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Belmonte Builders adds Ashford Floor Plan to Griffin’s Ridge & Alexandria

3 Chloe's Way, Saratoga Springs NY

Belmonte Builders adds Ashford Master Down Floor Plan to Two New Communities:  Griffin’s Ridge & Alexandria

In 2018, the Ashford was our top selling Master Down floor plan, accounting for over 50% of new homes built in Chloe’s Way and East Broadway.  Due to its popularity, we are excited to offer it in two of our newest communities, Griffin’s Ridge & Alexandria.

When designing the Ashford, we challenged ourselves to develop a “smarter” floor plan at a great price point that works for all stages of life. Today’s family lives, works and plays in a different world than our parents and grandparents.  With this change in lifestyle comes different requirements for our homes. Downsizing has become an important part of the home ownership life cycle.  Master Down floor plans are both convenient and a good long-term investment, since they make aging in place easier.

Our goal when designing the Ashford was to focus on the living spaces people want and trim away elements they don’t.  We know first impressions are important and the Ashford makes a great first impression with its large entry foyer, eye-catching staircase and Formal Study. As you step into the Kitchen from the Foyer, you can feel the design broadening into an open, efficient and very livable floor plan.  By utilizing a large combo Kitchen/Dining/Great Room instead of separate rooms for each, we create traffic patterns without walls maximizing the living space on the main floor. The open floor plan creating the setting for entertaining or family get-togethers. An optional Screen Porch off the Dining Room offers even more flexibility.

The Master Suite is more than spacious and offers the option of Cathedral ceiling and/or oversized transom windows.  There is plenty room for everything with a large walk-in closet off the Master Bath featuring a double vanity, quartz countertops and separate linen closet. Two additional Bedrooms, a Full Bath and Loft overlooking the Great Room offer even more flexibility on the 2nd floor for children or guests.

It’s easy to see why the Ashford become our top selling Master Down floor plan. Its spacious, open floor plan offers lots of flexibility and plenty of space for everything.  Plus, with a choice of three distinct front elevations, customers can choose a look and feel that fits their style.   The Ashford is a plan that’s flexible enough to work for a lifetime…at a great price.

For more details about the Ashford floor plan, click here.

WATCH A QUICK VIDEO WALKTHROUGH
Video Walkthrough of 3 Chloe’s Way
Ashford Floor Plan - Formal Study
3 Chloe’s Way – Ashford Model Home
(Formal Study)
Ashford Floor Plan - Great Room
3 Chloe’s Way – Ashford Model Home
(Great Room with Optional Vaulted Ceiling)
Ashford Floor Plan - Kitchen/Dining Room
3 Chloe’s Way – Ashford Model Home
(Open Kitchen/Dining Room)
Ashford Floor Plan - Master Bedroom
3 Chloe’s Way – Ashford Model Home
(Master Suite)
Ashford Floor Plan - Master Bath
3 Chloe’s Way – Ashford Model Home
(Master Bath)
Ashford - Loft with Overlook
3 Chloe’s Way – Ashford Model Home
(Loft with Overlook)
Ashford Floor Plan Updated October 2018

Belmonte had a Big Night at the 6th Annual Best in Building Awards

2018 CRBRA Best in Building Awards

Belmonte Builders is proud to have been honored with Six (6) awards at the 6th Annual Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association’s (CRBRA) Best in Building Awards on Thursday, November 15th.

The CRBRA Best in Building Awards is the Capital Region’s premier award program recognizing creativity, ingenuity and advancement in residential building. Through the Best in Building Awards competition, CRBRA builder, remodeler and industry-related associate members enter their best projects from kitchens and baths to floor plan and home features.

Belmonte Builders is truly honored to be recognized for excellence in the following categories: Best Floor Plan , Best New Merchandised Model, Best Outdoor Living Space, Best New or Updated Logo and Best Website.  We were also thrilled for our CFO, Michele Brown, to be recognized by her peers as the 2018 CRBRA Builder of the Year.

