Mackintosh on the Lake Holds Home for the Holidays Open House

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Event raises money for Toys-for-Tots and Alamance Adopt-a-Family.

Mackintosh On The Lake, Wakefield Development Company's master-planned community in Burlington, North Carolina, celebrated its first-ever Holiday Open House charity event, Home for the Holidays, on Saturday, December 15.

Featured at the event were over 5,000 luminaries, 1,000 of which purchased by Mackintosh On The Lake homeowners. Proceeds from these luminaries were donated to Toys-for-Tots and the Alamance Adopt-a-Family organizations. All money collected from purchases at The Loch Ridge Manor Holiday Gift Shop was also donated to the two organizations.

"We are truly thankful for the amazing turnout we had at our Home for the Holidays Open House," said Christine Wilson, community sales manager. "With this event, we were able to capture the true meaning of the holiday season by benefiting our surrounding community through these wonderful charity organizations."

Guests had the opportunity to take old-fashioned horse and carriage rides throughout the community to see homes decorated for the season. At the residents clubhouse, Lock Ridge Manor, children and adults were treated to music sung by a local caroling quartet while making s'mores at the Firelight Overlook and enjoying holiday candy and festive drinks, including an exclusive blend of Starbucks® coffee dubbed "Mackintosh Blend." Children were treated to a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus. The Loch Ridge Manor Holiday Gift Shop was open for last minute gift ideas, including hand-made commemorative ornaments adorned with the Mackintosh shield, poinsettias and hand-made bows.

For more information about the community, please contact the Mackintosh on the Lake Discovery Center at 336-524-9449 or toll-free at 866-MAC-3900, or visit the website at

About Mackintosh on the Lake:
Centrally located between the Triad and Triangle areas of North Carolina, Mackintosh on the Lake is an exclusive master-planned community taking shape on 612 acres of rolling hills, open meadows, stream-fed ponds and groves of hardwoods in Burlington. The lakeside community features an assortment of homes nestled on the shoreline of the beautiful 1,100-acre Lake Mackintosh and has preserved 2.5 miles of protected waterfront exposure. The community has a wide variety of homestyles to fit just about every family's lifestyle, from townhomes priced in the $160s to mid-sized single-family homes and luxury custom estates ranging from the $150s to over $1 million. For more information, please contact the Mackintosh on the Lake Discovery Center by calling 336-524-9449 or toll-free at 866-MAC-3900, or visit the website at

About Wakefield Development Company:
Signature Communities. Ideal Opportunities.
Wakefield Development Company, the 2007 Raleigh-Wake County Home Builder's Association Developer of the year, is North Carolina's largest developer of residential communities, with a portfolio including approximately 18,000 homesites across the central and coastal regions of the state. Wakefield Development Company communities cater to six ideal lifestyle options, from lakefront property at Mackintosh on the Lake to neo-traditional living at Bedford at Falls River; traditional communities at Edgewater and Twin Lakes to urban living at Renaissance Park; and country club living at 12 Oaks, Eagle Ridge and Wakefield Plantation to coastal communities at Kingfish Bay and San Rio Ocean & River Club. For more information, call 919-556-4310 or toll free 877-WKFIELD, visit


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