Orange County Home Builders in the Triangle Parade of Homes 2016:
The Triangle Parade of Homes 2016 can be a great indicator for master bathrooms design trends. New home and custom home builders in Orange County entered homes into the Triangle Parade of Homes that represent what their homebuyers are asking for.
So what's the latest trend for master suite layouts? We've analyzed the data, and here's what we found:
What's New in Master Bath Vanity Trends from Orange County Home Builders? Master bathroom vanities and sitting areas
Wrap around vanity, split vanities, or seating area at the vanity?
1. Split Vanities - 14% of Parade of Homes Entries by Orange County Home Builders
- 2 Orange County Parade entries, or 14%, had a split vanity design.
Here's a Chapel Hill area custom home with split "his and her" vanity design:
2. Seating Area at the Vanities - 50% of Parade of Homes Entries by Orange County Home Builders
- 7 of 14 Orange County new home entries, or 50%, had a seating area in the vanity.
- Orange County new home builders have had more requests for inclusion of a "make up" seating area in the Master Bath, between the two sink areas. This is usually placed at a slightly lower height, to allow comfortable use with a standard stool or chair. An open "window seat" style area can also be placed between the vanities, which allows separation of space.
Here's an example of what a seating area / make-up counter looks like in the master bath, from a Stanton Home in the Chapel Hill area:
3. Wrap Around Vanities - 21% of Parade of Homes Entries by Orange County Home Builders
- 3 of 14, or 21% of homes, included wrap around vanities in the master bath.
4. Standard Vanities - 14% of Parade of Homes Entries by Orange County Home Builders
- The remaining new homes included a straight vanity with two sinks, of varying lengths and with varying features (some homes featured drawers in the vanity cabinets while others did not, for instance).
- Here's a photo from one of the two Stanton Homes in the Triangle Parade of Homes, with a his and her "standard vanity" with two sinks and a center set of drawers:
What does this mean for homebuyers in Orange County?
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This is representative only of the homes featured in the Parade of Homes, and not intended to be a general indicator of the Orange County new home market, though Parade of Homes can be representative of overall trends. These statistics were derived by Penny Hull from public information about Parade of Homes entries, and are copyright Stanton Homes. The statistics calculated above represent Parade of Homes entries in Orange County in Ashbury Green, Claremont South, Dunhill, Enclave on Jones Ferry, Forest Ridge, Fox Hill Farm, The Orchard, Pleasant Green Farms, Waterstone, Waterstone Terraces new home communities.