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New South Bridge Grand Opening

If you are looking for a new home in the Wilmington, NC area under $300,000, come to the New South Bridge Grand Opening on Tuesday, May 18 from 11 AM to 1 PM. Stay for lunch and enjoy a tour of quick move-in homes in the community.

New South Bridge Grand Opening

  • Where: 1497 Judith Drive SE Bolivia, NC 28422
  • When: Tuesday, May 18, from 11 AM to 1 PM
  • What: Lunch and guided tours provided

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McKee Homes has just opened a new phase in New South Bridge with our Espree Collection floorplans, each with three unique front elevation designs. New single-family homes start from the mid $200’s, are 1,512-2,186 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2-2.5 baths, and include a one- or two-car attached garage.

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New South Bridge Amenities

  • Pool and Pool House
  • 9-Hole Golf Course
  • Walking Trails
  • Boat Storage Area

new south bridge golf course

New South Bridge is an established single-family homes community in Bolivia, NC. Only 15 minutes to coastal towns and beaches such as Oak Island, and 30 minutes to downtown Wilmington with all it has to offer, make this a perfect location.

New South Bridge has easy access to public schools, medical centers, Brunswick Community College, and some of the best beaches in North Carolina, making it an ideal family-friendly community.

As a homeowner in New South Bridge, your family can enjoy a quick trip to the beach anytime. There’s plenty of fun and adventure at Oak Island and other nearby coastal towns. With 60 public access points, fishing piers, and a marina with public boat and kayak ramps, Oak Island has everything watersports enthusiasts desire for fun in the sun. There are also restaurants and shops, skydiving and breathtaking views of the ocean, all within 15-20 minutes of your home.

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More Information

For more information about the New South Bridge Grand Opening, our Espree Collection floorplans, and available quick move-in homes in this ideal coastal community, give us a call at 910-208-9305 or use the contact form below or on our Contact Us web page.

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Wilmington NC New Homes Under $300K

New homes under $300k are now available in two Wilmington, NC area new home communities by McKee Homes.

Current Housing Market

With mortgage interest rates at historical lows and very little available inventory, the red-hot housing market is making it difficult for homebuyers to find a home to purchase. New homebuyers are often having to bid above asking price for what few available homes are still on the market. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the “U.S. Housing Market Is Nearly 4 Million Homes Short of Buyer Demand”.

Because of the lack of inventory in the resale market, many homebuyers are looking at new construction as an option. However, they are finding a similar lack of quick move-in homes in the new construction market. To make matters worse, the cost of new homes has gone up over the last year because of shortages of labor, materials and developed land. Many home builders can no longer guarantee when new construction homes will be completed because of supply-chain issues and material shortages, which further complicates the issue.

Wilmington NC New Homes Under $300K

McKee Homes has been able to provide some relief to homebuyers looking to buy a new home in the North Carolina coastal region near Wilmington, NC. We have recently added new phases to two communities in the greater Wilmington area. New South Bridge and Seaside Bay have new model homes as well as completed, or nearly completed quick move-in homes. For homebuyers, finding quick move-in new homes under $300K is a welcome opportunity to find the home of their dreams in a tough home market.

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New Home Communities Near Wilmington NC

New South Bridge

1497 Judith Drive SE, Bolivia, NC 28422

new south bridge model home

New South Bridge is a family-friendly new home community just off NC 211 on Old Lennon Rd SE in Bolivia, NC. The close proximity to great beaches and quaint coastal towns such as Southport and Shallotte, and only 40 minutes from Wilmington, make this a perfect location for family fun or retirement heaven.

Amenities include pool, playground, 9-hole golf course, clubhouse and walking trails with easy access to public schools, medical centers, Brunswick Community College, and some of the best beaches in North Carolina.

New South Bridge features our new Espree collection open-layout floorplans including the Alexander, Bowen, Jordan, Joyner, Metcalf, Turlington and Winslow with your choice of front elevation design.

Seaside Bay

436 S Wild Rice Dr SW, Supply, NC 28462

seaside bay model home

Seaside Bay is a beautiful, wooded, gated new home community with direct access to the Lockwood Folly River from the community boat launch. This is a family-friendly community with outdoor living in mind including a community fire pit, gas grill and gazebo.

Enjoy a quick drive down Stone Chimney Road to great beaches, including Holden Beach, which National Geographic Traveler described as one of the best family beaches in the country. There are plenty of great restaurants and beach fun for the whole family.

The nearby towns of Shallotte and Southport also offer great shopping, dining and entertainment options and Wilmington is only 40 minutes away with everything it has to offer.

Seaside Bay features our Biltmore 2020, Caldwell, Mallard, Nelson 2020, Sullivan 2020, and Winston 2020 single-family home floorplans with open-layout designs and your choice of front elevation design.

More Information

For more information about our Wilmington NC new homes under $300K, please contact us at 910-672-7296 to talk with a friendly online consultant, visit the community web pages, or fill out the contact form on our website Contact Us page.

