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The Top Must-Haves for Lake Home Floor Plans 

Nov 23, 2021

Making the Most of Your Lake Home at The Cliffs

Living on a lake probably brings to mind relaxing days on the water, kayaking with the family, and summer barbecues. A stunning view is important, but the actual layout of your lake home will help to create a serene and tranquil atmosphere. You should think of a lake home as the place where you come to make endless memories, a beautiful retreat where you can relax and rejuvenate while spending precious time with your family. 

In order to meet the needs of this style of home, certain features are necessary. There may be certain features you prefer in a mountain home over a lake home, such as a mudroom for storing hiking and skiing gear. Details like these add a sense of convenience to your everyday life. Here at The Cliffs, most of these features have already been considered for you in our homes on Lake Keowee

Here is a list of our must-haves for lake home floor plans, as well as a selection of plans from our Lake Region communities

1. Indoor-Outdoor Living

Adding a four-season room to your lake home is a great idea to make it a cozy destination all year. Take advantage of your transitional spaces like patios, porches, and sunrooms to create extra living areas that embrace the outdoors. Outdoor spaces should be designed to maximize your home’s views and encourage relaxing moments with family and friends. Elements like built-in fireplaces, grilling patios, and screened in porches make for year-round fun on Lake Keowee. 

2. Areas for Lounging

Establish casual areas for lounging so you can reconnect with loved ones after a day on the lake. Create multiple spaces for guests with details such as cozy built-in nooks and spacious bonus rooms. Transform a bonus room into a kid-friendly space where they are free to play and get lost in their imaginations while the adults enjoy lake views from your expansive porch. 

3. Stylish Kitchen

Your lake home, whether it is your primary or seasonal residence, should have a well-equipped kitchen. As your guests come and go, the kitchen will quickly become the hub of your home. Features such as a wet bar, walk-in pantry, and open layout provide you with everything you need to host guests as often as you’d like. A seating area with views of the water also makes the perfect place for morning coffee or holiday dinners. 

4. Spacious Storage

For lake homes, walk-in storage spaces are an excellent addition for keeping organized. A space hidden out of sight that plays as catch-all for your outdoor equipment and sports gear is a life saver. Be sure to plan for built-in shelving and racks for maximizing the space. 

More at The Cliffs: Water sports are a great way to get involved with the community and fellow members at The Cliffs. Discover all the fun ways you can play on Lake Keowee.

5. Spa-Like Bathrooms

Pampering and relaxing the body, mind, and soul can do wonders. Following a long day on Lake Keowee, a spacious soaking tub is the perfect way to relax and soothe sore muscles. A beautifully designed walk-in shower provides an oasis if only for a moment before heading out on a new adventure.  

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Lake Living at The Cliffs

All of these features are found in many of our homes at The Cliffs. You can choose between building a custom home with one of our Preferred Builders or working with Cliffs Builders to find a built-for-sale home that fits your tastes. We design floor plans with outstanding craftsmanship so that you can select finishes, fixtures, cabinetry, paints, trims, flooring, and stone and tile options that are uniquely yours. Take a look below at just a few of our most popular lake home floor plan designs.

Lake Home Floor Plans at Solstice Park at Keowee Springs at The Cliffs

This lake home floor plan at Solstice Park makes outdoor recreation a breeze. With a detached garage connecting the home via a covered breezeway, you have access to a spacious mudroom. An optional grill area can be added to the covered porch for additional entertaining space.

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An additional option at Solstice Park offers an emphasis in outdoor living thanks to three outdoor living spaces, one with both an outdoor kitchen and fireplace for al fresco dining under the stars. A spacious cafe nook invites sweet moments together during breakfast before kicking off a day of adventure. 

At The Cliffs, we know home is more than just a floor plan. It’s a personal sanctuary where you spend your days enjoying all the comforts of home. You will find quality throughout our seven communities, whether it is reflected in your home, the service you receive, or the experiences you have as a member at The Cliffs. To get to know our Lake Region, along with our to others, and learn more about life on the lake, please visit our website and click the button below. 

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