2021 Home Construction Trends

Guest Post by Monica Gibson

In terms of value, the construction industry is one of the leading sectors in the financial market. Like most sectors, construction was greatly affected in 2020 due to the advent of the COVID 19 pandemic. Still, a lot of new trends in construction have emerged amidst these turbulent times. Below are some of the eye-catching home construction trends that you need to look out for in 2021:

Master bathroom of The Charlton for 2021 home construction trends.

The Charlton House Plan 1322

Shower designs

Bathrooms are the most utilized rooms in your home and yet are often under-designed. In 2021, there is an ongoing revolution in bathroom and home design. One such trend is the open shower concept. This trend is instigated by the growing need for space in the bathroom. Open showers began as a necessity for homeowners with small bathrooms but have since become a popular trend in even the most luxurious bathrooms. To achieve the minimalist look, consider eliminating the bathtub and opting for a large, open shower instead. You may also want to consider upgrading your shower fixtures for a fresh new look.

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House Plan 1469 | Modern and Family-Friendly

The Fiona house plan 1469 is now available!

This modern cottage exudes charm and conceals spacious living behind a narrow facade. The simple exterior is adorned with board-and-batten, metal roof accents, and decorative gable brackets. Inside, an impressive five-bedroom layout is ideal for a large family with the master suite conveniently on the first floor. A thoughtful utility room with laundry sink, an island kitchen, and a screened porch with skylights enhances everyday living while a single dining room and cozy great room encourage family togetherness.

Front rendering of The Fiona house plan 1469.

See all the details of The Fiona house plan 1469 on our website!

Hardesty Plan 1287 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Hardesty Plan 1287 is being built in New London, NC!

Almond Builders, LLC is currently building The Hardesty plan 1287. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Update: Move-in Ready!

Front rendering of The Hardesty plan 1287.

Siding and stone detailing add Craftsman charm to this inviting ranch-style house plan. This four bedroom house plan makes the most of space, with a large kitchen overlooking the open great room and dining room area, with generous mud and utility rooms offering storage and work space. A cathedral ceiling and an abundance of windows bring light into the living space. A well-appointed master suite is a perfect place to relax in this house plan.

The Oliver House Plan 1427 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Pattersons are building The Oliver House Plan 1427 in Michigan!

Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Update: Move-in Ready!

Front rendering of The Oliver house plan 1427.

The Oliver House Plan 1427: 

This Craftsman design offers copious curb-appeal with an angled garage, decorative gables adorned with timber wood accents, a shed dormer, and a column-framed front porch. This floor plans thoughtful layout maximizes its square footage. The kitchen cooktop-island overlooks the great room and the spaces share a cathedral ceiling. A luxury screened porch enjoys a fireplace for year-round enjoyment and is topped with a cathedral ceiling and skylights. The master suite enjoys privacy at the rear of the home and opens to a relaxing porch. A mud room, oversized utility room, and walk-in pantry provide added functionality.

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Crowne Canyon Plan 732-D | Rendering-to-Reality

The Crowne Canyon Plan 732-D is being built in The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards in South Carolina!

Fairview Custom Homes is currently building The Crowne Canyon plan 732-D. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Update: Completed Interiors!

Front rendering of The Crowne Canyon Plan 732-D.

A stunning center dormer with arched window and decorative wood brackets cap the entry to this extraordinary hillside estate home plan. Exposed wood beams enhance the magnificent cathedral ceilings of the foyer, great room, dining room, master bedroom and screened porch, while ten-foot ceilings top the remainder of the first floor. The great room takes in scenic rear views through a wall of windows shared by the media/rec room. Fireplaces add warmth and ambience to the great room, media/rec room, screened porch and the master suite’s study/sitting. The kitchen is complete with its center island cook-top, pantry and ample room for two or more cooks. A three-and-a-half-car garage allows space for storage or a golf cart.

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