The Howard Hanna Showcase of Homes Pittsburgh 7-16-17

The Howard Hanna Showcase of Homes Pittsburgh 7-16-17


Hi, I’m Hoddy Hanna, Chairman and CEO of Howard Hanna real estate services and you’re watching the Sunday Showcase of Homes where you can enjoy a tour of some of the great homes for sale. If you see something you really enjoy, visit after the show airs at an open houses from 1 to 4 o’clock. Remember you can search hundreds of homes at Howard Hanna dot com anytime. Come to an open house, call a Howard Hanna agent, or click Howard Hanna dot com. Enjoy the show. The Howard Hanna Sunday Showcase of homes contains only a portion of many properties we represent for sale in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. Visit our website at howard hanna dot com to see thousands of additional area homes. Shop for a home online at your convenience 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, call any of the fine agents featured on the show. MLS NUMBER: 1288596 – You can enjoy maintenance-free living at this 3 BR 2.5 BA patio home on a cul-de-sac in Hawthorne Commons. A gas fireplace brightens the vaulted living room, and stairs show the way to a versatile upper-level loft. Crown molding and chair rail encircle a formal dining room topped by a double tray ceiling. The kitchen is equipped with new stainless steel appliances, and a first-floor laundry is only a few feet away. One master bedroom is located on each level, and the home is close to shopping, restaurants, the Turnpike, and I-79. Hawthorne Commons is located in the heart of Seven Fields, and its residents enjoy the use of a pool and a clubhouse. To learn more about this charming residence, meet with Carissa (kuh RISS uh) Sitterly (SIT urr lee) between 1 and 4 today. MLS NUMBER: 1289827 – Built by Grasinger Homes, this 3 BR 2.5 BA residence is located in Plum borough’s desirable Deer Valley Estates. It is tucked away on a cul-de-sac near Holiday Park, with a concrete driveway leading up to a 2-car garage. New granite counters line the walls of the eat-in kitchen, also equipped with Kenmore Elite and GE Profile stainless appliances. Added in 2016, a state-of-the-art electric air cleaner will create a comfortable atmosphere. Skylights shine down from the vaulted ceiling of the master suite, and another illuminates its en (ON) suite bath. A two-tiered deck stands atop the professionally landscaped yard, close to shopping, dining, and major highways. Consider the possibilities at this afternoon’s open house, hosted by Tony Molnar (MOLL narr) Strejcek (STRAY jack). MLS NUMBER: 1248592 – A quality work of new construction built by Brennan, this 3 BR paired carriage home is located in Phase 4 of “The Gables”. Crown molding and chair rail lend an air of sophistication to the elegant formal dining room. Granite counters line the walls of the kitchen, and its hardwood floors lead to an adjacent breakfast area. This home, the decorated “Hartford” model, also includes an optional sun room and a finished lower level. The master suite enjoys the use of a full bath with a soaking tub and a ceramic shower with body jets. You will be free from exterior maintenance, and able to enjoy amenities such as a pool and a clubhouse. For more information on this carriage home and the community of “The Gables”, meet with Patti Lynch. MLS NUMBER: 1275942 – Stunning architectural design distinguishes this 3 BR 2.5 BA English Tudor home on a level corner lot in Bel Aire Place. It displays tremendous attention to detail, beginning with the two-story foyer and its curved staircase. New HVAC helps you feel right at home in the living room, whose far wall is fitted with built-in shelves. New stainless steel appliances are among the advantages of the updated kitchen, and the baths were also recently remodeled. Newer triple-pane Pella windows look in on the family room, whose beamed ceiling draws the eye toward its brick fireplace. The finished basement is ideal for entertaining, thanks to a home theater system and a mini-bar with a fridge. Take stock of all this home has to offer between 1 and 4 today with host Sue Malagise (mal uh JEEZ). MLS NUMBER: 1246860 – You can enjoy maintenance-free living in Chapel Pointe at this 2 BR unit with a private patio. Its open floor plan encompasses a total of 1,984 square feet of luxurious living space. Dark-wood Greenfield cabinets and granite countertops enclose a set of high-end stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The