About the Carmela at 12679 Laurel Bay Drive
Enjoy Florida living at its finest inside the Carmela! This home is over 1,800 sq. ft. Enter this spacious plan through the beautiful covered entry way and into the welcoming foyer. The gourmet kitchen features an island and storage pantry while providing an option for dining in the café nearby. The living room is centrally located, where you'll experience the true brilliance of an open floor plan. The master suite is located in the back of the home and enjoys maximum privacy and includes a large walk-in closet. The master bath includes an enclosed shower, luxe soak tub and his-and-her's sinks. Adding to the quality of your comfort, the oversized covered lanai provides plenty of space for all types of entertainment. A convenient laundry room also serves as extra storage space and is located right next to the spacious garage.
Annual Utility Costs1
Save $1,164!vs. Resale Home
The CarmelaHERS Score - 57
Other BuildersHERS Score - 100
Resale HomeHERS Score - 130
1Annual utility bill cost is estimated. HERS score ratings and estimated annual bill data provided by SkyeTec, a RESNET-certified independent energy rating firm and is derived from the base plan. HERS score could change based on custom options and lot placement.
2Adjustment based on $80 per square foot.
3See sales associate for details. Information stated above is for illustrative purposes only and offered only as a broad overview of the potential advantages of buying new construction. Home costs listed will vary depending on size and location of home and local market conditions. Consumer is advised to conduct their own thorough research before making a home purchase. Reserve/Replacement: Based on residential construction industry life averages of systems and materials as follows: carpet @ 7 yrs @ $6,650, HVAC @ 15 yrs @ $5,000, Roof @ 20 yrs @ $15,000, Exterior Paint @ 7 yrs @ $3,100, Appliances @ 8 yrs @ $5,450, Misc Repair @ 7 yrs @ $7,000; 7 years proration of all systems = $42,200. Utility Bills: Based on 7 year usage estimates from industry professionals who measure energy efficiency throughout the state of Florida, find that new homes built meet a HERS rating of 60-70 exceeding codes and will yield a 35-40% energy savings over existing older construction. Insurance: Based on general average of yearly savings on newer construction in the state of Florida based on higher safety standards, stronger construction and latest building code requirements. Resale Value: based on National Realtor averages used when preparing a competitive market analysis. This amount is highly subjective and will vary from house to house based on market conditions.
4Monthly mortgage payment is an estimated value only. Estimated value only takes principal and interest into consideration.