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March 22, 2014


Midstate Homes

D2 • The Sentinel

Saturday, March 22, 2014


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931 ALExANDER SpRINg RD. $279,900


NL 2 story on 1 acre in Dickinson Twp 3 bedrooms 2.5 Bath with storage galore Irene Whistler, 243-1000

Completely remodeled in 2011 New furnace Walkout back patio Built in storage Randy Billman, 243-1000


115 SKYLINE VIEW DR. $219,900


6 NELSON DR. $279,900

NL North Ridge Development 2 story in move-in NL Hsa This brick & vinyl home is located only a condition 3BR 2.5 Ba 2 car garage Fenced yard few minutes drive from shopping & major routes Jack Connolly, 717-243-1000 New roof counters etc make this move-in ready Doug Heineman, 243-1000

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1 WAVERLY LANE $297,500

7 NETHERBY LANE (LOT#75) $299,900

22 KESWICK LANE $329,500

New ranch located in the Netherby Development halfway between Carlisle & Boiling Springs Great open floor plan on a nice corner lot Michael Diehl, 243-1000

Great open floor plan Presently can be finished exactly the way you would like Located in Dev of Netherby convenient to Carlisle & Boiling Spgs Eric Casale, 717-243-1000

Open floor plan 1st floor master suite 3 BR 2.5 Ba formal dining rm breakfast rm C/A natural gas 2 car garage deck Michael Diehl & Eric Casale, 243-1000



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NL 2 story hm on 3.81 as. Hm features 4BR w/ MBR & laundry on 1st flr open flr plan covered patio 2 car gar & detd 2 car gar w/ addl space below Michael Diehl, 243-1000



NL One of few 4BR 3 Ba in Keystone Arms 1st flr master or den C/A Patio attached garage Justin Hovetter, 243-1000


IN BOROUgH CApE COD $127,900

NL 3BR 2 full Ba in nice neighborhood Eat-in Kitchen formal DR fenced yard Off street parking Michael Diehl, 243-1000



NL This home offers new carpets & paint throughout new gas furnace & c/a Huge MBR suite remodeled Ba Randy Billman, 243-1000


• Lots start at $73,900 • South Middleton Township • Public water, sewer & natural gas • Choose from our list of approved builders • Seller is a licensed RE Broker in PA Michael Diehl 243-1000


• Dickinson Township • Bring your own approved builder • Approved for elevated sand mound septic system • Deed restrictions • Lots start at $79,900 Michael Diehl 243-1000


• Old Mooreland area of Carlisle • HOA covers lawn care & snow removal • Lots starting at $80,000 • A few blocks from Dickinson College • Traditional styles w/modern amenities Doug Heineman 243-1000

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Midstate Homes

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Sentinel • D3

Go from simple to sensational this spring Brandpoint Spring is the season of new beginnings, so is it any wonder that many Americans think about home improvement and brightening their decor when the weather warms? Simple updates can bring the cheerful perspective from the outside indoors and revive any room just in time for warmer weather.

Make bathroom bloom Relaxed modernity is ideal for a bathroom, and a serene palette is a great step to create this calming oasis. Use the beach as your muse; pastels such as light blue and eggshell white will create an oceanfront vibe no matter where you live. To bring the coastal feel to the forefront, you can easily add waves to

ing. Shape Tape is treated with PaintBlock Technology, which creates crisp paint lines — keeping your painting projects looking professional. It’s simple to add ripples of waves to your bathroom walls, accessories or even the shower curtain. The finishing touches tie any room together, and the bathroom is no exception. The right accent rug and towels will transform the look of your bath with minimal effort and deliver maximum style. Updating your Light blue helps give decorative accents will comyour bathroom a coastal plement your new spring feel. color scheme, and leave the your walls with new Frog- space feeling refreshed seaTape Shape Tape. The tape son after season. is a pre-cut painter’s tape available in wave, chevron Spring-ready sleeping Light hues are a great goand scallop patterns, perfect for decorative paint- to for spring home deco-

rating; utilize one of 2014’s hottest trends with a whitethemed bedroom. Not only is white timeless and versatile, but it allows an array of interior design options. Add crisp white curtains to your windows to brighten the room, and for a chic addition, add a delicate white canopy to soften the atmosphere even more. For a hint of color, add in shades of muted teals — a top color for spring this year — on accessories throughout the room. If your spring style calls for more color, add vibrant bursts throughout your boudoir. As the bed is the focal point of the master bedroom, make it the center your attention as well. Fresh fabrics and linens are essential for spring, so opt for a delicate coverlet in your fa-

vorite pattern. Also, incorporate decorative vases filled with fresh flowers throughout the space, allowing the fragrance of spring to accompany your fresh decor.

