Do you agree that ‘Home is where the Heart is’?

It’s amazing to think that a proverb created almost two thousand years ago (23 AD – 79 AD) by the Roman philosopher Gaius Plinius Secundus, better known as ‘Pliny the Elder’ is still in use today! ‘Home is where the heart is’ is still a commonly used proverb even today.

Do you agree that 'Home is where the Heart is'? | iCloud Homes

This proverb suggests that the home where you were born may not be the place you feel most attached to, the place you consider your home. It suggests instead that home is the place where you have a strong emotional  It could be the city where you attended college for a few years or the place you stayed with your family while you were growing up.

Whatever it is, home is the place you feel in control of your surroundings and properly oriented in the space and time; it’s where you feel the most secure, it’s where your heart is. It’s the place you go to at the end of the day, where you feel the welcoming warmth, comfort, and safety of the surrounding walls. Home is the fellow-feeling you share with your family, the place where no one turns you back, but welcomes you with smiles. It’s a place where you aren’t judged or disciplined, a place to unleash your inner child and not be ridiculed for it.

While it takes hands to build a house, it takes a heart to turn it into a home. It is your emotions that create the home. And this is why it’s so important that when you are buying a new home, you should consider all the important factors like amenities, facilities and a good location. After all, you will be living here for many years to come and your kids will grow up here too, so you need to provide the best kind of home for your family.

Your home and its immediate environment mold your memories, so it makes sense that if you want your kids to grow up with great sentimental memories of their home – you will need to buy a house accordingly. A spacious villa home in a nice secluded gated community where your family gets to hobnob with people of the same status, making for great memories and long-lasting friendships.

And if you happen to be living in Trivandrum, look for villas by iCloud Homes, builders that not only create the most technologically-advanced luxurious villas but also houses that become cherished homes.