Sandie Terenzi
Team Terenzi
Hergenrother Realty Group


358 Scott Swamp Road
Farminton, CT 06032
Office: 860-761-3780
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"5 Years ago we bought a house at Orchard Hill of Bristol. We absolutely love our house. It's extremely well built. Our Heating costs are really low and the property is absolutely breath taking. We really enjoy the birds and wild life. Due to a medical condition, it's getting harder to get up and down the stairs so we decided to build a one level home on the same property. Rich & Andre have been wonderful to help us make the move. We are looking forward to living the rest of our life at Orchard Hill."
~Bobbie & Bill
"September 17, 2008 We looked at a lot of active adult communities all over the state. We had searched for a couple of years and couldn't seem to find anyplace that offered everything we needed or wanted. We wanted our home to be "detached", have an open floor plan, first floor master suite, walk-in closet, office, and large laundry room, but it also had to have a screened-in porch and preferably in a country setting. These requirements eliminated a lot of our choices as many builders were not willing or couldn't make changes to a floor design or add a screened-in porch. Over the years – we visited and compared so many developments - that I had to compile a spreadsheet to keep track of all the pertinent information. It contained comparisons not only of all the features, but the location, the price of each model, association fees, town/city taxes, etc.

I found Orchard Hill while searching the Web; I did a drive by and liked the area, then went to an open house. I then had to convince my husband that it was located in a country setting within the city of Bristol. However, he found that it was everything we wanted in a location – even cows across the street. Still concerned about possible traffic in the area - we made several more trips at various times of the day. After living here a year, we now know that we needn't have worried.

When we saw the model, we were very impressed. It was nicer than most of the other homes we had seen, and we have seen quite a few. The open layout and the nine foot ceilings make it feel very spacious – just what we wanted. I loved all four of the model designs, but felt the layout of the York model to be exceptional and fit our needs perfectly with a few "little" changes. We had narrowed our search down to three and it looked like this was the one!

We sat down with the builders, Rich and Andre Lemieux, to determine if the changes that we wanted to make to the original floor design could be done and found them to be extremely accommodating and flexible. They were willing to work with us every step of the way.

Fortunately for us, they were very committed to making sure we were satisfied, because our old house sold the first weekend it was on the market which was a couple months too soon. Knowing that we needed to get into our new home at an earlier than expected date - both Rich and Andre were on site every day to ensure that everything went along as planned and as smoothly as possible. They were both available twenty-four seven for any questions or concerns we had.

During the building process, we got to know many of the sub-contractors. The builders employ an exceptionally skilled woodworker who gave our home a finishing touch which, we feel, puts it a "notch above" all the rest with his "rounded" corners on the crown molding, raised paneling in our dining area, and our beautiful floor-to-ceiling framework for our fireplace. We just loved everything about our new home! Our laundry/pantry room far exceeded our expectations. We thoroughly enjoy our screened-in porch as well. But it is the open layout design of the first floor that helped create the cozy living area that we enjoy the most. We think that our home proves that Nova Developers are completely dedicated to building a beautifully crafted home inside and out.We also loved the way the builder set up the neighborhood, with the gazebo and walking paths. Plus the location is perfect – so convenient to Route 6 for shopping, banking, restaurants, health care and; of course, the major highways are close by too.

So for us, Orchard Hills had more than everything we wanted at a fair price. I strongly recommend Orchard Hill for your new home. You won't be sorry!"
~ Karen & Dan Mancinone