Spruce up living room To kick off spring with color and character, add an assortment of patterned throw pillows to your living room. Mix and match fabrics and patterns — geometrics, florals and stripes pair well together. It will give your living area visual texture and is the perfect way to perk up this room for the season. If you’re not in the mood for a complete room redo, use your existing color palette as inspiration; simply add in complementary shades to create a modern

and harmonious look. Looking to turn heads with a simple spring update? Reposition your furniture. First, determine the main furniture piece in the room, and place it in a position that welcomes guests so that it serves as the focal point. Next, rearrange your other furnishings, photos and artwork for a whole new look that will take your visitors by surprise, without spending a dime. Be sure to keep items from blocking any natural light — a well-lit room is great for any time of year, especially spring. With these simple home updates, you’ll be sure to awaken your abode with springtime appeal. For design inspiration and more information on Shape Tape, visit

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Midstate Homes

Saturday, March 22, 2014

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2148 RitneR HigHway, CaRlisle • In-law quarters • 3,200 sq. ft. – wood floors throughout • Country setting in Dickinson Township • 2.2 partially wooded acres • 2 kitchens, heat systems, etc. $274,900

Mitch Gelbaugh (805-7653)

809 wellington DRive, CaRlisle • 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 half baths • Formal living & dining room • Kitchen with island • Family room w/fireplace


Tom Lindsey (580-2820)

530 bosleR DRive, CaRlisle • Prestigious Forest Park • All-brick Borough rancher • Monster master suite • Spectacular rear yard • Finished lower level too $319,000

103 MeDia RoaD, CaRlisle • Single floor living! • Just 1 year old – like new! • Quality Haubert construction • Attached 1 car garage – full basement • Priced to sell! $179,900

301 glenDale stReet, CaRlisle • All brick Boro beauty • Big corner lot • Freshly painted • Hardwood floors throughout • One of Carlisle’s prettiest streets

Buz Wolfe, CRS (240-5070)

Buz Wolfe, CRS (240-5070)

Buz Wolfe, CRS (240-5070)


406 MClanD DRive, CaRlisle • South Middleton rancher • One owner – excellent condition • Corner lot – fenced rear yard • Finished lower level • Close to Elementary School $189,900

Buz Wolfe, CRS (240-5070)


806 n. pitt stReet, CaRlisle • All brick Boro rancher • New roof & heating system • Fenced rear yard • 1 car attached garage • 2 car detached garage $159,900

525 s. HanoveR stReet, CaRlisle • Great “in-town” home • 4 finished levels • 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, all brick • Convenient to everything! • Wood floors, fireplace $209,900

Buz Wolfe, CRS (240-5070)

Harry Snyder (701-0099)

106 DeeRview DRive, newville • 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths • 2,000+ sq. ft. on 1 acre lot • Beautiful country setting on cul-de-sac • Large family room upstairs & down • All around solid home $207,900

117 stoneHeDge DRive, CaRlisle • Like new – one owner – a must see! • Brazillian cherry floors • Granite kitchen • 1st floor master w/elegant bath • 1,600 sq. ft. finished lower level $468,000

Sam McLoota (386-0105)

8 RoCkwell CouRt, CaRlisle • Great Dickinson Township location • Huge 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ bath home • All brick, Lee Roland built • 2.5 acre lot • Finished basement 539,900

3 Hilltop DRive, Mt. Holly spRings • South Middleton Township • 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths • Finished lower level • Corian countertops in kitchen • Mature landscaping $209,900

32 CReekview DRive, CaRlisle • 2+ acre “mini-estate” • In-ground pool w/multiple decks & patios • 4 stall horse barn, tack room & loft • Beautifully fenced pasture • Just steps from Yellow Breeches Creek $345,700

Harry Snyder (701-0099)

Buz Wolfe, CRS (240-5070)

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Eric Shryock (240-5075)

1310 pine RoaD, CaRlisle • Car collector’s dream garage! • 3,200 sq. ft. building w/6 bays • 6 overhead doors (2=12 ft.) • Well maintained 3 bedrooms house • Rural 5.25 acre lot $315,000

Wayne Deakin (497-0184)

3 noRfolk CouRt, MeCHaniCsbuRg • 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home • Mechanicsburg School District • 2,400 sq. ft. w/fenced-in yard • Entertain in large living room or by fireplace • Quiet desirable neighborhood $294,900

2820 spRing RoaD, CaRlisle • 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths • 1,988 sq. ft. of living space • Possible 4th bedroom • Large lot with utility shed • Ideal first time home buyers home $164,900

ClaRenDon • Carlisle’s finest new home community • Homes by Hoffman Custom Contracting • 1-1.3 acre lots • Close to town, yet in the country • Easy access to I-81 and CRMC Call for pricing

1215 saDleR DRive, CaRlisle • Exceptional value • 5 bedrooms, 3 ½ bath all brick home • Forest Park Mooreland Avenue • Beautiful setting, 1.1 acre lot • Large finished basement $399,900

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Eric Shryock (240-5075)


170 PinE CREEk DRivE, CaRLiSLE

Mitch Gelbaugh (805-7653)

Harry Snyder (701-0099)


Harry Snyder (701-0099)

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• Country setting minutes from town • Large .85 acre lot w/mountain views • 2,656 sq. ft. – open floor plan • Built in 2006 • Better than new!

