Schell Brothers Announces Grand Opening of Model Home at Durham Farms

February 6th, 2024

Award-winning builder will debut beautifully decorated model home on February 17 for collection of highly personalized residences in amenity-rich community.

HENDERSONVILLE, TennesseeSchell Brothers, a leading homebuilder that launched operations in the Nashville region about a year ago and was named 2023 “Builder of the Year” by ProBuilder, today announced the Grand Opening of its model home at Durham Farms, the popular, amenity-rich masterplan developed by Freehold Communities, in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Schell Brothers will unveil the beautifully decorated model home on Saturday, February 17, 2024, showcasing its personalized, single-family detached residences with innovative floorplans set on large 70’ homesites in a prime Durham Farms location. The Grand Opening will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with visitors having the opportunity to tour the model home and meet Schell Brothers team members.

Offered in seven distinct floorplans, some with side-entry garages or optional walk-out basements, the homes range from 2,750-plus square feet to 5,000-plus square feet with three to seven bedrooms, two to seven baths and are priced from the upper $600,000s.

Those who purchase from Schell Brothers in Durham Farms will have access to its innovative Design Center, providing homebuyers the opportunity to choose what goes into their new home. Buyers can utilize Schell Brothers’ inspirational new home idea gallery, create style collages, and save their favorite selections.

Every home is also built with advanced Schellter Technology. From 6” exterior walls with R-23 blown-in insulation to tankless Rinnai water heaters, all Schell Brothers homes include numerous energy-saving “green” features and an abundance of natural light. The company’s HomeIQ feature ensures that homeowners live with the ease of technology at their fingertips to greatly reduce utility bills and add overall value.

Schell Brothers creates a unique homebuilding process with its proprietary Heartbeat Customer Portal. This innovative and easy-to-use program allows buyers to have one place to communicate with all Schell Brothers team members involved in their build via a simple text messaging platform. In addition, buyers can get design inspiration, track their build, view all their documents related to their home, and manage warranty items post-build.

“Over the past year, we’ve successfully introduced our mission of happiness and established our brand in Middle Tennessee, so we are thrilled to celebrate the Grand Opening of our model home at Durham Farms,” said Jon Beaver, Division Manager for Schell Brothers. “Our approach to homebuilding perfectly aligns with the vision of Freehold Communities to create the very best living environments for all families who choose to call Durham Farms home. We look forward to an exciting year ahead as we welcome more homebuyers to the community.”

In addition to the upcoming Schell Brothers neighborhoods, Durham Farms currently offers for-sale new-home collections from Lennar Homes, Pulte Homes, and Grandview Custom Homes. It also has a neighborhood of for-lease residences from 360 Communities.

All residents of Durham Farms have access to The Farmhouse, which features a state-of-the-art fitness facility, a swimming pool with a splash pad, an outdoor deck and lounge area, free Wi-Fi work café, a community conference room and a game and activities area. Durham Farms also features the Veterans Walk, a park which honors the service and sacrifice of America’s military veterans. Visitors walk down a path displaying bricks engraved with the names of those who served in the armed forces. A flagpole and a memorial plaque are at the end of the walk, where two park benches provide a place for visitors to reflect.

Durham Farms offers residents the best of small-town Tennessee living, with front porches, quiet tree-lined streets and amenities designed to bring neighbors together. With 1,200 homes on 472 acres, Durham Farms is ideal for step-up families looking for a larger home in a community with extensive amenities for adults and children. Durham Farms is also an excellent choice for move-down empty nesters with free time to relax, exercise and pursue their passions.

The neighborhood, amenities and homes reflect the Freehold Communities approach called “Vital Communities®,” with an emphasis on healthy living, engagement, connectivity, stewardship and strong design.