To see all our Wilmington are new home communities, please visit our Wilmington, NC New Home Communities web page

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“Lock and Leave” Epcon Homes

McKee Homes is proud to offer 55+ homebuyers luxurious, “Lock and Leave” Epcon Homes throughout Eastern North Carolina.

You may be asking yourself, what is an Epcon Home? These are single-family homes specifically designed for the 55+ homebuyer, featuring high-end features and options, open concept living areas, with minimal stairs and wider doorways throughout the home.

A low-maintenance, ranch-style home may just be the perfect product for this niche customer looking to downsize from their existing home, without compromise.

 

Comfort-Rich Living

Here at McKee Homes, we believe that you have more important things to do in your free time than having to worry about the constant year-round lawn maintenance. That’s why our Epcon line of single-family homes boasts the “Lock and Leave” lifestyle, where your yard is maintained by your communities’ homeowner’s association. This provides you with the headache-free, comfort-rich living experience that you’ve been searching for!

As you reach or near the retirement age it seems that there are only so many hours in the day, and why should you spend valuable time raking leaves, trimming hedges, or mowing the lawn?

As mentioned on the Epcon Communities Website, “When you put your working years behind, you want to use your free time for more pleasurable pursuits. Living a low-maintenance lifestyle would allow you to reduce chores and increase the fun. If you’re unsure, ask yourself, how much is your time worth?” 

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Have you ever been mowing the lawn or pulling weeds and thought to yourself, “I have much better things I can do with my time”? If so, one of our Epcon floorplans may be for you! Just a few examples of activities you could be doing instead of your regular homeowner chores:

  • Visiting with friends and family or reconnecting with old friends
  • Volunteering for a cause that’s close to your heart …. like McKee Homes’ yearly Walks to End Alzheimer’s
  • Pursuing an old (or new) hobby
  • Exploring different places and experiences, like the beautiful coastal town of Wilmington, or the vibrant city of Raleigh
  • Taking advantage of your luxurious neighborhood amenities
  • Relaxing out on your resort-style outdoor courtyard
  • ……. The options are endless!

 

McKee Homes’ HECM Loan Program

Did you know that you can purchase a “Lock and Leave” McKee Homes Epcon Floorplan with just 40-60% down and no monthly mortgage payment? You can take advantage of the Home Equity Mortgage program that allows you to purchase your dream home without breaking the bank!

HECM Loan Application

For more information, and to download the complementary HECM for Purchase Home Buyers Guide, please visit our McKee Homes HECM for Purchase Program article!

 

“Lock and Leave” Epcon Homes

We are proud to offer these “Lock and Leave” Epcon Homes in our three regions throughout the state of North Carolina: Fayetteville, Raleigh, and Wilmington! For more information on these communities, visit the links below!

McKee Homes Epcon Communities

Fayetteville Area

Cottages at Carriage Glen in Anderson Creek Club
125 Whispering Pines Dr, Spring Lake, NC 28390

Raleigh Area

Evergreen at Flowers Plantation
13 Balsam Lane, Clayton, NC 27527

High Ridge
Purfoy Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC
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Wilmington Area

Bellaport
131 Bellaport Ln, Wilmington, NC 28412

The Courtyards at Mallory Retreat
2207 Jasper Forest Trail, Leland, NC 28479

The Courtyards at Scotts Hill Village
Victoria Charm Drive, Wilmington, NC 28411
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More Information

There’s no better time than NOW to start building your Life-Changing Moment with McKee Homes. You could have your dream home ready for move-in just in time for the beautiful summer season! For more information on our communities, floorplans, homesites, etc. give us a call at 910-672-7296 or visit our contact us web page.

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New Home Loans Through Vision Lending Services

Vision Lending Services offers conventional, government and specialty new home loans delivered with a consistently positive customer experience for homebuyers.

New Home Loans

In the current real estate market, being able to quickly get prequalified and know you can obtain a mortgage by a certain date can be the difference between owning a new home or missing out on the home of your dreams.

It’s also crucial to know you are getting the best deal possible and are working with a mortgage company that can deliver the best rate and keeps the process moving so you can close on time.

Vision Lending Services was created to do all that and more for McKee Homes’ homebuyers. The Vision Lending team is available seven days a week and makes sure that every step of the home buying process is simple, easy to understand and as transparent as possible.

Types of New Home Loans

The type of mortgage you use to finance your home influences how much you need for the down payment, whether or not you will need mortgage insurance, and how long it will take you to pay off your loan.

Vision Lending Services Loan Programs

Conventional Loans

  • Conventional Home Loans are available for qualifying borrowers with good credit, low debt-to-income ratio, and varying sizes of down payments.
  • Fannie Mae HomeReady® provides a low down payment mortgage with cancellable mortgage insurance once home equity reaches 20%.
  • Freddie Mac Home Possible® is a 3-5% down payment mortgage with flexible down payment sources and cancellable mortgage insurance.

