ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, will celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Empress model home at Autumn River in Ellicott City, Maryland. The new community of luxury estate single family homes places an emphasis on nature, amenities and relaxation. Homes at Autumn River are priced from the mid $600's. Practical design meets graceful luxury in the Empress. Walk into the open, airy foyer to find elegant waterfall stairs and beautifully appointed columns. Double doors lead into a quiet yet accessible study. The kitchen is warm and inviting, with a huge center work island and a walk-in pantry. The family room opens to the dining room and boasts plenty of light. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, a spacious hall bath with dual vanities, and a coveted second-floor laundry. The owner's suite is an enormous retreat with dual walk-in closets. The owner's bath features a corner soaking tub, dual vanities, a separate shower with seat and compartmentalized water closet. Autumn River is surrounded by the breathtaking Patapsco State Park. Residents can enjoy the many amenities of neighboring Taylor Village, including shopping, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools and more. Set in an ideal location, Autumn River is just 1 mile to Route 103, 2½ miles to Route 100 and 1½ miles to Historic Downtown Ellicott City. Like all new NV homes, those at Autumn River are fully ENERGY STAR ® Certified, yielding monthly utility bills up to 30% lower than standard homes, according to the EPA. All NV homes also carry 10-year structural warranties, and are independently verified for quality by a third-party inspection company. For further information about the new NV homes at Autumn River, please phone (410) 747-1890 or visit NVHomes.com. You can also follow NVHomes through social media on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. About NVR NVR, Inc. operates in two business segments: homebuilding and mortgage banking. The homebuilding unit sells and builds homes under the Ryan Homes, NVHomes, Fox Ridge Homes and Heartland Homes trade names, and operates in 27 metropolitan areas in 15 states and Washington, D.C. For more information about NVR, Inc. and its brands, see www.nvrinc.com, www.ryanhomes.com, www.nvhomes.com, www.foxridgehomes.com and www.heartlandcustomhomes.com. The information in this press release is subject to change and the pricing and other features of any NVR-built homes will be established at the time of sale. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark owned by the U.S. government.