master suite incorporates a walk-in closet and a marble bath with a walk-in shower. Spend lazy summer nights on the outdoor patio and grilling area, visit Fox Chapel’s nearby shops and restaurants, or take advantage of easy access to downtown Pittsburgh via Route 28. Terry Bienvenue (bee ENN va NUU) and Jean Bongiovanni (BAWN jee oh VAW nee) would be pleased to tell you more about Chapel Pointe. MLS NUMBER: 1286580 – Period charm and craftsmanship are on display at this completely remodeled 4 BR 3.5 BA home on Mt. Washington. Refinished hardwood floors welcome you to the inviting foyer, accented by original woodwork and detail. Stained glass windows contribute to the character of the living room, also home to one of six fireplaces. Traditional features like original pocket doors integrate seamlessly with the home’s numerous thoughtful improvements. Tall windows spread natural light throughout the dining room, and the home is only ten minutes away from the “T”. New cabinets, new quartz countertops, and a farmhouse sink are among the advantages of the ceramic tiled kitchen. A luxurious master bath and its built-in sauna with jet sprays give you one more reason to tour this home with John Barley. MLS NUMBER: 1273058 – A quiet cul-de-sac in McCandless sets the stage for this meticulously maintained 4 BR 2.5 BA home. Hardwood flooring extends throughout the main level, spreading out in front of the living room’s gas fireplace. Granite countertops provide attractive work space in the eat-in kitchen, fully equipped with stainless appliances. Located on the second floor, the master suite incorporates a walk0in closet and a bath with a jet tub. The third floor holds a finished bonus room, and a gazebo can be found to the rear of the home. The garage can accommodate three cars, and the property is part of the North Allegheny (AL luh GAY nee) school district. Discuss these and other fine features at today’s open house with Rosina (roe ZEE nuh) Scalamogna (SKALL uh MOAN ya). MLS NUMBER: 1281379 – Peace and tranquility can be yours at this remodeled 3 BR 2 BA residence in Washington Township. It is designed around an inviting, open floor plan displaying fresh paint and new flooring and light fixtures. Sliding glass doors in the dining room lead out to a covered deck with skylights, surrounded by country views. The home also benefits from free gas, and a brand new kitchen with crisp white cabinets is a tasteful work space. All thee bedrooms have been remodeled, and the lower level features a game room, a fireplace, a full bath, and a laundry. The 1 1/2 acre fenced yard overlooks a neighboring pond, and is only a short distance from Beaver Run Reservoir. Tony Molnar (MOLL narr) Strejcek (STRAY jack) will be pleased to answer all of your questions and provide a personal tour. MLS NUMBER: 1255405 – Encompassing more than 5,000 square feet, this 6 BR 2.5 BA home is located in historic Allegheny (AL luh GAY nee) West. Originally constructed in 1873, it has been lovingly restored with period hinges, doorknobs, and newel posts. A period chandelier is suspended above the formal dining room, also home to one of nine marble gas log fireplaces. Newer mechanicals and updated plumbing and electrical services enhance a kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances. Built-in bookcases line the walls of the first-floor library, which is centered on a cooking fireplace with a wrought-iron crane and cooking pot. The hall bath on the second floor displays a crystal chandelier, a soaking tub, and a separate shower. Only minutes from downtown Pittsburgh’s shops, stadia, and cultural venues, this home will be open today with Mario Costanzo (kuss TAN zo). MLS NUMBER: 100071 – Located in O’Hara (oh HARE uh) Township, the sidewalk community of Chapel Harbor presents new construction by Stapleton Homes. Several different home styles are available, including custom-crafted townhomes, duplexes with first-floor master suites, and neo-traditional single-family residences, with packages starting at 3-76-3. These Energy Star-rated homes offer features such as Andersen 200 windows, walk-in closets, and stainless steel appliances. You can enjoy breathtaking views of the Allegheny (AL luh GAY nee) River, as well as a riverwalk and green space with a gazebo. The community is part of the Fox Chapel school district, and only a short distance from shopping, dining, Route 28, and the Turnpike. For more information on the homes of Chapel