‘Celebration of Firsts’ at Bay Bridge Cove
STEVENSVILLE — On Saturday, Sept. 16, McKee Builders officially welcomed its first residents at Bay Bridge Cove, its 55+ clubhouse community on Kent Island, and broke ground on the community clubhouse in a “Celebration of Firsts.” Frank McKee Sr. and Frank McKee Jr. were joined by State Senator Steve Hershey and State Delegate Steve Arentz, and homebuyers Bill and Diane Hindman, for the occasion.
“This is a celebration of a milestone,” said Frank McKee Jr. “It’s been a year since we initially broke ground, and it’s been exciting to see Bay Bridge Cove come to life. Now we’re pleased to be able to celebrate two new firsts, our very first residents and the groundbreaking for the clubhouse.”
The Clubhouse is at the core of Bay Bridge Cove’s lifestyle offerings. Plans include a fitness center, billiard and card rooms, as well as an outdoor pool, pickle ball court, bocce court, and community garden. There will be clubs and activities, social events and trips for homeowners, all of which will originate at the Clubhouse.
The first homeowners, Diane and Bill Hindman, came from Crofton, near Annapolis.
“We wanted to be closer to our grandkids,” said Diane. “When McKee Builders first posted the sign for Bay Bridge Cove, my daughter called me. Bay Bridge Cove is practically across the street from her. We signed up at the first groundbreaking, about a year ago, and put everything in motion. We moved in three weeks ago.”
The Hindmans chose the Laurel model at Bay Bridge Cove.
“There were no models yet so we picked it out from the architectural drawings,” said Bill. “We loved the open concept, and we’re really happy with how the house has turned out.”
Now walking distance from their grandchildren, the couldn’t be happier.
“We used to miss many of their games and school activities; now we’re close enough to be at every one,” Diane said.
The couple is also looking forward to the lifestyle at Bay Bridge Cove.
“We came from a 55+ community, and we loved it,” said Diane. “Ours however didn’t have a clubhouse. Now that we’re retired, we’re looking for ways to socialize. It’s a win-win, having the grandkids within walking distance and the clubhouse, pool and activities right at our doorstep.” Hindmans
McKee Builders officially broke ground on the clubhouse at its 55+ clubhouse community Bay Bridge Cove in Stevensville. From left, Frank McKee Jr. and Frank McKee Sr. were joined by State Delegate Steve Arentz and State Senator Steve Hershey for the groundbreaking ceremony.
From left, new homeowners Diane and Bill Hindman stand in front of their new home with developer Frank McKee Jr. The Hindmans are the first residents at Bay Bridge Cove, McKee’s 55+ clubhouse community in Stevensville. They have a daughter who lives in the neighboring community of Ellendale.