CRBRA Builder of the Year Badge

CRBRA Builder of the Year

Congratulations to Belmonte’s own Michele Brown for being chosen as the CRBRA Builder of the Year.  This award is voted on by CRBRA members and given to one who exemplifies true leadership, positive member involvement and strong participation in CRBRA activities, events and committees.

Over the past 25 years, Michele has held many titles at Belmonte Builders.  We are proud to have her as our CFO and for her to be recognized for the tenacity, strong sense of ethics and dedication to the building industry that we see in her every day on the job.

Michele Brown, CFO Belmonte Builders
CRBRA Best in Building Awards Award Winner Badge

Best Floor Plan under 2,500 sq. ft.
(Single Family)

When designing the Castleton, we challenged ourselves to develop a “smarter” ranch floor plan that fit the needs of empty-nesters.  We looked at current trends and focused on the living spaces people want and use while trimming away elements they don’t. Dropping the formal dining room and creating traffic patterns without walls, we were able to create this spacious and open ranch floor plan.

First available in January, the Castleton quickly became one of our top selling floor plans. With well over a dozen contracts signed in the first 10 months, we discovered that the Castleton not only appeals to empty-nesters, but also to young families who love its charm, flexibility and open living spaces.  We are no longer surprised when clients in the market for a master-up have a change of heart once they discover our Castleton.

There’s a reason Castleton Ranch is our top selling floor plan.  It’s a plan that works for generations.

Watch a Video Walkthrough of the Castleton here

Castleton Ranch Floor Plan - 3 BR \ 2.5 BA
CRBRA Best in Building Awards Award Winner Badge

Best New Merchandised Model
(Single Family Project)

The Castleton Model home was decorated by Chris Kwarta of Liberty Design Group with a sophisticated 45+ homebuyer in mind. This homebuyer knows what he/she wants, demands quality and wants a flexible design to fit their personal needs now and in the future.  Chris created nostalgic, warm farmhouse look & feel (inside & out) to showcase the “livability” of this spacious ranch floor plan while appealing to the high standards and expectations of this homebuyer.

Come by and see for yourself.  This award-winning home is now our model home/sales center in our new community Sonoma Grove.

4 Brentwood Blvd
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Hours:
Open Daily 12pm- 5pm
Open Tuesdays 10am -2pm
Closed on Mondays
(518) 275-3326

CRBRA Best in Building Awards Award Winner Badge

Best Outdoor Living Space
(Under $50,000)

The Castleton Model Home Outdoor Space includes a spacious screened porch that opens to a 500 square foot stone patio outdoor living area.  The screen porch features a 9’ ceiling and floor-to-ceiling views with an open design utilizing a combination of screens on the upper wall openings and Plexiglas inserts on the ones closer to the floor, making the room safe for children and/or pets. The floor is premium pressure treated decking which pairs nicely with the horizontal and vertical wall framing wrapped with painted MiraTec trim which give it a clean and finished look.  The addition of a ceiling fan provides the air circulation to make this a very comfortable space for enjoying warm spring and/or fall days.

Steps from the screened porch lead down to a large stone, patio.  Incorporating different textures, shapes and colors of stone, the patio has the casual, charm of cobblestone while coordinately nicely with the exterior siding of the home.  The patio is so large, we were able to create three areas making it flexible for daily use and perfect for outdoor entertaining:  outdoor dining (dining table and chairs), lounging (outdoor living set in front of the fireplace) and sunbathing (two chaise lounges).  The highlight of this patio is a boutique fireplace in the corner, which gives it an elegant but cozy feel and makes it possible for families to enjoy this space year-round .

CRBRA Best in Building Awards Award Winner Badge

Best Website (Builder)

At Belmonte Builders, we are always looking for ways to make it easier and quicker for you to find the information you want and need when researching building a new home with us.  This year we made changes to make that easier than ever.  Two of the most significant updates were updating our architecture and adding a dynamic database.