Harbor, meet with Irene Martin this afternoon. MLS NUMBER: 1275866 – A residence with real curb appeal, this 4 BR 2.5 BA home in Unity Township is located in Weatherton Farms. Entertain friends and family in the formal dining room, which connects to a butler’s pantry. The kitchen is equipped with stainless appliances, and pendant lighting shines down on an island with seating. Sample home cooking in the breakfast nook, and then bask in front of the family room’s stone fireplace. One of four upper-level bedrooms, the master suite includes a walk-in closet and a bath with a jet spray tub. Beautiful landscaping surrounds the rear deck, and an oversized two-car garage provides plenty of storage. To determine whether this is the right home for you, enjoy a full tour this afternoon with Dee Rellick. MLS NUMBER: 1277216 – A new sidewalk and retaining wall lend curb appeal to this 3 BR 3 BA home in O’Hara (oh HARE uh) Township. Custom Thomasville built-ins surround the living room’s gas or log-burning fireplace. Original hardwoods are present beneath its carpet, and a newer roof and HVAC are a few of the home’s recent updates. Thomasville cabinets support solid-surface countertops in the kitchen, accompanied by newer appliances. The master suite includes a large walk-in closet and a bath with a marble tiled floor and shower and a jet spray tub. A side door leads out to a covered brick porch, which looks out across more than an acre of ground. Part of the Fox Chapel school district, this home will be open between 1 and 4 with Marianne Hall. MLS NUMBER: 1273515 – A cul-de-sac in Upper St. Clair sets the stage for this stately 5 BR brick colonial with numerous updates. New granite counters line the walls of the island kitchen, which also includes a full set of appliances. Beneath the beamed ceiling of the family room, new wall-to-wall carpet spreads out in front of a brick fireplace. Three bedrooms are located on the second floor, including the master suite, and two more can be found on the third. The luxurious master bath displays granite counters, double sinks, ceramic tile flooring, and a relaxing jet tub. A covered deck just off the kitchen overlooks a private yard close to schools, shopping, and restaurants. Part of an award-winning school district, this home will be open between 1 and 4 with host Diane Horvath. MLS NUMBER: 1263662 – This 3 BR 3 BA patio home in the borough of Seven Fields is situated on a private cul-de-sac overlooking mature woods. It is part of Hawthorne Commons, a desirable maintenance-free community whose amenities include a pool and a clubhouse. Just beyond the vaulted living room and its fireplace, an elegant two-tiered tray ceiling tops the formal dining room. Appliances are included with the galley-style kitchen, and an oversized 2-car garage provides ample parking. The master suite is located on the first floor, while the upper level holds a bonus bedroom, a den, and a full loft. Take advantage of easy access to shopping, restaurants, the Turnpike, Route 19, I-79, and downtown Pittsburgh. Be sure to visit this afternoon’s open house with Priscilla Bromley (BRAWM lee) for more information and a full tour. MLS NUMBER: 1279023 – Only minutes from major highways, this mini-estate with 4 BR and 2 full and 2 half BA is a private paradise in Washington Township. An upper-level balcony looks out into an expansive living room focused on an enormous stone fireplace. The home is only minutes from Murrysville, Plum, Monroeville (mun ROE vill, not MON roe vill) and major highways. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances, and the property provides free gas. The game room offers a custom stone bar, and a 2-bedroom carriage house provides accommodations for guests. Visitors will appreciate an Omni-stone patio with a fire pit, an outdoor kitchen, a saltwater pool and pavilion, and a stocked pond. Take time to visit this afternoon’s open house and enjoy a tour with Tony Molnar-Strejcek (STRAY jack). There’s nothing better than owning the perfect house to come home to. You’ve earned it! And we’ll make it happen. Our local real estate experts and in-house team of financial professionals make buying or selling your home simple. Howard Hanna. Home happens here. MLS NUMBER: 1271957 – Custom-built by Daniel Marks, this 4 BR 3.5 BA traditional home in Adams Township is part of desirable Field Lake Estates. Hardwood flooring supports the tasteful living room, which is centered on a cozy gas