The Tour has GROWN!

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You may have seen our write up in the TriTown Transcript last week about the 8 homes we’re showcasing…well that has now grown to 10! Don’t miss your chance to get inside (or outside depending on the feature) some of the incredible renovations that have been done right here in our home town. Get your tickets today!

Don't miss the Boxford Homes Tour May 11th
This new, ultra-efficient home will be on the 2019 Boxford Elementary School Trust Homes Tour. The residential building, facing due south along Fish Brook, will offer a glimpse of the future of home design. It combines contemporary construction techniques with renewable energy system that produces heat, air-conditioning, hot water, and power for all appliances. Read the full story>>>

Boxford Homes Tour Returns

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Boxford Homes Tour returns on May 11, 2019

Mother’s Day Tour showcases green home, new construction, remodeled kitchens, baths, and barns

The Boxford Elementary Schools Trust (BEST) announced today that it will usher in Spring with a Mother’s Day Homes Tour on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The Homes Tour will feature 8 exceptional homes in Boxford. Each property has its own flavor, style, and distinctive personality and will showcase the latest trends in construction, design and energy efficiency.

  • Get great ideas to “go green” in this brand new, near net-zero standard, energy efficient home.
  • See the latest trends in new construction in this open-concept, expanded colonial
  • Dream big when visiting this backyard oasis that includes a new pool and cabana, a versatile pool deck and gorgeous landscape features.
  • Gather ideas for remodeled bathrooms, new kitchen layouts, and how to blend modern amenities and function with rural charm
  • Explore techniques for restoring antique barns at this historic farmstead

Don’t miss the themed raffles that make for inspired gift ideas for mom. A coffee bar, hosted by West Village Provisions, can also be found along the route. This memorable event has become a favorite among residents and out of town visitors alike, attracting over 300 attendees in prior years.

Tickets to the Boxford Homes Tour go on sale on March 15, 2019 and can be advance-purchased at www.boxfordhomestour.com. Advanced tickets are available with a gourmet box lunch for $35, or without lunch for $25. All lunch tickets must be purchased in advance. Same day tickets may be purchased for $30 at the Spofford Pond School, 31 Spofford Road, Boxford, which will serve as headquarters for the Homes Tour, offer attendees the opportunity to bid on raffle prizes and provide restroom facilities throughout the day. Tour Booklets, maps and lunches will be distributed beginning at 10:30 am the day of the Tour. The Tour concludes at 4pm on May 11th.

All proceeds from the Boxford Homes Tour benefit the Boxford Elementary Schools Trust (BEST), an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering excellence in our public schools by raising private funds to supplement longer-term elementary school initiatives and innovative tools, technology and teacher trainings. Tour attendees can enjoy knowing that their donations will go to support BEST funded projects like: Science from Scientists curriculum pilots, 1:1 technology classrooms at Harry Lee Cole and Spofford Pond Schools, “Escape Room style” problem solving curriculum games, “Wired for Greatness” student innovation grants and showcase. For more information about BEST’s impact in the Boxford Elementary School System visit: www.bestforboxford.org.