- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 30, 2010

M/I Homes is building 47 town homes on 2,178-square-foot sites at Station View in Ashburn, a community with a tot lot and multipurpose court. Station View is near the Shoppes at Ryan Park, Dulles 28 Center and Dulles Town Center. Commuter buses link the community with Tysons Corner and the West Falls Church Metro station.

Each home in this Loudoun County community will include a partial brick front, a brick stoop, a deck, low-maintenance 6½-inch beaded vinyl siding, professional landscaping and a two-car garage.

Inside, each home has three finished levels with three bedrooms, 2½ baths, hardwood flooring in the foyer, ceramic tile or hardwood flooring in the powder room, 9-foot ceilings on all three levels, crown molding, 42-inch flat-panel oak cabinets and a pantry in the center-island kitchen, ceramic tile flooring in the baths, a luxury master bath with an oversized shower and a double-sink vanity, a security system, Energy Star certification, and gas heat and hot water.

The Ballston model homes have approximately 2,350 finished square feet and are base-priced from the upper $300,000s. Homeowner association fees are $78 per month.

Each Ballston model has a lower-level entrance into a foyer with a few steps up to the finished recreation room. A storage room completes this level.

The main level has an open living and dining room with a curving central staircase flanked by sunken alcoves that lead to the open breakfast area and center-island kitchen at the back of the house. A glass door leads to the deck.

Upstairs, the master suite has a walk-in closet and a luxury bath. Two more bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet, a second full bath and a laundry room complete this level.

Options include a gas fireplace, a luxury master bath with a soaking tub and separate shower, and tray ceilings.

For more information or directions, call new-home consultant Wendi Moore at 571/230-2725 or visit www.mihomes.com.