fireplace. Nine-foot ceilings extend throughout the main level, accompanied by three-step crown moldings and oversized baseboards. The kitchen has been fitted with maple cabinets, granite countertops, and high-end appliances by Jenn-Air, Bosch, and Dacor. The master suite benefits from a walk-in closet, attic access, a laundry chute, and a bath with a spa tub. An entertainer’s dream, the maintenance-free deck looks out across a landscaped lot bordering a massive common area. Cherie Altsman can tell you about all this home has to offer at today’s open house between 1 and 4. MLS NUMBER: 1286325 – Part of Peters Township’s “Lake Colony” community, this 4 BR 3.5 BA brick colonial is close to Peterwood Park. A covered front porch welcomes you to a hardwood entry, which transitions in turn into a living room fronted by a bay window. The ceramic tiled kitchen features granite counters, an island with seating for three, and sliding doors to the deck. The open floor plan continues into an adjacent family room, where crown molding accents a cozy gas fireplace. Recessed lighting illuminates the lower level’s finished game room, home to another gas fireplace and a private full bath. The deck overlooks a lush, green yard, and both Rolling Hills and Valley Brook Country Clubs are only a short distance away. Meet with Mary Eve Kearns (KURNS) this afternoon, and ask about the HSA home warranty and 100% money back guarantee. MLS NUMBER: 1284402 – Beautiful views of Big Sewickley (suh WICK lee) Creek are visible from this quaint 2 BR ranch in Bell Acres. Newer windows are set in the front of the home, and newer flooring is present throughout the interior. Forced air heat and central air were installed in 2015, and the full basement has tons of potential. The residence is equally well-suited for use as a starter home, a retirement home, or an investment property. Relax and unwind on the back deck, while enjoying the gentle sounds of the water in a stocked stream. From the comfort of home, you can enjoy easy access to the village of Sewickley, Route 65, the airport, and downtown Pittsburgh. Meet with Robin Jones this afternoon, and contact Howard Hanna Mortgage for information on the “My First Home” program. MLS NUMBER: 1282941 – 4.4 private acres in Elizabeth Township surround this sprawling 4 BR 5 BA ranch with a 4-car detached garage. Hardwood flooring extends to fill the living room, whose floor-to-ceiling windows flank a central fireplace. Crown molding and chair rail encircle the dining room, which is spacious enough to accommodate the largest dinner parties. Ample cabinet and counter space are available in the primary eat-in kitchen, one of two full kitchens in the home. Another fireplace warms the master bedroom, and stairs lead down to a possible lower-level guest suite. A 78-foot wraparound deck overlooks a gazebo and 40-foot heated in-ground pool, surrounded by unspoiled grounds. Satisfy your curiosity – enjoy a full tour of all 4,100 square feet this afternoon with host Sandy Tokosh (TOE kawsh). MLS NUMBER: 1221104 – $5,000 worth of free options will accompany this 3 BR 2.5 BA Bridgeview Townhomes model in North Strabane (struh BANE) Township. It is designed around a brand new open floor plan with accent fixtures and great natural lighting. Beside a spacious dining area, beautiful pendant lighting shines down on the kitchen’s expansive island. These high-quality custom-built homes display fabulous standard features that are options in other developments. You can wash your cares away in a luxurious master bath, and an optional second floor laundry can simplify your life. Take advantage of a convenient location minutes from dining, Southpointe, the Tanger Outlets, and I-79. For more information on the Bridgeview Townhomes and a full tour of the model, meet with Rose Vaccarello (VACK uh RELL oh). MLS NUMBER: 1268028 – This double-sized 3 BR 3 BA unit in the Village of Shadyside provides approximately 3,300 square feet of living space. Occupying one half of an entire floor, its well-designed floor plan features oversized rooms with efficient flow. Numerous windows provide plenty of natural light, and two spacious balconies let you get some fresh air. Crown molding adorns the formal dining room, which is also fitted with a wall of built-in bookshelves. The eat-in kitchen has two refrigerators, and the unit benefits from two garage parking spaces and two storage units. It is only minutes from the shops and restaurants of Shadyside, as