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  • October 13, 2020
    UPDATED 10.27.2020: If you've dipped your toes in the Boise real estate market in the last several months, you know that there is a lot of activity. Many builders are trying to reign in land and construction costs, while negotiating to have their materials delivered on schedule.The onset of the CO...
  • October 12, 2020
    You could almost hear the bagpipes at Movado on that beautiful fall afternoon in Movado. Movado Homeowner Rick Gilchrist recently hosted a fun and informative Scotch Tasting event at the Social House. Donned in Scottish apparel from head to toe, Rick shared an in-depth explanation of scotches from d...
  • August 29, 2020
    The design team at Blackrock Homes has created four interior finish packages for their gorgeous single level homes in The Village at Movado. These classic color schemes offer the perfect backdrop for any decor or style. Here is a brief summary of each: OCEAN: Interior finishes include D...
  • July 31, 2020
    There was excitement in the air as homeowners gathered at noon on July 4 for a fun-filled parade. Village homeowners and their guests showed their patriotic spirit with a fantastic display of everything red, white and blue. From bikes and golf carts to pets in fluffy tutus, many took the opportunity...
  • June 30, 2020
    When we were assigned the task of gathering nighttime shots of Blackrock's four floor plans, we blocked out the evening hours for two weeks to dedicate to this project. Knowing that potential variables beyond our control could cause havoc at the last minute, we attempted to be proactive as much as p...
  • April 30, 2020
    The Moritz is a classic example of Open Living Space, with its large great room + kitchen + eating area. A high vaulted ceiling adds to the airiness to the space, and the adjoining sunroom is a favorite room of this memorable home. This home has sold, but we were able to capture a video b...
  • April 24, 2020
    Are you thinking of making a move to The Village at Movado? Are you contemplating whether the timing is right for having your home on the market? Here's a few things to consider in this important decision:   1) While April statistics will be more revealing about the impacts of the virus, Inte...
  • April 7, 2020
    The real estate market hit an unexpected curve last month with COVID-19, and there isn't one person that hasn't been impacted in some way. Every industry is adjusting to new guidelines and restrictions. While each of us is trying to find our new normal, we are super grateful to be in a business that...
  • March 23, 2020
    Even Idaho is proving to not be exempt from the reaches of COVID-19. In the past week I've worked in seemingly two completely different environments. During the day, I can go for hours at a very typical pace with little conversation that is not work-related. It's interesting that on paper to dat...
  • January 27, 2020
    See how big 1,440 square feet can be in our Davos model! This Open Living Space design features and interesting mix of vaulted and flat ceilings, plus lots of windows and an abundance of hardwood flooring.   See a video of our newest Davos decorated model!   https://youtu.be/0...
  • January 15, 2020
    Always striving to improve our Open Living Space layouts, our design team made a slight tweak that had a big effect on the Zurich floor plan. They shifted the fireplace from a corner to a more centralized location on the exterior wall in the Great Room. With two windows bookending each side the fire...
  • December 16, 2019
    The fountains are aglow with twinkling lights - it must be Christmas! With our neighborhood party and other small gatherings scheduled for the Social House in December, a group of creative homeowners collaborated to decorate the Social House with everything Christmas! Tabletop arrangements, stocking...
  • December 12, 2019
    If you find yourself regularly checking the forecast in hopes of sunny skies, or longing for summer even in the midst of December, a Sunroom might intrigue you. Here in The Village at Movado, our Sunrooms are designed to be enjoyed year-round and a key element in the floor plan. Accessed either off ...
  • December 3, 2019
    See how fresh and energetic gray can be in our Davos model home on Tristram Lane, now beautifully decorated! Custom gray painted cabinets highlight the kitchen in this gorgeous model home, situated on an interior homesite. Davos Model, 1892 S. Tristram Lane, $324,900 [ngg src="galleries" ids="18...
  • November 7, 2019
    While trick-or-treaters beyond The Village were darting about on a brisk Halloween night,  there was all sorts of fun brewing at the Social House. Nearly 30 homeowners gathered for a special potluck event, filled with great conversations and lots of laughs. Costumes were optional. There is a co...
  • October 5, 2019
    They say that good things come to those who wait, and that is certainly true with the Movado pool. We're counting down the days to Memorial Weekend 2020 when the neighborhood pool officially opens. We're guessing that the Movado development team designed this pool complex with modern resorts in mind...
  • September 16, 2019
    If you're like us, a great patio is a favorite place to gather for sharing meals or quiet moments with a good book. It's a wonderful place to start your day with cup of coffee, sip wine in the afternoons or gaze at the stars after sunset. Patios have a way of making alfresco dining a mini event in...
  • August 28, 2019
    There are many incredible things about The Village at Movado, and one of those is the extraordinary homeowners within. What a fantastic group of creative and interesting homeowners, with varied backgrounds and wonderful stories! These energetic homeowners are in the midst of putting together a few g...
  • August 19, 2019
    We invite you to take a stroll through Movado, to savor our late summer beauty. Our meandering pathways are lushly bordered by lavender, butterfly bushes and a variety of trees and shrubs, and have a relaxing effect that's hard not to notice. Or, if a workout or energetic dog walk is more of what yo...
  • July 30, 2019
    From the moment you enter the gates, it's the stone accents that are likely to capture your attention first. Our serene streetscapes are highlighted by generous stone accents incorporated into the exterior look of each model home to create a lasting impression. Through careful planning, Blackrock Ho...
  • June 14, 2019
    The carefree lifestyle at The Village at Movado is the cumulative result of thoughtful planning and vision by the design team. It's close-in location, beautiful Social House and unique service oriented amenities are not-so-common for south Meridian. What makes these homes even better is an enhanced ...
  • May 14, 2019
      Though the Spring Parade of Homes is officially over, we believe the momentum in our extraordinary neighborhood has only begun. After nearly 20 days of festivities that started with the Gran...
  • April 29, 2019
    It's not a surprise that Boise has been a consistent favorite in nearly every national top 10 list over the last several years. Most recently, Boise was named the top city in Forbes Fastest Growing Cities, 2018, as well as earning the top spot in Livability's 2019 Top 100 Best Places To Live. Afford...
  • April 28, 2019
    https://youtu.be/j4cmJRPSKdo It was a crisp fall morning in 2018 when the Blackrock Homes design team learned that they received an entry in the spring 2019 Parade of Homes. It took less than a few minutes to select the Moritz as our leading floor plan to feature in the event; it displays the O...
  • March 23, 2019
    Once you step foot in a Moritz model, you will not soon forget it. The open and airy layout, along with an adjoining sun room, make it one of the most memorable designs of our portfolio. When we found out that the Moritz model at 1926 S. Gedalio Lane was ...
  • February 26, 2019
    A bright but snowy Thursday afternoon did not deter our friends from The Orchards at Cloverdale from coming out to visit our Social House and tour our model homes. With appetizers from Goodwood BBQ and a full assortment of drinks on hand, guests and Villa...
  • November 17, 2018
    When  you become a homeowner here at the Village, you get access to the social house and this amazing exercise room!    ...
  • November 17, 2018
    Take a look at this beautiful building! They did such a great job!  We love this social house and you will love it to.  We have out office inside, so come and and see it for yourself.  We are open 12-5 Thursday - Monday   ...
  • February 27, 2018
    We were over the moon when we had not one but two decorated model homes here at The Village. The Moritz and the Zurich models both have an open and airy feel, but in completely different layouts. We captured these beautifully staged homes in one brief vid...