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Nashville Symphony Show House: Luxurious Baths

The Nashville Symphony Show House is classic, clean, and steeped in luxury. No area of the home quite personifies that like the master and guest suite baths.   His and Hers Guest Suites comprise the second floor of the home, each with adjoining baths. Details like the Traditions in Tile designed mosaic floors of Arabescato

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Meet The Nashville Symphony Show House Designers

The Nashville Symphony Show House has been called a “paradigm of original architecture, quality craftsmanship and innovative design” and “a visual masterpiece” by the region’s top bloggers and style reporters. Such accolades are the result of months of hard work and vision by the Show House’s distinguished team of design and building professionals. Alan Looney, President, Castle Homes Castle Homes Founder/President Alan

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Nashville Symphony Show House: Exterior and Architectural Elements

Architecturally reminiscent of homes built in the late 1800s, the Nashville Symphony Show House evokes a nostalgic, yet timeless feeling. The home has a parapet clad entrance and deep reveal lap siding, making it a perfect example of Southern Contemporary Folk design. Though traditional in appearance, the home is constructed using the most up-to-date and

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Outdoor Living at the Nashville Symphony Show House

  Tennessee is known for its pleasant climate with mild to cool Winters with a comfortable Spring and Fall. Even Summer sees its mild days, making outdoor living an integral part of life in Nashville. The Nashville Symphony Show House seamlessly bridges the gap between outdoor and indoor when you step through the Pella French

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Enter the Williams-Sonoma Hashtag Contest

Enter to WIN! Post your photos of The Nashville Symphony Show House to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest using the hashtag #NashSymphonyHouse and be entered to win our Williams-Sonoma giveaway! One lucky Winner will be announced by June 28th. Good luck! Proceeds from The Nashville Symphony Show House benefit The Nashville Symphony. Please mention & follow Castle Homes on

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Join The Live Pin Event June 15 at 7p CST

We’re kicking off the Nashville Symphony Show House festivities with a Bloggers Garden Party featuring special guests Southern Living Contributing Garden Editor, Carmen Johnston, PBS Volunteer Gardener Troy Marden, & Miss Daisy King of Miss Daisy Kings Kitchen. Southern regional design & food Bloggers will reveal their favorite architectural and interior design elements during a

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Magic Behind The Build

In a few short days, some of the city’s top designers will be transforming the interiors of Nashville’s newest signature home event, the Nashville Symphony Show House, with beautiful, inspiring designs in each room of the over 5,000 square foot custom build which opens for tour daily June 12-28. This project has so many layers

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New Home Construction: Building Peace and Quiet

When considering building a new home, the focus typically revolves around floor plan, home energy performance or updated finishes. While these considerations are important, they omit a key element to quality of life: peace and quiet. This may mean blocking out unwanted environmental noise like traffic or indoor noise pollution like the dishwasher, Monday Night

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Nashville Symphony Show House Build Enters Final Weeks

With only two weeks to go, the Nashville Symphony Show House build is right on track for the area’s top designers to begin staging the home June 1st. The painting, electrical trim out, and plumbing are largely completed, and the unique architectural design details of the Show House are coming into focus. The kitchen backsplash tile

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Maximize Your New Home’s Value

The great thing about a new house is that everything is, well, new. Nothing is scratched, stained, or worn out. It’s wonderful: Everything works! That’s one of the main attractions of buying a new home. But, as any homeowner knows, the rigors of day-to-day living can cause that blissful new-home feeling to fade. It’s an

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Troy Marden Book Signing Saturday, June 20th

Troy Marden, an award-winning garden and floral designer and host of Nashville Public Television’s hit gardening show Volunteer Gardener, will be available for a book signing during the Nashville Symphony Show House tour on Saturday, June 20 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Southern Gardener’s Handbook: Your Complete Guide: Select, Plan, Plant, Maintain, Problem-Solve – Alabama, Arkansas,

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A Flurry Of Activity At The Nashville Symphony Show House

With just one month to go, the Nashville Symphony Show House build is a flurry of activity! Focus has moved inside with attention to the stunning architectural details such as the sculptural staircase and historic building elements. The team has begun installation of the designer, one-of-a-kind, light fixtures, such as this stairway chandelier. The shower tile has been

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What is Customer Satisfaction When Building a New Home?

Research shows that good processes are key to a great building experience. The best builders know which experiences homeowners find most frustrating, and they work tirelessly to avoid them. Industry studies show that homeowners’ biggest complaints are about their builder’s processes, especially around scheduling, budget, work habits and customer service. Smart builders use data from

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Nashville’s New Signature Home Event Teams With Top Designers

Creating a quintessential Southern Contemporary Folk home, top Nashville interior designers have partnered with the award-winning team of Castle Homes and Wade Weissmann Architecture for Music City’s newest signature event, the Nashville Symphony Show House, open for tour June 12-28 in the Forest Hills area of Nashville. Showcasing the latest in building, architecture and interior

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New Home Construction: Exterior Finishing Touches

We’ve compared a home’s framing to its skeleton, wiring to its nerves and insulation to its muscle. Now it’s time to talk about exterior finishes — a home’s “skin”, with a little make-up applied, as well. We’re very fortunate to be designing and building homes in a time that offers a vast array of exterior

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The Perfect Kitchen

This imaginative and fun exercise will get you a space that’s just right for your needs One of the many benefits of a new custom home is that the kitchen can be perfectly tailored to support how you cook and entertain. A first step to getting that result is to think through the space in

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Considering the ‘New’ Home Office

Societal trends are making the home office a must-have for many homeowners. Careful planning is the key to getting a space where you can be truly productive. Remote work arrangements have been on the upswing for a long time. Research firm Global Workplace Analytics figured in 2019 that there were 4.3 million telecommuters in the

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Dreamy Backyard Getaways to Inspire Your Home by StyleBlueprint

by Brianna Goebel, StyleBlueprint As many of us start to dream about summer days and much-anticipated vacations (perhaps more so than usual), we often look outside our home’s four walls for some peace and relaxation. However, you don’t need to travel far away for the getaway of your dreams. Local builders, architects and interior designers

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What Nashvillians Are Most Looking Forward to Post-Quarantine by StyleBlueprint

by Jenna Bratcher, StyleBlueprint Undoubtedly, we all have things we’re looking forward to doing, seeing or experiencing as we anticipate brighter days ahead. The past few weeks have given us food for thought as we crave treasured activities such as hugging friends, going to the gym and dining at local restaurants. We asked some of

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COVID19 – Health Concerns and Humidity Control

Health concerns have turned homeowners’ attention to the often-ignored indoor humidity range. Health and wellness have seized center stage in the homebuilding world. This year’s coronavirus scare and lockdown made indoor air quality a top priority even among those who hadn’t thought much about it before, and most industry pros expect it will still be

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