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A neat, hidden pantry feature from a Gulick | One home.


  |  October 17, 2019

“Peace begins in the kitchens and pantries, gardens and backyards, where our food is grown and prepared.” – Michio Kushi Today’s open kitchens are prime entertaining space. That makes a walk-in or walk-through pantry a highly desirable feature. Pantries are a great way to avoid kitchen clutter, house utilitarian and infrequently used appliances and cookware, […]

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Winterizing Your Home

  |  October 10, 2019

It may still feel like summer, but shorter days and dropping leaves prove that winter is just a cold snap away. Taking a few hours to winterize your home this Fall can help prevent costly damage this Winter. Yard and Outdoor Living Spaces Turn off any hose misters. Shut off the water then drain exterior […]

A Deluxe closet from Tailored Living. ©Tailored Living, used with permission.

LIFE | STYLE September 2019

  |  September 27, 2019

We hope you have been enjoying our monthly newsletter, Life | Style. Is there something you’d like to learn about or see more/less of? Contact us and let us know! Our biggest news this month is that we are beginning development on Park Grove, our newest McLean community, this or early next month. Please see […]

A Deluxe closet from Tailored Living. ©Tailored Living, used with permission.

Posh and Pragmatic Bedroom Closets

  |  September 17, 2019

Today’s closets are becoming bigger and more luxurious, with walk-ins growing larger or being replaced with well-appointed dressing rooms. There are thoughtful options and simple planning considerations that can help deliver well-organized and highly functional storage, whether your primary focus is luxury or function. The Posh Plenty of floor space to accommodate a storage island, […]

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Exterior Finishes

  |  September 12, 2019

When it comes to style and curb appeal, the materials on the exterior of your home play a leading role. Whether planning a custom home or a major renovation, it’s easy to focus on visual impact, but there are also many practical considerations, including durability, maintenance, and cost. There are also structural considerations for materials […]

Newport Shores Window

LIFE | STYLE August 2019

  |  August 31, 2019

The kids are heading back to school, and soon the leaves will be turning their beautiful fall shades. As the weather cools off, it is a good time to seal your wood deck or do any necessary exterior painting, have your furnaces checked before the winter rush, and think about changing over the baffles in […]

Newport Shores Window

Shedding Light on Windows

  |  August 13, 2019

Windows come in a seemingly unlimited array of shapes, sizes, and finishes, and the vocabulary surrounding them can be confusing. The below is a list of the most common types of windows: Double hung and single hung windows have two sections or sashes. For double hung windows, both sections can slide up or down to […]

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Coffee Bar, Home Pub, Tasting Room

  |  August 06, 2019

Coffee Bars, home pubs, and tasting rooms… small, specialized home bars are trending. An expansive walk-behind bar, whether in the rec room or off the pool, remains a desirable amenity—but it’s not practical for every home or experience. Homeowners are increasingly adding smaller, specialized bars in dining rooms, family rooms, kitchens and even bedrooms. These […]

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Summer Creek Model Relocating

  |  July 30, 2019

Our model home at Summer Creek was such a standout that it sold days after the furniture was delivered and before we even opened to the public. We are relocating the model to sell the remaining three homesites in this exceptional Great Falls community. The model at 1124 Challedon Road will be closed starting August […]

LIFE | STYLE July 2019

  |  July 29, 2019

We hope you are all enjoying the summer with a good blend of sun, shade, and indoor activities. We have been working hard bringing our next two communities to market, so watch the announcements space below in the coming months to be among the first to learn specifics. Trending Home Styles Glass Walls A glass […]