These updates may not sound exciting, but the new functionality makes it easier than ever for you to find the type of home you are looking for in the location you prefer by simply plugging in criteria such as price, location and # of bedrooms with our NEW HOME SEARCH.  Once you click “search,” a list of the Belmonte’s neighborhoods and floors plans that match your search criteria is literally at your fingertips.

Click here to see a list of the all the major updates we made this year to the website.

Take a look around www.belmontebuilders.com and let us know what you think of the changes.

Floor Plan Results Page
CRBRA Best in Building Awards Award Winner Badge

Best New or Updated Logo (Builder)

When developing the logo for Sonoma Grove, we wanted to create something that truly reflected the beauty and serenity of our newest neighborhood.  While Sonoma Grove is conveniently located near charming Saratoga Springs, it is happily tucked away in a pocket of quiet tranquility and features large, wooded home sites.  With that in mind, we wanted a logo that appealed to home buyers who appreciate nature and getting away, but also crave the creature comforts of the finer things in life like fine dining and the arts.

The best of both worlds intersects at Sonoma Grove – this is reflected in the logo by utilizing rich, natural colors and a flowing script that merges with nature through the grape vine. The logo embodies the natural beauty of Sonoma Grove with the simple elegance of the design. A big thank you to Larry Ambrosino for his great design work on this logo and for bringing our vision to life.

Sonoma Grove Community Logo

Belmonte Builders is proud of our reputation as an industry innovator, bringing the world of high quality new home building into an affordable price range.  Attention to detail, the use of innovative, high-quality products and the retention of a dedicated, highly experienced staff have all contributed to our success. Learn more about our communities.

If you are interested in learning more about our process and homes, please contact our sales team at sales@belmontebuilders.com, or call 518-371-1000.

Belmonte Builders Wins 2018 Showcase of Homes’ “Best Floor Plan” & “Best Interior Design” Awards

2018 Showcase of Homes Award Winner

Belmonte Builders is the Proud Winner of two 2018 Showcase of Homes Awards: “Best Floor Plan” & “Best Interior Design Awards”

Belmonte Builders was honored to be awarded “Best Floor Plan” and “Best Interior Design” for our 2018 Showcase of Homes Castleton home.

When designing the Castleton, we challenged ourselves to develop a “smarter” ranch floor plan that fit the needs of empty-nesters. We looked at current trends and focused on the living spaces people want and use and trimmed away elements they don’t.  Dropping the formal dining room and creating traffic patterns without walls, we were able to create this spacious and open ranch floor plan.  First available in January, the Castleton quickly became one of our top selling floor plans. With over a dozen contracts signed in 9 months, we’ve discovered that it not only appeals to empty-nesters, but also to young families who love its charm, flexibility and open living spaces.  We are no longer surprised when clients in the market for a master-up have a change of heart once they discover our Castleton.

The Castleton Model home was decorated with a sophisticated 45+ homebuyer in mind.  This homebuyer knows what he/she wants, demands quality and wants a flexible design to fit their personal needs now and in the future.  Our approach was to showcase the “livability” of this spacious ranch floor plan while appealing to the high standards and age of this homebuyer by creating a nostalgic, warm farmhouse look & feel.

With an elegant, reclaimed look, the use of lightly distressed 6” white oak wood flooring provides a charming foundation for our farmhouse theme throughout the main living areas from the Entry Foyer to the Great Room, Dining Room & Gourmet Kitchen. The Formal Study makes a great first impression with double-paneled doors topped with a large transom window and is invitingly decorated in a cozy, lodge feel featuring faux animal print chairs, a rustic, saw-horse desk and serene landscapes.

