by Pat Nowak Many people over 50 are turning to villa living – it is community driven without all of the hassle of individual upkeep. Ken and Diane Alcorn have designed the perfect Maumee villa with assistance from builder Jim Moline.
The open floor plan is dusted with shades of taupe, chocolate and ivory and each area seems to flow seamlessly into the next. Dramatic touches with art and sculpture are arranged perfectly. The kitchen area with the latest advances in appliances is perfect for entertaining and cooking – which Diane does with great passion.
The crowning achievement is the breathtaking outdoor area designed and built by Ken.The porch opens into an outdoor area that features beautiful gardens, a striking pergola and a stocked pond framed in decorative stone – a bit of outdoor heaven. Villa living can be a unique way to spend life after fifty – all the amenities and beauty too.
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