Government Loans

  • FHA Loans are a government-backed mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), so borrowers can secure a reasonable interest rate with a lower down payment.
  • VA Loans allow Active Duty Military, Reservists, National Guard, Veterans, and Eligible Surviving Spouses to secure mortgage financing, often with no money down.
  • USDA Loans are guaranteed by the United States Department of Agriculture. They are available with no down payment and the option to finance the 1% funding fee and other closing costs.

Vision Lending Services

Vision Lending Services is a joint venture partnership between McKee Homes and CMG Financial designed to deliver a consistent customer experience and offer a variety of products to appeal to more homebuyers.

In an interview by Chris George, CEO of CMG Financial with Pat McKee, owner of McKee Homes, published on RISMedia, Pat McKee states, “Unlike other partnerships, a joint venture is an extension of your own team. When you’ve got multiple preferred lenders all of a sudden, they’re not preferred anymore. There’s no consistent customer experience, and you lose the benefits you get from having a single partner.  When you’ve formed a joint venture, both entities have an equal vested interest in its success.

Our joint venture, Vision Lending Services, started with several McKee Homes employees who had been working locally with CMG Financial employees. We’d trusted them as our mortgage lender for about 10 years—almost since the day we started our business. It was amazing to see how quickly everybody got on board with the joint venture…and how quickly we started converting customers to Vision Lending Services.”

To see the full interview, visit www.cmgfi.com/jv-partners/mckeehomes-chat.

Vision Lending Services’ main office is in Raleigh, NC and is an equal opportunity lender, NMLS# 1934046.

More Info

For more information about McKee Homes and Vision Lending Services, please visit our New Home Financing web page or give us a call at 910-672-7296.

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McKee Homes Epcon 2020 Floorplan Collection

McKee Homes released the Epcon 2020 Floorplan Collection in early 2021. The existing line of Epcon floorplans offered by McKee Homes were reviewed by our leadership team and updated in 2020, designating them our Epcon 2020 Floorplan Collection. They are now being built in our Epcon communities from the Raleigh Triangle, including Clayton and Fuquay-Varina, to Wilmington and Leland near the North Carolina coast.

What’s an Epcon floorplan? Epcon is a home building company offering franchises to other builders dedicated to serving the luxury, low-maintenance, ranch-style home niche for consumers looking to downsize from their existing home and geared toward the 55+ homebuyer. The homes are specially designed with high-end features and options, open-layout design for plenty of natural light and wide doorways inside the house and easy access with minimal stairs between inside and outside areas. With an Epcon home, homebuyers know they can live in their home into retirement without having to make any modifications.

McKee Homes has created our own custom version of the standard Epcon single-story floorplans including a Bungalow elevation with a second-floor guest suite.

We offer a complete selection of upgrades and options through our design studios to all customers so they can personalize their home to make it their own dream home.

McKee Homes Epcon 2020 Floorplan Collection

The Palazzo 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 2 to 3 | Bathrooms: 2 to 3 | Square Footage: 1,716 to 2,317

The Palazzo 2020 floorplan

The charming cottage-style Palazzo 2020 floorplan features our single-story two-bedroom, two-bath Classic and Craftsman elevations as well as the two-story Bungalow elevation. The Bungalow elevation includes a second-floor guest suite with full bath and a roomy closet making it a three-bedroom, three-bath home with plenty of room.

As you enter, you are greeted by an expansive main living area that connects the four seasons/flex room, with plenty of windows and light, to a beautiful living room that flows directly into the state-of-the-art, contemporary kitchen and dining area.

Whether you’re cuddling up in front of the fireplace, watching TV, or hosting a dinner party on the chef-style island and eating bar, this open-concept layout makes for the perfect gathering spot.

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The Portico 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 2 to 3 | Bathrooms: 2 to 3 | Square Footage: 1,780 to 2,602

The Portico 2020 floorplan

McKee Homes introduces the two-bedroom, two-bath Portico 2020 Classic cottage-style floorplan. The open-living layout with wide interior doorways, minimal steps between indoor and outdoor spaces and sweeping patio and courtyard is made for entertaining or as a private retreat.

Family and friends can enjoy each other’s company regardless of where they are in the home. The state-of-the-art kitchen with massive, chef-style island is the core of this home, adjoining the cozy living room with fireplace to the dining area, den/flex room, and owner’s suite.

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The Promenade 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 2 to 3 | Bathrooms: 2 to 3 | Square Footage: 2,054 to 2,958

The Promenade 2020 floorplan

McKee Homes presents the Promenade 2020 floorplan with cottage-style design and one of our largest Epcon floorplans. The single-story Classic and Craftsman elevations are two-bedroom, two-bath homes. The three-bedroom, three-bath Bungalow elevation includes a second-floor guest suite with living area, separate bedroom, full bath, walk-in closet and optional wet bar.

As you enter, you are greeted by an expansive main living area with plenty of windows and light that look out onto the immense patio and covered porch. The family room flows into the state-of-the-art, contemporary kitchen and dining area. The chef-style island and eating bar is a perfect gathering spot in the heart of the home. Just off the kitchen and dining area is a flex room that can be used as a den, study, office, playroom, exercise room or whatever suits your needs

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The Salerno 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 2 to 3 | Bathrooms: 2 to 3 | Square Footage: 1,681 to 2,432

The Salerno 2020 floorplan

The lovely Salerno 2020 cottage-style floorplan features our Classic, Craftsman and Bungalow elevations. The Classic and Craftsman elevations are  two-bedroom, two-bath homes and the three-bedroom, three-bath Bungalow elevation features a second-floor guest suite.

As you enter the home, you are greeted by an expansive main living area that connects a beautiful family room to the state-of-the-art, contemporary kitchen and dining area. Large, energy-efficient Low-E windows and sliding glass doors in the family room and dining area let in ample natural light, allow for an easy transition between indoor and outdoor spaces, and make this home look even more spacious and inviting.

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The Torino 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 2 to 3 | Bathrooms: 2 to 3 | Square Footage: 1,927 to 2,610

The Torino 2020 floorplan

McKee Homes presents the Torino 2020 floorplan with cottage-style design and three uniquely designed elevations. The single-story Classic and Craftsman elevations are two-bedroom, two-bath homes and the three-bedroom, three-bath Bungalow elevation features a second-floor guest suite with large living room, separate bedroom, full bath and plenty of closet space.

The front entryway and foyer transition into a wide-open, main living area connecting the large living room, chef-worthy kitchen, dining area and den. Large, energy-efficient Low-E windows in the living room and dining area let in ample natural light, allow for an easy transition between indoor and outdoor spaces, and make this home look even more spacious and inviting.

The huge chef-style island in the kitchen is the central hub of the home and a natural gathering place. Nearby is the flex room that can be used as a den, study, office, playroom, movie room, exercise room, or whatever suits your needs.

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The Verona 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 to 4 | Bathrooms: 2 to 3 | Square Footage: 2,115 to 3,036

The Verona 2020 floorplan

The beautifully designed Verona 2020 Bungalow floorplan is our largest Epcon plan featuring three unique front elevations. The single-story Classic and Craftsman elevations are three-bedroom, two-bath homes and the four-bedroom, three-bath Bungalow elevation features a second-floor guest suite with large living room, separate bedroom, full bath and plenty of closet space.

Large, energy-efficient Low-E windows in the living room and dining area let in ample natural light with views of the covered patio. Minimal steps allow for an easy transition between indoor and outdoor spaces and make this home ideal for entertaining or as a private retreat.

The owner’s suite is a private retreat with a spa-like bath complete with beautifully tiled shower, double sink vanity and his-and-hers walk-in closets. The owner’s bath and closet are connected to the laundry room for added convenience.

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Find Out More

Schedule a personal or virtual tour of your favorite McKee 2020 floorplan!

For more information about our new McKee Homes Epcon 2020 Floorplan Collection, communities where they are available, and pricing, please contact us by phone at 910-672-7296 or use the form below or on our website Contact Us page.

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The Brownstones on Bennett Townhomes in Southern Pines NC

The Brownstones on Bennett townhomes in Southern Pines, NC features beautiful 3-4 bedroom/3.5 bathroom versatile townhomes for upscale urban living. These unique 3-story townhomes from our Autograph Series include a modern design with tiered cabinetry, granite countertops, large covered outdoor living spaces perfect for entertaining or relaxing outside in the fresh air, attached garages and more.

These beautiful open-layout townhomes give you true flex-space for your lifestyle.

  • An abundance of natural light
  • More versatile spaces
  • Better traffic flow
  • Easier for entertaining
  • Interior spaces feel larger

The Brownstones at Bennett is in historic Southern Pines and within walking distance to downtown shopping, restaurants and other amenities. It’s also just a few minutes away from charming Pinehurst, “Home of American Golf” with over 30 golf courses in a 15-mile radius.

Pinehurst #2 golf clubDowntown Southern Pines restaurantsa and shops

There is no short supply of fun things to do in Southern Pines above and beyond the incredible choice of championship golf courses. There are a wealth of fine restaurants and brewing companies, historic walking tours and scenic trails as well as artisan’s craft shops featuring pottery and more.

The Brownstones on Bennett townhome floorplans

The Polk

The Polk 3 bed, 3.5 bath interior-unit townhome main level features an open floorplan with large living room, half bath and dining area. The kitchen includes stainless steel sink and appliance package with granite countertops and island for additional counter space. The large covered outdoor living area with privacy walls is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing outside in the fresh air and sunshine.

The upper level includes the spacious master suite with walk-in closet and tray ceiling with crown molding. The master bath features tiled seat and walls in the shower, dual-sink vanity and linen closet. The central area has an open feel at the stairs and laundry room with optional sink. The second bedroom has a full bath and his-and-hers closets.

The lower level features an entry foyer, a third bedroom with walk-in closet which can also be used as an office or entertainment/rec room, a full bath, and a garage with room for a vehicle and plenty of additional storage.

