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Classic Celebrates 20 Years in Custom Home Building

Myrtle Beach, SC–Classic has reached an exciting milestone as the company celebrates 20 years of custom home building.  With more than 60 years of combined experience, the formidable mother/son duo of Susan and Berkley White have built nearly 1,000 homes throughout the Carolinas.

Their list of accolades tops that of firms with twice the years of experience.  They were the area’s first to build to the rigid Fortified Standards. They are the preferred builder in many of the Grand Strand’s most prestigious subdivisions, including the Grande Dunes where they have built more than 250 homes.

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Classic: A Southern Living Custom Builder for the 10th Consecutive Year

At the close of the Grand Strand’s most recent Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home, Susan White, Founder of Classic, reflected on what it means to be a member of Southern Living’s prestigious Custom Builder Program. “For us, and for our clients, it has been a worthwhile and wonderful partnership,” she noted.


Classic is one of approximately 90 builders throughout the United States hand-picked by Southern Living, that meets the stringent criteria that set the Southern Living Custom Builder apart. This invitation-only program selects custom builders acclaimed for their detailed craftsmanship, excellence in customer service,


Your Home, Your Special Place

As we humans have evolved, so have our homes.  Our houses have become more like guardians of our spirit—living, breathing relations than mere forms of shelter.

So many of our happiest memories are attached to the various homes where we’ve lived since childhood—perhaps, forbidden fun like whooshing down the banister, or how the sun drenched the walls of the “front” room with a golden light, or unexpected places where our children played, such as dormers and alcoves, or rooms that offered privacy and other rooms that welcomed guests.

Knowing a house well and forming an attachment to its atmosphere and spirit is one of our earliest experiences with intimacy. 

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A Classic Southern Wedding …with love from Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach, SC–Under a canopy of live oaks and amid family and friends, Emily Berger and Jeremy Caldwell exchanged vows on October 1, 2017 in what has been described as one of the South’s most beautiful weddings.

While all weddings have the makings of a fairy tale, that of Emily and Jeremy was magical from the start. From dozens of couples that dreamed of a destination wedding in South Carolina’s lowcountry, Emily and Jeremy were selected for a rare opportunity to be married at a Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home.

Nestled among the oaks of Litchfield Plantation,

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Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home Sponsors Stuff a Stocking

Myrtle Beach, SC— Now through November 19, visitors to the Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home will have an opportunity to assist local homebuilder, Classic Homes, in providing donations for the Stuff a Stocking program.

Aiding local charity, Teach my People, the donation drive will help the Pawleys Island non-profit fill the stockings of the more than 100 children on its roster.

“This drive is a huge help and blessing,” said Executive Director, Eric Spatz. “Our goal is to provide stockings for the 103 children in our care, from first graders to high school seniors.

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Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home to Feature Rob Crosby & Friends in Concert

The Nashville trio of Rob Crosby, James Lee Hicks, and Billy Montana, Nashville singer/songwriters who have written songs for, and performed with, Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Tim McGraw and more will perform on August 26 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home at 961 Tucker’s Road in Litchfield Plantation, Pawleys Island.

“When we heard these guys in concert at the Southern Living Summit for the first time we loved them,” said Berkley White of Classic in Myrtle Beach—the builder of the Showcase Home.  “When we heard them for the second time,

The River Run

The Southern Living Showcase Home Opens This Friday, August 18 in Litchfield Plantation

Myrtle Beach, SC–The Southern Living Showcase Home will officially open to the public Friday, August 18 at 10:00 a.m.  The home, located at 961 Tucker’s Road in Litchfield Plantation/Pawleys Island, is the second Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Home built by the mother/son team of Susan and Berkley White of Classic Homes in Myrtle Beach. It is the first for Georgetown County

The ‘River Run’, part of the Southern Living Homes collection, is adapted from a plan by renowned architect, John Tee.  Its ample 2,494 square feet is comprised of three bedrooms, three and one-half baths a two-car garage,

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Susan White of Classic has Recipe Published in Bon Appetit

Myrtle Beach, SC–Susan White, Founder & CEO of Classic Homebuilding and Classic Interiors of Myrtle Beach is a woman of many talents. She is an accomplished homebuilder and a prominent figure in a male dominated industry.  She is a sought-after interior designer whose designs can be found in offices and homes throughout the Carolinas, and she is responsible for the build and design of two Southern Living Custom Builder Program Showcase Homes.

Now, Susan White can add to the list ‘an accomplished cook whose recipe for crab cakes was published in the August issue of Bon Appetit’.

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‘Teach My People’ and ‘Operation Finally Home’ Selected as Charitable Partners

Pawleys Island, SC–Georgetown County got its initial glimpse of the county’s first Southern Living Showcase Home this week as Classic introduced the River Run.

Located at 961 Tuckers Road in Litchfield Plantation, Pawleys Island, this Classic lowcountry home is located on a spacious lot nestled among oaks and near the area’s best golf courses and amenities.

Classic, a member of Southern Living’s prestigious custom builder program for over ten years, and led by the mother/son team of Susan White and Berkley White, broke ground on the Litchfield location in late 2016. 

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Add Flavor to Your Life with an Herb Garden

Summer gardens flourish in South Carolina. If you love the idea of having your own garden but the work and the yard space are holding you back, consider starting an herb garden. Herb gardens are easy to establish and maintain. Fresh herbs not only elevate your favorite recipes but they are also lovely to look at.

There are many creative and attractive ways to set up an herb garden, but let’s start with the basics. Herb gardens need sunlight and well-drained soil. Find a place in your yard that gets at least six hours of sunlight a day in a location that is close to your home or,