Custom home plans are all about the details

Written by: Peg Ashbrock

You know what they say about best-laid plans…they never go the way you think they will.

Gary and Gina Wulfeck had originally purchased a land-o-minium lot in their Villa Hills subdivision, thinking they were ready to make the move to a smaller home. But after some thought, they changed their mind. They talked with John Toebben of Toebben Builders who showed them some available custom lots in the same neighborhood.

Resources: Builder: Toebben Builders, Inc.; Architect: Studer Design; Designer: Vittetoe Interior Design, Inc.; Tile flooring: Ohio Tile & Marble; Carpet: JP Flooring; Hardwood and rubber flooring: Schumacher & Company; Timbers: Eagle Creek Custom Builders, Inc.; Kitchen cabinetry: Kinsella Mfg. Co; Kitchen countertops: Helmart Company; Kitchen backsplash: Losas Designs Ltd.; Kitchen sinks and faucets: Florence Winteriors by Winnelson Company; Appliances: Asko dishwasher, Wolf cooktop and oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator, all from Custom Distributors; Bathroom cabinetry: Kinsella Mfg. Co.; Bathroom countertops: Helmart; Bathroom sinks, faucets and accessories: Florence Winteriors by Winnelson Company; Lighting: Lighting EFX; Door hardware: Bonded Lock; Interior iron doors: Elsmere Ironworks; Elevator: Thyssenkrupp Access Corporation; Heating and cooling: Del-Monde Inc.; Entry door and interior leaded glass: Stained Glass Overlay; Interior/exterior paints: Sherwin-Williams; Stairs/metal railing: Wissman Brothers; Closet shelving systems: Ohio Custom Closets; Security system: Multi-Source Home Electronics; Exercise room glass: Jack’s Glass; Theater seating: Watson’s of Cincinnati; Fireplaces: Tate Builders Supply; Interior columns: Aristone Design; Area rugs: The Rug Gallery; Faux painting: Gary Lord Wall Options (wine room, lower level family room, media room), Broad Spectrum, Janice Bosko Custom Design, As You Wish; Foyer tile mural: Ceramic Construction; Draperies and blinds: Interior Window Designs; Furniture: Cherry House Furniture Galleries; Original oil paintings: Tom Bluemlein; Floral and accessories: Vittetoe Interior Design, Inc.; Home theatre: Simple-Tec; Electrical wiring: Executive Electric; Garage doors: Wayne Dalton Corporation; Exterior stone: Neville Stone Design; Porch pavers: Bzak Wall Construction; Outdoor gas lamps and grills: Cincinnati Gas Light; Pool: Kramer’s Pools; Pool pavers, waterfalls, and stone retaining walls: Egbers Land Design; Landscaping and landscape lighting: Cru Cutters; Outdoor living furniture and hot tub: Watson’s of Cincinnati; Outdoor shower system: Helmer Plumbing; Putting green: Green Masters

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