Retirement Home Plans

Building Your Forever Home

As each stage of life has its joys and challenges, your home preferences change to meet your lifestyle. With each stage, you should be able to come home and feel comfort and true satisfaction.  The family home may have been that perfect place to raise your children and build a lifetime of joyous memories. Now that the kids are out making their own life, you may be searching for a new home to meet your next stage of life.

Many factors go into a new home decision. Possibly an element of your decision is a place to call home far into retirement. Part of your research may include aspects of aging in place. No doubt you know there are certain features of your home that are non-negotiable. Perhaps you want a single-story home as stairs do not agree with your knees. Are you the entertainer in the family, and the space to spoil your grandchildren is important to you? Is it possible your parents’ care is increasing?

Have you been dreaming of building your forever home on the perfect piece of property for many years but are unsure where to start? Great news, you are not alone. Many of our clients feel that way in the beginning. At this stage, having the resources available to feel confident in building a quality home that you can enjoy and have the space to relax is necessary. That is why we have developed our building program so even a novice can take advantage of this opportunity.

Home Features & Details to Support Your Next Stage in Life

The existing home market may feel like you have to compromise. While our wide range of home plans enhanced with our standard features may be quite satisfactory for you. When combined with our options to further personalize the home plan to fit your unique circumstances, we’re confident your next home will be perfectly suited to your lifestyle. Some popular features in retirement home plans:

  • 3′ Wide Doorways
  • Open Living Space
  • Single Story Homes

Beyond the big decisions like one-story vs two, the smaller details matter when building a home. During your initial Home Building Consultation, we will review the big and small details, ensuring your home fits your long-term comfort and safety needs.

Whether you’re just starting and would like some guidance or have a good idea of what you’re looking for, we’re here to help you each step of the way. Our Home Consultants have assisted many homeowners through this journey. They are here to be your personal resource and provide you with the information to make an informed and confident decision.

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Choosing the Right Home Plan for Retirement

We want you to feel comfortable for years to come in your new home. Depending on your health, finances, family, and other factors, you may be looking to settle into a second home on your children’s property or build a multi-generational home where you’re living under the same roof. When building a HiLine Home, you have several options to choose from when it comes to finding the perfect floorplan for retirement. From accessory dwelling units (ADU) to multi-generational homes, you can build your dream home to fit your lifestyle. 


Home Plan 500 is our smallest ADU option and is the perfect size to be built next to your family’s existing home! It offers a full kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, great room, and dedicated space for a washer and dryer! This plan is a great option for your own living space while being close to loved ones.

  • Private Living Space
  • Close to Family
  • Low-Cost Housing 


Downsize into the home of your dreams with Home Plan 875. This floorplan offers enough space for inviting friends and family over but is small enough for aging easily and comfortably. Park in the 1-car garage and enjoy sitting out front under the covered front porch.

  • Minimal Living
  • More Time to Relax
  • Money-Saving


Building a multi-generational home can mean shared finances, increased safety, and spending quality time with loved ones. Home Plan 3464H gives you just that, plus private dual primary suites, plenty of storage space, and two outdoor living spaces!

  • Financial Stability
  • Quality Family Time
  • Increased Security

Shell Program

Our Shell or Super Shell building programs may be the solution for you, especially if you have extra time with the kids out of the home. Our Shell programs provide you additional options for a hands-on experience. These programs are affordable and allow more participation in the home building process. 

Hear it From Our Customers

Ed and Lorraine are a retired couple and enjoyed the idea of building a Super Shell because they could participate in the process and customize their finishes. Watch Ed and Lorraine explain what they enjoyed about the process and how they saved money by participating in the building process.


Locating the right piece of property is important when building your dream retirement home. Whether you have an existing piece of land or still need that perfect piece of property, connecting with a knowledgeable Home Consultant can help you understand what to look for and your next steps. From rural acreage to neighborhood lots, HiLine Homes has helped thousands of people become homeowners throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Our Home Consultants can help you quickly analyze and visualize the possibilities for your land.

Your Forever Home Is Within Reach

Choosing to build a home is exciting! With HiLine Homes efficient building process, you’ll be in your forever home in no time. We strive for each of our homeowners to feel comfortable and confident in their home-building journey. Take your next step by scheduling a free consultation with a local Home Consultant to review your options.

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