Top Amenities in New Home Communities



When building a new home, you have opportunities many existing home-buyers don’t get to experience.  Not only can you select the features you want in your new home, but you also get to choose the kind of community you want to live in.

When looking at new home communities, there are a host of features and upgrades to choose from. Here are some top community amenities to be on the lookout for when selecting potential neighborhoods for your new home.


Outdoor and lifestyle amenities are becoming increasingly popular. The millennial market is interested in hiking, running paths, nature trails, and communal outdoor spaces.  Home construction companies are noticing these trends, and are taking advantage of the land around new homes to give you privacy, and a neighborhood feel just steps from your front door.

In addition to creating unique spaces for homeowners, many new home construction companies are developing pet-centric amenities now, too. Pet parks, specialized trails, and watering stations are popping up throughout these communities. Bathing stations for dogs are now built in to many laundry rooms as well.  After all; pets are family too.

Social Spaces

Social spaces created to gather together with friends and family are a top-requested feature with new home buyers. Whether you’re on the lookout for an outdoor space with green parks and shady trees to enjoy a picnic, or you need an indoor oasis to escape the elements, you’re likely to find these features in any new home community you explore.  Many Home Owners Associations now offer pool tables, movie theaters, large kitchens for entertaining, and game rooms in their club house spaces to accommodate your Friendsgiving or the entire extended family who shows up to your five-year-old’s birthday party. In a master plan community, you’ll have access to retail shops, cafes, and grocery stores, so you can grab your favorite latte on your way to the office, or stock up on groceries before heading home at the end of the day.

Active Lifestyles

New home buyers are looking for an accessible way to maintain an active lifestyle. It’s 2019, life can get hectic. Between work, commuting, or simply raising a family – having easy access to a gym, open trails, pools, and tennis courts are high on the new home buyer’s list. New home builders are incorporating amenities that promote this active lifestyle. Regardless of your preferred method of working out, You’ll find what you need in just about any new home community you come across.

Regardless of where you’re at on the lifestyle spectrum, you’re likely to find a new home community that matches your unique interests.  You can easily browse new homes by community, and community type.  We’ll help you find what you’re looking for.