Without a successful take-off, a safe landing is impossible. All homebuyers want their new home to turn out just as they envisioned, built on schedule, and for the agreed upon price. As a Professional Builder, we want exactly the same thing. That’s what makes the preconstruction meeting so important. This is a time for builder… Read more »
From its sweeping wrap around porches to gorgeous kitchen and bath ideas, the nation’s only 2013 Southern Living Idea House, built by Castle Homes, is opening June 29 at the beautiful Fontanel property northwest of Nashville. Southern Living magazine editor Lindsay Bierman says visitors will be inspired by the impeccably built farmhouse style home. Bierman…
Friday was an exciting day for the nation’s only Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel in Nashville which Castle Homes is honored to be building. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the benefiting charity of the national event, has named six-year-old Nashville patient Mae McNally as a patient ambassador for the exciting project. Mae, her mom…
The first two trees have now been planted at the nation’s only Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel being built by Castle Homes and opening for tour June 29 until the end of the year. The stunning garden was designed by Nashville-based Page|Duke Landscape Architects and this Saturday, May 4 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30…
The beloved porch is the focal point of the latest issue of Southern Living magazine where editor Lindsay Bierman reflects about the simplicity of life. A good porch no doubt plays an important role. “While the rest of the world has fixed on all the ways we can stay “connected,” it turns out that the… Read more »
Visitors to Nashville’s newest tourism destination will not only experience the legacy of a beloved country music star, they’ll take home ideas about how to make their next home renovation or construction project as elegant as possible.
With construction well under way at the nation’s only Southern Living Idea House at Nashville’s Fontanel, project builder Castle Homes continues to research materials big and small helping creating a unique and beautiful home opening in mid-June. A five building complex surrounding a pretty quadrangle garden area, the Generational Farmhouse style main home is complemented… Read more »
Improving home energy efficiency and building more sustainable housing is no longer a trend — it’s mainstream. As a professional builder, we feel it’s important to keep up on emerging technologies that may soon help our clients save money, improve comfort and reduce our impact on the environment. In the spirit of learning about these… Read more »
It wasn’t that long ago that a window was a window … was a window. Basically, a hole in the wall fitted with a wood-framed pane of glass that allowed a view to the outside and provided a little bit of daylight into a house. Over the past 25 years, windows have changed dramatically. Not… Read more »
The nation’s only Southern Living Idea House at beautiful Fontanel in Nashville is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. from June 29 through December 29. For more information, visit Southern Living’s website.
A home’s exterior finish is literally its face to the world. The right combination of material, color, and texture deliver a lasting impression, evoke pride and create value. The right exterior finishes for a given climate and their proper installation reduce ongoing maintenance chores and repair costs. In our experience, there are several factors that… Read more »
A roof is a primary factor in any home’s curb appeal. But more important, it serves a critical role in maintaining or improving energy efficiency, managing water and moisture, and guarding against damage caused by high winds and fire. Recent upgrades to national building and energy codes place even more responsibility on builders and contractors… Read more »