Floor Plans for Active Adults Riverhead NY

What are the best types of floor plans for active adults in Riverhead? Below is a plan showing what features and spaces should be included as square footage grows.

Local Companies

Maggie Wood Design
(631) 276-9633
P.O. Box 400
Jamesport, NY
Podlas Constr Inc
(631) 727-4549
505 Lincoln St
Riverhead, NY
L S M Development Corp
(631) 369-8058
45 E Main St
Riverhead, NY
Corwin Construction
(631) 727-6327
1117 Northville Tpke
Riverhead, NY
Mitchell Designs
(631) 727-2091
132 Riverside Ave
Riverhead, NY
Amd Custom Homes
570-730-8150
Po Box 121
Brookhaven, NY
Heller Developing Llc
(631) 727-6405
1015 E Main St
Riverhead, NY
Holland Construction
(631) 369-5205

Riverhead, NY
Tg Nickel
(631) 208-0565
260 W Main St
Riverhead, NY
Riverhead Estates Inc
(631) 369-7499
135 Northern Pkwy
Riverhead, NY
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Gary Snider


Bloodgood Sharp Buster Architects


Boston


617-241-5441


Q: What are the best types of floor plans for active adults?


A: Active adults are not a monolithic target market. As with any group, there are many layers, all with various lifestyle needs. However, there are a few general rules to follow when designing homes for active adult communities, such as including lots of natural lighting, focusing on the outdoors when arranging room views, and creating fewer rooms but with more space. Below is a plan showing what features and spaces should be included as square footage grows.


Plan One: 1,275 square feet--42 feet wide


1. Orient all major daily living spaces to the rear yard, especially when you offer premium views. Covered porches should be at least 8 feet deep.


2. Separate the master suite from secondary bedrooms. Add some form of feature to isolate the entry. In this smaller plan, an angled entry and dropped ceiling are enough. Don't forget to carry the trim and drywall detailing through to this transition space.


3. Offer a full shower in lieu of a tub. In larger homes expect to offer both.


4. Offer a larger great room instead of smaller, chopped up spaces. Informal living spaces should flow together to create a sense of openness.


5. Provide a large, bright dining space, even in small plans. Consider a country kitchen. This approach includes the kitchen.

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