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What is Multi-Generational Living?

December 1, 2022

Multi-generational living is a wonderful option for the entire family! We are proud to be one of the few multi-generational builders in Northern Virginia.


How to Design the Perfect Powder Room

November 17, 2022

Powder rooms are small and fierce, but what exactly is a powder room? It’s a bathroom without a shower or tub that’s intended for guest use only. Since little ones won’t be splashing around here and leaving their bath toys behind, you can really dress up this room and add design features to your heart’s content. Here are some of our favorite powder rooms and what makes them unique. Consider adding some of these features to the powder room you’re going to build in your dream home.  


Welcome to the Ashland

November 10, 2022

Living in a multigenerational household can bring so much joy into the lives of all who live in the home. Grandparents build relationships with their grandchildren, parents can care for their parents while simultaneously care for their children, and children have ample opportunities to learn from their more experienced loved ones. This floorplan is a great option for families who see this lifestyle as a benefit.  


Make Your Home Work For You pt.3

November 3, 2022

We all contribute somehow to our community, sometimes it’s through the corporate 9-5. Other times it’s through artisanal endeavors or homemaking. Either way, let your home help you in your goal to be the best in your field!  


How to Winterize Your Home: Hygge Style

October 20, 2022

Fall and winter are the perfect times to turn your home into a cozy haven. Scandinavian culture has mastered the art of cozy with hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah), meaning “to comfort.” The idea of this lifestyle is to create a comforting and cozy atmosphere in your home that allows you to truly rest and unwind while you are spending time at home. Here are a few things you can do to create a hygge environment in your home.  


Make Your Home Work for You pt.2

October 6, 2022

Welcome back to one of our favorite series! Designing your dream home is such an exciting time for your and your family. Since they are probably one of the biggest reasons you are building a home, here are some things to consider to make your life easier.


Timeless Design in McLean

September 22, 2022

Welcome to the Stratford! A family in McLean VA tore down their home and rebuilt this dream on their exact same lot. One of the benefits of staying on the same lot is that you keep the same school, commute, and community. The kids were very happy that they got to stay at the same school, but have a bigger home with their own rooms. Here’s the exclusive tour.



Make Your Home Work For You pt.1

September 1, 2022

You are the sum of all your decisions and making compromises on something seemingly insignificant can truly impact the quality of your life. You need to prioritize what matters to you in the long run. If any of these goals resonate with you, consider building them in the home of your dreams. Don’t compromise on your goals due to lack of space in your current home. Build a home that is going to work for you.


Meet the Trenton!

August 11, 2022

Welcome to one of our newest floorplans-The Trenton! This Heritage series floorplan at 56’ wide and 44’ deep this  is great for wide but short lots. We recently built our first Trenton and we love it. Here’s an exclusive look at the floorplan.  


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