Sam McLoota (386-0105)

• Superb home, Great value! • Large 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home • All large rooms • Finished basement • Corner lot – Carlisle Schools $314,500

18 GLEnn viEW DRivE, CaRLiSLE

• Beautiful duplex in North Ridge • 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, 1st floor master • Upgraded kitchen • Ceramic tile in kitchen & baths • Walk-out basement – mature landscaping Eric Shryock (385-2184) $254,900

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Midstate Homes

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Sentinel • D5

Tips help get walls clean this spring By Lisa A. Flam Associated Press Walls can get dirty before you know it — from a splatter of spaghetti dinner to the crayon artistry of a roaming toddler to fingers simply reaching for a light switch. It’s easy to pass by every day without a glance, but spring-cleaning season is a great time to give them the attention they deserve. Like many housekeeping tasks, regular cleaning can help avoid bigger work later on. “It doesn’t have to be as difficult of a job as it sounds,” said Amy Panos, senior editor at Better Homes and Gardens. “The easier you can make it on yourself, the more likely you are to do it.”

Dirt and scuffs Walls tend to get dirtiest

around light switches and door knobs. “Even if a hand looks clean, it still has a little dirt and oils that over time build up and eventually make that area of the wall dirty,” Panos said. Walls also get marked up from accidental kicks or the brush of a bag near the baseboards. Parents know how toddlers’ hands often find their way to walls, either with filthy fingers or with crayons or markers. These fingerprints and other blemishes are best tackled right away. “The sooner you can get to a mark that is noticeable, the easier it will be” to clean, said Sharon Grech, a color and design expert for Benjamin Moore. People are wary of cleaning or washing painted sur-

faces because they fear the process will remove the paint. But Grech said the technology has improved over the last decade, and paints now are more stainresistant and durable for cleaning. Still, it’s important to use the right products. To re m o ve e ve r yd a y marks, Grech suggested using a clean cellulose sponge with a little warm water. “Just give it a good rub,” she said. “Wait for it to dry and see if it’s clean.” If the dirt is still evident, repeat the process using a dab of dish detergent and wipe the area dry with a clean sponge, rag or paper towel. “Warm water does miracles with a sponge,” Grech said. “You want to avoid using regular household

cleaners that have ammonia and other products in them” because they can change the sheen of the paint. Panos likes the ease of a foam eraser pad, like Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, though be sure to test it first in an inconspicuous area to make sure it won’t remove the color or finish. Mr. Clean Magic Eraser is approved by the manufacturer for use on most paints, including flat and semi-gloss paint. “They’re quite incredible,” Panos said. “They take care of a lot.” Don’t forget doorways and trim, often coated in easyto-wipe paints but in light colors like white and cream that make marks especially visible. Cleaning those areas can instantly make the room seem brighter. “It really glistens,” Grech

said. “It’s like putting on a a slightly damp paint rollnice lip gloss.” er on the pole for a popcorn ceiling, she said. The walls Dust and cobwebs can be cleaned from top to While most people know bottom with the mop (dry to take care of an unsightly or slightly damp), and the mark, many overlook clean- baseboards hand-cleaned ing the whole wall, Panos with a microfiber cloth. said. Once you have a fresh “Keeping the environment coat of paint, lightly dust as dust-free as possible is the walls about every three helpful for a good interior months. air quality,” Panos said. “You don’t need to get a Grech recommends regbucket and soap and sponge ular cleaning where dusts and completely wash down collects, such as on basethe walls,” she said. “Make it boards, and on window easy on yourself by getting a ledges, where it can mix tool with an extension pole with moisture and turn into so that you can stand on the a mess. ground and take care of the While cleaning the walls job in just a few minutes won’t prolong the paint job, rather than having to drag she said, it will help keep out a ladder.” them looking their best. Clean the ceiling first, with “You want to clean the ara dust-attracting microfi- eas that are getting a little ber mop on the extension bit more abused to keep it pole for smooth ceilings, or fresh,” she said.

