published Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Under Construction: Lakeside bungalows charm in Apison

Construction continues at Prairie Pass subdivision in East Brainerd.
Construction continues at Prairie Pass subdivision in East Brainerd.
Photo by Dan Henry.

Name: Prairie Pass

Location: Located in the city of Apison, the neighborhood is just four miles east of Ooltewah-Ringgold road. Students may attend Apison Elementary and East Hamilton Middle and High schools.

Status: In the current phase, developers plan to erect 106 homes. Fifteen homes are now under construction, and six are nearly complete. Six homes are under contract, and builders also are planning to erect a custom home.

Price: There are two types of homes for sale. Lakeside bungalows range from 1,400 to 1,800 square feet and cost from $190,000 to $250,000. Single-family homes range from 1,800 square feet to 2,500 square feet and cost from $240,000 to $300,000.

Features: Stone, brick and Hardie plank cement fiber exteriors are topped with gabled roofs and rafter tails. Front and rear porches add a Southern feel to this traditional craftsman suburban community. Sodded and irrigated front and back yards and craftsman or carriage-style garages finish off the look.

Amenities: Neighborhood extras include a clubhouse, swimming pool, community pergola, sidewalks, street lamps, small lakes and underground utilities. An entrance with two craftsman gablehouses is under construction.

Custom homes: All home plans must be reviewed and approved by architectural review committee to ensure the architectural standards and property values are preserved. Custom home opportunities are available with every member of the Prairie Pass builder team and with home design approval from the architectural review committee.

Developers: WPBS Investment Group with Haresh Patel, M.D., as managing partner. Gina Sakich, broker and owner of Real Estate Partners Chattanooga LLC is project manager for the development.

Builders: B&C McCoy General Contractors, G.T. Issa Construction LLC, GreenTech Homes LLC, Clover Homes, New

Image Construction LLC and Chattanooga Properties LLC.

Contact: Gina Sakich, 595-8364.

about Ellis Smith...

Ellis Smith joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press in January 2010 as a business reporter. His beat includes the flooring industry, Chattem, Unum, Krystal, the automobile market, real estate and technology. Ellis is from Marietta, Ga., and has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at the University of West Georgia. He previously worked at UTV-13 News, Carrollton, Ga., as a producer; at the The West Georgian, Carrollton, Ga., as editor; and at the Times-Georgian, Carrollton, ...

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