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Southern Living Idea House

Southern Living Idea House Redecorated For Holidays

A five-day countdown is underway until the nation’s only Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel, built by Castle Homes, is redecorated for the holidays! Open through December 29, ReCreations Furniture has decked out the front entry of the home with gorgeous seasonal décor perfectly complimenting the farmhouse style home. Pretty mesh burlap is woven through greenery sprinkled

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Southern Living Cover August 2013 Idea House

Best Ever Southern Living Idea House Built By Castle Homes

The best idea house ever is what Southern Living magazine is calling this year’s home at beautiful Fontanel in Nashville built by Castle Homes and featured on the August cover of the magazine. With an incredible overview of the exciting building and inspiring design ideas of the farmhouse style home, the two-story living room is featured

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First Look at the Southern Living Idea House : Talk of the Town

Southern Living Editor Lindsay Bierman gave Talk of the Town a ‘First Look at the Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel’. Check out the video to hear the story behind the farmhouse inspiration, and how Castle Homes created a modern farmhouse full of incredible ‘ideas’ you’ll want to incorporate in your own home’s design. Click

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More At Midday WSMV 4 Tours the Southern Living Idea House

Fresh Portabella color walls, Sand Dollar trim & ceiling – the Southern Living Idea House at The Mansion at Fontanel has tons of inspiring design & building ideas. Here is Castle Homes’s Heather Looney giving WSMV Channel 4’s More At Midday a sneak peek. Click To View Video

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Castle Homes Earns High Marks In Building From Southern Living Editor

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

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St. Jude Patient Ambassador Visits Southern Living Idea House

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

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Creating The Perfect Southern Porch

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

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Reclaimed Beams Charms Idea House Living Room

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

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2013 Southern Living Idea House Groundbreaking Recipes

The groundbreaking for the 2013 Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel was held recently announcing Nashville-based Castle Homes as the builder of the nation’s only Idea House opening June next year. As part of the festivities, two delicious items, straight from the Southern Living test kitchen, were served which we wanted to share. Working with

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2013 Southern Living Idea House Groundbreaking

Southern Living magazine announced this week Castle Homes has been selected to build the nation’s only 2013 Southern Living Idea House at scenic Fontanel in Nashville, Tennessee. Currently Southern Living 2012 Custom Builder of the Year, Castle Homes is now beginning work on the 5,000 square foot farmhouse style home being described by Southern Living

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2013 Southern Living Idea House at scenic Fontanel in Nashville, Tennessee

Southern Living magazine announced this week Castle Homes has been selected to build the nation’s only 2013 Southern Living Idea House at scenic Fontanel in Nashville, Tennessee.  Currently Southern Living 2012 Custom Builder of the Year, Castle Homes is now beginning work on the 5,000 square foot farmhouse style home being described by Southern Living

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Castle Homes News

The Custom-Built Nashville Home You Need to See – by StyleBlueprint

by Jenna Bratcher, StyleBlueprint The Custom-Built Nashville Home You Need to See Alan and Heather Looney certainly aren’t strangers to luxury homes. As the power couple behind Nashville’s distinguished building firm, Castle Homes, their beautiful custom builds and home renovations are peppered throughout Music City, from West Meade to Green Hills and beyond. But there’s

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Internet Reality Check

Avoid the most common mistakes when searching for ideas on the web We all love the internet. It’s a bottomless source of ideas and inspiration for any project, and most people wouldn’t think of starting a new custom home before spending some serious time online. The internet is also a valuable resource for builders: it’s

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Reducing the Cost of Regulation

Government rules take time, money, and skill to navigate. That’s why you need a pro. Did the budget for your new home come in higher than you expected? Part of the reason may be that the fixed costs of building anything have gone up. By fixed costs, we don’t mean building materials. While this year’s

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Rethinking Home

COVID is causing changes in home designs and product choices Did you know that the half-bath became popular in the years following the 1918-1920 Spanish Flu pandemic? That’s because homeowners wanted to keep visitors’ germs out of the main bath. Did you also realize that Modern interior design first took hold in America during the

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Solving The Price Puzzle

Custom home pricing is a complex subject. Here are some ways to think about it. Have you ever called a car dealership to ask how much cars cost per pound? You say that’s a ridiculous question? We agree. In fact, we expect the dealership’s sales staff would wonder what you had been smoking. The serious

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