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West Point's Christmas Tour of Homes visits Old Waverly


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The third annual Christmas Tour of Homes in West Point will showcase six unique homes at Old Waverly Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 9, from 2-5 p.m. Refreshments will be served from 4-6 p.m. in the Clubhouse on the grounds. 


"If you have not been to Old Waverly Golf Club, which is now celebrating its 25th year as one of the top private golf clubs in the nation, you're in for a treat," remarked Souzen Steelhammer, chair of the 2012 tour. 


The West Point Design Committee, a part of the city's Main Street organization, is sponsor of the event. Proceeds from ticket sales are used for landscape plantings, street signage and other projects that enhance West Point's downtown area. 


Homes on the 2012 tour include: 


n "The cabin in the woods," a second home for the family of Old Waverly founders George and Marcia Bryan, beautifully appointed for multi-generational enjoyment;  


n An expansive Southern Colonial mansion owned by Tom and Jean Elmore, with indoor/outdoor pool and spectacular views of the golf course and Clubhouse;  


n The French chateau style home of Joe and Betty Trulove, offering sweeping lawns and views;  


n The home of landscape designers James and Deborah Mansfield, who created a warm, eclectic house with a mix of French Provincial, Federal and Georgian styling;  


n The Robert and Linda Drake home, a Southern plantation style residence with generous rooms, porches and terraces;  


n The elegant, European-influenced stone home of John and Carolyne Reece. 




How to go 


Tickets are $30 in advance, available in West Point through the Growth Alliance at 510 E. Broad St., at Old Waverly Clubhouse and the Fore Seasons at Old Waverly, as well as at Culin-Arts, Petal Pushers and Bits 'n Pieces, or by calling the Growth Alliance offices at 662-494-5121. Tickets are $35 on the day of the tour.




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