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Articles about the Ideal Homes

Articles about the Ideal Homes


  • Edgewater Bay Creek Four Ideal Homes In One Ideal Community
    - Four Ideal Homes In One Ideal Community Bay Creek, Cape Charles, VA Pictured above – Edgewater Bay Creek, Cape Charles, VA By Kelly Godbey Ideal-LIVING magazine is proud to announce four magnificent homes are under construction at Bay Creek in Cape Charles, VA, as the 2016 ideal-LIVING Ideal Homes. This is the first time we [...]

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  • Today’s Energy-Efficient Home
    - By Andy Sinclair. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue. Whether Tudor, Colonial, log cabin, Cape Cod, bungalow, Craftsman, A-frame, ranch, Pueblo, bi-level, split level, farmhouse, townhouse, cottage, Adirondack, rammed earth, or geodesic, today’s home can (must) be energy-efficient. In today’s economy, you literally cannot afford to have an energy-inefficient home. What exactly is an [...]

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  • ideal towns >> amelia island, fl
    - Amelia Island — Awe-inspiring in Harmony with Nature by Scott Kauffman When the Sea Pines Company started developing Amelia Island Plantation 25 years ago in northeast Florida, the ground-breaking company set an ambitious goal of creating and operating a residential resort community that was harmonious with nature to the highest order. Sea Pines Co., led [...]

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  • Unplugged, Not Disconnected – Modern Lifestyles on Two Carolina Islands
    - By JG Walker. Previously published in the 2015 Summer Issue. Most of the developed islands along the American Atlantic coastline have bridges that connect them with the mainland. So that we and a few hundred (or thousand) of our new anonymous neighbors can “get away from it all” by driving straight to paradise—and immediately recreating [...]

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  • Cottage Living — Cozy up on the Coast
    - By Jamie Penn. Previously published in the 2015 Spring Issue. Cottage Living – Cozy up on the Coast. A less-is-more, downsizing trend among homebuyers has sent developers, builders, and architects to the cottage-style drawing board. The term “cottage” fits neatly into the box of vernacular architecture, with roots in the late Anglo-Saxon, early Norman era [...]

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  • Good Wood Never Dies…But it Does Get Walked On
    - Professional house flippers like Nicole Curtis of the DIY Networks' ‘Rehab Addict' live by the mantra that almost every board in an old home has a second, third, or even fourth life left in it. [...]

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  • Timeless Roof Colors
    - According to national color expert Kate Smith, the most timeless roofing colors used on American homes include black, gray and cedar. And, colors that are gaining popularity in "shaking up" today's roofs include shades of green, clay and terracotta. [...]

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  • More Than Just a Lake House
    - The only thing that Alan Wright and his wife, Marilyn, regret about purchasing their lake home at Lakefront Estates is not doing it sooner. "It's a special property," Alan says, as he talks about how both Lisa Matlack and developer Walt Dixon had a big hand in making their home feel special. From the finished walk out basement they completed with pool table and flat screen TV, to the recently screened in porch with fireplace creating a 4 season room, the house is full of special touches like these. [...]

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  • 2018 Logan Homes Ideal Home Gallery
    - ideal-LIVING presents the 2018 Logan Homes Ideal Home Gallery. take some time and look through everythgin Logan Homes has to offer! [...]

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  • House interior living room screen porch patio at Logan Homes in Leland, North Carolina 2018 Logan Homes Ideal Home Gallery
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  • Logan Homes Communities - NC and SC Builder 2018 Logan Homes Ideal Home Gallery
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  • 2017 Ideal Home – Compass Pointe
    - Ideal Home Photos Floor Plans Virtual Tour Articles Ideal Home Contributors ideal Home Videos About the Ideal Home: The Virginia is a Legacy Homes masterpiece with unexpected touches that delight and surprise visitors. It’s evident, even upon first viewing, that every detail was carefully planned. Hand-crafted cabinetry, unique lighting fixtures, as well as masterful woodwork, [...]

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  • The Perfect Marriage of Cozy and Chic Mary Cassatt:The Perfect Marriage of Cozy and Chic
    - the Mary Cassatt House's inviting front porch beckons visitors to settle in with a glass of lemonade, a good book, and even better company. Its namesake, the gifted Impressionist painter, claims a connection to Cape Charles through her brother Alexander, who mapped out William Scott's rail line. This three-bedroom house is just under 2,000 square feet, but architect Allison Ramsey and Mary-Dolph Simpson of Simpson Builders have made the most of every single inch. [...]

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  • Captain Orris Browne House Captain Orris Browne House What Resort Living is All About
    - Built in the High-Style Greek Revival tradition, the Captain Orris Browne House pays homage to a Renaissance man whose farm once comprised most of the land that now forms Bay Creek. At just over 3,000 square feet, this stately home features a three-bay front porch showcasing Doric columns, as well as an enclosed double-gallery porch at the rear of the house, and a garage cleverly designed to resemble a carriage house or attached kitchen. [...]

