance exteriors with beaded vinyl siding and 30-year-guaranteed fiberglass roof shingles. Inside, standard features include 9-foot ceilings on the main level, volume ceilings on the upper level, a gas fireplace, crown and chair-rail moldings, hardwood flooring in the foyer, energy-efficient features, 42-inch oak kitchen cabinets, recessed lighting, Corian counters, and ceramic tile flooring in the baths. Each home has a luxury master bath with a soaking tub and separate shower.

The Savannah model, which has 3,454 finished square feet, is priced from $469,990. This home has a covered front porch that leads into the foyer. The main level has formal living and dining rooms and a central staircase to the upper and lower levels.

The focal point for this home is the two-story family room, which has a gas fireplace, a wall of windows and columns. Adjacent to the family room are a breakfast room with a bay window and a center-island kitchen with a breakfast bar and a walk-in pantry. Nearby are a powder room and a laundry room with mudroom.

The Savannah model also has a first-floor master suite with a tray ceiling, a luxury bath and a double-size walk-in closet.

Upstairs, the second bedroom has a private full bath and a walk-in closet. The third and fourth bedrooms share a connecting bath with a double-sink vanity. This level also has a gallery overlooking the two-story family room.

The New Orleans model, with 4,163 finished square feet, is priced from $509,990. This home has a covered front porch leading into the foyer. The main level includes formal dining and living rooms and a corner study with an adjacent powder room.

The family room features a wall of windows and a two-sided fireplace and hearth that opens into the breakfast area and center-island kitchen. The breakfast area has a box bay window. Just beyond the kitchen are a laundry room and a second porch.

Upstairs, the master suite has a tray ceiling, a sitting area, a luxury bath and a double-size walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a private full bath and a walk-in closet. The third and fourth bedrooms share a connecting bath with a double-sink vanity.

For more information or directions, call new-home information manager Sarah Heenan at 703/564-6692 or visit www.beazer.com.

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