Model Interior is Looking Lovely

Our model home at Anets Woods—which features the New Haven floor plan—is really coming to life! While we first worked on the model’s exterior and its shingle elevation, now we’re hard at work inside. The interior is coming together…

Northbrook Empty Nesters Drawn to Stylish Homes and Maintenance-Free Living at Anets Woods

In early 2017, Northbrook residents Bob and Christa Bolt were just starting to think a move to a maintenance-free community designed for empty nesters might be in their future in the next 10 years. Both in their 50s, the couple was in no hurry…

Community Continues to Take Shape

As construction progresses this summer at Anets Woods, the community is really taking shape as we continue to break ground on new home sites. We are currently digging and preparing the sites for lots 6, 18, and 29, which have been purchased.…
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The Entry Wall Sign is Installed

The Anets Woods entry sign was recently installed onto the stacked stone wall.
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The Roads Are In!

Now that that roads have been paved it's easier to see the site and the locations of each home in the development.

Interior Framing and Insulation Begins

It's always exciting to see the rooms of a new home take shape. In the photos below you can see the rough interior framing and insulation going into the walls. You can see the plumbing and electrical lines. In the next several weeks drywall…

Lush Landscaping Installed at Anets Woods Entry

Exceptional Homes . . . Exceptional Places Unlike most builders who install only minimal landscaping, Edward R. James' communities are exceptional. Our tagline is "exceptional homes . . . exceptional places" and the landscaping is an integral…

Hardie Siding Applied to Model at Anets Woods

All models at Anets Woods will feature James Hardie siding, selected for aesthetic appeal, durability, and low-maintenance. Unlike natural cedar which requires nearly annual maintenance, James Hardie siding is a cement-based product and will…

Stacked Stone is Applied to New Haven Model Home

The New Haven model taking shape at Anets Woods features the same stacked stone used in the perimeter fencing. This is our "shingle" elevation. Keep following this page for updates. We are planning for a late July/early August 2017 model…
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Large Evergreens are Installed to Provide Screening

Lush landscaping is a hallmark of Edward R. James developments. To immediately enhance privacy and screening for our residents and neighbors large 15' -18' evergreens are being installed.  
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Stacked Stone Wall Installation at Anets Woods

The stacked stone walls at Anets Woods are made from field stone that we import from Pennsylvania. Each piece of stone is painstakingly chiseled by hand and then set in mortar to create a dry stacked look. Using unique materials, like dry set…