The Great Room features a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace with a rustic mantel and a wall of windows. Woven wood blinds add texture and open wide to provide fabulous views to the outdoors and an abundance of natural light. An eclectic mix of seating from the traditional sofa to the leather club chair and burlap open framed seating with nail heads pair smoothly with chunky natural wood tables to create a comfortable, inviting space with plenty of room for everyone.

The Great Room opens to both the Dining Room and Gourmet Kitchen. Farmhouse charm is incorporated into the Kitchen with an oversized island and details like a glazed 3×12 tile subway pattern backsplash paired with a warm, wood beadboard. Leather seating and earth tones seamlessly tie the main living areas together.

The large Master Bedroom Suite’s wallplank accent wall with oversized transom window is eye catching and ties together the natural theme of the room. Earth tones paired with a rustic 4-post bed and decorative nightstands add casual elegance as well as a softness and feminine touch.

The farmhouse feel extends to the Basement level with reclaimed windows adorning the stairwell to the open living space which showcases the flexibility of the floor plan with options for watching movies in oversized leather seating or playing cards with friends at the poker table. An additional Guest Bedroom with large egress windows and a full bath complete the Basement and create a perfect getaway for guests guaranteed to take them back in time.

There’s a reason Castleton Ranch is our top selling floor plan.  It’s a plan that works for generations.

Peter Belmonte- 2018 Showcase of Homes Awards Presentation
WATCH A QUICK VIDEO WALKTHROUGH
4 BRENTWOOD BLVD, SARATOGA SPRINGS
(2018 Showcase of Homes: Winner of Best Floor Plan & Best Interior Design)
Sonoma Grove Castleton Study
4 Brentwood Blvd – Castleton Showcase Home
(Formal Study)
Sonoma Grove Castleton Great Room
4 Brentwood Blvd – Castleton Showcase Home
(Great Room)
Sonoma Grove Castleton Kitchen
4 Brentwood Blvd – Castleton Showcase Home
(Gourmet Kitchen)
Sonoma Grove Castleton Master Bedroom
4 Brentwood Blvd – Castleton Showcase Home
(Master Suite)

Check out our New & Improved Website!

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We’re always looking for ways to make it quicker and easier for our customers to find what they need when researching building a new home with Belmonte Builders.  After weeks of brainstorming and months of hard work, we’re excited to announce that we’ve improved our website (even more) with incredible new functionality, features and content!

Our goal for this update was to make it easier for you to “find” the Belmonte home that’s right for you.  And we’ve done it with our ‘NEW HOME SEARCH” functionality!  Simply plug in your criteria, and our search results will show all the Belmonte floor plans and neighborhoods that match.  But we didn’t stop there.  We also improved and enhanced our navigation, redesigned key pages, created quick info pods and added new content.  Here’s some of the changes you’ll see:

New Home Search: (It’s easier than ever to find the homes that you are interested in on belmontebuilders.com. With our new home search bar, simply put in your criteria and we’ll deliver up the Belmonte Builders floor plans and communities that match your needs.)

New Home Search feature

New Navigation: (Our new top navigation make it easier to see all of our communities in one place and to navigate directly to the one you want with only one click. We also added a “sticky” sub menu to our community pages to make it easier for you to see the sections on the page and link directly to the information you want without scrolling.)

New Community Page Design: (We’ve redesigned our community pages to give you more of the information you want (community details, photos, video walkthroughs) while making it easier to navigate at the same time. Our submenu or “sticky navigation” at the top of each community page will take you directly to the section you want without scrolling.)

Alexandria Community Landing Page

New Quick Info Pods: (By updating our communities pages and floor plan page with quick info pods, we make it easy for you to see all the important information with a quick glance. We’ve also added links in our Community pods for frequently requested info like – directions, sales center info and quick delivery homes available. For the floor plans, the pods make it easy to see the key information and where they are available without any additional clicks.)

Example of Quick Info Pod for Communities
Example of Quick Info Pod for Floor Plans

Quick Community Contact Forms: (We made it easier to find the contact information and model home hours on the website. With our “Request Info” link, you can email the sales associate directly from the community page for more information or to set-up an appointment.)

