We have looked at the dramatic changes in homes over the past several decades–everything from front elevations to owner’s bathrooms. Our final segment looks at one of the most significant differences in today’s homes versus those built in the past 50 years–outdoor living spaces. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 6 – Outdoor Living”
Introducing The Sundowner, luxury duplexes in Carolina Beach. Now is your chance to become the owner of one of these gorgeous homes! Coming soon, these duplexes will be located just 300 yards from the sand at 1308 and 1310 Snapper Lane in Carolina Beach. Continue reading “Luxury Duplexes in Carolina Beach Coming Soon!”
Who would have thought an office space in a home would be a must? In bygone years, some larger homes included an office, but it was oftentimes more for “show” than regular use. Today, in large part due to the Coronavirus pandemic, office space in the home is essential.
As you will see in Part 5 of our series, even an unused nook or alcove location in the home can be turned into a functional workspace. Repurposing a bedroom or section of that room to create a dedicated work area has also become commonplace. With the reality that folks can successfully work from home, this will continue to be a priority and a small office, now coined a “pocket office,” is essential. Here’s a brief look at the changing face of the home office. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 5 – The Office Alcove”
The evolution of homes over the past several decades has been constant. Part 4 of our series takes a look at exterior styles. It seems that what goes around, comes back around albeit in a modified fashion, particularly given enough time. Here’s a brief look at changing elevation styles from the 60s to the possible next trend. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 4 – Exteriors”
Join us for the 2021 Spring Parade of Homes April 24-25 and May 1-2 from noon to 5 p.m. at the captivating riverfront community of River Bluffs in Castle Hayne, NC. Read on to learn more. Continue reading “Join Us for the 2021 Spring Parade of Homes”
The evolution of homes over the past several decades has been impressive. Part 3 of our series takes a look at the fireplace. Traditional wood-burning fireplaces have been around forever and in many settings make total sense. However, today’s homeowners have several intriguing options that serve both functional and aesthetic purposes. And they aren’t located in just the family room today-bedrooms, kitchens, and outdoor patios also boast this charming feature… Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 3 – Fireplaces”
The evolution of homes over the past 40 years has been remarkable. Part 2 of our series takes a look at the transformation of countertops. In the 1970s, and many years prior, Formica was basically the only choice. It was invented in 1913 and reigned supreme for decades. In the 1980s, Corian gained considerable popularity. By the 1990s tile countertops made an appearance. At the turn of the century, granite started coming on strong. But 20 years later, many homeowners are seeking a new material. Welcome quartz… Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 2 – Countertops”
Richard Wallace Builder, Inc. started the spec home at 516 Charlotte in late-December 2020. Just 6 weeks later this West Indies sprawling ranch sold! The happy buyers will be in by the end of summer and start enjoying “island life”!
If island living sounds appealing, we have more speculative projects coming in 2021. We will be building a Sandpiper I floorplan, approximately 2,600 conditioned square feet at 1413 Bonito Lane and four luxurious duplex homes at 1310 Snapper Lane, both located in Carolina Beach. If you already own a lot, we welcome the opportunity to work with you to build one of our plans or to help you design the coastal home of your dreams–one that will suit your needs perfectly. So, say “YES to the address”– (Pleasure Island) and contact us to learn more about the RWB building process!
Homes are a changing! The evolution of homes over the past 30 years has been astounding. Part 1 of our series takes a quick look at the Owner Bath. Even the name is different in 2021 as it used to be called the Master Bath. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home”
Richard Wallace Builder, Inc. is now building at River Bluffs, a unique riverfront community located in Castle Hayne just minutes from downtown Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. Make plans to tour our completed model at 319 Cornubia in the early spring of 2021. Our spec home, located at 323 Cornubia, will be finished by April 2021. If you act quickly, there’s still time to make some “personal selections” to create the coastal home of your dreams. Contact us today to learn more!