One of the advantages to buying a brand new home in Little Elm is the ability to customize it. When you look at different floor plans on the Landon Homes website, you’ll frequently see the fourth or fifth bedroom designated as a game room or optional bedroom. You can do whatever you want with this flex space, such as turn it into a home office, or designate it as a guest bedroom. From empty nesters to families of five, flex space holds numerous possibilities for every homeowner to customize. Here are just a few suggestions:
1. Study / Library – If you or a family member collects books, create your own personal library out of your extra space. Include a chair or love seat, so you can curl up and read on those rainy days.
2. Play Room – There’s no need to worry about toys clashing with the living room décor, or ending up under foot while cooking meals when there’s a designated area just for your little ones. Set up cubbies, baskets and shelves to organize games and toys, while providing enough space to play. Bean bag chairs and play rugs in bright colors keep the room fun and functional.
3. Media Room – Many homeowners choose to use their flex space for a media room. It’s not too difficult to create one of these. The best setups require a quality TV, proper media players, and surround sound. If you’re in the market for a new flat-screen TV, plasma and LCD both offer a superb high-definition picture. But plasma usually is best for large screens, while LCDs have a higher resolution and use less power, so they’re great for smaller-size screens. Once your equipment is set, think about furnishings. You could put in squishy chairs and couches or movie theater seats.
4. Workout Room – Another use for flex space is a home workout room. If you don’t want to spend money on a gym membership, you can outfit this area with treadmill, stationary bike, weights, and/or yoga mat. Exercising is less of a chore, and you don’t even have to leave the house!
5. Craft Room – Are you an avid scapbooker? Maybe you enjoy quilting, knitting or crocheting? Set up your flex space with chair(s) and a table to work on, cabinets and/or cubbies for storage of supplies, and you’ll be able to work in comfort.
If you’d like a closer look at how flex space can be utilized in a new home, stop by the Enclave at Lake View to visit the Del Mar Collection model. This beautiful five bedroom, three bath new home in Little Elm also includes Landon Homes’ energy efficiency package that delivers lower operating costs, a greener footprint and great value 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.