13 Cool Features You Need in Your Home

A primary bathroom suite in a manufactured home with a standing glass shower and a separate soaking tub.

With Clayton, you have the option to personalize many details in your manufactured or modular home. Check out these cool features to consider when you’re looking for your new home.

With the innovation of smart devices, plus cool built-in details even your pets will love, you can find many amenities throughout our homes that will help make your life easier. Let’s look at some of our favorite modern features you can include in your Clayton Built® home.

An ecobee smart thermostat® installed on the wall of a manufactured home.

1. ecobee Smart Thermostat®

Every new Clayton Built® home comes equipped with an ecobee smart thermostat®, which allows you to control your home’s AC and heat right from your smartphone. Not only is it convenient, but it can also help you save money. This programmable thermostat can be set to your schedule, and it also detects when someone is or isn’t in the room and will adjust the temperature if needed.

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2. Rainfall Showerhead

Do you need a rainfall showerhead in your bathroom? Probably not. But, do you want a rainfall showerhead in your bathroom? Definitely. With one of these installed in your shower, you’ll feel like you’ve escaped to your favorite tropical resort, without ever having to leave home.

A relaxing soaking tub with a book and hot tea sitting on a tray.

3. Separate Soaking Tub

Speaking of really nice bathroom amenities, if you thought you’d have trouble finding a spa-like space where you can soak in a relaxing tub, think again. Many of our home models offer a separate soaking tub and shower, and you can even search specifically for this feature using the filter tool on our Find a Home page.

A flex room in a manufactured home that’s was turned into a home office.

4. Flex Room

A flex room is exactly that ˗ a room that can be flexible for you and your family’s needs. If you work from home, you can turn it into a home office space. Or maybe you’d like a home gym or a craft room. No matter how you decide to use it, you can change this bonus room into whatever you need as your family grows.

A pet grooming station in a manufactured home utility room.

5. Pet Features

We have your entire family in mind here at Clayton, and that includes your pets. They should have a spot in the house to call their own, too. You can have a built-in food and water station for them in your utility room, and even a grooming station to make giving baths a lot easier. (And, you’ll save money at the groomer’s.)

A utility room in a manufactured home with built-in storage cabinets and cubbies with baskets.

6. Multipurpose Utility Room

Laundry days are more efficient in our homes with multipurpose utility rooms. These rooms provide a place for your washer and dryer, as well as space to fold laundry and store all the essentials. Many also feature built-in storage solutions like cabinets, shelving and cubbies to keep all the essentials at hand in a drop zone before you head out of the house. You can even create a homework or home office nook in many of these rooms.

A backlit mirror in a manufactured home bathroom.

7. Back-Lit Mirrors

For the perfect lighting in your bathroom, you can install a back-lit mirror. It has a modern look while providing plenty of lighting for getting ready in the mornings .

The door to a walk-in pantry in a manufactured home.

8. Walk-In Pantry

If the kitchen is the heart of your home, a walk-in pantry is a must for all the essentials you need to create those perfect meals for the family. Many of our home models feature a walk-in pantry to keep everything you need organized and easy to reach.

A large kitchen island with a breakfast bar and stools

9. Kitchen Island

While we are on the topic of a well-equipped kitchen, many of our homes also feature large kitchen islands for easier meal prep and extra storage space. You can even have a kitchen island that’s big enough for a breakfast bar for a quick breakfast or meals with your family.

A white farmhouse sink with a gooseneck faucet in a manufactured home.

10. Deep Farmhouse Sink

Not only does a farmhouse sink add visual appeal, but it’s functional too. The deep sink has room for multiple dishes and it prevents dirty dishwater from getting all over your countertops. You can also have these sinks in your bathroom and utility room for a cohesive look throughout your home.

A young couple and their baby sitting on the front porch of their manufactured home.

11. Covered Porch

Is there anything more relaxing or inviting than sitting in a rocking chair on your front porch and enjoying the view? Having a home with a covered porch means many family nights listening to the summer sound of cicadas or maybe alone time with a good book and a cup of coffee. We have many models that feature a wraparound porch or keep it simple with an inviting front porch. You can’t go wrong!

A manufactured home with an attached garage.

12. Attached Garage

Gone are the days where you have to park your car outside or in a detached garage. That’s right, Clayton has select home models that include an attached garage option, or you may be able to add one onto the home you’ve chosen. We explain everything you need to know if you’re considering adding an attached garage to your new manufactured or modular home here.

A drop zone charging station in a manufactured home.

13. Drop Zone Charging Stations

And if you thought your Clayton Built® home couldn’t get any cooler, you can even install a drop zone charging station near your kitchen or front door to keep your smart devices charged and ready to use.

Now that you have a good idea about just a few of the cool features our homes offer, you’re ready to search for your dream features and find the right home for you and your family.

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