Tips for Downsizing Your Home With Style 

  • June 28, 2023

The heyday of the “tiny house” fad may be behind us, but these days, all sorts of people still choose to downsize to smaller homes for all sorts of reasons. Some are empty nesters or other older adults. Others are merely seeking a simpler lifestyle or are experiencing major life changes. With so many people opting for smaller homes, it makes sense that there’s a growing demand for downsizing your home with style. This includes finding decorating tips for downsizing, but it also means choosing houses that offer advantages to those who want to live a simpler lifestyle, such as those available at the Chambers Creek active adult community.

Tips for Downsizing Your Home with Style:

Anyone who is choosing to downsize their home can find plenty of helpful tips. Living more simply doesn’t mean not living as well, after all. The key is to assess what you need and want from your downsized life. Odds are, your tastes and desires have changed over the years, and what once brought you pleasure may now be a source of annoyance. You may find that you no longer have the energy or interest for hobbies and home projects that once dominated your time, or you may have new interests toward which you want to direct your energies.

Once you know what you want from your new space, you can declutter by letting go of those things you won’t want or need in your new home. Then, organize what’s left and plan how it will fit into your new life. Many of the homes at Chambers Creek offer unique options that are particularly helpful for those looking to downsize. More on that in a moment!

Decorating Tips for Downsizing:

Even the smallest home can benefit from carefully chosen décor. In fact, decorating your home with care is perhaps even more important when you’re downsizing than it is when your house is larger. Fortunately, you can find plenty of ways to decorate with intentionality that will also help you take prime advantage of a smaller living space.

Start by focusing on functionality. Many things around the house can serve double duty. A coffee table, ottoman, or bed may also open up into a storage space, allowing you to keep more stuff in a smaller area. Too much furniture can make a smaller space feel cluttered in a hurry, though, so embrace open shelving and other storage solutions that help your living space feel open and welcoming without sacrificing storage space.

Of course, just because you’re downsizing doesn’t mean that you have to get all new furniture and décor items. Keep some of your favorites around and turn them into centerpieces for your new home.

Here at Chambers Creek, we know the importance of downsizing your home with style. As a master-planned community for active adults aged 55+ in Montgomery County just 40 miles north of Houston, we welcome residents from all walks of life who are looking for a new lifestyle for all sorts of reasons. Because our builders know the importance of downsizing with style, each one offers floor plans with unique benefits for those looking to downsize.

downsizing your home with style

Partners in Building offers a range of floor plans with up to four bedrooms, each boasting custom designs and double master closets for plenty of out-of-the-way storage space. As we already mentioned, living a simpler life doesn’t have to mean living with less, and homes from Partners in Building also offer many fun and unique options, such as game rooms.

downsizing your home with style

Built on 50’ and 60’ home sites, the houses from Caldwell Homes at Chambers Creek offer all the amenities you could ask for, including floor plans with studies, pocket offices, options for third bedrooms, covered patios, and more. For those who need extra storage space, there’s even a half upstairs attic with a full staircase, so you can keep all those things that you can’t quite bear to part with as you downsize.

downsizing your home with style

Downsizing with style has never been easier than with a new home from Coventry Homes. Coventry’s floor plans include walk-in pantries, mudrooms, and even golf cart storage for those who like to hit the links—or just cruise around the neighborhood in their very own golf cart. There’s always plenty of room in a new home from Coventry Homes so that you can live a simpler lifestyle that makes optimal use of your surroundings.

downsizing your home with style

Del Webb Homes offers a wide range of flex spaces, allowing you to customize your new home to fit your needs. Extended garages and golf cart storage options are available, and you can add on a sunroom or make your own use of the many flexible and versatile rooms in these dynamic floor plans.

downsizing your home with style

For those who want to live a simple and hassle-free lifestyle, there’s no better choice than a new home from Beazer Homes in Chambers Creek. Exterior maintenance is included, so these jaw-dropping homes allow you to “lock and leave.” That means you can enjoy your new lifestyle without worrying about your house.

With so many amazing floor plans available from some of the best builders in the area, there’s no better place to downsize with style than at Chambers Creek in Willis, TX. We love it here, and we know that you will too, whether you’re downsizing after the nest is empty or looking for a way to get the most out of your 55+ active adult lifestyle. We offer everything from golf and an onsite marina to walking, hiking, and biking trails, and so much more. If you want more decorating tips for downsizing or just want to stay in the know about all the fun and exciting stuff that’s always happening here at Chambers Creek, fill out the short contact form below to subscribe to our newsletter. We’ll keep you up to date on all the plans, progress, builder incentives, home information, and much more that’s happening at our master-planned community for active adults!

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