well as Pittsburgh’s hospitals and universities. A heated pool and clubhouse are the finishing touch at this unit, which will be open today with Michael Toretti. MLS NUMBER: 1271307 – An extra-large corner lot in South Fayette (fay ETT) Township sets the stage for this 4 BR colonial with 2.5 BA. Less than one year old, it is designed around an open floor plan and still covered by the builder’s warranty. Neutral decor is waiting for your personal touches, and an oversized 2-car garage provides parking for larger vehicles. The beautiful cabinetry and granite countertops of the oversized custom kitchen enclose stainless steel appliances. The home is situated in front of a reservoir pond, which will provide attractive views and a habitat for ducks. All four bedrooms are located on the upper level, and a second-floor laundry simplifies daily life. For more information and a full tour, visit this afternoon’s open house and meet with Marsha Thompson. MLS NUMBER: 1278891 – Everything is brand new at this 3 BR 2 BA home in West Mifflin, which has been totally renovated from top to bottom. Refinished hardwood flooring welcomes you to the living room, whose walls have been freshly painted. In the ceramic tiled kitchen, new cabinetry and granite counters line the walls, enclosing stainless steel appliances. The mechanics, plumbing, and electrical service are among the recent enhancements, as well as a new ceramic bath. A second full bath and a large laundry room can be found on the expansive finished lower level. A covered patio overlooks the level back yard, part of a desirable community near transportation and the waterfront. Meet with Lori Bost (BOAST) at today’s open house, and contact Howard Hanna Mortgage for information on the “My First Home” program. MLS NUMBER: 1276053 – A tree-lined street with sidewalks shows the way to this 4 BR colonial offering the ultimate in Sewickley (suh WICK lee) Village living. It displays refinished hardwood floors and freshly painted walls in a neutral color palette. The kitchen provides granite counters, a glass cooktop, a side-by-side refrigerator, and a stainless Bosch dishwasher. Brand new carpeting spans the length of the family room, which is capped by built-in shelves and a log-burning fireplace. The finished lower level grants additional living space, along with a powder room and a convenient laundry. A private patio looks out across the neatly landscaped yard and a 4-car garage with a unique guest or rental apartment. Consider the possibilities at this afternoon’s open house, hosted by Kathe (like “Kathy”) Barge. MLS NUMBER: 1271075 – This 4 BR turn-of-the-century farmhouse is one of the most inviting homes on the market in the Fox Chapel school district. Indoor shutters reveal or conceal the living room windows, while a beamed ceiling draws the eye toward a tasteful fireplace. Hardwood flooring extends into a dignified formal dining room with sophisticated decorative moldings. A first-floor laundry simplifies household tasks, and updated baths demonstrate the owner’s attention to detail. A sun room and a private patio overlook the 5.1 acre lot, also home to a fire pit, a small springhouse, a two-car garage, a level re-graded play area, and a barn with party lights for entertaining. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a personal tour this afternoon with hosts Laura Sauereisen (SOUR eyes in) and Eileen Lusk. MLS NUMBER: 1287346 – This expansive, custom-built 6 BR 4.5 BA ranch stands atop 1.1 professionally landscaped acres in Meredith Glen. Its inviting, open floor plan features dramatic vaulted and tray ceilings, custom woodwork, and maple hardwood floors. The gourmet kitchen presents cherry cabinetry, granite countertops, a custom range hood, and top-of-the-line stainless appliances. Flanked by large windows, a two-story stone fireplace rises to meet the cathedral ceiling of the family room. Located on the main level, the master suite offers walls of windows and a luxurious, spa-like bath. Recline on the expansive stone patio to the rear of the home, while taking advantage of an outdoor kitchen and a fire pit. Explore the more than 5,000 square feet of this home at this afternoon’s open house, hosted by Mary Ann Brettell (brett TELL). MLS NUMBER: 1286544 – Form follows function at this custom-built 7 BR Prairie-style residence resting on approximately 2 1/2 acres in Jefferson Hills. It employs natural design cues reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright, and