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A Modular Georgian Three-Story Home

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 31, 2020

Georgian style homes are as popular as ever here in America and Tidewater Custom Modular Homes (headquartered here in Smithfield) can deliver for you. This popular British architectural building design features a square or rectangular stone or brick two-story building with a side-gabled roof and symmetrical shutters, doors and columns. The facade is adorned with pediments, arches, and columns. Interior attributes include high ceilings, window headers, and crown molding.

We thought we’d share (through images) what Georgian modular home style living can be like for you. We’ve previously shared the story about ”why choose modular construction”. Today we’re going to show you.

There remains a misunderstanding that modular home construction is limited by size. Nothing could be farther from the truth. We build luxurious estate-like designs like this Georgian style home. Note the majestic entrance is with its beautiful columns. The spot can be a place where you can relax and enjoy the view of your front loan.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

It also features a spacious living room with a bar, a butler's pantry and an open concept kitchen. The space is divided with an archway going to the small Florida room.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

It has a beautiful wooden staircase with a storage/utility room under it.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

The 2nd and 3rd floor is set with bedroom and a private bath, two additional bedrooms with jack and jill bath and large laundry/craft room.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

Lastly, it has large Georgian style front porch, bottom deck and deck off master bedroom.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

What about that spectacular pool house?

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Hamton Roads, VA

This can be your style of living right here in Tidewater, with better construction and at a lower cost of the traditional stick-built alternatives. Find out more about the beauty of modular homes by contacting Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Virginia Beach Luxury Custom Modular Home Living

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, January 23, 2020

You don’t have to daydream about the beach this time of year. Live there! This blog post hopefully will dispel some of those winter blues by visually taking you back to the beach…if only for a moment.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Virginia Beach, VA

You should know that vacation-style modular home construction in and around Virginia Beach is increasingly popular for a host of reasons. Yes, value and speed of construction are always at the top of the list when comparing modular home construction to traditional stick built construction. But down here at the beach where mother nature can pack a wallop, it’s the overwhelming strength of modular home construction as compared to stick built homes that raises eyebrows. We’d love to talk to you in person and provide you all the details, but for this short read, just know that the core structure of the stick-built home is nailed together. Modular homes are bolted together. A stark difference.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes - Virginia Beach, VA

We purposely left the shades closed because we didn’t want to be too big of a tease showing off the ocean living scene that we can deliver for you today! We celebrate sharing with you all the modern trends in vacation home construction to include non-traditional lighting, sliding barn doors, the latest in flooring trends, and of course, how to arrive the kitchen of your dreams. Call us. Let’s get started!

Modular Living Out on the Farm

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 17, 2020

Here’s a modular home farmhouse that all of us here at Tidewater Custom modular homes are very proud of. We thought we’d share some images with you. Whether you're looking for a small ranch style home floor plan, estate home floor plan, or anything in between we, we think seeing is believing.

It’s custom modular home deliverables like that you see below that propelled us to being named Excel Homes’ “2019 Regional Builder of the Year”. Excel is a leading manufacturer of American modular homes. They’ve delivered over 28,000 homes to date, one of the largest modular home manufacturers in America. For them to think highly of us is truly and honor. But truly, it is our honor to have earned the trust of so many across Tidewater Virginia to build their custom modular homes.

Here’s a shot from last year’s snow day”

How about this lovely kitchen:

High ceilings….you got it!

Call or stop by and we’ll help you turn your Tidewater Virginia home building dreams into reality.

Three Things to You Know When Building A One-Person Modular Home

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 10, 2020

1. You can decide whatever house size you want

Just because you plan to live alone and in minimum space does not mean that you have to live that way forever. Do not ever second guess going small as time goes on. The thing about life is our preferences change. Modular home construction is the most simple and affordable structure to subsequently modify to add space. Sit down with us here at Tidewater Custom Modular Homes to learn the details of post-build home expansion.

2. You may select from available floor plan designs or you can design your own.

Ranch style modular homes such as the Louisburg are excellent floor plan for those living alone. We offer a wide variety of small ranch and cape cod homes to help start the dream of your next small footprint home.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes, Suffolk, VA

3. Build Smarter

If you want a smaller floor plan, make sure to utilize the space smartly. You may add storage behind walls, drawers under the bed. etc. This will help you save space. Sometimes less is more. Besides, you can make additions later. Again, this is one of the beautiful things about modular home construction. If you are undecided how much space you need, why not go small and safe on construction cost? Most people who chose to go with a small ranch style modular home never look back. They enjoy their easy to manage space.

If you want to know more about modular homes and additions, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.