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Located in desirable Forgedale Crossings this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home offers easy access to I-81, post office, schools and the beautiful Boilings Springs Lake and pool. Perfect for downsizing or 1st time home buyers.

Brand new one level unit by Ridgeview Custom Homes. Handicap accessible, open floor plan and custom built cabinets.

Welcome to Colonial Callapatscink! This home is situated on a 1.29 acre lot with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. 1884 sq ft of living space plus an office in the full basement. Heated summer kitchen in rear of property.

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Lovely 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home located in Kendor Summit. Private secluded. 39 acre lot as no one can build on either side. Many recent updates. Country setting, close to everything.

Midstate Homes

D6 • The Sentinel

Saturday, March 22, 2014

977 Walnut bottom rd, Carlisle OPEN SUNDAY 1-3!



325 E Louther St. Carlisle $99,000

13 Garland Ct. Carlisle $145,500

Newville $159,900

BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED DUPLEX IN CARLISLE BOROUGH! • Features 3 bedrooms • Freshly painted, refinished hardwood floors. Directions: From square in Carlisle, North on N. Hanover St, right on E Louther, home on left.

Carlisle $109,900

AFFORDABLE AND REMODELED HOME WITH CENTRAL CARLISLE LOCATION! • Attention car show enthusiasts! Now is your chance to own a remodeled home directly in front of the Fairgrounds • Seller is a PA Real Estate Broker

Carlisle $120,000

THERE IS PLENTY OF ROOM TO GROW IN THIS HOME WITH A GREAT CENTRAL CARLISLE LOCATION! • 4 Bedrooms, 2½ Baths, 2161 sq.ft. • Main level features kitchen, dining area, living room, and 3 nice-sized bedrooms. Outdoors offers a front porch, back patio, and 2-car attached garage. • With some TLC, this home is a great opportunity!

Gardners $159,900

BRICK RANCHER WITH NEW CARPET & PAINT! • 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and 1895 sq ft. • Freshly updated with a spacious country lot with beautiful mountain views. • Almost 1 acre lot.

IMMACULATE TOWNHOME WITH LARGE 2-CAR GARAGE CLOSE TO SHOPPING, MEDICAL FACILITIES! • Added family room • Private patio - immaculate condition • 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths Directions: Walnut Bottom Rd to left on Garland to right on Garland Ct.

Newburg $112,900

3-BEDROOM RANCH! • Bedrooms, 1½ Baths, 1200 sq.ft. • 2 Acres of Level Land! • 1st Floor Laundry!

Carlisle $138,900

COUNTRY SETTING! • Wood flooring in family room • Lots of elbow room to grow!

Carlisle $114,900

CARLISLE BORO HOME ON CORNER LOT! • 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath and 1804 sq. ft. • Tons of square footage. • Living room with hardwood floors.

Carlisle $142,900



Carlisle $160,000

Wormleysburg $120,000

COMFORTABLE BRICK RANCHER IN SOUTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP! • Features 3 or 4 bedrooms • Lovely hard wood floors, newer roof, fenced rear yard and partially finished basement.

Newville $124,900

2-STORY, DETACHED HOME IN NEWVILLE! • 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home, completely rehabbed. • Owned by non-profit, Closing agent assistance and a forgivable loan available to those who qualify.

Carlisle $150,000

3-STORY BRICK HOME IN IDEAL DOWNTOWN LOCATION! • Close to shops and Dickinson • Tons of character, with a newly updated kitchen and bath

GREAT HOME IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN CARLISLE! • Spacious, bright 4 bedroom, 2 bath with updated kitchen and modern stainless steel appliances • Off street parking, covered front and rear porches with fenced rear yard.

EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY TO OWN TWO HOMES FOR THE PRICE OF ONE! • Main home features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths with sunroom and attached one-car garage. • Cottage offers over 700 sq/ft of living space with 1 bedroom and 1 bath. Great rental opportunity!

Gardners $169,500

Boiling Springs $169,900

Carlisle $177,900

MOVE IN READY BRICK RANCH IN GARDNERS! • 3 Bedroom, 1 bath, 3.5 car garage • Updated roof, siding, windows, bathroom and new hot water heater. • Hardwood floors in most rooms, great for entertaining

1-STORY IN HISTORIC BOILING SPRINGS! • Best use on property in office or in-home occupation • Property features 4 bedrooms/ offices, front reception/ living room with a 1 car garage and private patio

SINGLE FAMILY HOME ON A SPACIOUS LOT! • 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths! • High quality wood stove conveys!

GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY! • Includes 3rd unit shell for renovation! • Includes rented garage for $100/month!

Harrisburg $126,900

EXCEPTIONAL HARRISBURG HOME WITH LOADS OF UPDATES! • Extensive updates throughout home, too many to count! • Modern/ Open floor plan.

