Entekra: Layia at Sea Haven
Entry of Distinction: Modular Home Design (Less than 2,000 sq. ft.)
Builder: Wathen Castanos Homes
Four distinct neighborhoods are offered at Sea Haven, including Layia, which represents the first neighborhood homes to be off-site manufactured by Entekra. Layia offers both single-story and two-story homes in four different floor plans. This neighborhood targets first-time home buyers with families, seniors looking to downsize, and individuals interested in owning a second home near the ocean. The single-story “Bardin” is among the more popularly priced for the new community. This plan offers 1,849 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two baths and a two-car garage. It features an expansive floor plan with a great room and open kitchen with a large island. The owner’s suite includes a retreat area, a generous walk-in closet, and a covered patio. There is the option for converting the third bedroom into a formal dining room or a den, the latter of which facilitates the work-from-home movement. By employing off-site construction for the homes in this development, the builder can offer home owners the customization that they desire, in conjunction with faster move-in dates. In addition, the builder was able to reduce its framing costs and achieve fixed-cost pricing by using off-site.