Rutland and Twin Hickory Honored in Richmond Magazine The Best Awards!

Our Rutland and Twin Hickory communities were recently honored with five awards in the 2015 Richmond Magazine’s “The Best” Awards and we couldn’t be more thrilled! This is an impressive accomplishment and a testament to HHHunt Communities’ commitment of creating meaningful experiences and places of great distinction. After all, it’s how you live that matters. Thank you to all who voted!

Rutland Awards

  • Best Family-Friendly Neighborhood in Hanover: Rutland offers many fun community events for homeowners and their families. “Wine tasting, family float nights at the pool and cookies with Santa are a few events that families of Rutland always look forward to,” says Summer Baker, Marketing Manager of HHHunt Communities.
  • Best New-Home Community in Hanover: Rutland is minutes from downtown Richmond, yet miles away from the ordinary. The community combines modern amenities with the tranquility of preserved history. Events such as water balloon fights, National Night Outs, and food drives keep homeowners connected.
  • Best Neighborhood for First-Time Homebuyers in Hanover: Offering single-family homes with a low price point helps draw first-time homebuyers to Rutland. Plus, the community’s ideal and desirable location provides convenient access to top-rated schools in Hanover County, fabulous shopping, delicious dining, great entertainment, and much more.

Twin Hickory Awards

  • Best Family-Friendly Neighborhood in Henrico: Twin Hickory is a large, diverse and tight-knit community with something for everyone. The proximity to schools and to shopping is excellent. Families can also enjoy the eight m11822570_1125036834192399_8125301467428829793_niles of pedestrian paths and the Twin Hickory neighborhood pool.
  • Best New-Home Community in Henrico: Twin Hickory homeowners have access to a wide array of stellar amenities, including a community Lake House, a swimming pool, numerous walking trails, and a lighted tennis court. The
    excellent location provides close access to the fast-growing, shopping-centric Short Pump area.

We want to acknowledge the amazing homeowners who live in Rutland and Twin Hickory who help make both communities very special places. We also are grateful for the dedicated and passionate HHHunt team members who work so hard to make Rutland and Twin Hickory great places to live, work, and play. Thank you all!

Now is the time to take a closer look at Rutland and Twin Hickory to discover what makes each community so special!

Promoting Neighborhood Unity at National Night Out 2015

HHHunt Communities was proud to once again celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4th with fun-filled neighborhood events at Charter Colony, Rutland, and White Hall. We believe it’s how you live that matters and there’s no better time to celebrate the ways in which we live than by having fun and displaying neighborhood pride with friends and family!

National Night Out is a night when neighbors in communities all over the United States are invited to spend the evening outdoors to promote neighborhood unity, awareness, safety, and police-community partnerships. It’s estimated that more than 38 million neighbors in over 16,000 communities participated in National Night Out this year.

Our National Night Out events included fantastic raffle prizes, games on the lawn, swimming in the pool, and delicious treats from vendors.

Special visitors even stopped by, including McGruff the Crime Dog, police dogs, and the Chesterfield County, Hanover County, and Williamsburg Fire Departments and Police Departments.

All enjoyed the great night and a special thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who made the evening so much fun. These events highlight the special quality of HHHunt Communities and emphasize how lucky we are to have great homeowners!

Vote for Rutland in the Richmond Times-Dispatch The Best Awards!

Voting is NOW OPEN for the Richmond Times-Dispatch “The Best” Awards! Our Rutland community has been nominated and we need your help to win “Best New Home Community” in RVA. The contest is open from August 9th to August 23rd and recognizes businesses, organizations, and communities in the Richmond area that have been voted the best by locals.

Spread the word and vote before August 23rd on “The Best” website! Also, be sure to encourage friends and family to share on social media using the #HowYouLive and #RTDTheBest hashtags. Please note that all participants must register with a free RTD account in order to vote. It’s quick and easy to sign up!

We’re so honored to have been nominated for this amazing award and want to thank all of the awesome Rutland homeowners and dedicated HHHunt team members who work so hard to make Rutland a great place to live, work, and play. We’re excited for this opportunity and are committed to creating meaningful experiences and places of great distinction. After all, it’s how you live that matters.

With beautifully designed single-family homes, Rutland is an amazing place to call home. Come take a tour of the stunning Showcase Home or view the virtual tour to see all of the custom design trends for your dream home!

Join Us To Help Raise Funds Against Childhood Cancer

HHHunt Communities is committed to the communities where we live and work. We believe it’s important to give back and support the incredible volunteerism and philanthropy of our neighbors. That’s why we’re looking forward to our Rutland community serving as the setting for the ReeseStrong Foundation 5K and Gold Ribbons Kid’s Run again this year! The race takes place at Rutland on Saturday, September 19th, 2015.

