Staff photo by Ellis Smith The Reserve at Battlefield Crossing is currently under construction in Fort Oglethorpe. The planned 84-lot development features a variety of townhomes with a wide range of available custom upgrades.
• Name: The Reserve at Battlefield Crossing
• Location: Battlefield Parkway and Dietz Road. Students may attend Lakeview Middle School and Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, as well as Battlefield Elementary. The Fort Oglethorpe shopping district is two turns away, with access to downtown Chattanooga just a 15-minute drive.
• Status: Of 84 total lots, 14 townhomes have been built and four are under construction. Builders are preparing to begin work on two more, and 11 homes are occupied.
• Price: Townhomes are priced from $134,900 to $220,000, depending on size, which ranges from 1,340 to 2,240 square feet. Homes range from two to four bedrooms.
• Features: A range of custom and speculative housing is available. Homeowners are offered the choice between a traditional design or a more modern approach, with dozens of variables in between. Patios, hardwood floors, porcelain tile, extra molding and trim come standard. Upgrades such as a gas log fireplace or a Jacuzzi are available. Optional judge’s panels, Cheyenne doors and upgraded fixtures give homeowners even more flexibility.
• Amenities: The townhomes are wired for security with optional surround sound and a choice of paint. Custom wood cabinets come with a lifetime warranty, and homeowners have access to a pool with restrooms. Low-emission windows and spray foam insulation keep HVAC costs down.
• Developers: Catoosa Development
• Builders: Keith Bailey of New Heights Construction
• Fees: $65 per month covers lawn maintenance
• Contact: Heidi Yanna of Prudential, at 580-6110
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, ...