The following article originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of ERA Real Estate Distinctive Properties Magazine.

Homeowners are increasingly demanding that their properties accomodate “staycations.”

Photo courtesy Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design

By Kristen Ordonez

The idea of creating a “staycation” space, whether it exists within a single room or an entire home, is a concept growing in popularity, and can be interpreted differently by interior designers, landscape designers, and real estate professionals.

Designer Meridith Baer of Meridith Baer Home knows more than most people about creating a certain feeling when stepping into a home, as her firm is one of the country’s leading home staging and design companies.

For Baer, “It’s no longer enough to just have a roof over our heads; we want our home to be…