Photo Credit: Carmen Dougherty Photography

If you haven’t done so yet, there’s still time to register on the ReeseStrong website! Our team will be participating in force and we’re excited to see our family, friends, and neighbors join us. This year marks the seventh annual event and it continues to grow every year. The ReeseStrong Family Emergency Fund distributed $37,000 to help families with the unexpected cost of a cancer diagnosis and donated $13,000 to support childhood cancer research last year. Let’s help raise even more awareness and money at this year’s race!

The ReeseStrong Foundation provides financial, emotional and social support for families affected by childhood cancer. The race brings awareness and education to attendees and this year’s beneficiaries are two local children who have recently been diagnosed with cancer.

Participation in the ReeseStrong race is yet another example of our philosophy that it’s how you live that matters. An important component of how you live is what you do for others and we’re proud to support an important charity that helps raise funds in the battle against childhood cancer. We hope to see many people at the race and look forward to running alongside Rutland homeowners and HHHunt team members.

Hot Summer Deal at Rutland!

Nestled in the heart of Hanover County, our Rutland community offers homeowners the best of both worlds: modern luxury and amenities combined with history and tranquility. The community has been such a success and is consistently ranked as one of the most popular in the Richmond region. Building on that popularity, HHHunt Homes recently unveiled a new Showcase Home and a summer deal until July 31st! 

Now is the time to find your dream home at Rutland because for a limited time, you can enjoy $4,000 in closing costs and 50% off in design options, up to $15,000!

Situated on more than 200 acres, the community’s ideal and desirable location provides convenient access to top-rated schools in Hanover County, fabulous shopping, delicious dining, great entertainment, and much more. The community clubhouse and swimming pool are popular amenities this summer as well. Plus, the Atlee Station Family YMCA is located in our community!

Besides the amazing amenities, Rutland is also known for community and neighborhood involvement. We’ve had so many great events this summer and the fun will continue this fall with the 7th Annual ReeseStrong 5k and a FanFest that coincides with the UCI Road World Championships Bike Race. Stay tuned for more information regarding both events.

Now is the time to take a closer look at Rutland and discover what makes this HHHunt community so special. With beautifully designed single-family homes starting in the $360’s, this community is an amazing place to call home. Come take a tour of the stunning Showcase Home or view the virtual tour to see all of the custom design trends for your dream ‪‎home!

Stay Safe and Have Fun at the Pool

Memorial Day is fast approaching and the hot temperatures mean that pool season is almost here! Many of our beautiful master-planned communities include community pools, such as Charter Colony in Chesterfield County and Rutland in Hanover County. Plus, our White Hall community near Williamsburg will debut its new pool later this month! These community pools offer fun places to relax and escape the heat. They also are great gathering spots for community events and to spend time with neighbors.

Our homeowners enjoy the pools and we include them in many of our communities because we understand that it’s how you live that matters. Check out your community’s newsletter for details on fun pool events, like fantastic float nights and late night swim. We love it when our homeowners share the pools with guests too, but remember to check the guest policies and pick up guest cards.

As great as the community pools are, it’s important to practice pool safety. Follow posted rules in the pool area and instructions from lifeguards. Other tips for a fun and healthy pool season include:

  • The Red Cross offers safety tips, such as keeping an eye on children at all times whether they’re in the water or not.
  • Swim lessons are valuable for children and the recommended age to begin lessons is at least 4 years old, according to the American Association of Pediatrics.
  • Pool Safely is another great resource and includes educational videos to encourage pool safety so you can make the most of your time at the pool!

Most of all, have fun this summer and enjoy the pool! 

Spring Arrives With the Rutland Vendor Fair

It looks and feels like spring is finally here! With Daylight Savings Time and warmer weather, we are finally escaping winter for spring. Another sign is the Rutland Spring Vendor Fair!

Rutland is a great example of our commitment to build stunning master planned communities that highlight our motto that it’s how you live that matters.  We are proud to offer fun community events for our homeowners and their families. This spring we are excited for the Rutland Vendor Fair! It is a great way to spend an afternoon with family, friends, and neighbors.

The Rutland Lifestyle Committee is hosting the Vendor Fair on Saturday, May 2nd. We invite our Rutland homeowners and neighbors to stop by to enjoy the entertainment and visit the vendors showcased at the Rutland House. It is going to be such a blast for everyone so make sure you invite all your friends!

For those wishing to be a vendor at the fair, please follow this link to SignUpGenius where you can register by March 20th.  Remember, only one vendor allowed offering the same craft, product, or service. Participation is on a first come, first registered basis. For any questions about becoming a vendor, please contact Trish Morgan at tmorgan@hhhunt.com.

We’re so excited for the Vendor Fair, just one of many fabulous lifestyle events at HHHunt communities!

