Building from Afar
- We live in Central Florida, our primary residence; this home over 500 miles away.
- Immediately after purchasing our “million dollar view” lot, the economy went south, making it virtually impossible to locate any “comps” required to secure a loan in the dollar amount needed for the house plans we had chosen.
- I am a VERY visual person.
A Design Dilemma
The Challenge: With a tight time frame and a tall order, I wasn’t sure how we were going to get the new home in Hendersonville we wanted, but Providence really delivered! We wanted our coastal Hilton Head home replicated “to a T” at our new Hendersonville location in the mountains. So not only did it have to take on the look of a mountain house, but the structural format had to be reconfigured for a spacious, open basement. And don’t forget our tight time frame!
The Challenge: When we found an affordable lot with a view of the golf course, our dream home seemed to be moving closer to becoming a reality! However, a lot that appeared to be a great value had hidden problems that only someone with engineering expertise like David could identify. While the lot’s nominal price seemed attractive, David assessed $100,000 in additional grading and foundation costs that were not feasible for our new home’s budget!
Managing the Details
The Challenge: When I first thought about adding a two-story addition to my Asheville home, the thought of the process and its details overwhelmed me. Mastering the combination of blending a new addition with an existing house and having 3 kids at home can be challenging! I knew I needed someone to hold my hand through the process, and PCH did just that.