In honor of March, we’re pitting our stunning new homes against each other for the ultimate title in Model Madness. Until the end of April, readers vote for their favorite model at the bottom of various blogs before the clock runs out. Get ready to fill out your winning bracket.
Our first match-up is a battle of single-family powerhouses, the Torino against the Springmanor.
With more than 3,600 square feet, Ryan Homes Torino is a large single-family home that’s meant for families and those who love throwing post-championship game parties.
On the main level, you’ll find a country kitchen with an enormous walk-in pantry and breakfast island in the center of the room. It’s perfect for laying out everything from protein bars to gallons of Gatorade from Weis Markets.
On this level, you’re pulled through a graceful arch, past a convenient powder room and closet, and into the Torino’s formal dining room and living room. An option for a study or guest bedroom with full bath is available, which means that you can house your old college basketball teammates for the weekend without having to worry about cramming into a dorm-like space.
(Don’t forget to ask about the optional fireplace and morning room for extra ambiance. Kitchen options for a planning desk or family office space are also available, should you add the optional morning room.)
Upstairs, you’ll find four bedrooms and two baths, as well as a full-sized laundry room that’s big enough to shoot fake three pointers with your mismatched socks.
The second-level loft offers an option for a fifth bedroom and third bath, if you decide to host your kid’s entire rec roster. Keep them occupied in the optional finished lower-level recreation room with full bath, media room, or extra bedroom suite.
Endless hours of college basketball games and Wii sports await them while you escape to the owner’s bedroom retreat with two spacious walk-in closets. Put up your feet in the Torino’s owner’s bath with double vanity and various optional layouts. For more on this model, click below:
This single-family home translates the convenience of ranch living into an elegant design that’s perfect for the way your family lives.
It all begins with the open floor plan. When you enter the foyer, you’re treated to the light-filled greatroom -- the perfect spot for showing off that new first-place trophy. This space opens to the dinette and gourmet kitchen, which offers a convenient center island and plenty of seating for your team.
To the left is a private entrance to the bedroom area, featuring two bedrooms and a hall bath. If you don’t need a duo of bedrooms, you can make the space a study to “work from home” during March Madness.
The optional morning room is great for family gatherings as you fill out brackets and nervously munch on snacks throughout the game.
Past a conveniently placed laundry room is the owner’s suite. It's a private retreat featuring a huge bath with oversized shower and dual vanities (available in several different layouts), walk-in closet, and optional tray ceiling.
Ryan Homes Springmanor features an upper level bonus room and bedroom complete with en-suite bath to unwind after a shootout. A walk-in closet for your collection of priceless jerseys is also available.
Within more than 2,700 square feet, this single-family model offers the option for a finished lower recreation room, exercise room, or another bedroom with full bath.
No matter what options you choose, this Ryan Homes model gives you a two-car garage and a range of gorgeous traditional, transitional, and craftsman elevations. For more on this model, click below:
Do you have a favorite in this duo? Vote by clicking on the poll below to ensure that your favorite home advances to the next round of Model Madness: