What are the most popular features when looking to buy a New Home?

Angela Ellis

There are so many popular features currently trending in New Homes that we’ve ended up with a top 10 favourites list! In no particular order, here are the first 5…

1. Open Plan: Open plan living areas continue to be highly sought after. They create a sense of spaciousness, allow for better flow between rooms, and are perfect for modern lifestyles and entertaining. Take a look at these open-plan houses in central Watford. Our brand new homes at The Avenues are finished to a high specification and have open plan living areas that lead straight onto courtyard gardens - perfect for entertaining.  

2. Smart Home Technology: The integration of smart home technology is on the rise. Buyers are looking for features like smart thermostats, lighting systems, security systems, and voice-controlled assistance that enhance convenience, energy efficiency, and home automation. Our homes at Mistletoe Mews are the epitome of Smart Home technology, these brand new detached homes in St Albans are finished with control-4 automation, sonos sound systems, home cinemas. Luton lighting and the list goes on…..

3. Spa-like Bathrooms: Homebuyers are looking for bathrooms that evoke a spa-like experience. Features like walk-in showers, dual vanities, and high-end fixtures are in demand, creating a luxurious and relaxing retreat. For the discerning first-time buyers, our apartments for sale on Shared Ownership at Yeatman Court offer contemporary as standard. Check out the apartments on offer with high end Grohe sanitary ware and rainforest showers.

4. Home Fitness Areas: With the popularity of health and wellness, home fitness areas have gained traction. Dedicated spaces for exercise equipment, yoga studios, or converted basements or garages for workouts are attractive to buyers. Check out the collection of stylish and contemporary city-style apartments (with residents gym) within the landscaped surroundings of The Eight Gardens, Watford.

5. Energy Efficiency: Green and energy-efficient features are becoming increasingly important. Buyers are interested in energy-efficient appliances, LED lighting, solar panels, well-insulated windows, and sustainable building materials. These features help reduce utility bills and have a positive environmental impact. Homes that include electric car chargers are becoming more popular like this collection of brand new 3 bedroom houses in Garston.

Interested in buying a new home? See all our new homes across Watford, Bushey, WD25 and Hemel Hempstead.

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