Category Archives: Construction

New Single Family Floor Plans From Heartland Homes!


As a part of our continued effort to make Venango Trails the best new community in the North Hills, we are introducing 6 new single family floor plans from Heartland Homes! These luxurious new floor plans are waiting for a family to make them a reality  Click HERE to go to the Heartland’s website to […]

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What Makes a Traditional Neighborhood?

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Today, it can be hard to come across neighborhoods that have that “community” feel. That often falls on the town planner and not the inhabitants. Many new communities are incorporating  custom homes with a traditional neighborhood design which is a planning concept that calls for residential neighborhoods to be designed in the format of small, […]

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Paving Started on Venango Estates


The next phase of Venango Trails began just a few months ago, but we are happy to inform you that the site work was completed so quickly that paving began this past weekend. Located along Mt. Pleasant Road, this premier and secluded area features the 25 largest lots in all of Venango Trails. With this […]

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Interior Photos of the Cottage and Village Towne Model Homes

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Below please find some interior photos of the Cottage Model Home built by S&A Homes as well as the Village Towne Model Home constructed by Heartland Homes. Both model homes are currently open, so please feel free to stop in or schedule a tour with Rich Barent at (412) 944-5376. Cottage Home – Living Room […]

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Two Model Homes Nearing Completion


The Village Towne and Cottage Model homes are nearly completed and we will soon announce our Grand Opening Event to celebrate the occasion. Sales have been progressing quickly, so keep in mind that you can schedule your own private tour prior to the Grand Opening with our Sales Director, Rich Barent. He can be reached […]

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Street Trees Currently Being Installed


Venango Trails will truly be a neighborhood unlike any other in the Northern suburbs of Pittsburgh. One reason for this is that the community will feature street trees on both sides of the street. This amenity will soon be accompanied by more picturesque landscaping, pristine water features and convenient sidewalks on both sides of the […]

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Cottage Model Home Now Has Siding

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The Cottage Model Home was the first home started at Venango Trails and it continues to show progress. The siding process has now begun and this homes features a deep red version of the James Hardie. S&A Homes is the builder of this home as well as the other 7 Cottage Homes located in Phase […]

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Artisan Model Home Now Under Roof

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The Artisan Home is the largest product type located in Phase 1 of Venango Trails ranging from 2,500 SF all the up to about 3,500 SF. These homes are being built by Brennan Builders and feature backyards that rival their square footage. The photos below provide a quick look at this product, but please be […]

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Siding Started on First Village Towne Homes

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Four homes are included in the building featured below, one of which will be a model home for prospective buyers to walk through and get a feel for the home type. Heartland Homes is the Village Towne builder and will also be staffing this model home when it opens this coming Fall. The Village Towne […]

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Roofing Started on Village Homes

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Framing has been completed and roofing is ongoing for the First Village Homes at Venango Trails. As previously discussed, this product is being built by S&A Homes and the model home pictured below has a target opening of late Fall. Please keep in mind that the pictures feature a home with one shared wall, so […]

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