Carlisle $152,900

CHARMING RANCH ON 3+ ACRE LOT! • Interior upgrades makes it move in ready • Barn and silo on property • Big Spring School District

Carlisle $179,900

MOVE IN READY HOME! • 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 bath with beautiful hardwood floors throughout. • Features a sunroom, updated kitchen, and lower level theatre room. • 1 car garage, storage shed, large backyard with patio and hot tub make this a perfect home!

Mechanicsburg $106,000

MECHANICSBURG BORO HOME WITH PLENTY OF CHARACTER! • Conveniently located in central Mechanicsburg Boro. • Single family home with spacious backyard.

Carlisle $128,000

MOVE IN READY! • Completely remodeled • Walking distance to restaurants and shopping

Carlisle $157,900

ALL BRICK RANCH! • 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, 1232 sq.ft. • Hardwoods throughout. Partially finished basement with fireplace • Large eat-in kitchen. Level double lot with mature trees.

Carlisle $184,900

TASTEFULLY UPDATED! • New flooring and paint throughout • Excellent location in Meeting House Heights

Midstate Homes

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Sentinel • D7

Located in dickinson townsHip Brandpoint

Carpet, colors, textures and lighting all are part of adding style to your home this spring.

Spring decor trends add style, personality Brandpoint Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to refresh your indoor spaces to reflect the energy and optimism of the season. The top home decor trends of spring 2014 take a fresh approach to traditional design elements to create an aesthetic that is fresh and full of life. Best yet, the trends are easily accessible, so anyone can update their space with a few simple tips.

Carpet More homeowners are seeking the beauty, comfort and safety that carpet provides, making it a top flooring trend for spring 2014 and beyond. What types of carpet are popular? “New soft fibers,” said Vickie Gilstrap, director of design services for The Dixie Group, a top U.S. carpet

manufacturer. “Consumers went away from wall-towall carpet, as hard surface flooring gained in popularity. Then, people began to miss the softness and warmth of carpet. Carpet absorbs sound, making homes quieter, and traps dust at the base of the carpet fibers so that dust doesn’t circulate in the room air. The soft fibers give us a reason to put carpet down again.” She is also seeing increased interest in “mixedmedia” carpet styles — with hi-lustre and low-lustre yarns used in the same carpet. Additionally, patterns are being featured on top of texture, giving a multi-dimensional appearance to flooring. Not only stylish, carpet is healthy, too. People with allergies or other sensitivities can choose carpet as a way to improve indoor air

quality. A recent study supports previous findings that carpet, when effectively cleaned, traps allergens and other particles, resulting in less dust, dander and airborne contaminants escaping into the air. For more information, visit the Carpet and Rug Institute at www.

Color Thoughtful use of color in home design is a top trend for 2014. “Colors are getting warmer,” Gilstrap said. “Taupe is the bridge color taking us from gray to browner tones. Warm pinks are returning, as well as warmer greens like moss and olive — even apple.” Keep in mind adding personality to a space through warm color doesn’t necessarily require a complete See Decor, D8

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D8 • The Sentinel


Decor Continued from D7 interior overhaul. Consider incorporating spring colors using accent pieces. It’s easy to switch up pillows, throws or artwork without investing a lot of time or money. Plus it’s a fun way to update the personality of your favorite spaces every season.

Texture and pattern This spring, more homeowners are using textures and patterns to make a visual statement through design. Strategic use of texture and patterns can highlight certain interior spaces, manipulate the light within the room and influence scale. Blending both adds visual interest and helps homeowners create a unique space to call their own. “Layering of pattern and texture — in floors, walls,

upholstery, window treatments — gives a more individualized feel,” Gilstrap said. Scared of mixing patterns and textures? She suggests placing patterns on stairs or in hallways. If big and bold patterns aren’t your taste, consider sticking to small, neutral patterns that can be a subtle way to add visual interest and design complexity to interior spaces.

Lighting Lighting plays an important two-pronged role: it makes a space functional and also helps define its design aesthetic. Adjusting the task lighting within a room can instantly make the space more livable and highlight the design motif. Another easy lighting update is purchasing new lamps or simply adding new shades

to existing lamps — a great way to refresh a space with minimal cost. Keep in mind, when selecting fixtures, there’s no longer a need to avoid gold tones. “Gold is coming back. We are seeing more gold and copper and less silver,” Gilstrap said. Ornamental lighting is big this year with designers thinking outside the box when it comes to how and where these fixtures can be used. For example, dramatic chandeliers are no longer reserved for formal spaces such as the dining room or foyer. This spring, you can add a touch of elegance to any space by adding a stylish chandelier, plus it doesn’t take up much design real estate space. Bedrooms, basements and bars are just a few unique areas where chandeliers can be featured.


