Golf News for Thursday, September 11, 2008 | Real Estate

Beechtree announces hosting "A Taste of Beechtree" culinary tour

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. -- Beechtree, home of Lake Presidential championship golf course in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, invites homebuyers to "A Taste of Beechtree" on Saturday, September 13 from 3PM to 5PM.

Hosted in conjunction with Lake Presidential Golf Course and MAJIC 102.3 FM, "A Taste of Beechtree" is a culinary tour of Beechtree's newest features and attractions, including a brand new home design, 7 decorated models, and the new golf course clubhouse and restaurant.

"Think of it as a parade of homes with a delicious twist," said Aref Hinedi, Vice President of Marketing with Ryko Development, Beechtree's award-winning developer. "In addition to showcasing our fabulous architecture, we're treating people to a taste of the lifestyle and amenities they'll enjoy when they move to Beechtree."

Each of Beechtree's seven decorated models will feature cuisine prepared by the chef of Lake Presidential's clubhouse restaurant, a popular neighborhood attraction among Beechtree homeowners. The menu for "A Taste of Beechtree" includes a variety of the restaurant's most popular appetizers, including "Tuscany Mozzarella", "Maryland Crab, Spinach & Artichoke Dip", and "Palm Beach Smoked Atlantic Salmon".

In addition to enjoying great food, homebuyers will have an opportunity to win one of 18 fabulous prizes at a drawing in the golf clubhouse. To qualify, homebuyers will pick up a raffle ticket in each model home they visit and drop them off in the golf clubhouse by 5:15, at which time the drawing will begin. The more models they visit, the greater their chances of winning. Prizes range from free dinners at the clubhouse restaurant, to rounds of golf, to private lessons with Lake Presidential's PGA Certified Golf Professionals.

Radio personalities from MAJIC 102.3 FM will also be on hand to celebrate "A Taste of Beechtree" with music and free giveaways.

"It's going to be a great afternoon," added Hinedi. "We worked really closely with all of our builders and with Nathan Presnal, Head Golf Professional at Lake Presidential, to organize a fun, informative event for homebuyers. If you're in the market for a new home in Upper Marlboro, 'A Taste of Beechtree' is not to be missed."

The community of Beechtree is situated right off Route 301, about 10 minutes from the Beltway and 30 minutes from the Nation's Capital. Over 600 of its 1,200 acres are dedicated to the golf course, a 30-acre lake, mature woodlands, open space, and other amenities, including the Beechtree Swim & Racquet Club, which will overlook the golf course and lake. Upon its completion, Beechtree will be home to over $30 million worth of amenities.

Beechtree's impressive array of new homes for sale now includes Executive Single Family Homes, Classic Single Family Homes, Villa Homes and Grand Townhomes. Seven decorated models are currently open, including brand new models in Northlake and Southlake. Pricing starts in the mid $300's.

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