Belmonte Builders Contact Form

New Floor Plan Pages: (We’ve added new floor plan pages to make it easier for you to see what we offer, compare ones that you like and their availability. Plus, we’ve added more information about each floor plan including descriptions, photos, video walkthroughs and a note if we have a Quick Delivery home in progress.)

Floor Plan Results Page

Enhanced Map: (We’ve added more information to our map to make it quick & easy for you to get directions and information about our communities without from one place.)

Belmonte Builders Map Functionality

Look around, we’re confident you’ll find the information you’re looking for very easily.  Our responsive design also means you’ll find the same information and essentially the same look whether you’re using your desktop, tablet or smart phone!

We hope you like the changes and we welcome your feedback as we continue to work on making www.belmontebuilders.com work hard for you.

Belmonte Builders Wins People Choice Award & Best Master Suite in the 2018 CRBRA Parade of Homes

Belmonte Builders is the proud recipient of the Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association 2018 Parade of Homes People’s Choice Award & Best Master Bedroom Award for our Chesapeake model home located at 5 Greenbrier Way in Halfmoon.

Belmonte Builders is especially proud to be part of this year’s CRBRA
Parade of Homes raising $15,000 for the Center for Disability Services. The funds will be used to re-open
their therapeutic pool providing aquatic therapy for adults with disabilities who desperately need it.

People’s Choice Award (Traditional Home) – We are especially excited to receive this award as it is the only Parade of Homes award given voted on by attendees! Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

Home Features:  The Chesapeake’s open floor plan lends itself to entertaining or large family get togethers. The Entry Foyer makes a great first impression leading into a two-story great room that opens into both the kitchen & dining room and features an eye-catching, unique Staircase.  The large master-on-the-main features a distressed brick accent wall, elegant transom window and large Master Bath.  Upstairs features a Bonus Room overlooking the Great Room and is shared by two additional bedrooms.

 

Alexandria Model Home_Chesapeake_Master Bedroom on the Main with Accent WallBest Master Bedroom (Traditional Home) – This master-on-the-main bedroom suite grabs your attention immediately with a truly unique accent wall featuring distressed brick with a large transom window. The spacious master suite also offers the convenience of two walk-in closets and a master bath with double vanities, a linen closet, quartz countertops, tiled-shower with frameless door and charming transom windows.

 

 

Missed the show? See a video walkthrough here:

 


Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association (CRBRA)CRBRA is a professional trade organization whose members are dedicated to following a strict Code of Ethics that provides consumers with the confidence that they are hiring reputable builders, remodelers, suppliers, and home building service providers.

Center for Disability Services: For 75 years, the Center for Disability Services, known as the place where people get better at life, has been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services the Center offers are not available elsewhere. It has more than 80 locations throughout 15 counties and annually provides programs and resources to more than 12,000 infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors who have many different disability diagnoses including cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, multiple sclerosis, autism spectrum disorders, epilepsy, spina bifida and traumatic brain injury. The Center for Disability Services, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has four divisions: Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, Life Quality Solutions Incubator, Prospect Center in Queensbury and St. Margaret’s Center. We are committed to the well-being of the people we serve, while providing opportunities which lead to independent lifestyles.

Belmonte Recognizes New Inductees at Annual Inner Circle of Realtors Event

CLIFTON PARK, NY – Belmonte Builders is proud to recognize some of the best realtors in Southern Saratoga County who worked closely with our team in 2017 to help their clients find the perfect Belmonte home.

Wednesday, February 14, Belmonte hosted many of the region’s premier real estate agents at Wheatfield’s Bistro in Clifton Park for their annual Inner Circle of Realtors Event. Belmonte’s Inner Circle of Realtors is an exclusive group of realtors who have helped their clients move into quality Belmonte homes.