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22 Carter Place - Halcyon Hills $125,000 Beautiful townhome with living room, dining room, kitchen and half bath on main level; two master bedrooms on second level. This home offers newly painted, bright rooms, new kitchen countertops, private patio off of kitchen, laundry hook-ups on main and lower levels, full basement and central air. All exterior maintenance is responsibility of HOA. Move-in ready! Sharon Spencer 385-0533 Scott Fickes 385-9198 Gary Foster 386-9221

Midstate Homes

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Sentinel • D9








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The Sadler Model 1600 SF w/3 BRs, 2.5 BAs, open kitchen w/breakfast bar, MBR w/vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet and master bath. All appliances included. directions: Rt 81S Hanover St Exit left @ redlight by Chili’s straight to R/Brookside.

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Charming detached brick home in great location! Wood flrs in LR, DR & BRs. 1 car gar + off-street parking at rear of home. Screened porch. MLS#: 10242623 directions: Carlisle Square W/High L/Wilson to home on left.

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Great rural setting with magnificent views of South Mountain. Home offers 3 BRs, 1st floor laundry and finished lower level which could be FR or 4th BR. 2 car garage w/work area. Walking distance to South Middleton Park. MLS#10246016 directions: Carlisle E/High St R/York Rd R/Petersburg Rd home on right.

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Nicely landscaped ranch home on over 1/2 ac. Many updates, large den/FR could easily be 3rd BR, walk-up attic, full unfin bsmt. Great home! MLS#: 10243032 directions: Carlisle Rt 34N (Spring Rd) R/Pennsylvania Ave L/Clearview.

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HOT lISTINgS THE HIGHLANDS $308,000. Beautifully maintained 4 BR home on corner lot. Upgraded ceramic tile flrs in kit, laun, sunrm, foyer & BAs. Lots of space for entertaining. MLS#: 10241917

WHELAN CROSSING $279,500. Yingst Homes custom ranch. HW flrs, vaulted ceilings, cherry kitchen, Corian countertops, gas FP. 750+ SF of fin exposed LL. All appliances. MLS#: 10241671

MARYSVILLE TWO STORY $239,000. Well maintained home on 2.3 acres of nature! Lrg open kit & LR, MBR boasts w/walk-in closet & full bath. Great condition, price & location! MLS#: 10249343

CHESTERFIELD $229,900. Spectacular brick front 4 BR trad’l w/many upgrades. 4 BRs, 2.5 BAs, HW flrs in LR & DR, gas FP. Situated on corner lot next to cul-desac. MLS#: 10246716

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HARMONY HALL COURT $130,000. 2 BR, 2 full BA ranch home in Middlesex Twp, Cumberland Valley Schls. Convenient location. Backyard & covered patio. Move-in ready! MLS#: 10248236

COURTYARDS OF CARLISLE $107,000. Well maintained condo including all appl & neutral decor. Brkfst bar, split staircase, gas FP. HOA fee covers lawn, snow, trash & ext ins. MLS#: 10245429 dOris laW (717) 579-0376

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SPORTSMAN’S PARADISE $207,000. 46 acres w/approx 20 tillable acres. Plenty of wildlife, large open field. Excellent for hunting or farming. 70 acre farm also available. MLS#: 10244137

NORTH MIDDLETON $173,900. Immaculate, well maintained split level w/many recent updates. 3 BRs, 2 full baths. LL laundry rm w/storage. Fenced backyard. AHS Warranty. MLS#: 10241443

NEWVILLE $165,000. So much charm & personality in this 5 BR, 2 full BA home. Grand foyer, elegant stairway, detailed wdwrk & high ceilings. Lrg 2 car det gar. MLS#: 10240444

SOUTH MIDDLETON TWP $159,900. Put your finishing touches on this updated cape cod. Fresh paint & HW flrs just done. Lrg LR w/gas FP. Unfin 2nd flr, oversized 2 car gar. MLS#: 10245989

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CARLISLE $84,900. Very nice remodeled 2 BR home on two level & fully fenced lots. Walk to the park & downtown. Great garage. Nice home ready to move into! MLS#: 10240035

PRICED TO SELL $52,000. Bring your tools to transform this unique property in semi-private, yet convenient location. 2 BRs, 1 BA, large FP. Being sold “as is”. MLS#: 10245969

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY $47,500. Currently rented for $650/mth. Nice all brick home w/ backyard next to community park. Numerous updates. Approved HUD Rental Property. MLS#: 10237926

MECHANICSBURG $42,700. Super nice, like new 2 BR mobile in great location. 2x6 walls, R19 insulation, energy efficient tilt-in windows. New storage shed. MLS#: 10246793

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Sentinel • D11

Spring into simple DIY decorating trends Brandpoint Whether you’re personalizing a new home or simply revitalizing one of your old rooms, the start of spring is when newly imagined spaces become do-it-yourself realities. Here are four easy and affordable DIY tips to bring 2014’s trends into your home.

