8 Wieland Builders WOW’s Requested in a Custom Home

Wieland Builders puts the WOW in every home. WOW factors comfort you and make you feel great about simply being home.  We listen to you to learn your style and needs and build the WOW factor into everything we do – from the ceilings to the pantries and the staircase to the outdoor living area. We prioritize understanding your dreams and desires and creatively take it one step further to deliver the WOW.  Enjoy this look at the Wieland WOWs homebuyers are asking for most frequently. 

The Woodford Open First Floor, Cathedral Ceiling With Beams

1. First Floor Living: Elevate Entertaining

Gone are the days of finished basements designed to entertain; we’re bringing the party upstairs. Our designs seamlessly integrate entertainment areas into the main floor, ensuring that the kitchen isn’t just a culinary hub but also a social center. By opening doors to porches and outdoor living spaces, we blur the lines between indoors and outdoors, creating a cohesive and expansive living experience.

Mulberry Ridge First Floor Bar Between Kitchen and Greatroom

First floor Bar between the Kitchen and Great Room at the Mulberry Ridge in Hamilton, Ohio

2. Ceilings: Where Detail Meets Height

With ceilings reaching new heights, our homes invite you to look up as much as you look down. From coffered ceilings to cathedral and tray designs, every detail adds a touch of sophistication and high-end craftsmanship. Ceilings have become the solution to divide and define space within an open floor plan.  Beams, moldings, texture, and well-placed lighting create a sense of grandeur and warmth in equal measure.

Chatham Cottage With Coffered Ceiling in Greatroom

Coffered Ceiling at Chatham Cottage

3. Staircases: Making Every Step Count

Staircases aren’t just a means to an end—they’re statements of elegance and accessibility.  Staircases are used many times each day, so opening them up to be stylish and functional gives you the wow you’re seeking. Our widened and grand staircases welcome you into the heart of the home, with thoughtful designs that maximize space and light (yes, we even put windows in staircases). Whether adorned with wood stains or iron spindles, each staircase is a testament to creativity and craftsmanship.

The Woodford Grand Staircase

Staircase at The Woodford in Anderson, Ohio

4. Exterior Elegance: Where Vision Meets Reality

The exterior of your home sets the tone for what lies within. Every detail contributes to the overall vision, from the roof’s pitch to the choice of materials. Whether your style is contemporary, farmhouse, or anything in between, our architects and designers will work closely with you to bring your vision to life.

The Ashby Exterior Selections of Stone, Metal, Column and Hardie Siding

Various materials were used on the exterior of The Ashby

5. Inside/Outside: Crafting Seamless Luxury

Our commitment to giving you the WOW extends to the outdoors. Pella sliding glass units blur the lines between interior and exterior spaces, while expansive kitchens flow effortlessly into family rooms and outdoor living areas. Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying a quiet evening with family, our designs ensure that every moment (inside or out) is savored.

Pella Sliding Glass Units between the Greatroom and the Covered Porch

The Mulberry Ridge uses a sliding glass unit from Pella between the Great Room and the screened-in porch

6. Outdoor Living: Outdoor Oasis

As you enjoy your custom home from inside to outside, we cannot overlook the splendor of outdoor living. Outdoor kitchens are designed for both luxury and functionality, featuring amenities such as built-in grills, refrigerators, prepping stations, storage, and more. While most Wieland Builder homes include a signature covered porch, many aspects of outdoor living can be tailored to your lifestyle, such as fire pits, grilling stations, a sunning area, or a swimming pool. From covered porches to fully screened-in spaces, our outdoor living areas provide the perfect setting for relaxation and entertainment.

The Woodford Covered Porch with Fireplace

Covered porch with fireplace and grilling area at The Woodford in Anderson, Ohio

7. Pantries: Where Form Meets Function

A well-designed pantry is more than just storage—it’s an extension of your kitchen. Whether hidden or prominently displayed, our walk-in pantries offer ample space for organization and functionality. Pantries are often called a “second kitchen” or a butler’s pantry because these luxury pantries are equipped with appliances, sinks, prep counters, and more. By prioritizing your needs and desires, we ensure that every aspect of your home reflects your lifestyle and preferences.

Mulberry Ridge Pantry with Storage, Sink and Appliances

The Mulberry Ridge has a walk-in pantry off the kitchen

8. Vision: Creating Spaces That Inspire

At Wieland Builders, our ultimate vision is to create spaces that evoke a sense of awe and tranquility from the moment you step through the door. From breathtaking views to open and inviting floorplans, every detail is crafted with intention and care. The true measure of success is knowing you will rush home from work to enjoy the sanctuary we’ve helped create.

Open First Floor Vision

The vision of an open welcoming space through the house and beyond the covered porch at The Woodford in Anderson, Ohio

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