Space for Grandkids

Space for the Grandkids

Richard and Debra Craig expected to retire next to a golf course. But one thing led to another, and they ended up developing 26 acres of raw forest near La Grange, Texas. They had their own little slice of paradise with space for grandkids. 

Family is super important to the Craigs. When they built their primary residence, they designed it with enough space for one of their daughters and her family to be able to spend time with them comfortably.

However, when their other daughter and her family returned from overseas, they wanted to know where they would stay when hanging out on the Craig’s property. So the couple began shopping for a small cabin that they could bring in to accommodate an additional family.  In other words, space for the grandkids. 

Whether by chance or by destiny, Richard stumbled upon an Ulrich cabin in the area. He took a picture of the Ulrich brand insignia on the cabin. He went home and researched our company, and liked what he saw.

Richard and Debra made the several hour trip to our factory in Cleburne to see our cabins in person and talk to one of our Ulrich Cabins design consultants.

They settled on a 14×34 Homestead, complete with a full kitchen and two bedrooms. The bedroom space for the grandkids features a set of bunk beds. A day bed in the main living area makes so that the cabin can accommodate a total of five people. Also, their bathroom has a bathtub to accommodate the younger children.

The Craig’s had just completed building their primary residence with a traditional home builder.  The couple loved how much easier it was to work with Ulrich.

“I don’t normally give anybody 5 stars,” says Debra, “But from the very beginning to the end, everything Ulrich represented themselves to be, you know, was actually what it was.”

Every commitment they made to us, they met,” says Debra.

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Discovery

This is where we sit down and talk about the specifics of your project – including your needs, dreams, wants, and project investment goals as you learn about our proven process and our 3-uniques.

  • Overview of the Ulrich Proven Process to clarify your expectations
  • Project site overview
  • Learn about your needs, dreams, wants, and budget
  • Lifestyle usage and long term goals
  • Identify any known local building codes / HOA restrictions
  • Direct to the perfect team member to design your structure

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