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Walk in Pantry and Butler Pantry Trends | Apex New Homes

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Nov 02, 2016 @ 14:11 PM

Walk in Pantries, Butler's Pantries, and Wet Bar Cabinets | Trends in Apex NC New Homes:

How often do new homes include a walk in size pantry, separate butler pantry, or wet bar?  The Triangle Parade of Homes can be an indicator of new home trends.  We've analyzed the new homes in Apex entered in the Parade of Homes, and here's what we found out about pantry storage:

Walk in Pantry | Apex New Homes

(Separate butler's pantry in the dining room)

 


1. Butler's Pantry Trends in Apex NC New Homes:

Fourteen new homes in Apex were featured in the Parade of Homes

  • 3 of 14 or 21% of homes in Apex had a separate butler's pantry
  • 11 or 79% of homes in Apex had no separate butler pantry

APEX NC NEW HOME TRENDS - BUTLER'S PANTRY

 

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2. Walk in Pantry Trends in Apex NC New Homes:

  • 7 of 14 or 50% of homes in Apex included a walk in pantry in their floor plan layout.

5 corner pantry floor plans with photos 

Types of kitchen pantries

3. Wet Bar Trends in Apex NC New Homes:

  • No Apex homes available for viewing in the Triangle Parade had a separate Wet Bar in Game Room or other area included on their floor plans.

Walk in Pantry | Apex New Homes

 (Photo of a Wet Bar between the kitchen and great room of an Apex Stanton Home)

Walk in Pantry | Apex New Homes

(Stanton Homes is also seeing a rise in requests for hidden pantries)

What does this mean for homebuyers in Apex NC?

Parade of Homes entries generally represent what trends builders believe homebuyers are looking for today.

Check out floor plan samples, including top-requested one story, main floor master, and two story plans, here:

Walk in Pantry | Apex New Homes

These custom homes are move-in ready, or nearly available, in Chatham County. Click the address for new home cost and more information:

Brookhaven Way – 3144 Sq Ft – First Floor Guest Suite – Move-in Ready Home 

129 Brookhaven Way – 3358 Sq Ft – First Floor Master – Under Construction Now

152 Brookhaven Way – 3474 Sq Ft – First Floor Master – Under Construction Now

280 Horizon Drive - 3430 Sq Ft - First Floor Master and Guest - Under Construction Now

 

This is representative only of the homes featured in the Parade of Homes, and not intended to be a general indicator of the Wake 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 Wake County in Arcadia West, Colvin Park, Enclave at White Oak Creek, Hempstead at Beaver Creek, Madison at Evans Creek, Regency at White Oak Creek, Riley's Pond, Siena at Bella Casa, Stillwater, The Pines at Wake Crossing, The Townes at Bella Casa, Verona at Bella Casa new home communities.


 

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