CarrHomes Differences You Can See
All builders have their differences.
You’ll see these built in to every CarrHome
What you see included in a CarrHome
Is not standard in other builders’ homes
CarrHomes Interiors Include
Other Builders’ Interiors Include
|11-inch stair treads – easier to climb||9-inch to 10-inch treads means steep inclines|
|Garage area is dry-walled and painted||Garage walls not finished, not painted, not attractive.|
|9-11 ft ceilings on ALL levels||8 ft ceilings on 2nd level and basement|
|Wide architectural mullions with bevel in windows||Small, flat single strip|
|Large 3 ¼- inch trim around all windows and doors||Smaller trim on upper level|
|Sills with apron on all windows||No aprons|
|Brushed Nickel light fixtures||Outdated Brass plated fixtures|
|Oversized base boards||Smaller 3 ¼-inch base board with no detail|
|Home Energy Rating System (HERS) tested||Any independent testing for energy efficiency?|
|Satin chrome knobs and hardware on all doors||Standard brass plated hardware and knobs|
|Custom-quality wood shelving in pantries and closets.||Standard wire shelving|
|Renowned Kohler plumbing fixtures||Builder grade fixtures|
CarrHomes Exteriors Include
Other Builders’ Exteriors Include
|Minimum 8/12 steeper, more prominent roof pitch||Shallow, builder standard 6/12 roof pitch|
|Custom quality, brick and stone stoops||Builder standard concrete stoops|
|Custom quality brick and stone lead walks||Builder standard concrete lead walks|
|Large brick mold trim around windows.||Small single strip trim|
|12-inch “Jack Arch” for structural integrity above all windows||Simple window trim detail|
|Large textured black coach lamps at front door and garage||Small standard brass plated lamps|
|Protective 8” to 16” eave overhangs on all sides of the home||No protective overhangs on sides|
|Real quarry stone||Molded cement meant to look like quarry stone|
|Architectural roof shingles||Standard flat shingles|
|Durable exterior trim||High maintenance wood trim|
*Due to varying site and floor plan configurations, some items may not be available in every house type.
**Because of ever-evolving technologies and product enhancements, CarrHomes’ special features, materials, brand names, sizes and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
If you’re in the market for a luxury home, then what you’re not looking for is a cookie-cutter house full of basic features you can find from any other home builder. Instead of facing the frustration of viewing the same old house, consider shopping within a CarrHomes community to discover luxury homes that can offer you some truly unique differences.
Our homes for sale feature clearly observable differences that set them apart as luxury homes. CarrHomes, our staircases are constructed from gorgeous oak and feature carpet runners for that upscale feel. What about a house’s ceilings? Most home builders set their upper level ceilings at eight feet, creating a cramped upper floor. CarrHomes home builders, on the other hand, use nine to 11 foot ceilings on the upper levels. Keep reading to discover all 22 of the differences you’ll see built into our luxury homes.
Carr Homes Does Things (Actually A Lot Of Things) Big Builders Won’t
With more than 11,000 home buyers throughout Northern Virginia since 1925, CarrHomes is one of the region’s premier residential developers. Yet we’ll never be too big to make changes. Our homeowners will tell you. Just ask.
Other home builders simply can’t compete with our ability to personalize your home in order to complement your lifestyle. Our luxury homes offer home buyers with the opportunity to get the perfect home for their lifestyles while enjoying all of the luxury features they expect as well as the ones they would never think to ask for.
Fairfax and surrounding area home buyers trust CarrHomes to provide solidly-built and gorgeously-designed homes for sale. Browse our communities today to find the perfect luxury home for you and your family. Have questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact us.