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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.  


New Showcase Home in McLean!

August 4, 2022

We just completed our Radford showcase home, and we LOVE IT! Here’s what you can expect to see when you visit our newest home.


Owners Bedroom Styles We Love

July 7, 2022

The Owners Bedroom is a great spot to relax and unwind at the end of the day. Here are some of our favorite bedrooms we've designed over the years. Which is your favorite?


Benefits of a Flex Space

June 23, 2022

Still trying to choose the best floorplan for your family? There's a new room to consider and it could change everything when you're making your final decision. This room works hard for you! It's an efficient use of square footage(sqft) and can double as many different rooms. What am I talking about? A flex room!


Our Favorite Kitchen Designs

June 16, 2022

Fast Interiors are out. What do I mean by “fast interior”? Trend chasing and overconsumption. Instead of rushing to the department store every time you see a pillow you like on the internet, make do with what you have. Not only will you save money, but you’ll save the environment as well. Fast interiors doesn’t just apply to décor, but also things you pick in the design center. Cultivate your own design voice and save the planet in the process. Here are some of the most sustainable options to pick that will last for years to come. 


What Floorplan works for me? Part 1

June 9, 2022

Welcome to our new series! We're going to highlight a few different floorplans and you can decide which is best for your lifestyle. Each floorplan in part one comes from our Heritage Series. The Heritage Series is by far our most popular collection and works on a variety of lots in most suburban neighborhoods throughout Northern Virginia.


How to Pick the Perfect Floorplan 

June 2, 2022

Building a home is such a unique experience! You create the space your family will make memories for years to come. The most important thing you need to do when building a home is pick a floorplan that matches your lifestyle. You can change fixtures or paint the cabinets whenever you want, but it's a lot harder to change a floorplan after years of living in the same house. Make the best choice the first time! Here's a guide to help get your decision process started.


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