The average size of a new single-family home is declining, two-story designs remain popular, but ranches also have gained acceptance. Home builders see a shift in buyer behavior for 2011, and will seek to make layouts more efficient, flexible and more affordable. At Krughoff Homebuilders, which has been building new-homes for 65 years, four all-new designs will be introduced–two two stories and two ranches–to accommodates today’s lifestyles and budgets. The 2,150-square-foot, two-story Hampton offers an open layout for maximum flexibility, and will feature a kitchen/great room arrangement, a dining area with optional sunroom-style windows; upstairs a large master bedroom with luxury bath and walk-in closet, two auxiliary bedrooms, a full bath, laundry room, and a loft can be converted into a fourth bedroom. Family areas are the draw for the 2,300-square-foot, two-story Newport, which offers a large kitchen that flows into the dining area and then into the great room, and includes a study on the first floor; upstairs is a master suite with a luxury bath with walk-in closet, three additional bedrooms, a large hall bath and laundry room. The Essex is a 1,600-square-foot ranch filled with amenities, including a cook-friendly kitchen with center island that unites the great room and eating area, a formal dining room or study with ceiling detail, and a luxury master suite with private bath. And the Bradford is a 1,740-square-foot single-level home that is perfect for entertaining family and friends; the kitchen and the adjacent great room are the focal point, the study offers a place for personal time, the master suite has its own bath and walk-in closet, and a second bedroom has a full bath. | Read More