2020 Southern Living Idea House

The Southern Living Idea House is now open for tours! Tickets are now on sale, see below to reserve your tour.



Buchanan Construction is honored to be the builder of the 2020 Southern Living Idea House! This 3,500 square foot modern farmhouse is nestled in the beautiful, exclusive gated community of The Ramble at Biltmore Forest in Asheville, North Carolina. Working alongside the talented Interior Designer Lauren Liess and Architect Beau Clowney,  this home was constructed featuring the latest in innovative design and architecture, while also reflecting the unique natural beauty and welcoming nature of the western North Carolina mountains. 

The home will be open for September 17th through December 30th 2020.

A portion of Idea House ticket proceeds benefit Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Visit the Idea House and you’ll be helping build a home for a family in need!

See below for Idea House Tickets!

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What to Expect 

Guests visiting the Idea House will check-in first at the below address, in Biltmore Park Town Square.

53 East Schenck Crest
Asheville, NC 28803

Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your Idea House tour reservation. To support the safety of all guests and ensure the best possible experience of the Idea House, we limit the number of guests per reservation time. Guests arriving more than 30 minutes prior to or after their reservation time are not guaranteed immediate entry. 

From the check-in location, guests will enjoy a short (7-10 minute) trolley ride to the Idea House aboard the famous Asheville Gray Line Trolleys! After enjoying their tour, guests will board a Trolley to return to the check-in location. Parking at the check-in location is free.

Check back soon for answers to frequently asked questions regarding Idea House tours!