Designing a Custom Home for Your Retirement

Designing a Custom Home for Your Retirement

If you’re retiring soon, a custom home is one of the best retirement presents you can get for yourself.

We all wait for the day we can retire. After forty years or more of working, we can finally relax and enjoy life without having to feel stressed out. If you’re retiring soon, a custom home is one of the best retirement presents you can get for yourself. Here are some tips for designing a custom that will suit your new lifestyle.

Keep it Easy to Maintain

Taking care of your home is one of those tasks that you won’t want to worry about following retirement. One of the biggest reasons to choose a custom home is that you can design it how you want. If you don’t want to have to deal with a lot of maintenance, then you won’t have to. You should be able to have all the fun you want once you’re retired.

Accessibility is Key

As you get older, you may find that you are facing more mobility challenges than you did when you were younger. It’s important to stay as active as possible. Staying active can help keep you healthy enough to get around your home with ease and spend time on the hobbies you wanted to do once you retired. Create a workshop or home gym in your new custom home. Or add a garage and you’ll a place to put all the tools and gear you need for outdoor activities you can enjoy near the water.

Waterfront Retirement

Retiring near or on the water has its own benefits. Walk along the beach to collect shells or take pictures of wildlife. Spend time fishing or swimming or get out on the water in your boat. Even if you don’t want to get in the water, build an outdoor kitchen where you can grill and cook and relax on warm days with the salt breeze making everything more enjoyable.


At Shore-Line Construction, we know that your home is a reflection of you. That’s why we strive to make each home we build as beautiful as the family who will live there. We work with each of our clients to design a home that fits their needs. The end result is a durable, energy efficient custom home that the family will enjoy for generations to come. Shore-Line Construction has been serving our customers for over 25 years, and we look forward to the opportunity to help you!

If you’re interested in learning more about what Shore-Line Construction can do for you, check out our website or give us a call at 410-574-6623. Keep up with all of the latest news by following our blog and social media pages on FacebookYouTubePinterest, and Houzz!

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