During the event, Belmonte Builders President Peter Belmonte spoke to the crowd about the company’s growth and introduced a few new people on the Belmonte team and those making changes:

  • Mike Lust: New Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Cynthia Fisher: New Sales Representative for Griffin’s Ridge & Windsor Woods
  • Tina Stanoski: New Sales Representative for Alexandria
  • Rob Rothschild: Closing out The Mill at Smith Bridge and moving to his new home at Sonoma Grove

The Belmonte Builders sales and marketing team walked attendees through enhancements to their award-winning website, shared details their newest neighborhoods, Alexandria and Sonoma Grove.

Each new inductee into the Belmonte Builders Inner Circle was recognized and had the opportunity with other members who sold a Belmonte home in 2017 to win raffles valued up to $1,000.  All members received a custom Belmonte Builders swag bag.

The 2017 Inner Circle of Realtor inductees include:

  • Li Binglin, Keller Williams
  • Chris Conte, Coldwell Banker
  • Jack Minehan, Roohan Realty
  • Jenn Johnson, Keller Williams

For more information about Belmonte’s Inner Circle of Realtors and how you can partner with Belmonte to help your clients, please call (518) 371-1000.

Belmonte Builders Donates 88 Acres of Land to Clifton Park

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CLIFTON PARK — Belmonte Builders’ proposal to donate over 88 acres of wooded land off Bonneau Road was accepted by a unanimous vote of Clifton Park’s board of directors.  According to Clifton Park Town Supervisor, Phil Barrett, the town had been interested in obtaining the parcels for some time. 

“We’ve always known that the Town of Clifton Park had aspirations to own that parcel of land,” stated Pete Belmonte, President of Belmonte Builders. “Several years ago there were conversations about the Town of Clifton Park acquiring the Stony Creek Reservoir.  After that discussion took place, it became clear to us that the best use of the land would be in the hands of the town.  The Town of Clifton Park hasn’t been able to acquire the reservoir yet,  but I’m hopeful they will. In the meantime, they can use the land we donated to continue the West Sky Trail.” Belmonte said.

Currently the popular West Sky Trail stops at Bonneau Road. With the donation, the town could potentially continue that trail through the donated land all the way to Judith Drive.  While the Town of Clifton Park has no immediate plans to develop or add trails on the land at this point, the donated land is adjacent to the Stony Creek Reservoir which was listed as a priority for preservation in the Clifton Park 1995 Comprehensive Plan. 

“We consider it a beautiful piece of property that the town will benefit from for many years to come,” Barrett said. “It’s important to protect that area. We believed it was very valuable from that standpoint.”


Belmonte Builders’ Communities in and around Clifton Park.

 

Bonneau Road - Chesapeake Elevation Bonneau Road, Clifton Park

Pricing: Starting in the high $400’s
Country living minutes from everything. This boutique community is comprised of four large sites in a nature preserve.  Learn more

 


Bridlewood Ridge, Clifton Park

Pricing: Starting in the mid $500s
Surrounded by open space, Bridlewood Ridge is a picturesque, family-friendly setting for you to build the home of your dreams.  Learn More


Alexandria, Landon Floor PlanAlexandria, Halfmoon/Clifton Park

Pricing: mid $300’s – low $400’s
Situated in charming Halfmoon, Alexandria boasts large 1/2+ acre lots andoptions and the nation’s best school system districts.  Learn more

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Belmonte Builders’ Kitchen Awarded 2017 NKBA Best New Kitchen Over 300 sq. ft.

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Congratulations to Curtis Lumber Designer, Heather Bodnaryk for winning the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s “Best New Kitchen over 300 sq. ft.”  Heather was presented the award on December 6th at the Annual National Kitchen & Bath (NKBA) Tri State Chapter Design Competition for her Belmonte Builders’ kitchen layout.