Spring create Spring cleaning doesn’t have to mean getting rid of everything in the garage. Familiar pieces showcased in a special way can be a conversation starter. Love cycling, but have an old bicycle that you don’t ride anymore? Consider using its components to construct a unique piece of furniture to showcase your

passion for the sport. Peter Debelak, co-owner of Soulcraft Woodshop and Gallery, a membershipbased community woodworking workshop in Cleveland, Ohio, did just that. He used Elmer’s ProBond Advanced, a construction adhesive designed specifically for bonding porous to non-porous mixed materials, such as metal to wood or ceramic to drywall, to create a rotating wine rack made out of a bicycle wheel, as well as a shelf and coat rack constructed from a repurposed bicycle crank-set and handlebars. “More and more we’re seeing people personalize their home decor by transforming fascinating objects they love into home accessories and furnishings,” Debelak said.


Go ahead, mix materials Vintage and contemporary design elements come together to create rustic contemporary looks. “Reclaimed materials will heavily influence DIYers, and contrasting shiny and rustic materials in projects will definitely be trending in 2014,” said KariAnne Wood, designer, blogger and owner of Thistlewood Farms. Metal, wood, glass, ceramic — all of these key materials play essential roles in making your home the center of attention. Mixing two, or even all, of these together will give you an edge in creating a unique space. Consider gluing pieces of metal and wood together to construct an industrialstyle coffee table. Able to work on almost any sub-



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Saturday, March 22, 2014

DIY Continued from D11

Give piece(s) a chance Recycled wooden pallets and cable spools are trending now on Pinterest in 2014, as DIYers turn them into coffee tables, desks and wall art. “Homeowners are finding ways to bring an element of surprise to staple pieces. Taking utilitarian items and helping them live a new, more beautiful life will enhance any space this season,” Wood said. For a quick and simple patio transformation, spray paint large, wooden cable spools and use them as outdoor tables. Take it a step further by using ProBond Advanced to add a bold, ceramic tile mosaic without any grout, caulk or building required.

Organize organically Most people kick spring

off with a little time devoted to organizing. There are easy ways to make your current space functional for your lifestyle without sacrificing your design preferences. Don’t let closet space get cluttered; rather, make use of a space you usually ignore. People are discovering new ways to make beautiful items more functional. That fabulous bench in your entryway may be storing winter coats in a secret storage space but your guests never need to know. Adding storage and improving organization can be just as creative as other spring decorating endeavors. Enhancing your storage solutions can include hanging an old door horizontally and attaching metal hooks to make an instant mudroom by your entryway. Wire baskets glued to wood shelves become a great home for

keys, shoes, and outdoor accessories. No time to build anything? Simply hang a shoe rack on the back of a door, and you have a perfect set of compartments to hold supplies in any room. This season, stay on trend without busting your budget (or your back) by stepping outside of your comfort zone and embracing your most creative ideas. Whether you’re upcycling old items found in the garage into new masterpieces, or giving a more modern pop to a traditional coffee table, this year’s trends involve unique materials and bold design elements. The possibilities are endless, and it’s important to have the right materials to complete every project quickly and correctly the first time. Learn more about Elmer’s ProBond Advanced to help you get the job done.



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D14 • The Sentinel

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Bring feel of spring with better lighting Brandpoint Something about spring seems to inspire us to lavish attention on our homes. Whether enthusiastically cleaning or freshening decor, Americans seize spring as an opportunity to breathe new life into interior spaces. While painting and decluttering are great ways to revitalize home decor, for sheer spring-like impact it’s hard to beat decorating with light. Incorporating light into interior design can go far beyond a few strategically placed, attractive lamps and some upgraded overhead lights. It’s possible to use both natural and artificial lighting to complement other decor and architectural elements, and to create a

brighter, upbeat mood that’s perfect for warm weather. Not sure where to begin? Here are a few concepts to keep in mind as you begin decorating with light:

Natural beauty There’s no debating the benefits of natural light for boosting mood. After dark, short winter days, spring brings abundant sunshine, and you can put all that natural light to work in your home. Boost daylighting by lightening up window treatments to admit as much sunshine as possible, choose fresh paint colors that interplay well with the direction from which light enters a room, and consider adding skylights to rooms that demand drama or where adding a window isn’t practical.

