You can ask any tiny homeowner at Simple Life and they will tell you, “Tiny home living does not mean living with limitations.” In fact, many will even say it brings a sense of freedom and creativity. That concept is shared by one of the most renowned tiny homebuilders in America, Clayton Homes. Simple Life communities are proud to have the support of Clayton’s design and build team who recently built a new customized floor plan for Simple Life. The Simple Life/Clayton creation is a smart design and a stunning culmination of function and style. Simple Life is calling it the Master Alexander, so named for its lucky first owner Pam McMasters.
The Master Alexander incorporates design concepts that many Simple Life homeowners desire. Firstly, removing the loft exposes the vaulted ceilings allowing for a spacious one bedroom, one bathroom design. “Eliminating the loft gives you higher ceilings that create a sense of openness,” shared Simple Life CEO Mike McCann, “Many of our tiny home residents want form over function and to be quite honest the loft isn’t a functional option for everyone.” Removing the loft also means there are no stairs on the main level which creates additional floor and wall space and adds to the spacious feel of this tiny home.
Simple Life and Clayton Homes have even managed to creatively maximize function and use in the hallway leading to the master bedroom that homeowners appreciate. Traditionally a difficult space to utilize because the hallway is long and narrow, now the washer/dryer, pantry, and even refrigerator are tucked away neatly down one side of the home. Furthermore, the home utilizes barn doors, a highly desired design trend, to hide these appliances so residents can enjoy clean lines throughout their space. Tiny home residents know that storage is always essential when living in less than 400 square feet. Through these new customized changes, the Master Alexander now incorporates storage above all three appliance areas where residents can neatly organize baskets for blankets, pillows, seasonal items and more.
And we all know that kitchens are often referred to as the “heart of the home” the Clayton Homes Master Alexander tiny home provides owners with lots to love. With a mix of floating shelves and cabinets and quartz countertops, this kitchen is gorgeous.
Every tiny home is unique to its owner. Whether the design inspiration is modern, traditional, shabby chic, farmhouse or a cottage-style home, the design influence should carry over to the accessories of the home and this includes lighting. The Master Alexander is prewired and ready for Simple Life’s onsite team to install your personalized finishing touches.
“Our residents often comment on how their outdoor living space is more than an extension of their home, it’s what makes tiny home living feel ‘not so tiny’”, said McCann, “The deck on the Master Alexander is almost the size of the home itself.” While all of the interior customization of the new Clayton floor plan is impressive, the outdoor living space is unbelievable. The covered and screened deck is 2/3 the size of the home itself, larger than many porches on traditional homes. It allows for a living area on one side, and a complete dining area on the other that can comfortably seat six. Open up the double French doors to the tiny house and the porch truly feels like another large room. Tiny homeowners often say one of their motivations for going tiny is to spend more time outside, enjoying life. The porch on the Master Alexander is the perfect place to do just that. It is a peaceful, open space, roomy enough for entertaining, enjoying morning coffee, an evening glass of wine, or even just a relaxing nap in a hammock while enjoying North Carolina’s cooler temperatures.
“We work diligently to understand what our tiny home buyers are looking for. And it’s a privilege to work with exceptional tiny homebuilders like Clayton Homes who is willing to collaborate with the team at Simple Life. Together we’re providing our residents a place they love to call ‘home’.”
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