Top 10 Master Bath Trends
What master bath features are most important to this year's new homebuyers? The top 10 master bath trends for 2013 include all the sought-after features you love, with luxury, comfort, and convenience in mind.
Top Master Bath Trend #1 - Extra storage
- Floor-to-ceiling cabinets
- Open shelving
- Angled upper cabinets
- Wrap-around cabinets
Top Master Bath Trend #2 - Oversized tub
Master bathrooms built in 2013 will include more oversized tubs - with many special requests for extended lengths as more men are enjoying pampering soaks.
New homeowners are looking for a place to relax - and a large bubble bath makes the top of their list.
Top Master Bath Trend #3 - Expanded shower
While some master bath tubs are expanding in size, others are being replaced with oversized showers.
Custom home master bath showers will include specialty features such as tile benches, dual shower heads, and built in niches.
At Stanton Homes, we can enlarged or rearrange a master bathroom floor plan to accomodate an oversized shower.
Top Master Bath Trend #4 - Premium tile selections
Master baths will include more premium tile selections such as marble and glass.
The custom home pictured here, a version of the Lowery, features a glass mosaic tub surround.
Top Master Bath Trend #5 - Framed mirrors
While master baths will continue to feature large mirrors with beveled edges, we anticipate more requests for framed mirror styles for a more contemporary feel.
The custom home pictured here, a version of the Carwile, includes wood framed mirros in espresso.
Top Master Bath Trend #6 - Plant shelves AND
Top Master Bath Trend #7 - Vaulted ceilings
Plant shelves and vaulted ceilings go hand-in-hand in 2013 custom home designs.
Plant shelves are a subtle way to add elegance and detail to any master bathroom.
And vaulted ceilings add greater dimension and depth.
Top Master Bath Trend #8 - Heated floors
Heated flooring will continue to be a luxury add-on for master baths.
Heated flooring can make winter mornings more comfortable. While not as popular in mild North Carolina, heated floors will stay in high demand in colder climates.
Top Master Bath Trend #9 - Arched openings and alcoves
Master baths will include more upscale designed details, such as arched openings and alcoves.
The custom home pictured here, a version of the Summerlyn, features a rectangular tub with arched entrance and TWO arched alcoves, one on each end of teh tub. Lights are tucked into each alcove and above the tub.
Top Master Bath Trend #10 - His and hers separate vanities
A "his-and-hers" master bathroom setup will continue to be popular in new homes.
While separate vanities can be integrated into one long countertop, even more popular is a separate countertop design.
Completely separate countertops, sinks, and storage give a true his-and-hers feeling.
The his-and-hers concept will also be used when designing two seperate master closets.
Watch video tours of recently completed North Carolina custom homes that include these top 10 master bath trends: