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Six custom home design ideas for empty nesters 

Empty nester custom home design ideas
One of the biggest benefits of a custom home is that you can design it to fit your changing lifestyle, so as you age, it can continue to elevate your quality of life. Whether you’re a new empty nester with kids who have just flown the coop, need more living space for family who comes to visit, or are ready to enjoy the home of your dreams now that you’re in your golden years, there are many great reasons to build a custom home later in life.  If you’re ready to get started, take a look at our design tips below. From the living room to the yard, we’ve got custom home design ideas that will enhance your life as you get older (and wiser, of course).  Make it ultra-accessible As we age, it becomes more important to have a home that puts everything in within access. Something as common as an arthritic knee can make getting around more challenging, but when you live in a custom built...
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Six reasons to fall in love with Loveland 

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Fun fact: Did you know people from all across Cincinnati mail their Valentine’s Day cards from the post office in Loveland just for the postmark? It’s true! But spend a day in Loveland and you’ll discover there’s a lot to love about this community and why it’s an incredible location to build a home.  Loveland is the perfect mix of the old and the new. It has a vibrant historic downtown area right on the Little Miami Bike Trail that features some of the best dining options in Cincinnati and the surrounding area. And it’s also home to one of most top-rated school systems in the state.  These are just some of the reasons Classic Living chose Loveland as the location for our newest development, ChimneyRidge . Located in the heart of Loveland, ChimneyRidge sits on 26 wooded acres and is in the Little Miami School District. Not only is ChimneyRidge perfect for families, it’s also ide...
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Five places to visit in Cincinnati for design inspiration 

Cincinnati Design Inspiration
Sometimes the best ideas for home design and décor aren’t found in magazines, books, or shows on HGTV, but in your own backyard. In fact, if you’re looking for design inspiration, all you have to do is visit some of Cincinnati’s cultural gems.  When it comes to design, Cincinnati is nationally recognized for everything from art deco architecture to horticulture. From Indian Hill to Over-the-Rhine, and plenty of places in between, you can find buildings, landscapes, and views to fuel your imagination and creativity as you plan the home of your dreams.  Ready to get started? Here’s our list of five must-visit places in Cincinnati that are sure to inspire you as you design your custom home.  Cincinnati’s art museums We’re going to start with a trio of our favorite places for design inspiration: The Cincinnati Art Museum , the Taft Museum of Fine Art , and the Cincinnati Conte...
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Custom appliances - a better fit for numerous reasons

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So, what do custom homes and custom appliances have in common? A lot. Both are tailored to the needs of you and your family. Both are designed with ease of living in mind, and both are exceptionally well-crafted.  At Classic Living Homes, we partner with Cincinnati’s Custom Distributors customdistributors.com , which is among the region’s finest custom appliance companies. Not only are their products second-to-none, but their customer service is too.  So, why choose custom appliances for your home? The reasons are extensive, but we’ve narrowed it down to six important ones below.  High performance When you invest in custom appliances, you can be confident they’ll work incredibly well. For example, if you are a home chef (or even if your culinary prowess stops at PB&J sandwiches), you’ll appreciate never having to worry about the gas stove lighting or oven temps that ar...
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