Cook Bros. Homes announce $25 million development
04 Jun 2020

Cook Bros. Homes announce $25 million development

KNOXVILLE, TENN. – June 4, 2020  –

04 Jun 2020

KNOXVILLE, TENN. – June 4, 2020  – Cook Bros. Homes announced a new Lenoir City community today that will contribute more than $25 million to the local economy.  The development, The Grove at Cedar Hills, is Cook Bros. Homes’ first Epcon Community.

The Grove at Cedar Hills will have 67 homes with private courtyards and multiple amenities. The community also features a clubhouse with exercise facility, pool and a pickleball court. Cook Bros. Homes plans to start building homes this summer and will start pre-selling homesites and homes this month. The first homes are scheduled for completion by the end of this year.

Offering three exclusive Epcon home plans, each home is designed and built to connect to the outdoors and the community. Home buyers will be able to create a home that truly speaks to them.  Starting at 1,519 square feet and going up to 2,769, these “smart floor plans” boast a variety of structural and finish options.

The Grove at Cedar Hills will feature single-story homes on large lots with many lots offering beautiful sprawling views of East Tennessee,” said Ashley Cook, Director of Sales at Cook Bros. Homes. “In this community, all of the lawn maintenance will be provided so homeowners can spend their time enjoying the awesome amenities the community has to offer.”

“It’s really targeted to people who want a luxury ranch home, a low-maintenance lifestyle, and a strong sense of community,” said Bri Zigler Clabo, Chief Operating Officer at Cook Bros. Homes. “We believe there are more important things to do than mowing grass or trimming hedges. The Grove at Cedar Hills will provide homeowners with the headache-free, comfort-rich living experiences they’ve been searching for – with the added benefit of low Loudon County taxes.”

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has hastened a trend that was already happening in America – increased residential development in smaller and mid-size cities like those in East Tennessee. “We expect the virus could affect future housing preferences for those currently living in the hardest-hit, high density environments and that housing demand will continue to rapidly increase in medium- and low-density communities,” said NAHB Chairman Dean Mon.

Cook Bros. Homes has specialized in building semi-custom homes for retirees and empty-nesters since 2004. Cook Bros. Homes also plans a second Epcon community in Tellico Village, The Grove at Chatuga Coves, with 34 homesites currently available.

The Grove at Cedar Hills is located in Lenoir City near the intersection of Martel Road and Beals Chapel Road (the former site of Cedar Hills Golf Course). For more information, visit or or call (865) 325-2500.


About Cook Bros. Homes

Cook Bros. Homes was founded in 2004 by brothers John and Ralph Cook.  Cook Bros. Homes specializes in luxury semi-custom homes for retirees and empty nesters. The company continues to grow in number of projects, revenue, recognition, and capabilities. Cook Bros. stays at the forefront of the industry by providing the best quality homes in the region, having the most experienced team members, and investing in new ways to better serve its cherished homeowners. The company is most proud to have created a company that lives up to its motto everyday – Quality Craftsmanship Without Compromise.

About Epcon

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Epcon is one of the top lifestyle-rich home developers in the country. As a top US builder (Builder Magazine, May 2019), Epcon has integrated smart, innovative designs with the most desirable modern amenities for more than 30 years. Today, more than 30,000 families and individuals call an Epcon community “home.”

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