November 2013
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Introducing the Lakewood Cottages Collection

3 Base floor plans - 15 Elevations



1 Story and 2 Story floor plans with the Master Bedroom on the main

1 Story version - 1,596 to 1,713 Finished Sq. Ft.

2 Story versions - 1,898 to 2,363 Finished Sq. Ft.


2- 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 9' Main Level

Floor Plans vary from 40' Wide to 59' Deep






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All have optional finished lower levels with an additional bedroom and family / entertaining spaces.  These plans are not available in the

Kansas City Mo / KS metro areas. 





2003 - 2013 the Decade of Change
The past decade witnessed excessive fanfare for record high new home sales, followed by incessant media coverage of the housing recession. Almost lost amidst all the noise was the fact that home design preferences quietly continued to evolve.

An increasingly casual lifestyle.

Formal dining rooms were still common 10 years ago, but already were heading the way of the formal living room. We heard comments like "360 days a year the dining room is a waste of space. And the other 5 days it's really not big enough." A single eating area, open to the kitchen and freely-flowing into an adjacent entertaining area became part of the new "entertaining core" plan design concept.

The rear foyer concept came into its own. According to a 2011 study by Recon Analytics, people who have an attached garage go in and out of their home using the door between the home and the garage 92% of the time, rather than.....

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