The Polk A and B elevations are 2,208 sq. ft. and 2,222 sq. ft. respectively.

The Pullen kitchen The Pullen owner's bedroom

The Pullen

The Pullen 4 bed, 3.5 bath end-unit townhome features an open floorplan design with plenty of light, versatile rooms, and storage.

The main level features a large living room, eating area, half-bath and beautiful kitchen with stainless steel sink and appliance package. Granite countertops and kitchen island finish off this open kitchen. Combined with a large, covered outdoor living area with its own storage room and privacy wall, the Pullen is the perfect home for entertaining.

The upper level includes the spacious master suite with walk-in closet and tray ceiling with crown molding. The master bath features tiled seat and walls in the shower, dual-sink vanity, and linen closet. The central area has a large open feel at the stairs and a laundry room with easy access. The second and third bedrooms have access to a full bath with dual-sink vanity and tub/shower combo.

The lower level includes a two-car garage, storage room, front and rear foyers, a full bath and a fourth bedroom which can be used as an office or entertainment/rec room.

At 2,420 sq. ft., there’s plenty of room for everyone!

Southern Pines, NC

Between the beautiful, modern open-layout townhomes and the location in downtown Southern Pines, The Brownstones on Bennett townhomes in Southern Pines, NC offers everything you want in an exciting area of North Carolina.

Southern Pines artisan shops

More Information

For more information about The Brownstones on Bennett townhomes in Southern Pines, NC please contact us at 910-672-7296 or fill out the contact form below or on our website contact us page.

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McKee Homes Espree Collection Floorplans

The McKee Homes Espree Collection floorplans are a new line of intelligently designed homes ready for your family. The open layout makes these homes more versatile and inviting whether you are entertaining guests or enjoying family time.

Open layout floorplans have an abundance of natural light inside, better traffic flow and improved sociability and communication with limited interior walls in the main living space. This makes it easier to keep track of young children and gives you more furniture layout options.

The Espree Collection floorplans range from 1,512 to 2,186 square feet and have 3-4 bedrooms with 2.5 baths and single or two-car garage. Each Espree floorplan has three different front elevations to choose from and a large selection of exterior color options. The interior details and finishes have been selected by our design team to offer the best value for each home.

Currently, the Mckee Homes Espree Collection floorplans are available at John’s Pointe in Raleigh, NC and New South Bridge in Bolivia, NC near Wilmington. They will eventually be available in other new home communities by McKee Homes.

The Espree Collection

The Alexander
Bedrooms: 3 to 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,760

The Alexander floorplan

The Alexander features open-living layout including a versatile kitchen with substantial chef’s island, open dining area and grand family room. The second floor opens up to a roomy loft area with private owner’s suite on one end and two additional bedrooms, guest bath and laundry room on the other. The

Options include converting the loft into a fourth bedroom, a deluxe bath with separate shower and tub in the owner’s bath and additional windows in the owner’s bedroom and bath. The rear patio/deck can be converted into a covered or screened porch with an extended patio/deck option that doubles the square footage of the rear patio/deck.

 

The Bowen Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 2,186

The Bowen floorplan

The Bowen first floor features a grand family room connected to an open dining area and versatile kitchen with substantial chef’s island. As you ascend the stairway to the second floor, you enter a roomy open loft area with linen closet that separates the owner’s suite from two additional bedrooms, both with walk-in closets. The owner’s suite features a sizable bathroom with dual-sink vanity, shower, and separate water closet as well as a spacious walk-in closet that will fit both his and hers wardrobes.

Options include additional windows in the secondary bedrooms as well as converting the rear patio/deck into a covered or screened porch. There is also an extended patio/deck option that doubles the square footage of the rear patio/deck.

 

The Jordan Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,512

The Jordan floorplan

As you enter the Jordan from the covered front porch, you experience the inviting family and dining rooms adjacent to a versatile kitchen. The thoughtfully laid-out kitchen has everything you need including plenty of cabinet space, bar top with seating and an ample pantry with wrap-around shelves.

Two generous bedrooms, guest bath, laundry room and single garage finish out the first floor. The second floor is a private oasis with spacious owner’s suite featuring a sizable bathroom with dual-sink vanity, linen closet, shower, and separate water closet as well as a spacious walk-in closet off the bedroom.

Options include a patio/deck and exterior door off the secondary bedroom which can be covered and even converted into a screened porch. If you want even more outdoor living space, the Jordan includes an extended patio/deck option as well as an optional patio off the dining room with sliding glass door.

 

The Joyner Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,605

The Joyner floorplan

As you enter the Joyner from the covered front porch, you experience the inviting space with large family and dining rooms ready for family fun and entertaining. The thoughtfully laid-out kitchen has everything you need with plenty of cabinet space, bar top with seating and an ample panty with wrap-around shelves.