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  • william scott The William Scott House: Built to Pamper Its Owner
    - With its Shingle-style architecture, round nautical windows, and private covered terrace overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, the three-story William Scott House embodies both refinement and whimsy. Named for an investor and Pennsylvania Congressman who was largely responsible for building the rail line that ran [...]

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  • Littleton Tazewell Contributors Littleton Tazewell Contributors
    - Littleton Tazewell Contributors in Bay Creek Virginia. See who helped to sculpt the resort and luxury of the 2016 ideal home. All the elements come together. [...]

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  • littleton tazewell outside Littleton Tazewell House: Capturing the Spirit of the Eastern Shore
    - Named for Littleton Waller Tazewell, a well-known Virginia lawyer and politician, this lavishly appointed three-story home is the perfect blend of elegance and conviviality. The round columns that grace the first and second-floor gallery porches, as well as the Palladium window above the front door, lend the home an unmistakable aura of sophistication. [...]

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  • littleton tazewell 2016 Ideal Home – Littleton Tazewell
    - A retirement, relocation, or 2nd home dream-come-true - The Littleton Tazewell at Bay Creek in Cape Charles VA, was named the 2016 ideal home. [...]

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  • The Tribute Experience: 2015 ideal Home
    - Tribute Homes creates an atmosphere of luxury, tranquility, adventure and well-being in the best locations and communities in the Carolinas [...]

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  • Carolina Luxe: Coastally Inspired Comfortable Elegance
    - Luxurious but not pretentious. "This ideal home reflects living a Carolina lifestyle at a very high level," says Dan Horner, partner at Tribute Homes. "We partnered with ideal-LIVING to create a unique home that demonstrates the way people are living - the movement of architecture and homebuilding within the context of the Carolinas. These are highly livable homes with a level of sophistication and well-executed design." [...]

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  • 2015 ideal Home Contributors
    - Tribute Homes and SH Studios partnered to create this gracious 3,807 square foot home in Brunswick Forest near Wilmington, NC, that combines sophistication and livability for a 2015 ideal-LIVING Home. [...]

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  • 2015 Ideal Home: Hilton Head Lakes – Affordable Lakefront Living
    - 2015 Ideal Home: Hilton Head Lakes – Affordable Lakefront Living Main Location Photos Floor Plan Additional Information Although the address may say Hardeeville, don’t be fooled—Hilton Head Lakes is perfectly situated in close proximity to the iconic southern city of Savannah and the island golf mecca of Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Lakes offers prime [...]

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  • The Ideal Home
    - Welcome to ideal-LIVING's popular Ideal Home section of our website! Here you will find the most recent Ideal homes! Peruse these homes to gather ideas for your new home from open floor plans to popular kitchen and bath design in amazing communities. Click on the image to go check out these beautiful ideal homes. [...]

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  • 2014 Ideal Home: Bill Clark Homes – The Adelaide
    - 2014 Ideal Home: Bill Clark Homes – The Adelaide Bill Clark Homes in Wilmington, NC designed and built an ideal home in Brunswick Forest, a planned coastal development only 10 minutes from historic downtown Wilmington, NC. Brunswick Forest begins with its prime location, within 30 minutes of pristine beaches—yet set apart on 4,500 heavily wooded [...]

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  • The Amelia at Logan 2014 Ideal Home: Logan Homes – The Amelia II
    - 2014 Ideal Home: Logan Homes – The Amelia II Main Location Photos Floor Plan Video Additional Information Logan Homes in Wilmington, NC designed and built an ideal homes in Brunswick Forest, a planned coastal development only 10 minutes from historic downtown Wilmington, NC. Brunswick Forest begins with its prime location, within 30 minutes of pristine [...]

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  • 2014 Ideal Homes
    - 2014 Ideal Home Logan Homes–Amelia II Bill Clark Homes–The Adelaide The Spring Issue of Ideal-Living magazine features not one, but two Ideal Homes within an “Ideal Community.” Logan Homes and Bill Clark Homes in Wilmington, NC designed and built two ideal homes now open for tour. These homes, built in Brunswick Forest, a planned coastal [...]

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  • The 2010 Ideal Home—Sustainable Building in the Georgia Mountains
    - The 2010 Ideal Home—Sustainable Building in the Georgia Mountains The 2010 Ideal Living Home Opens September 11th and runs through December 19th. Make your plans now to visit. Call (888) 988-6222 or visit achasta.com to learn about the discovery package. Achasta, located in historic Dahlonega, GA, is surrounded by the majestic beauty of the Appalachian [...]

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