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Frank M. Soave Builder Inc. is Michigan's premier new home builder. For more than 30 years, Frank has designed and built new homes and communities of the highest quality and design excellence. From concept to completion, Frank is committed to making your new home building an exceptional experience.

The Woodlands has been developed by Olympia Development Co., a Michigan limited liability company, the only member of which is Frank M. Soave. Frank has more than thirty years of experience in the building business and land development in the Livingston County area. Frank M. Soave Builder Inc. is a licensed residential builder under the Michigan Occupational Code.

Contact Frank Soave 810-599-2000


Homes Feature

Interior Features
  • Merrilat quality cabinetry*
  • Granite counter tops & back splash throughout*
  • Shaw carpet with clear-touch stain protection
  • ¾” x 3 ¼” oak wood floors in foyer, kitchen, nook, laundry, and half bath (per print)*
  • Ceramic tile floors in bath (master & main) (per print)*
  • Superior SLDVT 35 louverless direct vent fireplace with mantle and surround
  • Mirrors above vanities in baths
  • 2-tone wall/ceiling paint with white semi-gloss trim
  • Paneled cambridge doors or 1 ¾” natural birch flush doors
  • Polished chrome, oil rubbed bronze, or nickel hardware*
  • First-floor laundry with laundry tray (per print)
  • Gas or electric hook up for range & dryer
  • Wire rack closet shelving
  • Floor covering allowance or builders selection*
Energy-Saving Features
  • Amana 95% furnace with air conditioning prep
  • 5-year energy saver 50-gallon water heater
  • Alliance-windgate windows with insulated glass and screens
  • Steel-insulated exterior doors
  • R-48 ceiling insulation
  • R-19 batt insulation on all exterior walls
  • R-19 fiberglass insulation in all centelevers, bays and bonds
  • Whole-house barrier wrap

Electrical Features

  • 150-amp electric service
  • Light fixture allowance
  • Two water-proof exterior electric plugs
  • Pre-wired for telephone, 2 locations, CAT5E
  • Pre-wired for cable TV, 4 locations, RG6
  • Electric smoke detectors
  • Silent electrical switches
  • Microwave circuit
  • Pre-wired for garage door opener
  • Pre-wired for ceiling fans, master bedroom and great room


Exterior Features
  • Open-space community
  • Walking paths
  • Park-recreation area
  • Greenway trails
  • Underground utilities
  • Sewers, The Woodlands
  • 2” asphalt driveway
  • Sidewalk from driveway to front porch
  • Choice of exterior colors*
  • Exterior finished in vinyl & brick (per print)*
  • Venting cap for dryer
  • Sectional garage overhead door (embossed –no glass)
  • Tamko-heritage architectural shingle (30 year)
  • 2-3 car attached garage (per print)


Plumbing Features
  • 2 ½ Baths (per print)
  • Mansfield plumbing fixtures*
  • Chrome Moen fixtures in all bathrooms and laundry room*
  • Moen kitchen faucet with spray*
  • Water and ice maker line
  • Aker Fiberglass tub & shower units in master and main baths (per print)
  • Two outside frost free hose bibs
  • Double bowl stainless steel sink in kitchen*
  • Sump pump
  • Garbage disposal
  • Whirlpool tub (per print)
  • 50-gallon A.O. Smith water heater
  • Corrosion-free PEX water pipe system



*Within Builders selections. Per Plan

NOTE: Model or inventory homes on display may contain some selected upgrades or optional features not included in the basic price. Prices for these items will be supplied on request. In order to maintain the high degree of quality and incorporate improvements with greater facilities and economy, we reserve the right to make changes in price, floor plans, specifications, or materials without notice or obligations. Floor plan dimensions are approximate.



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Frank M. Soave Builder Inc. P.O. Box 848 Brighton, MI 48116 (810)-599-2000