The owner’s suite, conveniently located on the first floor, features a sizable bathroom with dual-sink vanity, linen closet, shower, and separate water closet as well as a spacious walk-in closet. The laundry room and single garage finish out the first floor.

The secondary bedroom has an extension making it 24 feet long. This flex space is suitable for an exercise room, playroom, office, or whatever your family may need. The third bedroom and guest bath with dual-sink vanity finish out the second floor.

Options include a patio/deck and exterior door off the owner’s bedroom which can be covered and converted into a screened porch. If you want even more outdoor living space, the Joyner includes an extended patio/deck option.

 

The Metcalf Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,788

The Metcalf floorplan

As you enter the Metcalf through the open foyer, you are greeted with spacious dining and family rooms ready for entertaining. The well laid-out kitchen has plenty of cabinet space and a large chef’s island.

The owner’s suite and two additional bedrooms are easily accessed from the open area at the top of the stairs. The owner’s suite features a sizable bathroom with dual-sink vanity, shower, and separate water closet as well as a spacious walk-in closet. The laundry room is conveniently located for easy access to bedrooms and guest bath.

Options include additional windows in the secondary bedrooms as well as converting the rear patio/deck into a covered or screened porch. There is also a storage room option with window off the front porch for additional storage.

 

The Turlington Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 to 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 2,029

The Turlington floorplan

The Turlington, with first-floor owner’s suite, features a large family room that seems even bigger with a majestic ceiling that opens to the second-floor loft. There is easy access to the covered patio or deck and an optional fireplace, making it ideal for entertaining, family fun or cuddling up in front of a fire or TV at night.

The owner’s suite features a sizable bathroom with dual-sink vanity, shower, and separate water closet as well as a spacious walk-in closet. The second floor has two additional bedrooms with walk-in closets and a huge loft ideal for a playroom, office, movie room, or whatever your family may need. The guest bath has a dual-sink vanity and is centrally located near the laundry room.

Options include converting part of the loft into a fourth bedroom, additional windows in the secondary bedrooms as well as converting the rear covered patio/deck into a screened porch. You can even add an extended rear patio/deck for more outdoor space and there is a storage room option with window off the front porch for additional storage space making the Turlington a highly versatile open floorplan with plenty of flex-space.

 

The Winslow Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,733

The Winslow floorplan

As you enter the Winslow from the covered front porch, you experience the substantial family room with optional fireplace, large open dining area and thoughtfully laid-out kitchen with plenty of cabinet space and sizable chef’s island. The powder room and coat closet at the garage entrance finish off the first floor.

The owner’s suite and two additional bedrooms are easily accessed from the spacious open hall at the top of the stairs. The owner’s suite features a generous bathroom with dual-sink vanity, shower, and separate water closet as well as a spacious walk-in closet. The laundry room is conveniently located for easy access to bedrooms and guest bath.

Options include additional windows on the second floor as well as converting the rear patio/deck into a covered or screened porch and an extended patio/deck option for even more outdoor living space. There is also a storage room option with window off the front porch for even more storage space.

 

More Information

For more information about the McKee Homes Espree Collection floorplans, selection upgrades and available color schemes, and how you can tour one of these homes, please contact us at 910-672-7296, on our Contact Us page or use the form below.

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McKee Homes 2020 Floorplan Collection

February 1, 2021, marks the grand release of the McKee Homes 2020 Floorplan Collection. The existing line of floorplans was reviewed by our leadership team and updated in 2020, designating them our 2020 Floorplan Collection. They are now being built in most of our new home communities.

The McKee Homes 2020 Floorplan Collection includes our most popular plans with many improvements and updates based on feedback from buyers, Realtors, and our own construction and sales teams. Many of the changes are minor as far as the look and flow of the layout but allow us to give our customers more of what they want without the extra cost of features and options they don’t need.

We still offer a complete selection of upgrades and options through our design studios to all customers so they can personalize their home to make it their own dream home. McKee Homes currently has design studios in Wilmington/Leland and Fayetteville/Moore County and is in the process of building a new design studio in the Raleigh area.

McKee Homes 2020 Floorplan Collection

The Beaufort 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 4 to 5 | Bathrooms: 3.5 to 4.5 | Square Footage: 3,262 to 3,584

Beaufort 2020 floorplan

The Beaufort 2020 floorplan features a large open-concept living area with 9 ft trey ceilings. The living room flows freely into a grand, contemporary kitchen with breakfast nook and chef-style island that serves as the ideal eating bar.

The relaxing owner’s suite offers an immense walk-in closet, shower with seat and dual-sink vanity to round out this private retreat. The large laundry room is conveniently located on the second floor with most of the bedrooms.

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The Biltmore 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 to 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 2,405 to 2,762

Biltmore 2020 floorplan

The Biltmore 2020 makes a great first impression with charming front entrance opening to a soaring two-story foyer, elegant formal dining room and inviting great room. The thoughtfully designed kitchen layout includes a large chef’s island with plenty of room for seating adjacent to the sunny breakfast area.

