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Old 05-09-2019, 05:25 AM
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For anyone who has bought a new home south of 44, how much customization are you allowed? I would like to have things like body sprays in the shower, a 48” wide refrigerator, and higher ceilings in a designer home. Are these types of options available or do you just have to accept the standard?
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Old 05-09-2019, 05:51 AM
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Ronnie, there are many options but they depend on your lot and the model. We extended our garage 15 feet, our lanai 10 feet and added a porch.

Best thing to do is to work with your Villages Sales Rep who can tell you what is available and probably take you on a tour of the design center.

Also, be sure to tour the homes for sale; take pictures and make a comprehensive list of what you like and want.
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Old 05-09-2019, 06:18 AM
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How do you like Fenney? I ate at the grill and thought it was great....good food.
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Old 05-09-2019, 06:45 AM
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How do you like Fenney? I ate at the grill and thought it was great....good food.
Bonnie, It is decent food. I doubt you will be able to get custom showers and biggum refrigerators but let us know.
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Old 05-09-2019, 06:54 AM
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How do you like Fenney? I ate at the grill and thought it was great....good food.
We love living here in Fenney. We are on Wood Stork Way at the bottom of the cul de sac.
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:16 AM
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There are several models with 10' ceilings...The new version of the Bridgeport; Lantana-10, Laurel Oak-10; Iris-10...probably others. You can find homes that have the 10' ceilings on the website. We've seen one shower with the "rain forest" heads...reminds us of a car wash.... Otherwise, check with an experienced agent. They know what's out there and what can be changed. It seems that the developer has more flexibility than in past years.
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:21 AM
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Ronnie, we have an Iris-10. If you'd like to see it, let me know.

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Old 05-09-2019, 08:34 AM
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We stretched our Woodside in several directions, took out a wall in the kitchen area, stretched the garage. I wanted a higher garage door opening. The estimated up-charge nixed that idea. Of course now it is offered. My truck fits in the garage so it is good.

I felt we were only limited to what the lot would hold and what the wallet would allow.

Loving McClure so far, they are finishing up on the last of the homes around us.
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For anyone who has bought a new home south of 44, how much customization are you allowed? I would like to have things like body sprays in the shower, a 48” wide refrigerator, and higher ceilings in a designer home. Are these types of options available or do you just have to accept the standard?
We bought a lot and built several years ago, we then worked with our sales agent to get several, but not all the customization's we wanted. For example we could not get 9 foot ceiling in the garage, but we did get several stretches. Your sales agent will be able to help.
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Here is what I don't understand - why can't I pick a house and do a total design so I know the cost THEN pick out a lot when the ones I want come open. Seems like it would be a good sales tool for TV. I know I want to buy a lot and build when they are almost back up to Brownwood, and would like to know the exact cost when I pick the lot, but you can't do that as far as I know.

So does building cost about the same as a spec home?
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