Heather worked directly with our homeowners to create this award-winning design.  She loved the opportunity to design a kitchen with solid wood maple stained cabinets and helped the homeowners realize their vision of elegance and functionality.   “Designing for the Hefner’s was such a great experience,” said Bodnaryk “because they knew what they wanted and let me help them bring it to life. It was incredibly satisfying designing the kitchen to work for all their needs, especially since I know it’s a room they will use every day.”

We are so happy to see Heather’s hard work rewarded with and proud that she designs kitchens for Belmonte Builders. Way to go Heather!

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Heather’s Favorite Features:

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Corner cabinets are always tricky.  They are deep and are at risk for creating frustrating  “dead spaces.” A typical solution for corner cabinets is a lazy susan.  In this case, Heather took that space and used it to house and effectively showcase the double ovens.

From a practical standpoint, the corner oven layout works nicely in this design.  It creates a work triangle with countertops on either side of the oven along with the cook top in close proximity.

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Toe Kick Furniture Valance for NKBA Best New Kitchen Design Toe Kick Furniture Valance

The next time you’re working at the countertop in your kitchen, take a look down at your feet. More than likely you won’t be able to see your toes, because they’re actually positioned underneath the front edge of your cabinets, in the toe kick.

In most kitchens the toe kick is either painted black or the same color as the cabinets, to make it blend and disappear.  Heather took a different approach. She took this humble detail and used it to add a touch of elegance.  By adding a toe kick furniture valance  and pairing it with an upper valance for the hood, she elevated the look of the design giving it a more polished, high-end “furniture” look.

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Toe Kick Furniture Valance for NKBA Best New Kitchen Design Decorative Door Panels (on the exposed side) 

As with the furniture valance toe-kick, Heather paid attention to another overlooked detail to elevate the look of this design – the exposed sides of the cabinets.  To create a more finished, high-end effect, she added decorative door panels on the exposed sides of the cabinets.

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The National Kitchen + Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade group that promotes professionalism in the kitchen and bath industry. Established in 1963 as a network of kitchen dealers, it has evolved into the premier association of designers, retailers, remodelers, manufacturers, distributors, fabricators, installers and other industry professionals. NKBA is celebrating its 54th anniversary of supporting education, networking and raising the professionalism of Kitchen and Bath Association members and the industry as a whole.

If you are interested in learning more about Belmonte’s kitchens and homes, please contact our sales team at sales@belmontebuilders.com, or call 518-371-1000.

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Belmonte Builders Awarded Four CRBRA “2017 Best in Building Awards”

Belmonte Builders' 2017 Best in Building Awards

Belmonte Builders is excited to announce that we were recognized by the Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association (CRBRA) for Four (4) “2017 Best in Building Awards!”  We were recognized with awards in the following categories: Best New Multi-Family Merchandised Model, Best New Construction Basement, Best Twin House or Town House Project and Best Website.

CRBRA is a professional trade organization whose members are dedicated to following a strict Code of Ethics that provides consumers with the confidence that they are hiring reputable builders, remodelers, suppliers, and home building service providers. The “Best in Building Awards” recognize area builders in numerous categories. Belmonte was recognized for excellence for the following:

Best New Multi-Family Merchandised Model (Multi Family) – For our luxury townhome model located in our new urban community of City Square. The goal of the City Square model was to appeal to active, affluent adults interested in living in an exclusive community walking-distance from their favorite shops and downtown entertainment.   Our canvas was a luxury 3,356 sq. ft. townhome with great features:  owner’s suite, library, gourmet kitchen, basement, and attached garage with guest suite.  See the video.

 

Best New Construction Basement – For our model home in City Square where designed the basement to appeal to active, affluent adults who like the comforts of life and are drawn to comfortable decor with a high-end look.  With that in mind, we transformed the open floor plan tying in the rich leather and rustic wood elements from throughout the home to a fun and functional space perfect for entertaining complete with game room with adjacent theater and half bath.  See the photos.