A relatively low cost home improvement that can be accomplished by a professional in a day or two or over a single weekend, adding a skylight not only enhances home decor, it delivers energy-saving benefits as well. Skylights can help reduce dependence on artificial lighting — saving money on electricity bills. And, if you choose an ENERGY STAR certified solarpowered, fresh-air skylight like those made by Velux America and add remotecontrolled, solar-powered blinds, you can improve the skylight’s energy performance rating by as much as 45 percent while improving indoor air quality through the venting effect of open skylights (which close automatically in case of rain). Solar-powered skylights


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Upgrade light sources While you take steps to maximize the amount of natural light that enters you home, artificial lighting will always be needed, especially when spring showers darken the skies for a while. Choose light fixtures — including floor and table lamps — that continue the bright, easy atmosphere you’ve already created with color and natural light. Keep in mind the importance of layering light with a mix of sources throughout a room, and choose lighting styles that fit the room’s

purpose. For example, in kitchens where a lot of work gets done, overhead and undercounter lights provide the best illumination for cooking and other chores. In bedrooms, wall sconces and table lamps provide softer, more soothing light. Don’t overlook energy efficiency when you’re revamping your artificial lighting. Spring is a great time to boost your home’s energy efficiency by replacing old, electricity-guzzling incandescent light bulbs with energy-sipping CFLs and LEDs. While these bulbs may cost more to purchase, you’ll save money over their usable life. says these bulbs use 25 to 80 percent less energy than incandescents, and can last three to 25 times longer.

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S Middleton Schls 3 BR, 2 Baths. RET10244666 $32,000. Call Michael Gabrielle, 245-0225.

Carlisle Schls 2 BR, 1 Bath. RET10245482 $69,000. Call Heather Neidlinger, 2450225.

3BR 2.5 bath Townhome w/partially finished bsmt, deck. Sold As Is. RET10246010 $90,000. Call Darius Ramsey, 245-0225.

S Middleton Schls 2 BR, 1.5 Baths. RET10249630 $114,000. Call Nancy Altmeyer, 245-0225.

Carlisle Schls 3 BR, 1.5 Baths. RET10249604 $114,900. Call Ben Espenshade, 245-0225.

First floor Condo in Cambridge Court with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths & garage. RET10242044 $118,900. Call Gary L Shulenberger, 245-0225.

Big Spring Schls 3 BR, 1 Bath. RET10248683 $128,900. Call Heather Neidlinger, 245-0225.

Newport Schls 3 BR, 1 Bath. RET10246962 $134,500. Call Dan McNaughton, 245-0225.

Small mountain stream runs thru lot. Clean & Green Tax Benefit! RET10223960 $139,000. Call Heather Neidlinger, 245-0225.

Terrific 3BR/2+BA bi-level. Fin bsmt. Two-car garage, deck. RET10238617 $159,900. Call Heather Neidlinger, 2450225.

Carlisle Schls 3 BR, 2 Baths. RET10244694 $159,900. Call Gary L Shulenberger, 245-0225.


Carlisle Schls 3 BR, 2.5 Baths. RET10249503 $124,900. Call Ben Espenshade, 245-0225.

Carlisle Schls 3 BR, 2 Baths. RET10249599 $124,900. Call Bill Shearer, 245-0225.



Modular on almost 1 acre w/new roof, windows & c/a. LL w/family rm. RET10236503 $139,900. Call Tricia Negley, 245-0225.





Over 2300 sf of retail space close to Carlisle Fairgrounds. RET10244643 $122,900. Call Jeanne DeDay, 245-0225.




Carlisle Schls 2 BR, 1 Bath. RET10249442 $139,900. Call Heather Neidlinger, 2450225.

Engaging 3BR/2BA Ranch. Frplc. Twocar garage. RET10240320 $143,000. Call Heather Neidlinger, 245-0225.


S Middleton Schls 2 BR, 1 Bath. RET10249772 $149,900. Call Bill Shearer, 245-0225.

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S Middleton Schls 3 BR, 1.5 Baths. RET10244133 $179,500. Call Mary Hawkins, 245-0225.

End Unit 3 BA Townhome w/2ndfl loft could be 3rd BR, 2-car garage. RET10235535 $184,500. Call Gary L Shulenberger, 245-0225.

Shippensburg Schls 3 BR, 2.5 Baths. RET10244159 $184,900. Call Linda Shover, 245-0225.

3BR 2+ bath corner lot home in Heatherlands. Formal DR, FP, garage. RET10231522 $195,000. Call Heather Neidlinger, 245-0225.

West Perry Schls 3 BR, 3 Baths. RET10249665 $199,900. Call Bill Shearer, 245-0225.

Check out this 4BR lovely brick Traditionalstyle home w/FP. RET10247668 $219,900. Call Bill Shearer, 245-0225.

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