The owner’s suite is conveniently located on the first level with huge walk-in closet, dual-sink vanity, and shower with seat. Options include an impressive sitting room and sunroom off the owner’s suite and great room respectively.

Moving to the second floor, you will find two additional bedrooms and ample versatile flex space from the spacious loft to the substantial media room.  These large open rooms have varied uses such as an office, family room, playroom, movie room, or whatever fits your lifestyle.

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The Brooks 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 4 to 5 | Bathrooms: 3.5 to 4.5 | Square Footage: 2,929 to 3,692

Brooks 2020 floorplan

McKee Homes presents the Brooks 2020 floorplan with an open-concept living area, kitchen and formal dining room on the first level as well as a guest suite with full bath. The dining room can also function as a flex room and be used as an office, study, den, playroom or whatever suits your family’s lifestyle.

The second floor boasts a beautifully appointed owner’s suite with a large walk-in closet and private bath. This lovely home also features two additional bedrooms upstairs along with a huge game room and ample laundry room.

First-floor options include a sunroom with plenty of light and deluxe kitchen layout. Second-floor options include a deluxe owner’s bath and game room closet which allows it to serve as a fifth bedroom. In addition, the third floor can be finished to include a full bath.

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The Clark 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 4 to 5 | Bathrooms: 3.5 to 4.5 | Square Footage: 3,346 to 3,935

Clark 2020 floorplan

The Clark 2020 floorplan with dual owner’s suites on the first and second levels greets you with a lovely two-story foyer and an elegant dining room.  The expansive kitchen is a chef’s dream with a large corner pantry and plenty of counter space for all your cooking and entertaining needs.  There is an inviting breakfast area that opens to a pleasing family room.

With first and second floor owner’s suites, the Clark 2020 is perfect for multi-generational living and more flexibility for large families.

In addition to the extra owner’s suite, the second floor has two additional bedrooms, a multipurpose loft area, and a massive media room that could be utilized as a game room, private theater, craft room, or even a fifth bedroom.

Options include a beautiful first-floor sunroom that fills your home with light as well as a deluxe owner’s bath. For even more living space, you can add a finished third floor with full bath.

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The Finley 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 to 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 to 3.5 | Square Footage: 2,339 to 2,933

Finley 2020 floorplan

McKee Homes presents the Finley 2020 floorplan featuring an open-living layout with a spacious living room, breakfast area, and large gourmet kitchen with island. The Finley has true flex-space on the first level with a formal dining room as well as an office, study, or whatever-you-want-it-to-be room.

The second floor features a private owner’s suite with immense walk-in closet and beautifully appointed bath. Two additional bedrooms, laundry room and large media room finish out the second floor.

Options include a garden tub and separate shower in the owner’s bath, a walk-in closet in the media room allowing it to be used as a fourth bedroom and optional sink and cabinets in the laundry room. For even more space, the third floor can be finished including a full bath.

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The Nelson 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 3 to 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 to 3.5 | Square Footage: 2,363 to 2,830

Nelson 2020 floorplan

As you step into the foyer of the Nelson 2020 floorplan, you’re met with a traditional study – a space that can easily transform into a home office or child’s playroom. The entryway quickly unfolds into an expansive main living area that connects a wide-open dining room, family room, and contemporary kitchen with island and eating nook, as well as access to the beautiful outdoor patio.

The second floor features an expansive owner’s suite with huge walk-in closet and owner’s bath. The two additional bedrooms, full bath, laundry room, and vast media room finish out the second floor.

Options include a walk-in closet in the media room allowing it to be used as a fourth bedroom. For even more space, add a finished third floor with full bath!

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The Sullivan 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,972 to 2,101

Sullivan 2020 floorplan

The Sullivan 2020 floorplan features an open-living layout with a foyer that connects to a spacious living room, dining area and gourmet kitchen with island on the first floor.

The second floor features a private owner’s suite with substantial walk-in closet, shower with seat, linen closet as well as dual-sink vanity. Three additional bedrooms, full bath and laundry room finish out the second floor.

Options include a deluxe kitchen, a garden tub with separate shower in the owner’s bath, and a covered rear porch that can also be screened.

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The Winston 2020 Floorplan
Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 2.5 | Square Footage: 1,972 to 2,101

Winston 2020 floorplan

The Winston 2020 floorplan is a delightful ranch-style open floorplan featuring a flex room, owner’s suite, and laundry on the first floor as well as a covered rear patio accessible from the living room and dining area. The modern kitchen boasts a large island fit for a chef that doubles as an eating bar with ample space for bar stools.

First-floor options include a sunroom to infuse your home with light, a deluxe kitchen, and a deluxe bath in the owner’s suite.

The second floor showcases a small loft area, three bedrooms, and a full bath. Second-floor options include removing the closet in bedroom four and combining it with the loft to create a large flex-room space that could be used as a playroom, media room, or office.

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For more information about our new McKee Homes 2020 Floorplan Collection, communities where they are available, and pricing, please contact us by phone at 910-672-7296 or use the form below or on our website Contact Us page.

