In 2008, Vance undertook an R&D project looking into what home buyers would want in the future. Seven years later, key features of this prescient design are now staples of merchant built home design, along with now popular option trends.
Great Room plans, of course, are now the norm along with Bonus Rooms on the upper floor adjacent to kid’s bedrooms - replacing the area once dedicated to formal Living & Dining Rooms. While, Kitchens are now show pieces open to the main living areas acting as the main gathering point for entertaining.
The Home Office on the lower floor with a separate entrance and adjacency to an Electric Vehicle garage foretells the coming ubiquity of small EV use within master planned communities for short trips to school and the market. And, the Guest Suite on the second floor can also be used for Millenials staying at home longer while attending school, for Multi- Gen families, or as a rental for added income.