HHHunt Communities 2014 in Review

Now that 2014 is coming to an end, we would like to reflect on all the wonderful things that our residents, team members, and community partners have helped us accomplish this past year.  We are incredibly thankful for the amazing people who make our communities great places of distinction and help us live our vision of improving the world.

Check out some of the top highlights from 2014:

  • Accolades and Awards – We were recognized with a number of awards this year and wanted to highlight a few of them. Two HHHunt communities won awards from Richmond Magazine in 2014.  Charter Colony was recognized as one of the best communities in Chesterfield County while Rutland was honored as the best new Hanover County neighborhood. The incredible homeowners in our communities make them so special because it’s how you live that matters. Additionally, HHHunt was honored by Sterling Workplaces and The Richmond Times-Dispatch as one of the Top 5 midsize companies to work for in the Richmond region. We appreciate all the recognition!
  • Holloway – We started construction on our newest community in Henrico County, Holloway at Wyndham Forest. With single family semi-custom homes conveniently located in the desirable West End, we are very excited to see what 2015 holds for this stunning area!
  • Charter Colony Celebrates 10 years – Charter Colony turned ten years old this year and it’s been an amazing decade! What a wonderful feeling knowing that our residents love living at this fabulous master-planned community.  Charter Colony boasts lighted tennis courts, three clubhouses, and gorgeous swimming pools, among so much more. There really is something for everyone here!
  • Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build – HHHunt partnered with Hanover Habitat for Humanity to build a home in 30 days this past spring.  The home was built in the Bailey Woods community, the first ever Habitat subdivision in Hanover County. We were extremely proud to be able to help an incredibly deserving family in this phenomenal project.  A huge THANK YOU to our wonderful team members and gracious vendors who made this project a success!
  • New Amenities – Our award winning Providence community, located in Ashland, recently unveiled a new set of amenities that truly helps the community shine. The new amenities, which focus on green spaces, includes playgrounds, a pavilion with fire pit, and a community park area overlooking a water feature with fountain!  Another one of our communities also saw some excitement around new amenity features. White Hall, located near Williamsburg, broke ground on its fantastic new amenities which will include a swimming pool, clubhouse, and tennis courts! They are all scheduled for completion next year.

Looking back on 2014, we’re reminded how all these accomplishments can be traced back to our wonderful team members and those who call our communities home.  We look forward to the excitement that will come with 2015!

Happy Holidays from HHHunt Communities!

Santa and Mrs. Claus make a holiday visit to our Rutland community.

The holiday season is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year, give thanks, and spend time with those who have made it so special. We pride ourselves on developing beautiful communities that people call home and creating places where family, friends, and neighbors are welcome. We are honored to work together with our homeowners and community partners to create a true and enduring sense of community because it’s how you live that matters.

We value our relationships with our amazing homeowners, neighbors, builders, Realtors, business partners, and team members. They are all friends and have helped to make 2014 a wonderful year for us.  We wish everyone a Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Joyous Kwanzaa, and Happy New Year.

Happy Holidays from all of us at HHHunt Communities!

Top 5 Halloween Family Fun Ideas

Halloween is only a two weeks away and there are lots of fun and spooky activities for the entire family! There are so many options in the Richmond and Williamsburg areas that we choose our Top 5 Favorite Halloween activities to share:

  • Pick the Perfect Pumpkin: Central Virginia boasts a number of festive pumpkin patches that feature lots of great activities. From choosing your own pumpkin to building a scarecrow, there is something for everyone!
  • Roller Coasters and Scares: At night Busch Gardens in Williamsburg and Kings Dominion in Hanover County are transformed into Halloween-themed amusement parks full of adventures and frights! Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream and Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt are the perfect places to get in the Halloween spirit. A number of the rides remain open and the parks add Halloween amusements, including haunted houses and much more.
  • Haunted Hayrides and Trails: Want to get spooked after dark? There are great choices for you too! A number of haunted adventures are open in the weeks leading to Halloween and there offer varying degrees of fright. Please note that some activities, especially at night, may be too scary for young children.
  • Colonial Williamsburg Ghost Tour: We all are familiar with Colonial Williamsburg, but do we know the whole story? Daily ghost tours in the evening take participants along the cobblestone streets to hear about the ghosts that still haunt the taverns and historic buildings of Colonial Williamsburg. This event is family-friendly is wheelchair and stroller-friendly.
  • Providence Open House: It’s not directly related to Halloween, but our Providence community in Ashland is having a festive Open House on Sunday from 3pm-5pm! There will be lots of fun for all, including pumpkin decorating stations and delicious treats.

We hope you get a chance to check out some of these activities. What a great way to get in the Halloween spirit and create cherished memories! The best part? All of these events are close to our centrally located communities – including Charter Colony, Ellington, Providence, Rutland, Westin Estates and White Hall – and just a quick drive for our homeowners.

Remember to have fun this Halloween season because it’s how you live that matters!