 

Best Twin House or Town House Project – A stone’s throw from Franklin Square, City Square gave us a truly unique and rare opportunity to build a new multi-family townhouse community right next to downtown Saratoga Springs.  The proximity to  downtown and its popular historic architecture heavily influenced the conceptual plan for City Square. City Walk was designed to blend naturally with the area; elevations that would feel at home alongside the Victorian architecture so prominent downtown Saratoga Springs.  To achieve that look, we added period-appropriate elements like boxed windows and bays, overhangs and brackets, scalloped siding and English day-lighted basement windows and complete the look with bold exterior colors.  It was also designed to be a walkable community not only to the local shopping and entertainment, but within the community as well.  Sidewalks and charming street lamps  were added not just for aesthetic appeal but to make it easy for neighbors to meet as they enjoy a walk in their neighborhood.  Since June, we’ve sold 6 of the 25 townhomes.

Belmonte Builders Home Page Screen ShotBest Website –  We live in a digital world where people expect to be able to access information 24/7.  We recognized that need and focused on updating our website to give our customers easier, friendlier and more intuitive ways to access want they need- – whenever they need it.  We focused on user experience: simplifying navigation, reorganizing content, beefing up content and reducing number of clicks. Take a look around at www.belmontebuilders.com and let us know what you think.

 

 

 

We would like to thank CRBRA for honoring Belmonte Builders with these awards.  Belmonte Builders is proud of our reputation as an industry innovator, bringing the world of high quality new home building into an affordable price range.  Attention to detail, the use of innovative, high-quality products and the retention of a dedicated, highly experienced staff have all contributed to our success. Learn more about our communities.

If you are interested in learning more about our process and homes, please contact our sales team at sales@belmontebuilders.com, or call 518-371-1000.

2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes announces line-up award winning builders!

Saratoga Springs, NY – The 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes Committee is proud to announce a spectacular line-up of fifteen of our region’s finest builders for the area’s premiere new home tour event. Celebrating 21 years of exceptional homes, this annual fall tradition will once again run over three beautiful weekends on September 17-18, 24-25 and October 1-2.

The award winning builders committed to this year’s event are Amedore Homes, Bella Home Builders, Barbera Homes, Belmonte Builders, Blitman Development, Bonacio Construction, Caruso Home Builders, Herbinger Construction, Heritage Custom Builders, LaFemme Home Builders, Malta Development, McPadden Builders, Saratoga Builders, Terrace Homebuilders and Witt Construction. In total, this will be a blockbuster year with 20 or more new home locations on display in Saratoga County. Tickets to visit these homes will still only be $20.

Special “Taste of Showcase” preview on Friday, September 16! 

A special “Taste of Showcase” preview at selected homes is scheduled for Friday, September 16 from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM featuring food samplings from area chefs along with local craft beer and wine tastings. A limited number of tickets for this evening will be available and the cost is $25 each. The combination pack of this special preview event and regular showcase ticket will be $40 each.

Over the past 20 years, this community event has contributed over $900,000 to our two local charities. Proceeds from the Showcase of Homes benefit Rebuilding Together Saratoga County www.rebuildingtogethersaratoga.org and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties www.glensfallshabitat.org. A total of $44,000 was raised last year. For more details on the 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes event, please visit www.saratogashowcaseofhomes.com. Follow us on FACEBOOK for all the updates!

Belmonte Builders is proud to include our newest community, Griffin’s Ridge, in the 2016 Saratoga Showcase of Homes.

About Saratoga Builders Association

The Saratoga Builders Association, Inc. (SBA) is a specialized professional trade association representing an industry basic to the well being and economy of the people of Saratoga County. Its membership includes residential and commercial builders, developers, re-modelers, building material suppliers, sub-contractors, financial institutions, architects, engineers, realtors, attorneys and other industry professionals. SBA is committed to the continued growth, prosperity and quality of life in Saratoga County. For more information, please visit www.saratogabuilders.org

 

 

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