Thursday, August 11, 2011

Historic Highlight: Athertyn Ground Breaking Ceremony 2008

Haverford, PA - September 22, 2008 - The Pohlig organization recently welcomed homebuyers to a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the official opening of Parkview Drive, the gateway to Haverford Reserve. Reminiscent of a traditional tree-lined park road, Parkview Drive winds through the 209-acre Haverford Reserve site, which features convenient maintenance-free living in condominiums and carriage homes surrounded by more than 120 acres of preserved parkland and 45 acres of township recreation fields. 

Parkview Drive, the new park like entrance to Haverford Reserve

The September 19 ceremony coincided with the opening of the second release of homes at Pohlig’s Athertyn at Haverford Reserve, elegant lifestyle condominiums ranging from 1,800 to nearly 3,000 square feet. Throughout each home, Pohlig’s trademark craftsmanship and attention to detail bring the influence of classic Main Line architecture to this exciting, maintenance-free lifestyle community. In addition to Athertyn, Haverford Reserve will include 100 paired carriage homes built by a joint venture of The Goldenberg Group and Guidi Homes of Blue Bell, PA. 

Todd and Don Pohlig of the Pohlig organization give a tour of the first Athertyn condo building being raised

"Following the sales success of our first release of condominium homes, we are happy to announce that the second release is now opening, with all nine floor plans available to buyers," said Don Pohlig of the Pohlig organization. "Construction of the first release is well underway, and we are on track for deliveries in summer 2009."

Don Pohlig explains the building foundation layout to one of the first Athertyn home buyers

At the ceremony, builders Todd and Don Pohlig joined Haverford Township officials and representatives of the Goldenberg Group to lead tours of the residential and recreational areas of Haverford Reserve, including Pohlig’s Athertyn community. Arranged in six four-story buildings, Athertyn features concrete and steel construction and environmentally friendly design, with energy-saving amenities such as Low-E glass windows, high-efficiency heating and cooling systems, and Energy Star appliances in every home. Throughout the site, natural stormwater management systems and sensitive land development practices protect the surrounding habitat from sedimentation, surface runoff, and erosion. 

Todd Pohlig shares building plans and the vision that will be Athertyn at Haverford Reserve with the first Athertyn home buyers

"The parkland surrounding Athertyn at Haverford Reserve will be as much a part of this community as the homes themselves," said Todd Pohlig. "The site was designed around the existing landscape, even re-routing planned streets to accommodate existing trees and streams. Driving down Parkview Drive will feel like driving down an established park road lined with mature trees and plantings, and arriving home to a familiar neighborhood."

Construction of Building 5000 at Athertyn at Haverford Reserve was underway during the ground breaking ceremonies held for the new buyers

About Pohlig 

After 30 years of building the finest custom homes on the Main Line, Pohlig has become synonymous with personalization. Nationally recognized for their superior craftsmanship and attention to detail, the company was named “America’s Best Custom Home Builder” and has been the recipient of numerous other industry, civic, and business honors. With Athertyn at Haverford Reserve, the Main Line’s premier 55+ lifestyle community, Todd and Don Pohlig bring the elegance of Main Line architecture and culture to condominium living. 

Set in the 209-acre Haverford Reserve, Athertyn will feature a Residents’ Clubhouse with fitness center, pool, tennis court and miles of nature trails surrounded by more than 120 acres of preserved open space. The community is less than two miles from the Haverford train station.

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