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People's Choice Winners for Parade of Homes


The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association is excited to announce the People’s Choice award winners for the 2017 Parade of Homes. The People’s Choice Awards are selected by Parade goers who vote for their favorite houses in each price category.   For more details on allof our homes homes or to see a a virtual tour of each home, visit
This year’s winners are:

Category I (Under $230,000): C&M Home Builders & Real Estate – House #9: 1380 Whistling Straits, Altoona
Located in the Altoona Hillcrest development, this 2,390 square foot home features a screened-in porch, make-up vanity / dressing table off the master bedroom, beveled subway tile, painted trim & doors and two-tone gray painted and stained kitchen cabinets.

Category II ($230,000 - $299,999): JM Builders LLC – House #5: 2969 112th Street, Lake Hallie
Located in Hallie, this 1,740 square foot home caught attention with its combination of affordable living and unique touches, including a brick corner pantry in the kitchen, 9 foot walls, wood accents throughout along with unique tray ceilings in the living room and master bedroom.

Category III ($300,000 - $399,999): C&M Home Builders & Real Estate – House #15: 4165 Talmadge Road, Eau Claire
This 3,494 square foot home is located in the new Trillium Estates development just south of Eau Claire. This beautiful home features a 4 season sunroom with shiplap walls, lower level game room, hand scraped floors, and a marble and tile walk-in shower.

Category IV ($400,000 - $625,000): Storybook Custom Homes – House #12: S4494 Bartusch Road, Eau Claire
A window built into the master bathroom vanity, custom mahogany entry door, 10 foot ceilings, French doors, custom built coffered ceiling and a custom kitchen are just a few of the many exceptional features you’ll find in this 5,200 square foot home located in the Huntsinger Heights Eau Claire development.

Category V ($1 Million +): Peterson Custom Homes – House #16: 7036 Walnut Road, Eau Claire
One of the largest homes we’ve ever had in the Parade of Homes, this 14,000 square foot home located south of Eau Claire features separate movie theater and game rooms, a separated master wing with 16x24 master closet, integrated home automation throughout the house for entertainment and security, custom cabinetry and furniture throughout and a curved tray ceiling.

The 2017 Parade of Homes had the highest attendance on record with over 5,900 people touring the 21 homes created by 18 local builders. The homes were located throughout Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona, Elk Mound, Eleva, Strum and Menomonie. Homes ranged from 1,700 square feet to over 14,000 square feet and were valued from $200,000 to over 1 million dollars!

The 43rd annual Parade of Homes was proudly sponsored by:  Advanced Disposal, American Insurance Services, Ashley Construction, Cesspool Cleaner Company & Portable Toilet Rental, Citizens State Bank of Cadott & Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire Energy Cooperative, Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, Gerhard’s Kitchen and Bath Store, iHeart Media, Legends Title Services, Lyman Lumber Company, Queen of the Castle Magazine, Royal Credit Union, SpinVision Virtual Tours, Security Financial Bank, Time Federal Savings, WEAU and Xcel Energy.

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