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Five Affordable Homes with a Main Floor Office

Posted by Kensington Homes Team on June 22, 2020

If you've been working from home at the dining room table face-to-face with your partner for the past 3 months, it might be time to start searching for a new home. 

As your lifestyle evolves, so should your home. While some home offices were considered unimportant just a few years ago, today most workplaces have shifted their employees to work from home indefinitely during the pandemic. 

So, what do you need in a new home setup? Is it time to move-up to your forever home that can accommodate your new work situation? 

Here are some popular two-storey plans with a main floor study or salon that can be perfectly suited to your new normal. Move in before winter and enjoy the benefits of some closed-door alone time before the snow hits! 

Home Model: Manchester

Starting at $267,900 (excluding lot)

Hundreds of Winnipeg families have fallen for the award-winning Manchester, with its vast open feel and numerous floor layouts, elevations and options to choose from. This 1,828 sq.ft. plan has an 11'-10 x 8'-1 study with a powder room beside, proving to be a smart and affordable choice for today's buyer.

99 Castlebury (3)

 Home Model: Oakmont

Starting at $273,900 (excluding lot)

Not only does this 1,816 sq.ft. model have an 8'-9 x 9'-11 main floor study with a bathroom beside, it also has a second floor loft that can accommodate another office with a view. 

If you've also always dreamt of having a home hair, esthetics, or other type of salon, this plan would also perfectly accommodate your new home based business. 

5. 271 John Neufeld Crescent

Home Model: Prairiehaven

Starting at $274,900 (excluding lot) 

Our most popular and customizable home style at 1,841 sq.ft., this space features a great 9' x 9'-1 study on the main floor just off the foyer. The beauty of this office option is that you can choose to have the walls dry walled, glass panels or stub walls. You can also choose from any number of doors like a barn door, wood door with sidelight or a full door for extra privacy. 

This plan can also be built with a 4th bedroom on the second floor for an additional office space with a view!

21. 46 Grey Heron Drive

Home Model: Grandview

Starting at $317,900 (excluding lot)

The Grandview model is a 2,340 sq.ft. two-storey with a spacious 11'-5 x 11' study just steps from the foyer. Across from the study is a beautiful formal dining room with soaring ceilings and an extra-large window bringing tons of natural light into the space. This model also has a second floor loft that can accommodate a second office. 

220 Bonaventure (2)

Home Model: Vista

Starting at $324,900 (excluding lot)

This 2,142 sq.ft. gold award-winning plan has a beautiful 8' x 10' study just off the foyer. There is also a bathroom across the hall to accommodate private meetings. The model shows an upgraded option to include a side window and double doors for added style. 

4. 361 Willow Creek Road

 

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