The old fashioned phones always had cords and messy, tangled wires. While there is definitely a nostalgic feel to it, it is simply much easier for a modern household to have a cordless one so that anyone can bring the phone anywhere within the home. Every household needs one nowadays, so get a single phone or a set that would cater for all members of your household.
Of course, the quality of the phone needs to match the needs of the household. One with a strong signal will definitely be better for a large house where many of the occupants will most likely take the phone through long distances within the house. A good signal will ensure the quality of the call and that the phone stations can be situated in far corners of the home for easier access. Get the right wireless phone set for your home and start enjoying the traditional way of chatting on the phone once again, without the wiry mess.