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2021 Home Design Trends

For those wanting to keep up with 2021 home design trends, McKee Homes has published a recent list of our most popular design studio selections and upgrades. If you’re planning on buying a new home, remodeling your current home or just revamping your interior décor, these popular choices made by homebuyers at our design studios, will give you a head start on current design trends for 2021.

White or Light Gray Shaker-Style Kitchen Cabinets

Homebuyers are choosing painted cabinets over stained cabinets to make their kitchens look modern and unique. Light and neutral colors such as white and gray are becoming the most popular choice with shaker-style cabinet doors.

light gray kitchen cabinets with quartz countertops

Light Quartz Countertops

Another top trend we are seeing this year, is light quartz countertops are being paired with the white and light gray Shaker-style cabinets mentions above. Quartz countertops continue to gain in popularity compared to granite. Like granite, quartz countertops are resistant to stains, moisture and bacteria but are lower maintenance because they are less porous and don’t need to be sealed. Quartz also comes in a wider variety of colors than granite and the colors are more uniform.

Backsplash Style Trends

Backsplash style trends

Marble backsplashes in a variety of shapes and colors are very popular now as are brighter colors in geometrics or herringbone patterns. Common 3”x6” Subway tiles have been popular for years, however larger Subway tiles such as 2”x12” and 4”x16” ceramic and glass tile backsplashes have been gaining ground in the last couple of years.  When combined with quartz countertops, the larger tiles give kitchens a clean look that’s also low maintenance.

Bathroom Color Trends

bathroom color trends

A popular bathroom trend for 2021 is neutral colors for countertops and flooring, but adding a pop of color by choosing gray, navy blue or green painted cabinets.

Laminate Flooring Colors

Laminate flooring colors

Softer and lighter tones for wood-look laminate flooring are becoming popular again and have dominated the market for the last year. The lighter tones provide homes with a warmer brighter atmosphere and work with a wide variety of décor options.

Metallic Finishes

Metallic Finishes

Mixing of metallic finishes throughout the home has always been popular with black finishes for cabinet hardware and light fixtures becoming a trend that is really catching on this year. The rich darkness of flat (matte) black cabinet hardware is fairly new and has a high impact on white or light cabinetry. Black light fixtures can be used in combination with black hardware but also look great on their own.

Conclusion

These 2021 home design trends from the McKee Homes Design Studios will give you some great ideas to consider for your current home or future new home. For more info, contact us at 910-692-7296 or visit our McKee Homes Design Studio webpage.

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Seaside Bay New Homes

The North Carolina Coast

Imagine living on the North Carolina coast with its moderate climate, historic towns, shoppes, seafood restaurants and pristine beaches. Seaside Bay new homes by McKee Homes can make that dream come true.

One of the most popular destinations along the North Carolina coast is the city of Wilmington with its historic preservation district and one-mile long Riverwalk. Wilmington is home to a regional visual and performing arts center, a regional medical center and Screen Gems Studios, one of the largest motion picture and television studios outside of Hollywood.

Ocean Isle NC

A short drive down the coast from Wilmington are the thriving beach communities of Southport and Oak Island, and many popular beaches such as Caswell Beach, Holden Beach and Ocean Isle Beach. This area is a Mecca for beachgoers and seafood lovers and the entire area is a sportsman’s paradise with a variety of water sports, boating and fishing as well as your choice of championship golf courses.

Seaside Bay New Homes

Seaside Bay new homes

The new home community of Seaside Bay by McKee Homes is only seven miles from Holden Beach and Oak Island making it an easy 12-minute drive down to the coastal towns, beaches and restaurants. Or use the Seaside Bay boat launch and cruise down the river to the Intracoastal Waterway. There is no limit to the fun and exciting adventures this area has to offer for your family.

As a homeowner in Seaside Bay, you don’t even have to leave the neighborhood to enjoy the coastal lifestyle. This family-friendly, gated community comes with outdoor living in mind including a community fire pit, gas grill and gazebo and direct access to the Lockwood Folly River.

Seaside Bay Available Floorplans

Seaside Bay floorplans

Seaside Bay features beautifully crafted new homes from 1,487 sq. ft. to 2,830 sq. ft. starting in the low $200’s.

Seaside Bay Floorplans:

View all Seaside Bay floorplans to see available single family homes with open-living layout and your choice of front elevation design.

Seaside Bay Quick Move-In Homes

Seaside Bay model home

The new model home is open and available for private appointments. Come out for a tour of homes already under construction and homesites available for you to build the home of your dreams. Our Design Studio is just up the road in Leland where you can get creative and realize your design potential. You’re also invited to our preview night where you can take a self-guided tour for an opportunity to gather ideas by seeing all we have to offer. View all Seaside Bay quick move-in homes.

McKee Homes Design Studio in Leland NC

 

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For more information about Seaside Bay new homes and Coastal North Carolina new homes, please contact us through our website or give us a call or text at 910-208-9305.