eight-zone radiant floor heat creates a comfortable atmosphere. The heart of the home is a gourmet kitchen displaying custom Shaker-style cabinetry, quartz counters, an island with a prep sink, and stainless steel appliances. A hallway leads to three main-level bedrooms, including a vaulted master suite with soundproofed walls, a two-headed walk-in shower, and a Jacuzzi tub. The lower level is a private living space of its own with a game room, a kitchenette, plenty of built-in storage, and a second laundry area. Porches, patios, and decks provide outdoor living spaces, and walls of Andersen windows with low-e glass frame panoramic wooded views. For more information on this signature residence and the chance to arrange a personal tour, please contact Mary Eve Kearns (KURNS). MLS NUMBER: 1279721 – Offering unparalleled privacy and luxury, this 5 BR Fox Chapel estate is set amid 22 acres of trickling waterfalls and wide swaths of lawn. It demonstrates unusual attention to detail, with hardwood flooring, crown moldings, and unique ceilings throughout the home. A butler’s pantry connects to an eat-in kitchen equipped with an island with a prep sink and high-end paneled and stainless steel appliances. A few feet away, a domed ceiling rises above a parlor with beautiful beamed detailing and French doors leading to the patio. The main-level master suite includes a walk-in closet, a dressing area, and a bath with dual sinks and a walk-in marble shower. Built-in shelving and cabinetry lines the walls of a dignified home office topped by a tray ceiling. Ample storage is available on the finished lower level, also offering a wine cellar and dedicated craft, work, and exercise rooms. Follow doors out to a private patio overlooking sprawling grounds with stone pathways, perennial plantings, and rose and vegetable gardens. For the opportunity to examine this impressive residence in person, please contact Stephanie Veenis (like “Venus”). MLS NUMBER: 1285520 – Nestled amid more than 4 1/2 rolling acres adjacent to Southpointe, this 5 BR residence masterfully blends indoor and outdoor living spaces. It is designed around a free-flowing, open floor plan, the work of Graziani (GRAWT zee AH nee), with custom ironwork and artisan fireplaces. Greek granite counters and a custom tile backsplash line the walls of an eat-in kitchen with an enlarged pantry, an espresso system, and commercial-grade appliances by Wolf and Sub-Zero. The first-floor master suite benefits from its own sound system, a private study, a huge walk-in closet, and a bath with a Jacuzzi tub. One of three second floor bedrooms is a guest suite with a private entry and its own full kitchen and entertainment space. Summer guests can take advantage of the lower level’s custom bar and dressing room with shower and bath before heading out to a patio and an in-ground pool. Enjoy al fresco dining beside the gas-fired grill, and then bask in front of a built-in fire pit or gas-lit fireplace, accompanied by a gentle waterfall and a landscaped rock pool. Please contact Mary Eve Kearns for more information on this sophisticated home and the chance to arrange a personal tour. MLS NUMBER: 1290137 – A porte-cochere welcomes you to this sophisticated 6 BR colonial residence set back on three private, wooded acres in Fox Chapel. Marble tile supports its tasteful center hall, which is flanked by hardwood living and dining rooms. Built-in shelves enclose a dignified fireplace in the living room, while the dining room displays elegant moldings and an ornate ceiling medallion. Granite counters encircle the kitchen’s multi-tiered island with seating, accompanied by double ovens, double dishwashers, and double refrigerators and freezers. A beamed cathedral ceiling rises above a sunken great room with a central fireplace, built-in shelving, and a bar area. The main-level master suite enjoys the use of a marble fireplace, a walk-in closet, and two separate baths, one of which features marble tile, a skylight, and a soaking tub. Five additional bedrooms are located on the second floor, one of which has a marble fireplace and marble-tiled bath of its own. Golf course views are visible from the covered side patio, and the property is also home to a carriage house and a three-car detached garage. For the opportunity to examine this impressive estate in greater detail, please contact Stephanie Veenis (like “Venus”).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *