Custom Amenities Adding Value and Style to New Homes
In the design phase of developing your new custom home, there are a number of popular custom amenities that can increase your home’s value and maximize your style. They create unique luxury and comfort for your daily lives, while offering entertaining spaces for friends and family.
Even more significant, if you ever decide to move on and sell your custom home, these extra amenities will enhance the market value of your home.
The Most Popular Custom Amenities
Open floor plans
One of the top enhancements to custom homes today is the use of open floor plans, using as few actual walls as possible. This promotes an airy expanse, utilizing natural lighting to brighten homes. Rooms are defined by incorporating screens, glass, partitions, and even split levels, allowing sunlight to stream into the spaces and maximizing the homeowner’s ability to reflect their own personal styles.
Restrooms have become sanctuaries, where relaxation and elegance are the priority. Especially for those that travel foreign countries, these spaces are appreciated for their luxurious similarity to world class spa locations found on their travels. Features may include a free-standing soaker tub, often with massaging water jets to sooth sore muscles; separate walk-in showers with a variety of options like rain fall shower heads, head-to-toe jets, shower seating, and designer tiles.
There are a plethora of devices we can connect to our homes today. Our smart devices now have the capability to control many aspects of our homes, including climate, lights, alarm systems, even door bells with video capability! Incorporating wireless automation into your new home can enhance your home’s energy efficiency, security, and convenience, making them very popular upgrades to custom luxury homes.
The heart of the home, the kitchen has become a premier upgrade space, creating comfortable entertainment options for family and guests. Specialty features like streamlined restaurant-quality appliances, pantries that offer large, walk-in accessibility, wine cooler units, warming drawers, and even double dishwashers create smooth point of service convenience, while creative seating options are incorporated to create both intimate and larger serving spaces for entertaining.
Wine aficionados appreciate having a wine cellar and can design a custom cellar to accommodate any size collection of their favorites. Keeping your wine collection at the correct temperature, safe and ready for any occasion, is easy when you have the right space.
Actually more of a dressing room, beyond the function of just a clothes storage space, luxury homes are incorporating these spaces to store and display their wardrobe and accessory options. Typically the space is full of custom shelves, shoe racks, spaces specifically designed for storage and display of purses and neckties, and is lined with mirrors with designer lighting illuminating the space. Often there is some centralized seating or a lounge incorporated for extra comfort.
The home office is becoming more and more popular in new homes today, even though a work from home environment may actually span more areas of the home. Most find a centralized office space from which to base activity is essential to efficiency and productivity. You may take your laptop out to the pool, but your printer should be somewhere stationary. You certainly don’t want your files to be spread out on the kitchen table. The home office space can be designed and tailored to your specific endeavor, maximizing your ability to function at home.
Swimming Pool with an Adjacent Outdoor Kitchen
Outdoor kitchen and cooking areas are popular upgrades for poolside entertainment. Gas grills, a sink with a food prep area, a small fridge to accommodate both food and drink storage, even a pizza oven are popular inclusions of poolside kitchens. Comfortable outdoor furnishings or built-in stone patio seating will complete your lavish poolside entertainment space.
Hot tubs and changing cabanas are additional upgrade options exercised by new home developers today. Designing large pools with expansive features like waterfalls and private pools add luxury begging for upgraded outdoor entertainment accessories, incorporating designer lighting to accent landscaping and leisure areas. Luxury outdoor entertainment spaces rank high with new home owners today and will of course enhance your resale value.
Amenities will Make the Difference
Meticulously choosing features for your custom-made residence will create the luxury you aspire to. Joining luxury to simplicity, these amenities will enhance your home’s overall value and allow you to entertain in style while enjoying your new home to it’s fullest.
No matter what defines luxury for you, selecting from these amenities will surely enhance your lifestyle and create a home you’ll be proud of. Our architects will provide numerous options for adding luxury to your home. Find out what we have to offer at a free consultation, where you can see how our custom homes bring luxury to your design!
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